Thriller Dance and Zombie Parade
Rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays in October, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. No previous dancing experience necessary. All ages welcome. Participants will be taught Michael Jacksons Thriller dance to be performed dressed as zombies Oct. 25 in Cherry Street Plaza. Must attend three rehearsals to participate in the dance. Free. 478-254-5497.
Perry Haunted Barn
8 p.m. Oct. 18-19, 25-26, 30-31, and Nov. 1-2, 2235 U.S. 41 North, Perry. Three different events: the barn, the attic and the zombie zone. Proceeds benefit local organizations. Jimmy Steffen, 478-951-6569. www.perryhauntedbarn.com. $15 barn, $8 attic, $10 zombie zone; $30 all three.
Underworld Haunted House
7 p.m. ticket sales start, 8 p.m. doors open, Oct. 18-19, 25-26, 29-31, and Nov. 1-2, 366 Sixth St. (behind the Terminal Station). Proceeds benefit Alzheimers Association of Middle Georgia. $15 regular admission, $22 fast pass admission; $2 military and student discount.
Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail
8-11 p.m. Oct. 18-20, 24-27, and 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31, in the wooded area next to the Museum of Aviation, behind the vacant restaurant building, Warner Robins. Children ages 12 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. The trail will include a variety of scares in the woods as well as a number of haunted barns. All funds raised will be used for operating support for both the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. To volunteer, call 478-923-6600. For information, visit www.museumofaviation.org or call 478-923-6600. $13 per person; ticket sales will end by 11 p.m. each night.
Lake Joy Trails of Terror
Sunset until the last person leaves, every Friday-Saturday in October, and Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 428 Lake Joy Road, Kathleen. 478-338-4062.
Spirits in October
6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 24-26, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 27, Historic Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Drive. Meet the spirits whose destinies were tied, for good or ill, to the number 13 on a guided one-hour stroll through the cemetery. Ends with a reception and exhibits in the mausoleum. Tours leave every 15 minutes. $20 per person; $18 seniors or military; $10 students age 10 and older; free for children younger than 10. For tickets, visit www.riversidecemetery.com or call 478-301-5470.
Fort Hawkins Halloween Ghost Watch
5-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Fort Hawkins Blockhouse Replica, Emery Highway. Discover why the fort is an authentic haunted historic site and featured in The Ghosts of Macon. Along with the legend of the Jack-O-Lantern and ghost stories around the campfire, enjoy special treats but no tricks. 478-742-3003 or www.forthawkins.com. Free admission.
Christmas Made in the South
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Featuring the handmade works of more than 300 craftsmen. $6 at the door; children under 12 are free. One admission good for all three days. Free parking. www.maconcentreplex.com.
Balvaunuca Clubs Mistletoe Market
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 23, noon-6 p.m. Nov. 24, Miller-Murphy-Howard Exhibit Hall, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. $5; kids under 10 free with an adult. 478-952-1610.
Central Georgia Greek Festival
Noon-10 p.m. Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 19 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 859 First St. Greek band, traditional Greek dancing, exotic Greek and Mediterranean dishes and desserts, imported beer, wine and liquor. Shop a selection of jewelry, clothing, religious art and artifacts. Church tours for those curious about Orthodoxy. www.holycross.ga.goarch.org. 478-621-0744.
Oct. 18-20, Macon. Founders Feast is at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Armory Ballroom, 484 First St. with a Bavarian dinner, beer tasting and live music by Charles Walker & the Dynamites. Beer garden and live entertainment is from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon-7 p.m. Oct. 20 in Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon. Weekend also features a cyclocross bicycle race, homebrew contest and singer-songwriter contest. Founders Feast is $40 before Oct. 18. Beer Garden tickets are $20-$32 for a one-day pass, or $36-$60 for a two-day pass, early prices valid before Oct. 18. www.maconoctoberfest.com.
Deep Roots Festival
10 a.m.-midnight Oct. 19, downtown Milledgeville. Artist market, barbecue cook-off, kid zone, car show, and live music. Featured performers include Allen Stone, Shovels & Rope, the Greenway, Wet Willie and Rock U Allstars. Pre-sale tickets are $6; before 5 p.m. at the gate $8; after 5 p.m. at the gate $15. www.deeprootsfestival.com.
Jazz and the Arts on Riverdale
Noon-6 p.m. Oct. 19, Riverdale Drive, off Ridge Avenue, Macon. Live jazz music, arts vendors, kids activities and more. Free. www.maconjazz.org.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19, Sacred Heart Catholic School, 250 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Rides, games, silent auction, arts and crafts vendors, concessions. Visit the huge rummage sale at Grannys Attic from 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19. Wristbands for rides are $20 ages 6 and up, $5 ages 3-5, free age 2 and younger. Game cards (12 games on each card) are $5. 478-923-9668. www.shswr.org.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19, Cathedral of Christ Baptist Church, 3216 Hartley Bridge Road. Barbecue and gospel music featuring One Voice, Jerry Jackson, Singing 4 Stars, Charles Kent, Christian Travelers, Cotton Family, Becky Hataway, Growing in Grace and more. 478-788-4149.
Mossy Creek Festival
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 315M Lake Joy Road, Perry. Old-timey festival in the piney woods with acclaimed folk artists and craftsmen, vendors, clogging, music, food and more. $5 adults; $1 children; free parking. No pets. www.mossycreekfestival.com.
4-7 p.m. Oct. 25, Charlottes Web Learning Center, 4060 Napier Ave. Games, inflatables, nail art, balloon art, haunted rooms, petting zoo, face painting and a clown. 478-477-4132.
Hawkinsville Harvest Fest & RKMC Dice Run
9 a.m registration, 10:30 a.m. kickstands up, Oct. 26, corner of Commerce and South Houston streets, Hawkinsville. Sponsored by the Red Knights Firefighters Motorcycle Club, Georgia Chapter 26. Benefits the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Cash prizes, 50/50 drawing, entertainment, food vendors, merchants, arts and crafts. Ride information: David Trussell, 478-952-2017. Festival information: www.HawkinsvilleHarvestFest.com. $15 per hand; $5 additional hand.
Fall Farm Festival
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26, Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley. Hayrides, kiddie corral, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, face painting, live music and more. www.lanesouthernorchards.com.
5-8 p.m. Oct. 26, the Rain Church, 257 Gunn Road, Warner Robins. Hosted by Splash Childrens Ministry. Games, face painting, food and slides. Food drive for Perry Outreach and Loaves and Fishes. 478-953-7246. www.therainchurch.com.
Fried Green Tomato Festival
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Juliette. The Juliette Opry will be providing live bluegrass music during the festival and will offer a special concert in the evening Oct. 26. Activities for all ages, food and arts and crafts vendors. For more information about the festival, contact festival coordinator, Tommy Moon, 478-992-9996. For information about the Juliette Opry concert, contact Acoustic Productions, 478-254-2495 or APMacon@gmail.com. Free.
4-6 p.m. Oct. 27, First Baptist Church of Christ, 511 High Place. Carnival games, hayride, cake walk, inflatables and more. 478-742-6485. Admission: two food items for the churchs Crisis Closet.
6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Costume contest, trunk-or-treating, face painting, bouncy houses and games, photo booth, refreshments and live music. Free Parking at Northwoods Academy. 478-746-9688.
City of Jeffersonville Harvest Festival
Wild Game and Tame Supper, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Twiggs Trading Post, 13340 U.S. 80, also includes trunk or treating for children, $5 in advance only. Entertainment begins at 4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 p.m. Nov. 2 and includes Cliff Patton, magician/ventriloquist, the Shane Bridges Band and many others. Parade at 11 a.m. Nov. 2, followed by a classic and antique car show, food and craft booths. Harvest Festival 5-K Run-to-the-Center, 2 p.m. Nov. 3. www.cityofjeffersonville.org.
175 Years of Trains Festival
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9, Forsyth. Beef cook-off, childrens art contest, inflatable rides, live music, food and a model train exhibit. The event is centered around Forsyths train depots, along Adams Street in Forsyth. Loraine Khoury, 478-994-7747.
8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, Byron United Methodist Church, Main Street and West Heritage Boulevard, Byron. Vendor booths, country store and Christmas shop, yard sale, childrens activities, food, book store and more. 956-5717.
Nov. 11. Motorcycle ride: noon registration, 2 p.m. kickstands up, Harley Davidson of Macon to concert site. Concert: 3 p.m., Ardagh Group Field, across from the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins. Featuring Blackjack Billy and The Big Rock Show. Benefits Operation Troop Aid to honor military veterans. 478-319-5859. www.BlueDuckEvents.org.
