COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 24

33 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 4 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    POLLY PANIC "Appalachian chamber-rock" group from Asheville, NC.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.40watt.com

    CUPCAKKE Raunchy, viral rapper from Chicago known for hits like "Deepthroat" and "Vagina."

    LIL LINA Hip-hop alter ego of Athens native Paulina Hafer.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    REESE MCHENRY North Carolina musician known for fronting the garage-rock band The Dirty Little Heaters.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $35 (adv.), $40 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    GOV'T MULE Legendary Southern rock and jam band featuring Grammy-winning guitarist Warren Haynes. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    KING CORDUROY "Cosmic Southern soul" singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BLL TRIO Local all-star jazz trio.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HUGHES TAYLOR BAND Energetic blues and classic rock outfit from Macon.

  • 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.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Annelies Mondi, deputy director and in-house curator of the exhibition, will give a special tour.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Apr. 24–25, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

Games

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Anime Con

    The Anime Club presents its annual anime convention with trivia, cosplay, food and more. Grades 6-12. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.

  • ACC Library

    4-5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sista Circle

    Read and talk about science fiction and fantasy books. Books that are given out are to keep. Brought to the ACC Library by the American Library Association Diversity Research Grant. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Storytime

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

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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12 p.m. FREE! 404-906-6176

    Brown Bag Lunch

    The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation presents a brown bag lunch on Across the River by Maxine Pinson Easom and Patsy Hawkins Arnold. See Story on p. 6.

  • Normal Books

    6-7 p.m. FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Claire Dunphy: Becoming Earthwoman

    Local author Claire Dunphy will do a short reading, sign books and answer questions.

  • Avid Bookshop

    7 p.m. $21.60. www.avidbookshop.com

    Chelsea Clinton

    (Prince Ave.) Chelsea Clinton visits to sign copies of Don't Let Them Disappear, a book about endangered animals. See City Dope on p. 4.

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, live music and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10-11 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Parent & Tot Recycling Trot

    Collect recycling and trash as you walk with your children in the neighborhoods surrounding reBlossom. 

Classes

  • Community

    3-6 p.m. FREE! www.shopcommunityathens.com

    Denim Revamp and Embroidery Workshop

    Turn old jeans into cut-offs and learn embroidery techniques from a team of redesigners. Bring a pair of jeans and an item to embroider.