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10 Days Calendar

FRIDAY

JUNE 5

“ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE” OPENING RECEPTION

5-8 p.m., the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. An exhibition featuring artists who recently moved to Middle Georgia. Light refreshments served. 478-743-6940. Free.

PROGRESSIVE WINE TASTING

5-8 p.m., downtown Perry. Benefits the Perry Downtown Merchants Association. Participants start the wine stroll at the parking lot on Carroll Street between Two Friends and James Farmer. $15 wristband gets one sample of wine at each participating venue. 478-224-1127.

FIRST FRIDAY BEACH BASH MILLEDGEVILLE

5-8 p.m., Post Office parking lot, downtown Milledgeville. Play in the sand. Bring your beach chairs. Music, art show, concessions and more. Free. 478-414-4014.

FIRST FRIDAY BEACH PARTY MACON

6-8 p.m., Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry St. Splash around in the fountain, enter a limbo contest and play volleyball. Free. 478-722-9909.

DAYLILY FESTIVAL

6-10 p.m., Knox Civic Center, 116 W. Clinton St., Gray. Live entertainment from Kaleigh Courson and Dixon Road. Free. www.mainstreetgray.org.

ART ALEXAKIS OF EVERCLEAR

8 p.m., Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St., (see story on this page).

SATURDAY

JUNE 6

DAYLILY FESTIVAL

9 a.m.-7 p.m., Pecan Orchard, 273 Railroad St., Gray. Music, arts and crafts vendors, food and games. $1. www.mainstreetgray.org.

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL: NEIGHBORHOOD REUNION

10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mattie Hubbard Jones Park, 1944 Second Ave. Pleasant Hill Neighborhood reunion and tour of Linwood Cemetery (on Pursley Street) at 10 a.m. Free. 478-718-8067.

AL EVERIDGE JAMBOREE AND RAY MELTON MUSIC MAN AWARD

Noon-5 p.m., conference building at the Georgia State Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. See the award presentation, plus hear local musicians and a fiddlers session. Refreshments served. Free. 478-955-2081.

STAND BATTLE ROYALE COMPETITION

1 p.m., Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Presented by Dirt Road Entertainment. Cheer on the team with the best dance moves. $23 in advance; $28 at the door. 478-228-2174.

GEORGIA PEACH FESTIVAL

6 p.m., North Peach Park, Byron. Food vendors, live entertainment, music by the Doc Holliday Band. The 3D fireworks show starts at 9:45 p.m. Free. www.gapeachfestival.com.

AN EVENING WITH RICKEY SMILEY

8 p.m., City Auditorium, 415 First St. Comedian Rickey Smiley is guaranteed to bring the laughs. Plus, music by AJ the DJ. $43, $53 and $63. www.ticketmaster.com.

SUNDAY

JUNE 7

DAUSET TRAILS NATURE CENTER

Noon-7 p.m., 360 Mount Vernon Church Road, Jackson. Hike or bike the many miles of trails, feed the fish, visit the animals in the barnyard, have a picnic and more. Free. www.dausettrails.com.

MINI-ZOO ANIMAL SHOW

3 p.m., Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the critters from the museum’s min-zoo. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

BUDDY GREENE

4 p.m., Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineviile series. While there, explore the exhibit, “True Gris – A Writer’s Life,” about local writer Ed Grisamore. The performance and the exhibition are both free. 478-745-3331.

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL: FILM CELEBRATION

5-8:30 p.m., Homeland Village, 2910 Napier Ave. Community heritage book and film celebration, showcasing black authors, film pioneer Oscar Micheaux and the legacy of black filmmakers. Free. 478-718-8067.

MONDAY

JUNE 8

CENTRAL GEORGIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

7 p.m., Flint Energies Building conference room, 900 Ga. 96, Warner Robins. Featuring Meredith Langley of F Stop Photography discussing photo restoration and transfers of home movies to DVD. www.cggs.org. 478-987-7260.

TUESDAY

JUNE 9

“ALL THAT JAZZ” EXHIBITION

Noon-5 p.m., Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Plus a solo exhibition by Alistair Quinn. Free. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 478-744-9557.

WEDNESDAY

JUNE 10

MULBERRY MARKET

3:30-7 p.m., Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Free to attend. www.chwg.org.

