Murder by the Book
8 p.m. Sept. 13-14 and 19-21; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Directed by Cathy Collins. $16 general admission; $14 military, students and seniors. Thursday nights are buy one ticket, get one half price 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.
Fox on the Fairway
8 p.m. Sept. 13-14; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11-12, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. Call 478-746-9485 for reservations or purchase tickets online at www.theatremacon.com. $20 adults; $18 seniors; $15 students.
Moon Over the Brewery
8 p.m. Sept. 13-14, 20-21; 2 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22, the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Directed by Alan Ralph. 478-994-0443. www.backlotplayers.org. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military.
All in the Family
7:30 p.m. Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and 22, Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. To purchase tickets, visit www.perryplayers.org or call 478-987-5354. $15 adults, $12 senior/military and student/child.
7 p.m. Sept. 14 and Sept. 24, New Perry Hotel, 800 Main St., Perry. Dinner theater performance by the Buried Hatchet Production Co. $37.50 includes dinner. www.buriedhatchet.net.
7 p.m. Sept. 19-21, 26-28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Comedy by Moliere. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.
National Theatre Live
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and 3 p.m. Sept. 29: Othello. Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.
The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise and the Hare
9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Moving sculpture and electro-luminescent puppetry brings to life these timeless tales in a dramatic performance by Lightwire Theatre. 301-5470. $5-$7.
7 p.m. Nov. 14-16, 21-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Travel through time and the afterlife in Vladimir Volkoffs play. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.
JDs Drama & Dinner Theater
550 Riverside Drive. Interactive drama 5 p.m.-midnight the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Food available includes hamburgers, hot dogs, wings and salads. 738-3114. www.jdsdramatheater.com.
3 p.m. Sept. 15, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Featuring music from various regions in Europe and George Gershwin. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. www.wrconcert.org. Free.
Master Class with Baritone Timothy LeFebvre
10 a.m. Sept. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or music.mercer.edu. Free.
Student Solo Recital
7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. 478-301-5751 or music.mercer.edu. Free.
Baritone Timothy LeFebvre and pianist Carol Goff
7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or music.mercer.edu. Free.
Family Weekend Gala
2 p.m. Sept. 21, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring student and faculty soloists with Mercers Stanley L. Roberts as conductor. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or music.mercer.edu. Free.
Master Class with the Brentano Quartet
7 p.m. Sept. 23, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring the violin, viola and cello. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or music.mercer.edu. Free.
Sept. 24, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Serena Canin, violin; Mark Steinberg, violin; Misha Amory, viola; and Nina Lee, cello. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at tickets.mercer.edu.
Mad About Chamber Winds I
7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Douglas Hill, conductor. Presented by the Chamber Wind Ensembles. music.mercer.edu. Free.
Fort Valley Voices
4 p.m. Sept. 29, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Franklin Gross, piano; Leonard Giles, trumpet; and Dana Jefferson, soprano. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Mercer University Orchestra in Concert
7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare conducting. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. music.mercer.edu. Free.
The Metropolitan Opera Live
Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas, 2980 Watson Blvd., Centerville. 12:55 p.m. Oct. 5: Eugene Onegin; 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26: The Nose; 12:55 p.m. Nov. 9: Tosca; 12:55 p.m. Dec. 14: Falstaff. www.metopera.org/hdlive. 744-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.
Eugenia Zukerman, flutist
3 p.m. Oct. 6, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. www.wrconcert.org. $15 adults; free for students.
Cello in the Spotlight
Oct. 8, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Ruchard Aaron and Julie Albers, cellos; faculty musician Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; and Rebecca Albers, viola. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at tickets.mercer.edu.
Ben Altman, guitarist
7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at tickets.mercer.edu.
Macon Symphony Orchestra
All performances at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., unless otherwise noted. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12: Magic and Enchantment conducted by Shizuo Kuwahara; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1: Home for the Holidays conducted by David Keith; 7:30 p.m. April 5: Shakespeare in Love conducted by Yaniv Segal; and 7:30 p.m. May 3: MSO Goes Hollywood conducted by Roderick Cox. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12. www.maconsymphony.com.
Student Chamber Ensemble in Concert
7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Bell House Parlor, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. music.mercer.edu. Free.
All Roads Lead to Vienna
Oct. 15, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Rebecca Lanning, mezzo soprano; and Townsend faculty artist Ian Altman, piano. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. music.mercer.edu. Free.
Master Class with Rebecca Lanning
10 a.m. Oct. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. The mezzo soprano will lead a vocal master class for Townsend student singers. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. music.mercer.edu. Free.
