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Friday, December 15

22 events

Events

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Twin Powers

    TWIN POWERS Bouncy DJ Dan Geller spins the newest dance party jams and classic favorites.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Andy Bruh, Robbie Dude

    ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.

    ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning "futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin', bumpin', grindin' bass music."

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock.

    MEGA COLOSSUS "Adventure-metal" group from North Carolina.

    PALADIN Power/thrash-metal band from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    Brain Aid Holiday Hootenanny. 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

    THE PROXIES Local Pixies cover band.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.

    SEA WALL Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo jams.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    WOLVES AMONG RAVENS Area classic-rock group formerly known as Breathing Kansas.

    LONA Long-running local country band led by songwriter Clay Leverett.

    5000 Denver-based Meghann Jordan and Matt Youngblood are backed by Harvey Milk's Creston Spiers and Paul Trudeau playing '90s-inspired indie-rock originals.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO Greg Hankins, Luca Lombardi and Seth Hendershot, plus the All Star Peanuts Choir, perform the music of Charlie Brown Christmas and more.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE GET RIGHT BAND Asheville, NC-based funk/rock/boogie trio. 

  • The Office Lounge

    Empty Stocking Fund Benefit. 6 p.m. $10. 706-546-0840

    STRUNG OUT LIKE THE LIGHTS The Office Lounge's annual Christmas celebration features Rev. Conner Tribble, Kate Morrissey, Clay Leverett, Pickled Holler, Me’an Mills, Dodd Ferrelle and Betsy Inglesby, Ralph Roddenbery, Caroline Aiken and Catch a C.A.B., Elite tha Showstoppa, Will White & the Howlin’ South and Ty Manning and the Slawdawg Biscuits.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar work.

Art

  • Big City Bread Cafe

    5–9 p.m. www.bigcitybreadcafe.com

    Athens Holiday Market

    An outdoor market featuring artists and craftspeople from around the region, live music and a fire.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Studio Workshop

    Brian Hitselberger leads "Studio Workshop: Abstraction." Participants will be introduced to non-representational art through various techniques and materials. Jan. 4, 11 & 25. $15. Call or email to register. 706-542-8863, callan@uga.edu

Classes

  • Athens Creative Theatre (ACT)

    Monologues and More

    Adults and teens with cognitive disabilities will use simple monologues and skits to explore different emotional responses and build self-esteem. Tuesdays, Jan. 9–Feb. 13, 1:30–2:30 p.m. $30–45. 706-613-3628, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

Kidstuff

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m.–12 p.. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Perk & Pages

    Join the library for a cup of joe. Complimentary coffee and breakfast cookies for the holidays to go along with your reading.

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    Dec. 14–16, 8 p.m. & Dec. 17, 2 p.m. $10–18. townandgownplayers.org

    Curtains

    The murder-mystery musical comedy is like Agatha Christie meets 42nd Street

  • Rose Hall

    Dec. 13–16, 8 p.m. Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m. $15. www.roseofathens.org

    5th Yuletide Celebration

    Rose of Athens Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Dec. 14–15, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2:30 pm. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m. $12–15. www.brightstoneathens.com

    Shenandoah Christmas

    Travel back to the late 1800s in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Civil War to meet a close-knit family, the Morgans.

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 14–15, 7 p.m. Dec. 16, 1 p.m. $15–30. 706-357-4444

    Christmas on Ice

    (Atkins Ford Arena) Ice Creative Entertainment presents an ice show performance.