Drive Thru Christmas Lights
Cruise through more than one mile of Christmas lights and decorations visible from your vehicle. Tickets must be purchased on site. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. $5 per vehicle or $20 per bus. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 6-10 p.m. Dec. 2-8, 11-15, 18, and 20-31.
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CD release party for Paul Hornsby’s new release, “Red Hot.” Music by Dos Blues Guys. Kirk West, John Griffin and Willie Perkins will be signing their books. Food, wine, beer and soft drinks available. Free. Gallery West, 447 Third St. 478-972-1598. 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2.
Tubman Christmas Tree Lighting
Kickoff the holiday season with the lighting of the Tubman’s Christmas tree, plus carol sing-alongs, live music and light refreshments. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. Tubmanmuseum.com. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 2.
Featuring inflatable rides, games, bake sale, face painting, arts and crafts, chicken dinners, food, live music and more. Centerville United Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Road, Centerville. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3.
Robins Regional Christmas Parade
Featuring pageant winners, marching bands, school teams, civic groups and businesses from across the midstate. Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins. 10 a.m. Dec. 3.
Featuring inflatables, rides, games, bake sale, face painting and arts and crafts for sale. Live music from local elementary schools, Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus and more. Centerville United Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville. centervilleunitedmethodist.com. 478-953-3090. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3.
Juliette’s Christmas Open House
Food, free fun and games, gift shopping, marshmallow roasting, line dancing and pictures with Santa. McCracken Street, Juliette. 770-584-7745. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 3.
Byron. 1 p.m. Dec. 3.
Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade
Meet Santa at 3 p.m. for hot chocolate and cookies before the boat parade begins at 6 p.m. $3 per person; free for children 6 and younger. Claystone Park, Lake Tobesofkee. 478-474-8770. 3 p.m. Dec. 3.
A Country Christmas Parade
Perry. 4 p.m. Dec. 3.
Fort Valley. 5 p.m. Dec. 3.
Lighted Christmas Parade
Centerville. 7 p.m. Dec. 3.
Winter Wonderland Express
A train engine will transport you in a trolley through lights and music to an unforgettable adventure with princesses and super heroes, including Santa and his wife. Sponsored by the Pilot Club of Cochran. Heartland EMS, Cochran Bypass at 256 Lucas Road, Cochran. $5. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 3-4 and 9-10.
Main Street Macon Christmas Parade
Theme: “A Merry Macon Christmas,” celebrating all of the things about Macon and the holidays that bring joy to our lives. mainstreetmaconga.com. Cherry Street, downtown Macon. 3-6 p.m. Dec. 4.
Country Christmas Nights
Enjoy Santa’s Workshop, photos with Santa, trolley rides through more than one mile of Christmas lights, dinner at the Christmas Cafe, an enchanted locomotive train ride and more. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. $5-$22. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 16-17 and 19.
Breakfast with Santa
Enjoy a hot breakfast and visit with Santa in Truett’s Barn. Bring your own camera. Children can also enjoy Christmas movies in the theater room while waiting to meet with Santa. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. $15.95 per seat; children 2 and younger may sit in their parent’s lap and eat from their parent’s plate for free. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 and 17.
Take a nightly stroll by candlelight and enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas. Visit two of the historic homes of the Jarrell family and enjoy natural greenery and homemade decorations along with warm cider and cookies. Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. $6.50 adults; $6 seniors (62+); $4 youth (6-17); free for children under 6. 478-986-5172. gastateparks.org/jarrellplantation. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10.
Tour the Old Governor’s Mansion while it’s decorated for the holidays. Reservations required. Old Governor’s Mansion, Georgia College, Milledgeville. $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 per group, $4 students. 478-445-4545. Tours are conducted each hour from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 23; candlelight tours: 6-7 p.m. Dec. 10, 17 and 20.
Hay House Christmas Gala
Featuring a performance by Theatre Macon and its Christmas Cabaret, this year dressed in Jazz Age costumes and singing Christmas songs of the early 20th century. Director Jim Crisp will offer a special holiday reading. A lavish reception by Vintage at Macon Marriott and tours of the house follows the program. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $30 per person. 478-742-8155. email@example.com. hayhousemacon.org. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 14.
Save money this season by making your own gifts for friends and family. Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave., second floor. Free. 478-744-0825. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 15.
