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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Aug. 20-26, 2014

Phillip Phillips will make his first appearance in Albany after his win on American Idol at the Music=Change concert Friday at the Exchange Club fairgrounds. (File Photo)

Phillip Phillips will make his first appearance in Albany after his win on American Idol at the Music=Change concert Friday at the Exchange Club fairgrounds. (File Photo)

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. Call (229) 439-8400 or info at albanymuseum.com, or visit www.albanymuseum.com.

On exhibit are:

Abstraction in the Big Sky, works by Theordore Waddell, through Aug. 29

New York City Origins, including “Miss Lillian” by Andy Warhol, through Nov. 1.

The Epic of Flight: A Folk Tale, works by Evan Jones, through November.

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. Call (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. Call (229) 432-1698 or visit albanycivilrightsinstitute.org.

Festival Springs Fountain: 112 South Front St., downtown Albany. Cost is free. The hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Sept. 12. For more information, call (229) 431-2121.

Flint RiverQuarium: 101 Pine Ave. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call (229) 639-2650.

— Imagination Theater movies: Fridays through Sundays: Alligator Kingdom 1:15 and 4:15 p.m.; Micro Planet 2:15 p.m.; Invincible Army 3:15 p.m.

— Discovery Day: First and third Sundays, 2 to 4 p.m. Family fun with arts and crafts, storytelling, live animal presentations and more. Designed for children ages 5 and up, each month features a different theme. Children receive a free F.U.N. Passport that is stamped on each Sunday visit. Free with RiverQuarium membership or with regular admission.

Farmers Market: 1402 S. Slappey Blvd. (across from main post office); open 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (229) 432-5799.

Farmers Market: 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays, 183 Georgia Highway 91 S.W. at Michael’s Shopping Center in Newton. Call (229) 432-5799.

Thronateeska Heritage Center: 100 W. Roosevelt Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Wetherbee Planetarium and Science Museum are part of center. Darton students get free admission with student ID. Visit www.heritagecenter.org or call (229) 432-6955.

— Flood of Memories Exhibit: In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the Flood of 1994. Explore a timeline and view displays on the “Mechanics of a Flood.” The public is encouraged to participate in sharing their stories and photographs by posting them at the “Flood of Memories” display. The exhibit will be open during museum hours through Sept. 15. For more information on sharing stories, photographs or video, contact the Thronateeska Archives staff at (229) 432-6955.

THIS WEEK

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Louise Seger (Dotty Davis), left, strikes up an unlikely friendship with country music star Patsy Cline (Jennifer Varnadoe) as they have morning coffee following a show by Cline in Seger’s hometown of Houston in this scene from Always Patsy Cline. The Theatre Albany show concludes this week with four performances starting Thursday evening. (Special Photo)

Thursday

Always Patsy Cline: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany, 514 Pine Ave. Jennifer Varnadoe stars as Patsy Cline and Dotty Davis as Louise Seger in the season-opening Theatre Albany performance of Ted Swindley’s musical.Tickets: $25, adults; $20, seniors; $10, students and active military. Box office is (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

Friday

American Legion Post 30 Dinner/Dance: 2916 Gillionville Road. Open to public, dinner at 6:30 p.m., dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Music by Ed McRee and Don Turner. Admission: $8 for either dinner or dance; $11, both dinner and dance. Contact (229) 435-5450.

Music = Change: 7 p.m., Exchange Club fairground, 810 S. Westover Blvd. Phillip Phillips will make his first hometown appearance since winning “American Idol.” Performers include Evergreen Family Band, Anthony Johnson, Meow Ka-Pow, Blastov and Anna Cline. Gates open 6 p.m. Tickets: $40, advance; $50, day of show. Visit: www.missionchange.com/musicequalschange/

Always Patsy Cline: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany, 514 Pine Ave. Jennifer Varnadoe stars as Patsy Cline and Dotty Davis as Louise Seger in the season-opening Theatre Albany performance of Ted Swindley’s musical.Tickets: $25, adults; $20, seniors; $10, students and active military. Box office is (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

Saturday

Tift Park Community Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 40 artists, crafters, farm and food vendors at corner of Monroe and 5th Avenue At beautiful Tift Park in Albany. For more information: (229) 352-1974 or stephenskywater@aol.com.

