KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.
Make a jack-o-lantern. Ages 4–17.
Take a haunted trick-or-treat tour of Bear Hollow Zoo, then stop by the festive Halloween Carnival for fun and prizes. Activities include games, stories and a costume contest. Ages 2–12.
Put on witchy gear for a storytime about witches. Ages 5–11.
Develop fizzy melting ghosts, play pumpkin gold, go on a skeleton scavenger hunt, make a mummy man and create a mask for Halloween. For ages 2–6 and their caregivers.
(Cedar Shoals High School) Elementary school students and their families can dress up, grab some treats, play games, venture through a haunted house, get their faces painted and play mini-golf.
Participants can drop in and make a card of thanks for someone in the community. The library will deliver to local school and city buildings. Through Nov. 20. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
Hear selected excerpts from Ghosts of Athens.
(Prince Ave.) Author and UGA professor Shira Chess and author and poet Colette Arrand discuss Chess' book, Ready Player Two.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
MANNEQUIN PUSSY Garage-punk band from Philadelphia. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
PAPER MATADOR New Madrid's Phil McGill performs a solo set.
THE MCRYATTS Horror-punk three-piece out of Birmingham, AL.
THE PINK STONES Local rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.
DROWNING LESSONS Atlanta-based screamo three-piece.
WAX FUR Emo group from Birmingham, AL.
XAN'D No info available.
TOM PETTY TRIBUTE Featuring Honeychild, T. Hardy Morris, Chris McKay, Todd McBride, Rick Williams, Dave Marr and Los Cantares, among many more. Proceeds benefit Save the Children's Puerto Rico relief fund.
SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.
SEERSHA Electropop songwriter out of Atlanta.
STELLA GROOVE Athens-based hip-hop/R&B artist and singer-songwriter.
SYDNEY RHAME Acoustic pop singer from Atlanta.
CODY JINKS Out of the Texas country scene, Jinks plays his own brand of honky tonk. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
WARD DAVIS Singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN that has written for Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.
CODY HUGGINS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.
CLOUD POWERS Soundtracking "imaginative meditative yoga."
MACHO BLUSH Anti-folk noise-wave sha(wo)man from Austin, TX.
GUATE GRANLI Noise composer from Norway.
LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.
VOLUMES PRESENTS Local hip-hop zine Volumes presents a Halloween-themed show.
PSYLO JOE Psychedelic funk act from Greenville, NC.
CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!
MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Play for cash prizes.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
The UGA Special Collections Library and Classic City Tours present a haunted history tour through downtown and North Campus. Each stroll reveals the backstories of landmarks and lore. See Story on p. 13.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Proceeds will benefir WiSci's "Females First" Grant, a fund that helps female scientists at UGA afford childcare during scientific conferences. The event includes a fashion show, science-themed photobooth and a silent auction.
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
"House Beautiful" explores domestic landscapes through works by Holly Coulis, Sarah Hobbs, Paige Adair, April Childers, Jess Machacek and Justin Barker. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
Beginners can learn how to knit and intermediate knitters can get help on projects.
Watch Sexual Parasite, a Japanese film that follows five teenagers into an abandoned house in the jungle. This movie was picked by Gonzoriffic's Andrew Shearer.
The documentary focuses on the role of photography in shaping the identity and social emergence of African American from slavery to the present. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-á-tête."
French writer and filmmaker Marguerite Aboute and filmmaker Alain Gomis will offer a reception and book signing prior to the 7:15 screening of Gomis' film Félicité.
Athens Academy's Upper School Drama Department presents a musical based on the book by John Caird. Proceeds benefit The Ark.
ALP is seeking volunteers from the community to help build this year's float in the Parade of Lights.
The MOUSAI Movement presents singers, songwriters and storytellers. The lineup includes musicians Sydney Rhame, Seersha, Stella Groove and Sarah Zuniga, plus storytellers Sam Lipkin and Sanetra Payne.
Join a group of knitters to tackle the same project, share tips and talk about Outlander. Saturdays, Nov. 4–18, 4 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org