CSU’s Executive Speaker Series

Columbus State University’s D. Abbott Turner College of Business recently announced this semester’s lineup of speakers for the college’s Executive Speaker Series. Free and open to the public, the series features a variety of executives and entrepreneurs who will reflect on their experiences in business. The speaker for the Executive Speaker Series will be Heath Schondelmayer, President of Columbus Bank and Trust. Second floor auditorium of CSU’s Center for Commerce and Technology. https://news.columbusstate.ed


Special Service Session for Veterans

Military veterans are invited to a special service at the Fletcher-McCollister American Legion Post 135, 511 13th St., Phenix City. State staff along with local post members from The American Legion will be at the post to discuss veterans’ benefits and to kick off this community and veteran service campaign. All veterans in and around the Phenix City area are invited to learn more about veteran benefits. An American Legion service officer will be available during the event to assist with VA claims and other benefit related questions. 334-332-1004

Friday-January 5, 2019

Fantasy in Lights

Treat your family to a fun tradition that’s filled with holiday cheer! It’s Christmas at Callaway, featuring Fantasy In Lights, one of “National Geographics” Top 10 Light Displays in the world. Come make merry in the Christmas Village, meet holiday characters up close, and ride through the dazzling illuminated forest. Extend the celebration with an overnight stay, enjoy mouthwatering meals or cozy cups of cocoa in our beautiful accommodations, and explore 2,500 acres of stunning natural landscape. Create a season that’s magical with a getaway to remember at Callaway Resort & Gardens. Ticket prices vary.


Uptown Beer and Wine Festival

Featuring more than 100 craft beers and wines 1 p.m.-5 p.m. in the Tap, Rankin Courtyard and Livery. Tickets may be purchased at The Springer Opera House Box Office or online at Regular entry costs $35 through October 1st. Tickets purchased after October 1st or at the gate are $45. $10 Designated Driver Ticket at the gate of The Tap Courtyard.

Fantastic Beasts and the Galleries They Hide In

Wands out! An exciting new message has arrived via Owl Post. Find all the unique and fantastic beasts in the museum during this fun family event! Create a wand, make friends with your own bow truckle, and learn to make potions. Our experienced Hogwarts graduates will guide you around the galleries. Wear your best wizarding robes and let our sorting hat tell you what Hogwarts house you belong in and more. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. The Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Rd.