COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, October 29

11 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Tail Waggin' Tutors

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • Rubber Soul Yoga

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

    Clown Show

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

Events

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    1:40 p.m. (costume contest), 2 p.m. (one mile run), 2:30 p.m. (5K). $17–25. 706-613-3615

    Jack-O-Lantern Jog 5K & One Mile Goblin Fun Run

    Both events follow the paved path of the Greenway starting and finishing at Sandy Creek Nature Center. This event benefits the center. Registration required.

  • 1–6 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.facebook.com/shotgundinners

    Pig Roast

    (The Tree Room, 159 Oneta St., Bldg. 5) Diners are asked to bring a side and eat their weight in slow-cooked pork. 

Performance

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Athens Flute Choir

    The fall concert "Autumn Spirits" conjures images of the season with a nod to All Hallows Eve.

Games

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT A Halloween edition of the avant-garde series, featuring Can Cover Band, Cole Monroe's Sludge Country, Patrick Ware and Bleachy Asshole.

  • Iron Factory

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

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

  • The World Famous

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

    COVERS SHOW Featuring local bands Fishmonger (playing Alkaline Trio), The Old Paints (the Ramones), Swamp (Minutemen) and Mock Execution (Misfits).

Classes

  • 3–5 p.m. $35. www.theindiesouth.com

    Tarot Workshop

    (Indie South, 1377 Prince Ave.) Desiree Sharpe leads a workshop for people interested in learning how to read tarot cards. See Story on p. 10.

Ending Sunday, October 29

 

Word on the Street

  • Washington Farms

    Fall Fun

    The family-friendly farm invites visitors to pick your own pumpkin off the vine, get lost in the corn maze, meet animals in a petting zoo, relax on a wagon ride and more. Weekends through Oct. 29. www.washingtonfarms.net