Throw on your most creative Halloween costume and march through the streets of downtown. Anyone can participate by wearing a costume and joining the procession. A pre-party will be held at Creature Comforts, and live bands will perform along the route. See Story on p. 9.
The market supports local minority business vendors. Offerings range from local food, artisan home goods and natural beauty products, plus live performances, guest speakers and more.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
Sift through thousands of rare records, CDs, tapes and more presented by local and out-of-town dealers.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts.
Loosen up your parade legs with a costumed run. A fun run will be held for kids, and a Monster Dash 5K for adults. See Story on p. 9.
In addition to the market's produce and artisan goods, the festival features live music, trick-or-treating, a cake walk, pumpkin painting and a kids costume contest.
(Oglethorpe Courthouse, Main St., Lexington) The walking tour features historic homes in Lexington, the Beth-Salem Church and Manse, and the Old Lexington Jail. Tickets will be sold at the day of at the courthouse.
Enjoy face painting, apple cider, marshmallow roasts, games and more. Spooky wagon rides venture through the darkened forest on the Road to Nowhere and depart every 30 minutes.
Trick-or-treating, a costume contest and a vendor booth decorating contest.
(1580 Prince Ave.) Chico Lou's Fine Tattoos hosts a Halloween event with prizes for prints and tattoo time. Food on site from Lucky Boy Luke's BBQ. Proceeds benefit the Athens Area Humane Society.
Compete with junior golfers at the College Prep Series tournament. Registration required.
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).
NAIRVANA Sludgy Nirvana cover band led by guitarist Gene Woolfolk.
ROCKET Local Smashing Pumpkins tribute band.
THE PROXIES Athens-based Pixies tribute band.
MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave. See story on p. 9.
PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop band with a rich, danceable sound.
WILD RUMPUS Bands perform live at various points on the parade route, including Calico Vision, Cabbage Looper, El Chupaskabra, Squalle, White Rabbit Collective, Family Recipe, Thrüm and The Flamethrowers. The Booty Boyz host a post-parade dance party. See story on p. 9.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
8-TRACK GORILLA PARTY Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 8-Track Gorilla with music from Marshmallow Coast, Joe Rowe, Don Chambers, Tears for the Dying, Jacob Morris and more. See story on p. 15.
JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist with a politically charged lyrical style.
BONNIE WHITMORE Country singer-songwriter who has been touring and performing since the age of eight.
LADIES OF LCD SOUNDSYSTEM LCD Soundsystem members Nancy Whang and Gavin Rayna Russom lead a high-energy, femme-positive dance party. See story on p. 9.
LINQUA FRANQA Rapper and Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker spits politically charged lyrics over boom-bap beats.
WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.
DEAD NEIGHBORS Local band playing punky, emotive garage-rock.
CLIP ART Local rap group featuring emcees Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman with drummer Patrick Stewart.
DJ FOG JUICE Spinning disco, new wave, old-school R&B and current and classic dance hits.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
TRAP OR TREAT VOL. 2 A hip-hop showcase featuring The YOD, BYV, Dictator, Kxng Blanco, Quanny Peso & IB Diesel, AD Santana, Young Bean, $lum and El Capo.
SOFIA TALVIK Acclaimed Swedish neo-folk singer-songwriter.
LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer Dwayne Holloway leads his group through improvised jazz, blues and funk.
JOE CAT Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.
Decorate a tiny pumpkin with paint and glue. Ages 4 and up.
Get scared (but not too scared) in this year's library haunted house.
GEORGE THE INFINITE Local DJ spins the best in Top 40, EDM and bass music every Saturday.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin fresh jams and old-school favorites.
Bring a primed figure and learn the basics of miniature painting.
Stretching, strength training and cardio. Bring a water bottle, yoga or fitness mat, light handweights and a towel.
"You Can't Do It Wrong," is an acrylic painting class for beginners.
The Athens GA Guitar Society presents a classical guitar concert by Jamie Monck.
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.