Dance Dash 5K with a Twist: 9 a.m., Phoebe HealthWorks, 311 W. Third Ave. Registration is $45. Participants run a 5K and learn dance steps along the way. Day-of registration opens at 7 a.m. Visit www.dancedash.org or call (229) 312-1494.

Always Patsy Cline: 8 p.m., Theatre Albany, 514 Pine Ave. Jennifer Varnadoe stars as Patsy Cline and Dotty Davis as Louise Seger in the season-opening Theatre Albany performance of Ted Swindley’s musical.Tickets: $25, adults; $20, seniors; $10, students and active military. Box office is (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

Sunday

Always Patsy Cline: 2:30 p.m., Theatre Albany, 514 Pine Ave. Jennifer Varnadoe stars as Patsy Cline and Dotty Davis as Louise Seger in the season-opening Theatre Albany performance of Ted Swindley’s musical.Tickets: $25, adults; $20, seniors; $10, students and active military. Box office is (229) 439-7141 or visit www.theatrealbany.com.

NEARBY

Ongoing

Center for Art and 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. Group tours can be scheduled. Contact (229) 679-5069.

Second Saturday in Boston: Special promotions on second Saturdays. Retail shops will be open extended hours with specials offered during regular hours plus additional specials. For more information, visit www.bostonga.com.

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage: 225 Love Ave., Tifton. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 1 to 7 p.m., Thursdays; 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays. 1120 W. Broaharge. Call (229) 382-5083 or email jrigdon@friendlycity.net.

THIS WEEK

Friday

Moultrie Staggerwing Country Jamboree: 7 to 11 p.m. Gary Page and The Country Rockers, featuring Billy Wilson, Ernest Hagen, Wayne Watson, Lalla Lehmann, Emmitt Page and Gary Page and karaoke; next door to Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, raffles, (229) 888-3664, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.

Friends Getting Together: Rose Bowl Lanes, 1650 Colonial Drive in Thomasville. Cost is $2 per person, per game. Contact (229) 377-4258 or email kiferfam@rose.net.

Saturday

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

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. Contact Regina Hurst at (229) 294-0520.

SWGA NIGHTLIFE

88’s Bar and Lounge: Open Sunday through Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 5 p.m. to midnight.

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. Call (229) 436-0162.

Another Place: 1502 East Broad Ave., Albany (229) 888-4165, Happy Hour Monday through Thursday 3 to 7 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday nightly drink specials at 7 p.m.; Wednesday dart tournament and pizza at 8 p.m.; Thursday Ladies Night and Jam Session starting at 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday Karaoke; Saturday horseshoes at 3 p.m.

Bogey’s: 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy Hour every 4 to 7 p.m., Monday customer appreciation with happy hour prices all day long; Karaoke with Quinton at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; Wednesday poker with Chasin’ Aces at 7:30 p.m. Thursday dart tournament at 8 p.m.

Casa Tapatia: 108 N. Slappey Blvd., Albany. (229) 903-8802.

Chill Bar and Grill: Broad Ave., Albany. Today: Wine Down Wednesday, 5 p.m.

Club Xscape: 1019 W. Broad Ave., Albany.

Cypress Grill: Wed. 5 p.m. to closing; Thurs., 5 p.m. to closing, Karaoke with DJ Dangerous starting at 8:30 p.m.; Fri. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat. 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dismukes Poolhall: 1209-B N. Slappey Blvd., Albany. Open 3 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; happy hour ‘til 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.

Icons Bar and Grill: Unwind Wednesday, 5 p.m., 104 N. Washington St.

Lisa’s Benchwarmer Bar: 2422 Sylvester Road, (229) 420-5440. Karoke every night; free Wi-Fi. Monday and Tuesday beer specials all day; Wednesday, pay what you weigh; Thursday, Ladies Day; Karaoke with Thomas Friday and Saturday. Saturday: August birthdays 3 p.m.-until.

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 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Friday: Still River Band with Danny and Big Ernie, 8:30 p.m. Saturday: Pure Country, 8:30 p.m. Call (229) 883-9950.

Wanee Lake Golf and RV Resort: 3821 Georgia Highway 112 West. Open to non-members. Best Ball Scramble Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Lounge, pool, tennis, driving range. (229) 567-GOLF, or visit www.waneelake.com.

