AMY ANDREWS Melancholy folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)
CANDY LEE Arkansas-based singer-songwriter. (10 a.m.)
CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local band featuring former members of Incendiaries.
DOUBLE FERRARI This new local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental jock-rock.
WAITRESS New noise rock project featuring members of Antpile and Family & Friends.
COUNTRY RIVER Country band.
JEALOUSY MOUNTAIN DUO Experimental drums-and-guitar duo from Germany.
DON VITO German noise-rock outfit.
FUTURE APE TAPES Local group creating psychedelic, experimental music driven by loops, beats, guitars and synths.
KUSA87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.
MURDER BY DEATH Acclaimed five-piece indie rock band from Indiana.
DYLAN MICHAEL AND THE FAMILY Atlanta-based pop-rock band.
THE VINEYARD BAND Rock and roll band with a country spirit. The band plays as part of a Halloween Bash, with an adult costume contest after the show, plus free baked goods, hot cider and treats for the kids.
THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND Four-piece bluegrass band based out of Nederland, CO.
THE LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE Virginia-based acoustic flatpicking bluegrass guitarist.
SPACE TRUCKS Afro-kraut-beat ensemble led by Bryan Poole (The Late B.P. Helium, Elf Power).
SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.
THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.
ENTROPICODONE Sonic massage service with Lucas Kane.
QUIABO DE CHAPEAU Brazilian funk ensemble bringing dancing and Carnaval to the stage.
TURQUOISE JEEP Hip hop collective and viral sensation known for the 2010 hit "Lemme Smang It."
YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from right here in Athens.
STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.
JOHNNY ROWLAND No info available.
PENNYBOY New local indie rock band.
OAK HOUSE A mix of prog, folk, indie and everything in between.
WRENN Up-and-coming local pop singer.
KICK THE ROBOT Power-pop trio from Atlanta with infectious energy.
THE HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND From rock to reggae, Americana to experimental, Halem Albright has been performing his blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar around Athens and Atlanta for the past few years.
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
Lickskillet features over 85 artists booths, artist demonstrations, performances by local musicians, children's activities and food trucks as well as Ware-Lyndon Historic House tours. Live performances include DixieLand 5 (10 a.m.), Klezmer Local 42 (11 a.m.), Quamar Tribal Odyssey Dancers (12 p.m.), Larry Forte (12:45 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.), Grassland String Band (1:45 p.m.) Grape Soda (2:45 p.m.) and The Heap (4 p.m.).
"Lucky 13" includes spooky art by Cindy Jerrell, Dan Smith, Patrick Dean, Lou Kregel, Tex Crawford, Peter Loose, John Stidham, Rosemary Mendicino, Brian Kindamo, Steven Milsap, Jill Carnes, Lee Gatlin and Missy Kulik.
"The Quieter I Become the More I Can Hear" features large-scale paintings by Maria Nissan, an art education major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art.
An evening of performances in celebration of Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 and the gallery's current exhibit, "Advice from the Oceans." Live music by Freehand, Jacob Morris and the Elephant 6 Orchestra performing Sun Ra's "Enlightenment."
Residents and small businesses can shred two boxes of personal documents. Boxes must be able to be lifted by one person. Additional boxes can be shred for a fee of $5 per box, payable in cash. Secure destruction of confidential and sensitive material is available.
(Watkinsville) Complete with Greek food, music, dancing and church tours.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Amy Andrews (8 a.m.) and Candy Lee (10 a.m.). A Seedling Club educational activity will be held for kids. This week features a scary delicious pie contest (10 a.m.).
Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities, yoga (11 a.m.) and live music. This week is the Fall Harvest Festival featuring crafts, health screenings, a sweet potato pie contest (12 p.m.), apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, face painting, costume contest and more.
(Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.
Join the walk to show support and raise money for Type 1 Diabetes research.
The OCHS Warrior Marching Band hosts a race. Proceeds help purchase instruments and equipment.
Wild Intelligence hosts an evening of nature-based activities including costume crafting, primitive skill instruction, a contra dance and a silent auction featuring the arts and crafts of local artists.
Costumes are encouraged but not required. Awards will be given to top runners as well as best costumes. Proceeds benefit the Red Cross.
For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October.
Start, join or support a team in the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care and research.
(Winterville) Enjoy free baked goods, hot cider and treats for kids while listening to live music by The Vineyard Band. Dress up to enter the adult costume contest.
