Sunday, November 12

21 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.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1 p.m. FREE!

    CHRIS WATTS "Deep South Americana" artist from Nashville.

    SHOAL CREEK STRANGLERS Local traditional roots-folk duo.

    LEEANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing sparse, evocative folk music.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features Dee Lucas.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    MICHAEL MANN Singer of local rock band Radiolucent performs a solo set.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.


  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Poppy Lady

    The documentary tells the story of Moina Belle Michael, the Poppy Lady. DeLois Gainey will discuss Michael's legacy and how the DAR continues to support veterans. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    2 p.m.

    Served Like a Girl

    The documentary follows American women who are transitioning from soldier to civilian. Screening followed by discussion. Discounted tickets for veterans.


  • The Classic Center

    3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required).

    Athens Symphony Fall Concert

    The Symphony kicks off their 2017/2018 season and celebrates 40 years.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 10–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 2 & 6 p.m. $6–20.

    "Everything That Rises"

    Canopy's Repertory Company presents a Southern Gothic-style show built around the music of Don Chambers. See story on p. 18.


  • ACC Library

    2–6 p.m. FREE!

    Healthcare Navigator Assistance

    Kate Malone, a Health Plan Navigator will be on hand to help attendees sign up for insurance.

  • 2–4 p.m. $12–15.

    The Hill Walking Tour

    (1800 Crescent Lane) The Hill is an enclave of several historic homes that were saved from demolition and moved to this site. Part of the Athens Heritage Walks walking tour series.

  • 1–7 p.m. FREE!

    The Grateful Table: A Pop-up & Potluck

    (Lotta Mae's Supply Co.) See how local makers and Lotta Mae's set the table for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah and a kids' table by Treehouse. Followed by a community potluck.

  • 1005 College Ave.

    2–5 p.m. FREE!

    Fix-it Clinic

    (CHaRM) Bring an item in need of repair like bicycles, toys, clothing/textiles, computers, small furniture, electronics and small appliances, and staff will help you fix the item.




  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 8–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m. $12–16.


    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.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 7:30. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, 3 p.m. $15.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    The musical is adapted from the popular film about a boy named Ralphie who wants a BB gun for Christmas. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 17–18, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol

    A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.

Lectures & Lit

  • Nuçi's Space

    1–4 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Potluck Book Launch

    Celebrate the release of Jason Thrasher's music photography book, Athens Potluck. Several of the included musicians will read short stories from the book. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

Ending Sunday, November 12


Word on the Street

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    Annual Bird Seed Sale

    Proceeds support the Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a non-profit organization which supports the SCNC in promoting environmental education and preservation. Pick-up Nov. 10–12. Order forms are available at the Nature Center, by mail or online. 706-613-3615, ext. 235,


  • Personal Safety & Security Workshop (Protective Reach)

    (Let It Be Yoga Studio, 100 Barnett Shoals Rd.) This four-hour self-defense class incorporates lectures and scenario based exercises. Tactics include self-defense spray, kubaton and grappling release. Nov. 12, 12:30–4:30 p.m. $75.

Word on the Street

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Go Mobile Mammography Center

    Belk Gives offers free screenings to women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year and have a primary care physician. Nov. 12, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 855-655-2662,