COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, February 22

28 events

Kidstuff

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). www.ocaf.com/art

    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! www.culinarykitchenathens.com

    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. www.cfnega.org

    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, www.fc-cis.org

    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. www.boybutante.org/events

    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! www.votemyers.com

    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.

Performance

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. (door), 10 p.m. $8–10. www.40watt.com

    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. pac.uga.edu

    UGA Opera Theatre

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents Il Barbiere di Siviglia. 

  • 8 p.m. $10–15. www.smallboxseries.bigcartel.com

    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. www.mortontheatre.com

    Emotions

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

DJs

Games

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    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. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    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. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    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). www.indigoathens.com

    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! www.sobrewco.com

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

Art

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.steffenthomas.org

    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. 

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 20–22, 25–29, 8 p.m. & Mar. 1, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. www.ugatheatre.com/vanityfair

    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.

Classes

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Donations encouraged (Industry Night). Feb. 21-22, 27-29, 8 p.m. $8-14. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Peacock

    Iranian-American comedian Darius Emadi brings his world touring character comedy show to Athens.