COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, August 28

24 events

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    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! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class

    "Internet 101: Search Engines." Registration required.

  • 7:30–11 p.m. $4 (students), $6. athensswingnight.com

    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. 

Kidstuff

Performance

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    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! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    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). www.40watt.com

    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. www.thefoundryathens.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HOUNDMOUTH Best-selling alternative-blues group from Indiana.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    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.

Film

Art

  • Live Wire

    7–9 p.m. www.clarkedemocrats.com

    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

 

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Word Magic

    Local writer David Oates leads a three-day workshop for aspiring poets. Aug. 28–30, 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650