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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Nov. 6-12, 2013

These are upcoming entertainment events in metro Albany and nearby venues

METRO ALBANY

Ongoing

Albany Museum of Art: Exhibits at the museum, 311 Meadowlark Drive. Free admission. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Contact 229-439-8400 or info@albanymuseum.com, or visit www.albanymuseum.com.

Albany Area Arts Council: Exhibit at the council’s gallery, 215 N. Jackson St. Free admission. The AAAC normally is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call ahead for holiday hours. Contact 229-439-2787.

Albany Civil Rights Institute: 326 Whitney Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Closed on holidays. Contact 229-432-1698 or visit albanycivilrightsinstitute.org.

Farmers’ Market: 1402 S. Slappey Blvd (across from main post office); open every Fri., 2 to 6 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (229) 432-5799.

Thronateeska Heritage Center: 100 W. Roosevelt Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. For information, visit www.heritagecenter.org. The planetarium has showings at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Shows are: Molecularium at 10:30 a.m.; Earth, Moon & Sun at 11:30 a.m.; Black Holes at 1 p.m.; Astronomyths at 2 p.m.; and Oasis in Space at 3 p.m. For more information, call 229-432-6955.

Wetherbee Planetarium: Thursdays through Saturdays, 100 Roosevelt Ave. Show schedule — 10:30 a.m., Molecularium; 11:30 a.m., Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity; 1 p.m., Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope; 2 p.m., Astromyths; 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, which is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

THIS WEEK

Wednesday

The Wings of Freedom Tour: SWGA Regional Airport, located at main ramp, 3905 Newton Road. A WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and North American P-51 Mustang will be on display in as Part of 110-city nationwide tour. Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. WWII Veterans can tour through the aircraft at no cost. Visitors may also experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to actually take a 30-minute flight aboard these rare aircraft. For reservations and information on flight experiences call (800) 568-8924.

Thursday

ACRI Book Signing: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Albany Civil Rights Museum. Meet authors Hildred Peggy Lyons and Debora Knowles at a community night book reading and signing event. These Albany residents wrote “Getting to the Good: Nothing is impossible for God when you believe,” which tells the true story of Lyons’ organ transplant and the power of prayer and faith in helping she and her family through this difficult time.

Friday

Mission Change: Sleep Out: Nov. 8, 7 p.m. to Nov. 9 at 7 a.m. at Turtle Grove Park on 112 South Front Street, downtown. A Sleep Out is a way to raise money and awareness for our homeless and food-insecure neighbors by inviting all participants to spend the night outside, in the elements, in a cardboard box, tent or other makeshift shelter. For more information, contact LaDonna Urick at (229) 886-6653.

The 39 Steps: 7 p.m. at the Darton State College Theatre on 2400 Gillionville Road. Experience the two-time Tony award winning, adventurous laugh out loud comedy adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock. Tickets are $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students and freefor Darton State College Students with I.D. and children 3 and under.

Saturday

MCLB Dirty Devil Dog Mud Run: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Boyett Park at 814 Radford Boulevard. Start times: 10 a.m. — Individual (medals awarded to top 3 male and female), 11 a.m. to 4 person team (trophies awarded to the top 3 teams), 12 p.m. — Fun Run; Trophy for team and individual most creative costume. Late registration on active.com, only, through November 9 is $40, however you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt. You may also register the day of the race fro $40 (cash only), however, you will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Todd Allen Herendeen Show: 7:30 p.m., Albany Municipal Auditorium. In this tribute to the legends of music, Herendeen will perform the hits of Elvis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash and Buddy Holly in full costume. Tickets are $40 for general admission;, $50 Reserved Seating (Limited). Purcase tickets at Sowega COA, 1105 Palmyra Road, (229) 432-1124 and Austin’s Firegrill, 2817 Old Dawson Road. For Reserved Seats contact Lane Rosen (229) 344-2237.

Touch a Truck: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive; Climb aboard and explore your favorite vehicles, including fire engines, tractors, police cars and construction trucks. Fun and games for children, food vendors and sand pit. First 100 kids receive a gift. Horn free hour is from 10 to 11 a.m. Admission if $5 per person or $20 for family of five; children under 1 are free. For tickets or more information, contact the Albany Museum of Art at (229) 439-8400.

Holiday Chili Run: Nov. 9, Register now for the 1-mile, 5K, 15K, and Tot Trot. The Family Spirit Award will be awards to one family of 3 or more members who participates in Chili Run events. Pick up a registration form at YMCA Central Facility of Lee Branch or register online at drcssports.com.

The 39 Steps: 7 p.m. at the Darton State College Theatre on 2400 Gillionville Road. Experience the two-time Tony award winning, adventurous laugh out loud comedy adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and free for Darton State College students with I.D. and children 3 and under.

Flint River Canoe Trips: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Flint RiverQuarium on 101 Pine Ave. Back by popular demand. All canoe trips cost $50 per canoe. For more information or to register, click here or call (229) 639-2650. Explore a scenic section of the Flint River and learn about this amazing natural resource. Minimum age is 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Each participant should bring a sack lunch and water. Trips last approximately 6-8 hours.

Group Paddles — Register your group and enjoy a relaxing day out with your friends and family. You can earn a scout badge or enjoy a day of professional development on the river. We serve groups such as scouts, youth groups, birthday parties and corporate events.

Freedom Singers: Albany Civil Rights Institute, 1 to 2 p.m. at 326 W. Whitney Ave. Cost is $5 to $6. For more information, call (229) 432-1698.

Sunday

The 39 Steps: 2:30 p.m. at the second Floor of Darton State College’s Student Center (C266). Experience the two-time Tony award winning, adventurous laugh out loud comedy adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and free for Darton State College students with I.D. and children 3 and under.

Tuesday

Holiday Candy-Making 101: The Candy Room, 6 to 9 p.m. at 125 Pine Ave. Cost is $12 for a materials fee.Divinity, fudge, peanut brittle, Buckeyes … remember all those holiday favorites from your childhood? Come join us and learn the secrets to successful candy-making and impress your guests this holiday season. Please wear closed-toed shoes, bring an apron and a container to take home your goodies. All fees must be paid before the date of the class. No money can be accepted at the door.

NEARBY

Ongoing

The Giving Tree Donation Drop-Off for The Children’s Advocacy Center: Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Georgia State Patrol Post 12, 4800 U.S. Highway 84 Bypass. All children receiving gifts from this project are from Thomas County and are victims of physical or sexual abuse, neglect, have witnessed a violent crime, or have a need. For children’s sizes, wish lists, and other information, contact Jackla Lawson at (229) 977-1639. Drop off items to Georgia State Patrol Post 12. If you would like to contribute monetarily, make donations payable to “The Tree House” at P.O. Box 2594, Thomasville, GA 31799. Your donation is tax deductible. Deadline for drop-off is Dec 6.

Tilley Exhibit: Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies Inc., 3696 Pearl St., Shellman. Work by father and daughter artists Lewis Tilley and Meg Tilley Anderson will be featured in this exhibit Nov. 10 through Jan. 3.

‘Back Roads of Georgia’ Exhibit: The Gallery of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton. Over 100 entries by Georgia amateur and professional photographers are a part of this new exhibit depicting everything there is to love about rural Georgia-old barns, dusty roads, vintage tractors and country sunsets. The “Back Roads of Georgia” will remain on display at The Gallery until Jan. 25. For more information, interested persons can email Polly Huff at phuff@abac.edu.

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage: 225 Love Ave., Tifton. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesday, Fridays; 1 to 7 p.m. Thursdays; 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays. No admission charge. Contact 229-382-5083 or jrigdon@friendlycity.net.

Farmers’ Market: 183 Ga. Highway 91 S.W. at Michael’s Shopping Center in Newton; open every Fri. from 2 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (229) 432-5799.

Pelham Country Jamboree line dancing lessons: Every Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., downtown Pelham across from train depot. Donation of $5 required to help raise money for Saturday Jamboree. For more information, call Regina Hurst at 229-294-0520.

THIS WEEK

Friday

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: 7 to 11 p.m. Gary Page & The Country Rockers, featuring Billy Wilson, Ernest Hagen, Wayne Watson, Lalla Lehmann, Emmitt Page and Gary Page; next door to Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, raffles, 229-888-3664, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Saturday

A Tribute to Veterans: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park, 2459A Highway 280 W., Cordele. Ceremony begins at 1 p.m., with the Mercer Universitiy Pipes and Drums, a patriotic flag presentation, and the Dooly County H.S. JROTC color guard. The 10th Annual Veterans Day Fly-In, with radio-controlled model airplanes, will be held throughout the day. Admission if free; parking is $5. For more information, call (229) 276-2371.

Old South Day Festival: Ochlocknee Community Center, 5020 Spence St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 36th annual festival will feature unique arts and crafts, food, an old-fashioned country fair, a living museum, an antique museum and the making of cane syrup by the old-fashioned open kettle method. The event also includes an old-fashioned country breakfast with sausage and biscuits beginning at 6 a.m. Visit www.ochlocknee.info for more information or contact Carolyn Bertsch at (229) 574-5375 or Sharon Herring at (229) 574-5151 for vending information.

Veterans Day Parade: 10 a.m ., downtown Thomasville; parade will consist of bands, floats, antique cars & trucks, military vehicles and equipment, motorcycles and more. The parade route includes Broad Street from Washington (starting point) to Remington (ending point). If you or your organization would like to be in the parade, please contact Granvil Jones at (229) 227-3242 or email granvilj@thomascountyesa.com

Southwest Georgia High Cotton 65-Mile Yard Sale: Ga. Highway 37, Camilla 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The yard sale route stretches along Ga. Hwy. 37 from Fort Gaines to Camilla. Buyers can start at either end or at any of the communities along the way: Sutton’s Corner, Edison, Dickey, Morgan, Leary, Elmodel or Newton.

Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies Inc.: 3696 Pearl St., Shellman. Open each Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. All the exhibitions are open to the public. Other than on the weekends, if you would like to bring a group of friends or students, please call 229-679-5069 and we’ll accommodate your schedule.

Sunday

Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies, Inc.: 3696 Pearl Street, Shellman. Open each Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. All the exhibitions are open to the public. Other than on the weekends, if you would like to bring a group of friends or students, please call 229-679-5069 and we’ll accommodate your schedule.

Tuesday

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

SWGA NIGHTLIFE

American Legion Post 512: 815 Willie Pitts Jr. Road, Albany. Open to non-members Thursdays through Tuesdays. Lounge opens at 5 p.m. Thursday, dance, no cover; Friday, dance, $5 cover; Saturday, dance, $5 cover; Sunday, BYOB, $5 cover. Contact 229-436-0162.

Another Place: 1502 East Broad Ave., Albany (229) 888-4165, Happy Hour Hour Monday through Thursday 3 to 7 p.m., Monday Ladies Night at 7 p.m., Wednesday Dart Tournament at 8 p.m.; Thursday Jam Session, All Musicians Welcome starting at 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday Karaoke with Wayne; Saturday Horse Shoes at 4 p.m.

The Brass Monkey: 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy hour Tuesday through Friday 3 to 7 p.m. Today, Poker with Chasin’ Aces, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dart Tournament 8 p.m. and karaoke with Quinton starting at 9 p.m.; Friday, Dan Crowder 10 p.m.; Saturday, open at 11 a.m. for football; Karaoke with Andy Newell, 9 p.m.; Monday, all-day happy hour; Tuesday, Trivia with Andy Newell, 8:30 p.m.

