COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, March 24

17 events

Theater

  • Oconee Youth Playhouse

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

    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. www.ugatheatre.com/threefarces

    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. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net/tickets

    Getting to Know...Once Upon a Mattress

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

Events

  • The Foundry

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

    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. www.georgiaarborist.org

    Tree Climbing Competition

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

  • Ciné

    $49 (festival pass). www.athensjff.org

    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! www.facebook.com/fueltogive

    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. 

Art

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). www.thefoundryathens.com

    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. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    TANNAHILL WEAVERS Acclaimed group performing traditional Scottish music.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. $5. www.hiloathens.com

    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. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    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.

Film

Games

  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-613-8773

    Rockin' Roll Bingo

    Play to win.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-7 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Solo Entertainment. House prizes and discounted tabs. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Chess Club

    Ages 8 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.