Thursday, July 25

29 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. 

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE!

    Health Fair

    A free health fair for members of the Service Industry. Participating organizations will be onsite to connect and provide information, Trappeze Pub will have food available, and DJ Comforts will provide music.

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE!


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

  • Boutier Winery & Inn

    6:30 p.m. (line dancing), 7:30 p.m. (ballroom). $10-15.

    Line and Ballroom Dance Lessons

    Ron Putham leads lessons.

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10 (suggested).

    Fix Your Own Bike

    Get help fixing your bike from experts so you're safe to ride.



Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m.

    YIP DECEIVER Local group with an infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro.

    TALIA STEWART Electropop musician from Nashville, TN.

    CURT CASTLE Atlanta-based electro-indie-rock project led by songwriter Ryan Engelberger (Reptar, Semicircle). 

    L.G. Athens emcee Larry Gresham pulls from '90s hip hop and R&B to create a unique sound.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    RAGGEDY No info available.

    JEFF RUBY Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    MOTHER FORE Athens band exploring elements of progressive and psychedelic rock.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

    FEATHER TRADE Athens band playing lush, loud, moody post-pop.

    MEAN QUEEN Local rock three-piece with a fiery, discordant sound.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Live Wire Athens

    Sigh in July Pre-Party. 7 p.m.

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop band with a rich, danceable sound.

    MOON CHIEF Funky prog- and fusion-rock group from Athens.

  • Nowhere Bar

    SkyFest. 9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HEART OF PINE Roots-rocking local four-piece. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Cat Stories by James Herriot.


  • Griffin-Dubose Healing Lodge (at Piedmont Athens Regional)

    7:30–9 a.m. FREE!

    Quality Child Care Presentation

    Join the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, Mayor Kelly Girtz and various local sponsors for a presentation on the state of quality child care and its impact on Athens’ economy. The event begins with breakfast.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Deep Blue Sea Film Series: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew, Team Zissou, set sail on an expedition to hunt down the elusive Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou’s partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure.



  • KA Artist Shop

    Art Classes

    "Silk Painting with René Shoemaker," Feb. 8–9, 1–4 p.m. $120. "Modern Dip-Pen Calligraphy with Kristen Ashley," Feb. 16, 2–4 p.m. or Mar. 17, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $35. "Brush Lettering with Kristen Ashley," Feb. 23, 2–4 p.m. or Mar. 31, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $40. "Calligraphy Club: Monthly Skillshare" is held every first Thursday, 5:30–7 p.m. "Observational Drawing with Kendal Jacques," Apr. 4 & Apr. 11, 1–5 p.m. $200. FREE!,

Support Groups

  • Oasis Counseling Center

    Fempowerment Therapy Group

    This eight-week women's empowerment group meets Thursdays 4:30–6 p.m. beginning Sept. 12. Register by Aug. 30. 706-543-3522,

Ending Thursday, July 25



Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    School Supplies Drive

    Drop off supplies like backpacks, paper, pencils, crayons, notebooks, glue sticks and scissors during the library's open hours. Donations will go to students at Madison County Middle School.