Wednesday, October 24

35 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    DEADLY LO-FI One-man garage-rock project with surf and goth influences.

    BORZOI Post-punk band from Austin, TX.

    THE ELEVATORS Jazzy local alternative rock band.

    POST HUNK New wave and post-punk-inspired duo from Atlanta.

    THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with "hints of Radiohead and bacon grease."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    SUNBATHE Dark dream-pop project from Portland, OR.

    PALM SUNDAY Gothic synthwave duo from Los Angeles.

    PAPER MATADOR New Madrid's Phil McGill performs a solo set.

  • 40 Watt Club

    5:15 p.m. FREE!

    TURN UP THE VOTE A political town hall and rally featuring music from Calico Vision, Kxng Blanco, Cortez Garza, Michael Guthrie, Celeste Ngeve, Los Cantares, Klezmer Local 42, Squalle, Ishues, Jay Gonzalez, Randall Bramblett, David Lowery and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).

    ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing traditional jazz standards, swing, Latin, ballads, blues and boogie.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE!

    QUEENS OF HIP HOP Featuring performances from Seline Haze, L.B., Lady Valore, Panama Jane, F.E.E.L. and Indigo Bang.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON TRIO A versatile band that plays covers, originals and gladly takes requests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SONO Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.

  • 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.


  • The Classic Center

    8:30 a.m. (breakfast), 9 a.m. (program).

    Athens CVB Hospitality and Tourism Awards

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau will host area hospitality industry representatives. The local tourism industry will gather to celebrate the importance of tourism and the contributions of the workforce.

  • The Classic Center

    8:30 a.m. (breakfast) 9 a.m. (meeting).

    Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Meeting

    The keynote speaker is Lisa Love. RSVP.

  • 5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-542-8250

    Haunted High-rises and Fall Festival

    (UGA Housing) Brumby Hall, Creswell Hall and Russell Hall host a festival featuring trick-or-treating for children, fall crafts, a haunted house and a bouncy house.

  • (The UGA Arch) 8 p.m. FREE! (canned food donation encouraged).

    Nightmare on Broad Street

    Hear haunting tales from students on this annual ghost tour of North Campus. The last tour leaves at 10 p.m.

  • Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop

    6–8 p.m.

    Percentage Night

    A portion of proceeds will benefit Athens for Everyone.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    5–11 p.m.

    Percentage Night

    A percentage of sales will benefit Books for Keeps. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    5:15 p.m. FREE!

    Turn Up the Vote

    The political rally features 16 Athens performers. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 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!


  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Gardening Class

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

  • Thrive

    6:30 p.m.

    Bird Path Zen

    A sitting meditation with a zen koan, followed by tea and conversation. 


Lectures & Lit

  • 12:20 p.m. FREE!

    Disease Ecology Seminar

    (Room 203, Center for Ecology of Infectious Diseases, DW Brooks Dr.) Daniel Coombs, professor of mathematics at the University of British Columbia presents "Stochastic Models for the Transmission and Establishment of HIV Invection." 

  • Old Fire Hall #2

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    A public reading from award-winning author Joseph O'Neill.

Ending Wednesday, October 24



  • Animal Telepathy & Energy Body Dynamics

    (Ancient Suns Intuitive Arts, Cobbham Neighborhood)"Animal Telepathy" teaches you how to send and receive intuitive communications with your animals. Saturdays, Apr. 6–May 25, 3–5:30 p.m. or Tuesdays, Apr. 9–May 28, 5–7:30 p.m. $275. "Energy Body Fundamentals" instructs students on how to strengthen, heal and protect your chakras and aura using meditation designed to awaken your clairvoyance. Saturdays, Apr. 13–May 18, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. or Wednesdays, Apr. 10–May 15, 5–7:30 p.m. $225.,