Griffin Choral Arts
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Jubilation!: Oct. 17, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Christmas with Griffin Choral Arts: Dec. 5, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Masterworks: A Mothers Tears: March 28-29, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin; $15. To Thee, My Country: May 1, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. Tickets are available at the door or in advance. 888-SING1-88 or www.griffinchoralarts.org. $10 general admission (unless noted).
7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A faculty artist recital featuring Monty Cole, saxophone; Jean Roberts, piano; and Mercus Reddick, percussion. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. music.mercer.edu. Free.
All concerts at the City Auditorium, 415 First St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26: Dancing Through the Decades featuring big band music. Dec. 7: holiday-themed show featuring local hip-hop star Floco Torres. March 1: country music-inspired show featuring special guest JoDee Messina. Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices; balcony seats will be $10 each. Purchase tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-653-8000. www.maconpops.com.
4 p.m. Oct. 27, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Barbara Day Miller, conductor. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Manhattan Piano Trio
4 p.m. Nov. 10, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Dmitry Kouzov, cello; Wayne Lee, violin; and Milana Strezeva, piano. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Working for a Living
Through Sept. 13, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Annual photography exhibit. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
Art of Daly Smith
Weekends Sept. 18-Oct. 13, Generations Gallery of Indian Springs, 1825 Ga. 42 South, Flovilla. A reception for the artist will be 4-7 p.m. Sept. 21. www.gallerygenerations.com.
Selections from Allied Arts Permanent Collection
Through Sept. 20, the Marlor House and Gallery, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville. On display are 32 pieces from Allied Arts permanent collection featuring a wide variety of media, styles and subject matter. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 478-452-3950 or www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. Free.
Cityscapes Opening Reception
6-8 p.m. Sept. 20, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Exhibit on display through Oct. 11. 478-744-9557, email@example.com or www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
Measure for Measure
Exhibit runs Sept. 28-Oct. 18. Artist reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 26, Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. Encaustic method works by Michele Schuff. Free. 478-445-7025.
Through Sept. 28, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance. Featuring the work of Joe Adams, Travis Hart and Carol Dodd Porter. Free. 478-743-6940.
Macon Then & Now
See the exhibit during September at Carlyle Place library, 5300 Zebulon Road; October at Middle Georgia State College, 100 College Station Drive; November at Macon Marriott City Center lobby, 240 Coliseum Drive. Featuring archival photographs of historic Macon properties alongside photographs of their present-day appearance. www.historicmacon.org. Free.
Titanoboa: Monster Snake
Through Jan. 25, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Exhibit features a full-scale model of the remains of the largest snake in the world, measuring 48 feet long, plus information about its discovery and clips from a Smithsonian Channel documentary. 478-477-3232 or www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.
Harriet Tubman: A Moses to Her People
Ongoing, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. The exhibit uses historic photographs, documents and works of art from the museums collection to tell Tubmans story. 478-743-8544. Free for members, $5-$8 for general public.
Sept. 21, Vineville Academy, 2260 Vineville Ave.; Sept. 22, Dance Arts Studio, 614 Poplar St. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to audition times. Each participant must be 8 years old. A parent/guardian and the participant must sign the audition card. All girls auditioning must be currently enrolled in a dance school. No absences allowed during rehearsals, costume fittings or performances. Production dates: Dec. 11-15. For more information, visit www.midganutcracker.org or contact Cindy Jarrard, 478-757-5598.
The Sound of Music
7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Bring music and be prepared to sing at least 16 bars with an accompanist. Roles for 15-20 adult actors ages 21-75 as well as eight young people ages 5-20. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 28. Production dates are Dec. 6-15. Directed by Jim Crisp; music direction by Jim Penndorf. 478-746-9485 or www.theatremacon.com.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
7-9 p.m. Mondays, Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Way off Wesleyan Drive. Membership is open to all wind and percussion players. Ages 17 through 97. 478-390-4248.
Cityscapes Call for Artists
Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit open to all Middle Georgia artists 18 or older and out of high school. Exhibit dates: Sept. 20-Oct. 11. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Sept. 17. Prospectus and entry forms are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org or by calling 478-744-9557.
Milledgeville First Friday call for artists
Anyone who wishes to display artwork and/or perform during a Milledgeville First Friday should contact Carlee Schulte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Claver School, 133 Ward St. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-335-3010.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, lessons and rehearsal, Human Resources Building, Mercer University campus. No musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons for pipe band students and members. Email Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu.
Middle Georgia Dulcimer Club
1-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Young America Music School, 6361 Zebulon Road. Free. 478-968-0684.