Museum Mix

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party returns, featuring galleries, free refreshments and music by DJ Chief Rocka. 8–11 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

Firefly Discovery Ride

Firefly Trail Athens, GA

Pump up your tires and join a six-mile round trip tour to learn about the history of the trail and its future plans. 6 p.m. 706-613-3620

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Town & Gown Players 115 Grady Ave., Athens, GA

Edwardian style and classic farce ensue in this play presented by Town & Gown Players when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the “son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.” $20. bit.ly/Gentlemansguide

BBCO Birthday Bash

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

Celebrate Boulevard Burlesque Company’s first birthday with dance performances, comedy and special guests. 8–11 p.m. $8–10. www.hendershotsathens.com

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Athens Farmers Market

Bishop Park 705 Sunset Dr., Athens, GA

Markets offer locally grown groceries and handmade goods. Attendees can enjoy free live music and children’s activities. AFM doubles SNAP dollars spent at the market. Every Saturday, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. www.athensfarmersmarket.net

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Oconee Farmers Market

Oconee County Courthouse 23 N. Main St., Watkinsville, GA

Over 20 vendors offer a variety of fresh produce, local honey, fresh-cut flowers, unique crafts, dog treats, fresh gelato, homemade pasta, locally sourced meats and eggs, plants and more. Many vendors offer pre-ordering options and curbside pickup.

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Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens, GA

Southern Star Studio is a collective ceramics studio, established by Maria Dondero in 2016. The gallery contains members’ work, primarily pottery. See new works by resident artists. Saturdays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.southernstarstudioathens.com

Health and Wellness Day

West Broad Farmers Market and Garden 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens, GA

Visit the market to learn about a variety of local resources for physical and mental health. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. linktr.ee/wbfm

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West Broad Farmers Market

West Broad Farmers Market and Garden 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens, GA

The market offers fresh produce, locally raised meat and eggs, baked goods, flowers, artisan goods and more. Online ordering is available Sundays–Thursdays for drive-thru pick up. Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. www.wbfm.locallygrown.net

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Really, Really Free Market

Reese and Pope Park

Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month. 12–2 p.m. reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/RRFMAthens

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Really, Really Free Market

Reese and Pope Park

Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month, 12–2 p.m. reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

Family Day: Georgia Music

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library 300 S. Hull St., Athens, GA

Check out the exhibition “Georgia on My Mind: Finding Belonging in Music History,” enjoy music classes with Cathy Rumfelt of Allegro Athens and listen to a story time in the gallery. 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

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Art for Justice Saturdays

AADM Justice Center and Bookstore 3700 Atlanta Hwy. (Georgia Square Mall, 1st floor), Athens, GA

Paint to soothing music and discuss local issues. Supplies provided. All skill levels welcome. Saturdays, 3–5 p.m. Donations accepted. www.aadmovement.org

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Merry Meet Every Week

Rabbit Hole Studios 1001 Winterville Rd., Athens, GA

Meet members of the Athens Area Pagans and discuss Pagan Pride Day. Meetings held every Saturday, 5 p.m. Donations encouraged. beth@athensareapagans.org

Watch Party: ATL United vs. Cincinnati

Athentic Brewing Co. 108 Park Ave., Athens, GA

Join the Classic City Terminus Legion to watch ATL United as they take on Cincinnati. 7 p.m. FREE! www.athenticbrewing.com

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Town & Gown Players 115 Grady Ave., Athens, GA

Edwardian style and classic farce ensue in this play presented by Town & Gown Players when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the “son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.” $20. bit.ly/Gentlemansguide

Movies by Moonlight

Dudley Park 100 Dudley Park Rd., Athens, GA

The ACC Leisure Services Department hosts a screening of The Fifth Element on the big screen outdoors in the earthen amphitheater. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Aug. 13, 8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3800, www.accgov.com/leisure

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Town & Gown Players 115 Grady Ave., Athens, GA

Edwardian style and classic farce ensue in this play presented by Town & Gown Players when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the “son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.” $20. bit.ly/Gentlemansguide

Ballooniversity Balloon Showcase

The Classic Center 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA

See over 100,000 balloons and sculptures crafted by professional artists. 2–5 p.m. FREE! (reservations required). www.classiccenter.com/balloonshowcase

Sunday Spotlight Tour

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

This drop-in public tour features highlights of the permanent collection led by museum docents. 3 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

History Lecture Series

Oconee County Library 1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Fred Boyles presents the “USS Pueblo Incident,” a lecture about the USS Pueblo, a research vessel that was performing surveillance off the coast of North Korea when it was seized in 1968. 3 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

