Arts In The Heart of Augusta: Friday Night

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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Wilhelmina Scott, of Augusta, shops for handmade beaded necklaces during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A jewelry vendor's booth glows in the evening light along Broad Street during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Isabella Efflandt, 2, of Augusta reaches out for bubbles while attending the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Isabella Efflandt, 2, of Augusta reaches out for bubbles while attending the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Brothers Gabriel, 2, left, and Garrett Coker, 4, chase bubbles around as they attend Arts in the Heart of Augusta on Friday night, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Brothers Garrett Coker, 4, and Gabriel, 2, chase bubbles around as they attend Arts in the Heart of Augusta on Friday night, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Crowds of people shop and browse among the booths on the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Crowds of people shop and browse among the booths on the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Amanda Boyd, 18, dances with hula-hoops during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012. Boyd teaches hula-hoop classes as exercise twice a week for children and adults at Center Stage Dance Academy in Augusta.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Crowds of people shop and browse among the booths on the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Members of the German Friendship Club are reflected in a shop window as they dance around a Maypole during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Members of the German Friendship Club dance around a Maypole as they perform during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Anthony Carter, of Knoxville, Tenn., stands among his hand made custom birdhouses that are built out of 95 percent recyclable and salvageable materials. "If I can't use it, it really is trash," Carter said laughing. This is Carter's tenth year at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Crowds of people gather on the lawn as they wait for Pyroteque to perform during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Amanda Boyd, 18, dances with hula-hoops during the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012. Boyd teaches hula-hoop classes as exercise twice a week for children and adults at Center Stage Dance Academy in Augusta.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Pocketbooks designed by Nikita Lynn are among the many booths set up for the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Crowds of people shop and browse among the booths on the opening night of Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in downtown on Friday, September 14, 2012.

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