UNCLE GOO Northeast Georgia musician playing outlaw country-inspired originals. See story on p. 10.
GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.
JIM WILLINGHAM Local songwriter known for fronting the bands Old Smokey and Harry Carey.
HOLLY BELLE AND THE BELLETONES Local singer-songwriter performs with her band.
JUMP, LITTLE CHILDREN Poppy, long-running alt-rock band from Charleston, SC.
HULA HI-FI Hawaiian-influenced act featuring strings and electronics.
THE DARNELL BOYS The Darnell brothers play country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
HIBBS FAMILY BAND Folk/bluegrass quartet of family members led by Rob and Garrett Hibbs.
OTIS Four-piece electric blues revival band from southern Kentucky. This is a Led Zeppelin tribute set.
DAVE MARR & FRIENDS Local singer-songwriter and bandleader with a deep, resonant country twang.
T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock.
RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.
THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO Greg Hankins, Luca Lombardi and Seth Hendershot perform the music of A Charlie Brown Christmas and more.
Author and former Athenian Doug Hollingsworth signs copies of his new novel, Frankenstein's Paradox.
KARAOKE Pick your favorite tune to sing to all your friends.
Join Ms. Carley for a sweet storytime and learn how to make a new treat. Ages 5–10 and their caregivers.
Drop in anytime and make holiday cards for family and friends. All materials provided.
Join Teen Services for games, crafts and cookie-decorating fun while you learn how Christmas and other winter holidays are celebrated around the world. For grades 6–12.
Bring the kids out for a night of gymnastics, crafts, holiday-themed games and more. Registration required.
Tweens ages 9–13 are invited to join Ms. Molly for an interactive screening of Elf.
Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.
ACC Leisure Services presents a viewing of two holiday favorites: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (6 p.m.) and A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (7 p.m.). An intermission between the films will feature a sing-along. Hot chocolate and s’mores will be available.
A family-friendly parade through downtown Athens to the tune of Phil Kline's seasonal masterpiece. Bring a device with the piece's four tracks downloaded and push play before strolling through town. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.
(Fort Yargo State Park, Winder) Enjoy lights throughout the campground and cabins on a festive wagon ride, listen to holiday stories about the Winter Solstice, watch a winter movie, roast marshmallows and more. Those who camp or stay at the cabins for the weekend are invited to decorate their site and compete for an annual park pass. There will be a gingerbread house contest both nights, with the most popular house winning a free night of camping.
(Prince Ave.) Bring a prince in some form, whether it's a photo, drawing, copy of a book or cassette. Take selfies in front of your favorite locally-owned businesses on Prince Avenue with your prince using the hashtag #princeave.
On Stage Walton presents a Christmas comedy about the misadventures of a couple who “regift” a lackluster Christmas present only to find out it’s worth a fortune. In pursuit to reclaim the gift from others who have passed it along, everyone learns about friendship, true wealth and the Christmas spirit.
A holiday comedy featuring wild characters, live music and award-winning comedians. Tickets sales support the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
(Boom Boom Panic Room, 400 Foundry St.) Come browse shirts, hats, posters, music and other unique gifts for the holidays. Through Dec. 20, 1–6 p.m. Mon.–Fri. www.facebook.com/widespreadpanic
Drop off gift cards to help the Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support at Piedmont Healthcare and The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children's Advocacy Center. Through Dec. 20. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee