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THIS WEEK

WESTOBOU RIVER TRADING CO. OPENING DAY: 9 a.m. Sept. 20, Westobou River Trading Co., 827 Stevens Creek Road; (706) 723-1049

IT’S YOUR BOOK CLUB: THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St.; discussion of book by Gary Chapman; new members welcome; (706) 821-2600

CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. Sept. 20, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St.; Ted Stephens, speaker; (706) 821-2600, csrahydrangea.org

BRIAN REGAN LIVE IN CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Bell Auditorium; comedy; $38.50; doors open 6:30 p.m.; augustaentertainment complex.com

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE – NOT GADDY’S IDRUM2U: Jazz; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21, departs from Enterprise Mill; $25; adult oriented, young children and infants discouraged as they may disturb other passengers; (706) 823-0440, ext. 4, augustacanal.com

AUGUSTA PLAYERS – HAIRSPRAY: 8 p.m. Sept. 21, 22, 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Imperial Theatre; $17-$43; (706) 826-4707, augustaplayers.org

FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE – AGATHA CHRISTIE’S WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION: 8 p.m. Sept. 21, 22, 28, 29, Oct. 4-6, dinner 7 p.m., 32100 3rd Ave., Fort Gordon; enter at Gate 1 on Gordon Highway; ages 16 years old and older must present a valid ID, and drivers must present proof of insurance and car registration; civilians $40, ages 65 and older, Military Retirees, DA civilians, active duty E7 and above: $38, active duty E6 and below; $30, show only $25; fort
gordon.com/theatre.php

KNOLOGY AUGUSTA 5K PAJAMA RUN: Registration 7:30, run 9 a.m. Sept. 22, Lake Olmstead Stadium; benefits Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center; $25 advance, $35 day of event, discounts for team registration, students and children under 10; pajamarun.org

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP TO MERRY PONDS: Meet at Popeye’s, Gordon Highway at Walton Way, to carpool; 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 22; Anne Waters, Lois Stacey, lead; augustaaikenaudubon.org/fieldtrips.html

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

MOTORCYCLE RALLY: 11 a.m. Sept. 22, Miracle Baptist Church; concert and motorcycle stunt show, bike blessings; (706) 825-0310

FREE RAPID HIV TESTING: Noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, Walgreens, 3228 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; free; offered by Georgia Health Sciences University Ryan White Foundation

AUGUSTA RUGBY CLUB VS. HIGH COUNTRY: 1 p.m. Sept. 22, Larry Bray Memorial Pitch; first home match of fall season; free; social follows match, Metro A Coffeehouse, 1054 Broad St.; (706) 627-9300, augustarugby.org

PRESERVING YOUR TREASURES: BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 1 and 3 p.m. Sept. 22, Augusta Museum of History; free with museum admission; visitors escorted through collection preparation area, demonstrations on how the museum collects, catalogs, preserves, studies, cares for and displays artifacts and archival collections; 10 participants per group, first come, first served; (706) 722-8454

2012 Light the Night Walk: Gates open 5 p.m., walk starts 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Augusta Common; benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; (706) 733-4190, lightthenight.org/ga

65TH AIR FORCE BALL CELEBRATION: Cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center; guest speaker Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins (retired), president of The Augusta Chronicle; live music; $50; mess dress or semi formal dress for military, formal dress for civilians; reservations required by Sept. 7; Tech. Sgt. Marina Lopez (646) 531-3074

CONCERTS WITH A CAUSE: ALICE PARKER: 3 p.m. Sept. 23, St. John United Methodist Church, Augusta; assisting and performing: University Singers of Augusta State University, The Church of the Good Shepherd Choir, The Saint John Choir; donations benefit The Hale House; (706) 724-9641, stjohnaugusta.org

GOLF TOURNAMENT AT GORDON LAKES GOLF COURSE: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Gordon Lakes Golf Course, Fort Gordon; sponsored by Marvin United Methodist Church Women; $60, includes golf cart, range balls, food, contests, drawings, prizes, more; registration required by Sept. 20; (706) 833-4093, sandyelathers@knology.net; (706) 210-0893, belairquilter@yahoo.com; (706) 863-0510

FUN GAMES: 10 a.m. Sept. 25, Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St.; (706) 821-2600

