Nov 28

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After School Art Club: Middle & High School

After School Art Club: Middle & High School

On multiple days

After School Art Club meets in the AMA Classroom on the last Monday of the month from September through May (there is no December class). The Monday sessions are geared toward middle and high school students. Courses begin with a focus on building fundamental drawing skills. Students will be taught basic techniques, such as shading, controlling tones, composition, and drawing methods. This will progress to learning how to recreate an image on paper using pencils, charcoal, chalk pastels, and/or oil pastels. Go >

Nov 29

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After School Art Club: Elementary Students

After School Art Club: Elementary Students

On multiple days

After School Art Club meets in the AMA Classroom, usually on the last Tuesday of the month, from September through May (there is no December class). The Tuesday sessions are geared toward elementary school students. Courses begin with a focus on building fundamental drawing skills. Students will be taught basic techniques, such as shading, controlling tones, composition, and drawing methods. This will progress to learning how to recreate an image on paper using pencils, charcoal, chalk pastels, and/or oil pastels. Go >

Dec 1

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Selfies with Santa

Selfies with Santa

Dec. 1, 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Santa will be visiting Thronateeska on Thursday, December 1, from 5-7 pm to help us kick off the opening of our annual Santa! Evening activities include: • Selfies with Santa or the option to pay for a professional photo • Hot chocolate bar • Cookie decorating • Holiday-themed activities • Seasons of Light Planetarium Show (members are free, future members $5 per person) This event is free to the public Go >

Dec 25

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Santa Exhibit 2022

Santa Exhibit 2022

On multiple days

The annual exhibit of Santas filling the Thronateeska Science Museum is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! Hundreds of versions of Jolly Old St. Nick document Santa’s appearance through the years and around the world. Go >

Dec 1

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Drink & Be Merry

Drink & Be Merry

Dec. 1, 6:30PM

A Fundraiser benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany that will be sure to get you into the Holiday Spirit. Join us for a festive Wine & Beer tasting event with an on-site Mixologist, live music, & a silent Auction. Dinner & music provided by Henry's Fine Edibles. Go >

Dec 25

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Santa Visits & Photos

Santa Visits & Photos

On multiple days

Enjoy magical moments with Santa now through Christmas Eve! Go >

Dec 4

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Ballet Theatre South Presents The Nutcracker

Ballet Theatre South Presents The Nutcracker

On multiple days

Join us for a timeless holiday tradition that is perfect for the entire family. Don't miss this year's performance of The Nutcracker at the Albany Municipal Auditorium on December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Go >

Dec 3

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Book Signing at Northwest Library

Book Signing at Northwest Library

Dec. 3, 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Historical Fiction Novel author Henry Duggan, who wrote of "Savannah on Fire" Jay Beck, author of "Third Party" Jack & Sue Talley, authors of "Never Give Up the Jump" & Michael Aye, author of "The Smugglers of Deal" Go >

Dec 3

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Mark’s Melon Patch Christmas Open House

Mark’s Melon Patch Christmas Open House

Dec. 3, 1:00PM – 5:00PM

ONLY ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY DECEMBER 3rd & 4th!! No Entrance Fee! Movies & take pics with Santa for FREE!! Bring your KIDS & FUR BABIES!!! ALL ACTIVITY PASS for ONLY $10 per person & includes Wagon Rides through our farm fields, Corn Maze, Ornament Painting, Mark's Farm Hoops, Mark's Monster Slides, Trike Track, Doggie Jumper, Face Painting, Animal Feeding, Corn Barn, Duck Races & Playground!!! Activities are from 1 to 5 on both days!! Go >

Dec 24

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Season of Light

Season of Light

On multiple days

Our holiday show, Season of Light, created by Loch Ness Productions, uses images, video, animation, and sound to tell the story of how our holiday traditions are connected to the sky above. December is the darkest month of the year and people all over the world have held festivals, lit candles, and tried to bring light to the darkness of the winter sky. Go >

Dec 3

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Rock & Roll Christmas

Rock & Roll Christmas

Dec. 3, 4:00PM

Let the countdown begin! Mark your calendars for the 32nd Annual Celebration of Lights in Downtown Albany, Georgia! This festive community event will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Join us for food, fun, and live entertainment to celebrate a Rock & Roll Christmas! For questions and additional information, please contact the Downtown Manager's Office at (229) 483-7665. We can't wait to see you there! Go >

Dec 26

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Festival of Lights 2022

Festival of Lights 2022

On multiple days

Drive through the lights, enjoy hot cocoa, and roast marshmallows by the fire pits. Go >

Dec 4

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Santa’s Workshop at Pretoria Fields

Santa’s Workshop at Pretoria Fields

Dec. 4, 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Get ready for a day of family fun at Pretoria Fields with Santa’s Workshops! Come decorate ornaments, frost some cookies & make some wreaths together! Enjoy a live performance and holiday sing-along with The Lovves! Kids will have the opportunity to sing with the band! Go >

Dec 6

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Toddler Takeover

Toddler Takeover

On multiple days

Every 1st Tuesday of the month, this program is designed for kids 15 months to 3 years old, Toddler Takeover combines a story, gallery visit and art project for the AMA's youngest visitors and parents. Siblings are welcome too! Toddler Takeover is free for AMA members and $5 for non-members. Go >

Dec 9

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Tadpole Time

Tadpole Time

On multiple days

Every month at Tadpole Time we'll be exploring a different environmental theme for our youngest visitors! Tadpole Time includes a story, songs and activities with time to enjoy the Flint RiverQuarium on your own after our time together. Tadpole Time is designed especially for parents and pre-schoolers, but all ages are welcome It's FREE with your RiverQuarium membership or with regular admission Go >

