Wednesday, February 6

35 events


Live Music

  • 8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • 7 p.m. FREE!

    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.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $17.50.

    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.

    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

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local group led by guitarist Louis Phillip Pelot.


  • 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.


  • 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


    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.

  • 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.,

  • 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


    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


    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

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

    Open Mic Night

    SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday at this open mic. Contact for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!


  • Madison Bar & Bistro

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    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. 

  • 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


  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)


    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).

  • Jerzee's Sports Bar

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

    Spicy Salsa Dancing

    Learn how to Salsa. 


  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE!

    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.

    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.


  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    8 p.m. $7–12.

    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!

    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.


Ending Wednesday, February 6



  • 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.