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THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

WELLNESS: 2017 Raw Food and Yoga Retreat (Indian Springs State Park) In Partnership with Hometown/Homegrown Yoga, Slackline Yoga and Rhythm and Jazz Foundation March 24 – 26, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Spring into Wellness). (478) 747-7920. The weekend retreat is $199.00 includes food, yoga instructions, lodging and a t-shirt.

Friday 17 MUSIC: The Macon Pops Presents “Hit Songs From TV and Movies” (Mercer’s Hawkins Arena) 7:30 p.m. Featuring Gloria Reuben and Erich Bergen presenting some of the most iconic songs from hit movies and television shows. Mercer University, Hawkins Arena University Center, maconpops.com.

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Midway Rides and Food Vendors (Central City Park) Thru April 2. Your whole family will enjoy the fun fair atmosphere with Drew Exposition Amusement Rides! The rides are available at Central City Park all 10 days during park hours. Purchase ride tickets on site. Sundays, free rides noon-1pm!

SPORTS: Macon Mayhem vs. Columbus Cottonmouths Puck drops at 7:30 PM. Tickets $13 and up. Ticketmaster.com ART CLASS: Corks & Canvas (567 Center for Renewal) 7 p.m. Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a friend, and learn to create an 11 x 14 painting. No painting experience required. An artist will guide you through the steps. $28 includes all materials for the class (except the wine), and the class lasts 2 and 1/2 hours. Space is limited. To register, call (478) 238-6051. 456 1st Street

COMMUNITY: Sky Over Macon

(Museum of Arts & Sciences) 5-10 p.m. Explore space, the constellations and planets visible from Central Georgia. $5-$10. 4182 Forsyth Road

Saturday 18 DANCE: Rock the Ballet presented by Middle GA Youth Ballet (The Douglass Theatre) MGYB dancers, who represent studios from all over middle Georgia, will perform in dances ranging from “Waltz of the Hours” to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Professional dancers Oivia Boyd and B.J. Hilburn will also perform. This show spotlights talented dancers who range in age from 12 to 18 years old across our community. MGYB is celebrating its 20th season this year! Reserved seating is available if you purchase tickets in advance by calling the Douglass Theatre. $15 adults/ $12 students. 742-2000 TOUR: Rock Candy Tours: Rock ‘n Roll Stroll Beginning at H&H Soul Food. 10am, $15. RockCandyTours.com

Sunday 19 COMMUNITY: Beer & Hymns (The Bearfoot Tavern) 6 p.m. Free communty event sponsored by Highland

Hills Baptist Church. Hymns and popular tunes. Events are casual and filled with good food and delicious beverages. Come sing along. COOKING Farmhouse Sunday Supper (Travis Jean) 5:30 p.m. with Chef Kevin McCauley. Fried chicken, mixed bean salad, Fancy slaw, Seasonal cobbler. BYOB. $48 per person. TravisJean.com

Tuesday 22 KAROAKE: AP’s Hidden Hideaway with Chris Allen. 7 p.m. Backporch Lounge 8 p.m.

TRIVIA: Bearfoot Tavern 7 p.m.

Wednesday 22 SPORTS Mercer Men’s Basketball 7 p.m. vs. UNCG. Hawkins Arena. $8 general admission. Tickets.mercer.edu KAROAKE: 20’s Pub 8 p.m. - midnight The Hummingbird 8 p.m. - midnight TRIVIA: Wild Wing Cafe Questionary 7 p.m. Locos: Trivia with Devin 8 p.m. The Hummingbird 7 p.m.

Automobile Accidents - Defective Products - Insurance Disputes Environmental Contamination - Brain Injuries - Medical Malpractice - Motorcycle Accidents - Property Owners’ Liability - Wrongful Death BRIAN P. ADAMS, Attorney at Law

Local (478) 238-0231 Email brian@brianadamslaw.com 598 Dt Walton Sr Way, Macon, Georgia, 31201

06 MARCH 17 - 31, 2017

Tuesday 21 MUSIC: Fabian Concert Series presents “Brahms Clarinet Quartet (Fickling Hall on Mercer’s campus) 7:30 p.m. In an eclectic evening featuring composers old and new, Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska, concertmaster Erin Keefe, and assistant principal violist Becca Albers join Amy Schwartz Moretti and sophomore cellist Atticus Mellor-Goldman to perform Brahms’ great clarinet quintet. Neva Langley Fickling Hall in the McCorkle Music Building. Tickets are $15 per person. Pay at the door, or to reserve seats by phone, call (478) 301-5470.

Thursday 23 ART CLASS: Watercolor and Wine (567 Center for Renewal) 7 p.m. Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a friend, and learn to create an 9 x 12 painting. No painting experience required. An artist will guide you through the steps. $25 includes all materials for the class (except the wine), and the class lasts 2 and 1/2 hours. Space is limited. To register, call (478) 238-6051. 456 1st Street MUSIC: Mercer University Orchestra (Fickling Hall on Mercer’s campus) 7:30 p.m. admission is free but a ticket is required. Call the GOH Box Office to reserve (478) 301-5470. Part of NPR’s Performance Today residency and will be recorded for possible later broadcast. KAROAKE: 20’s Pub 8 p.m. - midnight

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Tunes ‘N Brews Bike Bash 6-8 p.m. A family-friendly, festive evening of bike riding, live music, burgers, and beer! This ride features an easy pace 4 mile ride departing from the Tubman Museum and travels through beautiful Historic Downtown Macon. This FREE event is intended for riders of all ages and abilities. Lights and helmets are required.

Saturday 25 CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Pink Pancake Breakfast (Central City Park) 7am-10:30. Adults: $5 / 5 and under: $2 per person. Come enjoy delicious pink pancakes served up by the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department! Benefits the American Cancer Society. CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Open Air Market (Third and Plum Streets) 9am-4pm. Vendors sell handmade or homegrown goods from Middle Georgia. Featuring food trucks, live music and a petting zoo. FREE! CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Ocmulgee Duck Dash (Amerson Waterworks Park) 10:30-noon. Purchase ducks from Big Brothers Big Sisters, Crisis Line & Safe House, and the event website. All of the ducks will be placed in the Ocmulgee River at the same time. The person who purchased the winning duck will take home $1,000! 2nd and 3rd place ducks will also win prizes. Ducks are $5 each. CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Annual Bed Race and Firefighter competition (Third Street Park) 1-3 p.m. Chuckle if you will, but these speed machines are serious! The Bed Race is open to anyone who wants to get in on the fun and excitement of old fashioned bed racing.

The 11th Hour: March 17-31, 2017  

The Soul of Central Georgia

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