Christmas Made in the South
More than 300 artists and craft makers with items for sale. $7, children 12 and younger free. Parking free. 704-847-9480. www.maconcentreplex.org. Macon Centreplex, 200 Coliseum Drive, Macon. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 4, 11 a.m-5 p.m. Nov. 5.
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Arts, crafts, silent auction and more. A fundrasier for medical and dental mission team to Honduras to purchase supplies. No entry fee. 770-775-4913. www.jacksonfbc.com. First Baptist Church, 1227 W. 3rd St., Jackson. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 11.
Christmas in Roberta
An all-day event with handcrafts and gift sales on the square with vendors offering one-of-a-kind gifts. Christmas Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. Free. 478-836-3825. Downtown Roberta. Noon Dec. 2.
Come visit and take your own photos with Santa, superheroes, princesses, therapy puppies and Star Wars characters. Play games, win prizes, enjoy lunch and baked goods and do some Christmas shopping. Music provided by DJ JLaw, Laws of Music. All proceeds go to cancer research and families fighting cancer. $5 per child, adults free, donations welcomed. Game tickets and food extra. 478-731-5292. www.lovealwaysbeccajean.org. Windsor Academy practice gym, 4150 Jones Road, Macon. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 9.
Georgia Jam with the Marshall Tucker Band
With special guests Jasssz Band and Randall Bramblett. $40-$60. 478-257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St., Macon. 7 p.m. Nov. 3.
Jack Mitchener, organ
Part of the Music and the Arts series. Free. 478-745-3331. vinevillemethodist.com. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. 4 p.m. Nov. 5.
The breakout star of the award-winning documentary “20 Feet From Stardom” whose powerful voice has thrilled audiences all over. $47. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com. The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., Macon. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8.
Veterans Day Concert
Enjoy an afternoon of music and dance honoring those who have served our nation. Join us in a sing-a-long of patriotic anthems and a special salute to each branch of the military. Free. 706-350-4114. www.bcsdk12.net/Central-High. Central High School Auditorium, 2155 Napier Ave, Macon. 4 p.m. Nov. 9.
“A Family Affair: Three Generations of Pianists”
The Morning Music Club presents Steinway artist Margery McDuffie Whatley, her daughters Kendall and Lindsay Whatley, and her mother, Susan McDuffie. Special guests include Robert McDuffie and Baxter James. Free. 478) 757-5171. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon. 7 p.m. Nov. 9.
Rachel Eve Holmes with Catherine Giel
World traveled expressive soprano performs as part of Warner Robins Community Concert series. $15 adults, free for students. 770-241-3842. www.wrconcert.org. First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. 3 p.m. Nov. 12.
All Angels Cry Aloud
Music of praise by the Choral Society of Middle Georgia and the Mercer University Choir, with a special piece by contemporary composer Dan Forrest. $10, Mercer students are free with ID. 478-216-7841. vinevillemethodist.com. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave, Macon. 4 p.m. Nov. 12.
Fam-O-Lee Back to the Country Jamboree
Part of Robert Earl Keen’s annual holiday tour. $35-$50. 478-257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St., Macon. 8 p.m. Nov. 30.
The Ten Tenors
Australia’s premier vocal group, return to the U.S. for a holiday tour. Range of ticket prices. 478-994-2031. monroefinearts.org. Monroe County Fine Arts Center, 27 Brooklyn Ave., Forsyth. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15.
“Country Come to Town”
A humorous musical drama. $15, $5 for children 12 and younger. 478-945-3906. Heart of Georgia Opry Hall, 17713 U.S. 80 E., Jeffersonville. 7 p.m. Nov. 3-4.
“Trailer Park Tragedy”
A murder mystery dinner theater production about goings on at the W.T. Trailer Park. Proceeds benefit the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame at the Museum of Aviation. $40 a person, $70 couple. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 478-923-6600. www.museumofaviation.org. Nugteren Exhibit Hangar, Museum of Aviation, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins Air Force Base. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18.
Presented by the Children’s Theater Troupe of The Backlot Players. $5. 478-994-0443. www.thebacklotplayers.org. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8.
