WANDERWILD Intricate, intimate local indie-rock project led by songwriter Matt Martin.
WIEUCA Local four-piece experimental outfit that fuses indie rock, psychedelia and trip hop.
HEFFNER New local indie rock band.
IVORY WEEDS Experimental folk project from Brooklyn, NY.
LILY DABBS Local acoustic folk singer-songwriter.
SHANNON JAE RIDOUT Local traditional folk singer-songwriter.
IAN KINNEY New local folk singer-songwriter.
SIMPLE LIFE BAND Local group playing pop, rock and country's current and classic hits.
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.
CLIP ART PRESENTS A showcase of local hip hop talent.
THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO Greg Hankins, Luca Lombardi and Seth Hendershot perform the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas and more.
CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band with a talent for melody, harmony and hooks.
VINTAGE PISTOL Jam-centric blues-rock group from Arkansas.
STIG Instrumental progressive jazz-fusion band from Asheville, NC.
DANIEL HUTCHENS Bloodkin guitarist plays a set of wrenching, rocking soul-folk.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
THE CURLS Dream-pop band from Chicago with classic rock and psychedelic influences.
MATTHEW DANGER LIPPMAN Glammy, lo-fi punk artist from New York.
CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic pop group.
HOYAS New local jangle-pop band.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Test your skills during a round of Jenga.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5.
Stories, songs, movement, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children.
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, bouncing and cuddling. 0-24 months.
This special storytime is designed to promote parental bonding and early learning in babies ages 0–24 months. Registration required.
Kids can engage in art activities based on an artist's biography.
An afterschool music class with Mr. Evan. For children ages 5–7 and their caregiver.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
Learn how to buy and sell on eBay.
Browse art and artisanal goods from 20 Athens-area vendors, including potters, painters and more. In addition to artists like Will Eskridge, Lisa Freeman, Jared Brown, Abby Kacen and Katherine Schuber, expect unique gifts like puzzles from Very Good Puzzle Co., small-batch cheeses by Hobo Cheese Co., watercolor paints by Pinto Art Supplies and macramé wall hangings by Spindle & Cone.
Make a 12"x 12" square wood sign and play a little friendly trivia based on Elf while you work. Register by Dec. 10.
(Auditorium) Enjoy an evening of music by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The Grammy-award winning orchestra will perform a program of holiday and classical favorites, including a sing-along of familiar holiday tunes.
The combined choirs of Emmanuel Episcopal Church and Friendship Presbyterian Church and a string orchestra will present Pergolesi’s "Magnificat," along with shorter works, congregational carols and readings of seasonal texts. All ages welcome.
Enjoy the last comedy show of the year with live entertainment from Al-Gorjus Buddah, Madeline Zimmer, Ngozi and a warm cup of "Santa's Little Problem." Five open mic spots available, participants are invited to sign up at the door.
Local comedians perform in a hostile environment.
Learn about what the Get Artistic program has worked toward this year and hear from the six 2019–2020 grant recipients, who will give brief presentations about their work. Warm snacks and drinks will be provided.
Paint your own vintage lighted Christmas tree. Workshops held Dec. 18, 7–9 p.m. (Register by Dec. 11). $49. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.artinisartlounge.com
Athens-Clarke County Transit is collecting non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The bus will be parked at various locations around town to accept donations on Dec. 9–13. email@example.com