Tuesday, September 19

31 events


Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Authors

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.


Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40.




  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 5 p.m.

    Open House

    (320 E. Clayton St.) Explore the Park Plaza executive offices and suites.


  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Computer Class

    "Intro to Excel."

  • Dancefx

    Feb. 20, 8–11 p.m. $4–6.

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

  • ACC Library

    Computer Classes

    "Office on the Weekend: Intro to PowerPoint 2016." Mar. 31, 3 p.m. Registration required. FREE!

  • 6:30–9 p.m. $50.

    Lighting Setups Made Easy

    (Craig Gum Photography Studio, 160 Winston Dr., Suite 10) Gain hands-on experience shooting 1, 2 and 3 light photography setups. Bring your own camera.


  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Cinema Politique

    Watch a screening of Boycott, starring Jeffrey Wright as Martin Luther King Jr., Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King and Terrence Howard as Ralph Abernathy. 


  • East Athens Community Center

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

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.


Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m.

    LAMAR WILLIAMS BAND Pop-rock band from Atlanta fronted by the son of Allman Brothers bassist Lamar Williams.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.

    LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE!

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5 (ages 6–12), $15.

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.


  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.