VALENTINES DAY EVENTS
Victorian Valentine Childrens Tea
2 p.m. Feb. 16, Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Children ages 5-12 with adult companions are invited to enjoy a seated, three-course high tea. Includes an explanation of table etiquette, a brief tour of the Hay House galleries, and a special party favor. $20 per guest. Reservations required. 742-8155.
Love and Laughter Valentines Day Weekend Jam
8 p.m. Feb. 16, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St. Starring Rickey Smiley, Special K and the R&B duo Alexander ONeal and Cherrelle. $47.50-$62.50. www.maconcentreplex.com.
Macon Film Festival
Feb. 14-17, downtown Macon. www.maconfilmfestival.com.
March 9-10, downtown Forsyth. Fun events for the whole family. www.forsythiafestival.com.
Cherry Blossom Festival
March 15-24, downtown Macon. The pinkest party on earth. www.cherryblossom.com.
The Dukes of Hazzard Georgia Reunion, Classic Car Show and Music Festival
March 8-10, Old Middle Georgia Raceway, 4015 U.S. 41 North, Byron. March 8: concert by David Allan Coe. March 9: original cast members John Schneider, Tom Wopat, Catherine Bach, James Best, Sonny Shroyer, Ben Jones and Rick Hurst will be signing autographs. Classic car show includes cars, vendors, jump houses, family activities and Humvee, Army tank, monster truck and helicopter rides. Proceeds go to the Bradley Baptist Church Road to Hope Program and the Jones County Cruisers Annual Charity Drive to benefit local children and families. www.dukesofhazzardgareunion.com.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9, March 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.
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
1 p.m.-dark Thursdays, Watson Boulevard and Maple Street, in front of Perkins Field across from Robins Federal Credit Union, Warner Robins. Featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. (478) 225-7626.
Old City Flower Festival
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Monday-Jan. 25 and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Christ Episcopal Church, 582 Walnut St., Macon. Congregations of 14 of the oldest churches in historic downtown Macon will have their flower and altar guilds create and install floral arrangements in the sanctuary, cloister and gardens of Christ Church during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Open to the public. Call Christ Church, (478) 745-0427 or e-mail Christy@christchurchmacon.com for more information.
The Kingdom Heirs and the Jordans
7 p.m. Jan. 25, Byron Baptist Church, 100 W. White Road, Byron. Keith Scott, (478) 951-7272 or (478) 956-4670. Love offering.
Hope Givers Enrichment Seminar
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Bethel Congregational Methodist Church, 1516 Thomaston Highway, Butler. Allison Durham Speer, speaker. (478) 862-3007 or email@example.com. $25 through Jan. 23; $30 after Jan. 23, includes brunch and seminar sessions.
United as One Tour
7 p.m. Jan. 31, Faith Dome, 431 Dunbar Road, Warner Robins. Featuring Vashawn Mitchell, James Fortune and Fiya, LeAndria Johnson and Zacardi Cortez as well as Middle Georgians Jay Terrell and Essence of Worship. Hosted by comedian Shucky Ducky. www.alwe.com or www.v1017.com. $15-25.
The Super Bowl of Hymn Festivals
3 p.m. Feb. 3, Mulberry United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. Presented by the Macon Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Leaders of the festival include David Keith, Jack Mitchener, the Midtown Brass Quintet and the Mercer Singers. The main event is the singing of familiar hymns by all who attend. 957-2295. Free.
Sharron Kay King
6 p.m. Feb. 10, Bloomfield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 5511 Bloomfield Road. Karen Rogers, 397-6568.
6-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. A Christian youth/young adult center. 4917-A Mercer University Drive. 390-4013. $3 admission, concession and games extra.
Gospel and Jam Session
8-10:30 p.m. every first and third Friday, Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 809 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. (478) 997-1734. Free.
Kalimba Hip-Hop Jazz Concert
5 p.m. Feb. 3, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring Kevin Spears and Allahs Apprentice aka Vinson Muhammad. $10 advance, $15 at doora.
