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Tuesday, October 15

32 events

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

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

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Kim Cochran leads a program on Antarctica.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/scl

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    7 p.m. www.ugahomecoming.com

    Lip Sync Competition

    (Grand Hall) Watch student organizations compete in an extravagant display of song and dance. 

  • That Bar Athens

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

    Shotties and Hotties Singles Mixer

    Play adult drinking games.

  • 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.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    9 p.m. FREE! www.ugahomecoming.com

    Silent Disco

    (Grand Hall) After the Homecoming Lip Sync Competition, stick around for music and fun disco vibes.

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Murder Mystery Night

    Enjoy a mystery dinner theater. Pizza provided. Grades 612 only.

  • 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.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Tiny Tales on Tuesdays

    Storytime and a craft. Ages 18 months–6 years. 

  • ACC Library

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

    D&D Club

    Dungeons and Dragons for all experience levels.

  • Lay Park

    6 p.m. $2–3. www.accgov.com/halloween

    Pumpkin Hunt

    Participants will hunt mini candy-filled pumpkins, complete crafts and play pumpkin-themed games during this family event.

  • Oct. 15–16, 10 a.m. Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Storytime at the Park!

    (Harris Shoals Park) The Oconee County Library will present this week's storytimes (Tuesday and Wednesday) and Music Jam program (Thursday) at the park.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    12:30-2:30 p.m. FREE! 678-772-5138, www.athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. This week members will carpool to the Georgia Museum of Art for a curated tour of Mary Lee Bendolph’s "Quilts of the Gees Bend Quilters" exhibit.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Faculty Perspectives: Elena Bianchelli

    Elena Bianchelli, senior lecturer in the department of classics at UGA, will give a gallery talk for the exhibition “Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica.”

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.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class: Introduction to Mac Computers

    Register by phone or in person at the reference desk.

  • 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.

Live Music

Karaoke & Open Mic

Lectures & Lit

Ending Tuesday, October 15

 

Art

  • Ciné

    Monster Draw Rally

    The Monster Art Rally will feature 60 artists producing works in front of a live audience, which will then be available to purchase with proceeds benefiting Ciné and ATHICA. Register to participate by Oct. 15. bit.ly/monsterartist

Art

  • 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. bit.ly/monsterartist