Saturday, January 12

18 events


  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Free lunch prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts.

  • 9 a.m. $14.

    Athens-Clarke & Oconee County Democrats Breakfast

    (ACC Democrats HQ, 1060 Gaines School Rd.) Join the area Democrats for breakfast and hear from guest speaker, Linda Lloyd. 

Live Music

  • Boutier Winery & Inn

    8:30 p.m. $10.

    STRIKE 4 Family band focusing on classic pop and rock from the '60s-'90s.

  • The Foundry

    3:30 & 9 p.m. $8–13.

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door).

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band. 

  • Go Bar

    Nuci's Space Benefit. 10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk band from Athens.

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Local death-rock group fronted by longtime Athenian Adrya Stembridge.

    NEW DARK AGE Local group paying tribute to post-punk band The Sound.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    DAVID BIXLER AUCTION PROJECT Group blending Celtic, jazz and Afro-Latin influences and featuring Grammy winner Arturo O'Farrill. See story on p. 10.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. FREE! (suggested donation).

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic-pop group.

    THE HOLIFIELDS Psych- and prog-rock group from Knoxville, TN.

    SECRET NUDIST PARTY Philadelphia-based garage-psych and post-punk group.

    WALTZ Athens-based heavy-rock duo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANGFLY Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

    THE SEDONAS Americana-rock group from Knoxville, TN.

  • Tif Sigfrids

    5 p.m.

    JOHN FAHEY TRIBUTE Local musicians pay tribute to the guitar innovator, featuring Jeremy Kiran Fernandes, Michael Levasseur, Michael Potter, Tif Sigfrids, Jacob Sunderlin and Tom Watson. See Art Notes on p. 13.


  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.


  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $8–10.

    The Kourtesans

    The drag troupe presents "Sirens," a celebation of femininity. Performances by Karmella Macchiato, Alex Suarez, Semaj Onyx-Coxring, Cola Fizz, Raven La'Wrath, Miss He and Lisa Couchlocher, along with several special guests.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5.

    Intrusive Thots

    Celebrate Video Tronic's birthday with her very own funeral. Drag performances by Miss He, Rose A., Poodle, Meta, Angel Fazce, Mystery Meat, Thin Mint and Video Tronic. 


  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Closing Reception

    "The Great Folk Art Parade: Down the Lane to STMA" includes over 250 folk art pieces from over 100 artists. Curator Peter Loose will lead a final gallery tour. See Art Notes on p. 13.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3623

    Artists Talk

    Sara Parker and Simon Hunt discuss their exhibition, "Perennial Pattern." See Art Notes on p. 13.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–9 p.m.

    Opening Reception

    View the "2018-19 Members' Showcase." See Calendar Pick on p. 15.