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Glassblowing Date Night

Glassblowing Date Night

May 27, 5:00pm - May 27, 6:00pm+17May 27, 6:30pm - May 27, 7:30pmMay 28, 5:30pm - May 28, 6:30pmJun 3, 5:00pm - Jun 3, 6:00pmJun 3, 6:30pm - Jun 3, 7:30pmJun 4, 5:30pm - Jun 4, 6:30pmJun 9, 5:00pm - Jun 9, 6:00pmJun 9, 6:30pm - Jun 9, 7:30pmJun 10, 5:00pm - Jun 10, 6:00pmJun 10, 6:30pm - Jun 10, 7:30pmJun 11, 5:30pm - Jun 11, 6:30pmJun 16, 5:00pm - Jun 16, 6:00pmJun 16, 6:30pm - Jun 16, 7:30pmJun 17, 5:00pm - Jun 17, 6:00pmJun 17, 6:30pm - Jun 17, 7:30pmJun 18, 5:30pm - Jun 18, 6:30pmJun 30, 5:00pm - Jun 30, 6:00pmJun 30, 6:30pm - Jun 30, 7:30pm

Startup Studios

Come join us at stARTup Studios for an exciting and unique evening of glassblowing! Our Glassblowing Date Night is an unforgettable experience where you and your special someone can create beautiful two beautiful drinking glasses. Our experienced glassblowing experts will give a short demonstration then work individually with each participant to guide you through the art of creating a stunning stemless wine glass or drinking glass while providing advice and tips on the craft.

When you return to pick up your glasses please enjoy a complimentary refreshment and bask in the accomplishment of your masterpiece. Bring your sense of adventure and creativity and make a night of your own unique glassblowing journey with Blazing Paddles Studio at stARTup Studios!
**If you are wanting to come with another couple, just register for two consecutive Date Night Workshops and come as a group to the first time slot.

PRICE: $150/Pair


All glasswork must cool overnight to ensure it does not break. Your piece will be available for pickup after 3:30pm our next business day.

**All participants must be 12 years or older**

Beverage Policy:
stARTup Studios serves a variety of beverages for your creative pleasure!
-Craft, Imported and Domestic Beers
-Craft Cider & Seltzer
-Assorted cold non-alcoholic drinks and bottle water. We accept cash and all major credit cards.
Bringing in outside alcohol is prohibited.
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May is Macon Bike Walk Month

May is Macon Bike Walk Month

May 28, 12:00am - May 28, 11:59pm+3May 29, 12:00am - May 29, 11:59pmMay 30, 12:00am - May 30, 11:59pmMay 31, 12:00am - May 31, 11:59pm

Macon, GA

Ditch your car, dust off your bike, and lace up your sneakers because May is Macon Bike Walk Month!

Bike Walk Macon celebrates Macon Bike Walk Month each year by hosting several free events that celebrate biking and walking. Not only is choosing to cycle or walk better for the environment, but it is also better for you too!

This month we have a number of events designed to get you out into the community and moving! Check out our schedule of events and stay engaged with us on Facebook!

All Bike Walk Macon events are free.
Full details available online at bikewalkmacon.com/bikewalkmonth

May 3: Walk & Bike to School Day

May 6: Walk With A Doc: Atrium Health

May 7: Open Streets Macon: Houston Avenue

May 11: Macon Bike Party: Rock Candy Ride + Fall Line Brewing Co. Profit Share Night

May 16: Tattnall Tuesday Group Health Walk

May 23: Urban Confidence - Adult Bike Class

May 25: Re-Cycle Macon

May 26: Macon Car Free Day

May 26: Bagels & Bikes - Commuter Meet-Up

May 26: MTA Ride Free Day!

