Georgia Peach Festival
7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday in Fort Valley. Concerts, a parade, arts and crafts and tons of peach-related food to eat. Plus, other activities Friday. Visit www.gapeachfestival.com for a complete schedule of events.
5-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Pecan orchard adjacent to Gray Elementary School, 273 Railroad St., Gray. Road race, car show, entertainment, childrens activities and vendors. $1 donation. (478) 986-5199. www.gsbht.com/daylilyfestival.htm.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at Mattie Hubbard Jones Park: Pleasant Hill Neighborhood Reunion; 11 a.m. Saturday at: Linwood Cemetery, Heritage Discovery Walk. Monday-Wednesday beginning at Terminal Station: Macon Black Heritage tours. 10 a.m. June 14 at the Douglass Theatre: Real Talk Hip-Hop Summit of Youth Awareness and Responsibility. Noon-sundown June 15 at Tattnall Square Park: Juneteenth Freedom Festival featuring live jazz, soul, hip-hop, living history exhibits, childrens games, storytelling, modern and African dance, food, community information and more. Presented by Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Inc. 718-8067.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14, 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.
The Fall Line Farmers Market on First Fridays
4-8 p.m. the first Friday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St., Milledgeville. Locally grown seasonal produce and baked goods, fresh seafood from the Southeast coast, arts and crafts, and more. Plus, live music. Held in conjunction with First Friday events sponsored by Milledgeville Mainstreet. (478) 452-9394 or email@example.com.
State Farmers Market
8 a.m.-dark daily, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round.
Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market
4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, 222 E. Hancock St., Milledgeville. Local, farm-fresh vegetables, meat and dairy plus handmade items and live entertainment. www.milledgevillemainstreet.com.
Mulberry Street Market
4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Mulberry Street. Locally grown produce, dairy, meat, desserts and more.
International City Farmers Market
1-6 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.
Perry Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 1106 Meeting St., Perry. Locally grown and produced items, and live music. 988-2757.
Al Everidge Jamboree and Ray Melton Music Man Award Show
Noon-4:30 p.m. Saturday, State Farmers Market, 20Eisenhower Parkway. Local musicians, bands, fiddlers session led by Frank Maloy (Uncle Neds Hayloft Jamboree band member) and performances and presentation of the annual award by the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame staff group, including Jerry and Helen Burke and Phyllis Cole. (478) 955-2081. Free.
Second Sunday in the Park concerts
All events from 6-8 p.m., Washington Park, downtown Macon. Sunday: Sophia Bastian; July 14: Stevens Layne; Aug. 11: Travis Denning Band; Sept. 8: the Kazoobie Kazoo Show with Rick Hubbard; Oct. 13: TBA. Picnics and lawn chairs encouraged, but no tents or grills. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.
Black Music Month Celebration: A Tribute to Johnny Jenkins
7 p.m. June 21, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Macon-born blues guitarist will be commemorated with a marble sidewalk portrait installation on the Douglass Walk of Fame. This tribute to Johnny Jenkins also will include a live concert with some of Macons premier musicians. 742-2000. Free.
Nephew Tommy Miles
8 p.m. June 21, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St. Comedian Thomas Miles is the co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show. $34.50-$54.50. www.maconcentreplex.com.
The Big 3 Reunion Celebration
10 p.m. June 22, Macon Conference Center, 3590 Riverside Drive. Hosted by Bruh-Man 5th Flo Martin. Free food and drinks. Tickets available at Habersham Records, 743-2587, or Teeger Entertainment, 781-8003. $20 advance, $25 at door.
Blizzard of Ozzy
8:30 p.m. June 22, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Ozzy Osbourne tribute band. $16 in advance; $18 day of. 257-6391.
Summer Jamfest 2
8 p.m. June 29, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Franchised Society presents a summer concert featuring the best in hip-hop hosted by Allahs Apprentice with DJ Najee. For all ages. 742-2000.
7 p.m. July 27, Perry Players Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. With Brit Jones. Tickets available in advance only (limited seating). To order, go to www.perryplayers.org. $25.
17th Anniversary Dance
7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Hosted by Greater Macon Chapter USA Dance. Attire is semi-formal, refreshments provided. Bring a special dish, if you like. $7 members of USA Dance, $10 non-members, $5 students with ID; all Greater Macon Chapter members attend free with their USA Dance Card.
8-10:30 p.m. June 22, Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Hosted by USA Dance Chapter No. 6100. Variety of music. Refreshments, dressy casual. (478) 953-1410. www.dancehoustonco.org. $10 members, $15 non-members.
7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Holiday Inn, 3953 River Place 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.
8 p.m. Fridays, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Featuring the Dixie Pride 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: White Harvest, Gospel Gazette, Peach Blossom Special and Kirkland and Friends. (770) 228-4832 or hollonvilleopry.com. Free; operated on donations.
