Out & About Calendar

November 1, 2013 


Perry Haunted Barn

8 p.m. 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, Nov. 1-2, 366 Sixth St. (behind the Terminal Station). Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s Association of Middle Georgia. $15 regular admission, $22 fast pass admission; $2 military and student discount.

Lake Joy Trails of Terror

Sunset until the last person leaves Nov. 1, 428 Lake Joy Road, Kathleen. 478-338-4062.

Halloween 3:16

11 a.m. Nov. 3, PPK Baptist Church, 8964 Thomaston Road. Drama presentation on the life of Christ by children ages 5-18. All children will be given a bag of candy at the end of the presentation. Tony Wood, 478-397-8614. Free.


Honor Our Veterans Day

Nov. 9, Candler Field Museum, 349 Jonathan’s Roost Road, Williamson. Veterans and their families will be honored at the all-day event with patriotic music, great food, honor guards, and flybys of antique military aircraft including AT-6 and Stearman Trainers. General David Poythress, past commander of the Georgia National Guard, will be the featured speaker at 1:30 p.m. preceded by the patriotic music provided by the Spalding High School Band and the Choral Group from Oak Hill Baptist Church. 770-467-9490. Free.

Vet Fest

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.


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.

Holiday Marketplace

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 40 Rumble Road, Smarr. Featuring author Cathy Lee Phillip, local vendors, handmade items and baked goods. Presented by the United Methodist Women of Mount Zion UMC. 478-994-9282. Free admission.


9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9, All Saints’ Episcopal Church parish hall, 1694 Wesleyan Drive. Lunch will be served. Christmas items, fall decorations, sewing, art, woodwork, wreaths, arrangements and a bake sale, plus “Granny’s Attic.” Hosted by the All Saints’ ECW. 478-405-9111.

Festival of Trees

Luncheon: noon, Nov. 13, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road; meal, Sugar Plum Shop and sneak peek at more than 30 beautiful trees. Gala: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Terminal Station, 200 Cherry St.; cocktail buffet by Natalia’s, open bar, live music by the Grapevine and silent auction. Reservations are required. www.masmacon.org or 478-477-3232.

Holiday Bazaar

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 16, Life Skills Center, Wesley Glen Ministries, 4580 N. Mumford Road. Independent sellers, local vendors, crafts, snack bar, baked goods, etc. Booths are available; 478-471-3711.

Christmas Bazaar

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16, Oakland Baptist Church, 1509 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Christmas ornaments, jewelry, wreaths, ceramics, homemade soups, jams, candy, pulled pork and Boston butts. Free admission. 478-923-3533.

Balvaunuca Club’s “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.

Holiday Bazaar

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 23, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Annex, 336 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins. Craft items for all ages, baked goods, local vendors. Gently used purse sale. Breakfast and lunch served by Youth Group and “Soup 2 Go” available. 478-922-5783.

Holiday Marketplace

Noon-5 p.m. Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7; 1-5 p.m. Dec. 8, the Historic Neel House, 730 College St. Sponsored by the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon. Free admission. 478-972-5300.

Hephzibah Children’s Home Christmas Ride

10 a.m. Dec. 7, Harley-Davidson of Macon, 5000 Mercer University Drive. Escorted ride leaves at noon. All types of motorcycles and cars welcome. Spend the day with children, giving them a ride and sharing lunch. Raffles. $20 per vehicle. 478-474-3344.

Very Merry Christmas Tour

6:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 702 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Featuring NewSong, Audio Adrenaline, Sidewalk Prophets and Jason Castro. Tickets available at www.itickets.com or at the Lamb’s Well, 115 Margie Drive, Warner Robins. $40 VIP general admission, $20 general admission in advance, $25 day of show.

Mike Fuller’s Annual Holiday Magic & Variety Show

7:30 p.m. Dec. 19, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Featuring Kim Meeks with songs of the season, Middle Georgia Youth Ballet, handbell choir from Highland Hills Baptist Church, magic, music and merriment. Tickets available at the door. www.MaconLittleTheatre.org or 478-471-7529. $10 adults, $5 children under 17.