June 3: National Trail’s Day

June 22: Mobility Maker Member Party

Every Saturday in May - Crank to Coffee w/ Bike Tech Macon
Every Tuesday in May - L.H. Thompson Trail Chill Ride w/ OMBA
All Month - Donate a bike to Re-Cycle Macon

Visit bikewalkmacon.com/bikewalkmonth for more details!
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Walk With A Doc: Amerson River Park

Walk With A Doc: Amerson River Park

Jun 3, 7:45am - Jun 3, 9:00am+5Jul 1, 7:45am - Jul 1, 9:00amAug 5, 7:45am - Aug 5, 9:00amSep 2, 7:45am - Sep 2, 9:00amOct 7, 8:45am - Oct 7, 10:00amNov 4, 8:45am - Nov 4, 10:00am

Amerson River Park2600 Riverview RdMacon, GA31204 Map

Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from an Atrium Health healthcare provider, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking.

DETAILS:
- Registration begins at Amerson River Park - 2600 Riverview Road, 15 minutes before the walk begins.
- Walks are on the 1st Saturday of the month and start at 9:00 AM from October - March and 8:00 AM from April - September.
- Wear appropriate fitness gear and bring a water bottle.

DIRECTIONS:
- WWAD will be set up in Amerson River Park at the AGL Pavilion next to the playground. Once you have entered the park you will come to a roundabout. Proceed through the roundabout to the second exit. The second exit will lead you to the great lawn. Take the next right and you will see the pavilion on your left.

We hope to see you there!
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Macon Trails Day: Explore. Connect. Give Back.

Macon Trails Day: Explore. Connect. Give Back.

Jun 3, 9:00am - Jun 3, 12:00pm

Amerson River Park

Celebrate National Trails Day at Amerson River Park on June 3 from 9 am to 12 pm and help support one of Macon's most beloved attractions - the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail (OHT).

We’ll have a fun-filled day of free, family-friendly activities at the playground pavilion at Amerson, all aimed at raising funds and increasing awareness for the OHT! Join the Amerson Adventure Challenge, take a guided tour, or check out our community partners. There will be plenty of opportunities to soak up the picturesque scenery and learn more about the trail's importance to the community.

Whether you're an experienced trail enthusiast or a newcomer to Macon's outdoor scene, we welcome you to join our cause and show your love for Macon's trails by joining us for this FREE event or by making a donation.


Here is how you can join us in celebrating National Trails Day in Macon:

-- Join us. Bring out your friends, family, and bicycles to Amerson River Park on June 3rd from 9 am to 12 noon for the FREE Macon Trails Day event! More event info here: www.bikewalkmacon.com/events/nationaltrailsday2023

-- Make a donation. Proceeds will benefit NewTown Macon's Ocmulgee Heritage Trail construction fund which furthers trail expansion. Donations will also support traffic calming projects led by Bike Walk Macon that will connect to the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail. Donate here: www.betterunite.com/macontrails2023

-- Get active. Hop on a new (or familiar) trailway in Macon. There are several trail options for you and the family to get out and get active by biking, running, walking, or skating! Pick one and enjoy!

-- Connect. Whatever way you choose to celebrate our community’s greenspaces, connect with us on social media. Take a photo enjoying Macon's trails and tag @bikewalkmacon or @newtownmacon with the hashtag #TrailsDayMACON so we can share your pics.
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Monstera Moth Paint Class

Monstera Moth Paint Class

Jun 3, 2:00pm - Jun 3, 4:30pm

The 567 Center for Renewal456 First StMacon, GA31201 Map

Learn to create a beautiful painting of a gold moth with monstera leaf wings! No experience required for this beginner-friendly workshop. Heidi Clinite will guide you through the steps. $35 includes all materials for the class. Open to ages 12 through adult. June 3, 2:00-4:30 pm.

To register, visit: www.the567center.org/art-classes/
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Build a Stein

Build a Stein

Jun 3, 6:00pm - Jun 3, 8:00pm

The 567 Center for Renewal456 First StMacon, GA31201 Map

Learn how to make your own ceramic beer stein from start to finish. You'll learn different techniques and options for decorating your stein for your own custom look. No experience necessary. Heatherly Wakefield will show you how. $35 includes all materials to make 1-2 steins ($30 for members). June 3, 6-8 pm

If you'd like more information about becoming a 567 member, you can visit our website: www.the567center.org/membership/
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Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Grand Opera House [Macon, GA]

Kenny Wayne Shepherd: Grand Opera House [Macon, GA]

Jun 9, 7:30pm

Grand Opera House651 Mulberry StreetMacon, GA31201 Map

Blues-infused rock n' roll artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd will perform live at the Grand Opera House in Downtown Macon on Friday, June 9. Tickets are reserved seating and start at $49 are are on sale now at thegrandmacon.com.

