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Macon's International Cherry Blossom Festival,
March 20-29, 2015
This city-wide festival fills 10 days with events, concerts, exhibits, arts and crafts, hot air balloons and more against a backdrop of more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees; the most in the world! For more information, visit www.cherryblossom.com or call (478) 330-7050.
Mulberry Street Arts Festival
March 28-29, 2015
When the cherry trees are blooming and Macon comes alive with the beauty of springtime, it's time for the area's oldest arts & crafts festival. Visit www.middlegeorgiaart.org or call (478) 744-9557.
Spring Spirit Stroll
Usually only offered in the Fall, this entertaining, one-hour guided tour is now offered in the Spring as well. A cemetery tour like you've never experienced,featuring costumed actors at graveside who bring to life stories of selected individuals buried in historic Riverside Cemetery www.riversidecemeteryconservancy.org.
Tubman Pan African Festival, April 24-26th 2014
This annual occasion centers on the theme of love, peace, unity and hope, with masquerades, Caribbean steel bands, Reggae, African music, dancers, films, children's entertainment and cultural demonstrations. For more information, visit www.tubmanmuseum.com or call (478) 743-8544.
Fired Works: Regional Ceramics Exhibition & Sale,
April 26-May 4th, 2014
This event features more than 4,000 functional and sculptural pieces from 58 Georgia artists along with workshops and other events. For more information, visit www.maconarts.org or call (478) 743-6940.
Bragg Jam July 26th, 2014
The memorial to Macon brothers Braxx and Tate Bragg includes two days of cool concerts featuring local, regional and national acts, arts, children's events, the Ocmulgee Adventure Race and more. Proceeds benefit the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail. For more information, visit www.braggjam.org
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration
Native Americans gather at Ocmulgee National Monument to share their heritage at the 17,000-year-old site. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/ocmu or call (478) 752-8257.
Crossroads Literary Festival
Immerse yourself in good books, listen to inspired readings, and meander through a book fair featuring local, state and regional authors from the state of Georgia.
One City Art Festival
The One City Festival will bring high quality art, as well as entertaining and provocative arts programming to Macon. It is a a city-wide celebration of the visual arts. For more information visit www.onecityartfestival.com
Enjoy craft beers from breweries around the state, a great musical lineup of al Georgia bands, a homebrew contest, a cyclocross race, and singer-songwriter competition. Featuring authentic Bavarian cuisine and traditions.
Spirits in October
An entertaining, one-hour guided tour at twilight featuring costumed actors at graveside who bring to life stories of selected individuals buried in historic Riverside Cemetery www.riversidecemeteryconservancy.org or call Mercer Ticket Sales at 478-301-5470
Christmas in Historic Stanislaus (December Bi-Annually)
A strolling candlelight tour of beautiful Stanislaus homes. For more information, call email StanislausGardenClub@gmail.com Click here for more information.
The Nutcracker December 11-15, 2013
This Central Georgia holiday tradition combines Tchaikovsky's timeless score with magical scenery and breathtaking ballet. Presented by the Nutcracker of Middle Georgia, this show is a Christmas time favorite that often sells out early. For more information, call (478) 301-5470 or visit www.midganutcracker.org
Macon Film Festival, 2015 TBA
Established in 2005, MAGA is rapidly becoming the South's newest hot topic for the film industry with a full week of film and associated activities each February. For more information, visit www.maconfilmfestival.com or https://www.facebook.com/MaconFilmFestival