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.
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.
An Evening with the Cleghorns
7 p.m. Oct. 19, Pinecrest Baptist Church, 1007 19th Ave. E., Cordele. 478-396-8139. Donations accepted.
Methodist Harvest Choir Music Sunday
3 p.m. Oct. 27, St. Peter A.M.E. Church, 502 State University Drive, Fort Valley. Refreshments afterward. 478-956-5717.
MUSIC AND VARIETY
Drive By Truckers
7 p.m. Oct. 18, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. T. Hardy Morris opening. $25. 478-257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Abba: Thank You for the Music
7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. A modern tribute to Swedish pop band Abba. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com. $25.
Floetry Night Special Edition
8 p.m. Oct. 18, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Album release of Lowell Dye, hosted by comedian Troy Huff. 478-742-2000.
The Broken Guitar TV Show filming
7-10 p.m. Oct. 19, Dublin High School auditorium, Dublin. Featuring FreeLance Ruckus, Dean Brown and Dubshak, PLHRS Country and the 120/80 Vocal Band along with the Broken Guitar Comedy Troop. Benefits Teen Challenge of Middle Georgia. Randy Newton, 478-288-6205 or email@example.com. $10.
Live at the Douglass
7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Vocalists, vocal groups, rappers and dance groups compete for prize money. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Isaac Lightfoot, 478-742-3122.
8 p.m. Oct. 24, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With special guests Darin Curtis and Dana Kelson. 478-257-6391. $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Steve Earl and the Dukes
8 p.m. Oct. 25, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring the Mastersons. $34.50 in advance; $38.50 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.
James Gregory: Funniest Man in America
7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $28-$38. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.
Mark Lowry: Unplanned and Unplugged
6 p.m. Oct. 27, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $22-$27. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.
8 p.m. Nov. 7, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $34.50 in advance; $38.50 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.
7 p.m. Nov. 10, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $22.50 in advance; $26.50 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.
7 p.m. Nov. 16, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $35 in advance; $40 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.
The Royal Comedy Tour
8 p.m. Nov. 16, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Mark Curry, Dominique and JJ. $40.50 and $48.50. www.ticketmaster.com.
8 p.m. Nov. 21, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring special guest Modern Measure. $10 in advance; $12 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.
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: 5:15 p.m. Tommy and Friends, 7 p.m. Good News Bluegrass, 8:45 p.m. Ruby Rose and Southern-Nites Band. 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. the Paul Brown Show, 7:30 p.m. Peach Blossom Special. 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. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
Alfred Hitchcock movies
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7 p.m. Oct. 23: Rear Window; 7 p.m. Oct. 30: Psycho. $5 includes popcorn and drink. 478-742-2000.
Macon Film Guild
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10: The Hunt. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8: You Will Be My Son. 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.
Historic Macon Flea Market and Appraisal Days
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19, Historic Macon Flea Market Stores, Northeast Plaza Shopping Center, 658-668 Shurling Drive. Find great deals on fantastic items. Free admission. This years Flea Market will also feature Historic Macons Appraisal Days (formerly Discovery Days) where professional appraiser Rod Hardy gives expert verbal appraisals to the public for a nominal fee. No reservations will be required for Saturday appraisals. Appraisal Days also will be on Oct. 18 at the Sidney Lanier Cottage; appointments are required and there will be a nominal fee. For more information about appraisals and appointments, visit www.historicmacon.org or contact Janis Haley, 478-742-5084 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A members-only preview party will be held from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18 and will include food, beer and wine. $30 in advance, $35 at door.
Retro Night Glow
7:30 p.m. one-mile, 8 p.m. 10K, 8:10 p.m. 5K, Oct. 19, Northway Church, 5915 Zebulon Road. Featuring the Fabulous Boomer Band from 6-10 p.m. Kids fest and black light dance party. Register online at www.racerpal.com or www.projectgiving.net. Entry fees for 5K and 10K: $25; to run both is $40; one-mile fun run: $12.
