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FESTIVALS

BRAGG JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

July 25, 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.

MARKETS

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.

WESLEYAN MARKET

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.

MILLEDGEVILLE MARKETPLACE

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.

MULBERRY MARKET

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.

GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN

BACK TO SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY

11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25, Beulahland Bible Church, 2368 Gunn Road, Byron. Food, games, school supplies and backpacks and more. 478-784-1555.

THE CLEGHORNS

6:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Sandy Valley Baptist Church, 1124 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins. 478-396-8139. Donations accepted.

SONGSMEN QUARTET

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

JODIE JAM 2015

1-5 p.m. July 26, the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House, 2321 Vineville Ave. Celebrate the life of devoted volunteer Jodie McNeil Gooch with an afternoon of music from Pallot and Porter, Dirty Uncle Bob, Royal Johnson and Frank’s Garage. $10. www.thebighousemuseum.com.

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.

BUFFINGTON’S GREENWAY CONCERT SERIES

Oconee River Greenway, 420 E. Greene St., Milledgeville. 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. 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.

RANDALL BRAMBLETT

8 p.m. Aug. 15, Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. $15 in advance; $20 a the door. 478-957-7728.

MARTY STUART

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.

RICHARD SMITH

7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, house concert at Joe’s. RSVP to Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or apmacon@gmail.com for address. $20.

LUKE BRYAN

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.

MURIEL ANDERSON

7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, house concert at Joe’s. RSVP to Joe Cullison, 478-335-3895 or apmacon@gmail.com 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.

DANCES

DANCE FOR LIFE: DANCING WITH THE QUES

8 p.m.-1 a.m. Aug. 8, Alexander Ballroom, 3670 Eisenhower Parkway. Hosted by Omega Psi Phi, Motivating Youth and Corps D’Elite Initiatives. Featuring old school/new school jams, ballroom dance exhibition and step show. Roger Jackson, 478-320-4756, or Martha McAfee, 478-957-5673. $30 in advance.

MACON SHAG CLUB

6:45-9 p.m. Thursday, American Legion Post 3, 5530 Thomaston Road. 478-960-3450. Free.

DANCE

8 p.m. Friday, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Featuring the Dixie Pride Band. 478-784-1454. Public welcome. $7.

DANCE

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.

MUSIC HALLS

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 p.m. Clinton House Band, 6 p.m. Straight from the Heart, 7 p.m. the Ladies Grand. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.

HOLLONVILLE OPRY HOUSE

6:30 p.m. Saturday, Ga. 362, Hollonville. This week: Straight from the Heart, Mark Hall and Filmore House Band and Patchwork. 770-228-4832 or www.hollonvilleopry.com. Free; operated on donations.

POWERSVILLE OPRY

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. Gospel Gazette, 7:30 p.m. Ray Knighton and Wanelle Collins with Phoenix 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: 6:30 p.m. Still Crusin, 7:30 p.m. Ramblin Fever. 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.

FILMS/SCREENINGS

MACON FILM GUILD

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9: “I’ll See You in My Dreams”; Sept. 13: “The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.” 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $6.

FUNDRAISERS

DARK EDEN

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 darkedenmacon@gmail.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. www.maconartsalliance.org.

SUMMER’S NIGHT PICNIC AND DANCE

6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. band begins, Aug. 15, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Benefits Pine Pointe Hospice, Navicent Health. Attendees should pack their own picnic basket and bring their beverage of choice. Dance to the sounds of the Grapevine Band. To purchase tickets, visit www.navicenthealth.org/snpd or call 478-633-4483. $35; $250 table for eight.

SUPERHERO 5K AND FUN RUN

8 a.m. 5K walk/run, 9 a.m. fun run, Aug. 29, Middle Georgia State University’s Warner Robins campus, 100 University Boulevard, Warner Robins. Runners are asked to dress as their favorite superheroes. Hosted by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Houston County and Middle Georgia State University. Benefits children in foster care. Velicia Y. Lowe, 478-542-2141, extension 336, or vlowe@houstoncountyga.org. Register by Aug. 14 at www.casaofhoustoncounty.org/2015Superhero5k.html. $25 for 5K registration; $12 for fun run registration.

FREDDIE FOR A DAY “MACON-STYLE”

8-9 p.m. Sept. 5, Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. Celebration dedicated to Freddie Mercury of the band Queen. Benefits local AIDS research foundations. www.libraryballroom.com.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S

5 p.m. registration, 6 p.m. walk, Sept. 26, Retreat at Bridle Farms, 125 Langston Circle, Perry. One-mile walk with food trucks and dancing to the Grapevine Band. For information, contact Emily Bowden, Alzheimer’s Association/Georgia Chapter, 886 Mulberry St. 478-832-4822. Free to walk; those who raise $200 get a Walk to End Alzheimer’s T-shirt.

HISTORIC MACON FLEA MARKET

Oct. 2-3, former Karsten-Denson Hardware Store building, 536 Third St. Preview Party: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 2; $20 for Historic Macon members, $25 for non-members, includes a light supper with beer and wine and the opportunity to shop before the sale opens to the public. Saturday Sale: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 3; free. All proceeds benefit Historic Macon Foundation. Tax-deductible donations of items to be sold including furniture, china, kitchen goods, garden gadgets, art, and everything in between are now being collected (no mattresses, clothing or electronics). Donated items can be left on the back porch of the Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. For larger items, such as furniture or large amounts of boxed objects, Historic Macon will arrange pick-ups. To schedule a pick-up, call Emily Hopkins, 478-742-5084. www.historicmacon.org/fleamarket.

