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Events in Macon Feb. 1-7

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In town this week, we have a benefit for pups, a Lunar New Year craft, First Friday and more. 

Thursday, Feb. 1

Macon Mayhem versus the Birmingham Bulls

The No. 10 ranked Macon Mayhem take on the No. 1 ranked Birmingham Bulls. As a part of the Coliseum’s “Thirsty Thursday” promotion, 16 oz Bud Lite will be on sale for $5.

7 p.m.; $14 tickets available at ticketmaster.com; 200 Coliseum Drive, 31217; (478) 803-1593; maconcenterplex.org

Friday, Feb. 2

First Friday Downtown

February’s First Friday features the debut of a new art installation at the McEachern Gallery, drink specials at Sweet Eleanor’s, Creed Fisher headlining at the Capitol Theatre and more. See the First Friday Facebook event page for a complete listing.  

Saturday, Feb. 3

Lunar New Year Craft at Hello Boba

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by creating a custom paper fortune cookie for 2024, the year of the dragon. 

2-5 p.m.; Free; 359 Third St., 31201; (478) 201-9311; hellobobacafe.com

Sunday, Feb. 4

Sunday Funday Fundraiser- Battle of the DJs at The Hummingbird Stage and Tap Room

DJs Uh Oh, CL33B0 and Brvnd0 will be spinning tracks to help dogs in need. The proceeds from the night will benefit Macon’s Habitat 4 Hounds. The Hummingbird is accepting donations to the rescue and requesting paper towels, dog toys, potty pads and treats. 

8 p.m.; 430 Cherry St., 31201; (478) 741-9130; thebirdstage.com

Monday, Feb. 5

Skate with Elsa and Anna at the Macon Centreplex

Children (and their adults, too) can pretend they’re citizens of the town, Arendelle, from Disney’s “Frozen” when ice skating with Elsa and Anna at the Macon Coliseum. Presented by Macon learn to Skate, photos, autographs, skate rental and goodie bags all included in the $12 admission fee. 

6-7:30 p.m.; Ages 4 and older; $12 tickets at form.jotform.com; 200 Coliseum Drive, 31217; (478) 803-1593; maconcenterplex.org

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Fabian Concert Series at Mercer University

Find time for something beautiful at the Fabian Concert Series at Mercer University. World-class musicians including Amy Schwartz Moretti and Tessa Lark take on composer Felix Mendelssohn’s “Octet.” Tickets are selling out quickly, so snap them up while they’re available. 

7:30; $20 tickets available at tixr.com, free entry with school ID; Mercer University, Fickling Hall 1501 Mercer University Drive, 31207; 

  Wednesday, Feb. 7

Grace Potter at The Capitol Theatre

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Grace Potter plays from her new album “Mother Road” at the Capitol. Potter’s new album came about from her trip from Vermont to California on the heels of the pandemic and devastating personal loss.

8 p.m.; $45 and up tickets available at wl.seetickets.us; 382 Second St., 31201; (478) 257-6391; capitoltheatremacon.com

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