Originally created 10/25/02

Applause calendar



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FESTIVALS, FAIRS

FALL ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Saturday, 12:30-6 p.m. Sunday, Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrightsboro Road; glass-blowing, leathercraft, silver and copper jewelry, oil and watercolor art, woodworking, floral arrangements, ceramics, calligraphy verses and poetry and cartoon caricatures; Louise Whigham, 840-1877 or 860-5420.

WESTERN CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Through Saturday; Aiken Jaycees Fairground; $5, $15 includes admission, rides and free parking; tickets available at www.tixonline.com or (803) 278-4TIX; for information, (803) 279-8017.

SPEIR'S TURNOUT FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, U.S. Highway 319, Bartow, Ga.; parade, entertainment, transportation show, food, art and crafts; Carol Arnold, (478) 364-3181.

GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Nov. 1-10, Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St.; tickets on sale TBA, available at www.tixonline.com or (803) 278-4TIX; more information, (803) 279-8017.

BAYOU BASH: 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; Lowcountry boil, cash bar and live music by Code Red and Shiloh; $25 advance, $40 per couple; $30 at door, $50 per couple; Kathi Dimmock, 821-0607.

HARVEST BALL: 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Julian Smith Casino, Broad Street at Lake Olmstead; dinner, music and dancing; coat/tie for gentlemen; benefits Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron; silent auction benefits Metro Adult Literacy Council; $17.50 advance, $22 at door; reservations required; 737-8113.

FRIGHTFUL FUN

THE TEMPLETON'S HAUNTED GRAVEYARD AND TRAIL: 7-11 tonight through Saturday, 6:30-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 4412 Georgia Highway 24 East, Louisville, Ga.; $3; children 2 and younger admitted free; (478) 625-8951.

PLANTATION BLOOD: 690 Furys Ferry Road; 4,500-square-foot haunted house to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank; open today-Sunday and Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 1-2; 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays-Saturdays and 8-11 p.m. Sundays; $6, or $5 with two or more canned goods; 364-4777.

HOUSE OF HORRORS: Fund-raiser for Master City Sertoma Club and Exchange Club of Richmond County; 3647 Wrightsboro Road, one mile west of Bobby Jones Expressway; 7 p.m. until, tonight through Thursday; $6; proceeds benefit local charities.

JACK-O-LANTERN JUBILEE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Avenue, North Augusta; arts and crafts, food, games, rides and music by Shiloh and North Augusta High School chorus; 12:15 p.m. children's costume contest; free; (803) 441-4300.

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; make-and-take projects, scavenger hunt, costume parade, special science demos and goody bags; $4 adults, $3 children; Lisa Golden, 821-0646.

HALLOWEEN PET COSTUME CONTEST: 4 p.m. Saturday, Bone-i-fide Bakery, 2569 Whiskey Road, Aiken; benefits Midlands Golden Retriever Rescue; Sheri Scarborough, (803) 644-7278 or (803) 819-3124.

HOWL-OWEEN WOODS ADVENTURE: 5 p.m. Tuesday, parents drop children off at Family Y, 3532 Wheeler Road, 5:30 p.m. buses take children to Camp Lakeside, 8:30 p.m. parents pick up; hayride and/or hike, crafts, marshmallow roast; $7 Gold Members, $8 Silver Members, $9 Bronze Members, $10 nonmembers; registration required; 733-1030.

SPECIAL EVENTS

26TH ANNUAL AUGUSTA STAMP SHOW GAPEX 2002: Greater Augusta Stamp Club annual event; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Joseph Hospital Home Health Care Service Center, Daniel Village Shopping Center, Wrightsboro Road; 798-6695.

MEET THE AUTHOR: 7 p.m. Monday, Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Linden St.; with Dr. Bal K. Jerath, author of Homicide: A Bibliography; meet the author, book discussion and review; 737-0054.

KIDS HELPING KIDS PROGRAM: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, American Legion Post 192, Legion Drive, Evans; finger painting, Columbia County Sheriff's Department demonstrations on how to protect yourself from strangers, demonstration on how to contact 911 by Martinez Fire Department, games, food and candy; free; open to public; Miriam Stein, 863-7249 or Joan Reeves, 863-6113.

BILLIARDS EXHIBITION: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 6, Augusta State University, Washington Hall, 2500 Walton Way; free; Tunisia Williams, 737-1444 or Kathy Schofe, 737-1878.

VETERANS DAY PARADE: 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, corner of 13th and Ellis streets; marching units from Fort Gordon and schools with drill teams and bands; veteran, civic and community groups; 733-7066.

THE SPORTING LIFE

ANNUAL PINCH GUT PUFFER PASTA PARTY: 7 tonight, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; guest speaker; $7 per person; benefits children and adults with disabilities; 823-8526 or www.wrh.org.

