Sunday, March 24

17 events


  • Oconee Youth Playhouse

    Mar. 22–23, 7 p.m. Mar. 23–24, 2 p.m. $15–20.

    Dear Edwina

    The Oconee Youth Playhouse presents a musical comedy about 13-year-old Edwina Spoonapple and her friends from Paw-Paw, MI. See Theater Notes on p. 9.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 19-23, 8 p.m. & March 23-24, 2:30 p.m. $7-12.

    Three Farcical Arts of the Deal: Peas, Patelin and Purgation

    UGA Theatre presents a tale of three men and how they handle what life throws at them. See Theater Notes on p. 9.

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Mar. 29–30, 7 p.m. Mar. 31, 3 p.m. $5-10.

    Getting to Know...Once Upon a Mattress

    Retelling of the classic musical comedy with a few fun twists.


  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    Athens Hip Hop Awards

    The annual awards show celebrating local hip hop culture returns for a seventh year. See story on p. 13.

  • Pittard Park

    Mar. 22–24. $75.

    Tree Climbing Competition

    The 21st annual tree climbing competition features a family fun climb, BBQ dinner and food trucks. 

  • Ciné

    $49 (festival pass).

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    The festival celebrates its 11th anniversary with feature films, shorts and documentaries. Visit the website for the full lineup.

  • 1-4 p.m. FREE!

    JoyFest Food Truck Festival

    (Java Joy, Watkinsville) Java Joy has teamed up with Extra Special People, Inc. to host their first annual Food Truck Festival. Family-friendly activities, craft vendors and food trucks will be participating. 


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. (doors), 7 p.m. (show). $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    ATHENS HIP HOP AWARDS The annual awards show returns with performances from Misnomer, Squalle, Cheresse Dunn and more. See story on p. 13.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m.

    TANNAHILL WEAVERS Acclaimed group performing traditional Scottish music.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. $5.

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

    KNEELER New local punk band.

    ITSY BITSY Hardcore punk group from Richmond, VA.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a dreamy folk sound.

    SUN STUDIES Melodic pop project led by North Carolina songwriter Reid Johnson.

    JOSHUA CARPENTER Power-pop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    DOOM RIBBONS Experimental guitar and percussion duo from Asheville, NC.