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!
Offering classes for beginners through advanced students. Classes include ballet, modern dance, tap, urban soul and more. Children, teens and adults. Classes begin in late January. 706-613-3624, www.accgov.com/dance
This month's topic is online shopping.
(J's Bottle Shop) "The Two-Hour Wine Geek" explore what makes wine unique.
Hang out, knit, crochet, or socialize and snack. Bring your own materials, snacks, and BYOB. All skill levels welcome.
(1075 W. Broad St) Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts.
Students will use simple monologues, skits and improvisation to explore the benefits of drama. For ages 8–12. Thursdays, Jan. 10–Feb. 14, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83–125. 706-613-3628
Learn communication and leadership skills with the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. Ages 11–18.
Celebrate the holiday with stories and crafts. Ages 3–11.
(IN PLAY Family Counseling and Resource Center) Therapeutic group for preschoolers, elementary, preteens and teens to learn basic brain science, gain awareness into emotions, and playfully learn coping techniques. Check website for dates and times. inplayfamilycounselingandresource.business.site
(Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre hosts a program for ages 13 and older who have cognitive disabilities. Participants will use monologues, skits and improv to explore the benefits of drama. Tuesdays, Jan. 8–Feb. 12, 1–2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3628
Over 60 local organizations will march through the streets of downtown. This year's theme is "Christmas Around the World." The parade begins at the corner of Hancock and Pulaski and ends in front of City Hall for the traditional tree lighting ceremony hosted by Santa. See Calendar Pick on p. 25.
Bring your favorite holiday dish to share. Tom Bouknecht will entertain with music and comedy.
(Greenhouse) Wide selection of succulent gardens and several varieties of coleus.
(296 W. Broad St.) See festive constructions competing for first place. Proceeds benefit the Athens Land Trust's Young Urban BUilders program.
HUNTER GRAYSON Local artist playing classic country music.
GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin. Album release show!
THE PINK STONES Rootsy local dream-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.
LOVE MY TRUCK New, twangy local rock band featuring members of Roadkill Ghost Choir.
LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a dreamy folk sound.
KEVIN DUNN Legendary guitarist Dunn was a fixture on the Southern new wave scene of the 1970s and '80s. He'll play a solo set, a set with Serson Brannen and a third set with his trio.
THE COMMON PEOPLE BAND Athens wedding/party band that specializes in covers of Motown-era classics.
OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… Jason Fuller and Seth Hendershot get together with friends to bring you some of their favorite sounds.
ATHENS COWBOY CHOIR All-star vocal ensemble featuring members of various local bands singing songs from the old frontier.
STONI TAYLOR & MILES OF STONES Atlanta guitarist leads his band through a set of soul-inspired rock.
(Prince Ave.) Hear readings by participants of "What's Your Story," a workshop led by Sabrina Orah Mark.
Eugenia Thompson speaks on "The Christmas Bird Count—Then and Now."
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Get schooled on new games.
(Education Classroom) Poster presentations and performance demonstrations featuring over a dozen scholars and artists.
Apply now for internships in development, social media, music, poetry, photography and other gallery operations. Internships run January–April, June–August and August–December. Minimum five hours per week. College credit available in coordination with department of study. Deadline Dec. 31. athica.org/updates/internships
Rose of Athens presents a live radio format complete with sound effects, old-timey radio ads and surprises. See Theater Notes on p. 12.
Enter for a chance to win a year of tickets for you and guest to every show at 17 live music venues in Athens and Atlanta. Tickets are $5. The drawing will take place Dec. 14. www.nucipass.org