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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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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

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Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

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Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

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Public Ice Skating

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Adult admission is $7 / kids 10 & under is $5 /Skate Rental is $3.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - presented by Sherlock's Mystery Dinner Theatre

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Sherlock's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the historic downtown Marriott Hotel celebrating its 11th year in Columbus, GA.

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The Not For Everyone Tour

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The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

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Uptown Fall Friday Night Concert Series

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Uptown Columbus, Inc. is proud to announce the lineup for our Friday Night Concert Series presented by Active Pest Control! Join us every Friday night from 7pm-10pm, starting September 14th through October 26th.  Concerts are FREE and open to all ages, thanks to the support of our generous sponsors so bring your lawn chair, blanket and family for a night of great music and fun! 

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Ghost Tour at Port Columbus!

Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Ghost Tour Guided walk through of the museum telling the stories you'll hear nowhere else. This tour is given by Faith Serafin of the Alabama Ghost Hunters. The event highlights experiences and information from previous investigations. When: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 12th. Cost: $15 per person Tour should last approximately one hour. Small children (under 8 years old) not permitted. Limited spaces available. We recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as this event sells out quickly. You can purchase your tickets online, by calling 706-327-9798 , or stopping by the museum during regular business hours.

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Big Read Kickoff Celebration

Fri, Oct 12, 2018

Chuckwagon Cinema and Readin' Rodeo!

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Glow Ride Benefitting The American Cancer Society

Fri, Oct 12, 2018

American Cancer Society of Muscogee County is thrilled to announce the first ever “Glow Ride” a 5 mile fun bike ride for all ages on Friday, October 12th in conjunction with the Uptown Columbus Concert Series. The fun bike ride will depart from Ride On Bikes after the conclusion of the concert and will take participants into Phenix City, the DragonFly Trail, Midtown Columbus concluding in Uptown Columbus. Participants are encouraged to wear their best glow outfits, light their bikes up and come ready for a great time! All proceeds of this fun ride will benefit the mission of the American Cancer Society. Glow Rider Ticket - $25 (includes ride & entry into after party) VIP Rider Ticket - $40 **Limited quantity available** (includes entry VIP Tent before ride with complimentary alcoholic beverages & entry into after party) *Limited Bike rentals will be available for an additional $10* Tickets are on sale now!

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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

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Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

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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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Join us for a 7 mile paddle trip to Oxbow Meadows!

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We will be paddling in touring kayaks, which offer great tracking for long distance trips! These kayaks also have loads of room for gear and work really well for overnight and multi-day down river trips! This trip is not recommended for young children, there are also no tandem options available.

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Wizard of Oz & Toma the Mime

Sat, Oct 13, 2018

There's no place like RiverCenter this Saturday! Make your own Wizard of Oz-themed book mark, have your photo taken with the Dorothy & Scarecrow cutouts and meet Toma the Mime! Oct. 13 - 9AM-Noon in the RiverCenter Lobby. FREE!

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Synovus Fall Festival

Sat, Oct 13, 2018

Join us for our annual Fall Festival, get out your art passport, and join us as we travel the world learning about art and artists who were born or traveled abroad! Stop by the art-making stations, participate in our annual costume contest, go on a gallery scavenger hunt, and more! Additional crafts and activities will be provided by Coca-Cola Space Science Center, SPARK Art, National Infantry Museum, Liberty Theater, Passion Works Dance Academy, and Columbus Public Library. Need to take a break from the fun? The food truck court will be back!

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Saturdays at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center

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Come join us at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center as part of your weekend fun! #BePartoftheAdventure

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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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Columbus Reiki Share

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Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

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Public Ice Skating

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Adult admission is $7 / kids 10 & under is $5 /Skate Rental is $3.

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Iron Braid Wine & Cheese Girls Night Out

Sat, Oct 13, 2018 – Sun, Oct 14, 2018

What's better than spending the evening with friends relaxing around the campfire while sipping some wine and enjoying the crisp fall weather. We will relax around the campfire enjoying some wine and cheese while having great conversations and sharing many laughs. Delicious pizza will be served for dinner. We will enjoy a night stroll under the stars then return to our campsite for must have S'mores and hot drinks. Your cozy tents will be waiting for you when you are ready to get a good nights sleep in the cool crisp air. After a light breakfast and hot coffee, we will set out for a short hike before our fun comes to an end.

