Oct 20

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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 >

Oct 11

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Trivia Night with Geeks Who Drink

Trivia Night with Geeks Who Drink

On multiple days

Trivia is back on Thursday Nights with Pretoria's new and improved audio system!!! Gather your team (1-6 people) and get signed up by 6:45. Enjoy food from Loco's and samples from Chicken Salad Chick! NEW - GRAND PRIZE: Each week, we will give points to the winning teams and at the end of this trivia season, the team with the most points will win a VIP excursion to Atlanta and a day on the Atlanta Beer Bus, all expenses paid for! Go >

Oct 21

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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 >

Oct 20

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2018 Fishing Rodeo

2018 Fishing Rodeo

On multiple days

Free to the public. Georgia fishing license required for ages 16 and up. Kids must have adult supervision. Go >

Oct 13

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Artesian City Car Club 45th Anniversary Car Show

Artesian City Car Club 45th Anniversary Car Show to benefit Flint River Habitat for Humanity

Oct. 13, 9:00AM – 3:00PM

The Artesian City Car Club is proud to present our 45th Anniversary Car Show on Saturday, October 13, 2018, on the front lawn of the Albany Mall. Go >

Oct 13

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South Georgia Vietnam Veterans Homecoming

South Georgia Vietnam Veterans Homecoming

Oct. 13, 12:00PM – 8:00PM

Join us in giving our Vietnam Veterans the Welcome Home Celebration they deserved so many years ago! We want to honor our Vietnam Veterans near and far with food, fun, and even a parade! (Parade begins at 2 pm) Live music! Arts and Crafts Vendors! Entertainment! Giveaways! Good things to eat! Help us celebrate our veterans by becoming a sponsor, vendor, or volunteer! Know of a business who would like to participate through an in-kind donation or sponsorship? Have a booth you'd like to set up to sell your unique products (no MLMs please)? Own a food truck or restaurant? Want to be in the parade? Contact us ASAP! FREE meals for Vietnam Veterans! FREE cotton candy, popcorn, and snocones while supplies last! FREE mini cupcakes for Vietnam Veterans! Special appearance by decorated Vietnam Veteran Captain Tommy Clack Performances by Mercy Road, Morgan Drew and the Yads, Bobby Clyde White, The Dancing Divas, and more! Vietnam Veterans/Spouses will not be charged a vendor fee for setting up a booth. All military will receive a discounted vendor rate! This event is FREE for all Vietnam Era Veterans thanks to a sponsorship by ZFS, Inc. Make sure you let the front ticket booth know you are a Vietnam Veteran! Cost is only the entrance fee for Chehaw ($3, $2 for military). Go >

Oct 13

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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 20

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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 >

Oct 13

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Albany Symphony Orchestra: Meet the Musicians

Albany Symphony Orchestra: Meet the Musicians

Oct. 13, 7:30PM – 10:00PM

The Albany Symphony Orchestra is kicking off the 2018-2019 season by putting the spotlight on one of its principal players. They will showcase compositions by Camille St. Saens - his popular Carnival of the Animals - and Igor Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale, highlighting each musician and his/her instrument of choices. The Albany Symphony Orchestra is comprised of professional musicians from all over the region, many, artists in their own right. Join us as we take some time and get to know them a little bit better. Go >

Oct 14

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Back the Blue: A Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Tournament

Back the Blue: A Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Tournament

Oct. 14, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Basketball teams from local agencies will engage in some friendly competition for a good cause. Admission is free for kids ages 17 and under; $` or a new blanket donation for ages 18 & over. Blanket donations benefit our "Stay warm for the Holidays" program for senior citizens. Go >

Oct 14

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Tift Park Community Market Pop-Up at Pretoria!

Tift Park Community Market Pop-Up at Pretoria!

On multiple days

Vendors, Artists, Music, Beer & Food Go >

Oct 17

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Paint and Sip: ASU Rams Day

Paint and Sip: ASU Rams Day

Oct. 17, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is ASU Rams Day: Paint and Sip from 6-8:00PM. $19.03 per adult, they provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. Come show some ASU pride! Go >

Oct 19

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Fall Break Camp

Fall Break Camp

On multiple days

Spend your break exploring the Park and Zoo in search of many autumn animals who call Chehaw home. Each day, campers will get to learn through daily Zoo visits, hands-on games and activities, crafts, animal encounters, and more. Camp is $30 per day and runs from 9a- 3p with a free early drop off at 8:30a. After-Camp Care is available from 3-6 pm for $10 per day, as always members receive half off After-Camp Care. Camper lunches can be purchased each day as well. Campers ages 4-12 are encouraged to join us for the best Fall Break ever! Go >

Oct 20

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Traditional Skills Workshop

Traditional Skills Workshop

On multiple days

Chehaw's Traditional Skills Gathering is an extended weekend with experienced instructors teaching traditional primitive skills used by Native Peoples around the world. Skills taught might include flintknapping, fire by friction, cordage, bone tools, bows and arrows, atlatls and darts, blowguns, edible and medicinal plants, shelter, fishing technologies, traps and snares, basketry, pottery, brain-tan buckskin, twined bags, finger weaving, and more! Primitive Camping, breakfast, and lunch included with fee. if registered by Oct. 1 $175 for ages 16+ $105 for ages 12-15 $75 for ages 5-11 if registered after Oct. 1 $195 for ages 16+ $120 for ages 12-15 $85 for ages 5-11 To register: https://chehaw.regfox.com/chehaw-traditional-skills-gathering-2018 Go >

