Out & About

10 Days Calendar

SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPHThe Cedarville University Orchestra will perform Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins.
SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPHThe Cedarville University Orchestra will perform Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church in Warner Robins.

FRIDAY

MARCH 4

OLD BOOK SALE

10 a.m.-7 p.m., Central City Park, (see story on this page).

GEORGIA ART HISTORY FORUM PLENARY TALK

11:30 a.m.-noon, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Discussion by by Tonya Parker, director of education and outreach at the Tubman Museum. Guided gallery tours at 4 p.m., Porter Fine Arts Building. 478-757-5189. Free.

"MENTORS AND PROTEGES" OPENING RECEPTION

5-8 p.m., Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Includes a reading from poet Anya Silver at 6:30 p.m. Featuring works by leading art educators in the community and their mentees. www.maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Free.

"STEEL MAGNOLIAS"

8 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Directed by Thelron Pleas. Co-presented by Towering the Arts. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. $15 advance; $20 at door.

"DEARLY DEPARTED"

8 p.m., the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players. The box office is open two hours prior to show time. www.thebacklotplayers.org. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military.

SATURDAY

MARCH 5

UNDY 5K RUN/WALK

9 a.m., Wesleyan College. Hosted by the Coliseum Cancer Institute to celebrate Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Racers will wear their underwear on the outside of their race attire as a nod to the area affected by colon cancer. There will also be a kids' fun run and activities. www.undyrunwalk.org.

FIRST SATURDAY

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Presented by the Navicent Health Foundation in collaboration with the museum. A day of scavenger hunts, nature walks and hands-on activities. Theme: Kids' Teddy Bear Clinic for sick and injured teddy bears. Admission to the museum will be free. www.masmacon.org.

OLD BOOK SALE

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Central City Park, (see story on this page).

ANTIQUE STEAM ENGINE DEMONSTRATION

2-4 p.m., Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. See the stationary steam engine in action; $6.50 adults, $6 seniors (62+), $4 youth (ages 6-17), free for children under 6. 478-986-5172. www.gastateparks.org/JarrellPlantation.

"STEEL MAGNOLIAS"

7:30 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., (see Friday, March 4).

"DEARLY DEPARTED"

8 p.m., the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth, (see Friday, March 4).

SUNDAY

MARCH 6

OLD BOOK SALE

Noon-5 p.m., Central City Park, (see story on this page).

"DEARLY DEPARTED"

2 p.m., the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth, (see Friday, March 4).

MISUZU TANAKA, CLASSICAL PIANIST

3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. The program features works by Schumann, Beethoven, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff. www.wrconcert.org. $15 adults; free for all students.

"STEEL MAGNOLIAS"

5 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., (see Friday, March 4).

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA

7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 129 S. Houston Road, Warner Robins. The orchestra is composed of string, wind, brass and percussion instruments and performs both classical and sacred selections. 478-923-3797.

MONDAY

MARCH 7

"HOMELANDS" EXHIBITION

8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Peacock Gallery, Russell Hall, Middle Georgia State University's Cochran campus. Featuring the work of artist and photographer Robb Hill. Charlie Agnew, charlie.agnew@mga.edu. Free.

TUESDAY

MARCH 8

HARLEM GLOBE TROTTERS 90TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

7 p.m., Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. $22-$75; bench seats at $238. www.ticketmaster.com.

WEDNESDAY

MARCH 9

READING ROCKS

6-7:30 p.m., East Macon Park, 3326 Ocmulgee East Blvd. Come meet, greet and read with local college athletes, radio personalities, doctors, lawyers and more. Hosted by Macon-Bibb Parks and Recreation and the Middle Georgia Regional Library. 478-447-2790. Free.

THURSDAY

MARCH 10

WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL

Noon-5 p.m., Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Last chance to see the exhibition by Middle Georgia artists. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

MINI-ZOO ANIMAL SHOW

3 p.m., Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Meet the critters who live in the museum's mini-zoo. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232.

MERCER UNIVERSITY PIPES AND DRUMS

6:30-8:30 p.m., Room 109, Willet Science Center, Mercer University. No musical experience required. Free pipe and drum lessons for interested community members. Get more information at www.mercerpipesdrums.com or email Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu.

GRIFFIN CHORAL ARTS

7:30 p.m., Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St. "An Operatic Gala," performed with orchestra. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 888-SING1-88. www.griffinchoralarts.org. $15.

CEELO GREEN

8 p.m., Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tickets are available at www.CoxCapitolTheatre.com or by calling 478-257-6391. $32.

FRIDAY

MARCH 11

OLD BOOK SALE

8 a.m.-6 p.m., M.E. Roden Library, 151 Commerce St., Hawkinsville. Hardcover books $1, paperback books 50 cents, vintage books slightly higher. This is an official Peaches-to-the-Beaches event. 478-892-3155. Free admission. Also happening at the same time Saturday, March 12.

ICE SKATING

4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m., Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each session. Non-skating guests admitted free. Concessions available. Schedule subject to change. www.maconcentreplex.com. 478-752-9232. Regular admission is $10 per person; $8 per person with military ID; group rates available.

FESTIVAL OF PRAISE

7 p.m., Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, 2046 Felton Ave. Featuring recording artist Bishop J.D. Means, the Greater Little Rock Baptist Church Mass Choir, the Gospel Motivators and the New Silver Stars of Macon. 478-743-5616. $10 advance, $15 at door; $5 advance, $7.50 at door for ages 5-12; free for children under 5.

"BONNIE AND CLYDE THE FINAL RUN"

8 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tickets can be purchased at www.douglasstheatre.org, the Silas Agency Box Office or 478-804-1247. $20. Also happening Saturday, March 12.

"THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS"

8 p.m., Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Comedy. Reservations can be made from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. beginning March 7. 478-929-4579. $16 adults; $14 military, students and seniors. www.wrlt.org.

SATURDAY

MARCH 12

PEACH ROAD RACE

8 a.m., Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Ga. 247 Connector, Byron. Run the 5K or 10.5K. Immediately following the race, MCPC will host a health fair with free health screenings, health and safety demonstrations, and exhibits from local vendors. The health fair will last until noon. Register for the races online at www.racerpal.com. $20 until March 10; $25 race day.

APPALACHIAN CRAFT FAIR

8 a.m.-4 p.m., Byron United Methodist Church, 103 West Heritage Blvd., Byron. Baskets, woven rugs, dolls, flowers, beeswax candles, jewelry, jams, jellies, note cards, hand painted gourds, woven place mats, toys, Christmas ornaments and more. 478-956-5717.

FORSYTHIA FESTIVAL

9 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown Forsyth. Arts-and-crafts shows, food, sporting tournaments, live entertainment, a kid's corner, a fashion show and more. For a detailed schedule, visit www.forsythiafestival.com.

"SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER"

7:30 p.m., Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Part of The Grand's Broadway Series. www.TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. $45-$68.

INDIGO GIRLS

8 p.m., Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tickets are available at www.CoxCapitolTheatre.com or by calling 478-257-6391. $32-$38.

ONE NIGHT STAND COMEDY TOUR

8 p.m., City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring Kier "Junior" Spates, Bill Bellamy, Robert Powell and Tony Roberts. $53. www.ticketmaster.com.

"THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS"

8 p.m., Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins, (see Friday, March 11).

SUNDAY

MARCH 13

FORSYTHIA FESTIVAL

9 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown Forsyth, (see Saturday, March 12).

ICE SKATING

1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m., Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each session. Non-skating guests admitted free. Concessions available. Schedule subject to change. www.maconcentreplex.com. 478-752-9232. Regular admission is $10 per person; $8 per person with military ID; group rates available.

"YOUTH" MOVIE

2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by the Macon Film Guild. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.

"THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS"

2:30 p.m., Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins, (see Friday, March 11).

GRAND ENSEMBLE MONSTER PIANO CONCERT

3 p.m., Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Twelve to 18 pianists playing simultaneously on six grand pianos. Teachers and students from the Macon Music Teachers Association will perform. 478-757-5259. Free, donations will benefit MMTA scholarships.

"SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER"

7:30 p.m., Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., (see Saturday, March 12).

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