Things to Do in Macon, GA

Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Present Built To Amaze

Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Present Built To Amaze


Experience all the things you know and love and be amazed by things you've never seen before! »

Top Pick For Live Jazz in Macon

Top Pick For Live Jazz in Macon


All That Jazz Feature Stephanie Mills, benefiting the Tubman Museum »

TOP PICK for Winter Festival

TOP PICK for Winter Festival


Tease: Winter Wonderland is two days of fun for the famil »

Things to do for more ideas for cooking dinner

Things to do for more ideas for cooking dinner


Robinson Home is offering a slow cooker class »

Top Picks for places to watch the Superbowl this Sunday

Top Picks for places to watch the Superbowl this Sunday


it is the sporting event of the year and we have the best bets for watching the game »

Top Pick for Musical Revue and local talent showcase

Top Pick for Musical Revue and local talent showcase


The Miracle on Mulberry is back at the Grand Opera House »

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The top 5 Best Of 2014

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Best Of 2014 Year in Review

The Year In Review

2015 is already off to a roaring start, including the 5th Wave alien invasion of Downtown Macon.  But before we get too deep into the new year, let's take a quick look back at what's come before.  Here we list the Top 5 events, musical performances, festivals, and everything else.  We also have a year in review photo gallery, crammed with the best images to linger with us as we head into the new year.

You'll find it all right here.

While we're looking back, check out this fantastic video of the Mercer Bears beating Duke in NCAA Basketball, the upset of the season!

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Grassland String Band



Yeah. Amerigrass.

Nobody invented it. It just happened, much like the formation ...

A Night of Worship & Prayer with Charles King


Come and welcome back to Macon, Charles King as we celebrate with a night of ...

An Evening with Larry Frick


Larry Frick is a singer, songwriter, and entertainer from Louisburg, North Carolina, who has a ...

All That Jazz: Stephanie Mills


Join us for the 19th annual All That Jazz concert and ball featuring Stephanie Mills. ...

Dirk Quinn Band


Dirk Quinn the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of ...

Offering Loving Care to Families Facing Alzheimers


Mott Smith, Program Director at the Central GA Regional Center for Alzheimer’s, will offer her wisdom ...

An Evening With Ryan West


With a sound like no other, The Ryan West Band has been playing numerous venues ...

3rd Annual Casino Night


Delicious food, Cash bar, 16 Gaming tables, Silent Auction, Balloon Pop, and Fabulous friends...a fantastic ...

Macon-Bibb County Community Intervention Workshop


Creating community based solutions for violence prevention & gang intervention.

Panel Focus Areas:

Economics: Macon Bibb economic ...

Bring a Friend to Rehearsal Day


Thinking of joining MSYO, or just curious about what goes on in rehearsal? Either way, ...

4 Seasons of Macon's Black History


.The Ruth Hartley Mosley Women's Center presents: 4 Seasons Of Macon's History Trivia. .Our 4 seasons will ...

Faculty Artist Recital: Hallowed Harps: Calista Anne Koch, harp


Calista Anne Koch plays solo masterpieces for harp as well as chamber music. Accompanied by ...

The Shack Band


What originally started as an organic, impromptu and free-flowing collection of musicians casually performing in ...

State of the Community Luncheon


We invite y ou to hear Mayor Robert Reichert's update on the Macon-Bibb Consolidation and his ...

Mercer Wind Ensemble: Mad About Chamber Music II


This program is the second concert in the annual chamber music series featuring a variety ...

Opening Reception of Horizons and Spaces


The February exhibit at The 567 will be "Horizons and Spaces," featuring abstract paintings by ...

Mid-Life Chryslers at Library Ballroom


 Come on down to The Library Ballroom for a Macon First Friday Celebration! We will ...

Grand Opening Celebration


Gallery West
Iconic Images. Plain. Simple.
Featuring the Music Photography of Kirk West

Now Open at
447 Third Street

Opening Reception for Shades of Grey


A special exhibit of black and white art by NC-artist collective “Complimentary Colors.”. 

Shades of Grey ...

First Saturday Village Market


Local artisans, growers, and producers provide a wide variety of handmade and homegrown products and ...

Corks & Canvas


Grab a friend and join artist Beth Smith as she guides you step by step ...

RadioBirds w/ Widow Pills


Radio Birds is coming back to The Hummingbird Stage & Taproom .
Radio Birds has taken their sound ...

Macon Civic Club Musical Revue

02/04/2015 - 02/07/2015

The Macon Civic Club is pleased to announce its 2015 annual revue, Heartbreak Hotel.  Through music and comedy, ...

Bill Maher Live


Spend an evening with Bill Maher, the brilliant political commentator who set the boundaries of ...

Sidney's Salon with Jonathan Poston


In honor of Sidney Lanier’s legacy, Historic Macon Foundation, the owners of the Sidney Lanier ...

Grandkids Series: "Ivy and Bean" The Musical


Ivy & Bean: The Musicalis the story of an unexpected friendship between two very different ...

Fabian Concert Series: Voces Intimae: Ehnes Quartet


James Ehnes, violin; Amy Shwartz Moretti, violin; Richard O'Neil, viola; Robert deMaine, cello

The Ehnes Quartet ...

