Seniors majoring in dance will premier their final choreographic works. Part of Spotlight on the Arts.
Canopy's Repertory Company presents a Southern Gothic-style show built around the music of Don Chambers. See story on p. 18.
Martial artists of all ranks, ages and styles exhibit their skills.
(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.
Join community members on a 5K run/walk for lung cancer research and a one-mile memorial walk for all fitness levels.
Miss Cynthia will present a ceremony to honor fallen and lost service personnel.
(Animal Wellness Center of Athens) Get a holiday photo of your pet with Santa.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
Celebrate the release of a barrel aged beer. Barrels will be for sale.
Learn about different meditation practices, drumming, tai chi, singing and more.
Sample some T-day favorites.
Celebrate history with carfts, stories, music and hands-on educational classes. The Old Timey Seed Swap, classes on heritage plants and their uses, and demonstrations will highlight horicultural history.
Topics include botanical terms, the challenges and rewards of seed saving, the lifespan of common garden seeds, and what conditions are best for storage.
This multi-vendor event supports hurricane sorvivors and honors veterans.
Veterans from the county and surrounding areas are invited for light snacks. The public can drop by with cards or make one at the library.
(3975 Atlanta Hwy.) The customer appreciation day includes games, food trucks and raffles. Attendees are encouraged to bring food and clothing to donate.
Hasan's rugs presents a collection of hand-woven rugs, ranging from traditional to contemporary, from Turkey and surronuding regions. Art by Alan Campbell and antiques from John Knowlton will also be available. Hasan's Rugs owner Hasan Turkeri will lead a walkabout and talk during a brunch reception on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.
Athens Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense and Everytown for Gun Safety host a candlelight procession from First AME Church to the City Hall steps.
The meditation fair includes drumming by Arvin Scott, mindfulness-based stress reduction, tai chi, yoga, singing, non-violent communication and more.
TIGHTLY STRUNG New Athens trio of Doug Peters, Lee Hiers and David Lococo play blues, folk, bluegrass and country.
STRANGE BIRDS No info available.
ROCK 'N' ROLL CIRCUS Featuring The Plague, The Good Looks, The Honey Sliders, The Grawks, Kompromat, The VG Minus, Marses and RCI.
RAY LAMONTAGNE Grammy-winning folk and Americana singer-songwriter.
REBREEDERS Local musicians play the songs of The Breeders.
STOP LIGHT OBSERVATIONS South Carolina-based garage rock band.
WALDEN Local four-piece playing anthemic rock akin to U2, Mumford and Sons and Coldplay.
LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday night.
THEIR GIVEN NAMES Local bluegrass duo featuring guitarist Corey Jolly and mandolinist Brent Davenport.
HEDONISTAS Funky, jazzy rock-fusion band from Atlanta.
WOLVES AMONG RAVENS Area classic-rock group formerly known as Breathing Kansas.
TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.
Learn the cold process method of making soap from natural ingredients.
Katherine Cerulean teaches "10 Tips for Building Believable Love Stories."
Meet at Farmview Market before spending the afternoon visiting a herd of alpacas in Mansfield. Dress for a farm visit.
Participants will learn how to use religious texts in their journals.
Participants will learn how to keep life organized through journaling.
Gain an understanding on the indigo plant, its environment, history and role as a heritage plant in Georgia. Learn natural dyeing techniques. Each participant will receive a silk scarf and is encouraged to bring one extra piece of cotton or silk fabric to dye.
Make recycled paper from cotton scraps.
Hear a brief history of WWI and learn about sources to find soldiers' stories.
Guests can touch, pick up and hear demos of instruments.
Family activities for Spotlight on the Arts. Visit website for locations and events.
(Prince Ave) Meet local author Bain Mattox in celebration of his latest book Creatures Peculiar and Crooks.
Young writers can share their written work, even homework. Grades 6–12.
Participants will hear Helen Keller's story, learn some sign language and make crafts. Ages 6–11.
The UGA Ice Dawgs face off against Kennesaw State.
This progressive festival received short films by Georgia artists on important social, environmental and political issues. View the finalists' films. Winning films will receive cash prizes. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.
Watch a movie. Popcorn and drinks provided.
The documentary follows American women who are transitioning from soldier to civilian. Screening followed by discussion. Discounted tickets for veterans.
Bring your sketchbook and drawing materials to join other artists for clothed figure drawing. Participants take turns drawing each other for 20-minute poses.
(135 Eaglewood Way) See the private studio of artist Lisa Freeman. She will have gift items, bookmarks, magnets, coasters, collage works, assemblage pieces and paintings for sale.
(Gallery 101) Atlanta-based artist Elizabeth Rogers presents a two-day exhibition of four distinct works addressing the body.
See hundreds of works created by students in grades Pre-K through 12 in "Connect: Art Works by Students of the Clarke County School District." The Clarke Central High School Honors Chamber Strings will perform.
Learn to play new games.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
(Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.
The Tony Award-winning musical follows the lives of an aspiring novelist and a wannabe starlet in 1920s Berlin. See Theater Notes on p. 21.
The musical is adapted from the popular film about a boy named Ralphie who wants a BB gun for Christmas.
A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.
UGA's Black Theatrical Ensemble presents Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem play. See Theater Notes on p. 21.
Zumba for ages 16 & up is held Mondays through Nov. 6, 6–7 p.m. and Saturdays through Nov. 11, 10–11 a.m. $5–7.50/class. www.athensclarkecounty.com/fitness
Through asana practice, prananyama and lecture, instructor Gota Cebrero leads a class on human energetic systems. Register online. Nov. 11, 12–4 p.m. $75 (before Oct. 31), $65. 706-254-0200, www.athensyogainstitute.com
Learn how to identify animal tracks in "Tracking 101." Mar. 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $40. www.wildintelligence.org