Out & About Calendar

April 4, 2014 


Easter Eggstravaganza

11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12, The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. 40,000 prize and candy filled Easter eggs and photos with the Easter Bunny, free; concessions and rides available to purchase. www.therockranch.com. 706-647-6374.

Dauset Trails Easter Egg Hunt

2 p.m. April 13, Dauset Trails Nature Center, 360 Mount Vernon Church Road, Jackson. Food and drink for sale. Free egg hunt and more activities for kids. www.dausettrails.com.

“Walk With Jesus”

7:30 p.m. April 18, New Elim Baptist Church, 4368 Hartley Bridge Road. Participate in reenactment of Jesus carrying his cross to Golgotha. 10 a.m. April 18: An interactive event for the whole family. Be a part of Jesus’ entry to Jerusalem, his Last Supper, pray with him at Gethsemane, observe his crucifixion and resurrection. Afterward, snacks and Easter egg hunt for the kids. Free. 478-718-9978.

The Resurrection Run 5K

8 a.m. 1-mile fun run, 8:30 a.m. 5K April 19, Jeffersonville Church of God, 801 U.S. 80 East, Jeffersonville. $15 fun run; $20 5K. 478-951-4458.

Glow In the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

8:30 p.m. April 19, High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Bring an Easter basket and search for more than 1,000 glowing eggs under the moonlight. $5. 478-992-3053.


Sounds of the South Music Festival

April 4-5, various locations in downtown Milledgeville. Hear more than 25 bands across five venues. $5 for one day all access; $8 for both days all access. Proceeds benefit Central State Hospital Redevelopment. For a full band line up and more information, visit www.sosmusicfest.com.

Tunes & Balloons Cherry Blossom Festival Finale

4-9 p.m. April 5, Middle Georgia State College, 100 College Station Drive. Live entertainment by the sunDollars, hot air balloon glow and rides, botanical garden tours, food and beverage vendors and fireworks at dusk. No pets allowed. $5 entry; balloon rides $5-$10; free parking. www.cherryblossom.com.

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, 5k and one-mile fun run, flapjack fundraiser, Rotary Club fishing tournament, artisan demonstrations and ventriloquist Cliff Patton. www.perrydogwoodfestival.com.

Around the World at Woodfield International Festival

11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12, Woodfield Academy, 4375 Rivoli Drive. Music by Tim Cadiere and the Washboard Road Band, food and culture from each of the world’s inhabited continents, fun and games, raffle and more. 478-477-9844. Free admission.

Bluebirds and Bluegrass Festival

9 a.m. April 12, Dauset Trails, 360 Mount Vernon Church Road, Jackson. Music begins at 11 a.m. and includes the Packway Handle Band, Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass and Colly Station. Food and drink for sale. Plant vendors, outdoor groups and more. Free. www.dausettrails.com.

International Festival

5-8 p.m. April 19, Student Life Center, Middle Georgia State College Macon campus. Multicultural singing, dancing, fashion show, talent show, puppet show and food. Organized by the college’s International Students & Studies Association. $5, free for age 5 and younger. Mary Beth McConnell, marybeth.mcconnell@mga.edu.


Preview event; 6-8 p.m. April 25, the Painted Door Art Gallery, 1752 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins; featuring live jazz music from Otis Hicks, refreshments and a sneak peak of theart exhibition, “99 Bottles of Art on the Wall.” Proceeds to benefit Wholesome Wave Georgia. 1-6 p.m. April 26, behind the new Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center, Warner Robins. Educational and artistic exhibits, live music by the Vineyard Band, an interactive children’s area, local food vendors and a cooking contest. The Warner Robins Heritage Society will simultaneously host a walk through time with the re-opening of Mildred’s Country Store at the train depot. To participate as a vendor, artist, volunteer or sponsor, contact Jodi Daley, 478-225-7626.

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 aohfoundation@gmail.com. Free.

Turkey Creek Festival “Farmin’ in the Park”

10 a.m. May 3, Interstate 75, exit 122, Byromville. Arts and crafts, exhibits, games, food and entertainment. www.turkeycreekfestival.com. 478-244-1318. Free.

Old Clinton War Days

May 3-4, Clinton. Includes authentic camps, narration of battle history, battle reenactments, crafts, food, entertainment and more. Earlene Hamilton, 478-986-6383. $5 adults, $3 ages 18 and younger, free for age 6 and younger.


Wesleyan Market

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 fall.line.farmers.market@gmail.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 dthornton@milledgevillega.us.

