Thursday, September 12

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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    4–8 p.m. $10 (individual membership), $25 (family membership). 706-769-3950

    Fall Book Sale (Preview Night)

    A preview night free for Oconee Library Friends Members only; those interested may join at the door. Over 75,000 books, all priced at $2 and under. CDs at $1, and DVDs at $3. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Library.

  • 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.


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Circle of Friends Animal Society

    The animal rescue organization will be onsite with kittens available for adoption. Come meet some critters ready to find their furever homes.

  • Mercedes-Benz of Athens

    $75 (individual), $125 (couple).

    Summer Soirée

    Mercedes-Benz of Athens presents a soirée to benefit workforce development  programs at the Boys & Girls Club of Athens. Sample different wines, hear live music, snack on food from local vendors and bid on items in an auction.

  • 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.

  • ACC Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Getting Started with Genealogy

    This class introduces resources available when researching family history. Heritage Room staff will introduce the basics of genealogical research, available resources, and how to start a family tree project. All attendees will receive an information packet with resources. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Democratic Debate Watch Party

    Join Athens-area Democrats to watch the debate.


Live Music



  • 6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

    (Tuckston United Methodist Church) Learn what to do when faced with an active threat until law enforcement arrives.

  • Journey Into Power

    (Shakti Yoga) Ruby Chandler leads 60-minute yoga workshops on meditation and inquiry, true north alignment, Baptiste Methodology and more. Begins Sept. 19, 7 p.m. $10/class.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    1930s America Film Series: Paper Moon

    This is the tale of real-life father and daughter duo Ryan and Tatum O’Neal, who team up as slick con-artists Moses Pray and Addie Loggins in 1930s Kansas. Swindling their way through farm country, the pair is nearly done in by a burlesque dancer and an angry bootlegger.


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-583-0213,

    Convict Labor in Georgia Exhibition

    A closer look at the new exhibit "The New South and the New Slavery: Convict Labor in Georgia." Registration required to attend.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Grass Roots Art Writing Program

    The Grass Roots Art Writing Program is a series of four half-day workshops spread over the months of October and November that include "Finessing an Artist Statement" (Nov. 16). Classes are held 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $10/class. Register online.

Ending Thursday, September 12



  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Pattern Sewing

    This two-part workshop covers the basics of pattern sewing. Students should bring their own pattern, thread and fabric. Ages 14 & up. Sept. 12 & 26, 4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597