Calendar

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

loading...
Top headlines

State legislators won't push bill for mayor

The state legislators that Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis needs to draft legislation that will give him more power say that won’t happen this year, with less than a month remaining in the legislative ...
Search Augusta jobs