COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, August 16

28 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

    RUHAA Local alt-rock group playing covers and originals.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    TODD LISTER Folky local singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE GENTRY Traditional original Irish music trio.

    THE GREEN FLAG BAND Playing traditional Irish music.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PADGETT & POULIN Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter Chris Padgett teams with violinist Adam Poulin.

  • 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.

Games

Classes

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    InDesign for Beginners

    Learn the basics to make brochures, flyers, or menus for a business. Registration required.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    Guitar Strum at Hip

    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

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Teen Movie

    Unwind with a movie and snacks. 

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Ice Ice Baby

    Celebrate the end of summer with ice breaker games and ice cream. Grades 6–12.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Passport

    The Art Passport is a new free booklet that provides an interactive visit for families and children. Get your passport stamped each time you visit an exhibit, or feel free to draw on its pages in response to what you see in the galleries. Available at the front desk. 706-613-3623

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.

Art

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ControlleRISE

    CONTROLLERISE The Athens debut of the popular event, in which hip-hop beatsmiths play back-to-back-to-back sets of live-produced instrumentals. The evening includes a screening of a classic anime film, plus manga and action-figure giveaways.