Ciné will host a Hogwarts Happy Hour Mixer on Nov. 30, the day of its last showings of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald."

Thursday, Nov. 29 


The Mariah Carey vs. Ariana Grande Show

Drag: Athens drag troupe the Kourtesans will perform, battling it out to decide which pop diva reigns supreme.

Where: Wayward Nightclub

When: 9 p.m.–1 a.m. 

Price: Free entry

Holiday Open House

Shopping: Junk in the Trunk will celebrate its annual open house with light refreshments and sales at its booths. 

Where: 590 Olympic Dr.

When: 5:30–8 p.m.

Price: Free entry 

Come, Elf Power, Arcwelder, Velvet Monkeys

Music: This all-ages show will feature a lineup of alternative and indie rockers. 

Where: 40 Watt Club 

When: 8 p.m. 

Price: $15

‘Cirque Dreams: Holidaze’

Performance: This show filled with acrobats and gravity-defying stunts will celebrate the holidays in a two-hour performance. 

Where: The Classic Center 

When: 7:30–9:30 p.m. 

Price: $25–$75

Reel Big Fish 

Music: This ska band will perform an ages 18-and-up show. Ballyhoo! and We Are The Union will open.

Where: Georgia Theatre

When: 7:30 p.m.–midnight

Price: $22

Friday, Nov. 30


The 1975 Listening Party 

Music: Celebrate the latest release from The 1975. Attendees will be able to buy an exclusive vinyl record. 

Where: Low Yo Yo Stuff Records 

When: 6–8 p.m. 

Price: Free 

Hogwarts Happy Hour Mixer 

Mixer: Enjoy a butterbeer at Ciné’s last showings of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.” 

Where: Ciné  

When: First screening at 5:15 p.m., mixer at 7 p.m.

Price: $7.50– $9.75

Electric Avenue’s 2018 Purple Prom

Music: Electric Avenue will perform a lineup of Prince music, along with ’80s hits.

Where: Georgia Theatre 

When: 9–11:45 p.m. 

Price: $12

Fall Carnival

Carnival: Simple Charity UGA will host this fall carnival. All proceeds will go to One 17 International.

Where: 2435 S. Milledge Ave.

When: 7–10 p.m.

Price: $5 

Light Up Main Street

Organization: Relay For Life of Oconee County will light up Main Street with luminaries.

Where: 105 Westpark Drive Suite C

When: 6 p.m. 

Price: Free

Saturday, Dec. 1 


Family Day: Geometric Holiday

Art: Inspired by artist Rebecca Rutstein, bring your family to create a geometric ornament to place on your tree. 

Where: The Georgia Museum of Art 

When: 10 a.m.–noon

Price: Free

West Broad Farmers Market

Market: Shop local products that are grown and sourced by local vendors. 

Where: West Broad Farmers Market and Garden

When: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Price: Varying 


Music: This Journey tribute band will perform the group’s greatest hits at this ages 18-and-up show. 

Where: Georgia Theatre 

When: 9 p.m.–midnight

Price: $10

Silent Disco

Party: Pop on some headphones and dance to the music of your choice with some friends.  

Where: 40 Watt Club

When: 10:30 p.m. 

Price: $5

Athens Joyfest 

Celebration: Hosted by DIVAS Who Win, this holiday event will include a tour of the Freedom Center’s new expansion, hot cocoa and live music. 

Where: DIVAS Who Win Freedom Center

When: 2–5 p.m.

Price: Free

Sunday, Dec. 2 


Stomp Out Domestic Violence Step Show

Performance: Hosted by Project Safe, step teams from Clarke County will perform and compete. 

Where: Clarke Central High School

When: 4–6 p.m. 

Price: $5–$10 

Holiday Project Safe Fundraiser

Fundraiser: Attendees can purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds benefiting Project Safe. 

Where: Pink Goblin Tattoo 

When: 3–7 p.m. 

Price: Free

Flashback Cinema: ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

Movie: GTC Beechwood will present this 1947 holiday classic.

Where: GTC Beechwood

When: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. 

Price: $8.37–$10.53

Eureka California, Scooterbabe, Needle Teeth

Music: This show will feature  Athens indie-punk bands. 

Where: The World Famous

When: 9 p.m.–midnight

Price: Free

Ancient Celtic Christmas 

Music: Green Flag Band will perform holiday tunes from the United Kingdom. 

Where: Athens-Clarke County Library

When: 3–4 p.m. 

Price: Free

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