Out & About

10 Days Calendar

Annette Anderson and Terry Minyard rehearse a scene from Theatre Macon’s production of “The Shadow Box.”
Annette Anderson and Terry Minyard rehearse a scene from Theatre Macon’s production of “The Shadow Box.” Jessica Whitley Photography


Oct. 27

“Royal with Purpose”

Jarius Sanford and Bivens Walker star in a play based on 1 Peter 2:9. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon. 7 p.m. Oct. 27.


Performed by the Griffin Ballet Theatre. $10-$18. 770-228-1306. www.griffinballettheatre.org. Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin. 7:30 p.m.

“The Shadow Box”

Theatre Macon presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama about terminal patients. $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 60 and older, $15 for children and students through age 22. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com. Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St, Macon. 8 p.m.

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.


Oct. 28

Used Book Sale

The Houston-Peach AAUW 52nd annual sale. Free admission. 478-918-3666. Galleria Mall, 2922 Watson Blvd., Centerville. Half Price Sale and Box & Bag Sale on Oct. 28. Proceeds go to projects, scholarship and, community. 9 a.m-2 p.m.

Chitlin Hoedown

Although the chitterlings are the centerpiece of the celebration, their consumption is not necessary for the enjoyment of the festival, which includes many other activities, arts and crafts, attractions and children’s activities. Free admission. Downtown Yatesville, 30 miles west of Macon on Ga. 74. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Green Tomato Festival

Celebrate the cooling off of fall. This quaint (and sometimes quirky) festival celebrates Juliette’s Hollywood fame and the Whistle Stop Cafe. Festivalgoers can wander through the shops and peruse a variety of booths selling everything from sterling silver and handmade-beaded jewelry to glass wind chimes and vintage art. And of course, fried green tomatoes. 478.974.1460. Downtown Juliette. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Used Book Sale

Like- new hardbacks $5.00 and paperbacks $2.50. 478-745-2422. Friends of the Library workroom, 2720 Riverside Drive, Suite 129, Macon. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Singing Time N Macon

South Georgia Quartet and The Mimbs Family & Band. Free. 478-808-1604. Calvary Community Church, 5483 Columbus Road, Macon. 6 p.m.

Alex Williams

Rising young country music outlaw star. Along with Blackberry Smoke and Aaron Lewis. $36.50-$52. 478-751-9232. Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St., Macon. 8 p.m.

Black Jacket Symphony presents Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours”

The performance is separated into two sets. The first set features the album being re-created as a true symphonic piece. The second set, which features a selection of the album artist’s “greatest hits,” opens in full contrast to the first set with an incredible light display and the symphony being much more laid back. $25-$30. thegrandmacon.com. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. 8 p.m.

“The Shadow Box”

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St, Macon. (See Friday, Oct. 27.) 8 p.m

Mock Funeral to Bury Violence & Hate

Concert and balloon release. Free. Gateway Park, 301 Riverside Drive, Macon. 10 p.m.


Oct. 29

Green Tomato Festival

Downtown Juliette. (See Saturday, Oct. 28.) 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

“The Shadow Box”

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St, Macon. (See Friday, Oct. 27.) 2:30 p.m

Sandra & Friends

Group will be ministering in song. 478-731-5009. Friendship Baptist Church, 3139 Friendship Church Road, Dry Branch. 6 p.m.

Blackberry Smoke

Rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform from their new album “Like An Arrow,” which features Gregg Allman on the closing track. With Aaron Lewis. $36.50 and up. 478-751-9232. Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St., Macon. 7 p.m.


Oct. 30

State Farmers Market

Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round. 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. 6 a.m.-10 a.m


Oct. 31

“Small Works”

A judged exhibit featuring the works of Middle Georgia artists. Free. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Middle Georgia Art Association gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. in Ingleside Village, Macon. Noon-5 p.m.


Nov. 1

“Art, Mind & Soul”

Featuring paintings by Beth Smith. Free. 478-238-6051. www.the567center.org. The 567 Center for Renewal, 456 First St., Macon. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Nov. 2

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. Facebook.com/internationalcityfarmersmarket. 1-6 p.m.


Nov. 3

Christmas Made in the South

More than 300 artists and craft makers with items for sale. $7, children 12 and younger free. Parking free. 704-847-9480. www.maconcentreplex.org. Macon Centreplex, 200 Coliseum Drive, Macon. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Garage PARKlet

​Come​ ​on​ ​up​ ​for​ ​24​ ​hours​ ​of​ ​reimagined​ ​public​ ​space. Free. 478.254.1561. Top level of Mulberry Street parking garage, corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mulberry Street Lane. 6-9 p.m.

“Country Come to Town”

A humorous musical drama. $15, $5 for children 12 and younger. 478-945-3906. Heart of Georgia Opry Hall, 17713 U.S. 80 E., Jeffersonville. 7 p.m.

Georgia Jam with the Marshall Tucker Band

With special guests Jasssz Band and Randall Bramblett. $40-$60. 478-257-6391. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St., Macon. 7 p.m.


Nov. 4

Garage PARKlet

Top level of Mulberry Street parking garage, corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Mulberry Street Lane. (See Friday, Nov. 3.) 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Fall Festival, Car Show and BBQ

Free inflatables, games and fun for the whole family. Barbecue plates $8 to benefit missions. 478-935-8632. www.lizellabaptist.net. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road. For more info: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

“A Dance History and Movement Workshop: Black Dancers in America”

This dance workshop will teach the participants how to tell their own stories through dance and will examine the history of black dancers in America from slavery to the present. 478-747-2381. Theron Ussery Park Community Center, 815 N. Macon Park Drive, Macon. Noon-3 p.m.


Nov. 5


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