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Freedown to Flourish City-wide Women's Conference

Fri, Nov 8, 2019 – Sat, Nov 9, 2019

Freedom to Flourish is a city-wide women's conference held at thethe Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center on November 8-9, 2019. Come be a part of what God is doing in our city!

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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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2019 Honor Bus For Veterans hosted by Batson-Cook Construction

Fri, Nov 8, 2019

The employees of Batson-Cook Construction extend an invitation to Auburn-Opelika area Veterans to join them for their annual tour of the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia.

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29TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MADE IN THE SOUTH

On multiple days

As Christmas time approaches what better way to get ready for the holiday season than to stroll the aisles for treasures at this year's award winning 29th annual Christmas Made in the South! This nationally acclaimed event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and find that special holiday gift for that "hard to shop for" friend.

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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Georgia Poetry Circuit - A Reading by Ryan Wilson

Fri, Nov 8, 2019

Please join us for a reading by featured poet Ryan Wilson on Friday, November 8, at 7:30PM in Arnold Hall Room 113 on Columbus State University's Main Campus. This event is free and open to the public! Ryan Wilson was born in Griffin, GA, in 1982, and raised in nearby Macon. He is the author of The Stranger World (Measure Press, 2017), winner of the Donald Justice Poetry Prize, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of Literary Matters (www.literarymatters.org). His work appears widely in periodicals such as Best American Poetry, Five Points, The Hopkins Review, The New Criterion, The Sewanee Review, and The Yale Review. He also regularly publishes critical prose, for which he has won the Jacques Maritain Prize, the Eleanor Clark Award, and The Sewanee Review’s Walter Sullivan Prize. Currently, he is the Office Administrator and C.F.O. of The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW), and he teaches at The Catholic University of America. He and his wife live north of Baltimore.

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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. Tours at 7:30pm and 9:00pm

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Gladys Knight

Fri, Nov 8, 2019

The great Gladys Knight performs at RiverCenter!

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CSU Theatre--The Importance of Being Earnest

On multiple days

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

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Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

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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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Market Days on Broadway 2019 Season

On multiple days

Over 100 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can image over 4 blocks of Broadway!

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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29TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MADE IN THE SOUTH

On multiple days

As Christmas time approaches what better way to get ready for the holiday season than to stroll the aisles for treasures at this year's award winning 29th annual Christmas Made in the South! This nationally acclaimed event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and find that special holiday gift for that "hard to shop for" friend.

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Columbus Reiki Share

On multiple days

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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Operation Warfare - The Day The Wall Fell

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, November 9 from 6pm to 9pm at the National Infantry Museum for the 30th Anniversary Commemoration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War.

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Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

CSU Theatre--The Importance of Being Earnest

On multiple days

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

Read More

The Not For Everyone Tour

On multiple days

The notorious, hideous and tragic events that occurred in Columbus, Georgia & Phenix City, Alabama. Tours at 7:30pm and 9:00pm

Read More

29TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MADE IN THE SOUTH

On multiple days

As Christmas time approaches what better way to get ready for the holiday season than to stroll the aisles for treasures at this year's award winning 29th annual Christmas Made in the South! This nationally acclaimed event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and find that special holiday gift for that "hard to shop for" friend.

Read More

CSU Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest

Sun, Nov 10, 2019

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

Read More

Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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NIM Kids Veterans Day Mini Camp

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

Kids will enjoy crafts, activities and history lessons about our nation during the Veterans Day Mini Camp at the National Infantry Museum! Register soon as limited spots are available. Buy Tickets Online Now!

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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

On multiple days

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

On multiple days

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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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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At Home in Nature (Home School) at Oxbow Meadows

On multiple days

Come learn about wildlife and nature at Oxbow Meadows as we learn through exploring, observing and investigating the world around us! Cost: $7 per child (parent/teacher free) for ages 7-10

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Free event!

Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Learn about an art object from the collection!

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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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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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CALL Winter Registration

Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Membership (quarterly or annually) entitles you to participate in all classes, luncheons, field trips, and socials. Winter classes will be introduced at the membership meeting. Further information on cost or course details can be found on the CALL website: www.columbuscall.org

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

Read More

CSU Theatre--The Importance of Being Earnest

On multiple days

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

Read More

Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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GHSA Cheerleading State Championships

Fri, Nov 15, 2019 – Sat, Nov 16, 2019

The GHSA State Cheerleading Championships will be at the Columbus Civic Center Nov. 15th-16th. For more information, please check out the event detail or go to ghsa.net .