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.

LITERARY/LECTURES

GET POP CULTURED

Barnes and Noble Booksellers, The Shoppes at River Crossing, 5080 Riverside Drive. Throwback Thursdays: every Thursday in July. 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.

“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. 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 kcampbell@historicmacon.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.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION MEETING

5:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Ingleside United Methodist Church, 3187 Ridge Ave. Staff members from the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will hold a public information meeting concerning the proposed Ingleside Historic District and the National Register of Historic Places. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Historic Macon Foundation. 478-742-5084. Free.

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.

PAGEANTS

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 peachblossompageant@yahoo.com or call 478-923-3846

ET CETERA

FAMILY SUMMER CAMP

Noon-2 p.m. Bass Pro Shops, 5000 Bass Pro Blvd. July 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. “Creatures of the Night” Night Hike: 8:30-9:30 p.m. July 25. Hike around McIntosh Lake looking for frogs, fireflies and identifying night sounds; meet at the Programming Hut; $2. Tails on the Trails Dog Hike: 5:30-6:30 p.m. July 25. Bring your dogs (and their leashes) for a hike on the Overland Nature Trail; $3. Museum Tours: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 1 and Sept. 5. 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 24 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 8. 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: 9 a.m. July 25 and 5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 15. Bring your dog and leash for a hike on the trail; $5 per dog. Intro to Paddling: 9 a.m. Aug. 16. 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.

COIN SHOW

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.

“MACON RIGHT DECISIONS” TEEN SUMMIT

9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 25, Frank Johnson Community Center, 2227 Mercer University Drive. For ages 12-15. Hosted by the Dominant Divaz United and Macon-Bibb County Department of Parks and Recreation. A positive platform for discussion including workshops with professionals focusing on entering the military; parent/child relationships; health and nutrition; black history; the importance of friendship; self-esteem; AIDS education; entrepreneurship for young men and appropriate dressing for young women. Live performances by hip-hop artist Snapboi Tye as well as local acts featuring dancer Larry Booze, Logan Tru and Poetic Peace founder Yolanda Latimore. 478-751-9274. Free.

BACK 2 SCHOOL BASH

10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25, Buck Melton Center, 150 Sessions Drive. Backpacks, school supplies, concessions, health screenings and more. Hosted by Forrest B. Johnson and Associates. Free.

RIP THE RUNWAY FITNESS EDITION

1-4 p.m. July 25, Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, 1096 College St. Check out the latest fitness fashion trends. Hosted by LaCelluSleek Studio, Posh Clothing Boutique, Connectionpreneur and Betty’s Events.

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.

ELKO MUD BOGGIN

2 p.m. gates open, 7 p.m. racing, Aug. 1, Ga. 26, Elko. Fast track and mud track races. $10, free for children under 8. 478-988-8297. www.elkoboggin.net.

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.

LIBRARY LOCK-IN

6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Perry-Houston County Library, 1201 Washington St., Perry. Hosted by the Central Georgia Genealogical Society. Doors lock at 6 p.m. A beginner’s workshop will be offered from 6-6:45 p.m. or patrons may immediately begin using the online computer genealogy programs available. Bring laptops, research logs, notebooks and pencils. CGGS members will be available to assist. 478-987-7260. Limited space; call the library to make a required reservation, 478-987-3050. www.cggs.org.

BACK TO SCHOOL BLAST

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 8, Frank Johnson Community Center, 2227 Mercer University Drive. Hosted by Hands Community Outreach, Frank Johnson Community Center, Spirit of Ruth Women’s Ministry, Saving Our Sisters Network of Middle Georgia and True Gospel Christian Church. Free school supplies, food and clothing along with a health seminar and health screenings. Donations needed; drop-off points are Dot’s-Forget-Me-Nots Clothing Boutique, 623 Cherry St.; Flava USA Fashions, 646 Shurling Drive; and Habersham Records, 1375 Pio Nono Ave. 478-743-2587 or 478-751-9274.

HOMETOWN CELEBRATION

6-10 p.m. Aug. 14, 100 block of West Hancock Street, Milledgeville. Music by the RX Band. Includes activities for the entire family, including trolley rides, special sales at downtown businesses, outdoor dining, giveaways and more. Organizations that want to provide an activity during the event must submit an official request to Deana Thornton by email at dthornton@milledgevillega.us or call 478-414-4014; all requests must be made no later than 5 p.m. July 29.

OCMULGEE NATIONAL MONUMENT

9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. Free. 478-752-8257.

JARRELL PLANTATION

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.

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.

MACON-BIBB COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION WELLNESS CLASSES

Zumba in the Park: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Free, suitable for all levels; bring water and wear athletic shoes. All classes canceled in the event of rain. 478-751-9280.

WRESTLING

7:30 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. bell time, the first, third and fifth Fridays of the month, Wrestleplex, 1361 Peach Parkway, Fort Valley. All-Star Wrestling Network. 478-397-5734. www.allstarwrestlingnetwork.com. $6.50 admission, discounts to military and students, free for children 6 and younger.

MINI-ZOO ANIMAL SHOW

3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

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