Saturday, July 13

28 events


  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month.

  • 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. Live music by Rachel O'Neal (8 a.m.) and Bill Long and Friends (10 a.m.).

  • The Classic Center

    July 13, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. July 14, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE!

    Flyball Tournament

    Teams of dogs from across the Southeast will compete in the Double Dog Dare.

  • 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.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    9 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.


Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    8:30 p.m.

    A CELEBRATION OF CAULFIELD A tribute to local hip-hop artist Caulfield, featuring a headlining performance, plus another installment of the Classic City Cypher and DJs Chief Rocka and Mon2.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    COUNTERSPELL New local band led by songwriter Jake Mosely.

    FABLE FACTORY Long-running local indie-rock group led by Davey Wrathgabar.

    TABLOID Local band that sounds like "if Big Star, The Ronettes and Television had a bar brawl and everyone won."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8:30 p.m.

    KUDZU Local instrumental guitar act led by songwriter Hampton Campbell.

    SUPER HELPFUL New local rock band.

    GRUNFELDER Athens-based garage-rock group with punk and ska influences.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).

    HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Long-running local band blending rock and country. CD release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $8.

    GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound. Album release show! See story on p. 7.

    PARADISE MONTAGE Experimental pop from sweet local friends.

    SAILORS & SHIPS New folk-pop project from songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Wheatley.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m.

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    NEEDLE Thrash-punk band from Washington, DC.

    KNEELER New, noisy local punk band.

    PATRICK JENNINGS Solo set from a former member of Future Virgins and Hot New Mexicans.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FREEHOLD Local band with an upbeat, melodic sound blending classic and contemporary rock.


  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $3.

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin fresh jams and old-school favorites. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $2 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to two different channels of music.

  • That Bar Athens

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    DJ Zelium

    DJ ZELIUM Athens-based DJ and composer spins a deep house and techno dance party.




  • Moonlight Theater

    July 13, 8:30 p.m. 8–14.

    Horror Scouts

    Two competent scout leaders find themselves stranded with a whole audience of scouts. To pass the time, they venture into the world of harmless campfire ghost stories, but they are not prepared for the scary world they stumble into. No chickens.


  • Lumberjaxe

    12–3 p.m. $50/team.

    Lumberjaxe Open

    A one-day only axe throwing event with two-person teams and cash prizes.

  • Oconee County Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE!


    Hosted every other Saturday, this is an interactive game of Dungeons and Dragons for all skill levels. Dungeon Masters are encouraged. Grades 6-12.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5–9 p.m. $15–20.

    Art Heist at the Museum

    Someone has stolen the rarest object in the museum's collection! Work in teams to help solve the mystery.

Ending Saturday, July 13



  • Moonlight Theater

    Comedy Camp

    "Kids Comedy Camp" is a three-week summer course focused on playfulness, failure, clowning, communication, imagination and artistic collaboration through a diverse series of theater games, exercises and challenges. Ages 6–9. Saturdays & Sundays, July 13–28, 1–2:30 p.m. $125. "Summer Comedy Intensive" is a three-week program for ages 13–18. Saturdays & Sundays, July 13–28, 4–6 p.m. and Mondays, July 15 & 22, 7–8:15 p.m. $160.,