Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.
Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.
Make and take a craft. Materials provided. Grades 6–12.
Join Miss Rebecca and her ukulele for a sing-a-long. Limited supply of rhythm instruments available. For children of all ages and their guardians.
Meet with other fans of anime and manga to discover books, shows, movies, art and Japanese culture.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
AKF Martial Arts hosts classes in safety for ages 3 and up.
Discuss the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Ages 6 and up.
Teens can make their own short film. Grades 6–12.
Discover "Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos." Ages 5–11.
Discuss Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. Games and snacks provided. Ages 8–11.
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!
REGGIE STARRETT Singer-songwriter playing an enthusiastic blend of classic rock and country.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
BLANKO Quirky, comedic local rock band. EP release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
FRATMOUTH Noise-punk band from South Carolina.
SEPHINE Athens-based, electronic-focused indie-rock project.
CLIP ART Local rap duo featuring Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman.
JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.
HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.
TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music.
WATERPLANET Indie group from Baltimore.
THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot and friends perform funky sets of Southern rock and roll.
KERCHIEF Alt-rock project led by Tennessee singer-songwriter Brittany Hill.
CARLA LE FEVER AND THE RAYS Old-school funk covers and originals and sweet, sappy pop covers and originals.
STONI TAYLOR Atlanta guitarist plays a solo set of soul-inspired rock.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.
SLOPFEST Night one of the four-night festival features DJ Cabbage Looper, CWOHL, Shoplifter, Bad Idols and Tabloid. See story on p. 8.
ATHENS SUPERJAM The official Sigh in July Festival kick-off party features performances by Animal Ace and Fux. See story on p. 9.
SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop band with a rich, danceable sound.
RENEE DION Beat-centric R&B and neo-soul artist from Ohio.
Find information about art exhibits, classes, performances, sports, fitness programs, holiday events and other activities for adults and children in the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department's fall program guide. Registration begins Aug. 4. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
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!
Learn how to use "GALILEO."
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
(Nimbl, 160 Winston Dr.) Creative movement, dance, pilates and more for kids ages 3 & up, teens and adults. Classes include making dances, dance foundations, creative movement and dance forms, pilates and more. www.nimblathens.com
(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.
In this Meet the Artist event, David Hale will guide participants to create their own art on clayboard. Pre-registration required. Hale will also release two new print editions with a percentage of profits benefiting Get Artistic.
The July Supper Club features BBQ chicken and pork, plus plenty of Southern sides.
Sample local food and beverages from Pouch and partners including Pearson Farm, Riverview Farms, Bear Hug Honey, Ginger's Bunkhouse Ginger Ale, Monks Meadery and Creature Comforts. Proceeds benefit Piggy Bank, an organization working to support local family farms.
Hear the new album from local space-rock band Unus Mundus.
Avid and Revival Yarns present a knitting workshop for beginners and experienced knitters alike, featuring the guide Stitch 'N B*tch: The Knitter's Handbook by Debbie Stoller.
Watch the film adaptation of Flannery O'Connor's acclaimed 1952 novel, Wise Blood, on the big screen. Screened in conjunction with the exhibition "Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection."