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Coming Up Calendar -- Oct. 5-11

Doug Lorber, Alicia Croxton and Deidra Langstaff rehearse a scene from Theatre Albany's production of "Til Beth Do Us Part." The show's final four performances are Oct. 6-9.

Doug Lorber, Alicia Croxton and Deidra Langstaff rehearse a scene from Theatre Albany's production of "Til Beth Do Us Part." The show's final four performances are Oct. 6-9.

METRO ALBANY

Ongoing

EartHeart: Exhibit of the of artist Keith Bridger continues through Oct. 31 at the Albany Area Arts Council, 215 N. Jackson St. The council gallery is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Contact (229) 439-2787.

Wetherbee Planetarium: Thursdays-Saturdays, 100 Roosevelt Ave. Show schedule — 10:30 a.m., Molecularium; 11:30 a.m., Black Holes; 1 p.m., Two Small Pieces of Glass; 2 p.m., Black Holes; 3 p.m., Oasis in Space. Shows are seen on Spitz “SciDome” high-definition projection system — with 40-foot diameter dome and digital 5.1 surround sound — is the first of its kind in the world. Admission: 3 years old and older, $3.50 plus tax; Children under 3 years, free. Planetarium open same hours as Thronteeska Heritage Center Museum — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

Thursday

Jay’s Hope Foundation Wine Tasting: 8 p.m.-11 p.m., Albany Museum of Art. contact Bo Strickland (229) 343-4383 or Jason Gaskins (478) 256-1913.

EartHeart reception: Opening reception for the monthlong exhibit featuring the work of Keith Bridger, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Albany Area Arts Council, 215 N. Jackson St.

Taste of Home Cooking School: Darton College Student Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. for vendor shopping; pre-show at 6 p.m. Sponsored by The Albany Herald, the show features culinary specialist Michelle Roberts presenting recipes, products and homemaking ideas. Door prizes. Tickets are $10 each plus a canned food item for the Foodbank of Southwest Georgia. Ticket locations: The Herald, Oro World Jewelers, the Albny Mall and Publix.

‘Til Beth Do Us Part: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany. Side-splitting comic romp on a marriage that is struggling to balance twin careers until Beth, a Southern bell with eyes on the wife’s career, gets on the scene. Individual tickets range from $10 for students and military to $25 for adults. Contact (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

Friday

Pearls and Possibilities: 2nd annual fundraising event for Liberty House of Albany, 7 p.m. at Cafe 230, 230 Broad Ave. Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, open bar. Music by DoubleDare. Casual attire. Admission, $25 per person. Contact (229) 439-7094.

‘Til Beth Do Us Part: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany. Side-splitting comic romp on a marriage that is struggling to balance twin careers until Beth, a Southern bell with eyes on the wife’s career, gets on the scene. Individual tickets range from $10 for students and military to $25 for adults. Contact (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

Saturday

Freedom Singers: Performance, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Albany Civil Rights Institute, 326 Whitney Ave. No admission charge.

Kids of the ‘70s: 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Thronateeska Heritage Center. Fundraiser for Easter Seal of Southwest Georgia. Open to all Albany area kids of the 1970s. Music by Bonfire featuring Billy Spires and Eeric Hardy, ‘70s Kids. Appetizers include Jimmie’s hot dogs, Krystal burgers and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Menu: Barbecue pork, chicken, sides, bread and tea. Cash bar. Admission: $25, individual; $50, couple. All tickets presold; no admission at the door.

Fashion/Talent Show: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 512 will conduct a fashion and talent show at 10 p.m. at the Joseph Odom American Legion Post, 815 Willie Pitts Road. Music will be by DJ Hot Dog. For ticket information, contact any auxiliary member.

Gospel Goes Classical: Albany Symphony Orchestra Celebration Concert XIV, 4 p.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Guest performer will be 15-year-old violinist Randall Goosby, winner of the Junior Division of the Sphinx Competition. Free admission. Contact the symphony at (229) 430-8933.

‘Til Beth Do Us Part: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany. Side-splitting comic romp on a marriage that is struggling to balance twin careers until Beth, a Southern bell with eyes on the wife’s career, gets on the scene. Individual tickets range from $10 for students and military to $25 for adults. Contact (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

The Downtown Albany Market : 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Parking deck at Jackson Street and Broad Avenue. Fresh produce and other items.

Lee County Jamboree, Country and ‘50s music, 7:30 p.m., 100-B Walnut Ave., Leesburg. Contact (229) 759-2893.

Church family weekend: Billy Ryals & Southern Joy perform 1 p.m.-6 p.m. at Mark’s Melon Patch near Sasser on Georgia Highway 520 as a series of fall celebration weekends kick off. Activities include face painting, hay rides, giant pumpkin jumpy castle and spooky trail.

Cheetah Run: 10:30 a.m., Chehaw.

Sunday

Church family weekend: Billy Ryals & Southern Joy perform 1 p.m.-6 p.m. at Mark’s Melon Patch near Sasser on Georgia Highway 520 as a series of fall celebration weekends kick off. Activities include face painting, hay rides, giant pumpkin jumpy castle and spooky trail.

‘Til Beth Do Us Part: 2:30 p.m.; Theatre Albany. Side-splitting comic romp on a marriage that is struggling to balance twin careers until Beth, a Southern bell with eyes on the wife’s career, gets on the scene. Individual tickets range from $10 for students and military to $25 for adults. Contact (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

METRO NIGHTLIFE

The Cask & Kilt Irish Pub: 2610 Dawson Road. (229) 496-9372 or www.facebook.com “Cask N Kilt.” Fridays, Music Trivia with Ross & Jimmie 8 p.m.

The State Theatre: 313 Pine Ave., (229) 344-2237 or www.facebook.com.

Mellow Mushroom: 2825 Nottingham Way, (229) 888-4646 or www.facebook.com.

Club Xscape: 1019 W. Broad Ave.

Harvest Moon: 2347 Dawson Road, (229) 439-7077. Bo Henry Band Thursday; Evan Barber Friday; The High Strung Hammocks Saturday.

San Joe’s: Steve Strowbridge performs Fridays, (229) 759-2065.

Casa Tapatia: (229) 903-8802, 108 N. Slappey Blvd. (229) 903-8802.

VFW Post 2785: 315 Philema Road, (229) 883-9950.

The Barn, 1197 U.S. Highway 19 South, Pelham, (229) 294-4687 or (229) 403-6780.

If your club or facility has entertainment coming up, e-mail us at southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Friday for listing in the next Wednesday’s SouthView calendar.

NEARBY

Ongoing

Georgia National Fair: 22nd annual fair, fairgrounds, Perry. Opens Thursday and continues through Oct. 16 Contact (478) 987-3247 or 1 (800) 987-3247

Friday

Swamp Gravy: Solid Ground: 7:30 p.m., Cotton Hall Theater, Colquitt. Georgia’s official folklife play’s fall season performances. Individual tickets are $26.56; available at www.swampgravy.org or call 1 (800) 514-3849. Group rates available.

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Gary Page & The Country Rockers featuring Billy Wilson, Lala Lehmann, Wayne Watson, Robert Price, Emmitt Page, Jason Duckworth, William Brinson, R.J. Brinson and local drop-in talent from surrounding counties; next door to Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, raffles, (229) 888-3664, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Saturday

Swamp Gravy: Solid Ground: 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Cotton Hall Theater, Colquitt. Georgia’s official folklife play’s fall season performances. Individual tickets are $26.56; available at www.swampgravy.org or call 1 (800) 514-3849. Group rates available.

Fall Frolics: Forges and Fiddles, opening of a pottery exhibit, fiddlers, blacksmith and soap-making demonstrations. Also, Corn Maze 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton. Also scheduled will be two exhibitions — a Creek Indian encampment and a 19th century military encampment. Pumpkin patch and corn maze are part of regular admission. Contact Tonia Carpenter at (229) 391-5205.

Jimmy Carter: Georgia’s Native Son, 10:30 a.m., Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village operated by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, the exhibit will chronicle President Carter’s life. Contact (229) 391-5055 or awilliamson@abac.edu.

Boudleaux Bryant Day: 10 a.m., Shellman City Park, Shellman. Music, food and fun for family. Free admission. Contact Zorral Stubbs, (229) 679-2290 or (229) 537-0924.

Downtown Moultrie Bazaar: 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Courthouse Square, Moultrie. In conjunction with the 100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yard Sale & Downtown Farmer’s Market.

Geology Day: 11 a.m., Providence Canyon State Park, 218 Florence Road, Omaha. Hike into the “Little Grand Canyon” with Professor Rich McWilliams. Admission: $5. Contact (229) 838-4706 or visit www.georgiastateparks.org.

Pelham Country Jamboree: Cotton Boll Express and drop-in talent; 5 p.m.-11 p.m., downtown Pelham across from the train depot, raffles, (229) 377-8952, pelhamcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Tuesday

Pelham Country Jamboree line dancing lessons: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., downtown Pelham across from train depot. Donation of $5 required to help raise money for Saturday Jamboree. (every Tuesday)

LATER ON

METRO ALBANY

American Legion Dinner/Dance: Oct. 14, American Legion Post 30, 2916 Gillionville Road. Dinner, 7 p.m.; dancing, 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Music: Ed McRee and Don Turner. Cost: $7, dance only; $10, dinner/dance. Contact (229) 435-5450.

Mark’s Melon Patch: Located near Sasser on Georgia Highway 520, Mark’s Melon Patch is conducting fall celebration weekends with musical performers. Activities include face painting, hay rides, giant pumpkin jumpy castle, spooky trail; Country music weekend: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 15 and 16; music by Matt Casey and Bubba Hall; activities; Family festival Weekend: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 22 and 23; music by Bill Harrell and Bubba Hall; activities; Family Halloween Weekend: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 29 and 30; music by Bill Harrell; activities; Fun in the dark night hay rides: dark-9 p.m., Oct. 26-29. This is a time to see 100 candlelit jack-o-lanterns and take a hay ride in the dark through the pumpkin patch.

Things That Make You Go EWW!: Discovery Day, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 16, Flint RiverQuarium. Crafts and activities for the whole family. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

Things That Make You Go EWW!: Tadpole time, 10 a.m., Oct. 19, Flint RiverQuarium. Event for pre-school aged children and their caregivers featuring story time, crafts and snacks. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

ACRI October Community Night: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 27, Albany Civil Rights Institute, 326 Whitney Ave. Danielle McGuire, “At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance — A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power.” An assistant professor of history at Wayne State University, McGuire has written a controversial new book that argues that the civil rights movement “in part started in protest against the ritualistic rape of black women by white men who used economic intimidation, sexual violence, and terror to derail the freedom movement. ... Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled civil rights campaigns throughout the South that began during World War II and went through to the Black Power movement.” Book signing will follow presentation. No admission charge.

Tricks and Treats at the Flint RiverQuarium: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Oct. 28, Flint RiverQuarium. Bring your little ghosts and goblins downtown for lots of spooky fun as the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska Heritage Center team up to present Trick and Treats. You’ll get twice the fun at just one price because an armband purchase at either location grants you entrance to all of the festivities, as well as a candy path of treat tables along the riverfront trail. Admission fee will be charged. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

Every Birdy Welcome: Discovery Day, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 6 and 20, Flint RiverQuarium. Crafts and activities for the whole family. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

Every Birdy Welcome: Tadpole Time, 10 a.m., Nov. 16, Flint RiverQuarium. Event for pre-school aged children and their caregivers featuring story time, crafts and snacks. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

A Walk on the Wild Side: Albany Symphony Orchestra spotlights Chehaw; 7:30 p.m., Nov. 19, Albany Municipal Auditorium. Guest performers are piantists Marina Lomanov and Joseph Rackers, and narration by Robby Davis. Admission ranges from $8 for students in balconies to $38 for adults in Dress Circle. Contact (229) 430-8933 or visit www.albanysymphony.org.

Fintastic Day Camp—Gobble, Gobble!: Nov. 22, FlintRiverQuarium. Contact (229) 639-2650 or visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

LATER ON - NEARBY

Corn Maze: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, 22 and 29; Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton. Also scheduled will be two exhibitions — a Creek Indian encampment and a 19th century military encampment. Pumpkin patch and corn maze are part of regular admission. Contact Tonia Carpenter at (229) 391-5205.

Swamp Gravy: Solid Ground: 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14, 21 and 28; 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Oct. 15, 22 and 29; Cotton Hall Theater, Colquitt. Georgia’s official folklife play’s fall season performances. Individual tickets are $26.56; available at www.swampgravy.org or call 1 (800) 514-3849. Group rates available.

Fall Frolics: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host several events. Oct. 15, Harvest Celebration, fall games, caramel apple station, corn shelling and hay rides. Oct. 22, Critter Saturday at the museum, interactive native animal exhibits from Chehaw Park, pony rides and petting zoo, Oct. 29, Trick or Treat in the Village, trick or treat tour, see the monster spider web and listen to ghost stories. A costume contest for children and adults. Visitors can also take part in the Haunted Village and Steam Train ride. Fees range from $4-$10 depending on age and day of visiting. Contact (229)391-5200 or www.abac.edu/museum.

Music Under the Magnolia: 8 p.m., Oct. 15, Courthouse Square, Moultrie. Free admission.

Hitchcock Film Festival: Rylander Theatre, Americus. Films will be “The Birds, “ 3 p.m., Oct. 15; “Psycho,” 7 p.m. Oct. 15; “Vertigo,” 3 p.m. Oct. 16. Admission: $5, single movie; $12, all three movies. Contact the Rylander Theatre at (229) 931-0001.

The Coming Up Calendar is a summary of upcoming entertainment events published Wednesdays in SouthView. If you have a item for the Coming Up Calendar, please submit it by 5 p.m. Thursday before publication.

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