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Join us for the third annual Just Tap’d Craft Beer Festival. Sample a variety of craft beers while enjoying live musical performances, food and fun for the whole family right in the center of beautiful, historic downtown Macon. Breweries from all around the country will be representing their beers, including some exclusive to this event, answering questions about the brewing process and addressing the finer points of drinking great beer.

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April 21-22

April 22-30

Saturday 29

COMMUNITY/OUTDOORS 8th Annual Dragon Boat Races to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Georgia

COMMUNITY / OUTDOORS Cotton Avenue Pop-Up Plaza

COMMUNITY/ART 12th Annual Fired Works Exhibit & Sale

COMMUNITY/BENEFIT Boil on the Bayou; A benefit dinner for Woodfield Academy

1-4 p.m. at Sandy Beach Park on Lake Tobosofkee. Every dollar raised goes to match mentors with youth - changing their lives for the better - forever. Register your team for the 2017 Dragon Boat Races held April 22, 2017 at Sandy Beach on Lake Tobesofkee. Teams consist of 10 paddlers and 1 Drummer. Youth age 14 and older can participate. Teams can bring their tents for the day, enjoy the excercise, the team building, the sand and water in a family friendly event. Paddling, music, food, and fun! Come to cheer on the racers and enjoy an afternoon at Macon’s sandy beach.

The Cotton Ave Pop-Up Plaza will temporarily close a portion of the street to cars and open it to new possibilites for public use. We’re bringing bistro tables and chairs, oversized bean bags, adirondack chairs, live music and other activities to inspire new uses for the space for all. This is a free and family friendly event. Friday, April 21: 5:30-9:30 PM: Live music and yard games , Beer supplied by Just Tap’d Saturday, April 22: 10 am Free yoga class with Sparks Yoga. 12:00-5:00 PM: Live music and yard games, Beer supplied by Just Tap’d and available for purchase. The Cotton Ave PopUp Plaza is made possible by the Downtown Challenge Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia.

The 12th Annual Fired Works Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale will be held April 22-30, 2017 in Macon’s beautiful Central City Park. The exhibit and sale features more than 6,000 pieces of pottery by 65 ceramic artists from Georgia and the Southeast. Fired Works began as a local pottery show and has grown to become the largest exhibit of functional and sculptural pottery in Georgia. A one-time admission fee will cost $5, but is good for re-entry throughout the week. Open daily until 6 p.m. Visit their facebook page for a schedule of guest lectures, clay and pottery classes and workshops for kids.

6 p.m. Join us at Morgan View Farm in Bolingbroke for a party benefiting Woodfield Academy. Tim Cadiere and The Washboard Road Band will entertain us with lively Cajun Style music and delicious Low Country Boil. There will also be a silent auction, cash bar, dancing, and a corn hole tournament. Tickets are $65 per person or $450.00 for a table of 8. For reservations, donations, and more information please contact the school. (478) 477-9844. Woodfield Academy empowers students with diagnosed learning differences or developmental disorders to reach their maximum potential through an individualized education approach.

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