Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.
Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.
Meet the artists of the exhibition "Love in all its Many Forms."
Lisa Freeman will talk about her work in "Repercussion."
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
Meet Jon Jefferson in celebration of his latest book Wave of Terror.
Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. This month's selection is the introduction and chapters 2 and 3 of R.S. Woolhouse's The Concept of Substance in Seventeenth Century Metaphysics.
Experts from Oconee State Bank share tips on protecting yourself against identity theft.
Join the Oconee County High School Latin Club for stories about gods and goddesses, heroes and fascinating creatures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology.
This year's lecture will be presented by award-winning journalist and UGA alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
Now registering. Youth soccer co-ed program for ages 6–12. Mar. 20–Apr. 28. Flag football co-ed program for ages 5–12, Sundays, Mar. 18–13, 12–6 p.m. Sportstime co-ed program for ages 3–4. Mondays, Mar. 19–Apr. 23, 4:45–5:45 p.m. or Tuesdays, Mar. 20–Apr. 24, 4:45–5:45 p.m. Each program is $65–98. www.accgov.com/leisure
Teens can enjoy snacks and play board games like Exploding Kittens and Munchkin. Ages 12 and up.
Hear about the Tree That Owns Itself and watch Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Take home a sapling for your family's yard. Ages 4–11 and their caregivers.
"Wear It: Wearable Art." Mar. 13–15. Session One for ages 8–11, Session Two for ages 12–15. Presented by AthFest Educates with Community. 706-613-3623, ext. 225
Project Safe presents its annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.
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.
Become a certified lifeguard through a three-day training course. Registration required. Mar. 2–4. $225. 706-354-7880, www.ywco.org
Learn about online streaming services to watch television, movies and sports in Les Shindelman's presentation "Cut the Cable Cord."
"A Taste of the Tea Room: Scone-Making with Linda Rivers." Mar. 6, 3–5 p.m. $30. "Easy Bread-Baking at Home: No-Knead Bread with Lori Smith." Mar. 13, 5–7 p.m. $35. "Raised Bed Building and Growing: A Build-It, Grow-It Yourself Workshop with Brad Kelly." Mar. 24, 10–11:30 a.m. $149–199. "Instant Pot Cooking with Kjesti Easton." Apr. 11, 5–7 p.m. $30. www.farmviewmarket.com
(Sangha Yoga Studio) "Yamuna Foot Fitness" is a four-week immersion series. Begins Feb. 28, 6–7 p.m. $80. email@example.com, www.holistichealthrevolution.com
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and Thrive's fifth anniversary with a class in Qigong.
"Foraging for Food and Medicine Workshop." Mar. 17, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $40. "Herbal Soap Workshop." Mar. 27, 5:30–7:30 p.m. $35. "Cultivating Medicinal Herbs Workshop." Apr. 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $85. squareup.com/store/ugarden
HUTCH MCCOLLUM Singer-songwriter playing old-school country and bluegrass.
JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.
NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.
MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band.
ZIGTEBRA Indie-folk band of "beastly best friends" from Chicago.
LEA LEA Dreamy indie-folk artist from Atlanta.
PRISM LORD Athens-based duo with a bright, warm sound.
REX HUSSMAN Rootsy, eclectic singer-songwriter from Atlanta.
AMIGO South Carolina-based Americana outfit led by songwriter Slade Baird.
MRCARTERMRTONKS Americana collaboration between two Athens scene fixtures.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 8.
T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock.
ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing a special Valentine's Day set of "sweetheart jazz."
UNOTHEACTIVIST Up-and-coming rapper from Atlanta's Zone 3. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
THOUXANBANFAUNI Rapper raised in Atlanta and based in Chattanooga, TN.
WARHOL.SS Chicago-based emcee originally from Atlanta.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.
CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!
KISHI BASHI Talented local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music. For this special multimedia event, he'll be joined by musicians Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama and a string quartet.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Play for cash prizes.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
The drag troupe performs every third Thursday. BUKween features artists performing at the BUKU Music and Art Project in New Orleans.
Steve Dorff will discuss his new book I Wrote That One, Too...: A Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney, and treat guests to a few selected songs.
This multimedia event is built around Omoiyari, a film Kishi Bashi made about Japanese internment in the U.S. during WWII. He will be joined on stage by Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama and a string quartet. A panel discussion will follow.
Decorate rocks to leave in places for other people to find. Ages 18 & up.
The first episode on the PBS series Craft in America, "Memory," takes a tour through craft's history in the U.S.
Featuring a red carpet pre-party with light refreshments provided (cosplay encouraged), plus a preview of Marvel's new film and a post-screening community mixer. Movie tickets available online.