Wednesday, November 29

37 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KING ISRAEL Athens-based alternative blues-rock band.

    COUCHLOCKED Local progressive psychedelic folk-punk four-piece.

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul. 

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    MIKE COOLEY A solo set from one of the Drive-By Truckers' two principal songwriters. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m.

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CELIA VERBECK Experimental pop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    IMMACULATE CONTRACEPTION Experimental duo from Atlanta.

    LAMBDA CELCIUS Local experimental electronic performer.

    CLOUD POWERS Athens group soundtracking "imaginative meditative yoga."

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PADGETT & POULIN Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter Chris Padgett teams with violinist Adam Poulin.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Holiday Book and Frame Sale

    Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12–1 p.m. FREE! (members), $15 (non-members).,

    AAAC Lunch & Learn: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Bring your lunch to this lecture and Q&A discussing how to nurture a representative arts community. Panelists include Broderick Flanigan, Akeeme Martin and Mariah Parker. Presented by the Athens Area Arts Council.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE!

    UGA Student Pottery Sale

    The holiday sale will include small, hand-built sculptures as well as functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and bowls made by ceramic students and faculty.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.



  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Tip Jar Comedy

    Local comic stand-up hosted by Travis Williams. Last Wednesday of every month.

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Jeannette Rankin's Legacy Lecture

    The Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Foundation seeks to empower women through education. The Fund Founders will share the history of the fund in a panel discussion. Professor Sara Hayden will be the guest speaker. 


  • Athens YWCO

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Healthy Eating: Choose Your Plate

    The YWCO Brown Bag Lunch Series presents a lesson on eating well for good health. Bring your own lunch.


  • Multiple Locations

    Dec. 6, 4 p.m. at Rolling Ridge Apartment Complex.

    CCSD Community Engagement Sessions

    Clarke County School District Superintendent Demond Means presents sessions around the city.

Ending Wednesday, November 29


Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Inclusive Book Club

    Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster by Lauren Tarshis. Jan. 24, 1 p.m. 706-795-5597,