The Southern Awakening Book Discussion

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA

There will be a book discussion on The Southern Awakening: A Black Man’s Guide to Liberating the Rural South and a presentation by Barnard “The Barber” Sims. 3–4:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

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Bad Dog Trivia at The Office

The Office Sports Bar and Grill 135 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Hosted by John Bellerjeau. Sundays, 6 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens

Linnentown: Urban Renewal, White Supremacy and the University of Georgia

Ciné Athens, GA

Linnentown: Urban Renewal, White Supremacy and the University of Georgia is a 22-minute documentary about the destruction of a thriving Black community on Baxter Street in 1962. The film premiere will be followed by a panel discussion with director Alex Benoit, Linnentown first descendants Hattie Thomas Whitehead and Christine Davis Johnson, ACC Commissioner Russell Edwards, and Athens Reparations Action President Alys Willman. Donations will support Athens Reparations Action. 6–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensreparationsaction.com

General Knowledge Trivia

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

This month’s categories include the 1960s, sleep and back to school. 8 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

Intro to MS Word and Google Docs

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA

Basic level course to learn how to open and save word documents, how to arrange text and change fonts and size. Registration required. 10–11 a.m. www.athenslibrary.org

Preschool Storytime

Oconee County Library 1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville, GA

“Preschool Storytime” for children and their caregivers is held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

Annual Friends Meeting

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

Join the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art for their annual meeting (via Zoom), which will include the introduction of the 2022–23 Friends Board of Directors and the presentation of the M. Smith Griffith Volunteer of the Year Award. Go online to register or join. 6 p.m. www.bit.ly/friends-annual-22, www.jointhemuseum.com

 

 

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No Phone Party

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

Disconnect to connect with a phone-free, laptop-free happy hour featuring drink specials, snacks, games and a record player. Every Tuesday, 6–9 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

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Bad Dog Trivia at Amici

Amici Athens 233 E Clayton St, Athens, GA

Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Hosted by TJ Wayt. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens

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Pétanque Club of Athens

UGA Redcoat Band Practice Field 5 Alumni Drive, Athens, GA

Learn to play the greatest game you’ve never heard of. RSVP. Wednesdays, 9–11:30 a.m. FREE! athenspetanqueclub@gmail.com

Artful Conversation: Rocio Rodriguez

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

Explore the work of contemporary artist Rocio Rodriguez with Callan Steinmann, curator of education. 2 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

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Athens Farmers Market

Creature Comforts Brewery 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, Georgia

Markets offer fresh produce, flowers, eggs, meats, prepared foods and a variety of arts and crafts. Live music begins at 5 p.m. AFM doubles SNAP dollars spent at the market.

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Line Dance Lessons

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

All experience levels welcome. Open dancing follows an intro class. Every first and third Tuesday, 6–9 p.m. $10. thatotherruthgirl@gmail.com

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Gorgeous George’s Improv League

Buvez 585 Barber Street Suite A, Athens, GA

Come out for some home-grown townie improv. Bring some interesting suggestions and a loose funny bone to help create some improv magic on the spot. Every Wednesday, 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. www.flyingsquidcomedy.com

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Hendershot’s Comedy

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

Enjoy a  lineup featuring comics from Athens and Atlanta as well as newcomers. Hosted by Noell Appling. Every Wednesday, 8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

Yoga in the Galleries

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

Enjoy a free yoga class in the art galleries led by instructors from Five Points Yoga. Free and open to both beginner and experienced yogis. Attend in person or via Zoom. Email to reserve an in-person spot or go online to join via Zoom link. 6 p.m. gmoa-tours@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

 

 

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Third Thursday

Athens, GA Athens, GA

Many local art galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month for after-hours viewing. Check the website for this week’s participating venues. 6–9 p.m. www.3thurs.org

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Thursday Trivia

Johnny's New York Style Pizza 1040 Gaines School Rd Suite 219, Athens, GA

Jon Head hosts trivia every Thursday. Win pitchers and gift certificates. 7–9 p.m. www.johnnyspizza.com

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Town & Gown Players 115 Grady Ave., Athens, GA

Edwardian style and classic farce ensue in this play presented by Town & Gown Players when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the “son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.” $20. bit.ly/Gentlemansguide

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The Fabulous 50s

Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture 373 N. Church St., Winterville

Athens Choral Society presents a summer show, “The Fabulous 50s,” as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration. Aug. 19–20, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 2:30 p.m. $15. www.athenschoralsociety.com

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The Fabulous 50s

Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture 373 N. Church St., Winterville

Athens Choral Society presents a summer show, “The Fabulous 50s,” as part of its 50th-anniversary celebration. Aug. 19–20, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 2:30 p.m. $15. www.athenschoralsociety.com