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Tuesday, February 27

30 events

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.

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    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.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Windows 10 Basics

    Registration required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $25. kmcgover@gmail.com, coe.uga.edu

    Dumplings at the Garden

    Learn how to make Chinese dumplings while engaging in literary and cultural discussion inspired by Yu Hua's To Live. Registration required.

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! jhebbard@uga.edu

    The Rest of the Story Book Club

    (Room 258) Discuss works connected to the ongoing and upcoming exhibitions and programs at the library. Followed by gallery tours. May's selection is Brittle Innings by Michael Bishop.

  • Graduate Athens

    12 p.m. FREE! www.globalescapes.com/events

    Travel Talk

    Learn about Celebrity Cruise Lines with Global Escapes.

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. (dance lessons), 8–10 p.m. (open dance). $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Swing Dance Night

    UGA Swing Dance Club presents a night of dancing in the tropical conservatory. No previous dance experience or partner required.

  • 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.

  • Athens Country Club

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. $50. 706-202-4862, wandabellculpepper@gmail.com

    La Table

    The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens hosts a benefit luncheon.

Meetings

Art

  • Stan Mullins Art Studio

    Pop-Up Gallery and Artist Market

    The Georgia Museum of Art Student Assocation is seeking local artists to show and sell their work at an event on Apr. 21. Deadline Apr. 1. No entry fee. gmoastudent@gmail.com

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $3. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BAHINZ AND THE BAND New local rock band.

    ROOM 9 Athens-based cover band playing hits by everyone from Daft Punk to Jimi Hendrix.

    BLUEFISH Athens-based alt-rock group.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    DRIFTWOOD A group of experienced Athens musicians playing classic country, rock, folk, blues and bluegrass.

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    PORTUGAL. THE MAN Popular rock band from Portland, OR with an ever-evolving, always creative style.

    MATTIEL Atlanta-based garage-rock group led by songwriter Mattiel Brown.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    WOLFISH New solo project from local experimental artist Kiran Fernandes.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

    PAPER MATADOR New Madrid's Phil McGill performs a solo set.

    TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music.

    LEA LEA Dreamy local indie-folk artist.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    DOUBLE SUPPLE New experimental project featuring John Fernandes, Kiran Fernandes and Courtney McCracken.

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

    JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone. 

    SAHADA BUCKLEY Local violinist performs a solo set.

    ARIEL ACKERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

    PETER WEBB Atlanta musician playing meditative, jazz-influenced experimental folk.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARIE DANIELLE Indie-folk singer-songwriter originally from Harrisburg, PA.

Kidstuff

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ student ID), $3. drama.uga.edu

    UGA's French Film Festival

    Mia Hansen-Love stars in Things to Come (L'avenir).

Performance

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    8 p.m. www.athica.org

    Guy Did Ail

    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. 

Ending Tuesday, February 27

 

Classes

  • Chase Park Warehouses

    The Hatch

    "Arduino Programming." 8 weeks starting Feb. 27, 6–8 p.m. $250. "Adult Fabrication Class." 8 weeks starting Feb. 28, 6–8 p.m. $300. www.hatchathens.com/calendar

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    Baton

    The Classic City Majorettes offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more. For ages 5 & up. Tuesdays, Feb. 27–May 8, 5:15–6 p.m. (ages 5–14), 6–7 p.m. (ages 7–14) or 7–8 p.m. (ages 9–14). $65–98. 706-613-3589, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure