Nov 19

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Thanksgiving Break Camp

Thanksgiving Break Camp

On multiple days

Gobble, gobble!! Let your campers spend their days leading up to Turkey day learning about many different feathered friends. Not only will we meet birds in the Zoo, but the many that take up residency in Georgia. Let your children come shake their tail feathers for their break! Go >

Nov 19

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Bouquets and Rose’

Bouquets and Rose’

Nov. 19, 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Create a beautiful floral centerpiece for your holiday table under instruction by Kate Grubb while you enjoy a favorite beverage. Cost for Petite Blooms Arrangement, $75 ($60 for AMA members). Bountiful Blooms Arrangement cost is $85 ($75 for AMA members). Visit: albanymuseum.com/bouquets-and-rose Go >

Nov 20

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Home Tour Art Exhibition

Home Tour Art Exhibition

On multiple days

This exhibition opens Oct. 23, 2018 and continues through Feb. 2, 2019. The exhibit features a dozen artists who work in or who were educated in Georgia as they investigate interiors, domesticity and identity. The artists in Home Tour investigate the domestic environment through a lens that is simultaneously sugary sweet and sharply sour. Exposing the nature of place, these works are not without extreme beauty and whimsy, but they also offer a sensation of longing and nostalgia, and the desire for the feeling of belonging. Free admission! Go >

Nov 20

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Brian Dettmer: Selective Collective Memories

Brian Dettmer: Selective Collective Memories

On multiple days

Exhibition opens Oct. 25, 2018 and continues through Jan. 5, 2019. Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Brian Dettmer gives books new life as book sculpture. This exhibit is free admission! Go >

Nov 22

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics. Go >

Nov 23

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Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

On multiple days

Animal Encounters take place throughout the aquarium on the weekend, but are normally scheduled for Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in Skywater. Go >

Nov 24

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Selfies with Santa

Selfies with Santa

Nov. 24, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Come visit Thronateeska Heritage Center where you can visit with Santa's elves from the Tift Park Community Market. They will be set up in the grassy lot across from the Science Museum with the perfect Christmas gift for someone on your list! Enjoy music from BoDean and the Poachers while you shop. Enjoy hot cocoa and muffins as you wait to snap a selfie with St. Nick. Discover if your on the naughty or nice list, make a Christmas themed picture frame and be sure to catch the planetarium show "Season of Light." Selfies with Santa is just what you need to get you in the Christmas spirit. Santa will be in the Science Museum from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and is a free event. The Tift Park Community Market will be set up from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Go >

Nov 24

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Dive Shows

Dive Shows

On multiple days

Dive Shows take place at the Blue Hole viewing window and are included with general admission. Go >

Nov 27

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Chehaw Holiday Market

Chehaw Holiday Market

Nov. 27, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Get ready for some festive gift foraging at Chehaw's third annual Holiday Market! Browse among a wide variety of offerings from local artisans, shops, and boutiques for only $3 per person. Located in the Creekside Center at Chehaw. Complimentary drink and hors d'oeuvres while you shop! Please contact Morgan at mburnette@chehaw.org for information about becoming a vendor! Go >

Nov 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

Paint, sip and mingle! Albany Rocks Hide & Seek Go >

Dec 1

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Paws with Claus

Paws with Claus

Dec. 1, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Does your pet have a wish for Santa?!? Bring them out to Pretoria Fields on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 2pm-4pm to benefit Friends of Chehaw! Donations received will purchase items off of the zookeeper wish list! Bring your own camera to take photos!! $10 Donation Don’t have a camera or forgot yours? No problem! We will be glad to take the photo for you and send it digitally! Help make a Merry Christmas for the zoo critters at Chehaw! Go >

Dec 1

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Downtown Christmas Parade

Downtown Christmas Parade

Dec. 1, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

It is time for the 28th Annual Downtown Christmas Parade! Enjoy vendors, specialty shops, carolers and more as you await the parade's start at 6PM! Pre-show entertainment begins at 5PM and following the parade, Merry Madagascar will be playing at Riverfront Park at 8. Join us for a wonderful season event! Go >

Dec 7

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Cubs Program

Cubs Program

On multiple days

Cubs Programs are specifically targeted for children ages 3 and 4. Join us in the Zoo with your little one from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Cubs Programs are free with Zoo admission, and as always, free for members. Go >

Dec 8

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Peppermint Pops-Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am

