10 Days Calendar

March 7, 2014 

10 days calendar


March 7

Design, Wine and Dine Festival

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Sessions with Elizabeth Dowling, Thomas Sully, Sara Foster, Mark Ballard and Tim McNally. $10 per session. www.historicmacon.org.

“Folktales” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m.

Macon Arts Alliance Gallery, 486 First St. Folk art exhibition with works by Peggy Maine and Carolyn Simmons. Free. 478-743-6904.

First Friday Bluegrass Celebration

5:30 p.m.

The Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. Featuring Dark Hollow House Band and Recycled Grass. Barbecue available for purchase or bring your own. Cash bar. $5. 478-957-7728.

“Yogi Bear” movie

7 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Outdoor movie; bring blankets or chairs. Free. Concessions will be sold. 478-752-8257.

Atlanta Mandolin Orchestra

7:30 p.m.

Allen’s Market, 101 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. $10. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.

“The Three Musketeers”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Presented by the theater’s Youth Actors Company; directed by Kelly Mann. $18 adults; $12 children and students. For tickets, visit www.theatremacon.com.


March 8

Undy 5000 5K Race

9 a.m.

Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. 5K run/walk created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. Wear your “undies” over your running clothes. $30 in advance; $40 day of. www.undy5000.org.

Design, Wine and Dine Festival

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Sessions with Susan Sully, Mark Ballard, Sara Foster, Jennifer Boles, Andy Husbands, Tim McNally and Tommy Townsend. $10 per session. www.historicmacon.org.

Forsythia Festival

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Downtown Forsyth. Arts and crafts vendors, food, entertainment, kids activities. Free admission. www.forsythiafestival.com.

Celebrate Hope: The Roaring Twenties

6 p.m.

Terminal Station, downtown Macon. Jazz band, 20s-inspired cuisine, live and silent auctions and raffle. Benefits Jay’s Hope Foundation. $60. www.jayshope.org.


8 p.m.

City Auditorium, 415 First St. Also featuring Rodney Perry and ToneX. $28-$68. 478-951-9232.

“The Three Musketeers”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Friday, March 7).


March 9

Backyard Birding

8:30 a.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Learn to identify common bird species during this educational hike. Bring your own binoculars. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

Forsythia Festival

Noon-5 p.m.

Downtown Forsyth, (see Saturday, March 8).

Friends of the Library Book Sale

1-4 p.m.

71 N. Jackson St., Forsyth. Free admission. 478-394-1919.

“The Three Musketeers”

2:30 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Friday, March 7).

“On the Job” movie

2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Sponsored by the Macon Film Guild. $5. www.maconfilmguild.org. 478-742-2000.

Mini-Zoo Tour

3 p.m.

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


March 10

Central Georgia Genealogical Society

7 p.m.

Flint energies Building Conference Room, 900 Ga. 96, Warner Robins. Information about genealogy research. Free. 478-987-7260.


March 11


7 p.m.

City Auditorium, 415 First St. See the famed rock band in concert. $40-$78. www.ticketmaster.com.


March 12

Poetic Peace Open Mic Night

7-10 p.m.

Midtown Key Club, 435 Third St. Open mic for poets, musicians, comedians and more. Hosted by Y-O with DJ Ron. $5. 478-719-2054.


March 13

“Remembering Our Fallen”

7 a.m.-10 p.m.

Georgia Military College, Peter Boylan Hall Atrium, Milledgeville. Military and personal photo display from more than 200 Georgians killed during battle. Free. www.rememberingourfallen.org.

Citywide Bingo and Health Education for Seniors

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Frank Johnson Community Center, 2227 Mercer University Drive. All seniors, families and caregivers welcome. 478-751-9274.

Lunch Beat Macon

Noon-1 p.m.

The 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Lunch time dance party; no talking about work. Free. www.facebook.com/lunchbeatmacon.

“A Night With the Artists”

7 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the artists Eric O’Dell, Bethany Collins, Erin McIntosh, Michael Schmidt, Kirsten Stingle and Kathy Wright. $100. 478-477-3232.

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”

7 p.m.

Grand Opera House, (see story on this page).


March 14

Festival of Camellias

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Massee Lane Gardens, 100 Massee Lane, Fort Valley. Tour the gardens, porcelain galleries and greenhouse. $5 adults; $4 seniors; free for children under 12 and American Camellia Society members. 877-422-6355. www.americancamellias.org.

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. $5. 478-742-0921.

Winter Arts Festival Exhibition

Noon-5 p.m.

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Last day to see the exhibition featuring works by Middle Georgia artists in 2D, 3D and photography. Free. 478-744-9557.

Full Moon Hike

7 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Bring your flashlight for this hike to the falls under the full moon. $5 per person plus $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053.

Pool Tournament

8 p.m.

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


March 15

Run or Dye Macon

9 a.m.

Middle Georgia Regional Airport, Avondale Mill Road. Run a color-blasted 5K that benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia and the Cherry Blossom Festival. $47. www.cherryblossom.com.

Middle Georgia Comic Convention

9 a.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Operated by Heroes & Villains Comics and Games of Warner Robins. Variety of events for the whole family. $20-$35 adults; $15-$25 children. For event details, visit www.mgacon.com.

“Big Game Trophies”

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

1213 Walke Dairy Road, Dublin. See the big game trophy collection featuring more than 130 items, including a polar bear, grizzly bear, moose and more. $5 adults; $3 ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger.


12:55 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Broadcast live in HD by the Metropolitan Opera. $24 adults; $20 seniors. 478-742-2000.

Macon Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase

7 p.m.

Stratford Academy, 6010 Peake Road. Talented Bibb County High School students compete for scholarships in the areas of art and talent. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.


March 16

Middle Georgia Comic Convention

9 a.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Saturday, March 15).

“English Afternoon Tea”

2:30 p.m.

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Raffle and door prizes. Get tickets by calling 478-335-1487. $20.

“Sunday Afternoon at the Ballet”

3 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Middle Georgia Youth Ballet with special appearance by the Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra Woodwind Quartet. $15 adults; $10 students. 478-742-2000.

Celtic Duo

3 p.m.

First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Featuring fiddler Dana Lyn and guitarist Kyle Sanna. Presented by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. $15 adults; free for students. www.wrconcert.org.

Big “O” Foundation: Singer/Songwriter Performance

6:30 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Youth performance featuring popular Otis Redding songs. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

“Stained Glass”

7 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Featuring sermonic poems, contemporary, liturgical and West African dance performances by Hayiya Dance Theatre, orators, dancers and a community choir. $15. 478-254-5497.

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