Hay House Holiday Luncheon
Includes a holiday luncheon, prepared this year by Fountain of Juice and served in the Music Room, where pianist Caleb Esmund will play Christmas carols on the Stieff piano. After lunch guests can enjoy a self-guided tour. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $45 per person. 478-742-8155. firstname.lastname@example.org. hayhousemacon.org. Noon Dec. 16.
Hay House Christmas Tea Party
Activities for girls include holiday readings in the Music Room, an elaborate demonstration on holiday entertaining in the dining room, Christmas crafts in the old kitchen and a visit with Santa. Children are asked to bring a book or $1 donation to benefit Book ‘Em. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $25 per young lady (12 and younger) and one accompanying adult. 478-742-8155. email@example.com. hayhousemacon.org. 4-6 p.m. Dec. 18.
Delight in a mix of unique gift ideas, Old World charm and holiday cheer. Stollen, cookies, waffles, fried sausages, hot spiced wine, apple cider and more also will be available. Punch and hot apple juice are given to the children. Dublin Carnegie, 311 Academy Ave., Dublin. Free admission. 478-272-4002. 1-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, through Dec. 18.
Holiday Stress Relief: Adult Coloring
Color yourself calm. Shurling Library, 1769 Shurling Drive. Free. 478-744-0875. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 19.
A unique craft to add a little sparkle to your holiday decorations. Shurling Library, 1796 Shurling Drive. Free. 478-744-0875. 10:30 a.m. Dec. 21.
Kwanzaa Celebration “(Umoja) Unity Day”
Annual Festival of First Fruits. Presented by the Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Inc. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 26.
Kwanzaa Celebration “(Kujichagulia) Youth Self-Determination Night”
Annual Festival of First Fruits. Presented by the Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy, Inc. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 27.
Christmas at the Palace of the South
The three main levels of the Hay House will feature period decorations inspired by the Jazz Age of the 1920s to 1940s with the theme of “A Dazzling December: A Jazz Age Jubilee.” Includes tours, events and activities. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Normal museum admission rates apply. 478-742-8155. hayhousemacon.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, through Dec. 31.
Rockin’ New Year’s Eve
With the A2Z Band. Ages 21+ only. Seating is not guaranteed if you do not purchase a table. $25; two for $40; limited tables of 10 available for $300, includes party favors. 478-957-7728. libraryballroom.com. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. 9 p.m. Dec. 31.
New Year’s Eve Big Bash
Featuring gifts, crafts, home-based businesses, jewelry, food, skin care and more. Houston County Career Academy, 1311 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Leigh Vaughn, firstname.lastname@example.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3.
Local artists and craftspeople showcase handmade art, home decor, crafts and other items. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. 4-9 p.m. Dec. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 3; noon-6 p.m. Dec. 4.
Locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. Wesleyan College front campus. Free admission. 478-757-5233. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 10, Jan. 14 and Feb. 11.
State Farmers Market
Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 8 a.m.-dark daily.
Milledgeville Farmers Market
Featuring a variety of local vendors. City of Milledgeville Pavilion, East Hancock Street, Milledgeville. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor at the Milledgeville Farmers Market can contact Deana, 478-414-4014 or email@example.com. 2-6 p.m. Tuesday.
Bolingbroke Farmers Market
Featuring grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, free-range chicken, fresh produce, home-baked goods, raw milk, container gardens, potted plants, birdhouses and a variety of craft vendors. Parking lot of the Country Oaks Farm and Pet Supply, Bolingbroke. bolingbrokefarmersmarket.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Tattnall Square Park. Free to attend. chwg.org. 3:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.
International City Farmers’ Market
Featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. Watson Boulevard and Maple Street, in front of Perkins Field, Warner Robins. 478-225-7626. 1-6 p.m. Thursday.
Fort Valley Farmers Market
Local produce and plants for sale. Next to the railroad tracks on Lowe Street, Fort Valley. 478-825-5286. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Original Farmers Market of Perry
Local produce, baked goods, flowers, eggs and more. Abba House Thrift Store parking lot, 1309 Main St., Perry. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Festival of Praise Tour
Featuring artists such as Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Israel Houghton, Karen Clark Sheard, Regina Belle and Casey J. Hosted by comedian Earthquake. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Adopt-A-Role Model Program. $42-$72. Tickets are available at the Macon Coliseum Box Office from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday or via Ticketmaster, ticketmaster.com. maconcentreplex.org. City Auditorium, 415 First St. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.
