COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, March 15

28 events

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!

Classes

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Contact for time. $99/group. 229-603-2540, groundupglass@gmail.com, www.groundupglass.com

    Mother's Day Date Glassblowing

    (Ground Up Glassworks, Watkinsville) Take a 50-minute private glassblowing class for two and make glass art with the help of an instructor. Email or call to register.

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Mar. 14, 3:30 p.m. at Lay Park & 6:30 p.m. at ACC Library. Mar. 15, 3:30 p.m. at East Athens Community Center & 5:30 p.m. at Pinewoods Library. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Puppet Show

    Puppeteer David Stephens presents a spring puppet show. Ages 2–11.

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 770-725-9443, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Read to Rover

    Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Stop-Motion Animation

    Participants will create stop-motion films with special cameras. Ages 8–11. Registration recommended.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Women's History Storytime

    Hear stories about noted figures in women's history. Ages 6 and up. 

  • M3Yoga

    Grounded Kids Yoga

    Children can learn about the tools of yoga to cultivate self-awareness. Saturdays, 10 a.m. Ages 7–12. $10. m3yoga.com

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    BENJAMIN SIMPSON Young local singer-songwriter plays a mix of '70s and '80s music, along with original compositions.

  • 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

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

    HALLOW POINT St. Louis-based metal band.

    ASHES TO OMENS New local rock group.

    R.C.I. "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Athens-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an affinity for classic pop melodies.

    FABULOUS BIRD Catchy, lo-fi indie rock with the character of old guitars and drums that've been collecting dust in a garage for years.

    JOE ROWE Local musician singing songs about life and death.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5-$7. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $8. www.terrapinbeer.com

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

    THE OUTSIDE VOICES Five-piece Americana rock band from Ohio.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    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.

Events

Film

Ending Thursday, March 15

 

Word on the Street

  • Social Co-Ed Adult Kickball League

    Now registering for the spring season. Registration ends Mar. 15 at midnight. To play, create or join a team visit www.gokickball.com/athens