Around town



TASTE OF GREECE: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 10th and Greene streets in Augusta; spring Taste of Greece fundraiser to benefit the ministries of Holy Trinity; call (706) 724-1087 or go to

LEWIS FAMILY HOMECOMING AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday; Elijah Clark State Park, Lincolnton, Ga.; with Jesse McReynolds and The Virginia Boys, The Lewis Family, The Grascals, The Chuck Wagon Gang; adults: $30 per day; three-day special $85; children ages 6-13: $15 per day, $40 three-day special; children 5 and younger get in free with paying adult; after 6 p.m. special, $20 per day; (706) 864-7203.

ESPN/BASS ELITE SERIES FISHING TOURNAMENT: Through Sunday, Wildwood Park; ESPN will cover final round for a highlight show; (706) 541-3761, (706) 831-4364, (706) 541-0586 or

LATINO FEST: Through 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,

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 is free; (706) 722-0598,

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

DEARLY DEPARTED: 8 p.m. today-Saturday, Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St., Aiken;

HEPHZIBAH LIONS CLUB CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: 11:30 a.m. registration, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Applewood Golf Course, 6130 Story Mill Road, Keysville, Ga.; $50 per player, includes lunch, range balls, tee gifts, door prizes and a putting contest; benefits the visually and hearing impaired; (706) 592-9622.

NORTH AUGUSTA RELAY FOR LIFE: 6 p.m. today, 10 a.m. Saturday; North Augusta High School football field, 2000 Knobcone Ave.; benefits the American Cancer Society; free but donations accepted; (803) 292-0659.


DOOBIE BROTHERS, BRANFORD MARSALIS, MODERN SKIRTS, SWANEE QUINTET, SOUL GENERALS AND GREG HESTER, PAYBACK (CELEBRATE JAMES BROWN): Augusta Common, 700 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; $35 in advance and $45 the day of the show, available at the Augusta Museum of History, Wife Saver restaurants and and; tickets include admission to the Augusta Museum of History exhibit on Mr. Brown.

COLUMBIA COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., IGA in Grovetown; June 15 is the deadline for registration for the July 15 primary election; (706) 868-3355.