10 Days Calendar

December 27, 2013 

10 days calendar

Friday

Dec. 27

State Farmers Market

8 a.m.-dark

2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as statewide vendors.

“Legends of the Fall Classic: World Series Champions”

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Featuring objects such as Bobby Cox’s Atlanta Braves jersey, baseball cards and Kevin Brown’s World Series ring. Free with museum admission of $3.50-$8. 478-752-1585.

Ice Skating

10:30 a.m.-12:30 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 for the 10:30 a.m. session. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

Country Christmas in Lights

6-10 p.m.

The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. Drive through more than a mile of Christmas lights. Free. www.therockranch.com.

Kwanzaa Youth Night Kujichagulia

7 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Youth talent showcase. Free. 478-718-8067.

Saturday

Dec. 28

Charity Benevolent Fund 5K

9 a.m.

Rivoli Drive at Old Forsyth Road. Check in begins at 8 a.m. Pets on leashes, children in strollers and walkers welcome, too. $20 in advance; $25 day of; $15 children ages 7-18; free for children 6 and younger. 478-986-4908. www.mycbfund.org.

Ice Skating

10:30 a.m.-12:30 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 for the 10:30 a.m. session. Admission includes skates. www.maconcentreplex.com.

Guided Earth Lodge Tours

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.

Fort Hawkins Frontier Christmas

Noon-4 p.m.

Fort Hawkins, Emery Highway. Explore the Blockhouse Replica with unique candlelight tours of the second floor. Warm cider and cookies served. Free. www.forthawkins.com.

Country Christmas in Lights

6-10 p.m.

The Rock Ranch, (see Friday, Dec. 27).

Sunday

Dec. 29

Amerson River Park

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

North Pierce Avenue, Macon. Vehicle gate is open. Explore the park on foot or on bicycle; fish in the river; play on the playground. Free. www.ocmulgeeheritagetrail.com.

Fort Hawkins Frontier Christmas

Noon-4 p.m.

Fort Hawkins, (see Saturday, Dec. 28).

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. Last day to see the exhibition that features Christmas trees decorated by local artists and organizations. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

Country Christmas in Lights

6-10 p.m.

The Rock Ranch, (see Friday, Dec. 27).

Monday

Dec. 30

Kwanzaa Night of Purpose

6:30 p.m.

Ruth Hartley Mosley Women’s Center, 626 Spring St. Event focuses on the history and legacy of the African diaspora. Free. 478-718-8067.

Tuesday

Dec. 31

Cherry Blossom Ball Drop

Midnight

Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon. Kids activities from 7-9 p.m.; fireworks preview at 9 p.m.; ball drop and fireworks at midnight. Free. www.cherryblossom.com/balldrop.

Wednesday

Jan. 1

Happy New Year!

Thursday

Jan. 2

Museum of Aviation

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Russell Parkway at Ga. 247. Explore planes, WWII exhibits, learn about the Tuskegee Airmen and more. Free. www.museumofaviation.org.

Mini-Zoo Tours

3 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

Bingo

7 p.m.

Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. Public welcome. 478-742-5372.

Friday

Jan. 3

Neel Reid Tours

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, 730 College St. Guided tours of the historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Neel Reid. $5. 478-742-0921. www.fgcmacon.org.

Cannonball House

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

856 Mulberry St. Tours offered. $6 adults; $5 seniors and military; $3 students with college I.D. 478-745-5982.

Adult Card Night

6-7 p.m.

Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. For adults who want to show off their card skills. 478-751-9248.

Pool Tournament

8 p.m.

L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. The tournament is 9 Ball with handicap rules. $15 to play; free to watch. 478-254-4117.

Saturday

Jan. 4

Guided Earth Lodge Tours

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, (see Saturday, Dec. 28).

“The Excavation of Lost Souls”

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Featuring mixed media paintings by Ulysses Marshall. Free with museum admission of $5-$8. 478-743-8544.

Birding Basics Workshop

1 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Parks Drive, Jackson. Learn the foundations of birding; bring your own binoculars. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

Craft Beer Tasting

6-8 p.m.

WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Six craft beers with snacks. $7. 478-474-9595.

Sunday

Jan. 5

Dauset Trails

Noon-5 p.m.

360 Mount Vernon Church Road, Jackson. Hike or bike the trails, visit the animals in the barnyard, plan a picnic and more. Free. www.dausettrails.com.

Hay House

1-4 p.m.

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

Woodland Foraging for Beginners

2 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Parks Drive, Jackson. Learn about common edible plants. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

“Frankenstein”

3 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Watch the live broadcast from London’s National Theatre. $20 adults; $15 students and seniors. 478-742-2000.

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