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.).
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.
All skill levels welcome. Hang out, knit, crochet or just socialize and snack. Bring your own materials and materials to share if you like.
The Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library present an afternoon with Michael Thurmond, author of A Story Untold: Black Men and Women in Athens History, who will sign copies of the book. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
Sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans of Athens, this event will feature free school supplies, haircuts, games, food, music, and more. Free backpacks and school supplies while they last.
Hosted by the American Veteran Riders, the event includes water games, cornhole and activities for kids. Free hamburgers, hotdogs and popsicles will be available. Any donations made will benefit veterans and community projects.
Three explosive title matches. Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and lawn blankets.
Biggums BBQ will be at the brewery selling food and beverages.
Organic produce, fresh baked bread, eggs, jam, jelly and more.
KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out.
Celebrate Harry's birthday with Potter-style snacks and a movie screening. Costumes welcome. Ages 8 & up.
Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.
Save the world while learning about space and making galaxy inspired crafts by Zita the Spacegirl and Cleopatra in Space! For children ages 6-11.
Meet the beloved llama from author Anna Dewdney's book Llama, Llama! Celebrate the new school year with crafts and activities. Free and open to the public.
Those who participated in the Summer Reading Program have the chance to win big prizes. Come play games and eat snacks provided by Friends of the Winterville Library. Open to ages 0 –18.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows an eccentric, free-spiritied family. Ken Little of Encore Productions directs.
On Stage Walton presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy based on the popular cartoons and TV series.
Learn to play new games.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin fresh jams and old-school favorites.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to two different channels of music.
BRETT JOHN BARTSCHI Folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)
STRING THEORY Local group playing old-time bluegrass and Americana. (10 a.m.)
MCQQEEN Athens rock supergroup with skate-punk and psychedelic leanings. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
PRAYER GROUP Four-piece noise-rock band from Richmond, VA.
DAGMAR VORK Athens-based indie-pop group with a crisp, warm sound.
BAT & THE BEARS Solo electronic project from Zeke Sayer (The Humms).
TYLER KEY Local indie-folk singer-songwriter with a canny lyrical style.
SKUNKWEED JUJU Atlanta-based Americana duo of songwriters Kelsey Mardis and Brianna Bass.
ASHLEY NA Local singer-songwriter playing "garden-fresh folk songs."
SLZRD Athens-based electronic alter ego of musician Sami Rouchdi.
HONEYMOON HANDSHAKE New local jam band with rock, funk and jazz influences.
WHISKEY DICKSEY New local Southern rock band with blues influences.
BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS Texas-based husband-and-wife Americana duo.
JE SUIS FRANCE Longtime local indie-rock band with an eclectic, reference-heavy sound.
SHY LAYERS Atlanta producer delivering dreamy electronic pop.
BUGS EAT BOOKS Catchy twee-pop songs from a revived local indie outfit.
GROUP GROPE Analog synth beats influenced by classic Chicago house and Detroit techno.
DJ OSMOSE Local DJ spins an all-vinyl set of deep house and nu-disco.
LEAH CALVERT In-demand Atlanta fiddler and singer-songwriter.
SIGH IN JULY The two-day festival features performances by Universal Sigh, EarthCry, Funk You, JAZZ is PHSH, The Orange Constant, Rev. Jeff Mosier Ensemble, Voodoo Visionary, The Yeti Trio, The Grateful Brothers, Timi Conley, Dan Nettles & Lonely Orchestra and more. See story and schedule on p. 10.
THE DIXIELAND 4 Local trad-jazz band that features trumpet, clarinet, trombone and banjo.
SHWIZZ Prog-rock and jazz-fusion duo from Nyack, NY.
BIG C & THE MOONSHYNES Local all-star blues group led by Clarence "Big C" Cameron.
MITCHELL FERGUSON Blues-influenced folk songwriter and actor from Dallas, TX.
A comedy show inspired by the original 1985 Wrestlemania. The night features live music by Honeychild on Friday and performances by drag queens.