Juliette Opry House
5:30 p.m. every first Saturday; front porch local bluegrass jam; 7 p.m. open mic stage show; 8 p.m. headliner stage show; Ga. 87, Juliette. Call 335-3895 for tickets or buy online at www.acousticproductions.com. $17.
Ole Clinton Opry
5-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. This week: 5:15 p.m. Tommy and Friends and open mic, 6:15 p.m. Heaven Bound, 7:45 p.m. Still Crusin. (478) 825-4118 or www.clintonopry.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. Still Cruisin, 7:30 p.m. the Slone-Mcghee Band. 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. Wagon House Band, 7:30 p.m. Ray Knighton and Wanel Collins and Phoenix Band. Contact Randy, (478) 363-1274. 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. Sunday: No. July 14: Masquerade. Aug. 11: In the House. Special documentary presentation: 7:30 p.m. July 23: Happy People: A Year in the Taiga. 742-2000. Maconfilmguild.org. $5.
2 p.m. Wednesday, the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Showing: The Thomas Crown Affair (1968). $5 per person, free for senior citizens. 742-2000.
Georgia Historic House and Garden Pilgrimage
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Tour headquarters will be Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. This tour will offer stately homes and beautiful gardens and will highlight Macons architects and gardeners. Tour proceeds support the restoration and preservation of Georgias public, nonprofit historic landscapes and gardens. Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 742-0921. $20 advance, $12 groups of 12 or more, advance purchased boxed lunches will be available for $12.
A Halluva Auction
6:30 p.m. Friday, Terminal Station, 479 Cherry St. Live and silent auctions, raffle and more. Benefits the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Sponsored by NewTown Macon, the Cherry Blossom Festival and the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Tickets are $25 at the door. www.halluvaauction.com.
12:30 p.m. Saturday, the Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. The author will discuss and autograph her new book, Southern Son, the life of Doc Holliday. Call 745-5982 for ticket information.
Summer Launch Block Party
6-10 p.m. Friday, downtown Perry. Hosted by the Perry Downtown Merchants Association to kick off summer. Progressive wine-tasting starts at the New Perry Hotel with live music from 7-10 p.m., Roughton Park. $10. In addition, many of the downtown merchants will have extended hours for shopping throughout the evening. Patti Johnson, (478) 224-1000.
Yard Sale at the Cox
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Items include kitchen equipment, tables and chairs, office supplies, vintage equipment, movies, DVDs and posters, glassware, dinnerware and restaurant supplies. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. registration, 1-3 p.m. judging, 4 p.m. awards presentation, Saturday, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Scale model contest open to all modelers, with awards given in categories for aircraft, armor, automotive, ships, science fiction and more. Junior categories for modelers 16 and younger. This years theme is The Good Old Days, emphasizing the fun and enjoyment of modeling. As part of celebrating the hobby, a special award will be given for the best model using a kit that was first issued before 1975. Vendors area and raffle. Detailed information about categories, special awards and contest rules can be found at www.ipmsrlscotttcontest.webs.com. Bill Paul, (478) 929-3210 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry fee for the contest is $12, includes the first three models, $1 each additional model. The fee for junior modelers (under 18 years of age) is $5, with no limit on the number of models entered. IPMS members receive a $2 discount. Spectators are welcome at no charge. www.museumofaviation.org.
Nene Kerretv Trail Path to Discovery Kick-Off
10 a.m. Saturday, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free pedometers with the trail logo to the first 200 visitors. There will be a one-mile walk to the Great Temple Mound after the official kick-off. Angela Bates, 752-8257, extension 219.
Roger Jacksons NFL Combine Football Camp
5-8:15 p.m. June 15, Mercer Universitys Drake Field. For ages 6-17. Instruction by former NFL and college players. Roger Jackson, 320-4756, or Phyllis Wallace, 320-7474. Free.
Summer Childrens Workshops
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, June 19 and 26, Ocmulgee National Monument Visitor Center, 1207 Emery Highway. For ages 6-12. Children will take a one-mile hike to see the Indian Mounds, learn about Southeast Indians and get to participate in making Native American crafts and playing games. Children should bring lunch and beverage each day. Registration required; space is limited. Angela Bates, 752-8257, extension 219. www.nps.gov/ocmu. Free.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 15, Lokey Chiropractic Clinic, 3048 Napier Ave. Several community vendors will be participating. Free adjustment. Dog food donations are being accepted to benefit Paws & Adopt. (478) 745-3116.
Ocmulgee National Monument
Guided Earth Lodge tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. All events free unless otherwise noted. Other events: Guided tour of Lamar Mounds: 9 a.m. Saturday. Childrens Crafts: 3 p.m. July 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21. Childrens Pottery: 3 p.m. Aug. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and 31. 752-8257.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Experience the museums creepy crawly friends up close. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 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.
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. Held only if the sky is clear. Admission by donation. 477-3232. www.masmacon.org.