Saturday, November 9

26 events


  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    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 Random Acts. This is the last market of the season.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Nov. 8–9, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Turkish Delights: Rug Show and Sale

    Hasan's Rugs presents a collection of hand-woven rugs, ranging from traditional to contemporary, from Turkey and surrounding regions. Antiques by Simply Old and art by Sanaz Haghani and Catherine Chang will also be available.  A brunch reception featuring a walkabout and video presentation hosted by Nile Candan will be held on Nov. 10 at 12:30 p.m.

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park, 375 Reese St.) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month.

  • (296 S. Main St., Madison) 7:30 p.m. $15. 706-340-4357,,

    Haunted History Ghost Tour

    Join experienced storyteller Melissa Piche for a haunted evening in the shadows of Madison's antebellum homes. Reservations required.

  • Athens Community Career Academy

    9 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-548-6971,

    CCSD Transportation Job Fair

    Visit for an on-site interview.

  • Five Points Bottle Shop

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Hugel Wine Tasting

    (Lumpkin Growlers Building) Celebrate one of the oldest wineries in Alsace France on National Hugel Day.

  • VFW

    8–10 a.m. 706-255-7700

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breakfast

    Eat breakfast and hear live music for a good cause. RSVP.



  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Virtual Reality

    Experience new worlds and immersive games in 15-minute sessions. Ages 8 & up.

  • Miller Learning Center

    12–8 p.m. FREE!

    UGA STEMzone

    (Front Lawn) UGA's Science Dawgs will be hosting the third annual STEMzone event prior to the Nov. 9 game against Missouri. Three hours before kick-off, UGA fans can meet monarch butterflies, explore human artifacts and more while learning about research being done on campus. All ages welcome.

  • ACC Library

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Diwali Festival of Lights

    Celebrate India's colorful holiday through traditional dance, rangoli art and Indian food. Hosted by The Indian Association of Greater Athens. For children ages 4–11 and their caregivers.



  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Nov. 8–10, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Holly Daze Pop-Up Sale

    A one-stop shop for handcrafted seasonal decor, unique wreathes and one-of-a-kind gifts.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    1 p.m. FREE

    Alchemical Divide: Closing Reception & Artist Talk

    Come out for the closing of  "Alchemical Divide," and enjoy an artist talk with Corrina Sephora and featured artists Pearl Bryant, Hannah Joy, Gabi Madrid and Richard Pepe.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    JASON ELDER No info available. (8 a.m.)

     PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer and guitarist. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    PSYOP Athens-based hard rock group.

    THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock and roll band.

    CLARKE CENTRAL Local "power trio on a power trip, ready to tear down the fascists."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    APPALACHIAN DEATH TRAP Four-piece rock and heavy metal band from Jacksonville, FL.

    THE TIGHTNESS Local punk band inspired by Jawbreaker and Dinosaur Jr.

    TRIANGLE FIRE Local crust-punk band.

    SACRED BULL New local instrumental metal band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).

    WILD NOTHING Dream-pop band fronted by singer-songwriter Jack Tatum. See story on p. 7.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $28.

    JIMMY HERRING & THE 5 OF 7 The Aquarium Rescue Unit and Widespread Panic guitarist plays with his band.

    ROOSEVELT COLLIER Pedal and lap steel guitarist from Florida.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $10.

    ROOTKIT & AMOS HOFFMAN  Israeli musician Amos Hoffman joins David Ellington and Louis Romanos.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m.

    CONAN NEUTRON & THE SECRET FRIENDS Wisconsin-based post-punk group featuring members of Replicator, Melvins and Trophy Wives. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    LOS MEESFITS Local group playing Misfits covers done Cuban salsa style.

    HYPERSLEEP Heavy local space-rock four-piece.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m.

    FREEHOLD Local band with an upbeat, melodic sound blending classic and contemporary rock. Album release show!

  • That Bar Athens

    9:30 p.m. $5.

    LO-FI & CHILL A hip-hop showcase featuring performances by Dexx & Trvy, Thefamilyorchestra, Gawdlee, Uniqe and Simba the Ripper.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Nov. 8, 7 p.m. ($45–50). & Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. ($190–225).

    The Four Agreements for a Better Life

    Deepen your understanding and practice of the four agreements and be guided toward the life you really want to live. Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. and Don Jose Ruiz, sons of the Four Agreements author Don Miguel, will lead this Friday lecture and Saturday workshop.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 15–16, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. $9–16. 706-283-1049,

    Dad's Christmas Miracle

    Encore Productions presents Pat Cook’s nostalgic holiday tale Dad’s Christmas Miracle. The story follows Connor Murphy who wants a go-cart for Christmas, but has some bad grades that may keep him from getting on. Ultimately, it's up to Connor's dad to achieve the impossible by Christmas morning. Will he be able to perform a miracle?


  • Moonlight Theater

    8 p.m. $8 (students), $14.


    Come take a light-hearted and physically-comedic voyage to Italy with award-winning writer and performer Michael Burgos.