July 27, downtown Macon. Macons annual music festival features 56 bands spread over 15 stages in Macon. $20 early bird tickets. For the complete list of bands, and to purchase tickets, visit www.braggjam.org.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 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, fresh seafood, arts and crafts and more. 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.
6 p.m. July 21, Calvary Community Chapel, 5483 Columbus Road. 808-1604.
Pastor Donnie McClurkin
7 p.m. July 26, Pentecostal Temple, 928 Anthony Road. The 39th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration will feature Grammy Award winning artist and host of BETs new gospel reality TV show Sunday Best Pastor Donnie McClurkin. Free. www.thetemplemacon.org.
7 p.m. July 26, Southside Baptist Church, 1040 South Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins. Grammy Award winner and 2012 Dove Award Artist of the Year Jason Crabb in concert. $10. 953-9388. www.southsidefamily.com.
6:30 p.m. July 27, Calvary Baptist Church, 5046 Fulton Mill Road. Also appearing: Jonathan Fisher. 11 a.m. July 28, Pine Forest Baptist Church, 1848 Tucker Road. Call 918-7800 for information about either event. Donations accepted.
Mount Salem Youth Choir
5 p.m. July 28, Mount Salem Baptist Church, 157 Cleveland St., Gray. Celebrating 35 years and honoring the legacy of the Rev. Joe L. Hill. (478) 960-3399.
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.
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
Youth Open Mic and Dance Contest
1 p.m. Saturday, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Local hip-hop artist Doski Wo is hosting an open mic and dance contest. For more information on registration, contact Doski Wo at (678) 369-6623 or firstname.lastname@example.org. $5 for children or free with an all As report card; $7 for adults.
Second Sunday in the Park concerts
All events from 6-8 p.m., Washington Park, downtown Macon. Sunday: 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.
7:30 p.m. July 19, Juliette Opry, Ga. 87, Juliette. $20. www.acousticproductions.com.
Wine, Dine and Song
6 p.m. dinner, 7-9 p.m. show, July 24, Gallery 51, 51 W. Adams St., Forsyth. Featuring Randall Bramblett and catered by Jonahs on Johnston. Cash bar available. $31.60. For more information on menu, musician or to purchase tickets, go to www.gallery-51.com or call (478) 994-3992.
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.
A Night of Love And Laughter
8:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring R&B superstar Avant and comedian Arnez J, and hosted by the hilarious Kevin Damn Fool Simpson.
Magnolia Music and Medicine Show
All events from 6-8 p.m. at Magnolia Theatre, Main Street, Eastman. Sept. 21: Ruby Jane. Nov. 23: Medicine Men and Friends. For ticket information, call (478) 374-4723 or visit www.magnoliamusicandmedicineshow.com.
Oct. 24, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With special guests Darin Curtis and Dana Kelson. $20 advance, $25 day of show. 257-6391.
Poetic Peace Open Mic Nights
8 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month, JDs Drama and Dinner Theatre, 550 Riverside Drive. Featuring spoken word, musicians, dancers, visual artists and more. $5. 719-2054.
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.
7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Hosted by the Greater Macon Chapter of USA Dance. Light refreshments served. Casual clothes, no shorts. 743-7970. $7 members, $10 nonmembers, $5 college students with student ID.
8-10:30 p.m. July 27, Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Hosted by USA Dance Chapter No. 6100. Variety of music, refreshments, dressy casual. www.dancehoustonco.org. (478) 953-1410. $10 members, $15 nonmembers.
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. (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
5:30-10 p.m. Fridays, 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. This week: 5:45 p.m.: Music Man; 7 p.m.: Mossy Creek Band; 8:45 p.m.: the Generals. (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.: the John Holliday Show; 7:30 p.m.: the Jerry Jackson Show. 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. Contact Randy, (478) 363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
Summer Kids Movies at the Cox
All movies at the Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. 11 a.m. Monday: Shrek the Third; 1 p.m. Monday: Shrek Forever After; 11 a.m. July 22: The Lion King 1; 1 p.m. July 22: The Lion King 2. Donations accepted. 257-6391.
