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. Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10 and July 8.
State Farmers Market
Never miss a local story.
Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 8 a.m.-dark daily.
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. email@example.com. 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.
The Green Market
Featuring locally grown vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, preserves and plants. Marketplace Pavilion, 222 E. Hancock St., Milledgeville. greenmarketmilledgeville.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. 9 a.m.-noon first and third Saturday.
Karen Peck and New River
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.
Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards
Artist talk from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. $10 advance, $15 at door, $5 students with ID at door. 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13.
Bluegrass and country music from Cedar Hill, plus delicious barbecue from Imlac Country Club BBQ. Bring a comfortable lawn chair and warm clothing. $10 per person for ages 13 and older. meriwethertourism.com. 706-655-3322. Cotton Pickin’ Fair Grounds, 18830 Ga. 85, Gay. 5-8 p.m. Jan. 21.
The Black Jacket Symphony: Dark Side of the Moon
Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 21.
With Kirsten Beach. Benefits the Fuller Center for Housing of Macon. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. $10. libraryballroom.com. 8 p.m. Jan. 28.
Justin Moore and Lee Brice
With special guest William Michael Morgan. Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $29.75-$59.75. maconcentreplex.org. 7 p.m. Jan. 28.
“An Evening with John Berry”
Acoustical concert. Presented by the Backlot Players Inc., to benefit its 300 Roses Capital Campaign. Monroe County Fine Arts Center, 27 Brooklyn Ave., Forsyth. $43 and $48. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.
Dinner and house concert at Joe’s. RSVP to acousticproductions.com for directions and more information. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.
Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $38-$153. maconcentreplex.org. 7 p.m. Feb. 12.
“Let It Be”
The voice of the Moody Blues performs. With Mike Dawes. Box office hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and one hour prior to show time. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $46-$58.50. justinhayward.com. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19.
Hotel California: A Tribute to the Eagles
What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience
An evening of storytelling has been rescheduled for May 10. All tickets purchased for the Jan. 7 event will be honored May 10. To request a refund, go to the original point of purchase by 5 p.m. May 1. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $52.50, $72.50 and $152.50. wmconcerts.com. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. May 10.
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.
Winter Fest Dance
Hosted by the USA Dance Chapter No. 6059 of Greater Macon. Complementary dance lesson by Paula East starts at 7:30 p.m.; ballroom dance starts at 8:15 p.m. Dressy casual. Water provided. Soft drinks for a donation. Music by DJ Chester Gibbs. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. $8 USA Dance members; $12 non-members; $5 students with ID. 478-743-7970. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Jan. 14.
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. Jim and Brenda Show, 7 p.m. Tommy and Simon Show. 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
This week: 6 p.m. George Sheffield Show, 7 p.m. Magnum Country, 9 p.m. drawing. 699 Altman Road, Haddock. Free; donations accepted. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. 6-9 p.m. second, third and fifth Saturday of each month.
Juliette Opry House
“In the Heat of the Night”
College Town Film Series: “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”
Hosted by Patrick Brennan, Middle Georgia State University. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University. This years’ theme is “On the Margins.” $5 college faculty/staff and general public at the door, includes a snack pass; free for students with college ID. 478-471-2710. Douglass Theater, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26.
Popcorn and drinks will be on sale. Seating is first-come, first-served. Presented by the Children’s Hospital at Navicent Health. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Free. 478-752-1585. gshf.org. 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Jan. 28.
College Town Film Series: “Middle of Nowhere”
Hosted by Michele Beverly, Mercer University. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University. This years’ theme is “On the Margins.” $5 college faculty/staff and general public at the door, includes a snack pass; free for students with college ID. 478-301-2868. Douglass Theater, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.
College Town Film Series: “Mystic River”
Hosted by Tom Ellington, Wesleyan College. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University. This years’ theme is “On the Margins.” $5 college faculty/staff and general public at the door, includes a snack pass; free for students with college ID. 478-757-5257. Douglass Theater, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9.
Macon Film Guild: “Neruda”
“To Kill a Mockingbird”
“The Pelican Brief”
Pomp & Circumstance: A Casino Night Fundraiser
Black-tie evening featuring casino games, prizes, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Hosted by the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation to benefit the scholarship fund. Emerson Ballroom, 543 Plum St. $50 per person; $85 per couple, includes $25,000 in “play money.” 478-757-3503. centralgatech.edu/foundation/events. 7 p.m. Jan. 20.
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.
A Night in Paris
Charity ball and auction hosted by Dissipating Disparities. Music by the Soul Cartel and DJ Smooth. Proceeds will support scholarships, programs and more. Spalding Senior Center, 885 Memorial Drive, Griffin. $45. ddi-ga.org. 7 p.m. Jan. 28.
Spring 626: “Visions of Hope”
Benefits the Ruth Hartley Mosley Memorial Center. Featuring the art of Daniel Montoute, live music, light refreshments, tours and a silent auction. Ruth Hartley Mosley Memorial Center, 626 Spring St. $5 in advance. 478-742-6409. email@example.com. 6-8 p.m. Feb. 3.
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.
Youth of the Year Celebration and Hall of Fame Induction
Honoring Bobby Pope and Zelma Redding, with special guests Bill Curry and Gregory Alan Williams. The Boys and Girls Club 2017 Youth of the Year winner will be announced. Hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of Central Georgia. Benefits after-school programming and summer camp for Central Georgia’s youth. Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. $50. bgccg.org. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9.
