Friday, November 17

29 events


  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $3.

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast plus Ravion thorpe from Macon.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Friday Football Tours

    "Covered with Glory" is an exhibition celebrating the first 25 years of football at UGA. Guided tours offered each Friday before home games. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    7 p.m. $3–5.

    Friday Night Dance Party

    The Ballroom Performance Group offers a free beginner lesson at 7 p.m., followed by social dancing 8–10:30 p.m. Dressy casual attire is encouraged. This week's theme is Rumba.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE!

    Star Wars Holiday Special Viewing Event

    Celebrate Ming Vase-Dynasty's birthday with the screening of a terrible holiday classic. Other festivities include a Star Wars wardrobe discussions, a herstory recap of the movie franchise and prizes. 

  • 1005 College Ave.

    2–6 p.m. FREE!

    Bulky Items Drop Off

    CHaARM will accept furniture, carpet, cabinets/shelving and large applicances free of charge on this day. ACC residents only.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    WANDERWILD Local indie-rock project led by songwriter Matt Martin. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.

    ROSE HOTEL "Bedroom-rock" alter ego of Kentucky songwriter Jordan Reynolds.

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $32.75-$49.75.

    JUSTIN MOORE Country artist out of Nashville known for hits like "Til My Last Day" and "Small Town USA."

    DYLAN SCOTT Country singer-songwriter from Bastrop, LA.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7 p.m. FREE!

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

    HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    GREG MEREDITH Local acoustic folk singer-songwriter and loop artist.

    ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    SUNDY BEST Country-influenced folk-rock duo from Kentucky.

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $25.

    WAKA FLOCKA FLAME Atlanta-based rapper known for hits like "O Let's Do It" and "Hard in Da Paint." 

    DJ WHOO KID Hip hop DJ and producer.

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    DJ Z-DOG Loveable local DJ spins top 40, old-school hip-hop and other danceable favorites.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $5.

    BLACKNERDNINJA POP-UP SHOP Local MC Blacknerdninja presents an evening of hip-hop and soul performances featuring LG, BlackSuperHeroesMuzik, Since When?, African Soul, Eli Eternal and Shed Barnett.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    COLD DRAFT BEER Atlanta-based Top 40 cover band.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    MONDAY'S ALIBI Local band specializing in '70s and '80s rock and roll.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1 p.m. FREE!

    BAD WEATHER STATES Americana and Southern rock outfit from South Carolina.

    DAVID WINSTON Local singer-songwriter.


  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Teen After Hours

    Skip Valentine's Day festivities for an Anti-Valentine's Murder Mystery. Registration required. Ages 11–18.

  • Barnes & Noble

    7–9 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Tri-Wizard Tournament

    Compete for your Magical School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with a costume contest, crafts and prizes. All ages.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Holiday Card-Making Station

    Send holiday greetings. Materials provided. Dec. 22.



  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5–7.

    The Kourtesans

    The drag troupe present "Iconic Women in History." Ticket proceeds benefit Project Safe.


  • Nov. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. $7.

    Seussical Kids

    (Brightstone Productions, 560 Jerry Smith Dr. Watkinsville) The magical, musical extravaganza brings Dr. Seuss characters to life. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 17–18, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol

    A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.

Lectures & Lit

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Poet

    (Ballroom) The Georgia Review and Avid Bookshop present renowned poet Eileen Myles for their book Afterglow (A Dog Memoir).

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    David Hurst Thomas

    The curator of anthropology at the American Museum of Natural History presents "Unearthing Georgia's Deep Hispanic Heritage: Still Digging on St. Catherine's Island."


  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Ending Friday, November 17


Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Senior Adult Trips

    "Dahlonega's Old Fashioned Christmas Trip." Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. $15–23. "Hannah's Cherokee Trip." Jan. 8, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. $30–45. "Georgia Aquarium Trip." Jan. 25, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. $50–75. All programs depart and return to Rocksprings Park.