MACON FILM FESTIVAL
8 p.m. July 16, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.: “Mavis!” 8 p.m. July 17, Douglass Theatre: “Deliverance,” with special guest Burt Reynolds and Q&A following the screening. 7:45 p.m. July 18, Douglass Theatre: “Slow West.” 5 p.m. July 19, Douglass Theatre: “Sharky’s Machine,” with Reynolds available for a Q&A following the screening. Spotlight films include “Western,” 3 p.m. July 17, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St.; “How Sweet the Sound: Blind Boys from Alabama,” 10 a.m. July 19, Douglass Theatre; and “Live from New York,” 1:30 p.m. July 19, Douglass Theatre. Purchase tickets or preview the festival schedule at www.MaconFilmFestival.com. $10 one-block screenings; $25 one-day passes; $75 screening passes, valid all four days; and $150 for all-access passes that include admission to all screenings and after-parties.
BRAGG JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
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July 26, downtown Macon. Arts and Kids Fest: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Cherry Street Plaza, featuring a water slide, animal shows and food trucks. Concert Crawl: 5 p.m. at several venues downtown; $20. For a complete listing of bands and more information, visit www.braggjam.org.
MACON BEER FESTIVAL
3 p.m. Aug. 22, downtown Macon. Walk from venue to venue, sampling dozens of beers from across Georgia. Event benefits Pints for Prostates. Advance tickets are recommended, as the event has sold out in previous years. $35 and $75. Tickets at www.thegrandmacon.com. More information at www.facebook.com/themaconbeerfest.
GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR
Oct. 8-18, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Exhibitions of arts and crafts, animal shows, rides, food, live performances and more. For tickets or more information, visit www.goergianationalfair.com.
“ALL KINDZ OF ART WITH MS. DEBI”
July 13-17, Allen’s Market Building, 101 W. McIntosh St., Milledgeville. Session I: 9 a.m.-noon; ages 6-8. Session II: 1-4 p.m.; ages 9-12. Projects will include drawing, painting and sculpting using a variety of traditional and recycled materials. Instructor is Debi Slone. Registration can be completed at www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. Registration fee includes all supplies and materials. 478-452-3950.
FIRST SATURDAY VILLAGE MARKET
9 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Saturday of every month, Mercer Village, adjacent to Mercer University. Fresh produce, handcrafted jewelry, soap, pet products and more. Free to attend. market.mercervillage.com.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Saturday of every month, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. The event features a variety of locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and crafts. 478-757-5233. Free.
STATE FARMERS MARKET
8 a.m.-dark daily, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round.
4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Market Park Pavilion, 222 E. Hancock St., Milledgeville. Shop a variety of produce and more from local and regional vendors. www.milledgevillemainstreet.com.
BOLINGBROKE FARMERS MARKET
3-6 p.m. first, third and fifth Tuesdays, parking lot of the Country Oaks Farm and Pet Supply, Bolingbroke. A food-only market featuring grass-fed beef, pork and organic chicken, organic produce, farm fresh eggs, jellies and jams, boiled and roasted peanuts and bakery products. www.bolingbrokefarmersmarket.com.
3:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Tattnall Square Park. Locally grown and produced vegetables, dairy, meat, desserts and more. Free to attend. www.chwg.org.
INTERNATIONAL CITY FARMERS MARKET
1-6 p.m. Thursday, Watson Boulevard and Maple Street, in front of Perkins Field across from Robins Federal Credit Union, Warner Robins. Featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. 478-225-7626.
THE ORIGINAL FARMERS MARKET
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Abba House Thrift Store parking lot, 2089B U.S. 41 S., Perry.
MEET ME AT THE MARKET
3-7 p.m. Saturday, Homeland Village, 2910 Napier Ave. Organic farming exhibits, fresh vegetables, fruit smoothies and more. www.facebook.com/homeland-village-organic-market.
FORT VALLEY FARMERS MARKET
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, next to the railroad tracks on Lowe Street, Fort Valley. Local produce and plants for sale. 478-825-5286.