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Brought To You By Role Model Academy

Sat, Oct 13, 2018

Benefit Fashion Exhibit for Columbus, GA Youth| Carver High School Lady Tigers Young Professionals & Soul of My Footprint... The Virtuous Fashion Exhibit was founded on Psalm 139:14, “I will Praise Thee For I am Fearfully and Wonderfully made,” by Natalie Mesidor in 2006 at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The event has always brought all walks of life together and been beneficial to the community by way of giving back to local charities and educational scholarships. It’s a time full of Fun, Fashion & Fellowship!

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - presented by Sherlock's Mystery Dinner Theatre

On multiple days

Sherlock's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the historic downtown Marriott Hotel celebrating its 11th year in Columbus, GA.

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The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

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Beethoven & Baroque

Sat, Oct 13, 2018

Members of our orchestra will be featured soloists in the Baroque music on the first half of the concert. Beethoven’s lively second symphony hold’s pride of place after intermission in this stunning concert.

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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

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Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

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Hike Fit Series II

Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Join us for our new hike fit series! We are starting our series II which will involve short distance running, hiking, and four stations where you will complete exercises in an allotted time. At the halfway point we will have cold water available for refills.

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Public Ice Skating

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Adult admission is $7 / kids 10 & under is $5 /Skate Rental is $3.

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Columbus Chefs Collaborative Dinner Benefitting The Giving Kitchen

Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Giving Kitchen is excited to announce its first fundraising event in Columbus, the Columbus Chefs Collaborative dinner set for October 14, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Rivermill Event Center. The event will consist of six local chefs collaborating on a “restaurant” for one night only. Stay tuned for this years theme! Guests will experience a cocktail hour, six-course dinner with beer & wine, speakers, which will include Mark Jones, and entertainment. Early Bird tickets are on sale now through October 1st: $100/per person. After October 1st ticket price is $125/ per person. The night will kick-off at 5:00 p.m. with the Goldens' Cast Iron Cocktail Hour in the Rivermill Garden where guests will try speciality cocktails and delicious snacks cooked on Golden’s Cast Iron Cooker. After the Golden’s Cast Iron Cooker Cocktail Hour, guests will head inside for a sit-down, six course dinner prepared by six local chefs. Each chef will tackle one course for the night. The chefs for this years dinner include: Morten Wulff, Morten’s at Old Town Trevor Morris, Trevioli Italian Kitchen Tom Jones, Mabella's Italian Steakhouse and The Loft Columbus Mark Jones, Smoke Bourbon and BBQ, The Black Cow, Mark's City Grill, Hunter's Pub and Steakhouse, Flip Side Burgers & Tacos and Plucked Up - Chicken & Biscuits Jeff Brammer, Rivermill Event Center Rocco Caggiano, Country Club of Columbus Stay tuned for more information!

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The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

Read More

Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Tai Chi for Health, Stress, Balance, and Back Pain

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New Tai Chi classes for beginners! The Yang Very Elementary Set, chi flow, and bone marrow washing will be taught. Clear 16 and Hsing-I will be introduced as time allows. For information and to register, call Dr. Chan at 706-563-3539 any day after 10 a.m.

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The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

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Ongoing Tai Chi for Health, Stress, Balance, and Back Pain

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Ongoing Tai Chi classes include instruction in Yang and Wu forms as well as Clear 16 and Hsing-I. Energy implications and self-defense applications are explored. Price $10 per class. For information and to register, call Dr. Chan any day after 10 a.m., 706-563-3539.

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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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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

Read More

Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

Read More

The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

Read More

Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

Read More

The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

Read More

The Wizard of Oz

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into 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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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

Read More

Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

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22nd Annual Fall Ramble

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

A sunset tour through Linwood Cemetery.

