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 >

Jan 2

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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 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 >

Jan 3

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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 31

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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 21

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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 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 28

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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 >

Dec 10

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Digital Camera Workshop

Digital Camera Workshop

Dec. 10, 5:30PM – 7:30PM

It’s the holiday season and you’re going to want it to be a picture perfect one. A course of shooting photos with a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera is timed just right for the holiday season! The workshop led by Alex Wukoson is open to a wide range of photographers, from beginners who haven’t taken their camera out of the box to amateurs who want to learn new methods to advanced users who just want a refresher course. Cost: $15 for AMA members, $20 for future members Contact: Annie Vanoteghem at 229.439.8400 or email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com Go >

Dec 12

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Homeschool Day at the AMA

Homeschool Day at the AMA

On multiple days

Each date will focus on specific curriculum and will incorporate exhibitions on display at the Albany Museum of Art. The program is geared toward children in K5-5th grade. Cost: $5 for AMA members, $10 for non-members Go >

Dec 12

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Little River Band

Little River Band

Dec. 12, 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Don't miss Little River Band when they come to the Albany Municipal Auditorium on December 12th! The show begins at 7:30PM. Go >

Dec 14

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Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Dec. 14, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Get ready for a fun Holiday Party brought to you by the Albany Area Arts Council and Albany Parks and Recreation! Featuring: art activities, the DCSS Elementary art show on exhibit and more. This event is from 11AM-1PM, All children must be accompanied by an adult. It's FREE admission and will be located at the Albany Area Arts Council, 215 N Jackson St. Go >

Dec 14

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I Love 90s Paint and Sip

I Love 90s Paint and Sip

Dec. 14, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is I Love 90s Paint and Sip from 6-9PM and will be hosted by guest artist Randy Mosley. $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 15

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Documentary Screening of Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin

Documentary Screening of Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin

Dec. 15, 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Renaissance Connection, Inc. presents the documentary screening of Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin. Amazing Grace is crafted from never before seen footage originally captured in 1972 and features Ms. Franklin recording the most successful Gospel album of all time. The screening will be held on December 15, 2019 at the Flint RiverQuarium’s Imagination Theater at 5:00pm in Albany, Georgia. There will also be an audience discussion directly after the screening. Tickets are $10.00 per person and space is limited. The Amazing Grace screening is being hosted 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. For more information about the screening or Renaissance Connection, visit www.renaissanceconnect.com or call Femi Anderson, Executive Director @ 229-869-3380 or 229-436-0802. Go >

Dec 20

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Libby Womack Holiday Workshop

Libby Womack Holiday Workshop

On multiple days

School’s out for the winter holidays and the kids are getting restless. Keep them entertained and give their creativity a boost over the Christmas/New Year’s holidays with these terrific art workshops. Full-day and half-day options are available for each two-day camp. Get information by visiting albanymuseum.com/holiday-workshop. Register by calling 229.439.8400. Contact: Annie Vanoteghem at 229.439.8400 or email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com Go >

Dec 19

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Dec. 19, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Glitter, buttons, bow, or vest, everyone's a winner for dressing your best! Join Pretoria Fields for a night full of fun, Thursday, December 19th! Go >

Dec 20

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Santa Baby Paint Nite

Santa Baby Paint Nite

Dec. 20, 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Let's Paint and Party at Renaissance Art Cafe! The event is Santa Baby Paint Nite from 6-9:00PM. $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 21

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Reindeer Games

Reindeer Games

Dec. 21, 12:00AM – 12:00PM

Dec. 11- Reindeer Games Join us for some Reindeer Games on December 21 from 10-2 in the Zoo plaza. Guests will enjoy creating holiday crafts for the tree or as presents, writing letters to Santa, roasting marshmallows, watching zoo animals, and of course playing Reindeer Games. All day, Zoo guests will get to try their luck competing in holiday themed mini games. Participants can win prizes such as Train Tickets and Hot Chocolate. It isn’t just the people competing, some of our zoo animals will go scale to tail trying to be the Reigning Champion! for more information visit Reindeer Games Go >

Dec 21

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Holidays in my PJs

Holidays in my PJs

Dec. 21, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

The last Saturday before Christmas is the shortest day of year, but also one of the busiest with anxious shoppers flooding stores and taking care of last-minute holiday details. Check your to-do list twice and dive into it—or just have a nice, relaxing brunch—while your little ones enjoy festive art-filled time at the AMA’s Holidays in My PJs pARTy. Kids are welcome to come in their pajamas to create memorable holiday gifts, watch a movie, make reindeer food and get in the holiday spirit with the help of the AMA’s Teen Art Board. Cost: $15 for AMA members, $20 for future members Contact: Annie Vanoteghem at 229.439.8400 or email annie.vanoteghem@albanymuseum.com Go >

Dec 21

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Sip, Pour & Gloss

Sip, Pour & Gloss

Dec. 21, 4:57PM

Come out and Join YLC Candle & Unique Gloss for our first “Wax, Sip & Gloss” event. Enjoy making your very own custom candle and lip gloss, FREE mimosas & lite refreshments will be served. We will guide you during your adventure of making candles and gloss. Ticket includes (candle supplies for a 6 oz candle, gloss supplies, bottomless mimosas and lite refreshments) This would be a great Holiday gathering with friends and loved ones. You can pay by CashApp - $YLCCandle (Please place name in Memo field) Looking Forward to seeing you there. Go >

Dec 21

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Christmas Under the Oaks

Dec. 21, 6:00PM – 8:00PM

The Flint Community Bank wants to invite the community to come and join them for Christmas Under the Oaks 2019! Carolers, hot chocolate, coffee, cookies, candy land, boiled peanuts, sodas, Smallcakes Cupcake Trailer and SANTA'S REINDEER. This event is from 6-8PM. Go >

Jan 3

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Fall and Winter Break Camp at Chehaw

Fall and Winter Break Camp at Chehaw

On multiple days

Campers ages 4-12 are invited to join us for fall and winter break adventures. Each day of camp includes a zoo trip, animal encounters, games, activities, crafts, and a snack. Register for as many or few days as you need. Each day of camp is only $30. Camp runs from 9 am- 3 pm with a free early drop off starting at 8, plus an after-camp care option from 3-6 pm. After-camp care is $10 per day; members receive half price after camp care. Go >

Dec 29

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Renaissance Art Cafe’s Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market!

Renaissance Art Cafe’s Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market!

Dec. 29, 3:00PM – 6:00PM

Renaissance Art Cafe is hosting its 2nd annual Ujamaa Kwanzaa Market to celebrate Kwanzaa! Come and purchase handmade jewelry, candles, soaps, health/beauty products, and art from local artists and artisans. Let's Celebrate Kwanzaa's fourth day Ujamaa which means Cooperative Economics! FMI: Call Femi at 229-869-3380 or visit www.renaissanceartcafe.com. Go >

Dec 31

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New Years Eve 2019 Party

New Years Eve 2019 Party

Dec. 31, 7:30PM

Bringing in 2020 ~ New Years Eve Party at the Hasan Temple Go >

Dec 31

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A New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

A New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

Dec. 31, 9:00PM – 2:00AM

The Flint Restaurant Presents: A New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball, Roaring Twenties! Singles are $40 and couples are $75. Enjoy a live band and DJ, balloon drop at midnight, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and more! Call 229.302.3566 for reservations. Go >

Jan 3

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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 >