Summer Kids Flicks at AmStar
All movies at AmStar Cinemas 16, 5996 Zebulon Road. 10 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday: Rio; July 23-24: Zookeeper; July 30-31: Ice Age: Continental Drift. $3.50 includes a free box of popcorn and kids soda. 474-3484.
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: 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.
Melodies and Memories: A Night to Remember Kody Lucas
6-10 p.m. Saturday, Southern Bridle Farms, 645 Silvers Road, Fort Valley. Music from the Grapevine band; silent auction. Benefits Chords of Kindness, a fund of the Jays HOPE Foundation started in memory of Kody Lucas. www.jayshope.org or 238-6360. $25 per person, includes dinner.
Moonlight Miles 5K Run
9 p.m. July 20. Registration and packet pick-up will begin at 7 p.m. at Luther Williams Field at Central City Park and will end at 8:30 p.m. Runners should plan to arrive by 7 p.m. for efficient transport to Tattnall Square Park, where the race starts. The last trolley leaves at 8:30 p.m. Live entertainment. Bring a light. www.braggjam.org. Entry fees: $25; $10 ages 17 and younger.
Girls Night Out: Bunco for the Brain
7 p.m. July 20, Summers Landing of Warner Robins, 600 S. Kimberly Road, Warner Robins. Hosted by Summers Landing, Elberta Health Care and Peachbelt Health & Rehab. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimers Association of Central Georgia. 328-3800, extension 24. $20 each, $75 table for four.
Leah Price Atkinson book signing
4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Greenwood Baptist Church, 3400 Gray Highway, Gray; 1-3 p.m. July 20, Kemas Book Store, 109 Atlanta Road, Gray. Author Leah Price Atkinson will sign her newly published book, Just Another Run of the Mill Day. Free. www.justanotherrunofthemillday.tateauthor.com.
Sidneys Salon Series
Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m.; programs begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 13: Macon Writers Club; Aug. 29: author Charles Todd; Sept. 10: Macon Writers Group; Sept. 25: author Sena Jeter Naslund. Parking available at First Baptist Church, 511 High Place. Free for Historic Macon members; $5 nonmembers; $3 students. 743-3851. www.historicmacon.org.
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 to give constructive criticism and encouragement to other members of the group. For more information, email email@example.com.
Miss Warner Robins Princess Pageant
1 p.m. July 27, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 700 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Applications for girls ages 2-12 will be accepted through July 21. Visit www.misswarnerrobins.org for an application. Joy Durden Molina, (478) 714-1540 or missWRprincess@yahoo.com.
Miss Warner Robins Scholarship Pageant and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Pageant
July 27, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 700 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Marcy Waugh, firstname.lastname@example.org or (478) 714-7268. www.misswarnerrobins.org.
Miss Peach Blossom Pageant
Aug. 17, Pulaski County Board of Education auditorium, 72 Warren St., Hawkinsville. Deadline to enter is Aug. 10. Open to ages 0-24. email@example.com or (478) 923-3846
High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Night Awareness Hike: 8:30 p.m. Friday, $5. Dam Walk: 10 a.m. July 20, $5. Edible and Medical Plants of High Falls: 4 p.m. July 20, $5. Twilight Night Padde: 7 p.m. July 20, $15 includes gear. Beat The Heat Nautre Hike: 8 a.m. July 21, $5. Waterfall Scenic Hike: 10 a.m. July 27, $4. Campfire Cooking 101: 2 p.m. July 27, $5. High Falls Historic Walk: 4 p.m. July 28 and 10 a.m. Aug. 3, $5. Midweek Nature Walk: 7 p.m. July 31, $5. A $5 parking fee also is required for all events. (478) 993-3053.
Dixie Aeromasters Summer Fly-in
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Commissioners Field, Overland Way, Gray. Radio controlled model airplanes air show at noon features aerobatics and jets. Concessions available. Free. dixieaeromasters.com. 745-3048.
