Monday, November 20

19 events

Word on the Street

  • Memorial Park

    Deck the Hollow

    (Bear Hollow Zoo) Celebrate the season with a self-guided walk through the holiday lights in the zoo. Activities include live music, animal encounters and photo opportunities in the illuminated zoo. Now through Dec. 10 and Dec. 14–17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. $3. 706-613-3580,

  • World AIDS Day: HIV Testing

    (Alliance Recovery Center, 119 Sycamore Dr.) Free rapid testing for HIV and Hep. C with confirmation bloodwork until supplies run out. Dec. 1, 6 a.m.–1 p.m.

Live Music

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BREE COULEUR Newly local singer-songwriter playing stripped-down folk music.

    ANGELO FIARETTI Solo Americana singer-songwriter.

    ALEC STANLEY Athens-based singer-songwriter.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Bogart Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE!

    Tween Sewing Class

    Must have previous experience using a sewing machine. Ages 9–14.


  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Tyche's Games

    12:30–4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Netrunner Open Play

    All are welcome to join in.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4.

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE!

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.


  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Oconee River Chapter of Trout Unlimited

    (1985 Barnett Shoals Rd.) ORCTU meets the third Monday of the month. Warnell student Shelby Chumley will talk about her work as a US Forest Service intern at Chugach National Forest in Cordova, Alaska.


  • Acroyoga Jam

    (Center City Ballet, 750 N. Chase St.) Work in trios and rotate through the roles of base, flier and spotter. Sundays, 8 p.m. $5.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    Nov. 4, 10:30 a.m., Nov. 5, 3 p.m. & Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Outlandish in Athens Book Discussion

    Get ready for the Dec. 2 Outlander fan event with a book discussion on Voyager (Book 3) by Diana Gabaldon on Nov. 4, Book 1 on NOv. 6 and Dragonfly in Amber on Nov. 20.



  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    6:30 & 9 p.m. FREE!

    The Running Man

    Flicker Dinner & a Movie presents two screenings of director Paul Michael Glaser's Stephen King adaptation, plus a German/Austrian dinner menu served by High Life Pop-Ups. See Double Feature on p. 18.

Ending Monday, November 20



  • Bogart Library

    Give Thanks: Card Making Station

    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.