10 days calendar
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
Fort Hawkins Blockhouse Replica, Emery Highway (see story on this page).
Perry Farmers Market
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
Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. View Middle Georgia artists work with a tea theme. Free. www.middlegeorgiaart.org.
Craft Beer Tasting
WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. Six craft beers with snacks. $7. 478-474-9595.
Twilight Night Paddle
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
Cochran Speedway, 241 Jim Wimberly Road, Cochran. Car races followed by fireworks. www.cochranspeedway.com.
Museum of Aviation
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Explore the museums 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
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.
Allens 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.
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.
Summer Kids Flicks: Walking With Dinosaurs
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.
Mulberry Street Market
Mulberry Street, downtown Macon. Locally grown vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts, baked goods and more. Free to attend.
International City Farmers Market
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.
Nola Brantley Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Free. 478-396-9198.
Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Also happens at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13. 478-784-1454.
The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St. Dance to the sounds of this Athens-based quintet. $5. 478-741-9130.
Catharine Liles: New Works Opening Reception
Macon Arts Alliance Gallery, 486 First St. Light refreshments served. Free. 478-743-6940.
Irish Reelers Square Dance Club
S.W. Laurens Elementary School, 1799 Ga. 117, Rentz. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-293-8771.
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.
Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Directed by Alexander Raines. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.
Luther Williams Field, Central City Park, downtown Macon. Picnics and blankets encouraged. Move canceled in the event of rain. Free. 478-751-9280.
Yoga in the Park
Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Meet near the pavilion. Bring your own mat. Appropriate for all skill levels. Free. 478-751-7694.
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
Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. Theme: Yum! How Do You Make That? 478-744-0800.
Mindless Behavior Shoutout Tour
Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Also featuring Anthony Lewis and Jacquees. $38-$88. 478-751-9232. www.ticketmaster.com.
Grand Opera House, (see Friday, July 11).
Warner Robins Little Theatre, (see Friday, July 11).
Dauset Trails Nature Center
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.
Grand Opera House, (see Friday, July 11).
Second Sunday Concert Series
Washington Park, downtown Macon. Featuring the Grapevine Band. Bring picnics and chairs. No tents or grills. Family-friendly. Free. www.collegehillmacon.com.