0

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Nov. 13, 2013

Cane grinding and syrup making demonstrations will be presented at ABAC's Georgia Museum of Agriculture Nov. 16 and 23. (Special photo)

Cane grinding and syrup making demonstrations will be presented at ABAC's Georgia Museum of Agriculture Nov. 16 and 23. (Special photo)

METRO ALBANY

Ongoing

South Georgia College Art Invitational: Albany Area Arts Council, Carnegie Library, 215 North Jackson St. This exhibit will showcase the work of college level artists from Albany State University, Darton State College, and Valdosta State University. These college level artists have been invited to participate by university faculty who selected their art as standouts among their peers. The exhibition runs Nov. 28. For more information please contact (229) 439-ARTS (2787), or visit albanyartscouncil.org.

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

ASU Performance: ACAD Auditorium, 8 p.m. “Ninety-Nine and a Half Wouldn’t Do” tells the stories of six brothers who served in the military for a combined total of nearly 103 years. The play deals with their motivation for servicemen, their faith and devotion to family. Tonight’s event is a free performance for veterans and active duty personnel and their families.

Thursday

March on Washington presentation: Albany Civil Rights Institute, 6:30 p.m. Four ASU students will present to the community their impressions from the 50th celebration of the March on Washington.

Friday

A Special Night of Gospel Music: 7:30 p.m., Liberty Parkway Church of God, 1501 Schley Ave. Featured in concert will be Greater Vision and the Perrys. This concert will feature two of southern gospel’s most popular artists. No tickets are required for this special concert; a $10 donation per person will be requested at the door for the concert. A free-will offering will be received during the concert for FCC Ministries. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; all seating is general admission. For more information, call (941) 756-6942.

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.

ASU Performance: ACAD Auditorium, 8 p.m. “Ninety-Nine and a Half Wouldn’t Do” tells the stories of six brothers who served in the military for a combined total of nearly 103 years. The play deals with their motivation for servicemen, their faith and devotion to family. Tickets are available at the following locations: Helen’ Barber Shop, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, and the Albany Welcome Center. Tickets will also be available at the door. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students and children. Proceeds will benefit the veterans outreach program at ASU and the Albany Civil Rights Institute.

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.

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.

Dance Program: Student Choreography Showcase: Darton Theatre, 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5, free admission with Darton student ID.

ASU Performance: ACAD Auditorium, 8 p.m. “Ninety-Nine and a Half Wouldn’t Do” tells the stories of six brothers who served in the military for a combined total of nearly 103 years. The play deals with their motivation for servicemen, their faith and devotion to family. Tickets are available at the following locations: Helen’ Barber Shop, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, and the Albany Welcome Center. Tickets will also be available at the door. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students and children. Proceeds will benefit the veterans outreach program at ASU and the Albany Civil Rights Institute.

Tuesday

Mental Health Forum: 3 p.m., Phoebe Putney East Convenient Care facility, 2410 Sylvester Road. Special guest will be Frank W. Berry, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities.

Parents Information Session: Southwest Georgia RESA will host a Parents Information Session for the parents of children with ADD and ADHD from 6-8 p.m. with Chris Dendy, parent and expert. Key facts about ADHD will be addressed about common learning problems and executive function deficits, completing homework, memorizing information, completing projects and being on time. Please do not bring kids. A restaurant will be selling refreshments (hot dogs and chips) for $2.50. For more information, visit www.chrisdendy.com/parenting.htm.

Calligraphy 102 Workshop: Albany Museum of Art, 6-9 p.m. This class, taught by Jayne Massaro, will include instruction on basic strokes, Formal Roman letters, monograms and flourishing, borders, and more. Cost is $35 for members, $40 for non-members; supplies included. Come prepared with a favorite quote, song lyric, or Bible verse. To reserve a spot, call (229) 439-8400.

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

Thursday

Autumn Tours of Lost Creek Forest – Birding by Song & Sight with Apalachee Audubon: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lost Creek Forest is located on Airport Road, south of the Thomasville Regional Airport and east of Country Oaks Golf Course, 5 miles northeast of Thomasville, GA, off of Hwy. 122. Guests can come and see, hear, and feel the beauty of an old-growth hardwood forest as it prepares for Winter. To sign up for a tour, please register at www.lostcreekforest.eventbrite.com or call (229) 227-9844.

Friday

Fridays at Noon Concert Series: Violinist Minyoung Cho will be the featured performer at Balfour Chapel at Thomas University. The event begins at 12 p.m. For more information, call (229) 226-6964.

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

Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival: 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 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit www.pwaf.org for more information.

Holiday Diva Day Expo: 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: 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.

5K Bull Run/Walk: 8 a.m., Old School (Peacock Center), Pavo. Pre-register to be in the 5K Bull Run/Walk while supporting the “For Warriors Project.” For more information, call (229) 735-2111, or email bullboarandfowlbbq@gmail.com

Cane Grinding, Syrup Making Demonstrations: Nov. 23, Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Visitors can also enjoy wool washing, carding and dying at the Clark Cabin throughout the day. Cornmeal pancakes with hot cane syrup and concessions will be available. Visitors can also take a ride on a steam train pulled by the 1917 Vulcan locomotive. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors (age 55 and over), $4 for children 5-16 years of age, and free for children four and under. For more information, call (229) 391-5205 or visit the Museum’s website at www.abac.edu/museum.

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

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 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit www.pwaf.org for more information.

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

Introductory Photography Class: The Moultrie-Colquitt County Library will host a 2-session Introductory Photography Class with Arch Baker. The class will be held on Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The cost for this class is usually $35 but is free for this session only. There will be 2 one-hour sessions. Call (229) 985-6540 or email mccls@mccls.org for more information.

