Tuesday, May 1

24 events



  • 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.

  • Dancefx

    8–11 p.m. $4–6.

    Athens Swing Night

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


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Call for Entries

    The annual Members Exhibit is open to OCAF members and showcases a wide range of artwork. Members can submit up to two pieces of work, and at least one piece is guaranteed to be accepted. Drop off on May 26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


  • 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.

  • 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 Community Career Academy

    5–6:30 p.m.

    YUF End of Year Celebration

    Students will present their small business products and speak on their many successes. Refreshments provided by Young Urban Farmers and Chef Emmanuel Stone. 


  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE!

    DJ My Chemical Bromance

    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."

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group. Tape release show!

    WAIT AND SHACKLE RExperimental rock quartet from New York.

    200 EAST Athens-based alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE!

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

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic gypsy-swing tunes, as well as Americana and vaudeville standards.

    HAWK PROOF ROOSTER Local old-time string duo that sings and plays fiddle, banjo, ukulele, guitar and mandolin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6 p.m. $37.

    UNDEROATH Influential post-hardcore group from Florida.

    DANCE GAVIN DANCE Six-piece post-hardcore group from Sacramento, CA.

    VEIL OF MAYA Prog-metal band from Chicago.

    LIMBS Post-hardcore group from Tampa Bay, FL.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5–$10 (donation). 706-546-5609

    POETRY & FOLK NIGHT An International Workers' Day benefit show for the UGA chapter of United Campus Workers of Georgia. Featuring music from Harlot Party, Bed Deth, Lydia Sera, Celest Divine and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    PIANO HAPPY HOUR Local musicians play piano songs in the round.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WEST END BLEND Funky soul outfit from Connecticut fronted by vocalist Erica Bryan.


  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Aug. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. Aug 18–19, 2:30 p.m. $12.

    Athens Choral Society

    The Choral Society present their summer show "Give My Regards to Broadway," featuring numbers from many Broadway musicals.  


  • ACC Library

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Preschool Storytime

    Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.

  • Clarke Central High School

    Youth Summer Camp

    Arts and crafts, sports, guest speakers and more. For ages 8–14. Apply by June 1. June 11–14 or 18–21, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

Lectures & Lit

  • Bogart Library

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Adult Book Club

    Pick up a copy of The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls at the front desk and meet book lovers at the new book club. 


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    7 p.m.

    Below Baldwin

    (Theater) Watch a student-made film on slaves' burial grounds under-and-around UGA's Baldwin Hall.