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Saturday, September 14

29 events

Outdoors

Events

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE! reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    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 Dr. Arvin Scott (8 a.m.) and Courtland Walters (10 a.m.).

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    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.

  • 8 a.m.–12 p.m. www.athenshabitat.com/buildingonfaith

    National Day of Service and Remembrance

    (125 Roberts Rd.) Athens Area Habitat for Humanity, Thrivent Financial and Friends of the St. James Baptist Church Cemetery host a day of cleaning up the historic church cemetery in preparation for an anticipated rehabilitation and mapping of the site.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    MURDER THE MOOD Athens-based alternative rock group.

    ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.

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

  • Eden’s Cafe

    5 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/edensvegancafe

    FULL MOON GATHERING Featuring a drum circle and acoustic open jam.

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $8. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    AVERY LEIGH'S NIGHT PALACE Ethereal indie-pop group fronted by former Athenian Avery Draut.

    WHY BONNIE Dream-pop five-piece from Austin, TX.

    O KEY Experimental pop project led by Art Contest's Cole Monroe.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    CLIP ART Local rap group featuring emcees Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman with drummer Patrick Stewart.

    WILEY FROM ATLANTA Alternative hip-hop artist and singer.

    SUPERBODY Lo-fi indie-pop outfit from Chattanooga, TN.

    LAND OF THE FREAK Solo project of Wieuca member Will Ingram.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BEHIND THE SUN Touring band paying tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-3928

    BLIND ORPHAN KITTY Guitar and vocals-driven blues trio influenced by Junior Wells, The Allman Brothers and beyond.

    ADAM KLEIN & THE WILD FIRES Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana. 

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BRENT COBB & THEM Folk and rock-influenced country singer-songwriter from South Georgia. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    THE NATIONAL RESERVE Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, this Americana band dips into rock and R&B. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $7. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    STEVIE WONDER TRIBUTE A modern tribute to the soul legend courtesy of Knowa Johnson and The Aquatic Souls.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    DR. BACON Asheville, NC party band blending funk, rock, blues, soul and folk.

DJs

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    Sept. 19, 8 p.m. & Sept. 20–21, 7:30 p.m. $10-16. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Teleport

    Comedian David McIver presents a show all about all about escapism, loneliness and role-playing games. Explore the Realms of Warquest, where you can level up, complete quests, defeat monsters and watch some character comedy. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Recycled Book Art

    Create a cool art project from old book pages. All materials provided. Ages 12 & up.

  • Bogart Library

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Dots and Doodles

    The whole family is invited to celebrate International Dot Day. The event's theme is based on The Dot by Peter Reynolds.  Materials will be provided.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Sept. 13, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Sept. 14, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Fall Book Sale

    Over 75,000 books, all priced at $2 and under. CDs at $1, and DVDs at $3. Items will be half-priced on Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Library.

Art

  • ACC Library

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Ethics of Street Photography

    (Auditorium) This panel discussion on "The Ethics of Street Photography" presents insights from photographers David Noah and Jason Thrasher, poet Michelle Castleberry, law professor Lee Reed, Pat Priest of WUGA and journalism professor Mark Johnson. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Classes

  • Bombs Away Books

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athensfreeskool@riseup.net

    Secular Meditation

    An introduction to basic techniques and personal mantras followed by a short meditation session.  

  • 2–5 p.m. $65. www.statethelabel.com

    Kudzu Basket Weaving

    (STATE the Label) In this class, kudzu will be used to create functional baskets. Learn how to harvest and coil the kudzu.