Columbus and Phenix City events | September 29-October 2, 2016

Opening Soon: New season at CSU kicks off with story of siblings, a movie star and her boy toy

Columbus State production features tale of middle-aged siblings, their movie-star sister, and her new boy toy, Spike. Meet three of the actors in the production in this short video.
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Columbus State production features tale of middle-aged siblings, their movie-star sister, and her new boy toy, Spike. Meet three of the actors in the production in this short video.


CSU Wind Orchestra

Introduces newest graduate student conductor, John Kelly. Performing with faculty artists. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway.

Family Night at the Library

Harris County Library will host a family-oriented evening with board games, trivia and movies. 6 p.m. Harris County Public Library, 138 N. College St., Hamilton, Ga. Free. 706-628-4685


Big ToDo Concert Series

Enturaj performs. 7 p.m.- 10 p.m. 1000 Block of Broadway. Free.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Middle-aged siblings share a home where they bicker and complain. Sister Masha arrives with her boy toy. Showtimes: Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 6-8 at 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 2 at 2 p.m., CSU Riverside Theatre, Bay Ave. and 10th St. $12-$17. 706-507-8444

’Til Death do Us Part

Sherlock Mystery Dinner Theatre’s newest production is a hilarious comedy that throws two unlikely families together in holy matrimony. 7 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 14-15. $59 per person. Rivermill Event Centre, 3715 First Ave.

Golf tournament

Competition round on your choice of Mountain View or Lake View courses, plus Saturday bonus round. Proceeds benefit the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation. 9:30 a.m. Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. $1,200/four-person team; $300/individual. or 706-663-5185.


Equal Opportunity Black Tie Gala

Urban League of Greater Columbus hosts the 20th Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner with guest speaker Dr. Bernice King. 6:30 p.m. reception and silent auction; 7:30 p.m. benefit dinner. Columbus Convention & Trade Center, 801 Front Ave. $75-$100. 706-322-6840

Mogadishu Mile Memorial 5K

Run commemorates our nation’s fallen heroes killed during the Battle of Mogadishu, and raises money in support of Rangers and their families. All funds from the event are donated to 2nd HOOAH of Georgia. $25. 6 p.m. 11th and Broadway.

Uptown Pie Baking Contest

Uptown Columbus is hosting its inaugural Uptown Pie Baking Contest. All bakers are invited to show off their skills and claim the top spot. 10:30 a.m. 1000 Block of Broadway.

National Wresting Alliance

SuperBrawl Legacy. Legends and greats of yesteryear and future stars. Seminars 2 p.m. Meet and Greet; 6-7 p.m. pre-show matches; and main show 7 p.m. NWA Title matches. Columbus Civic Center. Advance ticket/$40. Day of the event/$50. 1-800-745-3000

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

“Murder at the High School Reunion.” Jordan High Class of 1968 is working on their 25th reunion but disaster strikes. Someone gets killed. It’s all fun with a three-course meal. 7 p.m. 8701 Garrett Road, Midland. $30 person. Proceeds benefit several charities.

Dulcimer Jam

Appalachian lap dulcimer music and other acoustical instruments. 1-2 p.m. FDR State Park, Pine Mountain, Ga. Bring a chair. Admission free. Parking $5.

Stand Up Paddle Board Race

Join Whitewater Express for our first annual RACE TO TROY, part of Phenix City Riverfront Fall Festival Series. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy, 502 13th St. 706-321-4720.

Uptown Idol Auditions

If you think you've got what it takes to be the next Uptown Idol, head to the Loft for auditions. Must be 16 or older. 12:30-3 p.m. The Loft, 1032 Broadway.

Family Play Day at the River

Fun filled day of play for all ages. Amateur and professional Drone racing, robot competitions, bicycle demonstrations and more. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Whitewater Avenue, Phenix City. Free. 334-291-4719


‘Sister Act’

Based on hit 1992 film. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Springer Opera House, 103 10th St.

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