Art, live music, food, and events galore! First Friday is your ticket to Downtown Macon! Be sure to tag NewTown on your social media with #MaconFirstFriday or #DTMac for a chance to be featured on Instagram and Facebook!
First Friday Family Fun Zone
Join NewTown under the light canopy in Third Street Park (in front of Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen) from
5:30pm to 8pm for games, music, and crafts!
FREE Telescope Viewings
Local astronomer Stephen Rahn will offer free telescope viewings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Poplar Street between First Street and Second Street near Just Tap’d.
This exhibit features women artists of Middle Georgia. Drawn to Macon will open with a reception from 5pm to
8pm. FREE and open to the public.
Pawsome Southern Rescue will have adoptable pets on-site from 6pm to 8pm and a charity raffle will be offered with prizes from Reboot Retrocade & Bar, Ocmulgee Brewpub, Piedmont Brewery & Kitchen, and more local businesses. You can also drink for a good cause! Doggo drink specials will be offered, and 50% of the profits will go to Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare.
It’s Mardi Gras Night at the Coliseum! Puck drops at 7:30pm!
The 567 Center for Renewal will host the Pink Poodle Parade exhibit from 6pm to 9pm. This exhibit features painted poodles and other original artwork by local artists.
Travis Jean Emporium hosts artist Sheila Mae showcasing her “A Girl Like Me”
series. Enjoy Mis Keela’s Rhythmic Jazz from 6pm to 8pm.
McEachern Art Center presents the opening night reception of an exhibition
featuring the work of Kelly Kristin Jones.