If June 2 is not already on your calendar, make a note of everything that will be offered for the First Friday of June!
FIRST FRIDAY GARAGE MEET
FREE | 7-11PM
Come and show off your car to everyone in Macon! This event is open to any make, model, or year, and you can come and go as you please. Join us on the top floor of the parking deck next to the Douglas Theatre (will move to a covered floor if raining) for a night of fun!
355 MLK Jr Blvd
FIRST FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR
FREE | 5PM – 8PM
Come kick off summer, at the Cherry Street Patio Bar! There will be great happy hour specials to choose from.
Also don’t forget that open containers are allowed downtown on First Friday, so don’t forget to ask for a to go cup!
Macon City Auditorium || 415 1st St
WORK OUT WITH THE DERBY DEMONS
FREE | 6PM
Join Middle Georgia’s only amateur women’s sports league, for a custom workout planned just for women! Trained coaches will be there to scale movements to whatever you need, in a judgment-free zone.
After the workout, stay for a meet & greet with the athletes and refuel with free & delicious Ingleside Village Pizza. There will also be a raffle for 2 free one-month memberships at Crossfit AOA!
CrossFit AOA || 725 Fifth St
FEELS LIKE SUMMER SIP & SHOP
FREE | 5PM – 8PM
Come in for mojitos and music at Travis Jean! Sip while you shop sales throughout the store.
Travis Jean Emporium || 522 Cherry St
FREEBIE FRIDAY COOKING CLASS
FREE | 6:30PM – 8PM
Everyone is welcome to attend this hands-on event! Chef Teddi will be showcasing Vidalia Onion Canapes, Fire & Ice Pickles with Brown Butter Crostini and Homemade Boursin, and Old South Biscuits with Sausage Gravy.
Travis Jean Gallery || 530 Cherry St
FIRST FRIDAY AT THE TUBMAN: SIP ‘N PLAY
$5 | 6PM – 8PM
A fun game night, with snacks, for the whole family! Also, there will be an energizing Zumba class held in front of the Tubman on the Cherry Street Plaza
Continue to enjoy light refreshments as you browse through all the other interesting and informative exhibits at the Tubman Museum.
The event is free for Tubman Museum members
RSVP to Trenda Byrd at (478) 845-3814 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tubman Museum || 310 Cherry St
COMMUNITY LISTENING PROJECT
FREE | 5:30PM – 7:30PM
Sidewalk Talk will be offering free listening without judgment, debate, or advice. Come out if you want to be heard, or volunteer as a listener! Support the first event of this kind in Macon and get more connected to other Maconites.
Third St Park Near the Fountain
RENEGADE RENAISSANCE ART FESTIVAL
$5 | 5PM – 9PM
This alternative festival will feature a gallery exhibit of visual artists, a variety of craft and healthy lifestyle vendors, musical performances, yoga, meditation, henna tattoos, and a cash bar!
$8 for 2-day pass including Saturday June 3, 11AM – 3PM with an iced tea bar!
Ampersand Art Guild || 503 Fifth St
HURRICANE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS “EVERYBODY TALKIN’ BOUT HEAVEN”
$15 | 7:30PM – 9PM
In this original musical by Venis Glover, those who have crossed over must check in at the Heaven-Bound Railway.
Douglass Theatre || 355 MLK Jr. Blvd
“SPACED” AND “PLANET MACON” ART EXHIBITS
FREE | 6-9 PM
A variety of artwork, by Casie Trace, will be displayed, inspired by the idea that each of us comes from stardust. Through her work, the artist explores the process of finding one’s identity and place, and becoming unique while still being a tiny speck in the universe.
Come see the new exhibit, meet the artist, and enjoy light refreshments.
BILLY ROBINSON AT PARISH ON CHERRY ST.
6PM – 9PM
An evening of live acoustic rock and country music with delicious food!
Parish || 580 Cherry St.
PERPETUAL GROOVE WITH FUNK YOU
Tickets ranging from $15 – $23 | 8PM – 11PM
Based in Athens, GA, Perpetual Groove‘s music has been described as anthemic arena rock. Their large catalog of original music offers something for everyone.
Started in Augusta, FUNK YOU is an outgoing burst of energy that focuses mainly on dance driven grooves with powerful clean vocals.
This event is for those 18 years and older.
Cox Capitol Theatre || 382 Second St
AN EVENING WITH TREA LANDON
8PM – 1AM
A night of country music that will not disappoint!
The Crazy Bull || 473 2nd St
$5 | 10PM
This local “beard rock” band from Warner Robins is ready to light up the stage!
Hummingbird Stage and Taproom || 430 Cherry St
BACK CITY WOODS
10PM – 2AM
Back City Woods is bringing a new twist on classic country music. Come out and hear for yourself!
The Thirsty Turtle || 425 Cherry St
FIRST FRIDAY RAVE
$10 | 10 PM – 2AM
Who doesn’t love a good rave? EDM all night with big bass and an amazing light show! There will be a candy making station and free refreshments.
Fresh Produce Records || 451 MLK Jr Blvd.