9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 12 and Feb. 9, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. The event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and crafts. Music, fun and educational events also offered. 757-5233. Free.
Fall Line Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon Jan. 12, parking lot of First Presbyterian Church, 210 South Wayne St., Milledgeville. Local, farm-fresh, seasonal vegetables, meat, dairy and more. Learn more about sustainable farming. (478) 414-6433.
State Farmers Market
8 a.m.-dark daily, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round.
Mulberry Street Market
4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Mulberry Street. Locally grown produce, dairy, meat, desserts and more.
International City Farmers Market
2-6 p.m. Thursdays, Watson Boulevard and Maple Street, in front of Perkins Field across from Robins Federal Credit Union, Warner Robins. Market Bites Café, 4-6.30 p.m., featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. (478) 225-7626.
Tribute to the King
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Ritz Theatre, 114 S. Church St., Thomaston. Starring Todd Allen Herendeen as Elvis. Tickets available at the Ritz or TUAC Gallery. (706) 647-5372. $15 advance, $20 at door.
7 p.m. Jan. 11, Allens Market, 101 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. An evening with Grandpas Cough Medicine. Show will be filmed for a future DVD release. $10 in advance, $15 day of. For reservations, call (478) 363-2351.
Tops in Blue
7 p.m. Jan. 12, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 702 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Tops in Blue is a group of about 40 musicians, dancers and vocalists who perform for military personnel and their families around the country. Seating is limited. (478) 926-2137. Free.
Stories and Songs
7:30 p.m. Jan. 12, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Learn the stories behind the songs of musicians Anna Mae Kersey, Chelsea Hughes and Josh Fletcher. $7 at the door, $5 for students. 238-6051.
Comedian Huggy Lowdown
8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Jan. 12, the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 742-2000.
The Return: Beatles Tribute Band
7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Hawkinsville Opera House, 42 Lumpkin St, Hawkinsville. (478) 783-1884. $25.
7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Acousticproductions.com. $20 adults and $15 students in advance, $22 at door.
The Sweetback Sisters
6-8 p.m. Jan. 26, Magnolia Theatre, 122 Main St., Eastman. The Magnolia Music and Medicine Show welcomes this band thats a mix of country, honky-tonk, swing and old-time music. For ticket information, call (478) 374-4723. www.magnoliamusicandmedicineshow.com.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
7 p.m. Jan. 31-Feb. 2; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 2; 1 p.m. Feb. 3, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Adults $22-$37, children $12-$37. www.ringling.com.
7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St. $48-$78. 751-9232 or ticketmaster.com.
9:30 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. Feb. 6-7 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Suited for ages 3-7. $7 for morning performances. Evening performance is $16 adults, $11 students. www.thegrandmacon.com, 301-5470.
7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23, 2 p.m. Feb. 23, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Monster trucks tear through obstacles. $10-$35. 751-9232 or ticketmaster.com.
The End Times Comedy Night
8 p.m. the first Monday and third Saturday of every month, the Folks Art, 108 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. Join comics from Milledgeville, Athens and Atlanta for a night of stand-up comedy. $3. (478) 453-9550 or www.thefolksart.com.
9 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Markels SaLounge, 206 E. Gaines St., Dublin. Open mic night for poets hosted by Lisa Bryant. (478) 290-5938. $5
7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jocks & Jills, 4680 Sheraton Drive. Guided practice for beginners. Free. 742-9367.
Macon Shag Club
6:45 p.m. shag lessons, 7:30 p.m. dancing, Thursdays, Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive. 960-3450. Free.
8 p.m. Fridays, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Dixie Pride Band. 784-1454. $7.
9 p.m. Saturdays, VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. Band: Winchester. 218-5815. $7. Singles welcome.
Pairs and Spares Square Dance
6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, except holidays, North Macon Park Recreation Center, Wimbish Road. Caller: Lee Dixon. 757-2912. Free.
Western Square Dancers of Macon Square Dance Club
7-9 p.m. Thursdays, except fourth Thursdays, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Caller: Bob Shiver. 935-8364. Free.
