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Special Event: History/Science, Installations, Museum, Animals
Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived
The exhibition features a 60-footlong walk-through sculpture and highlights the evolution, biology, and misconceptions regarding giant prehistoric sharks. Who can imagine a 60-foot shark cruising all the world’s oceans? The evolution and extinction of this...
Museum of Arts and Sciences
Macon, GA

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: kids; science; nature
Butterfly Bio Blitz
This August, participants will conduct a day of field observations counting butterflies along the trails with Ocmulgee National Monument. Each participant will be given a free t-shirt, water bottle and other perks; the park will provide cameras, binoculars...
Ocmulgee National Monument
Macon, GA

Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Benefit/Fundraiser
Aqua Vino
Join us for a night of wine from around the world and delicious cuisine at Georgia Aquarium’s 12th annual Aqua Vino event, Friday, August 25, 2017! This year’s event celebrates our common bottlenose dolphin, and supports our vital research and conservation...
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, GA

Fri 8/25/17 at 7pm
Special Event: For the Family
Movie in the Park
Watch the "The Power Rangers." Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, coolers, snacks ... and don't forget your family. Free popcorn and snow cones while they last. Parents please accompany and or properly monitor children in the lines. Please pick up and dispo...
Central City Park
Macon, GA

Fri 8/25/17 at 8pm-10pm
Special Event: Education, Food/Tasting
Helms College Open House
Start cooking! Get career ready in culinary arts in just 1-2 years. Visit our Open House on Aug. 26 from 10am-12pm for a campus tour and get your questions answered. Federal financial aid and scholarships available for those who qualify. H...
Helms College
Macon, GA

Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Museum, Benefit/Fundraiser, Ethnic, Food/Tasting
International Taste of Soul: Around The Rotunda in 80 Dishes
From Africa to Asia, South America and beyond, the Tubman Museum takes you on a culinary journey — one that will tantalize your taste buds, as well as showcase the multi-cultural aspect of the museum. This year's focus is BBQ, but, in the tradition of prev...
Tubman Museum
Macon, GA

Sun 8/27/17 at 2pm-5pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Education
Whale Shark Day
Join us on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, to celebrate our whale sharks on International Whale Shark Day. Do your part to help these gentle giants by learning about them at Georgia Aquarium. There will be a narrated whale shark feeding at the theater window i...
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta, GA

Wed 8/30/17 at 10:30am-2:30pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy
Kevin Hart
This former shoe salesman has become a successful stand-up comedian who has played clubs from Caroline's to The Laugh Factory and others nationwide. He's also risen to fame in movies, starring in such hits as "Ride Along" and "Get Hard."
Macon City Auditorium
Macon, GA

Sat 9/9/17 at 7pm
Sat 9/9/17 at 10pm
Sun 9/10/17 at 7pm
Special Event: Special Event, Auction, Food/Tasting, Social Event
Lockerly Under the Stars
This event, held in the Grassmann Meadow, will be a fun and casual time to eat, drink and dance the night away and maybe go home with some fabulous finds in Lockerly's silent auction. Guests will enjoy music by Reunion, food by Aubri Lanes, a cash bar and ...
Lockerly Arboretum/Lockerly Hall
Milledgeville, GA

Sat 9/9/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Children, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Fort Valley State University 4-H/FFA Ag Youth Health and Field Day
The 4-H FFA/Agriculture Youth Health Day affords youth participants the opportunity to learn healthy living education, and fun hands-on ways to be physically active. Date/Time/Location: September 16, 2017. Target Audience: The 4-H FFA/Agriculture Youth Hea...
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA

Sat 9/16/17 at 2pm till 5pm, 5pm till 8pm
Special Event: Animals, For the Family
Yappy Hour
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music and vendors at the Macon Dog Park. The Yappy Hour series promises great music and fun! Just a Few Reminders Please remember to scoo...
Macon Dog Park
Macon, GA

Thu 9/21/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: For the Family
Movie in the Park
Watch the "The Power Rangers." Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, coolers, snacks ... and don't forget your family. Free popcorn and snow cones while they last. Parents please accompany and or properly monitor children in the lines. Please pick up and dis...
Tattnall Square Park
Macon, GA

Fri 9/22/17 at 8pm-10pm
Special Event: Auction
Goodwill Auto Sale
Preview & bid: 8:00-11:00 a.m. Winners announced: 12:30 p.m. For more information, call (478)-471-4841. Proceeds benefit Goodwill’s education, job training, and placement programs. All vehicles sold “as is” and all sales are final. Vehicles must be paid fo...
Goodwill Industries
Macon, GA

Sat 9/23/17 at 8am-11am
Special Event: Comedy
Priest Tyaire Presents Momma's Boy
Playwright Priest Tyaire returns with "Momma's Boy," another comedy that examines the hilarious consequences of not cutting the apron strings well into adulthood. With a celebrated, all-star cast we watch what happens when a mother is forced to choose betw...
Macon City Auditorium
Macon, GA

Thu 9/28/17 at 8pm
Special Event: For the Family
Visit a Park Day
Take advantage of Visit a Park Day this fall as a way to spark a long-lasting bond between your park and recreation facilities and your community! Increasing the amount of greenspace in our community and improving our current parks is part of the Quali...
Central City Park
Macon, GA

Fri 10/6/17 at 8am-8pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Daughters of the British Empire Afternoon Tea
A traditional English Afternoon tea, charity fund raiser. Guests will enjoy a variety of sandwiches, sweets and a choice of teas. A "grand raffle" will also be held.
Houston Springs Community Clubhouse
Perry, GA

Sun 10/15/17 at 2:30pm-4:30pm

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