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take on a giant boa. This screening is broadcast live from the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC. Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. FILM: Schlocktoberfest: Halloween (1978) (Ciné Barcafé) The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow ends with the original slasher, Halloween. See Movies on p. 16. 10 p.m. $7.50. GAMES: Trivia (El Azteca) Win prizes with host Garrett Lennox. Every Thursday. 7:30 p.m. FREE! 706549-2639 GAMES: Trivia (The Volstead) Every Thursday! 7:30-9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300 GAMES: Trivia (Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q) Hosted by Dirty South Trivia. Every Thursday. 8 p.m. FREE! 706-8508511 GAMES: Trivia with a Twist (Johnny’s New York Style Pizza) See Tuesday listing for full description

Ages 11-18. 4:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650 LECTURES & LIT: Oconee Democrats Book Group (Chops and Hops) This month’s book is The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. 7 p.m. FREE! patricia.priest@yahoo. com OUTDOORS: Haunted Hike (Southeast Clarke Park) See Tuesday listing for full description Oct. 27–29, 6 p.m. $1-2. 706-613-3871 PERFORMANCE: Bassoon Recital (UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall) UGA’s bassoon studio showcases students of bassoon professor Amy Pollard. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.

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EVENTS: The Downtown Spooktacular (Jug Tavern Park, Winder) This Halloween festival includes trick-or-treating, costume contests, games, food vendors, craft vendors, kids’ activities, bounce houses, obstacle courses and live music by Abbey Road LIVE! 6–10 p.m. FREE! www.winderdowntown. com EVENTS: Wild Rumpus Parade (Meet at Corner of Pulaski and Clayton St.) Throw on your most creative Halloween costume and march through the streets of downtown. Anyone can participate by wearing a costume and joining the procession. The parade will end at the bottom of Washington St. with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the High-Falootin’ Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13. 8 p.m. (meet), 8:30 p.m. (march). FREE!

p.m $15–23. 706-613-3593, www. KIDSTUFF: Wild Rumpus Monster Mash (The Melting Point) Get a head start on the Wild Rumpus Parade with various Halloween activities like a haunted house, crafts, mask making, face painting, shaker making, live music, aerial trapeze performances and more. 12–3 p.m. $5–7. KIDSTUFF: Under the Sea Trickor-Treat (Elbert Theatre, Elberton) The ocean comes to life with an “Under the Sea” theme for little trickor-treaters. Sea creatures will hand out candy in the lobby. 6–8:30 p.m. 706-283-1049 KIDSTUFF: Haunted House (Oconee County Library) See Thursday listing for full description Oct. 30–31, 6–8 p.m. FREE! www. KIDSTUFF: Trick-or-Treat (Madison County Library, Danielsville) Stop

EVENTS: Zombie Farms (Zombie Farms) For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October. 8–11:30 p.m. $20. EVENTS: “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective 1954-1988” (UGA Special Collections Library) Photographs, commemorative memorabilia and original art celebrating one of the most successful coaches in college football. Curator-led tours will be offered every Friday before home football games. 2 p.m. FREE! 706-542-8079, russell FILM: Schlocktoberfest: Halloween (1978) (Ciné Barcafé) See Thursday listing for full description 10 p.m. $7.50. www.athenscine. com GAMES: Friday Night Magic (Tyche’s Games) Win prizes. 5:30 p.m. KIDSTUFF: Fit Kids Day Camp (East Athens Community Center) Campers participate in physical activities, games and educational lessons regarding healthy lifestyle choices. This camp takes place when Clarke County School District schools are not in session. For ages 6–12. Bring a sack lunch. 9 a.m.–4

by anytime in costume for trickor-treating. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597 LECTURES & LIT: Halloween Reading: The Fifty Year Sword (Avid Bookshop) Nick Splendorr will read The Fifty Year Sword, an hour-long ghost story by Mark Z. Danielewski. Come in your costumes to enjoy the parade afterwards! 6 p.m. FREE!

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CLASSES: Knit 2 Class (Revival Yarns) Review casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, stockinette and garter stitch patterns. RSVP. 6 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, CLASSES: Intarsia Colorwork Class (Revival Yarns) Learn how to incorporate blocks of color in knitting projects using the intarsia method. RSVP. 3 p.m. $15. www. CLASSES: Computer Class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks (Oconee County Library) Learn to use Georgia Download Destination and take advantage of the free eBooks and audiobooks available. Register by calling. Oct. 21, 10 a.m. & Oct. 30, 2 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, EVENTS: Music in Athens: A Sacred Harp Symposium (Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries) The Sacred Harp tradition originated in the southern U.S. and is named after a historical book of hymns called The Sacred Harp. This event includes a keynote address, roundtable discussion, dinner and Sacred Harp Sing. 4:15–9:30 p.m. FREE! www.willson. EVENTS: Zumba After Dark (40 Watt Club) Zumba fever continues. 7 p.m. $10. EVENTS: Paisajes (Taylor-Grady House) Paisajes, Spanish for “sceneries,” celebrates Latin American culture through live music, an art exhibit, Latin wine tastings and a silent auction. All proceeds help Casa de Amistad in assisting local low-income families through direct service, emergency programs and free literacy courses. 6–9 p.m. $10, $25 (VIP). EVENTS: Nature Ramblers (State Botanical Garden of Georgia) Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group. 8:30 a.m. FREE! EVENTS: Hatch Happy Hour Show and Tell (Allgood Lounge) Show off your newest art or tech creation, be inspired by something someone else has made or find someone to work with in a new idea. Hosted by The Hatch, a new local makerspace. 6–8 p.m. FREE! EVENTS: Folklore, Facts & Fables: Haunted Happy Hour (Athens Welcome Center) Go on a downtown walking tour to explore the spooks, specters and other oddities of the Classic City. Call for reservation. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15. 5:30 p.m. $15. 706-353-1820 FILM: RiffTrax Live: Anaconda (Beechwood 11 Cinemas) Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, best known for Mystery Science Theater 3000, jump in to

in estate planning. 11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-583-8834, www.edwardjones. com LECTURES & LIT: Meet the Author: JS Burke (Oglethorpe Co. Library) JS Burke will discuss her new teen fantasy novel, The Dragon Dreamer. 7 p.m. FREE! LECTURES & LIT: Lunchtime Learning (ACC Library) Gabrielle Walters from the UGA Radon Education Program will explain how to test homes for radon, a colorless, odorless gas that is a leading cause of lung cancer. Feel free to bring a lunch. 12:15 p.m. FREE! LECTURES & LIT: Listening in the Dark: An Evening of Spooky Stories (ACC Library) Donna Butler recounts ghostly stories from long ago, Jonathan Dolce reads tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Eddie Whitlock shares a horrifying chapter from

Ages and Ages plays Green Room on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515 GAMES: Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll Trivia (Your Pie, Downtown) Presented by Dirty South Trivia. 11 p.m. FREE! dirtysouthtrivia KIDSTUFF: Downtown Trick or Treat (Downtown Greensboro) Local merchants will open their doors to children for a safe trick or treating experience. Check-in on the courthouse lawn. Free trick or treat bags will be given with a list of participating businesses. For ages 12 & under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 5-7 p.m. FREE! KIDSTUFF: Teen Writing Group (ACC Library) Get ready for NaNoWriMo or just focus on becoming a better writer through prompts. For ages 11–18. 4:30–6 p.m. FREE! KIDSTUFF: Haunted House (Oconee County Library) Families are invited to make their way through the young adult department’s Hunger Games themed haunted house. Oct. 30–31, 6–8 p.m. FREE! LECTURES & LIT: “Preparing Your Estate Plan” (ACC Library) Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan hosts a seminar on how to help reduce taxes on one’s estate, how insurance can help protect a family and benefits of trusts

his new book, POTUS of the Living Dead. 7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650 PERFORMANCE: UGA Percussion Ensemble (UGA Ramsey Concert Hall) Professor Timothy Adams, Jr., will lead the UGA Percussion Ensemble. 6 p.m. FREE! PERFORMANCE: Oboe Recital (UGA Ramsey Concert Hall) Recital by Hugh Hodgson of Music oboe professor Reid Messich. 8 p.m. FREE! SPORTS: UGA Hockey (The Classic Center) The UGA Ice Dogs play against the Clemson Tigers. 7 p.m. $7.

