10 Days Calendar

January 3, 2014 

10 days calendar

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.

“Capturing the Dream King” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m.

Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring the work of Monica Stevens. Free. 478-743-6940.

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, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.

“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.

Monday

Jan. 6

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.

Tuesday

Jan. 7

Polar Bear Den

10:30 a.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Story time with crafts for ages 2-5. $5 per child; free for adults. www.masmacon.org.

Wednesday

Jan. 8

Mulberry Street Market

3:30-6:30 p.m.

Mulberry Street, downtown Macon. Locally grown produce, diary, meat, baked goods and more. Free to browse.

Thursday

Jan. 9

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.

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.

Birthday Tribute to Elvis

7:30 p.m.

Ritz Theatre, 114 S. Church St., Thomaston, (see story on this page).

Friday

Jan. 10

“The Excavation of Lost Souls”

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Last day to see the exhibition by Ulysses Marshall. Free for members, $5-$8 for nonmembers. www.tubmanmuseum.com.

Monroe Crossing

7:30 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Bluegrass show. $20. 478-742-2000. www.acousticproductions.com.

Songwriters in the Round

8 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring Kevin Kinney, Chuck Mead and Angie Aparo. $415-$35. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. 478-257-6391.

Sky Over Macon

8 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore the constellations and planets visible from Middle Georgia. Afterward, if the sky is clear, look through the powerful telescopes. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. www.masmacon.org.

Saturday

Jan. 11

Robotics Tournament

9 a.m.

Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Watch teams compete in the event hosted by Georgia First Lego League. Free to watch. 478-926-1769. www.starbaserobins.org.

Wesleyan Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Featuring locally grown produce, baked goods and handmade items. Free to browse. 478-757-5233.

Historic Trail Tour

1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Parks Drive, Jackson. Learn the history of High Falls and tour the old powerhouse; wear sturdy shoes. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

“Church Mess”

7 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Gospel stage play presented by The Chad Cooper Co. $47-$65. 478-301-5470.

“Once Upon a Mattress”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actors Company production directed by Jonathan Willis. $18 adults; $12 children and students. 478-746-9485.

Sunday

Jan. 12

State Farmers Market

8 a.m.-dark

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

“Wadjda” movie

2 p.m., 4:30 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. www.maconfilmguild.org.

“Once Upon a Mattress”

2:30 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Saturday, Jan. 11).

Douglas Jurs and Franklin Goss, pianists

3 p.m.

First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Presented by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. $15 adults; free for students. www.wrconcert.org.

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