Nov 10

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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 >

Nov 14

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Home Tour Art Exhibition

Home Tour Art Exhibition

On multiple days

This exhibition opens Oct. 23, 2018 and continues through Feb. 2, 2019. The exhibit features a dozen artists who work in or who were educated in Georgia as they investigate interiors, domesticity and identity. The artists in Home Tour investigate the domestic environment through a lens that is simultaneously sugary sweet and sharply sour. Exposing the nature of place, these works are not without extreme beauty and whimsy, but they also offer a sensation of longing and nostalgia, and the desire for the feeling of belonging. Free admission! Go >

Nov 14

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Brian Dettmer: Selective Collective Memories

Brian Dettmer: Selective Collective Memories

On multiple days

Exhibition opens Oct. 25, 2018 and continues through Jan. 5, 2019. Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Brian Dettmer gives books new life as book sculpture. This exhibit is free admission! Go >

Nov 11

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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 >

Nov 10

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YMCA Holiday Chili Run

YMCA Holiday Chili Run

Nov. 10, 8:00AM

The annual Holiday favorite is back again! Whether running the 15K to get conditioned for the marathon season, just walking the 1 mile for fun with friends, or running the 5K to stay in shape, the Chili Run has something for you. This event helps raise funds for scholarship which allow access to Y Youth programs like swim lessons and after school for families who need assistance. Come out to the Y and enjoy community fun for a good cause and keep in shape at the same time! Go >

Nov 10

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Fall Family Day at AMA

Fall Family Day at AMA

Nov. 10, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

The AMA and Albany Recreation and Parks Department join together to host a fun morning with hands-on art activities and games for the entire family. Admission: free Go >

Nov 10

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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 >

Nov 11

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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 >

Nov 10

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Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Nov. 10, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting 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 >

Nov 13

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Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

On multiple days

Come explore the water cycle, see where water goes, how it moves and what we can do to conserve this precious resource. Morning Class 9:30-11:00 1st — 5th grades Afternoon Class 2:00-3:30 6th — 10th grades Classes will be hosted by the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska Heritage Center. Prices are $10 per participant for non-members and free to members of both the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska. Reservations are required for all Homeschool Day programs. Go >

Nov 14

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Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Nov. 14, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting 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 >

Nov 15

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Soul Thursday

Soul Thursday

Nov. 15, 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 >

Nov 15

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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 >

Nov 15

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Corey Smith in Concert

Corey Smith in Concert

Nov. 15, 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Georgia native Corey Smith will be performing at the Veterans Park Amphitheater in downtown Albany, GA on November 15th! Gates open at 7 PM and the show begins at 8 PM. Tickets are $22 for General Admission and $32 for the PIT section plus fees. All tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster or in person at the Albany Civic Center Box Office. Please call the Albany Civic Center for additional information. Go >

Nov 16

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Girls Nite Out

Girls Nite Out

Nov. 16, 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 >

Nov 16

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What the Funk!

What the Funk!

Nov. 16, 7:30PM – 9:30PM

The AMA Contemporaries present What the Funk! It will feature artful entertainment by a funk music band, three AMA exhibitions, food, a cash bar and people you know--and want to hang out with--in their funkiest attire! You must be at least 21 years old to attend. www.albanymuseum.com/contemporaries Go >

Nov 17

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A Character Brunch

A Character Brunch

Nov. 17, 9:00AM – 12:00PM

"Be Our Guest" for the Junior League of Albany, GA, Inc.'s 2018 Character Brunch! All proceeds from this event will benefit The Liberty House & Children's Miracle Network. The main event will be from 10:00am-12:00pm, with a special VIP hour from 9:00am-10:00am. VIP tickets are limited so reserve yours soon! This Character Brunch will be a fun filled morning where our guests will be greeted by some of their favorite characters including princesses, superheroes, and more! (As the event gets closer and closer we will be announcing each one!) Children will have the opportunity to visit movie sets, meet their favorite characters, pose for photos, get their face painted, play games, and enjoy a light brunch. It will be a time to remember! Go >

Nov 17

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Nov. 17, 10:00AM – 5:00PM

10 am-5 pm. Open house celebrates season with artwork and jewelry created locally and other seasonal items available in the Hodges Sales Gallery. Visit: albanymuseum.com/sales-gallery Go >

Nov 17

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Animal Thanksgiving

Animal Thanksgiving

Nov. 17, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Animal Thanksgiving is the day Chehaw feeds animals special Thanksgiving treats made by keepers and the families who visit the Zoo. Games, crafts and activities in the plaza from 10-2 including take home thanksgiving crafts, make your own enrichment for your pet, and of course creating enrichment for our zoo animals! This event is free with Zoo admission. (Zoo admission is half-off until it can be restored) Go >

Nov 17

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Science Saturday

Science Saturday

Nov. 17, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

The Leonid meteor shower is coming up this month! You can learn all about it at a special Science Saturday. Join Jim in the planetarium as he discusses the best time and location in the night sky to spot the "shooting stars". Then join Patti in the Science Museum to discover what meteors are made out of and make your own. Reservations are not required but are encouraged. This event is ages five and up! $3.50 for non-members, free for members. Go >

Nov 17

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Family Day

Family Day

Nov. 17, 12:00PM – 2:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Family Day from 12-2:00PM. $25 per adult, $15 per child (Ages 6-11), $20 per child (Ages 12-20). 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 >

Nov 18

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Front Street Jam Session

Front Street Jam Session

Nov. 18, 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Renaissance Art Cafe presents Front Street Jam Session! Calling all musicians! It's time to bring your instruments and jam. FREE ADMISSION! Go >

Nov 19

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Thanksgiving Break Camp

Thanksgiving Break Camp

On multiple days

Gobble, gobble!! Let your campers spend their days leading up to Turkey day learning about many different feathered friends. Not only will we meet birds in the Zoo, but the many that take up residency in Georgia. Let your children come shake their tail feathers for their break! Go >

Nov 19

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Bouquets and Rose’

Bouquets and Rose’

Nov. 19, 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Create a beautiful floral centerpiece for your holiday table under instruction by Kate Grubb while you enjoy a favorite beverage. Cost for Petite Blooms Arrangement, $75 ($60 for AMA members). Bountiful Blooms Arrangement cost is $85 ($75 for AMA members). Visit: albanymuseum.com/bouquets-and-rose Go >

Nov 24

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Selfies with Santa

Selfies with Santa

Nov. 24, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Come visit Thronateeska Heritage Center where you can visit with Santa's elves from the Tift Park Community Market. They will be set up in the grassy lot across from the Science Museum with the perfect Christmas gift for someone on your list! Enjoy music from BoDean and the Poachers while you shop. Enjoy hot cocoa and muffins as you wait to snap a selfie with St. Nick. Discover if your on the naughty or nice list, make a Christmas themed picture frame and be sure to catch the planetarium show "Season of Light." Selfies with Santa is just what you need to get you in the Christmas spirit. Santa will be in the Science Museum from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and is a free event. The Tift Park Community Market will be set up from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Go >

Nov 27

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Chehaw Holiday Market

Chehaw Holiday Market

Nov. 27, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Get ready for some festive gift foraging at Chehaw's third annual Holiday Market! Browse among a wide variety of offerings from local artisans, shops, and boutiques for only $3 per person. Located in the Creekside Center at Chehaw. Complimentary drink and hors d'oeuvres while you shop! Please contact Morgan at mburnette@chehaw.org for information about becoming a vendor! Go >

Nov 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

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

Dec 1

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Paws with Claus

Paws with Claus

Dec. 1, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Does your pet have a wish for Santa?!? Bring them out to Pretoria Fields on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 2pm-4pm to benefit Friends of Chehaw! Donations received will purchase items off of the zookeeper wish list! Bring your own camera to take photos!! $10 Donation Don’t have a camera or forgot yours? No problem! We will be glad to take the photo for you and send it digitally! Help make a Merry Christmas for the zoo critters at Chehaw! Go >

Dec 7

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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 >

Dec 8

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Peppermint Pops-Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am

Peppermint Pops-Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am

Dec. 8, 10:00AM

Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am Peppermint Pops – Stories and Tales of the Season A longstanding favorite, Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Peppermint Pops features familiar family favorites from the holiday season….fa la la la la. Enjoy and experience, POLAR EXPRESS, along with an updated, lively version of ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, along with the traditional and always popular festive sing alongs and seasonal favorites. Come one, come all! Go >

Dec 8

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Holiday Party 2018

Holiday Party 2018

Dec. 8, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Get ready for a fun Holiday Party brought to you by the Albany Area Arts Council, Albany Recreation and Parks and the Albany Symphony Orchestra! Featuring: art activities, the DCSS Elementary art show on exhibit and of course Santa Claus from 12-1PM. This event is from 11AM-1PM, FREE admission and will be located at the Albany Area Arts Council, 215 N Jackson St. Go >

Dec 8

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Peppermint Pops - Stories of the Season

Peppermint Pops - Stories of the Season

On multiple days

A longstanding favorite, Albany Symphony Orchestra's Peppermint Pops features familiar family favorites from the holiday season.... fa la la la la. Enjoy and experience, POLAR EXPRESS, an updated, lively version of 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, along with the traditional and always popular festive sing alongs and seasonal favorites. Come one, come all! Go >

Peppermint Pops – Stories and Tales of the Season

Dec. 8, 7:30PM

A longstanding favorite, Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Peppermint Pops features familiar family favorites from the holiday season….fa la la la la. Enjoy and experience, POLAR EXPRESS, along with an updated, lively version of ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, along with the traditional and always popular festive sing alongs and seasonal favorites. Come one, come all! Go >