Thursday, October 10

41 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

  • Winterville Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    Meet the Author

    John Charles Griffin will read from his books of poetry.

  • 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.

  • Miller Learning Center

    4 p.m. FREE!

    The Two Irelands, Britain and Brexit

    (Room 214) The Willson Center presents Gary Murphy, professor of law and government at Dublin City University, for a lecture over the politics of modern Ireland.



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Oct. 10–11, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

    Shop among over 150 plant species native to Georgia. Find plants that support Georgia's birds and insects. Proceeds support the Mimsie Lanie Center for Native Plant Studies. 

  • 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.

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10 (suggested).

    Fix Your Own Bike

    Get help fixing your bike from experts so you're safe to ride.

  • 4 p.m. FREE!

    Next Phase Greenway Ribbon Cutting

    (College Avenue & MLK Jr. Parkway) A ribbon cutting ceremony for the next phase of the North Oconee River Greenway Trail System.


Live Music



    10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    ATHICA Holiday Market

    Shop items crafted by local artists and artisans like cap man, GEMNGLASS, Netski Art Works, STEEL + PLANK, Aurora Jewelry, Purple V Soaps and many more. There will also be an open house at the Leathers Building which shoppers are invited to attend.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Panel Discussion: “Before the War: Photographs of Syria" by Peter Aaron

    Moderated by James Reap, J.D., professor and graduate coordinator of the master of historic preservation program at UGA.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    Oct. 11–12, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Art Bead Trunk Show

    The trunk show will offer hundreds of individual beads, bead sets and Czech buttons for sale from the curated collection by Mary Ann Kelly at Gone With the Bead.

  • Ciné

    Monster Drawing Rally

    The Monster Drawing Rally will feature dozens of artists creating art in real-time. Register by Oct. 15 to participate as an artist. Event attendees can watch artists work, then purchase their final pieces with proceeds benefiting Ciné and ATHICA.

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    Genealogy One-on-One

    Heritage Room staff will assist attendees in working on genealogical or local history research questions. Registration required. Thursdays, 2 p.m.

  • ACC Library

    Computer Skills One-on-One

    Personalized instruction on your choice of computer topics. Stop by the Information Services Desk for a list of topics and to register. Thursdays, 9 a.m. 706-613-3650, ext. 354.



  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Oct. 8–11, 8 p.m. & Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m. $12–16.

    She Kills Monsters

    (Cellar Theatre) She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen centers on high school teacher Agnes and her quest to find a meaningful connection with her recently-deceased sister, Tilly. Agnes dives headlong into her younger sister’s Dungeons & Dragons campaign with the help of Tilly’s nerdy friend Chuck, and along the way, must contend with demon queens, dark elves and vampire cheerleaders while battling her own real-life monster: grief.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Oct. 10–12, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, 2 p.m. $12–15.

    The 39 Steps

    Town & Gown Players present a timeless Hitchcock story.


  • Bogart Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE!

    Intro to Microsoft Excel

    Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel, including formatting your spreadsheet, data entry and automated formulas. Registration required.


  • 40 Watt Club

    9:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door).

    Electric Feels

    ELECTRIC FEELS Touring "experiential dance party" featuring indie-rock hits of the 2000s.


  • Moonlight Theater

    Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. $8–14.

    The Magic Negro & Other Blackness

    This one-man sketch comedy show explores the super accurate, multi-dimensional, totally realistic and definitely never erroneous, distorted or one-sided ways black males are portrayed in media.

Help Out

  • Multiple Locations

    B.E.E. Engaged

    The library seeks volunteers to mentor teen girls at Cedar Shoals High School through B.E.E. Engaged, a community auxiliary for B.E.E. Club, Inc. (Becoming Empowered through Education), which aims to teach life skills through leadership and community engagement. An Interest meeting will be held Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at Cedar Shoals.