10 Days Calendar

July 4, 2014 

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10 days calendar


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 (see story on this page).


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 ranger-led paddle. $15. Reservations required. 478-993-3053.

Georgia Showdown at Cochran Speedway

8 p.m.

Cochran Speedway, 241 Jim Wimberly Road, Cochran. Car races followed by fireworks. www.cochranspeedway.com.


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

“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.


July 7

Hay House Tours

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Tour the historic home designed in the Italian Renaissance Revival style. $11 adults; $10 seniors and military; $7 students; free for children under age 6 and members of the Georgia Trust. www.hayhousemacon.org.


July 8

Summer Kids Flicks: “Walking With Dinosaurs”

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 9. 478-474-3484.


July 9

Mulberry Street Market

3:30-6:30 p.m.

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


July 10

International City Farmers Market

1-6 p.m.

Watson Boulevard at Maple Street, Warner Robins. Featuring Georgia grown and produced food such as vegetables, meat and milk. Free to attend. 478-225-7626.


6-7 p.m.

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


7 p.m.

Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Also happens at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13. 478-784-1454.

Dank Sinatra

10:30 p.m.

The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St. Dance to the sounds of this Athens-based quintet. $5. 478-741-9130.


July 11

“Catharine Liles: New Works” Opening Reception

5-8 p.m.

Macon Arts Alliance Gallery, 486 First St. Light refreshments served. Free. 478-743-6940.

Irish Reelers Square Dance Club

7:30-9:30 p.m.

S.W. Laurens Elementary School, 1799 Ga. 117, Rentz. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-293-8771.

“Les Miserables”

8 p.m.

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Presented by Theatre Macon; directed by Jim Crisp. $35 adults; $25 students through age 22. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com.

“Hotbed Hotel”

8 p.m.

Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Directed by Alexander Raines. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.

“Frozen” movie


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


July 12

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.

Wesleyan Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Shop for locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and vegetables to baked goods and arts and crafts. Free to attend. 478-757-5233.

Super Science Saturday

10:30 a.m.

Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. Theme: “Yum! How Do You Make That?” 478-744-0800.

Mindless Behavior Shoutout Tour

7:30 p.m.

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Also featuring Anthony Lewis and Jacquees. $38-$88. 478-751-9232. www.ticketmaster.com.

“Les Miserables”

8 p.m.

Grand Opera House, (see Friday, July 11).

“Hotbed Hotel”

8 p.m.

Warner Robins Little Theatre, (see Friday, July 11).


July 13

Dauset Trails Nature Center

Noon-7 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.

“Only Lovers Left Alive” movie

2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by the Macon Film Guild. $5. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org.

“Les Miserables”

2:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House, (see Friday, July 11).

Second Sunday Concert Series

6 p.m.

Washington Park, downtown Macon. Featuring the Grapevine Band. Bring picnics and chairs. No tents or grills. Family-friendly. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.

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