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Wednesday, October 24th – 5pm
Wine Down Wednesday at Chill Bar. Mix.Mingle.Unwind. Drink Specials
Wednesday, October 24th – 6:30pm
Live Music at the Great American Grill – Hilton Garden Inn. Every Tuesday and Wednesday stop in to the Great American Grill for Local Music, Dinner and Drink Specials.
Friday, October 26th – 5pm
Tricks and Treats at the Flint RiverQuarium. Come in costume and trick or treat throughout the RiverQuarium, along the Candy Trail and at Thronateeska. 5 pm-8 pm. For more information Contact: Flint RiverQuarium at 229-639-2650

Friday, October 26th – 7pm
Adrian Blue live at Our Daily Bread. Come out and enjoy dinner, and blues from Atlanta Blues Singer Adrian Blue at Our Daily Bread 106 N Washington Street.
Friday, October 26th – 8pm
Frights@dtown “Deck of Arts” Live Music.Live Art. SPECIAL Halloween EDITION Frights@dtown. Location: On TOP of the PARKING DECK on the Corner of Broad and Jackson. Music: Running Down Romance, G and S Experience, Flava N Motion, Unbreakable Bloodline-UBL. Artist:, Inpsyte, Kris Letlow Art, Sean Mulkey Arts, Squirrely Doodle Designs, “artish” by erinish, Fab Funky Diva, Vicki Churchman, Brandon David Art, Downtown Arts Coalition, Kirby Gregory, Gerrad Branch, Ashley Branch ,Bobby Vu, Makerspace Albany, Rebekah Jean Granberry, Kattalistt Communications, Terry Coleman, Tesa Springer, Sumar Snapp, Alison McCorkle and more!
Saturday, October 27th – 8am
Downtown Albany Outdoor Farmers Market. Fresh produce – Local farms. Location: Corner of Broad Ave and Jackson St under the parking deck. The Market Runs from May 26th through Dec 15th 8am-2pm
Saturday, October 27th – 7:30am
Saturday Paddle the Flint. Explore a scenic section of the Flint River and learn about this amazing natural resource. Minimum age is 10. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Each participant should bring a sack lunch and water. Trips begin at 7:30 a.m. and last approximately 6-8 hours.
Additional Information for all trips:
• All canoe trips above cost $45.00 per canoe.
• Trip guide, canoe, paddles and personal flotation device (PFD) are all included.
• All participants must be able to swim.
• No child under age 10 will be allowed to participate.
• Capacity is 2 adults per canoe unless parents have a young child.
• Coolers permitted, but no alcoholic beverages will be permitted on trips.
• For safety purposes, no flip flops or sandals allowed on trips.
• Hat, sunscreen and bug repellant are suggested.
• You must include payment with your registration to hold a slot.
Trips may be cancelled due to extreme high/low river flow or inclement weather. In these instances, you may request a refund or reschedule your trip. For more information or to register, call 229-639-2650 or 1-877-GOFLINT.
Saturday, October 27th – 9am
Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful Rivers Alive 9th Annual Flint River Clean-Up. Rivers Alive is a state initiative that encouraged clean ups along all 70,150 miles of Georgia’s rivers, lakes, and streams. Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Walkers – meet where 3rd Ave and the Flint River meet; Canoes & Kayaks – meet at the Georgia Power Dam. Info: Contact Judy Bowles at 229-430-5257 or email jbowles@dougherty.ga.us to register
Saturday, October 27th – 2:30pm & 7:30pm
“Cirque de la Symphonie”. Cirque de soleil meets the Symphony in a Halloween-themed concert of symphonic classics: Ride of the Walkuries, Dance Macabre, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Night on Bald Mountain and more. Performances at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Location: Albany Municipal Auditorium. For more information Contact: Lark Ledbetter at Phone: 229.430.8933 or E-mail: info@albanysymphony.org Tickets $45, $35, and $15 with a student I.D.
Saturday, October 27th – Noon
Albany’s Ray Charles Music Festival. Heritage Festival installation, Sheila Raye Charles (Daughter of Ray Charles) and the Southern Arts Music Ensemble headlining, 5 Blind Boys of Mississippi opening a full 9 hours of great entertainment, arts, crafts, retail and food! Honoring the life and career of Mr. Ray Charles. Tickets: $5 in Advance, $10 day off the event. Children under 12 are free. www.albanysraycharlesmusicfestival.com Location Jackson & Highland St Charles Sherrod Park Historic Little Harlem Business District. For more information contact: Thomas Swain at Phone: 1-229-431-3157 or 229-272-2925 or E-mail: tswain@x-tratatainmentinc.com
Saturday, October 27th – 1pm
River Zombies: Race for Your Life-Riverfront Trail. A fun zombie-filled 5K run to benefit the Flint RiverQuarium. Run a 5K Obstacle Course down the Riverfront Trail while avoiding Zombies out to take your life!!! Entry fee will be $25. Register online or at the FRQ. For more information contact: Flint RiverQuarium at 229-639-2650.
Saturday, October 27th – 8:30pm
River Zombies After(life) Party at the Bar Code. Looking for something to do after the Flint RiverQuarium’s RiverZombies 5K race? Then come out to The Bar Code! We’re throwing a party for our zombie friends and want you to join us. Come hear some great live music from some of our favorite bands: Max Kincaide, Torq, P.F.E.
Wampus Creek and special guest DJ Jrodigy. 18 and up only, please. $5 at the door, or you can show up in costume and get in FREE!
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