Evening includes dinner, Wheel of Fortune, silent and live auctions, a dinner and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse Athens.
(Amos Hall, 400 S. Hull St.) The Professional Entertainment and Sports Association at the Terry College of Business hosts its annual conference with panels and workshops for all majors.
The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more. Lectures on Saturday and Sunday will be offered at 9 a.m.
The market supports local minority business vendors. Offerings range from local food, artisan home goods and natural beauty products, plus live performances, guest speakers and more.
(2022 S. Milledge Ave.) Meet your Muslim neighbors at the Al Huda Islamic Center. The event includes a tour of the mosque, henna tattoos, Arabic calligraphy, ethnic food and a Q&A.
The day-long symposium is dedicated to the population biology of vector-borne diseases. Catered reception to follow. Registration required.
The one day conference centers on the LGBT community, creating solidarity and community-building.
(Franklin House Cafe, 480 E. Broad St.) Musicians, comedians, dancers and entertainers can sign up to perform.
(1210 S. Milledge Ave.) A race benefiting Rescuing Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about sex trafficking and empowering survivors.
Learn what the animals of Sandy Creek eat and feed a few critters. Call to pre-register.
Make your own travel games. Ages 6 and up.
Listen to the Mexican legend and learn about real volcanoes. Ages 6–11 and their caregivers.
TEARS FOR THE DYING Local death-rock group fronted by longtime Athenian Adrya Stembridge.
BIG BUSINESS Seattle-based heavy metal duo of Jared Warren and Coady Willis.
BUILDINGS Minneapolis three-piece drawing on the aggressive, noisy ghost of The Jesus Lizard.
CINEMECHANICA Long-running local four-piece math-rock band with metal and punk edges.
RANDY ROGERS BAND Country group from Texas.
RED SHAHAN Texas-based singer-songwriter.
GEORGIA DISH BOYS Local rock group fronted by singer-songwriter Seth Martin.
GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project.
BLUE BODIES Athens-based pop-punk band.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
WHISPER KISS Acoustic-pop project featuring Michael Wegner, Shelley Lotus and Karen Bergmann.
HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
LINQUA FRANQA Athens emcee Mariah Parker spits politically charged lyrics inspired by the '90s underground and the study of linguistics. Album release show! See story on p. 10.
JOHN.AVERAGE Rapper and producer from Atlanta known for a candid style of lyricism.
YANI MO Up-and-coming, Georgia-based hip-hop and R&B artist.
LUXURY VEHICLE High-energy duo featuring DJ Reindeer Games with John Swint on drums.
GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.
TANNERS BUCKLE New local band led by songwriter David LoCoco.
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.
All are welcome to join in.
Bring a dish to share at the potluck dinner. The evening includes a silent auction, live dessert auction and plenty of games. Registration required.
DJ MY CHEMICAL BROMANCE Spinning a set of emo tunes—"all those hits you've been listening to on 'Private Mode' for the past 10 years."
GIRL CLOTHES New local emo band.
(Prince Ave.) Meet Suzanne Matson for her book Ultraviolet.
(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.
Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in an adaptation of Disney's Broadway prodution.
Rose of Athens Theatre presents Cinderella, adapted by playwright Forest Cloud and with original music from local composer and musician Daniela M. Monroe.
(Washington Street Parking Deck Roof) Bring your camera and lenses. A few one-light strobe stations will be set up with different modifiers.
This course covers the natural plant communities of the Georgia Piedmont.
Move and shake with library assistant Mia Townsend.
The East Athens Educational Dance Center presents a theatrical dance and music production that celebrates S&B and soul music.
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 CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will explore themes about boundaries with aerial silks, slings, lyra and bungee.
The Center hosts a tree planting for the Managed Forest project with almost 2,000 saplings.
(530 Fourth St.) Help weed and clean-up the Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery, a historic African American cemetery. Tools, gloves and water will be provided. Park at the Springfield Baptist Church.
(upstairs) See comics from Athens and Atlanta. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association at UGA.
Trio is currently auctioning 9-by-12-foot paintings from the "In These Streets" exhibit on social media. Unsold murals will be part of a silent auction. The event includes music and refreshments. A portion of proceeds benefit the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
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