Week ahead



ROCK DIG: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Graves Mountain, about three miles outside Lincolnton on U.S. Highway 378 toward Washington; annual Rock, Swap and Dig; (706) 359-3862.

THE BURCHFIELD BROTHERS: 6 p.m., Kiokee Baptist Church, Appling; www.burchfieldbrothers.com.

DEARLY DEPARTED : 3 p.m. Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; (803) 648-1438; aikencommunityplayhouse.com.

AN EVENING OF BROADWAY MEMORIES: 2 p.m., Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, including State Fair , The King and I , Carousel , South Pacific , The Sound of Music and Oklahoma! ; $20 adults; $15 faculty, staff, seniors; $7 students; (803) 641-3305.

GREENJACKETS: vs. Asheville Tourists; 2:05 p.m. Sunday, 7:05 p.m. Monday; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road; greenjacketsbaseball.com.

SACRED HEART GARDEN FESTIVAL: Noon, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; with exhibits, lectures, vendors and children's Mad Hatter tea; tour private gardens in Summerville and Hammond's Ferry in North Augusta; tickets at Sacred Heart, The Partridge Inn, Main & Taylor Shoe Salon and Wild Birds Unlimited; (706) 826-4700, sacredheartgardenfestival.com.


AIKEN CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m.; city hall on Park Avenue.

RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF ASSESSORS CALLED MEETING: Noon, Room 102, municipal building, 530 Greene St.



COLUMBIA COUNTY WEST ROTARY CLUB: 12:15 p.m., Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, on Columbia Road at Lewiston Road; call Richard Swann at (706) 868-3559.

TUESDAY NIGHTS TOGETHER (TNT): 7 p.m., the administration building of First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.; single adults are invited to a communitywide fellowship and Bible study; call Ty Lockridge at (803) 279-6370.

HARLEM LIBRARY STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Harlem Library, 375 N. Louisville St.; free.

MAYOR'S PRAYER BREAKFAST: 8 a.m., Heritage Academy, 333 Greene St.; with Gregory Young, Matt Aitken and Mayor Deke Copenhaver; RSVP to Karyn Nixon at (706) 821-1833.


HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY: 6:30 p.m., Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; includes a candle lighting and name reading, an exhibit honoring Carl Lutz and a talk by Holocaust survivor Herbert Kohn; (706) 228-3636.

ROTARY CLUB OF COLUMBIA COUNTY: 7 a.m., Brandon Wilde Clubhouse; call President Lee Clark, (706) 863-2000.

EUCHEE CREEK STORY TIME: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Euchee Creek Library, 5907 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown; free.

GOSPEL NIGHT: 7 p.m., Elijah Clark State Park, 10 miles east of Lincolnton, Ga., on U.S. Highway 378; local choirs, soloists, door prizes; (706) 359-7970.


COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; free admission; performance by The Mason Jars; (706) 312-7191.

ESPN/BASS ELITE SERIES FISHING TOURNAMENT: Today through Sunday, Wildwood Park; ESPN will cover final round for a one-hour highlight show; (706) 541-3761, (706) 831-4364, (706) 541-0586 or www.columbiacountyga.gov.

AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE SPRING OPEN HOUSE: 5-8 p.m., all three campuses: in Augusta (in Building 1300), Thomson/ McDuffie, and Waynesboro/Burke County; faculty will be available to answer questions about Augusta Tech's programs of study; financial aid options also will be discussed, and campus tours will be available; (706) 771-4028.

PRAYER SERVICE: 1 p.m., North Columbia Church, meeting at the Eubank Blanchard Community Center in Appling; State Rep. Barry Fleming will be the guest speaker for the National Day of Prayer service; (706) 832-0986.

TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY): 6 p.m. Grovetown United Methodist Church, 206 E. Robinson Ave.; nonprofit weight-loss support group; (706) 863-0726.

LATINO FEST: Thursday-Sunday, Fort Gordon's Barton Field; with live Latin bands, a car and motorcycle show, ethnic food, craft vendors, children's games and performance by Alicia y Rumba Brava; patrons 16 and older must have a photo ID for admission to Fort Gordon; (706) 791-6779, www.fortgordon.com.

PRAYER AND SONG SERVICE: 7 p.m., Sacred Heart Cultural Center; choirs of Warren Baptist and Macedonia Baptist churches; sponsored by Mayor Deke Copenhaver and the South Augusta Pastors' Alliance; (706) 722-8693.

PRAYER BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m., Warren Baptist Church; with James "Cotton" Flynn; (706) 722-8693.


FIRST FRIDAY: downtown Augusta; sidewalk entertainment, live performances and galleries and businesses on Broad Street join in celebration of James Brown's birthday; the Greater Augusta Arts Council will unveil the new James Brown camera at the James Brown Statue (Broad Street between Eighth and Ninth streets) at 6 p.m.; unveiling will be followed by a cake-cutting ceremony at 7 p.m. on 10th and Broad streets.

FILM SCREENING: 7 p.m., Columbia County Library; free screening of the documentary Divided We Fall ; producer Valarie Kaur, will be available for audience questions afterward; film is about Ms. Kaur's journey as a college student across America in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks; www.dwf-augusta.org.

VIOLINIST CLAIRE MICHAELS, PIANISTS LYDIA PORRO MILHAM, ARTEMISIA DENNIS THEVAOS: 7:30 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way; offering; (706) 733-0513.

IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Augusta Mini Theatre production; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jack B. Patrick Technology Center, Augusta Technical College, 3200 Augusta Tech Drive; 4 p.m. Sunday, Old Macedonia Baptist Church, North Augusta; tickets for Friday and Saturday cost $8 and can be purchased at the door or in advance from the Augusta Mini Theatre; Sunday's production free; (706) 722-0598, www.augustaminitheatre.com.

THE WIZARD OF OZ: Augusta Players production; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; The Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; (706) 826-4707.


PAYBACK: CELEBRATE JAMES BROWN: at Augusta Common; special performances by The Doobie Brothers and Branford Marsalis.