Happening’s in Middle Georgia & Beyond February 2016

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 Events are added as we receive them throughout the month

Byron

6  Powersville Opry. Doors open 4:30 Free Admission. Performances by House Band, Dance Time and Magnum Country.

Columbus

13 Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic FREE Children’s event 10 am Valentine’s Picture Frame craft. Children will receive a free apron, goggles and badge.

21 The Columbus Museum. We Tatooed Your Father Exhibit Opens. Admission is always Free.

Cordele

13 Romantic Sunset Valentine’s Dinner on the Train Sam Shortline.  Enjoy a romantic Italian dinner while parked over Lake Blackshear at sunset. 5:30-7 pm. Reservations required.

Dublin

11th   Theatre Dublin. A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by The National Players. Student Matinee 10 a.m. and 7:30 pm evening performance

13th   Fairy Princess Ball at Riverview Auditorium. 6-9 pm. First ever Fairy Princess Ball by the Dublin Laurens County Recreation Authority. Moms and Daughters come dressed as your favorite princess and enjoy a magical night full of music, food, nail art, make up, crafts. Horse and Carriage Rides to enjoy!

23 Dublin Farm. Maria’s Italian Cooking Class. Limited Seating, Reservations required.

24-27  Dublin Spring Fair located at the Civitain Fairgrounds. 6-10 pm. $3 Admission.Stroll under the bright lights of the carnival midway with fun games, exciting rides and carnival food. Unlimited armbands for the rides.

27 Crusin the Pines Car Show Southern Pines Regional Park 9am-2pm. On-site registration 9am-11am, $20 per vehicle and includes one meal ticket for the concession stand. Spectators welcome. Admission is Free.

27 Dine in the Pines. 4 pm-8 pm Southern Pines Regional Park. With tasting samples from local eateries and live music by Big Daddy & Co., Dine in the Pines offers a taste of Dublin’s nationally acclaimed cuisine, regional favorites, and hometown flavors. $5 Admission includes 2 food tokens.

Fort Valley

5 Free Admission Day at Massee Lane Gardens. 10 am- 4:30 pm.

Feb. 1-28 Massee Lane Garden Festival of Camellias Professionally Guided Tours and Boxed Luncheons, Children’s Scavenger Hunt, Massee Lane Gardens Gift Shop and Plant Sales Nursery, Middle Georgia Camellia Society and Flint Energies Camellia Show and Free Admission Day on Feb. 6th.

Forsyth

24-28 The Backlot Players Theatre present Dearly Departed  “In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the south are seldom tidy and always hilarious.” 

Hawkinsville

5  Dailey and Vincent “Rockstars of Bluegrass” performing at the Hawkinsville Opera House

The Return a live reproduction of a Beatles Concert at Hawkinsville Opera House

Jewell

Gala On The ‘Geechee at The Jewell House A benefit for  Bullpen Way Station and Sanctuary. “The best Mardi Gras celebration this side of the Mississippi”

Macon

3-6  Macon Civic Club Presents Macon Music featuring songs from Wet Willie, R.E.M., Marshall Tucker, Otis Redding and more at The Grand Opera House 7:30 pm

6 Ga. Sports Hall of Fame Free Film Series presents Disney’s Inside Out 12 pm & 3 pm. Doors open at 11 am. Admission is Free. Popcorn and drinks on sale in the rotunda. Come early to tour the museum free.

12 Father & Daughter Dance An Evening in Paris at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. 7-9 pm. Tickets required.

13 Wesleyan Market  on the front lawn at Wesleyan College on Forsyth Rd. 9 am-1 pm. Lots of vendors and live bluegrass music.

13 Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic FREE Children’s event 10 am Valentine’s Picture Frame craft. Children will receive a free apron, goggles and badge.

19 Macon Pops Concert Songs of the South at Cox Capitol Theatre. 7:30 pm R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel and Soul music. Special guests include: Floco Torres, Taryn Newborne, The Macon Pops All-Star Gospel Choir and Musicians from the Otis Redding Foundation.

20-21 Middle Ga. Comic Convention at Macon Centreplex Convention Center. 9 am. Dealer’s room, Artist Alley, Panels, Workshops, Costume Contests and more.

25-26 Greater Macon Sleepout Come take part in Daybreak’s only fundraising event of the year! You can help raise money that helps the homeless in Macon by sleeping rough – under the stars – for one night – in the park. Each sleeper agrees to raise $1,000 for the privilege of sleeping in the open, in the cold, in February. Call Daybreak at (478) 216-9119 to hear a recording about the Sleepout. 

27 Big House Museum presents an intimate concert by Fire and The Knife Reservations required. 6-9 pm

27 Billy Currington at Macon Centreplex 7:30 pm

27 Neighbors thru History FREE Tours of Hay House and Cannonball House 10 am- 3 pm

Milledgeville

13 10th Annual Valentine’s Day Rendezvous at Magnolia Ballroom 7:30 pm

18-19 Coloring Club at Mary Vinson Memorial Library 10 am-12 Adult coloring is great for stress relief.

19 Friday Nights at the Market at Allen’s Market. 7:30 pm. Performance by Sunnyside Mountain Boys. This performance will be held in the historic Allen’s Market Building, located at 101 West McIntosh Street in downtown Milledgeville. Seating is limited. For more information call 478-452-3950

24-28 “Chicago” The Musical at Georgia College & State University Russell Auditorium

Perry

5-7 Ga. Wildlife Federation Great Outdoors Show at the Georgia National Fairgrounds. $1 off admission coupon here.

18-20 Ga. National Rodeo Reeves Arena at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Ag Center. Featuring features specialty acts plus cowboys & cowgirls from across the country competing in seven categories: saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, bull riding, and barrel racing.

20 PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp FREE roughstock rodeo day camps, presented by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Registration required.

Warner Robins

6 Night at the Museum at the Museum of Aviation. An evening of living history exhibits. 5-8 pm. $8.00 per person, Children 3 & under get in free.

13 Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic FREE Children’s event 10 am Valentine’s Picture Frame craft. Children will receive a free apron, goggles and badge.

Multiple Dates Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Museum of Aviation. Murder at the Juice Joint. Reservations Required. 7:30 pm Dates are: Feb. 13-14 (1 pm on the 14th) and Feb. 19-20 and Feb. 27-28.

Watkinsville

13 First Annual Valentine Country Banquet Dance. 6:30 pm at The Cotton Gin 3753 Greensboro Hwy. 

St. Mary’s

13 & 20th St. Mary’s Railroad  Wild West Express

Thomasville

25-28 Thomasville Antiques Show The Fairgrounds 2057 Georgia Hwy. 122 “The Thomasville Antiques Show Committee is pleased to present thirty of the country’s most prestigious dealers who will offer the opportunity to view and purchase exquisite antiques.  The dealers will showcase antique furniture, paintings, rugs, jewelry, tableware, accessories and collectibles to suit the taste of the casual and the serious collector.” 

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Nationwide

Feb 12

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Blue Jay photo by Mark Eden

The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Feb. 12-15

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