Met: “The Exterminating Angel”
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. 12:55 p.m. Nov. 18.
“Disney's Beauty and the Beast”
The hit musical based on the beloved animated film. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 60 and older and $15 for children and students through age 22. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St., Macon. 8 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17.
“A Dance History and Movement Workshop: Black Dancers in America”
This dance workshop will teach the participants how to tell their own stories through dance and will examine the history of black dancers in America from slavery to the present. 478-747-2381. Theron Ussery Park Community Center, 815 N. Macon Park Drive, Macon. Noon-3 p.m. Nov. 4.
Fall Homecoming Ballroom Dance
Sponsored by USA Dance Chapter No. 6059 Please bring a covered dish to share. Dressy casual. $8 members, $12 non-members, $5 students with ID. 478-743-7970. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road, Macon. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Nov. 11.
Oak Grove Jamboree & Opry House
Dancing and country music. 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
4:15 p.m. Powersville House Band, 6 p.m. The Jerry Jackson Show, 7:30 p.m. Bluetick Deville. 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
6-9 p.m. Randy Greenway and Shadow Riders. Drawing at 9 p.m. 699 Altman Road, Haddock. Donations at the door will be accepted. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. 6-9 p.m. second, third and fifth Saturday of each month.
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”
Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star in the screen version of the Tennessee Williams stage classic. $5. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com. The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., Macon. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3.
Set during the Russian Revolution, director David Lean’s epic is one of the most popular love stories of all times. Starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. $5. 478-301-5470. www.thegrandmacon.com. The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., Macon. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10.
Macon Film Guild presents “Columbus”
A dramatic comedy-romance about a young Korean-born man who meets a young woman while in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. $5. 478-742-2000. maconfilmguild.org. The Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon. 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
“The Great War at 100: Its Shadow & Legacy”
Middle Georgia State University’s President Christopher Blake will discuss aspects of World War I for the school’s inaugural event of The Master Lectures & Conversations Series. Blake, a member of the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission advisory board, is the author of the recently released “And Half the Seed of Europe: A Genealogy of the Great War 1914-1918,” published by Mercer University Press. 5:30 -7 p.m. Nov. 6, at the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins and 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 13 in room 237 of the Professional Sciences and Conference Center, Middle Georgia State’s Macon Campus.
Chaptacular Chainsaw Carving Bash
More than 75 professional chainsaw carvers will be demonstrating their woodcarving talents to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Includes silent and live auctions and food trucks. Free. 478 986 7484. www.chapacular.org. 541 Hungerford Road, Gray. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 10-11.
Mark the Magic Man in “Solitaire”
Mark will be submerged in 120 gallons of water and be totally alone. The show also consist of several grand illusions, several assistants, costume changes, music, lighting effects, comedy, audience participation, etc. A fundraiser for Brave Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center. $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and younger $20 for VIP tickets for the first rows. 478-363-7509. Jones County High School Fine Arts Theater, 339 Cumslo Rd, Gray. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Nov. 11.
A judged exhibit featuring the works of Middle Georgia artists. Free. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Middle Georgia Art Association gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. in Ingleside Village, Macon. Exhibit runs through Nov. 14.
State Farmers Market
Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 6 a.m.-10 a.m. daily.
Locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and jewelry by local artisans. Wesleyan College front campus. Free admission. 478-757-5233. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 4.
Milledgeville Farmers Market & Second Saturday
Featuring a variety of local vendors. Held in conjunction with The Green Market. The Pavilion, 222 E. Hancock Street, Milledgeville. 478-414-4014. www.milledgevillemainstreet.com. 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 4.
Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Tattnall Square Park. Free to attend. www.chwg.org. 3:30-7 p.m. Nov. 8.
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. Facebook.com/internationalcityfarmersmarket. 1-6 p.m. Nov. 9.
Fort Valley Farmers Market
Local produce and plants for sale. Next to the railroad tracks on Lowe Street, Fort Valley. 478-825-5286. www.fortvalleymainstreet.org. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3.
