Out & About

10 Days Calendar for Sept. 30, 2016

See “Arsenic and Old Lace” at the Rose Theater in Forsyth.
See “Arsenic and Old Lace” at the Rose Theater in Forsyth. Special to The Telegraph

Friday

Sept. 30

Evening of Jazz

Entertainment by the Lionel Brown Trio featuring Christian Martinez. Silent and live auctions. Cash bar. Hosted by CASA of Houston County Inc. Houston Lake Country Club, 100 Champions Way, Perry. $55 individual; $100 couple. casaofhoustoncounty.org. 6 p.m.

“Welcome to Smallgrove” Opening Reception

A series of narrative paintings by Henry Lee Gorham that delineate the lives of African-American people living in a fictional community called Small Grove. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. 6:30-8 p.m.

Zuzka Vaclavik Opening Reception

Visiting artist exhibit. McCrary Gallery, Murphy Art Building, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

U-Nique Styles Fourth Annual Fashion Show

Hosted by Macy Watson. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $10 advance; $20 VIP; $20 at door. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 7:30 p.m.

Lalah Hathaway

With Jarrod Lawson. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $32-$62. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000 and the Macon Coliseum Box Office. 8 p.m.

Esperanza Spalding

Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. (See story on this page.) 8 p.m.

Saturday

Oct. 1

Cotton Pickin’ Fair

Fried green tomatoes, art, antiques, crafts, musicians, puppeteers, folk dancers, magicians and history. Gay Family Farmstead, 18830 Ga. 85, Gay. $8 adults; $5 children 7-12; free for children 6 and youer. cpfair.org. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thunder Over Georgia Air Show

Featuring the Thunderbirds, Commemorative Air Force, Disabled American Veterans Flight Team, parachute demonstration team, Shockwave Jet Truck, C-130 Strong Man, Kids Zone, food vendors and more. Free admission and parking in designated areas. robins.af.mil/Airshow. Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 247, Warner Robins. Gates open 9 a.m., opening ceremony 11 a.m.

ARTrepreneur Marketplace

Featured visiting artists Joyce Day and Rand Lane and local artists Suzy Borders, Dot Brown, Beth Forrester, Teri Hatley, Talisa Hanson, Melissa Martin and many more. Lunch available for $5; proceeds benefit Centenary Community Ministries. Centenary Methodist Church, 1290 Ash St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding for Beginners

The class will help you develop fundamental skills such as balance, effective paddling/stroke, steering and falling/recovery techniques. Open to adults and children 12 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Must be able to swim. Advance registration required. High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. $15 per person; $5 per car parking. 478-993-3053. 10-11 a.m.

Liberty’s Marketplace

Vendors include glass etching, Magical Stitch, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, jewelry, soaps, quilts, pottery and more. Baked goods and sub lunch available. All proceeds benefit missions. Hosted by the United Methodist Women of Liberty United Methodist Church. Liberty United Methodist Church, 6511 Houston Road. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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.

Sera National Black Rodeo Finals

Presented by the Southeastern Rodeo Association. Macon Centreplex, 200 Coliseum Drive. $23. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Oct. 2

Javors Lucas Lake Fishing

Only boats with electric/trolling motors are allowed on the lake. A seasonal pass to fish by boat is $100 and a seasonal pass to fish from the shore is $50. The daily fee for fishing by boat is $10 and is $5 for fishing from the shore. Javors Lucas Lake. maconwater.org. 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cotton Pickin’ Fair

Gay Family Farmstead, 18830 Ga. 85, Gay. (See Saturday, Oct. 1.) 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thunder Over Georgia Air Show

Robins Air Force Base, Ga. 247, Warner Robins. (See Saturday, Oct. 1.) Gates open 9 a.m., opening ceremony 11 a.m.

“A Streetcar Named Desire”

Presented by GCSU Theatre. For mature audiences. Georgia College, Russell Auditorium, 201, N. Clark St., Milledgeville. $5-$14. gcsutickets.com. 478-445-4226. 2 p.m.

Mini-Zoo Animal Show

Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. masmacon.org. 478-477-3232. 3 p.m.

“Fame”

Part of the Grand’s Broadway Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $45-$71. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m.

Monday

Oct. 3

Daisy Century As ... Sojourner Truth

Performance by the actor portraying African American women who changed history. Walker Auditorium, Middle Georgia State University, Warner Robins. $5; free for Middle Georgia State students. 478-471-2710. 7 p.m.

“Fame”

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. (See Sunday, Oct. 2.) 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Oct. 4

Polar Bear Den

Story time plus crafts for ages 2-5. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. $5 per child; free for adults. masmacon.org. 478-477-3232. 10:30 a.m.

Women in Leadership Luncheon

Featuring Verda Colvin, Superior Court judge. Presented by the Career Women’s Network of Macon. Macon Marriot City Center Hotel, 240 Coliseum Drive. $20. cwnofmacon@windstream.net. 11:45 a.m.

