This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.
(Room 214) Improv Athens presents a night of comedy and improv.
The Hall on Foster presents Blue Denim, a cover band that plays everything from the Allman Brothers to Yacht Rock. Enjoy raffle prizes and specials on beer and wine.
A double feature of Giacomo Puccini's thriller Il Tabarro and Warren Martin's comedy The True Story of Cinderella. Il Tabarro tells the story of a lover's triangle and a murder most foul while Cinderella is the timeless story we all know and love—with a twist. The Sunday matineé features a Cinderella-only option for families with small children.
A spooky comedy special full of monsters, mysteries, murder and more.
CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.
COSMONOT New local rock band. EP release show!
KUDZU SAMURAI Athens-based alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.
SHAMELESS JAMES Local trio blending jammy rock with alternative influences.
LOS CANTARES Local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.
WILLY NILLY No info available.
ATREYU Influential metalcore group from California.
UNKNOWN HINSON Comedic, vampirish country songwriter playing twangy originals with a satirical tinge. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.
ATHENS GOTH NIGHT Dance to the dark beat of your soul with DJs Crowe, Twin Powers and Wardaddy, plus local band Vision Video as Joy Division Video.
MITCHELL TENPENNY Nashville, TN, native country songwriter and performer.
SEAFORTH Australian country duo.
BLUE DENIM Cover band playing everything from the Allman Brothers to yacht rock.
CATFISH & THE BOTTOM Funky, folky blues band from Atlanta.
HIBBS FAMILY BAND Melodic bluegrass quartet of family members led by Rob and Garrett Hibbs.
BLIND DELTA WOLF Local band playing classic and original rock and roll.
GEORGIA REDCLAY Southern rock and country band playing a mix of originals and covers.
KINDFEST An event designed to inspire acts of kindness, featuring live music from Aspen Anonda, Lily Dabbs, CannonandtheBoxes, Carley Kleban, Ian Kinney and Jaren Mendel. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.
Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.
This month's theme is "Wine's You'll Fall For."
The Willson Center will welcome award-winning author Michael Ondaatje as the 2019-2020 Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding. Ondaatje’s main public events will be a reading and conversation at the UGA Chapel on Thursday and a public reception and book signing on Friday.
Landon B. and Leyla G. will host Tarot readings to kick off Halloween festivities.
Join experienced storyteller Melissa Piche for a haunted evening in the shadows of Madison's antebellum homes. Reservations required.
Attendees will have the opportunity to perform acts of kindness such writing thank you notes, adding to a gratitude chalkboard, participating in a communal art project. Expect to see organizations like The Backpack Project, KIND, Athens Area Humane Society, and performances from musicians including Aspen Anonda, Lily Dabbs, Cannonandtheboxes and many more. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
(Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, Watkinsville) Dances include waltz, foxtrot, tango, rumba, cha-cha, swing, bolero, salsa and bachata.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!
Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.
Directed by former Athenian Jorge Torres-Torres and local Dain Marx, Night of the Rumpus was filmed during last year's festival. Live music will happen in between screenings.
On Stage Walton presents Steel Magnolias, the beloved comedy-drama that explores the humor and strength of Southern women in times of crisis.
(Cellar Theatre) UGA alumnus Steve Yockey's Niagara Falls is a surreal comedy in which newlyweds must face pressing marital issues. See Theater Notes on p. 12.
The Cedar Shoals Theater program will perform the Southern Gothic classic Crimes of The Heart, a story about three sisters reunited at their family home after the youngest sister kills her husband. During their time together, the sisters revisit the tragic events of their family that shaped their growing up. See Theater Notes on p. 12.
Town and Gown Players presents monologues from Alan Bennett's award-winning BBC Television series. See Theater Notes on p. 12.
Things get strange at the possibly haunted Ye Olde Wayside Inn.
(Mell Auditorium) Drama students perform Love/Sick and Almost Maine.
Athens Drug Free hosts a discussion about making positive choices and avoiding alcohol and drug abuse. Grades 6-12 only.
See characters you love like the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter and Cheshire Cat in this spooky haunted house.
(Earthsong, 255 Chulitna Way, Bogart) Athens Forest Kindergarden offers playgroups every Friday at various locations. For ages 2–7 and their caregivers.
Bring your own decorated pumpkin (no carving) to the library Oct. 21–25. Winners announced Saturday. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee