Acrobats, Produce, Books and JFK: It's a Busy Week in Athens, Ga.

Plan your week so you can get everything done you want to do.

Monday, November 18
Golden Dragon Acrobats
Fine Arts Theater, UGA
The group combines acrobatics, traditional dance, colorful costumes and ancient and contemporary music.

Tuesday, November 19
Investiture of UGA President Jere Morehead
Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
Performing Arts Center
An investiture is a ceremony in which the leader of an institution is vested with the garments, insignia or ornaments signifying the authority of the office. President Morehead is the 22nd president of UGA. A reception will follow the ceremony.

West Broad Farmers Market--Produce Stand
The market features craft, produce and prepared food vendors and is held at the old West Broad school/ Rutland Academy. 

Handmade Jewelry and Metal Art Sale
Members of the Athens Metal Arts Guild will be selling their work at the Lyndon House Arts Center. Rare opportunity to purchase handmade jewelry and metal art by nationally acclaimed metal artists.

6 to 7pm
There's a public hearing to discuss a fare increase for Athens Transit. The meeting will be held at the Multi Modal Transit Center. 

Wednesday, November 20
Black Faculty and Staff Organization Pre-Holiday Health Fair
The Black Faculty & Staff Organization (BFSO) at the University of Georgia is hosting its 4th annual Pre-Holiday Health Fair in UGA's Tate Center Reception Hall.

Thursday, November 21
Athens Clarke County Library Lunchtime Learning: Cyber Safety
Virgil Stevens of the University of Georgia's Crime Prevention Department will speak on staying protected from online scams, hackers and malware. 

6 to 8pm
Booksigning: Southern Makers and Beauty Everyday
 Atlanta native; Jen Causey will sign her NEW book Southern Makers, and Rinne Allen, Kristen Bach, and Rebecca Wood will sign their book Beauty Everyday

Third Thursday
GMOA, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. on those nights to showcase their visual-arts programming. 

Catherine the Great Film Series: "The Scarlet Empress"
How did Catherine the great changed from Young Princess Sophia of Germany into Catherine the Great? Director Josef von Sternberg and Marlene Dietrich tell you how in 104 minutes.

The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later: What We Now Know
UGA Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes, Jr. Wilkes, who has authored scholarly publications about this event, will discuss some of the circumstances he has researched, the facts we know today, and some yet unanswered questions. The lecture will take place in the library's Appleton Auditorium.

Mayor and Commission Agenda Setting Session
City Hall, Commission Chambers
The mayor and commission will consider items to be placed on the agenda for the December meeting. The tentative agenda is here.


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