JDs Drama & Dinner Theater
5 p.m.-midnight, Fridays and Saturdays, 550 Riverside Drive. Live jazz and R&B music. Food available includes hamburgers, hot dogs, wings and salads. 738-3114. www.jdsdramatheater.com.
Royal Southern Brotherhood
9 p.m. Friday, Cox Capitol Theatre, 328 Second St. Featuring Cyril Neville, Devon Allman and Mike Zito. $17.50. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
The Return: Beatles Tribute Band
7:30 p.m. Saturday, 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.
A Sould Out Sunday
5 p.m. Jan. 27, Shadows, 438 Second St. Featuring Dammit Boi, Big Bo$$, Lyric 478, Sins Ear, Sibaltia, Konkrete Qulture and SHE. Hosted by Sycamore St. Claire. After party with DJ Latitunes. $10.
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.
Little Carnegie of the South Black History Month Celebration
3 p.m. Feb. 3, Little Carnegie of the South, 1954 Forsyth St. With Ronald Campbell, bass baritone, and Susan McDuffie, piano. Reception following concert. $35 adults, $30 seniors, $25 students. For reservations, call Louise Barfield at 256-3388.
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.
Legends of Motown
7:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Dressed in classic Motown style, Rick Ingram, Prentiss Smoke Jones and Earl Vinson entertain in this live music and dance performance. $22. 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.
Big Bird Bash
Noon March 2, Luther Williams Field at Central City Park, downtown Macon. Featuring the Drive By Truckers, Drivin N Cryin, Modern Skirts, Gringo Grande, Modern Sound Professors and Back City Woods. $25. www.bigbirdbash.com.
7 p.m. March 13, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $20.50-$68.50. Additional Magic Pass ($20) allows children to spend time on court with the Globetrotters before their show. www.maconcentreplex.com.
8 p.m. March 20, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $39, $79 and $139. www.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: the Men of Mount Olive, Rhythm Masters, Another Time and Kirkland and 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. Still Cruising, 8:45 p.m. Heaven Bound Country and Gospel. (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. Good News Bluegrass, 7:30 p.m. Country Rose. 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: 6:30 p.m. the Generals, 7:30 p.m. PKHRS. 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. Feb. 10: The Sessions. March 10: Holy Motors. Documentary series special presentation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday: Samsara. 742-2000. Maconfilmguild.org. $5.
5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $5. 742-2000.
CollegeTown Film Series
All movies at 7 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Thursday: Flash Gordon; Jan. 31: Frozen River; Feb. 7: Moonrise Kingdom. $5, free with student ID. 742-2000.
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, Saturday, 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.
Houston County Martin Luther King Unity Breakfast
9 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church-Garmon Street, 210 Garmon St., Warner Robins. Dress is casual. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the church. Proceeds raised will be used to provide scholarships to local high school students. Ira L. Foster, (478) 955-8662, or Brenda Kirvin, (478) 987-9935. $5, includes breakfast.
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.
Demon Dress Drive Affordable Formal Wear Sale
Noon-4 p.m. Jan. 26, Warner Robins High School, 401 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. This sale features gently used and new formal wear suitable for proms, senior balls, weddings and dances at reasonable prices. Many sizes and styles will be available. Money raised form the sale will go to a youth charity in the Middle Georgia area. Free admission. 718-7752.
Joshuas Birthday Bash
6-11 p.m. Feb. 2, Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. Featuring emcees Ben Jones and Lorra Lynch Jones, the Harold E. Thomas and Danger Zone Band and the Phillips Performing Art Dancers. Dinner, silent auction and dancing. Tickets can be purchased at Stephens Fashions, 2639 Montpelier Ave., by calling Labrina Solomon, 361-3541, or at www.joshuaswish.org. Proceeds will benefit the brain tumor program at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. $50 per person, $60 day of the event.
Celebrity Midday Soiree
4-7 p.m. May 4, Galleria Conference Center, 2922 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Hosted by the I Think I Am Foundation. Food, live entertainment, black jack, poker and more. NFL and NBA players and their moms are slated to attend. Tickets available at Habersham Records, Macon Black Pages and Florences Boutique. Deanna Moore, (478) 714-1040, or firstname.lastname@example.org. $50 tickets, $100 vendor tables, sponsorships available.
