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Elijah Cohen-Denson, president of Alpha Phi Alpha, walks with his fraternity brothers on College Green during the Martin Luther King Jr. Silent March on Jan. 15, 2018. (FILE)

Weekender Briefs: Attend a comedy show for a good cause; celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Encore: Presented by Dan Lasure at 8:30 p.m. in Baker Theater. Attend a comedy show and support Ohio University dance marathon BobcaThon as you laugh the night away. The show will also feature acts by OU students Ben Bolton and Ryan Harroff

Admission: $5

BareFuzz with special guest Velvet Green at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. Listen to Columbus band BareFuzz play some psychedelic tunes along with local group Velvet Green.

Admission: $5

90s Night with DJ Barticus at 10 p.m. at Jackie O’s Brewpub, 24 W. Union St. DJ Barticus has what the ‘90s music lovers really really want. Dance the night away to the best tunes of the decade.

Admission: Free


Fiber Community Studio: Valentine Garland at 1 p.m. at The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane. Bring out your creative side and create watercolor garland. Use it to decorate your dorm room or apartment and add some festive Valentine’s Day flair.

Admission: $5-7

Winter Wilson and Magnolia Child at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, 17 W. Washington St. Enjoy a relaxing acoustic set from some Athens-based acts while indulging in your favorite Donkey Coffee drink. 

Admission: Free


Little Fish Yoga at 11 a.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company, 8675 Armitage Road. Unwind from a stressful first week of classes with yoga designed for all levels of experience. Bring a friend — and your own mat.

Admission: Free

Honor Choir and Orchestra Festival at 2 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Come and see a performance by high school students from near and far, hosted by the College of Fine Arts and the School of Music.

Admission: Free 


MLK Jr. Celebration Silent March at 10:30 a.m. at Galbreath Chapel. Bring a sign and reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on society and civil rights. Everyone is encouraged to participate. The march will begin at Galbreath Chapel and end at the fourth-floor entrance of Baker Center.

Admission: Free

MLK Jr. Celebratory Brunch at 11 a.m. in Baker Ballroom. Those who attend will enjoy an address from a keynote speaker, a student dance and spoken-word performances. The brunch is sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Admission: $25; $15 with OU student ID


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