“Shrek the Musical Jr.”
Presented by Macon Little Theatre and the Academy of the Performing Arts. Tickets are available at the door and online. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $10 ages 18 and up, $5 children. maconlittletheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. June 17-18, 2:30 p.m. June 19.
Summer Theater Festival
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See three shows on three different stages. The great Fats Waller musical “Ain’t Misbehavin’ ” will open July 1 at Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. The classic Broadway musical “42nd St.” will open July 8 at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. The hilarious take on Shakespeare’s “The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)” will open July 7 at Mercer University’s Tattnall Square Center for the Arts. Tickets to Theatre Macon are $25, tickets to the Grand Opera House are $35; tickets to Mercer’s venue are $20; a combination ticket for all three shows is $65. Tickets for all shows will be available through the Grand Opera House box office at 478-301-5470 or at thegrandmacon.com. Begins July 1-8.
Broadway Loves America
A tribute to America featuring company numbers, solos and audience singalong with a patriotic themes. Tickets are available at the door and online. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $10 ages 18 and up, $5 children. maconlittletheatre.org. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. July 2.
“The Addams Family Musical”
Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $20 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $10 students (ages 5-23). 478-477-3342 or 478-471-7529. maconlittletheatre.org. 8 p.m. July 8-9, 13-16; 2:30 p.m. July 10 and 17.
“Tristan und Isolde”
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. Noon Oct. 8.
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. Oct. 22.
Land of Lakes Choirboys
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Free. 478-745-1631, extension 120. 7:30 p.m. June 17.
Music and the Arts at Vineville
The Annie Moses Band. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. $10. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. June 26.
“Songs of the Summer”
Macon Pops. City Auditorium, 415 First St. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26.
“Dancing Through the Decades, Part 3”
Macon Pops. City Auditorium, 415 First St. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
See the exhibition by Middle Georgia artists. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557. Opening reception: 6-8 p.m. June 17. On display through July 8.
[&] Guild Hall Grand Opening
The new artist-run creative space will feature demos, mini workshops, performances and activities for all types of creatives. The [&] Guild Hall is open from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-9 p.m. Sunday. [&] Guild Hall, second floor, 503 5th St. 478-621-7758. ampersandguild.com. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. June 25.
“Skin Deep: A Collection of Abstract Nudes”
Featuring the photography of Teresa Blaxton. Part of Music and Arts at Vineville. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through June.
Living in Color: Haitian Art
Featuring selected paintings from the collection of Darrie and Larry Schlesinger. Among the Haitian artists represented are Levoy Exil and LaFortune Felix. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. On display through June 25.
The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden
This exhibition of his recent work will also feature “Angels of Virtue,” a signature series of mixed media works. Opening reception: 6:30-8 p.m. July 8. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. July 1-Sept. 10.
An exhibit of vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by Gloria Garfinkel. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. July 1-Oct. 16.
An interactive math and science exhibit designed to bring to life video games, sports, fashion, music, robotics and more. Part of Raytheon’s MathMovesU educational program. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 2476 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. museumofaviation.org. On display through July 4.
Junior Duck Stamp Competition Winners
Award-winning watercolors by Georgia students from kindergarten-12th grade. Elam Alexander Gallery, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. July-August.
David Gaither: Growth and Expansion
David Gaither is an Atlanta-based artist known for his expansive paintings that combine bright colors with innovative shapes. Collections Gallery, Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Through July 23.
“Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids and Meteors”
The exhibition includes interactive and multimedia experiences where visitors play the role of explorers-in-training. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. On display through Sept. 11.
“Welcome to Smallgrove”: Works by Henry Lee Gorham
A series of narrative paintings that delineate the lives of African-American people living in a fictional community called Small Grove. Opening reception: 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 30. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Sept. 23-Nov. 26.
Chatov Retrospective: 100 Years of Painting
The exhibition features the works of Roman, Constantin, Marc and Charles Chatov, three generations in a family of gifted artists. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Oct. 28-Feb. 19.
Middle Georgia Art Association Members Exhibition
This is the second in a biannual series of exhibitions that mark the ongoing collaboration between the MGAA and the Tubman Museum. Opening reception: 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 16. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Dec. 8-Jan. 17.
Science on a Sphere
A room-size, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a 6-foot diameter sphere, similar to a giant animated globe. Presented in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Ongoing.
Contemporary studio ceramics and paintings from the museum’s Permanent Collection, representing a wide spectrum of artistic movements and genres. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. October.
The interactive exhibition tells the story of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, the 61st and 442nd Troop Carrier Groups that ferried them to Normandy, France, and the 325th Glider Regiment that fought alongside them. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Free. 478-926-6870. museumofaviation.org. Ongoing.
“The Odd Couple”
A comedy by Neil Simon. Directed by John Freeman. Production dates: Aug. 26-Sept. 4. Needed are six males, two females. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. maconlittletheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. July 10-11.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
Membership is open to all wind and percussion players ages 17 and older. Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Trail off Wesleyan Drive. For more information, visit middlegeorgiaconcertband.org or call 478-784-0541. 7-9 p.m. Mondays.
Recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts and cultural life of Middle Georgia. Nominations are accepted from the community annually and an independent panel selects each year’s honorees. Nominations will be accepted through Aug. 17. Free. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Awards ceremony at Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 6 p.m. Oct. 25.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
Come and listen or join in the singing. Christ United Methodist Church Choir Room (administration building in the back of church), 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. email@example.com. 478-345-7464. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.
Bring a sketchbook and pencils and practice portrait drawing. Gallery of Fine Art, 2507c Moody Road, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-922-2541. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
Lessons and rehearsal. No musical experience required. Pipe, drum lessons for interested community members. Room 109, Willet Science Center, Mercer University. Free. mercerpipesdrums.com. Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday