KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.
Learn how to knot pearls with local business The Pearl Girls. Registration required.
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Learn about "Smartphone Apps for International Travelers," for help with trip planning, navigation, translation and more.
Prepare for the unexpected.
A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org
LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.
SHILPA RAY New York-based artist playing dark, goth-infused post-punk.
MOTHER THE CAR Founded by a brother duo, this garage-rock act incorporates blues and other influences.
LUCAS O'CONNELL Athens-based singer-songwriter.
LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.
MIKE BRANDT Local guitarist and songwriter.
KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.
HUMMING HOUSE Band that pulls from diverse backgrounds like Americana, classical composition, bluegrass, soul and traditional Irish music.
BECCA MANCARI Eclectic folk singer-songwriter based in Nashville.
BREAK SCIENCE Electronic duo from Brooklyn that combines soul, dubstep and glitch.
COFRESI Project blending electronic music with acoustic drum performance.
SPACE KADET Electro-funk collective from New York.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.
THE GRASS IS DEAD Bluegrass group paying tribute to the Grateful Dead.
SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Acoustic alternative-rock band led by Packway Handle Band member Josh Erwin.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
Hear classic stories about bears and go on a bear hunt in the children's department. Ages 6 and up.
Participants will learn about different countries and cultures while making crafts and sampling pie. Ages 4–11.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Watch The Moderns, held in conjunction with the exhibition "Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris."
The panel discussion will explore Senator Richard B. Russell's role on the Warren Commission. A light reception will follow.
Meet photographer Jason Thrasher in celebration of his book Athens Potluck.
(Prince Ave.) Author and photographer Cynthia Connolly offers a presentation and book signing for Banned in D.C., a music photography book documenting the now legendary punk scene of Washing D.C. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Shop handmade gifts and art from over 30 local artists.
Hear sacred music by Bach, Heinrich Schutz, Johann Hermann Schein and Felix Mendelssohn. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior.
Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.
Dance away near Sears on the upper level. Every Thursday, 6–7 p.m. email@example.com