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Developer’s Boot Camp

NewTown Macon 555 Poplar Street, Macon, GA

Do you own a house that you want to turn into a rental property? Have you inherited property and want to learn how to turn into an investment? Or are you looking to purchase an income-producing property? The Developer's Boot Camp, presented by NewTown Macon, is for you! During this 1-day crash course, you'll learn …

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$100

Holiday Cash Dash: How to Prep Your Business for the Holidays

NewTown Macon 555 Poplar Street, Macon, GA

The holiday season is quickly approaching! Is your small business ready? NewTown Macon wants to help ensure Macon businesses are ready for the merriest time of the year.
In this class, you will learn how to prepare your business’s marketing plan, get your location and staff prepped for the busiest time of year, and the benefits and importance of planning ahead.
This class is only open to businesses in Macon-Bibb county. We have room for 30 people in this class. Please register by September 28, 2022. We will notify the 30 people chosen for this class on September 29, 2022.
Register here: https://forms.gle/jDXXBmoDQ6pkxYzH8

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First Friday Family Fun Zone

Third Street Park

Third Street Park (in front of Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen) is transformed into the Family Fun Zone during First Friday! NewTown Macon brings out games and sets up a craft station for families to enjoy while they’re out and about during First Friday.

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First Friday

Downtown Macon

First Friday, presented by Robins Financial Credit Union, is your ticket to downtown Macon!

Check out live music, the First Friday art crawl, special events, and delicious eats during this monthly celebration of all that downtown Macon has to offer.

Fair Food Freenzy

Turkey legs, funnel cakes, cotton candy, oh my! The fair is coming to Downtown Macon!
Participating businesses will offer fair food, themed drinks, and retail specials, October 14th through 16th. Come one, come all!

Please note: this is not a food truck or food vendor event!

Tour of Progress

Downtown Macon

oin us on Wednesday, October 19 for a behind-the-scenes tour of downtown Macon’s transformative development. NewTown Macon’s Tour of Progress, presented by Cadence Bank, provides a sneak peek of projects underway and a look into what programs fuel our vibrant downtown. This event is family-friendly and FREE!
Tours are self-guided. To take the tour, stop by Adams Square (823 Forsyth Street), between 4pm and 7pm to pick up a tour map and to tour one of downtown's newest rehabilitation projects.
Set out around downtown and look for decals with QR codes in front of each tour stop. Scan the QR code with your smartphone to read more about the highlighted business or project and to learn from the entrepreneurs and developers that are fueling downtown’s progress.
Volunteers will be stationed along the way to keep you moving in the right direction and to answer questions.
End your self-guided walking tour in Cotton Avenue Plaza to enjoy drinks and light refreshments. Tour-goers who wish to attend the awards ceremony should arrive at Cotton Avenue Plaza by 6:45pm.
The Partner in Progress awards reception will take place outdoors in Cotton Avenue Plaza following tours and will begin at 7pm. In case of inclement weather, the reception will take place at Hargray Capitol Theatre.
While this event is free, we ask that you please RSVP so we can have a head count. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-of-progress-2022-tickets-415588615737?fbclid=IwAR3GYw2kjT84Rf2i41QuE_ZKJ_LyNZPmakv_q2JizYSd0wQ5nkdU1x4mevg

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Macon

Downtown Macon

On Monday, October 31 from 4pm to 7pm, downtown Macon businesses and organizations will open their doors to trick-or-treaters. Families are invited to visit downtown retailers and restaurants in our walkable and safe urban core.

After you've collected all the candy you can stand, stick around for dinner and enjoy spooky specials!

This event is free and open to the public. Happy Halloween🎃

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Small Business Bookkeeping

Zoom

Hey, small business owners and entrepreneurs! Join us on Zoom as we go over bookkeeping for small businesses. Macheita Adams, NewTown’s Portfolio Manager & Accounting Consultant, will be your host and educator. She will be going over what accounting software is right for you, the benefits of using Quickbooks Online & other cloud-based accounting software, …

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First Friday Family Fun Zone

Third Street Park

Third Street Park (in front of Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen) is transformed into the Family Fun Zone during First Friday! NewTown Macon brings out games and sets up a craft station for families to enjoy while they’re out and about during First Friday.

Recurring

First Friday

Downtown Macon

First Friday, presented by Robins Financial Credit Union, is your ticket to downtown Macon!

Check out live music, the First Friday art crawl, special events, and delicious eats during this monthly celebration of all that downtown Macon has to offer.

TikTok For Your Small Business

NewTown Macon 555 Poplar Street, Macon, GA

Hey small business owners and entrepreneurs! Join us on November 8 at the NewTown Macon headquarters to learn how you can use TikTok for your business!
Hailie Poppell, NewTown’s Digital Content Manager, will be hosting this class and is super enthusiastic to teach you ways to promote your business for free! In this class, you will learn:
- How to create and set up a business TikTok
- Easy ways to create and edit quality videos
- Tips & tricks to gaining a valuable following
Please fill out this form to secure your spot in the class. Registration closes on October 25. There is only room for 30 participants. We will notify selected participants on November 1.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRoUVtZ0Nfj-8kMvYyE0cyfaWzD7FOWOEYXH6WodBCDiHX1Q/viewform

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