Adventures in Middle Georgia: Things to Do this Week in the Heart of Georgia


Fall Line Brewing Co.'s Art After Dark Festival was a big hit this past weekend (Photographer Nate Weeks)

The first full week of March will bring lots of art, music, and unique family-friendly events to Middle Georgia. The last of the Lights and Soul: Music on Macon Streets series will take place at and around Tattnall Square Park on Thursday while the first Second Second concert of the year will take place on Coleman Hill on Sunday. The following are just a few of the fun adventures to be had this week in the heart of Georgia.

MONDAY, March 4th

An Evening of Music with Jackson Griffith at Parish on Cherry St. (6 p.m.)

Start the week off with an evening of music from Jackson Griffith, a singer and songwriter from Middle Georgia. While a student at Middle Georgia State University, Griffith’s senior art exhibition was the design and release of his album “Tired of 23”.

 > Parish on Cherry St. - 580 Cherry Street, Macon

TUESDAY, March 5th

Broadway Does the 90’s: A Cabaret at Grand Opera House (7:30 p.m.)

Hear cabaret-style performances of songs from the 90s by musicians like Brittany Spears, show tune renditions of the unforgettable “No Scrubs” and “Rebel Girl”, as well as music from popular musicals like Rent and tick, tick… BOOM! at Broadway Does the 90’s on Tuesday. Tickets to the show start at $8.07 on

 > Grand Opera House - 617 Mulberry Street, Macon

Graphic courtesy of Grand Opera House

Walnut Street Music Presents Jazz at Christ Church (7:30 - 9 p.m.)

The Matt Miller Quintet will be performing during “An Evening of Jazz” in the Great Hall at Christ Church on Tuesday as well. Registration is limited but free. Register online at this link.

 > Christ Church - 582 Walnut Street, Macon

WEDNESDAY, March 6th

Blippi at the Macon City Auditorium (6 p.m.)

Blippi is an educational YouTube channel for children up to the age of around five years old and toddlers and Blippi’s live-action show will be at the Macon Auditorium on Wednesday. Tickets currently start at $20.50 on

 > Macon City Auditorium - 415 First Street, Macon

Wobble Wednesdays at JBA (10 p.m. - 1:15 a.m.)

JBA hosts evenings of dance, Top 40, electronic dance music, hip hop, and more in their large game room every Wednesday. This Wednesday two DJs, DJ B3 and DJ UhOh, will be spinning tunes for attendees. There is no cover charge for this dance-inducing event.

 > JBA - 425 Cherry Street, Macon

THURSDAY, March 7th

Lights and Soul: Music on Macon Streets at Tattnall Square Park (6 p.m.)

The final Lights & Music event from Visit Macon will take place in the neighborhood around Tattnall Square Park on Thursday. There will be live music as well as “walking architectural tours” of homes in the neighborhood. Lights and Soul: Music is a free and family-friendly event.

 > Tattnall Square Park - 1155 College Street, Macon

Southeast Contemporary: Night with the Artists at the Museum of Arts and Sciences (7 - 10 p.m.)

The Museum of Arts and Sciences will present its annual Southeastern art showcase on Thursday. The artwork of James Enos (Georgia), Amy Gross and Carol Prusa (Florida), and Nadia Stieglitz (South Carolina) will be on display. There will also be a bar and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets to the Southeast Contemporary cost $50 online at this link.

 > Museum of Arts and Sciences - 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon

FRIDAY, March 8th

Fall Line’s 4th Anniversary Weekend (12 p.m.)

Fall Line is celebrating their fourth anniversary with the release of their special anniversary beer named Forbidden Brew (a Märzen, a lager originating in Bavaria, aged in wine barrels for seven months). The anniversary will start on Friday with Power Hour Deals, continue on Saturday with music from Blane Dunnam (2-5 p.m.), and finish on Sunday with Annie’s Oven serving up cake-pop flights.

 > Fall Line Brewing Co. - 567 Plum Street, Macon

Grilled Cheese Fest with One Good Ring, Big Mike & Friends, and DJ Pickles at the Society Garden (5 p.m.)

Multiple grilled cheese stations will be set up at the three-day-long Grilled Cheese Fest that starts this Friday and goes through Sunday. One Good Ring is a talented Grateful Dead tribute band (playing on both Friday and Saturday) that will perform along with Big Mike & Friends, and DJ Pickles.

 > The Society Garden - 2389 Ingleside Avenue, Macon

Yoga in the Plaza on Cotton Avenue Plaza (7 - 8 p.m.)

Macon Mental Health Matters will bring their Yoga in the Plaza back to Downtown Macon. This free, family-friendly event takes place every second Friday of the month in the Cotton Avenue Plaza.

 > Cotton Avenue Plaza - 448 Cotton Avenue, Macon

DIY Diva Art Night at Artspace Macon (6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)

Artspace Macon will be celebrating International Women’s Day with an art piece featuring iconic women, according to the art gallery and school. Tickets to the DIY Diva Art Night workshop cost $25 online at this link.

 > Artspace Macon - 2378 Ingleside Avenue, Macon

Graphic courtesy of Artspace Macon

SATURDAY, March 9th

Family Aviation Day at the Museum of Aviation Robins Air Force Base (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

The Museum of Aviation Foundation’s Family Aviation Day will take place on Saturday. This free event will include multiple helicopters whose crews will be on hand to talk with attendees as well as other aircraft, STEM activities, and more. There will also be food trucks and other free activities.

 > Museum of Aviation Robins AFB - 1992 Heritage Boulevard, Warner Robins

POSTPONED TILL MARCH 30th: 2024 Shamrock ’n’ Ride Scavenger Hunt at Fall Line Brewing Co. (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Bike Walk Macon’s annual Shamrock ’n’ Ride Scavenger Hunt will take start from Fall Line Brewing Co. on Saturday and invites attendees to dress up in their “gaudiest green gear” to celebrate the occasion. Registration starts at $40 online at this link for riders 11 years old and older while children 10 and under ride for free.

 > Fall Line Brewing Co. - 565 2nd Street Lane, Macon

L.H. Williams: Mental Health Pop-Up Gym at the L.H. Williams Recreation Center (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Macon Mental Health Matters presents one of their monthly Mental Health Pop-Up Gyms this Saturday with therapist consultations, yoga and meditation, a drum circle, and fresh fruit and vegetable giveaways. This free monthly event takes place at different locations around Macon and seeks to help you “make self-care a priority” together with other Maconites.

 > L.H. Williams Recreation Center - 130 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon

Spring Fling 2024 at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church (11 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

The Spring Fling is a special one-day Greek Festival pop-up that will include Greek foods like gyros, Greek fries, loukaniko, and loukoumades.

 > Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church - 859 1st Street, Macon

The three-day-long Central Georgia Greek Festival will take place in late October (Photographer Nate Weeks)

Sound Bath at Middle Georgia Medical Massage in Gray (5 - 6 p.m.)

A sound bath is a unique way to relax while listening to soothing sounds that are said to possibly help “stress, fatigue, and depression symptoms”. Positive Sound Vibes will present a sound bath at the Middle Georgia Medical Massage, a massage school in Gray, for $20. You can purchase tickets online at this link.

 > Middle Georgia Medical Massage - 102 E Clinton Street, Unit 3, Gray

SUNDAY, March 10th

Spring Hay Day 2024 at the Hay House (10 a.m. -3 p.m.)

The Hay House will celebrate the arrival of Spring on Sunday and you are invited to bring a picnic to eat and “enjoy free entry and self-guided tours”. There will also be games, crafts, as well as light refreshments, and all children who attend will receive a goody back, according to the organizer.

 > Fall Line Brewing Co. - 565 2nd Street Lane, Macon

Storytelling 101 - Leadership Chronicles: Unleashing Your Power from Storytellers Macon (2 - 5 p.m.)

This free storytelling workshop from Storytellers Macon in collaboration with Wesleyan College’s Leadership Lab will teach attendees the power and magic of telling stories. If you are interested in attending and crafting your own powerful story, make sure to register online at this link.

 > Wesleyan College’s Leadership Lab - 522 Cherry Street, Macon

Second Sunday featuring Matt McMillan and the City Limits (6 - 8 p.m.)

Bragg Jam’s Second Sunday concert series returns this Sunday with a free performance from Matt McMillan and the City Lights, an alt-country band, on Coleman Hill. Bring your picnic, lawn chairs, and friendly, leashed pets, and enjoy live music while looking out over Downtown Macon.

 > Coleman Hill - 285 Spring Street, Macon


This video on YouTube will give you a preview of what you might hear at the first Second Sunday concert of the year

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