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

State of the Community: Noon, Aug. 28, Albany Technical College Kirkland Conference Center. Featured Albany mayor Dorothy Hubbard, Dougherty County Commission Chairman Jeff Sinyard and Dougherty County School Superintendent David Mosely. Conducted by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce. Tickets: $25, chamber members; $30, non-members. Contact scorbin@albanyga.com or call (229) 317-7188.

Community Night: 6 p.m., Aug. 28 Albany Civil Rights Institute, 326 Whitney Ave. Speaker: Eric Leonard, superintendent, Andersonville National Historic Site. Free admission. Contact (229) 432-1698 or visit www.albanycivilrightsinstitute.org

Market Days: Sept. 6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lick Skillet Farmer’s Market, 485 W. Cedar St., Arlington. Home goods, crafts, homegrown veggies and more. Vendor spaces are $10. For more information, contact Tami Fincher at (229) 308-5123 or tamiarlingtondda@gmail.com

A Mother’s Love: 3 and 7:30 p.m., Sept. 7, Albany Civic Center, 100 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. Stage play presented by Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker. Tickets: $45, 455. Box office: (229) 430-3804.

NAACP Awards Banquet: 6 p.m., Sept. 12, Albany Civic Center, 10 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. Annual Freedom Awards Bandquest features speaker Christopher B. Pearman. Tickets: $30. Contact (229) 432-7941.

Astronomy Series: 7 p.m., Thronateeska, presented by staff astronomer Jim Friese. Sept. 16: “Island Universes,” which will focus on galaxy development. Nov. 18: Presentation on telescopes and early astronomers. Length of each program is approximately 1½ hours. Admission to each series is $3.50 plus tax per person. Thronateeska members are admitted at no charge as well as Darton College students with current student I.D. Program content is suitable for all ages. For more information, call (229) 432-6955.

Artists for Animals: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 16, Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive. AMA fundraiser includes auction of works by about 30 local and regional artists. Tickets: $30. Visit: barbergall.ticketbud.com/artists-for-animals-albany

Eliminate Dance: 6:30 p.m., Sept. 19, SOWEGA Senior Citizen Life Enrichment Center, 335 Society Ave. Dinner, music and dance contest with $250 cash prize for winning couple. benefits Kiwanis International’s Eliminate Project to eradicate tetnus. Tickets: $50 each. Contact (229) 344-4063.

Symphony@the Museum: 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Albany Musuem of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive. The Kazakh Quartet, prize-winning string quartet from Almaty, Kazakhastan, performs. Admission; $15, adult; $10, active student. Visit albanysymphony.org.

Annual Health Fair: 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 9, Century Pines & Evergreen Senior Living, 2823 Gillionville Road. Door prizes and health screenings including blood pressure and bone density checks.

Cancer STOMP Walk & Carnival: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 18, the grounds at Phoebe Meredyth Place, 2709 Meredyth Drive. Carnival admission $5 for children ages 3 and up. Visit www.cancerstomp.com.

Fire: Albany Symphony Orchestra season opener, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 25, Albany Municipal Auditorium, 200 N. Front St. First of four concerts in “Brave the Elements” series features pianist Kadisha Onalbayeva performing on the auditorium’s Steinway. Concerts notes with Music Director Claire Fox Hillard at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $10-$30. Visit: albanysymphony.org.

ASU Old School Throwback: 9 p.m., Oct. 25, Albany Civic Center, 100 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. featured will be Doug E Fresh, Midnight Star and EU. Tickets: $27, $62.

Mistletoe Market: 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22; Albany Civic Center, 100 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Dirty Devil Dog Mud Run: Nov. 22, MCLB-Albany. Marine Corps-style 5K course run, complete with obstacles, challenges and plenty of mud. For more information, contact the Public Affairs Office at (229) 639-7024.

LATER ON — NEARBY

Homeschool Day at Historic Westville: Sept. 5 at Historic Westville. Those interested can register online or by phone by calling (888) 733-1850. For more information, email info@westville.org or call (888) 733-1850.

Georgia National Fair: Oct. 2 to Oct. 12, Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry. This year’s theme will celebrate “Georgia Grown.” For more information, visit www.georgianationalfair.com.

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.

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