A Knight's Tale, with a rock 'n' roll soundtrack and Heath Ledger as a lower-class squire determined to be a knight, and Kingdom Come, with Whoopi Goldberg and LL Cool J in a comedy about a large family at a funeral, are out on video and DVD.
New record releases include the Days of the New's third self-titled album.
A concert featuring Avalon, Zoe Girl and Joy Williams will be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 602 Georgia Ave. Tickets are $14, or $12 each for a group of 20 or more. Call (803) 279-6370 for more information.
Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, will be observed.
Key high school matchups include North Augusta at South Aiken, Jefferson County at Academy of Richmond County, Burke County at Josey, Thomson at Butler, Hephzibah at Greenbrier and Harlem at Cross Creek. Games start at 7:30 p.m.
The Augusta Players will present Fiddler on the Roof at 9 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St. Other performances will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m Sunday. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for students and seniors, $26 for children. Call 826-4707 for more information, or visit the theater company's Internet site at www.augustaplayers.com.
The Aiken Community Playhouse, Two Notch Road at Price Avenue, will present Godspell at 8 p.m. Additional performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 7 and 12-13, and at 3 p.m. on Oct. 7. Tickets are $4-$12. Call (803) 648-1438 for more information.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 29.
The Augusta Greek Picnic and Stepshow will be held at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds. Events include a concert from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., a comedy show 4-5:30 p.m. and the step show at 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $8 for Greeks or college students with ID, $10 for others in advance, $12 at the gate. Tickets are available at All About Music, Culpepper Records, Homefolks, Pyramid Music and SM Wings in Washington, Ga. Call 798-6810 for additional information.
Hallelujah for Health, a concert featuring area choirs, will be held at 7 p.m. in Gilbert Lambuth Memorial Chapel at Paine College. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by CSRA Partnership for Community Health, Richmond County Medical Society, Project Access, University Hospital and Georgia Bank & Trust. Call 828-2396 for additional information.
Laney High School takes on Washington County in football. The game will be played at the Academy of Richmond County's stadium at 7:30 p.m.
Spike Lee's The Original Kings of Comedy will be shown at 6 and 8:30 p.m. as part of Augusta State University's weekly film series. Screenings will be held in the Butler Hall Lecture Room on the university's campus at 2500 Walton Way. Admission is free. Call the student activities office at 737-1609 for more information.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins. Even teens should learn how to do self-examinations, doctors say.