GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.
PHILLIP BRANTLEY Palace Doctor frontman plays a solo set of hook-laden indie rock.
PSYCHOTIC REACTION Bluesy punk band on tour from Norman, OK.
THE FUTURE IS VOTING TOUR A voter-engagement concert and town hall meeting featuring music from Jim James, Benjamin Booker and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
BEVERLY Local experimental duo featuring violinist Sahada Buckley and vocalist Monique Osorio.
THUNDER O(H)M Experimental jazz trio featuring Killick Hinds, Brad Bassler and John Norris.
MOTH SWEAT Atlanta-based free improvisational project.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.
JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
This month's topic is "Your Local Government Services Face-to-Face."
Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies.
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.
Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.
Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.
Ming Vase celebrates all things spoopy with a screening of The Haunting.
"Nic-vember" ends with a screening of Mandy (2018).
Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.
A portion of sales will benefit the Piedmont College School of Nursing.
Give the gift of blood this Halloween season.
(Athens, GA) Brian Oberlin and Jordan Ramsey teach campers the ins and outs of playing mandolin. Mar. 7–9. www.mandoberlin.com
Proceeds support the Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a non-profit organization which supports the SCNC in promoting environmental education and preservation. Early orders are due by Oct. 15. Order forms are available at the Nature Center, by mail or online. 706-613-3615, ext. 235, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring your own pumpkin and decorate it (no carving) like a book character. Bring it to the library before Oct. 15–19. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee