Viewing events for February 2018
More Fun in Columbus!
Sun, Feb 25, 2018
The National Civil War Naval Museum is proudly presenting the The 2018 RiverBlast with a bang! This educational and fun event takes place at Port Columbus on Friday, March 23rd - Sunday, March 25th, with live entertainment, family activities, cannon firings and civil war re-enactors. Patrons can expect kid’s games, black powder weapons demonstrations, cutlass drills, face painting, and much more. Vendors will be on hand offering food, drink and merchandise, and guests can also tour the museum as a part of their admission.
Sun, Feb 25, 2018
The 19th Annual Guitar Symposium & Competition will take place at Columbus State University Feb. 24-25 this year. The event will feature artists Zoran Dukic, Jason Vieaux, Andrew Zohn and Isaac Bustos. -------- The CSU Guitar Symposium is an annual event bringing together guitarists from around the world for education and artistic stimulation. This two-day festival consists of guest artist concerts, masterclasses, lectures, and an international competition with divisions for middle school through professional levels. -------- For those not participating in the symposium who wish to purchase tickets to the evening concerts, follow these links below (tickets are $20 each):
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
Art of the Civil Rights Movement Speaker: Shawnya Harris, Georgia Museum of Art Explore the art of the Civil Rights Movement with Shawnya Harris, the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art at the Georgia Museum of Art. If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at email@example.com by Friday, February 23.
Wed, Feb 28, 2018
Guest Artist: Jonathan-Hulting Cohen, saxophone. Free.
Fri, Mar 2, 2018
From its first glorious notes to its final breath, West Side Story stakes its claim as the greatest Broadway musical of all time. Two young lovers are caught between warring New York street gangs in this breathtaking urban retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.Featuring a thrilling score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, this is a love story that is a living celebration of America’s music and dance heritage
Sat, Mar 3, 2018
Extra! Extra! Book Sale. Come to the Muscogee County Friends of Libraries "Fiction Fest" - a one-day only sale of hardback and paperback fiction, everything $2 or less! Columbus Public Library, Grand Reading Room, 2nd Floor. All proceeds from the sale benefit Columbus Public Library and its seven branches.
On multiple days
Sherlock's Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the historic downtown Marriott Hotel celebrating its 10th year in Columbus, GA.