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Albert Cummings Band, Rick Fowler Band | Saturday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm | The Foundry

Saturday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm

Albert Cummings Ban...

The Foundry

Opening Reception | Saturday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm | Ciné

Saturday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Ciné
Saturday, May 18 @ 6:00 pm

Albert Cummings Ban...

The Foundry
Saturday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Ciné

Sons of Sailors

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

Aubrey Entertainment Presents. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $20 (adv.), $25. www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA

SONS OF SAILORS A Jimmy Buffett cover band that has been performing together since 1980.

Historic Athens Preservation Celebration

Morton Theatre 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Before the 55th Preservation Awards ceremony, enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of historic buildings and a reception with live music and treats. 2–8:30 p.m. $35–65. bit.ly/55tour

ARTWORK Workshop Series

Lyndon House Arts Center 211 Hoyt St., Athens, GA, United States

Artists and creative professionals will learn about starting a creative business with Willow Tracy. Registration suggested. 5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/LyndonHouseArts

Norma Rae

Front Porch Bookstore 102 Marigold Ln., Winterville

6 p.m. FREE! Find Front Porch Bookstore on Facebook

NORMA RAE Songs about the South that blend original lyrics with inescapably Southern vocals into an Americana sound.

9th Annual Bark & Wine

Historic Smithonia Farm 2289 Crawford Smithonia Rd, Colbert, United States

The Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter’s largest fundraiser of the year features dinner, dessert, wine, live music, silent auctions and raffles. 6–10 p.m. $60. www.moaspets.com/barkandwine

Athens Folk Music and Dance Society Contra Dance

Memorial Park Administration Building 293 Gran Ellen Drive, Athens, United States

This community dance features caller Stuart Whipple and live music by Neverland Ramblers. No partner required. 6:30 p.m. (intro session), 7 p.m. (dance). $12 (adults), $10 (students w/ ID), 17 & under FREE! www.athensfolk.org

Neverland Ramblers

Memorial Park Administration Building 293 Gran Ellen Drive, Athens, United States

AFMDS Contra Dance. 6:30 p.m. (lesson), 8–10 p.m. (dance). FREE! (17 & under), $10 (w/ student ID), $12. www.athensfolk.org

NEVERLAND RAMBLERS The Athens Folk Music and Dance Society presents a community contra dance with live music and live calling by Stuart Whipple.

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The Cemetery Club

The Elbert Theatre 100 S. Oliver St., Elbert, GA, United States

Three Jewish widows navigate life, new love and the challenges of friendship in this heartfelt performance. May 10–11 & 17–18, 7 p.m. May 12 & 19, 2 p.m. $9-17. www.bigtickets.com/events/elbert-theatre

Jef Whatley and The Vintage People

Oglethorpe Fresh 115 Raymond Mathews Dr., Crawford, GA

7 p.m. $10. oglethorpefresh7@gmail.com

JEF WHATLEY AND THE VINTAGE PEOPLE Member of Classic City Jukebox, Brown Dwarf, Normaltown Sound Machine, TaxiCab Verses, Pilgrim. etc. performs a solo set of originals and favorite songs from throughout his time in music.

Classic City Wrestling

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

A night of high flying, power slamming independent wrestling, with a side of rock and roll by The Pink Stones. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $15–25. www.40watt.com

The Pink Stones

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Classic City Wrestling. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $15–25. www.40watt.com

THE PINK STONES Local cosmic country band with a lighthearted, twangy charm.

Steffen Thomas: Rock & Chisel

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art 4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead, GA, United States

Screening of the documentary about artist Steffen Thomas with access to tour the museum and a food truck on site. 7:30 p.m. FREE! www.steffenthomas.org

Terry’s Dolmen, Your Ex’s Pets, Songs for Sleeping Dogs, John Fernandes

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

Attaboy Tapes Presents. 8 p.m. (doors). $12. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

TERRY’S DOLMEN Project featuring Graham Ulicny of Reptar and Thick Paint.

YOUR EX’S PETS New band featuring members of Dadgum, Jake Brower Band and Liz Farrell.

SONGS FOR SLEEPING DOGS New ambient project led by Ben Hackett.

JOHN FERNANDES Local Elephant 6 stalwart and multi-instrumentalist who works his improvisational magic on the clarinet and loop pedal.

GO Bar Resurrection for Mark Mobley’s Birthday

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens, United States

GO Bar Resurrection for Mark Mobley's Birthday. 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotsathens.com

DJ FOG JUICE Former GO Bar owner Thomas Hedger.

TWIN POWERS Bouncy DJ Dan Geller spins the newest dance party jams and classic favorites.

