Showing gem and mineral collections from local enthusiasts. Participants will learn about local geology and participate in educational activities.
Take a guided 2.5-mile hike up Rock Eagle Mound to learn about the history of the effigy as well as local flora and fauna.
A 5K race presented by Half-Moon Outfitters. All proceeds are donated to The State Botanical Garden.
A dance presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music by Whistlin' Rufus and calling by Doug Singleton.
Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.
Local practitioners demo reiki, sound therapies, chiropractic, aromatherapy and more.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Rachael O'Neal and Scarlet Stitch Unplugged.
(4100 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Tour the Cedar Creek Water Reclamation Facility and celebrate World Toilet Day.
(1085 Danielsville Rd.) Check out classes led by community creatives, live music, yoga and more. Classes include kombucha brewing (3 p.m.), natural cleaning supplies (4 p.m.), bike maintenance with Dean Merlin (5 p.m.), herbal medicine (5 p.m.), music looping (6 p.m.) and the basics of sewing (6 p.m.).
RACHEL O'NEAL Local solo folk singer-songwriter.
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band playing an acoustic set.
COVER BOY Atlanta-based band featuring a former member of the Georgia Satellites.
DONKEY PUNCH The raucous Athens rock band reunites for a special performance.
HAYRIDE Long-running three-piece local rock band.
TIGHT BLACKS Local punk band inspired by Jawbreaker and Dinosaur Jr.
THE DIRTY HANDS Grunge-blues group out of Girdwood, AK.
SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band with hints of post-punk and fuzz-rock.
THE VILLAGE BICYCLE Self-described "nap dreams" band out of Cleveland, OH.
HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.
LOVE TRACTOR The original members of the Athens post-rock legends reunite. See story on p. 13.
MAGNAPOP Linda Hopper and Ruthie Morris' long-running punk-pop group is known for its high-energy shows.
REV. PEYTON'S BIG DAMN BAND Three-piece country blues group out of Indiana.
THE DARNELL BOYS The Darnell brothers play country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
WHITEY MORGAN Old-school honky-tonk country artist from Flint, MI. See story on p. 14.
WARD DAVIS Singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN that has written for Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.
GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project.
BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.
HERE BE MONSTERS Solo folk-punk outfit.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf-rock band.
JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.
FUNKY BLUESTER Atlanta-based blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.
TASTEBUD Eclectic Atlanta group with rock, funk and jazz influences.
(Prince Ave.) Hear poetry from Bruce Beasley and Cassie Gonzales.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
Spend the morning relaxing with the therapeutic practice of coloring.
This month's theme is nature-centered autumn art.
Play board games, card games and video games with other teens. Ages 12–18.
Learn facts about turkeys with stories, crafts and games. Ages 2–8.
Play Magic is a welcoming atmosphere.
(Brightstone Productions, 560 Jerry Smith Dr. Watkinsville) The magical, musical extravaganza brings Dr. Seuss characters to life.
A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.
The gallery's "Members Exhibition" is open to new and current members. Find the submission form online. 2-D, 3-D, video and performance work accepted. Submit by Nov. 18. Exhibition on view Dec. 2–Jan. 14. www.athica.org/call-for-entries