BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Black History Month Cemetery Cleanup
9 a.m.-noon each Saturday during February, Linwood Cemetery, Walnut Street between Pursley Street and Grant Avenue. Sponsored my Macon Preservation Corporation. To volunteer, come out or call MPC president Alice Jackson, 746-0589.
Tribute to Black History
6 p.m. Tuesday, Georgia Hall dining room, Middle Georgia State College Cochran campus, 1100 Second St., Cochran. This tribute is dedicated to great black musicians, poets and activists who sacrificed their lives for the advancement for freedom, equality and justice for all. Featured artists include MA and Allahs Apprentice. Refreshments will follow the tribute. (478) 934-6221. Free.
Middle Georgia State College Black History Month Celebration
Middle Georgia State College is sponsoring several events to mark Black History Month. Mary B. Morrison: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Walker Auditorium, Warner Robins Campus, and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Banquet Hall, Professional Sciences Center, Macon Campus. Morrison is the best-selling author of Soulmates Dissipate and other novels. Pilar Wilder: 5 p.m. Thursday, Mathematics Auditorium, Macon Campus, and 5 p.m. Feb. 25, Walker Auditorium, Warner Robins Campus. Wilder owns Hayiya Dance Theatre Movement Institute and Center for Cultural Arts, has performed and served as choreographer and artistic director there and taught at area colleges and public schools. Brig. General Cedric D. George: 5 p.m. Feb. 26, Walker Auditorium, Warner Robins Campus. George is commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base. Dr. Eleanor Fleming: 6:30 p.m. Feb.28, Middle Georgia State College Dublin Campus, Student Center. Light refreshments. Fleming is epidemic intelligence service officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Her topic will be At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington. firstname.lastname@example.org or 471-2710. All events are free.
Yes ... We Can Black History Program
6-8 p.m. Thursday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. Featuring celebrity speaker, songs of freedom, creative dance, refreshments. 751-9248. Free.
The Spirituality of Black Music: From Past to Present
7 p.m. Feb. 22, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring Oscar Jackson and Quartet with special performance by Bethel CME Church choir. Semi-formal attire. 746-8007. $25.
Celebrating African American Women In Music
6 p.m. Feb. 23, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Kali Dance Studio for the Arts. $15. 742-2000.
The Rev. Al Sharpton
11 a.m. Feb. 24, Beulahland Bible Church, 1010 Newberg Ave. beulahland.org.
Macon Film Festival
Downtown Macon. Eighty-seven films will be screened at three venues downtown. Screening of Hairspray with Mink Stole: Saturday, $15. Film Festival tickets are $10 for day passes; $50 for festival passes; and $100 for VIP passes that include admission to after-parties. Student day passes (that dont include special screenings or after-parties) are free with valid student ID. www.maconfilmfestival.com.
March 9-10, downtown Forsyth. Fun events for the whole family. www.forsythiafestival.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.
Cherry Blossom Festival
March 15-24, downtown Macon. The pinkest party on earth. www.cherryblossom.com.
Mulberry Street Arts and Crafts Festival
March 23-24, Mulberry Street, downtown Macon. Arts and crafts festival with hundreds of vendors. Free to attend. www.middlegeorgiaart.org.
April 13-14, downtown Perry. DockDog competition, arts and crafts show, hot air balloon rally, music, food and more. www.perrydogwoodfestival.com.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. 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.-6 p.m. 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.
7 p.m. Friday, Cathedral of Christ Baptist Church, 3216 Hartley Bridge Road. Featuring the Christian Travelers. Monty Febuary, 788-4149.
Wine and Cheese Event
7 p.m. Feb. 22, All Saints Episcopal Church, 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Presented by the Ladies of All Saints ECW. Wine tasting, cheeses and breads; silent auction, raffle and door prizes. 923-1791. $20.
The Queens of Comedy
6 p.m. March 9, New Elim Baptist Church, 4368 Hartley Bridge Road. Featuring Jill Elliott and Chef Audrey. Refreshments will be served following the show. Suitable for all ages. Mark Hales, 235-1333. Donations accepted.
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.
Saxsational Love Affair
6-10 p.m. Saturday, 3Js Soul Food Restaurant, 1281 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins. Dinner includes a banquet-style served meal. Entertainment by Damon L. Brown, a gospel/jazz saxophonist, and the Feedback Band. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 218-9333.
Brothers and Sisters Jam
7 p.m. Saturday, Armory Ballroom, 484 First St. Featuring Gringo Grande and I.H. Lonely Hearts Club Band, live and silent auction. Benefits the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House. thebighousemuseum.com or 741-5551, extension 1. $50 individual; $750 tables.
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.
The Corduroy Road
8 p.m. Feb. 22, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With special guests the Deadfields. 257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Kelly Swanson, storyteller and comedian
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Sponsored by Coliseum Health System. A day for women to reconnect with themselves, laugh, discuss their health, refresh their minds, dance and lighten their hearts. Reservations required by calling 746-4646. $10 per person, includes lunch and door prizes.