Dancing in Downtown: DeLarber Downtown at 227 W. Jackson St. in Thomasville. Classes will be held every Tuesday, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. $12 per person, per class. Singles and couples are welcome. For more information, email call (229) 224-0286, email thomasvilleballroom@yahoo.com, or visit www.bacchusthomasville.com. Event occurs every Tuesday until Dec. 24.

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

Darton State College Choirs and Guitar Ensemble: Sun., Nov. 23, at 6 p.m., Darton Theatre.

World Ballet: “Nutcracker,” a diversity celebration. Sat., Nov. 30 at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Darton Theatre; general admission is $15.

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

Cane Grinding, Syrup Making Demonstrations: Nov. 23, Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Visitors can also enjoy wool washing, carding and dying at the Clark Cabin throughout the day. Native American dance programs from GoNativeNow will be featured today. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (age 55 and over), $5 for children 5-16 years of age, and free for children four and under. For more information, call (229) 391-5205 or visit the Museum’s website at www.abac.edu/museum.

First Annual Harvest of Pecans Festival: Sat., Nov. 30, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the GA Pecan Company, 710 Ashburn Hwy. in Sylvester. Gospel and bluegrass music will be featured; for more information, contact (229) 777-7730.

Autumn Tours of Lost Creek Forest – Birding by Song & Sight with Apalachee Audubon: Nov. 29, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Lost Creek Forest is located on Airport Road, south of the Thomasville Regional Airport and east of Country Oaks Golf Course, 5 miles northeast of Thomasville, GA, off of Hwy. 122. Guests can come and see, hear, and feel the beauty of an old-growth hardwood forest as it prepares for Winter. To sign up for a tour, please register at www.lostcreekforest.eventbrite.com or call (229) 227-9844.

Introductory Photography Class: The Moultrie-Colquitt County Library will host a 2-session Introductory Photography Class with Arch Baker. The class will be held on Nov. 19 and Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The cost for this class is usually $35 but is free for this session only. There will be 2 one-hour sessions. Call (229) 985-6540 or email mccls@mccls.org for more information.

Christmas in Lights Drive-Thru Display at Flowers: Nov. 29 - Dec. 31, Thomasville. As a gift to the community and visitors, Flowers Foods invites all to their annual Christmas In Lights — a holiday display on the grounds of the company’s corporate office. Two nativity scenes, a Victorian village, an animated train, Santa poised on an upstairs balcony and other scenes will be outlined in thousands of lights and holiday music will be piped throughout the drive-through display. The display is open daily from 6 - 10 p.m. at the Flowers Foods, Inc. Corporate Office at 1919 Flowers Circle, off US Hwy. 19 South. For more information, call (229) 226-9110.

South Georgia Ballet Presents The Nutcracker: Join South Georgia Ballet Thanksgiving Weekend for their 16th annual performance of Tchaikovsky’s, The Nutcracker. Staged, choreographed and directed by SGB founder and Artistic Director Alison Bundrick, this holiday classic will be performed Sat., Nov. 30th at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 1st at 2:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Municipal Auditorium. For more information or tickets, please visit www.southgeorgiaballet.org or call (229) 228-9420.

Thomasville Christmas Parade: Dec. 2., Broad Street, Downtown Thomasville, 6:30 p.m. Usher in the holiday season and welcome Santa to Thomasville with a charming down home parade! For more information contact the YMCA at (229) 226-3446, or email info@ymca-thomasville.org.

Jingle Jangle Disc Golf Tournament: Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m., MacIntyre Park, 201 N. Mitchell St., Thomasville. For more information, contact Hands On Thomas County at (229) 226-5200, email info@handsonthomascounty.org, or visit www.handsonthomascounty.org.

Christmas at Historic Westville: Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Visit the village and see a 19th century Christmas dinner being prepared, make ornaments, Christmas cards, ivy wreaths, candles and more. Enjoy singing carols, listen to Christmas stories, or take a Victorian Dance Lesson. Join the Singer family as they hear the Christmas Story and light their Victorian Christmas Tree at 4 p.m., and end the day with Father Christmas and the entire village in the Lantern Lighting Procession & Christmas Caroling. Admission is $10 for adults and children K-12; $8 for senior citizens, college students, and military; pre-K children get in free.

Sundays at Four Concert Series: Sun., Dec. 8, 4 p.m., location to be announced. This performance will feature the Thomasville Singers. Arts for the Community at Thomas University presents the The concerts are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person. For additional information, visit www.thomasu.edu/actu, call (229) 226-6964, or email actu@thomasu.edu.

Thomasville Music & Drama Troupe Christmas Show: Tues., Dec. 10; further information to be announced. Visit www.thomasvillemusicanddramatroupe.com for more information about TMDT.

Victorian Christmas: Thurs., Dec. 12 and Fri., Dec. 13 from 6 - 10 p.m., Downtown Thomasville. Both evenings feature the same great events! Take an unforgettable journey back in time to 1890’s when life was simple and true Christmas spirit reigned. Enjoy horse drawn carriages, strolling carolers, holiday shopping, dancers, musicians, museums, food and holiday delicacies. For more information, call (866) 577-3600.

Night of Joy with Jason Crabb: Mon., Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 E. Jackson St. You’re invited to attend a Christmas concert with award-winning Christian artist Jason Crabb, hosted by Harvest America and Beyond Ministries, Inc. Tickets are available online at www.jasoncrabbchristmas.com or at Rayann’s Christian Bookstore, (229) 226-9253. Costs will vary upon options ordered.

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 emailed to southview@albanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.