Opening support will be Texas blues/rock guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Ally Venable. Ally’s sound is fully contemporary, rooted in the bedrock of American music, and built on the kind of talent that only presents itself every few generations. Her guitar work is wiry and ferocious and her vocals sparkle and strut. At just 23 years old, she is one of today’s top blues artists by any measure and her career is only picking up speed.
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The Great Art Hunt

The Great Art Hunt

Jun 10, 9:30am - Jun 10, 7:00pm

The 567 Center for Renewal456 First StMacon, GA31201 Map

Discover downtown Macon's art treasures in the Great Art Hunt! You'll get a map and a list of clues to help you find all the stops in this scavenger hunt of murals and sculptures. Take a photo with your team to prove you were there. If you find all 20 locations, all of your team members* will be entered into a drawing to win a week on St. George Island! Along the way, you can also find small pieces of art to keep as mini-prizes. Don't worry--you will be provided with a Great Art Hunt tote bag to carry your finds. If you participated in this event last year, come back and do it again! There will be new art to discover and new clues to challenge you. Proceeds from this event support The 567 Center and its mission of bringing creative life to downtown Macon. Saturday, June 10.

The event will kick off at The 567 Center, at 456 First Street. Stop by between 9:30 am and 12:00 pm to pick up your t-shirt, tote bag, map, and clues. You will have until 7 pm to complete the hunt and e-mail your photos for proof, but you can probably complete it in 3-4 hours. Stop and enjoy downtown Macon's amazing restaurants while you hunt. You can travel by car, foot, or bicycle--the choice is yours! Teams of 2-4 people are welcome. Early bird discount if you register by May 25.

Tickets:
Team of 4: $100 ($90 for early birds)
Team of 3: $80 ($75 for early birds)
Team of 2: $60 ($55 for early birds)

Children 10 and under are free! (Child registration does not include t-shirt or tote bag).

*You must be 18 or older to win a week on St. George Island.
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The Great Tiki Crawl

The Great Tiki Crawl

Jun 14, 6:00pm

Fall Line Brewing Co.

Picture this: You were soaking up the sun on a tropical getaway, feeling carefree and fabulous, when disaster struck!
🐒 A mischievous monkey with a wild sense of humor decided to steal all of your clothes, leaving you in a state of absolute undress. Yep, you're in the middle of downtown Macon, and you're as naked as a palm tree🌴

On June 14th, we invite you to join the Great Tiki Bar Crawl—an epic adventure that will not only clothe you in laughter but also keep you hydrated with delicious tiki-inspired drinks and cocktails along the way!🍹

As you embark on this daring expedition, your mission is clear: visit your favorite downtown bars and restaurants, collect your essential clothing items, and, most importantly, keep that sense of humor intact. From hula skirts to coconut bras, each stop brings you one step closer to being properly dressed again🥥

🍻Tickets are just $10 and include a map to guide you through the bars where you'll find your much-needed garments🍻

The Great Tiki Bar Crawl is not your ordinary night out—it's a legendary journey of laughter, liquid courage, and the bare essentials. Don't miss this chance to reclaim your dignity, one sip at a time🍹
Grab your tickets to this awesome adventure on eventbrite.com before they’re gone!🌺🐒 www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-tiki-crawl-tickets-639621915367
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Christmas with John Berry

Christmas with John Berry

Dec 16, 7:30pm - Dec 16, 10:30pm

Grand Opera House651 Mulberry StreetMacon, GA31201 Map

Returning to The Grand for his annual concert, John’s special take on the Christmas season has become a Macon tradition, mixing such Berry classic hits as “Your Love Amazes Me” and “Standing On The Edge Of Goodbye,” and “I Think About It All The Time” with holiday favorites, including his always-standing-ovation performance of “O Holy Night.”

No one moves an audience quite the way this platinum-selling vocalist does, and this December Grand appearance is sure to be the hottest holiday ticket in town.
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