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THIS WEEK

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF THE CSRA’S BIANNUAL 5K CELEBRATION AND FUNDRAISER: 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.; presented by Fleet Feet Sports; program combines positive emotional, mental, social, physical development; taught by certified coaches; open to runners of all ages; registration closes Nov. 2, register online; $25; girlsontherunofthecsra.org

OKA CHAFFA INDIAN FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, 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

STEED’S DAIRY FARM: 4634 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; corn “maize” 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 18; $12, ages 2 and younger free; last ticket sold one hour before closing; steedsdairy.com

AUGUSTA GHOST TROLLEY: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through November, Departs from Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; 90-minute tour; not affiliated with museum nor visitors center; 7 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; adults $22, ages 5-12 $12, reservations required; (706) 814-5333, AugustaGhostTrolley.com

JAMES BROWN FAMILY FOUNDATION TOY GIVEAWAY REGISTRATION: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays, Nov. 10, 17 and Dec. 1, James Brown Arena, 712 Telfair St.; parent must have valid state ID, birth certificate and proof of social security number for each child age 1-12; bit.ly/TU5t4X

HISTORIC TROLLEY TOURS OF AUGUSTA: 1:30-3:15 p.m. Saturdays, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; Tickets available at Augusta Visitors Center; tour museum, then board Lady Libby trolley; explore downtown, tales of Augusta history; $12, includes museum admission; reservations required; $12; (706) 724-4067, bit.ly/S1QyIJ

KACKLEBERRY FARM: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 1-6 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 11, Kackleberry Farm, 1025 Verdree Road, Louisville, Ga.; eight-acre corn “maize” in shape of a person riding a zipline; take a flashlight after dark; ziplines, pumpkin patch, barnyard, hay jump, korn kannons, steer roping, duck racing, jumping pillow, Black Hole slie, human hamster wheel, peddlecarts; $12, ages 65 and older $8, military, law enforcement and medical personnel $9 with ID, ages 2 and younger free; kackleberryfarm.com

CSRA-AUGUSTA VETERANS DAY PARADE: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12; begins at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, to Broad Street, to Fourth Street, ends at All Wars Monument for 11 a.m. Veterans Day ceremony; grand marshals Maj. Gen. LaWarren Patterson and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Pflieger; free

FIFTH ANNUAL BUSINESS EXPO: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, The Boathouse Center, 101 Riverfront Drive; Opening Door to Opportunity, theme; to strengthen entrepreneurial knowledge and equip business owners and managers for success by identifying key challenges and opportunities; lunch provided, reservations required; free; augustaga.gov/businessexpo

FORT GORDON TOASTMASTERS: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Fort Gordon Signal Tower, 504 Chamberlain Ave., Fort Gordon; Practice leadership and public speaking skills; Wednesdays at the Organizational Conference Room (Fish Bowl) at the base of Signal Tower on Chamberlain Avenue, next to the Signal Corps Museum and Chef Redd’s Cafe; open to the public, fortgordon.toastmastersclubs.org/

CSRA HUMANE SOCIETY PET ADOPTION HOURS: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, CSRA Humane Society, 425 Wood St.; home with a fenced yard required for dog adoptions; home inspection may be required; adoption fees $125 cats, $125-$175 dogs; (706) 261-PETS, csrahumanesociety.org

UPCOMING

UNWINE & RELAX WINE TASTING: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, Old Government House, 432 Telfair St.; red, white, sweet wines with food by Special Occasions; music by Garden City Jazz, silent auction; benefits Augusta Partnership for Children; $40; (706) 721-1040, chollimon@augustapartnership.org, augustapartnership.org

AQUINAS FEELIN’ GROOVY AUCTION: 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Aquinas High School Grand Dining Hall, 1920 Highland Ave.; 60’s and 70’s theme, Feelin’ Groovy; food, open bar, silent and live auctions; provides tuition assistance for students and purchase of classroom supplies; $50; aquinashigh.org

14TH ANNUAL KICKS 99 GUITAR PULL: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Billy Currington, Little Big Town, Lee Brice, Lauren Alaina; benefits Million Pennies for Kids Campaign, part of the United Way; $35; kicks99.com

WJBF & THE SALVATION ARMY TURKEY TROT 10K: 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, Old Academy of Richmond County, 540 Telfair St.; Giving away prizes to participants with the best 80’s outfits; 9 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run, 10 a.m. Wheelchair Race, 10:15 a.m. 10K Race; benefits The Salvation Army of Augusta; $35 advance, $40 late, $45 race day; on.fb.me/Q6xA5H

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS BY CHIP DAVIS: Thursday 7:30 p.m., Nov. 29, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; Christmas music and multimedia effects; the spirit of the season comes alive; $55, $60, $65; bit.ly/TU5RQZ

TAYLOR BMW BROADWAY IN AUGUSTA: CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE: Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Dec. 11, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; An international cast of over 30 multi-talented and brilliantly costumed artists come to life and perform astonishing feats; $45, $50, $55;
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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM POPS! AT THE BELL: HOLIDAY POPS!: Friday 7:30 p.m., Dec. 14, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.a; Joe Gransden, trumpet and Trio playing holiday favorites with Symphony Orchestra Augusta; $15, $25, $40; (706) 826-4735, soaugusta.org

NEW YEAR’S EVE WEEKEND COMEDY EXPLOSION: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, Sommore, Marvin Dixon, Arnez J; $57, $67, $77; augustaentertainment complex.com/calendar/detail.php?id=611


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