“THE MARK OF THE PENCIL” OPENING RECEPTION
5-8 p.m., the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Exhibition features a collection of colored pencil drawings by Mark Ballard. Free. www.maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940.
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“JOURNEY WITH FIRE” OPENING RECEPTION
5:30-7 p.m., Mercer University Medical School Atrium Gallery, 1550 College St. An exhibition of encaustic paintings by Bren Powell. Free.
7 p.m., the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Site-specific theater co-presented by the Chameleon Village Theatre Company. While you’re there, visit the “Art of the Academics” exhibition in the gallery from 6-9 p.m. Free. www.the567.org.
7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 3, 5530 Thomaston Road. $10. 478-474-7799.
8 p.m., L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. Tournament is 9 Ball with handicap rules. $15 to participate; free to watch. 478-254-4117.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. Shop for locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, arts and crafts. 478-757-5233. Free.
BACK TO SCHOOL BLAST
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Frank Johnson Community Center, 2227 Mercer University Drive. Free school supplies, food and clothing along with a health seminar and health screenings. Free. 478-743-2587.
BUFFINGTON’S GREENWAY CONCERT SERIES
5 p.m., Oconee River Greenway, 420 E. Greene St., Milledgeville. Music by Mississippi John Doude, Matt Brantley Band and FreeLance Ruckus. Grab a blanket and listen to some tunes alongside the Oconee River. Free. www.visitmilledgeville.org.
BRASS IN BLUE
7 p.m., Theatre Dublin, 314 Academy Ave., Dublin. Ten Air Force musicians will present a program of patriotic favorites, jazz standards, new compositions and more. Free. 478-277-2560.
TWILIGHT NIGHT PADDLE
7:30 p.m., High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Enjoy the setting sun in this ranger-led, 3-mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. For adults and children 8 years or older. Reservations required; $15 includes boat and gear. A $5 per car parking fee is required. 478-993-3053.
DANCE FOR LIFE: DANCING WITH THE QUES
8 p.m.-1 a.m., Alexander Ballroom, 3670 Eisenhower Parkway. Hosted by Omega Psi Phi, Motivating Youth and Corps D’Elite Initiatives. Featuring old school/new school jams, ballroom dance exhibition and step show. $30. 478-320-4756.
FORT HAWKINS HISTORIC SITE
Noon-4 p.m., Maynard Street at Emery Highway. Explore the early American frontier fort, Blockhouse replica and new visitor’s center. Free. 478-746-0704. www.forthawkins.com.
MOVIE: “I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS”
2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Hosted by the Macon Film Guild. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.
“LUX AND LAPIS”
4 p.m., Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineville series. Free. 478-745-3331.
SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
6 p.m., Coleman Hill Park, downtown Macon. Praise Fest featuring Soul Intentions, Ministers of Praise, Anointed Ones and the Beulahland Bible Church Mass Choir. Presented by Bragg Jam. Cash bar and food available for purchase. Picnics, lawn chairs and pets are welcome. No tents or grills. www.braggjam.org. Free.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION MEETING
5:30 p.m., Ingleside United Methodist Church, 3187 Ridge Ave. Staff members from the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting about the proposed Ingleside Historic District and the National Register of Historic Places. 478-742-5084. Free.
6-7 p.m., Nola Brantley Library, 721 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or email@example.com. Free.
SENIOR CINEMA: “PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2”
2 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free for senior citizens; $5 general admission. 478-742-2000.
“WHISTLEBLOWERS: REFEREES AND UMPIRES”
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, 301 Cherry St. Featuring game-worn uniforms, rule books, penalty flags and photographs, the exhibit highlights sports officials Jimmy Harper, Sally Smalley Bell and Mills Lane. 478-752-1585. Free with museum admission of $3.50-$8.
NEEL REID TOURS
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 730 College St. Guided tours of the historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Georgia architect Neel Reid. $5. www.fgcmacon.org. 478-742-0921.
Noon-5 p.m., Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Last chance to see this judged exhibition featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Free. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557.
INTERNATIONAL CITY FARMERS MARKET
1-6 p.m., Watson Boulevard at Maple Street, Warner Robins. Featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. 478-225-7626.
1-7 p.m., McGill Marketplace and Heritage Hall, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. www.gwf.org. $8 adults; $5 ages 6-12 and older than 65; free for ages 5 and younger with an adult.
6-10 p.m., 100 block of West Hancock Street, Milledgeville. Music by the RX Band. Includes activities for the entire family, including trolley rides, special sales at downtown businesses, outdoor dining, giveaways and more. 478-414-4014.
“MACON HISTORY” SERIES: DOWNTOWN TOUR
5:30-7 p.m., meet at the alleyway between 551 Cherry St. and the Rookery for a tour of Macon’s downtown alleys led by Wimberly Treadwell. Reservations required, contact Kim Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-742-5084. $10 for Historic Macon members, $15 for non-members. www.historicmacon.org.
8 p.m., High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Play Putt-Putt with glow sticks. $6 per person, plus a $5 per car parking fee. 478-993-3053.
9 a.m.-7 p.m., Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry (see Friday, Aug. 14).
JUNIOR ANGLER FISHING RODEO
9:15 a.m., Indian Springs State Park, 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla. Children younger than 16 are invited to learn how to be responsible fishermen while enjoying time at the park. Bring your own poles and tackle; bait provide. Free, however a $5 per car parking fee is required. 770-504-2277.
SAINT KOLBE FEAST DAY CELEBRATION
6:30 p.m., David J. Zuver Performing Arts Center, Mount de Sales Academy, 851 Orange St. Wine and cheese and silent auction followed at 7:30 p.m. by a piano concert featuring Father Denis Wilde. Celebration is in honor of the feast day of Saint Kolbe. www.kolbecentermacon.org. 478-257-4425. Free.
SUMMER’S NIGHT PICNIC AND DANCE
7:30 p.m., City Auditorium, 415 First St. Benefits Pine Pointe Hospice, Navicent Health. Attendees should pack their own picnic basket and bring their beverage of choice. Dance to the sounds of the Grapevine Band. www.navicenthealth.org/snpd. 478-633-4483. $35; $250 table for eight.
8 p.m., Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 478-957-7728.
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry (see Friday, Aug. 14).
MUSEUM OF AVIATION
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Explore real planes, watch a movie, tour interactive exhibitions about D-Day, the Tuskegee Airmen, WWII and more; plus, have a snack in the cafe or pack a picnic and eat outside. Free. 478-926-6870. www.museumofaviation.org.
GRIFFIN CHORAL ARTS
3 p.m., Griffin First Presbyterian Church, 1349 Old Macon Highway, Griffin. Theme: “Illuminations: From Darkness Into Light.” $15. Purchase tickets at the door. www.griffinchoralarts.org.
FAREWELL CONCERT FOR JESSICA
5:30-7:30 p.m., Joe’s House, address provided upon RSVP. Barbecue and covered-dish dinner followed by concert featuring Jessica Whaley, Shelby Phan, Rowdy Hood, San Whaley, Patrick Pritchard and Joe Cullison. $20. www.acousticproductions.com.