Originally created 11/30/03

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.

MUSIC NOTES AUGUSTA CHILDREN'S RINGERS: 4-5 p.m. Thursdays; Westside Educational Building, 261 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; handbell/chime choir for grades three-six; 306-5247.

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE: Free concert series, sanctuary of St. Paul's Church, Sixth and Reynolds streets; $7 for lunch, dine in or take out, reservations required for lunch; The Roger Denning Memorial Concert, Tuesday, featuring the Accidentals of the University of Georgia, lunch sold out; 722-3463.

ONSTAGE THE NUTCRACKER: Augusta Ballet production 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 7; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St; 261-0555.

MUSEUMS

AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 122 Laurens St. S.W.; Recycled Art Sale through Saturday, Dec. 27; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; (803) 641-9094.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; Let's Play: Pastimes from the Past, through Feb. 15; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, Holiday at the Museum; entertainment, holiday crafts, guided tours; $3 adults, $1 children; 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, Concert of Holiday Music: Choral Music for Advent and Christmas; featuring works from Renaissance to present day in Latin, German, English; free for members, $5 nonmembers; reservations due by Friday, Dec. 12; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; free Sundays, $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children and free for age 5 or younger other days; www.augustamuseum.org; 722-8454.

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; Saturday, Art Adult Workshop: Figure Drawing; learn to look for fundamentals of line, light, shade, proportions, modeling during long and short poses; includes two models, one in the morning, one in the afternoon; bring a bag lunch; pre-registration required; 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art Holiday Heyday; ages 5-11, make ornaments, holiday decorations for the home; pre-registration required; Dec. 10-13, Holiday Artists' Market 2003 Exhibit, selection of art, gift items from 50 local artists; includes pottery, photography, paintings, drawings and more; free; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 13, Edible Works of Art: A Call for All Cookie Decorators, at Holiday Market; celebrity judges to announce winners; categories include most festive, most original, best use of artistic style; Jan. 13-March 26, If Walls Could Talk, tour program exploring fine example of High Federal Style of architecture of Ware's Folly; 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, art reception for Anne Hebebrand: Current Works; main gallery at Ware's Folly; Ware's Folly Gallery, 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.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; noon Saturday, Brunch with Santa, storytelling, caroling, pictures made with Santa are $5 each; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa with storytelling, caroling; lunch served, $6; 3-5 p.m. Jan. 11, present works of Malaika Favorite, art of black culture; $3 adults, $1 students; 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.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; 6 p.m. Thursday, Douglas Bourgeois presents a talk about his works with museum Director Kevin Grogan; a reception and book-signing to follow; free for members, $5 nonmembers; 5-8 p.m. Friday, First Friday! Baby Boomers Bash, enjoy art after-hours with music from quietSTORM, art-making workshop, Gallery Spotlight Tour with Douglas Bourgeois; free; Thursday, Jan. 8, Travel with the Morris to Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, N.C.; trip includes boxed breakfast, museum admission, lunch, transportation, hors d'oeuvres; $90 museum members, $125 nonmembers; call for reservations; 724-7501; through Sunday, Feb. 15, Baby Boom Daydreams: The Art of Douglas Bourgeois; includes more than 60 paintings; through Sunday, Jan. 4 Edward Rice, recent monotypes; through Sunday, Jan. 11, The Low Country: Paintings by Preston Russell; through Feb. 15, Baby Boom Daydreams: The Art of Douglas Bourgeois; 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 or older, free younger than 6; www.themorris.org; 724-7501.