COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 5

18 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    LIBERATOR Athens-based three-piece hard-rock band.

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.

    PARALLELS DIVIDE Athens-based rock and roll trio.

    WICKED KING Hard-hitting local rock trio dedicated to the roots of true heavy music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs with special guests.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CAROLINE AIKEN AND CATCH A C.A.B. Guitarist and singer Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

    RALPH RODDENBERY AND THE B-SIDES Eclectic and renowned Southern blues-rock group.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Best of Unknown Athens Mini Road Show. 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KEN WILL MORTON With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton blends folky Americana with rock and roll swagger.

    STEVE ERWIN Long-running, Maine-based folk singer-songwriter.

    LIAM PARKE Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays a solo set of folk music.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    ESTUARIE Atmospheric indie-rock duo based out of Greenville, SC.

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Project Safe

    "The New Beginnings Support Group." Mondays, 6:30–8 p.m., with a dinner on the last Monday of the month. Childcare provided. "Athena: Goddess of Courage, Wisdom and Justice Group." Thursdays, 6–7:30 p.m. "Walk-In Clinic." Mondays, 1–4 p.m. and Thursdays, 3–6 p.m. 24-hour crisis hotline: 706-543-3331. Teen texting line: 706-765-8019. www.project-safe.org

Classes

  • Pure Barre Athens

    Pure Barre

    "Get Fit for Free." Jan. 6–7. "Whole30 Challenge." Starts Jan. 15. Ballet barre classes offered daily. 706-850-4000, www.purebarre.com/ga-athens

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Garden Readiness

    Get tips on preparing your garden for spring.

  • Nature Therapy

    (Frog Stomp Studio, 160 Tracy St. #1A) Make and take a unique flower arrangement in a "The Wishing Well" nature therapy class. Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. or Jan. 29, 10 a.m. $35. 706-389-8292, www.theflowerfly.com

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $2. www.40watt.com

    90's Dance Party with DJ Juice Wayne

    DJ JUICE WAYNE Come get jiggy with this local DJ spinning '90s hits.

  • Live Wire

    Jonathan Wallace Fundraiser. p.m. $30. www.livewireathens.com

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Events

  • 5–10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/hatchathens

    Hackathon

    (The Hatch, 160 Tracy St.) Craft, paint, draw, sew, build, repair, solder and hack things. Participants do not need to bring a project but the favorite project wins a prize. Food provided. 

Games

Sports

  • Athens YWCO

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.ywco.org

    Pickleball Open House

    Equipment and instruction available. The YWCO is adding pickleball to its winter schedule.