COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, December 19

17 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    WARD DAVIS Country singer-songwriter who has written for Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring performances by Mack Mally, Bossd Takum, Taco Gang, C. Shreve and Ooze Toons.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    MQQEEN New local band featuring members of Shade and Fart Jar.

    ROTTWEILER New local band featuring members of Shaved Christ, Apparition, American Cheeseburger and Tit.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Games

Art

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Storytime

    Stories, songs, movement, crafts, and fun for preschool aged children.

  • ACC Library

    Dec. 18–19, 10 a.m. Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Winter Puppet Show

    Watch "Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover," a puppet show based on the book by Bernard Waber.

Classes

  • East Athens Community Center

    Free Karate

    Learn the basics of karate. All ages and skill levels welcome. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

Help Out

  • OCAF Thrift Sale Donations

    Donations can be dropped off to Rocket Hall every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday in Jan. from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.ocaf.com/art