What to do This Labor Day Weekend!

Stay home this Labor Day Weekend and visit Downtown Macon!
On top of the plethora of Downtown’s normal restaurants, coffee shops, and retail shopping, there will be several special events this weekend for you and your friends/family to check out!

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1st

FIRST PINT POUR
FREE | 3:30 PM
The Macon Beer Company is thrilled to partner with Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA for the celebration of the new beer laws in Georgia.
Come in for a ribbon cutting at 3:00 PM and ceremonial first pour at 3:30 PM.
They also offer Tours & Tastings every Saturday.
Macon Beer Company || 345 Oglethorpe St

WATCH PARTY: USA V. COSTA RICA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
6PM
Come on out to cheer on the USA as they take on Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying Action! AO Macon is celebrating its 1-year anniversary so there will be a raffle for an “AO Macon” USA Jersey! Tickets will be 1 for $5 or 5 for $20
As always, Bearfoot will have food and drink specials for the game.
Bearfoot Tavern || 468 Second St

CORKS & CANVAS
$28 | 7PM
Corks & Canvas is a fun, beginner-friendly painting workshop where you can relax, hang out with friends, and sip on your favorite bottle of wine (or other beverage) while a local artist teaches you how to recreate a beautiful 11 x 14 painting. You must bring your own beverages, and this event is only for those 18 and older. The painting for this class will be of autumn woods against a night sky.
567 Center for Renewal
456 First St

CODY JOHNSON
$15 – $25 | 8 PM
Come out for an evening of Country Music by pro Cody Johnson. His smoky baritone and ultra-Southern enunciation gives him a voice as uniquely identifiable as country kingpins Jason Aldean or Tim McGraw. And he uses it to convey a Texas-proud swagger, a real-man charm and an unwavering honesty about who he is, where he comes from and where he hopes to go. Cody will be performing all of his hits, this will be an event to remember!
Cox Capitol Theatre || 382 Second St

AN EVENING OUT WITH LOOSE & COLORFUL
8 PM
Grab a slice of pizza and listen to some live music! Grab a friend and come hear the band who compares its sound to John Mayer.
Doughboy Pizza || 518 Cherry St

JUSTIN LEE PARTIN
$5 | 8 PM
Come dance the night away and sing along to all your favorite country music covers!
The Crazy Bull || 473 2nd St

HUM RIPPLE
$5 | 10PM
Hum Ripple is a jam band inspired by the forefathers of the scene. Featuring 3 Atlanta Institute of Music alumni, the band sets out to create catchy yet musically adventurous songs.
The Thirsty Turtle || 425 Cherry St

MAGNETIK PATRON PRE-PARTY
$5 | 10 PM
We are so excited to welcome Magnetik Saturdays to Downtown Macon! They will be bringing you hot DJ spinning and fresh tunes every weekend! This Friday, Magnetik will be hosting a pre game launch party First Friday to get in the groove of things with special guest DJs and performances throughout the night
Ladies can enter for free until 11!
Magnetik Saturdays || 574 Poplar Street

THE IDES OF JUNE WITH SILVER TONGUE DEVILS
$5 | 10 PM
Come out for this back to back line up of rock music!
Hummingbird Stage & Taproom || 430 Cherry St

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd

AN EVENING WITH GANNON ADAM
$5 | 8PM
Come out for another classic country music night! DJ Old Flame will come on the main floor at 1AM, but be sure to check out DJ Whiteout upstairs all night and.
Happy Hour will be from 8PM – 9:30PM with drink specials like $2 Domestic Bottles and $3 shots.
The Crazy Bull || 473 2nd St

FRAZIERBAND
$5 | 10 PM
This band has a truly unique sound. Come out for this bluegrass/roots/rock band from Nashville, founded and fronted by John Frazier, 2016 Nashville Scene Instrumentalist of the year.
Hummingbird Stage & Taproom || 430 Cherry St

LAGOONS
$5 | 10 PM
LaGoons breathe fresh air into the world of jam music. Step into a show and you’ll immediately hear their unique, goony sound. Deriving influences from Blues/Funk/Reggae, LaGoons are committed to the live concert experience. With each show the goal is to reach the highest level of energy possible, leaving the listener wanting more.
The Thirsty Turtle || 425 Cherry St

MIDDLE GEORGIA JAZZ & BLUES ALL-STARS
$10 | 7:30 PM
Come out to hear some soulful Jazz and Blues music this Saturday evening!
Douglass Theatre || 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3rd

THE BARRELL HOUSE BAND FT. NATHAN
FREE | 6PM
Presented by Rhythm N Jazz on the Docs Foundation
Gateway Park || 301 Riverside Drive

VISIT DAISY PARK
Enjoy a game of basketball or make a splash at Daisy Park
1021 Daisy Park

EXPLORE DOWNTOWN MACON BY BIKE
Zagster Bike Share Locations:
The Ocmulgee Heritage Trail at Spring Street
Washington Memorial Library
Tubman Museum

ENJOY SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH FRIENDS
Locations:
Dovetail | 543 Cherry Street
H&H Soul Food | 807 Forsyth Street
Ladda Thai Bistro | 442 Cherry Street
Parish on Cherry Street | 580 Cherry Street
Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen | 450 Third Street

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4th

ROBERT MCDUFFIE LABOR DAY CONCERT
FREE | 3PM
Spend your Labor Day afternoon at Mercer University! Music students and faculty will be putting on strings performances. This performance is kid friendly and open to the whole community!
Townsend School of Music || 1329 Adams St