After the library closes, genealogy researchers will be able to browse thousands of books, rolls of microfilm, online databases and more to discover their family history.
Democratic nominee for Governor Stacey Abrams stops by the Morton Theatre on the "We Are Georgia" bus tour. Registration required.
Get a head start on the Wild Rumpus Parade with various Halloween activities like a haunted house, crafts, live music, performances and more. See Story on p. 9.
Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register.
(AKF Athens Martial Arts) Families and friends are invited to come in costume for games and treats. The party is also an open house for AKF. Attendees are encouraged to bring candy for the candy cauldron.
Participants will learn about healthy snacks and smoothies while staying active in "Let's Move."
Listen to the book Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds and make a craft.
Get scared (but not too scared) in this year's library haunted house.
A resort day filled with monster freeze tag, a cardboard zombie craft, vampire pumpkins and a creepy snack. Costumes encouraged.
Children will take a trip to see how pumpkins are grown on the farm, stroll through the petting zoo, take a wagon ride and spend time on jumping pillows.
A fun filled day of movement and health foods.
CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
WAILIN STORMS Doom-punk band from North Carolina.
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.
AJ GHENT Guitarist and singer-songwriter blending blues, funk, rock and pop.
DARA CARTER Solo pop-soul singer-songwriter from Atlanta.
DEAFHEAVEN San Francisco-based metal group with shoegaze and goth influences. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
DIIV Dreamy indie-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.
IOANNA GIKA Solo performance by a member of L.A. project Io Echo.
UNKNOWN HINSON Comedic, vampirish country songwriter playing twangy originals with a satirical tinge. See story on p. 9.
BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.
SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.
BLUES TRAVELER Best-selling roots-rock group known for hits like "Hook" and "Run-Around."
CON BRIO California-based rock and soul group.
SHANE PARISH Solo guitarist from Asheville, NC known as a member of avant-garde rock band Ahleuchatistas.
CITRUS PEELS New solo project from local violinist Sahada Buckley.
MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
ROOTKIT Local percussion-and-organ jazz duo performs with special accompaniment from oudist Amos Hoffman.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
MAKE AMERICA GOTH AGAIN featuring DJ Team Spud Go, DJ Wardaddy and Crowe spinning rock and goth hits.
CLAY PAGE Playing country and Southern rock favorites as well as originals.
VELVETEEN PINK This local quartet of funksters plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat pop music.
BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.
JORDYN PEPPER Nashville-based singer-songwriter with a folky country sound.
CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.
TREVOR PATTILLO Atlanta-area fingerstyle guitarist and educator.
Get ready to do the Time Warp again. Costumes encouraged. Props provided.
Watch the 1935 classic.
"When the fog rolls in... the terror begins," in John Carpenter's The Fog (1980).
Filmmaker Jorge Torres-Torres spliced the entire Friday the 13th franchise into 85 minutes of mayhem.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
DJ GREGORY Spinning a set of high-energy party music.
(Athens Physical Therapy, Accessible Yoga Room) Drop-in for one-hour meditations. Thursdays through December, 5:30–6:30 p.m. Donations encouraged. 706-353-0709
Painters will be given an example of what to paint and a canvas.
A relaxed, social ride on Athens back streets. Routes fall between 5–9 miles and almost always end at Little Kings Shuffle Club.
Dress up and celebrate the Halloween-inspired art of Ali Phillips n "Nostalgiaween."
The black comedy centers around the meeting of a divorced waitress and a Gulf War drifter in a seedy Oklahoma City motel room. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
A workshop presented by Little Bow Music in collaboration with puppeteer Phil Jasen and Tin Cup. Ages 8 & up. Oct. 26, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. & Oct. 27, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Puppet show at 12 p.m. www.treehousekidandcraft.com