PINCH GUT PUFFER CROSS COUNTRY RUN: 24th annual 7.5-K race to commemorate Continental Army Pvt. Robert J. Puffer; 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Standard Textile at The King Mill Inn, Broad Street; also includes 2-mile walking division on Riverwalk; fund-raiser for Walton Rehabilitation Hospital; $20 early registration, $25 day of race; 823-8526.

NATIONAL BARREL HORSE ASSOCIATION WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Monday through Saturday, Nov. 2, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.; $30 entire event, $8 per day, children 6 and younger admitted free; 823-3417 or 722-3521.

MUSIC NOTES

HAYDN'S THE CREATION: Augusta Choral Society performance; 8 tonight, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St; season tickets: adults $80, seniors and students $68; individual tickets: adults $18, seniors and students $15; 826-4713, www.augustachoralsociety.org.

PAINE COLLEGE CHOIR: 5 p.m. Sunday, Good Hope Baptist Church, 710 East Cedar St.; with Dr. Sandra Scott; free; donations accepted; proceeds benefit Paine College; 722-1031.

CONCERT OF MUSIC: 8 p.m. Monday, St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St.; with Andre Lash, organist and Todd Jenkins, trumpet; free; 724-9641.

FROM MOZART TO MOTOWN: With Russell Joel Brown; 8 p.m. Nov. 1, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $35 VIP ticket includes reception with Mr. Brown, parking and priority seating, $20 general admission, $10 student rush tickets day of show; 826-4710.

JUST DESSERTS CONCERT: Augusta Children's Chorale concert; 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; $10; 826-4718.

MELODIC TRADITIONS: Augusta Symphony performance; 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9; 7 p.m. preview lecture, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with Wendy Cohen, flute and Carol Wincenc, flute; $6; Donna Branch, 826-4706 or 826-4705.

PIED PIPER AND FRIENDS: Augusta Symphony performance; 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10; 2:15 p.m. pre-concert entertainment, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; with Carol Wincenc, flute; $6; Donna Branch, 826-4706 or 826-4705.

ONSTAGE

FOOTLOOSE: Aiken Community Playhouse production; 8 tonight-Saturday and Nov. 1-2, 3 p.m. Sunday, Washington Center for Performing Arts, 124 Newberry St.; basic membership plus, $56, $50 for seniors; basic membership, $38, $32 for seniors; single performance tickets: $13, $11 seniors, $9 students with valid ID and $6 for age 12 and younger; (803) 648-1438, Web site www.atlantic.net/~acp.

ARCADIA: Augusta State University production; 8 p.m. tonight-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; general admission, $7; senior citizens, $5; free to ASU students with valid ID; Carolyn Cope, 737-1500.

NEVER AGAIN: Gospel play, 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., $16 per person; 4-8 p.m. Business Expo, free; 790-0250.

BEWARE WHAT YOU ASK OF A FAIRY: Storyland Theatre production; 9:30 and 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Nov. 1; 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; reservations required for weekday performances, teachers and chaperones free; tickets for students $9 season or $3.50 per show; tickets $4 for 3 p.m. productions; 736-3455 or 731-0054; fax 736-3349.

BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL: First Family Church of Augusta production; 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1-2, 8, 15, 22, 29 and Dec. 6, 13, First Family Church of Augusta, 400 Warren Road; free; open to public; reservations required; 828-5433.

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU: Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre production; dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Nov. 1-2, 15-16, 21-23, Fort Gordon; $30 general public, $28 seniors 65 and older and Fort Gordon personnel, $25 active duty E4 and below; 793-8552.

WONDERFUL CAT N' BOOTS: Augusta State University's Born to Read Literacy Center and Patchwork Players production; 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $3 per person; 733-7043.

FILM

AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY FILM SERIES: Monday, The Man Who Wasn't There; screenings in Butler Hall Lecture Room at 7 p.m.; free; 737-1609.

MUSEUMS

AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W.; Ellen's Glass, display featuring Blenko glass, through Monday,; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015.

AUGUSTA GOLF & GARDENS: 1 11th St.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sundays; $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, students and military; $3.50 ages 4-12; age 3 and younger free with paid adult; $4 per person for groups of 15 or more; Sunday admission buy one, get one free with coupon available at Web site www.gghf.org; 724-4443.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; Augusta Remembers 9-11, part of the nationwide museums project Museums Celebrate America's Freedom: A Day of Remembrance; 6:30-8:30 tonight, publishing gala; noon-4 p.m. Saturday,, Family History Series: A Living History: Civil War 5th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, free; museum hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; reservations required for programs beginning at 7 p.m.; free Sundays, $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children and free for age 5 and younger other days; www.augustamuseum.org; 722-8454.

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; $5, $4 age 60 and older and $3 younger than 18, free age 5 and younger; 722-9828.

COTTON EXCHANGE MUSEUM AND VISITORS' CENTER: Reynolds and Eighth streets; tourist information and exhibits on cotton trade; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sundays; 724-4067.

