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Tuesday, January 16

27 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Human Rights Festival Logo Contest

    The Athens Human Rights Festival is seeking logo submissions for use on T-shirts, the newspaper and the stage backdrop. Logos must say 40th Annual Human Rights Festival, May 5–6 and Athens, GA. Deadline Mar. 5. Email for details. jeff@rubysuegraphics.com

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Rd.) Every Tuesday.

Help Out

  • Nuçi's Space

    Call for Volunteers

    The Athens Human Rights Festival is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising, publicity, organizing speakers and performers, the tabloid, social media, stage building and more. The 40th annual will be held downtown on May 5–6. Meetings are held every Monday at 6:30 p.m. 706-202-9169, www.athenshumanrightsfest.org

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Garden Travels: Ireland

    Conservationist Linda Chafin gives a presentation comparing bogs and granite outcrops of Georgia and Ireland.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 10 a.m.–5 p.m. cakewalkathensga@outlook.com

    Cakewalk Grand Opening

    (Cakewalk, 688 S. Milledge Ave.) The coffee, sweets and gift shop celebrates its official opening. Enter to win a free cupcake or coffee once a week for a year.

Kidstuff

Classes

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    AdultingU

    The library's new series shares skills and life hack training designed for adults. This month's topic is "Budgets Aren't Boring." 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Wild Intelligence

    Learn how to identify animal tracks in "Tracking 101." Mar. 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $40. www.wildintelligence.org

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free. www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $21 (adv.), $23 (door). www.40watt.com

    10 YEARS Heavy-hitting alternative metal group from Knoxville, TN.

    FROM ASHES TO NEW Hard-rock group from Pennsylvania.

    SOJOURN Emotionally charged local hard-rock band.

    ASHES FALL Georgia-based metal group.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic gypsy-swing tunes, as well as Americana and vaudeville standards.

    PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective hosts a pickin' session. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE TUTEN BROTHERS Athens-based folk-rock band.

    LIGHT BRIGADE Local rock and roll five-piece. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.

    VISITING HOURS No info available.

    NOTHING BUT NET No info available.

    THIRD EYE STIR FRY A sound art project from Sean McDonald of MMM Sound.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DESMOND JONES Funky, rocking jazz fusion group from Grand Rapids, MI.

Meetings

Auditions

  • Charlotte's Web

    (Lavonia Cultural Center) Franklin Community Players wll hold auditions for the musical adaptation of Charlotte's Web. Actors should prepare a 30-second song to be performed a cappella. They will also be asked to do a brief cold read. Feb. 16, 5–7 p.m. Feb. 17, 10–2 p.m. 706-491-9374

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Classes

  • Farmview Market

    Introduction to Quilting

    Learn how to piece and machine quilt with Jeannette Hart and Gay Rodriguez of Quilts by Hart. Tuesdays, Jan. 16–30, 5–7 p.m. $90. angelina@farmviewmarket.com