Upcoming Calendar

THIS WEEK

THE AUGUSTA MARKET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27, Riverwalk Augusta; food, vendors; theaugustamarket.com

UPCOMING

OLP POLAR BEAR SCRAMBLE: Benefits Our Lady of Peace School; registration 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., tee-off 1 p.m. Nov. 3, Goshen Plantation Golf Club; $55 per golfer or $200 per team, includes cart, lunch; golf attire required; olpschool.us

GARY SINISE & THE LT. DAN BAND: 7 p.m. July 5, Barton Field, Fort Gordon; free; enter Gate 1; must have government-issued ID, vehicle registration and proof of insurance

FIRST THURSDAY AT MIDTOWN MARKET: 5-8 p.m. July 6, Midtown Market; food, wine, live music, special sales, local art; Charmain Zimmerman Brackett, featured author, charmainbrackett@yahoo.com; Leonard “Porkchop” Zimmerman, featured artist, leonard_zimmerman@hotmail.com; Storyland Theatre, Cup Charity, storylandtheatre@gmail.com; (706) 364-8479

CSRA ROAD ANGELS CAR CLUB FIRST FRIDAY CAR SHOW: 6-9 p.m. July 6, Hooters; free for spectators; $10 to show car, truck or motorcycle; top 30 awards and one Best of Show, 50/50 drawing and cash awards to participants; no pets allowed; (706) 736-4597

LIQUID SOUL: A SPOKEN WORD EVENT INSPIRED BY THE MEMORY OF HENRIETTA MYERS: 9 p.m. July 6, The Jazz Lounge; live music, food, spoken word; Gemini, host; (866) 877-0669, Lanier@thejazzlounge.org

HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS OF AUGUSTA: 2 p.m. Saturdays, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; tour museum, then board Lady Libby trolley; explore downtown, tales of Augusta history; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; (706) 724-4067, augustaga.org/Things-to-Do/Museums-Galleries/Historic-Trolley-Tour-of-Augusta

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES – 3 SIDES OF JAZZ AND DOC EASTON SMOOTH JAZZ: 8 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 26, Riverwalk Augusta River Stage at Eighth Street; bring seating, picnic; $6; July 15, Rob Nordan Jazz and Sounds Unlimited; July 22, Chris Andrews; July 29, Mike Frost Jazz; Aug. 5, Modern Jazz Movement; Aug. 12, Rob Foster & Pulsar; Aug. 19, Hyland Brooks; Aug. 26, quietSTORM; (706) 495-6238

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY OPEN THROUGH JULY 8 FOR THE HOLIDAY: Celebrating Fourth of July; view Revolutionary War-era artifacts in Augusta Story; items on display include replica of a Revolutionary era fort, swords, cannon ball, British Tax stamp, locket with portrait of George Walton (one of the three Augustans who signed the Declaration of Independence) and more; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-18, free ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 2-7, 1-5 p.m. July 8; (706) 722-8454, augustamuseum.org

AUGUSTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SHOW AND TELL: 3-4 p.m. July 12, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; bring artifacts or letters, photos or maps, recently discovered records to share; let Beverly Roberts know how much time you’ll need by June 15; GAlionBAR@aol.com

LADIES DAY OUT AT LCLM: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 28, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips St.; women 21 and older; museum tour, arts and crafts, panel discussion, dance classes; registration required; $25 in advance, $35 at door; lucycraftlaneymuseum.com


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