Coming Up Calendar - Oct. 9, 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. 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


Memories & A Mustang: The Bindary at Oakland Library Event Center. Cocktail hour 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Reverse Raffle begins at 6:30 p.m. Win a 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe; Tickets $125, $150 at the door — do not have to be present to win. Ticket includes one chance to win and admission for two. Purchase tickets at act.alz.org/mustangraffle. For more information, call 229-848-2366.

Albany Frightnights: 2815 Old Dawson Road at the old Harley Davidson buiding; Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 and 30-31; cost for admission is $9. Albany FrightNights is planning its 13th year as the largest haunted house in the region. Proceeds from the event are donated to a local charity. For additional information about the event, go to www.albanymuseum.com or www.albanyfrightnights.com.

Freedom Singers: Albany Civil Rights Institute; 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 229-432-1698 or visit albanycivilrightsinstitute.org.

Boot, Shoot & Boogie: Oct. 12, Wynfield Plantation, 5030 Leary Road. The Junior League of Albany’s fundraising event will benefit Lily Pad and Children’s Miracle Network. Come for an afternoon of sporting clays followed by dinner and dancing. The first flight begins at noon and the next flight will start at 3 and 6:30 p.m. Shooters must bring their own gun and shells, and eye and ear protection. Tickets are $100 per shooter and $350 for a team of 4 shooters. Visit www.jlalbany.org for more information.



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.

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


“Pinkalicious”: Springer Opera House, Columbus. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, and 12 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13. To get tickets, call 706-327-3688 or visit springeroperahouse.org.

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.


100 Mile Peanut Pickin’ Yard Sale: Sat., Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Route will being on U.S. Highway 41 in Unadilla and travel south to Vienna. Continuing south to Ga. Highway 33 from Cordele through Sylvester, loop through downtown Moultrie and follow Ga. Highway 133 through Berlin and Ga. Highway 333 to Quitman. For more information, visit the official website at 111.100milepeanutpickinyardsale.com.

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.


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.


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 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 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 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 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.

VFW Post 2785: 315 Philema Road, Albany. Open to non-VFW members. Lounge opens at 4 p.m. Wednesdays through 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.



Theatre Albany: “Funny Money,” Oct. 18-20, 24-27. Mild-mannered man picks up wrong briefcase — one full of money. He decides to keep it, and his inept attempts to extricate himself from an impossible situation lead to increasingly hysterical situations.


Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Sat., Oct. 19, Riverfront Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the walk starts at 10 a.m. Anyone interested may start a team, join a team, sign up as an individual walker or donate to the cause by visiting the website at www.georgiawalk.org and clicking on Albany.

Overdose: Byne Memorial Baptist Church presents a dramatic walk-through presentation about the results of people’s choices and the consequences in this life and beyond. The Judgement House presentations begin at 6 p.m. and will take place in a series of room portraying different scenes that tell a story relevant to current events. The presentation lasts about 45 minutes; dates are Oct. 18, 6 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 19, 4 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 25, 6 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 26, 4 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 27, 4 to 8 p.m.

Vienna Boys Choir: 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17, Albany Municipal Auditorium, 200 N. Jackson St. Founded in 1498, the Vienna Boys Choir is an internationally known group of boys ranging in age from 10 to 14. Tickets $20 to $45. Visit albanyartscouncil.com to but tickets or call 229-439-2787.

Thomas the Train: Oct. 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27. The 2013 Day Out With Thomas offers little engineers and their families an opportunity to ride a 15-ton replica of Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends series. Children will ride along with their favorite hero on his latest adventure as he pulls SAM Shortline Excursion Train down the track. Cost is $15.12 to $22.68; children under the age of 2 are free. Train leaves from SAM Shortline Excursion Train at Georgia Veterans State Park, 2459 Ga. Highway 280, Cordele — located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101). For more information or tickets, visit SamShortline.com or call 866-468-7630.

Tricks and Treats: Fri., Oct. 25, 2013 at Flint RiverQuarium and along Riverfront Trail to Thronateeska Heritage Center; 5 to 8 p.m. Admission: $6.00 w/costume, $8.00 without costume. For more information call 229-639-2650 or 229-432-6955.

River Zombies Run: Oct. 26, 3 p.m. 5K Fun Run Obstacle Course to benefit the Flint RiverQuarium. 110 W. Mercer Ave., Human minimum age to participate is 12 years. If under 18, parent must be present and sign a waiver. Cost: $30, fees go up after Oct. 15. For more information, visit www.flintriverquarium.com.

Albany Frightnights: 2815 Old Dawson Road at the old Harley Davidson buiding; Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 and 30-31; cost for admission is $9. Albany FrightNights is planning its 13th year as the largest haunted house in the region. Proceeds from the event are donated to a local charity. For additional information about the event, go to www.albanymuseum.com or www.albanyfrightnights.com.

Holiday Chili Run: Sat., 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.

Jingle Bell Jog: Sat., 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.