Dec 10

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Jingle Bell Jog

Jingle Bell Jog

Dec. 10, 8:00AM

The Jingle Bell Jog benefitting Children's Miracle Network at Phoebe is the traditional kick-off for family holiday fun in Southwest Georgia. This year (2022) marks our 34th anniversary for this fun, family event. The Jog consists of a 5K run and walk, a 10K run, and a 1-mile fun walk. Go >

Dec 10

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Santa Visits & Photos

Santa Visits & Photos

On multiple days

Enjoy magical moments with Santa now through Christmas Eve! Go >

Dec 10

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Season of Light

Season of Light

On multiple days

Our holiday show, Season of Light, created by Loch Ness Productions, uses images, video, animation, and sound to tell the story of how our holiday traditions are connected to the sky above. December is the darkest month of the year and people all over the world have held festivals, lit candles, and tried to bring light to the darkness of the winter sky. Go >

Dec 10

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Festival of Lights 2022

Festival of Lights 2022

On multiple days

Drive through the lights, enjoy hot cocoa, and roast marshmallows by the fire pits. Go >

Dec 10

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Santa Exhibit 2022

Santa Exhibit 2022

On multiple days

The annual exhibit of Santas filling the Thronateeska Science Museum is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Hundreds of versions of Jolly Old St. Nick document Santa’s appearance through the years and around the world. Go >

Dec 11

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2022 Santa’s Workshop

2022 Santa’s Workshop

Dec. 11, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

The holidays are just around the corner! Join the fun and fantastic staff of the Albany Recreation & Parks Department (ARPD) as they bring Santa’s Workshop to the Good Life City! During this FREE and festive holiday event, registered participants will have the opportunity to wrap a free gift for a loved one and have their picture taken with our good friend, Santa Claus. Go >

Dec 14

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The Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

Dec. 14, 7:00PM

The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their Spread Game tour to Albany, GA. The Spread Game tour is a basketball event like no other. With family entertainment and great basketball skills, the Harlem Globetrotters will show off their ankle- breaking moves, rim-rattling dunks and jaw-dropping swag. Part street-ball from the players who defined it, part interactive family entertainment, the new tour will show off the best of the Harlem Globetrotters in a dazzling exhibition of talent and game. Go >

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

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

2022 S.T.A.R.S Basketball Camp

Dec. 10, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Join the fun and fantastic staff of the Albany Recreation & Parks Department (ARPD) as they host their 2022 S.T.A.R. Basketball Camps on Saturday, December 10, 2022! This FREE and innovative program teaches youth participants the fundamentals of basketball through individual training sessions, enhanced group training, and agility exercises. Go >

Family Day: Heroes at AMA

Dec. 10, 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Family Day, in partnership with the City of Albany Recreation and Parks Department, returns 10 am-1 pm on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Albany Museum of Art. The event is free and open to the public. Kids will enjoy art projects, crafts, games, and activities. They also will have the opportunity to write a letter to their hero, such as a teacher, parent, friend, first responder, or someone else who has impacted their life. Family Day is also the final day to see the exhibition "Fighters for Freedom: William H. Johnson Picturing Justice." Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, it is made possible by generous support from Art Bridges. Go >

Student Art Studio Saturday (SASS)

On multiple days

SASS is a free open classroom on 2nd Saturdays from 10am-2pm for students to come and create with provided materials, or they can bring their own. There will be snacks and music, with a general teenage hanging-out vibe. This is a free event. Go >

Imagination Theater

On multiple days

A movie at the Imagination Theater is the perfect addition to your Flint RiverQuarium visit! See an exciting lineup of award-winning, science-based documentaries on our three-story screen. Go >

Chehaw Feeding Programs

On multiple days

Join us at Chehaw for weekend feedings of our animals at the reptile house, the petting zoo, the conservation station, and the aviary! Wildlife theater presentation 3PM! Go >

Wee Little Homestead

Dec. 10, 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Wee Little Homestead will be at Pretoria Fields again in December, won't you join us! Go >

Cupcakes with Santa

Dec. 10, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Come decorate cupcakes with Santa. We will also have Two Chicks and a Paintbrush with handprint ornaments. Bring your camera and your sweet tooth! No cost to visit with Santa and no need for reservations Go >

Gellyball Weekend at The Cool Place

On multiple days

Gellyball is an incredible outdoor activity and great way to blast other people while getting your heart pumping. Think of it as a modern-day paintball/airsoft blend with biodegradable bullets and lower impact hits. It's a lot of fun and perfect for families of all sizes and ages, couples, friends, and even walk-ins just looking to join other groups. Go >

Wonder - At Sherwood

On multiple days

Join us for an evening of festive games, music, and fun for the whole family! Kick off your Christmas season with a memorable and magical night for all your loved ones. Free of charge. Go >