Thursday, May 30

19 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8:30 p.m.

    THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with "hints of Radiohead and bacon grease."

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    ANDREW PRATER The former frontman of local band Pride Parade performs a solo set.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    THE PERPETRATORS Long-running local band playing '70s and '80s soft-rock covers and originals.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $5.

    SAFARI WILLIAMS Experimental "jazz fiction" band from Atlanta.

    THE BURNING PEPPERMINTS Surf- and garage-rock influenced group from Birmingham, AL.

    BLACKFOOT GYPSIES Blues- and country-influenced garage-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    THE MOONSHINE Local postmodern string band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Teen Studio: My Way Quilts

    Teens ages 13–18 will explore the innovative and abstract quilts by Mary Lee Bendolph and then adapt what they learn to create their own work of art. Includes a pizza dinner. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Magic Tree House Adventures

    Discuss the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Ages 6 and up.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

    A fun and silly storytime about everyone's favorite grumpy pigeon. Ages 4–8 and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE!

    Make Your Own Telescope

    Make your own low-tech telescope for stargazing. Grades 6–12.



  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE!


    Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Ages 16 & up.

  • 7 p.m.

    Sofa Jam 2019

    (Dunphy Projects, DOC Building, 1091 Boulevard) Highlights include an art exhibition curated by Sam Stabler, film screening by Mike Landers, DJ set by Chris Cogan, treats by Manilla Express, a Tower of Coolers and a sofa by Harvey Probber, Fall River MA.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Cat Stories by James Herriot.


Support Groups

  • Recovery Dharma

    (Recovery Dharma, 8801 Macon Hwy., Suite 1) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Thursdays, 7–8 p.m. FREE! Find "Refuge Recovery Athens GA" on Facebook


  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Call for Entries

    Seeking entries for "Yellow: 2019 Juried Exhibition." Title is up for interpretation. Deadline June 21. Exhibition runs July 21–Oct. 6.

Ending Thursday, May 30



  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    Beginners Line Dancing

    Learn basic steps like the grapevine, triple step, cowboy cha cha and the lindy. Thursdays, 11 a.m. FREE! 706-549-4850