Ramblin' Rhodes: Sounds at Riverwalk will be from Yonder Mountain

The Colorado-based Yonder Mountain String Band will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on the Riverwalk with the Larry Keel Experience bluegrass music group.
By Don Rhodes

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

The Western Carolina State Fair returns for 10 days to the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive, from Oct. 16-25.

Georgia-Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 17

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St., is open for 10 days from Oct. 17-26.

Halloween happenings

Holiday events include haunted attractions, festivals and more

Storyland Theatre back for 27th season on new stage

After nine years at the Imperial Theatre, Storyland is returning to the Georgia Regents University Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, where the group spent 17 years.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Wine Time: Galerie Equitem Sauvignon Blanc, Knights Valley, 2013

More winemakers are paying attention to what goes on in the vineyards and not tinkering too much after picking the grapes. Galerie wines are all about the terroir.
By Dennis Sodomka

Music by Turner: Now we'll rush home to memories

As a fifth-grader in 1965 at William Robinson Elementary, I (as well as most of my friends) had stopped hanging around the school after the final bell rang in order to get home as quickly as possible. No, we weren't in a hurry to do our homework. It was … (drum roll, please) to watch television!
By Ed Turner

Cher in the City: Part of Halloween fun is making plans

Halloween is just around the corner. I remember how much fun it used to be to, pick out my costume, get dressed up and go trick-or-treating with my mom when I was little.
By Cher Best

The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, landscapes and scenes of everyday life in Appalachia.
By Keith Claussen

Augusta Choral Society has changes in store for season

The Augusta Choral Society's season opener marks a few firsts. Multimedia, as well as an atypical soloist, will be part of The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace, which kicks off the 64th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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2014 Arts Preview

Our 2014 Arts Preview includes everything from dance and music to theater and art.

Here come the fall festivals

Many churches offer members and the community an opportunity to fellowship while participating in outdoor activities ranging from bonfires to hayrides to movies on the lawn.
By Lisa Kaylor

Night at the Movies

New this week: Fury, The Best of Me, The Book of Life

Dine & Dish: Tasty chicken and waffle is best of Bees Knees menu

Bee's Knees, the funky downtown Augusta tapas bar, has a cool, artistic vibe, and is exactly the kind of restaurant you'd expect to have a secret menu item.
By Danielle Wong Moores

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