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.
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.
Visit the ACC Stormwater booth at the Athens Farmers Market. Information about water pollution in Athens, volunteer opportunities, as well as a trivia game and prizes to be expected.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
THOUSANDAIRE Post-hardcore project from Atlanta.
FART JAR Local experimental heavy-rock project.
THE MOCKINGBIRDS Local '60s-girl-group-inspired outfit featuring Lisa Mende, Dana Downs, SJ Ursrey and an all-star backing band.
THE VINYL STRANGERS Melodic local folk-rock band.
CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic pop group.
WIEUCA Local four-piece experimental outfit that fuses indie rock, psychedelia and trip hop.
SECRET NUDIST FRIENDS Philadelphia-based garage-psych and post-punk group.
KUDZU SAMURAI Athens-based alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.
JACOB BRYANT Country singer and guitarist from Jasper.
UNDERHILL FAMILY ORCHESTRA Rootsy, swinging rock band from Mobile, AL.
DOMESTIC Local songwriter Emma McLeod uses banjo, slide guitar and trumpet.
RICKY DIGITS Local emcee who cites MF Doom, cLOUDDEAD, Wu-Tang Clan and Eminem as influences.
DJ HARDCORE SOFTWARE Spinning "futuristic twerk-enthused vapor-parlor quilt-funk martini music for UFOs."
LATIN NIGHT A Latin-themed dance party featuring music from local acts.
LITTLE RAINE BAND Rockin' Americana band from Birmingham, AL.
Preschoolers can explore different stations filled with sensory materials.
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.
DJ CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.
Featuring local stand-up, sketch and character comedy, plus live wrestling.
Come dressed as your favorite superhero (or anyway you choose) and enjoy prizes for best costume. Portion of proceeds will benefit Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
Presented by local artist David Hale and featuring original woodcut compositions that illustrate his new children’s book, Autumn's Arrival, which tells the story of his daughter Autumn's adoption. Books, prints, blocks and sketches will be available for purchase. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
Meditations are offered in various forms across town. Athens Zen Group offers a newcomers orientation on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. athenszen.org. Mindful Breath Sangha offers mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sundays, 6:30–8 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. Dedicated Mindfulness Practitioners meets at the Griffin-Dubose Healing Lodge every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. email@example.com. Mindful Living Center offers intro mindfulness classes every second Friday of the month, 5:30–7 p.m. at the Healing Lodge, Piedmont Athens Regional. www.mindfuliving.org. Satchidananda Mission offers yoga meditation every Sunday, 6:30–7:30 p.m. and Kirtan every third Sunday, 4–6 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org. Let It Be Yoga hosts the Athens Singing Circle every second Monday, 7–9 p.m. 5 Points Yoga hosts meditations Thursdays at 8–9 a.m. Nuci's Space hosts meditations every Friday, 3 p.m. Healing Arts Centre hosts Insight Meditation every Monday, 7 p.m. 706-340-7288. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com
(Contact for Location) Learn to sew via quilt making. Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. & Sundays from 3-5 p.m. 706-325-5283, email@example.com, www.sewsomethingwithamandawhitsel.com
Programs are offered in the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, holiday events and more. For both adults and children. www.accgov.com/leisure
The ACC Stormwater staff is seeking photos of water and nature scenes from all around Athens to create a wall calendar. Submit photos by email with the name of the photographer and a description of where, when and why it was taken. Deadline Aug. 31. firstname.lastname@example.org
(Winterville) The Winterville Arts Council is sponsoring a ticket raffle for the The Fox Theatre Institute's Revival Concert, an event set to raise money for the restoration of historic theatres in Georgia. Concert performers include Drive-By Truckers, Drivin' N Cryin', and Dodd and the Councilmen. $20/ticket. Through Aug. 31. cityofwinterville.com
Programs include soccer, gymnastics, tumbling, tennis and more. Check website for dates, age requirements and locations. www.accgov.com/sports