“The Ebenezer Experience”
Parkway Assembly of God, 5191 Eisenhower Parkway. 478-477-5678. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4.
Open rehearsal and sing-along. Group singing, duets, solos, etc. Light refreshments served. Bring your favorite sound tracks and books. Instruments will be furnished. Bill Hardin Music, 4661 Chambers Road. Free. 478-737-1520. 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.
Lloyd Buchanan, Ike Stubblefield and Lola Gulley
Featuring Jazz Association of Macon musicians and guests. Beer and wine provided; bring a light snack to share. Home of Tony and Rena Pearson-Shaver, 101 Wolf Creek Drive. $20 at door; free for Cotton Club members. maconjazz.org. 7-10 p.m. Dec. 2.
Huggy Lowdown Comedy Show
Blues with a Mission
Featuring Macon’s premiere burlesque troupe. Tickets are available at the venue or online. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. $20. ampersandguild.com. 8-10 p.m. Dec. 9.
The Frazier Band
No minors. Proceeds benefit The Children’s Miracle Network. Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St. No cover charge. frazierbandmusic.com. 10 p.m. Dec. 10.
Jason Boland and Shooter Jennings
John Berry: The Christmas Concert
JJ Grey and Mofro
With instrumental jazz/funk band Naughty Professor. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $25 general admission, $30 premium balcony; $28 general admission day of show. coxcapitoltheatre.com. 8 p.m. Dec. 29.
Habersham Records 45th Anniversary
Featuring Stan Butler and TK Soul. Tickets may be purchased at Habersham Records. Macon Conference Center, behind Chasen’s, 3590 Riverside Drive. $25 in advance. 478-743-2587. 8 p.m. Dec. 30.
Jagged Edge, Lyfe Jennings and Keke Wyatt
Justin Moore and Lee Brice
With special guest William Michael Morgan. Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $29.75-$59.75. maconcentreplex.org. Jan. 28.
“Let It Be”
Hotel California: A Tribute to the Eagles
What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience
Poetic Peace Open Mic Nights
Open mic for poets, musicians, singers, comedians, lyrical emcees and more. Hosted by Y-O with DJ Ron and Soulistic. Midtown Key Club, 435 Third St. $5. 478-719-2054. 8 p.m.-midnight every first and third Wednesday.
Christmas Member Appreciation Dance
Hosted by USA Dance Chapter No. 6059 of Greater Macon. Please bring a dish. The chapter will furnish the meat. Eating starts at 7:30 p.m. Social ballroom dance starts at 8:15 p.m. Dressy casual. Music by DJ Chester Gibbs. Water provided. Soft drink for a donation. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Members in good standing admitted free; $12 non-members; $5 students with ID. 478-743-7970. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 10.
Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive. Free. 478-960-7938. 6:45 p.m. Thursday.
Featuring the Winchester Band. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. $7. 478-784-1454. 8 p.m. Friday.
Featuring the Southern Country Band. Singles welcome. VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. $7. 478-474-3663. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Join the historic dance group to practice and learn dances from the early 1800s. Free to attend, $10 lifetime membership if you’d like to permanently join the group. Public welcome. 478-922-9947. Howard Community Center, 5645 Forsyth Road. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Western Square Dancers of Macon Square Dance Club
Caller: Tom Wood. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-935-8364. 7-9 p.m. Thursday (except the fourth Thursday of each month).
Robins Ramblers Square Dance Club
Caller is Bud Whitten. Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478 235-9200. 7-9 p.m. Tuesday (except the third Tuesday of each month).
Irish Reelers Square Dance Club
Caller: Lee Dixon. Southwest Laurens Elementary School, 1799 Ga. 117, Rentz. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-293-8771. 7:30-9:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month.
Pairs and Spares Square Dance Club
Caller is Tom Wood. North Macon Park Recreation Center, off Wimbish Road. 478-538-5397. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, except holidays.
Oak Grove Jamboree & Opry House
Dancing and country music with the Foskey Family Band and the Faulk Family Band. Oak Grove Community Center, 1134 Ga. 126 South, Cochran. Free. 478-308-4559. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday.
Ole Clinton Opry
Hollonville Opry House
This week: 4:15 p.m. Powersville Opry house band, 6 p.m. Simply Country, 7:30 p.m. Magnum Country. South onto Powersville Road off Ga. 247 Connector between Warner Robins and Ga. 49. Free. 478-328-0678. 4-9 p.m. Saturday; Also open 7 p.m. Monday night, jam and open mic.
