Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Feb. 5-11, 2014



Lil STAR Instructional Basketball Camp: 9:30 to11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Feb. 18, Turner Gym, 2301 George St. The Albany Recreation and Parks Department conducts camp for kids ages 6 to 9. Registration is $5 per child; ARPD membership application required. Registration is at ARPD office, 1301 N. Monroe St., or Turner Gym. Kids will learn the basketball fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, and life skills such as paying attention, following instructions, and self-discipline. Contact Tim Adams at (229) 430-5222 or Dan James at (229) 430-5239.

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@albanymuseum.com, or visit www.albanymuseum.com.

— Plates, Blocks & Stone: The Fine Art of the Print: American prints by Hope & Bruce Campbell. Exhibit presented in the AMA East Gallery through March 31. Gallery Talk: “A Brief History of Printmaking;” Feb. 20, “Prints — Processes and Methods;” March 6, “Contemporary American Prints.”

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.

— Home & Abroad: Paintings by Henrietta Ladson. Exhibit runs through Friday. For more information, call (229) 439-2787.

— Empty Bowls Potters’ Exhibit: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free admission; for more information, contact (229) 439-2787 or visit albanyartscouncil.org. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27.

A Celebration of Heritage: Works by artists Sandra Anderson, Demetrius Sexion, Horace G. Williams, Christopher Johnson and Femi Nilaja Anderson. Exhibit runs Feb. 4-27.

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.

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.

— RiverQuarium 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 Ga. 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. Visit www.heritagecenter.org or call (229) 432-6955.



Special ACRI Community Night: Feb. 6, Albany Civil Rights Institute; Benjamin Crump, attorney, will be the featured guest.

AARC Opening Exhibit: 6-8 p.m., Albany Area Arts Council. “A Celebration of Heritage” showcases works by artists Sandra Anderson, Demetrius Sexion, Horace G. Williams, Christopher Johnson and Femi Nilaja Anderson. Exhibit runs through Feb. 27.


Theatre Albany: “Stories About the Old Days,” 8 p.m.

Daddy-Daughter Dance: Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Tickets are $35 for one couple, each additional daughter is $10.

Valentine Celebration Dance: 6:30 p.m., YMCA Central Facility, 1701 Gillionville Road. Tickets are $15.00 for one adult and one child, and $8.00 for each additional adult or child. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. The event will offer music, dancing, games and refreshments. For more information, contact Kawona Holliday-Wakefield at 229-436-0531, ext. 231.


Art Park Market: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Art Park on 129 Pine Ave. Free admission; works by area artists and crafters will be on sale.

Kids in the Kitchen: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Albany Mall/JCPenney Wing, 2601 Dawson Road. Free admission for a day of health and fun activities for kids and their families.

Family Reunion Fest 2014: 3 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Featuring Mighty Clouds of Joy, Darrell McFadden & Disciples, The Gospel Legends, Roy & Revelation, Tim Rogers & The Fellas, Lee Williams & Spiritual QC’s, Swanee Quintet, Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites, Maurice Yancey, Gospel Keynotes, Gospel Imperials, Brooklyn Allstars and more. For more information, call (706) 235-2065 or visit www.familyreunionfest.net.

Theatre Albany: “Stories About the Old Days,” 8 p.m.


Theatre Albany: “Stories About the Old Days,” 2:30 p.m. For tickets, call (229) 439-7141.



American Legion Dance: First Saturday of each month, 722 N. Madison St., Thomasville. Dinner at 6 p.m. is $3, followed by dance from 7 to 10 p.m. — $7 donation. No alcohol or smoking. Live music from Albany musicians. For more information, call (229) 221-3813. Members of American Legion, VFQ or DAV are admitted to dance at no charge.

Center for Art & 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. 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.

Separate Realities displays works by artist Ray Pierotti.

Back Roads of Georgia Exhibit: Through Jan. 25, The Gallery of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, Tifton. More than 100 entries by Georgia amateur and professional photographers are a part of this exhibit depicting everything there is to love about rural Georgia-old barns, dusty roads, vintage tractors and country sunsets. Email Polly Huff at phuff@abac.edu.

