Tuesday, October 13

33 events


  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354.

    Introduction to the Internet

    Learn tips and tricks for surfing the web. Call to register.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This ongoing class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • KA Artist Shop

    Oct. 13, 7–9 p.m. or Nov. 22, 1–3 p.m. $40.

    Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

    Learn how to use the pen and nibs to practice the modern calligraphy style.

  • KA Artist Shop

    Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. $20

    Creative Journaling for Adults

    Create page after page to hold your ideas and thoughts.

  • Chamber of Commerce

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. $49.

    Xero 101

    Xero users can learn how to get the most out of their subscriptions. 


  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:30 p.m. FREE! 706-543-4319

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. This meeting will feature Jenifer Borg. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month.

  • Broad 9A

    1–2:30 p.m. FREE!

    Public Art Roundtable

    Seitu Jones, artist in residence, leads a discussion on public art with Todd Bressi, Athens' new public art master planner.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    5 p.m. FREE!

    African American Authors Book Club

    This month's title is Anything We Love Can Be Saved by Alice Walker. Newcomers welcome.

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Art and Love

    Seitu Jones, a public artist from St. Paul, MN, discusses his award-winning work "Create: The Community Meal" as an artist in residence with the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and as part of the process of designing the public art master plan for Athens.


  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561


    General trivia with host Caitlin Wilson.

  • The Savory Spoon

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-367-5721

    Full Contact Trivia

    Compete to win prizes.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • Choo Choo Japanese Korean Grill Express

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Entertainment Trivia

    Jump on the trivia train! Compete for house prizes and free beer. Every Tuesday.

  • Athens Bridge Center

    Tuesdays & Fridays, 1 p.m. & Wednesdays, 7 p.m. $5. 706-248-4809

    Open Duplicate Bridge Game

    Play Bridge.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    5:30–6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Geek Trivia

    Compete in happy hour trivia. First prize gets a $30 gift card.

Help Out

  • PALS Institute

    PALS Volunteers Needed

    Women of the World is seeking volunteers to mentor young adult women as they journey to achieve their GED and employment. Spanish speakers needed. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-255-8702,


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. FREE!

    UGA Philharmonia Fall Concert

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


  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m.

    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.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122,

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    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 and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Central Presbyterian Church

    11 a.m. FREE!

    University Woman's Club

    Guest Speaker Darrell Huckaby, author, radio commentator and president of Huck's Tours, presents "Exploring Our World One Step at a Time."


  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE!

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Pajama Story Time

    Readers can come in their pajamas for a special story time with author Mike Curato. Curato's latest book is Little Elliot, Big Family

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $21 (adv.), $23 (door).

    SMALLPOOLS Indie-pop band from Los Angeles.

    PHOEBE RYAN Young pop singer-songwriter.

    MACHINEHEART Synthy, bass-heavy pop group.

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).

    JACOB DAVIS Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12.

    JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD Brotherly garage-rock duo from Nashville with plenty of pop hooks. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    THE HERNIES Local indie rock band led by songwriter Henry Barbe.

    SAD DADS This sort-of supergroup of unaccomplished townies shares sad and goofy DIY songs influenced by Pavement, Captain Beefheart and more. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TWO'S DAY VISIONS Featuring Chris Lott, Gary Eddy, Tom Visions and Spacial Profiler.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Oct. 13–16, 8 p.m. Oct. 18, 2:30 & 8 p.m. $7 (w/ UGA ID), $12.

    Mrs. Packard

    (Cellar Theatre) Emily Manns' play explores the true struggle of Elizabeth Packard whose husband commited her to an asylum for questioning his religious teachings. See Theater Notes on p. 13.


  • ACC Library

    Music Video Auditions

    Contemporary dancers needed for a music video being shot in town. Auditions will be held Nov. 14, 10 a.m. 16 and up.

Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Holiday Market Bazaar

    Bring donations of gently used or unopened holiday decorations, or come simply to shop. Oct. 27–Nov. 1. 706-795-5597