Don Chambers, The Lanes

Nowhere Bar 240 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA, United States

9:30 p.m. $10. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

DON CHAMBERS Longtime local favorite who delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

THE LANES The world’s heaviest easy listening band.

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Classic City Petanque Club Tournament

Lay Park 297 Hoyt St., Athens, GA

The second annual FPUSA SE Region Mixed Triples Petanque tournament will feature 26 teams competing from around the Southeast. May 18–19, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenspetanque.org

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Ready Trading Pop-Up

Revival Yarns 585 Barber Street, Athens, United States

The female-forward clothing company will have inventory available. May 18–19, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.readytowearclothing.com

Opening Reception

State Botanical Garden of Georgia 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA, United States

Painter Kathy Rogan sells her original oil paintings to benefit Parkinson’s research. 12–2 p.m. FREE! botgarden.uga.edu

Athens Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon

UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA

The class of 2024 will be introduced along with the winners of the Fosky Henderson Community Service Awards. 1 p.m. $35. www.athenshalloffame.com

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The Cemetery Club

The Elbert Theatre 100 S. Oliver St., Elbert, GA, United States

Three Jewish widows navigate life, new love and the challenges of friendship in this heartfelt performance. May 10–11 & 17–18, 7 p.m. May 12 & 19, 2 p.m. $9-17. www.bigtickets.com/events/elbert-theatre

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Art + Wellness Studio

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

Art therapist Meg Abbot will lead in exploring art and creating something together. RSVP by email. 2–4 p.m. FREE! gmoa-tours@uga.edu

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Sunday Spotlight Tour

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

This drop-in public tour features highlights of the permanent collection. 3 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

Remembering Those Who Served

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

A reading of the names and ranks for the WWII veterans who will be honored on dedication pages as well as an opportunity for families to share memories. 3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

The Art of the String Quartet

First Baptist Church 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA, United States

The Art of the String Quartet. 3 p.m. $5 (w/ UGA ID), $30. pac.uga.edu

BORROMEO STRING QUARTET Renowned string quartet that has been performing for over 25 years. Program includes "String Quartet in D minor" by Jean Sibelius, a short work by Eleanor Alberga and Franz Schubert's "Quintet."

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Pups & Pints

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

The patio will be full of adoptable dogs with a free pour for every adoption. Third Sundays, 3–6 p.m. www.athenticbrewing.com

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Bad Dog Trivia

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host TJ Wayt. Sundays, 4 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens

Klezmer Local 42

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

7 p.m. $15. www.marigoldauditorium.com

KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and Romani music.

Brazil Night

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens, United States

Brazil Night. 7 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

BRAZIL NIGHT Live bands playing Brazilian music.

Brazilian Night

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens, United States

7 p.m. $10. www.hendershotsathens.com

BILL LUCAS Brazilian percussionist phenom joined by members of Bichos Vivos and Perrengue Brasil for a special farewell performance.

Tournament of Topics and Live Podcast

The Globe 199 N Lumpkin St, Athens

Competition with a variety of comedians riffing on random topics head-to-head hosted by Levi Crumely. 9 p.m. $5. www.athenscomedy.com

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Everyday Dogs

The Roadhouse 137 N Lumpkin St, Athens, GA, United States

10:30 p.m. www.instagram.com/roadhouseathens

EVERYDAY DOGS Skateboarding, Capri-Sun drinking, surfer-punk rockers of Atlanta.

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Classic City Rotary

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

The local chapter meets weekly. Mondays, 11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenticbrewing.com

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Open Chess Play

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA, United States

Drop in for a game open to all skill levels with light refreshments served. Mondays, 3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

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Teen D&D Club

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Join a one-shot game open to all skill levels, including Dungeon Masters, with a prize drawing at the end of the evening. Grades 6–12. 6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

Athens Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA

The formal induction ceremony will recognize the class of 2024 and community service award winners. 6 p.m. $60. www.athenshalloffame.com

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Third Monday Book Club

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Discuss books chosen by the group. New members welcome. Third Mondays, 7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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General Trivia with Erin

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

Test your trivia knowledge with host Erin. Mondays, 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.athenticbrewing.com

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Classic City Trivia

Dooley's Bar and Grill 259 E Broad St, Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host Garrett Lennox. 7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ClassicCityTriviaCo

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Bad Dog Trivia

LumberJaxe 510 N Lumpkin St, Athens, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host TJ Wayt. Mondays, 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens

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Team Trivia

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host Team Trivia. Mondays, 7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

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Trivia with Marissa

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

Test your trivia knowledge with host Marissa. 8 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com