Coming Up Calendar - Oct. 2, 2013



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.

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

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


Butterfly release and luncheon: Darton State College. As the kick-off event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Liberty House of Albany will host its 7th annual butterfly release and a luncheon for invited guests and community members. The butterflies will be released from the courtyard of Darton’s Student Union, followed by the luncheon in room 266 of the Student Union. Featured presenters include a proclamation by Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and speeches by Dougherty Superior Court Judge Denise Marshall and survivor and motivational speaker Janee Mobley. Tickets for this luncheon are $7 per person, with reservations required by Sept. 26. Contact Silke Deeley, executive director of Liberty House, at 229-439-7094.


Witness to the Holocaust: Exhibit examining a comparison between Jim Crow laws and Nazi concentration camps will be featured at Dougherty County’s Northwest Library until Oct.4.


Albany Museum of Art plans Family Day: The Albany Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with the Albany Museum of Art for a free, family-friendly cultural arts event on Sat., October 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Family Day, to be held at the museum, is FREE and fun for all ages! Children will be able to participate in hands-on art activities, games, and explore AMAzing Space, the AMA’s interactive children’s gallery. The Albany Museum of Art is located at 311 Meadowlark Drive, adjacent to Darton College. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Kristin Caso at Albany Recreation and Parks Department at 229-430-5222.



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. For information, call 229-382-5083 or jrigdon@friendlycity.net. The Fall Opening at the Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies will feature the exquisite Batik Paintings by world renowned artist Rita Trefois. Trained in textile chemistry and decorative arts, she uses hot wax and dyes on refined silk to produce one-of-a-kind works of art. The exhibit will run until Nov. 3 at Gallery at The Center located at 3696 Pearl Street, Shellman. For more information, call 229 679-2070 or visit www.ritatrefois.com.

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


Great Southern Music Festival: Oct. 2 thorugh 5, 10 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Thomasville, Pickers Paradise Park, 2217 Maddox Road. Whether you like the traditional Bluegrass style of music, or the more progressive Newgrass styles, this festival has a little bit of it all with bluegrass as the specialty. For more information, call Pat Tillman at 229-221-5467 or email info@pickersparadisepark.com.


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. For information, call 229-888-3664 or email staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

A Pink Affair: Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, 919 S. Broad St., Thomasville, 6:30 p.m. Archbold Memorial Hospital hosting a benefit fashion show featuring cancer survivors, food, and drinks. Please wear cocktail attire. (Pink cocktail attire is suggested, but not required.) Tickets are $25 and are available online at www.archbold.org/anoctoberaffair. Proceeds will cover the cost for those unable to afford a mammogram. For more information, call the Archbold Foundation at 229-228-2924 or email visit@thomasville.org.


Pelham Country Jamboree: Cotton Boll Express featuring special guests A.J. Thomas, Jeff Howell, Lalla Leaman, Mack Harrison, Von Bass and Gary & Emmitt Page; 5 to 11 p.m.; downtown Pelham, across from the train depot. Contact 229-377-8952 or pelhamcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.


Discovery Days at the Flint RiverQuarium: Crafts and activities for the whole family, 2 to 4 p.m.


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.


American Legion Post 512: 815 Willie Pitts Jr. Road, Albany. Open to non-members Thursdays-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 thru Thursday 3 to 7 p.m., Monday Ladies Night at 7 p.m., Wednesday Dart Tournament at 8 pm; 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, Karaoke with Quinton, 8 p.m.; Friday, live music 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.

Cypress Grill at Lake Blackshear Resort: 2459-H U.S. Highway 280 West, Cordele. Contact 229-401-1295. Thursdays: Karaoke with DJ Danny; Fridays and Saturdays: Live entertainment beginning at 9 p.m.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N.Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesday-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 through 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.