Thursday, August 23

22 events


  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3950

    Baby Music Jam

    Preschool aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5:30 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!



  • 5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Grand Opening

    (1060 Gaines School Rd. Suite A3) The Clarke County Democrats celebrate the grand opening of their campaign headquarters. Refreshments served.


  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $5.

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (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.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE!

    HUNTER GRAYSON Local artist playing classic country music.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local power trio playing country-rock and Southern soul.

    MATT MCKINNEY Playing classic country music.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    DEER EYES New local chillwave/dream-pop three-piece.

    THE CURLS Dream-pop band from Chicago.

    DOT.S Atlanta-based electropop five-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    HOUDINNE Atlanta-based experimental hip hop outfit.

    CLIP ART Local underground rap duo featuring emcees Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman with drummer Patrick Stewart.

    DJ GOLDEN Local DJ Adam Golden spins dubstep, hip hop and electro.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m. FREE!

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    LOUIS ROMANOS QUARTET Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAGOONS Rising up from Tuscaloosa, AL, this jammy foursome claims influences of blues, funk and reggae.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Art Lecture

    Parker Curator of Russian Art, Dr. Asen Kirin, will give a lecture in conjunction with "One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection." 

  • Donderos' Kitchen

    Seeking Artwork

    Seeking artists for exhibitions. Send samples of work.


  • 7–9 p.m. FREE!

    Caucus Election

    (ACC Democratic Headquarters, 1060 Gaines School Rd.) The Clarke County Democratic Committee will hold a caucus election to elect delegates for the Democratic Party of Georgia's State Convention. All registered voters are encouraged to attend. 


  • Oconee County Library

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Smoothie Recharge

    Try different smoothie recipes and learn about the health benefits. 

  • Lotta Mae's Supply Co.

    6 p.m. $20.

    Preserving the Harvest

    Rachel Vaughan covers a range of ways to preserve and extend the harvest, like canning, cooking, freezing, dehydrating, fermenting and more.

Ending Thursday, August 23


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