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Wednesday, February 6

34 events

Games

Live Music

  • 8 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    CALEB DARNELL Member of The Darnell Boys and Bellyache sings the blues.

  • 7 p.m. FREE! www.greenroomathens.com

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    RYAN MOORE Member of local band Brothers plays a solo set.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $17.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TRAVIS PORTER Decatur, GA hip hop trio formerly known as the Hard Hitters. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    RL SHINE DJ and hip-hop producer from Atlanta.

    PLOYD Atlanta-based DJ.

    BEALS Dubstep DJ.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    WOMEN FOLK Local singer-songwriter Emily Jackson presents this series featuring local female artists.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    THE STEREOFIDELICS Funky rock duo from Asheville, NC.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local group led by guitarist Louis Phillip Pelot.

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Storytime

    For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.

  • Pump It Up

    Pop-In Playtime

    Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676

  • Arrow

    Spanish Lessons for Tots

    Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. ourarrow@gmail.com

  • Arrow

    Shared Nanny Sessions

    Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. ourarrow@gmail.com, www.ourarrow.com

  • East Athens Community Center

    Arts in the Afternoon

    Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    7–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Hearts for Heroes

     

    Decorate heart-shaped cookies to give thanks to the Watkinsville Fire Department and talk about the many different ways young adults can make a difference in the community.

     

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    ORIGINAL WRITERS' CIRCLE & OPEN MIC JAM Says organizer Louis Phillip Pelot: "We will hold a writing session between 8–9 p.m. where musicians will write an original song from scratch. The musicians will perform their newly written songs on stage."

Events

  • Madison Bar & Bistro

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    Canine Cocktail Hour

    (Hotel Indigo) Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday.

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 a.m.–10 p.m. 706-354-6655

    College Football Signing Day Party

    Buffalo's celebrates signing day with breakfast, Bloody Marys, wings, special guests and a shuttle to and from the Butts-Mehre building.

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8 a.m. 706-548-3442, 706-208-7979

    College Football Signing Day Breakfast

    Blind Pig Tavern celebrates signing day with a breakfast buffet at both locations.

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Mandala Journal

    An online, multicultural visual and literary arts journal seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art submissions. Deadline is Feb. 14. mandala.uga.edu 

  • ACC Council on Aging

    Senior Trip to Lavonia

    Adults ages 50 and older are invited to a guided tour along the “Quilt Trail” that tells the story of Lavonia, and to visit the recently restored Burgess Historical Cemetery. Lunch and shopping to follow. Call to pre-register by Feb. 14. Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $12. 706-613-3580

Classes

  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)

    Zumba

    Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Salsa Dance Classes

    Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Every Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (intermediate), 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginners). $10 (incl. drink). www.facebook.com/salsaathens

  • Jerzee's Sports Bar

    9–10 p.m. (lesson), 10 p.m.–1 a.m. (dancing). $3, $5 (under 21). dg2003@yahoo.com

    Spicy Salsa Dancing

    Learn how to Salsa. 

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

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

    Composition Faculty Recital

    An evening of original works by professors Leonard V. Ball, Adrian Childs, Natalie Williams and Roger Vogel.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $5. www.union.uga.edu

    FUNarios Improv

    (Theatre) Improv and skit comedy group FUNarios has developed a cult following through its online comedy videos. Part of UGA's Week of Soul.

Theater

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    8 p.m. $7–12. www.drama.uga.edu

    The Fantasticks

    The longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks tells a classic story of two teenagers in love with love, who must contend with plotting parents and a melodramatic villan, in a refreshingly simple style.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    7 p.m. FREE! www.originslectures.uga.edu

    Origin of Earth

    Ray Freeman-Lynde discusses how geologists estimated the great age of the Earth and established a numerical geologic time scale by the mid-20th century.

Comedy

Ending Wednesday, February 6

 

Art

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Seeking Vendors for Handmade Lovers Market

    Indie South Fair seeks craft vendors for a Valentine's Day affair, held in conjunction with Zombie Prom. Vendors and non-musical performers who offer handmade gifts, personal services or interesting performances may apply. indiesouthfair@gmail.com