COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, October 11

39 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HOT RAM Atlanta-based trio creating melodic metal.

    HIVELORDS Heavy metal group out of Philadephia.

    NECROSCYTHE Metal group from Philadelphia.

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    DAVINA AND THE VAGABONDS Jazz-influenced blues band out of Minnesota.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ALBIONS Athens-based alternative rock band.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BRIAN SMITH Classical and avant-garde guitarist who incorporates various looping effects.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Sofar Sounds

    8 p.m. $15. www.sofarsounds.com

    SECRET CONCERT Apply for tickets online, and find out the location the day before. The artists are unknown until you arrive at the show.

  • The World Famous

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

    BARRETT C. SMITH Athens-based roots-music singer-songwriter.

    SLEEPING BAG Bloomington, IN-based indie-rock trio.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • Oconee County Library

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Chess Club

    Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Library Adventures

    A storytelling program with hands-on activities. Ages 3.5–8.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    Stories, songs, puppets and more. Ages 18 months to 5 years.

  • Bogart Library

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Preschool Pals

    Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    UGA EcoReach: Water Mysteries

    Join UGA's EcoReach club to decipher scenario-based water mysteries. Teens will learn about water pollution with an interactive activity that will allow them to see first-hand side-effects of water contamination.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Percussion Ensemble

    The ensemble will perform a program featuring the work of Steven Snowden.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $12. music.uga.edu

    Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series Recital

    Maggie Snyder is the associate professor of viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    UGA Student Composers Showcase

    Student composers perform classical and experimental works.

Games

Events

  • Miller Learning Center

    3–6 p.m. FREE! prelaw.uga.edu

    UGA Law School Fair

    (4th Floor Rotunda) Prospective law students can meet with recruiters from more than law schools across the country.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. rabbitboxstories@gmail.com

    Rabbit Box

    Storytelling for adults. This month's theme is "Anything Goes." 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.

  • Multiple Locations

    5–9 p.m. $50. events@avidbookshop.com

    Bar Crawl for The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails

    Avid Bookshop, Five & Ten (5 p.m.), Seabear Oyster Bar (6:30 p.m.) and The Old Pal (8 p.m.) host a bar crawl and author signing with Jerry Slater for The Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails (UGA Press). Admission includes the book and drinks.

  • 9–11 a.m. FREE! www.myamerigroup.com/ga

    Diaper Day

    (Clarke County Health Dept. 410 McKinley Dr.) An Amerigroup representative will answer questions about their healthcare programs. Free diapers, games, prizes and snacks. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

  • Iron Factory

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

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Meet Patricia Bell-Scott in celebration of her book The Firebrand and the First Lady.

Film

Classes

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Zumba

    Dance away near Sears on the upper level. Every Thursday, 6–7 p.m. zumbathens@gmail.com