Out & About Calendar

May 30, 2014 


Pigs in the Park BBQ and Music Festival

9 a.m. May 31, Georgia Veterans State Park, 2459 U.S. 280 West, Cordele. Arts and craft vendors, multiple music stages, food and more. $5 parking. 229-276-1004.

Georgia Peach Festival

7 p.m. June 5: Womanless Beauty Pageant, Austin Theatre, Fort Valley; $10. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. June 7, Byron: Food, arts and crafts, music and fireworks, free. 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 10: Spaghetti and Jazz Dinner, Troutman House, Fort Valley, $10. 8 p.m. June 13, Gazebo, Fort Valley: night of music, Free. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. June 14, Fort Valley: Food, arts and crafts, music, World’s Largest Peach Cobbler and fireworks, free. www.gapeachfestival.com.

Daylily Festival

6-9 p.m. June 6 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7, 273 Railroad St., Gray. Arts and crafts, corn hole tournament, 5K and fun run, children’s activities, car show, daylily show and food. Free. www.mainstreetgray.org.

June Jam X

3 p.m. June 7, the park at the corner of Sixth and Solomon streets, Griffin. Food, cornhole games, crafts and music. Bring picnic basket and lawn chairs. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes DJ Jamie Eubanks, Old Bones, Oak Hill Baptist Church and Sol Junky. 770-228-5356.

Juneteenth Freedom Festival

3-10 p.m. June 14, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Entertainment, food, vendors and more. Free. 478-743-2587.

Hay Day Festival

June 14, Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Celebrate Flag Day at the Hay House. Set in a patriotic theme, this event will commemorate an Uncle Sam party that was held by the Felton family more than a century ago. Enjoy the grill out with burgers and hot dogs, music, pop up play house, local fire truck, children’s crafts and more. Free. www.hayhousemacon.org.

Middle Georgia Island Festival

10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 28, Smiley’s Flea Market, 6717 Hawkinsville Road. Showcasing culture, art, dance, food, music and poetry from different islands. Children’s activities, a variety of booths representing various cultural items, cultural music, participants dressed in cultural attire and cultural dance groups. Free. 478-952-8099.


C.H.A.M.P.S. (Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety) Camp

9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2-6, Rutland Middle School; June 9-13, Weaver Middle School; June 16-20, Appling Middle School; June 23-27, Ballard-Hudson Middle School. For ages 9-15; a copy of the child’s birth certificate must be provided. Camp capacity for each site is 75 children. Acceptance to camp is on a first come, first served basis. No child will be allowed to register at camp sites. Hosted by the Bibb Sheriff’s Outreach Section. For more information, contact Lt. Ellis Sinclair, 478-803-2701, or Sheila Taylor, 478-803-2702.


Freedom Fireworks

9:30 p.m. June 29, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Gates open at 7 p.m. Fireworks, plus kids activities. Bring picnics; no alcohol. Hosted by the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce. Free. 478-987-1234.

Independence Day Concert

6 p.m. July 3, McConnell-Talbert Stadium, 400 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Featuring the Southern rock band .38 Special, fireworks and a midnight road race for runners. www.facebook.com/celebrate.robins.

Ol’ Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 4, Jarrell Plantation, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Pack a picnic and spend the day on the farm. Hear the Declaration of Independence at noon and compete in fun races and events. Watch blacksmiths, quilters and steam engineers at work. $4-$6.50. 478-986-5172.


Georgia Grown Showcase

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 31, State Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Vendors from around Georgia showcase products grown and/or made in the state. Free. www.georgiagrown.com.

Oh My Georgia Festival and Market

9 a.m.-9 p.m. June 14-15, Georgia Grown Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Hosted by Peach State Women. $7 day of; $5 in advance. 888-332-8984.

Meet Me at the Market

3-7 p.m. Saturday, Homeland Village, 2910 Napier Ave. Organic farming exhibits, fresh vegetables, fruit smoothies, drum circle and more. www.facebook.com/homeland-village-organic-market.

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.

Market on Madison

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday through October; and 3-7 p.m. July 2, 314 W. Madison St., Dublin. Tara Bradshaw, Main Street Dublin, 478-272-2560 or tara@dublinmainstreet.com.

Hawkinsville Farmers Market

3-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, 100 S. Houston St. at Broad Street. 478-783-9294. www.hawkinsvillerivermarket.com.


Women’s Concert of Praise

2 p.m. June 14, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring Thee Voice of an Angel Prophetess Sharon Wimbush. $20 reserved seating; $10 general admission. 478-742-2000.

Ellie Holcomb

7 p.m. June 14, First Presbyterian Day School Clark Fine Arts Center, 5671 Calvin Drive. Tickets are limited and can be purchased at the FPD administrative office or by calling Stephanie Gaither, 478-477-6505, extension 179. $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

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.


Outdoor Karaoke Party

6:30-8:30 p.m. May 30, Third Street Park, downtown Macon. Hosted by the Macon chapter of the League of Creative Interventionists. Mark Vanderhoek, 478-318-7202. Free.

Lucinda Williams

8 p.m. May 31, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With the Kenneth Brian Band. $48 and up. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives

8 p.m. June 5, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $35-$55.

Georgia Battle of the Bands

7 p.m. June 5, 12 and 19, semi-finals, and June 26, finals, the Crazy Bull, 473 Second St. Presented by 100.9FM The Outlaw and ReverbNation. Free.

The Annual Al Ethridge Jamboree and Ray Melton Music Man Award Show

Noon-5:30 p.m. June 7, Conference Building, State Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Phyllis Cole, founder of the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame and director of the Atlanta Society of Entertainers, will present the Ray Melton Music Man Award to a deserving musician. Local musicians, bands, a fiddlers’ session led by the legendary Frank Maloy (fiddler for Uncle Ned’s Hayloft Jamboree Band), along with the Fiddlin’ John Carson Group. Refreshments will be served. Pete Hatfield, 478-955-2081, or Faye Melton Hatfield, 478-929-1874. Free.

Music Extravaganza: “The Heart N Soul of Sound”

4 p.m. June 7, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Phillips Children’s Performing Arts Studio. Free. 478-394-5018.

Second Sunday Concert Series

Washington Park, downtown Macon. Bring picnics, blankets and chairs for this free outdoor family-friendly concert series. No grills or tents. www.collegehillmacon.com. All events at 6 p.m. June 8: AJ Ghent; July 13: The Grapevine; August: Same As It Ever Was (Talking Heads tribute band); September: tba; October: Clarence Carter.

The Snyder Family Band

7:30 p.m. June 13, Juliette Opry, 443 McCrackin St., Juliette. Contact Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895, for reservations. www.acousticproductions.com. $15.

Doug Stone

June 13, Whiskey River, 4570 Pio Nono Ave. $10. 478-788-3000. www.whiskeyriverstore.com.

The Dirty Guv’nuhs

8 p.m. June 19, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With guests JuBee and the Morning After. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $12-$15.

The Grapevine Band

7:30 p.m. June 28, Hawkinsville Opera House, 42 S. Lumpkin St., Hawkinsville. Tickets available at www.hawksinvilleoperahouse.com or 478-783-1884. $20.

Jazz in the Courtyard

All events at 7 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. June 29: Monty Cole Quartet; July 27: Kim Polote. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. Free.

John Berry

7 p.m. July 19, Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. With special guest Brit Jones. $30. 478-987-5354.

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.


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

6:30-9:30p.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 the Clinton House Band, 6:45 p.m. Clinton House Band, 8:45 p.m. Frank Brannon My Way or The Highway. 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. Gospel Gazette, 7 p.m. Bluetick Deville. 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: 6:30 p.m. Wagon House Band. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.


Summer Kids Flicks at AmStar

AmStar Cinemas, 5996 Zebulon Road. All moves begin at 10 a.m. June 3-4: “Curious George”; June 10-11: “The Croods”; June 17-18: “The Smurfs 2”; June 25-25: “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”; July 1-2: “Muppets Take Manhattan”; July 8-9: “Walking with Dinosaurs”; July 15-16: “Despicable Me”; July 22-23: “Despicable Me 2”; July 29-30: “Turbo.” $3.50, includes small box of popcorn and kids’ small soda. 478-474-3484.

