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Weekender Briefs: Visit plastic bag art installation, hear live poetry reading

Friday, September 24

The Jellyfish Garden: a plastic bag art installation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., hosted by the Office of Sustainability at the Athens County Courthouse, 8 E. Washington St. Campus Recycling & Zero Waste will have an art installation at the Athens County Courthouse to encourage others to limit their use of single-use plastics.

Admission: Free

The Van Gogh Affect” anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. This exhibition features work addressing the artist Vincent Van Gogh’s contemporary perceptions of the world. Masks indoors are mandatory and the number of visitors will be limited as per university guidelines.

Admission: Free

Interlude: Second Year Graduate Show from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by the College of Fine Arts at the School of Art and Design, Seigfred Hall 536. Masks and social distancing will be required. 

Admission: Free

Dallas Craft with Tim Buck from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., hosted at Donkey Coffee & Espresso, 17 W. Washington St. Enjoy the performance of stylings from these artists on the Donkey stage. 

Admission: Free

Saturday, September 25

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers market. The market accepts SNAP and credit cards. Masks are recommended and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

Poetry reading by Athens Poet Laureate, Wendy McVicker, at 6:30 p.m., hosted in the Grand Lobby of Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square in Nelsonville. McVicker will share from her new collection, “Zero, a Door.” Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours or less prior will be required.

Admission: Free

‘90s Night with DJ Barticus at 7 p.m., hosted by The Union, 18 W. Union St. Come party with DJ Barticus when the show starts at 8 p.m.

Admission: $5 over 21, $7 under 21

U2: The Making of the Joshua Tree” from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., hosted at Donkey Coffee. Check out this intimate look at the creation of one of the most important albums of the 1980s.

Admission: Free

Black Sire, The Long Hunt and Burning Brain Band at 9 p.m., hosted at the Smiling Skull Saloon, 108 W. Union St. Enjoy live music from two Ohioans and a Pennsylvanian artist.

Admission: Free

Sunday, September 26

Athens Cars and Coffee from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with the meeting taking place in the parking lot at the Athena Grand, 1008 E. State St. Visit this end of the month car show and refrain from excessive revving or burnouts.

Admission: Free

Okkervil River and Damien Jurado at 6 p.m., hosted by Stuart’s Opera House. The show will follow the appropriate COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time for the show.

Admission: Reserved Seats: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; Box Seats: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

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