Ethnic Diversity of the American Civil War
2 p.m. Saturday, the Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. Presented by historian Wayne Dobson. 745-5982 or email@example.com. $6, includes tour.
2 p.m. Sunday, M.E. Roden Memorial Library, 400 Commerce St., Hawkinsville. Hawkinsville native Nancy Brandon will discuss her book Dunaways Crossing. Free.
Black History Program
2:30 p.m. Monday, House of Grace, 132 Jac-Arts Road, Cochran. Featuring the Middle Georgia State College Multicultural Affairs program and African-American Male Initiative. Crystal Allen-Joyner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
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.
Stories of the Road: From Creek Confederacy to the Southern Confederacy
3 p.m. Feb. 23, Visitor Center, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Presented by author and historian Conie Mac Darnell. 752-8257. Free.
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.
Young/Miss Harness Festival Pageant
Feb. 9, Hawkinsville Opera House, Lumpkin Street, Hawkinsville. Age divisions: 2 years through 12th grade. Deadline for entries is Jan. 28. For Information and entry forms, call (478) 230-0222. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday-Monday and Jan. 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.
Macon-Bibb NAACP Inaugural Ceremony
4 p.m. Saturday, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 480 Greter St. New branch president and administration will be sworn in by Chief Magistrate Judge William C. Randall. Keynote speaker will be R.L. White. Light refreshments will be served.
Arbor Day Celebration
9 a.m.-noon Jan. 25, City Hall, 1211 Washington St., Perry. Free dogwood seedlings while supplies last.
Full Moon Hike
6:30 p.m. Jan. 26, High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Enjoy the first full moon of 2013 with a guided hike. $2 plus $5 parking. (478) 993-3053.
Sidney Laniers 171st Birthday Celebration
2-4 p.m. Feb. 3, Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Sidneys birthday celebration will feature L. Ward Abel, poet, composer and performer of music, teacher and retired lawyer. www.historicmacon.org.
Georgia Wildlife Federation Great Outdoors Show
1-7 p.m. Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 9 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 10, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. $8; $5 seniors and kids ages 6-12; kids under 6 free with an adult. www.gwf.org
Mardi Gras in Mercer Village
Feb. 12, Mercer Village, near Mercer University, Macon. New Orleans fare at all of the restaurants and a Bourbon Street style celebration at night. www.collegehillmacon.com.
Regional Bridge Tournament
9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Feb. 18-24, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Tournament game for players of all levels. For more information, visit maconbridge.blogspot.com/p/tournaments.html.
Georgia National Rodeo
7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-23, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. $8-$22. www.georgianationalfair.com
Life as a Creek Indian
2 p.m. Feb. 23, High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Learn what life was like for the Creek Indians before settlers arrived. With stories, crafts and games. $5 plus $5 parking. (478) 993-3053.
Macon Mud Run
11 a.m. March 16, Hephzibah Childrens Home, off Zebulon Road. A 5k adventure race through countless mud pits/mud walls/mud hills, climb over boulders, climb up and down ravines, cross through a pond, tunnel and finish with our 100 foot slip n slide into one last mud pit! Open to individuals or teams. 1k Mini Mud for children ages 6-11. Entry in 5k: $4, $50 on Feb. 1, $55 on March 1. Mini Mud is $15. Benefits Hephzibah Childrens Home. www.maconmudrun.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. email@example.com.
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. All events free unless otherwise noted. Other events: 7 p.m. Jan. 26: Glow in Park guided night walk. Free glow stick for first 50 visitors. 3 p.m. Feb. 23: Local author and historian Conie Mac Darnell talks about Creek Indian and Macon history. 7 p.m. Feb. 25: Guided night walk. 7:30 p.m. March 15-17 and 22-24: Lantern Light Tours for ages 13 and older. $5. 10 a.m.-noon April 27: Pottery making. 3 p.m. May 12: Archaeology program. 9 a.m. May 19: Lamar trip. 9 a.m. June 8: guided tour at Lamar Mounds. 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.