10 Days Calendar

May 16, 2014 

10 days calendar

Friday

May 16

“You Can Keep Your Hat On” Opening Reception

6-8 p.m.

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Wear your favorite hat to this exhibition’s opening reception. Free. 478-744-9557.

“Murder at the Deadwood Saloon”

7 p.m.

Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Mystery dinner theater performance. Cash bar available. $30 per person; $50 per couple. 478-923-6600.

The Helen Highwater String Band

7:30 p.m.

Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. $20 in advance; $22 at the door. www.acousticproductions.comm. 478-335-3895.

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. $15 adults; $12 students, seniors and military. www.perryplayers.org. 478-987-5354.

“Batman” movie

Sundown

Luther Williams Field, Central City Park, downtown Macon. Picnics and blankets encouraged. Movie canceled in the event of rain. Free. 478-751-9280.

“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline”

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

May 17

Peach Road Race

7:30 a.m.

The Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Ga. 247 Connector, Byron. Races include a 10.5K, 5K and 1 mile fun run. $25. www.tmcpc.org.

Community Book Club for Women

10-11:30 a.m.

Hire Grounds Cafe, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. Discussion of “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by author Sheryl Sandberg. Free. www.jlmacon.org.

Fort Hawkins Artifact ID Day

1 p.m.

Fort Hawkins Historic Site, Emery Highway. The public can bring Native American and other stone artifacts for identification and documentation. Free. 478-742-3003. www.forthawkins.com.

“Murder at the Deadwood Saloon”

7 p.m.

Museum of Aviation, (see Friday, May 16).

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Community Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline”

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

Sunday

May 18

Spring Art Show and Sale

2-5 p.m.

Eagle Springs Community Clubhouse, 102 Eagle Parkway, Centerville. Artwork, prints, notecards and more. With music and refreshments. Free.

“A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline”

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

2:30 p.m.

Perry Players Community Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

Archeology Month Program: British Trading Post

3 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Presented by Jim Branan. Learn about the first trading post in Middle Georgia, located at Ocmulgee. 478-752-8257.

“Songs for a Spring Day”

3 p.m.

Vineville United Methodist Church, (see story on this page).

“50 Shades! The Musical”

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $37-$47. www.thegrandmacon.com.

Monday

May 19

Cannonball House tours

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

856 Mulberry St. Tour Macon’s historic home. $6 adults; $5 seniors and military; $3 students with ID. 478-745-5982.

Tuesday

May 20

Community Book Club for Women

10-11:30 a.m.

Gottwalls Books, 3780 Northside Drive, Suite 120. Discussion of “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by author Sheryl Sandberg. Free. www.jlmacon.org.

Wednesday

May 21

Mulberry Street Market

3:30-6:30 p.m.

Mulberry Street, downtown Macon. Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, baked goods and more. Free to attend.

Thursday

May 22

National Preservation Month Workshop

5:30-7 p.m.

Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Theme: “Incentives of Owning a Historic Home.” Carole Moore explains historic preservation tax incentives. Free. www.historicmacon.org.

Sketching

6-7 p.m.

Nola Brantley Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Free. 478-396-9198.

UGA Day in Macon

6-8 p.m.

Walnut Creek Shooting Preserve, 271 Stagecoach Road. Catch up with fellow University of Georgia alumni, and hear news from campus from Mark Fox, Mark Richt and others. $30 ages 21 and older; $20 ages 7-20; free for ages 6 and younger. 404-814-8808.

Wine Tasting

6-8 p.m.

WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Eight wines with appetizers. $10. 478-474-9595. www.winestylesmacon.com.

Bingo

7 p.m.

Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. Public welcome. 478-742-5372.

Friday

May 23

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Community Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

“Dirty Dancing” movie

Sundown

Luther Williams Field, Central City Park, downtown Macon. Picnics and blankets encouraged. Movie canceled in the event of rain. Free. 478-751-9280.

“The Philadelphia Story”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp. $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students. www.theatremacon.com. 478-746-9485.

Dailey and Vincent

8 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Award winning bluegrass duo. $25. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

Sky Over Macon

8 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore the constellations visible from Middle Georgia and see a live show in the planetarium. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. www.masmacon.org.

Saturday

May 24

Yoga in the Park

9-10 a.m.

Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own mat. Canceled in the event of rain. Free. 478-751-7694.

Tubman African American Museum

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

340 Walnut St. Explore the museum dedication to preserving African American heritage. See the exhibition about Harriet Tubman. Museum admission is $5-$8. 478-743-8544. www.tubmanmuseum.com.

Mini-Zoo Tours

1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the critters who call the museum home. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. www.masmacon.org.

SunSplash

2-9 p.m.

Fort Valley Festival Park, at Preston and Pine streets, Fort Valley. Food, fellowship, music and family fun. Bring lawn chairs and beverages. Free.

“First Baptist of Ivy Gap”

7:30 p.m.

Perry Players Community Theatre, (see Friday, May 16).

“The Philadelphia Story”

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Friday, May 23).

Sunday

May 25

Museum of Aviation

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Explore airplanes, eat at the cafe, and view exhibits about the Korean War, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Thunderbirds and more. Free. 478-926-6870. www.museumofaviation.org.

“The Philadelphia Story”

2:30 p.m.

Theatre Macon, (see Friday, May 23).

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime”

3 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Live broadcast by Britain’s National Theatre. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors. 478-742-2000.

Jazz in the Courtyard

7 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring the Ken Trimmins Jazz Quartet. Free. 478-742-2000.

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