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AUGUST 22, 2019

Weekender Briefs

Weekender Briefs: Adopt a shelter dog; taste the best tomatoes of Athens

By Baylee DeMuth | Culture Editor


Gob Squad: Super Night Shotat 9 p.m. at the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater in Kantner Hall. Berlin-based Gob Squad will present their landmark production for the inaugural Tantrum Summer Theater Festival. This show will also be performed at the same time on Saturday.

Admission: $5 with OU ID, $16 for veterans and seniors, $20 for adults

Magnolia Childat 7:30 p.m. at Donkey Coffee and Espresso, 17 W. Washington St. Magnolia Child will play all the songs off its new EP, Strawberry Ice Cream, as well as some new covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Pint Nightat 6 p.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company, 8675 Armitage Road. This is a great opportunity to learn more about how you can get involved with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers here in Ohio. There will also be merchandise available and raffle prizes.

Admission: Free


Adopt a shelter dogat 11 a.m. at Tractor Supply Company, 1000 E. State St. Come meet some awesome shelter dogs waiting for their forever homes.

Admission: $5 with OU ID, $16 for veterans and seniors, $20 for adults

Taste the tomatoesat 9 a.m. at the Athens Farmers Market, 1000 E. State St. Check out the third annual "Taste the Tomatoes," a people's choice competition to choose the tomato champion of Athens.

Admission: $2-$5 donation lets you try them all

Millenium Dance Partyat 9 p.m. at The Union Bar and Grill, 18 W. Union St. DJ Barticus invites you to party at The Union like it’s 1999 or 2005. Jam out to rap and dance music if you like to party.

Admission: $3 (+$2 for under 21)


Ice Cream Socialat 1 p.m. at Sells Park. There will be ice cream, wagon rides and music, sponsored by Integrated Services. Take an afternoon to enjoy the fresh air and sweet treat to boot.

Admission: free

Rock Bottom String Bandat 5 p.m. at Jackie O’s Brewery, 25 Campbell St. Come check out this folk band driven by a do-it-yourself spirit while enjoying a local Athens brew.

Admission: free

Little Fish Yogaat 11 a.m. at Little Fish Brewing Company. Everyone’s welcome at this yoga session, no matter your skill level. Bring your own mat.

Admission: Donation-based

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

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (rated PG-13): Friday, 5:10 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 5:10 and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday 5:10 and 9:30 p.m.

Maiden (rated PG): Friday, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; Saturday, 2:55, 5:15, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.; Sunday, 2:55, 7:25 and 9:35 p.m.

The Farewell ((rated PG): Friday, 5:20, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m.; Saturday, 2:50, 5:20, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m.; Sunday, 2:50, 5:20, 7:30 and 9:40 p.m.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette (rated PG-13): Friday, 7:20 p.m.; Saturday, 2:45 and 7:20 p.m.; Sunday, 2:45 and 7:20 p.m.

AUTHOR: Baylee DeMuth
EDITOR: Riley Runnells
COPY EDITOR: Bre Offenberger