Around town



OLDE TOWNE ARTISANS' FAIR: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; free; (803) 279-2323.

HEALTH FAIR: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Macedonia Baptist Church, 200 Macedonia Road, North Augusta; free; sponsored by Phi Chi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc.

ARGENTINE TANGO DANCE: 8-11 p.m., Cutno Dance Center, 739 Greene St.; $5 members of the Augusta Tango Club, $10 others.

SPRING CARNIVAL: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lewiston Elementary School; rides, games, food, a silent auction and Mother's Day shopping; armbands cost $15; individual game tickets cost 50 cents and are available in advance or at the carnival.

EARTH DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Reed Creek Park, off Furys Ferry Road behind Zaxby's; Columbia County's Earth Day celebration;, or (706) 312-7195.

SORDID LIVES: 8 p.m., Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; $20 (plus tax); (706) 722-3322.

MASTERWORKS CHORALE: 7:30 p.m., St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. N.W., Aiken; celebrating its 10th anniversary by performing Handel's Messiah; (803) 641-3305.

AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, 7:05 p.m. today and Monday, 2:05 p.m. Sunday vs. Greenville Drive; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road;

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Our Lady of Peace School's middle school field, corner of Knox and LeCompte avenues, North Augusta; games, inflatables, crafts, food, strawberry-eating contest, strawberry bake-off; (803) 279-0315, ext. 100.

KITE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Perry Memorial Park, 720 Abbeville Ave. N.E., Aiken; inflatables, rides, rock-climbing wall; $1 per ride, $10 wristband for unlimited rides; (803) 642-7631.


FRANK YERBY HOUSE OPENING: 3 p.m., Paine College, 1235 15th St.; (706) 821-8200.