FALL LINE FARMERS MARKET
9 a.m.-noon, second and fourth Saturdays, through September, Harrisburg Park, 237 Harrisburg Road, Milledgeville. Fresh produce, breads, crafts and more. 678-561-0784.
SUMMER SPLASH DAY
11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 11, Lizella United Methodist Church, 2920 South Lizella Road, Lizella. Free hotdogs, giant water slides, a dunking booth, face painting and pony rides. 478-935-8649. www.lizellaumc.org.
6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Bill Hardin Music, 4661 Chambers Road. Open rehearsal and sing-along. Group singing, duets, solos, etc. Light refreshments served. Bring your favorite sound tracks and books. Instruments will be furnished. 478-737-1520. Free.
MUSIC AND VARIETY
BUFFINGTON’S GREENWAY CONCERT SERIES
Oconee River Greenway, 420 E. Greene St., Milledgeville. 7 p.m. July 11: Scott Little Band. 5 p.m. Aug. 8: Mississippi John Doude, Matt Brantley Band and FreeLance Ruckus. 7 p.m. Sept. 12: the Norm. Grab a blanket and listen to some tunes alongside the Oconee River. Free. www.visitmilledgeville.org.
SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
Coleman Hill Park, downtown Macon. 6 p.m. July 12: Zach Deputy; 6 p.m. Aug. 9: TBA; 6 p.m. Sept. 13: TBA; 6 p.m. Oct. 11: TBA. Presented by Bragg Jam. Cash bar and food available for purchase. Picnics, lawn chairs and pets are welcome. No tents or grills. www.braggjam.org. Free.
JAZZ IN THE COURTYARD
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7 p.m. July 26: GQ Jazz Quintet. Free. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org.
8 p.m. Aug. 15, Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. $15. 478-957-7728.
LOGAN BRILL AND MATT PIPPIN
8 p.m. Aug. 15, The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. For a reserved seat ticket, call Kudzu Concerts, 478-994-3118 after 3 p.m. Free.
8 p.m. Aug. 22, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tickets are available at www.coxcapitoltheatre.com or by calling 877-987-6487. $35-$500.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, house concert at Joe’s. RSVP to Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or email@example.com for address. $20.
7 p.m. Oct. 9, Central City Park, downtown Macon. Parking starts at 2 p.m. $47 in advance; $52 day of. www.lukebryan.com/farmtour.
GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR CONCERTS
Concerts in Reaves Arena, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, Perry. Oct. 10: Alabama. Oct. 17: Rascal Flatts. $50. Free outdoor concerts (with paid gate admission) on Oct. 8 and 12-14 include Three Dog Night, Charlie Daniels Band, En Vogue and the Marshall Tucker Band. For tickets or more information, visit www.goergianationalfair.com.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, house concert at Joe’s. RSVP to Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or firstname.lastname@example.org for address. $20.
TOBYMAC, BRITT NICOLE AND COLTON DIXON
7 p.m. Nov. 19, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Also featuring Hollyn. Tickets available at the Macon Coliseum Box Office, 200 Coliseum Drive, www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. $21-$70.50.
POETIC PEACE OPEN MIC NIGHTS
8 p.m.-midnight every first and third Wednesday, Midtown Key Club, 435 Third St. Open mic for poets, musicians, singers, comedians, lyrical emcees and more. Hosted by Y-O with DJ Ron and Soulistic. 478-719-2054. $5.
JULY DANCE TO HONOR OUR VETERANS
7:30-10:30 p.m. July 11, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Sponsored by the Greater Macon Chapter No. 6059 0f USA Dance. Dianne Kent will be teaching a lesson in the foxtrot from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Dressy casual, please wear red, white and blue. Hotdogs, coleslaw and baked beans are on the menu; please bring something to contribute to the food table. All veterans and their spouses are admitted free; $7 USA Dance members; $10 nonmembers; $5 students with ID. 478-743-7970.
MACON SHAG CLUB
6:45-9 p.m. Thursday, American Legion Post 3, 5530 Thomaston Road. 478-960-3450. Free.
