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THIS WEEK

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

FORT GORDON DINNER THEATRE – AGATHA CHRISTIE’S ‘WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION’: 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29, Oct. 4-6, dinner 7 p.m., 32100 Third Ave., Fort Gordon; enter at Gate 1 on Gordon Highway; ages 16 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, Department of the Army civilians, active duty E7 and above: $38, active duty E6 and below; $30, show only $25; fort
gordon.com/theatre.php

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 take 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

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

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

UPCOMING

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, augustaentertainment complex.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, ASU, University Hall Room 170; free; westoboufestival.com/film-man-on-wire.php

BORDER BASH: 4 p.m. Oct. 5, Augusta Common; Cowboy Mouth, Hairy Dawg, 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.; 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

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; 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, ASU, 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 ; 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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