Tuesday, August 28

24 events



  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Computer Class

    "Basic Formatting." Registration required.

  • 7:30–11 p.m. $4 (students), $6.

    Athens Swing Night

    (Athens Fit Club, 1059 Baxter St. Suite A) Intermediate (7:30 p.m.) and beginner (8:15 p.m.) lessons, then open dancing. No partner or previous experience required. 


  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • Normal Books

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Tuesday Storytime

    An all-ages picture book storytime with snacks. 

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Teen Trivia

    Test your knowledge on a variety of topics including Harry Potter, video games, movies, music, academics and more with a chance to win prizes. For grades 612.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    JOE CAT Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.

    THE MOONSHINE Local postmodern string band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6 p.m. FREE!

    JON RONIGER & THE GOOD FOR NOTHIN' BAND Louisiana group blending New Orleans jazz and blues with a folk sensibility.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $19 (adv.), $24 (door).

    NONPOINT Radio-charting rock band from Fort Lauderdale, FL.

    HE IS LEGEND Sludgy metal band from North Carolina.

    LETTERS FROM THE FIRE Hard-rock band on tour from San Francisco.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $27 (adv.), $31 (door).

    HOUNDMOUTH Best-selling alternative-blues group from Indiana.

    LIZ COOPER & THE STAMPEDE Nashville-based psychedelic folk group.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    SLOW PARADE Atlanta/Athens-based band featuring members of Cicada Rhythm and Grand Vapids.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $10 (members), $15.

    CHICKASAW MUDD PUPPIES The legendary local "swamp-rock" band reunited earlier this decade after a 20-year hiatus.

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.



  • Live Wire Athens

    7–9 p.m.

    ACC and Oconee Democrats' Silent Art Auction

    Bid on over 25 works of art. Campaign updates from Representatives Spencer Frye, Deborah Gonzalez, Jonathan Wallace, and State Senate candidates Marisue Hilliard and Dawn Johnson. Proceeds benefit the Athens-Clarke and Oconee County Democratic Committees. 

Ending Tuesday, August 28



  • ACC Library

    Word Magic

    Local writer David Oates leads a three-day workshop for aspiring poets. Saturdays, Aug. 17, 24 & 31. FREE! 706-613-3650