KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!
Make and take a craft. Materials provided. Grades 6–12.
Teens ages 13–18 will learn about and draw inspiration from the permanent collection. Pizza included.
Build Lego creations.
Discuss the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Ages 6 and up.
listen to "Classical & Orchestra" from artists like Marian Anderson. Ages 7–11.
Learn the basics during a drum circle. For ages 4–11 and their caregivers.
Review reconfigurations to add on-street bicycle facilities on Barnett Shoals Road.
Christopher Lutz will speak about the history of the Athens Farmers Market.
(Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight Mondays of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Classes begin Aug. 20, 6–8:30 p.m. $248/series. 706-543-0162, email@example.com, www.mindfuliving.org
(Boutier Winery, 4506 Hudson River Church Rd. Danielsville) Mr. Ron Putham teaches line dancing. Price includes one drink.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
(5 Points Cigar Shop, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) Play with Interstate Poker every Thursday.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
DJ OSBORNE Local DJ David Osborne is an experienced mixer, musician and entertainer.
HUNTER GRAYSON Local artist playing classic country music.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
THE PINK STONES Local dream-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.
PALE BLUE DOT Alt-rock four-piece from Charlottesville, VA.
JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based indie-pop project with a warm, compelling sound.
MARISA ANDERSON Talented solo guitarist from Portland, OR. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local fixture performs a set of solo ambient looped clarinet.
MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.
6 STRING DRAG Influential alt-country band from Athens and North Carolina.
ADAM KLEIN & THE WILD FIRES Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.
QUINN DEVEAUX Versatile singer-songwriter who pulls inspiration from early blues and soul artists.
REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot.
MILLS LANE Neal Fountain leads his band through musical explorations. Featuring Chris Enghauser on bass, Jamie DeRevere on drums and Brian Lopes on saxophone.
JESTER Athens-based rock quartet.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
SEZESSIONVILLE ROAD Two-piece Americana outfit from North Carolina.
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
UGA Salsa Club hosts a Cuban-style salsa class followed by social dancing.
Local comedians perform.
(Five Points) Author Anne Cooper presents her book, Second Life: An Atheist's Journey to Spirituality.
Watch Space Balls. Grades 6–12.
Watch a film adapation of Carson McCullers' famous novel, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. See Art Notes on p. 11.
Paint a rock.
The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a resume and portfolio to be considered for the position of public artist for TSPLOST Project #9 Downtown Transportation Improvements Program for Clayton Street. The selected artist will facilitate the development and implementation of a public art plan. Deadline Aug. 12. www.accgov.com/8340/call-for-public-art-clayton-street
(Lavonia Cultural Center) Franklin Community Players seek women and men for the comedy Café Murder, to be presented as a mystery dinner production on Sept. 29. Actors will be asked to do a cold read. July 30 and Aug. 3, 5–7 p.m. www.franklincommunityplayers.com