Out & About

Out & About Main Calendar for Nov. 25, 2016

Santa and Mrs. Claus wave at onlookers along South Davis Drive in Warner Robins during the 2015 Robins Regional Christmas Parade.
Santa and Mrs. Claus wave at onlookers along South Davis Drive in Warner Robins during the 2015 Robins Regional Christmas Parade. jvorhees@macon.com

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Drive Thru Christmas Lights

Cruise through more than one mile of Christmas lights and decorations visible from your vehicle. Tickets must be purchased on site. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. Free entry Nov. 25-30; $5 per vehicle or $20 per bus in December. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 6-10 p.m. Nov. 25-30; 6-10 p.m. Dec. 1-8, 11-15, 18, and 20-31.

Christmas at the Palace of the South

The three main levels of the Hay House will feature period decorations inspired by the Jazz Age of the 1920s to 1940s with the theme of “A Dazzling December: A Jazz Age Jubilee.” Includes tours, events and activities. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Normal museum admission rates apply. 478-742-8155. hayhousemacon.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1-31.

Dublin Christkindlmarket

Delight in a mix of unique gift ideas, Old World charm and holiday cheer. Stollen, cookies, waffles, fried sausages, hot spiced wine, apple cider and more also will be available. Punch and hot apple juice are given to the children. Dublin Carnegie, 311 Academy Ave., Dublin. Free admission. 478-272-4002. 1-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Nov. 26-Dec. 18.

Holiday Tours

Tour the Old Governor’s Mansion while it’s decorated for the holidays. Reservations required. Old Governor’s Mansion, Georgia College, Milledgeville. $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 per group, $4 students. 478-445-4545. Tours are conducted each hour from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Nov. 29-Dec. 23; candlelight tours: 6-7 p.m. Dec. 10, 17 and 20.

Hanging of the Greens

Including cider and a lighting ceremony of decorations around historic buildings on main campus. Front Campus, Georgia College, Milledgeville. Free. 478-445-1473. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

Tubman Christmas Tree Lighting

Kickoff the holiday season with the lighting of the Tubman’s Christmas tree, plus carol sing-alongs, live music and light refreshments. Tubmanmuseum.com. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Hometown Holidays Parade

This year’s theme is “A Christmas Miracle on Main Street.” Downtown Forsyth. 478-994-9239. 7 p.m. Dec. 1.

Robins Regional Christmas Parade

Featuring pageant winners, marching bands, school teams, civic groups and businesses from across the midstate. Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins. 10 a.m. Dec. 3.

Christmas Festival

Featuring inflatables, rides, games, bake sale, face painting and arts and crafts for sale. Live music from local elementary schools, Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus and more. Centerville United Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville. centervilleunitedmethodist.com. 478-953-3090. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3.

Juliette’s Christmas Open House

Food, free fun and games, gift shopping, marshmallow roasting, line dancing and pictures with Santa. McCracken Street, Juliette. 770-584-7745. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 3.

Christmas Parade

Byron. 1 p.m. Dec. 3.

Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade

Meet Santa at 3 p.m. for hot chocolate and cookies before the boat parade begins at 6 p.m. $3 per person; free for children 6 and younger. Claystone Park, Lake Tobesofkee. 478-474-8770. 3 p.m. Dec. 3.

A Country Christmas Parade

Perry. 4 p.m. Dec. 3.

Christmas Parade

Fort Valley. 5 p.m. Dec. 3.

Lighted Christmas Parade

Centerville. 7 p.m. Dec. 3.

Main Street Macon Christmas Parade

Theme: “A Merry Macon Christmas,” celebrating all of the things about Macon and the holidays that bring joy to our lives. mainstreetmaconga.com. Cherry Street, downtown Macon. 3-6 p.m. Dec. 4.

Country Christmas Nights

Enjoy Santa’s Workshop, photos with Santa, trolley rides through more than one mile of Christmas lights, dinner at the Christmas Cafe, an enchanted locomotive train ride and more. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. $5-$22. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 16-17 and 19.

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a hot breakfast and visit with Santa in Truett’s Barn. Bring your own camera. Children can also enjoy Christmas movies in the theater room while waiting to meet with Santa. The Rock Ranch, 5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock. $15.95 per seat; children 2 and younger may sit in their parent’s lap and eat from their parent’s plate for free. 706-647-6374. therockranch.com. 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10 and 17.

