Saturday, August 12

26 events


  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m.


    Get lei'd, listen to live music, sample Terrapin favorites and enjoy roasted pig and Polynesian sides.

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-201-6859

    Health Fair

    (First AME Church) Screenings and exams range from breast health, prostate, hypertension, blood sugar, vision care and dental care. Call for schedule.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Who Let the Dogs Out

    Bring your dog and take a hike with the Center's staff, who will cover trail etiquette.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12–6 p.m.

    Secret Record Swap

    Sift through thousands of records, CDs, tapes and more presented by local and out-of-town dealers. 

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Free-form psych-rock ensemble led by local musician Nick Bradfield.

    KIMBERLY & KRIS No info available.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    3 p.m. $1 (21+), $3 (18-20).

    OTP FEST An all-day punk, ska and hardcore festival featuring Georgia bands Broken Glow, BullMoose, Burns Like Fire, Crabhammer, Eliminate Earth, Ganges Phalanges, Gloom Cocoon, Go-Nowheres, Hunger Anthem, Joy Kills, KarbomB, The Lone Deaf Pig-Dog, Nightmare Coast, Pansy, Resident One, The Sawed Offs, The Taj Motel Trio and X-Ray Vision. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Long-running, Atlanta-based death-rock group fronted by Adrya Stembridge.

    UNUS MUNDUS Psychedelic blues and space-rock act.

    DAVIS RIPLEY KELLER Performing spoken-word poetry.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5.

    THE GRAWKS Local rock band that sounds like "Bazooka Joe bubble gum laced with shrapnel." Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

    DUSTY BLADES Local radio DJ spins in between sets and after the last band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m.

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Superbody (7:30 p.m.), Lingua Franca (8:15 p.m.), Noon:30 (9 p.m.), Pylon Reenactment Society (10 p.m.), Tunabunny (11 p.m.) and ESG (12 a.m.). See story on p. 16.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JAKE TOBIN Experimental composer and pop singer-songwriter.

    MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).

    JIM JIM No info available.

    SURFACE TO AIR MISSIVE Psych-pop experimentation from local songwriter Taylor Ross.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $5.

    CHRISTOPHER ALAN YATES & ADELAIDE TAI Singer and visual artist Tai and songwriter Yates of The Sweet Tea Project come together to create fresh sounds.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m.

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Saline (2:30 p.m.), Dump Him (3:15 p.m.), Seafang (4 p.m.) and Scooterbabe (4:45 p.m.). See story on p. 16.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    URBAN SOIL Electrified jam band from Raleigh, NC.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m.

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Peyote Coyote (5:15 p.m.) and Harlot Party (6 p.m.). See story on p. 16.


  • 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!

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. $12. 706-395-6877

    Athens Latin Party

    ATHENS LATIN PARTY Enjoy an evening of bright, rhythmic Latin tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m.

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night. 



  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Aug. 10–12, 7 p.m. Aug. 13, 3 p.m. $14–18.

    Legally Blonde

    Oconee Youth Playhouse presents the hit musical based off the film starring Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods, a California sorority girl who becomes a Harvard law grad. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.


  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 10–12, 8 p.m. Aug. 13, 2 p.m. $5.

    Die, Mommie, Die

    Ex-pop singer Angela Andrews is desperate to find happiness in a plot that reflects Greek tragedy and Hollywood kitsch. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.


  • 10 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE!

    Open House

    (M3Yoga, 159 Oneta Unit 6, #50) The new studio will offer a variety of free classes and meditations throughout the day. Prizes include, free class passes, shirts and yoga gear.

  • Aikido Center of Athens

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Aikido Discussion

    Aikido Master John Smartt discusses nonviolent solutions for a troubled world.

Ending Saturday, August 12



  • Zombie Farms

    Zombie Farms Casting Call

    Zombie Farms seeks 60 actors to play zombies, humans, ghosts and more. Aug. 12 & Aug. 26, 7–10 p.m.