Events in Macon for Dec. 22-28


Cheyenne Hines

Entrance of Grant’s Lounge at 576 Poplar Street.

This holiday week in events includes a sing-a-long, Christmas brunch, the start of Kwanzaa and opportunities sure to entertain your brainy relatives. 

Thursday, Dec. 22

A Merry Little Sing-A-Long at Macon Little Theatre

Actors from the MLT productions of “Legally Blonde,” “Carrie” and “Beauty and the Beast” lead a Christmas sing-along featuring holiday classics to get attendees in the holiday spirit.

7–8:30 p.m.; Adults $12, Children (16 and under) $6. Tickets available at; 4220 Forsyth Rd, 31210; (478) 471-7529; 

Friday, Dec. 23

The Karaoke Before Christmas at Reboot

Do you do a knockout version of “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas”? Then bring your talents to Reboot Retrocade & Bar where they’re offering up Christmas-themed karaoke. 

8 p.m.; Ages 18 and up; Free; 566 Cherry St., 31201; (478) 621-4861;

Saturday, Dec. 24

Happy Christmas Eve! The city is pretty well closed, but if you aren’t booked up, we suggest exploring one of the city’s great parks. We’re partial to Amerson River Park for its great views of the Ocmulgee River and fabulous walking trails.

7 a.m.–6 p.m.; Free; 2551 Pierce Drive, 31204; (478) 803-0484;

Sunday, Dec. 25

Christmas Brunch at Hotel 45’s Loom restaurant 

Loom, located on the ground floor of Hotel 45, is offering a Christmas Day brunch. The menu will feature their regular brunch offerings with the addition of cornbread dressing waffle with roasted turkey breast and topped with housemade turkey gravy.

10 a.m.–3 p.m.; 401 Cotton Ave., 31201; (478) 216-9910; 

Monday, Dec. 26

Kwanzaa Celebration at the Douglass Theater

Monday marks the first day of the seven-day celebration of Kwanzaa. The first day celebrates “Umoja,” a Swahili word for unity and the Kwanzaa Cultural Access Center will come together for reflection and celebration at the Douglass Theater. There will be a discussion on unity, a drum circle and dancers. 

7–9 p.m.; Free; 355 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, 31201; (478) 742-2000; 

Tuesday, Dec. 27

Trivia at Just Tap’d

If your know-it-all relatives are in town for the holidays, take them to a place where their encyclopedic knowledge of seemingly everything can do some good-like win you a beer. At Just Tap’d trivia night there will be $5 drink specials and prizes for winning teams. 

7–8 p.m.; Free; 488 First St., 31201; (478) 599-9951;

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Macon Music Review Featuring Charles Davis and the Velvet Sound at Grant’s Lounge

Charles and the Velvet Sound cover the great works of Macon’s most famed musicians while adding one or two of their own songs as well. 

7:30–9:30 p.m.; $5; 382 Second St., 31201; (478)746-9191;