DOLLAR DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday through Aug. 31, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; $1 per person admission to museum during August; (706) 722-8454,


BASEBALL – GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Aug. 23, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $7, $8, $11; Thirsty Thursday;

BASEBALL – GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Aug. 24, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $8, $9, $12; Team Photo Giveaway Night;

YOUNG ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE CO. – ANNIE: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 25, 3 p.m. Aug. 26, Augusta Prep Hull Auditorium, 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; $15 adults, $12 students, seniors and children; tickets at door or; (706) 829-1325,

THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE WOMEN’S WELLNESS EXPO: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25, Legends Club; a variety of free health screenings; free admission; Ryan Bowers, guest appearance; presented by University Health Care System; (706) 823-3443

HOBBY FARMERS ASSOCIATION OF THE CSRA MEETING: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Trinity on the Hill UMC Building A, 1330 Monte Sano Ave.; free, open to the public;,

BASEBALL – GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Aug. 25, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $9, $10, $13; Fireworks;

THE PRINCE IS GIVING A BALL: Enopion Theatre Company production; 3 p.m. Aug. 25, Kroc Center; $15 adult, $10 seniors, ages 10 and younger and groups of 10 or more; (706) 771-7777,

BASEBALL – GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 5:35 p.m. Aug. 26, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $7, $8, $11; Kids Eat Free;

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES – QUIETSTORM: 8 p.m. Aug. 26, Riverwalk Augusta River Stage at Eighth Street; bring seating, picnic; $6; (706) 495-6238

PAINE COLLEGE GOLF TOURNAMENT: Registration 8:30 a.m., shotgun start 11 a.m. Aug. 27, Gordon Lakes Golf Club, Fort Gordon; $125 individual, $375 team of four; benefits Paine College golf program and scholarships;

PEAK EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS’ “I SUCCEED” GOLF CLASSIC: Registration/lunch 11 a.m., start 1 p.m., Aug. 27, Jones Creek Golf Club, 777 Jones Creek Drive; $75 per person/$100 team of four (lunch included); benefits the I Succeed Initiative, which provides funding for the Columbia County CTAE Program in high schools; (706) 228-7325 option 1,


VOLUNTEER EDUCATION TRAINING: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; (706) 796-7707

BASEBALL – CHARLESTON RIVERDOGS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Aug. 31, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $8, $9, $12; Baseball Cap Giveaway Night;

BLUE MOON HIKE: 9-11 p.m. Aug. 31, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; hike by the light of the special moon; approximately two hours and may cover up to 2.5 miles; $6 Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy members, $10 others; (706) 828-2109

SWAMP SATURDAY: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 1, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park; Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy’s trained volunteer lead hike; free; 2.5 miles, one and a half hours; wetlands, swamps, scenic outlooks; (706) 828-2109

2012 REDNECK OLYMPICS: Gates 10 a.m., events noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 1, Lock and Dam Park; first half of day kids’ events, second half adult events; street dance; music by, The Inside Out band, Amy Taylor, Shelby Paige; fair rides, petting zoo, mechanical bull, redneck wrestling match, inflatables for kids; open mic all day; $10, children under 3 free; bring 2 or more can foods for Golden Harvest Food Bank and get in for $8;

BASEBALL – CHARLESTON RIVERDOGS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 7:05 p.m. Sept. 1, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $9, $10, $13; Fireworks;

BASEBALL – CHARLESTON RIVERDOGS VS. AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 5:35 p.m. Sept. 2, Lake Olmstead Stadium; $7, $8, $11; Kids Eat Free;

VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7, May Park Community Center conference room; held by Macedonia East Baptist Church; information about photo identification requirements provided

MS. SENIOR GA/CAROLINA PAGEANT: 7 p.m. Sept. 8, Kroc Center Theater; $10; tickets available from contestants, at door or by calling (706) 664-3896

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;

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; Native American drumming and dancing; hoop dancers; Aztec dancers; warrior on horseback; Thunder, the American Bison; native arts, crafts and clothing, living Indian village with tipis, other dwellings and displays; Muscogee Creek settlement; primitive skills demonstration - 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; Native American cuisine such as buffalo, roasted corn, Pima wraps, Indian fry-bread; (706) 828-2109



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