Arts and party events around Athens this week

November 30, 2015 - garden totes

Hatch Happy Hour: 6 to 7 p.m. today, Allgood Lounge, 256 E. Clayton St. Show off your newest art and/or tech creation, be desirous by someone else’s origination and accommodate people to work on projects with. Free.


Open mic night: 8 to 11 p.m. today, Hendershot’s Coffee Bar, 237 Prince Ave.


Variety night:Today, Go Bar, 195 Prince Ave. Comedy or poetry, live song and “Close Enough” trivia.


Tailgate Tuesday: 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Foundry, 295 E. Dougherty St. Live Country song and Southern Rock.


“Standing with Paris: Art Unites” Open Studio during Lyndon House Arts Center: 5 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St. Lyndon House Arts Center will open a portrayal and blueprint studio to a village any Tuesday in Dec for people to draw, blueprint and emanate other forms of art. Call (706) 613-3623 or revisit


Jazz during Porterhouse: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Porterhouse Grill, 459 E. Broad St.


Open mic night: Wednesday, Live Wire Athens, 227 W. Dougherty St.


Four Athens Happy Hour: 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, The World Famous, 351 N. Hull St.


Andy McKee: 8 p.m. Thursday, The Foundry, 295 E. Doughtery St. Tickets are $10-$20.


C. Larry Wilson Pottery Show Opening: Thursday by Dec. 27, Farmington Depot Gallery, 1001 Salem Road, Farmington.


University of North Georgia Chorale and Men’s Ensemble Holiday Concert “My Song in a Night”: 7 p.m. Thursday, Briarwood Baptist Church, 1900 Robinhood Road, Watkinsville. Admission is a non-perishable food object to be donated to Area Churches Serving Together (ACTS).


Southern Culture on a Skids: 8 p.m. Thursday, Caledonia Lounge, 256 W. Clayton St. Admission is $15 for ages 21 and comparison and $17 for ages 18-20.


Tecropolis: Athens Undisputed Home of EDM: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Live Wire Athens, 227 W. Dougherty St.


T. Hardy Morris and a Hard Knocks: 10:30 p.m. Friday, Caledonia Lounge, 256 W. Clayton St. Tickets are $10.


Ray Wylie Hubbard: 7:30 p.m. Friday, The Foundry, 295 E. Dougherty St. Tickets are $10-$22.


“The Nutcracker Suite” and Winter Dance Recital presented by Studio Dance Academy: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Morton Theater, 195 W. Washington St. The initial act will underline ballet, tap, jazz, and contemporary and hip-hop dance pieces all featuring a holiday theme. The second act is a precipitated chronicle of a exemplary ballet, “The Nutcracker.” Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 during a door. Children ages 4 and younger are $7.


“Assassins” presented by Town and Gown Players: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Athens Community Theatre, 115 Grady Ave. Set opposite a backdrop of a run-down carnival, “Assassins” takes a demeanour inside a minds of a group and women who assassinated, or attempted to assassinate, presidents via American history. Written by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Directed by Drew Doss. Additional performances during 8 p.m. Dec. 10-12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for members, seniors and students. Tickets are $10 for students and members on Thursdays.


Afternoon Beer Club: 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Live Wire Athens, 227 W. Dougherty St. Live Wire Athens hosts a Friday Afternoon Beer Club in a outside splash garden featuring $2 qualification beers and a revolution of featured qualification breweries any week. Funky vinyl selections from 5 to 8 p.m. by DJ Osmose. Free brewery swag. The venue also will give out giveaway tastings of featured breweries.


Jazz during Highwire: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Highwire Lounge, 269 N. Hull St.


Not So Silent Night wordless auction and fundraiser: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St. Food and drinks, wordless auction featuring internal artwork, jewelry, present certificates and more. Proceeds will support a students that furnish a Clarke Central High School award-winning and nationally famous tyro broadcasting module that produces a Odyssey Newsmagazine, OdysseyOnline, ODTV and Iliad Literary Art Magazine. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased during a door. (706) 490-7188.


Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour: 2 p.m., Saturday Dec. 5, 12 and 19, Athens Welcome Center, 280 E. Dougherty St. The Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour will ride participants to Christmases past with a concentration on holiday traditions travelling a 19th century. Guests will try 4 singular ancestral houses from a Federal, Greek Revival and Victorian periods. The debate includes live music, veteran theatre, light refreshments and culminates with a stately Victorian Christmas during a Ware-Lyndon House. Tickets are $25. (706) 353-1820 or


Indie South Fair: Holiday Hooray: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Indie South Fairgrounds in Boulevard Neighborhood, 660 N. Chase St. Walk by businessman booths from a opposite preference of artists. Items embody domestic jewelry, paper goods, silkscreened fabrics and tees, ceramics, palm printed cards, bath and physique products, singular housewares, irritable fashions, locally done food stuffs and quirky equipment for pets and children. Also design booths, qualification workshops, food trucks, DJs, live bands and more. Free admission.


Holidaze during Farmington Depot Gallery: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Farmington Depot Gallery, Farmington Train Depot, 1001 Salem Road, Farmington. Farmington Depot’s annual holiday festival.


Unsilent Night Athens: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Little Kings Shuffle Club, 223 W. Hancock Ave. An ethereal, electronic soundscape played by a assembly on boomboxes and other electronic inclination carried by city streets. Participants will arrive with a song already downloaded on a device. Open to a public. (706) 621-1980 or


Santa Pub Crawl: Tour starts during 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Little Kings, 223 W. Hancock Ave. Attendees will travel by bars in downtown Athens and suffer drinks and qualification beers. Wear a holiday dress and attend in a Pub Crawl Costume Contest. Proceeds advantage a Athens Area Humane Society. Wristbands are a $15 concession in allege and a $20 concession a day of a crawl. Wristbands yield splash discounts during participating bars. Wristbands accessible during a Athens Area Humane Society.


Outside a Lines: A Community Coloring Project: Dec. 5-13, Athica, 160 Tracy St., Unit 4. Pixel + Ink and ATHICA will recover quarterly coloring books for all ages featuring drawings by internal artists. Each coloring book will advantage a opposite CCSD open facile school. ATHICA will horde an interactive coloring vaunt Dec 5-13 featuring line drawings by featured artists from Athica exhibits. The open is invited to tone via a run of a exhibit. This is a advantage for ATHICA’s educational programming and Athens-Clarke County’s facile propagandize humanities programming.


Five Points Holiday Festival: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The day starts with a Fun Run during 8 a.m. that departs from Athens Running Company, 1210 S. Milledge Ave. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Five Points area businesses will offer refreshments and infer fun activities and attractions including a possibility to accommodate Santa during J. Christopher’s, splash prohibited chocolate during The Pine, make ice cream cone attire during Hodgson’s Pharmacy and move children to Kids with Guitars during Appointments during Five, and make wreath during BMA Designs. Pick adult a specifically designed map on a front porch of Athens Classic Properties, located during 1690 S. Lumpkin St., and move it to any participating business to get a stamp. Collect all of a stamps and lapse it to Athens Classic Properties for a possibility to win a present basket filled with Five Points prizes. Athens Classic Properties will have reusable receptacle bags accessible for $5. All deduction will advantage Memorial Park/Birchmore Trail. (706) 543-7386 or email


Deck a Walls during Lyndon House: Dec. 8 by Jan. 6, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St. Arts and crafts by internal and informal artists. Handcrafted jewelry, scarves, hats, pottery, potion and folk art will be accessible for squeeze along with anniversary equipment such as cards, ornaments and wreaths. Guest artists of Long Road Studios also will have pottery featured in a Lower Atrium Gallery Case. Free acknowledgment and parking. (706) 613-3623.


Athens Master Chorale Concert: 4-6 p.m. Dec. 6, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St. The unison will underline “Gloria” by Antonio Vivaldi, “Messiah, partial 1” by George Frideric Handel and “This Christmastide” by Donald Fraser. Free admission.


Classic Center Christmas Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St. Activities embody cinema with Santa, breakfast with Santa, Santa’s Workshop, handmade holiday market, face painting, gingerbread houses and more.


Heritage Holiday Gala: 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 6, West Cloverhurst Avenue National Register Historic District, Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. An outside eventuality featuring dessert transport from internal restaurants and a wordless auction, cocktail party, debate of homes and travel festival. Four Cloverhurst neighbors also will open their ancestral homes for tours and any will underline food from Athens caterers home.made, LRG Provisions, Mama’s Boy, and The National with Condor Chocolates. Tickets are $55 for Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation members and $80 for nonmembers (includes ACHF comp membership).

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