American Sewing Guild Macon chapter
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ingleside United Methodist Church, 3187 Ridge Ave. Enter through rear. Christmas in July; learn to make three unique gifts. Must register in advance. 477-4298. $10.
Civil War Summer Camp
9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. This camp for students in kindergarten-third grade is designed to gently introduce students to the Civil War. Meet soldiers who will share about the hardships of soldier life. Lots of hands-on activities. $7.50 Reservations required by calling 745-5982.
Georgia Kids STEM Day
9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20, Century of Flight Hangar, Museum of Aviation, Russell Parkway at Ga. 247, Warner Robins. Hands-on activities with rockets, gliders and rovers, plus interaction with mentors from different career fields such as the military, law enforcement, teaching, engineering, nursing and firemen. $30 and includes lunch and activity supplies. Pre-registration is required by calling Valerie at (478) 222-7580 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rampage Pro Wrestling
3 p.m. July 21, Johnny Gs Fun Center, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Champion Micah Taylor vs. Hit for Hire Bobby Moore with Miss Allie vs. AJ Steele. Blackout Murder One and Kory Chavis vs. American Mayhem Maniac Zac Edwards and Warrior Chris Jacobs. Mike Cruz vs. Kyle Matthews and more. $10 ringside; $8 adults; $5 kids. 329-8002.
7:30 p.m. July 27, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Superstars may include Seamus, Randy Orton, Dolph Ziggler, Wade Barrett, Big E. Langston, Fandango, Jack Swagger, Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow and A.J. Lee. $18-$98. www.ticketmaster.com.
149th anniversary of the Civil War battles in Macon
10 a.m. July 27 and 2 p.m. July 28, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. A guided ranger walk shows where Civil War fighting took place on park property. Learn about the artillery positions during the battles and see the reconstructed earth works. Hold a Civil War musket and discover the weight the men had to carry around on a daily basis. Event suitable for all ages. Free. 752-8257.
Indian Artifact Identification Day
Noon-4 p.m. Aug. 10, Pulaski County Annex Auditorium, 45 Lumpkin St., Hawkinsville. Hawkinsville Classic Main Street partners with the Ocmulgee Archeological Society to host Indian Artifact Identification. (478) 783-9294. www.bhthawkinsville.org.
L.E.A.P. Back to School Bash
6-9 p.m. Aug. 23, Fort Valley Festival Park, corner of Railroad and Preston streets, Fort Valley. Hosted by the I Think I Am Foundation and the city of Fort Valley in support of the Peach County School System. Free school supplies, food and entertainment. To donate or for more information, contact Deanna Moore, (478) 714-1040, or Martha McAfee, (478) 825-8261.
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: Childrens Crafts: 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and July 20-21. Childrens Pottery: 3 p.m. Aug. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and 31. 752-8257.
Rock Candy Tours
Rock n Roll Stroll, a 2.5 hour guided walk happens at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month. Departs from Washington Park, corner of College Street and Washington Avenue. $15 per person. Free Birds and Night Owls, a 1.5 hour guided stroll, happens at 9 p.m. Fridays at the Rookery, 543 Cherry St. $10 per person. Comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a bottle of water are recommended. Reservations required. 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.
5-8 p.m. the third Thursday of every month, Macon Dog Park, Adams Street. A monthly pup-friendly social event. There will be several rescue groups with information, doggy demonstrations, live music, door prizes, giveaways and more. Ellen Banas, 751-7694. Free admission.
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.
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. 254-4117.
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. $7. 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. July 20, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Learn facts about our feathered friends. Raptor shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 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.
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.
Second Friday: Sky Over Macon
8 p.m. the second Friday of each month, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore the constellations and planets visible from Middle Georgia, then see a live presentation in the Mark Smith Planetarium. After the show, if the sky is clear, view the night sky through powerful telescopes in the observatory. Admission by donation. 477-3232. www.masmacon.org.