VALDOSTA - Wild Adventures Water and Theme Park welcomes boy band sensation, Backstreet Boys, to the park for a blowout concert, Saturday, June 5.
Tickets are on sale. Reserved seats will be available for purchase online, by phone or at the park for $10 and do not include park admission.
The Poetry Society of Georgia 2009-10 Reading Series culminates at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20 with a reading by poet Kelly Whiddon. The reading will be held at the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 121 Barnard Street in Savannah. The cost is $10 for general audience and $5 for students with valid ID, minors under 18 and seniors.
Kelly Whiddon has published poems in Crab Orchard Review, Meridian, Poetry International, Spoon River Poetry Review, South Dakota Review, and Slipstream, among others. Verse Daily online poetry has featured her poems. Whiddon's interests include creative writing (poetry and fiction ...
The Historic Dorchester Civic Center in Sunbury is slated to reopen with the debut of a play, "Vanities," by Jack Heifner, on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17.
SAVANNAH - For the 16th year in a row, Friends of Coastal Gardens will host a Sunday supper in the Strawberry Patch at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't be put off by a seemingly too-tangled situation. Sometimes a simple procedure will unsnarl all the knots and get you in the clear fast and easy, just the way the Lamb likes it.
DARIEN - Spring has arrived on the coast of Georgia and to celebrate, McIntosh County puts on a festival that draws crowds from near and far.
BRUNSWICK - On April 22, the Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus' ships will open in Brunswick. The ships will be docked at Brunswick Landing Marina, 1701 Newcastle St., until their departure early April 26.
The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools, and was called by Archaeology magazine "the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built." The craftsmanship of construction and the details in the rigging make it a truly fascinating visit back to the Age of Discovery. The Nina was used in the production of the film "1492."
TYBEE ISLAND - This week April 8-11 Tybee Island will host the Tybee Island Carnival and Seafood Review. Bring the whole family and enjoy Tybee's premiere annual carnival and down home culinary event.
For the final show of the 2009-10 Performing Arts Series at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association presents a group of virtuoso musicians making a return to the area. The Dromedary Quartet takes the Ritz stage at 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Community Chorus of the Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir will sing a special "Messiah: For Easter on Saturday evening.
The Garrison of Fort King George State Historic Site will host an evening ceilidh celebration of Scottish music and dance from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Contentment Bluff Pavilion on the Julianton River near Shellman Bluff in northern McIntosh County.
SAVANNAH - Each year, a group of local master gardeners spends the cold days of winter and early spring growing a variety of plants in the greenhouse at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens, preparing for the annual spring plant sale. This year's sale is from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, and will include native perennials such as boltonia, pink muhly grass, little bluestem, purple coneflower, phlox and white-flowered Joe Pye weed.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A problem in getting a workplace project up and moving might upset the lamb, who likes things done on time. But be patient. The delay could turn out to be a blessing in disguise.
The City of Pembroke will host its annual Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. until noon at the City Park located on Lanier Street behind the courthouse. All kids under 12 years of age is invited. The event will include goodies for the kids, a jelly bean counting contest, prizes, a visit from the Easter bunny, and of course, the Big Easter Egg Hunt! Please don't forget to bring your basket!
The Savannah Music Festival, Georgia's largest musical arts festival, hits its second weekend and runs through April 3.
Blues artist Janiva Magness will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council has finalized the entertainment schedule for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Hinesville.
Register early at www.active.com for the Dawn of the Zombies 5K run, which starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 18 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Area.
"The Lego Movie," rated PG, will be shown free at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Bryant Commons amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Latin-jazz percussionist Sam Rodriguez of Jacksonville will perform at the next Jazz in the Park concert from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island.
"Hercules" is the second attempt this year to make an incarnation of the Greek warrior after "The Legend of Hercules." For me, "Hercules" is like a lot of other characters in literature and mythology, such as Dracula or Robin Hood, that have been subjected to various cinematic interpretations. Everyone from Disney to Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken a stab at it.
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