Saturday, October 14

35 events


  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Free lunch prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Oct. 12–13, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 14, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

    Shop among 100 species of native plants.

  • 8:30 a.m. $25–30.

    9th Annual Fit for a Cure Family 5K Run/Walk

    (Tanger Outlet Center, Commerce) Proceeds benefit "Monies for Mammos: Northridge Medical Center Imaging Fund."

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. This week is Juneteenth and features guest speakers, poets, live performances and more.

  • J & J Flea Market

    1–4 p.m. $20 (readings). 706-201-2208

    October Special Guest Psychic Intuitive

    WhiteOak Art & Design and More hosts Brian James, a local psychic intuitive, lecturer and 24-year student of multiple aspects of metaphysics. He will provide spiritual consultations and Tarot card readings every weekend in October.

  • Multiple Locations

    6 p.m. $10.

    Chillith Fair

    The South East Women Wrestlers performance at Jittery Joe's Roaster followed by poetry, a shadow puppet show and live music at Go Bar. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

    Find out what salamanders live in town and what habitat conditions they need to survive and thrive. Don't wear insect repellants around these fragile creatures.


Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.

    KILROY KOBRA Jammy, Atlanta-based art-rock group.

    THE WELDONS New local rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. FREE!

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop artist combines modern and traditional rap styles. 

    SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.

    LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with jazz, electronic and metal influences.

    KAE'EL Georgia artist creating dance-centric hip-hop and R&B.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $27.

    CONOR OBERST Singer-songwriter from Omaha, NE known for his work with indie-folk mainstay Bright Eyes. 

    TIM KASHER Known for fronting indie icons Cursive, Kasher is now touring solo.

    FRANCES QUINLAN The leader of indie-rock upstart Hop Along performs solo.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).

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

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    RACHEL O'NEAL Local Athens solo folk artist.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $35 (adv.), $38 (door).

    NEEDTOBREATHE Popular Charleston, SC Christian rock trio with a soulful, Southern-inspired sound.

    THE BRUMMIES Worldwide-touring country group known for the hit single "Be My Girl."

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CHILLITH FAIR Featuring music from L'Or, O Key, Blue Bodies, Nihilist Cheerleader, Natural Velvet and Crunchy. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    Chess & Community Benefit. 9 p.m. 706-395-6877

    KALIKO Long-running Athens rapper with a rapid-fire delivery. Album release show!

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    SQUALLE Athens-based hip-hop artist with a thoughtful, throwback sound.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m.

    NATE & THE NIGHTMARES Trashy garage-punk act fronted by local songwriter Nate Mitchell.

    THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.

    HOT FUDGE Local psych-rock project helmed by guitar wizard Kris Deason.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    UNIVERSAL TIE DYE A collaboration between local bands Universal Sigh and Mister Tie Dye.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE MOORE BROTHERS Athens-based acoustic Americana duo.


  • Loft Art Supply

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Figure Drawing

    Bring your sketchbook and drawing materials to join other artists for clothed figure drawing. Participants take turns drawing each other for 20-minute poses. 

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. FREE!

    Coloring Club

    Spend the morning relaxing with the therapeutic practice of coloring.


  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m.

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night. 

  • Max

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-286-0339

    L.A. Darius

    DJ L.A. DARIUS spins the hottest dance records, with a mix of dance, top 40, hip hop, Latin and dancehall beats.


Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE!

    Favorite Hispanic and Latinx Writers

    Dr. Lesley Feracho and Dr. Nicolas Lucero from UGA will lead a discussion on some of their favorite Hispanic and Latinx authors, followed by a reception. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month. 

  • UGA Health Sciences

    9:30–11:30 a.m. FREE!

    "Students as Researchers of Culture and Language in Their Own Communities"

    (Room 217) Dr. David Bloome will speak about incorporating ethnography and inquiry into classrooms. The lecture is designed for teachers but anyone interested is welcome to attend. Coffee and bagels will be served.