(Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.
Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.
The two-day conference features farm tours, demonstrative workshops and networking.
(Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.
(Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Free lunch prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.
Contestants will show off their talents and abilities. Includes a silent auction and banquet. Proceeds benefit Extra Special People, an organization that strives to empower children living with developmental disabilities.
(Washington) Enjoy a full weekend of events commemorating the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Creek.
Learn about orchids and their care from the Northeast Georgia Orchid Society. After the presentation, attendes are invited on a behind-the-scenes tour of the orchid collection.
ASHES TO OMENS New local rock group.
HIT LIZARD Athens-based grunge band.
RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.
GREG MEREDITH Local acoustic folk singer-songwriter and loop artist.
ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter.
SLEIGH BELLS Popular, hook-laden noise-pop duo from New York. See story on p. 10.
SUNFLOWER BEAN Psychedelic-leaning post-punk revivalists from Brooklyn.
DEPARTURE Journey tribute band that replicates the power and emotion of the rock supergroup.
MANIC FOCUS Minnesota-based electronica outfit.
DAILY BREAD Rhett Whatley creates genre-bending experimental hip hop and EDM.
MZG Florida-based funky electronic duo of two brothers.
MICK MAYER Avant-garde pop singer-songwriter from Atlanta.
JIM GOLDY Sarah Swillum's hallucinatory Dada-beat-pop performance features existential chants and dance.
MANS TRASH Skewed psych-pop sounds from Athens musician Mercer West.
GRATEFUL BASS All-bass ensemble playing the music of the Grateful Dead.
SARAH ZUNIGA Talented local singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice. Album release show!
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Local musicians perform to benefit Girls Rock Athens. Featuring Knowa Johnson, AJ Griffin, Arcana, Max Talkovich, 10,000 Patriarchs, Blue Blood, Dead Neighbors, Harry Carey and Five Eight.
THE HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND Jammy, eclectic local rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Halem Albright.
REPENT AT LEISURE Local band playing "Irish rock," including traditional, punk, modern and original Celtic music.
The ICCA South Semi-Finals features groups from around the southeast.
An intimate evening of performance, spoken word, music, art and movement with Laura Glenn, Lindsay Giedl, Jennifer Morlock, Emily Koh, Lisa Yaconelli, Maryn Whitmore and Daisy.
Learn to play new games.
CornholeATH is Athens' first social cornhole league.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
The UGA Horn Choir performs "Horns-A-Plenty." For ages 4–12 and their guardians.
Participants will make lanterns and practice calligraphy inspired by this year's NEA Big Read book To Live by Chinese author Yu Hua. Mandarin language games, book giveaways and more will celebrate the Year of the Dog.
(175 Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Ages 7 and up. Pizza will be provided.
(Double Helix STEAM School, 580 Tallassee Rd.) Parents can drop their kids off for a Valentine-themed dance party. Festivities include face painting, bedazzling, music and more. Ages 9–14.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with hot air balloon valentines. Ages 3–9 and their caregivers.
Enjoy popcorn and watch a family-friendly film.
(Lavonia Cultural Center) The compilation is comprised of well-known and original romance inspired pieces from poems, plays and songs. Ticket price includes a complimentary slice of pie.
Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.