COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, August 21

26 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    Katie Baba Benefit. 8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based funk-rock band that strives to create a unique experience with each performance.

    HOLLY BELLE & THE BABA BOOGIE Local singer-songwriter performs with her band.

    MOON CHIEF Indie-rock band from Atlanta and Baton Rouge. 

    THE VOLTURES Local kid-friendly new wave and power-pop band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BIG BRUTUS Atlanta-based atmospheric indie-rock group.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    NSM New local all-star dance-pop group.

    DR. JOE Piano-based rock and roll group out of Austin, TX.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    Do science experiments, crafts and activities before viewing the eclipse. 

Games

Events

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Senior Citizens Day

    Meet and greet with representatives offering senior resources around town and enjoy music by the Dirty Dulcimers and Pops the Human Trumpet

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! tcoletaylor@gmail.com

    Classic City Wrestling

    View old school wrestling on the big screen.

  • Athens City Hall

    1:30–3:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3620

    Eclipse-Nic

    Sandy Creek Nature Center will have an informational display about the Solar Eclipse and how to view it. Maximum coverage of the partial eclipse occurs at 2:38 p.m. See Story on p. 11.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1:30–3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    Bring a lawn chair and enjoy snacks to see the near-total solar eclipse. Viewing glasses will be provided while supplies last. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1:30 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Eclipse Viewing Party

    Visit the garden as the sun, moon and earth align. Includes viewing glasses, snacks, beverages, live music and games inside the conservatory. Register online.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12:30 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    Solar Brewclipse Viewing

    Visit the brewery's 15-acre plot of open sky to view the eclipse in style. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, dogs and kids.

  • Sanford Stadium

    1–4 p.m. www.uga.edu

    Eclipse Blackout Between the Hedges

    Eclipse-related music, trivia, giveaways, autographed items and a showing of the total eclipse from across the country on screens. See Story on p. 11.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    12–5 p.m. $12. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Blackout Bash

    A eclipse-viewing lawn party includes beer infused with Moon Pies and live music. See Story on p. 11.

  • 5–7 p.m. www.shirazathens.com

    AMA Waterways Presentation

    (Shiraz) Reservations encouraged. Snacks and wine served.

Film

Ending Monday, August 21

 

Classes

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    (Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight Mondays of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Classes begin Aug. 20, 6–8:30 p.m. $248/series. 706-543-0162, mfhealy@bellsouth.net, www.mindfuliving.org