Athens' annual Independence Day celebration children's activities, food trucks and fireworks. Live music by The Funk Brotherhood. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
See the Bad news B's face off against Greater Atlanta Derby, then the Classic City All Stars against Atlanta's Rumble Bs.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Gary D. Grossman and True Born Sons.
Athens native Gina Willis presents pieces form her latest collection.
Drag performances by local artists.
Learn to play new games.
Every Friday and Saturday night.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin classic and current Top 40 hits.
FALLOW Local three-piece dirty grunge and Southern metal band.
BACKMASK Hard-rock trio from the Athens/Atlanta area.
DEAD VIBES Two-piece sludge metal band.
JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio.
HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.
ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.
HARLOT PARTY Local rock group featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.
KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio.
ZEKE Member of the Humms performs solo.
FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.
LIAM PARKE & FRIENDS Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays folk music with frriends.
AMERICAN AQUARIUM Southern roots-rock band from North Carolina.
TRAVIS MEADOWS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.
PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.
RALPH RODDENBERRY Eclectic and renowned Southern blues-rock artist.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday night.
BRANDON WHITLEY & THE PLAIN JANES Local group playing Southern rock, country, alternative and blues.
HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar work.
See paintings by Mallory Malloy.
Features stand-up comedians from Athens and Atlanta.
Teens can discuss their summer reading over breakfast pastries. Ages 12–18.
(Auditorium) Local writer Benjamín Milano will read from his new poetry book, Brincaron las Gallinas, in Spanish. Brett Swartz will read them in English. A discussion and reception will follow.
America's goth family comes to life in a musical production. See Theater Notes on p. 19.
George documents dying languages from far-flung cultures while struggling with what to say to his wife at home. See Theater Notes on p. 19.
Micki Wisenbaker from Meridian Massage & Skin Care leads an introductory session followed by a custom blending workshop.
(200 Northcrest Dr.) Weekend mosaic classes for beginner and intermediate levels. Visit website for upcoming dates. $175. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.corazonmosaics.com
Proceeds from Community Classes through June will benefit Nuci's Space. $8/drop-in. email@example.com, m3yoga.com/events
(Multiple Locations) Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services offers camps in science, dance, sports, art and more. Visit website for dates and details. 706-613-3800, www.accgov.com/leisure
(Williams Farm, 235 Northside Dr.) The camp offers kid empowerment through garden education, cooking lessons, food justice, fine arts and more at the Athens Land Trust's Williams Farm. For 4th–8th graders. Full scholarships available. July 2–13, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. $160. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org/rfc
Now accepting proposals for Artists-in-ATHICA fall residencies. Artists may work in any or multiple disciplines and traditions, including but not limited to visual, curatorial, musical, performing, written, experimental, cinematic, digital and theatrical arts. Residents can work independently or collaborate with others. Deadline June 30. www.athica.org/updates/artists-in-athica-residency-program
ARTL is a flex league offering singles, doubles and mixed doubles. $25–35. www.tennisforlife.net
Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650
Book Clubs include The African American Authors Book Club, Talking About Books, Philo of Philosophy, Last Monday Book Group and After the End: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction. www.athenslibrary.org/athens