SATURDAY: Augusta West Rotary Club and outdoorsmen from across the CSRA are teaming up to raise money for Alzheimer’s and the Augusta Warrior Project by organizing the region’s largest wild-game tasting event – Taste of Something Wild. Volunteers will hold the 10th annual wild game soiree at the Julian Smith Casino Barbecue Pit on Milledge Road from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Menu items include venison, wild pig, fish, quail and several types of exotic meat. Musical will be provided by Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For tickets or more information, contact Paul Pelletier at (706) 955-2433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARCH 6: Augusta Locally Grown will play host to a “Grow Your Own” Fair from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Augusta Jewish Community Center in Evans. The free event is for anyone interested in edible gardening. Local farmers & other vendors will share their expertise and sell berries bushes, fruit trees and vegetable seedings, as well as services for raised beds, ecological watering, organic manures and backyard poultry. Visit www.augustalocallygrown.org for more information.
MARCH 17: 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 email@example.com or (803) 641-1742.
MARCH 23: 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 in Augusta, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Come and enjoy fresh, steamed, roasted and raw oysters, gumbo, chicken fingers, salad, desserts, cold beer, wine, a live auction and a rockin’ performance by the The Toasters. Admission is $35 per person. Visit www.cookinforkids.com for more details.
MARCH 23-25: 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. March 23; from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 24; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 25. Visit the Web site at http://www.psclassic.com.
MARCH 27: The Natonal 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 and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 641-1742.