New Year’s Eve Big Bash

Dec. 31, Terminal Station, 200 Cherry St. Dance featuring the Grapevine Band and silent auction. Benefits the Arc Macon. www.arcmacon.org. 478-477-7764. $40 per person.

Perry Buzzard Drop

9 p.m. Dec. 31, Courthouse Square, Perry. Live music from the Celebration Band; spirits sold on-site, confetti and a balloon release. As part of the evening’s festivities, Perry’s downtown restaurants and businesses will stay open late, offering food and drink specials. 478-988-2757. www.perrybuzzarddrop.com. Free.


City of Jeffersonville Harvest Festival

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.

Fair Trade Festival

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2, High Street Park, downtown Macon. Featuring locally and globally made crafts, food, music and family fun. Sponsored by the women of the churches of High Street: St. Joseph Catholic Church, First Baptist Church of Christ, High Street Unitarian Universalist Church. Benefits women around the world.

“Family Fest: Families Helping Families”

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 2, Perkins Field, Watson Boulevard and Mullberry Street, Warner Robins. Kick off for National Homlessness Awareness Month. Featuring the Alex Tjoland Band, Bruce Brookshire, Dwayne Boswell, Chad Loyd and Jacob Poole of “The Voice.” Family activities and Martin’s Barbecue. Hosted by Family Promise of Greater Houston County. 478-923-9391 or familypromisehoco@gmail.com. $10 adults, $5 children 10 and under; ticket includes barbecue plate.

Taste of Stone Creek Fall Festival

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2, Stone Creek Baptist Church, 1531 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch. Food, health education, entertainment, car and motorcycle show. 478-508-9386.

Turnip Festival

3 p.m.-until Nov. 9, the Crazy Bull and Roasted Cafe and Lounge, both on Second Street in downtown Macon. Thirteen bands perform on two stages, plus vendors of jewelry, art, vegetables and more. Bands include Jubee and the Morning After, Thomas Wynn and the Believers, Baby Baby, African Americana and more. $10 in advance; $12 day of. www.turnipfest.brownpapertickets.com.

175 Years of Trains Festival

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9, Forsyth. Beef cook-off, children’s art contest, inflatable rides, live music, food and a model train exhibit. The event is centered around Forsyth’s train depots, along Adams Street in Forsyth. 478-994-7747.

Fall Festival

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, children’s activities, food, book store and more. 956-5717.


Wesleyan Market

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 fall.line.farmers.market@gmail.com.

State Farmers Market

8 a.m.-dark daily, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round.

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.


The Down East Boys

9:15 a.m. Nov. 3, Byron Baptist Church, 100 W. White Road, Byron. Lunch follows service. 478-956-4670. Donations accepted.

Men’s Pancake Breakfast

8 a.m. Nov. 9, Christ Chapel Sportstowne, 170 Starcadia Circle. Featuring speaker and author Mark Rutland. Music by Jimmy Hall, formerly of Stillwater, and Jacob Poole of New Hope International, who recently appeared on “The Voice.” Free. www.christchapelmaconga.org.


Crankin’ Daddies Band

8 p.m.-midnight Nov. 1, the Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. Bring food, but not alcoholic beverages. Cash bar available. A First Friday event. 478-957-7728. www.thelibraryballroom@gmail.com. $10.

Bootsy Collins

8 p.m. Nov. 2, 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.

Jamey Johnson

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.

Magnolia Music and Medicine Show

All events from 6-8 p.m. at Magnolia Theatre, Main Street, Eastman. Nov. 23: Medicine Men and Friends. For ticket information, call 478-374-4723 or visit www.magnoliamusicandmedicineshow.com.

Don Williams

8 p.m. Jan. 15, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available at www.tickets.mercer.edu or 478-301-5470. $45 and $55.

Poetic Peace Open Mic Nights

7-11 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month, Bar 41, 414 Cherry St. Featuring spoken word, musicians, dancers, visual artists and more. 478-719-2054. $5 cover. First five open mic artists are free.


Argentine Tango

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.


