(Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room) The Working in the Public Interest Conference explores the intersection of poverty, criminal justice and community. This year's theme is "Fighting for the American Dream."
Xhenet Aliu and Timothy O'Keefe are the respective authors of Brass and You Are The Phenomenology.
Fantasy RPG. Bring your imagination.
Climb the tower to the top of the zip line and soar through the air.
The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities and cooking demos. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. Live music by Josh Matthews-Morgan (8 a.m.) and Sam & Gabe (10 a.m.).
A monthly dance presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music by Mick Kinney and Tim Cape and calling by Stuart Whipple.
Learn about plans for the expansion of the Bogart Library. Light refreshments provided.
This year's conference focuses on the intersection of poverty, criminal justice and community.
Swadeshi includes music, food, vendors, DIY craft tables and community networking. For the past two years, the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement has hosted a market place to support and promote black and brown business owners, women and entrepreneurs.
Celebrate Chinese culture and the Lunar New Year, Year of the Dog. Festivities include music, literature, origami and giveaways.
(675 Pulaski St., Suite 200) Tour the new Steel+Plank storefront featuring handcrafted furnishings, housewares and gifts.
This event has been cancelled.
Munch on homemade snacks with The Herb Girls, Eileen and Amy, while they explain what a nutritional therapist can do for you.
Give the animals at the farm a hug. Festivities include crafts for all ages and a photo booth. Soup, sandwiches and drinks will be served.
Elyse Hill presents "African American Genealogy Research– Beyond the Basic Sources."
Project Safe presents its annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.
(Cellar Theatre) The lives of an average couple are upended by the arrival of mysterious new neighbors in their Detroit suburb. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in an adaptation of Disney's Broadway prodution.
Sheree is tired of her man's excuses so she sets her eyes on someone new.
CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.
ALLEN THOMAS Decatur-based soul artist.
THE YOD Party-starting Athens-based alternative hip-hop collective.
CASSIE CHANTEL AND ELLE CAPONE Hip-hop duo that's alternately smooth and gritty.
THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.
BIRDS FLY SOUTH No info available.
THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 8.
LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.
ATLANTA RAT PACK Playing the music of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin.
RALPH RODDENBERY Georgia singer-songwriter playing a blend of Americana and roots rock with a twist of the blues.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.
PZZYFOOT Atlanta-based rock and soul band.
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.
DAVE PARSONS Local solo Americana artist.
Spend the morning relaxing with the therapeutic practice of coloring.
DJ GOOD GIRL Playing pop, hip-hop and R&B hits from the '80s, '90s and beyond.
Addressing one of the greatest challenges in African-American genealogy research, the program will provide sample sources to help patrons find info about formerly enslaved persons before the 1870 census.
Expectant mothers will learn tips from AthensBorn Birth services, Behold Birth and Classic City Doula.
Make multiple layers of slime. Ages 7 & up. Call to register.
Stories, crafts and games. Ages 4–11 and their caregivers.
(United Team Sports Center, 375 B Commerce Blvd.) Kids can celebrate the grand opening with an open gym, bounce house, face painting, an obstacle course, prizes and a concession stand.
Visual/performance artist Gunnar Tarsa and composer/musician/performance artist Kyle Lewis collaborate as Guy Did Ail. Part of "Surrender," three experimental music performances curated by Lewis as part of ATHICA's "Beast It" series.
The Center hosts a tree planting for the Managed Forest project with almost 2,000 saplings.