Saturday, November 24

20 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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.



  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities and cooking demos. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. Live music by Mark Plemmons ( 8 a.m.) and The Chastains (10 a.m.).

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.


  • Bendzunas Glass

    5–9 p.m. FREE! 706-783-5869

    Winter Open House Reception Party

    The family-run glassblowing studio's annual open house includes demonstrations, a bonfire, and a gallery full of vases, cups, ornaments and paperweights. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Piney Woods, Winterville

    Nov. 24, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Nov. 25, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE!

    Piney Woods Artisans Open Studio House

    (265 Athens Rd., Winterville) Featuring oil paintings by Dortha Jacobson, Songbird Soaps by Ansley Moore, sculptures by Barbara Odil, jewelry by Sylvia Dawe, ceramics by Tina McCollugh and hand-dyed accessories by Wini McQueen.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    AVERY DEAKINS Soulful local pop-rock singer-songwriter.

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local power trio playing country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    THE RELICS Atlanta-area band influenced by classic and alternative rock.

    PATTERNS OF INTERACTION Atlanta band with rock, jam, jazz and funk influences.

    RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

    ASHES TO OMENS Five-piece local hard-rock band.

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    STEPHEN PIGMAN Funk, rock and Americana-influenced Florida singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).

    CHI-TOWN TRANSIT AUTHORITY Seven-piece Chicago tribute band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT.

    MAC DEMARCO Quirky Canadian indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a smooth-rock sound. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $7.

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band performs popular American and European roots music of the 1910s–30s.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    ELONZO WESLEY Folk singer-songwriter.


  • Wayward Lounge

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-372-6972

    DJ Chief Rocka

    DJ CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $2 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to two different channels of music.