TUESDAY’S MUSIC LIVE: OLGA CACEANOVA, VIOLIN, AND CONSTANTINE FINEHOUSE, PIANO: Noon Sept. 25, St. Paul’s Church; free concert; lunch following $10, reservations required; (706) 722-3463, www.tuesdaysmusiclive.com

TALK THE TALK LADIES BOOK CLUB: NAPPILY EVER AFTER: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Augusta-Richmond County Library, 823 Telfair St.; discussion of book by Trisha R. Thomas; talkthetalkbookclub.wordpress.com

CREATING A CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE: One-day conference 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center; download registration; augustashrm.shrm.org

UPCOMING

AUGUSTA CANAL MOONLIGHT MUSIC CRUISE – KEITH GREGORY: Rock/pop and originals; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28, departs from Enterprise Mill; $25; adult oriented, bringing young children and infants discouraged as they may disturb other passengers; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP – BIRDING AND CRITTERS OF HOLLOW CREEK: Lois Stacey and Anne Waters leading birding session 8-9 a.m. Sept. 29, Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary Kathwood dike looking for waders and shorebirds in the ponds; 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 29, Hollow Creek bridge in Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary, Doug and Alice Walker lead dip netting critters and taking them to the education building to identify; learn what they look like and what they tell about the health of the creek; augustaaikenaudubon.org/fieldtrips.html

FALL TENNIS PLAY DAY: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29, Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.; games, drills, match play, USTA sanctioned Quickstart Tennis, other tennis formats; sponsored by USTA, MACH Academy and Augusta Recreation & Parks System

AUGUSTA CANAL DISCOVERY WALKS: TIME MACHINES: 10 a.m. Sept. 29, 3 p.m. Sept. 30, Powder Works chimney, Sibley Mill; Confederate Power Works virtual reality smartphone app tour with Rebecca Rogers and app designers; $2 adult, $1 child - $8 maximum per family group

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA GEORGIA HEALTH SCIENCES SYMPHONY SERIES: EVENING OF FESTIVITIES: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Moncayo, Rimsky-Korsakov, Lecuona/Grofe, Rodrigo, Tchaikovsky; guest artist Jason Vieaux, guitar; $10, $15, $20, $45; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

SALVATION ARMY AUTO AUCTION PREVIEW: Preview 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 3-5, sale 10 a.m. Oct. 6, Salvation Army Auction Yard, 1384 Greene St.; supports the free substance abuse rehabilitation program; $5 registration fee, registration required to bid; (706) 826-7933, salvationarmycars.com

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: VISUAL – LONNIE HOLLEY: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 3-7, Old Academy of Richmond County; sculpture unveiling reception 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6; Candler Memorial Library, Paine College; 5 p.m. Oct. 6, Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, Paine College; free; westoboufestival.com/visual-lonnie-holley.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: VISUAL – OLD ACADEMY OF RICHMOND COUNTY EXHIBIT: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 3-7, Old Academy of Richmond County; contemporary artists using painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, sound, light; westoboufestival.com/visual-richmond-academy.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: VISUAL – WONDERLAND EXHIBITION: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 3-6, Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta; westoboufestival.com/visual-corey-and-beall.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: MUSIC – JULIA EASTERLIN WITH BEAN SUMMER: 7 p.m. Oct. 3, Parade Grounds of Old Academy of Richmond County; free; westoboufestival.com/music-julia-easterlin.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: MUSIC – JANELLE MONAE WITH MACEO PARKER, FRED WESLEY AND THE NEW JB’S, FUNK YOU: 5 p.m. Oct. 4, Parade Grounds of Old Academy of Richmond County; $30 advance, $40 at gate; westoboufestival.com/music-janelle-monae.php

THE FRESH BEAT BAND IN CONCERT: Doors 5:30 p.m., show 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Bell Auditorium; $29, $39, $119, augustaentertainmentcomplex.com/calendar/detail.php?id=529

GEORGIA SALES TAX HOLIDAY: Georgia sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient and water-efficient products purchased for noncommercial use having a sales price of $1,500 or less per product Oct. 5-7; taxrates.com/blog/2012/05/03/georgia-2012-sales-tax-holiday-guidance

