(Firefly Trail between S. Peter Street and Inglewood Ave.) Community organizations gather to celebrate the declaration of Athens Arbor Day on a segment of the completed Firefly Trail. As part of the ceremony, nine new trees will be planted along the trail and attendees will receive bare-root saplings to take home.
Project Safe presents its 20th and final production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
UGA Presents hosts a trio of rising opera stars paying tribute to the original Bel Canto Trio of the 1940s through a program showcasing opera’s most popular arias, duets and trios.
Share books, songs, rhymes and activities en español y ingles. For children ages 3-8 and their caregiver.
Hands In! will teach teens how to communicate using American Sign Language.
Attendees can enjoy a sweet story and make sugar cookies for their Valentine. Ages 4 and up with a caregiver.
Meet the artists of the exhibition "The Love Show." See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
Take a painting class while you enjoy a pint of beer.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, boogie and more.
The evening includes a three-course, chef-prepared dinner. Reservations required.
Enjoy calming time with coloring, classical music and tea or coffee. Adults only.
(Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, Watkinsville) Enjoy a beginners group class followed by a social dance. Light hors d'oeuvres paired with wine will be available.
Enjoy local coffee and sweet treats at this planetarium show. Couple costumes are encouraged as a part of a contest where the winners will receive a prize.
Enjoy a special Valentine's Day meal featuring menu items from local restaurants and accompanied by live entertainment from Grant Cowan.
Share a romantic dinner and drinks with a Valentine under the stars in a tropical conservatory with live piano music. Each couple will also receive a blooming orchid plant to take home. Register by Feb. 10 at noon.
(Room 150) PhD candidate in Women's Studies and Educational Theory & Practice, Shara Cherniak presents "To Kill or not Kill an Ant - Critiquing Opinion Writing Practices in Public Elementary School with Feminist and Nonmodern Philosophies."
Celebrate the release of Dr. Cassia Roth's forthcoming book, A Miscarriage of Justice: Women’s Reproductive Lives and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil. Refreshments will be served.
Katie Hughes, an Atlanta-based comedian and writer, is a weekend regular at Laughing Skull Lounge.
Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.
TRIBUTE NIGHT Featuring the music of Alice in Chains (Beatrice in Ropes), Smashing Pumpkins (Jet Phase), Highly Suspect (Slightly Suspect) and Green Day (The Dookie Brothers).
20TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY Flicker turns 20 with performances by Elf Power, Scott Spillane, Deep State and DJ Mahogany. See story on p. 8.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The Southern rock superstars return to Athens for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 9.
DANIEL DONATO Nashville-based "cosmic country" guitarist and songwriter.
TAYLOR MCCALL Indie-country singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.
CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.
COLONY HOUSE Chart-topping indie-rock quartet from Franklin, TN.
TYSON MOTSENBOCKER Singer-songwriter playing "sad California music."
BABY TONY & THE TEENIES Quirky local pop band heavily influenced by surf and doo-wop.
NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop songwriter with classic melodies and clever lyrics.
SEXBRUISE? Satirical pop band from Charleston, SC, that combines improvisation, electronic music and more.
BLAIR CRIMMINS AND THE HOOKERS Atlanta-based ragtime/Dixieland jazz revival outfit.
GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-playing singer-songwriter.
MADELINE FINN Nashville, TN, singer-songwriter playing a mix of rock, folk and alternative acoustic music.
(Normal School of Wine at J's Bottle Shop) Celebrate Valentine's Day and explore what makes Athens' own Condor Chocolate so unique along with wine-pairing combinations.
Explore methods to creating a more caring life for yourself and others through talk and meditation practices.
Share the love on Valentine's Day and bring a friend to Abigail West's yoga class.
An eccentric family must pull it together and act normal during a surprise dinner with their daughter's fiancé and his family. See Theater Notes on p. 11.
KARAOKE Hosted by Cowboy Anglin, featuring live guitar performances by RC Cowboy between singers. (Other musicians are also invited to play along.)
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. email@example.com