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Coming Up Calendar - Oct. 16-22, 2013

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.

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.

Thursday

Vienna Boys Choir: 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.

Friday

Overdose: Byne Memorial Baptist Church, 6 to 10 p.m. A dramatic walk-through chronicles the results of people’s choices and the consequences in this life and beyond. The Judgement House presentations 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.

Albany Frightnights: 2815 Old Dawson Road at the old Harley Davidson buiding; 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.

Theatre Albany: “Funny Money,” 8 p.m. 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.

Saturday

Walk to End Alzheimer’s: 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, 6 to 10 p.m. A dramatic walk-through chronicles the results of people’s choices and the consequences in this life and beyond. The Judgement House presentations 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.

Theatre Albany: “Funny Money,” 8 p.m. 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.

Albany Frightnights: 2815 Old Dawson Road at the old Harley Davidson buiding; 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.

Sunday

Theatre Albany: “Funny Money,” 2:30 p.m. 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.

NEARBY

Ongoing

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.

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

Thomas the Train: 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.

Brooks County Skillet Festival: Brooks County Courthouse Square. Come out and enjoy a “Cast Iron Chef” competition and world-record skillet throwing contest. For more information on the Brooks County Skillet Festival, please visit www.skilletfestival.com or call 229-263-9085.

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.

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.