Thursday, January 19

32 events


  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE!

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Athens, GA

    Indie South

    Indie South is now accepting artist vendors for multiple events. Eclectic Bazaar at Creature Comforts on Mar. 25. $85. Springtacular on May 22–23. $185.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7–9 p.m. FREE!

    Closing Reception

    The closing reception of "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" features a reading by award-winning poet Jericho Brown.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Frog Watch Training

    Participants will learn to identify and count frogs as part of this citizen science program. Ages 13 & up.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10 a.m. $5–10 donation.

    Mama-Baby Yoga

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.

  • ACC Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Backyard Wildlife Sanctuaries 101

    The Audubon Society presents a conservation program on how to make your property more wildlife-friendly. 

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    6 p.m. $10.

    Seed Starting for Spring & Summer Gardening

    Topics include indoor and outdoor seed starting, grow lights, soil blends, plant varieties, disease management, fertilization, transplanting and outdoor protection. Bring seeds for a mini-seed swap.

Lectures & Lit

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    HECKLEHAMMER New local stoner/doom-metal outfit.

    VICES OF VANITY Hard-edged rock and roll band.

    ELIMINATE EARTH Heavy punk group from the Atlanta 'burbs.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    MSRP Local band featuring Scott Baxendale, Tre Powell, Jon Mills and Brandon McDearis.

    CAFETERIA A reunion show from this local band.

    MEGHANN JORDAN The founder of the educational project 5000 Puppets performs.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $20.

    DAVID LOWERY AND JOHNNY HICKMAN The Cracker guitarists and songwriters play an unplugged set. See story on p. 12.

    EDWARD DAVID ANDERSON Americana singer-songwriter from Illinois.

    PETER CASE Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and producer known for his work with the Nerves and the Plimsouls.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door).

    MARTY STUART & HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES Eclectic, Grammy-winning country artist and showman Stuart leads his band.

    SAM LEWIS Bluesy, Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell and company.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • The World Famous

    11 p.m.

    THE GUMPS Savannah-based "fraggle-punk" band.

    VALORE Sassy, Savannah-based alternative hip-hop project.

    BURSTERS New local lo-fi punk band.


  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Science Café

    Dr. Rishi Masalia will present the last café of the semester, "Last Call at the Oasis: A Look at Water and Agriculture."

  • Oconee County Library

    1:30 p.m. FREE!

    Tea Party

    Celebrate National Hot Tea Month by making your own special blend of herbs, spices and handmade tea bags.



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    Robbie Dude

    ROBBIE DUDE & FRIENDS Local DJ spinning "futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin', bumpin', grindin' bass music."


  • Multiple Locations

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Superintendent Search

    Community forums will be held at Cedar Shoals High School and Clarke Central High Schoo.


  • Willy Wonka Kids

    (Elberton City Hall) Encore Junior hosts auditions for children in Kindergarten through fifth grade. Be prepared to sing a short song of your choosing. Auditions are on Feb. 6–7, 6–8 p.m. Rehearsals run multiple nights a week February through April. Performances held Apr. 21–23. 706-283-1049

  • Town and Gown Players

    Calendar Girls

    Town and Gown Players present auditions for Calendar Girls, a play adapted from the hit movie of the same name. There are roles for nine women and four men. Auditions consist of a prepared 1–2 minute monologue and cold readings from the script. Roles require British accents. Auditions Feb. 6–7, 7–10 p.m. Rehearsals run Mondays–Thursdays, 6:30–9 p.m. beginning Feb. 13. Show dates Mar. 24–Apr. 2.

  • Athens, GA

    Casting Call for "What's in My Pocket"

    Seeking singles for a dating competition show called "What's in My Pocket." Contestants look for love in the pockets of total strangers and win the date of their choice. Email photo, name, age, city, occupation and a 30–60 second video describing why you should be a contestant. Ages 21–30. Must be available Feb. 1–13 to shoot in Athens. Deadline Jan. 24.


  • Athens YWCO

    Tappin' Tots

    The Studio Go ballet/tap combo class is for boys and girls 3–5 years old. $55/month. Bitty Ballerinas Morning Dance Class is for boys and girls ages 2.5–4.5 years old. $55/month. Bouncing Babies Morning Dance Class is a creative movement class for ages 18 months–2.5 years. $40/month.

Ending Thursday, January 19



  • Classes at Farmview

    (Farmview Grist Mill, 2610 Eatonton Hwy., Madison) "DIY Healthy Living: Make & Take Foaming Hand Soap," Jan. 17, 5:30–7 p.m. $35. "Sausage-Making in the Farmview Butchery," Jan. 18, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $25. "Eating for a Balanced Life," Jan. 19, 4:30–6:30 p.m. $25.,