8 p.m. Friday, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Featuring the Dixie Pride Band. 478-784-1454. Public welcome. $7.
8:30 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. Band: Five Hits Band. Singles welcome. 478-474-3663. $7.
PAIRS AND SPARES SQUARE DANCE
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday (except for holidays), North Macon Park Recreation Center, North Macon Park Drive. Caller is Lee Dixon. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club. 478-477-6863.
WESTERN SQUARE DANCERS OF MACON SQUARE DANCE CLUB
7-9 p.m., the first, third, and fifth Thursday, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Caller: Tom Wood. 478-935-8364. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club.
ROBINS RAMBLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB
7-9 p.m. Tuesday (except the third Tuesday of each month), Warner Robins Recreation Center, 800 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Caller is Bud Whitten. 478 235-9200. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club.
IRISH REELERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB
7:30-9:30 p.m. second and fourth Friday of each month, Southwest Laurens Elementary School, 1799 Ga. 117, Rentz. Caller: Lee Dixon. 478-293-8771. Free to anyone who is a member of any square dance club.
OAK GROVE JAMBOREE & OPRY HOUSE
6:30-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Grove Community Center, 1134 Ga. 126 South, Cochran. Dancing and country music with the Foskey Family Band and the Faulk Family Band. 478-308-4559. Free.
OLE CLINTON OPRY
5:30-10 p.m. Friday, 215 Old Ga. 18, Gray. This week: 5:15 p.m. Clinton House Band, 6:30 p.m. Good News Blue Grass, 8:30 p.m. My Way or the Highway (Frank Brannon). 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.
HOLLONVILLE OPRY HOUSE
6:30 p.m. Saturday, Ga. 362, Hollonville. This week: Dixie Renegades, the Clark Kids and My Way or the Highway (Frank Brannon). 770-228-4832 or www.hollonvilleopry.com. Free; operated on donations.
4-9 p.m. Saturday, south onto Powersville Road off Ga. 247 Connector between Warner Robins and Ga. 49. This week: 4:30 p.m. House Band, 6 p.m. John Holliday Show, 7:30 p.m. the Tumbleweed Band. Also open 7 p.m. Monday night, jam and open mic. 478-328-0678 or www.powersvilleopry.com. Free.
WAGON HOUSE OPRY
6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, 699 Altman Road, Haddock. This week: Ray Knighton and Wanelle Collins and Phoenix Band. Contact Randy, 478-363-1274. Free; donations accepted.
JULIETTE OPRY HOUSE
5:30 p.m. every first Saturday, front porch local bluegrass jam; 7 p.m., open mic stage show; 8 p.m., headliner stage show. Ga. 87, Juliette. Call 478-335-3895 for tickets or buy online at www.acousticproductions.com. $17.
MACON FILM GUILD
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 12: “White God”; Aug. 9: “I’ll See You in My Dreams”; Sept. 13: “The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.” Special documentary presentation: 7:30 p.m. July 21, “The Wrecking Crew.” 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $6.
“FROZEN IN JULY”
7 p.m. July 18, Coliseum Northside Hospital, 400 Charter Blvd. The Disney movie “Frozen” begins at dark, but families are invited to gather on the front lawn beginning at 7 p.m. to meet the princesses and play on bouncy houses. Free popcorn and water; snow cones will be available to purchase. Guests are allowed to bring blankets, lawn chairs and coolers, but no alcohol. Children are encouraged to dress as a character from the movie. www.coliseumhealthsystem.com. Free; donations of school supplies requested.
BEER AND BLUEGRASS
7-9 p.m. July 11, the 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St. Featuring craft beer tastings, food and live music from Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass. The $25 tickets includes four tasting tickets and a pint glass. Purchase raffle tickets at the event to win a Big Green Egg and a craft beer prize package. Plus, see the “Beards of Macon” photo exhibition. Proceeds benefit the 567 Center for Renewal and its mission to bring creative energy to downtown. www.the567.org/beer-bluegrass.
