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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Art Workshop: Making it Simple with Artist Alisa Koch

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

With so much information in the landscape...let's make it simple.  Create a minimalist landscape with just a few strokes of color with Palette Knife and Minimalist Landscape Artist Alisa Koch.

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Fantastic Fridays – Celtic Fire

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Join us for a program full of sprightly dance turns and haunting airs as we experience a bit of the history, culture and character of Ireland through song and dance with the band Celtic Fire! Audience participants will be able to join the band onstage as the program comes to a conclusion.

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Georgia Repertory Theatre: the Jungle Book

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Nestled in the jungle of India, Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves. Banished by the ferocious tiger, Sherakhan, Mowgli learns the laws of the jungle from his panther friend, Bagheera, and discovers his place among the animals.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Bites of Uptown Food Tour

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This walking, culinary tour will showcase restaurants in Uptown Columbus.

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Academy Dance Center's annual Dance Day & Open House

Sat, Jul 21, 2018

IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON, ACADEMY DANCE CENTER PRESENTS THEIR ANNUAL FREE DANCE DAY & OPEN HOUSE! Celebrate DANCE - July 21 with Academy Dance Center! Join us as we kick off our 2018-2019 dance season with our annual Open House, Registration, & DANCE Day! The Director and Faculty will be present to provide studio tours and answer all of your questions about the upcoming dance year.

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Jungle Book

Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Nestled in the jungle of India, Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves. Banished by the ferocious tiger, Sherakhan, Mowgli learns the laws of the jungle from his panther friend, Bagheera, and discovers his place among the animals. He discovers that real friends are not determined by the pack you are born into, but the pack you choose. Mowgli must choose whether to defy the law of the jungle or leave his home forever.

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"Rhapsody In Bloom" - Jazz In The Garden - The Ultimate Date Night

Sun, Jul 22, 2018

 “Rhapsody in Bloom” brings together spectacular local talent. Jazz enthusiasts enjoying the ultimate Date Night will be treated to the sounds of Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble, Jamysa "Hummingbird" Lytes and The Tony Parkman Revue. As music lovers enter the gates of Columbus Botanical Garden, they will be treated to the soothing sounds of saxophonist Warren Thornton who will stroll the Garden and serenade our guests.

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Presented by the Columbus Botanical Garden

Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Hosted by local news and TV personality Dee Armstrong and radio personality Wane Hailes, “Rhapsody in Bloom” brings together spectacular local talent before a crowd of 500. Jazz enthusiasts will be treated to the sounds of Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble, Jamysa "Hummingbird" Lytes and The Tony Parkman Revue. As music lovers enter the gates of Columbus Botanical Garden, they will be treated to the soothing sounds of saxophonist Warren Thornton who will stroll the Garden and serenade our guests.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Crafting Power Hour

Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Get your craft on with the Columbus Museum’s Crafting Power Hour. Each Power Hour will allow you to get hands-on with a variety of materials and create a finished work of art to take home. All materials are provided, and participants will be able to take their creations home with them after each Power Hour. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by one week prior to each class;

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Friends of Libraries Big Book Sale

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It's time for the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries BIG Book Sale! Shop thousands of titles with many of your favorite authors, including Nora Roberts, John Grisham, E. Lynn Harris, Stephen King, James Patterson, Elin Hilderbrand and more!

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Fantastic Fridays – Creek and Cherokee in Georgia

Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Storyteller Natalie Jones returns to the Museum to regale our audiences with factual stories about life in Georgia, the Trail of Tears, and Native folktales from each tribe.

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WWE Summerslam Heatwave Tour

Fri, Jul 27, 2018

SEE YOUR FAVORITE SUPERSTARS WHEN WWE RETURNS TO COLUMBUS FOR THE FINAL TIME IN 2018! SEE YOUR FAVORITE SUPERSTARS INCLUDING: ROMAN REIGNS SETH ROLLINS BRAWN STROWMAN KEVIN OWENS SAMI ZAYN JINDER MAHAL ELIAS NIA JAX BAYLEY …And Many More!!! Card is subject to change

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Friends of Libraries Big Book Sale

On multiple days

It's time for the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries BIG Book Sale! Shop thousands of titles with many of your favorite authors, including Nora Roberts, John Grisham, E. Lynn Harris, Stephen King, James Patterson, Elin Hilderbrand and more!

