Business After Hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m. today, First Citizens Bank, 3602 Walton Way Extension; bring business cards; free for chamber members, $10 others

GOOD FRIDAY CHORAL PERFORMANCE: 7:30 P.M. FRIDAY, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; works by Bach, Lotti, Monteverdi and Rutter; (706) 826-4713, www.Augusta

La Tragedie de Carmen: 8 p.m. Friday, and Saturday, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.;

Battle of the Drumlines: 7 p.m. Saturday, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; host, Lil Ju Ju of BET Allstar Blast; drumlines from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia competing; tickets available at Pyramid Music and Video, Paine College bookstore and Augusta State University bookstore; $10;

Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; a cappella chamber choir sings selections from operas, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado and The Pirates of Penzance; $10; (706) 722-8454


Ballet Stars of New York: 7 p.m. Friday, March 28, Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.; performance by New York City Ballet, Augusta Symphony and students from the University of South Carolina Dance Program; 706-261-0555,

rummage sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 29, CSRA Humane Society Pet Center, 425 Wood St., corner of Milledge Road behind Lake Olmstead Stadium; items inside shelter, sale goes on rain or shine; (706) 261-7387

Black Tie Gala: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, Double Tree Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; held by 100 Black Men of Augusta; $65; Calvin Thomas Jr. (706) 733-0188, ext. 7744,

nunsense : 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 3-5, Augusta Preparatory School's Hull Fine Arts Center, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; performance by Aquinas High School music and drama departments; $10 adults, $7 students with identification; tickets available at Aquinas High School; Patti M. Williams (706) 736-5516,; Kay Jesse (706) 738-1276



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