Aaron ORourke Trio
7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Juliette Opry, Juliette. Featuring Aaron ORourke, mountain dulcimer, Katie Geringer, fiddle, and Erik Alvar, bass. $20. www.acousticproductions.com.
Hayiya Dance Theatre Sweet 16 Concert
6 p.m. Feb. 24, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The concert will feature excerpts from an upcoming fall concert and will be a reunion of current and former members of the performing ensemble including original members from the 1997 season. This concert of contemporary, jazz and hip-hop dance will culminate with a fiery West African suite. Reception following. $8. 742-2000.
Middle Georgia Talent Search
March 1-2, Hawkinsville Opera House. Open to all ages. (478) 783-1884. www.hawkinsvilleoperahouse.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.
Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
8:30 p.m. March 9, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With special guests Homeless Hill. $16 in advance, $18 day of. 257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.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.
Battle of the Bands
6 p.m. March 14 at the Market on Madison, Dublin. Hosted by the Student Government Association of Middle Georgia State Colleges Dublin Campus. Featuring all genres of music. (478) 275-6768.
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley
7:30 p.m. March 14, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. With special guest Lee Brice. $27.50 and $52.25. www.ticketmaster.com.
Bible Belt Burlesque
9 p.m. March 16, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $15. 257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
8 p.m. March 20, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $39, $79 and $139. www.ticketmaster.com.
7:30 p.m. March 22, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Two-time Grammy nominee for best bluegrass album. Acousticproductions.com. $20 adults in advance, $22 adults at door, $10 students.
8 p.m. April 3, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tab Benoit is a Louisiana blues musician. Opening act: Josh Graff. $16. 257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.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
8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Hosted by USA Dance No. 6100. Beginners welcome. No partner required. (478) 953-1410. www.dancehoustonco.org. $10 members, $15 non-members.
7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jocks & Jills, 4680 Sheraton Drive. Guided practica 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.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. 8 p.m. Fridays with the Dixie Pride Band; 8 p.m. Saturdays with the Lightening Creek Band. 784-1454. Public welcome. $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
6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, except fourth Thursdays, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Caller: Bob Shiver. Cuer: Jack Raye. 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: New Horizon, Line Creek, Walnut Creek 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: Valentine Party at the Opry; 7 p.m. Doug Welch and Classic Country, 8:45 p.m. Goodtime Band. (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. the John Holliday Show, 7:30 p.m. Country Crossing. 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. March 10: Holy Motors. April 14: Amour. Documentary series special presentation: West of Memphis at 7:30 p.m. April 23. 742-2000. Maconfilmguild.org. $5.
Fairy Tale Ball
5-8 p.m. Saturday, the Blacksmith Shop, 665 Poplar St. Benefits Rooms from the Heart. Costumes encouraged but not required. Meet characters including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Prince Charming, pirates, action heroes and more. Hands-on activities, games and prizes; musicians, jugglers, face painters, a balloon artist and more. Visit Snow Whites Salon or The Pirate Den for a $10 donation. Dancing, hors doeuvres and silent auction. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ann Mosley, 747-5299. roomsfromtheheart.org. $35.
The Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk
9 a.m. March 2, Wesleyan College. Sponsored by the Coliseums Cancer Institute for Colon Cancer Awareness Month and benefitting the Colon Cancer Alliance. Participants are encouraged to run in their underwear. Instead of race day T-shirts, all registered participants receive a commemorative pair of Undy 5000 boxers. Also includes a kids fun run and activities, including a bounce house. www.undy5000.org. 765-4805.
Pull for the House
10 a.m.-noon, March 16, Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon. Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia. Teams of 15 will compete to see who can pull a 70,000 pound truck for 40 feet in the fastest time. Inflatables, face painting, bean bag toss, sidewalk chalk decorating, concessions and more. Deadline for team T-shirt orders is March 1. 746.4090. www.rmhccga.org. The event is free to attend, although a $1 donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities is requested for some of the activities.
Barbwire Bluegrass Band
7-9 p.m. March 16, Telfair Center for the Arts, 119 College St., McRae. Benefits Telfair County Relay for Life. Rip Maneely, (229) 868-7114. $10.
Top Hat Gala: 6:30-9:30 p.m. April 17, Woodruff House, 988 Bond St. Gives guests the first opportunity to view the professionally-decorated home, located at 1120 Georgia Ave. A NewTown trolley will run between the gala and the Showhouse throughout the evening. A catered dinner and open bar are included; $75 per person; advance reservations preferred. Showhouse daily tours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. FridaysSaturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, April 18-28. $20 per person; special $15 advance rate is open to Historic Macon members until April 15. www.historicmacon.org. 742-5084.
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, blackjack, 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 email@example.com. $50 tickets, $100 vendor tables, sponsorships available.
7 p.m. Monday, Medical School Auditorium, Mercer University. Georgias poet laureate will read new poems from his book A Little Salvation. Books will be available. Gordon Johnston, 301-2588. Free.
