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FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL FEATURING MARTI ZAKKARY: 7 p.m. today, Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; $7 tickets available at Etherredge Center box office; free for students; (803) 641-3305

FRIENDS OF THE AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM LECTURE: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; lecture series with information on Aiken County's past; Lynne Katonak speaking about some of the people of the Winter Colony and the contributions they made to the community; tickets $25 members of Friends of the Museum, $30 others; (803) 642-2015

BOOK AND ATTIC TREASURE FAIR: Benefits American Association of University Women; seeking donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Old Goody's Store in Aiken Exchange shopping center, 2535 Whiskey Road, Aiken; annual sale 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 5, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6; volunteers needed; (803) 641-9505, (803) 642-7170, (803) 642-7858


BATTLE OF AIKEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 19-21, Confederate Park, 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken; re-enactors eat, sleep, live and fight in a recreated version of the Civil War battle in 1865; advance admission $10 adults, $5 students, free ages 5 and under; at gate admission $12 adults, $6 students; (803) 642-2500,

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