Monday, August 20

16 events


Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Book Sale

    Thousands of books will be available for bargain prices, as will books on tape, CDs, VHS tapes and records. Proceeds benefit the Madison County Library. Through Sept. 15 during regular library hours. $1–2 (most items).

  • Athens, GA

    Athens Darts

    The Athens Dart Association has open sign-up through Aug. 24. Join a team or form your own.


  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650,

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Kids Classes

    "Saturday Morning Craft." 10 a.m. (ages 2–4) and 12 p.m. (ages 5–8). "STEAM Saturdays." First Saturday of the month, 1–4 p.m. (ages 9–14). Visit website for descriptions and to register.

Lectures & Lit


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.

    HEADS Hard-rock band from Berlin, Germany.

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE!

    KENDALL STREET COMPANY Six-piece Virginia band blending jam, folk, jazz, ska, funk and psych rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    JOSH HARPER Solo set from a member of local band Rabies Scythe Fight.

    SPACE BROTHER Electronic- and hip-hop-influenced sounds from local musician Donald Whitehead. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door).

    WILLIE PEARL Local folk-rock band.

    PHANTOM PHUNK Indie trio with eclectic sounds in the vein of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Paramore and Metric.

    PV-23 Psychedelic funk-rock band from Buford and Dacula. 


  • East Athens Community Center

    Mondays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free.

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Ending Monday, August 20



  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    (Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into a mindfulness workshop focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Eight-week program begins Feb. 11, 6–8:30 p.m. $224.,