COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, July 17

21 events

Comedy

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Computer Class

    "Intro to Excel."

  • 7:30–11 p.m. $4 (students), $6. athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    (Athens Fit Club, 1059 Baxter St. Suite A) Intermediate (7:30 p.m.) and beginner (8:15 p.m.) lessons, then open dancing. No partner or previous experience required. 

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • Normal Books

    10:30 a.m FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Meet the Author

    Author Stanley Longman will read from Corah's Magical Excursions in the Night for a special storytime. Light snacks provided.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    YA Virtual Reality

    Try out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset. Ages 10 and up.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    Minute to Win It Games

    Part of Teen Summer Fest.

  • ACC Library

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Jolly Holiday with Mary Poppins

    Have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time. For ages 2–9 and their caregivers.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    '50s Drive-In Theater

    Come dressed in your best '50s garb for a blast from the past. Listen to some classic jams, create a cardboard box automobile and park them at a drive-in for a showing of vitnage cartoons. Ages 10 & under.

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 5–8 p.m. $10–15. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine. 

Meetings

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE MAMMOTHS Austin, TX-based high-energy rock outfit drawing on old-school techniques.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CLIP ART PRESENTS A series featuring local emcees performing and hosting a variety of acts, from hip hop to experimental to punk.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    POST MOVES Solo project of Portland, OR singer-songwriter Sam Wenc.

    ETHAN MULLENAX Local folk singer-songwriter with an eclectic, evocative sound.

    LUCAS MCAULIFFE Athens-based guitarist and songwriter.