A 5K race presented by Half-Moon Outfitters. All proceeds are donated to The State Botanical Garden.
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 Hibbs Family Band (8 a.m.).
The day-long festival features musicians, artists, storytellers, food, kids' activities and craft demonstrations. See story on p. 10.
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.
Shop for a variety of landscaping plants (trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals) from local nurseries or grown by the Hort Club.
(Reese & Pope Park, 375 Reese St.) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need.
Help Peppa find the perfect costume for Halloween. Attendees can make Peppa Pig-themed crafts to take home. Ages 3–8 and a caregiver. Costumes are welcome.
(296 S. Main St., Madison) Join experienced storyteller Melissa Piche for a haunted evening in the shadows of Madison's antebellum homes. Reservations required.
Packed Party will be setting up their Party Pop Up Trailer, just in time for the University of Georgia vs. University of South Carolina game. They'll be joined by BuddlyLove and College Moxie where attendees will be able to shop, eat, play games and enjoy special giveaways.
ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.
MEAN QUEEN Local rock three-piece with a fiery, discordant sound.
TOTALLY SLOW Melodic, punk-inflected garage band from Greensboro, NC.
BIKE THIEFS Punk three-piece from Toronto, ON.
WALTZ Athens-based rock group with a heavy, noisy sound.
HIMALAYAN POOL PARTY Four-piece rock band from Auburn, AL.
FRUTE Atlanta-based rock-flavored Americana group.
SIMPLE LIFE BAND Local group playing pop, rock and country's current and classic hits.
KELLY HOYLE Norma Rae guitarist and singer-songwriter performs solo.
THE LEXINGTON JAMS Playing originals as well as covers from a variety of genres.
BRAIN AID FEST Featuring music from Robert Schneider, Coody, Jim Willingham, Tomatoband, Sailors & Ships, Je Suis France and DJ Mahogany. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.
MAGNOLIA MOON Macon-based roots-rock five-piece.
NORTH GEORGIA FOLK FESTIVAL The 35th edition of the festival features music from Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys, Rebecca Sunshine Band, The Moonshine, Crooked Mile, Oh Jeremiah, Caroline Aiken Band, Joe Leone Ensemble, The Skillet Lickers, Grupo C21, Nina Ricci, Eliot Bronson and Adam Klein. See story on p. 10.
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.
A multiple-division table tennis tournament based on skill level. Participants will play at least six matches.
(Room 321) A safe haven for writers to share and discuss their work (any genre) and all aspects of the writing process.
Listen to a story about nature and visit a critter go outdoors for an activity.
In his all-new live show, comedian/producer McQueen performs tracks from his debut album "Black Cat," complete with original audio and visuals as the strange world in his head comes to life through a crazy dreamscape of sight and sound. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
This comedy satire, written by Atlanta comedian Mark Kendall, is based on corporate diversity seminars.
(Indie South Creative, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Learn how to craft your own natural soap through "the cold process" method. Learn about what soap is, soap processes, fat and lye safety. Each student will make one pound of soap to take with them. Pre-registration required.
Enjoy restorative asana yoga that uses props to support the body and promote deep relaxation and healthy physiology.
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel, including formatting your spreadsheet, data entry and automated formulas. Laptops provided. Registration required.
Create nature-based crafts from Native American traditions. All materials provided. Children under 10 must have an adult caregiver present.
Town & Gown Players present a timeless Hitchcock story.
An ambitious Egyptologist has lost the mummy of Pharaoh Khamenshetsu and chooses to go ahead with the museum exhibit even if he has to fake it, ignoring the rumors of a mummy’s curse at first—until the mysterious accidents and bizarre appearances of Khamenshetsu threaten to derail it all. The kids of Athens Little Playhouse bring the fun to this original whodunit by director and playwright Lynne Thomas.
Enjoy a double feature of films directed by Guillermo del Toro: Pan's Labyrinth (rated R) and Pacific Rim (rated PG-13).
(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. firstname.lastname@example.org