Wagon House Opry
699 Altman Road, Haddock. Free; donations accepted. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. 6:30-10 p.m. second, third and fifth Saturday of each month.
Juliette Opry House
“The Polar Express”
Sponsored by the Children’s Hospital at Navicent Health. Seating is first come, first served. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Free admission; popcorn and drinks will be for sale. gshf.org. 478-752-1585. 5 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. movie, Dec. 2.
Macon Film Guild: “Mia Madre”
Senior Cinema: “A Madea Christmas”
“In the Heat of the Night”
“To Kill a Mockingbird”
“The Pelican Brief”
24th annual Reindeer Run and Santa Stroll
10K and 5K runs and 1-mile stroll sponsored by Navicent Health Foundation and benefiting the Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. $25 for the 5K or 10K; $20 Santa Stroll. 478-633-RUNN. navicenthealth.org/reindeerrun. Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3.
Rain or shine. All proceeds go to help homeless and abused animals. All About Animals Rescue Shelter, 101 Riverside Drive (next to Central City Park). 478-621-5116. email@example.com. 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 3.
Santa, superheroes, princesses, therapy dogs, games, prizes, crafts, raffles, food and more. Benefits cancer research and families affected by cancer. Presented by Love Always, Becca Jean. Windsor Academy practice gym, 4150 Jones Road. $5 per child (game tickets extra); free for adults. lovealwaysbeccajean.org. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3.
The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom along with Loaves and Fishes Ministry are hosting a drive to accept canned food, blankets, clothes, toiletries, etc., for the homeless. Featuring music by Swain and the Highway Souls along with Frazier Band starting at 8 p.m. The Hummingbird, 430 Cherry St. 478-741-9130. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.
All That Jazz
The 21st annual concert and ball benefiting the Tubman Museum. Featuring After 7. Reserved floor seating $150; balcony seating $30 before Jan. 12; $35 after. Tubmanmuseum.com. City auditorium, 415 First St. 7 p.m. Jan. 28.
Black and White Masquerade Ball
Dinner, dancing and silent auction. Music by AJ the DJ. Attire is semi-formal to formal. Annual Joshua’s Birthday Bash for a Cure hosted by Joshua’s Wish Foundation. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. $40 until Jan. 13; $50 after Jan. 13; $400 table for 10 available until Jan. 13. joshuaswish.org. 478-361-3541. 6 p.m. Feb. 4.
“Make Georgia Howl”: Sherman’s March in Context and Memory
James Welborn will be holding an educational lecture on Sherman’s March to the Sea. Learn about the march, its timing relative to the course of the war and its impact on the war’s outcomes. Fee includes lecture and site admission for the day. Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. $6.50 adults; $6 seniors (62+); $4 youth (6-17); free for children under 6. 478-986-5172. gastateparks.org/jarrellplantation. 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 3.
Macon Mayhem Hockey
Home games are played at the Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $13-$20. Ticketmaster.com. facebook.com/MaconMayhemHockey. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 vs. Fayetteville. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 vs. Pensacola. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 vs. Mississippi River Kings. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 vs. Columbus. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7 vs. Pensacola. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 vs. Knoxville. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 vs. Pensacola.7:30 p.m. Feb. 3-4 vs. Huntsville. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 vs. Mississippi River Kings. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and 4 p.m. Feb. 19 vs. Fayetteville. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 vs. Pensacola. Dec. 3-April 8.
Pure Barre Pop Up
Join Pure Barre Macon for a free pop up class at the Library Ballroom. Bring a yoga mat and water. Must be 18 years old to attend. 478-757-8561. firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. 10 a.m. Dec. 3.
Indian Springs State Park Museum Tours
Tour the museum, learn about the park, its history and upcoming events; free. 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla. A $5 per car parking fee is required. 770-504-2277. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 3.
Antique Steam Engine Demonstration
Come “let off some steam” by blowing the whistle atop the Jarrell Plantation Mill Complex, a signal used to communicate between workers at different work positions throughout the mill. Jarrell Plantation, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. $4-$6.50. 478-986-5172. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 3.
Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Regular admission is $10; after game admission is $10 without a game stub and $8 with a game stub; military rate is $8. maconcentreplex.com. After game skates: 10:10 p.m.-midnight Dec. 9-10 and 17. Sunday skates: 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18. Friday skate: 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16. School break skates: 1-3:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 21-23. Christmas Eve skate: 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Dec. 24. Dec. 9-24.
