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Thursday, November 15

31 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3950

    Baby Music Jam

    Preschool aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrarly.org/athens

    Mother Goose on the Loose

    The four-week, early-literacy program incorporates books, nursery rhymes and musical instruments. Registration recommended.

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Classes

    Now registering for winter classes. "Printmaking with Kira Hegeman: An Introduction for Adults," Tuesdays, Jan. 8–Feb. 12, 6:30–8:30 p.m. "Enamel Jewlery with Leslie Litt," Wednesdays, Jan. 9–Feb. 27, 2–4 p.m. "Art with Stanley Bermudez" for ages 8–11, Thursdays, Jan. 8–Feb. 12, 4–5:30 p.m. "Teen Sewing/Fashion Design Club," Tuesdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Visit website for class descriptions and dates. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    "Visions of MLK" Art Exhibition

    Seeking artists and writers to contribute works on paper to the 12th annual "Visions of MLK" exhibition. This year's theme is "Peaceful Resistance: Letter(s) from a Birmingham Jail." RSVP by Jan. 5. Exhibition opens Jan. 19. 706-372-5475, visionsofmlk@gmail.com

  • Athens Academy

    8 a.m.–5 p.m. athensacademy.org

    Holiday Market

    Shop handmade gifts and art from over 30 local artists. 

  • UNG Oconee Campus

    2 p.m. FREE! gallery@ung.edu

    Artist Talk

    Printmaker Stephanie Smith will speak on her exhibition, "Removing Layers," which consists of narrative expressive woodcuts and linocuts.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/russell

    Opening Reception

    Micaela Hobbs presents "WE: American Thanksgiving Conflict and Communion." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    Jamboree Mic Night

    JAMBOREE MIC NIGHT A weekly open mic event hosted by James Howard.

Events

  • ACC Recycling Facility

    Nov. 13 & Nov. 15, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Open House

    Tour the facility to see how material is sorted, processed and made ready for its role as a new product.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    "The JFK Assassination and the CIA"

    UGA Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. will address questions surrounding the murder of President Kennedy.

  • Maepole

    8 a.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Sustainability Industry Roundtable

    Businesses and industry professionals share sustainable practices in a discussion organized by ACC Recycling.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    CROSSFIRE Traditional blues band from Royston.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $17 (21+), $19 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THANK YOU SCIENTIST Eccentric prog-rock band from Montclair, NJ.

    MOON CHIEF Funky prog-rock group from Atlanta.

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TONGUE IN CHEEK JAZZ BAND Trad-jazz group from Baltimore playing swing, ragtime and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15. www.40watt.com

    PENNY & SPARROW Indie-folk-country duo from Texas with influences from Stephen Sondheim to The Swell Season.

    JOY OLADOKUN Soul- and rock-inspired singer-songwriter from Los Angeles.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    RILEY GREEN Country singer-songwriter from Alabama.

    TROY CARTWRIGHT Dallas, TX native and Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL A three-day festival curated by local label Cloud Recordings. Thursday features Golden Crescent Wrench, Goddess Complex, Michael Potter and Seadust Mercury DreamSee story on p. 13.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    AFTM Popular local Southern rock six-piece pulling from blues, funk and more.

Games

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    7:30 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $20. pac.uga.edu

    Thursday Scholarship Series

    The Intergalactic Piano Extravaganza performs a program of musical selections relating to stars.

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. $18–39. www.circuscats.com

    The Amazing Acro-Cats

    See cats ride skateboards, jump through hoops and play in the world's only all-cat band. 

Classes

  • Healing Arts Centre

    2 p.m. holistichealthrevolution@gmail.com

    Yamuna

    (Sangha Yoga Studio) Develop strong, flexible, pain-free feet.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art. 

Comedy

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. $3. ghoshehalia@gmail.com

    Third Thursday Comedy and Karaoke

    Sing a karaoke song or tell some jokes. Show up and go up. Performers receive a coffee or tea and sweet treat.

Ending Thursday, November 15

 

Word on the Street

Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Christmas around the World." Deadline Nov. 15. Parade on Dec. 6, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.