Dec 10

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Jingle Bell Jog

Jingle Bell Jog

Dec. 10, 8:00AM

The Jingle Bell Jog benefitting Children's Miracle Network at Phoebe is the traditional kick-off for family holiday fun in Southwest Georgia. This year (2022) marks our 34th anniversary for this fun, family event. The Jog consists of a 5K run and walk, a 10K run, and a 1-mile fun walk. Go >

Dec 11

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2022 Santa’s Workshop

2022 Santa’s Workshop

Dec. 11, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

The holidays are just around the corner! Join the fun and fantastic staff of the Albany Recreation & Parks Department (ARPD) as they bring Santa’s Workshop to the Good Life City! During this FREE and festive holiday event, registered participants will have the opportunity to wrap a free gift for a loved one and have their picture taken with our good friend, Santa Claus. Go >

Dec 14

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The Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters Spread Game Tour

Dec. 14, 7:00PM

The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their Spread Game tour to Albany, GA. The Spread Game tour is a basketball event like no other. With family entertainment and great basketball skills, the Harlem Globetrotters will show off their ankle- breaking moves, rim-rattling dunks and jaw-dropping swag. Part street-ball from the players who defined it, part interactive family entertainment, the new tour will show off the best of the Harlem Globetrotters in a dazzling exhibition of talent and game. Go >

Dec 19

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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

Dec. 19, 7:30AM – Dec 21, 5:30PM

‘Tis the season for fun and festivities in the Good Life City! Join the Albany Recreation & Parks Department (ARPD) for three days of jolly activities during their 2022 Holiday Camps! Campers will enjoy sports, arts and crafts, games, enrichment activities, active listening sessions, and more! Go >

Cirque Italia Water Circus

Nov. 24, 12:00AM – Nov 27, 12:00PM

HAVE YOU EVER HAD SUCH A VIVID DREAM YOU THOUGHT IT WAS REAL? Cirque Italia has pulled out all the stops this year to take you on a magical dream adventure. Trust us ALBANY, GA, this is one escapade you cannot afford to miss! Have you ever wished you could turn back time? To go back to a simpler, happy time filled with sock hops, drive-in theaters, muscle cars, and thick sideburns? Well get out your poodle skirts and leather jackets! Cirque Italia’s Gold Unit performers can’t wait to take you back to a time when hula hoops and soda fountains were abundant, Elvis Presley dominated the airwaves, greased hair was all the rage, and street racing was a parent’s greatest concern! Come along for the ride when a 1950s-obsessed adolescent falls asleep and dreams of living in this revolutionary era. This high-octane show is guaranteed to captivate and engage every kiddo and Daddy-O in the audience. Cirque Italia believes multi-culturalism is one of our strongest assets. Our show features performers from Argentina, Brazil, Romania, and many other countries. Of course, these incredible artists are preparing to wow you with their astounding acts. Master jugglers, low wire fanatics, dazzling contortion, wild trampoline antics, and even a wheel of death! Want to know more? You’ll have to come ‘dream’ with us as we travel back in time. Cirque Italia’s mission is to provide high-class entertainment suitable for all age groups, where all are welcome at our strictly animal-free shows! When: November 24th – 27th, 2022 Where: 100 W Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany, GA 31701 At: Albany Civic Center – Under the stunning White & Blue Big Top Tent! · November 24 – Thursday: 7:30pm (Thanksgiving) · November 25 – Friday: 7:30pm · November 26 – Saturday: 1:30pm, 4:30pm, & 7:30pm · November 27 – Sunday: 1:30pm & 4:30pm Cost and Purchase Info: For more information, visit www.cirqueitalia.com and make sure to check all our social media accounts. Tickets can be purchased now starting at $10.00-$50.00 depending on availability. Cirque Italia offers one free child admission with every full priced paying adult ticket in levels 2 or 3. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, or deals. Please call 941-704-8572 to get the promo code for your location. Box office hours: The box office opens on-site on Tuesday, the week of the show. Non-show days: 10am – 6pm On show days: 10am – 9pm You may also purchase tickets through our website (cirqueitalia.com/tickets) or by phone: (941) 704-8572. We also respond to text messages. Go >

Chehaw Feeding Programs

On multiple days

Join us at Chehaw for weekend feedings of our animals at the reptile house, the petting zoo, the conservation station, and the aviary! Wildlife theater presentation 3PM! Go >

Gellyball Weekend at The Cool Place

On multiple days

Gellyball is an incredible outdoor activity and great way to blast other people while getting your heart pumping. Think of it as a modern-day paintball/airsoft blend with biodegradable bullets and lower impact hits. It's a lot of fun and perfect for families of all sizes and ages, couples, friends, and even walk-ins just looking to join other groups. Go >

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

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

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

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

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

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

Karaoke & Game Night Wednesdays & Thursdays @ The Grille House

On multiple days

Come to The Grille House for karaoke and game nights on the patio every Wednesday and Thursday nights! Go >

St. Teresa’s Bingo Nights

On multiple days

St. Teresa School BINGO Playing Wednesday & Friday evenings Early Bird 7:00PM - Regular Session 7:30PM Doors open 6:00PM Go >

Brews and Bingo

On multiple days

Come enjoy BREWS and play BINGO at Pretoria Fields every Wednesday! Live Hosted Event from 7-9PM. Go >

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

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