Around town


While the Askin family enjoys a vacation during Tournament Week each year, their home plays host to Masters guests.


Coming in Today's Home.

Hitchcock Woods has become a hidden gem for the City of Aiken -- to the point that many city residents don't venture to other areas in the county for outdoor exercise.

Coming in Community.


SORDID LIVES: 8 p.m. Saturday and April 18-19, 24-26; Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; $20 (plus tax); (706) 722-3322.

FIRST TAKE FILM FESTIVAL: Through Sunday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $5 for a day, screenings 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily; (706) 723-3758;

BEHIND THE SWING: THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF GOLF: Through Sunday, the exhibition Stories and Legends: Remembering the Augusta National Golf Club and the movie Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; The Science of Golf, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; for information, visit and www.nationalscience

SONGBIRD WALK: 8 a.m., Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, off Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; contribution: $3 members, $5 others; (706) 828-2109.

GUIDED DRIVING TOURS OF HISTORIC AUGUSTA: 1:30 p.m., tours of downtown Augusta and the Summerville area, led by local historian Ann McKnight; offered by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau; for reservations, (706) 724-4067.