Hay House Christmas Gala

Featuring a performance by Theatre Macon and its Christmas Cabaret, this year dressed in Jazz Age costumes and singing Christmas songs of the early 20th century. Director Jim Crisp will offer a special holiday reading. A lavish reception by Vintage at Macon Marriott and tours of the house follows the program. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $30 per person. 478-742-8155. jthompson@georgiatrust.org. hayhousemacon.org. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 14.

Hay House Holiday Luncheon

Includes a holiday luncheon, prepared this year by Fountain of Juice and served in the Music Room, where pianist Caleb Esmund will play Christmas carols on the Stieff piano. After lunch guests can enjoy a self-guided tour. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $45 per person. 478-742-8155. jthompson@georgiatrust.org. hayhousemacon.org. Noon Dec. 16.

Hay House Christmas Tea Party

Activities for girl include holiday readings in the Music Room, an elaborate demonstration on holiday entertaining in the dining room, Christmas crafts in the old kitchen and a visit with Santa. Children are asked to bring a book or $1 donation to benefit Book ‘Em. Reservations required. Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. $25 per young lady (12 and younger) and one accompanying adult. 478-742-8155. jthompson@georgiatrust.org. hayhousemacon.org. 4-6 p.m. Dec. 18.

Kwanzaa Celebration “(Umoja) Unity Day”

Annual Festival of First Fruits. Presented by the Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy Inc. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 26.

Kwanzaa Celebration “(Kujichagulia) Youth Self-Determination Night”

Annual Festival of First Fruits. Presented by the Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center and Torchlight Academy, Inc. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 27.

Rockin’ New Year’s Eve

With the A2Z Band. Ages 21+ only. Seating is not guaranteed if you do not purchase a table. $25; two for $40; limited tables of 10 available for $300, includes party favors. 478-957-7728. libraryballroom.com. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. 9 p.m. Dec. 31.

New Year’s Eve Big Bash

Benefits the ARC Macon. Terminal Station, Cherry Street. $40 per person table seating, $300 table for eight; $30 general admission. arcmacon.org. 478-477-7764. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31.

MARKETS/BAZAARS

Reindeer Marketplace

Featuring gifts, crafts, home-based businesses, jewelry, food, skin care and more. Houston County Career Academy, 1311 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Leigh Vaughn, leigh.vaughn@hcbe.net. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3.

Holiday Bazaar

Local artists and craftspeople showcase handmade art, home decor, crafts and other items. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. 4-9 p.m. Dec. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 3; noon-6 p.m. Dec. 4.

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. Dec. 10, Jan. 14 and Feb. 11.

State Farmers Market

Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 8 a.m.-dark daily.

Milledgeville Farmers Market

Featuring a variety of local vendors. City of Milledgeville Pavilion, East Hancock Street, Milledgeville. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor at the Milledgeville Farmers Market can contact Deana, 478-414-4014 or dthornton@milledgevillega.us. 2-6 p.m. Tuesday.

Bolingbroke Farmers Market

Featuring grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, free-range chicken, fresh produce, home-baked goods, raw milk, container gardens, potted plants, birdhouses and a variety of craft vendors. Parking lot of the Country Oaks Farm and Pet Supply, Bolingbroke. bolingbrokefarmersmarket.com. bolingbrokefarmersmarket@gmail.com. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Mulberry Market

Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Tattnall Square Park. Free to attend. chwg.org. 3:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.

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. 1-6 p.m. Thursday.

Fort Valley Farmers Market

Local produce and plants for sale. Next to the railroad tracks on Lowe Street, Fort Valley. 478-825-5286. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Original Farmers Market of Perry

Local produce, baked goods, flowers, eggs and more. Abba House Thrift Store parking lot, 1309 Main St., Perry. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN

Festival of Praise Tour

Featuring artists such as Fred Hammond, Hezekiah Walker, Israel Houghton, Karen Clark Sheard, Regina Belle and Casey J. Hosted by comedian Earthquake. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Adopt-A-Role Model Program. $42-$72. Tickets are available at the Macon Coliseum Box Office from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday or via Ticketmaster, ticketmaster.com. maconcentreplex.org. City Auditorium, 415 First St. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

“The Ebenezer Experience”

Parkway Assembly of God, 5191 Eisenhower Parkway. 478-477-5678. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

Songsmen Quartet

Open rehearsal and sing-along. Group singing, duets, solos, etc. Light refreshments served. Bring your favorite sound tracks and books. Instruments will be furnished. Bill Hardin Music, 4661 Chambers Road. Free. 478-737-1520. 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.

