PILE Noisy, chaotic experimental rock group from Boston.
TREADLES Airy, emotive heavy rock group from New Orleans.
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local math-rock trio.
CHOSEN EVIL Local dark industrial noise project. Album release show!
LUCAS BRODE Avant-free-jazz guitarist from New York City.
BAO Ecstatic kalimba/percussion duo of Ariel Ackerly and Bridget Dooley.
SEA OF NOISE Solo experimental tape-loop project from Andy Morales.
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.
VISION VIDEO Local goth-pop group featuring members of Shehehe and Booty Boyz.
ALL BLACK New goth band featuring members of Atlanta group Night Moves Gold.
DJS WARDADDY & TWIN POWERS Spinning new wave, goth, Britpop and indie.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
A VERY ORANGE CHRISTMAS A holiday-themed show featuring members of The Orange Constant.
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.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Meet Santa and take a picture together.
Celebrate winter with sweet snacks and sugary crafts. Ages 3–8.
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.
Enjoy “choose your own adventure”-style gallery activities, art projects and games that explore a different gallery each month. This month, drop in and explore the "Material Georgia 1733–1900: Two Decades of Scholarship" exhibition.
An afterschool music class with Mr. Evan. For children ages 5–7 and their caregiver.
Watch holiday movies, drink hot chocolate and munch on some festive cookies while you wear your favorite pair of pajamas. Grades 6-12.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
The library is collecting new and gently used blankets and coats of all sizes to donate to local charities. Through January. 770-725-9443, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
Enjoy a screening of this 1985 flick starring Chuck Norris.
Get comfortable with the basics of three styles in time for the holidays. Dec. 17 (waltz), Dec. 18 (foxtrot) and Dec. 19 (swing), 6–7 p.m. $10/class or $25/full course. www.dancefx.org
(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, firstname.lastname@example.org