Across the River



GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Through today, Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, Hale Street; (706) 722-0202,

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY'S PET-A-FAIR: Doors open noon, pet contests start 2 p.m. today, Julian Smith Casino, 2205 Broad St.; featuring contests, silent auction, raffles, bake sale, vendors, souvenirs and microchipping; free admission; all proceeds benefit homeless pets; (706) 261-7387

SOUTH AUGUSTA WOMEN'S HEALTH AND BEAUTY EXPO: 2-4 p.m. today, Diamond Lakes Community Center, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; event offers health and wellness information and screenings, entertainment, vendors, arts and crafts and a fashion show; (706) 751-1313

PAINE COLLEGE CHOIR CONCERT: 4:30 p.m. today, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 710 E. Cedar St.; (706) 414-1061

SURVIVOR'S MARCH: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.; for survivors and loved ones of survivors of domestic abuse; (706) 736-2499

AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL DEDICATION: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aquinas High School, 1920 Highland Ave.; dedication of the new wing and grand hall; dessert and coffee reception to follow; (706) 736-5516

BETHLEHEM COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, New Bethlehem Community Center, 1336 Conklin Ave.; for residents of the Bethlehem community; games, food booths, inflatables, crafts and entertainment; free; booth rentals available on first-come basis; (706) 722-0086

AFRICAN-AMERICAN QUILT EXHIBIT: Through Nov. 30, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St.; includes antique quilts from the museum collection, local and guest artists; (706) 724-3576


ALUMNI AND FRIENDS CHEFS SHOWCASE: 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites, 2 10th St.; fundraiser for Augusta Mini Theatre Community Arts School; $33 adults, $16 students; (706) 722-0598,

BUSINESS EXPO: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, Boat House, 101 Riverfront Drive; free and open to public; register by Oct. 31 to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department; (706) 821-2406

PUTTIN' ON THE GLITZ CANCER FUNDRAISER: 7-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, The River Room, 605 Reynolds St.; to benefit Medical College of Georgia Cancer Center; with hors d'oeuvres, open bar and a silent auction; music by Flashback; $50 tickets; respond early, seating is limited; (706) 721-3957