Townsend Master Class: Ehnes String Quartet


Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena” (Strings), members of the ...

Floco Torres


Come have an early Valentines date night & party with us! This will be a ...

"Neil Bergs 130 Years of Broadway Romance"


Spend Valentine’s Day Eve with your sweetheart celebrating the 130th anniversary of The Grand Opera House ...

Murial Anderson


One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman ...

Corks & Canvas


In celebration of Valentines Day. Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage ...

Valentine's Day Extravaganza


Featuring a four

Notables in North Gate

02/14/2015 - 02/15/2015

Walking Tour of  Riverside Cemetery's North Gate section, which has never before been featured on ...

Madi Gras Party


Come and enjoy delectable Cajun style food and drinks in the enchanting atmosphere of the ...

1st Annual Mardi Gras Party


 The Library Ballroom would like to invite you to the 1st Annual Mardi Gras party ...

WordPress Basics


Building a platform of service is critical to growing your brand, growing your influence, or ...

Origami Party


 On Feb 19, Artist Andy Alley will teach a fun, easy origami class where you ...

Gordon Lightfoot


Gordon Lightfoot is perhaps the most accomplished and well-known singer/songwriter to ever come out of Canada. ...

Robert McDuffie Center for Strings: Robert McDuffie, violin


Macon native and Center founder, violinist Robert McDuffie, presents his annual concert in the intimate ...

Clybourne Park

02/13/2015 - 02/21/2015

Neighborhoods change, but do people? Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award ...

Faculty Artist Recital: Robert McDuffie; violin


Macon native and Center Founder, violinist Robert McDuffie, presents his annual concert in the intimate ...

2015 Induction Ceremony


The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 will be inducted on Saturday, February ...

Father/Daughter Dance


Father/Daughter Dance on February 21, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Grades K-12. Learn ...

Fairy Tale Ball


Join us for an evening of dance and music to support nonprofit Rooms from the ...

Kool-Aid & Canvas


 At Kool-Aid & Canvas, an artist takes children step-by-step through the process of creating a ...

Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series: A Musical Journey With Friends: Carol Goff, collaborative piano


Townsend faculty artist Carol Goff and colleagues Richard Kosowski, Monty Cole, and Martha Malone perform ...

Royal Southern Brotherhood with Simo


Royal Southern Brotherhood: Before they even hit a chord, ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD have your attention. ...

The Music of Macon


Join us as we celebrate Macon's rich musical heritage from the past, present, AND future! ...

Marketing Planning and Social Media


An Amplify workshop on Marketing Planning presented by Richard Dannenberg of DP Marketing Services & ...

Macon Action Plan Open House


Join us for round 2 of the Macon Action Plan Open house on First Friday! ...

Pipes, Dances, and Drums


“Pipes, Dances, and Drums” features dances from different countries including Hungary, Mexico, and the United ...

Big Bird Battle


It's been too long since we have had a collection of bands battle it out ...

First Saturday Village Market


Local artisans, growers, and producers providing a wide variety of handmade and homegrown products and ...

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

02/28/2015 - 03/08/2015

This dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully recreates the ...

"I Love Lucy Live On Stage"

03/11/2015 - 03/12/2015

 I Love Lucy® Live on Stage is the hit stage show adapted from the most beloved ...

Design, Wine & Dine 2015

03/05/2015 - 03/15/2015

Historic Macon is pleased to announce it will host the 2nd annual Design, Wine, and ...

Stained Glass


STAINED GLASS, now in its fourth year, is an integrated collaborative arts concert based on ...

Buddy Greene Concert


Buddy Greene, a native of Macon, Georgia, presents a live concert to benefit the Fuller ...

Townsend Master Class: Cavani String Quartet


The Cavani Quartet has dedicated its artistic life to performing at the highest level and ...

Artist Profile Workshop


Amplify your artist profile! 
Join Macon Arts Alliance for an artist profile workshop. is ...

Fabian Concert Series: Cavani Quartet


Annie Fullard, violin; Mari Sato, violin; Kirsten Docter, viola; Merry Peckham, cello 

The Cavani Quartet gave ...

The Lettermen


The Lettermen’s theme still remains the love song.  From their first hit in 1961 – The Way ...

Spring Spirit Stroll

03/20/2015 - 03/29/2015

Enjoy a one hour guided tour featuring actors in costume at graveside who bring to ...

Townsend Presents: David Murray, piano


Pianist David Murray performs a program of classic works by Bach and Schubert paired with ...

Mercer Orchestra Concert, Ward Stare, conductor


Ward Stare, who has already garnered a name in the conducting world, leads the Mercer ...

The Civil War

04/03/2015 - 04/18/2015

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and ...

CCMI Tea in the Garden


 Join us for English Tea and pastries served in the shelter of our Community Garden. ...

Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series: Alan Morrison, organ


Alan Morrison is recognized as one of America's premier concert organists, performing in prestigious concert ...

Cinematic Celebration


From opera to Broadway to modern-day film, relive your favorite movie moments in this exciting ...