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Calendar of Middle Georgia arts and entertainment events from April 19

Concerts, trivia and more happening in Middle Georgia this weekend

Hargray Capitol Theatre and The Society Garden will have performances Friday, April 19. The Big House Museum and Reboot Retrocade & Bar are also having events this weekend.
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Hargray Capitol Theatre and The Society Garden will have performances Friday, April 19. The Big House Museum and Reboot Retrocade & Bar are also having events this weekend.

Open Mic Night

Local musicians are invited to share their works on stage. Presented by Ampersand Guild at 382 Cherry St., Lower Level, Macon.

$5, free for performers. 7 p.m. April 19.

For Painters Only

Opening reception of a judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia painters. Presented by Middle Georgia Art Association at Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave., Macon.

Free. 6-8 p.m. April 19.

Drink & Ink

Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a friend, and learn to create a 9x12 painting using ink and watercolor. No painting experience required. Artist Heather Mclaurin will guide you through the steps. Presented by The 567 Center for Renewal at The 567 Center for Renewal, 456 First St., Macon.

$25, includes all materials, except the drinks. 7 p.m. April 20.

National Junior Ranger Day

The park’s regular Junior Ranger booklet will be offered, but there will also be a special worksheet. Completing either of those will earn kids a Junior Ranger badge. Presented by Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park at 1207 Emery Hwy., Macon.

Free. 9 a.m. April 20.

”He’s Alive”

Four local churches come together for Unity Easter Celebration. Presented by Douglass Theatre at 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

Free. 9:30 a.m. April 21.

Mercer Jazz Combos

Jazz performance by Townsend School of Music students, directed by Monty Cole. 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. April 23.

“Who Will Write Our History”

This documentary film is a story of resistance. It is a story about who gets to tell the story. It is about a group of spiritual resistors who risked their lives so that the truth would survive, even if they did not. Presented by Macon Film Guild at Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

$5. 7:30 p.m. April 23.

Sidney’s Salon

Rick Hutto will discuss his book “A Poisoned Life: Florence Chandler Maybrick, the First American Woman Sentenced to Death in England.” Presented by Historic Macon Foundation at Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St., Macon.

Free for foundation members, $5 for non-members and $3 for students. 5:30 p.m. April 23.

Central City Bake Off

A friendly competition bringing together Macon’s professional and hobby bakers for the first ever. The public will be allowed to taste samples. Light refreshments also provided. Presented by Mill Hill Bakers Collective at Mill Hill Community Arts Center, 213 Clinton St., Macon.

$5 entry fee includes five tastings from competing bakers with more available for purchase. 6 p.m. April 24.

Festive Flutes

Spring comes to life with exciting new repertoire performed by the Mercer Flute Choir. 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. April 25.

Sabrina Laney Warren Recital

Performance by well-known opera soprano. Presented by Wesleyan College at 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon.

Free. 7:30 p.m. April 25.

Pop-Up Paint

Take part in a fun, acrylic paint session. Malissa Kelsey, of No Straight Lines Mobile Paint Parties, will guide you from blank canvas to a work of art that you can be proud of. Presented by Ampersand Guild at 382 Cherry St., Macon.

$35. 6-8:30 p.m. April 25.

Car City - Family Fun Sleep Out

Join others for an evening of entertainment, education and an opportunity to help the homeless. Presented by Family Promise of Greater Houston County at Central Georgia Technical College, Warner Robins Campus, 80 Cohen Walker, Warner Robins.

Free, donations to support the program welcome. 6 p.m. April 26.

Kip Moore: Room to Spare Acoustic Tour

With special guest Muscadine Bloodline. Presented by Grand Opera House at 651 Mulberry Street, Macon.

$30-$55. 8 p.m. April 26.

Middle Georgia Youth Ballet Auditions

Be a part of the 2019-2020 season. Presented by Middle Georgia Youth Ballet at Dance Arts Studio, 3051 Vineville Ave., Macon.

4 p.m. April 26.

Alumnae Weekend Concert

Performances by Wesleyan faculty and alumnae. Presented by Wesleyan College at 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon.

1 p.m. April 26.

Why We Have a Body

Claire Chaffee’s drama was called a “metaphorical speculation about identity – genetic, sexual and mythical” by The New York Times. Directed by Frazer Lively. Presented by Wesleyan College at 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon.

$10, $5 for students, alumnae and seniors. 8 p.m. April 25-27.

Vinyasa Yoga Spring Session

These yoga classes by Christina Lucia Murray will focus on breath connected to movement. Not only will these classes be adaptable to any skill level, but they will help you gain flexibility, strength and reduce stress. Presented by Macon Arts Alliance at Mill Hill Community Arts Center, 213 Clinton St., Macon.

Donations accepted. 6 p.m. April 22 and 29.

Macon Flowers Project

Drop-in to a spring flower-making workshop to create a ceramics flower that will be part of a collaboratively made community project. Presented by Macon Arts Alliance at Mill Hill Community Arts Center, 213 Clinton St., Macon.

5-6 p.m. April 22 and 29, 6-8 p.m. April 24.

Emerging National VII

Exhibit showcases rising stars from across the United States. Presented by Museum of Arts and Sciences at 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon.

Regular museum admission. 10 a.m. through May 5.

Abstract Workshop Series

This six week workshop is focused on abstract techniques. Includes color theory, texture, experiments in subjective and non-subjective works using acrylics, inks and additives. Presented by Ampersand Guild at 382 Cherry St., Lower Level, Macon.

$185. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays though May 7.

Monthly Yoga Classes at the Museum of Aviation

Homegrown Yoga and the Museum of Aviation Foundation are partnering for these monthly yoga classes at the museum. Presented by Museum of Aviation Foundation at Museum of Aviation, 1942 Heritage Pkwy., Robins Air Force Base.

$10. 4:15 p.m. Fridays through May 17.

Warner Robins Spring Plant Sales

Come find the perfect plants and colors for your yard. Presented by Georgia Military College at Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus, 115 Prince St., Warner Robins.

Free admission. 9 a.m. Saturdays through May 25.

Handbuilt Ceramic

Children ages 5 and older can learn to create in after-school pottery classes. Presented by Yen-Ting Chiu Ceramics and The Creative Alternative at The Creative Alternative, 262 Riley Ave., Macon.

$25 per hour with all supplies included. 4 p.m. Wednesdays through May 29.

Bicycle Co op

Receive guidance and access to tools to work on your own bicycle, learn about how adults in need of transportation can earn a bicycle, help work on bicycles for people in need or simply build community and share a free meal with a diverse group of people. Presented by Centenary Community Ministries at Centenary Church Fellowship Hall, 1185 Ash St., Macon.

Free. 6 p.m. Thursdays through May 30.

Rock Candy Tours Rock n’ Soul Van Tour

Rock ‘n’ roll through Macon’s music history with a driving tour that traces the journey of southern rock and soul legends and their landmarks along the way. Presented by Rock Candy Tours at Visit Macon Downtown Welcome Center, 450 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

$25. 10 a.m. Saturdays through Dec. 28.

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