LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
STRING THEORY High-energy acoustic fusion and funk-oriented progressive rock with elements of bluegrass and Americana.
GEORGIA WOMEN OF SONG Songwriters Marty Winkler, Claire Campbell and Kate Morrissey play individual sets and join together for a group performance with help from keyboardist Mark Plemmons and percussionist Tony Oscar.
SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.
GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.
NIGHT FEVER Athens-based duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.
THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!
MELD Soul singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
This month's title is Beartown by Frederik Backman. Newcomers welcome.
The summer poetry reading series presents Sabrina Orah Mark and Life the Griot.
Avid and the Athens Community Council on Aging present author Jonathan Putnam in celebration of his book Final Resting Place: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery.
Meet lizards, frogs, snakes and more.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Sylvia Rose Novak (Sept. 19) and B.E.N. (Sept. 26).
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.
Sage Kincaid leads a conversation on Eugenie McEvoy's painting, "Taxi!, Taxi!"
The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission will host an online webinar to answer questions about the current call for new art bus shelters.
Hip Summer Market is seeking artists, craft folk, upcyclers and antique or vintage dealers. Live music by Lucky Jones Band and food from Rashe's Cuisine. $35 vendor fee. Deadline to submit images via Facebook or in person is Aug. 11. Market on Aug. 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-247-5601, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hipvintagehandmade.com
Learn the basics to make brochures, flyers, or menus for a business. Registration required.
Sound meditation on Monday, movement meditation on Tuesday, singing meditation on Wednesday, seeing meditation on Thursday and mindfulness meditation on Friday. July 23–28, 10 a.m. FREE! 706-227-1515
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5.
Wear your silliest outfit and dance like crazy.
Play a spooky game of Horror Mystery. Grades 6–12.
Get your groove on with fun music. Includes books, songs, puppets and a craft. Ages 2–6 and their caregivers.
Record your own podcast. Registration required.
Georgia Power presents power-themed STEM activities.
KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!
See stand-ups from Athens and Atlanta.