MUSIC ANDVARIETY

Lloyd Buchanan, Ike Stubblefield and Lola Gulley

Presented by the ExploreGeorgia.org Songwriter Series. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $15 advance, $20 at door. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Holiday Jam

Featuring Jazz Association of Macon musicians and guests. Beer and wine provided; bring a light snack to share. Home of Tony and Rena Pearson-Shaver, 101 Wolf Creek Drive. $20 at door; free for Cotton Club members. maconjazz.org. 7-10 p.m. Dec. 2.

Huggy Lowdown Comedy Show

With Chris Paul. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $10; free for members. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 3.

Blues with a Mission

Featuring Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim. Benefits the Navy SEAL Foundation. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. $10 per person or two for $15. 478-957-7728. libraryballroom.com. 8 p.m. Dec. 3.

The Frazier Band

No minors. Proceeds benefit The Children’s Miracle Network. Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St. No cover charge. frazierbandmusic.com. 10 p.m. Dec. 10.

John Berry: The Christmas Concert

Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $38. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16.

JJ Grey and Mofro

With instrumental jazz/funk band Naughty Professor. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $25 general admission, $30 premium balcony; $28 general admission day of show. coxcapitoltheatre.com. 8 p.m. Dec. 29.

Kathleen Madigan

Comedian. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $25; $50 VIP area tickets. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6.

Garrison Keillor

An evening of storytelling. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $52.50, $72.50 and $152.50. wmconcerts.com. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. Jan. 7.

Justin Moore and Lee Brice

With special guest William Michael Morgan. Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $29.75-$59.75. maconcentreplex.org. Jan. 28.

“Let It Be”

A celebration of the music of the Beatles. The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $47.50. 478-301-5470. TheGrandMacon.com. 7:30p.m. Feb. 15.

Hotel California: A Tribute to the Eagles

Part of the Grand Concert Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $35-$39. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26.

What’s Going On: The Marvin Gaye Experience

Part of the Grand Concert Series. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $33-$35. TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. March 12.

ZZ Top

City Auditorium, 415 First St. $38.50 and up. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. 8 p.m. March 14.

Ron White

Comedian. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $44.75 and $54.75. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. 8 p.m. March 17.

Tim Hawkins

Comedian. With special guest Johnnie W. City Auditorium, 415 First St. $19 and up. ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. 7 p.m. April 28.

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 every first and third Wednesday.

DANCES

Shag Club

Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive. Free. 478-960-7938. 6:45 p.m. Thursday.

Dance

Featuring the Winchester Band. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. $7. 478-784-1454. 8 p.m. Friday.

Dance

Featuring the Southern Country Band. Singles welcome. VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. $7. 478-474-3663. 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Macon 1800s

Join the historic dance group to practice and learn dances from the early 1800s. Free to attend, $10 lifetime membership if you’d like to permanently join the group. Public welcome. 478-922-9947. Howard Community Center, 5645 Forsyth Road. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Western Square Dancers of Macon Square Dance Club

Caller: Tom Wood. Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-935-8364. 7-9 p.m. Thursday (except the fourth Thursday of each month).

Robins Ramblers Square Dance Club

Caller is Bud Whitten. Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478 235-9200. 7-9 p.m. Tuesday (except the third Tuesday of each month).

Irish Reelers Square Dance Club

Caller: Lee Dixon. Southwest Laurens Elementary School, 1799 Ga. 117, Rentz. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-293-8771. 7:30-9:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month.

Pairs and Spares Square Dance Club

Caller is Tom Wood. North Macon Park Recreation Center, off Wimbish Road. 478-538-5397. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, except holidays.

MUSIC HALLS

Oak Grove Jamboree & Opry House

Dancing and country music with the Foskey Family Band and the Faulk Family Band. Oak Grove Community Center, 1134 Ga. 126 South, Cochran. Free. 478-308-4559. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday.

Ole Clinton Opry

This week: Closed Nov. 25. 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. $2 admission at the door, free for ages 16 and younger. 478-825-4118 or clintonopry.com. 5:30-10 p.m. Friday.

Hollonville Opry House

This week: Johnson Edition, Bonnie Ridge and Kirkland & Friends. Ga. 362, Hollonville. Free; operated on donations. 770-228-4832 or hollonvilleopry.com. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Powersville Opry

This week: 4:15 p.m. Powersville Opry House Band, 6 p.m. the Jewell Knight Show, 7:30 p.m. Wynell Collins and Ray Knighton Show. 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

699 Altman Road, Haddock. Free; donations accepted. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. 6:30-10 p.m. second, third and fifth Saturday of each month.