It’s Knitting Chilly
Learn the basics of knitting with Linda Sherman and start working on your very own scarf. Space is limited. Call park office for information on materials and preregistration. Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Free. 478-986-5172. gastateparks.org/jarrellplantation. 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 10.
Second Saturday at the Tubman
Enjoy holiday demonstrations, arts and crafts activities, carol sing-alongs, storytime for the kids, and pictures with Santa in front of the Christmas tree. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. Tubmanmuseum.com. 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10.
Family Night: Button Maker
Create unique buttons with our famous button maker kit. Perfect for a quick holiday gift or keep it for yourself. West Bibb Library, 5580 Thomaston Road. Free. 478-744-0818. 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15.
Pinterest Fails Potluck
Bring a dish, baked goods or a non-alcoholic drink made from a Pinterest recipe, and bring the recipe (must be safe to eat, doesn’t have to be pretty). Fail categories will include nail art, home decor, gift wrapping, ornaments, wearables and kids’ crafts. Prizes for the biggest fails. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. Free with food contribution. ampersandguild.com. 5-8 p.m. Dec. 17.
“Labor Behind the Veil: The History of Slaves and Free Persons 1839-1868”
Tour to interpret antebellum life through the perspective of slaves and free persons who worked here. Reservations requested. Old Governor’s Mansion, Georgia College, Milledgeville. $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 per group, $4 students. 478-445-4545. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, through Dec. 27.
USDAA Sirius Dog Agility Show
Hosted by Sirius Dog Agility. Free for spectators. siriusdogagility.com. Reaves Arena, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 30-Jan. 1.
Ocmulgee National Monument
Explore the mounds and walk the trails; discover what life was like here thousands of years ago. Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Fort Hawkins Historic Site
856 Mulberry St. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military; $3 for students with college ID. 478-745-5982. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
934 Georgia Ave. $11 adults; $10 seniors and military; $7 students; free for children younger than 6 and members of the Georgia Trust. 478-742-8155. hayhousemacon.org. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Last tour at 3 p.m. each day.
Neel Reid Tours
Guided tours of historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Georgia architect Neel Reid. Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 730 College St. $5. 478-742-0921. fgcmacon.org. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and by special appointment.
Yoga in the Park
Taught by local yoga teachers. Rain cancels the event. Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Free. email@example.com. 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rock Candy Tours: Free Birds and Night Owls Tour
Easy walking tour of Macon’s musical landmarks with pit stops at bars along the way. Reservations requested 24 hours in advance. Beginning at the Rookery, 543 Cherry St., ending at Grant’s Lounge. $10. 478-955-5997. firstname.lastname@example.org. 7:30-9 p.m. Friday.
Rock Candy Tours: Rock ‘n’ Roll Stroll
Moderate walking tour takes more than two hours and visits the homes and favorite haunts of Southern music’s most legendary artists. H&H Soul Food Restaurant, 807 Forsyth St. $15. 478-955-5997. email@example.com. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Bring your pooch for doggy demonstrations, live music and giveaways. Humans can purchase beer or wine and be entered to win door prizes. Macon Dog Park, Adams Street, downtown Macon. Free. collegehillmacon.com. 5-8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month.
Lawn Mower Races
Across from Camping World, Byron. 478-956-3929. 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month.
All-Star Wrestling Network. Wrestleplex, 1361 Peach Parkway, Fort Valley. $6.50 admission, discounts to military and students, free for children 6 and younger. 478-397-5734. allstarwrestlingnetwork.com. 7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. bell time, the first, third and fifth Fridays of the month.
Public welcome. Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. 478-742-5372. 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. Saturday.
Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Vann Edwards, 478-784-1454. 7 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Public welcome. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. 478-474-3663. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The tournament is 9 Ball with handicap rules. L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. $15 tournament, no cover charge. 478-254-4117. 8 p.m. Friday.
American Legion Post 3, 5530 Thomaston Road. $10. 478-474-7799. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Craft Beer Tasting
Mini-Zoo Animal Show
Polar Bear Den
Sky Over Macon
Explore the constellations and planets visible from Middle Georgia, then see a live presentation in the Mark Smith Planetarium. View the night sky through powerful telescopes. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. 8 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month.