Monday, May 30

16 events

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • The Classic Center

    7 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (race). $20–25.

    13th Annual Running with the Dawgs 5K

    The Athens-Oconee Junior Women's Club presents a run through downtown Athens that passes the fiberglass bulldog statues. Prizes include tabletop bulldog statues.

  • Memorial Park

    12-4 p.m. FREE!

    Memorial Day Concert and Picnic

    Music by Kip Jones, Wrecks and Park and Walden. The cast of #LickItUpTV will film segments of their episode in Athens. The afternoon also includes food, kids activities and swimming in the pool.

  • Buffalo's Café

    6–8:30 p.m. $5.

    Line Dancing with Ron Putman

    For all skill levels.



  • Memorial Park

    12–3 p.m. FREE! $1 (pool). 706-613-3580

    Memorial Day in Memorial Park

    Activities include Inflatables, music, face painting and games.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.


  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. $5.

    Comic Strip Comedy Show

    Weekly "show up and go up" comedy open mic hosted by Alia Ghosheh and Veronica Darby.

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    MEGHANN WRIGHT & THE SURE THING Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY.

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JULIA LUCILLE Dreamy lo-fi folk artist from Austin, TX.

    MOSES NESH Folky American Primitive guitarist and songwriter from Atlanta.

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an instrumental set.

    SMOKEY DEROECK Little Gold/Deep State member plays a solo set.

  • Memorial Park

    12 p.m. FREE!

    MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Featuring music from Walden, Kip Jones and Wrecks and Park. Plus, food, games and fun for the whole family.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly "acoustic fam-jam" hosted by Joey Quiggins.


  • Free IT Athens

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Grant Writing 101

    (FRITA Bldg. #9) The Athens Free School will teach the basics of effective grant writing.