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 >

Jan 5

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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 >

Jan 5

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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 >

Jan 5

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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 >

Jan 5

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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 >

Dec 7

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Paint Jam & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Paint Jam & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Dec. 7, 5:30PM – 9:00PM

Laila's Lil' Community Angels Malik Inc. presents the first Paint Jam and Silent Auction Fundraiser! This event will be held at Kreative Elegance, doors open at 5:30PM for the silent auction and painting begins at 7. The event is $40 per person, light coolers and snacks are welcome. Souvenirs will be available to purchase. The fundraiser benefits the Malik Scholarship in remembrance of Malik Jordan, who passed away last year. Go >

Dec 7

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Santa’s PJ Party

Santa’s PJ Party

Dec. 7, 6:30PM

Come on down for a PJ Party at the Albany Mall starting at 6:30 Friday night! Enjoy Santa photos and the Holiday Express Train! Tickets can be purchased at Information Center’ at the Albany Mall. $5 per child limit, two adults per child ticket. Go >

Dec 16

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Elf Jr. The Musical

Elf Jr. The Musical

On multiple days

Get ready for for the next production of Theatre Albany's 2018-2019 season. "Elf the Musical, Jr". based on the movie Elf, is a holiday favorite that will delight all! Show dates are: Dec 7-9. (8th and 9th at 2:00) Dec 13-16 (16 at 2:00) Evening shows at 7:30 pm. Matinees at 2:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or online. 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 >

Jan 5

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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 >

Dec 8

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Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting

Dec. 8, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Open Paint Nite: Pick Your Painting from 6-8:00PM. $25 per adult, they provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. 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 29

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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 15

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2nd Annual Community Christmas Market

2nd Annual Community Christmas Market

Dec. 15, 10:00AM – 10:00PM

Swing by The Bread House & Vardo for the holiday open house themed "Our" Community Christmas Market, on Saturday, December 15th from 10 AM to 10 PM! Enjoy numerous offered activities like: an Ornament decorating station, (10:30am-12:30pm) Gift wrapping station, Christmas bingo (4-5pm), Bad Santa costume contest (At 3PM. Judged by the Grinch; Winner gets a prize), Pictures with the Grinch and Cindy Lou Hoo & more! Go >

Dec 15

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Downtown Christmas Parade

Downtown Christmas Parade

Dec. 15, 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! The Christmas village located on the corner of Pine and Washington will open at 3PM, 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 21

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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 21

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Holiday Camp

Holiday Camp

On multiple days

The City of Albany Recreation and Parks brings you Holiday Camp, on Dec. 20-21st. Join them for indoor/outdoor games, crafts and FUN! This is the perfect time for parents to get some last minute shopping done while the kids are occupied. This event is for ages 7-14, breakfast, lunch and a snack is included. Attendance costs $5. Go >

Dec 21

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Elf on the Shelf Christmas Paint & Sip

Elf on the Shelf Christmas Paint & Sip

Dec. 21, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Elf on the Shelf Christmas Paint and Sip from 6-8PM. They provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! This event also features an ugly sweater contest, you don't want to miss it! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register Go >

Dec 22

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A Winter Wonderland Christmas with Grandparents

A Winter Wonderland Christmas with Grandparents

Dec. 22, 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Come enjoy a day of fun, lunch, prizes and entertainment! This event is for seniors 50 and over, no children are allowed. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at: Recreation and Parks Administrative Office, 1301 N. Monroe St. Lockett Station Community Center, 324 Lockett Station Road. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Go >

Dec 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

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

Dec 29

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Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market

Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market

Dec. 29, 11:00AM – 3:00PM

In celebration of Kwanzaa, Renaissance Art Cafe will be hosting an Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market on December 29, 2018 @ 11am-3pm. Please come by to purchase Original Artwork, Handmade Jewelry, and Natural Body/Aromatherapy Products by local artists and entrepreneurs. FYI: The 4th principle of Kwanzaa is Ujamaa which means Cooperative Economics. We are working and promoting each other to build together! FMI: 229-869-3380 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 >

Dec 30

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New Years Eve Paint and Sip

New Years Eve Paint and Sip

Dec. 30, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is New Years Eve Paint and Sip from 6-8:00PM. $25 per adult, they provide step-by-step instructions & art supplies, you bring your favorite snacks and drinks! RAC is located at 123 N Front Street. Call 229-869-3380 to register. Go >

Peppermint Pops – Stories and Tales of the Season

Dec. 8, 7:30PM

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 >