DUPONT PLANETARIUM: 471 University Parkway, University of South Carolina Aiken; 7 and 8 p.m. first and third Fridays and Saturdays; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 K-12 pupils, $1 for university faculty, staff and students; (803) 641-3654.

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1822 Broad St., Historic Augusta Inc. museum in three-story, 204-year-old frame house noted for architectural detail; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday or by appointment; $2 adults, $1 for 55 and older and 50 cents for age 18 and younger; 724-0436.

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; Wolves At Our Door film 1 p.m. daily; Human Gyro exhibit; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; $8 for ages 18-54, $6 for 55 and older, active military and ages 4-17, free for members; admission half price after 3 p.m. daily; 821-0200.

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; classes available; through Thursday, Gallery at Walker-Mackenzie Studio, 509 Fifth St.: Recent Works from the Gertrude Herbert Art Faculty; through Dec. 19, First-floor gallery at Ware's Folly, 506 Telfair St.: Walker-Mackenzie Studio First Anniversary Exhibit, student accomplishments throughout the year; through Dec. 19; Ware's Folly Gallery, 506 Telfair St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, by appointment Saturday, Walker MacKenzie Studio, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 722-5495; www.ghia.org.

LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem; artifacts and exhibits tribute to comic duo and Harlem native Oliver Hardy; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays; 556-3448.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; Annual Quilt Exhibition by Alean Hay through Nov. 30; storytelling sessions 10 a.m. first Saturdays; Lunch at Noon lecture series, 11:30 a.m. second Wednesdays; Youth Leadership sessions, for ages 12-19, third Saturdays; Children's Learning Center, reading, math, science, history, economics, environmental and computer arts program, Mondays-Fridays, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; museum hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; $3 adults, $1 students; 724-3576.

MCCORMICK ARTS COUNCIL AT THE KETURAH (MACK): 115 Main St., McCormick, S.C.; through Nov. 8, Anne Ray's Autumn Colours, artist reception Oct. 11, Lauren Kerbelis, date to be announced; (864) 465-3216 or marts@wctel.net.}

MEADOW GARDEN: 1320 Independence Drive at 13th Street and Walton Way; home of George Walton, early Georgia governor and signer of Declaration of Independence; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, by appointment Saturdays; $4 adults and college students, $3.50 seniors, $3 high school students, $1 third-eighth grades and 50 cents kindergarten-second grade, group rates; 724-4174.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; 7:30 tonight, Young at Art Rollin' on the River Party; 2 p.m. Sunday,, Music at the Morris, with Irida Herri, soprano, free; 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, First Friday festival, Gallery Spotlight Tour is Lowcountry Landscapes: The Art of West Fraser, Art Rush: Adult Art Making Workshop; Nov. 14-Jan. 5, works of Romare Bearden; 5 p.m. Dec. 15 and 10:30 p.m. Dec. 29, museum will be spotlighted on Georgia Public Television; museum hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; free admission Sundays, other days, $3 adults, $2 students, military and 65 and older, free younger than age 6; www.themorris.org; 724-7501.

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Gator Gang Meeting, for children ages 8-10; 828-2109or 828-2129.

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; 369-acre estate including mansion built in 1859; grounds open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-Monday, house tours noon to 3 p.m. or by appointment; admission $1, house tours $3 per adult, $2 youth; (803) 827-1473.

SACRED HEART CULTURAL CENTER: 1301 Greene St.; through Thursday, works by Daniel Hayes; tours of 103-year-old former Catholic church noted for its stained glass, brickwork and architecture; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; donations requested, children free; 826-4700.

SIGNAL CORPS MUSEUM: Conrad Hall, 506 Chamberlain Ave., Fort Gordon; screenings of Academy Award-winning films Toward Independence and Seeds of Destiny; the Winter Flight School, featuring a Signal Corps pilot and mascot; collection of communication material, including Civil War devices and 10th Armored Division equipment; signal flag exhibit featuring the flag from Appomattox; carrier pigeon exhibit; combat photographs by Cpl. Hugh F. McHugh; exhibit on Arctic explorer and Signal Corps 1st Lt. Adolphus W. Greely; two exhibits pertaining to Pearl Harbor; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 791-3856 or 791-2818.

WILD TURKEY CENTER AND MUSEUM: National Wild Turkey Federation, 770 Augusta Road, Edgefield, S.C.; legacy sculpture and garden, outdoor education center featuring two miles of nature and hiking trails, managing land for wildlife demonstrations, wetlands habitat site and pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; reservations required for groups of 10 or more; www.nwtf.org or (803) 637-3106.

THOROUGHBRED RACING HALL OF FAME: Celebrates Aiken's contributions to equestrian sports; inside Hopeland Gardens, 100 Dupree Place, Aiken; 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays; (803) 642-7650.