Sunday, December 16

16 events


  • Bendzunas Glass

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE!

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Hollyday Handmade Artist Market

    (Adult Market, Starlite Showroom & Kid's Market, Treehouse) Treehouse Kid & Craft's ninth annual market features the work of regional artists.

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features John Dunn & the Jazzman Band.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. $5.

    SUNDAY AFTERNOON SONGWRITERS' REVIVAL A monthly event hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This month's show features Fester Hagood and Varney Watson.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    COUNTRY RIVER Local classic country group that has been together for 30 years. 



  • The Classic Center

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Master Chorale

    (Atrium) This Christmas concert features classics by Bach, Forrest, Arnesen and others.

  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Abnormal Bazaar

    (Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Pick up handmade and vintage goodies from local vendors. Third Sunday of every month.

  • Daily Groceries Co-op

    3-5:30 p.m. FREE! 518-396-8376

    Community Bike Ride

    Kickoff gathering for a bike-riding incentive program. Food, drinks and stops around town. 


  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-613-8773

    Rockin' Roll Bingo

    Play to win.


  • On Stage Walton

    Dec. 14–15, 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. $15.

    Father of the Bride

    On Stage Walton presents this comedy. Directed by Laura Griffin.

  • Winterville Auditorium

    Dec. 14–15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. $10–20.

    A Christmas Carol

    Circle Ensemble Theatre presents the classic holiday favorite about Ebenezer Scrooge. 

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 13–15, 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. $12–20.


    Friends who have spent their lives working on the factory floor now find their community eroded by layoffs and picket lines. 

  • Oconee Youth Playhouse

    Dec. 14–15, 7 p.m. Dec. 15–16, 2 p.m. $15–20. 706-769-2677


    Oconee Youth Playhouse presents a classic about a hard-knock life.


  • 9-10 a.m. $40.

    Child/Parent Relationship Training

    (1060 Gaines School Rd, Suite A2) Therapeutic group for parents wishing to form a closer relationship to their children.

Ending Sunday, December 16



  • Olive Basket

    After School Cooking Classes

    December's offerings include Christmas pudding, candied pecans and gingerbread houses. Ages 7 & up. One class a week, choose from Monday–Thursday at 3 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. or Friday at 3 p.m. $35–40/class, $125/mo.