Preschool aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.
Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.
The four-week, early-literacy program incorporates books, nursery rhymes and musical instruments. Registration recommended.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!
JAMBOREE MIC NIGHT A weekly open mic event hosted by James Howard.
Tour the facility to see how material is sorted, processed and made ready for its role as a new product.
UGA Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. will address questions surrounding the murder of President Kennedy.
Businesses and industry professionals share sustainable practices in a discussion organized by ACC Recycling.
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. "Metalsmithing with William Stephanos," Thursdays, Jan. 10–Feb. 21, 6:30–8:30 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
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." Works will be accepted Jan. 15–19. Event on Jan. 19. 706-372-5475, firstname.lastname@example.org
Shop handmade gifts and art from over 30 local artists.
Printmaker Stephanie Smith will speak on her exhibition, "Removing Layers," which consists of narrative expressive woodcuts and linocuts.
Micaela Hobbs presents "WE: American Thanksgiving Conflict and Communion." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
CROSSFIRE Traditional blues band from Royston.
PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.
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.
TONGUE IN CHEEK JAZZ BAND Trad-jazz group from Baltimore playing swing, ragtime and more.
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.
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.
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 Dream. See story on p. 13.
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. Featuring Seth Hendershot and Unstarched.
AFTM Popular local Southern rock six-piece pulling from blues, funk and more.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
(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.
Hundreds of singers and instrumentalists from the choral and large ensembles of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music perform a holiday concert.
See cats ride skateboards, jump through hoops and play in the world's only all-cat band.
(Sangha Yoga Studio) Develop strong, flexible, pain-free feet.
Sing a karaoke song or tell some jokes. Show up and go up. Performers receive a coffee or tea and sweet treat.
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.