Things to Do in Macon, GA

Top Pick for Spirits In October

Top Pick for Spirits In October

10/23/2014

The Historic Riverside Cemetery Conservancy will present “Tales of the Notable and Notorious” »

Theatre Macon Presents

Theatre Macon Presents "The Grapes of Wrath"

10/24/2014

Director Jim Crisp brings a unique approach to the John Steinbeck classic live on stage »

Things to do at Macon Octoberfest

Things to do at Macon Octoberfest

10/24/2014

Raise a stein to celebrate the Second Annual Macon Octoberfest, featuring Bavarian traditions served up Georgia style! »

Top Pick for a good scare!

Top Pick for a good scare!

10/24/2014

Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail presented by Museum of Aviation Foundation »

Top Picks for Live Music This Weekend

Top Picks for Live Music This Weekend

10/24/2014

The Gatekeepers have loaded up the Live Music Calendar and here is our Top Picks »

 Top Pick for Jazz and Arts on Riverdale

Top Pick for Jazz and Arts on Riverdale

10/25/2014

If you love Jazz music then get on down to Riverdale Drive this Saturday »

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All Hallows Eve in Macon Georgia

When Darkness falls across the land
will your Halloween be dull and bland?
Don’t sit around for Come What May,
for you have a friend called Gateway.

From family treks through a maze of maize,
and tasty treats guaranteed to craze.
From costume parties sure to thrill,
and grisly haunts that make blood chill.

A walk by tombs, down Riverside
where ghosts themselves tell how they died.
Then downtown, a sight that’s killer
the parade they call… The Thriller.

Macon's Calendar of Events

Season Opener: Fantasy Fare

10/25/2014

“Fantasy Fare” will pay tribute to one of the Symphony’s greatest and most beloved supporters, ...

The Great Quest: A Car Scavenger Hunt Through Quirky Macon Georgia

10/25/2014

Macon has a lot of quirks and we're not just talking the people... Have you ...

Interpretive Reading from Mary A H Gay's Life in Dixie During the War, Sherrie' Raleigh

10/25/2014

Hear an interpretive reading with Civil War-era costume of Mary A. H. Gay's Life in ...

Megan Jean and the KFB

10/25/2014

Megan Jean and the KFB, or Klay Family Band, arrange a demented blend of americana, ...

Fall Festival

10/26/2014

 Carnival Games *  Pony Rides * Hay Ride * Family Photos * Inflatables * Food ...

Rose Hill Ramble

10/26/2014

Friends of Rose Hill will host a Rose Hill Ramble this Sunday. The Ramble will include ...

Lightwire Theatres Darwin the Dinosaur

10/27/2014

Lightwire Theatre returns with a thrilling production of Darwin the Dinosaur, the story of a good-natured ...

Alexander II Magnet Elementary School Open House

10/27/2014

Alexander II Magnet Elementary School offers a lottery process for admission.

Prospective families are welcome to ...

Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series presents: Schubert & Chopin: Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

10/28/2014

Distinguished faculty artist Elizabeth Pridgen is no stranger to Fickling Hall, having performed in solos ...

Artist Talk and Closing Reception

10/28/2014

Join us for an artist talk and closing reception for Exquisite Formations. The exhibit, on ...

Ray LaMontagne Supernova Tour with Special Guest The Belle Brigade

10/30/2014

Join us for a night of great music with Ray LaMontagne in support of his ...

Slick Rick with DJ Bruce Wonder, and Floco Torres

10/30/2014

As one of the premier voices to emerge from eighties hip-hop culture, rapper Slick Rick ...

Trunk or Treat

10/31/2014

Looking for a safe place to bring the kids to trick or treat? On October ...

Halloweenie VIP

10/31/2014

Make your way through the haunted Halls of "No Space" to the main stage! A ...

Thriller Parade

10/31/2014

The 9th Annual Thriller Parade takes place this Halloween! If you want to participate in ...

Welcome To Our Home: A Tour Through Time

11/01/2014

This living history tour gives guests the opportunity to be time travelers. Travel back through ...

Bless These Hands Fair Trade Festival

11/01/2014

Fair Trade items from local, state, and global sources presented at an outdoor festival in ...

Macon Pops Concert - Classically Jazzed

11/01/2014

At Classically Jazzed, experience the world premier of Three Shades Of Blue, Concerto for Violin, ...

First Saturday Village Market

11/01/2014

 The First Saturday Village Market features handmade and homegrown items offered by local artisans and ...

Corks & Canvas

11/01/2014

Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

Townsend Presents: Geoffrey Hayden, piano

11/04/2014

Dr. Geoffrey Haydon has successfully bridged both classical and jazz styles of performance and he ...

Corks & Canvas (Date Night)

11/06/2014

Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

Mercer Jazz Ensemble: Hits of Herbie Hancock, Monty Cole, Director

11/07/2014

Join the Mercer Jazz Ensembles as they present the music of Herbie Hancock. Jazz piano ...

Opening Reception for "Autumn Returns"

11/07/2014

You are invited to a reception for “Autumn Returns” An exhibit featuring paintings by Fran ...

First Friday Jazz Celebration at The Library Ballroom

11/07/2014

First Friday Jazz Celebration with The World Famous Walnut Street Dixie, Racing and Marching Society ...

The Vespers with Rewind Retry

11/08/2014

The 567 presents The Vespers - A Southern Family Reunion opening with Macon band, Rewind ...

Townsend Presents: 8th Regimental Band of Georgia Volunteer Infantry

11/09/2014

The 8th Regiment Band of the Georgia Volunteer Infantry, formed in 1986 in Rome, Ga., ...

"Junie B Jones: The Musical"

11/10/2014

Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new ...

Townsend Presents: Eva Amsler, flute

11/11/2014

A recital inspired by the flute of Pan, who will be our guide through the ...

CANDLELIGHT APPARITIONS FROM THE CANNONBALL HOUSE

11/15/2014

The Cannonball House will hold its fourth annual performance of Candlelight Apparitions. Join us as ...

Candlelight Apparitions

11/15/2014

The Cannonball House will hold its fourth annual performance of Candlelight Apparitions on November 15, ...

Running for Ronald 512K and Smile Mile

11/16/2014

 5.12K and Smile Mile on Sunday, November 16. Registration opens at 1:30 pm. 5.12K begins at ...

"Sister Act"

11/16/2014

Sister Act is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash!  The New York Post calls it “Ridiculously fun,” and audiences ...

'Fall Into The Holidays II' Autumn Dance Presentation

11/16/2014

Dancers from Central Georgia, ages 3-adult, present a celebration of all things Autumn through New ...

Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

11/17/2014

Recongnized as one of the leading violinists of her generation, Hsin-Yun Huang has performed as ...

Fabian Concert Series: Viva Viola!

11/18/2014

Viola takes the spotlight in an evening of music with family and friends. Distinguished faculty ...

Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series: Ian Altman, piano

11/24/2014

Faculty artist Ian Altman takes the stage at Fickling Hall to perform dramatic works by ...

A Very Merry Holiday Pops

11/30/2014

Celebrate the season by sharing this warm and joyful musical event with your family. Enjoy ...

Fabian Concert Series: The Cortona Trio

12/02/2014

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Julie Albers, cello; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. The Center's trio-in-residence presents an ...

Lessons and Carols: Mercer Singers

12/05/2014 - 12/06/2014

Stantley L. Roberts,

Christmas Hay Day Family Event

12/07/2014

Hay Days are FREE Family Days held on Saturdays twice a year. The next Hay ...

Mercer University Children's Choir: Sing and Rejoice!

12/07/2014

The angelic voices of the Mercer University Children’s Choir sing in the season of rejoicing! ...

Choral Society of Middle Georgia: Handels Messiah, Stanley Roberts, conductor

12/09/2014

This favorite holiday event continues a long-standing tradition in our community. Join us to hear ...

Lunch and Learn With Canaan Marshall

12/09/2014

Come to an exclusive dining event at Hay House, Macon’s premier National Historic Landmark. Not ...

AN OLD TIME MACON CHRISTMAS

12/12/2014

 Join us for an Old Time Christmas Celebration at The Cannonball House. Enjoy an evening ...

Cinderella

12/05/2014 - 12/14/2014

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella has been a huge hit whether on television or stage. In ...

"Swinging into the Holidays with John Tesh"

12/16/2014

 John Tesh and his Big Band Orchestra are “swinging” into town so you can Have Yourself ...

A Christmas Gala

12/17/2014

Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres at a lovely reception held in the lavish Drawing and ...

"John Berry: The Christmas Concert"

12/19/2014

Grammy Award nominee John Berry returns with his nationally touring Christmas concert to the Grand ...

A Christmas Cabaret at Theatre Macon

12/18/2014 - 12/21/2014

Back for a third year, A Christmas Cabaret at Theatre Macon is already an annual favorite ...

Christmas at Hay House

12/01/2014 - 01/01/2015

Christmas would not be complete without a tour of Macon's premier antebellum house decked with ...

Kansas with special guests Arc and Stones

01/10/2015

Kansas, America's greatest and most successful progressive rock band, released the two-disc (one CD/one DVD) ...

"Million Dollar Quartet"

01/13/2015 - 01/14/2015

This Tony Award®-winning musical is inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording ...

The Music of the Eagles

01/17/2015

A fan favorite, The Music of the Rolling Stones comes to us from the same ...

Mercer University Opera: Handels Alcina, Martha Malone, director; Richard Kosowski, conductor

01/15/2015 - 01/18/2015

Start the new year with adventure on the enchanted island of the sorceress Alcina, whose ...

Faculty Artist Recital: A Mile to the East of the Iron Curtain

01/20/2015

Monty Cole, clarinet and saxophone; Jean Roberts, piano; Marcus Reddick, percussion Concordia College faculty artist ...