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Friday, June 21

83 events

Events

  • 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.greeneccoc.org

    Pickin' on the Greene

    (Festival Hall, Downtown Greensboro) This downtown event  features kids activities and live entertainment.

  • Athens, GA

    June 21, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 22, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 12–8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AthFest

    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl.

  • Oconee County Library

    12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Solar Telescopes

    Learn how to observe the sun safely with amazing solar telescopes from Charlie Elliot Astronomy Club.

Live Music

  • Bar South

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1329

    THE SUPERSTONES Rock group led by Courtney "The Voice" Stone.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Downtown Greensboro

    7 p.m. FREE! www.downtowngreensboroga.com

    PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

    JUSTIN HUFF Country singer-songwriter from Buckhead.

  • Flanagan's & Half Moon Pub

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/FlanagansAthens

    MAX WOOLERY Acoustic country singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    3 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DAY PARTY Featuring music from The VG Minus, 8-Track Gorilla, Stella Zine, Forbidden Waves and Sad Dads.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

    NSM Athens-based all-star dance-pop group.

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE! www.saucehouse.com

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    THE DAD BODS Local group playing your favorite rock hits from throughout the years.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    ROY SAUNDERS Acoustic folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

Games

Kidstuff

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    7–10 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/grandslam

    Grand Slam Summer Program

    Each Friday evening will include concessions, games, giveaways, guest speakers, life enrichment activities, music, pizza, sports and more. Transportation will be provided to and from Grand Slam at the East Athens Community Center and Lay Park. For ages 11–14.

AthFest

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    June 21, 8:30 p.m. June 22, 10 p.m. $8–14. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Katie Hughes

    Katie Hughes, an Atlanta-based comedian and writer, is a weekend regular at Laughing Skull Lounge.

  • Wayfarer Music Hall

    June 21–22, 7:15 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $20 (includes one drink). www.onstagewalton.org

    A Cabaret of Comedy

    A night of music, laughter, comedy, improv, standup and drinks. 

  • Moonlight Theater

    June 21, 10 p.m. & June 22, 8:30 p.m. $8–14. www.moonlighttheatrecompany.com

    Six Kids Improv

    The troupe has been performing for over two years in Atlanta. Each member is an Athens native and specializes in short-form improv with an emphasis on narrative, story and fun.

Film

  • Ciné

    June 21, 7:30 p.m. & June 22, 4 p.m. $9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Athens Rising 2

    Learn about the real, ongoing work that Athens organizations are engaged in to build a community through the arts. Subjects include Avid Bookshop, ATHICA, Canopy Studio, Condor Chocolates, Nuci's Space and many more. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

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Art

  • 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. www.athica.org