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

Chill Bar & Grill: Broad Ave., Albany. Today: Wine Down Wednesday, 5 p.m.

Club Xscape: 1019 W. Broad Ave., Albany.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N.Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; happy hour daily, 1 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday, ladies night. (229) 496-9022.

Harvest Moon: 2347 Dawson Road, Albany. (229) 439-7077.

Henry’s Fine Edibles: 2516 Dawson Road, Albany. (229) 883-5470. Happy Hour 4 to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

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

Our Daily Bread: 106 N. Washington St., Albany. Friday, 7 p.m. to midnight, dinner and live music.

POB Lounge: 2408 Liberty Expressway, Putney. Today, Night golf tournament; Thursday, Customer Appreciation Night; Friday and Saturday, Karaoke; Tuesday, Nine ball tournament. (229) 888-6630.

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

VFW Post 2785: 315 Philema Road, Albany. Open to non-VFW members. Lounge opens at 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Friday: Still River Band with Danny and Big Ernie, 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Mac George Band, 8:30 p.m. Contact (229) 883-9950.

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

LATER ON

METRO ALBANY

Golden Gala: Albany Symphony Association’s 50th anniversary dinner dance honoring those who supported the ASO from its beginning. Hilton Garden Inn, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. $75 per person, $150 per couple, cash bar. Black tie optional. Music by the Southern Art Music Ensemble. For tickets, visit albanysymphony.org or call (220) 430-8933.

Albany Symphony Orchestra: “Beethoven in Blue Jeans with Awadagin Pratt,” Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Municipal Auditorium. Pre-concert notes at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$35 for adults and $10 for students with ID. For more information or reservations: 229-430-8933 or www.albanysymphony.org.

Albany Symphony Orchestra: “Celtic Holiday Celebration with Mithril,” Sat., Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Darton Theater. Pre-concert notes at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$35 for adults and $10 for students with ID. For more information or reservations: 229-430-8933 or www.albanysymphony.org.

Mistletoe Market: Nov. 22-23, Albany Civic Center. Now accepting vendor applications; homemade/hand-crafted items only. Contact a member of the Mistletoe Market Committe at (229) 430-5200 or email jyeoman@dougherty.ga.us or tburrell@dougherty.ga.us.

Jingle Bell Jog: Dec. 7 at 8 a.m. Jog will consist of a 5K and 10K run, a 1-mile fun walk and a Toddler Trot. Everyone crossing the finish line receives a ticket and a chance to win one of dozens of door prizes. The Jingle Bell Jog is an affiliate of Run & See Georgia and boasts a USATF Certified Course. For questions, please contact Amanda Biery by email or phone at (229) 312-4483.

LATER ON — NEARBY

Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival: Sat., Nov. 16, Thomasville. One of America’s premier wildlife and sporting arts festivals with more than 60 of the nation’s best wildlife and sporting artists displaying their work for show and sale at Thomasville Center for the Arts. Enjoy a full weekend of festival activities for all ages with fascinating lectures, demonstrations and special events. Festival hours are Sat. from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sun. from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit www.pwaf.org for more information.

Holiday Diva Day Expo: Sat., Nov. 16, Thomasville Exchange Club Fairgrounds Exhibition Buildings, 2057 E. Hwy. 122, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafts, health & beauty, furniture, home decor, baked goods and pottery. Looking for vendors. Call Chris White at (229) 226-2400, EXT. #1810

Bull, Boar, & Fowl BBQ Cook-off & Festival: Sat., Nov. 16th from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Willie’s in Pavo. BBQ Cook-off featuring chicken, pork ribs and beef brisket where teams will be competing for money & awards. There will also be a Brunswick Stew Contest. Arts & Crafts vendors, live music, and other entertainment. For more information, contact (229) 225-6134 or email bullboarandfowlbbq@gmail.com.

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.

Submissions must be typed, concise and e-mailed to southview@albanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.