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Touch of Brews | Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am | Terrapin Beer Co.

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am

Touch of Brews

Terrapin Beer Co.

3rd Annual Athens Blues, Brews & BBQ | Saturday, April 20 @ 2:00 pm | Southern Brewing Co.

Saturday, April 20 @ 2:00 pm

3rd Annual Athens B...

Southern Brewing Co.

Backlight Student Film Festival | Saturday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm | UGA Tate Student Center

Saturday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm

Backlight Student F...

UGA Tate Student Center

Chronic Weekend | Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm | Normal Bar

Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Chronic Weekend

Normal Bar
Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am

Touch of Brews

Terrapin Beer Co.
Saturday, April 20 @ 2:00 pm

3rd Annual Athens B...

Southern Brewing Co.
Saturday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm

Backlight Student F...

UGA Tate Student Center
Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm

Chronic Weekend

Normal Bar

Open Studio Sale

135 Eaglewood Way 135 Eaglewood Way, Athens, United States

Browse an assortment of work by artist Lisa Freeman. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.instagram.com/freeman_lisa

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Georgia Trust Spring Ramble

Various Locations Athens, GA, United States

Over 50 historic homes and sites in Athens and Watkinsville will be open for tours. Registration required. Apr. 19–21. $60–75. www.georgiatrust.org

Artist Talk

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens 780 Timothy Rd., Athens, GA, United States

Artist Elizabeth BishopMartin will discuss her work in the collaborative exhibition “The Three Graces.” 12 p.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

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

Athens Beer Fest. 12 p.m. (VIP), 1 p.m. $45–85. www.classiccenter.com

DIRT ROAD REVIVAL A blend of soulful originals and timeless covers representing country, classic and Southern rock.

KIP JONES BAND Local songwriter playing all your favorite folk, rock, R&B and country covers and some of his own tunes.

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Grand Opening

Classic City Flowers & Nursery 10325 Double Bridges Rd, Winterville, Georgia

Classic City Flowers and Nursery will celebrate its official opening with planting stations, food trucks, live music and more. Apr. 20, 9 a.m.​​–7 p.m. Apr. 21, 12​​–6 p.m. FREE! www.classiccityflowers.com

Pop-Up Outdoor Market

The Rook and Pawn 294 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Browse local vendors, including some of the artists from the exhibition “Serenade.” 12–6 p.m. www.therookandpawn.com

GROTA Darkmarket

The Venue on Broad 766 West Broad Street, Athens, United States

There will be a large selection of dark-spirited vendors and entertainment. 12:30–7 p.m. Donations encouraged. Search Gothe Residency of the Arts on Facebook

Dawg Jog 5K

Sandy Creek Nature Center 205 Old Commerce Rd., Athens, GA, United States

The UGA Pre-Vet Club hosts a dog-friendly 5K benefitting Athens Pets. 1 p.m. (5K), 2 p.m. (awards). $30. www.runsignup.com/dawgjog5k

Mayor’s Spring Picnic

Bishop Town Hall 5081 Macon Hwy, Bishop, United States

An inaugural celebratory event featuring barbecue, live music, a kids zone and more. 1​​–3 p.m. FREE! www.townofbishop.org

Another Day of Sun

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

The UGA Tap Dawgs Club performs its yearly spring showcase. 1:30 p.m. $5​​​​–10. www.bit.ly/tapdawgs24

The 3 C’s

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

Explore the concept of art curation, the accessibility of art collecting and the importance of conserving the work you collect. 2–5 p.m. $35. 706-342-7667

Three Rivers Poets Poetry Reading

Emmanuel Episcopal Church 498 Prince Ave, Athens, GA, United States

Athens-area poets Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, Clela Reed, Lee Ann Pingel, Rebecca McCarthy, Rebecca Baggett and Sara Baker will share their work followed by a reception. 3 p.m. FREE! www.emmanuelathens.org

Young Georgia Authors Reception

Madison County Library 1315 Hwy 98 W., Danielsville, United States

The Friends of the Madison County Library will honor the recipients of the award for K-12 students. 3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

Jakub Józef Orliński

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall 230 River Rd., Athens, GA, United States

3 p.m. pac.uga.edu

JAKUB JÓZEF ORLIŃSKI The Polish countertenor and ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro showcase rarely performed works from the 16th and 17th centuries by Monteverdi, Caccini, Frescobaldi, Cavalli, Strozzi and others. A pre-performance talk will be held in Ramsey Concert Hall at 2:15 p.m.

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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

ShellFest

Bottleworks 367 Prince Avenue, Athens, United States

ShellFest 3. 3–7 p.m. $75, $150 (VIP). www.instagram.com/shell_to_shore

GENTLEMAN JESSE Atlanta-based power-pop songwriter Jesse Smith specializes in garage-punk minimalism and tales of heartbreak.

ROSE HOTEL Atlanta-based songwriter Jordan Reynolds creates rousing psych-tinged folk rock that is equal parts tender and unyielding.

