COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, October 29

19 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Listening in the Dark on Haunted Hill

    Spooky stories for adults.

Games

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Holly Daze Pop-up Sale

    OCAF offers a one-stop shopping experience for locally made, handcrafted seasonal goods like wreaths, garlands, table settings, ornaments and more. Nov. 9–11. www.ocaf.com

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Winter Program Registration

    Programs include art, sports, environmental science, recreation, holiday activities and mini camps. Register online. 706-613-3580, www.accgov.com/leisure

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    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. 

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Haunted House: Deconstruction

    Help take down a month of creative work and organize it for next year. Grades 6–12. 

  • Bogart Ag Building

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Hocus Pocus Escape Room

    Teens must solve the Sanderson Sister Mystery to make it out of the Escape Room. Grades 6–12. 

Comedy

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. $3. facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    Comedy Show

    The Creepy Comedy Show features Chris Silcox, Ali Haider, Matt Pechiney and Tevin Williams. Zach Wright headlines. 

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HONEYWHAT Five-piece pop-rock group from St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $3. www.georgiatheatre.com

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

    SMALL REACTIONS "Nerve-pop" band from Atlanta.

    LUXURY VEHICLE High-energy duo featuring DJ Reindeer Games with John Swint on drums.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    WEATHERLY Solo experimental/ambient project.

    AUTOMATIC BAZOOTI Atlanta-based instrumental alternative-electronica project.

    PETER WEBB Atlanta musician playing meditative, jazz-influenced experimental folk.

    ANNIE LEETH Local violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GENE MICOFSKY L.A.-based singer-songwriter with rock, folk and blues influences.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Mondays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free. www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Film

Events

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $13–15. thefoundryathens.com

    Halloween Athventure

    Local playwrights Bowen Craig and Mark Katzman present stage adaptations of Athens' hauntings. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    9:30–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Culinary Literacy Class

    Using the Edible Alphabet curriculum, students will learn about nutrition and cooking while improving English language skills. 

Ending Monday, October 29

 

Help Out

  • Athens Montessori School

    Athens Montessori School Fall Festival

    Athens Montessori School seeks arts and crafts vendors for their annual Fall Festival. Deadline is Oct. 29. The Festival is Nov. 3. amsfallfest@gmail.com