Cherry Blossom Festival
March 21-30, downtown Macon. For a list of all events and activities, visit www.cherryblossom.com and read the March 21 Out & About.
St. Patricks Arts and Crafts Festival
9 a.m-6 p.m. March 22, Bicentennial Plaza and Market on Madison, Dublin. Live entertainment and music; concessions available. www.dublinstpatricks.com.
Mulberry Street Arts and Crafts Festival
10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29-30, Mulberry Street, downtown Macon. Hundreds of arts and crafts vendors. Free. www.middlegeorgiaart.org.
Festival of Camellias
Through March, Massee Lane Gardens, 100 Massee Lane, Fort Valley. Workshops, tours, luncheons and a fashion show. Guests may tour the gardens, porcelain galleries and greenhouse, and attend workshops for the cost of garden admission. For a full schedule of events, visit www.americancamellias.org. 877-422-6355. $5 adults, $4 seniors, free for children under 12 and American Camellia Society Members.
Perry Dogwood Festival
10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 12; noon-5 p.m. April 13, Perry. Arts and crafts show, an official DockDog competition, hot air balloon rally, entertainment by the Swingin Medallions, pageants, dog shows, Art in the Armory, kick-off party, 5k and one-mile fun run, flapjack fundraiser, Rotary Club fishing tournament, Echoes of Evergreen, Go Fish kids fishing derby, artisan demonstrations and ventriloquist Cliff Patton. Arts and crafts vendor applications now being accepted; email email@example.com or call 478-987-1234. www.perrydogwoodfestival.com.
Autism Awareness Festival
8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26, Dayspring Presbyterian Church, 1045 U.S. 41, Forsyth. Includes a 5K trail race, fun run, motorcycle ride, live music, food vendors, resource fair, crafts, inflatables and kids games. www.anchorofhopefoundation.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second 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 email@example.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
3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mulberry Street. Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Free to attend.
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.
Calling All Marketplace Vendors
The sixth season of the Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market will open 4 p.m. April 21. Milledgeville Main Street has revised the application and guidelines, now available via Facebook and in the Main Street Office. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor can call Deana, 478-414-4014, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Market on Madison
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday from April-October, 314 W. Madison St., Dublin. Tara Bradshaw, Main Street Dublin, 478-272-2560 or email@example.com.
7 p.m. March 14, Crisp County Middle School auditorium, 116 E. 24th Ave., Cordele. Featuring Francesca Battistelli with Sanctus Real and All Things New with special guest Jon Bauer. Concert is a fundraiser for the missions committee of Cordele First United Methodist Church. Concessions available. $25 general admission; $35 VIP admission. www.itickets.com. 229-273-4586.
Southern Gospel Concert and Fundraiser
6 p.m. March 15, Byron Baptist Church, 100 W. White Road, Byron. Featuring the Whisnants and New Grace. Benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 478-935-8163 or 478-956-1884. Donations accepted.
One Voice Quartet
6 p.m. March 22, Central Baptist Church, 415 Griffin Ave., Eastman. 478-781-6147.
The Rain Rec Night
7-9 p.m. every Friday, 111 Market St., Warner Robins. Billiards, board games, ping pong. Bring board games or electronic games and an appetizer to share. Under 16 must be accompanied by parent. An expanded ministry of the Rain Church, 478-953-7246. www.therainchurch.com.
MUSIC AND VARIETY
Macon Kiwanis Art and Talent Showcase
7 p.m. March 15, Stratford Academy, 6010 Peake Road. Talented Bibb County high school students compete for scholarships in areas of art and talent. Free admission. www.cherryblossom.com.
The Big O Foundation: Singer/Songwriter Performance
6:30 p.m. March 16, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Youth performance of popular Otis Redding songs. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.
St. Patricks Day Concert
7 p.m. March 17, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Celebrate the Irish heritage in everyone with performances by Mercer Universitys pipes and drums along with a set of Irish favorites from the Middle Georgia Concert Band. $10. www.cherryblossom.com.
Women of Ireland
7:30 p.m. March 19, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $35. www.thegrandmacon.com.
Larry Cordle, Jerry Salley and Alan Rhody
7:30 p.m. March 21, Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. Contact Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $20 advance, $22 at door.