Oct 18

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Soul Thursday

Soul Thursday

Oct. 18, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Soul Thursday. The event is from 6-8:00PM. $25 per adult, they provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. Go >

Oct 19

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Paint the Town Pink: Lunch and Music on the Plaza

Paint the Town Pink: Lunch and Music on the Plaza

Oct. 19, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

It's a party on the plaza! Enjoy food trucks and entertainment during your lunch hour. Don't forget to wear your pink! Go >

Oct 19

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Girls Nite Out

Girls Nite Out

Oct. 19, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Girls Nite Out from 6-8:30PM. $25 per adult, they provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. Go >

Oct 20

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Creative Courage: A Safe Space Event

Creative Courage: A Safe Space Event

Oct. 20, 1:00PM – 4:00PM

People often use creativity as a form of self-expression. We are bringing the community together to create together! We will be hosting a FREE event with an open mic for attendees to express themselves through singing, rapping, spoken word/poetry, interpretive dance, etc. We will also be setting up paint stations for attendees to express themselves through art. Plus a canvas roll dedicated to an "In Memoriam" to honor those who've lost their battle with mental illness. Dana Maples will be hosting yoga classes during the event and we will also have a children's room set up with painting and fun games and activities for children. Go >

Oct 20

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Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness at RAC

Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness at RAC

Oct. 20, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party ON PURPOSE at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness from 6-8:00PM. $25 per adult and the registration cutoff is October 17th. They provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. Go >

Oct 25

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Kohl’s Presents 44 Shades of Pink Cupcakes & Pearls Bingo Party

Kohl’s Presents 44 Shades of Pink Cupcakes & Pearls Bingo Party

Oct. 25, 10:30AM – 12:30PM

Join us for a fun morning of Bingo, cupcakes and door prizes! Tickets are $2 per person and may be purchased at Thornton or the Recreation and Parks office. Go >

Oct 26

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Tricks & Treats

Tricks & Treats

Oct. 26, 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Get ready for Tricks & Treats, a Halloween event brought to you by Flint Riverquarium & Thronateeska Heritage Center! On Friday, October 26, 2018 dress up as your favorite character and get ready to eat some candy. Purchase admission at either location! $6 with costume / $8 without costume. Members get in free! Go >

Oct 26

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Paint Jam & Silent Auction Scholarship Fundraiser

Paint Jam & Silent Auction Scholarship Fundraiser

Oct. 26, 5:30PM – 9:30PM

Join us on Friday, October 28, 2018 at Kreative Elegance, located at 318 N. Washington Street, Albany, GA 31701. Doors will open at 5:30 PM for the Silent Auction, painting will begin at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $40 each. Go >

Oct 27

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Spooktacular at Chehaw

Spooktacular at Chehaw

Oct. 27, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Join us for not-so-spooky Halloween fun Saturday, Oct. 27! We'll have Halloween themed fun for all ages! Come in costume for a chance to win prizes! Event is included in Zoo admission, and as always free for members! **Costume Contest at 1 pm** Lots of NEW, fun Halloween themed games, face painting, cookie decorating, special Halloween animal enrichment, tons of fun prizes and candy! Go >

Oct 27

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Goosebumps: Movie in the Park

Goosebumps: Movie in the Park

Oct. 27, 5:30PM – 9:00PM

Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs for a Halloween-themed family movie at Riverfront Park. The movie is free and open to the public! It will start at sunset (around 7PM). Vendors will be on site selling food and beverages. Goosebumps is rated PG. Kids can decorate a Halloween bag from 5:30-6:30 pm, or as long as supplies last for free! Go >

Oct 27

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YMCA SPOOKTACULAR SATURDAY

YMCA SPOOKTACULAR SATURDAY

Oct. 27, 6:00PM

Spooktacular Saturday | October 27 Bring the whole family out to the Y on Saturday night for fun and frights! Take a trip in the dark on our Haunted Hay Ride and see what may come out of the woods. Let your kids get wild moving to the music in the Costume Dance Party or just let them collect candy at the FREE Trunk-or-Treat. Games, music, frights and fun available for the kids with convenient and affordable punch cards. Mark your calendars and be sure you don’t miss this year’s Spooktacular Saturday! Concessions will also be available. Call 229.436.0531 or come by for more information. Go >

Oct 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

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

Oct 30

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Southwest Georgia Regional Fair

Southwest Georgia Regional Fair

On multiple days

72nd Annual Southwest GA regional fair at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds! Local family fun, and don't forget the demolition derby on Saturday !! Go >

Nov 2

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Cubs Program

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 >

Nov 3

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Muckalee Creek Arts & Crafts Show

Muckalee Creek Arts & Crafts Show

On multiple days

Friends of Chehaw invites you to join us for a fun weekend of entertainment, food, arts and crafts. Discover uniquely handcrafted treasures from a wide variety of talented artisans and skilled craftsmen, while enjoying a comfortable stroll about the beautiful tree-lined grounds of Chehaw Park. Go >

Opening Night – Spotlight on the Orchestra

Oct. 13, 7:30PM – 9:00PM

The Albany Symphony Orchestra is kicking off the 2018-2019 season by putting the spotlight on our principal players! We will showcase compositions by Camille St. Saëns – his popular CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS – and Igor Stravinsky’s A SOLDIER’S TALE, highlighting each musician and his/her instrument of choice. The Albany Symphony Orchestra is comprised of professional musicians from all over the region, many, artists in their own right. Join us as we take some time and get to know them a little bit better. Go >