Bargain hunters and treasure seekers can shop among antiques and collectables, clothing, jewelry, household items, tools and more.
Enjoy the scenery of the beautiful nursery and the historic streets of Lexington while you learn about the rich history of Oglethorpe County. Actors will portray notable individuals of the county who helped form the nation's history.
(UGA Health Sciences Campus) Come dressed in your Halloween costume for pumpkin decorating, entertainment and food. Health information and screenings will be available too.
Local business and civil leaders will adopt new identities to fundraise for the Samaritan Center's Counseling Assistance Fund. Vote for your favorite alter ego by contributing to the fund. The event features music, comedy, a silent auction and more.
The nudist resort hosts a Halloween party. Bring your own drinks and be ready to sing and dance the night away during karaoke with Bad Boy Chris Allen. Dress up for the costume contest.
This fundraiser for the Madison Oglethorpe Animal Shelter features BBQ pork and chicken, live music at 5 p.m. from the Erik Neil Band, games, raffles, a silent auction and dogs available for adoption.
(Suzanne Yoculan Training Coliseum) Join the Gymdogs for kids activities (9 a.m.), costume contest (10 a.m.), autographs and photo opportunities (12 p.m.) and a preview of the current gymnastics team.
This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.
This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.
Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger leads the UGA Wind Symphony.
The annual GIFTED Performing Ensemble's performance highlights advanced students in ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical and praise dance.
The Repertory Company presents an aerial homage to the world of vampires and things that go bump in the night. Apparatus for these frightful acts include tight wire, bungees, chains, trapezes, silks and even aerial coffins. Athens chamber trio Revien and a guitar duet between Timi Conley and Kyle Dawkins accompany the performance.
The drag troupe's queens and kings pay a special tribute to Halloween. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.
The 7th annual late-night movie show brings a unique brand of bizarre and beautiful DIY cinema to the big screen. This year's lineup includes films by Heather Christopherson, Brian Garrett, Lina July, Joy Shealy, Andrew Shearer, Weaselhaus and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow continues with the John Landis classic An American Werewolf in London. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.
(Theater) Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she miraculously comes back to life, Beth isn't quite how Zach remembered her.
A former Beard of Comedy, Atlanta native Stone has provided voice work for Adult Swim's "Squidbillies."
DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.
SUPASTAR DJ LP Seasoned party rocker infuses today's hottest jams with the classics you grew up on.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
For all ages.
Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.
This fun series features outstanding UGA student performers. Performances are designed especially for children ages 4–12 and their guardians.
Make your own bracelet using recycled pop tabs. For ages 8 & up.
(UGA D.W. Brooks Mall) Celebrate Halloween with games, prizes, face painting, treats and more. Ages 3–12.
(Young'uns Clothing and More) For all ages.
Try out some new games.
KIDS KARAOKE Kids can sing every Saturday.
Participants will help staff take care of the trails by trimming plants, picking up trash and completing other easy tasks. Open to ages 6 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.
Find out what salamanders live in town and what habitat conditions they need to survive and thrive. Don't wear insect repellants around these fragile creatures.
Al Hester leads a tour through Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery, the final resting place of many prominent African American leaders in the Athens community. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.
(734 Timber Ridge Dr.) In this three-hour weight loss workshop, life coach Celia teaches on how to lose weight and keep it off by unblocking old emotional beliefs and eating foods that help burn body fat.
Dancefx leads a class in doing the Cha Cha.
From Sherman's notorious march to Confederate General James Longstreet's continued inhabitance of his postwar home, Georgia is haunted by many of those who fought in America's deadliest war. Join author Jim Miles as he details the ghosts that roam Georgia's Civil War battlefields, hospitals and antebellum homes.
The Town & Gown Players present a play by award-winning Caribbean author Simone Swartz-Bart. The production is directed by Freda Scott Giles, retired professor of theatre and African American studies at UGA. Wilnor (played by Sean Polite), a Haitian migrant worker on the island of Guadelope, receives a message from home that turns his world upside down. Jennifer Lattimore provides the voice of Marie-Ange, Wilnor's wife. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
After Susie Harper's family invites Alan, the new kid in school, to live in the spare room, he invites his glee club to use the room for practice. The Harpers quickly learn that Alan is not like other kids and must stop the glee club from achieving their terrifying goal.
(1246 Hull Rd.) The 6th annual Penumbra Halloween Art Show seeks artwork for a show held Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. 706-540-2712, firstname.lastname@example.org