Around town



AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants opens season vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers; series runs through Sunday; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road;

THE EAST COAST COMEDY JAM: 7:30 p.m., University of South Carolina Aiken Convocation Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; with Ricky Smiley, J. Anthony Brown, George Willborn, Ced Delaney and Special K; $34.50, $39.50; (866) 722-8877,

CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ORGANIZATION FOR SINGLE ADULTS DANCE: 8-11 p.m., Westside High School, 1002 Patriots Way; $5 for members, $7 others, includes dance lessons 7-8 p.m.; refreshments provided; (706) 267-8642.

THREADS AND NEEDLES FAMILY FUN DAY: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Augusta Museum of History; families are invited to learn about the museum's collection of quilts, embroidered arts, clothes and more; practice weaving on a table loom; view demonstrations of spinning and knitting by the Augusta Fiber Arts Guild; try crafting skills with paper weaving and quilt blocks; a film on Georgia quilts will be shown.


ARTRAGEOUS! 2-4 p.m., Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; create a collage painting; tour the exhibition Something to Look Forward To with art instructor Nancy Bookhart Wellington; free; (706) 828-3815.

MUSIC EVOLUTION SERIES: Gates open at 4 p.m., show 5 p.m.; Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Towne Center Blvd.; Ken Block and Drew Copeland from Sister Hazel, Chris Young, Doug Jones from Cravin' Melon and Jim Perkins; $20 in advance at Merle Norman Studios, Wild Wing Cafe, Columbia County Government Building B,, (800) 514-3849;