Friday

Athena Cinema Presents: A Speakeasy Soirée with Eddy/Meyer Trio at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema, 20 S. Court St. Watch a collection of rare short films from the silent film era accompanied by live music from local jazz performers, The Eddy/Meyer Trio. There will be a cash bar with signature cocktails from West End Distillery. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Admission: $10

https://www.facebook.com/events/2540128826258361/

The Wastement with King Buu and Judge Russo at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. Listen to the sounds of The Wastemen, the Athens EDM jazz trio with special guests, King Buu from Cleveland and Judge Russo.

Admission: $5

https://www.facebook.com/events/588183875306445/

Jonathan Hawkins of Little Lawnmowers at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, 17 ½ W. Washington St. Make your way to Donkey for a night of coffee and music from Little Lawnmowers, a West Virginia one-man band consisting of Jonathan Hawkins. Little Lawnmowers performs a unique blend of world music from Spain, Brazil and the Americas.

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2584132278488196/

Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program Benefit Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Baker Ballroom, 1 Park Place. Simultaneously support the Survivor Advocacy Outreach Program while listening to The Picardy Thirds. All proceeds will be donated to SAOP. 

Admission: suggested $3 donation 

https://www.facebook.com/events/780508505782736/

Saturday

Dustin Lynch at 8 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, 47 E. Union St. Jam out with your friends to Dustin Lynch while he’s on his Stay County Tour 2020 with special guest Travis Denning. 

Admission: $66 first 10 rows; $46 remainder of floor; $36 balcony

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Moon and Wheel Grand Opening at 7 p.m. at Moon and Wheel, 8 N. Court St., #412.  Moon and Wheel, a tarot reading studio will soon call Athens home. Enjoy refreshments, mini readings and door prize giveaways. The studio is located between Fluff Bakery and Pita Pit and to take the elevator to the 4th floor. Dress in your mythical best. 

Admission: Free

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Smizmar, Watchfrogs, Pocket, Ready Aim Flowers at 9 p.m. at Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina, 6 W. State St. Casa is pulling out all the stops and putting on a great show with local bands: Smizmar, Watchfrogs, Pocket and Ready Aim Flowers. Come listen while you stuff your face. 

Admission: $5

https://www.facebook.com/smizmartheband/photos/gm.769472580207213/2571888929751150/?type=3&theater

Sunday

Game Night at 3 p.m. at Little Fish Brewery, 8675 Armitage Rd. Take a break from studying, grab your friends and head to Little Fish for a game of Dungeons and Dragons, Risk, Monopoly or any game that tickles your fancy. 

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/343112149672328/?event_time_id=343112283005648

Super Bowl LIV Watch Party at 6:30 p.m. at Eclipse Company Store, 11309 Jackson Dr., The Plains. Root for the 49ers or the Chiefs while enjoying $2.50 pork sliders, $1.50 kettle chips, $2.25 domestic beers and 32 craft beers on tap. The kitchen will be open until 10 p.m. and the game will be on upstairs and downstairs.

Admission: Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/3218190028197286/

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