Quilting Exhibit: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon. “Quilts, Textiles & Fibers,” is a three-gallery exhibition contrasting the traditional art of quilt making with modern textiles and fiber arts. Dozens of traditional geometric quilts, alongside folk art story-telling quilts, from the Museum’s Permanent and Education Collections will be on display through May 18. The exhibition will also feature the free motion embroidery textile work of UGA Assistant Professor Jennifer Crenshaw, plus a large-scale contemporary installation by nationally recognized fiber artist Judy Bales using fibers and textiles. Bales will do demonstrations during museum hours through Friday.

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

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.



Brookwood School Presents “Seussical:” 8 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 E. Jackson St. Tickets are available at Brookwood School and Jan’s Hallmark in Thomasville or at Center Drug Store in Cairo. For more infomation, call Brookwood School at (229) 226-8070, or email kholt@brookwoodschool.org.

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 karoke; next door to Sunbelt Expo in Moultrie, raffles, 229-888-3664, staggerwingcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.


Buffalo Soldiers Day: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Douglass High School Alumni Complex, 214 Alexander St., Thomasville. The Thomasville Area Buffalo Soldiers Horse 9th & 10th Calvary and the Tallahassee Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club will be on the grounds at the Jack Hadley Black History Museum and will tell their story of their living legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers, the first Black Men officially recognized as Soldiers of the United States there were slaves. All guests will receive a reduced rate to tour the museum. Adults $4 and students $2.50. www.jackhadleyblackhistorymuseum.com. For more information, call (229) 226-5029 or email jackhadleyblackhistorymuseum@rose.net.

Thomasville Camellia Show: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Thomasville Garden Center, 1102 Old Monticello Rd. Thomasville Garden Clubs invite gardeners to show and compete with many varieties of the “winter rose.” Entries will be accepted Saturday morning from 7-11 a.m.; show opens at 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Thomasville Garden Club at (229) 226-5291, email info@thomasvillegardenclub.org, or visit www.thomasvillegardenclub.org.

Father & Daughter Dance: 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 216 Remington Ave., Thomasville. Sponsored by the Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society, all proceeds will go towards a new dog exercise yard for the Humane Society. Tickets are available at the Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society at 180 Big Star Drive. For more information, contact the Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society at (229) 228-0613, email info@thomasvillehumane.org, or visit www.thomasvillehumane.org.

Brookwood School Presents “Seussical:” 8 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 E. Jackson St. Tickets are available at Brookwood School and Jan’s Hallmark in Thomasville or at Center Drug Store in Cairo. For more infomation, call Brookwood School at (229) 226-8070, or email kholt@brookwoodschool.org.

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. Call 229-377-8952 or pelhamcountryjamboree@yahoo.com.


Book Signing: 2-4 p.m., Thomas University, Balfour Chapel, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville. R.C. Balfour III will sign copies of “Adventures of the Patriarchs: The Genesis of Faith.” For more information, call (229) 226-0632 or email vfrench@rose.net

Brookwood School Presents “Seussical:” 2 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 E. Jackson St. Tickets are available at Brookwood School and Jan’s Hallmark in Thomasville or at Center Drug Store in Cairo. For more infomation, call Brookwood School at (229) 226-8070, or email kholt@brookwoodschool.org.


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.


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 Hour Monday through Thursday 3 to 7 p.m., Monday Ladies Night at 7 p.m., Wednesday Dart Tournament at 8 p.m.; Thursday Jam Session, All Musicians Welcome starting at 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday Karaoke with Wayne; Saturday Horse Shoes at 4 p.m.

Benchwarmer Bar: 2422 Sylvester Road, (229) 420-5440. Karoke every night; free WiFi. Monday and Tuesday beer specials all day; Thursday, Ladies Day; Friday and Saturday, Karaoke with Herb. Special pricing for bartenders and servers.