Spring Garden Symposium
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Professional Sciences and Conference Center, Middle Georgia State College Macon Campus. Sponsored by the Waddell Barnes Botanical Gardens. The theme is Edible Landscape Plants of the Southeast. To register, go to www.mga.edu/botanical or call (478) 471-2770. $40, includes continental breakfast and buffet lunch.
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.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness seminar
5:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Russell Auditorium, Middle Georgia State College Cochran campus, 1100 Second St., Cochran. Multimedia presentation, video and frank discussion to help participants understand how to better assist victims of domestic violence. (478) 934-6221. Free.
Lunch and Learn: Birdsongs
Noon-1 p.m. March 14, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Dr. Jim Ferrari, Wesleyan College professor of biology, will present a program about the diversity of birdsongs, identification calls, their significance and their beauty. Advance registration required by March 9. $15 per person includes light lunch and drink. 477-3232.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Peachbelt Pageant
7 p.m. Wednesday, Peachbelt Health and Rehabilitation Center dining room, 801 Elberta Road, Warner Robins. Celebrate timeless beauty and life. Special guest, Ms. Georgia Nursing Home 2012, will be part of the ceremony. Refreshments will be served, and volunteers are needed. Keri LaRosa, (478) 923-3156.
Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant
March 16, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley. Entry deadline is March 9. Any Georgia girl ages 4-23 is eligible. Optional talent competition in all groups except Tiny Miss. Queens serve as official ambassadors of the Georgia Peach Festival and are recognized by the Georgia legislature and governor. www.missgeorgiapeach.org, (478) 923-3846 or email@example.com.
Miss Pride of Jones County Pageant
April 20, Jones County High School Gymnasium, Gray. For pre-K through 12th grade residents of Jones County. Sponsored by JCHS Band Boosters. Entries must be post marked by March 1. Entries and rules are at www.jonescountybands.com. For information, e-mail MissPride2013@gmail.com.
Regional Bridge Tournament
9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Feb. 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. Thursday-Feb. 23, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. $8-$22. www.georgianationalfair.com.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Induction Weekend
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Golf Classic: Feb. 22, Idle Hour Country Club; ticket order forms and golf entry forms are available at www.gshf.org or by calling the museum, 752-1585. FanFest: 1-3 p.m. Feb. 23, GSHF, 301 Cherry St.; the class of 2013 and previously inducted Hall of Famers will be on hand to greet fans and sign autographs. Induction Ceremony: 6 p.m. Feb. 23, City Auditorium, 419 First St. Inductees are Buck Belue, Skip Caray, J.B. Hawkins, Heather Stepp McCormick and Reggie Wilkes.
Pigs and Wings BBQ Competition
Feb. 22-23, 350 Myrtle Field Road, Perry. Accepting cook-teams, vendors and judges. Featured categories: brisket, chicken, pulled pork, ribs, pork loin and more. Airplane fly-in, kids activities, live music, arts and crafts. www.bqtimes.com. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: $50, $55 on March 1. Mini Mud is $15. Benefits Hephzibah Childrens Home. www.maconmudrun.com.
Cherry Blossom Festival Lantern Light Tour
March 15-17 and 22-24, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Guided and self-guided tours are available, with guided tours beginning at 7:30 p.m. and starting every half hour through 9 p.m. Each family participating will receive a lantern to carry during the one-mile tour. Tickets are available for pre-sale at the Ocmulgee National Monument museum store beginning March 1. 752-8257. $5, ages 12 and under are free.
Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage
April 18-21. Enjoy a wide array of heritage events and attractions that provide a window into 19th century Georgia homes and lifestyles. The 100-mile Antebellum Trail spans seven historically significant communities including Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. $25 Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage Pass includes admission to all participating events and attractions in any or all of the communities throughout the entire weekend. Macon Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 768-3401. www.atpilgrimage.com. $20 early bird ticket and group rates are available.
Ladies of Color Talent and Fashion Show
6-8 p.m. May 11, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $10 adults, $5 children. For tickets or more information, call Rosetta Frazier at 745-7944, or the Douglass at 742-2000.
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. Feb. 23: Glow in the Park guided night walk. Free glow sticks to first 50 participants. 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.
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.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Enjoy a full day of events with many of the museums animal friends including Macon Police K-9 Unit demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; and A-Z Animals at 1 p.m. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 477-3232.
Annual Instrument Petting Zoo
1:30-5 p.m. March 3, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. The Macon Symphony Orchestra and the museum partner to introduct kids the musical instruments. With a performance by the Macon Youth Orchestra. Free. 477-3232.
Introduction to Bird Watching for Families
9-11 a.m. April 20, Wesleyan College Arboretum, Wesleyan College. Join Dr. Jim Ferrari for a family-friendly expedition through the arboretum. Bring binoculars. Advance registration required. $10 per family, $8 per individual. 477-3232.
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.