The Old Capital Fall Festival
Sept. 7, Old Midway School, 1735 Irwinton Road, Milledgeville. Auto and motorcycle show, registration 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Live band, comedian, arts and crafts, food, school supply giveaway. James Hill, 478-456-5153, or Franklin Walker, 912-583-0081. Free admission.
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21-22, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Traditional American Indian dances, music, food and arts and crafts. 478-752-8257. $6 adults; $3 children ages 6-12 and active duty military; free for children under 6.
Georgia National Fair
Oct. 3-13, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Animals, exhibits, rides, concerts and more. For more information about events and tickets, visit www.georgianationalfair.com.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of every month, 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. 478-757-5233. 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
3-6 p.m. Tuesday, 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. Wednesday, Mulberry Street. Locally grown produce, dairy, meat, desserts and more.
International City Farmers Market
1-6 p.m. Thursday, 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 Saturday, 1106 Meeting St., Perry. Locally grown and produced items, and live music. 478-988-2757.
An Evening with the Cleghorns
7 p.m. Sept. 7, Sandy Valley Baptist Church, 1124 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins. 478-396-8139. Donations accepted.
Warner Robins Aglow International
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Christ Chapel, 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. For women of all ages, races and denominations. Speaker: Mary Patton. 478-922-0161. www.aglow.org.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, Allens Market, 101 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. Bluegrass band. Tickets can be purchased at Marlor House, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville, or at www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. 478-452-3950. $10.
6-10 p.m. Sept. 7, SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St. Teen night featuring a DJ and live music. Under 18 only. Free. 478-238-6630.
Live at the Douglass
7:30 p.m. Sept. 7, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring solo vocalists, vocal groups, positive rappers and dance groups competing for cash prizes. 478-742-3122. $10 in advance; $15 at the door.
Second Sunday in the Park concerts
All events from 6-8 p.m., Washington Park, downtown Macon. Sept. 8: the Rick Hubbard Kazoo Show with Big Mike and the Booty Papas; Oct. 13: Percy Sledge. Picnics and lawn chairs encouraged, but no tents or grills. www.collegehillmacon.com. Free.
Country Comedy Tour
8 p.m. Sept. 13, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Featuring Matt Casio Kid Mitchell and M.G. Gaskin. Show is family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com. $19.
8 p.m. Sept. 14, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton, R&B superstar Avant and hosted by the hilarious Kevin Damn Fool Simpson. www.ticketmaster.com. $55 and $65.
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.
Missy Raines and the New Hip
7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Juliette Opry, Ga. 87, Juliette. Call 478-335-3895 for tickets or buy online at www.acousticproductions.com. $20.
Great White featuring Jack Russell
8 p.m. Sept. 28, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With special guests Ledfoot Messiah and more. 478-257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $20 in advance; $25 day of.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Reeves Arena, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. With Love and Theft. Georgia National Fair concert. $30. Advanced purchase tickets include fair admission. www.georgianationalfair.com.
Comedian Chris Tucker
8 p.m. Oct. 11, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Tickets can be purchased at the Macon Centreplex Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. $37, $47 and $65.50.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Reaves Arena, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. With Justin Moore. Georgia National Fair concert. $30. Advanced purchase tickets include fair admission. www.georgianationalfair.com.
7:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Hosted by the Greater Macon Chapter of USA Dance No. 6059. Complimentary lesson in the quick step by Jim Riley of Atlanta from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Dressy casual, light refreshments. $7 USA Dance members, $10 nonmembers.
Georgia State Square Dancers Association Convention
Sept. 19-21, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. The theme of this years convention is Dance and Swing in 2013. Participants will have a fun-filled weekend of dancing, seminars, a fashion show and a variety of other activities. www.gssda.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. $25 per person advance, $30 at door; one-day tickets are also available for $20 per person; youth ages 17 and under attending with square dancing family are free.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Holiday Inn, 3953 River Place Drive. Guided practica for beginners. 478-742-9367. Free.
Macon Shag Club
6:45 p.m. shag lessons, 7:30 p.m. dancing, Thursday, Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive. 478-960-3450. Free.