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Bites of Uptown Food Tour

On multiple days

This walking, culinary tour will showcase restaurants in Uptown Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Adult Lecture

Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Title: Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens Featured Speakers: Staci Catron and Mary Eaddy Staci Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, co-authors of the newly published University of Georgia Press book, "Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia’s Historic Gardens," will share stories of the evolution of some of the state’s most significant designed spaces, including a nineteenth-century parterre, a rock garden, Country Place Era landscapes, and an urban conservation garden. Come to hear about the role of women in the formation and preservation of these gardens, the impact of professional designers, and the influence of the Garden Club movement in Georgia in the early twentieth century. The authors chronicled The Columbus Museum’s Bradley-Olmsted Garden in this new publication. If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Bites of Uptown Food Tour

On multiple days

This walking, culinary tour will showcase restaurants in Uptown Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

Sat, Aug 4, 2018

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Adult Lecture

Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Title: The Triple Nickles: The History & Art of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion Featured Speakers: David Hanselman and Dawn Williams Boyd In December of 1943, the United States Army authorized the activation of its first all-African American unit of officers and enlisted men. Company A of the newly-activated 555th Parachute Battalion was called the “Triple Nickles.” Join us for a fascinating lunch-time talk where history and art meet. David Hanselman, Maneuver Center of Excellence Museum Director at Fort Benning, will discuss the history of the 555th, while Atlanta artist Dawn Williams Boyd discusses the research and fabrication of her fabric painting Triple Nickles. The Museum’s exhibition, Fort Benning at 100, features Boyd’s painting. If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at edu@columbusmuseum.com two days prior to the program.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Bites of Uptown Food Tour

On multiple days

This walking, culinary tour will showcase restaurants in Uptown Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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"Big Hearts Helping Small Minds" a M. L. P. Scholarship Banquet

Sun, Aug 12, 2018

This event will occur August 12th, 2018 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center and is the sole fundraiser for the M. L. P. Scholarship. Donations support the scholarship. This is a need-based scholarship that supports students who have a desire to attend New Bethel Adventist Christian Academy, but lack the financial ability to do so without financial assistance. Margaret L. Parker is an educator who loves children and works tirelessly to ensure children obtain the education they desire. We invite you to help make this a reality for many of the children in this community by making a donation. We have seen tremendous growth in the students that attend New Bethel Adventist Christian Academy academically, socially, physically, spiritually, behaviorally, and mentally as we focus on the development of the whole child.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Look at Lunchtime

Tue, Aug 14, 2018

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, facilitates LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday to explore a new object each month. Featured object: Charles Curran, Self-Portrait, 1892

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Summer Concert Series

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series. Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents. Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks. Featuring: Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Jazz Band

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Columbus Artists' Guild 2018 Members Exhibition

On multiple days

COLUMBUS ARTISTS’ GUILD OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION AND MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION AT THE COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 4 – AUGUST 17

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Proud Ladies

Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Broadway star, Kurt Peterson, will return to Columbus to collaborate with the Springer Opera House production team on the development of a new multi-media musical revue, PROUD LADIES, a glittering song and dance celebration of Broadway’s legendary female superstars, including Katherine Hepburn, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Angela Lansbury, and Ethel Merman, all women that he has performed with in the past.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

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One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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DANCE in The Polar Express on the RiverCenter Stage!

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Academy Dance Center is excited to announce OPEN COMMUNITY AUDITIONS for its upcoming Holiday Dance Production, ‘The Polar Express!’ Be a part of the Academy’s newest production and DANCE in this special Holiday tale on the RiverCenter Stage!

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Bites of Uptown Food Tour

On multiple days

This walking, culinary tour will showcase restaurants in Uptown Columbus.

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The ninth annual Salute to Soldiers Gala and Silent Auction

Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Get your dancing shoes on! The ninth annual Salute to Soldiers Gala and Silent Auction will be August 18, 2018 at the National Infantry Museum. August is always Gala month at the National Infantry Museum Foundation. The special black-tie evening, hosted by the 1775 Society, includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, sumptuous dinner and dancing. With a different theme each year, guests look forward to this popular event. Our theme this year is Fort Benning: Cheers to 100 Years! From a golf trip to Scotland and weekend getaways to the beach to Elton John Farewell Tour tickets and framed art by local artists, this year’s auction will wow you!

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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