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Calendar of Middle Georgia arts and entertainment events from Nov. 9

“Spamalot” kicks off the Grand Broadway season at Grand Opera House in Macon.
“Spamalot” kicks off the Grand Broadway season at Grand Opera House in Macon.

Poetry & Spoken Word

Join us every second Friday for poetry and spoken word from our talented local community. Presented by Ampersand Guild at 382 Cherry St., Lower Level, Macon.

$10, free for performers. 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

Corks & Canvas

Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a friend, and learn to create an 11x14 painting. No painting experience required. Presented by The 567 Center for Renewal at 456 First St., Macon.

$28, includes all materials (except drinks). 7 p.m. Nov. 9.

The Art of Global Jazz

Uplift your spirits with the Mercer Jazz Ensemble. Groove to the beat of jazz from around the globe.

Presented by Townsend School of Music - Mercer University at Neva Langley Fickling Hall at the McCorkle Music Building - Mercer University, 1329 Adams St., Macon.

Free. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

Wesleyan Market

This community event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and jewelry by local artisans. Presented by Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon.

Free. 9 a.m. Nov. 10.

Christmas on the Circle

An artist market with unique gifts. Presented by Fine Arts Society of Middle Georgia at FAS Gallery, 149 S. Commercial Circle, Warner Robins.

Free. 10 a.m. Nov. 9-10.

STEM Day Kids’ Activities

Celebrate National STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Day with some scientific activities. Presented by Ocmulgee National Monument at 1207 Emery Hwy., Macon.

Free. 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 10.

Kool-Aid & Canvas

An artist takes children ages 6-12 step-by-step through the process of creating a fun painting with acrylic paints on a real canvas as young people learn a variety of painting techniques. Presented by The 567 Center for Renewal at 456 First St., Macon.

$20, includes all materials. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10.

Shakespeare in the Park - Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” performed by Mercer University’s Theatre Department. Presented by Situation Room at Poplar Street Parks, 427 Poplar St., Macon.

Free, courtesy of the Downtown Challenge Grant. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 10-17.

Mercer University Youth Choirs

Richard Kosowski conducts Autumn Melodies. Presented by Townsend School of Music - Mercer University at Mercer University - Newton Chapel Hall, 1400 Coleman Ave., Macon.

Free. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10.

Candlelight Apparitions

Tour The Cannonball House and “meet” the people that once made Macon their home. Presented by The Cannonball House at 856 Mulberry St., Macon.

$12, reservations required. 5-9 p.m. Nov. 10.

Harvest Hands Arts and Craft Fair

Handmade items such as crochet, wreaths, jewelry boxes, pink zebra, paparazzi jewelry and bags. Fundraiser for Operation Christmas Child. Presented by Mercy Grove Baptist Church at 8964 Thomaston Road, Macon.

Free admission. 10 a.m. Nov. 10.

“Marnie”

A production by The Met Opera Live in HD about a beautiful, mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities. Presented by Douglass Theatre at 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

$24, $20, $15. 12:55 p.m. Nov. 10.

Macon Film Guild Presents: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

William Shakespeare’s popular play re-imagined as a modern Hollywood fairytale. Presented by Macon Film Guild at Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

$5. 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11.

Diapson! Music for Choir, Organ, and Brass

This Veterans Day concert celebrates the majestic blending of voice, organ and brass. Joining the choir and organist Jonathan Poe will be the Winds of Ocmulgee Brass under conductor Bryan Shelburne. Presented by Townsend School of Music - Mercer University at Neva Langley Fickling Hall at the McCorkle Music Building - Mercer University, 1329 Adams St., Macon.

$15. 4 p.m. Nov. 11.

YooJin Jang, violin, and Renana Gutman, piano

YooJin Jang, a native of Korea, is a 2017 Concert Artists Guild prizewinner in the Victor Elmaleh Competition. She is also the first prize winner of the 2016 Sendai International Music competition and the 2013 Munetsugu Angel Competition. Presented by Macon Concert Association at Wesleyan College - Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon.

$25 adult, $10 student. 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

Latin and club style dancing

Join Paula East and Deborah Mathews for an introduction to Latin and club dance styles. Guest instructors are Ken and Karen Hicks. Presented by East Entertainment Happenings at The Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St., Macon.

$15 person, $25 couple. 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

Joan Stockstill Godsey Series: Seven Centuries of the Organ

An exploration of organ and keyboard music from seven centuries featuring masterworks from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Come and enjoy the exquisite sounds of the delightful Richards and Fowkes organ in the gallery of Fickling Hall. Presented by Townsend School of Music - Mercer University at Neva Langley Fickling Hall at the McCorkle Music Building - Mercer University, 1329 Adams St., Macon.

Free. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13.

“Just Getting Started”

An ex-F.B.I. Agent (Tommy Lee Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the witness protection program (Morgan Freeman) have to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit. Part of the Senior Cinema series. Presented by Douglass Theatre at 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

Free for seniors, 2 p.m. Nov. 14.

Discover de Sales

Fifth-eighth graders interested in arts, sports and science are invited to this afternoon STEAM camp. Students will start with a snack and games, then rotate through three exciting and engaging classes, concluding with dinner for the family. Presented by Mount de Sales Academy, 851 Orange St., Macon.

Free, pre-registration required. 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14.

Spamalot

Find your grail and start the Grand Broadway season with some serious silliness. Presented by Grand Opera House at 651 Mulberry St., Macon.

$45-$65. 7 p.m. Nov. 14-15.

Foundation Meet Up

Presented by Knight Foundation at Museum of Arts & Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon.

Free. 5 p.m. Nov. 15.

Third Thursday Organ Interlude and Lunch

Brian Taylor, organist and choirmaster at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Savannah, performs. The 30-minute program will be followed by an optional lunch in the Church Social Hall. Presented by St. Joseph Catholic Church at 830 Poplar St., Macon.

Concert free, optional lunch $10. Noon Nov. 15.

“Southern Views” by Sterling Everett

A one-man are show featuring iconic Southern views. Scenes include country roads, antebellum homes and farm yards. Presented by Ocmulgee Arts, Inc at 2242 Ingleside Ave., Macon.

Free. Starting at 10 a.m. through Nov. 15.

Mercer University Jazz Combo

Students perform jazz. Presented by Townsend School of Music - Mercer University at Neva Langley Fickling Hall at the McCorkle Music Building - Mercer University, 1329 Adams St., Macon, GA 31207

Free. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15.



Handmade Holiday

Artisan gifts, glass ornaments, jewelry, sculpture, photography and paintings curated from collections of regional artists for the gifting season. Presented by Macon Arts Alliance at Macon Arts Gallery, 486 First St., Macon.

Free. Nov. 2-Dec. 28.

To see more events or to submit items for consideration for the calendar, visit Macon365.com.

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