COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, December 9

17 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    SASHA AND THE VALENTINES Surfy synthpop group from Austin, TX.

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based indie-pop artist with a crisp, warm sound.

    ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    CHRISTMAS HOOT Sing along with your favorite holiday carols as Tommy Jordan and Dick Daniels play and lead. Klezmer Local 42 will open the performance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    TAKE LEAD Indie rock band from Orlando, FL.

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

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    TONI HUNLO Athens native playing with a three-piece band.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Preschool Pals

    Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.

Games

Events

  • 5:30–7:30 p.m. shealey@jcss.us

    South Jackson Holiday Market

    (South Jackson Elementary School, 1630 New Kings Bridge Rd.) Almost 30 vendors and half as many children's classes will sell products in a market supporting the school's leadership program.

Film

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/showdownattheequator

    Showdown at the Equator

    After his wife is murdered, a samurai escapes to the countryside with his young son, working as unstoppable assassins with a desire for vengeance in the brutal and bloody Shogun Assassin.

Comedy

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. FREE! www.krakinjokes.com

    Gorgeous George's Improv League

    Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot and compete for the coveted screaming chicken. Every Monday upstairs.

Theater

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $41–68. www.classiccenter.com

    Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    For five years, the Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning Beautiful: Carole King Musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story of one woman’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

    Muriel Ellis Pritchett speaks on Rotten Bananas and the Emerald Dream.

Classes

  • Basic Welding for the Creative Maker/Artist/Hobbyist

    (Contact for Location) This two-session, six-hour MIG welding class is designed for artists and hobbyists who are completely new to welding. Learn ideas and tips about how to set up equipment and push craft-making to the next level. Dec. 18–19, 6–9 p.m. $200. 706-308-4792, clay@wioamerica.com

Ending Monday, December 9

 

Auditions

  • On Stage Walton

    Oliver Twist

    For ages 8–18. Be prepared to read from the script. Auditions on Dec. 7, 1–3 p.m. and Dec. 9, 7–8:30 p.m. Rehearsals begin Dec. 11. Performances Jan. 23–26. www.onstagewalton.org