Saturday, February 22

26 events



  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    Feb. 20, 6–9 p.m. $50. (Preview Party). Feb. 21–22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $10. 706-342-4743

    Madison Antiques Show

    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.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Feb. 21, 6–8 p.m. $5. (preview sale, items priced double). Feb. 22, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Feb. 23, 1–4 p.m. (half price items).

    OCAF Thrift Sale

    Over 10,000 items will be available at NE Georgia's largest thrift sale. Proceeds benefit OCAF.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Winter Market 2020

    Shop local and surrounding food and market vendors weekly on Saturdays through Mar. 14. All ages welcome.

  • Stegeman Coliseum

    7–11 p.m. $100.

    The Cancer Foundation Cocktails Fundraiser

    The event includes a light dinner, an open bar, an online silent auction and a live auction. 

  • Athens Country Club

    6 p.m. 706-369-9732,

    Changing the Picture Awards Dinner

    Family Connection: Communities in Schools Athens hosts its annual fundraiser to support Athens youth through dropout prevention and providing neighborhood leaders and school site coordinators.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    8 p.m.

    Beer-butante Percentage Night

    Join Miss Thing for a percentage night in support of the Boybutante AIDS Foundation, featuring performances by local drag favorites.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Kick-Off Carol Myers for District 8 Commissioner Candidate

    Hear brief remarks by supporters and the candidate over coffee and donuts. Help assemble yard signs, write postcards and learn to canvass, then go door-to-door at 12:30 p.m.


  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. (door), 10 p.m. $8–10.

    The Kourtesans

    The drag troupe presents a drag show benefit supporting the Trans Housing Atlanta Program.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 21-23, 7:30 p.m. $3-20.

    UGA Opera Theatre

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents Il Barbiere di Siviglia. 

  • 8 p.m. $10–15.

    Small Box Series: This Side Up

    (Nimbl, 160 Winston Dr.) Experience music, poetry, movement and more presented on a 4'x4' stage. Tonight features works by Jennifer Morlock, Celest Divine, LeeAnne Peppers, Anne Shaffer, Andrea Trombetta, Maryn Whitmore, Etienne de Rocher and Lisa Yaconelli. Snacks and wine will be served.

  • Morton Theatre

    Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 3 p.m. $12–15.


    The East Athens Dance Center's production, "Emotions," includes various humanistic emotions interpreted through technical, concert dance to eclectic sounds and musical pieces.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20).

    CLASSIC CITY WAX A release show for a new vinyl compilation of local hip hop, featuring performances by Linqua Franqa, Caulfield, The YOD, DK, Ishues, Kxng Blanco, Squalle, LB, Son Zoo, Motorhead 2x and L.G. See story on p. 8.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m.

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Local death-rock group fronted by songwriter Adrya Stembridge.

    HUMMIN' BIRD Scrappy punk group from Tulsa, OK.

    FISCAL SPLIFF Punk band from Russellville, AR.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    GEORGIA SIRENS Local group playing covers and originals in four-part harmony, featuring Maggie Hunter, Susan Staley, SJ Ursrey and Marty Winkler.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. $5.

    LET'S ROCK ATHENS Girls Rock Athens presents a showcase, featuring DJ Mahogany, The Tightness, Bate Kush, Balding, It's Not Britney Bitch, Sewer Eilish and T. Hardy Morris.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m.

    FREEHOLD Local band with an upbeat, melodic sound blending classic and contemporary rock. Album release show!

  • Peach Pit Cafe

    5–7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2410

    RC COWBOY Local performer playing country and gospel standards and originals.

  • The Rialto Room at Hotel Indigo

    7 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences. Reissue release party!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE!

    BRAD GERKE Local folk and alt-country singer-songwriter.



  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    2–4 p.m. FREE!

    Crossing Color Lines, Past and Present

    As part of the "Black Heritage and the Brotherhood of Man" exhibition, four of the participating artists will take part in a panel discussion of Steffen Thomas’ "Brotherhood of Man" philosophy, his relationships with African American friends during his lifetime, as well as racial barriers in modern society. 


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 25–29, 8 p.m. & Mar. 1, 2:30 p.m. $12–16.

    Vanity Fair

    (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.