COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, March 5

24 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/exhibits

    45th Juried Exhibition

    View 199 works by 144 artists that were selected by guest juror Larry Ossei-Mensah, a Ghanaian-American curator and cultural critic. See Calendar Pick on p. 33.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    5:30–6:30 p.m. FREE! www.heirloomathens.com

    Artist Reception

    See whimsical wood-burned designs by Jess Dunlap.

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Craft and Coloring Club for Adults

    Adults are invited to explore a new hobby or practice. Use the library's supplies or bring your own.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Mar. 2, 4–5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Artist-in-ATHICA Eli Saragoussi

    Watch in real-time as local artist and musician Eli Saragoussi creates set designs leading up to this weekend's Ad·Verse Fest. See Art Notes on p. 20.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $3 (w/ UGA ID), $20. pac.uga.edu

    Hodgson Singers Concert

    Part of the Thursday Scholarship Series.

Events

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

    Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Ages 16 & up.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    7 p.m. FREE! www.oconeeriversaudubon.org

    Oconee Rivers Audubon Society

    (Education and Visitor Center) Lauren Gingerella talks about plovers on Little St. Simons Island.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.unoparkinsonsawareness.weebly.com

    Auction for Parkinson’s Awareness

    The Undergraduate Neuroscience Organization hosts the inaugural Auction for Parkinson's Awareness, featuring guest speakers, live classical music, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. An auction includes items and experiences representative of alternative therapy for those suffering with Parkinson's Disease. All proceeds benefit the Parkinson's Foundation.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    What Now?

    Pulp Swim presents a screening of a new skateboarding film called What Now? Live music by Aldente, Nuclear Tourism and Cannonandtheboxes. Proceeds benefit Austalia's Wildlife Rescue.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    ALDENTE Local genre-bending rap band featuring three vocalists.

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Local college-rock band playing surf-punk originals.

    CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. $12. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DANIEL ROMANO Chameleonic singer-songwriter with trad-country, pop and psychedelic influences. See Calendar Pick on p. 33.

    SAM DOORES Member of The Deslondes performs with his backing band.

    THE PINK STONES Rootsy local country-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    EL SCORCHO Weezer tribute band playing the group's first two albums back to back.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.) $14 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    INTERSTELLAR ECHOES Group paying tribute to the music of Pink Floyd.

    FRANKLY SCARLET Grateful Dead tribute band from Atlanta.

  • The Globe

    THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    The Fusiliers

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Old Skool Presents. 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ROSHAMBO Soulful renditions of classic hits.

  • Nowhere Bar

    SkyFest. 9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HEART OF PINE Roots-rocking local four-piece. 

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2410

    RC COWBOY  Opening for DJ GREGORY, playing country and gospel standards and original songs.

DJs

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • VFW

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. 706-543-5940

    Grown Folks Dance Party

    Grown Folks Dance Party

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Book Club

    Read The Mysterious Benedict Society. Stop by the Children’s Desk to register and check out a copy of the book. Activities and snacks provided.

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Kids Cook

    Kids are invited to learn a healthy, easy recipe they can make at home.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Teen Study Group

    (This event has been canceled.) Teens can enjoy quiet study time and snacks in a multipurpose room. Ages 13 & up.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    1:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Pollinators and Seed Bombs

    Ages 5–12 can create mud balls full of native plant seeds to take home and plant.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    (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.