COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, November 17

30 events

Events

  • Go Bar

    10:30 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/athensshowgirls

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast and Atlanta guest Dotte Comm.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/sci

    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.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! branew@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    7 p.m. $3–5. www.ugaballroom.com

    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. This week's theme is Werst Coast Swing.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! hiloathens.com

    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! www.athensclarkecounty.com

    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). www.caledonialounge.com

    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. www.classiccenter.com

    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! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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). www.thefoundryathens.com

    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. www.georgiatheatre.com

    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. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    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! www.highwirelounge.com

    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.

    4 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

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

Kidstuff

Classes

Performance

Theater

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

    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! www.avidbookshop.com

    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! archlab@uga.edu

    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."

DJs

  • 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

 

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