10 Days Calendar

June 27, 2014 

10 days calendar

Friday

June 27

Trucks Gone Wild

8 a.m.

SloPoke Mud Boggin, 327 Fish Road, Eastman. Watch huge trucks compete for prize money in events such as a mud course, truck obstacle course and more. Bring and ride your own ATV. Also happening June 28-29. $35. www.slopokemudboggin.com.

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Doors open 30 minutes before each session. $10 per person includes skate rentals. Free for spectators. www.maconcentreplex.com.

An Evening of Dancing and Entertainment

7:30-10:30 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Social Hall, New Street. Music by the Good Vibrations Band; light refreshments; semi-formal dress. $20 adults; $10 students. 478-743-7970.

“Armageddon” movie

Sundown

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

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. 478-477-3232.

Saturday

June 28

Yoga in the Park

9-10 a.m.

Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Meet near the pavilion. Bring your own mat. Appropriate for all skill levels. Free. 478-751-7694.

Middle Georgia Island Festival

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Smiley’s Flea Market, (see story on this page).

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Friday, June 27).

“Frozen” movie

3 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Free. 478-257-6391.

Fourth of July Concert

6-9:30 p.m.

North Peach Park, White Road, Byron. Featuring Josh Gracin, Stevie G and the Rockerz, and Willie Raines. Free. www.enjoybyronga.org.

“The Ten Virgins: Five Wise, Five Foolish”

7 p.m.

The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Presented by Wow On Stage and starring Terrell Carter. $35 in advance; $30 at the door. www.wowonstage.com.

Sunday

June 29

“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe”

2 p.m.

Lamar County Schools Fine Arts Center, 100 Burnette Road, Barnesville. Presented by the Backlot Players of Forsyth. $15 adults; $12 students, seniors and active military. 478-994-0443.

Rock Springs Church Independence Day Celebration

5-9 p.m.

Rock Springs Church, 219 Rock Springs Road, Milner. Entertainment by Mac Powell of Third Day, Diamond Rio and Si Robertson of “Duck Dynasty.” Admission is one canned good item. www.rockspringsonline.com.

“Pulp Fiction” movie

6 p.m.

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Free. 478-257-6391.

Jazz in the Courtyard

7 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Featuring the Monty Cole Quartet. Free. 478-742-2000.

Freedom Fireworks

9:30 p.m.

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Gates open at 7 p.m. Bring picnics; no alcohol. Free. 478-987-1234.

Monday

June 30

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Friday, June 27).

Tuesday

July 1

Summer Kids Flicks: “Muppets Take Manhattan”

10 a.m.

AmStar Cinemas, 5996 Zebulon Road. $3.50 includes small box of popcorn and kids’ small soda. Also showing at 10 a.m. July 2. 478-474-3484.

Wednesday

July 2

Market on Madison

3-7 p.m.

314 W. Madison St., Dublin. Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy items, baked goods and more. Free to attend. 478-272-2560.

Thursday

July 3

Dauset Trails Nature Center

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

360 Mount Vernon Church Road, Jackson. Ride your bike or hike the trails, visit the animals in the barnyard, feed the fish and have a picnic. Free. www.dausettrails.com.

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Friday, June 27).

Independence Day Concert

6 p.m.

McConnell-Talbert Stadium, 400 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Featuring Southern rock band .38 Special, fireworks and more. Free. www.facebook.com/celebrate.robins.

Friday

July 4

Happy Fourth of July!

Ole Time Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Jarrell Plantation, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Pack a picnic and spend the day on the farm. Compete in fun races and events and watch blacksmiths, quilters and steam engineers at work. $4-$6.50. 478-986-5172.

Fort Hawkins Fourth of July Celebration

Noon-4 p.m.

Fort Hawkins Blockhouse Replica, Emery Highway. Learn about Col. Benjamin Hawkins and hear the fort’s history; tour the blockhouse and the archaeological dig site while enjoying lemonade and watermelon. Free. 478-742-3003.

Saturday

July 5

Perry Farmers Market

8 a.m.-noon

1106 Meeting St., Perry. Fresh produce, plants, locally-raised pork and beef, milk, baked goods and honey. Free to attend. www.downtownperry.com.

Earth Lodge Tours

11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.

“Tea Time” Exhibition

Noon-3 p.m.

Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. View Middle Georgia artists’ work with a “tea” theme. Free. www.middlegeorgiaart.org.

Craft Beer Tasting

6-8 p.m.

WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Six craft beers with snacks. $7. 478-474-9595.

Twilight Night Paddle

7:30-9 p.m.

High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Enjoy the setting sun in this peaceful, ranger-led canoe trip. Reservations required. $15 includes gear, plus $5 parking fee. 478-993-3053.

Sunday

July 6

Museum of Aviation

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Explore the museum’s many aircraft and military history exhibitions. Enjoy lunch in the cafe. Free. www.museumofaviation.org.

Summer Ice Skating

Noon-4 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, (see Friday, June 27).

“Black Holes” Exhibition

1-5 p.m.

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Experience a black hole adventure and join the museum in the search for real black holes. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

“Sunday Artists”

2-4 p.m.

Allen’s Market Building, 101 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. Artists can practice their work and share their techniques with others. $10. Reservations required by calling 478-452-3950.

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