JIM COOK Cook is joined by Bill Whitley and Charles Sewell for a set of electric blues jams.
KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio. Album release show! See story on p. 12.
NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local buzz band plays energetic, lo-fi punk rock.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
LATINXFEST Featuring music from Maria Sandoval, Chupaskabras, Incatepec, Sarah Zuniga, El Ronco de Reinosa and Corridos el Unico Plebe.
TOM FOLEY Member of local band Bosco plays a solo set.
GUMLOG Jangly, melodic local indie-rock group.
JORDAN ESKER & THE HUNDRED PERCENT Indie band out of Tampa, FL.
ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.
MINNESOTA Popular dubstep DJ from Santa Cruz, CA.
PSYMBIOTIC Nationwide touring electronic bass music producer.
WUOG BIRTHOWEEN WUOG 90.5 FM celebrates its 45th birthday with music from Bitter, Floral Print and Novelty Foxtrot.
CLAIRE LYNCH Grammy-nominated bluegrass singer-songwriter out of Nashville.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
REPENT AT LEISURE Celtic pub band playing "Irish rock," including traditional, punk, modern and original Celtic music.
THE DICTATORTOTS Longtime local chaos-cultivators trash the night with post-grunge grooves.
OWEN SCOTT The Athens native headlines two nights of rock music featuring Lilli Lewis, Richard Burgess, Dave Stammer and John Lewis.
THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf-rock band.
COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before.
PACKWAY HANDLE BAND Longstanding local bluegrass outfit playing crafty originals and innovative renditions of classic tunes.
CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.
Attendees are encouraged to bring in their home movies (16mm, 8mm, Super8) and DVDs and learn about moving image preservation and the value of personal histories. Home movies in the collection will be screened.
The annual late-night movie show brings a unique brand of bizarre and beautiful DIY cinema to the big screen. See Story on p. 15.
Filmmaker James Ponsoldt will introduce Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show, take part in a conversation about his career wtih Nicholas Allen, then introduce his own critically acclaimed 2013 film The Spectacular Now. A reception will be held in between screenings.
Jeffrey Combs plays medical student who uses a specal serum to bring his headless professor back from the dead.
This year's theme is "Not so Scary Forests." Learn about misunderstood creatures through games, crafts and activities in the dark.
See a performance by the CORE Concert Dance Company. For children ages 4–12 and their guardians.
Participants are encouraged to come dressed as a princess with their own pumpkin to decorate with gemstones, glitter and paint. A princess-led tour of the zoo will follow. Ages 2–10.
Check out beautiful opera posters from Europe made at the end of the 1800s in the exhibition "Opera in Print: Fin-de-siécle Posters from the Blum Collection," then make your own poster.
"31 Days of Darkness" screens a family-friendly matinee of Hocus Pocus.
Make spooky thumbprint art of witches, ghouls and skeletons. Ages 5–11.
Get out before time runs out! Solve spooktacular hints and clues to get out of the escape room. RSVP by Oct. 18.
Avid Bookshop hosts a spooky storytime and Condor Chocolates provides scary treats. Attendees are encouraged to debut their Halloween costumes and bring a donation for the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
(Pavilion) The expo includes bargains on running and fitness merchandise, free samples of nutrition and demonstration of fitness products and various exhibits related to running, walking and overall wellness. Register to run or pick up your bib and shirt if already registered.
Explore interactive exhibits showcasing Georgia agriculture, entomology, paleontology, live animals and more at the Diane Davies Museum of Natural History.
Celebrate all things hoppy with the release of "So Fresh & So Green, Green," educational beer talks and live music by DJ Chief Rocka (2 p.m.), Packway Handle Band (5 p.m.) and Cosmic Charlie (7 p.m.).
Day two of the Fringe Festival features an Athens Playwrights' Workshop "Dead Movement" (6:30 p.m.); Black Light Theatre Company's "Bad Wolf Rising" (6:30 p.m.); Chetter the Storyteller: "7th and Cypress," Lypsis the Angel, The Story Bitches: "Women With Words," The Badass Storytelling Quartest: "Protest," Cynthia Rintye: "Tales of the Macabre," Peaches N. Cream: "Julia Child's Late Night Cabaret Cooking Show" (7–11:30 p.m.); Black Light Theatre Company: "Puppy Play" (8 p.m.); Johnson & Browder Productions: "What the Woolf Wore" (8 p.m.); Feelings are Real, Lypsis the Angel, The Milyssa Rose Show, The Badass Storytelling Quartet (9 p.m.–12 a.m.); Fringe Pop-Up Theater (9 p.m.–2 a.m.). See Story on p. 15.
The flea market will offer holiday décor, jewelry, gift wrap, trees, ornaments and lights.
(Farmview Market, 2610 Eatonton Rd. Madison) Activities include Farmview Market food vendors, pie baking, live music and a pumpkin decorating contest.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
Register a team and walk to end Alzheimer's.
Throw on your house colors for photo ops, themed drinks and live music at eight bars downtown. See Story on p. 15.
Take a tour of the cemetery that was established in 1856. Topics include the explanation of meanings behind various carvings, symbols and icons and other funerary art. Part of the Athens Heritage Walks walking tour series.
A listening and viewing party celebrating the 25th anniversary of both the release of R.E.M.'s "Automatic for the People" and the very first R.E.M. listening party, c. 1992. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
The 7th Annual LatinxFest will include live music, dance performances, authentic food, poetry and more.
Entry forms and pumpkin submissions must be completed and on the Farmview Market premises no later than 11 a.m. Must use a real pumpkin. Pies must be apple or pecan and locally sourced. Bring pies between 10 a.m. and noon.
Mr. Clave will spin the latest Cuban Salsa, Timba, Bachata and Merengue.
(Pavilion) Make a loop through Downtown, Boulevard and Prince.
(Mary's Tack Feed and Pet, 4860 Atlanta Hwy.) The expo will feature pet vendors, demos and giveaways.
Celebrate WUOG 90.5 FM's 45th anniversary during a mixer with current students and station alumni.
Listen to frightening tales while enjoying pleasant treats.
Raffle prizes and complimentary refreshments. Proceeds benefit Four Athens' Youth Coding Scholarship fund.
Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, physiology and genetics.
Sarah Hubbard leads a class on bird language and behaviors.
(M3Yoga, 159 Oneta St.) Learn how to incorporate essential oils into yoga classes. Includes a 75-minute meditative posture yoga class highlighting six different essential oils.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
KRUSH GIRLS The return of the popular local dance party, featuring pop hits from the past few decades.
TEMPORARY TEMPLE A DJ tribute to Psychic TV, featuring Mr. E and Other Voices, Other Rooms.
The Athens Showgirl Cabaret presents performances. Dotte Comm from Atlanta makes a guest appearance.
Hear some of Verdi's greatest compositions and well-known choruses from "Aida," "II Trovatore," Nabucco" and "La Traviata."
This theatrical dance and music production features students of the EAEDC's Gifted Program. R&B and soul music are celebrated through ballet, African and modern infused dance.
Town & Gown Players present a stroy of love, loss and faith. After a tragic accident, Adam (Dustin Ahkuoi) must reach out to his partner's family and friends to reconcile the one thing they could not.
Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Everything changes for the whole Addams Family when they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.
Athens Land Trust and Georgia Heirs Property Law Center present an educational seminar about the basic tools of will and estate planning and how to protect your family financially.
Friends of the Winterville Library present local authors Dan Aldridge, Tracy Atkins, Larry Dendy, Dodd Ferrelle, Emma Foley, Haley Harrigan, Dona McGinty, Olga Pyshnyak-Lawrence and Sam Thomas.