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Word on the Street

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Bluestems and Bluejeans: Native Plant Sale

    This two-week sale features nearly 200 species of Georgia native plants raised in the garden's Mimsie Lanier center. All sales benefit the garden's conservation program. Oct. 1–4 & 8–11. www.botgarden.uga.edu

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    24 Hour-ish Film Festival

    Film teams receive a prop, piece of dialogue and a secret third requirement. They then have 24 hours to create a short film under 7 minutes. Cash prizes. Pick up your requirements on Oct. 11 between 4–6 p.m. Deadline for films is Oct. 13. Screening on Oct. 29. $10. 24hourish@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/24HourishFilm

  • Oconee County Library

    Costume Swap

    Bring in your used costumes before Oct. 9 and come back on Oct. 11, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. for a new-to-you one. Costumes for both kids and adults are needed. 706-796-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee