Originally created 09/08/01

Weekend roundup



Here's a list of entertainment events and other activities scheduled for today and Sunday:

AIKEN'S MAKIN': The 25th annual Aiken's Makin' festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today in downtown Aiken. Booths and tents will run up Park Avenue from Pendleton Street to York Street. More than 250 craft and food vendors from throughout the country will line the streets. There will be live music and other entertainment. Admission is free.

OLD WHEELS: The Augusta Museum of History will present an antique automobile and motorcycle show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 560 Reynolds St. Admission to the show costs $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children. Admission is free for children 6 and younger. For more information, call 722-8454.

MOLLY KEY'S MUSIC DAY FESTIVAL: The festival, benefiting cancer patients in Glascock County, takes place is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Brassell Park in Gibson, Ga. The event will feature music, children's activities, carnival rides and arts and crafts. For more information, call (706) 598-2061.

DANCE PRODUCTION: Augusta Dance Theatre presents Madeline, The Selfish Giant and other shorter pieces at 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday at Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Admission costs $12, $10 for students and seniors. For more information, call 860-1852.

COTTON PATCH GOSPEL: St. John's United Methodist Church in Aiken presents late troubador Harry Chapin's Country Stomp through the Life and Time of Jesus at 7 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday. Performances will be at St. John's United Methodist Church Ebenezer Center on Newberry Street in Aiken. Admission costs $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO: The Augusta Symphony's Friends of the Symphony presents its annual Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, which introduces children to the instruments and music of the orchestra, from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Pendleton King Park on Kissingbower Road. Admission costs $1. For more information, call 826-4705.