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Transcendings

Transcendings

Dr. Charles L. Quinn will lead the Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra in its April concert entitled "Transcendings" this weekend.  Click here to see the video.

Saturday, April 16
Middle Georgia College
Russell Auditorium
7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 17
Wesleyan College
Porter Auditorium
3:00 p.m.

For tickets:
(478) 934-9575
www.ocmulgeesymphonyorchestra.com

38th Harness Festival Coming Up This Weekend

April 14: Sponsor's Dinner

April 15: Fireworks and Live Entertainment

April 16: 5k Road Race, Opening Ceremonies, BarBQ Competition sanctioned by the GA BarBQ Association, Harness Racing, More Music, Arts & Crafts, Kids Games, and Fun for the Entire Family.

Read more about the Harness Festival.

Junior Journalist Auditions

Junior journalist auditions will take place today at the Galleria Mall in Centerville from 4-6 p.m.

The child auditioning must be born between August 1, 1998 and August 1, 2001. You must bring proof of date of birth to the audition.

The audition in Macon will take place Tuesday, April 5 from 4-6 p.m. in the Museum of Arts and Sciences.

The children will be scored on the spot during the first round of auditions. The top scoring 50 kids will be called back for a second round, where they will answer questions on camera. A panel of 13WMAZ employees will judge those auditions. The top scoring 25 kids will move on to a final round that will be judged by a community panel. We will not contact the children between rounds 2 and 3. We will surprise the winning children in their classrooms before school lets out for the summer.

Battle of Guitars Begins in Chester Tonight at 6 p.m.

Battle of Guitars Begins in Chester Tonight at 6 p.m.

Battle of Guitars, a Middle Georgia tradition since 1973, hits the Old school gym in Chester today beginning at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and 12 and under are free with a paying adult. 

Double Barrell Band opens at 6 p.m. followed by the Attaways at 7 p.m. The Battle continues with the Rocky Creek Band at 8 p.m. and the Lee Jessup Band at 9 p.m.

Concessions are available and all proceeds benefit the Chester Lions Club.

Harness Festival: Longstanding Tradition

The Hawkinsville Harness Festival began in 1894, according to the festival website.

Some of the events include:

Harness Races
Harness the Country Concert
Festival Queen
Harness Festival Golf Tournament
Arts and Crafts
Carnival and Rides
Festival Dance
Fireworks
Reptile show, clowns, magic, rides for kids
Battle of the Bands
Educational hayrides

The Harness Festival events are scheduled from April 14-16.

Purchase Harness Festival tickets.

BCHS Boys Quartet Places First at State Literary Championship

BCHS Boys Quartet Places First at State Literary Championship

At the AA State Literary Championship held Saturday at Veteran's High School, the BCHS boys quartet finished first. 

The quartet was John Carr, Spencer Maddox, Phillip Odom, and Matthew White. 

Finishing fourth in state competition Saturday was girls trio (Erin Smith, Amber Burton, Logan Spivey) and Smith in girls dramatic interpretation.

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Arts Council Presents "Mustang Sally"

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Arts Council Presents "Mustang Sally"

Hawkinsville-Pulaski County Arts Council Presents "Mustang Sally"

Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets - $25