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Ballet, ghosts, dinosaurs and more coming this week


Whether you’re looking for dancing, drinks, dinosaurs and more, we’ve got you covered in The 10 for the week of October 17-23.

Kyiv City Ballet presents “Swan Lake” at MPAC

Kyiv City Ballet’s first U.S. tour continues Tuesday with “Swan Lake” at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. show range from $27 to $62 and are available online at mpaconline.org/events. However, buyers can get $5 off tickets using code MGMB at Ticketmaster.

You Could Win $10,000 at Beat The Odds Casino Night

The Beat The Odds Casino party will take place on October 20 at the Wynlakes Country Club.

Wynlakes Golf and Country Club, 7900 Wynlakes Blvd, Montgomery is hosting Beat the Odds Casino Night and Draw on Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Central Alabama Cancer Wellness Foundation. They will have real casino tables, with dealers for blackjack and other card games, as well as a craps table, roulette and slot machines. There is also live music and a buffet. They’re going to be giving away prizes like a pair of Iron Bowl tickets, getaways, electronics, a Henig Furs vest, and more. There is a Big 5 auction. Whoever gets the winning raffle ticket gets $10,000. General admission tickets are $125 and are available online at bit.ly/3dcz9R5.

Come to Wind Creek for the Main Street Wetumpka Wine Pull

The 2022 Main Street Wetumpka Wine Pull is Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m.

An evening of gorgeous views and Fire Steakhouse wine pairing awaits guests at the Main Street Wetumpka Wine Pull on Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Penthouse Suite at Wind Creek Wetumpka. Each pair of participants will “draw” a bottle of wine and receive two exclusive wine glasses. Each ticket will be entered into a raffle for prizes. Main Street Wetumpka members get 2 tickets for $100. For non-members, it’s two for $150 or $75 for a single person. They are available online at bigtickets.com/events/main-street-wetumpka/winepull2022.

Sip & Salt Soak Workshop at Shoppes at EastChase

The Sip & Salt workshop is Thursday at The Shoppes at EastChase.

Here’s a chance to sit back and relax, while making something to take home to sit back and relax. Aqualime Skincare presents a Sip & Salt Soak workshop on Thursday at The Shoppes at EastChase in Montgomery. It’s in the workshop space next to Men’s Warehouse. While you craft a custom 8 oz. salt bath, you’ll also enjoy light refreshments, fall-themed sips, a free EastChase swag, a Sephora MUA pop-up, free hand massages, and a chance to win a Sephora gift. Tickets are $40. You can get them online at aqualimeskincare.com/products/sip-salt-soak-workshop.

Jurassic Quest dinosaurs return to Montgomery

Jurassic Quest brings dinosaurs and more to the Montgomery Convention Center at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Three days of prehistoric wonders return to Montgomery this weekend with the return of Jurassic Quest on Fridays from 1-8 p.m., Saturdays from 9-8 p.m. and Sundays from 9-5 p.m. at the Renaissance Montgomery Convention Center in downtown Montgomery. Admire life-size dinosaurs, including the Spinosaurus and the T-Rex. You can discover ancient inhabitants of the ocean, including a 50-foot megalodon. Kids can also ride a dinosaur, explore bouncy houses, create dinosaur crafts, dig for fossils, meet baby dinosaurs, and walk with dinosaurs. Standard admission tickets for children and adults are $22. Those 65 and older enter for $19. For kids ages 2-10, they have unlimited kids’ admission for $37, which includes unlimited access to stationary and walking dinosaur rides, fossil digs, and inflatables. Get tickets online at jurassicquest.com/upcoming-events. Select a day and an entry time. All guests 2 years and older must have a ticket.

Halloween Roaring ’20s Murder Mystery Event at Fitz

Sprinkler rods are used at the Fitzgerald Museum as part of ghost hunting when the Southern Ghost Girls visit there in October 2021.

From 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the Fitzgerald Museum is teaming up with the Southern Ghost Girls to bring their murder-mystery dinner back to the former home of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, 919 Felder Ave. , Montgomery. Play your part while mingling with the guests. Can you catch the killer? Tickets are $80 per night and include drinks and hors d’oeuvres. For a separate $45, the Ghost Girls will conduct a Halloween Ghost Hunt/Paranormal Investigation at The Fitz each night at 10 p.m. Links to purchase tickets available at https://www.thefitzgeraldmuseum.org/events/2022/10/21/ghost-girls-meurtre-mystère-et-chasse-aux-fantômes. Learn more at www.southernhostgirls.com

Oktoberfest at the Lutheran Church of the Messiah

The Messiah Lutheran Church celebrates Oktoberfest on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Come one, come all to a fun-filled Saturday afternoon Oktoberfest at Messiah Lutheran Church, 6670 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, 2-6 p.m. Admission is free and enjoy the music of the John Bull Trio. They will also have German and American food, pet adoptions, used book sale, treasure room, beer garden, arts and crafts, community market, raffles and a children’s play area.

Motor show and concert on Saturday

There is a car show and a music festival on Saturdays.

There is a car show with live music and food vendors on Saturdays at C Thomas Ventures, 3360 Selma Highway, Montgomery. CB Racing presents an auto show from noon to 5 p.m. For the Fall Music Festival from 7-11:30 p.m. there are special performances by Trew The Star, FPJ, Johnboy, and more. Parking is available at MLK Elementary School and shuttle service will be provided. Registration to be part of the auto show is $30. Tickets are $10 for the car show only, $20 for the concert (or $30 for both). Children 12 and under enter free. Get them online at eventbrite.com/e/car-show-concert-tickets-401342485177

Pride Celebration at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

The Pride Arts Festival takes place Saturday at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and Montgomery Pride United are offering a free afternoon of art and celebration on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the museum, One Museum Drive, in Blount Culture Park. There will be artist demonstrations and performances from Montgomery Pride United, as well as artistic creations in the studios and tours of the permanent collection featuring LGBTQ artists.

Comedy Royale 2022 on Saturdays

It's a night of comedy royal with Henry Welch, Bruce Bruce, Sommore and Lavell Crawford on Saturday at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center.

There’s an amazing night of Royal Comedy coming up Saturday at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre. Four comedians bring their acts: Henry Welch, Bruce Bruce, Sommore and Lavell Crawford. Catch the show at 9 p.m. Tickets are $99, $75 and $59.

Contact Montgomery Advertiser reporter Shannon Heupel at[email protected].