Tuesday, December 3

30 events


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Dec. 3–6, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Holiday Book Sale

    Shop for your loved ones at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Tuesday Tour at Two

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. Donations accepted.

    Holiday Swing Dance at the Garden

    Celebrate the holidays with a swing lesson from 78 p.m., then enjoy an evening of dancing to holiday music. No experience or partner required.

  • Athens Land Trust

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122,

    Cookies for the Community

    Giving Tuesday seeks to refocus society on generosity for the remainder of the holiday season, and to celebrate, Athens Land Trust will provide cookies and all the supplies needed for your one-of-a kind cookie design. Proceeds will support land conservation, provide affordable housing and various financial education classes.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $10.

    Athens Uncovered

    Come out for a silent auction and live performances from local bands like Dana Downs, Fishbug, Fester Hagood, Cicada Rhythm and more covering popular songs. Proceeds benefit Nuci's Space.



  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Dec. 3–4, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

    UGA Ceramic Student Holiday Sale

    (First Floor Lobby) The holiday sale will include small, hand-built sculptures as well as functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and bowls made by ceramic students and faculty.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Tour at Two

    Join Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art and co-curator of the "Master, Pupil, Follower" exhibition, for a special tour.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Call for Submissions

    ATHICA presents a new literary zine called Local Honey. Writers can submit up to three word or pdf documents of written work including poems, essays and short fiction. Artists can submit up to three 300 dpi or higher resolution jpeg/pngs. Deadline Jan. 15. The zine will be printed in March.,


  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Facebook for Beginners

    Registration required.

  • 5:30–9 p.m. $69.

    Basic Life Support

    (Athens CPR, 182 Ben Burton Circle, Bogart) Certified trainers provide hands-on demonstrations and a practice session.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Studio Workshop: Drawing Materials and Techniques

    Phil Jasen leads a four-part series of studio-based classes exploring tools, techniques and styles of the Italian regional schools. Jan. 2, 9, 16 and 23, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $15. 706-542-4883,

Lectures & Lit


  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Tuesday Tunes

    A live series featuring new groups and fresh music each month. All musicians are students or TAs at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $8.

    Rak The Watt

    Watch as bellydancers demonstrate their skills.

Live Music

  • Contact for Location

    8 p.m.

    TRIANGLE FIRE Long-running local crust-punk band.

    SOME KIND OF NIGHTMARE Punk rock band from San Diego.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

  • The Foundry

    6:30 p.m. $10.

    ATHENS UNCOVERED Local musicians cover their favorite Athens songs to raise money for Nuci’s Space. Featuring Dana Downs, Fishbug, Fester Hagood, The Getaway Company, Timi Conley and Wonderland Rangers, Cicada Rhythm, Five Eight and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $10.

    ANDREW BLOOMS Athens singer-songwriter Andrew Huang performs a set of uplifting folk-pop. Album release show! See story on p. 13.

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Athens.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m.

    JAMES AURELIO New roots-rock project led by Jim Wilson (Los Cantares, TaxiCab Verses).


Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Keepin' It Clean Citizen of the Year Nominations

    Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award. Nominate someone who is an environmental steward of litter prevention or community beautification. Deadline Jan. 31.


  • The Vagina Monologues

    (UGA School of Social Work) Audition for Project Safe's annual production. Auditions are on Dec. 11, 6–8 p.m. and Dec. 15, 1–3 p.m.,

Ending Tuesday, December 3


Word on the Street

  • 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.