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08 Apr 2017

The City of Albany, situated on the banks of the Hudson River in the heart of the Capital District, is glad to be New York State's Capital City. Albany is a lovely goal, offering important assets for advanced education and manageable living, energetic and dynamic urban focuses and alluring neighbourhoods.
 
The City's profound established History and legacy have molded the City's urban impression, complimenting its characteristic setting along the waterfront and its impression of noteworthy architecture, major organizations, and diversity of peoples.

 

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This city organizes various events for visitors and residents of Albany GA. Find the list of Some Albany GA Events in which you can participate and you will be a great fun at these events.

Chehaw Native American Festival


Join us for the 2017 Chehaw Native American Festival on April 7-9, 2017 at Chehaw Park in Albany, Georgia. The Chehaw Native American Festival is one of Chehaw’s largest and most popular events. The Festival instructs guests on the historical backdrop of the Native American individuals through move, music, showings, and merchant corners exhibiting and offering Native American specialties and adornments all through the Americas.

Every Day Gates to the Chehaw Native American Festival open at 9:30 a.m. The event closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 5 p.m. on Sunday. Festival admission includes both Park and Zoo admission and is $12.85 for adults, $8.35 for children, and members will pay only $5. A two-day pass is available this year for $20 for adults and $12 for children.

Chehaw Native American Festival Demonstrations highlight grant winning artists, Aztec artists, step artists, primitive advances shows, energizing circle artists, horseback riders, and substantially more! The Zoo will likewise have exceptional feeding’s, projects, and exhibitions for the duration of the day both Saturday and Sunday. Visitors should visit two days to encounter everything the current year's Festival brings to the table.

Chehaw Fat Four MTB Race

The Chehaw Fat Four is a race organized by Chehaw Cycling. This family friendly location will allow racers a chance to test their legs on an 11+ mile flat, flowing trail in Southwest Georgia. Bring out the big gears! The 4-hour format will offer racers more time on the bike and mileage than an XC event and a little less hassle than a typical endurance event.

All race levels start at 10 AM. Race Day Registration opens at 8:30 am. The race is 4 Hours in length, Chip timed. Day of Race Registration Fee is $45. You will need to pay the entrance fee at the Gate of $3. Rest rooms and Showers available.

Chehaw has tons of great activities for the whole family; zoo, safari ride, BMX, playground, disc golf, RC Race Car Track, 11 miles of fast flowing single track, plenty of camping and a few economy multi-person cabins.

2nd Annual Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Project Race

Brittany's Spring Fling will be held at the Chehaw Park stage from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. The event in memory of Brittany Kerfoot, one of the three victims killed in the plane crash at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport in January.

Hannah Sholar- Owens, one of the organizers of the event and Kerfoot's best friend, said that the entire event began from the passion Kerfoot had for children. Sholar-Owens said Kerfoot visited Chehaw on a field trip with her students back in November when she picked up on something that she couldn't let go.

"They didn't have any handicap accessible toys, or area, or toddler equipment. So we took it upon ourselves to talk with Chehaw about adding that equipment in her memory" said Sholar-Owens. The proceeds from the spring fling will go to the Brittany Kerfoot Memorial Playground Project. The goal is to raise money to bring a handicap-accessible and toddler area to the playground at Chehaw, as well as refurbish the tiles at the entrance. Tiles will be sold that children can put their handprints in and will be placed into the new entrance.

"This cause is actually going to help the whole community. This is something that we definitely need and it's an area where anybody can come. Brittany loved children and she made a huge impact on over 300 children's lives just that she personally taught," said Sholar-Owens.

There will be a cornhole tournament, live music, bounce houses, food and more. There are a $5 entrance fee, $3 parking fee and a $15 cooler fee. Children under 12 are free. The opening ceremony and live music will kick off at noon. Children's activities are from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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