Sep 23

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Turtle Tag Contest

Turtle Tag Contest

On multiple days

Winning an Albany, GA getaway is a SNAP! Snap a selfie with an Albany, GA turtle and upload to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #TurtleTag for your chance to win! Go >

Sep 26

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics. Go >

Sep 26

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September Planetarium Show

September Planetarium Show

Sep. 26, 10:00AM – Sep 28, 4:00PM

Life: A Cosmic Story tells the 14-billion-year saga of how we came to be. It's a journey from the microscopic view inside a plant cell to the vastness of our universe populated by billions of galaxies swirling in space. Playing in the Wetherbee Planetarium all day Thursday, September 26th - Saturday, September 28th. Go >

Sep 26

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Trivia at Pretoria Fields

Trivia at Pretoria Fields

On multiple days

Come out and play with Geeks Who Drink and grab your favorite favorite pint of beer made from ingredients grown in South Georgia soil! Go >

Sep 27

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Water Wings & Wildlife Education Day

Water Wings & Wildlife Education Day

Sep. 27, 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Bring your students and experience a day filled with hands-on learning, live animal encounters and up close looks at all water, winged and wild things of southwest Georgia! Call to make your reservation for this special event today. There is no additional charge to the educational group rate of $4.50/student for this event or the extra activities. Call Reservations at 229-639-2650 for booking or more information. Activities and presentations will cover K-5 Characteristics of Science, Life Science, Earth Science and Physical Science GA Performance Standards Go >

Sep 27

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AMA Art Chat

AMA Art Chat

On multiple days

Drop in for lively conversation about current exhibitions at the Albany Museum of Art. Sessions are free and open to the public. Go >

Sep 27

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Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

On multiple days

Animal Encounters take place throughout the aquarium on the weekend, but are normally scheduled for Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in Skywater. Go >

Sep 27

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Karaoke with Mark at Pretoria Fields

Karaoke with Mark at Pretoria Fields

On multiple days

Grab a pint of Pretoria Fields Collective beer and belt out your favorite song! Go >

Sep 28

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Water, Wings & Wildlife Festival/Flint RiverQuarium 15th Birthday Celebration

Water, Wings & Wildlife Festival/Flint RiverQuarium 15th Birthday Celebration

Sep. 28, 12:00AM – 12:00PM

Join the Flint RiverQuarium for our annual festival celebrating all the creatures of the water, land, & sky! This year, we also will be celebrating the 15th birthday of the Flint RiverQuarium with extra birthday-themed activities. Go >

Sep 28

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Yoga in the Park

On multiple days

Join Albany Yoga Project, a Baptiste Power Yoga Affiliate, at 10 AM for Yoga in the Park! Yoga Ambassadors will lead participants in a free yoga class at Tift Park Community Market. All ages are welcomed! Please bring your own mat & water, and we will see you on your mat! Go >

Sep 28

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Dive Shows

Dive Shows

On multiple days

Dive Shows take place at the Blue Hole viewing window and are included with general admission. Go >

Sep 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

Paint, sip and mingle! Albany Rocks Hide & Seek Go >

Oct 1

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Toddler Takeover

Toddler Takeover

On multiple days

Toddler Takeover is designed for children 15 months to 3 years old, but it’s also sibling friendly. Each themed program fully engages children’s creativity with art projects, art activities, storytelling and gallery visits, all tailored to their age group. Cost: Free for AMA members, $5 for non-members. Go >

Oct 4

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Chehaw Cubs Program

Chehaw Cubs Program

On multiple days

Cubs Programs are specifically targeted for children ages 3 and 4. Join us in the Zoo with your little one from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Cubs Programs are free with Zoo admission, and as always, free for members. Go >

Oct 5

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Chalkfest

Chalkfest

Oct. 5, 10:00AM – 6:00PM

The 2nd annual AMA ChalkFest is Albany's premiere fall festival. On the 100 block of Pine Ave., we'll have professional chalk artists, craft beer tents, community art, live music, food trucks, and vendors. Don't miss the special school and kids events at this family-friendly festival. Find out how to be a participating artist, sponsor, vendor or volunteer at www.AMAChalkFest.com. Go >

Oct 10

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Homeschool Day at the AMA

Homeschool Day at the AMA

On multiple days

Each date will focus on specific curriculum and will incorporate exhibitions on display at the Albany Museum of Art. The program is geared toward children in K5-5th grade. Cost: $5 for AMA members, $10 for non-members Go >