North Macon Square Dancers Dance
6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 815 N. Macon Park Drive. 471-1560.
Bleckley County Jamboree
7 p.m. Fridays, Oak Grove Community Center, Ga. 126, Cochran. Classic country and gospel music, featuring Josh Lucas and Friends. (478) 230-3380. Free.
Hollonville Opry House
6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Ga. 362, Hollonville. This week: Dixie Ramblers, Greg Craft, Bonnie Ridge Bluegrass and Kirkland & Friends. (770) 228-4832 or hollonvilleopry.com. Free; operated on donations.
Juliette Opry House
5:30 p.m. front porch local bluegrass jam; 7 p.m. open mic stage show; 8 p.m. headliner stage show; every first Saturday; Ga. 87, Juliette. Call 335-3895 for tickets or buy online at www.acousticproductions.com. $17.
Ole Clinton Opry
6:30-10 p.m. Fridays, 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. This week: 7 p.m. Herb Ryles and Powersville Crossing, 8:45 p.m. Doug Welch and Country Classic. (478) 461-3544 or oleclintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.
4-9 p.m. Saturdays; south onto Powersville Road off Ga. 247 Connector between Warner Robins and Ga. 49. This week: 4:30 p.m. House Band, 6 p.m. Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, Still Cruisin Band, after the ceremony, until 9 p.m. Also open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. (478) 328-0678 or powersvilleopry.com. Free.
Wagon House Opry
6:30-10 p.m. Saturdays, 699 Altman Road, Haddock. This week: 6 p.m. Earl and Borrowed Angel Band, 7:30 p.m. Southern Nites, 9 p.m. Ramblin Fever. Contact Randy, (478) 363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
Williamson Music Barn
Saturdays, 2232 Ga. 362 West, Williamson. Call John Williams, (770) 380-1935 or (770) 595-6947. For bookings, call (770) 375-8490. Free; donations accepted.
Macon Film Guild
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Films show at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13: Chicken With Plums. Feb. 10: The Sessions. March 10: Holy Motors. Documentary series special presentation at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22: Samsara. 742-2000. Maconfilmguild.org. $5.
Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk
8 a.m. marathon, 8:15 a.m. half-marathon, 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk, Jan. 19, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins. Part of the 2013 Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Series. Proceeds benefit the Museum of Aviation. Race limited to 1,500 participants. Race-day registration is available for 5K only, if space is available. June Lowe or Mary Lynn Harrison, 923-6600 or e-mail MaryLynn.Harrison@museumofaviation.org. Detailed race information can be found at www.museumofaviation.org. Registration: $85 marathon, $60 half-marathon, $30 5K, $150 relay team.
All That Jazz
8 p.m. Jan. 25, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring Phil Perry and Pieces of a Dream. Benefits the Tubman African American Museum. 743-8544. Tubmanmuseum.com. $40 balcony seats; $125 individual table seats; $1,000 tables for eight.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St. Book launch and signing with Colby Marshall, author of Chain of Command. Free.
Understanding Green and Solar Energy
Noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Lunch and learn lecture presented by Bert Pierce of Georgia Power, who will share some of the newest developments in renewable energy generation in general and solar energy. $15 includes light lunch and drink. Advance registration is required by calling 477-3232.
1:30 p.m. Jan. 16. Deborah Lipstadts Denying the Holocaust will be discussed. Sefarim is a literary discussion group sponsored by Congregation Sha-Arey Israel, Macons conservative Jewish congregation. It is located at the corner of First and Plum streets. Use Plum Street entrance adjacent to the parking lot. 745-4571.
6 p.m. Feb. 6, Taylor Amphitheatre, Wesleyan College. Screening of a new documentary by Douglas Blackmon, a Wall Street Journal and Washington Post editor and author. Free. 11:15 a.m. Feb. 7, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College, discussion of Blackmons book, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black People in America from the Civil War to WWII, which won the 2009 Pultizer Prize.
Macon Writers Group
2-4 p.m. the last Saturday of each month, Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Membership in the group is open and free, and writing of every sort is accepted. The only absolute criteria for membership are a love for the written word and a willingness to share your writing, and give constructive criticism and encouragement to other members of the group. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Central Georgia FIRST Lego League Super Regional Qualifier
9 a.m. Saturday, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins. Join 40 Lego robotics teams as they compete for a chance to advance to the state final competition. Open to the public. 926-1769. www.GeorgiaFLL.org or www.starbaserobins.org. Free to watch.
Macons Wedding Ring Bridal Show
1-4 p.m. Sunday, the Blacksmith Shop, 655 Poplar St. Fun, food, music, prizes and a chance to meet Middle Georgia wedding professionals. Tickets can be purchased at www.maconsweddingring.com. $10 per bride, $5 general public.
Jan. 18-21 and 25-27, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $8-$10 per person, depending on time. Price includes skate rental. For specific skate times, which vary per day, visit www.maconcentreplex.com.
Rock Candy Tours
Intown Rock n Roll Stroll happens from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays. Departs from Washington Park, corner of College Street and Washington Avenue. $15 per person. Comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a bottle of water are recommended. To make reservations, call 955-5997 and leave your name, phone number and desired tour date. Group discounts are available. Private tours also are available. firstname.lastname@example.org.
856 Mulberry St. Tours offered 10 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and military, $3 for students with college I.D. 745-5982.
Ocmulgee National Monument
Guided Earth Lodge tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 752-8257.
Neel Reid Tours
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and by special appointment, Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 730 College St. Guided tours of historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Georgia architect Neel Reid. 742-0921. www.fgcmacon.org. $5.
Amerson River Park
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays vehicle gate is open. Pedestrian gate open Mondays-Tuesdays, North Pierce Avenue, Macon. A place to walk, bike, hike, fish, study nature or enjoy the handicapped-accessible playground and pavilion. Free. www.ocmulgeeheritagetrail.com.
Lawn Mower Races
11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month, across from Camping World, Byron. (478) 956-3929.
6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. Prizes. For ages 21 and older. 751-9248.
7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. Public welcome. 742-5372.
7 p.m. Thursdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Vann Edwards, 784-1454.
Adult Card Night
6-7 p.m. Fridays, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. A social event for adults who want to show off their skills. 751-9248.
7:30 p.m. Fridays, L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. The tournament is 8 Ball with A.P.A. Rules. Drink specials all night. $10 tournament, no cover charge.
Noon-3 p.m. Saturdays, The Net Teen Center, 102 Gunn Road, Centerville. Skateboarding for teens ages 13-18. Pastor Mike DiPietro, (478) 297-9244. Free.
10 a.m. Saturdays, 230 W.E. Green Parkway, Interstate 75 exit 149, west on Ga. 49, Byron.
Rampage Pro Wrestling
2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month, Johnny Gs, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. (478) 329-8002. rampageprowrestling.net. $8 adults, $5 kids, VIP seating available
6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Tuesdays: Six wines with light appetizers. $6. Thursdays: Eight wines with appetizers. $10. 474-9595. www.winestyles.net/macon.
7:30 p.m. bell time, the first and third Fridays of the month, 1361 Peach Parkway, Fort Valley. All-Star Wrestling Network. (478) 397-5734. allstarwrestlingnetwork.com. $6.50 admission, discounts to military and students, children 6 and younger free.
Second Saturday Activities
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Georgia Childrens Museum, 382 Cherry St. Family-friendly activities. 755-9539. $4, free for Macon residents with ID.
Toddler Play Date
10:30 a.m.-noon, last Thursday of month, Georgia Childrens Museum, 382 Cherry St. Special craft, story and/or activity. For children 3 and younger. 755-9539. $3 per person.
3 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, plus extra tour at 1 p.m. Saturdays, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 477-3232.
8 p.m. the second Friday of each month, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet in the observatory to see the night sky through the museums telescopes. The largest telescope can offer well over 100 times magnification. Held only if the sky is clear. Admission by donation. 477-3232. www.masmacon.org.