Outdoors Calendar

TUESDAY: The Sierra Club’s Savannah River chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Ext. Kris Fausenight, of the local Augusta Cave Masters, will give a presentation on the formation of caves, underground wildlife, and the sport of caving. Meetings are open to the public. Contact Judy Gordon for more information at gordonjudith@att.net.


FRIDAY: The Exchange Club of Richmond County and Child Enrichment will hold the Seventh Annual Oyster Roast and Toast to kick off the 23rd Annual Cookin’ for Kids Weekend at Daniel Field Airport from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $35 per person. Visit www.cookinforkids.com for more details.

FRIDAY-MARCH 25: The 28th Annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic will be held at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. Doors will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 25. Visit the Web site: http://www.psclassic.com.

SATURDAY: Columbia County will play host to a Plant Swap & Sale from 8 a.m. to noon at Evans Towne Center Park, 7022 Evans Towne Center Drive in Evans.

SATURDAY-MARCH 25: Columbia County will hold the Fourth Annual RV & Boat Show at Evans Towne Center Park in Evans. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days and admission is free.

MARCH 27: The National Wild Turkey Federation’s CSRA chapter will hold its heritage banquet at 6 p.m. at Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Columbia County. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7:15. There will be a live auction, silent auction and raffles. Tickets are $65 per person, $110 per couple or $550 for eight-seat business tables. To purchase tickets call Jeff McGahee, (706) 533-4034.

MARCH 31: An eight-hour South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit Class will be held at Carolina Star Gun and Hunt Club, Windsor, S.C., starting at 9 a.m. Cost is $100 per student. Contact instructor Ed Majzlik at edmajzlik@gmail.com or (803) 641-1742.

MARCH 31: Augusta-Aiken Audubon will hold a field trip from 8 a.m. to noon at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Meet in the parking lot at 8 a.m. Visitors are welcome. Anne Waters and Lois Stacey will lead the trip. Visit http://augustaaikenaudubon.org/aaasmarch2012.html for more details.