First Friday: September 8th!

Come Downtown this weekend and help us celebrate the First Friday (kinda) of September! There will be so many fun activities going on! Click on the blue event name for even more information and/or ticket sales.

SPECIAL EVENTS

COMMUNITY LISTENING PROJECT
FREE | 5:30 – 7:30
Free Listening at the Fountain on the corner of Cherry and Third! Come out and be heard free of judgment or attempted assistance. You can also join as a volunteer listener. Let’s connect and discover common ground.
Third St Park

GIRLS NIGHT OUT WITH CHEF TEDDI
$40 | 6:30 – 8:30
Leave the guys at home and come have some fun! We are serving up some fast, easy, and delicious appetizers that will impress any guest at your next dinner party.
Travis Jean Gallery || 530 Cherry Street

FIRST FRIDAY FLOW
5:30 || $10
This is an hour long Vinyasa Flow class set to music and movement! It’s a great start to your weekend and a perfect stop before you head out to enjoy walking the streets during First Friday events.
This event is $10 for drop-ins and $5 for Sparks Members. Also, bring a friend for free and grab a free Chair Massages from our massage therapist!
Sparks Yoga || 1044 Washington Ave

HIDDEN TREASURE STREET SALE
12:00 – 8:00
A portion of all precedes benefits the Downtown Macon Community Association.
Travis Jean Emporium || 522 Cherry St

KEEP DERBY LOCAL T-SHIRT SALE
6:00 – 9:00
Middle Georgia Derby Demons
Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen || 450 Third Street

ARTS AND CULTURE

GARDEN HUES OPEN RECEPTION AT MACON ARTS ALLIANCE
FREE | 5:00 – 8:00
Come see the opening reception of “Garden Hues” featuring prints by UGA professor and department chair, Melissa Harsham.
Macon Arts Alliance || 486 First Street

“RUMORS” AT THEATRE MACON
$15 | 8:00
Come out for a fun night at the theater. The Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken and wife Chris must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity.
Theatre Macon || 438 Cherry St

INTERCONNECTED ART EXHIBIT OPENING
FREE | 6:00 – 9:00
Come to the 567 to see the exhibit, meet the artists, and enjoy light refreshments! This month, the featured collection will be “Interconnected,” featuring 3D art by several local artists.
567 Center for Renewal || 456 First Street

BARS AND ENTERTAINMENT

MADE IN THE 80S PARTY
FREE | 7:00
Know a ton of facts about 80’s movies and television? Then come out to the trivia and Cosplay contest at Reboot! Come as your favorite 80s action hero, cartoon character, video game villain or pop icon! There will be some 80s themed prizes and cocktails on hand.
Reboot Retrocade & Bar || 566 Cherry Street

TINSLEY ELLIS: BLUES IS DEAD
8:00
Tinsley Ellis: Blues Is Dead with a solo performance by Big Mike of Big Mike and the Booty Papas at Cox Capitol Theatre.
Cox Capitol Theatre || 382 Second St

TESHEVA
$5 | 10:00
Complimentary musicianship and a unique sound brought four individuals together as the self-described Southern Psychedelic quartet, Tesheva.
Hummingbird Stage and Taproom || 430 Cherry Street

FOOLIGANS AND THE GEORGIA FLOOD
9:00
Fooligans, the self reported “nobodies” of Macon, will be offering an all ages show this First Friday!
Grant’s Lounge || 576 Poplar Street

MISTER TYE DYE W/ TULLULAH GEORGE
$5 | 10:00
Mister Tie Dye is a nine-piece ensemble including 6 horns and a rhythm section. The group performs a repertoire of music that spans over several genres.
The Thirsty Turtle || 425 Cherry Street