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FEBRUARY 2010 COMPILED BY EMILY ALLEN Be mine! tion for her new projects. (770) 534-6263. “The Music Man,” Feb. 19, Elbert Theater, Elberton. An affectionate paean to Smalltown, USA. (706) 823-1049. ATLANTA METRO Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention, through Feb. 21, High Museum, Atlanta. Exhibition of sculpture and drawings. (404) 733-4444. Snow Mountain, through March 7, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain. Ride the icy slopes, plus snowman building, games, refreshments and more. (770) 498-5690. Chinese New Year Family NightCrawler, Feb. 6, Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta. Ring in the Chinese Year of the Tiger with themed activities. zooatlanta. org. (404) 624-9453. Zing Zang Zoom, Feb 12-21, Philips Arena, Atlanta. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey are in town! www.ring (800) 745-3000. Big Apple Circus, Feb. 12-28, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain. Famed clown Bello Nock returns to the Big Apple Circus with daredevil stunts and child-like humor. www.big (888) 541-3750. “Frankenstein,” Feb. 18-27, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Atlanta. A puppet play based on Mary Shelley’s classic. (404) 7275050. “Seeing in the Dark,” Feb. 2021, Chattahoochee Nature W hat kind of Valentine’s Day cards are you giving out this year? An e-card? One that talks when opened? These are creations of our modern age, but have you ever wondered what valentines looked like back in the old days? A selection of historical valentines from the Augusta Museum of History’s collection will be on display Feb. 1-14. The selected cards range from the 1850s to 1910 and include many styles: from fringed to “pop-up,” to penny postcard valentines. Museum visitors can also make their own Valentine’s Day cards on Feb. 13. Visit www.augus or call (706) 7228454 for details. —Emily Allen Historical Valentines, Feb. 1-14, Augusta Museum of History, Augusta. Enjoy a special display of Victorian valentines. Also, Family Fun Day:Valentines, Feb. 13. Inspired by the museum’s display of Victorian valentines, families can make and take home their Valentine’s Day cards. (706) 722-8454. Center’s Cowie Weiss Theater, Roswell. This film introduces viewers to the wonders of the night sky. www.chattnaturecen (770) 992-2055. Gullah Cooking and Culture, Feb. 27, Barrington Hall, Roswell. Sallie Ann Robinson shares stories and good food from her life growing up in the Gullah culture on Dafuskie Island, S.C. www. (770) 640-3855. Make It and Take It: Making Do – Natural Dyes, Feb. 27, Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, Kennesaw. Offering hands-on projects for children. (770) 427-2117, ext. 3173. Piccadilly Puppets: Butterfly Ballad, Feb. 27, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Roswell. Follow the story of two butterflies as they make their way to Mexico and back. www.chattnaturecen (770) 992-2055. PRESIDENTIAL PATHWAYS Spinning Yarns, through Feb. 14, LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange. Get a glimpse of Southern life as depicted in the works of artist Annie Greene. (706) 882-3267. Lunch and Lecture Series, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Columbus Museum, Columbus. Thursday lunchtime series on 19th-century architecture, slavery and freedom. (706) 748-2562, ext. 651. Run for the Angels 5K/10K/ Mile, Feb. 6, First United Methodist Church, Newnan. This run and chicken-Q is a major fundraiser for Angel’s House. thean (678) 795-0115. Scouting for Food, Feb. 6, 13, First United Methodist Church, HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRY Key Ingredients: America by Food, through Feb. 14, Haralson County Historical Society, Buchanan. Enjoy a mouthwatering look at the traditions in American food. www.georgia (770) 646-3369. Fasching, Feb. 6, Helendorf Riverfront Inn, Helen. Costume contest celebrating “German Mardi-Gras.” (706) 878-9463. Civil War Show, Feb. 6-7, Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, Dalton. Hundreds of tables filled with Civil War memorabilia and collectibles, for show and sale. (770) 630-7296. Col. Bruce Hampton and the Quark Alliance, Feb. 20, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee Nacoochee. Col. Hampton plays “newgrass” music with the Quark Alliance. www.snca. org. (706) 878-3300. 35th Annual Fireside Art and Craft Show, Feb. 20-21, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, Helen. Featuring works by more than 60 of the Southeast’s finest artists and craftspeople. (800) 573-9659. NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS Collage at the Q, through Feb. 20, Quinlan Arts Center, Gainesville. Featuring original work from the Atlanta Collage Society. www.quinlanartscen (770) 536-2575. Beginners School for Small Farmers: Too Much to Mow, What Do I Grow? Feb. 3, Bartow County Extension Office, Cartersville. Attend this workshop for information about managing a small farm. www. (770) 387-5142. Animal Tales Story Time, Feb. 11, Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, Gainesville. This interactive program for preschoolers features animal friends and more. manesocietyofnortheastgeor (770) 532-6617, ext. 243. Artist Talk: Melissa Harshman, Feb. 17, Brenau University, Gainesville. Melissa Harshman will discuss inspira- Soweto Gospel Choir, Feb. 25, Fox Theatre, Atlanta.This young dynamic choir performs traditional and contemporary South African music. (800) 745-3000. GEORGIA MAGAZINE JAY TOWN

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Georgia Magazine - February 2010
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Oh, Atlanta!
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Georgia Magazine - February 2010