Sunday, November 19

19 events


  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Tail Waggin' Tutors

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650,

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs.


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    5:30–6:30 p.m.

    23rd Annual Benevolence Market

    Meet representatives of 29 local nonprofit agencies and select items from a "shopping list of symbolic gifts" to donate.

  • 2–4 p.m. $12–15.

    West Hancock Avenue Walking Tour

    (Call for Meeting Location) Discover the background of this historic urban black neighborhood. Part of the Athens Heritage Walks tour series.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    4:30 p.m.

    2nd Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

    (Grand Ballroom) The Interfaith Clergy Partnership of Greater Athens offers a service.

  • The National

    6 p.m. $65. 706-549-3450,

    Presenting Table Beer

    Enjoy a vegan family-style beer dinner celebrating the release of Table Beer by Creature Comforts.

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!

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

    KATIE PRUITT Nashville-based musician whose music is a combination of old-school blues, pop and rock.

  • The Foundry

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

    HOT BUTTERED RUM Progressive bluegrass group out of San Francisco.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    JOE WILSON Member of local hard-rock group Lullwater performs a solo set.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE!

    CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    4 p.m. FREE!

    ATHENS COWBOY CHOIR Local all-male vocal group singing songs from the old frontier.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    ADRON The strong, fluttering voice of Atlanta's Adrienne McCann meanders through her blend of mellow Tropicalia and low-key jazz.

    PARTY FAVOR New supergroup featuring members of Muuy Biien, Surface to Air Missive, Neighbor Lady and more.

    RUPERT ANGELEYES Dream-pop singer-songwriter from Minneapolis.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10 a.m. FREE!

    UUFA Sunday Forum

    Malvina Reynolds speaks on "It's Not Nice: Life and Music of Malvina Reynolds."


  • Nov. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. $7.

    Seussical Kids

    (Brightstone Productions, 560 Jerry Smith Dr. Watkinsville) The magical, musical extravaganza brings Dr. Seuss characters to life. 

  • 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.


  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $25–80.

    Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

    Chip Davis' show features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from his Fresh Aire series. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Georgia Brass Band

    The state's premiere British style brass band is made up of Atlanta-area musicians.