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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A Night of Heroes

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Local heroes and superheroes will be taking over Columbus, GA on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Columbus GA Convention & Trade Center’s first annual A Night of Heroes.The event will take place from 5PM-7PM in the Fountain Courtyard. Tickets are being sold at the door for $10 per child, adults are free. Tickets are CASH ONLY. Aspiring to bring more family friendly events to Columbus, we wanted to offer a night for families to come and learn about the City’s local heroes who help others every day. The goal of this event is to teach kids what the local heroes in the community do and to show them not to be afraid of them if they were ever in a situation where they need help. The Columbus Department of Fire & EMS, Columbus Police Department, and Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office will be present to teach kids about what the local heroes in our community do for us. There will be firetrucks and police cars on site. We will also have superheroes present so children can meet some of their favorite fictional characters, bounce houses, cash concessions, and much more! *If there is inclement weather the event will be moved inside*

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CSU Theatre--The Importance of Being Earnest

On multiple days

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

Read More

Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Human Super Power to Promote Behavior, Attachment and Bonding for Children of Adoption, Foster Care, Trauma/Abuse History

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Parents of children with a trauma history, with serious behavioral problems, or who have been involved in Child Protective Services [adoption, foster care] need help. This training is the help you need. Orchard Human Services, Inc. provides high quality training for parents, educators, and professionals who serve these fragile children. The Human Super Power Training is delivered to parents involved in the Department of Family and Children Services as well as to families across Georgia who are caring for behaviorally or developmentally challenged infants, children, and youth.

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Market Days on Broadway 2019 Season

On multiple days

Over 100 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can image over 4 blocks of Broadway!

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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Fall Creative Writing Workshops

On multiple days

Do you know a high school student who is interested in creative writing? We've got perfect FREE events for that student!  Over five Saturday afternoons this fall, the Carson McCullers Center for Writers & Musicians presents Fall Creative Writing Workshops. These are all FREE for high school aged writers, RSVP not required, and snacks will be provided. These workshops, taught by area masters on each subject, are designed to help Georgia/Alabama high school students learn about different forms of writing and prepare a manuscript to submit to the Carson McCullers Literary Awards, which have NO submission fee. These awards come with cash prizes and will be presented at the Carson McCullers Literary Festival, headlined by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, on February 21-22, 2020. Saturday, October 12: Fiction Saturday, October 19: Poetry Saturday, October 26: Screenwriting Saturday, November 2: Creative Nonfiction Saturday, November 16: Playwriting Every workshop takes place from 1-3pm at the Smith-McCullers' House at 1519 Stark Avenue, Columbus, GA 31906. Join us!

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FREE Creative Writing Workshops for High School Students

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Tell all creative high schoolers in your life to mark their calendars! The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians is hosting 5 FREE creative writing workshops this fall--no RSVP is required, and snacks will be provided.

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Grande Heritage Gala

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Holsey Chapel C.M.E. Church announces its inaugural Heritage Gala to be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, 6:00 p.m. at the Allen Page III Complex. WLTZ Evening News Anchor, Dee Armstrong will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.  Pastor Wendi Wyatt will be the special musical guest.

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Astronomy Night At FDR State Park

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Join Dr. Williams at FDR State Park! Join us for a wonderful night of stargazing with the CCSSC Team!

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Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

CSU Theatre--The Importance of Being Earnest

On multiple days

Considered one of the great comedies in the English language, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, is Oscar Wildes's 1895 classic satire of social manners and obligations in Victorian England. First performed in 1895 in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations.

Read More

Yesterday and Today

On multiple days

An interactive Beatles experience, Yesterday and Today, is the world's greatest Beatles tribute. The audience chooses which Beatles songs are played, making each and every show different. 

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

Read More

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

On multiple days

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.

Read More

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

On multiple days

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.

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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Reading by 2019 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow, Samuel Kọ́láwọlé

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Columbus State University's Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians invites you to a reading by 2019 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow, Samuel Kọ́láwọlé, on Tuesday, November 19, at 7:30PM in the Arnold Hall Auditorium on CSU's main campus. This event is free and open to the public. As this year's writing fellow, Kọ́láwọlé will live and work at the Smith-McCullers House from September to December 2019. While in Columbus, he intends to work on the manuscript of his novel The Hunt, a fantasy work based on West African mythology. Samuel Kọ́láwọlé was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. His work has appeared in AGNI, Gulf Coast, Kweli and elsewhere. He has also contributed to anthologies within and outside the African continent. A finalist for the Graywolf Prize for Africa, Kọ́láwọlé has been the recipient of fellowships from the Norman Mailer Center in New York City; the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and writing residencies from Wellstone Center in Redwoods California, and the Island Institute. He is a graduate of the noted Clarion West Writers Workshop for writers of Science fiction and Fantasy and he is a Charter member of the African Speculative Fiction Society.   Kọ́láwọlé studied at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing with distinction from Rhodes University, South Africa, and an MFA in Writing and Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, USA.

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Pilobolous, Shadowland II: The New Adventure

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Shadowland II: The New Adventure uses Pilobolus’ exploration of mixed media to tell a love story about two people and their quest to save a magical bird.

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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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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

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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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We're going on a Bear Hunt

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Gee, I hope I find a bear! Join a variety of characters on their journey through the season of Fall as they explore the sights, sounds, and smells of autumn. This interactive performance will involve sensory experiences as we use our imaginations to travel to the bear’s den. Hike over mountains, crawl through mud, swim rivers and climb tall trees in this outdoor adventure! We can’t go over it, can’t go under it, can’t go around it, we have to go through it! This show is geared for audiences 0-5 years old and their caretakers.

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Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

Read More

Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

Read More

Swamp Fox Distillery Tour & Tasting

On multiple days

Join us at Swamp Fox Distilling Co for complimentary tours and tastings.

Read More