Valentine’s Ball 2017
Presented by Traditional Elegance. Benefits Caring Solutions Pregnancy Centers. Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. $160 per couple; $80 singles. TraditionalElegance.org. Linda Solomon, 478-973-1762. 6-11 p.m. Feb. 11.
Bunko for Breast Cancer
Music, appetizers and desserts, bunko play, raffles, silent auction, survivor tribute and more. Hosted by United in Pink. Proceeds go to enhancing the quality of life for breast cancer survivors and their families. Al Sihah Shrine Park, 222 Mecca Drive. $45; $360 table for eight; $600 VIP party packages. 478-254-5247. unitedinpink.org. 5:30-10 p.m. Feb. 24.
32nd annual International Dinner
Includes a variety of food from around the world and performances by students in the Georgia College International Club. Proceeds support the Global Scholars Endowed Funds. Magnolia Ballroom, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. 478-445-2368. 7 p.m. March 11.
MLK Community Breakfast: “Where Do We Go From Here?”
Hosted by the Office of Inclusive Excellence. Register through the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce. Magnolia Ballroom, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $12. 478-445-4233. milledgevillega.com. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 13.
27th annual MLK Breakfast Celebration
Theme: “Staying on the Path: Justice, Peace, Hope.” The speaker is author, attorney and activist Robbin Shipp. Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Committee. St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 131 Ward St. A suggested donation of $6 is appreciated; however, everyone is welcomed regardless of ability to pay; group reservations are $50 per table for eight. Harriet Jardine, 478-744-0915. 7:30 a.m. Jan. 16.
Historic Macon will present an exclusive pre-release of “Images of America: Central Georgia Textile Mills,” with author Billie Coleman. Books will be available for purchase. Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Free for Historic Macon members, $5 non-members, $3 students. historicmacon.org. 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. presentation, Jan. 17.
ML(5)K Road Race
$25. eventbrite.com. Ocmulgee National Monument Visitor’s Center, 1207 Emery Highway. 9 a.m. Jan. 14.
Warner Robins Comic Con
Celebrity guests, comic book creators, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, costume and cosplay contests, vendors and more. Courtyard Marriott, Warner Robins. atlantasouthcomiccons.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 14.
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. Jan. 16 and 22: 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Jan. 21: after-game skate, 10:15 p.m.-midnight. Jan. 16-22.
Create custom buttons. Free. Riverside Library, 110 Holiday Drive N. Free. 478-757-8900. 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Jan 19.
Adult Sit N’ Stitch
Crochet and share a cup of cocoa with friends. Free. Shurling Library, 1769 Shurling Drive. Free. 478-744-0875. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan 19.
Shrink plastic: Create your own design then shrink it. Free. West Bibb Library, 5580 Thomaston Road. Free. 478-744-0818. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan 19.
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. 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. 7:30 p.m. March 3-4 vs. Mississippi River Kings. 7:30 p.m. March 17 vs. Columbus. 4 p.m. March 19 vs. Knoxville. 7:30 p.m. March 31 vs. Roanoke. 4 p.m. April 2 vs. Pensacola.7:30 p.m. April 7-8 vs. Roanoake. Jan. 21-April 8.
Georgia FIRST Lego League Robotics Tournament
Watch 32 robotics teams as they compete for a chance to advance to the state final competition. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Free. 478-926-1769. starbaserobins.org. 9 a.m. Jan. 21.
I Dew Wedding Expo
Brides and grooms can experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a wedding at Middle Georgia’s newest wedding expo. Meet local wedding planning professionals and preview wedding fashion, beauty, groom’s attire, table decor, cakes and desserts and more. $15 per person; $25 per couple; $55 for four. Get tickets at idew.eventbrite.com. Terminal Station, 200 Cherry St. 2-5 p.m. Jan. 22.
Teen Anime Evening
Fun anime activities and prizes. Free. Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. Free. 478-744-0825. 6 p.m. Jan. 24.
Family Fun Afternoon
Free. Shurling Library, 1769 Shurling Drive. Free. 478-744-0875. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Jan 26.
De-Stress with Coloring
Spend some quiet time coloring or take your sheets to go. Free. Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. Free. 478-744-0825. 6-8 p.m. Jan. 26.
Coin & Currency Show
Hosted by Middle Georgia Coin Club. Featuring a special section for postcards, stamps and coin supplies. Free parking, admission and appraisals. Miller-Murphy-Howard Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. middlegeorgiacoinclub.com. 478-320-7850. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 27-28 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 29.
Festival of Camellias
Opening day celebration: includes a video presentation on the history of Massee Lane Gardens, self-guided tour and free scavenger hunt for children, free admission, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Guided tours can be scheduled Tuesday-Friday in January and Monday-Friday in February for groups of 10 or more for $5 per person. Box lunches can be ordered with February tours for $15 per person (includes tour guide and lunch). Camellia care workshop: $10 advance registration; to register, call or email Tommy and Brenda Alden, 478-825-1337 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Jan. 28. Complimentary tea tasting each Monday in February. Ikebana flower arranging class and a camellia painting class: Feb. 11. Advance registration for each class is required; $30, includes supplies and garden admission. Camellia show: Feb. 25-26. Massee Lane Gardens, Fort Valley. View and print a full schedule at americancamellias.com. For tour reservations and art class registration, call 877-422-6355.
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. Feb. 4.
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. Feb. 4.
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.