There's a variety of offerings for partiers looking to start the weekend early. Some standouts:
The local Southern rockers from Whisky Bent take the stage at Scruffy Murphy's, 1037 Broadway. The free show starts at 10 p.m. Call 706-322-3460.
Soho Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road, hosts rock bands Dearestazazel and Bear and his Daughter. Cover is $5, free for military. The music starts at 10 p.m. Call 706-568-3316.
Want something other than music? Try your luck in the Aqua Poker League, which gives away a trip to Las Vegas each week. Tonight's game starts at 7 p.m. at Aqua Nightclub, 1812 Midtown Drive. It's free. Call 706-569-1165.
All events are open to partiers 21 and older.
For more information on the party scene, visit reporter Sonya Sorich's nightlife blog, "The Walk of Shame," at www.ledger-enquirer.com.