COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, July 11

24 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.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    KEN PARRIS Local musician hosts a birthday celebration.

    ANDY LINDEN Playing rock and roll favorites.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    OPEN Rock band from Loganville.

    TRENT IN THE TREES "Psychedelic funk space reggae" collective from Atlanta.

    VILLAGE STICKS Indie-rock band from Augusta. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    INSTANT SMILE Proggy, psychedelic rock duo from Philadelphia.

    DEADLY LO-FI One-man garage-rock project with surf and goth influences.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    SARAH PARTRIDGE TRIO Northeast-based group led by accomplished jazz vocalist Sarah Partridge.

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE! www.hilltopgrille.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band plays classic and new tunes.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul alongside Parker Oliver.

    ZACH BRADLEY Local singer-songwriter influenced by Britpop, folk, country and indie rock.

    AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member plays a solo set.

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu

    Teen Studio: Sculptural Statements of Style"

    Teens ages 13-18 are invited to explore abstract sculptural forms that are meant to be worn as jewelry and create pieces that represent their personal style. Includes a pizza dinner. Space is limited. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Page Turners

    Grades 3–5 can discuss See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng.

  • ACC Library

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

    Book Club

    Read Tuck Everylasting by Natalie Babbit. Participation in book club is limited to 10 children. Stop by the Children’s Desk to register and check out a copy of the book. Activities and snacks provided.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 and up.

  • 4–8 p.m. $10/hr. www.nimblathens.com

    Parent's Night Out

    (Nimbl) Ages 6–12 can have access to 1400 swuare feet of space to dance and move, sit and color, or play games.

  • Bogart Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 770-725-9443 www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Mr. Damon Shadow Puppet Show: Adventures in Space

    A puppet show "exploring the shadowy reaches of space." Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited.

Games

Events

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

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

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    6 –8 p.m. $5. 706-424-8019, www.akademiabc.com

    U-Lead Salsa Night

    A night of dinner, drinks and dancing. The five dollar cover charge proceeds go to U-Lead Athens, a nonprofit organization focused on supporting the youth.

  • ACC Library

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

    Teen Space Gaming

    Join Teen Services for an afternoon of space adventure video games on the Wii U. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Meet author Lonnie T. Brown Jr. and discuss his book Defending the Public's Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

Classes

  • Mosaic Art Classes

    (Corazon Mosaics Studio, 200 Northcrest Dr.) Weekend mosaic classes for beginner and intermediate levels. Visit website for upcoming dates. $150. corazonmosaics@gmail.com, www.corazonmosaics.com

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Starry Nights & Sunflower Days

    Enjoy a picture book about artist Vincent Van Gogh and design a pop-up card to paint with watercolors. Ages 7 & up. Limited to 20 families; call to register.

DJs