CSU Wind Ensemble
The CSU Wind Ensemble ensemble performs at the Millenium Gate Museum in Atlanta, Ga. 395 17th Street NW. 4 p.m. Free. www.columbusstate.edu/music
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Fountain City Film Society
The Fountain City Film Society will host their monthly meeting at CSU. 6 p.m. meet and greet, 6:30 p.m. meeting. Blanchard Hall, CSU Cunningham Center. Outside food and drink welcome in the meeting room. Free. email@example.com.
Trumpter Kevin Whalen
Kevin Whalen, trumpet, joined by faculty colleagues Ben Weatherford and Paul Vaillancourt, with guest artist Marc Miller. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theatre, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Free. www.columbusstate.edu/music
Way Down Film Festival
View screenings of short films, enjoy networking events and gather to support the emerging film culture of Columbus at the first Way Down Film Festival. Event times vary. Springer Opera House, 103 Tenth St. $10-$75. waydownfilm.com
Authentic German food, beer and music. 4-10 p.m. Oct. 21; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 22; and 10 a.m. Fun for the kids with inflatables and a petting zoon, keg tapping, stein hoisting contests, pontoon rides and more. Fort Benning’s Uchee Creek, 7 Uchee Creek Rd., Fort Mitchell, Ala. Free and open to the public. Tokens for various activities. For a schedule of events, go towww.benningmwr.com
Pasaquan Grand Opening
Pasaquan hosts its grand opening event complete with food trucks, live music, performance artists, and tours of the newly renovated space. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Parking only permitted at the Buena Vista Square. A free shuttle will be provided and will run every 15 minutes. Free and open to the public. Pasaquan.com
Mozart & Friends Festival Concert #2
The Mozart & Friends Festival closes in collaboration with Columbus State University’s Choral Union under the direction of Constantina Tsolainou. In addition to symphonic works by Mozart and Schubert, the performance will include major choral works such as from Respighi’s Ancient Airs & Dances, Suite III, Mozart’s Te Deum Laudamus, and an excerpt from Haydn’s Te Deum. 7:30 p.m. Bill Heard Theater, RiverCenter. Prices vary. csoga.org
Music for Guitar and Violin
Students from the studio of Andrew Zohn are joined by students from the studio of Sergiu Schwartz to perform chamber music spanning four centuries. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter Legacy Hall. Free. www.columbusstate.edu/music
The President’s Own U.S. Marine Band
Each fall, the Marine Band travels throughout the U.S. to perform. 3 p.m. Established by an Act of Congress in 1798, the United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional music organization. Its mission is to provide music for the President of the United Stanes and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Free.