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. Several of these venues are currently closed. Call ahead.
Georgia-based artists and artisans are encouraged to apply for the Get Artistic Spring Market accompanying the brewery's sixth anniversary on Apr. 18. Deadline to apply is Mar. 15. getcurious.com/get-artistic-spring-market-2020
The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more. Lectures on Saturday and Sunday will be offered at 9 a.m.
Get help fixing your bike from experts so you're safe to ride.
Enjoy a full screening of this indie classic, followed by a lively discussion with Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Efren Ramirez (Pedro). See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
(Oconee Campus, Room 522) This event includes a fashion show, light appetizers, hair demonstrations, dress sales, door prizes and more. All proceeds will benefit Oconee Nighthawk's SOAR Program.
(225 S. Milledge Ave.) Brides and grooms-to-be get to experience local wedding vendors in action at a vow-renewal ceremony and dance-party reception. Tickets include a cocktail-style dinner, desserts, a signature drink and swag bag.
(Sheats Barbershop & Beauty Salon, 1296 W. Hancock Ave.) W&A Engineering will match Sheats Barber & Beauty Shop's sales for the day up to $500 and donate the money to their chosen charity, Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
Members of the Oconee County Health Department will present information.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
Wii U and board games for grades 6–12.
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, bouncing and cuddling. 0-24 months.
(This event has been canceled.) Teens can enjoy quiet study time and snacks in a multipurpose room. Ages 13 & up.
Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month with tooth stories, songs and crafts to take home. Ages 4–8 and their caregivers.
LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.
LET'S ROCK ATHENS Girls Rock Athens presents a showcase, featuring DJ Kaptain, Jada Wynter, Convict Julie, Kudzu, Cosmonot, Megan Moroney, CannonandtheBoxes and Common Currents.
RUSTON KELLY Nashville-based "dirt-emo" singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
VALLEY QUEEN Los Angeles-based indie-rock band.
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.
PREACHERVAN Alt-pop four-piece band from Atlanta.
(This event has been canceled.) Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Hosted by James Majure.
Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times.
Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, assistant professor of social justice education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and senior research fellow at Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education, presents "Black Appetite. White Food."
(This event has been canceled.) This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Dog Stories by James Herriot.
The Georgia Review hosts an evening of poetry and fiction, featuring poet Carmen Giménez Smith (Be Recorder) and author Tiphanie Yanique (Land of Love and Drowning).
Dekalb County CEO and Athens historian, Michael L. Thurmond discusses his book A Story Untold: Black Men and Women in Athens History, updated and re-released in 2019, forty years after its original publication.
Athens' former State Representative Michael L. Thurmond will talk about the new edition of his book, A Story Untold: Black Men & Women in Athens History.
Mildred Barya, author, poet and professor of creative writing at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, will give a talk about her work.
This women's empowerment group meets weekly to cover a variety of topics designed to help women live more balanced, boundaried and fulfilling lives. $18/week or $120/all. 706-543-3522, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grown Folks Dance Party
Athens Oconee Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) offers training May 29–July 10. Fridays, 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. and 5:30–9 p.m. email@example.com, www.athensoconeecasa.org
Meiko Kaji goes on a quest for vengeance against those who betrayed her mother.
Enjoy a film screening followed by a discussion led by Holly Pinheiro, assistant professor of history at Augusta University.
Presented by Flying Squid Comedy, a special comedy night features Joe Zimmerman and special guest Kelly Petronis. Hosted by Shaunak Godkhindi.
Ramon Rivas II has been featured on Comedy Central, HBO, Netflix and various popular podcasts.
(W&A Engineering, 355 Oneta St., Suite D100) Take a tour of W&A Engineering's new office building, get an overview of their business and sustainability practices and conclude with an open group discussion.
(Oconee County Chamber of Commerce) Brian Patterson speaks to Oconee County democrats.
(Cellar Theatre) UGA Theatre presents Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the 1848 William Makepeace Thackeray novel, where two different women attempt to navigate a society that punishes them for every misstep. Both strive for what they want, but neither can thrive without the other.
Learn how to access digital magazines, e-books and audiobooks using the RBDigital app and webpage.
(1151 Clairemont Place, Watkinsville) The Oglethorpe County Bee Club and Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association present an introductory beekeeping program. Attend as many classes as you like. Saturdays through July, 1–4 p.m. FREE! RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
(Note: This trip has been postponed.) Athenians can visit Montgomery, AL, for the Equal Justice Initiative's National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Incarceration. Mar. 19, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. $25. A charter bus departs and returns from the library.