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Byron, Georgia’s relaxed environment leaves plenty of time for enjoying the sweeter things in life: music, arts, theater. Check in with the Byron Welcome Center to see what art shows, exhibits and concerts are happening during your stay.
Saturday nights, enjoy toe-tapping country and gospel music at The Powersville Opry from 5-9:30 p.m. The entertainment is free (donations accepted), so get there early to get a seat.
Come to Byron the first Saturday in May for the Battle of Byron or in June for the Georgia Peach Festival and groove to the music of the live entertainment.
Dulcet sounds blanket the region and Byron makes a good base for venturing out to hear performances arranged by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association, or catch national touring acts at the Macon Centreplex, the Grand Opera House, the Cox Capitol Theatre, or the Douglass Theatre.
Live on Stage
Byron is at the center of community theatre groups around the region. Venture from Byron to see popular plays performed at the early 1900s Austin Theatre in Fort Valley, or by the Warner Robins Little Theater or the Perry Players.
Works of Art
Exercise your creativity in an art class offered at the Byron Welcome Center in the Peach Shops of Byron.
About 12 miles southwest of Byron, the Jail House Alley Art Center in Fort Valley also provides an outlet for local talent and each fall hosts the Jail House Alley Art Show and Sale. Fort Valley also is home to the largest collection of Edward Marshall Boehm porcelain sculptures on public display in the United States, housed in Massee Lane Gardens’Stevens-Taylor Gallery and the Annabelle Lundy Fetterman Educational Museum. This stunning porcelain collection also includes pieces by Connoisseur, Bronn, Cybis, Royal Worchester, Dorothy Doughty, Gunther Granget, and Hummel.