Summer Movie Series

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Noon June 7: “Lion King”; 3 p.m. June 7: “Little Mermaid”; 6 p.m. June 15: “Ghostbusters”; noon June 28: “Monsters University”; 3 p.m. June 28: “Frozen”; 6 p.m. June 29: “Pulp Fiction.” Movies will include a costume contest, trivia, door prizes, special movie-themed snacks and drinks. 478-257-6391.

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. 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).

Macon Film Guild

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 8: “The Lunchbox.” July 13: “Only Lovers Left Alive.” Special documentary presentation: “Finding Vivian Maier” at 7:30 p.m. July 22. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.


Yard Sale Fundraiser

7 a.m. May 31, Smileys Flea Market, 6717 Hawkinsville Road. Benefit for the Harper family, who lost everything in house fire. Carol Wylie, 478-987-9209.

Community Yard Sale

9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31, VFW, 711 Key St. Rent a table for $7. Table setup begins at 8 a.m. 478-461-0795.

Wine Tasting Event

5-8 p.m. June 6, downtown Perry. Participants start the event at the New Perry Hotel, 800 Main St., Perry, where they will receive a wristband and card that they show to receive one sample of wine at each of the participating venues. Each venue will have a different wine. A few participating venues will serve non-alcoholic beverages. The participating venues include New Perry Hotel, Split Endz, Downtown Dogs, Ashley Marie’s, Cossart Design, Two Friends, Peach Palette, Initial Reaction, Swanson House, James Farmer Inc., Coffee Cup and Yes! It’s Consignment. Participating venues have tickets at their stores. The event also will feature live music. Hosted by the Perry Downtown Merchants Association. 478-224-1000. $10.

Halluva Auction

6 p.m. June 13, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Food, open bar, live and silent auctions and $10,000 raffle. $100 per couple. www.halluvaauction.com.

Midnight Ryder Cup and Backyard Boogie

5 p.m. June 20, Canongate at Healy Point Country Club, 293 River North Blvd. The Midnight Ryder Cup is a golf tournament with glow-in-the-dark balls and glow sticks lighting up the course. Four-man scramble format; entry fee is $400 per team and includes goodie bag, player cook-out, cart and green fees; $500 after June 13. All participants in the golf tournament also will earn free admission to the Backyard Boogie. Backyard Boogie: 7 p.m. June 21, the Big House, 2321 Vineville Ave. Featuring Electric Codpiece and Freddy’s Finest. $5. Benefits the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House. www.thebighousemuseum.org.

Celebrity Midday Soiree: Dance Explosion

2 p.m. June 21, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 702 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Dance competition. Benefits the I Think I Am Foundation. To sign up a group, call Deanna Moore, 478-714-1040. www.ithinkiamfoundation.org. $30 advance; $40 at door.

Museum of Aviation Auction and Raffle

July 12, Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins. Bonus drawings are June 11, $250 “lunch money” gift card; June 18, $250 “gas money” gift card; June 25, $250 “lunch money” gift card; July 2, iPad mini. The grand prize winner on July 12 will get $30,000 or a choice of one of seven new vehicles. Tickets are available at www.museumofaviation.org or by calling 478-923-6600.


Dr. Ben Carson book signing

Noon-1 p.m. June 2, Lifeway Christian Store, 4664 Presidential Parkway. Dr. Ben Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon, political pundit and best-selling author, will be signing copies of his new book, “One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future.” Free. 478-405-0428.

“How to Become a Self-Published Author”

2-4 p.m. June 14, Fresh Air Barbecue Meeting Room, 3076 Riverside Drive. Hosted by Johnnie Goolsby, a professional author, speaker and singer. There will be a question and answer session and reference materials provided during the workshop. Seating is limited. 478-283-0312. johnniegee@live.com. $15.

Georgia Wilderness Society

7:30 p.m. June 17, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Speaker: Sharon Collins, executive producer, writer and host of GPB-TV’s “Georgia Outdoors.” Bonnie, 478-956-6973. 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 trayers.shane@gmail.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; e-mail missGAsouth@hotmail.com or visit www.michellesformalwear.net and click on upcoming pageants. Darrell Williams, 912-381-7070.

