13 Things You'll Want to Check Out This Weekend | News
Whenever Daisy Dukes makes an appearance in 13 Things, you know you're in for an exciting weekend in Central Georgia.
1. Join many of the cast members from TV's "the Dukes of Hazzard" as they reunite in Byron this weekend. The events include a car show and music festival, but to catch the crew from Hazzard County, make sure you're at the Byron Motor Speedway this Saturday. Check event details here.
2. Over in Dublin, race fans will gather in Dublin for the Dublin-441 Speedway's opening season race Friday and Saturday night.
3. If you have little ones, you may want to check out the Macon Mall's Easter Parade and Spring Festival. The parade begins Saturday at 11 a.m. in front of Vision Savers.
4. Head out to the 200-mile-long yard sale Friday and Saturday. The famous 'Peaches to the Beaches' runs along US 341 from Barnesville to Brunswick.
5. Cheer on the Mercer Bears in the A-Sun Tournament Friday night. Tipoff is at 5:30 p.m. in Hawkins Arena on Mercer's campus. Mercer women play Friday at 2:30 p.m.
6. Enjoy the Forsythia Festival's Concert on the Square Friday night. Concert starts at 6:30 p.m.
7. The St. Patrick's Festival events continue this weekend from the library's used book sale to the Shamrock Invitational Golf Tournament to the Dog Walk and Costume Contest. See full details.
8. Celebrate the legendary Grant's Lounge in downtown Macon at their 42nd anniversary party Friday night. Back City Woods performs. Tickets are $10.
9. For a celebration of female complexity and mystery, head over to Warner Robins Little Theatre to see "The Vagina Monologues." Tickets are $10, shows at 8 p.m. both Friday and Saturday.
10. Middle Georgia Youth Ballet brings "Bluegrass Ballet" to the Douglass Theatre near you Saturday. Seats are $10 and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.
11. Watch a comedic melodrama "The Picture That Was Turned to the Wall" at Perry Players Community Theatre Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fri-Sat. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
12. Download a soundtrack for this weekend: The Blue Indian's fifth (read: free) compilation features 20 songs from bands right here in Macon to bands in Athens to Atlanta and back down to Savannah (and a few out of state).
13. Catch a performance including works by Copland, Confrey, Schubert and Chopin performed by Jamie Bernstein, Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin. That's at Wesleyan College's Porter Auditorium Friday at 7:30 p.m.