Originally created 09/01/02

Arts calendar



GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

FESTIVALS, FAIRS

MOLLY KEY'S MUSIC DAY FESTIVAL: Sponsored by Glascock County Concerned Citizens for Cancer committee; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, baseball park in Gibson, Ga.; benefits cancer patients of Glascock County; food, music, activities for kids, crafts, prizes and raffles; (706) 598-2061.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAMPLE AUGUSTA: Fund-raiser for Southern Firefighters Burn Foundation features food fare available from restaurants and caterers, music by Jim Fisher Band; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, parking area adjacent to Funsville, 4350 Wheeler Road, Martinez; $3; 650-2876.

CHEFS OF AUGUSTA: Sponsored by Hot Foods By Calvin; 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, Julian Smith Casino, Milledge Road; each chef will prepare dish for sampling; $15; benefits Augusta Mini Theatre, Inc.; 722-0598.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PETTING ZOO: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, Fort Discovery, Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; sponsored by Augusta Symphony, Symphony Friends and Fort Discovery; $5; 826-4705.

THE EARTH WILL SWALLOW YOU: Screening of Widespread Panic film and performances by Redbelly and In Like Flynn, Sunday, Sept. 8, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; gates open 4 p.m., music at 5 p.m. and movie at dusk; $7; www.soulbar.com, or www.wpmovie.com.

IN THE GARDEN

GEORGIA COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE TEST: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Columbia County Extension Office, Savannah Rapids Pavilion; 9:30 a.m., review session for Category 24; 868-3413.

THE SPORTING LIFE

AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: 2:15 p.m. today and 7:15 p.m. Monday vs. Charleston; Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; $1-$8, group rates available; 736-7889 or tixonline.com.

MUSIC NOTES

EVENING OF JAZZ: Annual fund-raiser for Paine College's United Negro College Fund campaign; 5 p.m. today, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; $15 in advance, $18 at show; tickets available at Paine College Business Office, Hamilton Bookstore, Nan's Collections and Pyramid Music and Video; 821-8223.

H.M.S. PINAFORE: Augusta Opera performance 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, Friday, Sept. 13, Saturday, Sept. 14; 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, John S. Davidson Fine Arts School's Beverly Barnhart Theater, 615 12th St.; tickets $12 to $40, student and senior discounts; 826-4710.

ONSTAGE

ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART I: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES: Augusta Theatre Company production, ballroom of Bon Air Apartments, 2101 Walton Way; 3 p.m. today and Sept. 8; $15 for evening performances, $8 matinees; www.augustatheatre.com or call 481-9040.

MINI CLASSICS, SWAN LAKE ACT 2, THE VELVETEEN RABBIT AND OTHER WORKS: Augusta Dance Theatre production 8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 3 p.m. Sept. 8, Augusta State University's Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; 860-1852..

CLIFFHANGER: Schoolhouse Players production of murder mystery, 8 p.m. Sept. 12-14, 3 p.m. Sept. 15; playhouse at 1138 Academy Circle, Bartow, Ga.; $8 adults, $4 students; (478) 364-3340.