Open Streets Macon: MLK Jr Blvd + Cherry St Activity Partners
Don’t miss out on all the fun THIS Sunday, October 7th!
We will have more than 40 local groups, individuals, and businesses there this Sunday – ready to lead free, fun, interactive activities and show you why Macon is a great place to live, work, and play! Check them out:
Pine St Hub (Between Pine St and Oak St on MLK Jr Blvd)
- Macon-Bibb County Recreation: Hopscotch, jump ropes, activity dice, and jumbo games
- Mercer University Green Coalition: Games and recycling/sustainability info
- Bibb County Master Gardeners: Interactive gardening activity and info
- Bike Walk Macon: Yard games and pop-up plaza
- Historic Macon: Outdoor living room
- Community Foundation of Central Georgia: Information, discussion, and activity about On The Table
MLK Jr Blvd Hub (Between Cherry St Ln and Mulberry St Ln on MLK Jr Blvd)
- Ember Maypop Shop: Urban printing
- Macon-Bibb County Health Department: Helmets for bikers and safety info
- DJ Revolution: Music
- Macon Transit Authority: Bus bike rack demonstration and public transit info
- NewTown Macon: Lawn Games
- Bike Tech.: Mechanics available to repair bikes
- Oglethorpe Realty: Kids activity and t-shirt giveaway
- OCMA Dream Team: Meet the youth Brag Dream Team and literacy activities
Cherry St Hub (Between 1st and 2nd St on Cherry St)
- Happy Talk Communications: Music, performances, and upcoming event info
- Knight/Niantic Fellowship: Pokemon Go! AR activities and passport
- Sidewalk Talk Greater Macon: Free empathic listening
- Middle Georgia Regional Library: Pop-up library, card registration, and reading area
- The 567 Center: Interactive adult art activity with professional artist
- Georgia Chalk Artists Guild – Live chalking
Cherry St Plaza (between the Tubman Museum and Sports Hall of Fame)
- Macon Skaters: Free skate with grind box
These businesses will be open and offer the following special incentives or activities:
- Travis Jean Emporium: Jack-o-lantern decorating and live music
- Visit Macon: 20% off gift shop discount and indoor restrooms
- Macon Beer Company: 25% off pints
- Comics Plus: Coloring contest and sales
- Golden Bough Bookstore: Sidewalk sales
- Reboot Retrocade & Bar: Four free tokens with purchase of alcoholic drink
DON’T MISS THESE SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES ALONG THE ROUTE
- 2:00 pm | Open Streets Macon Bicycle Parade with Bike Walk Macon. Meet at the intersection of Cherry St and 1st St.
- 3:00 pm | Yoga with Sparks Yoga at the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Cherry St.
- 4:00 pm | Senior Steppers line dancing with Macon-Bibb Senior Center at the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Cherry St.
- 5:00 pm | Zumba with Wellness Center Navicent Health at the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Cherry St.
The Douglass Theatre: Royal Elan Performing Arts Presents “Mulan, A Dancical”: Don’t miss this family-friendly performance of Mulan! The show starts at 5:30pm and tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
These businesses will be open during Open Streets. Show them some love!
- Bearfoot Tavern
- Decadent Dessert Bar
- Doughboy Pizza
- Fatty’s Pizza
- Just Tap’d
- Ladda Bistro
- Ocmulgee Brewpub
- Parish on Cherry
- Piedmont Brewery and Kitchen
- Scoops on Cherry St