COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, August 12

15 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The Foundry

    5 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features Tony Exum Jr. See story on p. 11.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot and friends perform funky sets of Southern rock and roll.

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    JENNY PARROTT Folky indie-pop singer-songwriter from Austin, TX.

    HANDSOME HIGHWAY Local honky-tonk and Americana group led by Southern swooner Barrett Smith.

    BANJOLICIOUS Traditional-music purveyor from Atlanta.

Events

  • 9 p.m.–1 a.m. $5/person, $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org/hardlaborcreek

    Perseid Shooting Star Party

    (Hard Labor Creek State Park, Rutledge) Gather on the beach for the meteor shower. Concessions and limited telescopes available.

  • M3Yoga

    10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. FREE! m3yoga.com

    Open House

    (The Tree Room) Celebrate the studio turning one year old. Free yoga all day long, plus food, drinks and a DJ. View schedule of offered classes online.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3:30–5:30 p.m. $25. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Tacos at Terrapin

    Entry includes six beer pours, a souvenir glass and taco samples from various local vendors. Proceeds benefit Sorba Athens.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    3–6 p.m. FREE! eatinginsectsathens.org

    Insect Curiosity Corner

    Play insect-themed games and sample food and drinks made with insects. Across the street, Cine will host a free screening of The Bee Movie (4 p.m.). 

Theater

  • Winder-Barrow Community Theatre

    Aug. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. & Aug. 19, 3 p.m. $10–15. www.winderbarrowtheatre.org

    Thoroughly Modern Millie

    A small town girl searches for new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

  • Winterville Auditorium

    3 p.m. FREE! circleensemble@gmail.com

    New Play Reading Series

    Circle Ensemble Theatre presents a previously unstaged version of Robin Hood and the Crown of Fire, a comedy from local playwright Lynne Thomas.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 16–18, 8 p.m. Aug. 19, 2 p.m. $8–15. townandgownplayers.org

    The Servant of Two Masters

    A comedy of mistaken identities long lost lovers, angry fathers, cross dressers and a hungry servant.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 1–3, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Nov. 4, 3 p.m. $10–15. www.mortontheatre.com

    Newsies

    The Athens Creative Theatre's stage production of the Disney film turned Broadway hit.

Film

Classes

  • Lotta Mae's Supply Co.

    1:30–3:30 p.m. $15. www.lottamaes.com

    Sewing Machine Speed Dating

    Bring your own machine to reacquaint yourself or take a spin on a different machine. Drinks and snacks provided along with info from seamstress Cassie Bryant. 

Ending Sunday, August 12

 

Art

  • Downtown Athens

    Call for Artists: Clayton Street

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a resume and portfolio to be considered for the position of public artist for TSPLOST Project #9 Downtown Transportation Improvements Program for Clayton Street. The selected artist will facilitate the development and implementation of a public art plan. Deadline Aug. 12. www.accgov.com/8340/call-for-public-art-clayton-street