By Neil Simon, directed by Don Boyd. Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. $18 adults; $15, students, military, children and seniors. perryplayers.org. 478-987-5354. 7:30 p.m. April 28-29 and May 5-6; 2:30 p.m. April 30.
“Love and Loss”
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Featuring four original plays; directed by Michelle “Buffy” O’Dette. Contains adult language and themes; not suitable for children. Seating is very limited; reservations are encouraged. Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Wesleyan College. $10; $5 seniors, students and alumnae; free for Wesleyan students, faculty and staff. firstname.lastname@example.org. 478-757-5259.wesleyancollege.edu. 8 p.m. April 28-29.
“Murder in Sin City”
Murder mystery dinner theatre presented by the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Benefits the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame program, housed at the museum. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Hangar One, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. $40 per person, $70 per couple; cash bar available. 478-328-0704. 478-926-6870. museumofaviation.org. 6:45 p.m. social time, 7:30 p.m. show, May 5-6, 13, 19-20.
Presented by the Griffin Ballet Theatre. Family-friendly performance. $10. gbttickets.com. Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin. 7:30 p.m. May 5-6.
“Moon Over Buffalo”
Comedy; directed by John Freeman. Adult themes, PG-13. Tickets on sale May 8; box office hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $20 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $10 students (up to 23). 478-477-3342 or 478-471-7529. maconlittletheatre.org. 8 p.m. May 12-13, 17-20; 2:30 p.m. May 14 and 21.
A comedy by Neil Simon. Box Office is open 4-7 p.m. May 7-11 and two hours prior to show time. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. May 12-13, 19-20; 2:30 p.m. May 14 and 21.
Showtime at the Douglass
Met: “Der Rosenkavalier”
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. May 13.
“An American Band”
Mercer University Orchestra
Conducted by Ward Stare. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. mercer.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. April 28.
Presented by the Macon Symphony Orchestra. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $40 adults, $20 students, $15 children; season tickets available. maconsymphony.com. 478-301-5300. 6:30 p.m. conductor chat, 7:30 p.m. concert, April 29.
Annual Spring Concert
Presented by the Wesleyan College Music Department. Featuring the Concert Choir and Wesleyannes. Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 4 p.m. April 30.
“Voices of Spring: Aaron Copland’s America”
Presented by the Choral Society of Middle Georgia, Mercer University Choir and Mercer Women’s Chamber Choir. Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. $10. mercer.edu/music. 4 p.m. April 30.
Griffin Choral Arts: “Encore!”
Selections from Carol Orff’s “Carmina Burana” will be presented, accompanied by two pianos and percussion ensemble. Former Griffin Choral Arts accompanist Seth Davis will be a guest performer. Fine Arts Auditorium, Gordon State College, Barnesville. $15. 888-SING1-88. griffinchoralarts.org. 7:30 p.m. May 4.
Featuring Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet, Zenas Kim-Banther, trombone, and Milana Strezeva, piano. Part of Music & the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. May 7.
Mercer University Youth Choirs
Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Free. mercer.edu/music. 4 p.m. May 14.
Third Thursday Organ Interlude: Alvin Blount
Thirty-minute concert followed by optional catered lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the church social hall for $10. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Free, but donations to the Family Advancement Ministry are welcomed. 478-745-1631. email@example.com. Noon May 18.
Macon Pops: “Jazz That Rocks”
Macon Pops concert featuring the music of Blood Sweat and Tears, Chicago and Steely Dan. Mercer University’s Hawkins Arena, 1400 Coleman Ave. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. May 19.
Spring Music Gala and Auction
The Macon Symphony String Quartet will play music from Mozart to the Beatles. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Chef Teddi Wohlford, plus live and silent auctions. $35. RSVP requested by May 3. To make reservations, call 478-745-6727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Temple Beth Israel, 892 Cherry St. 4 p.m. May 21.
Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale
Hosted by Macon Arts Alliance. Showcasing functional and sculptural pottery from 65 jury-selected potters from Georgia and the Southeast. Round Building, Central City Park. firedworksmacon.com. Children’s Clay Time Workshop: ages 5-12; advance reservations required; free; 10 a.m.-noon April 29. Exhibition and sale: $5; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 28; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29; noon-4 p.m. April 30.
