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Thursday, December 12

1 event

Art

Friday, December 13

3 events

Art

  • Dec. 13, 4–9 p.m. Dec. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 762-728-0575

    Normaltown Pottery Holiday Sale

    (465 Belvoir Heights) Pottery by Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green and Carter Gillies. Also: hand-printed textiles and cards by Sara Parker, local honey by 3 Kings Honey and natural, handcrafted soaps by Farmington Herbals.

  • 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.tinyathgallery.com

    Meet the Artist: J. Phillip White

    (tiny ATH gallery, 174 Cleveland Ave.) Artist J. Phillip White will present his exhibition "A Surrealist's Retrospective." White's media is based in photomontage and Shau Sugi Ban birdhouses. See Calendar Pick on p. 21.

  • Dec. 13, 5–8 p.m. & Dec. 14, 12–5 p.m. jesm323@gmail.com

    Jim StipeMaas: Landscapes

    (John Cleaveland's Studio Gallery, 2710 Old Farmington Rd., Farmington) Artist Jim StipeMaas shares a collection of paintings during a two-day pop-up.

Saturday, December 14

13 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    Saturdays & Sundays through Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

  • 440 Foundry Pavilion

    Dec. 14, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Dec. 15, 12–5 p.m. $3. www.indiesouth.com

    Indie South Holiday Hooray

    Indie South hosts the town's largest holiday artist market with over 100 makers, artisans, and vintage collectors. Items include handmade home goods, clothing, bath and body products, artisanal food, jewelry, ceramics and more. The afternoon also includes food trucks, kids' activities, maker stations, and live music, and art demos. 

  • Dec. 13, 4–9 p.m. Dec. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 762-728-0575

    Normaltown Pottery Holiday Sale

    (465 Belvoir Heights) Pottery by Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green and Carter Gillies. Also: hand-printed textiles and cards by Sara Parker, local honey by 3 Kings Honey and natural, handcrafted soaps by Farmington Herbals.

  • ATHICA

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.athica.org

    ATHICA Holiday Market

    Shop items crafted by local artists and artisans like cap man, GEMNGLASS, Netski Art Works, STEEL + PLANK, Aurora Jewelry, Purple V Soaps and many more. There will also be an open house at the Leathers Building which shoppers are invited to attend.

  • Good Dirt

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! www.gooddirt.net

    Good Dirt Holiday Pottery Sale

    Shop among handcrafted pottery by 26 talented instructors, students and studio owners. There will be pottery giveaways, food, coffee and a "The 12 Days of Pottery" scavenger hunt leading up to the event.

  • Southern Star Studio

    Dec. 14–15, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.athensareapotters.com

    Southern Star Studio Holiday Sale

    The studio's annual holiday sale featuring works from: Maria Dondero, Carter Gillies, Regina Mandell, Allya Maerz, Brandon Bishop, Kerry Steinberg, Chona Leathers and Alex Wilkins.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    11:30 a.m.–5 p.m. www.catzip.org

    7th Annual Holiday Artist Market

    Enjoy crafts and vendors like soaps by Songbird Soaps, lotions by Sadie Eubanks, clothing by Hippocampus Designs, books by Aimee Cribbs, cat toys and dog biscuits by Campus Cats, vintage clothing, pottery and much more. 20% of all sales support Campus Cats/Cat Zip Alliance.

  • (190 Cohen St.) Dec. 14–15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. www.athensareapotters.com

    Boulevard Pottery Sale

    A variety of high-fired stoneware and porcelain functional pieces will be available for sale featuring work from participating potters Lori Demosthenes, Kyle Jones, Ester Lee Mech, Alex Newman, Geoff Pickett and Zuzka Vaclavik.

  • 8 a.m.–4 p.m. www.micheledross.com

    Michele Dross Ceramics Holiday Pottery Sale

    (515 King Ave.) Michele Dross will host her first holiday sale featuring new handmade porcelain pottery characterized by mystical narrative drawing. Enjoy a cup of coffee while you peruse these one of a kind ceramics. 

  • Chase Park Warehouses

    Dec. 14–15, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.tilejuice.com

    Zuzka and Kyle Pottery Sale

    Shop works by Zuzka Vaclavik and Kyle Jones, two ceramicists behind Tile Juice, which specializes in custom made tiles for fireplaces, kitchens, bathrooms, etc.