Blake Eason Fan Night
6 p.m. March 21, Rigbys Entertainment Complex, 2001 Karl Drive, Warner Robins. The hip-hop artist will meet and greet fans, premiere a music video and more. 478-287-6465.
8 p.m. March 22, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Cory Branan. $20. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
8 p.m. March 24, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Shonna Tucker and Eye Candy. $20. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Jars of Clay
8 p.m. March 25, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Rictor. $25 general admission in advance; $30 general admission day of; $45 VIP admission. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Lee Roy Parnell
8 p.m. April 5, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Adam Hood. $25 general admission; $38 table seating. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
The Claire Lynch Band
7:30 p.m. April 11, Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. Contact Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or email@example.com, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $22 advance, $25 at door.
7:30 p.m. April 17, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Special guests Thomas Rhett and Eric Paslay. $25-$37. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.
9 p.m. April 18, Big Daddys House of Pool, 1705 Shurling Drive. Featuring Trey Teem Band, Ronnie Pittman, Matt Pippin, Kelly Ballard and hosted by comedian Jennifer Rutherford. Admission is $10 plus two canned goods. All food items donated to the Middle Georgia Community Food Bank. 478-319-3115.
Jimmy Halls Birthday Bash
8 p.m. April 26, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring Jimmy Hall and Friends and Lil Als Soul Funk Revival. $20 general admission in advance; $25 general admission day of; $35 VIP admission. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Bill Cosby: Far From Finished
7 p.m. May 11, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Tickets can be purchased at the Macon Coliseum Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. www.maconcentreplex.com. $32-$75.
The Helen Highwater String Band
7:30 p.m. May 16, Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. Contact Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or firstname.lastname@example.org, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $20 advance, $22 at door.
Ray Wylie Hubbard and Dale Watson
May 24, Cox Capitol Theater, 382 Second St. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $20-$30.
Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives
June 5, Cox Capitol Theater, 382 Second St. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $35-$55.
The Snyder Family Band
7:30 p.m. June 13, Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. Contact Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or email@example.com, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $15.
Poetic Peace Open Mic Nights
7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Midtown Key Club, 435 Third St. Open mic for poets, musicians, singers, comedians, lyrical emcees and more. Hosted by Y-O with DJ Ron. 478-719-2054. $5.
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 Thursday, 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 www.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. Music Man, 6:45 p.m. Still Crusin, 8:45 p.m. Blue Tick DeVille. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.
4-9 p.m. Saturday; south onto Powersville Road off Ga. 247 Connector between Warner Robins and Ga. 49. Also open 6 p.m. Monday, House Band practice, 7 p.m. open stage, and 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 p.m. the Generals, 7:30 p.m. PKHRS. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
Macon Film Guild
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. April 13: Inside Llewyn Davis. May 11: Gloria. Special documentary presentation: 7:30 p.m. April 22: Medora. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.
Masquerade Jewelry, Fashion Accessories and More Sale
1-5 p.m. March 16, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. March 17, outpatient lobby, Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Ga. 247 Connector, Byron. Hosted by the Peach Auxiliary of the Medical Center of Peach County. Terrell.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebuilding Together Warner Robins Annual Memorial Bob Cutrell Golf Tournament
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. lunch and driving range; 1 p.m. shotgun start, March 21, Waterford Golf Course, Ga. 96, Bonaire. Fee includes lunch, range balls, golf cart, golf, prizes and coupon for a free round of golf for each player at a later date. Sponsorships being accepted. Michael OBrien, 478-929-2751 or email@example.com. $55 per player.
Cherry Blossom Road Race
8:15 a.m. 5K and 10K, 9:15 a.m. one-mile run/walk, March 22, Howard Middle School, 6600 Forsyth Road. Benefits Wesley Glen Ministries. Kids corral with inflatables, face painting, popcorn, sno-cones & other activities. Online registration available at www.cherryblossomroadrace.com. Registration: $16 and $26.
