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Events in Macon July 20-26

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Museum of Arts and Sciences.

In town this week we have a celebration of the human spirit in many forms: The spirit of discovery (Moon Day at The Museum of Arts & Sciences), the spirit of competition (Beer Pong at The Brick) and the spirit of rocking out to classic country music (Travis Tritt at the Macon Auditorium). 

Thursday, July 20

Moon Day at The Museum of Arts & Sciences 

It’s the 54th Anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing and The Museum of Arts and Sciences plans to celebrate with a day of special programming. There will be a special live animal show featuring nocturnal animals like owls and alligators, activity tables where little ones can make their own space mission badges and planetarium shows focused on the moon. 

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Activities included with museum admission, Adults $10, Senior Citizens and Military $8, College Students $7, Children $5, Children under 3 years old Free;  4182 Forsyth Rd., 31210; (478) 477-3232; 

Friday, July 21

Travis Tritt at the Macon Auditorium

Country music legend, Georgia native and experiencer of supernatural encounters, Travis Tritt brings his hits to Macon again. The Grammy Awards winner released his first full-length record in over a decade, “Set in Stone” in 2021. The show will feature performances from the new album and some earlier hits such as “Anymore” and “Here’s a Quarter”.  

7:30 p.m.; $36.50 an up tickets available at; 415 First St., 31201; (478) 803-1593;

Saturday, July 22

Beer Pong Tournament at The Brick Macon

This double elimination beer pong tournament will separate those who majored in fun in college and those  who majored in something boring, like pre-med or finance. To enter the competition, sign up at the bar at The Brick or direct message them on their Instagram page. The tournament is set up for teams of two with the team that comes in first receiving a $300 cash prize and second $150.

10 p.m.; $20 per two-person team; 1305 Hardeman Ave, 31201; (478) 254-3632;

Sunday, July 23

Great Macon Baking Week

The first Macon Baking Week (July 23-30) kicks off on Sunday with over a dozen restaurants across town competing to be voted the best. Participating restaurants will have specials such as Irish Cheesecake (Pearl-Passionate Cuisine and Cocktails), Chocolate Coffee Toffee Tart (Natalia’s) and Cheesecake Empanadas (Yollah). Visit Macon has created a passport that attendees can have stamped by each of the restaurants they visit. Collect five or more stamps to be entered for special prizes. The week leads up to the Central City Baking Competition at Mill Hill Community Arts Village where amature baking enthusiasts will face off for the title ofCentral City Bake Off Champion. A complete list of participating restaurants and more information can be found at the Visit Macon Great Macon Baking Week page

Monday, July 24

Kids AIReal Yoga and Art Camp at Sparks Yoga

This four-day yoga camp aimed at ages 7-13 is a bit different from other yoga camps. At this camp, kids learn AIReal yoga, a yoga practice that uses silk hammocks to lift students off the ground. It’s part yoga, part acrobatics and all fun. In addition, students will learn meditative breathing techniques from Maria Andrade of ABC Breathe and complete art projects.

9 a.m. – noon; Ages 7-13;  $175 for the four-day camp, enrollment at; 1044 Washington Ave., 31201; (478) 250-3028;

Tuesday, July 25

Bearded Beer Bash at Fall Line Brewing Co.

Fall Line Brewing is celebrating Christmas in July by turning their taproom into a winter wonderland with Christmas lights and trees. In addition, they will be serving their “Yule Fuel” ale for that day only. The ale is a spiced holiday brew with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. The Beards of Macon group will be on hand to give Santa’s beard a run for its money and to provide encouragement to bearded attendees to enter into the Beard Competition. Winners of the competition walk away with Fall Line swag. The competition is open to men and women and fake beards are welcome. Attendees are encouraged to wear their holiday attire.

4 – 10 p.m.; 567 Plum St., 31201; (478) 200-1957;

Wednesday, July 26

Art in the Park at The Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park 

Artist volunteer Cheryl Collins leads a free art class themed around the Ocmulgee Mounds. Each week Collins teaches a different technique, such as colored pencils or shading with black and white. The class is held in the air conditioned Visitors’ Center, so you won’t have to suffer during your creative process. 

2 – 3 p.m.; Ages 10 and up; Free, but the class size is limited to the first 12 participants who sign up at the Visitors’ Center the day of the event; 1207 Emery Hwy, 31217; (478) 752-8257;


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