Miss Peach Blossom Pageant

Aug. 16, Pulaski County Board of Education auditorium, 72 Warren St., Hawkinsville. The deadline to enter is Aug. 9. The pageant is open to Baby (0-23 months), Tiny (ages 2-3), Little (4-6), Young (7-9), Junior (10-12), Teen (13-16), and Miss (17-24). Fundraiser for the Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant. For more information, e-mail peachblossompageant@yahoo.com or call 478-923-3846.


Kids Fishing Derby

7 a.m. May 31, Javors Lucas Lake, 150 Broach Lane, off Upper River Road. Registration at 6:15 a.m.; fish weigh in at 10:30 a.m. Bring your own bait and tackle; no fishing license required. Hosted by the Macon Water Authority. There will be prizes and refreshments. 478-464-5656.

“Discovering Daylilies”

7:30 a.m.-noon competition, 9 a.m.-close plant sales, 1-4 p.m. public viewing, May 31, Houston County Galleria, Centerville. Sponsored by the Middle Georgia Hemerocallis Club. Winfred Huff, 478-987-3763 or wdhuff@comsouth.net. Free.

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m. May 31, June 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28; noon-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. June 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, June 29-July 3 and July 6. Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Doors open 30 minutes before each session. $10 per person includes skate rentals. Free for spectators. Concessions for sale. Group rates and party packages available, call 478-751-9232 for more information. www.maconcentreplex.com.

Summer Children’s Workshops

10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4, 11, 18 and 25, Ocmulgee National Monument Visitor Center, 1207 Emery Highway. For ages 6-12. Children will take a one-mile hike to see the mounds, learn about Southeast Indians and participate in making Native American crafts and playing games. Children should bring lunch and beverage. Registration is required, as space is limited. Call 478-752-8257, extension 219. www.nps.gov/ocmu. Free.

Cannonball House White Glove Tour

4 p.m. June 7, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. This behind the scenes tour includes the portion of the house’s story that is not shared with daily guests and some of the artifacts that are not frequently displayed. $8. Space is limited. Call 478-745-5982 for reservations.

“Americans Helping Wounded Veterans” Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show

8-11 a.m. registration, June 14, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Presented by Rutherford Trophies. Benefits wounded veterans. Open to all types of vehicles. Joe Rutherford, 478-781-7370, or Warren Martin, 478-781-1395. $30 vehicle entry fee; free admission for spectators.

Yoga in the Park

9-10 a.m. June 14, 21 and 28; July 12 and 19; Aug. 16, 23 and 30, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Bring your own mat. Canceled in the event of rain. Parking available at corner of College and Oglethorpe streets. Free. 478-751-7694.

High Falls State Park

76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. High Falls Historic Walk: 10-11 a.m. June 7: Join the naturalist for a one-mile hike and learn about the history of High Falls, $5. Twilight Night Paddle: 7:30-9 p.m. June 7: Enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led 3 mile canoe trip; reservations required, $15 includes gear. A $5 per car parking fee also is required. 478-993-3053.

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.

Cannonball House

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.

Hay House

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. www.hayhousemacon.org.

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.

Yappy Hour

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.

Adult Volleyball

6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Freedom Park Community Center, 3301 Roff Ave. For skilled adults age 18 and older. 751-9248. Free.

Pool Tournament

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.

Go-Kart Racing

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 G’s, 815 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-329-8002. www.rampageprowrestling.net. $8 adults, $5 kids, VIP seating available.

Wine Tasting

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.


Bug Day

10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 14, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet creepy, crawly critters from the museum and maybe even eat one. Plus, learn about bees and see a bug collection from around the world. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

International Taste of Soul

3-5 p.m. June 22, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Sample cuisine from around the world made by local and celebrity chefs. $25, includes a tour of the museum, food, entertainment, a signature drink, door prizes and discount in the gift shop. 478-743-8544.

Reptile Rendezous

10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the museum’s collection of reptiles and amphibians; learn interesting facts about our scaly friends. Reptile show with Jason Clark of Southeastern Reptile Rescue at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 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. 478-477-3232.

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