(Avid Bookshop, 1662 S. Lumpkin St.) Meet author Jingle Davis in celebration of of Island Passages: An Illustrated History of Jekyll Island.
The Southern Poverty Law Center Immigration Justice group and local organizations will discuss their work for human rights.
Juanina Kocher will sign copies of her cookbook, Classic City Cooking, and The National's chef Peter Dale will cook and demonstrate a recipe. Held in conjunction with the Athens Farmers Market.
Roy Hodge teaches about cockatoos, owls, lizards and snakes and more with a hands-on presentation and crafts.
Celebrate Earth Day by getting together to change as many cloth diapers as possible in one place and meet local vendors.
Enjoy the sights, sounds and tantalizing fun of professional drag performances from all over the South. This year's theme is "Peace, Love & Hair." Proceeds benefit HIV/AIDs support, education and prevention.
Indie South Fair presents the 10th annual Springtacular artist market, featuring over 100 handmade and vintage vendors. Items include jewelry, beauty products, paintings, terrariums, pottery, clothing, accessories and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Festivities include all-you-can-eat crawfish boil, live music, carnival games and more.
Creature Comforts celebrates their third anniversary with beer tastings, food and live music.
Demos for Reiki, sound therapy, biofield tuning, acutuning, acupressure, acupuncture, massage, aromatherapy, Lifeline Technique, aura readings, oracle and tarot card readings. Make your own soals and cleaning products at a table.
Pick the fields for strawberries. Children's activities include a wagon ride, petting zoo, slides, vortex tunnel, corn hole, a bounce house and more.
Celebrate the construction of two new, affordable homes at an Open House then head over to the Market Garden for food vendors, bounce houses, live music and pony rides.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Tre Powell (8 a.m.), Athens Montessori Ukulele Band (10 a.m.) and Benson & Leinweber (11 a.m.).
A variety of perenials and annuals available. Proceeds benefit the Master Gardeners.
(Federal Courthouse, 115 E. Hancock Ave.) A satellite rally that coincides with the March for Science in Washington D.C. and cities around the globe.
(First AME Church, 521 N. Hull St.) Dr. Richard Winfield presents this month's topic "Universal Basic Income and Guarenteed Wage."
(Herty Field) Celebrate the Emerging Leaders and Dawgs with refreshments and family-friendly games.
Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Georgia Poetry Association Awards and guest speaker Dr. Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor.
Celebrate Earth Day with scavenger hunts, crafts and animal encounters.
Support the Athens Heritage Lions Club, the Oglethorpe Lions Club and the Science Club at Hillman Middle School with a plate full of pancakes.
(129 E. Thompson St., Bogart) Paint a picture while sampling wines. Entry includes all materials. Proceeds benefit Cultivating a Lifetime of Legacy youth programs.
(Oconee Presbyterian Church, Watkinsville) Swing by for live music, crafters, artisans, food trucks, vendor games, bouncy houses and kids activities.
Over 300 free tree seedlings will be available on Earth Day. Choose from dogwoods, redbuds, bur oaks, sugar maples and tulip trees.
Celebrate Earth Day in the special garden run by community volunteers to help combat senior hunger in Athens.
(CHaRM, 1005 College Ave.) Destroy confidential and sensitive materials with The Lindsay Group's mobile shredding unit. Shred up to two boxes for free.
Congressman Jody Hice has yet to confirm his attendance. Residents are encouraged to call Rep. Hice's office.
Sharon Tan introduces fun ways to save. Ages 5–11.
The annual event includes a musical performance by students, face painting, laser tag, bounce houses and carnival games.
(Primrose School, 180 Athens Town Blvd.) Festivities include school tours, face painting, games, refreshments and a visit from school mascot Percy.
Get a preview of the upcoming season as the UGA football team splits into red and black squads.
Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.
TRE POWELL Local singer-songriter playing bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals. (8 a.m.)
ATHENS MONTESSORI UKULELE BAND Students from the Athens Montessori School perform. (10 a.m.)
BENSON & LEINWEBER Two talented local musicians team up. (11 a.m.)
NEW MADRID Rocking, riveting local indie band with a psychedelic edge.
AUNT SIS Indie-pop artist from Asheville, NC.
TOM VISIONS BAND Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music from Visions and his group.
TALLULAH GEORGE Local group.
THE ROAMIN' JASMINE New Orleans-based group.
THE IDES OF JUNE Atlanta-based band influenced by modern and classic rock.
OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.
THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.
OVER YONDER Garage-rock band from Atlanta.
DEPARTURE Journey tribute band that replicates the power and emotion of the rock supergroup.
KELLY HOYLE Norma Rae guitarist and singer-songwriter performs solo.
BRANDI CARLILE Genre-defying artist that straddles the line between country, soul, pop and gospel.
GEOFF ACHISON & THE SOULDIGGERS Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter influenced by classic blues and soul. Album release show!
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
ATHENS SURF STOMP The second annual surf stomp includes sets by Vacations (6 p.m.), Flamethrowers (6:50 p.m.), Nice Machine (7:40 p.m.), Kinky Waikiki (8:30 p.m.), Cryptides (9:20 p.m.), Mystery Men (10:10 p.m.) and Genki Genki Panic (11 p.m.).
FUNK WREX Local psychedelic funk group.
DESIGN COMPANY Folk-influenced rock band from Athens.
QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.
CRAWFISH FEST Featuring music from Country River Band (noon), Leaving Countries Rhythm Company (3:30 p.m.) and Dean Dollar Band (7 p.m.).
REPENT AT LEISURE Celtic pub band playing "Irish rock," including traditional, punk, modern and original Celtic music.
ERIC SLICK Philadelphia-based songwriter and composer known for his work with rockers Dr. Dog.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
DJ GOOD GIRL Playing pop, R&B and other hits from the '80s and '90s.
Learn to play new games.
(Beech Hollow Farms, 1575 Elberton Rd., Lexington) Learn how to identify three of the major families of gentle native bees. The presentation covers bee habitat needs and how to support them in your garden.
Learn how to get started. Registration required.
(Beech Hollow Farm, 1575 Elberton Rd.) Participants will work on observation in nature. Wear walking shoes and bring a notebook and lunch.
Watch rare footage of Jeremy Ayers' band, Limbo District, in Jim Herbert's short film, Carnival. A panel discussion will follow. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Out There! Photographs in the Spirit of Jeremy Ayers." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
(Winterville Auditorium) The Circle Ensemble Theatre Company presents a vaudeville-style musical with songs from the World War I era. See Theater Notes on p. 15.
The musical is adapted from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale and the animated Disney film. See Theater Notes on p. 15.
Clarke Central High School's Central Players present the horror-comedy rock musical. See Theater Notes on p. 15.
(Lowery Imaging Gallery) Visual artists in all media can submit work for "The Mother Show 4," a thematic group exhibition addressing the theme of motherhood. 1-2 pieces per artist. Deadline Apr. 22. email@example.com, www.lowerygallery.com
Residents can help repair, rehab and clean up the Athens community. Apr. 22, 7:45 a.m.–1 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org