COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, January 13

25 events

Events

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE! reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Free food prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2:30–9 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    National Dress Up Your Pet Day

    Dress up your pet for a costume contest (8 p.m.) offering prizes. Athens Canine Rescue and Athenspets will be on site with adorable adoptables.

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center

    3 p.m. FREE! www.winfieldforcongress.com

    Winfield Campaign Kick-Off

    Richard Dien Winfield announces his candidacy for Congress in Georgia's 10th District with a community kick-off.

Sports

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12–3 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" & Saturday Celebration

    The annual "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" is a collaborative show featuring a visual poetry project. This year's theme is "Do What's Right." The Saturday Celebration features live performances, food, guest speakers and activities. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Writer's Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Mark Warren is the author of Adobe Moon.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com

    THE STEEL WOODS Southern rock quartet from Nashville.

    JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.

  • 40 Watt Club

    1 p.m. $6. www.40watt.com

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Bands representing local high schools will include The Drapes, Venus, Basil, Cheese Dream, Freaky Stylee, The Voltures and The Varsity Band.

  • The Foundry

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

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    TIT New local experimental punk rock group.

    BITE MARKS Gainesville, FL punk band featuring members of Palatka and Asshole Parade.

    VACANCY Tampa, FL-based punk band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

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

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SWING STREET DANCE BAND Playing a mix of swing and salsa tunes.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs solo.

Classes

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    9:30–11 a.m. $20. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

    Ropes Wall Yoga Workshop

    Experience yoga asanas with the ropes wall, a therapeautic prop. Asanas include standing poses, inversions, twists, chest openers and forward bends.

  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. $35. shannon@wildintelligence.org

    Fire Essentials Part 1

    (Earthsong, Bogart) The Wild Intelligence Forest School offfers a hands-on class about resourcefulness, awareness and knife skills with a focus on application to fire. Tools provided.

Film

Theater

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Jan. 19–20, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 3 p.m. $14–18. oconeeyouthplayhouse@gmail.com

    Honk!

     The musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling incorporates a message of tolerance.