Iron Chef Macon
5-7 p.m. Oct. 19, the Power Center, Tremont Temple Baptist Church, 5263 Bloomfield Road. Ten Middle Georgia chefs will compete. Benefits youth and education programs. Theresa Robinson, 478-788-3004, or Joyce Lockett, 478-538-6045. $3 per person per chef station; $30 for all 10 stations.
AAUW Used Book Sale
5-6 p.m. Oct. 24: Sneak Preview, $5. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 24: free admission. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct 25: free admission. 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 26: 1/2 price sale. Noon-2 p.m. Oct. 26: bag or box sale. Houston County Galleria, North Houston Road and Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins. Great selection including large stock of sci-fi, fiction/non-fiction, two hardback sets of Zane Grey and much more. Proceeds used to support Reading is Fundamental in elementary schools and other community projects. Sponsored by Houston-Peach Branch of AAUW. www.houstonpeach-ga.aauw.net.
AXIS International Dinner
5 p.m. Oct. 26, Anderson Dining Hall, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Traditional cuisine representing several different countries will be offered and prepared by international students. Proceeds benefit scholarships. 478-757-5137.
Daughters of the British Empire English Tea and Fashion Show
2:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Realty International Conference Center, West Towne Park, 508 Osigian Blvd., Warner Robins. Traditional English afternoon tea and a fashion show, raffle and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Mountbatten House retirement home and local charities. Tickets limited. Contact Anne Sanders, 478-335-1487, for tickets. www.dbesociety.org. $25 each.
Georgia Legal Services Fundraiser
7-10 p.m. Nov. 1, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Hosted by the Macon Bar Association and Mercer University School of Law. Featuring the Mercer Law faculty band. Heavy hors doeuvres and cash bar provided. To be a sponsor, contact Nancy Terrill at Terrill_n@law.mercer.edu. $50 for attorneys, $35 for YLD members, $25 for supporters.
Sporting Clay Fun Shoot
9:30 a.m. registration, 10:30 a.m. event, Nov. 1, the Meadows National Gun Club, 1064 Rumble Road, Forsyth. Shooting, barbecue and competition benefitting Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Georgia. 478-743-4153. $100 individual; $500 teams of up to six shooters.
Cabaret Night at St. Pauls
6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, St. Pauls Episcopal Church Parish House, 753 College St. Fundraiser for St. Pauls Friends of Music and Arts. Several members of the St. Pauls choir will be performing as well as other special guests. Catered food. $25 per couple; $15 individuals; $10 students and children. 478-743-4623.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Georgia Anniversary Gala
7 p.m. Nov. 16, Terminal Station, 200 Cherry St. Semi-formal attire. For reservations, call 478-743-4153 or e-mail email@example.com. $75 per person; $750 table for eight.
Deanna Moore Book Release
7-9 p.m. Oct. 19, Fort Valley State Universitys Fine Art Gallery, 103 E. Main St., Fort Valley. Moore has penned a childrens book, I Think I Am, Its All In Your Mind. 478-714-1040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1-3 p.m. Oct. 19, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 5080 Riverside Drive. The 2013 Georgia Author of the Year award winner will be headlining Barnes & Nobles Educator Week and will be signing her novel Pyramid of the Lost World. Free. 478-474-0161.
Bioethical Issues Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Dillard Hall Auditorium, Middle Georgia State College, Cochran campus. Featuring a panel of experts in science, religion, philosophy and the law. The panel discussion will include audience Q&A. Seating is limited; reservations are encouraged. For more information or to make reservations, contact Sharon Mozley-Standridge, email@example.com or 478-934-3546. Free.
Nutrition, Weight and Breast Cancer
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23, Centreplex Ballroom, 200 Coliseum Drive. Lunch and learn with speaker Valerie Peters, a dietitian/nutritionist. RSVP to 478-633-4733 or email RSVP@mccg.org. Free.
Jean Carley Book Signing
10 a.m.-noon Oct. 26, Thomas Public Library, 315 Martin Luther King Junior Drive, Fort Valley. The Warner Robins resident will sign copies of her book, Love Notes to Friends & Family. 877-727-0697 or Michelle Whitman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Belk Lecture: Being Human in a Beauty-Obsessed World
11:15 am. Oct. 29, Taylor Amphitheatre, Wesleyan College. Presented by Susan Ross, department of theology, Loyola University. Free. www.wesleyancollege.edu.
