Around town

7-9:30 p.m. Friday


Augusta Canal Sunset Cruise: Benefits the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care

Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; wine, hors d'oeuvres, music by Fred Williams; $35; (706) 738-5039

7:30 p.m. Friday

Mike Epps and Friends featuring Slim

Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26.50-$36.50;; (877) 428-4849

9 a.m. Saturday

Richmond County Democratic Party Breakfast: With state Sen. J.B. Powell

Holiday Inn, 2155 Gordon Highway; $8; (706) 733-0190

Noon to 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Thunder Over Augusta: The Pat Blanchard Band, fireworks, car show multijet fly-by, simulated rock wall

Downtown Augusta; also Eryn Eubanks & the Family Fold, Sassy Brass; free;

6:30 p.m. Sunday

Jerry Carrier Memorial Concert

Choirs, Allison Jones, The Augusta Children's Chorale

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 3185 Wheeler Road; benefits the children of Hope House; love offering; (706) 738-7731