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Beethoven and Sibeliusdetail +

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts map
Sat., May. 10, 2014, 6:30PM

Beethoven and Sibelius May 10, 2014 Hye-Jin Kim, Violin Beethoven Egmont Overture Beethoven Violin Concerto Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Cashore Marionettes: Life in Motiondetail +

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts map
Sat., Apr. 26, 2014, 7:00PM

A performance by the Cashore Marionettes is a celebration of life. Engineering marvels with an extraordinary quality of movement, these marionettes explore a range of emotions with precise action and endearing nuance. Life in Motion is a series of touching portrayals and poignant scenes from everyday life set to stunning music by such composers as Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven and Copland.

2014 Plant Sale and Garden Marketdetail +

Columbus Botanical Garden map
Fri., May. 2, 2014, 10:00AM

Our annual Plant Sale & Garden Market is a one-stop shop for plant material, books on horticulture and garden art.

Dragon Boat Festival Racedetail +

RiverWalk in front of Coca-Cola Space and Science Center map
Sat., May. 10, 2014, 12:00AM

Uptown will come alive this Mother’s Day weekend! Uptown Columbus hosts the 2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival, featuring the Uptown Dragon Boat race down the Chattahoochee River. The festival is scheduled for May 10 on the RiverWalk in front of the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Start time is 9 a.m.; registration fee for the race is $1,200 for a corporate team, $800 for a community team or $42.50 for individuals to join a forming team. Teams are made up of 20 paddlers and one drummer. Participants must be 14 years old to paddle and 12 years old to be a drummer. Team Registration is now open on The race will be limited to 45 teams and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Neil Simon's The Odd Coupledetail +

Springer Opera House map
Thu., May. 1, 2014, 7:30PM

“Don’t point that finger at me unless you intend to use it!” The most beloved Broadway comedy ever written, even the names Felix and Oscar bring smiles to the faces of people the world over. Two divorced men – one a slob, the other a neat-nik – decide to share an apartment. Soon, the patterns of their failed marriages begin to reappear – with hilarious results. Wildly funny. Irresistibly funny. Incredibly funny. Continuously funny. An American comedy classic.

Uptown’s RiverFest Weekenddetail +

Woodruff Park, RiverWalk and RiverWalk Island map
Fri., May. 9, 2014, 7:00PM

To commemorate the first anniversary of operations for Columbus, GA Whitewater, Uptown Columbus is hosting RiverFest Weekend May 9-10. The entire community is invited to participate in weekend-long events in Woodruff Park and along the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus.

Reptile Festdetail +

Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center map
Sat., Apr. 26, 2014, 10:00AM

Perfect for children of ALL ages, this year's Reptile Fest will feature a live reptile show, the Hiss America Costume Contest, and a "behind the scenes" look at all of Oxbow's resident reptiles!

White Water Ironclads!detail +

Wave Shaper Island, Chattahoochee White Water Course map
Sat., May. 10, 2014, 11:00AM

The National Civil War Naval Museum, in partnership with Uptown Columbus, Columbus GA Whitewater, and Whitewater Express, presents modern rafts, kayaks, et cetera, crewed by community/regional/national/international teams invited to outfit their craft as 1860s ironclads and run the rapids.

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