Tuesday, April 24

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  • ACC Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Mayoral Debate

    (Auditorium) Hear the candidates for Mayor of Athens-Clarke County weigh in on the issues affecting our community. The debate will be live-streamed and air on WUGA Friday at 1:30 and Sunday at 12:30.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE!

    Money Smart Week: Tax Form Origami

    Recycle old tax forms into origami art.

  • 6–8 p.m. $8–15.

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine.

  • Athens City Hall

    4:30 p.m.

    Mayor and Commission Nominating Committee

    The executive session interviews candidates for various boards, authorities and commissions. 


  • 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.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. $4–6.

    Swing Dance Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Fiber Arts Studio Workshop

    Paige French will teach a four-part course exploring weaving and fiber arts. All levels welcome. Thursdays, May 3–24, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $15. 706-542-8863,


Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    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.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    12:30 p.m. FREE!

    Polarization in Congress

    (Room 277) This week's speakers are Dr. Michael Lynch and Dr. Anthony Madonna. Coffee and dessert provided.

  • 12:30 p.m. FREE!

    Peterson Toscano

    (The Intersection, Tate II) Comedian Peterson Toscano will lead a discussion and casual luncheon ahead of his performance on Apr. 25.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    5 p.m. FREE!

    Peterson Toscano

    (Room 352) Comedian Peterson Toscano will discuss storytelling techniques and how to reach audiences. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $5

    Meet the Author

    Meet author and gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in celebration of her book Minority Leader: How to Lead From the Outside and Make Real Change.


  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE!

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    Renowned interior designer Juan Pablo Molyneux will give a lecture entitled "My Russian Rooms." 

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    Par Tee Down

    Par Tee Down will be a nine-hole, artist-designed miniature golf course. Contact to sponsor or design a hole in the course.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $12 (21+), $14 (18–20).

    CHARLEY CROCKETT Blues and country artist based in Austin, TX playing music influenced by the Deep South. 

    NIKKI HILL Soul-drenched rock and roller from North Carolina.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE!

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $10.

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

    A.F.T.M. Local band started by a group of UGA students.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $8.

    PARKER GISPERT Frontman for former Athens rock trio The Whigs performs a solo set.

    DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $23.

    POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Collective founded by pianist Scott Bradlee that re-interprets modern pop music through a historical lens.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    GOSH! Fuzzed-out psychedelic pop duo from Chicago.

    JIM GOLDY Sarah Swillum's hallucinatory Dada-beat-pop performance features existential chants and dance.

    DOMESTIC No info available.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    VIC VARNEY Former Method Actors frontman credited with assisting the explosion of alternative rock in Athens. 



  • Rose Hall

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Actors should prepare one 1-minute classical monologue. May 1, 6–9 p.m. 706-340-9181,