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Wednesday, September 28th – 5pm 

Wine Down Wednesdays! Location: Chill Bar & Lounge every Wednesday. Come mingle with those who are moving Albany forward! This week Wine Down Wednesday is sponsored by 100 Black Men of Albany. See you there! A Downtown Merchants Association Event.


Friday, September 30th  – 5pm-9pm 

Date Night Downtown. Looking for an opportunity to get away as a couple?! Date Night Downtown is just what you need. The Pizza Shop and Riverfront BBQ are open Friday nights, and will offer that perfect place to get dinner before attending Nights@dtown!


Friday, September 30th

River Walk To Support Active Aging Week. Location Riverfront Park.   Blood Pressure screenings, games and activities in addition to the 1 mile walk.

For more information, contact: Erin Willingham, Wellness Coordinator  SOWEGA Council on Aging  Ph: 229-432-1131


Saturday, October 1st  – 930am – 1130am

Yoga Aid. Join us for this fun, free class.  Please considering donating at yogaaid.com, (find Yoga On Pine under challengers) by sponsoring a teacher, yourself, or donate at the class.  Afterwards – come to Flint Fest in downtown Albany.  Show your support for our beautiful downtown – the more it thrives, the more it can offer. http://www.facebook.com/yogaonpine


Saturday, October 1st  – 9am-1pm

Albany Star Finale. A Showcase for southwest GA talent. Location: Veterans Park Amphitheater


Saturday, October 1st  – Noon-Midnight

Flint Fest. Hang out along Albany, Georgia’s riverfront, listen to awesome bands, enjoy dance and arts from around the world. Featuring a working artist village.

Location: Riverfront Park  Cost: $5.00 www.faceboook.com/flintfest


Main Stage:

Drew Tillman Band

Travis Goodson

P&W Trio

Swingin Harpoon Blues Band

Phillip Phillips

Southern Arts Ensemble

J Blues Band

Highway 55

The Key

Bo Henry Band


International Stage:

Sherwood Acres: Cultural Dance

International Studies: Singing in Spanish

YMCA: Zumba Dance

Westover High: Cultural Dance

Albany State University: Latin Dance

Dougherty High: Indian Dance

South GA Okinawa Club: Drum Performance

Ganesh Kasam: Indian Dance

Ngozi Dance Company: African Dance

Garrett Snider: Hip Hop Music


Saturday, October 1st  – 8am-1pm 

The Downtown Albany Market. Open every Saturday through November 12 from 8AM-1PM at the parking deck on the corner of Jackson St. and Broad Ave. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Downtown-Albany-Market-by-Southwest-Georgia-Food-Alliance-Inc/124377154308468


Saturday, October 1st  – 10am-4pm  

This Saturday VERGE, Downtown Farm Market, Living Legends Salon, and Global Essence will give 10% off your total bill if you show your Flint Fest entrance hand stamp. A minimum purchase of $5.

VERGE – 110 N Washington Street   www.facebook.com/vergespace

Downtown Farm Market – 106 N Washington Street www.facebook.com/dtfarmmarket

Global Essence – 111 S Jackson Street http://www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Essence/215718135114072

Living Legends Salon – 216 W Broad Suite B


Other Downtown News:

The Pizza Shop is now OPEN on Saturdays! The Pizza Shop 232 W Broad Ave


Booters Sports Bar and Grill located at 104 N Washington Street is scheduled to open September 30th .


GABE’S -  Alteration, Repair, & Bridal Exchange: Offers 10% off all alterations to All City, County, School Board, and Federal Employees. Must show your badge. GABE’S 238 W Broad Ave


The Downtown Fresh Market now offers the following weekly specials:

Monday:              Any smoothie $1.50 all day.

Tuesday:              Buy one wrap; get a second wrap half off.

Wednesday:      Bring in your church bulletin and get 15% off any meal.

Thursday:            Free fresh lemonade with the purchase of any wrap.

Friday:                  Free Tea or Lemonade with the purchase of any soup or sandwich.

Saturday:             Free kids PB&J lunch with adult meal purchase.



Save the Date!

October 3rd  – Unplugged @ Global Essence

October 15th  – Walk to End Alzheimers – Riverfront Park

October 17th  – Unplugged @ Global Essence

October 20th – VERGE “Pink Parade” – Holiday Preview Fashion Show

October 21st – Frights@dtown – 8pm-Midnight

October 28th – ASU Homecoming Block Party

November 12th  – Urban Garage Sale – Downtown

December 3rd – Christmas Parade – Downtown

December 9th – Peppermint Pops – Downtown

December 31st – NYE Downtown


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