Sunday, September 17

20 events


Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1 p.m.

    FOSTER Atlanta based alternative indie-folk band.

  • The Foundry

    Tommy Valentine Fundraiser. 6 p.m.

    THE SPLITZ BAND This band's impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

    DJ SEGAR Spinning smooth jazz selections.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE!

    CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DAVID LOCOCO JAZZ QUARTET Local group performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

  • The World Famous

    6 p.m.

    BRAIN AID FEST Featuring Leisure Service, Severe Blush, Edmondson, Euglossine, David Dondero, Christopher Without His Liver, Barrett C. Smith and Gift Economy. See story on p. 11.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10 a.m. FREE!

    UUFA Forum

    Dr. Patrick Retterbrush explains "Sun Protection and Skin Cancers." 


  • Tyche's Games

    12:30–4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Open Play

    All are welcome to join in.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    12:30–3:30 p.m.

    Lord of the Rings Fantasy Fan Track

    Meet fans of Tolkien and the fantasy genre. Games include War of the Ring, Battle of the Five Armies, Lords of Waterdeep and more.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Orchid Repotting Demonstration

    The Northeast Georgia Orchid Society presents potting techniques for differenty types of orchids. Other aspects of orchid care will be discussed. 



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sept. 16–17, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. $5.

    Gem, Minerals, Arts and Related Crafts Show

    Shop among quartz crystals, amethyst, fossils, jewelry, opals, minerals from local mines and more.

  • 12 p.m. $25.

    Big Trail & Tug

    (Camp Hooray, 193 Strickland Lane, Jefferson) This trail run and tug-of-war competition also includes food and games. Proceeds benefit Extra Special People.

  • Big City Bread Cafe

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Celebrate Constitution Day

    Learn about Georgia's signers and sing the Preamble. Decorate a quilt square and listen to local students read the Bill of Rights.


  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $39.

    Keyboard Music of "The Three Bs"

    Three master concert artists perform keyboard works of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept. 8–9 & Sept. 15–16, 7 p.m. Sept. 10 & Sept. 17, 2 p.m. $9–16. 706-283-1049

    Guys & Dolls

    Encore Productions and ElbertonNET present a musical set in 1950s New York City. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town


  • 5–9 p.m. $5–12.

    Power Championship Wrestling

    (United Team Sports Center, 375-B Commerce Blvd.) Physical and mental power combine at the family-friendly show. 

Ending Sunday, September 17



  • Arts!Oglethorpe

    Love, Loss and What I Wore

    (Historic Crawford School) Audition for a play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women. The cast is five women. Audition on Sept. 17, 2–5 p.m. Rehearsals begin in January. Performances Mar. 2–4.,

  • Arts!Oglethorpe

    Christmas Belles

    (Historic Crawford School) A Southern farce. Seeking seven women and four men. Auditions on Sept. 17, 2–5 p.m. Rehearsals begin in October. Performances Nov. 30–Dec. 3.,