Thursday, January 25

32 events


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Builder's Club

    The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Gravity Art." 

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    Soup's On Storytime

    Warm up with soup-er stories, songs and crafts. Ages 4–11. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.


  • Athens, GA

    ACAC Seeks New Members

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking qualified candidates to fill three-year volunteer positions. The ACAC meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Must be an ACC resident and registered voter and have demonstrated interest in the arts. Deadline Mar. 31, 11:59 p.m. Interviews in early April.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6–9 p.m. FREE!

    Frog Watch Training

    Participants will learn to identify and count frogs as part of this citizen science program. Ages 13 & up.

  • Farmview Market

    5:30 p.m. $35.

    Make and Take Tea Blending

    Andi Biron of Biron Teas leads a course of creating unique tea blends.

  • Oconee County Library

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Landing Your Dream Job

    A career services professional from the University of North Georgia will help job applicants with job searches, resume building, interview preparation. Drinks provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. 

  • First Presbyterian Church of Athens


    "NAMI Family to Family." Twelve Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 8. FREE! Registration required. 770-225-0804,,

  • UGArden

    Cultivating Healthy Skin

    Participants will learn about oil cleansing and make an herbal clay facemask. Registration required. Feb. 17, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $25–35.


  • Athens, GA

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Science Café

    (GMNH Natural Annex, 4435 Atlanta Hwy) "A Day at the Museum: An Opportunity to Learn and Explore the Treasures of the Georgia Natural History Museum."

  • 7 p.m. $10.

    Ballroom Dance Lessons

    (Boutier Winery, 4506 Hudson River Church Rd., Danielsville) Led by Mr. Ron Putman. Second and fourth Thursday of every month.

  • VFW

    5:30–8:30 p.m. $25. 706-543-0802,

    Bunco for Books

    Play bunco, bid on silent auction items and enjoy refreshments. Proceeds benefit Books for Keeps. 

  • Farmview Market

    4:30–7 p.m. $14.

    North Carolina Catfish Fry

    The Supper Club presents a fish fry dinner highlighting local produce, dairy and proteins from local farmers.

  • Seabear Oyster Bar

    9:30 p.m.–12 a.m. FREE!

    Late Nite Pop

    The Side Hustle presents a special menu, guest bartender and music. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Billion Oyster Project in Manhattan.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4:30 p.m. (workshop), 7 p.m. (performance). FREE!

    Music Workshop

    (Day Chapel) Art Rosenbaum and Tommy Jordan lead workshop followed by a performance. Bring an instrument to participate. Music includes folk, old time and bluegrass. See Threats & Promises.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4:30 p.m. (workshop) 7 p.m. (concert).

    Pickin' at the Garden

    Art Rosenbaum and Tommy Jordan host a workshop and performance featuring folk, old time and blugrass styles. Musicians are encouraged to bring instruments to practice. 



  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (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.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop five-piece.

    FOX GRIN Arty rock band from Nashville and Atlanta.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.

    JET BLACK ALLEY CAT Dance-centric groove-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    FAZE WAVE Alt-rock quartet from Florida.

    ALL THE REST Alternative rock group from Senoia.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. FREE!

    GEORGIA JAZZ EDUCATORS JAM Hosted by Georgia State University's Dr. Gordon Vernick.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $15.

    ZOSO One of the longest-tenured Led Zeppelin tribute bands.

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    ONE TON TOMATO Calypso and Latin jazz ensemble led by local musician Tony McCutcheon.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.

Lectures & Lit

Ending Thursday, January 25



Word on the Street

  • Beat the Pack

    (250 W. Green St.) The UGA College of Pharmacy offers a six-week Beat the Pack Tobacco Cessation Program. Contact to participate. Begins Jan. 25, 5:45–7 p.m. FREE! 706-542-3893,