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Wednesday, September 26

34 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    B.E.N. Atlanta artist playing "massage room tunes with a splash of electronica and just a hint of funk."

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5 (FREE w/costume). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This show features Greg Benson, Steve Coughlin & Wayne Bailey, Charles Huff, Lucius Malcolm, Ronnie Scott and David Smiley.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HUNDREDS THOUSANDS Solo electro-folk project of singer-songwriter Zach Britt.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    KAYJAY Solo experimental pop artist. 

    BILLY BRENNAN Singer-songwriter from Savannah.

    RAZZI KING Local artist that blends reggae, calypso, rock, funk and more to create a unique sound.

    VOODOO MAN Artist specializing in sounds "from here to Senegal."

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MONTU Oklahoma-based "jamtronica" band.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Kidstuff

Theater

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. 706-357-4444

    Million Dollar Quartet

    Inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins at Sun Records in Memphis, this Tony Award-winning production brings that legendary night to life with a tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring timeless hits.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 25–28, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. www.ugatheatre.com/tallgirls

    The Tall Girls

    (Cellar Theatre, Room 55) The drama follows the girls of Poor Prairie after they form a basketball team in Depression-era America. 

Games

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! atedrow@uga.edu

    Gardening Class

    Gardeners of all experience levels can learn about flowering shrubs in "Camellias, Azaleas and Gardenias." Registration required.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10 a.m. $10. www.reblossomathens.com

    Healthy Packed Lunches

    Get ideas for healthy lunches from nutritionist Heather Cline. Children welcome.

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Scarlet Stitch (Oct. 17) and Chris Padgett (Oct. 24). 

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    4:30 p.m. FREE! sustainag@uga.edu

    Food Evolution

    A screening of the documentary will be followed by a panel discussion about GMOs with a UGA sociologist and crop breeder.  

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Flicker Film Society

    Watch Alucarda (1977).

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    Bad Reputation

    The Joan Jett documentary screens for one night only with exclusive footage only showing in theaters. 

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! hendershotscoffee.com

    Educated Mess

    See stand-ups from Athens and Atlanta.

Lectures & Lit

  • T.R.R. Cobb House

    4 p.m. www.trrcobbhouse.org

    Meet the Editor

    Editor Janet Croon will discuss and sign copies of The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860–1865.

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    StoryCorps

    WUGA presents the StoryCorps mobile recording booth. Through Nov. 11. Make a reservation at wuga.org, storycorps.org or call 1-800-850-4406

Ending Wednesday, September 26

 

Classes

  • Thrive

    Meditation for Anyone

    A six-week series exploring several meditation tools, mindfulness practices, inquiry and self-compassion. Wednesdays through Sept. 26, 6:30–8 p.m. $15/drop in. jamiekissinger@gmail.com