Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Jan. 8-14, 2014

Empty Bowls is a joint outreach project by the Albany Area Arts Council and the SOWEGA Council on Aging designed to fight hunger. (Special photo)

Empty Bowls is a joint outreach project by the Albany Area Arts Council and the SOWEGA Council on Aging designed to fight hunger. (Special photo)



One Warm Coat Drive: Central Monitoring is teaming up with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southwest Georgia to collect new and gently used coats to distribute – free of charge – to local children and adults. Coats of all sizes are welcome; children’s sizes are most needed. Runs through Wednesday. Donated coats are being collected at all Albany Fire Stations and Central Monitoring, 522 Pine Ave. The One Warm Coat hotline is (229) 434-1176.

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.

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 Jan. 31. For more information, 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. 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 thorugh 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.



AARC Opening Reception: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., paintings by Henrietta Ladson. Albany Area Arts Council, 215 North Jackson Street. For more information, contact (229) 439-2787.


Frontier Festival: 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Chehaw Park, 105 Chehaw Park Road. Free with Park Admission. For more information, call (229) 430-5275. Watch tomahawk throwing competitions, black powder rifle shoots, blacksmithing, woodworking, and much more.


Barney’s Run for Warriors: Jan 11, 8 to 10 a.m., Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany. Preregistration for the second Barney’s Run for Warriors is ongoing. Registration for the 9 a.m. run will be held from 8 to 8:45 a.m. on the day of the race. Registration fees for the event’s 5K run are $20 through Jan. 4 and $30 after the 4th. A one-mile fun walk/run will be held in conjunction with the 5K event. Registration is $10. Registration is available online at http://www.stpaulsalbany.org or on a link at www.runningintheUSA.com. Registration forms are also available at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Deerfield-Windsor, the YMCA, local gyms and the Wildside Running Store.

Open Air Art Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Art Park at 129 Pine Ave. Looking for a place to sell your art or crafts? All artist and crafters are welcome to come out and setup. For more information, email info@dtownalbany.com.

Frontier Festival: 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Chehaw Park, 105 Chehaw Park Road. Free with Park Admission. For more information, call (229) 430-5275. Watch tomahawk throwing competitions, black powder rifle shoots, blacksmithing, woodworking, and much more.

Slamuary!: 8 p.m., State Theatre. Professional wrestling.


Frontier Festival: 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Chehaw Park, 105 Chehaw Park Road. Free with Park Admission. For more information, call (229) 430-5275. Watch tomahawk throwing competitions, black powder rifle shoots, blacksmithing, woodworking, and much more.


Albany Area Community Service Board, which includes Baker, Calhoun, Dougherty, Early, Lee, Miller, Terrell and Worth counties, will hold their regular bi-monthly meeting at 3 p.m. at the Brooks Center, Administration Conference Room at 1120 W. Broad Ave.



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 will be displayed in “Separate Realities.”

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.

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.



Monroe Crossing in Concert: Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m., Thomasville Municipal Auditorium, 144 E. Jackson St. WTUF Radio and Thomasville Main Street present Another Night of Bluegrass with Monroe Crossing in Concert. Tickets available in Thomasville Visitors Center. $10 per person, general seating. For more information, call (229) 228-7977.


Exhibit Opening Reception: 2 - 6 p.m. Center for Art & Rehabilitative Energies Inc.: 3696 Pearl St., Shellman. Works of artist Ray Pierotti will be displayed in “Separate Realities.” Enjoy light refreshments and a chance to talk with the artist about his work and personal philosophy based in Christianity and other Universal religions.


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 & Lounge: Open Sunday through Thursday from 5 - 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 5 p.m. - 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, Karaoke Friday & Saturday nights, Free Wi-Fi, Monday & Tuesday Happy Hour All Day, Thursday night specials, Bartenders & Servers specials everyday.

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, Dart Tournament 8 p.m. and karaoke with Quinton starting at 9 p.m.; Friday, Dan Crowder 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.

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 & 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.



Lil STAR Instructional Basketball Camp: Jan. 18 - Feb. 8; Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Turner Gym, 2301 George St. The Albany Recreation & Parks Department will hold the annual “Lil STAR Instructional Basketball Camp” for kids ages 6-9 years old. Registration is $5 per child; you must also fill out an ARPD membership application. Register now at the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe or at Turner Gym. Kids will learn the basketball fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, and life skills such as paying attention, following instructions, and self-discipline. For more information, contact Tim Adams at (229) 430-5222 or Dan James at (229) 430-5239.

Empty Bowls: Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at new SOWGA Council on Aging building on 335 W. Society Avenue. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Arts Council at 215 N. Jackson St., or online at www.albanyartscouncil.org.

In Concert: Jubalheirs @ Gillionville Baptist Church: Jan. 17, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Gillionville Baptist Church, 4614 Gillionville Road. Free admission, (229) 435-9738. The Jubalheirs is a praise and proclamation ministry of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The chorus is made up of female music ministry leaders from churches throughout Georgia.

Impact Wrestling World Tour: “Road to Lock Down Tour,” 5 - 6 p.m., Jan. 19, Albany Civic Center. Tickets are on sale and start at $15.

Scirocco Wind Quartet: 4 p.m., Jan. 19, the Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive. For more information, visit albanymuseum.com.

Quail Albany Golf Classic: Jan. 22, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Stonebridge Country Club & Golf Course, 319 Osprey Ridge Court. Cost: $800/team of 4. For more information, contact Tonya Bowles at (229) 431-2934.

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. Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Albany Museum of Art.

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.

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.


Homecoming & Humor: Jan. 31, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus. Ronda Rich will serve as guest speaker for an evening of southern-style fun and food. Meet & Greet/Cash Bar begins at 6 p.m., dinner and entertainment at 7 p.m. Tickets ared $25 in advance, $35 at door. Advance tickets or tables (groups of 6 or more) are recommended. For more information, contact (866) 673-0436 or (229) 928-1373.

Swamp Gravy: May-Haw @ Cotton Hall Theater, Colquitt; Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. - Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. Swamp Gravy is the Official Folk-Life Play of Georgia. Listen to true stories of our community spiced up with songs written by local musicians and costumes of an era gone by. Free admission: For more information, contact (229) 724-2150.

Rylander Theatre: I Love the ’80s featuring The Breakfast Club; 8 p.m., Jan. 18.

Brad Paisley in concert: Jan. 24, Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, Tallahassee. Paisley’s “Beat This Winter Tour” hits Tallahassee, with special guests Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery. Tickets on sale now; reserved Seat Tickets: $59.50/ $39.50. Tickets are available at www.livenation.com, Amway Center box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone at (800) 745.3000. Log on to www.bradpaisley.com and www.livenation.com for tickets and up-to-date information.

HOTC Mardi Gras Party & Fundraiser: Jan. 25, 7 p.m. Come down to the bayou for some N’awlins fun at The Uno Hill Barn at Pebble Hill Plantation. Cajun-inspred food by JB Crumbs, drinks, music & dancing, auctions, raffles and a goof booth. Tickets $60 per person. Contact: Hands on Thomas County, (229) 226-5200, info@handsonthomascounty.org, www.handsonthomascounty.org.

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.

Submissions must be typed, concise and emailed to southview@albanyherald.com; faxed to (229) 888-9357, Attn. SouthView; or dropped by our office at 126 N. Washington St.