8 p.m. Friday, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Featuring the Dixie Pride Band. 478-784-1454. Public welcome. $7.
9 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. Band: Winchester. Singles welcome. 478-218-5815. $7.
Pairs and Spares Square Dance
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, except holidays, North Macon Park Recreation Center, Wimbish Road. Caller: Lee Dixon. 478-757-2912. Free.
Western Square Dancers of Macon Square Dance Club
6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, except fourth Thursdays, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Caller: Bob Shiver. Cuer: Jack Raye. 478-935-8364. Free.
North Macon Square Dancers Dance
6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, 815 N. Macon Park Drive. 478-471-1560.
Bleckley County Jamboree
7 p.m. Friday, 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. Saturday, 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 478-335-3895 for tickets or buy online at www.acousticproductions.com. $17.
Ole Clinton Opry
5:30-10 p.m. Friday, 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. This week: 5:30 p.m. Tommy and Friends, 7 p.m. John Holiday, 8:45 p.m. the Generals. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.
4-9 p.m. Saturday; 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. Dance Time Band, 7:30 p.m. the Jewel Knight Show. Also open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. 478-328-0678 or powersvilleopry.com. Free.
Wagon House Opry
6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, 699 Altman Road, Haddock. This week: 6:30 p.m. Dixie Sunlighters, 7:30 p.m. Southern Nights, 9 p.m. Ramblin Fever. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
Macon Film Guild
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8: Much Ado About Nothing. 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13: Before Midnight. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10: The Hunt. Special documentary presentation of Terms and Conditions May Apply will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.
Weekday in Wine Country
6-8 p.m. Sept. 12, 730 College St. Proceeds benefit the Neel House and Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc. Sample six wines selected by Tammara Butler of Vindulge. $25 per person. 478-742-0921.
VBC Childrens Consignment Sale
8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 12-13 and 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 14, Vineville Baptist Church, 2591 Vineville Ave. Select items half price on Saturday. A non-profit fundraiser for preschool, children and youth ministries. www.vinevillebaptist.org/consignment.
Peach Cobbler Mennonite Relief Auction
6-9 p.m. Sept. 13, 8 a.m.-early afternoon Sept. 14, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Relief sales raise funds for needy people around the world. Hymn sing and sale preview at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. Sale preview at 8 a.m. and auction at 9 a.m. Sept. 14. Featured items include handmade quilts, crafts, antiques, Amish-made furniture, home-canned foods, ice cream and peach cobbler. Hand quilting demonstration, childrens activities and homemade craft corner. 404-344-5012. www.peachcobblersale.org. Free admission.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Glow for Kids Sake 5K Night Run
8:30 p.m. Sept. 13, Central Georgia Technical College, 3300 Macon Tech Drive. Receive a glow in the dark T-shirt with registration and collect a glow bracelet at every station on the course. $30 in advance, $35 day of. www.glowrun5k.kintera.org. 478-745-3984, extension 114.
5K Race/1 Mile Walk-Roll for Diabetes Awareness
8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. race, 9:45 a.m. walk-roll, Sept. 21, Houston County Galleria, 2922 Watson Blvd., Centerville. Hosted by the Juanita June Foundation. For more race information and to register online, visit www.juanitajunefoundation.com. $30 for 5K race; $20 for walk-roll.
Cupcakes for a Cure
Sept. 16-21, Amandas Cakery, 321 Cotton Ave. Benefits Joshuas Wish. 478-738-9504.
Joshuas Wish Walk
9-11 a.m. Sept. 21, Mercer Law School, 1021 Georgia Ave. Supports the pediatric cancer community. Family train rides, face painting, bouncy house, food and more. Register online or print a registration form at www.joshuaswish.org. $20; early bird registration ends Sept. 13.
Toast and Taste
6:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Toasts of regional beers, liquors and wines. Tastes from Macons culinary greats. Benefits the Hay House. Tickets may be purchased at the door, by calling 742-8155 or online at hayhouse.org. $40.
