(Library for Political Research and Studies) This lunchtime discussion focuses on The Volcker Shock, a policy experiment undertaken in October 1979, was the most important financial event between the Great Depression and Great Recession, and will be paired with the exhibit "Now and Then: 1979" by Sean Vanatta, visiting assistant professor of history at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. Pizza will be provided, please RSVP.
Celebrate all things hoppy with specialty beers, local vendors, food trucks and live music by the Baulkin Brothers.
The annual parade is led by the Redcoat Band and features appearances by Uga, athletes and other Athens dignitaries.
(Second Floor Rotunda) Join curator Jason Hasty each Friday before a UGA home game for a closer look at the exhibit "Beautiful and Brutal: Georgia Bulldog Football, 2017." Visitors will have a chance to share memories and get hands-on with a selection of historic materials from the UGA Athletic Association archives.
Families will explore the night in search of spooky, nocturnal animals. After a night-time hike and animal encounter, participants will sleep in the exhibit hall and wake to a light breakfast and attend a planetarium program in their pajamas. Please bring sleeping bags.
Come out for a night of fun and games.
Get a head start on the Wild Rumpus Parade with various family-friendly Halloween activities like a haunted house, crafts, live music, performances and more.
Bring a blanket and enjoy stories, songs and instruments with Mr. Evan. Weather permitting. Ages 2–5.
Make cute little pumpkins out of old books. Make it there or take it with you. Ages 13 and up, all supplies provided.
Bring an old sock or two and make silly or scary monsters. Other materials will be provided. Some light sewing may be required. For ages 8 & up. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
DAMIEN KAPCALA BAND Local group led by the former Lionz keyboardist.
NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop songwriter with classic melodies and clever lyrics.
MINORCAN Self-described "basement arena-rock" band from Asheville, NC led by songwriter Ryan Anderson.
MARBLE SOUP Solo project from local musician Matt Garrison (Elf Power).
FABULOUS BIRD Catchy, lo-fi indie rock with the character of old guitars and drums that've been collecting dust in a garage for years.
DANIEL BELL Locally born guitarist playing covers.
MONIKER Guitar-centric indie-pop group from Richmond, VA.
HOT WIVES Punky garage-rock band from Atlanta.
THE MOVERS New local new wave-inspired rock band.
MELVINS An important forerunner in the genres of sludgy, heavy metal and experimental drone rock. See story on p. 10.
REDD KROSS Long-running, influential power-pop group.
TOSHI KASAI Guitarist and songwriter known for his work with Melvins and Big Business.
THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS Best known for their 1966 hit "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)," today the Medallions are made up of relatives of the original lineup and bill themselves as "the party band of the South."
UMPHREY'S MCGEE Progressive-minded jam band known for its improvisational skills.
THE TRONGONE BAND Hard-driving Southern rock crew from Richmond, VA.
SHRIEKUS Local group with punk and no-wave influences.
BURSTERS Athens-based lo-fi punk outfit.
GHETTO BLASTERS High-energy punk band from Chattanooga, TN.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
CARLA LE FEVER & THE RAYS Local group playing old-school funk and sweet, sappy pop covers and originals.
THE VINYL STRANGERS Melodic local folk-rock band.
DANGFLY Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
BATTLE OF THE TRACKS Listen to Athens and Atlanta hip hop.
Discuss what you've been reading while enjoying wine and cheese; Conversation tends to slant towards fantasy, fiction and YA. This month celebrate the Fall Fest Craft Market with local vendors selling various arts and crafts.
Sean Vanatta, visiting assistant professor of history from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study NYU, presents a lecture about the most important financial event between the Great Depression and Great Recession and its impact on the U.S. financial system.
(Prince Ave.) Tracy Adkins discusses and signs copies of her book, Ghost of Athens.
(Room 214) Improv Athens presents a night of comedy and improv.
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music UGA Opera Theatre will present Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in a semi-staged and costumed concert version of the famous piece.
Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.
Be inspired by the “Mary Lee Bendolph: Quilted Memories” exhibition, and learn about the civil rights movement and life in Gee’s Bend, AL. After completing Art Cart activities in the galleries, view a quilting demonstration and create your own quilt-inspired work of art.
Will Eskridge celebrates "Teen Screams: Part 2," a series of portraits of characters from scary movies. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
On Stage Walton presents Steel Magnolias, the beloved comedy-drama that explores the humor and strength of Southern women in times of crisis.
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.
(Bertelsmann Presentation Hall) This one-act performance is a story following the adventures of an orphan boy named Peter and his mysterious new friend Molly. Together the pair overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a magical secret safe and save the world from evil.
Lanny Farmer is one of Winder's best homegrown comics, known for his dead-pan and self-deprecating humor. Using silence and awkwardness to his advantage, Farmer makes sure that even the most skeptical audience member leaves rolling with laughter.