Tiger Spring Fest
2-6 p.m. March 29, Turner Woods Elementary School, 144 Willie Fluellen Drive, Gray. Activities for all ages, silent and live auctions, fun run at 3 p.m. Concessions available. Amy Haddock, 478-986-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sickle Cell Awareness Fundraiser
6-9:30 p.m. March 29, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Benefits families of children with sickle cell disease. Hosted by the Cedric Sickle Cell Support Group 4 Kids. 478-318-7145. www.cscsupportgroup4kids.org. Free.
Peach Blossom Bike Ride
7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. start, March 29, Byron United Methodist Church, Byron. Includes six-, 15-, 31- and 62-mile options. www.byronunitedmethodist.com or email@example.com.
Macon Mud Run
March 29, Hephzibah Childrens Home, 6601 Zebulon Road. 7k/5k/1k adventure race for the whole family. Presented by Hephzibah Ministries, Inc., and benefiting Hephzibah Childrens Home. Register at www.maconmudrun.com. Kyle Muir, 478-477-3383, extension 168.
Gently Used Purse Sale
9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5, Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 336 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins. Hosted by the Mount Calvary Lutheran Church Ladies Guild. 478-922-1418. Prices start at $5.
Paint the Knights 5K Fun Run
7:30 a.m. April 12, Middle Georgia State Colleges Cochran campus. Open to everyone. A project of the Student Government Association and Student Life. Runners will be blasted with a safe and eco-friendly combo of dyes during the race. Benefits Cochran/Bleckley Communities in Schools. firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-934-3152. $10 students who live on campus, $15 for all other students and kids, $20 for everyone else.
Dragon Boat Races
April 26, Sandy Beach, Lake Tobesofkee. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters. Register teams of 10 paddlers at www.dragonboats.kintera.org or call 478-745-3984 for more information.
Anya Silver Poetry Reading
7:30 p.m. March 18, choir rehearsal room, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University. Anya Silver will read from her latest book of poetry, I Watched You Disappear. Free. 478-508-9867.
TEDxLive: Session 4: Wish
12:30-2:15 p.m. March 19, Arts Theatre, Middle Georgia State College, 100 College Station Drive. This streamed session features talks from climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, peace activist Zak Ebrahim, musician/activist Sting and a talk from the yet-to-be announced TED Prize winner for 2014. This event will not feature any live speakers and is an informal viewing; stay for one talk or the entire session. Free.
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. Must have 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 email@example.com.
Miss Ga. South Pageant
July 12, Adel. Open to girls ages 0-26 from across the South. Contestants ages 0-15 will compete in beauty and outfit of choice; $95. Contestants ages 15-26 will compete in interview, swimsuit and evening gown; $150. Deadline to enter is July 1. Applications now being accepted; email missGAsouth@hotmail.com or visit michellesformalwear.net and click on upcoming pageants. Darrell Williams, 912-381-7070.
Heart of Georgia Quilt Guild 2014 Quilt Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 14-15, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Quilts, scissor sharpener, vendors, demonstrations, raffle. $5. 478-333-6770.
Community Clean-Up and Cookout
8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15, 748 Villa Esta Ave. Spirit of Ruth Womens Outreach Ministry will sponsor a clean-up to ready the property for upcoming use as an outreach center. Volunteers and donations of food, yard equipment and clean-up supplies needed. 478-283-0954.
Community Care Bike Rodeo
10 a.m.-noon, March 15, Beulahland Bible Church, 1010 Newberg Ave. Games, prizes, health information, music and food. First 50 people will receive a free helmet and free fingerprinting for kids. 678-587-4872.
Big Game Trophies
9 a.m.-4 p.m., March 15, 1213 Walke Dairy Road, Dublin. The big game trophy collection contains 130 exhibits, including a polar bear, grizzly bears, moose, caribou and more. Owner J.Y. Jones will be on hand to talk with guests about his recent expeditions. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 560 of Dublin. $5 adults; $3 ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger.
English Afternoon Tea
2:30 p.m. March 16, All Saints Episcopal Church, 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Raffle and door prizes. Tickets may be purchased by calling 478-335-1487 or at the church office, 478-923-1791. $20.
Middle Georgia Comic Convention
9 a.m. March 15-16, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Operated by Heroes & Villains Comics and Games located in Warner Robins, MGA Con has a variety of events such as a dealers room, artist alley, workshops and a costume contest. $20-$35 adults; $15-$25 children. www.mgacon.com.
Consumer and Business Expo
6-10 p.m. March 18, Le Piada Banquet Facility, 4295 Interstate Drive. Business owners will showcase their products and services. Vendor booths available. www.maconblackpages.com. 478-464-0074. Free admission.
Beers, Brats & Brushstrokes Biergarten
6:30 p.m. March 20, the Blacksmiths Shop, 665 Poplar St. Enjoy a sampling of grass-fed, local beef and pork bratwursts prepared alongside seasonal selections from Macon Beer Company. Traditional Bavarian music. Free admission, food and drink tickets $5. www.cherryblossom.com.
Spring Events at the Rock Ranch
5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. Farm Market and Gifts Grand Opening: March 22, pick up fresh produce and the ranch will be open for folks to play; $10 includes all standard attractions and the zip lines will be open. Spring-a-ding-ding: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, April 1-25; train, pony rides, paddle boats pedal carts and more; $10 per person. Easter Eggstravaganza: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12, 40,000 prize and candy filled Easter eggs and photos with the Easter Bunny, free; concessions and rides available to purchase. Strawberry Festival: April 26, pick your own or buy freshly picked berries. Mothers Day Tea: May 10, assorted teas, savory tea sandwiches and delicate tea pastries; contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-647-6374 to make a reservation; $27.99 adults, $12.99 children (12 and under). www.therockranch.com. 706-647-6374.
High Falls State Park
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. High Falls Historic Walk: 10 a.m. Saturdays through March 29; take a one-mile hike and learn the history of High Falls; $5. Full Moon Hike: 7 p.m. March 14; bring your flashlight for this hike to the falls under the full moon; $5. On the Trail to Great Writing: 10-11:30 a.m. March 22; local author Anne B. Jones tells how journaling can improve your life; $10. All events meet at the park office. A $5 per car parking fee also is required. 478-993-3053.
Hay House Spring Stroll of Macon Gardens and Historic Interiors
May 2-4. Gardens will focus on the Ingleside/Vista neighborhoods, while the interiors tour will be downtown. Garden market: farmers, food and plants. Garden talks: featuring garden designer and historian Kirk Moore and Patrick Wells. Flora brilliance: fresh floral art on the main level at Hay House. www.hayhousemacon.org.
Adult Field Day
May 17, Luther Williams Field, Central City Park. Hosted by Bibb County Parks and Recreation. Events such as dizzy bat relays, egg toss, flip cup and an obstacle course; giveaways, crown competitions and live music. Teams of six. Registration begins March 17 and includes T-shirt, lunch buffet, swag bag, admission and drink tickets (for those 21 and older) for the post-field day celebration at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom. Ellen Banas, 478-751-7694 or email@example.com. $150 per team.
Ocmulgee National Monument
Guided Earth Lodge tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.
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. Friday; the Rookery, 543 Cherry St. $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 firstname.lastname@example.org. for reservations or private tours.
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.
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.
5-8 p.m. the third Thursday of every month, Macon Dog Park, Adams Street. Party with your four-legged best friend. Dog demonstrations, live music and giveaways. Beer and wine for sale. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.
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.
6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. For skilled adults age 18 and older. 751-9248. Free
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.
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 Gs, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-329-8002. www.rampageprowrestling.net. $8 adults, $5 kids, VIP seating available.
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.winestylesmacon.com.
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.winestylesmacon.com.
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. www.allstarwrestlingnetwork.com. $6.50 admission, discounts to military and students, children 6 and younger free.
58th annual Pet Show
2-4 p.m. April 27, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Children are invited to show off their family pets. Games, food and animal-related activities. $1 per person plus $1 per pet. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org.
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.
Polar Bear Den
10:30 a.m. first Tuesday of month, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Story time plus crafts for ages 2-5. $5 per child; free for adults. www.masmacon.org or 478-477-3232.
Sky Over Macon
8 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore the constellations and planets visible from Middle Georgia, then see a live presentation in the Mark Smith Planetarium. After the show, if the sky is clear, view the night sky through powerful telescopes in the observatory. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org.