LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
TRUE BORN SONS New local traditional folk project led by singer-songwriter Liam Parke.
LITTLEBOYBIGHEADONBIKE Indie-pop project of Rhode Island songwriter William Orchard, featuring intricate guitar and fantastical lyrics.
SMIDGEON No info available.
LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.
WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.
COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.
POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.
TUNNEL VISION Surf, reggae and ska-influenced band from Southern California.
DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.
SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time rock band.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
DON BABYLON "Drunk, sad rock and roll" singer-songwriter from Philadelphia.
RAY PHILIPS Up-and-coming local folk singer-songwriter.
Open mic poetry readings. This month's featured reader is Danelle Lejeune and Tony Morris from Savannah.
The summer poetry series kicks off with readings by Soham Patel and Jenny Sadre-Orafai. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
The summer story time series continues with books, songs, puppets and crafts celebrating "Jazz & Blues."
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Meet Bean and Bear, the silliest friends ever, for stories, puppets and wacky hijinks.
Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Read a fantasy book and make keepsake treasure boxes. 4th and 5th graders.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5.
Dance, sing and drum while learning about percussion and basic rhythm. Ages 4–11.
Renaissance Festival fun for young lords and ladies. Features music, crafts, storytelling, henna, glitter tattoos, live characters and more.
Give it a shot. Grades 6–12.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Learn how to create graphics with vectors using Adobe Illustrator. This is ideal for logos or artwork you want to print in multiple sizes. Registration required.
Make cool necklaces from washers, hemp cord and scrapbook paper.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.
For inclusion and equity.
(AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Learn and practice skills in awareness, physical self-defense, personal safety, prevention and assertiveness. Wednesdays, Oct. 3–Nov. 14 (skip Halloween), 8–9:30 p.m. $30. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.akfathens.com