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Saturday, July 20

31 events

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $27. www.tomatoesatterrapin.com

    Tomatoes at Terrapin

    Sandwiches made with locally-grown tomatoes and Terrapin beer are available. Proceeds benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic. Live music by the Common People Band.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    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 Josh Matthews-Morgan (8 a.m.) and Sam & Gabe (10 a.m.).

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    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.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10-11 a.m. $2-3. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Journey Through the Stars

    This month's theme is "Moon Madness."

  • Memorial Park

    6:15 p.m. (lesson), 6:30–9:30 p.m. (dance). $8 (adults), $4 (ages 11–17), FREE! (ages 11 & under). www.athensfolk.org

    Contra Dance

    A monthly dance presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music by Oatcakes and calling by Charlotte Crittenden.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    2-4 p.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia

    Judge David Sweat presents a personal and unique perspective on the criminal justice system.

  • ACC Library

    12–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    The Wonder of the Unprecedented: Apollo 11

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Dr. David Cotton will give a presentation of UGA’s award-winning CubeSats program, and physicist Loris Magnani will discuss the future of human space exploration. Followed by a screening of the 2019 documentary film Apollo 11. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

Theater

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    July 26–27, 7 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. $9–16. tking@cityofelberton.net

    You Can't Take it With You

    This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows an eccentric, free-spiritied family. Ken Little of Encore Productions directs.

  • On Stage Walton

    July 26–27, 8 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. $15. director@onstagewalton.org

    The Addams Family

    On Stage Walton presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy based on the popular cartoons and TV series.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    RACHEL O'NEAL Locally based solo folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)

    BILL LONG & FRIENDS Playing acoustic bluegrass, folk, gospel, country and more. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS Athens-based hard-rock group.

    THE STONE EYE Fuzzed-out psych-rock band from Philadelphia.

    APE VERMIN Progressive sludge-metal band from North Carolina.

    MAHEETA Athens band blending metal and reggae.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    NANA GRIZOL Literate, heartfelt folk-punk band led by former Athenian Theo Hilton. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    TROPHY BOY New local indie-punk band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.

    MAXX MARSHALL Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    OZELLO Atlanta-based queercore punk band with folk influences. 

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    STRAWBERRY FLATS Local group covering artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Steppenwolf, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and the Beatles.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHAD PRATHER Humorist and musician known for viral videos like "Unapologetically Southern."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    HUMAN RESOURCES Alternative pop-rock group from Charleston, SC.

    CHRIS WILCOX Country singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BETTER LIVING New local dance-centric dark electro group.

    SUBDIVISION Local ambient electronic project.

    WELCOME BACK FARNEY Solo sampler-based sounds from Cult of Riggonia's Ben Vance.

    AMANITA New local team-up between musicians Ashley Jordan and Thomas Valadez.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $7. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE Local musicians pay tribute to the queen of soul.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    SLOPFEST Night three of the four-night festival features Harry Carey, Kneeler, Hunger Anthem, Multiple Miggs, Weaponized Flesh, Apparition, Thousandaire, Bursters, Motherfucker and DJ Mahogany. See story on p. 7.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m. $10. www.3railroad.org

    EASTVILLE BELLE Athens-based Americana outfit.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CATFISH & THE BOTTOM Funky, folky blues band from Atlanta.

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter's soft drawl accents his intimate folk-country songs.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    CODY WOODY Guitarist, mandolinist and singer-songwriter from Oklahoma.

DJs

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Family Day: Color, Form, and Light

    Explore the exhibition “Color, Form and Light” inspired by the dramatic compositions and bold colors of minimalist works of art. After complete gallery activities and create art to take home.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    KinderGarden Club

    Fun garden-themed activities and crafts for all ages.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Hargrett Writers Circle

    (Room 285) Writers group to share work of any genre, discuss, and explore the process of writing and publishing. 

Sports

  • Athens Arena

    4 p.m. (doors) & 7 p.m. (doors). $10–20. www.classiccityrollergirls.com

    Classic City Rollergirls Double Header

    Come out for the the last home double-header of the 2019 season! Enjoy cold beer and cocktails, great music from DJ Q, and watch as the CCRG Bad News B's compete against the Atlanta Jukes of Hazard, followed by the CCRG All-Stars against the Atlanta Rumble B’s.

Film

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    Aug. 23–24, 8 p.m. $8–14. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    August Wrestle Fest

    A comedy show inspired by the original 1985 Wrestlemania. The night features live music by Honeychild on Friday and performances by drag queens.

Performance