ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You still might have to deal with some lingering confusion that marked a recent workplace situation. But for the most part, you should now be well on your way to your next project.
The third annual Larger Than Life Beauty Pageant, hosted by Affairs and Occasions, is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24, in the Long County High School cafeteria.
If you enjoy fine art, you're in luck. Some of the area's most talented artists will display their works-in Richmond Hill from April 16-25. That's when Arts on the Coast will put on its Spring Arts Show at the Richmond Hill City Center, and it's where you'll see works such as "Pink Dogwood" by AOTC artist Ray Finis. There will be a reception and a chance to meet the artists on April 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. Stay tuned.
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.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
The Swinging Medallions will play Oct. 17 at the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing, organizers say.
Children, ages 3-12, can put their artistic talents to work and design the perfect bowling pin for Stewart Bowling Center. There's no charge, and prizes will be awarded.
"The Expendables 3," now in theaters, continues the franchise featuring well-known action-movie icons of the 1980s and 1990s in an attempt to recapture their glory days. I thought the first movie was average, the second movie was actually better-than-average, but the third movie falls by the wayside.
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.
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