Friday 31 ART: Halloween Party (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA) ATHICA and Rose of Athens Theatre host a pre-Rumpus party with snacks, games and more. Wear your costume and march down to the parade together. 6–7:30 p.m. EVENTS: Trick-or-Treat Halloween Tour and Moo-Hoo Release Party (Terrapin Beer Co.) Try various treats on tap, including the Reserve Series Moo-HooChiato. Wear a costume; prizes will be awarded for best dressed humans and best dressed beasts. 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Saturday 1 CLASSES: Knit 1 Class (Revival Yarns) Get acquainted with the tools and craft of knitting. Learn cast-on stitches and the knit stitch. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP. 3 p.m. FREE! www. CLASSES: Crochet for Knitters (Revival Yarns) Learn how to hold a crochet hook, slip stitch, single and double crochet stitch. You will also learn how to use crochet to add decorative borders and embellishments to knitted projects. RSVP. 11:30 a.m. $30. EVENTS: First Saturday Contra Dance (UGA Dance Theatre, Carver Studio) No partner or experience necessary. Wear soft sole shoes. Home-baked goods at the break. Live music by Tommy Jordan & Friends and calling by Janet Shepherd. 7:30 p.m. (lesson), 8–11

p.m. (dance). $7–8. EVENTS: Oconee Farmers Market (Oconee County Courthouse, Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more. 8 a.m.–1 p.m. EVENTS: Athens Farmers Market (Bishop Park) Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale (8 a.m.) and Todd Lister (10 a.m.). A Seedling Club educational activity will be held for kids. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! EVENTS: Zombie Farms (Zombie Farms) See Friday listing for full description 8–11:30 p.m. $20. www. EVENTS: West Broad Farmers Market: 2nd Annual Athens Heritage and Urban Agriculture Festival (West Broad Market Garden) Activities include horseback riding, storytelling, Zumba, yoga, spoken word, wellness workshops, historical displays and more. Tri Nique, For My Daughter’s Sake, the Clarke Central Color Guard will perform. The Broad Farmers Market will offer prepared foods, treats, crafts and more. Guest Speaker Dr. Sherri Freedman is the Clarke County Associate Superintendent of Schools. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! GAMES: Shadowrun RPG Demo (Tyche’s Games) Visit Seattle in 2070, when magic and megacorps clash. 12 p.m. FREE! KIDSTUFF: Montessori Fall Festival (Athens Montessori School) The annual Montessori Fall Festival will have live music, food, games, a petting zoo, book fair and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE! info@ KIDSTUFF: 4th Annual Keepin’ It Clean Dirty Dance Benefit (Little Kings Shuffle Club) A family-friendly event including dance and hula hoop contests, crafts, a photo booth, silent auction items and more. DJ Les Litter will provide music. All proceeds go to benefit Keep AthensClarke County Beautiful. 5-9 p.m. $3–5. KIDSTUFF: Fall Festival (State Botanical Garden of Georgia) Celebrate nature, discovery and creativity by playing in fall leaves, making crafts and drinking apple cider. Garden volunteer Ann Blum, who has created popular puppet shows for the annual Insect-ival Family Festival for the past 20 years, will talk about her new book Bugs @ Play at 11 a.m. 10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! KIDSTUFF: Day of the Dead Celebration (ACC Library) Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with stories, crafts and carnival-like fun. 4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650 LECTURES & LIT: Meet Author/ Illustrator Lori Nichols (Avid Bookshop) Celebrate the release of Maple & Willow Together with a special story time. 4 p.m. FREE! LECTURES & LIT: Athens NaNoWriMo Kickoff (Avid Bookshop) Join other writers who are participating in National Novel Writing Month. Speakers Lucy Ralston and Jennifer Arca-Fishburn will offer tips on completing a novel in 30 days. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www. OUTDOORS: Trail Walk (Sandy Creek Nature Center) Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards. 9-10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615 PERFORMANCE: Flying Trapeze Show (Leap Trapeze) This Dia de k continued on next page



Profile for Flagpole Magazine

October 29th, 2014

October 29th, 2014