10 Days Calendar

October 11, 2013 

10 days calendar

Friday

Oct. 11

Georgia National Fair

10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Exhibits, animals, rides and more. $10 adults; $8 seniors; free for children 10 and younger with a paying adult. Ride tickets extra. Free parking. www.georgianationalfair.com.

Idea House

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Dannenberg Lofts, 476 Third St. Tour the Idea House, which is focused on decorating for small-space living with DIY decor and up-cycled furnishings. $10. 478-742-5084. www.historicmacon.org.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. $18 adults; $15 seniors and students. 477-3342. www.maconlittletheatre.org.

Sky Over Macon

8 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore planets and constellations visible from Middle Georgia. Afterward, view the night’s sky through telescopes. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail

8-11 p.m.

Adjacent to the Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Walk the haunted trails and visit the haunted barns. $13 per person. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. 478-923-6600.

Comedian Chris Tucker

8 p.m.

City Auditorium, 415 First St. $37, $47 and $66. www.ticketmaster.com.

Saturday

Oct. 12

Wings and Wheels Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Oldies DJ, monster truck rides, hay ride, bounce house, and more. Rocket launch at 1 p.m. Kids costume contest at 2 p.m. $10. 478-923-6600.

Fall Family Fun Day

10 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, the Rock. Theme: “Lumberjack Day.” $15; children 3 and younger are free; half-price with military ID. www.therockranch.com.

Georgia National Fair

10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, (see Friday, Oct. 11). Thompson Square concert at 7:30 p.m.

Underworld Haunted House

8 p.m.

366 Sixth St. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association of Middle Georgia. $15 regular admission, $22 fast pass admission, $2 military and student discount.

Macon Symphony Orchestra

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Theme: “Magic and Enchantment”; conducted by Shizuo Kuwahara. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12. www.maconsymphony.com.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

Perry Haunted Barn

8 p.m.

2235 U.S. 41 North, Perry. Visit the barn, attic and zombie zone. $15 barn, $8 attic, $10 zombie zone, $30 for all three. www.perryhauntedbarn.com.

Sunday

Oct. 13

Georgia National Fair

10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

“Before Midnight” movie

2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by the Macon Film Guild. $5. 478-742-2000.

“The Game’s Afoot”

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

Children’s Pottery

3 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Hands-on craft for kids. Free. 478-752-8257.

Percy Sledge

6-8 p.m.

Washington Park, downtown Macon. Part of the Second Sunday in the Park series. Bring a blanket or picnic. No tents or grills. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.

Monday

Oct. 14

Bombadil

Noon

Mercer Village, Montpelier Avenue near Mercer University. Free outdoor concert. Part of the Music Ambassadors Program. www.musicambassadors.org.

Tuesday

Oct. 15

“All Roads Lead to Vienna”

7:30 p.m.

Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Rebecca Lanning, mezzo soprano, and Ian Altman, piano. Free. 478-301-5751.

Wednesday

Oct. 16

“The Laramie Project”

8 p.m.

Campus Black Box Theatre, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. Play includes mature content. $10; $8 GC faculty, staff and non-GC students; $3 GC students. 478-445-4226.

Thursday

Oct. 17

“The Ugly Duckling” and “The Tortoise and the Hare”

9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Moving sculpture and puppetry bring these stories to life. $5-$7. 478-301-5470.

Corn Maze

Noon-6 p.m.

Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley. Maze has an Allman Brothers Band theme. $7 for ages 4-12, $10 for age 13 and older. Combo ticket including a hay ride is $9 for ages 4-12 and $13 for age 13 and older. Children 3 and younger are free; 10 percent military discount. www.lanesouthernorchards.com.

Griffin Choral Arts

7:30 p.m.

Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Theme: “Jubilation!” $10. www.griffinchoralarts.org.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

“Wiley and the Hairy Man”

8 p.m.

Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Directed by Frazer Lively. $10 general admission; $5 students, alumnae and senior citizens; free for Wesleyan students, faculty and staff. 478-757-5259.

Friday

Oct. 18

Central Georgia Greek Festival

Noon-10 p.m.

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 859 First St. Greek music, food, beer, jewelry, clothing and religious art. Free to attend, food extra. 478-621-0744.

Drive-By Truckers

7 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. T. Hardy Morris opening. $25. 478-257-6391.

Abba: Thank You for the Music

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. A modern tribute to the famous Swedish pop band. $25. 478-301-5470.

Escher String Quartet

7:30 p.m.

Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adults; $15 students. 478-301-5470.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

Saturday

Oct. 19

Historic Macon Flea Market

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Historic Macon Flea Market Stores, Northeast Plaza Shopping Center, 658-668 Shurling Drive. Find great deals on fantastic items. Free admission. www.historicmacon.org.

Deep Roots Festival

10 a.m.-midnight

Downtown Milledgeville. Artists market, barbecue cook-off, kid zone, car show and live music from Allen Stone, Wet Willie and more. $8 before 5 p.m.; $15 after 5 p.m. www.deeprootsfestival.com.

Central Georgia Greek Festival

10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, (see Friday, Oct. 18).

Macon Octoberfest

11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon. Beer garden with local brews and live music. $20-$32. www.maconoctoberfest.com.

Jazz and the Arts on Riverdale

Noon-6 p.m.

Riverdale Drive, off Ridge Avenue. Live jazz music, arts vendors, kids activities and more. Free. www.maconjazz.org.

“The Game’s Afoot”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

Sunday

Oct. 20

Central Georgia Greek Festival

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, (see Friday, Oct. 18).

Macon Octoberfest

Noon-7 p.m.

Cherry Street Plaza, (see Saturday, Oct. 19).

“The Game’s Afoot”

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Oct. 11).

“Macbeth”

3 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. $20 adults; $15 students and seniors. 478-742-2000.

Children’s Pottery

3 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, (see Sunday, Oct. 13).

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