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Top 10 in the 478: August/September 2019

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Bible Belt Burlesque 

Aug. 10 | Triangle Arts Macon 

Set among walls covered in creative street art, the seventh anniversary of this outrageously entertaining burlesque show promises to be bigger, better and burlesquier than ever. 


“Back to our Roots: Southern Rock” 

Aug. 23 | Mercer University’s Hawkins Arena 

Macon Pops collaborates with The Big House Museum and Rock Candy Tours to bring you an exciting evening of music by The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker Band, Wet Willie and more. 


“Twelfth Night” 

Aug. 23Sept. 1 | Theatre Macon 

Set in California, this modern twist on Shakespeare’s classic tale is bumping with iconic 1960s songs, but still holds the comedic, chaotic charm of the original play. The opening night wine reception is sponsored by Macon Magazine. 


20th Annual Rhythm ‘n Jazz Concert Series 

Aug. 25 | Washington Park 

Spend a fun evening enjoying live music in a beautiful park setting. Part of a series of free jazz concerts. 


Labor Day Festival Closing Concert 

Sept. 2 | McDuffie Center for Strings 

The culmination of an intensive three days of master classes, coachings and rehearsals, the concert features chamber and orchestral works performed by talented high school seniors, Center faculty and students.  


“Allman Brothers – Saturday Night in Macon” 

Sept. 6 | Grand Opera House 

Catch this screening of a 1973 concert film starring Macon’s beloved Allman Brothers. 


Macon Concert Association 87th Season Opening Concert 

Sept. 15 | Wesleyan College 

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Principality of Liechtenstein with performances by violinist Sara Domjanic and pianist Tanya Gabrielian 


Ocmulgee Indian Celebration 

Sept. 2122 | Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park 

Learn about Native American culture at this family-favorite event, which features hundreds of dancers, craftsmen and storytellers.  


Macon Wine & Arts Festival 

Sept. 2728 | Mill Hill Community Arts Center 

Hosted by the Macon Arts Alliance, the second annual event seeks to educate patrons on art, wine and music in a fun setting. 


“Terra Animata” by Andy Nasisse 

Through Oct. 3 | Museum of Arts & Sciences 

Terra Animata,” or animated earth, explores the figure and the landscape in two mediums – photography and ceramics – by one of the nation’s leading figures in clay, University of Georgia Emeritus Professor Andy Nasisse. 

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