Bogey’s (formerly The Brass Monkey): 2238 Palmyra Road, Albany. (229) 438-0181. Happy Hour Hour every afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m., Monday Customer Appreciation with happy hour prices all day long; Tuesday trivia and Karaoke with Andy Newell at 8 p.m.; Wednesday poker with Chasin’ Aces at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday dart tournament at 8 p.m./Karaoke with Quinton at 9 p.m..; Friday, Tina Natoli and Charlie Meyer at 10 p.m., and Saturday Karoke with Andy Newell.

Casa Tapatia: (229) 903-8802, 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.

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.

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

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. Call (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.



ACRI Community Night: Feb. 27, Albany Civil Rights Institute; evening will feature a musical concert from a combined choir of public and private high school students.

Theatre Albany: “Stories About the Old Days,” Feb. 13, 14, 15 at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at 2:30 p.m. For tickets, call (229) 439-7141.

Senior Valentine Bingo Breakfast: Feb. 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany Civic Center. Open to senior citizens age 50 and older; tickets are $5 and on sale now at the Albany Recreation and Parks Department at 1301 N. Monroe St. For more information, call (229) 430-5222 or (229) 430-5219.

Tyler Perry Play: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13, Albany Civic Center. “Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned.” Tickets: $50.50 for adults and $45.50 for groups of 20 or more, service charges may apply.

pARTy heARTy: Feb. 14, Albany Museum of Art; Cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m., seated dinner at 7:30 p.m. Black tie event will feature live auction, music and dancing. Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Albany Museum of Art.

Sweetheart Celebration: Feb. 14, 7 p.m., The Bindery at Oakland Library, 445 Oakland Parkway W., Leesburg. Raines Baptist Church hosts a dinner with live entertainment; formal attire; tickets are $30 per person. For more information, contact Marsha Parker at (229) 347-4501.

MCLB Charity and Scholarship Auction: Feb. 15, 6-10 p.m., Doublegate Country Club, 3800 Old Dawson Road. Sponsored by the Marine Corps Officers’ Spouses Club; tickets $30 in advance, $35 at door. Dress is casual or formal.

A Night at the Oscars: Feb. 15, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Doublgate Country Club, 3800 Old Dawson Road. Hosted by MCLB-Albany Officers’ Spouses’ Club, the charity event will feature live and silent auctions. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. The theme for the event will be “A Night at the Oscars.” Attendees are encouraged to come in dressy casual attire or dress in their red carpet best.

Roots of Jazz: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 15, Albany Municipal Auditorium, 200 N. Jackson St. The Albany Symphony celebrates Black History Month with the “Classically Jazzed Quartet with Ken Trimmins. For ticket information, call (229) 430-8933 or visit www.albanysymphony.org.

ACRI Community Night: Feb. 27th, Albany Civil Rights Institute; musical concert from a combined choir of public and private high school students will be featured.

Lincoln Day Dinner: Feb. 27, 6 p.m., The Bindery Oakland Library, 445 Oakland Parkway W., Leesburg. Guest speaker will be Col. Allen West, a former U.S. representative; tickets are $50 per person. Contact Tom Heldenberg or Jane Zingaro to purchase tables along with two tickets to a meet-and-greet with Col. West by emailing leecntygop@gmail.com. For tickets, call (229) 883-7771, (229) 594-2177, visit BTG-foundation.org, the Lee County Chamber of Commerce or Heldenberg Auto.

The Vagina Monologues: March 7, 2 to 4 p.m., ACAD Auditorium, Albany State University. For more information, call (229) 439-7094.

4th annual Georgia Wing Fest: March 15, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 810 S. Westover Blvd. Live bands, eating contests (wing eating, wing cooking and clucking), arts and crafts, pony and train rides, kids’ play area, food vendors (not just chicken wings) and entertainment. Admission: $5; free for kids 8 and younger, and active military. No parking fee. A portion of proceeds benefits South Georgia Cancer Coalition. Phone: (229) 869-0364. Website: www.georgiawingfest.com.

Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure: 1 p.m. March 29, Albany Civic Center. Tickets are $17, $22, $27, $37 and are on sale. Tickets may be purchased at the Civic Center Box Office at (229) 430-3804 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Local Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at: (800) 745-3000. Ticketmaster’s Albany Location: Publix at 2715 Dawson Road.


