Saturday, May 25

20 events


  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities and cooking demos. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.



  • Normaltown Pottery, 410 King Ave.

    May 24, 4–9 p.m. & May 25, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 762-728-0575

    Spring Sale

    The sale features new ceramic work by Juana Gnecco and Nancy Green, local honey by 3 Kings Honey, and handcrafted natural soaps by Farmington Herbals.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE!

    ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring music from Alex Culbreth (8 a.m.) and Rachel O'Neal (10 a.m.).

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    THE DOOKIE BROTHERS Local college kids rocking early Green Day songs.

    THE GETAWAY COMPANY Four-piece local band inspired by '90s and 2000s alt-rock. Foo Fighters tribute set!

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $7.

    SIMON JOYNER Influential indie singer-songwriter from Omaha, NE. 

    CLAIRE CRONIN Local singer-songwriter and poet who plays delicate, haunting folk music. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

    LOVE MY TRUCK Twangy local rock band featuring members of Roadkill Ghost Choir.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE!

    RANDOM ROOSTERS Local roots-blues collaboration between Marion Montgomery and Glyn Denham.

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    GIMME HENDRIX Award-winning local Jimi Hendrix cover band. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ART CONTEST Local math-rock group with propulsive rhythms and intricate melodies.

    HOLLY OVERTON New York City-based pianist and performance artist.

    TOYZANNE Skronky "post-coital punk" band from New York City.

    DJ CAGE Playing groovin' funk, rock and Motown tracks.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    ISAAC HAYES TRIBUTE Local musicians, poets, vocalists and others pay tribute to the soul great.

  • J&J Flea Market

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2410

    RC COWBOY Local performer playing country and gospel standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SHAMELESS JAMES Local trio blending jammy rock with alternative influences.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    ROY SAUNDERS Acoustic folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.


  • East Athens Community Center

    9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. $10 (ACC resident), $15 (non-ACC resident).

    Table Tennis Tournament

    A multiple-division table tennis tournament based on skill level. Participants will play at least six matches.


  • Ciné

    11:45 a.m. FREE! 404-428-6755

    HEAR Film Festival

    HEAR is a partnership between Ciné, Family Counseling Service of Athens, Inc. (FCS) and Nuçi’s Space to raise awareness and de-stigmatize mental illness by screening relevant mental wellness-related videos and films for the Athens community. FCS will provide post-screening Q&A sessions with licensed mental health professionals who specialize in addressing the issues depicted in each film. See Calendar Pick on p. 21.

Ending Saturday, May 25


Word on the Street

  • Athens

    Grown Assed Rock Camp

    The weekend day camp for adult women, trans women, and non-binary folx ages 18 and up is a condensed adult version of the camp programming provided for youth. The proceeds of the weekend camp’s tuition fees are used to fund Girls Rock Athens. May 25-27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $200.