“THE CIVIL WAR”
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Directed by Jim Crisp with musical direction by Jim Penndorf. $25 adults; $20 seniors; $15 students. www.theatremacon.com. 478-746-9485.
JUST TAP’D TASTE OF THE SOUTH CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
3-9 p.m. Friday, Just Tap’d, 488 First St. sample a variety of Georgia craft beers while enjoying live music, food and fun for the whole family. Free; beer tickets available for purchase. www.cherryblossom.com.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, downtown Perry. Arts and crafts vendors, hot air balloon rally, live entertainment, dock dogs. www.perrygeorgiachamber.com/dogwoodfestival.
MAGNOLIA STREET SOAPBOX DERBY
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Washington Park, Magnolia Street, downtown Macon. Watch the soapbox derby and kids big wheel races, enjoy food trucks, live music and more. Free to watch. www.maconderby.com.
1-11 p.m. Saturday, Tattnall Square Park, downtown Macon. Music all day with headliners Relient K and Timeflies. Free. www.mercer.edu.