Maury Happenings: 5 Things to do This Weekend


1. Digital Painting and Color Workshop

Photo courtesy of Visit Columbia

Friday, January 28, 10:00am-11:00am

211 W. 8th St, Columbia, TN

Maury County Public Library

Are you struggling with paint color but don’t know where to start? If you love to paint portraits, draw characters or create fantasy environments, painting digitally is a lot of fun. For most digital artists and those who are learning to paint, color is challenging, intimidating and one of the most difficult subjects to learn. Volunteer artists will be performing a series of workshops to help you start learning color to improve your color. Some of their topics include: color and composition exercise and monochrome film studies.

For more information on the class, click here.

2. Damien Boggs

Photo courtesy of Bad Idea Brewing Facebook page

Friday, January 28, 7:00pm-8:30pm

307 W. 11th St, Columbia, TN

Bad Idea Brewing

Damien Boggs’ music is an emotional conglomeration of folk, blues, Americana, and rock ‘n roll. He writes songs that have been lived and feel lived in. He is originally from Louisiana and now calls Columbia, TN home. Bad Idea Brewing makes their beer in the Columbia Arts Building. They are committed to serving an ever-changing lineup of delicious beers.

For more information, click here.

3. Blair Garner with Phil Vasser

Photo courtesy of Visit Columbia

Saturday, January 29, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Blair Garner hosts this intimate show from the stage of The Mulehouse with a blend of live interview and performance by the artist. Garner, the owner of The Mulehouse, was a well-known radio personality in country radio. He will be joined by Phil Vasser is a country music artist who was recently a nominee for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Toby Keith and Shania Twain.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

4. Jeff Carson

Photo courtesy of Visit Columbia

Saturday, January 29, 7:00pm-9:00pm

4544 Highway 431, Columbia, TN

Hardison Mill Homestead Hall

Singer Jeff Carson is known for a string of country music chart toppers including songs such as “Not on Your Love,” “The Car,” and “Holdin’ Onto Somethin’.” In 1996, Carson won the ACM Video of the Year for “The Car.” Other songs include “Real Life (I Never Was the Same Again),” “Yeah Buddy,” “Do It Again,” and “Scars and All.”  The former number one record holder retired in 2009 to work as a community police officer in Franklin, Tennessee after experiencing the tragedy of 9/11. Come enjoy him live at Hardison Mill Homestead Hall!

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

5. Act Too Presents: Catch Me If You Can

Photo courtesy of Franklin Theatre

Saturday, January 29, 7:30pm-9:30pm

419 Main St, Franklin, TN

Franklin Theatre

Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story, this splashy spectacle follows the high-flying adventures of a globetrotting con artist. Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. This show was nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Musical. Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager, Frank Abignale, Jr., runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer – living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. When Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent, Carl Hanratty, though, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

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