8:30 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. Band: Winchester. Singles welcome. 478-474-3663. $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: 5:15 p.m. Tommy and Friends, 7 p.m. Country Rose, 8:45 p.m. Good Time Band. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.

Powersville Opry

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. Good Time Band, 7:30 p.m. Bluetick DeVille. 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. Still Crusin, 7:30 p.m. Southern Nite’s, 9 p.m. Ramblin Fever. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.


Tim Burton’s “Sleepy Hollow”

6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Hosted by the Macon Film Festival. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free.

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.” 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.


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 d’oeuvres and cash bar provided. 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. Paul’s

6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Parish House, 753 College St. Fundraiser for St. Paul’s Friends of Music and Arts. Several members of the St. Paul’s choir will be performing as well as other special guests. Catered food. $25 per couple; $15 individuals; $10 students and children. 478-743-4623.

Macon-Rutland Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3, Porter Ellis Community Center, 5987 Houston Road. Annual fundraiser to help the sight and hearing impaired in Middle Georgia. Tickets at the door. Frank Dowd, 478-951-0195 or fdowd348@windstream.net. $5.50 adults, $3 children under 12.

Ocmulgee Mounds 2013 5K Run/Walk

8 a.m. Nov. 9, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Online registration available through www.racerpal.com or mail-in entry form to Ocmulgee National Monument Association, 1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217. $15 before Nov. 6, $20 after.

Breast Cancer Masquerade Ball and Art Show

6:30-11:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Featuring Dean Brown and Dubshak, Randy Mendez and Travis Hart. Benefits Susan G. Komen, Living by faith Outreach and the Douglass Theatre. DeWayne Kendrick, kendrickdewayne13@yahoo.com or 478-342-1289.

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 csnook@bgccg.org. $75 per person; $750 table for eight.

Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk

Jan. 18, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins. Proceeds benefit the Museum of Aviation. The start time for the marathon is 8 a.m. (six-hour cutoff). The half-marathon will start at 8:15 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. Patriotic opening ceremonies will be held in the Century of Flight Hangar. Early registration: $75 marathon, $50 half-marathon, $25 5K. Registration after Dec. 1: $80 marathon, $55 half-marathon, $25 5K. Registration after Jan. 1: $85 marathon, $60 half-marathon, $30 5K. Relay teams may register anytime for an entry fee of $150. 478-923-6600. www.museumofaviation.org. www.robinspacers.org.


Middle Georgia Public Awareness Forum

9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5, the Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Ave. Forum on the Affordable Care Act. Lunch will be provided. Presented by AARP Georgia and Macon-Bibb Age Friendly Community. Register by sending RSVP to Myrtle Habersham, mh@mshconsultingservices.com, or calling 478-745-7004. Free.

Gena Knox

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.

Caring for the Caregiver

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Vineville Methodist Church, Spiritual Life Center, 2045 Vineville Ave. Vendors and speakers on subjects relative to caregiving such as legal issues, hospice and stress relief. Presented by Middle Georgia CARE-NET in collaboration with the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving and AARP Georgia. Leesa Rickman, 478-781-5743. $3, includes lunch.

Radon 101

3-5 p.m. Nov. 14, North Macon Park, 815 N. Macon Park Drive. Speaker: Becky Chenhall, radon educator at the University of Georgia. RSVP required by Nov. 12 to assure home radon testing kits for all attendees. 478-633-8537.

“Angie” book signings

1-4 p.m. Nov. 30, Chichester’s Gifts, 3051 Vineville Ave.; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 6, Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. “Angie,” a book by Macon television personality Del Ward, is in its second printing. Sales of the book will benefit Macon Little Theatre, and the Sidney Lanier Cottage.

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 trayers.shane@gmail.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 janicemariemaconga@cox.net.


Corn Maze

Noon-6 p.m. Nov. 1, Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley. This year’s 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. 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.

