10 Days Calendar

March 14, 2014 

Sarah Geller

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Friday

March 14

Heart of Georgia Quilt Guild 2014 Quilt Show

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Quilts, scissor sharpener, vendors, demonstrations, raffle. $5. 478-333-6770.

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.

Saturday

March 15

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.

Heart of Georgia Quilt Guild 2014 Quilt Show

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Vineville United Methodist Church, (see Friday, March 14).

“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.

“Werther”

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.

Sunday

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.

Monday

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Concert

7 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Performances by Mercer University’s Pipes and Drums along with a set of Irish favorites from the Middle Georgia Concert Band. $10. www.cherryblossom.com.

Tuesday

March 18

Edwin Bingham, saxophone

7:30 p.m.

Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Edwin Bingham on saxophone assisted by Carol Goff on piano. Free. 478-301-5751.

Wednesday

March 19

Women of Ireland

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Showcasing Ireland’s traditions of music, song and dance. $35. www.thegrandmacon.com.

Thursday

March 20

Yappy Hour

5-8 p.m.

Macon Dog Park, Adams Street. Party with your four-legged best friend. Dog demonstrations, music and giveaways. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.

Scott Belville’s “Recent Paintings” Opening Reception

6-7:30 p.m.

Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Free. 478-757-5189.

Beers, Brats & Brushstrokes Biergarten

6:30 p.m.

The Blacksmith’s Shop, 665 Poplar St. German style food, beer and traditional Bavarian music. Free admission; food and drink tickets $5. www.cherryblossom.com.

Violinist Sarah Geller

7:30 p.m.

Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. Seating is limited. $25 adults; $15 students. Call 478-301-5470 for tickets.

Friday

March 21

Master Gardeners of Central Ga. Spring Plant Preview and Sale

8 a.m-5 p.m.

Macon State Farmer’s Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. MGCG offers a variety of Master Gardener grown plants, trees and shrubs. Free admission. www.cherryblossom.com.

Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony

11:30 a.m.

Coca-Cola Entertainment Stage, Central City Park, Willie Smokey Glover Drive. Celebrate the opening of the festival alongside international, state and local dignitaries. Free.

“Everybody Talkin’ Bout Heaven Sho’ ain’t Goin’ ”

7:15 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Gospel play written and directed by Venis Glover. $18. 478-742-2000.

“A Psalm to Sing”

7:30 p.m.

Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. Performances by the Mercer University Women’s Choir and Children’s Choir, and church chiors of Mulberry Methodist and First Baptist. Free. 478-301-5751.

“All Night Strut”

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

March 22

Pink Pancake Breakfast

7-10 a.m.

Central City Park, Willie Smokey Glover Drive. Presented by the Macon-Bibb Fire Department. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $5. www.cherryblossom.com.

St. Patrick’s Arts and Crafts Festival

9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Bicentennial Plaza and Market on Madison, Dublin. Live entertainment, concessions and vendors. www.dublinstpatricks.com.

Cherry Blossom Festival Bed Race

1 p.m.

Cherry Street. Watch teams race beds on wheels down the street to compete for the fastest time. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

High Heels for the Cure Fun Run

2 p.m.

Cherry Street. Men, women and kids run in high heels through downtown to raise money for breast cancer research. $10 to run; free to watch. www.cherryblossom.com.

Greatest Hits of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

7:30 p.m.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University, 1400 Coleman Ave. Robert McDuffie gives back to his hometown in a concert featuring Amy Schwartz Moretti and the McDuffie Center for Strings Ensemble performing their favorite works. Free. 478-301-5751.

Jason Isbell

8 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Cory Branan. $20. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

“All Night Strut”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, March 21).

Sunday

March 23

Dixie Disc Dogs Championships

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Central City Park, Willie Smokey Glover Drive. Watch premier Frisbee dogs from around the country compete for the championship title. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

“All Night Strut”

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, March 21).

“The Money Game”

3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Stage play staring Mel Jackson. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 478-320-0405.

Campus Divas

4 p.m.

Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Nadine Cheek, Rebecca Lanning and Martha Malone. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineville series. Free. 478-745-3331.

William Fickling Sr. Birthday Bash featuring Matsuriza Taiko Drummers and Fireworks

5:30-9 p.m.

Central City Park, Willie Smokey Glover Drive. Celebrate Fickling’s birthday in style with traditional Japanese drummers at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

“Everybody Talkin’ Bout Heaven Sho’ ain’t Goin’ ”

7:15 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, (see Friday, March 21).

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