The Creek’s Top 5 for the Weekend…

Charles Davis

Macon Mayhem vs Birmingham Bulls/Coat Drive Night
Where: Macon Coliseum
When: Saturday December 9th 7:35
Cost: $10 when you bring in a new or gently used coat

Ok people, here is a great way to enjoy your weekend and help someone one in need at the same time. The Macon Mayhem are playing the Birmingham Bulls at the Macon Coliseum on Saturday night to continue on their quest to claim the championship for the second year in a row. And with the temperatures dropping outside, they are having a Coat Drive that night. Bring in a new or gently used coat and only pay $10 for your ticket. I also have it on good authority that Mayhem forward Dennis Sicard will be standing at the gate and if you don’t bring in a coat, he’s probably going to take yours. So come out, bring a coat, and cheer on the Mayhem.

Anthony Ennis

Georgia Grown Christmas Showcase
When: Saturday, December 9th 10am-6pm
Where: Shoppes at River Crossing
Cost: Free Admission

Support local Georgia Grown producers and get ahead on your holiday shopping at the Georgia Grown Christmas Showcase at The Shoppes at River Crossing this Saturday. What better way to support and spread some holiday cheer than buying great Georgia grown and mad products? The event will be located within the Barnes and Noble parking lot of the shopping center. Over 40 vendors will be featuring the best artisanal products from all across the state!

 

Ashley Doolin

Celtic Christmas
When: Saturday, December 9th 7:30pm
Where: Pierce Chapel at Wesleyan College
Cost: $20

Acoustic Productions and Wesleyan College are proud to bring you Celtic Christmas featuring the Celtic Guitar Masters, Robin Bullock and Steve Baughman returning for their 15th year in Macon. Come enjoy the traditional songs of the season played in beautiful duet on guitar, mandolin, and cittern. Saturday, December 9th at the stunning Pierce Chapel on Wesleyan’s Campus, the show starts at 7:30pm, tickets are $20 and can be purchased at wesleyancollege.edu/concert. Proudly sponsored by Eagle Gun Range, Karsten and Denson Hardware and Wesley Audio.

Brad Evans

Historic Macon Pop-Up Flea Market
When: Saturday, December 9th 11am-3pm
Where: Crowne Plaza 108 First St. Macon
Cost: Free Admission

Just in time for the holidays, for one day only, come to the Crowne Plaza on 108 First Street to rediscover and reimagine the furniture from this place that towers over downtown Macon. Don’t miss this chance to score anything from chairs to lamps to mirrors and everything in between! And remember, all proceeds go to Historic Macon Foundation.

Jamie Saunders

Lee Roy Parnell
When: Saturday, December 9th 8pm
Where: Cox Capitol Theatre
Cost: $20

Lee Roy Parnell is an American country music and blues artist, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Since 1990, he has recorded nine studio albums, and charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. After performing well as a country musician in the 1990s Parnell made a shift in the early 2000s back to the bluesier sounds of his early works. And our own Phil Palma told me I could NOT miss this show because Lee Roy definitely likes to party. So…you guys come on out, enjoy the music with me and get ready to party!

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