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Sunday, July 15

13 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Hogwarts Sunday School

    Dress up in your wizard robes for an afternoon of divination.

Events

  • The Classic Center

    July 14, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. July 15, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.doubledogdareflyball.com

    Flyball Tournament

    Teams of dogs from across the Southeast will compete in the Double Dog Dare with a summer camp theme.

  • Big Dog's on the River

    3–9 p.m. $15. www.bigdogsontheriver.com

    Rhythm on the River

    The family-friendly festival includes singing, dancing, hip hop, volleyball, badminton, cornhole, and games of chess. Food is included in the admission and kayaking is available for an additional charge. Proceeds benefit Chess and Community. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.theindiesouth.com

    Normaltown Flea

    (Indie South, 1377 Prince Ave.) Browse vintage, handmade goods and records.

Live Music

  • Big Dog's on the River

    3 p.m. $15. www.chessandcommunity.org

    RHYTHM ON THE RIVER An all-day, family-friendly festival featuring music from African Soul, Floyd Weaver, Ishues, DK, Squalle, Kid Arsenic, Billy D. Brell, Dictator, Cassie Chantel and more. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Chess and Community.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.thefoundryathens.com

    WE ARE THE SEA A benefit show for local musician Chris McKay, featuring performances by Bloodkin with Kevin SweeneyRev. Conner Tribble & Friends, Michael Guthrie and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    SUNDAY SONGWRITERS REVIVAL A series hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This week features blues songwriter Laura Connely and Athens newcomer Austin Green.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    TY MANNING Former Bearfoot Hookers guitarist performs a solo set of roots music.

    LAURA CONNELY Local folk singer-songwriter.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    SOMEBODY'S CHILD Acoustic folk duo from North Carolina.

  • Vega Studio

    5:30 p.m. $15. www.carolineaiken.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of performances to benefit local musician Chris McKay, featuring Five Eight, Pinky Doodle Poodle and Victor Charlie.