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Events in Macon June 13-19

Jason Fulmore
Brooklyn Bike Co. cruiser hits the streets of Macon’s Vineville neighborhood

So many options this week that we had a hard time narrowing it down. Take your pick: Superman, drag queens, black girl magic, water colors, and more…  


Thursday, June 13

Macon Bike Party!

Join Bike Walk Macon for the Rivoli Roll, a slow-paced community bicycle ride is all-ages, all-skill -levels bike ride exploring the lush landscape of North Macon and Bolingbroke. Bring your helmet, Bike Walk provides lights, snacks and drinks.  Help get the party started by adding your favorite tunes to their Spotify playlist at!

6 p.m. (registration and short safety lesson) with wheels down 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m.; free; Meet at The Triangle at 1425 Old Forsyth Rd, 31210. More details at

Friday, June 14

Superman Trivia and Cosplay 

The cast and crew of the new Superman movie have been spotted shooting around Macon, and now you can flex your muscles at Superman Trivia and Cosplay! The Daisy Tequila Bar will serve up hot food, cold drinks, and more to bring out all the heroes and villains. Superman themed party to bring out ALL the heroes & villains.  Go ahead, talk nerdy to me.

Sign up starts at 8:30 p.m. with trivia at 9 pm and costume contest to follow; free; The Daisy, 518 Cherry St, 31201

Saturday, June 15

Georgia Icons! w/Phoenix

Macon Pride has put together an event celebrating some of Georgia’s most iconic performers, all to raise money for this years Macon Pride Festival.  The cast includes: Christina Leon and Yutoya Leon (Macon); Shaun Loreal Kennedy (Mx. Macon Pride); Cola Fizz and Karmella Machiatto (Athens); Ella/Suaras/Rex and Cici Nicole (Atlanta); Extasy Grey; and special guest from Rupaul’s Drag Race season 3, Phoenix (from Atlanta).

Doors open at 8 p.m. and show starts at 9 p.m.; $15 with tickets here; The Capitol Theater, 382 Second Street, 31201

Sunday, June 16 

Juneteenth Parade Celebrates Black Girl Magic

The Macon Black Culture organization hosts the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade, filled with music, dance, colorful floats, marching bands, dance troupes, and various community organizations coming together to honor and uplift the black women and girls who have played a significant role in shaping our history and culture.  This year’s Grand Marshals are Zelma Redding and Karla Redding-Andrews, the wife and daughter of the late Otis Redding.

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.; free; 200 Cherry Street, 31201; More information at [email protected] and full list of Juneteenth events are here.

Monday, June 17

Farmhouse Fibers Watercolor Class

Come paint furry friends in this watercolor class hosted by Farmhouse Fibers. All materials are provided and the image is pre-drawn, so no need to stress. Limited seating and so sign up today by calling (478) 951-4332.

6:30 p.m.; $35 fee includes making 5×7 painting plus matching bookmark; Farmhouse Fibers, 380 Forest Hill Rd., 31210.

Tuesday, June 18 

Pride Walk with Southern Queer Folk Hikes and Macon Mental Health Matters 

Join Bike Walk Macon for a June’s Walk ‘n’ Talk series, a chance to connect and chat while getting some fresh air and gentle exercise. Learn about available mental health resources, updates coming to Rosa Parks Square, and safe spaces for the LGTBQ+ community. The walk concludes at Sweet Eleanor’s Divine Desserts. Participants should be able to walk 3 miles non-stop and dogs must be leashed.

6 p.m.; free; Walk starts at Rosa Parks Square; 1st St Ln, 31201.

Wednesday, June 19

Macon Music Review

Macon Music Revue hits the Grants Lounge stage every Wednesday night with Evan Bentzel on bass, Charles Davis with vocals, Ethan Hamlin on keys, Dustin McCook on guitar, and Caleb Melvin on drums. They play songs from Macon’s long line a music stars and often showcase special guests.  Take in the tunes, play pool, and enjoy a drink and Grant’s Kitchen’s pork chop sandwich.

8 p.m.; $10 admission; Grant’s Lounge, 576 Poplar St, 31201.

And finally … this week’s “Hop, Skip & a Jump” 

If you missed National Drive-In Movie Day on June 6th, there’s still time to catch a flick and we promise you won’t be all alone.  Georgia boasts five drive-in theaters you won’t want to miss, with the closest being The Starlight in Atlanta.

Times vary; 50 cents and up, depending on the theater.

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