Saturday, July 14

29 events


  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Free lunch prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • The Classic Center

    July 14, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. July 15, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE!

    Flyball Tournament

    Teams of dogs from across the Southeast will compete in the Double Dog Dare with a summer camp theme.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Rachel O'Neal and Sean McAuley.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    SETH MARTIN Local folk singer-songwriter known for fronting the band Georgia Dish Boys.

    THE MUSICSMITHS Natalie Smith and husband Brian Smith put together eerily beautiful flute and guitar compositions.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).

    CINEMECHANICA Long-running local four-piece math-rock band with metal and punk edges.

    SOLAR HALOS Psychedelic rock trio from North Carolina. 

    MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.

    WHITEHALL Funky indie-rock group from Charleston, SC.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. FREE!

    TOM VISIONS' SURPRISE SHOW Local experimental artist Tom Visions hosts a variety show to celebrate his "three years of confusion managing the 40 Watt Club," featuring surprise guest bands, a  psychedelic orchestra and a freestyle cypher.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12.

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Long-running country band from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    KILL WILL Athens-based electronic musician and DJ. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.

    MOUTH READER Messy, snotty, snarling psychedelic punk band from Tennessee.

    THE CRAZIES Members of Mother the Car unleash explosive blues-rock as a two-piece.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, shoegaze-inspired Southern rock.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Edgy, dissnonant local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

    PHILLIP BRANTLEY Palace Doctor frontman plays a solo set of hook-laden indie rock.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9:30 p.m. $8.

    SCRAPSTOCK Featuring performances by Caulfield, The YOD, BYV, Ryan Bars, Lex & The Rabbits, Tillman and Skinny C.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band.


  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Family Day: The South in Paint

    Paint your own canvas after viewing the exhibition "Central to their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection."

  • Avid Bookshop

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    Meet Holly Terei in celebration of her book Jacob the Flapping Dinosaur Goes to School

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE!

    DIY Rock Magnets

    Make a unique fridge magnet. Supplies provided. Ages 8 and up.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Kids Rock Pop-Up Exhibit

    The Little Athens Children's Museum allows kids to explore different businesses in Athens in a play environment. 


Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Larry Acquaviva will talk about and sign his memoir Nobody Cares Who You Are: The Panic Years– Part I, The Life and Time of Aceman, A Widespread Panic Roadie. Andrea Acquaviva will accompany Larry on shakers, bells, wood blocks and other percussion instruments.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Storytime and Book Signing with Lil' Ice Cream Dude

    Beau Shell, local entrepreneur and philanthropist known as Lil' Ice Cream Dude, will read and sign copies of his new book, The Coolest Birthday Ever!