  • 1–5 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/cameronblissart

    Holiday Pop-Up Show & Sale

    (149 S. Georgia Ave., Winterville) Artist Cameron Bliss Ferrelle and fellow painters will host a pop-up at her studio featuring small original works from local artists.

  • Dec. 13, 5–8 p.m. & Dec. 14, 12–5 p.m. jesm323@gmail.com

    Jim StipeMaas: Landscapes

    (John Cleaveland's Studio Gallery, 2710 Old Farmington Rd., Farmington) Artist Jim StipeMaas shares a collection of paintings during a two-day pop-up.

  • (263 Milledge Circle) Dec. 14–15, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Mary Rugg Holiday Sale

    Shop hand-woven scarves and wraps by Mary Rugg.

Sunday, December 15

7 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    Saturdays & Sundays through Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

  • 440 Foundry Pavilion

    Dec. 14, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Dec. 15, 12–5 p.m. $3. www.indiesouth.com

    Indie South Holiday Hooray

    Indie South hosts the town's largest holiday artist market with over 100 makers, artisans, and vintage collectors. Items include handmade home goods, clothing, bath and body products, artisanal food, jewelry, ceramics and more. The afternoon also includes food trucks, kids' activities, maker stations, and live music, and art demos. 

  • Southern Star Studio

    Dec. 14–15, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. www.athensareapotters.com

    Southern Star Studio Holiday Sale

    The studio's annual holiday sale featuring works from: Maria Dondero, Carter Gillies, Regina Mandell, Allya Maerz, Brandon Bishop, Kerry Steinberg, Chona Leathers and Alex Wilkins.

  • (190 Cohen St.) Dec. 14–15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. www.athensareapotters.com

    Boulevard Pottery Sale

    A variety of high-fired stoneware and porcelain functional pieces will be available for sale featuring work from participating potters Lori Demosthenes, Kyle Jones, Ester Lee Mech, Alex Newman, Geoff Pickett and Zuzka Vaclavik.

  • Chase Park Warehouses

    Dec. 14–15, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.tilejuice.com

    Zuzka and Kyle Pottery Sale

    Shop works by Zuzka Vaclavik and Kyle Jones, two ceramicists behind Tile Juice, which specializes in custom made tiles for fireplaces, kitchens, bathrooms, etc.

  • Rubber Soul Yoga

    10–11 a.m. $10. www.rubbersoulyoga.com

    Family Playtime Yoga

    Children, parents, extended family and caretakers are invited to share a playful yoga class focused on movement, games and imagination.

  • (263 Milledge Circle) Dec. 14–15, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Mary Rugg Holiday Sale

    Shop hand-woven scarves and wraps by Mary Rugg.

Monday, December 16

1 event

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    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.

Tuesday, December 17

2 events

Art

Thursday, December 19

2 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    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.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Holiday Third Thursday

    Enjoy gingersnaps and cider at a special evening gathering to view Deck the Walls.

Saturday, December 21

1 event

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    Saturdays & Sundays through Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

Sunday, December 22

2 events

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    Saturdays & Sundays through Dec. 22, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

  • Rubber Soul Yoga

    10–11 a.m. $10. www.rubbersoulyoga.com

    Family Playtime Yoga

    Children, parents, extended family and caretakers are invited to share a playful yoga class focused on movement, games and imagination.

Sunday, December 29

1 event

Art

  • Rubber Soul Yoga

    10–11 a.m. $10. www.rubbersoulyoga.com

    Family Playtime Yoga

    Children, parents, extended family and caretakers are invited to share a playful yoga class focused on movement, games and imagination.

Tuesday, January 7

1 event

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Gallery Talk

    New York Times correspondent and former editor of Flagpole, Richard Fausset, gives a gallery talk about the work of comics artist Patrick Dean in the exhibition “The Monsters Are Due on Broad Street.”

Friday, January 10

1 event

Art

  • Donderos' Kitchen

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.donderoskitchen.com

    Artist Open Reception

    In the "Connections" exhibit, local artist David M. Hayes  displays his rug textiles as art forms derived from their rich utilitarian context, and Judith K. DeJoy offers both figurative and animal watercolor paintings that strive to engage emotion and tell a story.

Saturday, January 11

1 event

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lyndonhousearts

    Arts Professional Development Summit

    Spend the day at the Arts Center increasing your career skills through a series of short, one-hour courses ranging from mastering social media, grant writing, art handling, resume development, and other career necessities in the creative field. Registration required.