Monday, July 29

18 events




  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650,

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE!

    Preschool Pals

    Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    THRÜM Local psych-rock band featuring members of Sea of Dogs, Hot Fudge and Dream Culture. 

    TOWARD SPACE Melodic punk band from Richmond, VA.

    TROPHY BOY New local indie-punk band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!

    HUNGER ANTHEM Local indie power-rock trio.

    DIVINE FEED Punk- and country-influenced local lo-fi pop project.

    CURIOUS MARKINGS New, Florida-based indie band.

    MINIMUM RAGE Skate-punk group from St. Augustine, FL.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    CUBE Noise-dance artist from Oakland, CA.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Athens-based avant-garde project led by composer Cloud Powers.

    KILLICK Freeform musician Killick Hinds coaxes mesmerizing sounds from unconventional instruments.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.


  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    5–9 p.m.

    Percentage Night

    A percentage of sales will benefit the Athens Boy & Girls Club. 

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Aikido Workshop: The Way of Harmony

    John Smartt of Smartt Aikido will teach a workshop on the art of Aikido, the world’s only non-violent self-defense art. Learn the three pillars of basic Aikido training: mind-set, vitality and physical technique. All ages welcome.

Lectures & Lit


  • Moonlight Theater

    Aug. 23–24, 8 p.m. $8–14.

    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.

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. FREE!

    Gorgeous George's Improv League

    Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot and compete for the coveted screaming chicken. Every Monday upstairs.

Ending Monday, July 29