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Plenty to do Saturday

Rest all day to get ready for an artsy Saturday evening.

The reception for the Columbus Artists' Guild Members' Show is 4-6 p.m. Saturday in the Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Road. If you can't make it to the exhibit, it will continue through Sept. 30 during regular library hours. It's free.

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra opens its 2007-08 season Saturday.

First is S'Mores or the Saturday Mid-day Orchestra Rehearsals from 12:30-3:30 p.m. It's the final rehearsal in the Bill Heard Theatre, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway. It's meant for seniors 60 and older, children 11 and younger and fine arts college students with valid ID. Tickets are $5, $3 for children and students.

Know the Score is at 6:30 p.m. in the Patrons' Room, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. The program allows concert-goers a chance to learn more about the concert you are attending. It's free, but you must have a ticket to the concert.

The concert itself, "Catch a Rising Star," features violinist Michi Wiancko at 7:30 p.m. On the program are "Ojai Festival Overture" by Maxwell Davies, Brahms' "Violin Concerto" and "Symphony No. 7" by Beethoven in the Heard Theatre. Tickets are $27-$35; $25-$30 for seniors 60 and older; $21-$24 for students and enlisted military; $10 student rush tickets 30 minutes before the concert; $5 for children 11 and younger. Call 706-323-5059 or 706-256-3612.

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