Gallery West Book Signing and Holiday Open House
Kirk West will be signing his books “Les Brers - Kirk West’s Photographic Journey with the Brothers” and “The Blues in Black & White.” Willie Perkins will sign “No Saints No Sinners” and his Allman Brothers Band memorabilia book. John Griffin will sign “After the Meltdown.” Music provided by Dos Blues Guys, Heart of Pine, Daniel NeSmith, and Benjamin Cummings. Food and beverages will be served free. 478) 972-1598. Gallery West, 447 Third St., Macon. 5-9 p.m.
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Featuring the Georgia College Jazz Band, Orchestra, Max Noah Singers, University Chorus, Wind Symphony, Women’s Ensemble and a number of small ensembles. $10 donation is encouraged. 478-445-8289. www.gcsu.edu. Georgia College, 231 W, Hancock St, Milledgeville. 7:30 p.m.
Mercer Singers Lessons and Carols
Experience the 23rd anniversary of this Mercer tradition featuring the Mercer Brass Choir and organist Jack Mitchener. This “Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” has been adapted from the traditional “Service of Lessons and Carols” held each year at King’s College, Cambridge University, England. Free. 478-301-5751. music.mercer.edu. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St., Macon. 7:30 p.m.
Music of Prince and the Revolution and more
Leroy Ace Miller and Renaissance 2030 will perform songs of the late rock and soul legend, along with their own original work. Free. 478-978-7526. Old Tubman African American Museum location, 340 Walnut St., Macon. 8 p.m.
“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.
Reindeer Run & Santa Stroll
Benefits Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. Races include 5K and 10K runs, and a one-mile stroll. $20-$25. 478.633.RUNN. www.navicenthealth.org/reindeerrun. Tattnall Square Park, 1155 College St., Macon. 8:30 a.m. for 10K and 5K, 8:45 p.m. for stroll.
Warner Robins Christmas Parade
Santa, floats, bands and more being at Commercial Circle on South Davis Drive and end at the intersection of Houston Road and Watson Boulevard. www.robinsregion.com/christmas-parade. 10 a.m.
Christmas Tour of Homes
Historic Vineville neighbor tour includes eight bungalows and cottages, plus free entrance to the Big House. The New Town Trolley will circle the neighborhood to ensure guests get from house to house with ease. $25, $20 for advance tickets. 478-731-2753. www.vineville.org. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.
Bolingbroke Christmas Parade
Bring your lawn chairs. Pre-parde festivities including snacks, drinks and cake walk begin at 2 p.m. Free. 478-474-7320. Downtown Bolingbroke. 3 p.m.
Party with Santa for a good cause
Proceeds will go toward building an the inclusive park for our special needs community. Photos with Santa, Rock painting with Houston County’s Police and Fire Departments), food truck vendors, unique gifts, raffle, Inflatables and more. $3, $1 for children 12 and younger. 478-345-6308. christchapelwr.com. 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. 4-8 p.m.
Christmas Tour of Homes
Historic Vineville neighbor. (See Saturday, Dec. 2). 1-6 p.m.
Christmas in Dixie Marketplace
Featuring 25 professional vendors representing well-known companies and crafters. Free. 478-396-9991. Southern Landings Clubhouse, 309 Statham’s Way, Warner Robins. 1-6 p.m.
Story Time with Santa
Presented by the Backlot Players. Each child visits with Santa after the show and receives a goodie bag. Families welcome to take pictures. $10, first parent free, $5 for other adults in same family. 478-994-0443. Backlotreservations@gmail.com. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. 2:30 p.m.
Main Street Macon Christmas Parade
Santa Claus and others help kick off the yuletide season through downtown Macon. If you wish to participate in the parade, get an application at mainstreetmaconga.com. 3-5 p.m.
Cirrus Academy’s Holiday Show
Festive program features the school’s students performing dramatic poetry reading, dances and instrumental and choral performances. Free. 478-250-1376 or 478-238-5364. www.cirrusacademy.org. The Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon. 6 p.m.
State Farmers Market
Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 6 a.m.-10 a.m.
Little Richard’s 85th Birthday
Celebration will highlight Little Richard’s contributions to music and the Macon community. Free. 478-743-1074. www.tubmanmuseum.com. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St., Macon. 4-6 p.m.
The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia
Witness the magic of this Christmas tradition in its 33rd season. $22. 478-301-5470. www.midganutcracker.com. The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., Macon. 7:30 p.m.
Grammy-Award winning and platinum-selling artist will feature songs from her first holiday album, “Christmas After Midnight.” $49, $59 and $69. 478-751-9232. www.maconcentreplex.org/auditorium. Macon City Auditorium, 15 First St., Macon. 8 p.m.
More than 200 dancers, ages 3 and older, from the Georgia College Community Dance Program and Department of Theatre and Dance, will perform. $12, $8 for Georgia College students and children younger than 12. 478-445-8289. www.gcsu.edu. Georgia College, 231 W, Hancock St, Milledgeville. 7 p.m.
Featuring Robin Bullock and Steve Baughman playing seasonal songs on guitar, mandolin and cittern. $20. 478-477-1110. www.wesleyancollege.edu/concert. Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon. 7:30 p.m.
“Believe in CHRISTmas”
A seasonal musical cantata. Free. 478-935-8632. www.lizellabaptist.net. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. 11 a.m.
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