Originally created 03/30/03

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 steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

SPECIAL EVENTS

TRIPLE CROWN GOLF CLASSIC: 12:30 p.m. Monday, Woodside Plantation Golf Club, Aiken; lunch provided; opportunity to win a car, weekend golf packages, airline tickets, cash prizes and more; benefits Helping Hands of Aiken, Tri-Development Center and American Red Cross; (803) 641-4152.

EASTER SPRING FLING FASHION SHOW AND DESSERT TASTING: 2 p.m. Thursday, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, Evans to Lock Road, Evans; fashions from Dillard's, Inc.; homemade desserts; $5; tickets available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Senior Friends office, 1305 Interstate Parkway; 651-6717.

THE SPIRIT OF IRELAND: 7 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Ceol Chiarrai's production; $35; 722-8341 or www.imperialtheatre.com.

SPRING COOTER FESTIVAL: Noon Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Avenue, Allendale, S.C.; Carolina Cooter Race, street magic, music, parade, food; free, $1 to race turtle; Rick Gooding, (803) 584-3412.

EXQUISITE HOME AND GARDEN TOUR: Tour of 12 sites in Aiken's horse district, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; $15 advance, $20 day of tour, available at Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; Guest Cottage Linens, 146 Laurens St. S.W.; Eulalie Salley & Co. Real Estate, 108 Laurens St. N.W.; The Wine Cellar, 215 Park Ave. S.E.; and Carolina Real Estate Co., 318 Park Ave. S.E.; tickets and maps available day of tour at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 125 Pendleton St. SW; benefits St. Thaddeus outreach programs; (803) 215-6164.

MUSIC NOTES

HEROIC MUSIC FOR BRASS, PERCUSSION AND ORGAN: 4 p.m. today, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with nine brass players from University of Georgia, two percussionists and organist Keith Shafer; $10 adults, children and students admitted free; 724-2485.

AUGUSTA SYMPHONY CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Monday, North Augusta High School Auditorium, Knobcone Avenue; sponsored by North Augusta Cultural Arts Council and North Augusta 2000 Foundation; $12, registration encouraged, seating limited; Ken Smith, (803) 442-7588.

PIANIST ESTHER BUDIARDJO: 8 p.m. Friday, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; sponsored by Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society; $15 adults, $5 students, Augusta State faculty and students admitted free with school ID; 736-9098.

ONSTAGE

THE MUSIC MAN: Augusta State University Theatre and Opera Workshop production; 3 p.m. today, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $15 reserved, $10 adults, $5 students and children and free for Augusta State students with valid ID; Linda Banister, 667-4876 or Leza Wetherington, 737-1500.

CHARLOTTE'S WEB: Augusta Players Children's Wing production; 3 p.m. today, Westside High School gymnasium, 1002 Patriots Way; $8 adults, $6 children 12 and younger; 826-4707.

MARY CASSATT AND THE IMPRESSIONISTS: 2 p.m. today, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; with Boston actress Robin Lane; free; 724-7501.

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA: Storyland Theatre production; 9:30, 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; reservations required for weekday performances, teachers and chaperones free, $3.50 students; $4 all ages for Saturday; 736-3455.

COMPANY: University of South Carolina Aiken production; 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; $5 students and children, $10 adults; (803) 641-3305.

JUST BE A MAN ABOUT IT: 8 p.m. Saturday, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $22.50-$26.50; 724-2400.

AUDITIONS

AUGUSTA PLAYERS YOUTH THEATRE: 1 p.m. April 19 and 7 p.m. April 22, Crossbridge Baptist Church, Skinner Mill Road; for Joseph; roles for ages 6-18; 826-4707 or augustaplayers.com.

ON YOUR TOES

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES: Through April 22, H.O. Weeks Center, Aiken; $40 per couple; registration in pairs only; (803) 642-7631.

AUGUSTA INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE CLUB: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; location and cost information, 737-6299.