THE TUTEN BROTHERS Athens-based folk-rock family band.
CARLY MOFFA Country singer-songwriter and guitarist from Nashville.
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band.
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.
BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.
REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.
PAULA BOGGS BAND Americana group out of Seattle.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
This month's title is The Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer. Newcomers welcome.
Roxane Gay is an associate professor of English at Purdue University, contributing writer at The New York Times, founder of Tiny Hardcore Press, and author of Bad Feminist, An Untamed State and Hunger. See story on p. 12.
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Hosted by Garrett Lennox every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(Eastside) Every Wednesday.
(Washington St.) Play to win.
Meet new people over strategy games.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.
Participants will break into small groups and discuss the future of the park, what they like and dislike, and share experiences that will help inform park planners as they develop revitalizations.
AthFest's official comedy showcase features headliner Shane Mauss, who combines elements of stand-up, storytelling and TED Talks for a show about psychedelics. Sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Assocation of Psychedelic Studies.
Chapter readers can discuss James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Ages 8–11.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Learn basic techniques to create an oil pastel masterpiece. All ages.
Cook up some fun, vegan style. Grades 6–12.
Create apps and play Minecraft. Registration required. Ages 11–18.
Mr. Richard teaches "Music and Movement" with songs and dances.
KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam.
FREESTYLE CYPHER NIGHT Hosted by local MC Lingua Franca.
Library staff offer assistance to genealogists and researchers. Aug. 23, 10 a.m. or Aug. 30, 2 p.m. Registration required. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens
This is a group guitar lesson for adults taught by Caroline Aiken. Bring a guitar, tuner, paper, pen and list of songs you'd like to learn. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. $15. www.hipvintagehandmade.com
(Pavillion) Celebrate Summer Solstice by trying different styles of yoga from different studios around town. Giveaways.
Led by docents.
The Athens Area Humane Society presents a yappy hour on the patio terrace. Meet adoptable dogs looking for furever homes. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they're kept on a leash. Live music by The Lucky Jones.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Todd Lister on Aug. 23.
Sample a unique cask of Blueberry Thyme Saison. Featuring Old Pal cocktails and tarot card readings.
DJ WHOM Playing tunes for a silent disco dance party.