Original Farmers Market of Perry
Local produce, baked goods, flowers, eggs and more. Abba House Thrift Store parking lot, 1309 Main St., Perry. 478-954-5445. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 4.
Fall Festival, Car Show and BBQ
Free inflatables, games and fun for the whole family. Barbecue plates $8 to benefit missions. 478-935-8632. www.lizellabaptist.net. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road. For more info: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 4.
Taste of Trinity
Thirty-five uniquely decorated tables will be available with a catered meal by Outback Steakhouse. There will be silent and live auctions, a Bake Shoppe and a Christmas Shop. $25. 478-923-3797. Trinity United Methodist Church, 129 S. Houston Road, Warner Robins. 6 p.m. Nov. 6.
First Friday: Fall Frenzy
The streets will be alive with music, vendors and fun activities. Free. 478-414-4014. Downtown Milledgeville. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 3.
Jailhouse Alley Art Show and Sale
The event’s 50th anniversary, featuring original oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, pen and ink calendars, note cards and prints of various works, all by Middle Georgia residents. Plus a special section of eclipse paintings. Free admission. 478-361-0639. Corner of Church and Miller streets, Fort Valley. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 4.
Come on up for 24 hours of reimagined public space. Free. 478.254.1561. Top level of Mulberry Street parking garage, corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mulberry Street Lane. 6-9 p.m. Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 4.
Candlelight Apparitions at the Cannonball House
The theme for this year will be "Visiting the Holts" and is based on the antique calling cards in the Cannonball House collection. Take a walk through history lit only by candlelight. . $12, reservations required. 478-745-5982. www.cannonballhouse.org. Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St., Macon. Tours on the hour beginning at 6-9 p.m. Nov. 4.
Pure Barre Community Pop Up Class
The Macon fitness studio invites people to exercise outside of the traditional environment. The class will be held on a rooftop overlooking the Mercer University athletic fields. Free. Space is limited, sign up at www.purebarre.com/ga-macon. Lofts at Mercer Landing, 1500 Mercer University Drive, Macon. 6 p.m. Nov. 7.
Veterans Day Observance
Guest speaker will be Marine Corps Lt. Col. W. S. Lee. One of his assignments was Marine Squadron 1, the helicopter used to fly presidents. Free. 478-743-7417. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home, 3969 Mercer University Drive, Macon. 11 a.m. Nov. 10.
Jones County Veterans Day Celebration
Saluting our nation’s service members with a number of events, including the ceremonial renaming of the Gray bypass as Veterans Memorial Parkway. Free. 478-986-1123. W.E Knox Civic Center, 161 W. Clinton St., Gray. Events start at 9 a.m. Nov. 11.
Cruise-In with a Couple of Jerks
A Veterans Day celebration. More than 150 classic cars are expected at the event. Fly By Radio will be performing live on stage starting at 7:00 pm. Free. 478-988-2760. www.perry-ga.gov. Downtown Perry. 5-10:30 p.m. Nov. 11.
Andersonville Prison at Night
See Confederate guards and Union prisoners by campfire and lantern light. Free. 229-924-0343. Andersonville National Historic Site, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville. 6-9 p.m. Nov. 11.
The Revolutionary War in the South & Tips for Finding your Revolutionary War Ancestors
John Trussell, of the Central Georgia Genealogical Society, has had great finds and wonderful experiences researching his Revolutionary ancestors and will share tips and “how to’s” in finding them. He will also discuss becoming involved in Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution. Free. 478-987-7260. Flint Energies Conference Center, 900 Ga. 96, Warner Robins. 7 p.m. Nov. 13.
CALL FOR ENTRIES/AUDITIONS
Auditions “Hairspray Jr.”
The Youth Actor's Company is casting roles for ages 10-18 and looking for actors in a variety of ethnic groups. See Character breakdowns and show details at www.theatremacon.com. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of your choice. Bring sheet music for the audition accompanist to use. 478-746-9485. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St., Macon. 4 p.m. Nov. 11-12. Performance dates are March 2-11. Rehearsals begin in January.
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