Sidney’s Salons

In honor of Sidney Lanier’s legacy, Historic Macon Foundation, the owners of the Cottage, have established the Lanier Center for Literary Arts. In addition to sponsoring writers’ workshops and other literary events, Historic Macon has a regular series of book signings. For this series, entitled Sidney’s Salons, Historic Macon invites authors to read, answer questions and sign books. See the list below for upcoming events.

Salons take place at the Sidney Lanier Cottage, 935 High St. in Macon. Admission is free for Historic Macon members, $5 for non-members and $3 for students. Reception at 5:30 p.m. and programs at 6:00 p.m.

The Sidney’s Salons Series is generously supported by Capital City Bank and Bob and Carolyn Hargrove.

Upcoming Sidney’s Salons -Macon History Series

Macon History

Sidney’s Salon with Sam Macfie

“Listing the Bowden Golf Course on the National Register”
Tuesday, June 9 | 5:30-7p.m. | Sidney Lanier Cottage
$5 for non-members | $3 for students | Free for members

Sidney’s Salon with Ed Grisamore
There is More than One Way to Spell Wiener: The Story of Nu-Way
Tuesday, July 14 | 5:30-7pm | Sidney Lanier Cottage
$5 for non-members | $3 for students | Free for members

Story Stroll with Wimberly Treadwell
“Downtown’s Alleys”
Friday, August 14 | 5:30-7pm
Meet in the alley between the Rookery and 551 Cherry Street
$15 for non-members | $10 for members | Buy your tickets online!
RSVP to Kim at kcampbell@historicmacon.org or 478-742-5084

Sidney’s Salon with Matt Jennings and Stephen Taylor

Images of America: Macon
Tuesday, September 8 | 5:30 to 7pm |Sidney Lanier Cottage
$5 for non-members | $3 for students | Free for members