COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, August 28

14 events

Art

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2–4 p.m FREE! 706-542-6156, www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    Artist Judy Bolton Jarrett "300 Seasons: A Colorful Journey," featuring a new collection of paintings.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Athens Historical Society

    Local researcher Mary Bondurant Warren presents "Meet Mary Jett Franklin: Athens Artiste Extraordinaire." Museum registrar Christy Sinksen discusses the recent restoration of two of Franklin's works.

  • Athens Academy

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athensacademy.org

    Artist Reception

    The "Retrospective Art Exhibition" shares works by some of the 300 artists who have shown artwork in the school's galleries in the past. 

Games

Classes

  • Dancefx

    4–6 p.m. $5. salsadancecollective@gmail.com

    Salsa Cubana

    Beginner/intermediate Cuban salsa lessons are held every second and fourth Sunday of the month.

Events

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Coloring Program

    Coloring sheets and pencils will be provided for participants to drop in, color and relax.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    12 p.m. $10–25. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Detox/Retox: Bewery Yoga

    Terrapin and Vestigo present a relaxing afternoon of yoga, beer and outdoor music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. $10 suggested donation. 678-740-3884

    Soula Women Empowerment Summit

    Mokah Johnson leads a discussion on health, beauty and image. Proceeds benefit VIP Girls youth group. Includes a fashion show, guest speakers and live performances.

Theater

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Aug. 19–20 & Aug. 26–27, 7 p.m. Aug. 21 & Aug. 28, 3 p.m. $14–18. oconeeyouthplayhouse.com

    Hairspray

    Plus-size, Baltimore teen Tracy become a dance star in this musical adaptation.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 26 & 27, 8 p.m. Aug. 28, 2 p.m. $5. www.townandgownplayers.org

    The Clean House

    A funny and moving play about a Brazilian maid, her boss, the boss's wandering husband and his lover. 

Live Music

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    10 a.m. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day three of the Americana festival, featuring Houndmouth, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Nellie Pearl, Thayer Sarrano, Ancient Cities, Brian Wright, Julie Rhodes and Sammy Brue. See story on p. 12.

  • The Foundry

    4 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performers Brian Ashley Jones and The Pussywillows.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MICHAEL LESOUSKY Local folk singer-songwriter and member of Grassland String Band. See story on p. 13.

    MATT TEMPLETON Local folk singer.

    MATT HAECK Singer-songwriter from Nashville playing "cosmic American music."