Out & About

TEN DAYS CALENDAR

FRIDAYDec. 5

Christmas in the Village

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Including a petting zoo Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. and Visit with Santa from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Ingleside Village.

‘On Hendley: A Tribute to American Musicals’

6:30 p.m.

Miller Fine Arts Magnet School Chorus and Dance Department presents choral and dance performances inspired by the

music from Broadway productions including ‘Rent,’ ‘The Color Purple,’ ‘Grease’ and ‘The Lion King.’ Dance genres include ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and West African dance with a great deal of aerial stunts and impressive lifts. For tickets and information, contact Pilar Wilder at 779-4050, 960-4206 or pwilder.miller@bibb.k12.ga.us. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $5.

Cochran Lighted Christmas Parade

7 p.m.

Downtown Cochran. (478) 934-2965.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

7:30 p.m.

Presented by the Mercer Singers. Repeats Saturday. Newton Chapel, Mercer University, Adams Street. $5 general admission, free with Mercer ID.

Holiday Jam

8 p.m.

Presented by the Jazz Association of Macon. Featuring Ken Trimmins and the Quiet Storm, and Sherri Wilder. Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. 501-8100 or 633-7372. $25 advance, $30 at door; limited to 200 tickets.

Christmas Ballroom Dance

8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Featuring Bob Huellemeier’s 12-piece orchestra. Semi-formal. St. Joseph Catholic Church Social Hall. 745-1441 or 477-1105. $15 per person.

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Directed by Sylvia Haynie. Music direction by Laura Voss. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. 471-PLAY or 477-3342. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students.

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Kris Kringle is the personification of goodwill and holiday spirit until an incident renders Kris a dangerous man to be trusted by no one. Perry Players, 909 Main St., Perry. (478) 987-5354. $12 adults, $6 children.

SATURDAY

Dec. 6

Bicentennial Celebration

8 a.m.

Downtown Community Market from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hawkinsville Garden Club Christmas Tour of Homes from 2-6 p.m. Parade at 5:30 p.m. Hawkinsville. (478) 783-1717.

Warner Robins Christmas Parade

10 a.m.

Begins at the intersection of North Houston Road and Watson Boulevard and proceeds east to City Hall.

Eatonton’s 200th Birthday Celebration and Parade

10 a.m.

Live entertainment from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., food, a Christmas parade at 2 p.m., and lighting of the city Christmas tree at 5:30 p.m. (478) 414-6830.

Christmas in the Village

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Ingleside Village. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

InTown Macon’s Christmas Candelight Tour of Homes

Noon-8 p.m.

Tickets day of at Ronald McDonald House. Sherry Williamson: 335-4310. $15.

Perry Christmas Parade

2 p.m.

Local school choral groups will perform at 1 p.m. and after the parade.

Bolingbroke Christmas Parade

3 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with children after the parade in Santa’s Workshop. Rivoli Road, Bolingbroke.

Nutcracker of Houston County

7 p.m.

Presented by the International City School of Ballet at Mount de Sales Academy Zuver Center. 953-1117. www.icsballet.com. $15; under 2 free.

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

SUNDAY

Dec. 7

Christmas in the Village

1-5 p.m.

Ingleside Village. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

InTown Macon’s Christmas Candelight Tour of Homes

1 p.m.-7 p.m.

Macon. (See Saturday, Dec. 6.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

2:30 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

Milledgeville Christmas Parade

3 p.m.

Downtown Milledgeville.

The Story Behind ‘Flying the Secret Sky: The Story of RAF Ferry Command’

3 p.m.

Hear the stories of intrepid World War II pilots who flew American-built bombers across the Atlantic to Europe, and see short clips from the documentary ‘Flying the Secret Sky.’ Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. 477-3232. $4-$8.

Nutcracker of Houston County

3 p.m.

Mount de Sales Academy Zuver Center. (See Saturday, Dec. 6.)

Wesleyan Christmas Concert

4 p.m.

Featuring offerings by the Wesleyan Concert Choir and the Wesleyannes. Wesleyan College Porter Auditorium, 4760 Forsyth Road. 757-5259. Free.

Sunday Supper:

‘The Bishop’s Wife’

6 p.m.

This 1947 holiday film stars Carey Grant and Loretta Young. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. 257-6391. $6-$12.50.

‘A Piece of My Heart’

7 p.m.

Presented by the Bohemian Theatrical Society. Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Auditorium, Dublin. $10, $8 children 12 and under, and free for veterans.

MONDAY

Dec. 8

Brahms and His Times

7 p.m.

This Macon Concert Association concert sponsored by the German Cultural Center Atlanta and the Consulate General of Germany features pianist Judith Pfeiffer. Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Free.

Open House Christmas Tree Lighting

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Includes music, festivities and refreshments. East Macon Park. 751-9271. Free.

‘A Piece of My Heart’

7 p.m.

Dublin. (See Sunday, Dec. 7.)

TUESDAY

Dec. 9

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

7 p.m.

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $5 snack pass (includes popcorn and soda).

Mount de Sales Candlelight Carols

7 p.m.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. 745-1631. Free.

Winter Holiday Concert

7 p.m.

Howard Middle School and Howard High School combined orchestras. Howard High School cafeteria, 6400 Forsyth Road. Free.

‘A Piece of My Heart’

7 p.m.

Dublin. (See Sunday, Dec. 7.)

‘The Dark Knight’

7:30 p.m.

Christian Bale and Heath Ledger star in this summer’s Batman hit. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. 257-6391. $5.

WEDNESDAY

Dec. 10

Dinner and a Classic:‘Miracle on 34th Street’

6:30 p.m.

This 1947 holiday tale stars Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn and Natalie Wood. Tickets are $17.50 and include dinner. Reservations encouraged. At the Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. 257-6391.

Nutcracker of Middle Georgia

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House. (See story on this page.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

THURSDAY

Dec. 11

Tahino – ‘Sabor Latino’

10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Part of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame’s Music in Kids’ Education program, the Latin trio transports students through Latin America with stops in Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Students play instruments and sing along as they learn how the music brought by African slaves to Latin America became interwoven with Spanish and French influences to create the complex rhythms of today. Space is limited; reservations are required. jwright@georgia.org. 751-3334. $3.50 for ages 4-17.

Christmas Luncheon

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Enjoy a delicious three-course meal served in the grand Hay House music room. Ideal for office parties or ladies’ day out. Advance reservations required. 742-8155. $30 per person or $25 per person for groups of eight or more.

Disney On Ice presents A Disneyland Adventure

7 p.m.

Catch the next ride to laugh-out-loud fun with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Macon Centreplex. www.maconcentreplex.com. 751-9232. $18-$33.

Nutcracker of Middle Georgia

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House. (See story on this page.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

FRIDAY

Dec. 12

Christmas Luncheon

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hay House. (See Thursday, Dec. 11.)

Bicentennial Celebration

2 p.m.

This ceremony features a reading of the Governor’s Bicentennial Proclamation for the county’s 200th anniversary celebration. Pulaski County Courthouse, Commerce Street, Hawkinsville. (478) 783-4154.

Disney On Ice presents A Disneyland Adventure

7 p.m.

Macon Centreplex. (See Thursday, Dec. 11.)

‘The Nutcracker’

7 p.m.

Russell Auditorium, Georgia College & State University, Clarke Street, Milledgeville. (478) 445-4477. $10, $7 children under 11 and students.

Christmas at St. Joseph

7:30 p.m.

Featuring Mercer University Children’s Choir. John E. Simons, conductor. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. 745-1631. Free.

Nutcracker of Middle Georgia

7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House. (See story on this page.)

Celtic Summit

8 p.m.

With Robin Bullock and Steve Baughman. Aaron O’Rourke opens. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 742-2000. $20-$22 at door.

‘Christmas Belles’

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. For reservations, call 746-9485 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. www.theatremacon.com. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $12 students.

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

SATURDAY

Dec. 13

Breakfast With Santa

9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Santa’s guests will get a take-home photo with Santa and decorate a Christmas ornament. Proceeds benefit charities. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 742-2000. $20 one adult and one child; each additional child (up to two) $5; additional adult $10.

Disney On Ice presents A Disneyland Adventure

11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Macon Centreplex. (See Thursday, Dec. 11.)

Snow Day

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Make a snowman, have a snowball fight or make snow angels. Courthouse Square, Perry.

Nutcracker of Middle Georgia

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House. (See story on this page.)

Hometown Christmas

4 p.m.-8 p.m.

Choirs from the elementary, middle and high schools will be performing throughout the event, along with other individual performers. Santa will arrive at 5 p.m. Free pictures of the kids with Santa will be provided. Local businesses and craftspeople will be set up on the street selling wreaths, jewelry, art, baby quilts and more. Downtown Gray.

‘The Nutcracker’

7 p.m.

Milledgeville. (See Friday, Dec. 12.)

‘Christmas Belles’

8 p.m.

Theatre Macon. (See Friday, Dec. 12.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

8 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

8 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

SUNDAY

Dec. 14

Disney On Ice presents A Disneyland Adventure

1 p.m.

Macon Centreplex. (See Thursday, Dec. 11.)

‘My Kid Could Paint That’

2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

A look at the work and surprising success of a 4-year-old girl whose paintings have been compared to the likes of Picasso and has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars. English. PG-13. Presented by the Macon Film Guild. Presented by the Macon Film Guild. A discussion follows the 4:30 p.m. screening. At the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 742-2000. $5.

‘Celebrate’ Family Day

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Enjoy an adventure through the art, music and food of four different cultures. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. 477-3232. $4-$8.

‘The Nutcracker’

2 p.m.

Milledgeville. (See Friday, Dec. 12.)

‘Christmas Belles’

2:30 p.m.

Theatre Macon. (See Friday, Dec. 12.)

Nutcracker of Middle Georgia

2:30 p.m.

Grand Opera House. (See story on this page.)

‘Miracle on 34th Street’

2:30 p.m.

Perry. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

‘Scrooge, The Musical’

2:30 p.m.

Macon Little Theatre. (See Friday, Dec. 5.)

Christmas Serenade for the Soul

4 p.m.

The Music and Arts Program at Vineville United Methodist Church presents this concert featuring Rhett Barnwell, harpist, and Victoria Lawson, soprano. Vienville and Forest avenues. 745-3331. Free.

Sunday Supper:

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

6 p.m.

James Stewart stars in this holiday classic from 1946. Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. 257-6391. $6-$12.50.

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