BRAGG JAM MOONLIGHT MILES 5K
7 p.m. registration, 9 p.m. race, July 11, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Streetline Percussion will kick off the event with a performance and drum send off. Also performing is the Vineyard Band featuring Amber Pierce. Prizes, concessions and more. $20 ages 17 and older; $15 ages 16 and younger. Register the day of the race at the park, or in advance online at www.braggjam.org/events/moonlight-miles.
MUSEUM OF AVIATION FOUNDATION AUCTION AND RAFFLE
6:30 p.m. July 18, Century of Flight Hangar, Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Raffle, silent and live auctions, plus a taste of local cuisine. Raffle tickets available at www.museumofaviation.org. $100 admits two people.
9 p.m. July 24, SoChi Gallery, 534 Second St. Live body painting event. Hosted by Daniel Montoute. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Macon Youth Mentorship Program. Free refreshments. 478-978-7268 or email@example.com. $10 advance; $15 at door.
GO PINK ZUMBA PARTY
6-8 p.m. July 24, North Macon Park, 815 N. Macon Park Drive. Wear pink and join in for an energetic Zumba class led by Janice Shephard, plus information about breast cancer and prevention. Free. 478-955-7482.
A NIGHT WITH ELVIS
7 p.m. July 25, Wellston Center, 155 Maple St., Warner Robins. Featuring Elvis tribute artist Owen Roberts. Benefits Warner Robins Animal Control. Refreshments will be served, and raffles and door prizes will be offered. Get tickets at Pet Plantation Funeral Home, Critter Fixers on Ga. 96, Southwood Animal Hospital on Moody Road or at Warner Robins Animal Control, 208 Stalnaker Ave., Warner Robins. 478-929-7290.
TASTE OF THE ARTS: HAVANA NIGHTS
7-10 p.m. Aug. 1, Terminal Station, Cherry Street, downtown Macon. Wear Cuban-inspired outfits. Food and drinks from celebrity chefs, silent auction and dancing. Benefits the programs of the Macon Arts Alliance. $40 in advance; $50 at the door.
ANCHOR OF HOPE GOLF TOURNAMENT
11 a.m. registration, noon tee off, Oct. 12, River Forest Golf Club, Forsyth. Anchor of Hope Foundation, 478-994-0438 or www.anchorofhopefoundation.org. $75 per golfer, $300 per team until Sept. 28, includes box lunch, divot tool and access to driving range.
JOYCE MITCHELL BOOK SIGNING
1-3 p.m. July 11, Cuban Island Cafe, 402 Ga. 247, Bonaire. Author Joyce Mitchell, a resident of LaGrange, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Button,” which is about an adorable little dog who has one word to learn -- woof! Free to attend. 478-225-9490
GET POP CULTURED
Barnes and Noble Booksellers, The Shoppes at River Crossing, 5080 Riverside Drive. Throwback Thursdays: every Thursday in July. “To Kill a Mockingbird” Read-A-Thon: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. July 13. “Go Set a Watchman” release: 7 a.m. July 14. Minions Fun: 7 p.m. July 17. Star Wars Saturday: July 18, all day. Manga Mania: July 19, all day. Fan Girl Friday: 7 p.m. July 24. Vinyl Day: July 25, all day. James Patterson Day: July 26, all day. Dr. Seuss “What Pet Should I Get?” Launch: 7 p.m. July 28. Dr. Seuss Spectacular: 7 p.m. July 31. 478-474-0161.
GENEALOGY TOUR AND RESEARCH
10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 11, Washington Memorial Library, 1180 Washington Ave. Co-hosted by the Central Georgia Genealogical Society. Following a presentation by history and genealogy head librarian Muriel Jackson, attendees are free to research and CGGS members will be available in shifts to provide assistance. The library will remain open until 6 p.m. for continuing research. Bring laptops, research logs, notebooks and pencils to record new findings. 478-987-7260. www.cggs.org.
“MACON HISTORY” SALON SERIES
5:30-7 p.m. Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. Talks and tours related to the fascinating and unique history of Macon, hosted by Historic Macon. July 14: Ed Grisamore, author of “There is More than One Way to Spell Wiener: The Story of Nu-Way”; Nu-Way hotdogs will be served. Aug. 14: Wimberly Treadwell will lead a tour of Macon’s downtown alleys, beginning in the alleyway between 551 Cherry St. and the Rookery; reservations required, contact Kim Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-742-5084; $10 for Historic Macon members, $15 for non-members. Sept. 8: Matt Jennings and Stephen Taylor, authors of “Images of America: Macon.” Unless noted otherwise, admission is free for Historic Macon members, $5 for non-members and $3 for students. www.historicmacon.org.
K.W. PENNDORF BOOK SIGNING
6-8 p.m. July 30, Barnes and Noble Booksellers, the Shoppes at River Crossing, 5080 Riverside Drive. The author will be promoting her new middle grade adventure story, “Freya and the Dragon Egg.” www.kwpenndorf.com.
AUTHOR RACHEL IVERY BOOK SIGNING
Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 22, Goodwill Industries, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. Author Rachel Ivery will be signing her children’s book, “Daniel the Fastest Horse.” Free. 478-475-9995.
MISS WARNER ROBINS PRINCESS PAGEANT
1 p.m. Aug. 1, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 700 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Applications for girls ages 2-12 will be accepted through July 29. Visit www.misswarnerrobins.org for an application. Renee Eaton, 478-335-4544 or email@example.com.
MISS WARNER ROBINS PAGEANT/MISS INTERNATIONAL CITY PAGEANT
Aug. 1, Homer J. Walker Civic Center, 700 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Miss Warner Robins Pageant and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Pageant. The following counties are included in the local franchise area for the Miss Warner Robins and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Pageant: Houston, Peach, Macon, Dooly, Pulaski, Bleckley, Twiggs, Bibb, Crawford, Baldwin, Jones, Monroe and Wilcox. The Miss International City 2016 and Miss International City’s Outstanding Teen 2016 pageants are open to any eligible contestant in the state of Georgia. Application deadline: July 18. Rodney Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-396-3640. www.misswarnerrobins.org.
MISS PEACH BLOSSOM PAGEANT
2 p.m. Aug. 22, Pulaski County Board of Education Auditorium, 72 Warren St., Hawkinsville. Any girl age 0-24 is eligible to compete. Sponsored by the Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Board. Winning queens ages 4 and older receive paid entry in the Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant. Deadline to enter is Aug. 15. For more information, email email@example.com or call 478-923-3846
FAMILY SUMMER CAMP
Noon-2 p.m. Bass Pro Shops, 5000 Bass Pro Blvd. July 11-12: color plaster turkey track magnet. July 14, 16 and 18-19: turtle sun catcher. July 21, 23 and 25-26: create a lady bug clip magnet. For a complete schedule of activities and workshops for families, visit www.basspro.com. Free.
INDIAN SPRINGS STATE PARK
678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla. Museum Tours: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 1. Tour the museum, learn about the park, its history and upcoming events; free. A $5 per car parking fee is required for all events. 770-504-2277.
HIGH FALLS STATE PARK
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Twilight Night Paddle: 7:45 p.m. July 10, 18 and 24. Enjoy the setting sun in this ranger-led, 3-mile canoe trip to Buck Creek. For adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required; $15 includes boat and gear. Paws on the Falls: 1 p.m. July 19. Bring your dog and leash for a hike on the trail; $5 per dog. Intro to Paddling: 9 a.m. July 12. Learn the basics of paddling and put your skills to the test. Open to adults and children 8 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required; must be a swimmer; $10 includes canoe, PFD and paddle. A $5 per car parking fee is required for all events. 478-993-3053.
OLD CAPITAL SPLASH & DASH
2 p.m. July 11, Oconee River Greenway, 420 E. Greene St., Milledgeville. Float the river at the Inaugural Old Capital Splash & Dash. $20 per person includes T-shirt, raffle ticket and transportation. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Bus transportation will be provided from the Central State Boat Ramp to the Oconee River Greenway between 4-6 p.m. Life jackets and shoes are required. www.visitmilledgeville.org.
WWE LIVE SUMMERSLAM HEATWAVE TOUR
7 p.m. July 12, Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Featuring “The Viper” Randy Orton vs. Rusev (with Lana), Dolph Ziggler vs. “The Celtic Warrior” Sheamus and more. Card subject to change. www.ticketmaster.com. 800-745-3000. $18 and up.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 18, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. This event highlights the slithery and scaly members of our planet and educates visitors about what these amazing creatures do for us and for the environments they inhabit. Animal Planet‘s Jason Clark, owner of the Southeastern Reptile Rescue and host of “SnakesKin,” will entertain and educate with his reptile show at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Other guests include herpetologist Jeff Mohr, who will be hosting a show at 12:15 p.m., and Dauset Trails. Crafts, games, a raffle, slithery snacks and more. 478-477-3232. www.masmacon.org. Free with museum admission of $5-$10.
“MISS ELIZABETH’S ACADEMY”
9:30 a.m.-noon July 21, Cannonball House, 856 Mulberry St. Etiquette class for girls in fifth-seventh grades. Reservations required; call 478-745-5982 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. $8.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 25, VFW Ballroom, 1011 Corder Road, Warner Robins. Hosted by the Warner Robins Coin Club. Free admission.
BACK TO SCHOOL CARNIVAL
2-7 p.m. July 30, Macon-Bibb County Health Department, 171 Emery Highway. Get children’s school-required immunizations and screenings. Children who have up-to-date immunizations or who receive immunizations at the carnival will receive free backpacks while supplies last. Prizes, drawings and more. 478-749-0113.
FORT HAWKINS HISTORIC SITE
Noon-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Maynard Street at Emery Highway. Explore the early American frontier fort, Blockhouse Replica and archaeological dig site. Aug. 1: Halstead Family Reunion. Aug. 1-2: Stoneman’s 1864 Raid and Macon’s Defense. Sept. 19-20 Ocmulgee Indian Celebration. Oct. 31: Halloween Ghost Watch and Fall Adopt-A-Spot. Nov. 11: Veterans Day Salute. Nov. 21-22: Kilpatrick’s 1864 Raid and Macon’s Defense. December weekends: Frontier Fort Christmas. 478-746-0704. www.forthawkins.com. Free.
OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT
9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.
856 Mulberry St. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 478-745-5982. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military; $3 for students with college ID.
934 Georgia Ave. Tours offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Last tour at 3 p.m. each day. $11 adults; $10 seniors and military; $7 students; free for children under age 6 and members of the Georgia Trust. 478-742-8155. www.hayhousemacon.org.
NEEL REID TOURS
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and by special appointment, Federated Garden Clubs of Macon Inc., 730 College St. Guided tours of historic 1910 Joseph Neel House designed by Georgia architect Neel Reid. 478-742-0921. www.fgcmacon.org. $5.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Spend a day on the farm and learn about life on the plantation in the 1800s. Admission: $4-$6.50. www.georgiastateparks.org. 478-986-5172.
ROCK CANDY TOURS
Free Birds and Night Owls Tour: 9-10:30 p.m. Friday, the Rookery, 543 Cherry St.; tour lasts 1.5 hours with pit stops at bars along the way, ending at Grant’s Lounge; $10. Rock ’n’ Roll Stroll, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of the month, Washington Park; tour lasts 2.5 hours, ending at H&H Restaurant; $15. Reservations required for both tours. 478-955-5997. email@example.com.
OCMULGEE OUTDOOR EXPEDITIONS
9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Ocmulgee Heritage Trail parking lot, adjacent to Spring Street. Float the Ocmulgee River in a canoe or kayak. Float trips include canoe/kayak, paddle, life jacket and instructions, plus a snack at the end. $30 per person; group discounts available. For more details and half-day trip options, visit www.ocmulgeeoutdoorexpeditions.com. Reservations recommended by calling 478-733-3386.