Valentine Caberet “Macon, je t’aime”
503 Fifth St – Ampersand Art Guild – 6 to 9 PM – $10 – 18+
Join the [&] Guild for an evening of glorious revelry in LOVE! Curated & produced by Heidi Clinite, and presented to you by MC Adora Rodeo.This Valentine Cabaret is full of delicious entertainment: Amber Pierce, Louise Warren, Macon Mischief Burlesque, Y-O Latimore and special guest Akasha Giselle Vidalle! There will be a cash bar in-house provided by Just Tap’d, and complimentary chocolates courtesy of Crown Candy!
“Clean Bite, Clean Life” with celebrity chef Curtis Aikens
355 MLK Jr. Blvd – Douglass Theatre – 6 to 8 PM – $10
Eat, laugh and learn about how to transform a body from the inside out.
Book signing “Images of America: Central Georgia Textile Mills” by Billie Coleman
522 Cherry St – Travis Jean – 630 PM – Free
Travis Jean will be welcoming local author Billie Coleman as she signs her new book, Images of America: Central Georgia Textile Mills.
Also on hand for tastings and demonstrations: Ginger Butts with Back to Basics 101, Dr. Pete’s Rustic Breads paired with Oliver Farms Cold-Pressed Oils, and many other special surprises throughout the store.
Book Signing begins at 6:30. Tastings begin at 6:00.
Zumba Class with Janice “Zumba Princess” Shephard
310 Cherry St – Tubman Museum – 6 to 8 PM – $5
Start your weekend off with some active fun! The energizing Zumba class by Macon’s very own favorite instructor, Janice “The Zumba Princess” Shephard, returns! (It’s free for Tubman Museum members and $5 for non-members).
“Downtown Everything’s Waiting For You”
651 Mulberry St – Grand Opera House – 730 PM – $20
Macon Civic Club presents an exciting show that includes food and drink!
Introduction to Digital Photography
456 First St – 567 Center For Renewal – 1 to 4 PM – $25
Andy Carter will explain the secrets to taking a good photo for beginners. Topics will include a basic overview of the art and science of a good photo, the camera and lens, light and exposure, composition, and styles of photography. The class will begin with a lecture, followed by hands-on instruction, so make sure to bring your DSLR camera.
Kill Tom Phoolery: An original play by Winsphere Jones
503 Fifth St – Ampersand Art Guild – 7 PM – $12
Kill Tom Phoolery explores the nature of the idolized playwright who sends the wrong messages, promoting negative stereotypes that could easily misrepresent an entire culture.
Georgia African Brigade during the Civil War
1207 Emery Highway – Ocmulgee National Monument – 2 to 3 PM – Free
Ranger talk on 1863-1867 Georgia African Brigade during the Civil War.
In 1865 during his daring raid into the South, Union General James Harrison Wilson directed the commanders of each of his three divions to recuit and organize a regiment of former slaves during his march through Alabama and Georgia. By the time Wilson’s forces arrived in Columbus, GA the Corp had recruited 1,400 and when he arrived in Macon, the recruits were over 2,700. On April 24 & 25, all of the former slaves recruited by the Corp were organized into three regiments consisting of 1,100 men and were outfitted with Confederate uniforms and equipment.