COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, August 15

23 events

Comedy

Classes

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Council Meeting

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Pick up application forms at the front desk. Ages 11-18.

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

    LUNG Cincinatti-based rock duo featuring cello and drums.

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    STICKS AND BONES Local rock group featuring Barry Marler (Dreams So Real), Jamie Derevere, Darrin Cook and Bo Hembree.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend performs material from his new solo album, backed by members of New Madrid. Album release show!

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    VOLT Athens-based heavy rock duo.

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    QUEST GIVER New local experimental indie trio.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.

    CONNOR GRUVER Athens-based guitarist and songwriter.

Games

Performance

Events

  • Multiple Locations

    Aug. 15, 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. (675 College Ave.). Aug. 17, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (402 McKinley Dr.). www.athensneighborhoodhealth.com

    Open House

    The Athens Neighborhood Health Center celebrates National Health Centers Week with free health screenings and voter registration. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7:30–9 a.m. $8. www.athensmade.com/events

    Creative Networking Coffee

    Athens-area homegrown brands, creative professionals and nonprofit directors will be able to network with 60 organizations for feedback and support. Hosted by Athensmade and Athens Area Community Foundation.

  • Downtown Athens

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! defenddaca.com

    Defend DACA & Charlottesville Vigil

    (UGA Arch, N. Lumpkin St.) Stand with DACAmented Athenians and support 11 million people in the USA. Bring a candle for a moment of silence in solidarity with the Charlottesville victims.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.athenscine.com

    Varsity Punks

    When the coolest guy at school, quarterback AJ Montoya, breaks his band, his only athletic hope is to join the cross country team with a bunch of nerds and misfits. Followed by a discussion with writer/director Anthony Solorzano.

Word on the Street

  • UGA Main Library

    UGA Press Book Sale

    Browse new and out-of-print books. Aug. 22–23, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 706-542-3251

Ending Tuesday, August 15

 

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    ATHICA 2017 Juried Exhibition

    The gallery's third juried show will be juried by Harry H. DeLorme, Jr., New Media Curator of Telfair Museums in Savannah. Up to three pieces may be submitted for review. Deadline Aug. 15. $25. info@athica.org, www.athica.org