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.
Seeking individuals to help with non-profit management, fundraising, grant writing, event planning, website development, communications and social media. Recruitment days will be held Jan. 10 & 11, 6–7 p.m. Review responsibilities and fill out an application online. email@example.com, www.commongroundathens.org
An outdoor market featuring artists and craftspeople from around the region, live music and a fire.
"La rentrée, René returns from France" features paintings on silk and serigraphy by René Shoemaker.
A quarterly celebration of art. This time features a pop-up print sale with local printmakers and illustrators. A portion of proceeds benefits the Get Artistic fund. Live music at 7 p.m. with Lea Lea, The Old Paints and Avery Leigh's Night Palace. See Art Notes on p. 18.
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
(Five Points Yoga) iRest is a transformative practice that leads to psychological, physical and spiritual healing and well-being.
"Music Streaming with Spotify, Pandora & More."
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
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.
Build Lego creations.
Celebrate the season of lights with stories, songs and food.
Celebrate the season with Dr. Seuss' classic story, crafts, activities and snacks. For ages 6 & up.
Ages 2–6 and their parents can build gingerbread houses together.
Learn about the season of lights with stories and crafts. Ages 3–11.
Celebrate the release of a barrel aged beer. Barrels will be for sale.
Show off your Star Wars costumes with special guests The 501st Legion.
The drag troupe performs every third Thursday. BUKween features artists performing at the BUKU Music and Art Project in New Orleans.
(Atkins Ford Arena) Ice Creative Entertainment presents an ice show performance.
MOON CHIEF Funky prog-rock group from Atlanta.
MAHEETA No info available.
MONK TESH Three-piece prog-rock band from Atlanta.
SATYR Proggy post-hardcore group from Atlanta.
THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.
HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.
TRYCOH New local band featuring Frank Mcdonald, Matt Nelson and Aaron Simms.
A VERY TOWNIE CHRISTMAS The Athens Cowboy Choir presents a night of holiday cheer hosted by Pete McBrayer and Matt Hudgins, and featuring Claire Campbell, Don Chambers, T. Hardy Morris, Paul McHugh, Dave Marr, Bain Mattox and Jay Gonzalez.
DAVID BROMBERG QUINTET The legendary songwriter and session musician performs material from his vast catalog.
MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence.
THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO Greg Hankins, Luca Lombardi and Seth Hendershot, plus the All Star Peanuts Choir, perform the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas and more.
HEATHER GILLIS BAND Young, Florida-based guitarist and songwriter leads her soulful rock band.
The murder-mystery musical comedy is like Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street.
Rose of Athens Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.
Travel back to the late 1800s in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Civil War to meet a close-knit family, the Morgans.
(Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre is seeking 10 men and 9 women ages 16+ for roles. Auditions on Jan. 8–9, 6–9 p.m. 706-613-3628, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.athensclarkecounty.com/act
(Bear Hollow Zoo) Celebrate the season with a self-guided walk through the holiday lights in the zoo. Activities include live music, animal encounters and photo opportunities in the illuminated zoo. Now through Dec. 10 and Dec. 14–17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. $3. 706-613-3580, www.athensclarkecounty.com/holidayevents