COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, February 12

24 events

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. 

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    African American Authors Book Club

    This month's title is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Newcomers welcome.

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! sos@uga.edu

    More Than Meats the Eye

    (Room 213) Author and activist Jenny Brown will speak about the ethical and sustainability issues inherent in animal agriculture, challenging listeners to take a closer look at the food production system and find better ways of feeding the planet.

Games

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m. FREE! callan@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Toddler Tuesday

    Families and children 18 months–3 years can take a tour, listen to stories and participate in a hands-on activity. This month's program is "My Funny Valentine."

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Teen Gaming

    Virtual reality, video games and board games for grades 6–12.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Teen Sewing and Fashion Club

    Teens can focus on sewing projects with the guidance of a professional. Tuesdays,  5:30–7:30 p.m. $5 per week. 706-613-3623

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Tiny Tales on Tuesdays

    Storytime and a craft. Ages 18 months–6 years. 

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Spring Art Camp: Explorations in Fine Art

    Afternoons feature jewelry design, drawing and painting, 3D sculpture projects and gallery discussions. Ages 8–11 or 12–17. Mar. 12–14, 1–4 p.m. william.stephanos@accgov.com

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8:30 p.m. FREE! efj32330@gmail.com, www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Decaf Comedy Open Mic

    Hear comics from Athens and Atlanta. Newcomers welcome. Email to perform. Second Tuesday of the month.

Classes

Events

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at Two

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Wayward Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/waywardlounge

    Shotties and Hotties Singles Mixer

    Mingle with other singles with games and drink specials. Hosted by Raven of the Kourtesans.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    ASPEN ANONDA Athens-based indie-pop singer-songwriter.

    MANSELL Three-piece indie-rock group from Atlanta.

    JUNIPER DOUGLAS Playful and psychedelic indie-pop band from Minneapolis.

    MOTHER FORE Athens band exploring elements of progressive and psychedelic rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JOE CAT & THE GUIDESTONES Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

    GARETT HATCH Local songwriter and member of blues-rock band Mother the Car plays a solo set.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.40watt.com

    INTERPOL Acclaimed New York City indie-rock band led by songwriter Paul Banks. 

    SUNFLOWER BEAN Psychedelic-leaning post-punk revivalists from Brooklyn, NY.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE FIRESIDE COLLECTIVE Progressive folk and Americana group from Asheville, NC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $29.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DAWES Acclaimed folk-rock band from Los Angeles.

Word on the Street

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Cornhole League Registration

    Register for this seven-week cornhole league. The season takes place Mar. 20-May 15. Ages 21 and up. www.cornholeatl.com

  • Multiple Locations

    Spring Adult Sports

    Now registering through Feb. 20 for softball. The season begins Mar. 7. Games are held at Bishop Park on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. $500/team. Co-ed soccer season begins Mar. 7 at Trail Creek Park. Registration ends Feb. 21. $400/team. www.accgov.com/leisure