THURSDAY

JUNE 11

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL: EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

9 a.m.-noon, Tubman African American Museum, 310 Cherry St. Education Solutions Symposium focusing on solutions to critical challenges facing the American educational system. Free. 478-718-8067.

CANNONBALL HOUSE

10 a.m.-4 p.m., 856 Mulberry St. Tour the historic home that was hit by cannon fire. $6 adults; $5 seniors and military; $3 students with college ID. 478-745-5982.

NEEL REID AND MORE: GARDEN RAMBLE AND PROGRESSIVE DINNER

6 p.m., selected gardens along College Street and Dures Lane. Featuring cocktails, a Southern supper and dessert. Sponsored by the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon. Reservations required by June 8. $40 per person or $75 per couple for FGC members; $50 per person for non-members. For reservations, call 478-742-0921 or email gardening@fgcmacon.org.

“SUMMER HEAT: A SOULFUL CABARET”

8 p.m., Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Musical direction by Jim Penndorf. Purchase tickets at the box office up to one hour before showtime or online at www.theatremacon.com. $20.

FRIDAY

JUNE 12

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL: REAL TALK HIP-HOP SUMMIT

10 a.m.-noon, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Workshops, community forum and mini concert. Free. 478-718-8067.

GOSPEL CONCERT

7 p.m., Bethany Baptist Church of Bolingbroke, 365 Pea Ridge Road, Juliette. Featuring the Perrys with Logan Smith and the Smith Family. Bring a non-perishable food item for the church’s food bank. 478-974-0002.

“MACON THE STAGE EXPO: WAX MUSEUM LIVE”

8 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Black-tie gala featuring a viewing of live wax museum exhibit of past Macon legends, plus entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. $40 per person or $70 per couple. www.landmindz.org/maconexpo.

“THE LEGO MOVIE”

8 p.m., Luther Williams Field, Central City Park, downtown Macon. Bring blankets and chairs or sit in the stands. Food and drink permitted; concessions available. Free. 478-751-9280.

“SUMMER HEAT: A SOULFUL CABARET”

8 p.m., Theatre Macon, (see Thursday, June 11).

SATURDAY

JUNE 13

KIDS FISHING DERBY

7-10 a.m., Javors Lucas Lake, 150 Broach Lane Road. Hosted by the Macon Water Authority. Friendly competition open to children ages 3-16. www.maconwater.org.

GEORGIA PEACH FESTIVAL

9 a.m.-7 p.m., downtown Fort Valley. Food vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts, kids activities and more. Parade at 10 a.m.; World’s Largest Peach Cobbler at 2 p.m. Free. www.gapeachfestival.com.

FEATHERS AND FEELERS

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Learn about birds and insects in a family-oriented atmosphere. Raptor shows at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; birds of prey show at 1 p.m. Free with museum admission of $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

REPTIDAY

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Miller-Murphy-Howard Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Reptile and exotic animal show. $10 adults; $5 ages 5-12; free for kids younger than 5. www.reptiday.com.

JUNETEENTH FREEDOM FESTIVAL

1-9 p.m., Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Living history presentations, dance and music, poetry, kids activities, food vendors and more. Free. 478-718-8067.

“MACON THE STAGE EXPO: LYRICAL CANVASES”

7-9 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Watch artists create visual masterpieces to the melodic flow of poets, singers and musicians. Free. www.landmindz.org/maconexpo.

SUNDAY

JUNE 14

HAY DAY, FLAG DAY

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. During this family-friendly event, see the house decorated in red white and blue, in honor of our nation’s flag. Take a self-guided tour, make a craft and enjoy light refreshments. Free. www.hayhousemacon.org.

MACON FILM GUILD: “ ’71”

2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $6. www.maconfilmguild.org. 478-742-2000.

“SUMMER HEAT: A SOULFUL CABARET”

2:30 p.m., Theatre Macon, (see Thursday, June 11).

SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES

6 p.m., Coleman Hill, downtown Macon. Featuring music by the Quaildogs. Cash bar and food available for purchase, Bring picnics and lawn chairs but no tents or grills. Free. www.braggjam.org.

J. RODDY WALSTON AND THE BUSINESS

8 p.m., Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. $15. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.

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