Market on Madison

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday through October, 314 W. Madison St., Dublin. Tara Bradshaw, Main Street Dublin, 478-272-2560 or tara@dublinmainstreet.com.


Anglican Church Fish Fry

4:30-7 p.m. April 11, Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41, Warner Robins. An adult plate of three deep-fried white fish, cole slaw, hush puppies, cheese grits, cake and tea is $8. A child’s plate (12 and younger) is $4 for two pieces of fish and the rest of the items. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Terry Wilkins, 478-929-9910.

One Voice Quartet

6 p.m. April 13, Christian Hope Church, 1600 Elberta Road, Warner Robins. Free. 478-781-6147.

“Celebration Sunday”

10 a.m. May 4, Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church, 10157 U.S. 341 North, Fort Valley. Featuring the Jordans. Lunch will be served following the service. Karen Rogers, 478-397-6568.

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.


First Friday Celebration

6:45 p.m. April 4, Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. With Joe and Daniel. Guests are allowed to bring their own beer, wine and food, cash bar open throughout the night. 478-957-7728 or TheLibraryBallroom@gmail.com. $5.

Mark Johnson and Emory Lester

7:30 p.m. April 4, Young America Music, 6361 Zebulon Road. Bluegrass musician Mark Johnson in concert with mandolin virtuoso Emory Lester. $20 adults; $10 students; free for age 12 and younger. 478-474-4264.

Diane Schuur

8 p.m. April 5, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Jazz vocalist and pianist. www.dianeschuur.com. $30. 478-742-2000.

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 apmacon@gmail.com, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $22 advance, $25 at door.

Brantley Gilbert

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.

Benefit concert

9 p.m. April 18, Big Daddy’s 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.

“American Idol Stars: Celebrate Broadway”

April 26, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. The Broadway and rock revue will feature “American Idol” finalists Jacob Lusk (season 10), Karen Rodriguez (season 10), Haley Scarnato (season 6) and Von Smith (season 8). $32-$45. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.

Jimmy Hall’s Birthday Bash

8 p.m. April 26, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring Jimmy Hall and Friends and Lil Al’s Soul Funk Revival. $20 general admission in advance; $25 general admission day of; $35 VIP admission. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

Dickey Betts with Great Southern

8 p.m. May 3, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $45 and up. 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.

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.


“Easter Parade”

8:15 p.m. April 5, Howard Community Center, 5645 Forsyth Road. Dance lesson, 7:30 p.m., in the Bachatta taught by Debra McCullough. Hosted by the Greater Macon Chapter No. 6059 of USA Dance. Light refreshments offered and donation for soft drinks. 478-743-7970. $7 members, $10 nonmembers, $5 students with ID.

“Treat Her Like a Lady” Father/Daughter Dance

6-9 p.m. April 26, VFW Post 6605, 1011 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the men of Omega Gamma Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. $10 in advance; $15 individual or $25 for father/daughter at the door. 478-569-6842.

Argentine Tango

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. Tommy and Clinton House Band, 6:45 p.m. Star Dusters. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.

Powersville Opry

4-9 p.m. Saturday; south onto Powersville Road off Ga. 247 Connector between Warner Robins and Ga. 49. This week: 4:30 p.m. House Band, 6 p.m. Cool Country, 7:30 p.m. Charles Oliver and Friends. 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. 6:30 p.m. Ramblin Fever, 7:30-10 p.m. George Sheffield Band. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.


2014 Sundown Screen Series

All movies at Luther Williams Field in Central City Park unless otherwise noted. Movies begin at sundown. Picnic and blankets encouraged. Movies will be canceled in the event of rain. Free. 478-751-9280. April 11: “Back to the Future”; April 18: “Wizard of Oz” (Tattnall Square Park); April 25: “Hook”; May 9: “Trouble With the Curve”; May 16: “Batman”; May 23: “Dirty Dancing”; June 16: “A League of Their Own”; June 20: “The Blind Side” (Rosa Jackson Recreation Center); June 27: “Armageddon”; July 11: “Frozen”; July 18: “The Hunger Games” (Lake Tobesofkee); July 25: “Field of Dreams”; Aug. 8: “The Goonies”; and Aug. 15: “Love of the Game” (Frank Johnson Recreation Center).

Senior Cinema: “Captain Phillips”

2 p.m. April 9, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free for senior citizens. 478-742-2000.

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.” June 8: “The Lunchbox.” 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.


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.

Rebuilding Macon Yard Sale

9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 4 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5, 3864 Lake St. Tools, appliances, doors, windows and other items items. Proceeds benefit the mission of Rebuilding Macon Inc. in rehabilitating the houses of elderly and disabled low income homeowners. 478-744-9808. info@rebuildingmacon.org.

“Strut Your Mutt Benefit Dog Show”

11 a.m.-4 p.m. (show starts at noon), April 5, Monroe County Recreation Department, Forsyth. The main event: “Strut Your Mutt Dog Show” with fun classes for you and your dog to win awards, live music, inflatables, crafts, face painting, doggy photo booth, pet adoptions, discounted vaccinations, micro chipping and more. “The Dog House” will be serving $5 lunch plates. Benefits the Monroe County Animal Shelter. 478-960-7708 or aligoode.pixel@gmail.com.

Jazz & Juleps

4-7 p.m. April 9, 560 Arlington Place. Meet for mint juleps and jazz on the veranda. Proceed benefit the March of Dimes. $20. RSVP to Kathy@brightideasgroup.com.

Spring Ladies’ Night Out

7 p.m. April 10, Shirley Hills Baptist Church, 615 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Benefits Covenant Care Services. Featuring Toni Henson Slade in concert; desserts will follow. Tickets must be purchased by April 7 at LifeWay Christian Store and My Father’s Place Pizza, Warner Robins; Gottwals Books, Warner Robins, Macon, Byron and Perry; Covenant Care Services, Macon; or at www.covenantcareadoptions.com. 478-747-4445. $20.

Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott Jr. Memorial Golf Scramble

April 11, Healy Point Country Club, 293 River North Blvd. Benefits the Museum of Aviation. Four-person scramble includes a noon lunch at the clubhouse, greens fee, riding cart, range balls, golf shirt and an evening birthday celebration buffet. Golfers have a choice of an 8 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. tee times. To register, call the Museum of Aviation Foundation, 478-923-6600, or email june.lowe@museumofaviation.org.

March for Babies

April 12. 8 a.m. registration, Round Building, Central City Park; 9:30 a.m. walk, Ocmulgee Heritage Trail. Benefits the March of Dimes. Includes a picnic lunch and activities for children. www.marchforbabies.org. 478-775-0578.

“Paint the Knights” 5K Fun Run

7:30 a.m. April 12, Middle Georgia State College’s 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. melissa.houston@mga.edu or 478-934-3152. $10 students who live on campus, $15 for all other students and kids, $20 for everyone else.

Stuffed Animal Drive

Through April 16. Drop stuffed animals off at Habersham Records, 1375 Pio Nono Ave. Sponsored by Helping Hands Community Outreach and Spirit of Ruth Women’s Outreach Ministry. Benefits children being treated at local hospitals. 478-743-2587 or 478-283-0954.

Wille Robertson

7 p.m. April 25, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. To Benefit Caring Solutions Pregnancy Center. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Coliseum Box Office. www.friendsofcaringsolutions.com. $25 in the stands, $45 on the floor; $10 student discount for tickets purchased at the box office. There will be a Meet and Greet at 6 p.m.; passes available by contacting Melanie@caringsolutionspc.com, 478-755-1343. $500 Partner Pass for two guests; $1,000 Group Pass for up to six guests; event tickets must be purchased separately.

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.


“Processed Food in American History”

7 p.m. April 7, Monroe County Historical Society meeting, Conley Building, East Adams Street. Speaker Robert L. Shewfelt has had an outstanding career in plant science and nutrition, resulting in more than 100 journal articles and several books. Free.

Author William Rawlings

5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. presentation April 8, Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Author William Rawlings will speak about new his book, “A Killing on Ring Jaw Bluff,” and then sign copies, which will be available for sale. Free for Historic Macon members, $5 for non-members, $3 for students. www.historicmacon.org.

“Sowing Language”: Two Poets Welcome Spring

7 p.m. April 8, Benson Room, Candler Alumnae Center, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Poetry reading by Kathryn Stripling Byer and Anya Silver. Free.

Taking Care of Aging Parents and Ourselves Symposium

9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. April 10, Coliseum Cancer Center Building C, Coliseum Medical Centers, 350 Hospital Drive. Refreshments provided. Reservations required by calling 478-464-1401 before April 9.

Kim Sandefur Book Signing

Noon-2 p.m. April 19, Hire Grounds Cafe, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. The first-time author will sign her new book, “Let’s Get Healthy.”


Village Green Community Garden Dedication and Neighborhood Cleanup

9 a.m.-noon April 5, 6020 Bloomfield Road. Part of the 2014 Cherry Blossom Festival Community Outreach Week. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby

April 12, Magnolia Street, downtown Macon. Watch teams race homemade derby cars down the hill on Magnolia Street. Plus, live music from the sunDollars, and DJ Shawty Slim, a bouncy house, food trucks, StreetLine Drum Core and kid’s Big Wheel Races. Free. www.maconderby.com.

Touch A Truck

10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12, Northway Church parking lot, 5915 Zebulon Road. A family-friendly event that allows children of all ages to come look in, climb on, hear stories and learn about a variety of vehicles and modes of transportation. Hosted by the Junior League of Macon. Also, there will be a silent hour from 10-11 a.m. where there will be no sirens going off, so younger children can enjoy the vehicles. $5. www.jlmacon.org.

Johnny Mack Nickles

2 p.m. April 12, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. Johnny Mack Nickles and friends will each share a portion of their military and Native American collections display and will identify artifacts that the public brings in. $6 admission includes a tour of the Cannonball House and its Military Museum. 478-745-5982.

High Falls State Park

76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Backyard Birding: 8:30 a.m. April 13: Wear walking shoes and bring binoculars for a guided walk in search of some common birds, $5. Wildflower Hunt: 2 p.m. April 19: Guided 1.5-mile hike looking for wildflowers on the Falls View Trail. $5. Forest Night Life Hike: 7:30 p.m. April 25: Bring a flashlight and walking shoes for a short hike to the falls under the moonlight. $5. Historic Tour: 10 a.m. April 26: Learn about he town of High Falls during this mile hike to the old power house. $5. Canoe Tour: 6 p.m. April 26: Ranger-led tour of High Falls and Buck Creek. Advance reservations required. $15. Spring Crafts: 2 p.m. April 27: Make a fun spring craft using nature. $5. A $5 per car parking fee also is required. 478-993-3053.

Community Health Expo and Blood Drive

9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 22, Oak Hall, Middle Georgia State College’s Warner Robins campus. Donate blood and get a variety of health screenings. Refreshments provided. Free. Jessica Fisher, jessica.fisher@mga.edu.

Neel Reid Ramble

5:30 p.m. April 24, Neel House, 730 College St. Hosted by the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon. Board buses for a narrated tour and learn about the architectural significance of Neel Reid in Macon. Tour a private 1913 Neel Reid home and rose garden. After the ramble, return to the Neel House for a cocktail party. Reservations only, call 478-742-0921. $50.

Rose Hill Ramble

2 p.m. April 27, Rose Hill Cemetery, 1071 Riverside Drive. Local historian Jim Barfield’s ramble will feature the grave of Macon’s famous architect Neel Reid and the graves of the nine victims of Macon’s 1880s mass murder, and Confederate burial grounds. Free for Friends of Rose Hill, $5 for non-members, $3 for students. Membership forms will be available at the event. www.historicmacon.org. 478-742-5084.

Spring Events at the Rock Ranch

5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. Spring-a-ding-ding: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through April 25; train, pony rides, paddle boats pedal carts and more; $10 per person. Strawberry Festival: April 26, pick your own or buy freshly picked berries. Mother’s Day Tea: May 10, assorted teas, savory tea sandwiches and delicate tea pastries; contact info@therockranch.com or call 706-647-6374 to make a reservation; $27.99 adults, $12.99 children (12 and under). www.therockranch.com. 706-647-6374.

Hay House Spring Stroll of Macon Gardens and Historic Interiors

May 2-4. Secret Gardens tour will focus on the Ingleside/Vista neighborhoods, while the Historic Interiors tour will be downtown. Tours include the Hay House and its fresh floral art display. Garden Market is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2-3 and 1-5 p.m. May 4: vendors of plants and garden accessories. Garden seminars: featuring Kirk Moore and Patrick Wells. Tours are $15 in advance or $20 day of; combo tour is $25 in advance and $35 day of; Garden Market and seminars are free. www.hayhousemacon.org.

Young Astronauts’ Day

9 a.m. opening ceremonies, May 10, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Hands-on science and technology workshops including landing a space shuttle using the museum flight simulators. Candi James, 478-926-5558 or cjames@museumofaviation.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 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 ebanas@co.bibb.ga.us. $150 per team.

Rampage Pro Wrestling

2 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month, Johnny G’s, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-329-8002. www.rampageprowrestling.net. $8 adults, $5 kids, VIP seating available.

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.

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