Sidneys Salon Series
Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m.; programs begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 10: Macon Writers Group; Sept. 25: author Sena Jeter Naslund. Parking available at First Baptist Church, 511 High Place. 478-743-3851. www.historicmacon.org. Free for Historic Macon members; $5 nonmembers; $3 students.
Shana Johnson Burton Book Celebration
7-9 p.m. Sept. 12, the Marriott Macon City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive. Celebrating the release of Flawfully Wedded Wives. 478-745-4760.
Pain Management 101 Seminar
6:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road; 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Dr. Vijay Thillainathan and Dr. Sagar Patel will discuss New Advances in Pain Management. Hosted by Axis Pain Center to help patients who live with chronic pain become aware of alternative therapies. Reservations required by Sept. 12 for the Macon event and Sept. 19 for the Warner Robins event. 478-550-5960. Free.
Crossroads Writers Conference
Oct. 4-6, Mercer University campus, Macon. Guest speakers, writing workshops and more. For complete details and to purchase tickets, visit www.crossroadswriters.org.
Taste of Milledgeville
6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6, downtown Milledgeville. Sample food from many local restaurants. Part of the Milledgeviile Main Street First Friday celebration. 478-414-4014.
Tour of Antebellum Macon
11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 7, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. A driving tour of Antebellum Macon explores the homes and churches that served Macons earliest residents. Groups limited to 25 people. Reservations recommended. 478-745-5982. $20 includes driving tour and admission to the Cannonball House.
High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Hound Hike to the Falls: 10 a.m. Sept. 7. A $5 parking fee also is required. 478-993-3053.
Rampage Pro Wrestling Grandparents Appreciation Day
3 p.m. Sept. 8, Johnny Gs Fun Center, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. All grandparents who bring a grandchild will get in for half price. Six-man tag team battle, Allies Angels vs. Blacklist; special challenge match, RPW champion Hit for Hire Bobby Moore with Miss Allie vs. Kyle Matthews; and more. 478-329-8002. $8 adults, $5 kids.
Taste of Home Cooking School
6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 12, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Jion the Taste of Home Cooking Schools local culinary specialist Michelle Roberts, who will share seasonal recipes though demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at the local grocery store. Attendees will receive a gift bag including the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine. This 68-page special issue includes recipes featured during the program, as well as coupons from participating national food companies. Attendees can also enter for a chance to win one of many door prizes including the appliances that will be set up on stage for this event. General admission $10; VIP admission $25-$50. Raffle tickets are $10. www.macon.com/tasteofhome.
Home Help Resource Fair
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14, Central Georgia Technical College, Building H, 3300 Macon Tech Drive. Providing information for first-time home buyers as well as anyone who may be struggling to pay their mortgage or have questions about their mortgage. Opening remarks by Congressman Sanford Bishop. Heather Whitmore, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, 478-7456197, extension 124, or email Heather@cccsmacon.org.
Mabel White Cruise-In
6-9 p.m. Sept. 21, Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road. Bring your antique, muscle or project car (or tractor or motorcycle) or just bring yourself. No registration fee required; free door prizes. Oldie Goldies will be played and hot dogs are available for $1. Gary Ryle, email@example.com or 478-477-1846.
9 a.m.-noon registration, 3 p.m. awards, Sept. 21, Bass Pro Shops, 5000 Bass Pro Blvd. Music, food, prizes, classic cars and trucks. Hosted by Crawford County Kiwanis Club. Linda Gurley, 478-837-0723, or firstname.lastname@example.org. $20 pre-registration, $25 day of show.
Sept. 27-29, Hephzibah Childrens Home, 6601 Zebulon Road. Bereavement camp hosted by the Childrens Hospital at The Medical Center of Central Georgia for children and parents or guardians who have lost a loved one. Family activities, age appropriate grief sessions, as well as variety of camp activities including arts and crafts and a ropes course. To attend or volunteer, visit www.boscampmacon.com or call 478-633-7145. Free.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the museums collection of reptiles and amphibians; reptile show with Jason Clark of the Southeastern Reptile Rescue, and tasty treats in the Snack Shack. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.