Events Happening in Macon: March 17th - March 26th

Staff Report

Friday, March 17th, 2023

Something Old, Something New
Macon #FirstFriday Opening Reception Friday, March 3rd 4:00pm – 7:00pm! Something Old, Something New by Barbara Allen Stanton Domingos
Presented by Macon Arts Gallery at Macon Arts Gallery, 486 First Street, Macon, GA 31201
Mar 03, 2023 - Mar 31, 2023 at 10:00 am, 04:00 pm

Wini McQueen's The Canopy
Preview Celebration Thursday, March 16th and Opening Weekend Reception Friday, March 17th – Sunday, March 19th.
Presented by Macon Arts Gallery at Macon Mall, 3661 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206
Mar 16, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 pm, 05:00 pm

Bicentennial Art Show At Macon Mall
The Macon Mall will be hosting series of rotating art exhibits throughout 2023, starting with “Blossoming, Untold Stories, Sense of Place” featuring Wini McQueen’s “The Canopy.”
Presented by Macon 200 at Macon Mall, 3661 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206, Macon, GA 31201
Mar 16, 2023 at 05:00 pm

Reframing the Institutional Saga: 186 Artifacts for 186 Years of Wesleyan College w/ Historic Macon
Learn more about the racial history of Wesleyan College, connect the past and the present, and explore the ways the college has evolved.
Presented by Historic Macon Foundation and Wesleyan College at Confucius Institute @ Lucy Lester Willet Memorial Library, 4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, GA 31210
Tickets are free, but please register at
Mar 16, 2023 at 05:30 pm

Artist Beverly McIver: Coming Full Circle
Join us at Wesleyan College from March 15th to March 17th for a special visit from nationally recognized artist and scholar Beverly McIver. The event is free and open to the public and is set to take place at Pierce Chapel on Thursday, March 16th, at
Presented by Wesleyan College at Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Mar 16, 2023 at 07:00 pm

Broadway Does Country: A Cabaret
Bring out your deepest accent, y’all, and cowboy hat to sing along with your favorite classic country songs – Broadway style!
Presented by Grand Opera House at The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
Mar 17, 2023 at 07:30 pm

Cotton Modernity Symposium
Scholars will discuss the historical and cultural significance of cotton in the twentieth-century South.
Presented by Spencer B. King, Jr., Center for Southern Studies at Mercer University, 1400 Coleman Ave., Macon, GA 31207
Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023 at 09:30 am, 06:00 pm

Lantern Light Tours
Experience Ocmulgee Mounds under the stars!
Presented by Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, 1207 Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
Online ticket purchase with specific time slot required.
Tours run every 10 minutes from 7:30pm-9:00pm. Park gates open at 7:00pm
Tickets are $6.
Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 25, 2023 at 07:30 pm

Girl Power Workshop at Historic Macon
Come build a bee house with HMF on March 18!
Presented by Historic Macon Foundation at Historic Macon Foundation Shop, 909 Second St, Macon, GA 31201
Free for girls ages 10-18! Space is limited, so please register ASAP!
Mar 18, 2023 at 09:30 am

Corks & Canvas
Corks & Canvas is a fun, beginner-friendly painting workshop where you can relax and hang out with friends while a local artist teaches you how to recreate a beautiful painting.
Presented by The 567 Center for Renewal at The 567 Center for Renewal, 456 1st Street, Macon, GA 31201
$30 includes all materials for an 11 x 14 painting
Mar 18, 2023 at 07:00 pm

Triangle Arts Market Third Sunday Weekend - Welcome to Spring!
Please join us on Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19, as we Welcome Spring with a wonderfully fresh selection of fine handcrafted and homegrown items, all presented by local small business owners!
Presented by Triangle Arts Market at Triangle Arts Macon, 206 Lower Elm St., Macon, GA 31201
Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 11:00 am

Cherry Blossom Isekai Season 1 Finals
This is it, the finals of the Season 1 of Cherry Blossom Festival Isekai Tour!
Presented by Reboot Retrocade Gaming and Georgia Sports Hall of Fame at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, 301 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31208
List of Games & Details
Smash Ultimate
Tekken 7
Street Fighter V
Guilty Gear Strive
For the top 16 finals, each game will have $200 prize pot set.(so far)
If any game reaches 100 players, we will add $200 more to that particular game’s pot.
There will be a section for BYOC and PCs and host side tournaments if you like.
$30 Venue fee
$5 entry fee per game (FGC, Ultimate Singles)
$5 Spectator fee
Online Registration : CLOSES AT 10:59AM ON SATURDAY!
Doors open at 10am for last minute walk-ins;
Walk-In Registration CLOSES AT 10:59AM
Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 11:00 am

RMHC Cherry Blossom Road Race
We are celebrating over 20 years of providing care, comfort and hope for families of children receiving medical treatment in Central Georgia with the RMHC Cherry Blossom Road Race on March 18.
Presented by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia and Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival at Howard High School, 6400 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
5K Registration is $30 through March 5 and $35 after March 5.
Quarter Marathon Registration is $35 through March 5 and $40 after March 5.
Virtual / Snooze Registration is $25.
Macon Tracks Running Club members receive a $1 discount.
Shirts guaranteed ONLY to those who register by March 7th.
Virtual/snooze runners will receive a tech shirt by mail; postage is included in fee.
Mar 18, 2023 at 07:30 am

Georgia Big Band
Come experience a toe-tapping musical event that is sure to lift your spirits!
Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville United Methodist Church at Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon, GA 31204
Free Admission
Mar 19, 2023 at 04:00 pm

Macon200 Shines: A Light On Our Journey Bicentennial History Series: Part 3: Music & The Arts
Join us to learn about the deep roots of Macon’s musical and artistic history, presented by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Presented by Macon 200 at Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Mar 21, 2023 at 06:00 pm

Tattnall Tuesday Group Walk
Join Bike Walk Macon for Tattnall Tuesday to explore the streets of Macon in a healthy way!
Presented by Bike Walk Macon at Tattnall Square Park, College St. and Oglethorpe St, Macon, GA 31207
Mar 21, 2023 at 06:00 pm

Evil Woman, The American ELO
A multi-media concert celebration of the music of ELO.
Presented by Grand Opera House at The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
Mar 23, 2023 at 07:30 pm

GA Women in BBQ: Keepers of the Flame, Fan the Flames of Change
Join us for our latest Transforming The South Lecture Series as we explore gender in the Georgia BBQ