Friday, November 22

31 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    TROMBLEY BAY Southern rock band from Atlanta.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    TRIBUTE NIGHT Local bands pay tribute to the music of Alice in Chains, No Doubt and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    MITCHELL POWERS Member of local folk-rock band The Powers performs solo.

    CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.

    JAMESON TANK Local guitarist and singer-songwriter.

  • 40 Watt Club

    Fly Fishing Film Tour. 6:30 p.m. $20.

    HUNTER MORRIS & BLUE BLOOD Melodic local psychedelic pop project.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door).

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Long-running country band from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $25 (Thu), SOLD OUT (Fri).

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

  • Georgia Theatre

    11 p.m. $20.

    EKALI Eclectic sounds from electronic producer Nathan Shaw.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL A three-day showcase of exploratory music. Night two features Michael Potter, Ariel Ackerly, Naan Violence, Severe Blush, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Immaterial Possession and The New Sound of NumbersSee story on p. 10.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $8.

    OUTLAW COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE ROUND Featuring music from Holman Autry Band, Todd Cowart, Josh Bricker and Britt Helton and Steven Bagwell.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    RAELYN NELSON BAND Up-and-coming country-rock group from Nashville, TN. 

    ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.

    PETUNIA & THE VIPERS Eclectic roots-rock group from Vancouver, BC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m.

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band known for its boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Local indie power-rock trio.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10.

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Bookstore

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Alumni Night at the Bookstore

    The night includes a meet-and-greet with Uga X and Hairy Dawg, book signings with over a dozen alumni authors and a pop-up shop with artist Melissa Mahoney.

Word on the Street

  • World AIDS Day: HIV Testing

    Come out for free rapid testing for HIV, PrEP referrals and gifts like t-shirts and various other swag. Dec. 3, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. (Russell Hall on UGA Campus), Dec. 5, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. (Athens Neighborhood Health, College Ave.), Dec. 7, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. (Hallmark Community) 

  • KACCB Invest in Beauty

    In collaboration with the GDOT and ACC Land Management, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful is raising funds to purchase daffodil bulbs and crepe myrtles to beautify Athens Loop 10. $100 = 500 bulbs, $250 = 1,250 bulbs (or 2 trees), $500 = 2,500 bulbs (or 4 trees), $1,000 = 5,000 bulbs (or 8 trees). Dec. 3.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Beautiful and Brutal

    (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. 

  • 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

    Black Friday to the Future

    (Kempt, 175 N Lumpkin St.) Load up on holiday gifts and the newest winter styles. Everything in the store will be on sale from 2550% off. Snacks and drinks will be provided with DJ Ejipped spinning '80s throwbacks all day.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6:30 p.m. $20.

    Fly Fishing Film & Concert

    Fly Fishing North Georgia and the Oconee River Chapter of Trout Unlimited present a film about fly fishing and live music by Hunter Morris, Blue Blood and T. Hardy Morris. Proceeds benefit a stream restoration project.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 21–22, 7:30 p.m. $10–20. 706-542-4400,

    Holiday Concert

    The UGA Symphony Orchestra, as well as the combined choirs of Glee Clubs, University Chorus and Hodgson Singers, perform a selection of classical holiday favorites.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Snap Circuits

    Enjoy electric wiring and circuitry at the library with snap circuits toys. Ages 8 and up.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Stories & Songs at Memorial Park

    Bring a blanket and enjoy stories, songs and instruments with Mr. Evan. Weather permitting. Ages 2–5. 

  • Fun Galaxy

    4:30–6:30 p.m. $20.

    Athens Junior Roller Squad

    Girls and gender fluid persons ages 10–17 are invited to learn the ropes of roller derby.

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE!


    The Teen Services staff will bring a homemade Thanksgiving dinner and serve it to attendees. Free registration is required. Sign up at the Teen Services desk before Nov. 20. For grades 612 only.

  • Bogart Library

    6–10 p.m. FREE!

    Teen Lock-In

    Grades 612 are invited to an after-hours lock-in. Enjoy board games, cooking, an escape room, movies and more. Registration is required.


  • 6–8 p.m. $20.

    Wines for the Holiday Table

    (J's Bottle Shop) A “petit-soirée” where attendees will taste an array of wines and learn what to pair them with at their holiday table.

  • Canopy Studio

    Winter Camp

    K–6th graders are invited to learn trapeze, participate in movement arts and crafts and explore the studio. Register online. Dec. 30–Jan. 3, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $175.



  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Art Builds Business

    This workshop aims to help identify biases about art, creativity, money, business and value, and is designed to engage creatives, local businesses and community members. Light refreshments and a reception to follow.


  • Moonlight Theater

    Nov. 21–23, 8 p.m. $8–14.

    Buckskin Gulch

    Saddle up for a showdown at Buckskin Gulch. This physical comedy is everything you'd hope to find in a Western: gunfights, betrayal, romance, adventure, revenge, murder and more.

Ending Friday, November 22


Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Adult Trips

    "Marci's Mountain Mystery Tour." Nov. 22, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. $15–22.50. All programs depart and return to Rocksprings Park.