Open House

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5, Perry-Houston County Airport, 200 Myrtle Field Road, Perry. The airport is honored to host the Colling’s Foundation’s World War II “Wings of Freedom” aircraft: a B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and a P-51 Mustang. Chapter 38 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will offer the “EAA Young Eagles” Program, and will provide free, short flights for children 8-17 years old. Tethered hot air balloon rides, rides on Oliver’s Flying Circus New Standard biplane, F-15 simulator and more. 478-987-3713. Free admission.

Candlelight Apparitions

5-8 p.m. Nov. 9, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. Visit Macon’s past in the candle-lit home. Meet some of Macon’s most prominent residents of the 19th Century, subjects of author Connie MacDarnell’s 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.

Death Cafe

2-4 p.m. Nov. 10, Riverside Cemetery Gatehouse, 1301 Riverside Drive. Death Cafe is a relaxed, open session where the public is invited to share in a discussion about issues surrounding life and death. It is not a support group. All ages welcome. 478-742-5328.

Ocmulgee National Monument

Guided Earth Lodge tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Guided tour at Lamar Mounds: 9 a.m. Nov. 17. Museum store Christmas open house: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7. Guided night walk: 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Free. 478-752-8257.

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.

Mercer University Football Tailgate

Noon tailgating, 2-4 p.m. music, Nov. 23, Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon. Featuring the Grapevine. The shuttle will begin running at 3 p.m. to take people to the football stadium. Hosted by Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Main Street Macon and NewTown Macon.

Fort Hawkins Historic Site

Noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Maynard Street at Emery Highway. Explore the early American frontier fort, Blockhouse Replica and archeological dig site. Free. 478-742-3003. www.forthawkins.com.

Rock Candy Tours

Free Birds and Night Owls Tour

9-10:30 p.m. Fridays. $10. Reservations required. Intown Rock ’n’ Roll Stroll, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the second Saturday of the month. $15. Reservations required. Call 478-955-5997 or email rockcandytours@gmail.com. for reservations or private tours.

Cannonball House

856 Mulberry St. Tours offered 10 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 478-745-5982. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military; $3 for students with college I.D.

Hay House

934 Georgia Ave. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Last tour at 3 p.m. each day. $11 adults; $10 seniors and military; $7 students; free for children under age 6 and members of the Georgia Trust. 478-742-8155.

Neel Reid Tours

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Friday 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. 478-742-0921. www.fgcmacon.org. $5.

Amerson River Park

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday 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. www.ocmulgeeheritagetrail.com. Free.

Lawn Mower Races

11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month, across from Camping World, Byron. 478-956-3929.


6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. Prizes. For ages 21 and older. 478-751-9248.


7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. Saturday, Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. Public welcome. 478-742-5372.


7 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Vann Edwards, 478-784-1454.

Adult Card Night

6-7 p.m. Friday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. A social event for adults who want to show off their skills. 478-751-9248.

Adult Volleyball

6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. For skilled adults age 18 and older. 751-9248. Free.

Pool Tournament

8 p.m. Friday, L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. The tournament is 9 Ball with handicap rules. 478-254-4117. $15 tournament, no cover charge.

Go-Kart Racing

10 a.m. Saturday, 230 W.E. Green Parkway, Interstate 75 exit 149, west on Ga. 49, Byron.

Rampage Pro Wrestling

2 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month, Johnny G’s, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-329-8002. www.rampageprowrestling.net. $8 adults, $5 kids, VIP seating available.

Wine Tasting

6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Tuesday: Six wines with light appetizers. $7. Thursday: Eight wines with appetizers. $10. 478-474-9595. www.winestyles.net/macon.

Craft Beer Tasting

6-8 p.m., the first and third Saturday of the month, Winestyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Six craft beers with snacks. $7. 478-474-9595. www.winestyles.net/macon.


7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. bell time, the first, third and fifth 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.


Second Saturday Activities

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Georgia Children’s Museum, 382 Cherry St. Family-friendly activities. 478-755-9539. $4, free for Macon residents with ID.

Toddler Play Date

10:30 a.m.-noon, last Thursday of month, Georgia Children’s Museum, 382 Cherry St. Special craft, story and/or activity. For children 3 and younger. 478-755-9539. $3 per person.

Mini-Zoo Tours

3 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, plus extra tour at 1 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

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