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    Aug. 9-Sept. 12: Traveling 'Lincoln' exhibit at Columbus Public Library

    "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," a traveling exhibition opens at the Columbus Public Library on Friday, Aug. 9. An opening reception will take place 3-5 p.m. Friday Aug. 9. The public is invited to attend. At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, the library will sponsor a free program entitled...

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    Aug. 10: Create an Andy Warhol-inspired print at Second Saturday at Columbus Museum

    Second Saturday, a new, family-friendly program is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 10. Families can visit the Art Cart to create an Andy Warhol-inspired print and check out the hands-on interactive area in the “Warhol In Southern Collections” exhibit. A special reading of “Uncle...

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    Aug. 10: First Flight at First Light at Oxbow Meadows

    Take guided tours with master birders during First Flight at First Light at Columbus State University’s Oxbow Meadows at 8 a.m. Aug. 10. Future dates are Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9. It’s free. 706-507-8800.

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    Aug. 15: Ghosts of Grandeur Lunch and Lecture

    Historic Columbus and the Historic Chattahoochee Commission host for a program by Mike Kitchens, author of “Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia’s Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations” at noon Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Rankin House, 1440 Second Avenue. He’ll discuss the Fontaine...

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    Aug. 15: Free Third Thursday celebrates 95 years of Ft. Benning

    Third Thursday — Grandstands and Big Bands — Celebrating: 95 years of Ft. Benning is an after-hours experience at the Columbus Museum. It's 6-8 p.m. Aug. 15. This event celebrates the anniversary of the U.S. Army relocating the Infantry School to Columbus on August 17, 1918.

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    Aug. 3: National Civil War Naval Museum hosts Cool History Naval Technology

    The National Civil War Naval Museum presents Cool History: Naval Technology on Saturday, Aug. 3. The family-friendly event will feature Hands On Technology activities, Captain Scatterbrains’ Scavenger Hunt, a museum tour, a guided bike tour down the Riverwalk and a multimedia presentation...

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    Aug. 16: Applause for PAWS fundraiser for PAWS Humane

    Local celebrities and their pets perform on stage at 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 16, at the fourth annual Applause for PAWS fundraiser. Meet the talent and vote for your favorite here .

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    July 6: Explore medical mysteries at Port Columbus

    The Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus has a special Cool History: Medical Mysteries program set for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 7. Tours, demonstrations and living theater performances are scheduled. Libba Beaucham plays a nurse treating Yellow Fever victims and Jonathan Perkins ...

  • DOWNTOWN

    July 6: Uptown Drum Circle

    The Uptown Drum Circle is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday, July 6 on the concrete stage along Broadway in downtown Columbus. Play an available drums or bring your own. This is a free, family friendly event.

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    Through Aug. 2: Fabulous Fridays at Callaway Gardens

    Fabulous Fridays at Callaway Gardens: The Callaway Gardens Farmers Market is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 2. Activities extend into the evening with food, drink specials, beach activities and the Florida State University Flying High Circus with performances at 8 p.m. through Aug. 2...

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