LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.
STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS The former Pavement frontman is backed by his all-star band of rockers. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
LITHICS Four-piece "minimalist punk band" from Portland, OR.
PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
HEX PARTY New local grunge- and sludge-inspired rock trio.
TREADLES Airy, emotive heavy-rock group from New Orleans.
BETHLEHEM STEEL Brooklyn, NY-based indie-rock three-piece.
Learn to play the Shadowfist Dynamic Card Game.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Battle it out.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
A highlight tour of the permanent collection led by docents.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5.
Kitty KaPow and her sidekick Professor Whiskers will play dance-party tunes. Costumes encouraged.
Teens can create musical instruments or insects from sheet music. Ages 11–18.
Kids can rock out with musical superheroes with interactive singing and dancing.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
Gardeners of all experience levels can learn about flowering shrubs in "Camellias, Azaleas and Gardenias." Registration required.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.
See snakes up close with a representative from Sandy Creek Nature Center.
KINDERCORE VINYL NIGHT Kindercore's DJs spin indie rock, new wave, Britpop and more.
DJ OSMOSE Local DJ spins an all-vinyl set of deep house and disco edits.
GROUP GROPE Local artist plays a live techno set on drum machine and modular synth.
Watch Slumber Party Massacre 2 (1987).
See stand-ups from Athens and Atlanta.
(Elberton Arts Center, Elberton) Encore Junior hosts audtions for teens and pre-teens in grades 6–12 for a whimsical version of Charles DIckens' classic. Auditions on June 18 & June 20, 6–8 p.m. Rehearsals June through early August. Performances Aug. 10–12 at the Elbert Theatre. 706-283-1049