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The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

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Halloween Highball sponsored by the Young Art Patrons

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Quirky, kooky, and a little spooky! Get dressed up for the city’s most elaborate Halloween party. Local bartenders show off their skills in the art of mixology, and you vote for your favorite! Enjoy craft cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and live music. A cash bar will also be available. Tickets are $20. All proceeds go to The Columbus Museum. RSVP by October 12th;

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Schwob School of Music: Student Composers Concert

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Please join us as the Schwob School of Music presents student composers under the direction of James Ogburn on October 18th at 7:30 PM in Legacy Hall.

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Fort Benning Oktoberfest

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Oktoberfest, Fort Benning’s favorite fall tradition, returns to Uchee Creek Friday through Sunday, Oct 19-21. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy traditional German music (including Sonnenschein Express, Bavarian Yodelers, and the MCoE Band,) authentic German food and brews, games for all ages, pumpkin patch, hayrides, carnival rides (Ferris wheel, tea cups, merry-go-round), a cross country 10K, 5K and a Volksmarch.

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Mixed Palate

On multiple days

Come view the Mixed Palate Gallery in the Fulcrum Window Gallery located on Broadway. The gallery is open for viewing 24/7.

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Way Down Film Festival

Fri, Oct 19, 2018 – Sun, Oct 21, 2018

SYNOVUS presents WDFF's third annual, short film festival with thirteen exciting events OCT. 19-21, 2018 at The Springer Opera House in Columbus, GA! VIP Kickoff Party in Folley Hall at 5:30PM on Friday, 7 Curated Screenings on The Springer main stage with filmmaker Q&A afterwards, Awards Bash in Folley Hall, Filmmaker Coffee Hour in The Saloon, Networking and After Parties with Local Bands and DJs at River & Rail and The Loft, Afterglow Brunch with Screening of "The Best Of" on Sunday!

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Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings

On multiple days

Please join us at the Illges Gallery to view the Silver Lining: Contemporary Drawings Gallery co-curated by Kristen Miller Zohn and Hannah Israel. There will also be a reception held on October 11th at 5:30 p.m..

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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SBDC GrowSMART

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WORK ON YOUR BUSINESS, NOT JUST IN YOUR BUSINESS! Whether you’ve been in business for 20 years or 2, The UGA SBDC GrowSMART™ Course can align your business vision and create a framework to improve the performance of your business and shape the success of your business for years to come.

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SBDC GrowSMART

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WORK ON YOUR BUSINESS, NOT JUST IN YOUR BUSINESS! Whether you’ve been in business for 20 years or 2, The UGA SBDC GrowSMART™ Course can align your business vision and create a framework to improve the performance of your business and shape the success of your business for years to come.

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Public Ice Skating

On multiple days

Adult admission is $7 / kids 10 & under is $5 /Skate Rental is $3.

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The Stewart Community Home presents the Swingin' Medallions

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing to the Swingin' Medallions from 6:00-11:00 pm on Friday, October 19 at the Historic Iron Works at 801 Front Avenue in Columbus.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - presented by Sherlock's Mystery Dinner Theatre

On multiple days

Sherlock's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the historic downtown Marriott Hotel celebrating its 11th year in Columbus, GA.

Read More

The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama.

Read More

Uptown Fall Friday Night Concert Series

On multiple days

Uptown Columbus, Inc. is proud to announce the lineup for our Friday Night Concert Series presented by Active Pest Control! Join us every Friday night from 7pm-10pm, starting September 14th through October 26th.  Concerts are FREE and open to all ages, thanks to the support of our generous sponsors so bring your lawn chair, blanket and family for a night of great music and fun! 

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Death By Chocolate: A Museum Masquerade

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Our 3rd annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser, a Museum Masquerade, will truly be an event to die for. Join us along the river at twilight for an evening full of style, mystery, intrigue and ever curious appetites.Patrons will sample some of the finest foods and beverages from local and regional merchants, peruse the silent auction, and listen to enchanting live music. While the theme IS chocolate, merchants offer a wide array of delicious hors d’oeuvres and liquid libations.

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Schwob School of Music: Steven Tharp, tenor

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Please join us as the Schwob School of Music presents guest artists Steven Tharp and his accompanist Janice Wenger on fortepiano on October 19th at 7:30 PM in Legacy Hall.

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