Tuesday, December 12

31 events


  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:30 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers.



  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. $20. 706-354-7901,

    2nd Tuesday Tasting

    This month's theme is "Holiday Wines."

  • Athens Country Club

    11 a.m. $30.

    University Woman's Club Holiday Luncheon

    The University Woman's Club will recognize the UGA scholarship recipient.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. (dance lessons), 8–10 p.m. (open dance). $4–6.

    Swing Dance Night Holiday Party

    UGA Swing Dance Club presents a night of dancing in the tropical conservatory. No previous dance experience or partner required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    5–7 p.m.

    Holiday Garden Gift Shop

    The tropical conservatory will be decorated for the holidays with live music, gifts and later hours. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5–8 p.m.

    Have a Sustainable Holiday

    Bring in unwanted clothes and see what you find during a clothing swap. Seamstresses will be available to help with alterations. Hosted by the Georgia Climate Coalition.

  • Athens City Hall


    Menorah Lighting Ceremony

    Chabad of Athens will light a seven-foot Hanukkah menorah. Followed by a celebration with music, hot latkes, donuts and crafts.



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–11 p.m. $4–6.

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. The last event of the season will feature holiday music.

  • 10 a.m. FREE!

    Winter Rain Barrel Workshop

    (ACC Planning Auditorium, 120 W. Dougherty St.) Learn about stormwater runoff and rain barrel uses, maintenance and installation.

  • Farmview Market

    Farmview Classes

    "Healthy, Cozy, Comfort Food: A parent-child cooking class." Tuesday, Jan. 16, 9:45 a.m. $30. "Introduction to Quilting: Learning to piece and machine quilt." Tuesdays, Jan. 16–30, 5 p.m. $90. "Make & Take Tea Blending with Andi Biron." Thursday, Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m. $35.

  • Farmview Market

    5 p.m. $30.

    Creating Stamped Gift Wrap

    Designer Maria Ava Totina Ramos leads a workshop on using fruits and veggies for stamping patterns onto wrapping paper.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).

    NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

    DEGA Local indie-pop duo featuring former Ponderosa frontman Kalen Nash.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.

    NORTH GEORGIA BLUEGRASS BAND Local roots-music outfit led by longtime musical partners Chris White and Larry Saye.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    7 p.m. $15 (suggested donation).

    DAVID ROTH Award-winning folk singer-songwriter from Cape Cod.


  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE!

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.



  • Morton Theatre

    8 p.m. $25–50.

    Michael Jackson Tribute Show

    America's #1 Michael Jackson impersonator, Danny Dash Andrews pays tribute to the King of Pop.

Ending Tuesday, December 12