10 Days Calendar

November 29, 2013 

FestivalTrees

The Museum of Arts and Sciences hosts the Festival of Trees.

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10 Days Calendar

Friday

Nov. 29

“Planes and Trains” Exhibition

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. The Middle Georgia Model Railroad Club hosts an exhibition of large model train displays. Free. www.mgmrc.org.

High Falls Turkey Waddle

10 a.m.-noon

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. An exhilarating 3.5 mile hike to work off that pumpkin pie. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

Ice Skating

11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $10 per person; $8 per person for 11 a.m. session. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

“She’s Got Issues, What Woman Doesn’t”

7 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Stage play by Soul Good Productions. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 478-742-2000. www.soulgoodproductions.com.

Saturday

Nov. 30

Ice Skating

11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Friday, Nov. 29).

High Falls Historic Walk

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Half-mile walk includes history on the town of High Falls and a tour of the powerhouse. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

“Interconnected” Exhibition

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring art by Marlin Adams, Warren Griffin, Stacy Ingram and Gloria Smith. Free. 478-743-6940.

“Angie” Book Signing

1-4 p.m.

Chichester’s Gifts, 3051 Vineville Ave. “Angie,” a book by Macon television personality Del Ward, is in its second printing. Sales benefit Macon Little Theatre and the Sidney Lanier Cottage.

Sunday

Dec. 1

Amerson River Park

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

North Pierce Avenue, Macon. Vehicle gate is open. A place to hike, bike, fish, study nature or play on the playground. Free. www.ocmulgeeheritagetrail.com.

Ice Skating

12:30-3 p.m., 4-6:30 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $10 per person. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

“Festival of Trees” Exhibition

1-5 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Featuring Christmas trees decorated by local artists and organizations. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. www.masmacon.org. 478-477-3232.

“Home for the Holidays”

4 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. David Keith conducts the Choral Society of Middle Georgia, Macon Symphony Orchestra and Mercer University Children’s Choir. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children 11 and younger. 478-301-5300.

Monday

Dec. 2

“Memphis”

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Part of the Broadway series. Also on stage Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. $36-$50. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.

Tuesday

Dec. 3

Junior Brown

8 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. County artist Junior Brown is known for playing his custom made double neck guitar. Opening act: Dean Alexander. $15 in advance; $18 day of. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

Wednesday

Dec. 4

“Light of the World”

7 p.m.

Centenary Church, 1290 College St. Christmas musical with the annual lighting of the star on the church’s Christmas tree. Free. www.centenarymacon.org.

Thursday

Dec. 5

Christmas in the Corridor

5-9 p.m.

College Hill Corridor, near Mercer University. Carriage rides, ornament decorations, snow slide and more. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.

Taste of Perry

6-10 p.m.

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, (see story on this page).

Festive Flutes

7:30 p.m.

Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Kelly Via directs this performance by the Mercer Flute Choir. Free. 478-301-5751.

“Christmas with Griffin Choral Arts”

7:30 p.m.

Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. $10. www.griffinchoralarts.org.

“All the Pretty Princesses”

8 p.m.

Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Wesleyan College. Written and directed by Rose Kennedy. $10 general admission; $5 students, alumnae and senior citizens; free for Wesleyan students, faculty and staff. 478-757-5259.

Friday

Dec. 6

Cottage Christmas

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Open house with baked goods for sale. Free. www.historicmacon.org.

Holiday Marketplace

Noon-5 p.m.

Neel House, 730 College St. Handmade jewelry, arts and crafts, food and more. Free. 478-972-5300. Also happening Saturday-Sunday.

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... And Them Some”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. Directed by Bill Johansen. $15 adults; $12 students, children, seniors and military. 478-987-5354.

“Sing and Rejoice”

7:30 p.m.

Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. Join Mercer University’s Children’s Choir for a musical re-telling of the Christmas story. $10. 478-301-5751.

“The Sound of Music”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp, with musical direction by Jim Penndorf. $25 adults; $20 seniors; $15 students. 478-746-9485.

“The Wizard of Oz”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. $18 adults; $15 seniors; $10 students. 478-477-3342.

Saturday

Dec. 7

Warner Robins Christmas Parade

10 a.m.

Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins. Grand marshal is Al Roker and his wife, Perry native Deborah Roberts. Free.

Ice Skating

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-1 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $10 per person; $8 for the 10:30 a.m. session. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

Macon Pops

7:30 p.m.

City Auditorium, 415 First St. Holiday-themed show featuring hip-hop star Floco Torres. Balcony seats are $10. www.maconpops.com.

“A Festival of Carols”

7:30 p.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Presented by Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music. $5. www.music.mercer.edu.

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... And Them Some”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Theatre, (see Friday, Dec. 6).

“The Sound of Music”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Friday, Dec. 6).

“The Wizard of Oz”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Dec. 6).

Sunday

Dec. 8

Ice Skating

12:30-3 p.m., 4-6:30 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $10 per person. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told ... And Them Some”

2:30 p.m.

Perry Players Theatre, (see Friday, Dec. 6).

“The Wizard of Oz”

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, Dec. 6).

Middle Georgia Christmas Parade

3-5 p.m.

Cherry Street, downtown Macon. Floats, marching bands and Santa. Free.

“Joyeux Noel”

4 p.m.

Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Betsy Fitzgerald, harp, and Wendy Cohen, flute. Free. 478-745-3331.

Wesleyan’s Annual Christmas Concert

4 p.m.

Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Featuring Wesleyan’s choir and the Wesleyannes. Free. 478-757-5259.

Toni Henson Slade

6 p.m.

City Auditorium, 415 First St. A night of music and worship also featuring the Macon Pops and Beulahland Bible Church. Benefits Project Giving. $10; $15 at the door; $5 for children 10 and younger. 800-965-9324.

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