COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, October 22

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.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    1 p.m. FREE! 706-612-9327

    KANA KIEHM Singer-songwriter playing "conscious roots music."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MICHAEL GUTHRIE Local singer-songwriter whose sound is a melding of folk, jazz, pop, blues, flamenco, country and rock. 

  • 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.

Events

  • 7:30 a.m. $80–90. www.athhalf.com

    8th Annual AthHalf

    (Begins on Hancock Ave.) The course runs past major city landmarks with a finish line on Jackson St. Live bands play every mile.

  • Multiple Locations

    4 p.m.–12 a.m. www.classiccityfringefestival.com

    Classic City Fringe

    The final day of the Fringe Festival features Feelings Are Real, Nettie Stardust: "Metroid Mayhem," Cynthia Rintye: "Tales of the Macabre," Betty Hoop: "Spinny Scandal," Peaches N. Cream: "Julia Child's Late Night Cabaret Cooking Show (4 p.m.); "Art Trail Walk and CCFF Afterparty" with U.S. Nero, Tomato Jake, Lypsis the Angel, Nettie Stardust (6–10 p.m.); Johnson & Browder Productions: "What The Woolf Wore." See Story on p. 15.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    1–5 p.m. FREE! www.mmcc-arts.org

    Farm Day

    Festivities include a petting zoo with barnyard animals, sheep shearing, milking, tractor demonstration, face painting and games. 

  • 5–7 p.m. FREE! www.faithpcachurch.org

    Faith Fall Festival

    (Faith Presbyterian Church, Watkinsville) Games, prizes, hot dogs, refreshments, a cake walk, photo booth, live music and more. Costumes encouraged.

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.wuog.org

    WUOG Alumni Weekend Brunch

    Celebrate WUOG 90.5 FM's 45th anniversary with brunch and exhibition of historical artifacts pertaining to the station.

Performance

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    I Love Ukulele Festival

    (Theater) The Festival includes performances by the Athens Ukulele Philharmonic and other ukulele groups and soloists. Participants can bring a ukulele and play along. 

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $20. pac.uga.edu

    UGA Opera Theatre presents Viva Verdi

    Hear some of Verdi's greatest compositions and well-known choruses from "Aida," "II Trovatore," Nabucco" and "La Traviata." 

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    3 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Terry Kay

    Local author Terry Kay will speak at the Friends of the Madison County Library meeting.

Games

  • Tyche's Games

    12:30–4:30 p.m. FREE! www.tychesgames.com

    Open Play

    All are welcome to join in.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    6:45 p.m. FREE! cornholeath.com

    Cornhole Tournament

    CornholeATH is Athens' first social cornhole league.

Meetings

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Friends of the Madison County Library General Meeting

    Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin will tell stories at the general meeting.

Kidstuff

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    Oct. 20–21, 8 p.m. & Oct. 22, 2 p.m. $5. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Next Fall

    Town & Gown Players present a stroy of love, loss and faith. After a tragic accident, Adam (Dustin Ahkuoi) must reach out to his partner's family and friends to reconcile the one thing they could not.

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. $5–10. athenslittleplayhouse@gmail.com

    The Addams Family

    Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Everything changes for the whole Addams Family when they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.

Film

  • Winder Cultural Arts Center, Winder

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

    Southwest of Salem

    The documentary looks at the persecution of Latina lesbians wrongly accused to rape. A Q&A with film subject Anna Vasquez will follow the screening. 

Ending Sunday, October 22

 

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