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Tuesday, September 17

32 events

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    This month's theme is “show and tell.” Everyone is invited to bring new found treasures and stories acquired over the summer.

  • That Bar Athens

    10 p.m. FREE! www.thatbarathens.com

    Shotties and Hotties Singles Mixer

    Mingle with other singles with games and drink specials.

  • Athens City Hall

    4–7 p.m. www.culinarykitchenofathens.com

    Downtown Culinary Showcase

    Discover a variety of vendors selling everything from sweets, jewelry, Jamaican food, flavored vinegar, loose leaf teas, vegan cupcakes and more. A portion of proceeds help support the Culinary Kitchen of Athens, a shared commercial kitchen to help small local businesses. Every Tuesday.

  • Bogart Library

    1–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Dots & Doodles for Adults

    Adults can join in on the celebration of International Dot Day. The library will provide various materials to create unique works of art.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

    Welcome to Night Vale: A Spy in the Desert

    A Spy in the Desert is the latest Welcome to Night Vale live show bringing the audience into the performance as a completely stand-alone story that can be enjoyed by long-time fans and newcomers alike.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Exploratory Meet and Greet

    Meet Mokah Johnson, who is running for State House.

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! www.locosgrill.com

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Road) Every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Johnny's Trivia

    Classic City Trivia hosts Terrapin-sponsored trivia. Win house cash and prizes.

  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-8773

    Trivia

    Test your trivia knowledge.

  • The Office Sports Bar and Grill

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-521-5898

    Trivia

    Play to win. Every Tuesday.

Word on the Street

  • Fun Galaxy

    Roller Derby Boot Camp

    Skaters interested in waging war on wheels with the Classic City Rollergirls can attend boot camp. Through Oct. 28, Saturdays at 9-11:30 a.m. & Mondays at 6-9 p.m. recruitment@classiccityrollergirls.com.

Kidstuff

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. 706-613-3580

    Me and You at the Zoo

    (Bear Hollow Zoo) Ages 18 months–6 years are invited for a morning of animals, crafts and stories. Children must be chaperoned and registration is required.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Vision Boards for Teens

    Create a vision board using pictures and words to communicate your goals and dreams. Supplies will be provided. Grades 6-12.

  • ACC Library

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

    D&D Club

    Dungeons and Dragons for all experience levels.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu

    Toddler Tuesday: Paint and Paintbrushes

    Discover beautiful works of art from the Terry Collection and experiment with different kinds of paint and paintbrushes. For families with children ages 18 months to three years.

  • Hard Labor Creek State Park

    10 a.m. $5 (park pass). www.gastateparks.org/hardlaborcreek

    Toddler Tuesdays

    Let your little one discover the wild world of Hard Labor Creek. Explore different animals and the surrounding woodlands with hands-on play, art, math and creativity. This Tuesday, Scout the Gopher is a special guest at Camp Oh No! teaching about outdoor ethics. 

  • 3:45 p.m. FREE! emilyogivens@gmail.com

    Constitution Day

    (Downtown Watkinsville, hill beside Oconee State Bank) Watkinsville's Junior American Citizens will lead the Constitution Day program accompanied by a musical performance, symbolic bell ringing and cannon firing.

Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church

    5–6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6976, athensnursesclinic.org

    Diabetes Prevention Class

    Learn how to eat right, get active and reduce stress with the support of others with the same goal and the guidance of a lifestyle coach and Certified Diabetes Educator. Call to reserve your spot.  

  • 7 p.m. $15. www.ballroom-arts.com

    Ballroom Styling & Technique

    (Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, 2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Improve your dancing appearance by studying proper arm styling, weight movement, expression and more.

  • 7:45 p.m. $15. www.ballroom-arts.com

    Latin Rhythm Styling & Technique

    (Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, 2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Improve your dancing appearance by studying proper arm styling, weight movement, expression and more. This course will focus on Latin walks, leg action and contra body movements.

  • Intro to Tarot

    (Timothy Road; Register for Address) Join Kelli McConnell for a six-week intro to Tarot. Topics include major arcana, suits, court cards, spreads, numerology and more. Sliding scale $10–20/class. Email to register. kelli@followingwisdom.com

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-583-0213, jhebbard@uga.edu

    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.

  • ACC Library

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

    Dots and Doodles

    Adults can join in on the celebration of International Dot Day. Various materials will be used to create unique works of art.

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local musician playing ambient looped clarinet inspired by birdsong and Brian Eno.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    HIMALAYAN POOL PARTY Four-piece rock band from Auburn, AL.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    RYAN MOORE Athens-based guitarist and indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    ATRIA Macon-based folk project with a warm, ethereal sound.

    TUFTS Local folk project led by songwriter Lydia Sera.

    NINA GARBUS Atlanta-based experimental pop artist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    THESE WILD PLAINS Rocking Americana act from Boston, MA.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

    ELF POWER Longtime fixture on the Athens scene playing crisp, melodic psych-pop.

    STILL, SMALL VOICE AND THE JOYFUL NOISE Long-running local rock band led by songwriter Chip McKenzie.

Comedy