Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.
Teams of dogs from across the Southeast will compete in the Double Dog Dare with a summer camp theme.
The family-friendly festival includes singing, dancing, hip hop, volleyball, badminton, cornhole, and games of chess. Food is included in the admission and kayaking is available for an additional charge. Proceeds benefit Chess and Community. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
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RHYTHM ON THE RIVER An all-day, family-friendly festival featuring music from African Soul, Floyd Weaver, Ishues, DK, Squalle, Kid Arsenic, Billy D. Brell, Dictator, Cassie Chantel and more. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Chess and Community.
THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.
WE ARE THE SEA A benefit show for local musician Chris McKay, featuring performances by Bloodkin with Kevin Sweeney, Rev. Conner Tribble & Friends, Michael Guthrie and more.
CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.
SUNDAY SONGWRITERS REVIVAL A series hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This week features blues songwriter Laura Connely and Athens newcomer Austin Green.
TY MANNING Former Bearfoot Hookers guitarist performs a solo set of roots music.
LAURA CONNELY Local folk singer-songwriter.
SOMEBODY'S CHILD Acoustic folk duo from North Carolina.
NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of performances to benefit local musician Chris McKay, featuring Five Eight, Pinky Doodle Poodle and Victor Charlie.