Dec 3

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Toddler Takeover

Toddler Takeover

On multiple days

Toddler Takeover is designed for children 15 months to 3 years old, but it’s also sibling friendly. Each themed program fully engages children’s creativity with art projects, art activities, storytelling and gallery visits, all tailored to their age group. Cost: Free for AMA members, $5 for non-members. Go >

Dec 4

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The Symbolism of Border Walls

The Symbolism of Border Walls

Dec. 4, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

In her exhibit Smoke Bombs and Border Crossings, on display in East Gallery of the Albany Museum of Art, photographer Nancy Newberry merges documentary portrayals with dreamlike creations to investigate notions of nationalism and community with her playful, symbolic images of Mexican charros, American cowboys and military groups at the Texas-Mexico border. Join us for a discussion of the importance of symbolism in Newberry’s photographs with a panel moderated by AMA Executive Director Dr. Andrew Wulf. Contact: Annie Vanoteghem at 229.439.8400 or email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com Go >

Dec 5

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STEAM Conference

STEAM Conference

Dec. 5, 9:00AM – 2:00PM

The Georgia Department of Education and the Albany Museum of Art are partnering again on STEAM (Science, technology, Engineering, Art and Math) education and the importance of the arts in interdisciplinary teaching and learning. Email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com to register. Cost: $15 registration fee (includes lunch) Contact: Annie Vanoteghem at 229.439.8400 or email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com Go >

Dec 7

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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 >

Dec 5

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Soul Thursday Paint Nite

Soul Thursday Paint Nite

On multiple days

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Soul Thursday from 5-8:00PM. $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 5

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Trivia at Pretoria Fields

Trivia at Pretoria Fields

On multiple days

Come out and play with Geeks Who Drink and grab your favorite favorite pint of beer made from ingredients grown in South Georgia soil! Go >

Dec 8

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Arabian Nights “A Tale of Jasmine and Aladdin”

Arabian Nights “A Tale of Jasmine and Aladdin”

On multiple days

Ballet Theatre South features over fifty (50) local school-age dancers, as well as guest artists in feature roles. We guarantee you will be entertained as you experience classical choreography and spectacular stage effects expressing dance and music at its best. Arabian Nights, A tale of Jasmine and Aladdin The story of Jasmine and Aladdin doesn’t end with the defeat of Jafar. As our heroes plan a wedding, something evil is afoot as we meet Jafar’s secret daughter Jafara. Come join us and see where this new adventure takes us. December 6th 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM December 7th 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM December 8th 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Tickets can be purchased online through www.tututix.com or at the box office beginning one hour before each show. Go >

Dec 6

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Chehaw Cubs Program

Chehaw 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 6

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Traditional Skills Gathering at Chehaw

Traditional Skills Gathering at Chehaw

Dec. 6, 9:30AM – Dec 8, 12:00PM

This extended weekend is lead by experienced instructors teaching traditional/primitive skills used by Native peoples around the world. Skills taught might include flint knapping, fire by friction, natural fiber cordage, bone tools, basketry, pottery, bows & arrows, atlatls & darts, edible & medicinal plants, blowguns, brain tan buckskin, twined bags, fingerweaving, traps & snares, fishing technologies and more! Go >

Dec 8

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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 6

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Friday Nite Out

Friday Nite Out

On multiple days

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Friday Nite Out from 5-9PM. $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 9

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Festival of Lights at Chehaw

Festival of Lights at Chehaw

On multiple days

Drive Through Only Nights: Dec. 6-11, 16-18, 26-31 $8/car member and $10/car nonmember Premium Nights: (Lights, Train, Santa, Sugar Shack, activities) Dec, 12-15 & 18-24 $10/car member and $15/car nonmember Train Ride $5/person (3 and under free) Members receive a pass for one free night and free hot chocolates for their family. Members must be registered by Dec. 1 to receive free pass. Go >

Dec 7

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Yoga in the Park

On multiple days

Join Albany Yoga Project, a Baptiste Power Yoga Affiliate, at 10 AM for Yoga in the Park! Yoga Ambassadors will lead participants in a free yoga class at Tift Park Community Market. All ages are welcomed! Please bring your own mat & water, and we will see you on your mat! Go >

Dec 7

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Family Day

Family Day

On multiple days

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Family Day from 12-4PM. $25 per adult, $15 per child (6-11), $20 per child (12-20). 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 7

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Kids Craft Day!

Kids Craft Day!

Dec. 7, 12:00PM – 3:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Kids Craft Day from 12-3PM. $5 per child (Ages 6 and up). Music by DJ Mj Styles. 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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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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November Movie: Kings of Baja

November Movie: Kings of Baja

On multiple days

From Emmy-winning cinematographer Johnny Friday and Emmy-nominated producer Michael Watchulonis. There are few places on earth more forbidding and beautiful than Baja, Mexico. Eight hundred miles long and ten million years in the making, it is home to a punishing desert and the most diverse sea on the planet. Explore amazing ecosystems in the Sea of Cortez and join the hunt with sea lions, giant mantas, great white sharks, hammerheads and gray whales. Movie Schedule Saturdays: 11 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm Sundays: 1:15 pm 3:15 pm Movies are $5 for all ages, 4 and up. Ages 3 and under are free. Go >

Dec 7

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29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade

29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade

Dec. 7, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Ho Ho Ho it's almost that time! The 29th Annual Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 fromt 6PM till 8PM. The Christmas Village, located on the 100 block of Pine Avenue, will be open from 4PM to 9PM! This is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! For parade and vendor registration, please visit www.albanyga.gov. Application Deadline: November 22, 2019 Email downtown@albanyga.gov with questions Go >

Dec 7

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Saturday Paint Nite

Saturday Paint Nite

On multiple days

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Saturday Paint Nite from 7-9:00PM. $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 9

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2019-2020 Children of the Dream Youth Art Competition Ceremony

2019-2020 Children of the Dream Youth Art Competition Ceremony

Dec. 9, 7:00PM – 8:00PM

Renaissance Connection, Inc. along with the King Day Celebration committee and the Dougherty County School System are partnering to present the 2019-2020 Children of the Dream Youth Art Competition & Exhibit. The competition is open to students from all the middle and high schools of Dougherty County. This year’s theme is Dream Big with Purpose! The awards ceremony will be held on December 9, 2018 at Renaissance Art Cafe, promptly at 7:00pm. Students will be able to place in 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, Best of Show, and the Rising Star category. The exhibit will officially start at the Renaissance Art Café Gallery on December 9, 2019. The COD exhibit is organized by Renaissance Connection, Inc., an arts & cultural non-profit organization dedicated to supporting creativity through all forms of art combined with the use of technology for the educational advancement of the community. This is the sixth year that RC has taken on the task of organizing this competition & exhibit. For more information about the exhibit, visit www.renaissanceconnect.com or call Femi Anderson, Executive Director @ 229-869-3380 or 229-436-0802. Go >