OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night every Monday. Hosted by Larry Forte.
Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.
David Stephens presents "The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man."
(Quinn Hall) Ages 8–12 will use monologues, skits and improvisation to explore drama. Thursdays, Jan. 11–Feb. 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83 (ACC residents), $124.50 (non-residents). www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
Meet Santa and take a picture together.
Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.
Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.
Young writers can share their written work, even homework. Grades 6–12.
Make chew toys for shelter dogs to be donated to the Athens Humane Society, Athens Canine Rescue and Circle of Friends Animal Society.
Lady Emma, a Great Dane therapy dog will be onsite to help teens de-stress during final exams.
DYLAN EARL Americana singer-songwriter from Little Rock, AR.
NATIVE HARROW Indie Americana duo from Woodstock, NY.
WILLI CARLISLE Americana singer-songwriter from Fayetteville, AR.
MALA FIDES Queer punk group from Portland, OR.
RAT BABIES Doomy, psychedelic, long-running local two-piece.
HOLLY PAULY OXENFREE Portland, OR-based experimental performer.
CHRISTMAS HOOT Sing along with your favorite holiday carols as Tommy Jordan and Dick Daniels play and lead. The Solstice Sisters also perform.
SO NASTY Athens group led by saxophonist and vocalist Gnarly G and featuring a rotating cast of local musicians.
BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.
HERE BE MONSTERS Solo folk-punk outfit.
RENO ROBERTS Solo blues-folk singer-songwriter.
PETER ELWELL Psycho-soul singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.
Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Beginner players welcome.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
(Metal + Petal) The shop's holiday market will have plants, wares from local vendors, a hot cocoa bar and a food truck.
Watch <em>Santa's Slay</em>.
Bring the colors of the season into your home with a live wreath. Bring your own pruning shears.
Eric Linder, Rabbi at the Congregation Children of Israel, and Frank Granger, Minister of Christian Community at First Baptist Church, discuss religious questions from the audience.
Stop by the library's teen services department to fill out a holiday greeting card for seniors residing at Pruitt Healthcare on Hawthorne Avenue and High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation in North High Shoals. 706-613-3650
Make or sign a holiday card for wounded warriors, veterans, deployed services personnel and their families. Materials provided. Staff will deliver the cards to the Red Cross for distribution. Through Dec. 11. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart