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Weekender Briefs: Celebrate fall at Oktoberfest; get spooky in a haunted forest


Ask the Experts: Mike Galbraith of Columbus Clay at 5:30 p.m. at the Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane. Galbraith will offer advice on a range of topics for ceramics enthusiasts including kiln repair, glazes, equipment and more.

Admission: Free

Field of Screams at 7:30 p.m. at Murphy’s Farm, 28364 Osborne Road, Coolville. Try not to get too scared during the 2-mile journey through a haunted forest and corn maze. A DJ and food vendor will also be on-site.

Admission: $10

Organist Christopher Houlihan in Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Mill Street. The renowned organist will play works by Bach and Schumann, as well as some modern composers.

Admission: Free


The Plains Indian Mound Festival begins at 8 a.m. at the Plains Community Park, 65 Connett Road, The Plains. Enjoy the weekend-long festival hosted by the Plains Lions Club, which fill feature, food, live entertainment and plenty of fall activities.

Admission: Free 

Awesome Autumn Open House at noon at White’s Mill, 2 White’s Mill Drive. Enjoy live music, a cooking demo, local beer tasting and more at the iconic riverside spot.

Admission: Free 

Second Annual Oktoberfest Celebration at 4 p.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company, 8675 Armitage Road. The brewery has plenty of German-inspired fun planned, including traditional food, beer, music and a stein holding competition.

Admission: Free

Bat House, Speaking Suns, Crooked Spines and Caitlin Kraus at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. Dance to dream pop and blended punk by a group of artists from Ohio and beyond.

Admission: $5 


Sunday Funday at 3 p.m. at Jackie O’s Taproom, 25 Campbell St. Get the first look at the venue’s latest art exhibit and enjoy live music at the monthly celebration.

Admission: Free

PANdemonium4 at 4 p.m. in Glidden Hall. The quartet of flute-playing women will visit Ohio University for a chamber music performance. The day will also feature several other artists.

Admission: Free

Contra Dance at 6:30 p.m. at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St. The monthly session will teach you to folk dance to live old time fiddle music, no matter your age or skill level.

Admission: Suggested donation of $10, $3 for students, free for children 10 and under.

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 progressives PBR glasses start at 40 cents, 5-cent increase every half-hour; $4.50 pitchers from 3-9 p.m.

The J Bar - Sunday: Jameson, Jack Daniels and Rumple, $3 per shot; $2 Arnold Palmer drinks 

Lucky’s Sports Tavern - Happy hour on weekdays, 4-9 p.m.: $1 domestic short drafts, $1.75 domestic bottles, $1.75 mixed drinks

The Over Hang - Sunday: $1.50 well rum drinks, $4 domestic beer pitcher; Friday: $3 F-bombs

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, 6-9 p.m.: $5 domestic buckets, $1 well rum, $2 well Monster, $3 specialty Monster

Smiling Skull Saloon - 50 cents off import beer on Sundays; happy hour Fridays, 5-7 p.m., $2 beer

Tony’s Tavern - Sunday: $1.25 Pabst Blue Ribbon 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, 20 S. Court St.

BlacKkKlansman (rated R): Friday, 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:35 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2:35 and 9:30 p.m.

Blaze (rated R): Friday, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 5:10, 7:15 and 9:40 p.m.

Fahrenheit 11/9 (rated R): Friday, 5, 7:25 and 9:45 p.m.; Saturday, 5, 7:25 and 9:45 p.m.; Sunday, 5, 7:25 and 9:45 p.m.

The Wife (rated R): Friday, 5:05 and 7:35 p.m.; Saturday, 2:50, 5:05 and 7:35 p.m.; Sunday, 2:50, 5:05 and 7:35 p.m.


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