Oct 10

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Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson

Oct. 10, 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Tickets are on sale for Jamey Johnson live at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. The show begins at 7:30PM on Thursday, October 10th. Tickets are going quickly, so don't miss out! Go >

Oct 11

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Escape the Gallery

Escape the Gallery

Oct. 11, 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Have you figured your way out of an escape room? Perhaps you are a big fan of deciphering clues like those in The Da Vinci Code Think you can come up with the solution? Use your power of deduction to figure out how the works on exhibition at the AMA hold the key to your escape in this mind-bending art experience. Participants will gather at 5:30pm for the first round, which will be family friendly. There will be a second escape round at6:30pm for those who are up to a bigger challenge. Admission: $10 for AMA members and $15 for non-members. Go >

Oct 11

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Albany State University Homecoming ‘19 Concert with Maze

Albany State University Homecoming ‘19 Concert with Maze

Oct. 11, 9:00PM – 11:00PM

The Official Albany State University Homecoming Concert: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly is coming to the Albany Civic Center on October 11! Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Albany Civic Center Box Office and Ticketmaster.com beginning on Friday, August 2 at 10 a.m. with an online only presale on Thursday, August 1 from 10 a.m until 10 p.m. For more information contact the ASU Division of Institutional Advancement at 229-500-3286. Go >

Oct 12

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Creepy Crawly Bug Day

Creepy Crawly Bug Day

Oct. 12, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Michael OliverisFragments of a Violent World, which creates art from insects through use of nano photography, inspires Creepy Crawly Bug Day. With Halloween coming up, dress up in your best bug-inspired outfit and come to the museum to hear from an insect expert, create buggy crafts and see just how bugs can become beautiful art. You may win a prize in our costume contest. Cost: $5 for AMA members, $7 for non-members Go >

Oct 12

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Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

On multiple days

The Albany Civil Rights Institute Freedom Singers, led by original SNCC Freedom Singer Rutha Harris, engage visitors through an oral history presentation filled with dynamic testimony of the Albany Movement marches and arrests and narrate the stories with emotionally charged performances of Freedom Songs. These special songs provided heart, soul and courage to movement participants Go >

Oct 13

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Albany Seafood Festival

Albany Seafood Festival

Oct. 13, 12:00PM – 9:00PM

Don't miss the Seafood Festival in Albany on Sunday, October 13th! Located at US 19 Dragway, vendors will be selling yummy seafood for you to enjoy! A live DJ will be providing the entertainment, and you don't want to miss it. Lawn chairs and tents are welcome. Go >

Oct 14

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Fall and Winter Break Camp at Chehaw

Fall and Winter Break Camp at Chehaw

On multiple days

Campers ages 4-12 are invited to join us for fall and winter break adventures. Each day of camp includes a zoo trip, animal encounters, games, activities, crafts, and a snack. Register for as many or few days as you need. Each day of camp is only $30. Camp runs from 9 am- 3 pm with a free early drop off starting at 8, plus an after-camp care option from 3-6 pm. After-camp care is $10 per day; members receive half price after camp care. Go >

Oct 17

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AMA Fall Exhibits Reception

AMA Fall Exhibits Reception

Oct. 17, 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Meets the artists and Curator Didi Dunphy as the Albany Museum of Art hosts a reception for the opening of three new exhibitions: Origami Variations, Smoke Bombs and Border Crossings, and the 26th annual Georgia Artists Guild of Albany Exhibition. The event is free and open to the public. Go >

Oct 20

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Chehaw RC Race

Chehaw RC Race

On multiple days

Chehaw RC is a volunteer organization that hosts monthly club races. You do not have to be a member to attend. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/1420442984876459/about/ Go >

Oct 26

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2019 Modern Gas Rib Showdown

2019 Modern Gas Rib Showdown

Oct. 26, 12:00AM – 12:00PM

Modern Gas Company is hosting the 2019 Annual Rib Showdown competition on Saturday, October 26, with all proceeds benefiting national non-profit Operation BBQ Relief and local non-profit Mission Change. Teams of backyard bar-be-que rib masters will put their rib cooking skills to the test as they compete for the first, second and third place category titles. The event will feature entertainment from area bands, local food vendors, bounce houses for kids, cornhole tournament and more. Grilling competition begins at noon with activities lasting until 10 p.m. Admission is free. Families and individuals are welcome to bring their own cooler for a $10 cooler fee. For more information about Rib Showdown, please call 229-435-6116. 2019 MODERN GAS RIB SHOWDOWN Saturday, October 26, noon – 10 p.m. 1335 US Hwy 82W, Leesburg, GA Go >

