Originally created 10/12/03

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

RICKY SKAGGS: 7:30 p.m. today; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $30; 722-8293.

SUMMERVILLE TOUR OF HOMES: Today; tour eight restored and decorated private homes in Summerville community; $20 entire tour, $5 per home; tickets available at Del's Lamps and Shades, Fat Man's, Fat Man's West, Poppy Seeds, French Market Grille, Design Images, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church; 733-0265.

HARVEST BALL: 7-11 p.m. Nov. 1; Julian Smith Casino at Lake Olmstead, Milledge Road; dinner, dance, music by Everette Morris and The Escorts, silent auction; $20; proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund for the Savannah River Sail and Power Squadron; cocktail attire; R.S.V.P. for tickets, table reservations, 737-8113.

MUSIC NOTES

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Noon Tuesdays, sanctuary of St. Paul's Church, Sixth and Reynolds streets; Augusta Symphony Woodwind Trio Tuesday; $7 includes lunch; 722-3463.

MUSIC: SACRED AND PROFANE: 2 p.m. today, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; Augusta State University Chamber Choir and Opera Workshop performing a program of choral and operatic works; 737-1453.

TWILIGHT POPS ON THE RIVER: Augusta Concert Band performance, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; free, donations accepted; 202-0091.

GALA CONCERT 8 p.m. Tuesday, Augusta State University Choir, Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and Opera Workshop, call for ticket information; 737-1453.

THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS: 7 p.m. Thursday, National Guard Armory, Milledge Road; $12 advance, $18 day of the show; 278-4849.

THE JESS TRIO: 8 p.m. Friday, Augusta State University's Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on campus, 2500 Walton Way; $20 adults, $5 school-age children, no children 6 or younger admitted; 790-9274.

FROM MOZART TO MOTOWN 2: With Russell Joel Brown, 8 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $30-$45; 722-8341.

GALA CONCERT: 8 p.m. Friday; Augusta State University, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theater; to honor Vola Jacobs; performances by the ASU Choir, Chamber Singers, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Opera Workshop, Jazz Ensemble; $10 adults, $5 children age 12 and younger; to benefit ASU Music Scholarship Fund; 667-4821.

CHAMBERJAZZ SERIES: The Don Macey Quartet, 8 p.m. Saturday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension; $15 general public, $5 students; 736-2279.

MOUNTAIN HEART: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $15; 722-8293.

BRUCE DAVIES: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25; Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way; Scottish folk singer; free; 228-5180.

ARTS INSTRUCTION

ADULT POTTERY CLASSES: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Ceramics Unlimited, 224 West Ave., North Augusta; $100, includes supplies; (803) 819-3311.

CHILDREN'S POTTERY CLASSES: 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays, Ceramics Unlimited, 224 West Ave., North Augusta; $90, includes supplies; (803) 819-3311.

I DRUM 2U1: 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays; G.L. Jackson Conference Center, 1714 North Leg Court; a new rhythm is introduced and taught each month by Not Gaddy; $15 per class, $50 a month; idrum2ui@comcast.net.

D.R.U.M. Ensemble: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays; G.L. Jackson Conference Center, 1714 North Leg Court; drum class and rehearsal led by Not Gaddy; loaner drums available; $15 per class, $50 a month; idrum2ui@comcast.net.

ONSTAGE

DR. FAUSTUS: Augusta State University Theatre production of Christopher Marlowe play; 3 p.m. today, Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre on campus, 2500 Walton Way; $12 reserved seating; $10 adults, $7 seniors, $5 students, free with Augusta State ID; 37-1500.

2003 ARMY SOLDIER SHOW: 6 p.m. today, Fort Gordon Dinner Theater; live music review featuring active-duty soldiers; free to civilians and military; 791-6001.

PINOCCHIO: 9, 10, 11 a.m. Oct. 21; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; presented by Augusta State's Born to Read Literacy Center and Patchwork Players; $3 adults and children; 733-7043.

IF THESE HIPS COULD TALK: Oct. 25; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; explore the emotional lives of four women who seem to have everything; $19.50-$26.50; 724-2400.

GLASS SLIPPER BALL: 8 p.m. Oct. 25; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; hors d'oeuvres, desserts, music, dancing; $50 adults, $45 seniors and students, $35 children; reservations due Oct. 20; 826-4707.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

SEVERAL DEGREES REMOVED FROM REALITY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 24; The Arts Center, corner of Green and Church streets, Swainsboro, Ga.; artwork by Zal Richards; (478) 237-2592.

COLONIAL TIMES: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Living History Park in North Augusta; re-enactors demonstrate trades, crafts, colonial baking, woodworking; music, refreshments, games and more; free; 279-2323.

WESTERN CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Thursday-Oct. 26, Aiken Jaycees Fairgrounds, Aiken; performances include Joe Nichols Thursday, $17 advance, $21 day of show; The Tams Friday, $7 advance, $12 day of show; and Darryl Worley Oct. 21, $17 advance, $21 day of show; 278-4849.

GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Friday-Oct. 26, Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds; unlimited rides; $15 advance, $20 at the gate, $5 admission only; 278-4849.

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday ; Episcopal Day School, 2248 Walton Way; rides, games, food, bake sales and more; free; 733-1192.

LITERARY LIFE CSRA WRITERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; for writers who need a support group; writers encouraged to bring eight copies of a manuscript; free; 738-4114.

AUDITIONS AUGUSTA CHORAL SOCIETY: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way; auditions for the 2003-04 season; for age 15 and older; 826-4713.

ARTISTS CONSERVATORY THEATRE: Seeking actors and actresses for As You Like It and A Doll House; resume required; augconservatory@yahoogroups.com.

IN THE GARDEN

SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 25; Sixth and Reynolds streets, across from the Augusta Museum of History; fresh fruits, vegetables, pastries, cheese, breads, crafts and more; 722-8000.

OF NOTE SEEKING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: The Columbia County Choral Society, based in Evans, is seeking a permanent artistic director. Anyone interested may call 364-5920.