Peppermint Pops-Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am

Dec. 8, 10:00AM

Instrument Petting Zoo at 10am Matinee at 11am Peppermint Pops – Stories and Tales of the Season A longstanding favorite, Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Peppermint Pops features familiar family favorites from the holiday season….fa la la la la. Enjoy and experience, POLAR EXPRESS, along with an updated, lively version of ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, along with the traditional and always popular festive sing alongs and seasonal favorites. Come one, come all! Go >

Dec 8

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Holiday Party 2018

Holiday Party 2018

Dec. 8, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Get ready for a fun Holiday Party brought to you by the Albany Area Arts Council, Albany Recreation and Parks and the Albany Symphony Orchestra! Featuring: art activities, the DCSS Elementary art show on exhibit and of course Santa Claus from 12-1PM. This event is from 11AM-1PM, FREE admission and will be located at the Albany Area Arts Council, 215 N Jackson St. Go >

Dec 8

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Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

On multiple days

The Albany Civil Rights Institute Freedom Singers, led by original SNCC Freedom Singer Rutha Harris, engage visitors through an oral history presentation filled with dynamic testimony of the Albany Movement marches and arrests and narrate the stories with emotionally charged performances of Freedom Songs. These special songs provided heart, soul and courage to movement participants Go >

Dec 8

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Peppermint Pops - Stories of the Season

Peppermint Pops - Stories of the Season

On multiple days

A longstanding favorite, Albany Symphony Orchestra's Peppermint Pops features familiar family favorites from the holiday season.... fa la la la la. Enjoy and experience, POLAR EXPRESS, an updated, lively version of 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, along with the traditional and always popular festive sing alongs and seasonal favorites. Come one, come all! Go >

Dec 13

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Benjamin Britton: This Unfolding Idyll

Benjamin Britton: This Unfolding Idyll

Dec. 13, 12:00AM – 12:00PM

This exhibition opens December 13th in the East Gallery. AMA admission is always free! Go >

Dec 13

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Chehaw Christmas Train

Chehaw Christmas Train

On multiple days

Bring the family out to enjoy a 20 minute train ride along a track filled with Christmas and holiday lights. You can purchase hot cocoa, marshmallows, s'mores, and other seasonal goodies from the Sugar Shack and hang out by the fires while you wait your turn for the train. $6 per ride, $4 additional rides. Go >

Dec 20

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Libby Womack Holiday Workshop

Libby Womack Holiday Workshop

On multiple days

Full-day and half-day sessions available for art camp designed to keep kids entertained during the winter holidays. Go >

Dec 29

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Felice Anno Nuovo

Felice Anno Nuovo

Dec. 29, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Give 2018 an early farewell with a delicious meal conceived and prepared by Chef Laura Bernardi Piovesana, owner of the Italian Wooden Spoon, This is the second event in the AMA's Fine Art of Dining Culinary Series IV. Tickets: $200 ($175 for AMA members), Go >

Jan 8

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Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

On multiple days

Come explore the water cycle, see where water goes, how it moves and what we can do to conserve this precious resource. Morning Class 9:30-11:00 1st — 5th grades Afternoon Class 2:00-3:30 6th — 10th grades Classes will be hosted by the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska Heritage Center. Prices are $10 per participant for non-members and free to members of both the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska. Reservations are required for all Homeschool Day programs. Go >

Jan 31

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Georgia Quail Invitational

Georgia Quail Invitational

Jan. 31, 12:00AM – Feb 2, 12:00PM

Southwest Georgia Chapter of Quail Forever's premier social and quail hunting event. The GQI is the chapter's largest fundraising event. Monies raised benefit conservation and youth outdoor activities. Go >

Mar 2

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Bach to Brubeck – featuring Chris Brubeck and Triple Play

Bach to Brubeck – featuring Chris Brubeck and Triple Play

Mar. 2, 7:30PM

The Albany Symphony Orchestra welcomes jazz great, Chris Brubeck and his group Triple Play for a concert full of jazz, tracing the roots of jazz back to the music of J. S. Bach! Experience a evening of music and Chris Brubeck, son of Dave Brubeck, as a soloist with the orchestra and as a member of Triple Play – all the cool cats will be there…will you?! Go >

Apr 26

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A Wild Affair at Abigail Plantation

A Wild Affair at Abigail Plantation

Apr. 26, 6:00PM

A Wild Affair is the Flint RiverQuarium's signature fundraising event. Go >