Maker Festival + Macon Made Seal
ArtPlace America recently announced that the College Hill Alliance will receive a $125,000 grant to fund Central Georgia's first-ever maker festival. The maker festival will be a two-day long event, taking place in April 2015 in Tattnall Square Park. Makers from across the country will be invited to demonstrate the latest in both technology- and craft-based innovation.
To view the updated news release, click here.
Tattnall Square Park Named Frontline Park
Tattnall Square Park, one of Macon’s most historic green spaces and one of the oldest city parks in America, has been named one of 12 Frontline Parks by the City Parks Alliance.Each month City Parks Alliance names one Frontline Park as a standout example of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship from across the country.
“We selected Tattnall Square Park as a Frontline Park because it exemplifies the power of urban parks to build community and make our cities sustainable and vibrant,” said Catherine Nagel, Executive Director, City Parks Alliance.
The Frontline Park program identifies city parks that find innovative ways to meet the unique challenges. Past recipients include Piedmont Park, the Highline, Prospect Park, Patterson Park, Coolidge Park, and Discovery Green. Tattnall is one of only two recieptients of the designation in the entire state of Georgia. Read the full press release here.
Second Sunday featuring The Grapevine!
Free live music concerts are back in the Corridor with the return of the Second Sunday Concert Series in Washington Park! From April through October, on the second Sunday of the month, from 6-8 p.m., bring your picnics, blankets, chairs, families and friends to Washington Park for College Hill's signature community event.
Remaining Second Sunday 2014 Shows:
- July 13: The Grapevine
- August 10: Same As It Ever Was
- September 14: Antonio Rodriguez & Dalmation
- October 12: Clarence Carter!
- July 13: The Grapevine
Please, no grills or tents. All pets must be leashed. In case of rain, we'll roll out the Second Sunday Slip n' Slide or move the show to the Cox Capitol Theatre.
Special thanks to our stage sponsors:
Bragg Jam Festival, Cassidy Dental Associates, Cox Communications, State Bank & Trust, Emerald Services, MRI Center of Central Georgia, Moonhanger Group, Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson, the Big House Museum, HeritageBank, Cathead Vodka, Macon Beer Company, and the Ocmulgee National Park & Preserve Initiative.