A showcase/open mic event for budding and experienced artists who want to show off their talents and experiement in front of a fun audience! Expect contributions like music, dancing, comedy, magic acts, sword swallowing and more.
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 Tom Crossen (8 a.m.) and Derek Sheffield (10 a.m.).
(Administration Building) A monthly dance presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with music by Airplay and live calling by Doug Singleton. No partner or experience necessary.
Bring the entire family out for a day of live music, shopping, food, entertainment, kid's activities and more.
Find out who the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen will be at the halftime show of the UGA vs. Kentucky game.
Enjoy fresh produce and artisan goods, live music, trunk or treating, a sweet potato pie contest, horseback riding and more.
HIBBS FAMILY BAND Melodic bluegrass quartet of family members led by Rob and Garrett Hibbs.
LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.
SNOW BURIAL Post-metal three-piece from Chicago.
SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.
JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal.
GOLD LIGHT & SNAKEMUSK Asheville, NC indie-rock team-up of musicians Joe Chang and Beau Campolong.
EMILEIGH IRELAND Local folk-pop singer-songwriter with a strong, compelling vocal style.
ELECTRIC AVENUE Tribute band that delivers "the '80s MTV experience."
PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.
COSMO JR. Local group playing pirate-themed swamp-jazz-rock with a dash of Broadway punk.
UMPHREY'S MCGEE Progressive-minded jam band known for its improvisational skills.
DEATH PANELS Heavy, throbbing psych-rock from Atlanta with a pulsing heart of darkness.
FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."
SANI BRAINS Psych-rock band from Philadelphia.
TUSH New, hazy local punk band featuring members of Shade and Cult of Riggonia.
ALEJANDRO ZIEGLER TANGO QUARTET Argentinean group blending traditional tango with contemporary innovation. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group playing Argentine tango and featuring the upright bass talent of Laura Camacho.
HEAVY PETTY Local all-star Tom Petty cover band.
Celebrate everything you love about the fall season with a morning of books and crafts. Ages 2–8 and their caregivers.
Do blood moons exist? Are there monsters in the sky? Find out at spooktacular planetarium show.
Bring the whole family for some fall fun. Enjoy games, art activities, stories, prizes, face-painting, and more. Costumes encouraged, but not required.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to two different channels of music.
DJ BOB FISH Spinning dance party favorites.
The Athens Creative Theatre presents a half-day of LARP-ing! Participants will create fantasy characters and learn the rules of foam weaponry combat, and set off on a mission through the park with a team to solve puzzles, battle foes, and engage in improvisational scenarios with the characters they encounter on their quest. Ages 10–15.
(J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Explore wine blending, why it’s done, and taste some of Europe’s famous wine blends.
(Athens CPR, 1940 W. Broad St.) This course incorporates the latest science to help save victims of any age. Students will learn how to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as sudden illnesses, various injuries, respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for two years.
Chase Brantley and Nicholas Hemerling pair up to create a wild night of silliness about fruit and much more.
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.
Enjoy popcorn and a (PG) spooky movie on the big screen. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Enjoy a soup potluck, campfire and a screening of Coco, an animated film about a young boy searching for the truth about himself and his family. Popcorn will also be provided.
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.