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: FILM – MAN ON WIRE SCREENING: 3 p.m. Oct. 5, Augusta State University, University Hall Room 170; free; westoboufestival.com/film-man-on-wire.php

BORDER BASH: 4 p.m. Oct. 5, Augusta Common; Cowboy Mouth, Hairy Dowg, Cocky, UGA, USC cheerleaders, Joe Stevenson Band, more; $10 advance, $15 at gate, ages 12 & younger free; VIP $50 adult, $10 children; BorderBash.net

FIRST FRIDAY – WITH A TOUCH OF JAZZ AND MINIATURE MASTERPIECES: 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5, Gallery on the Row, 1016 Broad St.; smooth jazz sounds of Fred Williams and his saxophone, meet artists, enjoy wine and refreshments; Ruth Pearl featured artist; (706) 724-4989, galleryontherow.com

AUGUSTA-AIKEN AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD TRIP – JACKSON LANDING ROAD: Meet at Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary Kathwood Ponds to carpool; 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 6; Anne Waters and Lois Stacey lead; augustaaikenaudubon.org/fieldtrips.html

SALVATION ARMY AUTO AUCTION: Preview 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 3-5, sale 10 a.m. Oct. 6, Salvation Army Auction Yard, 1384 Greene St.; supports the free substance abuse rehabilitation program; $5 registration fee, registration required to bid; (706) 826-7933, salvationarmycars.com

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: DANCE – DE TRACE PARKOUR PERFORMANCE: 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Parade Grounds of Old Academy of Richmond County; free; westoboufestival.com/dance-parkour.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: VISUAL – LONNIE HOLLEY – SCULPTURE UNVEILING RECEPTION: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 3-7, Old Academy of Richmond County; sculpture unveiling reception 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Candler Memorial Library, Paine College; performance 5 p.m. Oct. 6, Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, Paine College; free; westoboufestival.com/visual-lonnie-holley.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: FILM – MY PLAYGROUND: 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Parade Grounds of Old Academy of Richmond County; free; westoboufestival.com/film-my-playground.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: DANCE – L.A. DANCE PROJECT: 5 p.m. Oct. 6, Imperial Theatre; $75; westoboufestival.com/dance-la-dance.php

CORNER PUMPKIN PATCH: Noon to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m Sunday Oct. 7-31, Marvin United Methodist Church

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: MUSIC – TARA SCHEYER AND THE MUD PUPPY BAND: 2 p.m. Oct. 7, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; free; westoboufestival.com/music-tara-scheyer.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: WORDS – JARRETT KROSOCZKA: CHILDRENS’ BOOK AUTHOR: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; free; westoboufestival.com/words-jarrett-krosoczka.php

HARRY JACOBS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY – ALEXANDER SCHIMPF, PIANIST: 3 p.m. Oct. 7, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $25 adults, $7 school-age children; hjcms.org

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: WORDS – SARA HOBBS BOOK SIGNING: 3-5 p.m. Oct. 7, Old Academy of Richmond County; free; westoboufestival.com/words-sara-hobbs.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: WORDS – WORDS & WINE WITH THE KOVACS BROTHERS: 4 p.m. Oct. 7, The Whites Building; $15; westoboufestival.com/words-kovacs-brothers.php

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: FILM – I’M FINE, THANKS: DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Imperial Theatre; $10 advance only; westoboufestival.com/film-im-fine-thanks.php

TUESDAY’S MUSIC LIVE: VIA ROMEN-RUSSIAN & SLOVAK FOLK MUSIC: Noon Oct. 9, St. Paul’s Church; free concert; lunch following $10, reservations required; (706) 722-3463, www.tuesdaysmusiclive.com

OLP POLAR BEAR SCRAMBLE: Benefits Our Lady of Peace School; registration 11:30 a.m. to 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

OKA CHAFFA INDIAN FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 11; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; American Indian drumming and dancing; hoop dancers; Aztec dancers; warrior on horseback; Thunder, the American Bison; native arts, crafts and clothing, Indian village; Muscogee Creek settlement; demonstrations of mapping, fire by friction, hide tanning, archery, blowgun competitions; environmental and wildlife displays; birds of prey show; native storytellers and flute players; kid’s activities; audience participation; American Indian cuisine such as buffalo, roasted corn, pima wraps, fry-bread; (706) 828-2109


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