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

LO TALKER Lush, intricate and psych-tinged folk rock led by Andrew Shepard (Roadkill Ghost Choir).

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UGA Salsa Club

UGA Memorial Hall 101 Sanford Dr, Athens, GA, United States

Learn foundational movements of salsa with no partner or experience required. 3:30 p.m. FREE! Experienced salsa dancers will learn a new style and more advanced techniques. 4 p.m. $5. www.ugasalsaclub.com/sunday-class

The New Orleans Jazz Stompers

Oak House Distillery 1015 Macon Hwy., Athens, GA, United States

3:30–6 p.m. www.oakhousedistillery.com

THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ STOMPERS New Orleans style music played by members of The Dixieland Five.

Once Upon A Time In China

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

The Picadilly Puppets presents an all-ages show based on the story of The Empty Pot about being honest, patient and courageous. 4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/locations/oconee

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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

The PG Show

Cali N Tito's Eastside 1245 Cedar Shoals Dr., Athens, GA, United States

5 p.m. FREE! www.thepgshow.com

THE PG SHOW Local kindie rock band plays kid-friendly tunes in celebration of its first EP.

18th Annual Taste of Oconee

Oconee County Middle School 1101 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville, GA

Enjoy culinary samples from local restaurants along with entertainment provided by students from the OCMS Choirs and Blue Note Ensemble. 5 p.m. $15​​–20. www.tasteofoconee.com

New Normal Fest

Buvez 585 Barber Street Suite A, Athens, GA, United States

New Normal Fest. 5 p.m. (doors), 6 p.m. (show). $20, $35/two-day pass. www.instagram.com/buevz_athens

SNUKI Local hardcore punk band.

JOHNNY FALOON Deranged local band with hard-hitting songs and complex theatrics.

FISHBUG Local punk band back from a long hiatus.

LOS GARGOYLES Atlanta noise rock and post-punk band.

SPLIT SILK Noisy and cathartic post-hardcore led by Lucca Carver.

DIS Dbeat trio.

SCHMUK New punk group fronted by Elizabeth Raps (Sex Cell).

Segar Jazz Affair, J. Henry

Rialto Club 500 College Ave., Athens, GA, United States

5:30 p.m. (doors), 6:30 p.m. & 7:45 p.m. (two sets). $15 (adv.), $20. bit.ly/SegarJazzApril21

SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz.

J. HENRY New Orleans native and saxophonist who has been dazzling audiences with his smooth jazz.

Athens Skatepark Project Community Meeting

Nuçi's Space 396 Oconee St., Athens, GA, United States

Learn more about the Athens Skatepark Project’s mission to increase access to safe, high-quality skateparks around Athens. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensskateparkproject.org

Lou Turner, Little Mazarn, Shane Parish

Bolo Bolo Athens 160 Winston Drive #2, Athens, GA, United States

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $10–15. www.instagram.com/bolo.bolo.ath

LOU TURNER Nashville writer and musician known for her work in the Styrofoam Winos.

LITTLE MAZARN Trio from Texas that makes alternative folk music that is both naturalistic and futuristic.

SHANE PARISH Master guitarist and fearless explorer of rhythm and timbre.

Tournament of Topics

The Globe 199 N Lumpkin St, Athens

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

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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

Earth Day: Ask a Master Gardener

Oglethorpe Co. Library 858 Athens Rd., Lexington, GA, United States

Enjoy a Q&A session on how to help your plants to grow, general gardening concerns and more. 3​​–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

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Pen Pals Writing Group

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

Meet other writers, share your writing experiences and get feedback on your work. Second Mondays, 5:30 p.m. Fourth Mondays, 4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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Free Vietnamese Class

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

Instructor Martine Thy Nguyen will lead a class on the basics of Vietnamese. 6–7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

Teen STEAM

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

Drop in and independently work on robotics, microscopy, coding, simple machine building and more. Grades 6–12. 6–7 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

Bad Movie Night

Ciné Athens, GA, United States

A black-belt badass must infiltrate a ruthless fight club to find her missing sister in the screen’s first erotic kung-fu classic Firecracker. 8 p.m. FREE! www.instagram.com/BadMovieNight

Guhts, Pretty Colors, 420 Exchange Boulevard, Mora Jasper

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

8 p.m. $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

GUHTS New York-based sludgy post-metal.

PRETTY COLORS Soft and dreamy psych-tinged indie rock.

420 EXCHANGE BOULEVARD Upbeat new wave grunge.

MORA JASPER Heavy hitting rock revival.

Midnight Release Party for Funny Story

Avid Bookshop 1662 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA, United States

Celebrate the release of Emily Henry’s new book with drinks, mingling, trivia and more. 10 p.m.–12 a.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

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Storytime

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

Join Ms. Jera for crafts, songs, movement and more. Ages 5 & under. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee