Fun and Interesting Events in Macon this Week (5/16 - 5/21)


Robert Lee Coleman's and friends celebrated his 77th birthday this past weekend with good music and food (Photographer Nate Weeks)

Monday, May 16th

Full Moon Yoga on Coleman Hill (7:30 p.m.)

Sparks Yoga hosts this yoga under the full moon on Coleman Hill. There will be a meditation, yoga, and  aromatherapy. The event will end with a traditional fire ceremony where participants will be invited to release their fears and worries. Mats will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. This yoga class is donation based. Coleman Hill is located at 285 Spring Street in Macon

Practicing yoga on Coleman Hill while a full moon rises overhead is a great way to start the week (Photograph courtesy of

Tuesday, May 17th

Dungeons & Dragons at Reboot Retrocade & Bar (7 - 11 p.m.)

Reboot Retrocade & Bar and Rachel Busskohl invites interested players to come play Dungeons and Dragons Tuesday night. There will be slots for seven players and priority seating given to new players. Participants are invited to bring their own character sheets, pens/pencils, dice, and miniatures. Reboot Retrocade & Bar is located 566 Cherry Street in Macon.

Wednesday, May 18th

Delivering the Future: Coca-Cola Truck Tour (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Central Georgia Technical College invites those interested in learning about their Commercial Truck Driving Program and potential post-graduation job opportunities with Coca-Cola UNITED to their campus on Wednesday. The “Delivering the Future” Coca-Cola truck will be there along with drinks, food, free entertainment and more. Central Georgia Technical College is located at 3300 Macon Tech Drive in Macon.

Thursday, May 18th

Watercolor & Wine at The 567 Center for Renewal (7 - 9:30 p.m.)

The 567 Center for Renewal, Macon365 and artist Brandi Byrom Art will present this class where students will create a 9 x 12 painting of a bouquet of flowers. Participants are invited to bring their beverages of choice. Tickets for this class are $25 and include materials for the two and half hour class. The 567 Center for Renewal is located at 456 First Street in Macon.

Friday, May 19th

Magnolia Moon Plays The Society Garden (8:30 - 11 p.m.)

Magnolia Moon is a band based out of Macon with a big sound. Their music is inspired by 60s and 70s rock 'n roll and bands like Led Zeppelin and Macon's own The Allman Brothers Band. The Society Garden is located at 2389 Ingleside Avenue in Macon.


Richard Gumby, Court Passion, and Truffelina play at JBA (10 p.m.)

Downtown Macon and JBA host a night of unique and interesting music from three different musical acts: Richard Gumby, Court Passion, and TruffelinaJBA is a small music venue that specializes in craft cocktails and a large whiskey selection. JBA is located at 499 MLK Jr. Boulevard in Macon.

Saturday, May 20th

6th Annual Ocmulgee Duck Dash at Amerson River Park (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Georgia hosts an exciting duck race on the Ocmulgee River Saturday. This is the sixth year of this event and the prize for the first place duck is $1,000. Ducks can be purchased from the Big Brothers Big Sisters' website. The race will begin at Amerson River Park located at 2600 Riverview Road in Macon.

One lucky duck will win someone $1,000 this Saturday (Photograph courtesy of

Macon Spring Vegan Fest (12 - 4 p.m.

The festival will be the biggest vegan event in middle Georgia, according to the organizers. This free event will take place in downtown Macon. Attendees are invited to bring their friendly and well-behaved pets as well. Local vendors, restaurants, and caterers will be on hand as well as live music and family-friendly entertainment. Macon's Vegan Fest takes place at 363 Poplar Street in Macon.

Sunday, May 21st

2nd Annual Mimosa Festival at The Society Garden (12 - 6 p.m.)

The Society Garden brings back the Mimosa Festival for a second year this Saturday and Sunday. There will be six different mimosas, food trucks, and live music. General admission tickets are $10 and tickets for the bottomless mimosas cost $25 per day and can be purchased on This event was extremely popular last year so there is a good chance that tickets will sell out soon. Muscat Blues Band and Garret Collins Band will play on Saturday and Reggie Trombone Love will play Sunday during an event known as Reggae Brunch. The Society Garden is located at 2389 Ingleside Drive in Macon.

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