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A quilt was created for and displayed during the 18th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival last year (FILE)

Weekender Briefs: Learn the basics of archery; sample some homemade pawpaw dishes


The Band Eight AM at 6 p.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company, 8675 Armitage Rd. Start out the weekend with tunes ranging from ‘30s rock to instrumental jazz from this trio of musicians. 

Admission: Free

Sneakthief and Friends for Sale at 7:30 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, 17 W. Washington St. Local Athens band will play an acoustic set of rock n’ roll, joined by band Friends for Sale. 

Admission: Free

Urban Jazz Coalition at 9 p.m. at Cat’s Eye Saloon, 12 N. Court St. Ohio University alumnus Phil Raney and his band returns to Athens with a concert full of jazz, funk, R&B and soul music. 

Admission: $10


Archery in the Park at 10 a.m at Burr Oak State Park, 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Rd. If you’re above the age of six and capable of handling the equipment, channel your inner Katniss Everdeen and learn the basics of archery. 

Admission: Free, all equipment provided.

Athens Public Library Used Book Sale at 9 a.m at the Athens Public Library, 30 Home St. Stock up on books, CDs and DVDs and help support your local public library. Most books start at three for a dollar.

Admission: Free

Blues Cowboys at 8 p.m. at Mel’s Roadhouse, 10971 State Route 550. Hear a combination of rock, country and blues music from a local Athens band. 

Admission: $5

John Horne at 7 p.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company. Enjoy a solo concert from OU School of Music’s adjunct professor of guitar and jazz studies. 

Admission: Free


Pawpaw Cook-off at 11:15 a.m. at the Ohio Pawpaw Festival, 5900 US 50 West. Either bring a prepared dish to be judged or come to sample some of the one-of-a-kind pawpaw dishes after judging. 

Admission: Free

Asylum Walking Tour at 2 p.m. at The Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Cir. Get ready for Halloween early and take a two-hour, historic walking tour of the asylum grounds and cemeteries, led by former asylum employee George Eberts.

Admission: $20 for non-members, $18 for members.

Drop-In Hockey at 5 p.m. at Bird Arena, 102 Oxbow Trail. Bring some friends and finish off the weekend with a pick-up game of hockey. 

Admission: $10 per participant

Movies to see at The Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St.

The Peanut Butter Falcon (rated PG-13): Friday, 5:05, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; Saturday, 1:00, 5:05, 7:25 and 9:45 p.m.; Sunday, 2:55, 5:05, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.

After the Wedding (rated PG-13): Friday, 5:10 and 7:20 p.m.; Saturday, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3:00, 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 p.m.

David Crosby: Remember My Name (rated R): Friday, 5:25, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m., Saturday, 3:30, 5:25 and 9:40 p.m., Sunday 3:30, 5:25 and 9:40 p.m.


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