Oct 26

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Spooktacular at Chehaw

Spooktacular at Chehaw

Oct. 26, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Join us for not-so-spooky Halloween fun Saturday, Oct. 26! Go >

Oct 26

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Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Oct. 26, 8:30PM – 11:00PM

Albany Recreation and Parks presents Movies in the Park! The movie is Monsters Inc. for Saturday, October 26th. There will be a free art activity from 5:30-6:30 pm. Kids can decorate their own Halloween candy bag (while supplies last). Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs to Riverfront Park for a family movie event. All movies are free and open to the public and start at 7:00 pm or sunset. Vendors on site selling food & beverages. Go >

Oct 27

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Renaisance Connection’s Jazzin in the Quarters: The Fall Edition

Renaisance Connection’s Jazzin in the Quarters: The Fall Edition

Oct. 27, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Renaissance Connection, Inc. presents Jazzin the Quarters: The Fall Edition featuring ATL Saxman Antonio Bennett & Friends of Atlanta, GA. We will be celebrating our 3rd year Anniversary and this event will be held at the Chehaw Park Creekside Center in Albany, GA on October 27, 2019. We will have a night filled with live Jazz, live Art & Auction starting at 6pm. Tickets are 35.00 in advance and 40.00 at the door which will include a Jazz Supper Club entree. Proceeds to benefit Renaissance Connection, Inc. (a 501 (c)(3) organization) whose mission is to promote and foster a love for the arts in Southwest Georgia. Tickets can be purchased at Renaissance Art Café which is located at 123 N Front Street and/or online at www.renaissanceconnect.com. Renaissance Connection, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting creativity through various forms of art for the educational advancement of the community. For more information about this Jazz event or our other art-related events, visit www.renaissanceconnect.com or call Femi Anderson @229-869-3380 or 229-436-0802 Go >

Oct 31

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Art Hollows Eve Craft and Story Day

Art Hollows Eve Craft and Story Day

Oct. 31, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Get an early start on Halloween,get into your costume and come out to the AMA for art-inspired spooky spooky fun! We’ll have story time in the gallery and then do some spooktacular art crafts in the classroom. Free and open to the public. Go >

Nov 2

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Muckalee Creek Arts & Crafts Show

Muckalee Creek Arts & Crafts Show

Nov. 2, 12:00AM – Nov 3, 12:00PM

Friends of Chehaw presents the second annual Muckalee Creek Arts & Crafts Show this November! Join us for shopping, food, entertainment, handcrafted treasures, talented artisans, skilled craftsmen and more! Go >

Nov 8

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38 Special

38 Special

Nov. 8, 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Tickets are now on sale for 38 Special! Get them while you can! Go >

Nov 21

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The Charlie Daniels Band

The Charlie Daniels Band

Nov. 21, 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Don't miss The Charlie Daniels Band when they come to Albany on Thursday, November 21st! Go >

Dec 6

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Traditional Skills Gathering at Chehaw

Traditional Skills Gathering at Chehaw

Dec. 6, 9:30AM – Dec 8, 12:00PM

This extended weekend is lead by experienced instructors teaching traditional/primitive skills used by Native peoples around the world. Skills taught might include flint knapping, fire by friction, natural fiber cordage, bone tools, basketry, pottery, bows & arrows, atlatls & darts, edible & medicinal plants, blowguns, brain tan buckskin, twined bags, fingerweaving, traps & snares, fishing technologies and more! Go >

Dec 7

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29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade

29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade

Dec. 7, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Ho Ho Ho it's almost that time! The 29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 fromt 6PM till 8PM. The Christmas Village, located on the 100 block of Pine Avenue, will be open from 4PM to 9PM! This is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! For parade and vendor registration, please visit www.albanyga.gov. Application Deadline: November 22, 2019 Email downtown@albanyga.gov with questions Go >

Dec 12

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Little River Band

Little River Band

Dec. 12, 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Don't miss Little River Band when they come to the Albany Municipal Auditorium on December 12th! The show begins at 7:30PM. Go >

Apr 4

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The Albany Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Bash

The Albany Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Bash

Apr. 4, 7:30PM

The Albany Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven's 250th Birthday Bash featuring combined University Choirs along with piano soloist, Do-Hyun Kim. Go >