Wednesday, January 29

30 events



Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Spring Programs

    Programs are offered in the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, holiday events and more. For both adults and children.

  • Multiple Locations

    For the Love of Bathroom Savings: Free Showerheads

    Free WaterSense labeled showerheads are available during the month of February. Showerheads can be picked up at the ACC Water Conservation Office, Athens Hardware and Normal Hardware.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.

Live Music


    7 p.m.

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring performances by Sandy Ewen, Killick Hinds and Kathryn Koopman.

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    404 NOT FOUND Live hardware techno project of Claire Staples and Alex Cargile.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20.

    TODD SNIDER Chameleonic Americana artist known for his work with supergroup Hard Working Americans. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    CHICAGO FARMER Performing alter ego of folk singer-songwriter Cody Diehkoff.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m.

    THE SWEET LILLIES Four-piece "jamgrass" band from Colorado.


  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Gallery Talk

    Artists of "All Together Now!" will speak on their work. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Athens, GA

    Call for Artists

    Roll Out the Barrels is seeking artists to transform ordinary rain barrels into functional pieces of art. The painted barrels will be auctioned off to benefit the ACC Green School Program. Barrels and hardware are provided. Apply by Feb. 14.


  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650,

    Computer Class: Voice Assistants and Smart Home Devices

    Learn how to set up an Amazon Echo and Google Home and the voice commands used to get news, weather, podcasts, recipes and more. Also learn about smart home devices such as smart outlets and smart lightbulbs.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11:30 a.m. $5 (ACC residents), $7.50 (non-ACC residents).

    Riddle Me This

    Celebrate National Puzzle Day with jigsaw puzzle making, trivia and word games. Ages 18 and up.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Live, Learn and Love Until You Die

    Cardiologist Dr. Subodh Agrawal shares tips for increasing longevity and living a healthier, more connected lifestyle while reducing healthcare costs and improving quality of life. Presented by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning.


  • Yoga Workshops

    (Shakti Yoga) "Assisting Intensive with Shakti Yoga University" is a 200-hour teacher training session focused on assisting. Feb. 29, 1:30–7 p.m. & Mar. 1, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. $275.

  • Wine Classes

    (Normal School of Wine at J's Bottle Shop) "Wine 201: Introduction to Wines of France, Italy and Spain." Mar. 24, 25, 31 & Apr. 1, 6:30–8 p.m. $