5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Gena Knox, author of two award-winning cookbooks, introduces her new cookbook, Southern My Way: Food & Family. Free for Historic Macon members; $5 for nonmembers; $3 for students. 478-742-5084.
Georgias Universal Beauty State Pageant
Nov. 8-9, Holiday Inn North. All ages welcome, 0-up, and even have a group for ages 29-up. Presented by Georgias Our Little Miss Scholarship Pageant, a natural pageant system that focuses on the natural talents and beauty of young ladies. Deadline to enter is Oct. 25. email@example.com.
Cherry Blossom Scholarship Pageants
The Royal Court will be selected at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. 478-207-0021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noon-6 p.m. Oct. 18-20, 23-27 and 30-Nov. 1, Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley. This years maze has an Allman Brothers Band theme. Maze: $7 for ages 4-12, $10 age 13 and older. Hay ride: $3 for ages 4-12, $5 age 13 and older. Combo ticket for maze and hay ride: $9 for ages 4-12, $13 for age 13 and older. Children 3 and younger are free; 10 percent military discount. www.lanesouthernorchards.com.
Fall Family Fun Days
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 16, the Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, the Rock. Oct. 19: Hot Air Balloon Rally. Oct. 26: Not-so-Spooky Halloween Fest. Nov. 2: Pumpkin Destruction Day. Nov. 9: Great Outdoor Adventure. Nov. 16: Be Farm Strong. 706-647-6374. $15; children 3 and under are free, half-price with military ID; season passes available. www.therockranch.com.
Fall Fun Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Activities for all ages including boot camp obstacle course, big glove boxing, bounce houses, hay rides, horse rides, face painting and tattoos, cake walk, music and more. A rocket launch will be held in the amphitheater at 1 p.m. A costume contest for children ages 1-9 will be held at 2 p.m. Bring an already-carved pumpkin for submission in the pumpkin carving contest or purchase a pumpkin and carve at the museum. Concessions available. www.museumofaviation.org. 478-923-6600. $10 per person for an arm band for the day.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Little Rogers C.M.E. Church, 9754 Thomaston Road. Judging at 1 p.m. Robert Jackson, 478-935-2776. $20 to register a vehicle.
Southern Square Bridal Show
1-5 p.m. Oct. 27, Gallery 51, 51 W. Adams St., Forsyth. email@example.com.
Rose Hill Ramble
2-4 p.m. Oct. 27, Rose Hill Cemetery, 1071 Riverside Drive. Meet at the cemetery gate. Local historian Phil Comer will lead the walk, which will focus on Rose Hill resident Leroy M. Wiley. Wiley was a bachelor and one of Americans first three millionaires. Free. 478-742-5084.
Fishing for Fun
6-7 p.m. Oct. 28, Nov. 4 and 11, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. An interactive learning course for kids ages 4-12. Register through Oct. 26 at Freedom Park. 751-9248. $3 (covers the cost of bait and tackle).
Ocmulgee National Monument
Guided Earth Lodge tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Childrens Pottery events: 3 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 26-27. Lamar Trip: 9 a.m. Oct. 20. Free. 478-752-8257.
High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Family Fun Fishing Tournament: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19. Bring the family to see who can catch the biggest fish. Fishing licenses required. Prizes awarded. $2 per person. Spooky Halloween: 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 26. Hike to the falls; roast smores under the moon light; costume contest for adults, children and pets. Prizes awarded. $5. A $5 parking fee also is required for all events. 478-993-3053.
Nov. 1-3, Camp John Hope, Fort Valley. Heart of Georgia Hospice is now taking registration for Camp Wings, a bereavement camp for children ages 6-16 who have lost a loved one. 478-953-5161. $10 registration fee.
5-8 p.m. Nov. 8, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. Visit Macons past in the candle-lit home. Meet some of Macons most prominent citizens of the 19th Century, subjects of author Connie MacDarnells book Walking on Cotton, as they share their experiences. Tours begin on the hour. $10. Make reservations by calling 478-747-5982.
Syrup Makin Time on the Plantation
10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Jarrell Plantation, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Find out how in times past farmers made their own cane syrup. Plus, craft making demonstrations throughout the farm. $4-$6.50. 478-986-5172.
The Price is Right Live!
7:30 p.m. Nov. 22, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Interactive stage show. Tickets can be purchased at the Macon Centreplex Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.