The Athens Harvest Festival is happening all weekend, starting Friday afternoon at Lake Snowden. It will feature local bluegrass acts, vendors and food, along with a fireworks display Sunday night.
Admission: Up to $30
The Summer Music Series at 6 p.m. at the Dairy Barn Arts Center. The Dairy Barn will finish its summer series of concerts, food and drink with performances by the group Pahl, Carow and Nadeau.
Free Film Night at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso. The coffee house will show the movie Chase Trane, a documentary about the jazz musician John Coltrane.
Socialist Coffee Hour at 11 a.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso. The International Socialist Organization is hosting the gathering to share thoughts, answer questions and talk about how socialism could be improved and implemented.
Ohio vs. Howard at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium. Cheer for the Bobcats as they play their home opener against the Howard University Bison.
Admission: $15; free with student ID
Dwight Twilley with Shilpa Ray, the Blam Blams and Mobile Home at 8 p.m. at the Union Bar and Grill. “American power pop icon” Twilley will take the stage with members of the bands accompanying him in an exciting end-of-summer show.
In the Pines and Caution Step at 9 p.m. at the Smiling Skull Saloon. The two groups will team up to provide some psychedelic guitar and progressive rock as an outlet for students who might be feeling stressed about the new school year.
Sunday Morning Mountain Bike Ride at 9:45 a.m. at Lake Hope State Park. The Athens Bicycle Club will meet up at Four Points on Long Ridge Road and cycle until noon. It will hold its weekly rides for beginner to intermediate riders until the end of October.
Vision board-making at 10:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens. Explore your foundations, faith and future through art made with magazines, catalogs, scissors and glue.
The 2018 New Orleans Crab Boil and Dance Party at 5 p.m. at Eclipse Company Store. The venue will sell authentic New Orleans low country crab and beer to enjoy while dancing to the tunes of three jazz groups.
Admission: $5 cover fee; $23.50 for crab boil
Bar Deals in Athens
Broney’s Alumni Grill - $2 draft pints, $3 Bloody Marys
Cat’s Corner - Sunday “beat the clock,” 2-8 p.m.: beer pitchers start at $2 and go up a dollar every hour; happy hour, 3-6 p.m.: two for $4 beer, $4 wine and $3 double well liquor
Cat’s Eye Saloon - Happy hour weekdays 4-9 p.m.; Friday: PBR glasses start at 40 cents, 5 cent increase every half hour, $4.50 pitchers from 3-9 p.m.
The J Bar - Sunday: $3 shots of Jameson, Jack Daniels and Rumple, $2 Arnold Palmer drinks
Lucky’s Sports Tavern - Happy hour on weekdays, 4 to 9 p.m.: $1 domestic short drafts, $1.75 domestic bottles, $1.75 mixed drinks
The Over Hang - Friday: $3 F-bomb (Jager and root beer shot); Sunday: $1.50 well rum drinks, $4 domestic beer pitcher
The Pigskin Bar and Grille - Happy hour 7-9 p.m.: $2 domestic beer, $2 well liquor
The Pub - $5 domestic beer aquarium; $12 rainbow shots (8 shots in total)
Red Brick Tavern - ‘Brick Break’ daily, 6 to 9 p.m.: $5 domestic buckets, $1 well rum, $2 well Monster, $3 specialty Monster
Smiling Skull Saloon - Happy hour Fridays, 5-7 p.m.: $2 beer; 50 cents off import beer on Sundays
Tony’s Tavern - Sunday: $1.25 PBR and High Life, $1.75 Hot Nut
The Union Bar & Grill - Happy hour, 3-8 p.m. daily: 50 cents off all drinks and beers; Sundays: $3 margaritas and Bloody Marys
Movies to see at the Athena Cinema
BlacKkKlansman (rated R) - Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday: 2:35, 5, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday: 2:35, 5, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.
Eighth Grade (rated R) - Friday: 5:10 and 9:55 p.m.; Saturday: 2:50, 5:10, 7:35 and 9:55 p.m.; Sunday: 2:50, 5:10, 7:35 and 9:55 p.m.
Sorry to Bother You (rated R) - Friday: 5:15 and 9:45 p.m.; Saturday: 2:45, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; Sunday: 2:45, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.
Correction: A previous version of this report incorrectly stated The Union Bar & Grill's bar deals. The article has been updated to reflect the most accurate information.