COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, October 17

40 events

Comedy

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class

    "Internet 101: Browser Basics" Registration required.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Computer Class

    "Intro to Excel."

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

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

  • Southern Brewing Company

    6–9 p.m. $29. www.georgiasbdc.org

    Brewers, Distillers & Meaderies Dreamers Workshop

    Learn the ins and outs of owning a brewering, distillery or meadery from experts. 

  • The Rook and Pawn

    7:30 p.m. $5 www.therookandpawn.com

    Tarot Card Lessons

    Learn where to start with Caty and Kristin. First coffee or beer included in fee.

  • 6:30–9 p.m. $50. officialjeremyb@gmail.com

    Photography Class

    (Craig Gum Photography, 160 Winston Dr. Suite 10) Learn lighting techniques using color gels. Participants must bring their own camera.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Wild Intelligence

    Learn how to identify animal tracks in "Tracking 101." Mar. 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $40. www.wildintelligence.org

Kidstuff

Events

  • The Classic Center

    8:30 a.m. acheek@visitathensga.com

    Athens CVB Annual Meeting and Hospitality Awards

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau will host area hospitality industry representatives. The local tourism industry will gather to celebrate the importance of tourism and the contributions of the workforce.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    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.

  • Athens Community Career Academy

    6:30 p.m. $25. www.mealsinthemiddle.brownpapertickets.com

    Meals in the Middle Dinner

    Join a farm-to-school-to-table benefit dinner. This locally-grown, family-style feast is cooked, prepared and served by students from all four Clarke County Middle Schools. Proceeds benefit Experience UGA.

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Rd.) Every Tuesday.

  • Ted's Most Best

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    Bingo

    Win drinks, sweet treats and gift cards. Every Tuesday on the patio.

  • East Athens Community Center

    6–8 p.m. $1–1.50. 706-613-3593

    Basketball Tip off Skills Challenge

    Players will compete in a skills competition with coordination and dribbling as well as a three-point shooting contest. Ages 10–30.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

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

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    (Room 250) Yawar Mallku tells the story of an American agency secretly sterilizing women in Bolivia under the guide of providing health care. After the screening, Dr. Khédija Gadhoum will discuss the politics.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Flicker Film Society

    Watch parts 1 and 2 of The Decline of Western Civilization.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    HIT LIZARD No information available.

    PUBLIC PRETENDERS No information available.

    LOHO TRIO Local group playing '90s covers.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

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

    HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Packway Handle Band members Josh Erwin and Troy Harris perform acoustic originals and covers.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOSAIC Local indie-folk group with a rich sound.

    THE WELCOME HOME Local four-piece indie rock band.

    ALEX MOWRY No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE SH-BOOMS Garage-rock/soul hybrid on tour from Orlando, FL.

    THE RAD TRADS Powerful group out of New York City boasting driving rhythm and horn sections and four lead vocalists.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BEVERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    CHRISTOPHER BARTUS Local avant-garde composer and musician.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    VERSATYLE THA WILDCHYLD BENEFIT A tribute show to benefit the family of the late local rapper Anthony Little, featuring Ishues with Dreaded Mindz, Celest Ngeve and more.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WILLIAM TONKS & HILL ROBERTS Two local folk musicians team up.

  • The World Famous

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

    THE MOBROS Vintage-sounding mix of blues, soul, funk and Latin music from Camden, SC. 

    YOUNG MISTER Steven Fiore and his band play catchy, psychedelic Americana.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. $39–46. pac.uga.edu

    50 Years of Rock & Roll

    Neil Berg's musical traces the roots of rock and roll from the 1940s through the '80s. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Cooking Demo & Book Release

    (Five Points) Meet author, restauranteur and chef Eddie Hernandez for a cookign demo and signing of his book Turnip Greens & Tortillas: Mexican Chef Spices up the Southern Kitchen.

Art

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5–9 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    ATHICA Pop-Up

    ATHICA offers a special preview of their fashion and fundraising event, "Cranial Offerings," which will be held Oct. 19 at Live Wire. Models will show off headdresses made by local artists, and brewery visitors can create their own headdresses at an activity table.