Drag Queen Bingo

Play bingo with your favorite drag queens. Featuring Akasha Giselle. The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St., 478-741-9130. 8 p.m.

Wednesday

Oct. 5

“I Can’t Do This But I Can Do That”

Short film screening of the HBO documentary followed by discussion. Part of “The Ability Exhibit” hosted by Middle Georgia State University’s School of Education in observance of Disability Awareness Month. Thomas Hall, Room 110, Middle Georgia State University, Warner Robins. Free. mga.edu. 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Daisy Century As ... Harriet Tubman

Performance by the actor portraying African American women who changed history. Student Life Center Dining Hall, Middle Georgia State University. $5; free for Middle Georgia State students. 478-471-2710. Noon.

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.

Thursday

Oct. 6

Georgia National Fair Sneak-A-Peek

Rides, games, livestock, nightly concerts and more. $6 adults and seniors; free for children 10 and younger; free parking. Pay one price arms bands for midway rides: $16. Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. gnfa.com. 3-10 p.m.

Georgia National Fair Free Concerts

Featuring the Grapevine and the Ohio Players in concert on the Georgia National Stage. Free with Georgia National Fair gate entry. gnfa.com. Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. 7 p.m.

Verona String Quartet

Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Award-winning ensemble playing chamber music. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adults, $10 students; season subscriptions are $80 adults, $40 students. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Oct. 7

Georgia National Fair

Rides, games, livestock, nightly concerts and more. $10 adults; $8 seniors; free for children 10 and younger; free parking. Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. For a complete schedule of events, as well as midway ride tickets and information, visit gnfa.com. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; rides open noon-10 p.m.

St. Francis Arts Center Arts Show Opening Reception

More than 30 artists are being exhibited with nearly 100 works comprised of varied mediums. St. Francis Arts Center, 432 Forest Hill Road. stfrancismacon.org/arts-center. 478-216-7189. 6-9 p.m.

“Arsenic and Old Lace”

Comedy by Joseph Kesselring, presented by the Backlot Players. Box Office will be open from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3-6 and two hours prior to show time. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military. 478-994-0443. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m.

“Out of the Past”

Part of the 2016 movie series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $5 general admission; $45 series subscription. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Oct. 8

Georgia National Fair

Rides, games, livestock, nightly concerts and more. $10 adults; $8 seniors; free for children 10 and younger; free parking. Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. For a complete schedule of events, as well as midway ride tickets and information, visit gnfa.com. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; rides open 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Wesleyan Market

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.

Brews, Rails and Iron Bike Edition

A bike tour covering everything from Macon’s rich railroad history to the old city jail. Space is limited and based on online reservations. The tour will begin in front of Terminal Station, 300 Cherry St., and ends at Macon Beer Company, 345 Oglethorpe St. $10 for Historic Macon Foundation members; $15 non-members. historicmacon.org. 10 a.m.-noon.

Georgia Reptiles from the Mountains to the Coast

Georgia Farm Monitor’s “Ranger Nick” will share his knowledge of Georgia reptiles. Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, Juliette. $4-$6.50, includes presentation and historic site admission. 478-986-5172. GeorgiaStateParks.org. 10-11 a.m.

Met: “Tristan and 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. Noon.

The Band Perry

Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. $40, includes gate admission to the Georgia National Fair. 478-987-3247. gnfa.com. 7:30 p.m.

Halloween Monster Mash

Ballroom dance hosted by USA Dance Chapter No. 6059 of Greater Macon. Costumes encouraged. Free bachata lesson by Debra Leathers from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Light snacks and water provided, soft drink for a donation. Music by DJ Chester Gibbs. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. $8 USA Dance members, $12 nonmembers, $5 students with ID. 478-743-7970. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

“Arsenic and Old Lace”

The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. (See Friday, Oct. 7.) 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Oct. 9

Georgia National Fair

Rides, games, livestock, nightly concerts and more. $10 adults; $8 seniors; free for children 10 and younger; free parking. Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry. For a complete schedule of events, as well as midway ride tickets and information, visit gnfa.com. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; rides open 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Macon Film Guild: “Our Little Sister”

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $5. 478-742-2000. maconfilmguild.org. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

“Arsenic and Old Lace”

The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. (See Friday, Oct. 7.) 2:30 p.m.

Second Sunday Concert Series

Featuring Great Peacock; presented by Bragg Jam. The Brick will be selling food and beverage. Picnics, lawn chairs and pets are welcome; no tents or grills. Coleman Hill Park. Free. braggjam.org. 6 p.m.

Red Carpet Walk Event

Meet Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell. Have your photo taken with Miss America and receive an autographed photo in a custom photo jacket. Event benefits the Navicent Health W.T. Anderson Cancer and Infusion Center and will assist indigent patients with chemotherapy and cancer treatment. $18. Amstar Theater, 5996 Zebulon Road. 6 p.m.

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