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Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 4-10, 2013

METRO ALBANY

Ongoing

Albany Museum of Art: Exhibits at the museum, 311 Meadowlark Drive. Free admission. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-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.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, but call ahead for holiday hours. Contact (229) 439-2787.

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

Freedom Singers: Performances on second Saturday of the month, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Community Night: Guest speakers on fourth Thursday of the month.

Thronateeska Heritage Center: 100 W. Roosevelt Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.

Wetherbee Planetarium: Thursdays-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.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

THIS WEEK

THURSDAY

Jason Aldean: Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean will be in Tallahassee Sept. 5 part of his “2013 Night Train Tour.” Special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett are set to open at the concert at Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. Tickets are on sale now and available at the venue box office, www.LiveNation.com, or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. For more information on the tour, visit www.jasonaldean.com.

FRIDAY

Sherwood Auditions: The King’s Kids Production Company in partnership with Sherwood Christian Academy announces auditions for the Christmas play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Auditions are open to all ages. Children and adults encouraged to audition. Audition dates are Sept. 6th, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2-4 p.m. at Sherwood Christian Elementary Campus 2200 Stuart Ave. For more information, call (229) 347-9818.

SATURDAY

Life’s Forever Changed: Learning To Live Life Again After Death: The latest play from GO Ministries chronicles one family’s healing through grief and shows hope for those left behind. The play begins at 6 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Darton College Theatre; admission is free.

Sherwood Auditions: The King’s Kids Production Company in partnership with Sherwood Christian Academy announces auditions for the Christmas play “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Auditions are open to all ages. Children and adults encouraged to audition. Audition dates are Sept. 6th, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2-4 p.m. at Sherwood Christian Elementary Campus 2200 Stuart Ave. For more information, call (229) 347-9818.

Cheesemaking Class: Sweet Grass Dairy owner Jeremy Little will host a cheesemaking class Sept. 7-14 in Thomasville. Little will lead participants through each step of the process, offering expertise and advice as individuals handcraft their own wheel of cheese from scratch. Attendees will be able access all cheesemaking tools and equipment, and each wheel will be aged by Sweet Grass Dairy and shipped to their owner’s doorstep after it reaches maturation. Class will include with an in-depth cheese and wine tasting that highlights some of the best cheeses and wines from throughout the world. To register, visit www.sweetgrassdairy.com.

SUNDAY

Duck Dynasty in Bainbridge: A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” stars Jase and Missy Robertson will be keynote speakers at The Follow, Grace Christian Academy’s fundraising event Sept. 8 at Bainbridge State College Student Wellness Center. Event begins at 6:30 p.m.

SWGA NIGHTLIFE

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. Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Today, dart tournament, 8 p.m.; Thursday, jam session and karaoke, 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Karaoke with Robert Wayne and Mark, 8 p.m; Saturday, horse shoes, 4 p.m.; Monday, Ladies Night, 7 p.m. Contact (229) 888-4165.

The Barn: 1197 U.S. Highway 19 South, Pelham. Contact (229) 294-4687 or (229) 403-6780.

Benchwarmer Lounge: 2422 Sylvester Road, Albany. Daily Happy Hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Today, Men’s Night; Thursday, Ladies’ Night; Friday and Saturday, karaoke. Contact (229) 420-5440.

Big Rax Saloon: 717 N. Westover Blvd., Albany (229) 888-3334 or www.bigrax.com. Friday, The Gallantry (Acoustic) & Ben Wells Live; Saturday, Michael Stacey.c

The Brass Monkey: 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy hour Tuesday-Friday 3 p.m.-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, 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 U.S. Highway 280 West, Cordele. Contact (229) 401-1295. Today: All you Can Eat Mexican Buffet — $12.95 for adults and $7.95 kids 12 and under. Thursdays: Karaoke with DJ Danny. Fridays and Saturdays: Live Entertainment beginning at 9 p.m. Saturdays: Acoustic/Steel Drums 1 p.m.-4p.m.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N.Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; happy hour daily, 1 p.m.-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 p.m.-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.-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.

NEARBY

Ongoing

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

Friday

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: 7 p.m.-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

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 p.m.-11 p.m.; downtown Pelham, across from the train depot. Contact (229) 377-8952 or pelhamcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Tuesday

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