COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, August 18

34 events

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. $10. ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Tournament

    Ping pong tournament with a prize. 

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1–11 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Brewau

    Festivities include live music, a limbo competition, a hula hooping contest and luau themed food from Biggum's BBQ.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m.-1 p.m. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Friends of the Garden Flea Market

    (Visitor Center) Items include gardening tools, books, household items, toys, jewelry, decorations, accessories, baby items and more.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m. $2–3. www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Journey Through the Stars

    This month's theme is "Cassiopeia."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    2–6 p.m. www.aadmovement.com

    Athens Black Market and Cultural Experience

    The market supports local minority business vendors. Offerings range from local food, artisan home goods and natural beauty products, plus live performances, guest speakers and more.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    2–6 p.m. www.aadmovement.com

    Athens Black Market and Cultural Experience

    The market supports local minority business vendors. Offerings range from local food, artisan home goods and natural beauty products, plus live performances, guest speakers and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m. & Aug. 18, 12 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    Anniversary Party

    The Southern Brewing Company celebrates its third birthday over two days with a family-friendly party. Live music from Lavender HolyfieldWesdaruler, Outersea and Pylon Reenactment Society (Friday). Divine Feed, Blue Blood, The Moonshine, Seline Haze, Drew Breskin, Harlot Party, Palace Doctor, Minorcan, Eureka California, The Veldt and T. Hardy Morris (Saturday). See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Classic City Fringe and The MusicSmiths.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    7:30 a.m. www.active.com

    Out Pace Parkinsons

    A 5K run/walk.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $25. www.thefoundryathens.com

    ASW Distillery Bartending Competition

    Local bartenders battle it out on stage with ASW's finest liquors. Followed by live music from the Side Hustle Dance Band.

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Intermediate Excel 2010

    Learn more advanced techniques for using Excel. Registration required.

  • Rock Eagle 4H Center

    9:30 a.m. $7. lmkent@uga.edu

    Saturday at the Rock: Waterbath Canning

    Learn how to can and preserve food so you can enjoy fresh food from the garden all year long. 

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    TRIBUTE BAND NIGHT Featuring allcaps playing music by System of a Down, Murder the Mood playing various covers and The Dookie Brothers playing Green Day.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LITTLE GOLD Local group playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    GUTS CLUB Alias of New Orleans singer-songwriter Lindsey Baker. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Edgy, dissonant local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.40watt.com

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

    FAKE MISTER Local rock group.

    EVERYDAY DOGS Alt-rock band from Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ATHENS LATIN PARTY Athens Latin celebrates its 11th anniversary with a party featuring music from Orquesta el Kartel, El Kartel Latin Band, UGA Salsa Club and DJ K.Liente.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ DIGO Spinning "gay goth filth."

    DJ CHAINEDELANE Local DJ "bringing you nasty crunktastic realness on the dance floor."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    RALPH RODDENBERY Georgia singer-songwriter playing a blend of Americana and roots rock with a twist of the blues. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m. $10. www.3railroad.org

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter's soft drawl accents his intimate folk-country songs.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MISNOMER Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group with a funky, jazzy sound.

  • The Office Lounge

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    HOWARD'S HOE-DOWN Featuring free food and music from Steve Coughlin & Probable Cause, Big Bad Wolf & Big Don Spurlin, Todd Harvey & Rodney Spears and special guests.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12 p.m. $25. www.sobrewco.com

    ANNIVERSARY PARTY Southern Brewing celebrates three years of business with a two-day festival. Saturday features music from Divine Feed, Blue Blood, The Moonshine, Seline Haze, Drew Beskin, Harlot Party, Palace Doctor, Minorcan, Eureka California, The Veldt and T. Hardy Morris. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    PEACHTREE PEPPERS Modern rock and Red Hot Chili Peppers cover band from Atlanta.

Kidstuff

Performance

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Aug. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. Aug 18–19, 2:30 p.m. $12. www.athenschoralsociety.com

    Athens Choral Society

    The Choral Society present their summer show "Give My Regards to Broadway," featuring numbers from many Broadway musicals.  

DJs

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.

  • 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.

Art

  • 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Opening Reception

    (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, 675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) See ATHICA's new gallery space with the debut exhibition "The Golden Record: Far Beyond Our Galaxy." See Art Notes on p. 17.