Juliette Opry House

Ga. 87, Juliette. $17. 478-335-3895. acousticproductions.com. 5:30 p.m. every first Saturday, front porch local bluegrass jam; 7 p.m., open mic stage show; 8 p.m., headliner stage show.

FILMS/SCREENINGS

“The Polar Express”

Sponsored by the Children’s Hospital at Navicent Health. Seating is first come, first served. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Free admission; popcorn and drinks will be for sale. gshf.org. 478-752-1585. 5 p.m. doors open, 6:30 p.m. movie, Dec. 2.

Macon Film Guild: “Mia Madre”

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. Dec. 11.

Senior Cinema: “A Madea Christmas”

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free for seniors. 478-742-2000. douglasstheatre.org. 2 p.m. Dec. 14.

“In the Heat of the Night”

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. Jan. 15.

“Roman Holiday”

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. Feb. 12.

“To Kill a Mockingbird”

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. March 3.

“The Pelican Brief”

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. March 10.

“Stagecoach”

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. April 7.

FUNDRAISERS

“The Wiz” Fundraiser

Watch the dress rehearsal for Theatre Macon’s next production. Includes pre-play reception with wine, dessert and live music at 6:30 p.m. at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom, 430 Cherry St. Benefits Macon/Bibb Citizen Advocacy. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. $25. 478-743-1521. 8 p.m. Dec. 1.

24th annual Reindeer Run and Santa Stroll

10K and 5K runs and 1-mile stroll sponsored by Navicent Health Foundation and benefiting the Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. $25 for the 5K or 10K; $20 Santa Stroll. 478-633-RUNN. navicenthealth.org/reindeerrun. Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3.

Winter Wonderland

Santa, superheroes, princesses, therapy dogs, games, prizes, crafts, raffles, food and more. Benefits cancer research and families affected by cancer. Presented by Love Always, Becca Jean. Windsor Academy practice gym, 4150 Jones Road. $5 per child (game tickets extra); free for adults. lovealwaysbeccajean.org. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3.

Donation Drive

The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom along with Loaves and Fishes Ministry are hosting a drive to accept canned food, blankets, clothes, toiletries, etc., for the homeless. Featuring music by Swain and the Highway Souls along with Frazier Band starting at 8 p.m. The Hummingbird, 430 Cherry St. 478-741-9130. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.

All That Jazz

The 21st annual concert and ball benefiting the Tubman Museum. Featuring After 7. Reserved floor seating $150; balcony seating $30 before Jan. 12; $35 after. Tubmanmuseum.com. City auditorium, 415 First St. 7 p.m. Jan. 28.

Black and White Masquerade Ball

Dinner, dancing and silent auction. Music by AJ the DJ. Attire is semi-formal to formal. Annual Joshua's Birthday Bash for a Cure hosted by Joshua’s Wish Foundation. Benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. $40 until Jan. 13; $50 after Jan. 13; $400 table for 10 available until Jan. 13. joshuaswish.org. 478-361-3541. 6 p.m. Feb. 4.

ET CETERA

Macon Mayhem Hockey

Home games are played at the Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. $13-$20. Ticketmaster.com. facebook.com/MaconMayhemHockey. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 vs. Fayetteville. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 vs. Columbus. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 vs. Fayetteville. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 vs. Pensacola. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 vs. Mississippi River Kings. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 vs. Columbus. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7 vs. Pensacola. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 vs. Knoxville. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 vs. Pensacola.7:30 p.m. Feb. 3-4 vs. Huntsville. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 vs. Mississippi River Kings. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and 4 p.m. Feb. 19 vs. Fayetteville. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 vs. Pensacola. Nov. 25-April 8.

Fort Hawkins Historic Site

Explore the early American frontier fort, Blockhouse Replica and archaeological dig site. Maynard Street at Emery Highway. 478-746-0704. forthawkins.com. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Special event: Sherman’s March: A one-day living history representing both Georgia militia and Sherman’s troops during the March to the Sea. Noon-4 p.m. Nov. 26.

Taste of Southern

Hosted by Perry Area Chamber of Commerce. $200 table for eight; $30 individual tickets. 478-987-1234. Miller-Murphy-Howard Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 1.

Pure Barre Pop Up

Join Pure Barre Macon for a free pop up class at the Library Ballroom. Bring a yoga mat and water. Must be 18 years old to attend. 478-757-8561. macon@purebarre.com. Free. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. 10 a.m. Dec. 3.

Indian Springs State Park Museum Tours

Tour the museum, learn about the park, its history and upcoming events; free. 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla. A $5 per car parking fee is required. 770-504-2277. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 3.

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. Dec. 3.

Ice Skating

Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Regular admission is $10; after game admission is $10 without a game stub and $8 with a game stub; military rate is $8. maconcentreplex.com. After game skates: 10:10 p.m.-midnight Dec. 9-10 and 17. Sunday skates: 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Dec. 11 and 18. Friday skate: 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 16. School break skates: 1-3:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 21-23. Christmas Eve skate: 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. Dec. 24. Dec. 9-24.

Second Saturday at the Tubman

Enjoy holiday demonstrations, arts and crafts activities, carol sing-alongs, storytime for the kids, and pictures with Santa in front of the Christmas tree. Tubmanmuseum.com. 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10.

“Labor Behind the Veil: The History of Slaves and Free Persons 1839-1868”

Tour to interpret antebellum life through the perspective of slaves and free persons who worked here. Reservations requested. Old Governor’s Mansion, Georgia College, Milledgeville. $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 per group, $4 students. 478-445-4545. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, through Dec. 27.

USDAA Sirius Dog Agility Show

Hosted by Sirius Dog Agility. Free for spectators. siriusdogagility.com. Reaves Arena, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 30-Jan. 1.

Ocmulgee National Monument

Explore the mounds and walk the trails; discover what life was like here thousands of years ago. Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Jarrell Plantation

Spend a day on the farm and learn about life on the plantation in the 1800s. 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. $4-$6.50. georgiastateparks.org. 478-986-5172. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Cannonball House

856 Mulberry St. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military; $3 for students with college ID. 478-745-5982. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Hay House

934 Georgia Ave. $11 adults; $10 seniors and military; $7 students; free for children younger than 6 and members of the Georgia Trust. 478-742-8155. hayhousemacon.org. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Last tour at 3 p.m. each day.

Neel Reid Tours

Guided tours of historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Georgia architect Neel Reid. Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 730 College St. $5. 478-742-0921. fgcmacon.org. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and by special appointment.

Yoga in the Park

Taught by local yoga teachers. Rain cancels the event. Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Free. gswilson7557@gmail.com. 9 a.m. Saturday.

Rock Candy Tours: Free Birds and Night Owls Tour

Easy walking tour of Macon’s musical landmarks with pit stops at bars along the way. Reservations requested 24 hours in advance. Beginning at the Rookery, 543 Cherry St., ending at Grant’s Lounge. $10. 478-955-5997. rockcandytours@gmail.com. 7:30-9 p.m. Friday.

Rock Candy Tours: Rock ‘n’ Roll Stroll

Moderate walking tour takes more than two hours and visits the homes and favorite haunts of Southern music’s most legendary artists. H&H Soul Food Restaurant, 807 Forsyth St. $15. 478-955-5997. rockcandytours@gmail.com. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Yappy Hour

Bring your pooch for doggy demonstrations, live music and giveaways. Humans can purchase beer or wine and be entered to win door prizes. Macon Dog Park, Adams Street, downtown Macon. Free. collegehillmacon.com. 5-8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month.

Lawn Mower Races

Across from Camping World, Byron. 478-956-3929. 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month.

Wrestling

All-Star Wrestling Network. Wrestleplex, 1361 Peach Parkway, Fort Valley. $6.50 admission, discounts to military and students, free for children 6 and younger. 478-397-5734. allstarwrestlingnetwork.com. 7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. bell time, the first, third and fifth Fridays of the month.

Bingo

Public welcome. Macon Moose Lodge No. 1455, 2217 Gray Highway. 478-742-5372. 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bingo

Disabled American Veterans No. 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Vann Edwards, 478-784-1454. 7 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Bingo

Public welcome. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. 478-474-3663. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Pool Tournament

The tournament is 9 Ball with handicap rules. L&W Sports Bar, 4479 Pio Nono Ave. $15 tournament, no cover charge. 478-254-4117. 8 p.m. Friday.

Dart Tournament

American Legion Post 3, 5530 Thomaston Road. $10. 478-474-7799. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Wine Tasting

Tuesday: six wines with light appetizers, $7. Thursday: eight wines with appetizers, $10. WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. 478-474-9595. winestylesmacon.com. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Craft Beer Tasting

Six craft beers with snacks. WineStyles, 6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 210. $7. 478-474-9595. winestylesmacon.com. 6-8 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month.

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. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.

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. first Tuesday of month.

Sky Over Macon

Explore the constellations and planets visible from Middle Georgia, then see a live presentation in the Mark Smith Planetarium. View the night sky through powerful telescopes. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. 8 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month.

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