COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, October 8

16 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring John Dunn & the Jazzman Band.

  • Iron Factory

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

    DAVID LOCOCO Local singer performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays shoegaze-inspired garage-rock.

    HARLOT PARTY Local rock group featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.

    BEVERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

Events

  • 4 p.m. $90. athensfarmersmarket.net/autumn-harvest-feast

    7th Annual Autumn Harvest Feast

    (The Hill) The Athens Farmers Market presents a family-style Sunday dinner prepared by local chefs. Proceeds benefit Wholesome Wave Georgia, which sponsors the Athens Farmers Market's Double SNAP Incentive Program.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10 a.m. FREE! uufa@uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    Dr. Patrick Retterbrush explains "Sun Protection and Skin Cancers." 

  • ACC Library

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

    CSI Dixie

    Dr. Stephen Berry provides a glimpse into the American South's County Coroner's Ofices, 1800-1900.

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! athenslibrary.org/madison

    Calligraphy Class

    Registration required.

  • Personal Safety & Security Workshop (Protective Reach)

    (Let It Be Yoga Studio, 100 Barnett Shoals Rd.) This four-hour self-defense class incorporates lectures and scenario based exercises. Tactics include self-defense spray, kubaton and grappling release. Oct. 29, 12:30–4:30 p.m. $75. www.protectivereach.com

  • 1:30 p.m. $15. akfathens.com

    Total Care Series

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Whitney Barfield leads an exercise and lengthening class. Participants should bring a belt and a tennis ball.

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    Oct. 5–7, 8 p.m. & Oct. 8, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Deathtrap

    The Town & Gown Players present Ira Levin's Deathtrap. A thriller author who has lost his mojo will do anything to get it back.

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Oct. 4-7, 8 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 2:30 p.m. $12. www.ugatheatre.com

    Animal Farm

    George Orwell's satiric fable adapted for the stage.

Kidstuff

  • Rubber Soul Yoga

    4 p.m. $5 per family. rubbersoulyoga.com

    Clown Show

    Rubber Soul's clowns perform a family-friendly show. 

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    4:30–7 p.m. $20–30. www.athensclarkecounty.com/halloween

    Tween Zombie Mystery Dinner

    Things have gone astray at the asylum as everyone is searching for a cure for the zombie virus. Party guests, ages 10–14, will be assigned a character and encouraged to study and dress the part. Includes a ghoulish meal and a freaky dessert.

Performance

Art

  • ACC Library

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

    Opening Reception

    On view in the library's Quiet Gallery, "Primal/Dreams: Paintings by Will Eskridge" includes paintings that examine the idiosyncrasies and behaviors of animals through bright colors and expressive brush strokes.