120 Plantation Inn Drive
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: (478) 314-5130
Fax: (478) 314-5141
Often referred to endearingly as 'The UC', the Mercer University Center is a multi-functional center that was first opened in 2004. This center boasts of a swimming pool, food courts, basketball courts, an air rifle range and fitness centers. Numerous meeting rooms can be rented out for lectures, discussions, seminars and readings. Concerts are a regular occurrence too so call ahead for more information on any upcoming events.
With a major face lift and renovation, the Cox Capitol Theatre re-opened in 2006, thereby adding to the creative and financial wealth of Macon. The entertainment hub resulted in flurry of activities and the adjoining restaurants and bars flourished further. This iconic venue hosts variety of events throughout the year and every performance here is well-attended and appreciated. You can also rent the venue for private functions. For more details, check website.
Fresh Produce Records is a haven for vinyl record collectors in the Macon. Located in downtown, the store's inventory comprises new vinyl LP records as well as DVD collection encompassing varied genres of music. From folk and country, to rock and punk music, the collection will definitely impress you and make you come back for more. Not sure what you are looking for? Then the helpful staff will help you find the records that suit your taste in music. Apart from the sale of records and discs, the store is emphatically involved in the local music scene by providing a platform for talented local and national artists/ bands.
Spread across 60 acres (24.28 hectares), Middle Georgia Raceway first opened in 1966 as Nascar Grand National's raceway. It was the site of the 2nd Annual Atlanta Pop Festival. It closed down in 1971 and was not in function for decades. Tim Thornton bought the property in 2006 to develop it for commercial purposes but that plan got stalled. Now it hosts the annual Racers Reunion which was first held here in 2011, 2013 Dukes of Hazard Reunion, country music concerts and monster truck shows.