“Mary Poppins the Musical”
Presented by the Perry Players. $20 adults; $18 seniors, military and children. Special event: Tea with Mary. 11 a.m. July 16 and 23. (More info on perryplayers.org) Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. perryplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. July 29-30.
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Presented by the Backlot Players. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and active military. The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. July 29-30; and 2:30 p.m. July 31.
“Church Mess Remix”
“Tristan und Isolde”
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. Noon Oct. 8.
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. 12:55 p.m. Oct. 22.
Concert Organist Bryan Anderson
Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. Aug. 7.
Macon Pops: “Songs of the Summer”
Celebrate summer, feel the warmth, relive the “Summer of Love” and enjoy music from the Beach Boys, the Beatles, Seals and Crofts, Katy Perry and more. Macon Pops. Middle Georgia State University, 100 University Parkway. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26.
Robert McDuffie and Mike Mills Concerto
Bragg Jam presents concerto for violin, rock band and string orchestra, composed by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie, featuring Wordless Music Orchestra. City Auditorium, 415 First St. Ticketmaster.com. 7 p.m. Oct. 27.
“Dancing Through the Decades, Part 3”
Music starting with the big band era and culminating with today’s most current hits, a brand new collection of songs.Mercer University, Hawkins Arena University Center, 1400 Coleman Ave. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
“May I Have Your Autograph, Please?”
Collection of diverse autographs of Lamar Sizemore. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through August.
“Stories of Personal Freedom” Opening Reception
Experience the narratives of Micah Goguen, working in mixed media, and Joy Madden Raynor, working in clay. Opening reception will feature musical accompaniment by Louise Warren. The exhibit will be on display through August 27. Free. Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. 5-8 p.m. Aug. 5.
“Universal For(u)m” Opening Reception
Featuring 3D artwork by local artists, including ceramics and fabric art. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments at the opening reception. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 26. Free. The567.org. The 567 Center for Renewal, 456 First St. 6-9 p.m. Aug. 5.
A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists and an exhibit by the Board of Directors and Staff of MGAA. Gallery hours: noon-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Free. 478-744-9557. middlegeorgiaart.org. Through Aug. 12.
Summer Art Show and Sale Opening Reception
Annual Fine Art Society of Middle Georgia members show. Exhibition on display through August. Mingle with the artists at the opening reception. Free. 2507 Moody Road, Warner Robins. 1-5 p.m. Aug. 14.
100th Birthday of the National Park Service
An exhibit of photography of the National Parks, featuring photography of Ocmulgee National Monument. Whether you are an amateur or professional photographer, please submit photographs that you have taken at National Parks across America and at Ocmulgee National Monument. Please submit images by email to Angela_Bates@nps.gov by Aug. 20. Due to limited space available, we will be making selections to best fit the exhibit. During the event, Ocmulgee will be celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th birthday with a birthday cake for the public to enjoy. The exhibit will be displayed through Aug. 28. Ocmulgee National Monument, 1207 Emery Highway. 478-752-8257. 5-7 p.m. Aug. 25.
Junior Duck Stamp Competition Winners
Award-winning watercolors by Georgia students from kindergarten-12th grade. Elam Alexander Gallery, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Through August.
“The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden”
This exhibition of his recent work also will feature “Angels of Virtue,” a signature series of mixed media works. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Through Sept. 10.
“Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids and Meteors”
The exhibition includes interactive and multimedia experiences where visitors play the role of explorers-in-training. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. On display through Sept. 11.
“Welcome to Smallgrove”: Works by Henry Lee Gorham
A series of narrative paintings that delineate the lives of African-American people living in a fictional community called Small Grove. Opening reception: 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 30. Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. tubmanmuseum.com. Sept. 23-Nov. 26.
An exhibit of vibrant paintings, sculptures and prints by Gloria Garfinkel. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. On display through Oct. 16.
Contemporary studio ceramics and paintings from the museum’s Permanent Collection, representing a wide spectrum of artistic movements and genres. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. October.
Science on a Sphere
A room-size, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a 6-foot diameter sphere, similar to a giant animated globe. Presented in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Ongoing.
The interactive exhibition tells the story of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, the 61st and 442nd Troop Carrier Groups that ferried them to Normandy, France, and the 325th Glider Regiment that fought alongside them. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Free. 478-926-6870. museumofaviation.org. Ongoing.
“Frankenstein the Radio Show”
Roles for six men and four women. Presented by the Backlot Players in Forsyth. The show runs Sept. 9-11. The Rose. Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. 7 p.m. Aug. 1.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
Membership is open to all wind and percussion players ages 17 and older. Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Trail off Wesleyan Drive. For more information, visit middlegeorgiaconcertband.org or call 478-784-0541. 7-9 p.m. Mondays.
Taste of the Arts: “Soul Train”
Wear your super bad ‘70s attire and groove to the beat at this benefit for Macon Arts Alliance. Event features silent auction, food, live music and more. $40 advance, $50 at the door. Terminal Station, Cherry Street, downtown Macon. maconartsalliance.org. 6 p.m. Aug. 13.
Fort Valley United Arts and Talent Expo
Open to all artists, indie filmmakers, creative individuals and performers of any style or genre and level of experience. All those who enter will be given a slot to share their talents. Concessions available. ShadowCast Productions and Talent Studios, Knoxville Street, Fort Valley. Free. shadowcaststudios.weebly.com. email@example.com. 10 a.m. Aug. 13.
Call for Artists
The Middle Georgia Art Association is seeking entries to the exhibition “Folk Art.” The exhibit will be on display Aug. 19-Sept. 9. Prospectus and entry forms available at middlegeorgiaart.org or by calling 478-744-9557. The gallery is located at 2330 Ingleside Ave. Entries due Aug. 16.
Recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses that have made significant contributions to the arts and cultural life of Middle Georgia. Nominations are accepted from the community annually and an independent panel selects each year’s honorees. Nominations will be accepted through Aug. 17. Free. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Awards ceremony at Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 6 p.m. Oct. 25.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
Come and listen or join in the singing. Christ United Methodist Church Choir Room (administration building in the back of church), 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. firstname.lastname@example.org. 478-345-7464. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.
Bring a sketchbook and pencils and practice portrait drawing. Gallery of Fine Art, 2507c Moody Road, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Hoops-Wallace, 478-396-9198 or email@example.com. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-922-2541. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
Lessons and rehearsal. No musical experience required. Pipe, drum lessons for interested community members. Room 109, Willet Science Center, Mercer University. Free. mercerpipesdrums.com. Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.