Monday, December 17

17 events



  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650,

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Ag Building

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Ginger Fest

    Sweet snacks and sugary crafts, oh my! 

  • Bogart Ag Building

    6 p.m. FREE!

    DIY Gifts

    Crafts include marbled candle votives, hot cocoa ornaments and quilled earrings. Grades 6–12.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11 a.m. $5 (residents), $7.50 (non-residents).

    Buddy Elf's Holiday Happenings

    Parent child playtime, holiday wreath making, jingle bell toss, snowball fight and snacks. Ages 1-6. Registration is required. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Tween Acting Workshop

    Toi Mekhi Watson of Star Academy leads a workshop covering movement, voice and acting exercises and collaborative activities. Ages 9–14. Call to register. Jan. 22 and 29 at 6 p.m. Jan. 19, 26 and Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    EMPEROR X Hard-touring, eccentric noise-pop alter ego of Florida musician Chad Matheny.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JAKE MERRICK Local multi-instrumentalist and experimental composer.

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    SARAH SWILLUM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ JAM Enjoy jazz sounds from talented local musicians.


  • East Athens Community Center

    Mondays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free.

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.


  • Memorial Park

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre hosts auditions consisting of cold readings from the script in individual and group settings. Ages 18 & up. Auditions are on Jan. 7–8, 6–9 p.m. Contact to schedule an audition appointment. 706-613-3628,

  • Memorial Park

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame in Concert

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre is accepting sign-ups for the Athens Musical Theatre Orchestra's performance. Ages 16 & up. Auditions for lead roles will be held Jan. 9, 6–9 p.m. No audition required for the chorus and orchestra. 706-613-3628,