COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, January 16

34 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Eight galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3623

    Collections from our Community

    Lola Brooks will speak about her collection of rhinestone glasses, rainbow-colored wallet sets and Vera Neumann vintage scarves, all of which are currently on display.

  • The Classic Center

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Musical Third Thursday

    View one of the "Play On, Athens!" pianos, hand–painted by a local artist to encourage interaction with art and music.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Anime Club

    Watch the latest anime from Crunchyroll.

  • Bogart Library

    4–5 p.m. FREE! 770-725-9443, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Read to Rover

    Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Baby Music Jam

    Preschool-aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Teen Thursdays

    Teens can drop in each week for a different activity. This month’s activities include book themed snacks, a superhero movie and button making. No registration necessary. Ages 1318.

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    A Place to Land: MLK and the Speech that Inspired a Nation

    Learn the story behind MLK's famous speech, then participate in a group service project. For ages 6–11 and their caregivers.

  • Kids Comedy Class

    (Nimbl) Moonlight Theater hosts comedy classes for kids. For ages 7–10. Saturdays Feb. 1–22, 2–3:30 p.m. $60. moonlight.theater.company@gmail.com

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SHAMELESS JAMES Local trio blending jammy rock with alternative influences.

    THE RELICS Atlanta-area band influenced by classic and alternative rock.

    OPEN Lo-fi indie rock band from Loganville.

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $35–$75. www.classiccenter.com

    TRAVIS TRITT Multi-platinum country artist performs in an intimate solo acoustic setting.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    EAT No wave-influenced lo-fi punk band from Philadelphia.

    SHRIEKUS Local group with punk and no wave influences.

    IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Darkly tinged local underground-pop project. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.40watt.com

    HARDY Nashville-based country musician self-described as a "big, loud singer-songwriter."

    SEAN STEMALY Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter.

    TYLER BRADEN Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    Breaking the Shackles. 8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BLOOMFIELD Anthemic and propulsive local indie rock group.

    TYLER MEACHAM Vocally-charged, left-of-center pop music from Richmond, VA.

    PEACH! Upstart melodic indie-pop trio from Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band.

  • The Globe

    5 p.m. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    THE FUSILIERS New area project featuring well-known musicians playing original and traditional Celtic greengrass music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear. 

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    WILLIAM MATHENY Morgantown, VA-based alt-country singer-songwriter.

Games

Lectures & Lit

Events

Karaoke & Open Mic

DJs

  • VFW

    6 p.m. $5–10. 706-543-5940

    Grown Folks Dance Party

    GROWN FOLKS DANCE PARTY WXAG's DJ Segar plays jazz and R&B.

Meetings

  • ACC Library

    6–7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Caregiver Crafting Support Group

    Caregivers are invited to bring crafting supplies and express the joys and struggles of caring for a loved one while practicing self-care creatively.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    6–7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Cyber Supper: Intro to PowerPoint

    Participants can bring their own dinner and learn the basics of PowerPoint while they eat. 

  • 12–3 p.m. $22. www.theindiesouth.com

    Iridology Workshop

    (Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Hayley Porter teaches how to interpret irises of the eye by analyzing their colors, markings, textures and how they correlate to physical and emotional health and the current state of the mind and body of the individual. Attendees will receive 15x magnification iris photos and a map to take home.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Glass Mosaic Workshop

    Explore the exhibition "Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection," then create your own mosaic art. Registration required. Feb. 8, 1–4 p.m. $40. 706-542-4883, madison.hogan@ug.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

Comedy