Join the SCNC staff for a walk around the property. Bring a camera or binoculars. All ages.
Presented by Athens Clarke County Community Tree Council, this event features survised tree climbs (ages 6 & up), children's activities, a silent auction and a tree sale.
Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.
Kids can take a close look at a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment like construction vehicles, police cars and more.
Decorate zip lock bags with duct tape to make a reusable pouch. Ages 6 and up.
Catch a matinee of the stop-motion adventure ParaNorman. Popcorn provided.
Enter the web and learn about spooky spiders. Enjoy a short puppet show, stories and crafts. For ages 4–11 and their caregivers.
Visit Seattle in 2071, when magic and megacorps clash.
Effie's Club Follies perform slapstick burlesque routines in full of "Beauties and Beasts."
(The Tree Room) Local dancers, writers, musicians and performance artists perform on a very small stage.
See the latest creations with a selection of fall colors. Everything will be 15% off.
The pottery studio features work by Maria Dondero, Lori Demosthenes, Chona Leathers, Allya Maerz, Regina Mandell and Kerry Steinberg.
Zane Cochran will discuss his interactive installation, "Aurora," which features 40 suspended structures that glow and fade as visitors move throughout the gallery. A computer algorithm controls the shape of the structures and coloration of the interactive lights. See Art Notes on p. 15.
Celebrate autumn with vendors, workshops and live music.
Support those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS by participating in a three-mile walk through downtown.
The day-long festival features musicians, artists, storytellers, food, kids' activities and craft demonstrations. See story on p. 12.
The evening will include Indian food, music, a fashion show and henna. Proceeds benefit Embracing the World.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
(Shiraz, 675 Pulaski St.) Sample Wine Club wines and a gourmet bite.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.
Proceeds benefit the Piedmont Athens Regional's Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support.
Tour seven Athens homes built in the 1950s and '60s.
(Five Points) A reception at the home of Didi Dunphy and Jim Barnsness follows the self-guided tour of homes.
(Rabun Co. Civic Center, Clayton) Celebrate Southern Appalachian culture with heritage demonstrations, folk art and craft vendors, local food specialties, games, live music and more. Presented by Foxfire Magazine and The Foxfire Book series.
(The Hatch, 160 Tracy St.) Celebrate the opening of The Hatch, an Athens makerspace dedicated to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) education. Includes refreshments, raffles and 3D printing.
Bring your grills and tents to cheer on the Dawgs at the brewery.
Learn how to identify invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont.
Learn how to publish, promote and protect your own work.
Learn how to fight back with guidance from martial arts instructors from Barnett Taekwondo Academy. For women and teen girls.
Representatives from RS Mortgage Company break down the home buying process.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
ATHENS LATIN PARTY Enjoy an evening of bright, rhythmic Latin tunes.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
DJS CHIEF ROCKA & Q Local DJs spin Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.
GOATWHORE Iconic, long-running death-metal band out of New Orleans.
SAVAGIST Long-running local psychedelic metal band.
GUILLOTINE Hard-hitting local death-metal band. Album release show!
THE STEELDRIVERS Popular bluegrass band out of Nashville, TN.
THE MOONSHINE Local roots band playing "an incandescent blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
CULLEN WADE & THE WATERS Telling stories of loss and gain through rock-influenced Americana.
DRIFTWOOD Local Americana collective playing darkly accented folk music.
BBQ, BOURBON & BLUES FESTIVAL Featuring Selwyn Birchwood, Clarence Sun and the MoonShynes, Delta Moon, Will White & The Howlin' South, The Georgia Healers, The Original Screwtops, Frankie's Blues Mission and Marion Montgomery & Glyn Denham. See story on p. 12.
TRE POWELL Local singer-songriter playing bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.
GANJA WHITE NIGHT Bass-focused EDM duo.
CHARLESTHEFIRST Dreamy, psychedelic and danceable EDM.
TAKENOBU Cellist and composer Nick Takénobu Ogawa blends pop, classical and traditional styles.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
MILLENNIAL FALCON Playing indie, rock and dance covers with an emphasis on hits from the 2000s and '10s.
INFANT RICHARD & THE DELTA STONES Eclectic jam band from Mobile, AL described as "2 Live Crew meets Phish."
NORTH GEORGIA FOLK FESTIVAL The 33rd edition of the festival features music from Rebecca Sunshine Band, Cortez Garza, Remedy Tree, Beto Cacao, South Carolina Broadcasters, MrJordanMrTonks, Klezmer Local 42, Georgia Mudcats, Broken String Band, Austin Darnell, Sarah Zuniga, Rob McCurry and Boone Hood. See story on p. 12.
(Five Points) Meet Daren Wang in celebration of his debut novel The Hidden Light of Northern Fires.
Get ready for the Dec. 2 Outlander fan event with a book discussion on Voyager (Book 3) by Diana Gabaldon on Oct. 7 and Book 1 on Oct. 9.
BOX OF LIGHT KARAOKE Local band Haunted Shed hosts a karaoke session.
The Town & Gown Players present Ira Levin's Deathtrap. A thriller author who has lost his mojo will do anything to get it back.
George Orwell's satiric fable adapted for the stage.
The Christian-based play follows Ida, a young woman growing up in the rural South in the 1960s.
(Room 248) The documentary examines the history and role of African American language, as well as prejudices.
"Knitting In Round." Oct. 4, 6–7 p.m. "Knit 1." Oct. 7, 10:30–11:30 a.m. "Knit 2." Oct. 7, 1–3 p.m. $30. "Tunisian Crochet." Oct. 7, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. $15. RSVP. www.revivalyarnsathens.com