COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, June 23

31 events

Live Music

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Calligraphy Class

    Mike Moak teaches lettering. Supplies are provided. Registration is required. 

  • Southern Brewing Company

    3-4 p.m. $10. www.sobrewco.com

    Pound Fitness

    An afternoon of noise-making, sweat-dripping fun.  Includes a 45-minute Pound Fitness class and complimentary pint or a non-alcoholic beverage.

  • KA Artist Shop

    2-4 p.m $40. www.kaartist.com

    Brush Lettering

    Work on your alphabet and learn how to use a bunch of fun brush pens.

  • Community

    1–4 p.m. $40. www.shopcommunityathens.com

    Intro to Using a Serger

    Learn how to thread a serger, basic maintenance and cleaning, how to make a hem and finish an inside seam, and how best to work with stretch and woven materials.

Events

  • 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    3–5 p.m. FREE! shannon.at.normal.books@gmail.com

    Normal Books June Book Club

    This month's book is The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi.

Kidstuff

AthFest

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    12:30 p.m. www.athfest.com

    POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    1:45 p.m. www.athfest.com

    VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    3:15 p.m. www.athfest.com

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band performs popular American and European roots music of the 1910s–30s.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    4:30 p.m. www.athfest.com

    PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals play the music of Pylon, plus new originals. 

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    5:45 p.m. www.athfest.com

    THE PRODUCERS Power-pop and new wave band that rose to popularity in the '80s, with hints of Cheap Trick and Devo.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    7:15 p.m. www.athfest.com

    DREAMS SO REAL Local power-pop trio reuniting for the 30th anniversary of their Rough Night in Jericho album.

  • Hull Street Stage

    1:15 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AD BLANCO New local rock band that sprouted out of Full Moon School of Music. 

  • Hull Street Stage

    2:45 p.m. www.athfest.com

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • Hull Street Stage

    4 p.m. www.athfest.com

    THE PAUSES Orlando-based pop group led by singer-songwriter Tierney Tough.

  • Hull Street Stage

    5:15 p.m. www.athfest.com

    DAISY Long-running local psychedelic indie-rock band.

  • Hull Street Stage

    6:45 p.m. www.athfest.com

    DODD FERRELLE & THE WINTERVILLAINS Americana band with intense and engaging songs, led by Winterville mayor Ferrelle.

  • KidsFest Stage

    12:30 p.m. www.athfest.com

    CAVEMAN DAVE Singer-songwriter playing children's songs, classic folk tunes and more.

  • KidsFest Stage

    1:20 p.m. www.athfest.com

    BARNETT SHOALS STEP TEAM Dance team made up of second- to fifth-grade girls.

  • KidsFest Stage

    2:10 p.m. www.athfest.com

    ATHENS GYMNASTICS Presents a team showcase.

  • KidsFest Stage

    3 p.m. www.athfest.com

    CAMP AMPED Nuci's Space's young musicians showcase the songs they learned during camp.

  • KidsFest Stage

    4:30 p.m. www.athfest.com

    CHEM TRAILS New local band of youngsters.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music.

Performance

  • 8 p.m. $10. www.nimblathens.com

    No End or Return

    (Nimbl) Blake Beckham presents a performance about coping with the time-bound body and using rhythm to generate momentum in the face of impasse. Followed by a talk with Beckham and local artist Maryn Whitmore.

Ending Sunday, June 23

 

Kidstuff

  • Athens

    Strong Girls Camp

    Camps focus on empowering young girls through creative activities. Lower school (grades K–4) is held June 24–28, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. www.wearestronggirls.com