COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, October 21

31 events

Comedy

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. calebsynan@yahoo.com, www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    OpenTOAD Comedy Open Mic

    This comedy show allows locals to watch quality comedy or perform themselves. Email to perform. First and third Tuesday of every month!

Games

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $28.50–$49.50. www.classiccenter.com

    BLACKBERRY SMOKE Southern rock quintet that mixes elements of gospel, bluegrass, arena rock, soul and more than a touch of outlaw country.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BRENDA NICOLE MOORER Indie/soul singer-songwriter from Milwaukee, WI.

    CAROLINE VERMILLION Young country-pop singer-songwriter.

  • The Melting Point

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com

    RED OAK SOUTHERN STRING BAND This Watkinsville-based band plays rootsy Americana tunes.

    BRUSH FIRE Formed in 1977, this Georgia-based bluegrass band is known for its onstage energy and superb vocal harmony.

  • New Earth Athens

    MYRIAD Tuesdays. 9 p.m. FREE! www.newearthmusichall.com

    WILEY EYES Local rock band.

    MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Events

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Farmers Market

    Fresh produce and cooked foods. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • First Christian Church

    4–7 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $38–105. www.classiccenter.com

    Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour

    Alton Brown, "Iron Chef" host and renowned television personality takes his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with The Edible Inevitable Tour. The evening includes stand-up comedy, talk show antics, a multimedia lecture, live music and food experimentation.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    12–3 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-524-8079

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research. 

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Yarn Tasting

    Try out, sample and swatch some of those yarns you've been eyeing.

  • 4–8 p.m. FREE! www.umano.com

    Sample Sale & Fall Trend Workshops

    (Eli Jana Cosmetics) Jana, owner of Eli Jana Cosmetics, will lead how-to workshops on the newest fall trends in makeup. Local sustainable fashion brand umano will offer a fall sample sale.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Lego Club

    Join us for Lego art and Lego-based games and activities. No need to bring your own Legos. For ages 8–18.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Oglethorpe Co. Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    Teen Board Games

    Meet other teens and play the haunted house RPG "Betrayal at House on the Hill."

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    Oct. 21, 10 a.m. & Oct. 30, 2 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Computer Class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks

    Learn to use Georgia Download Destination and take advantage of the free eBooks and audiobooks available. Register by calling.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–9 p.m. $45. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Soap Making 101

    Learn the cold process method of making soap from natural ingredients. For ages 16 & up.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Paul Huang Violin Performance

    Twenty-two year old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is rapidly gaining attention for his distinctive sound and compelling stage presence.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Philharmonia Fall Concert

    The ensemble is mostly comprised of non-music major string performers.

Theatre

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Oct. 21–22, 8 p.m. $5. www.dannyatuga.weebly.com

    Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

    (Cellar Theatre) The Graduate Acting Ensemble presents John Patrick Shanley's drama about the power of human connection and the struggle for self-forgiveness through the explosive relationship between a violent maniac and a neglectful mother. When Danny (played by Zack Byrd) and Roberta (Stephanie Murphy) cross paths, they might be each other's last hope for redemption.

Meetings

  • Multiple Locations

    Oct. 20, 6 p.m. (Lay Park). Oct. 21, 9 a.m. (Memorial Park) & 6 p.m. (Lay Park). Oct. 22, 1:30 p.m. (Memorial Park). rsvp@athensclarkecounty.com

    Public Input Sessions

    These input workshops provide citizens with an opportunity to help develop a new pricing structure for ACC Leisure Services' programs.