9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 12-13, 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.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
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March 25-April 3, several venues in Macon. Special music events, fun and games in Central City Park, annual bed race, arts and crafts, food trucks and more. For a detailed schedule, visit www.cherryblossom.com.
April 9-10, downtown Perry. Arts and crafts, food vendors, a youth entertainment stage, dog dock diving competition and kids zone. Hot Air Balloon Rally at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter. www.perrygeorgiachamber.com.
LOCALICIOUS: WARNER ROBINS FOOD FESTIVAL
4-8 p.m. April 16, Courtyard Marriott, 589 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins. This event aims to promote local music, art and food. Featuring educational and artistic exhibits, a market, cooking contest, music by Southern Persuasion, Louise Warren, Edward Dunbar (from the Drifters) and Darin Curtis. For all ages. Sponsored by Land to Hand Inc. Proceeds benefit the Houston County farmers markets and local food insecurity programs. 478-225-7626. www.landtohand.org.
MACON FILM FESTIVAL
July 21-24. Guest Andrew McCarthy will kick off the festival with an appearance, Q&A and special screening of "Pretty in Pink" at 6 p.m. July 21 at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. www.maconfilmfestival.com.
STATE FARMERS MARKET
8 a.m.-dark daily, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Farmers selling fresh produce, as well as dealers year-round.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9 and Aug. 13, Wesleyan College front campus. Locally grown and produced items ranging from flowers and organic fruits and vegetables to baked goods, art and jewelry by local artisans. Music and fun educational events also offered. 478-757-5233. Free admission.
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 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, Warner Robins. Featuring Georgia-grown/made foods. Local, seasonal produce, meat, milk and more. 478-225-7626.
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.
DINNER AND A SHOW BENEFIT
6-7 p.m. Barbecue plate dinner, 7-8:30 p.m. show, March 11, Stone Creek Baptist Church 1808, 854 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch. Featuring Aubrey Ray, Becky Hattaway, Frank and Pam Hendrix and more. Gospel music and comedy. Benefits Team Honduras Missions. 478-743-9822. Donations only.
FESTIVAL OF PRAISE
7 p.m. March 11, 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. firstname.lastname@example.org. $10 advance, $15 at door; $5 advance, $7.50 at door for ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5.
12:30 p.m. March 13, Michael Fellowship Hall (basement), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 336 Carl Vinson Parkway, Warner Robins. Benefits the Priss and Frank Family Center. Piano selections will be provided by music director Tim Jacobsmeyer. A light meal will be offered for a donation of $3 per person, children younger than 10 free and a family cap of $12. 478-714-9506.
7 p.m. March 17, Lake Wildwood Baptist Church, 701 Greentree Parkway. Featuring the Sky Family performing a Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and gospel production. 478-474-4842. www.LakeWildwoodBaptist.com. Donations accepted.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL OPENING DEDICATION SERVICE
11 a.m. March 19, Glorious Hope Baptist Church, 3805 Napier Ave. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. www.cherryblossom.com.
"HE TOUCHED ME"
6:30 p.m. March 25 and 27, April 3, United Community Church, 2411 Heath Road. Passion play. 478-475-5012. Donations accepted.
"MY FAITH STILL HOLDS"
11 a.m. March 27, Cornerstone Bible Fellowship, 10157 U.S. 341 North, Fort Valley. An Easter musical performed by the choir. 478-397-6568.
SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT
7 p.m. April 1, Friendship Baptist Church, 1322 Feagin Mill Road, Warner Robins. Featuring South Georgia Quartet and Dayspring Trio. Benefits the Appalachia Mountain Ministry (a ministry of the Rehoboth Baptist Association). 478-396-9065. Donations accepted.
MUSIC AND VARIETY
8 p.m. March 12, 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. March 12, City Auditorium, 415 First St. Featuring Kier "Junior" Spates, Bill Bellamy, Robert Powell and Tony Roberts. $53. www.ticketmaster.com.
EDGAR LOUDERMILK BLUEGRASS BAND
7:30 p.m. March 18, potluck dinner and concert at Joe's house. Featuring Jeff Autry. Limited seating. RSVP to www.acousticproductions.com for directions and more details. Suggested donation of $20 per person goes directly to the artist.
LEE FIELDS AND THE EXPRESSIONS
8 p.m. March 18, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. With Alanna Royale. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. Free.
8 p.m. March 23-24, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Featuring Allman Brothers Band members Butch Trucks and Jaimoe, celebrating the band's music and legacy. Tickets are available at www.CoxCapitolTheatre.com or at the Rookery. www.lesbrersband.com. $26-$31.
7 p.m. March 25, the Library Ballroom, 652 Mulberry St. With The World Famous Walnut Street Dixie, Racing and Marching Society Jazz Band. Cash bar. www.libraryballroom.com. $10, or two for $15.
MARY WILSON OF THE SUPREMES
7:30 p.m. April 2, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. www.TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. $35-$49.
1-11 p.m. April 9, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Music all afternoon from tons of bands. Headliners include MKTO, Jon Bellion, Elephante and DNK. Plus, food vendors on site. Free. www.quadworks.mercer.edu.
ROSANNE CASH WITH JOHN LEVENTHAL
7:30 p.m. April 14, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. www.TheGrandMacon.com. 478-301-5470. $45-$61.
April 14, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Hear the "American Idol" winner in concert. www.ticketfly.com.
OLD SCHOOL MUSIC FESTIVAL
April 16, Macon Coliseum, 240 Coliseum Drive. Featuring Keith Sweat, Juvenile, Morris Day and the Time and Cherrelle. Hosted by MC Lightfoot; music by DJ Daddy Dre. 800-745-3000. www.ticketmaster.com. $25 and up.
THE OH HELLOS
8 p.m. April 21, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tickets are available at www.CoxCapitolTheatre.com or by calling 478-257-6391. $15-$20.
8 p.m. May 1, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. Tickets are available at www.CoxCapitolTheatre.com or by calling 478-257-6391. $25-$28.
8 p.m. May 14, Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. www.coxcapitoltheatre.com. $25-$35.
MERLE HAGGARD AND JASON ISBELL
7 p.m. May 18, City Auditorium, 415 First St. With guest Tommy Emmanuel. Tickets are available at the box office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or www.Ticketmaster.com. $39.50-$79.50.
AN EVENING WITH TRAVIS TRITT
7:30 p.m. May 22, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. 478-301-5470. $45-$55.
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.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY DANCE
7:30-10:30 p.m. March 12, Howard Community Club, 5645 Forsyth Road. Dance lesson by Paula East in Latin variation and technique from 7:30-8:15 p.m. followed by a variety of dance music. Sponsored by Greater Macon Chapter No. 6059 of USA Dance. Wear green and bring a dish to share. 478-743-7970. $8 USA Dance members, $12 nonmembers, $5 students with current ID.
MACON SHAG CLUB
6:45 p.m. Thursday, Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive. 478-960-7938. Free.
8 p.m. Friday, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 9, 4493 Houston Ave. Featuring the Winchester Band. 478-784-1454. $7.
8:30 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 658, 4864 Harrison Road. Featuring the Southern Country 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., Thursday (except the fourth Thursday of each month), 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. 478-825-4118 or www.clintonopry.com. Free; donations accepted.
HOLLONVILLE OPRY HOUSE
6:30 p.m. Saturday, Ga. 362, Hollonville. This week: Rocky Bottoms, Kirkland and Friends and Bluetick Deville. 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: 4:20 p.m. Powersville Opry House Band, 6 p.m. Straight from the Heart, 7 p.m. Good Time 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. second, third and fifth Saturday of each month, 699 Altman Road, Haddock. This week: 6:30 p.m. Ray Knighton and Wanelle Collins, 9 p.m. Down the Hill Country 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. March 13: "Youth." April 10: "45 Years." May 8: "Carol." Special documentary presentation: "Finders Keepers" at 7:30 p.m. April 19. 478-742-2000. www.maconfilmguild.org. $5.
PEACH ROAD RACE
8 a.m. March 12, 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. $25 race day.
FUNDRAISING BAKE SALE
9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 12, during the Wesleyan Market, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. To benefit breast cancer survivor Mary Ann Steinbach. 478-757-5121.
APPALACHIAN CRAFT FAIR
8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 12, 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. All proceeds go help those in an area where unemployment is 50 percent or more. 478-956-5717.
LADIES NIGHT OUT
7 p.m. March 17, Shirley Hills Baptist Church, Warner Robins. Featuring LaDonna Gatlin, dessert reception and door prizes. Benefits Covenant Care Services. Tickets must be purchased in advance from one of the following sites: LifeWay Christian Store or My Father's Place Pizza, Warner Robins; Gottwals Books in Warner Robins, Macon, Byron and Perry; or Covenant Care Services' office in Macon. $20.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL ROAD RACE
8:15 a.m. March 19, Howard Middle School. Includes a 5K, 10K or one-mile fun run in Macon. Benefits Wesley Glen Ministries. Free kids carnival. Register at www.cherryblossomroadrace.com. wesleyglenministries.com. 478-471-3711. $12-$25.
"I AM RUTH HARTLEY MOSLEY"
6-8 p.m. March 19, 3-5 p.m. March 20, Ruth Hartley Mosley Women's Center, 626 Spring St. Featuring actors in character re-tracing the life of Ruth Hartley Mosley. Includes an educational tour of the historic site and light refreshments. Proceeds benefit the center. Space is limited. 478-742-6409. $20.
PRINCESS TEA PARTY
2-4 p.m. April 17, Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Benefits the Miss Macon scholarship fund. For girls ages 5-12, with 2015 Miss Georgia Adeline Kenerly, Miss Macon 2016 Destiny Levant, Miss Macon's Outstanding Teen 2016 Annie Swan and other dignitaries. 478-361-4631. www.missmacon.org. $45 per child, $15 per parent.
OLD BOOK SALE
8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 11-12, 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.
GLENDA JONES BOOK SIGNING
8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 11-12, Peaches to the Beaches, U.S. 341, Hawkinsville. The author will be available to sign copies of her book, "The Tree Who Wanted to Touch the Stars." 405-458-5642.
RODGER WOLTJER BOOK SIGNING
1-3 p.m. March 12, Centerville Public Library, 206 Gunn Road, Centerville; and 1-3 p.m. March 17, Byron Public Library, 105 Church St., Byron. The author and Perry resident will be available to sign copies of his book, "American Civil War: Support Services of the Union Army Volume 1 & 2." 405-458-5642.
FARM, HOME AND MINISTERS CONFERENCE
9 a.m. March 15, C.W. Pettigrew Farm and Community Life Center, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley. Workshops about farming, health, wellness and technology are available. Participants can attend a luncheon, see the presentation for the winner of the 2016 Farm Family of the Year Award and listen to a presentation about agriculture from Future Farmers of America high school students and FVSU agriculture students. The conference will end with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Terralon Chaney, 478-945-3391 or email@example.com. Free.
ELAINE NEIL ORR
11:15 a.m. March 15, Taylor Amphitheater, Wesleyan College. Reading: 7 p.m. March 17, Benson Room, Candler Alumnae Center. The Campbell-Stripling Distinguished Writer-in-Residence is a writer of fiction, memoir and poetry. 478-757-5181. Free.
"THE COOKING FOR A LIFETIME SCHOOL"
10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 15, Cancer Life Center, Peyton Anderson Center, Navicent Health, 800 First St. Women will learn information about appropriate screening for different cancers with particular emphasis on breast, cervical and colorectal cancer and receive step-by-step instruction on how to cook easy, healthy and delicious meals, learn what foods may lower cancer risk and taste samples from the live food demonstrations. Free. www.navicenthealth.org.
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LUNCHEON
11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. March 16, Brickyard Golf Club, 6000 Wesleyan Drive N. Speaker: David O'Dell, Constitution scholar on Supreme Court. $17.50. www.lwv.org.
6-7:30 p.m. March 17, Williams Elementary School gym, 325 Pursley St.; March 22, Rosa Jackson Park, 1121 Maynard St.; and March 30, Bloomfield Park, 4115 Lions Place. 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 in honor of Celebrate Reading Awareness Month. 478-447-2790. Free.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 19, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Jack and Jill of America Inc. Macon Chapter, and 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. Free.
POET FRANK X. GASPAR
Medical School Auditorium, Mercer University, 1220 College St. "A Double Life: The Poet/Novelist": 7 p.m. March 22; a discussion on the challenges and reward of working in radically different genres. Gordon Johnston, director of creative writing, 478-301-2588 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
"THE HEALING POWER OF UNSELFISHNESS"
3 p.m. March 27, 1295 Georgia Ave. With Lois Rae Carlson. Sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. Refreshments to follow lecture. 478-742-4828. Free.
Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. March 11; 1-3:30 p.m., 4:30-7 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. March 12; 1-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. March 13; 10 p.m. (after game) March 17-18, 24 and 26; 7 p.m. (after game) March 20 and 27. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each session. Non-skating guests admitted free. Concessions available. For after-game skates, the start of skate session is dependent upon when the hockey game ends. Schedule subject to change. www.maconcentreplex.com. 478-752-9232. Regular admission is $10 per person; after-game admission is $10 per person without game stub or $8 per person with game stub; $8 per person with military ID; group rates available.
PEACHES TO THE BEACHES YARD SALE
8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 11-12. Georgia's longest yard sale will take place along U.S. 341/Golden Isles Parkway. Featuring vendors selling everything from antiques and locally crafted items to conventional yard sale fare. Official yard sale sites will be located in Barnesville, Culloden, Roberta, Fort Valley, Perry, Hawkinsville, Eastman, McRae, Hazlehurst, Baxley, Odum and Jesup. www.peachestothebeaches.com.
9 a.m.-noon March 12, Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Ga. 247 Connector, Byron. Free blood pressure, body fat analysis, cholesterol screenings and more; $10 lipid profile and $25 PSA. 478-654-2000.
HIGH FALLS STATE PARK
76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson. Paws on the Falls: 1-2:30 p.m. March 12, grab your leash and bring your dog out for a walk with new friends on the Falls View Trail; $5 per dog. Trivia and s'mores: 6:30-8 p.m. March 12, find out if you can outsmart the ranger and enjoy s'mores in this trivia match up and campfire; donations accepted. Twilight Fishing: 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 19, get a few pointers and try your hand at catching a fish; $5. First Day of Spring Hike: 2-3:30 p.m. March 20, look for signs of spring and the forest beginning to wake up; $5. Glow-N-Dark Easter Egg Hunt: 7-8:30 p.m. March 26, hunt for more than 4,000 glowing eggs, plus carnival-style games and s'mores. Registration is required and space is limited; $5. A $5 per car parking fee is required for all events. 478-993-3053.
MACON MAYHEM HOCKEY HOME GAMES
Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive. 7:30 p.m. March 17 vs. Knoxville; 7:30 p.m. March 18 vs. Louisiana; 4:30 p.m. March 20 vs. Huntsville; 7:30 p.m. March 24 vs. Pensacola; 7:30 p.m. March 26 vs. Fayetteville; 7:30 p.m. March 27 vs. Fayetteville. $10-$18. www.maconmayhem.pointstreaksites.com.
MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE
Noon-5 p.m. March 17; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. March 19, State Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway. Master Gardener-grown plants, shrubs and trees are available at bargain prices along with gardening advice and research-based information. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. www.cherryblossom.com. 478-988-8344. Free admission.
"PINK IS THE NEW GREEN" ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION
7-10 p.m. March 17, Blacksmith Shop, 665 Poplar St. DJ, food and beverage vendors. A Cherry Blossom Festival kick-off event. Free admission with ticket. Get tickets at www.cherryblossom.com.
JARRELL PLANTATION HISTORIC SITE
711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette. Through the Ages Textile Exhibit: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17-19, 24-26, March 31-April 2; exhibit of vintage Jarrell family textiles, including authentic clothing items worn through the ages at Jarrell Plantation; $6.50 adults, $6 seniors (62+), $4 youth (ages 6-17), free for children younger than 6. 478-986-5172. www.gastateparks.org/JarrellPlantation.
"THE ART AND LEGACY OF QUILTS"
9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18-19, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Presented by the Heart of Georgia Quilt Guild. The show will include more than 100 quilts, vendors, demonstrations, raffle quilt and raffle baskets. email@example.com. $7.
SPRING AT THE ROCK RANCH
The Rock Ranch, 5020 Ga. 36, The Rock. Easter Eggstravaganza: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 19; free. Strawberry Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23; $15 per person older than 2; Farm Market open until 5:30 p.m. Saturdays on the Farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 30 and May 7; $12 per person older than 2. Spring Break Fridays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1, 15 and 22; $12 per person older than 2. 706-647-6374. www.therockranch.com.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL LANTERN LIGHTING
1:30 p.m. March 19, Third Street Park, downtown Macon. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. www.cherryblossom.com.
CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PARADE
3 p.m. March 19, downtown Macon. Theme: "Rhapsody in Pink, a Southern Melody." A Cherry Blossom Festival event. www.cherryblossom.com.
CBF BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AND OPEN HOUSE
2-4 p.m. March 23, Cherry Blossom souvenir shop, 794 Cherry St. Guests can come and tour the souvenir shop and enjoy light snacks. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. www.cherryblossom.com.
"RHAPSODY IN PINK" STYLE SHOW AND LUNCHEON
11 a.m. March 24, Goodwill Anderson Conference Center, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. Stacey Ingram, 478-256-5689. www.cherryblossom.com. $30 until March 17; $40 after.
INDIAN SPRINGS STATE PARK
678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla. Campers' Easter Egg Hunt: 9:30 a.m. March 26, cottage and campground guests younger than 10 can participate in the Easter Egg Hunt; free. Museum Tours: 2-4 p.m. April 2. 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.
9 a.m. March 27, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Universal Light Christian Center. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. Free.
"SWIPE RIGHT NIGHT: A SPEED DATING EVENT"
7 p.m. March 29, the Hummingbird, 430 Cherry St. Each round will be four minutes long; limited to 20 people. To sign up, email Brandon@TheBirdStage.com. $10, includes snacks and one complimentary beverage.
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. April 2: Pediatric Autism Awareness. Admission to the museum will be free. www.masmacon.org.
MAGNOLIA SOAP BOX DERBY
10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 9, Washington Park, Magnolia Street, downtown Macon. Up to 30 teams compete for bragging rights, glory and swag as they race down Magnolia Street in all kinds of crazy custom race cars. Fans line the streets to cheer on their favorites. For more information or to register your team, visit www.maconderby.com, or call 917-412-4661.