Out & About

Calendar of Middle Georgia arts and entertainment events from April 26

Commemorate Macon

Meet Jeni Hansen Gard and Forrest Sincoff Gard at the closing reception of the collaborative community exhibit featuring custom designed plates inspired by ideas from contributors. Light refreshments will be served. Presented by Macon Arts Alliance at Macon Arts Gallery, 486 First St., Macon.

Free. 5 p.m. April 26.

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.

Clay Studio Night

A lump of clay large enough to make a mug, bowl, or other similar project will be provided, as well as space and equipment to work. There will be an experienced clay artist there to help if you need it, but previous experience working with clay is recommended. Presented by The 567 Center for Renewal, 456 First St., Macon, GA 31201

$15, includes all supplies ($10 for members). 6 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.

Mercer Singers Farewell Concert

The last concert of the 2018-2019 school year. Stanley L. Roberts conduct. 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 27.

Hunks In Heels

Fundraiser for the Genesis Joy House is hosted by the Dragonflies, a local group of community women. Presented by Dragonflies at Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 700 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins.

$20, $10 for children younger than 17. 7 p.m. April 27.

Sidney Lanier Prize

Mercer University’s Spencer B. King Jr. Center for Southern Studies will award the 2019 Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature to poet and novelist Fred Chappell. Presented by Mercer University Southern Studies at University Center at Mercer University, 1501 Mercer University Drive., Macon.

Free. 1 p.m. April 27.

Making Dreams Come True

Concert is part of day of service fundraiser for Macon Area Habitat for Humanity. Presented by Macon Area Habitat for Humanity and The Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House at The Big House Stage, 2321 Vineville Ave., Macon.

$10. 6 p.m. April 27.

2019 Just Tap’d Craft Beer Festival

Sample a variety of craft beers while enjoying live musical performances, food and fun for the whole family in the center of downtown Macon. Presented by Just Tap’d, 488 First St., Macon.

Free admission. 1 p.m. April 27.

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.

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 26-27.

”Still Life” Exhibition Reception

Barry Rhoades exhibit includes a selection of skeletons from the Wesleyan osteology collection. Presented by Macon Arts Alliance at Mill Hill Community Arts Center, 213 Clinton St,, Macon.

Free. 4:30 p.m. April 27.

Edward Eikner concert

Local concert pianist Edward Eikner will perform classical piano works. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon.

Free. 4 p.m. April 28.

“Choral Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire & Water”

Concert by the Choral Society of Middle Georgia and Mercer University Choir. Presented by Choral Society of Middle Georgia at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St., Macon.

$15. Free for Mercer students and faculty with Mercer ID. 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 28.

Pan African Festival

Embracing cultural diversity while celebrating more than 20 years of African influence in Middle Georgia. Presented by Tubman Museum at Central City Park, Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon.

Free. Noon-10 p.m. April 27 and noon-9 p.m. April 28.

HBCU Arts Series Presents...

Spelman Glee Club

Group’s rich history includes a performance at the White House. Presented by Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon.

$20 in advance, $25 at door. 5 p.m. April 28.

Rose Hill Ramble

Explore the history of Macon in a unique way. Presented by Historic Macon Foundation at Rose Hill Cemetery, 1071 Riverside Drive, Macon.

$5, free for members of the Friends of Rose Hill Cemetery. 2 p.m. April 28.

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