St. Patrick's Day celebrations

CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY

WHAT: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration in downtown Augusta

WHEN: 2-9 p.m. today

WHERE: After the annual parade on Broad Street, an Irish heritage festival will be held at Augusta Common with food, vendors, children’s attractions and live music.

COST: Free

MORE INFORMATION: Call (706) 821-1754 for more information.

 

MORE TO DO THIS WEEKEND

AIKEN TRIALS: Gates open at 10 a.m. at Aiken Training Track, 538 Two Notch Road SE. The cost is $15 plus $15 parking at the gate. Visit aikentrainingtrack.com.

AUGUSTA INVITATIONAL REGATTA: Races start at 8:10 a.m. on Langley Pond. The event is free. Visit augustarowingclub.org.

CHARITABLE 5KSFive runs or walks are being held across the area. Charities include the American Heart Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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