Chattahoochee Valley arts roundup for Oct. 25-27

October 25, 2013 

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The Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road, has an exhibit of something unusual: encaustic paintings. These paintings are done by Betsy Eby, and were done from 2007-12. An encaustic work involves layering heated beeswax and colored pigments using knives, brushes and a blow torch. The colored wax is then put on a surface like canvas or wood. Admission to the museum is free. It’s open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Call 706-748-2562.

“Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience,” features Billy McGuigan and his brothers, Matthew and Ryan, in the Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. The McGuigan brothers starred in “Yestereday and Today,” an interactive Beatles tribute show earlier this year at the Springer. Billy McGuigan plays early rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly, and the show features songs like “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy” and, of course, “Rave On!” It can be seen at 7:30 Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $40; $34 for seniors, military, public service personnel (police, fire and EMTs) and teachers; $17 for children and students. Pre-show dinners are available at 6 Friday-Saturday; must be reserved 48 hours in advance for $18. Call 706-327-3688.

The other show ending its run is Sherlock’s Mystery Dinner Theatre’s “Inheritance of Murder.” The original, interactive show is about what happens when an elderly man dies and relatives come around to find out who inherits the money. It can be seen at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday in the Downtown Historic Marriott Hotel, 800 Front Ave. Tickets are $48.50, which includes the show and a three-course dinner; and must be reserved 48 hours in advance. Call 706-604-5634.

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