Art Show and Reception
Featuring pieces by Middle Georgia artists Marthalyn Forston, Doug Nurnburger and Martha Tisdale. Refreshments and music. Benefits Jay’s Hope. Presented by Ready to Move LLC. 8 N. Jackson St., Forsyth. Free. 478-390-1728. traditionalelegance.org. 7-9 p.m. April 28.
Pea Ridge Arts Fest
The juried artists’ market will include exhibitors whose media include painting, photography, pottery/ceramics, jewelry, leather goods, metal works, woodworking, blacksmithing and performing arts. Shuttles will be provided from the festival site to the visionary art environment, Pasaquan. On the square, Buena Vista. Free admission. buenavistaga.org. PeaRidgeArtsFest@gmail.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29.
“Fathers and Sons”
An exhibition on 19th century clothing. Displayed as “living examples” in each room, the clothing is provided by P&JW Collections of Alpharetta. Tours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Old Governor’s Mansion, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $10 adults, $7 seniors and pre-booked adult groups, $2 non-Georgia College students, free for children under 6 and all GC faculty, staff and students. 478-445-4545. On display through April 29.
“The Art of Weaving”
Featuring creations from artist and weaver Jessica Pitts in a new gallery presented by Goodwill in partnership with Wesleyan College and its art department. Goodwill store, 4650 Forsyth Road. 478-363-1478. See it 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. On display through April 30.
“Noteworthy” Opening Reception
Featuring the work of Priscilla Esser paying homage to the great musicians of our time. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. Travis Jean, 530 Cherry St. 5-8 p.m. May 5.
Emerging Artists Group Exhibition
Showcasing seven contemporary artists from the Southeast with works ranging from large-scale abstract paintings and mixed media installations to ceramic sculpture. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. MASmacon.org. On display through May 7.
A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. See it noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Free. 478-744-9557. email@example.com. middlegeorgiaart.org. On display through May 12.
Learn how the once-bustling Milledgeville Black Business District, on McIntosh Street between Wayne and Wilkinson streets, existed during segregation from the beginning of the 20th century through the mid-1970s. Tours take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, noon-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Sallie Ellis Davis House, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $3 adults, $2 seniors, pre-booked groups and non-GC students; GC faculty, staff and students and children under age 6 are free. 478-445-4545. Through May 17.
Gisela Colon’s PODS
Unifying sculpture and painting, Gisela Colon’s PODS are made of blow-molded plastic and have a swelling, asymmetrical geometry that suggests both organic and liquid forms. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. MASmacon.org. On display though June 11.
“Art on the Circle”
Featuring the works of Jimmy Maine, Lee Wettstein, Allan Carey and other artists. Hosted by the Middle Georgia Fine Art Society. See it 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Fine Art Society Gallery, 149 Commercial Circle, Warner Robins. Leslie Wallace, 478-396-9198. firstname.lastname@example.org. fasmidga.org. Ongoing.
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.
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.
Summer musical. Please come prepared to sing 16 bars of an appropriate song and provide sheet music for our accompanist. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. maconlittletheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. May 14-15.
“Happy Days—A New Musical”
Based on the book by Gary Marshall; music and lyrics by Paul Williams. The cast is comprised of 10 males, seven females (teens and adults) plus an ensemble. Directed by Marion McDougall and Tullye Ralph. Choreography by Kim Pitman and Terri Waits. Glenn Gregg is vocal coach. Show dates: July 21-30. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. thebacklotplayers.org. 7 p.m. May 15-16.
Middle Georgia Youth Ballet Company Auditions
For intermediate to advanced dancers ages 12 (by Sept. 1) to 18. Dancers should be enrolled in at least three dance classes weekly. Girls should bring both ballet and pointe shoes. A parent must sign student’s audition card and attend a parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. during the auditions. Dance Arts Studio, 614 Poplar St. 478-746-7083. 4 p.m. April 28.
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.
Call for Artists: “Duality”
Double trouble, two sides of the same coin, opposites, or twins. Share your view on duality for our next exhibit. Prospectus and entry forms are available on our website. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557. email@example.com. Exhibit will be on display May 19-June 9; deadline to enter is 5 p.m. May 16.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org. 478-345-7464. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.
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.
Sketching at the Gallery
Bring your sketch pad and pencils and learn how to sketch portraits. Hosted by the Middle Georgia Fine Art Society. Fine Art Society Gallery, 149 Commercial Circle, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Wallace, 478-396-9198. email@example.com. fasmidga.org. 6-7 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.