Book Signing: Feb. 11, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Margaret Jones Public Library in Sylvester. Lily Fields signing copies of her book, “Empty Your Bottle.”

Downtown Thomasville’s Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale: Feb. 15, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Downtown merchants are marking down prices to make room for spring products. For more information, call (229) 227-7020.

Book Making Workshop with Janae Easton: Feb,. 15, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Building 209, 209 W. Remington Ave., Thomasville. All-day intensive Book Construction workshop where students will learn the beginning stages of book construction and then create a hard cover Coptic stitched book that is ideal for a portfolio, sketchbook, or gift. Tickets $50 includes supplies. For more information contact the Thomasville Center for the Arts by phone at (229) 226-0588, email at info@thomasvillearts.org, or visit www.thomasvillearts.org

Guitar Concert: Feb. 15, 8 p.m., Thomasville Center for the Arts. Master guitarists Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan and Romero Lumbambo will perform as part of the Thomasville Entertainment Foundation Series. Tickets: $35 Adults, $15 Students, Season Tickets Available. Visit www.tefconcerts.com for tickets and information or call (229) 226-7404.

Sundays at Four Concert Series: Feb. 16, 4 p.m., Trinity Anglican Church, 325 W. Jackson St. “Musical Valentine” is sponsored by Arts for the Community at Thomas University. The concerts are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person. For additional information, visit www.thomasu.edu/actu, call (229) 226-6964, or email actu@thomasu.edu.

Visual Journaling Classes with Julie Guyot: Tuesdays, Feb. – March 25, 6-8 p.m., Building 209, 209 W. Remington Ave., Thomasville. Participants will make pages that incorporate painting, drawing, collage, writing, and so much more. No art or writing experience is necessary. Tickets $75 includes supplies. For more information, call (229) 226-0588, email info@thomasvillearts.org, or visit www.thomasvillearts.org.

Thomasville Antiques Show: Feb. 21 & 22, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Feb. 23 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets for all special events are available online. General Admission is $15 per person. The Thomasville Antiques Show is presented each year by the Thomasville Antiques Show Foundation to benefit quality children’s programs of Thomas County. Please visit www.thomasvilleantiquesshow.com for details.

Georgia National Rodeo: Feb. 20-22, Georgia National Fairgrounds, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. For more information, call (478) 987-3247.

Miss Forestry Scholarship Pageant: Feb. 22 at the Tift Theatre for the Performing Arts in Tifton. The pageant is open to contestants from all surrounding counties. The age divisions are Baby Miss ages birth to 23 months, Teeny Miss ages 2 to 3 years, Tiny Miss ages 4 to 6 years, Little Miss ages 7 to 9 years, Junior Miss ages 10 to 12 years, Teen Miss ages 13 to 16 years, and Miss ages 17 to 24 years. For more information, call Dianne Dominy at (229) 238-2851 or (229) 386-2681.

Swamp Gravy: Brothers and Sisters: March 7- 8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 at 7:30 on Fridays and 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays. May-Haw tickets are $15, and Swamp Gravy tickets are $26.56. For more information, call (229) 758-5450.

Spring Festival at Westville: March 27-29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of spring with activities and craft. Cotton patch and gardens will be tilled up and prepared; basket maker and candlemaker will be working on new products. Tickets: Adults & Children K - 12 are $10; Seniors/College/Military, $8; Pre-K is free.

Hands-On Craft Days: April 18 & 19, Historic Westville. Try your hand at crafts such as sewing or quilting, woodworking, candles and soapmaking, blacksmithing and more. Tickets: Adults & Children K - 12 are $10; Seniors/College/Military, $8; Pre-K is free.

1836 Creek Wars: May 24 & 25, Historic Westville. In 1836 the Creek Wars tore Alabama and Georgia apart as two sides clashed in bloody battles all over western Georgia. View reenactmetns of two important battles of the 1836 Creek Wars, visit with the Creek Indians in the historic Wells House and experience cultural activities such as storytelling, dancing, and handicrafts. Tickets: Adults & Children K - 12 are $10; Seniors/College/Military, $8; Pre-K is free.

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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