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THE BIG TICKET
SHINEDOwN, KNOwFACE, JEmaNI: Doors open 7 p.m., music 8 p.m. Thursday, April 15, the Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive; $10, or $12 younger than 21, tickets at Lokal Loudness, 1017 Broad St.; The Playground, 873 Broad St.; and CDs and More, 3821 Washington Road; www.lokalloudness.com.
THIRD DAY LIVE AND TOBYMAC: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; $21-$28; group rates available; 828-7700.
JOHN BERRY: 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $22, 722-8341 or online at imperialtheatre.com.
GLENN KEARNEY: 7 p.m. Friday, April 16, Millen, Ga., Civic Center; $10; Rob Washburn (888) 561-5053.
STEP'N IN THE NAME OF LOVE: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 17, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center/Bell Auditorium; $29.50 for floor and first balcony; $29.50 for the second and third balconies; $2 off groups of 20 or more; 724-7545
DISNEY ON ICE PRINCESS CLASSICS: Thursday-Sunday, April 22-25, Augusta-Richmond Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; 7 p.m. April 22-23, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. April 24, and 1 and 5 p.m. April 25; $12-$30, ticketmaster.com or 724-2400
BANDFEST, WITH BLESSID UNION OF SOULS, 2 SKINNY DORKS, BEM BIRMS JAZZ AND SOJOURNER: Friday, April 23, Satcher Field, University of South Carolina Aiken; 5 p.m., music begins 6 p.m.; $7 advance, $10 at gate for university students, $10 advance, $12 at gate general admission; www.usca.edu/bandfest.
POWERFEST 2004: Featuring rap and R&B acts Juvenile, Sleepy Brown, J-Kwon, Jagged Edge, Monica and more at Lock and Dam Park on Lock and Dam Road. Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24. Concerts begin at 1 p.m. $4, general admission, free for senior citizens, military and children under 13.
AIKEN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. Friday, April 30, 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, downtown Aiken; Mountain Heart, hors d'oeuvres, beverage Friday, Acoustic Syndicate, Larry Keel Saturday; $65 Friday, April 30, $15 advance, $20 day of show Saturday, May 1; to benefit STAR Riding and Driving, Inc.; tickets available at Moon Beans, The Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Harmon Optical in Augusta; (803) 278-4848 or www.tixonline.com.
A DAY IN THE COUNTRY: Car and truck show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 1, concert, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 2, Augusta Riverfront Marina; with Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Rhes Reeves Band, Amber Carter, Rhythm and Class Cloggers, Tony Cannon, a mechanical bull, children's rides, a rock wall and more; $10 advance tickets, $20 day of show; no coolers, food, pets; (803) 278-4TIX or www.tixonline.com.
17TH ANNUAL LEWIS FAMIY HOMECOMING AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: noon-11 p.m. Thursday, April 29-Saturday, May 1; Elijah Clarke State Park, Savannah River at U.S. Highway 378, east of Lincolnton, Ga.; featuring Country Gentlemen, The Osborne Brothers, Mac Wiseman, U.S. Navy Bluegrass Band Country Current, Jesse McReynolds and Jimmy C. Newman, The Lewis Family; $30 daily adult tickets, $15 children 6-13.
GARDEN CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL: Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday , May 8, Augusta Common; featuring Wycliffe Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton and The Codetalkers, The Reggae Cowboys, Stewart and Winfield, Ph Balance, Pat Blanchard Band, Redbelly, also beverage vendors, arts, crafts and more; $10 advance, $15 day of show, children 10 and younger free; 826-4702 or www.augustaarts.com.
WAshington Music fest: Friday-Sunday, April 16-18, April 16, ticketed performances and jam sessions at venues across Washington, Ga., 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, free concert downtown square; 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18, gospel music concert on the square; festival music repertoire will include big band swing, jazz, blues, rock and roll, Latin, gospel, disco, R&B and contemporary hits; $25 weekend pass or $5 ticket for each performance, www.washingtonwilkes.org or (866) 213-5717 or 678-2013.
OLDE TOWNE ARTISANS' FAIR: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 17, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18, dinner preview 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 16; Living History Park, corner of Spring Grove and Lake Avenue, North Augusta; fair is free, dinner $15, benefits Living History Park; for dinner tickets or information, call Lynn Thompson at (803) 279-7560; for information, call (803) 279-2323.
JIM HARRISON ARTWORK: Show 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 25, Nancy Carson Library 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; proceeds benefit the library; firstname.lastname@example.org or Deidre Martin (803) 564- 6425 or Jim Harrison Gallery (803) 793-5796.
TASTE OF THE HARVEST: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 25, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta, 2 10th St.; 30 restaurants, caterers to donate food for tasting, entertainment by Air Apparent; business attire requested; $30, benefits Golden Harvest Food Bank; $30; 736-1199, ext. 212, www.goldenharvest.org.
BOOK SIGNING: Steve Brown, Hurricane Party, Color Her Dead and Fallen Stars.1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 17; Gigi Lapan, Phaces of Love, 2-4 pm. Saturday, April 24; Borders 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway;
CLASSICAL INDIAN MUSIC: Flutist Shashank and his team, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18, Augusta Hindu Temple, 1421 Lukes Road; $10, $15 for nonmembers; 863-4892.
HIGHLANDS TO THE ORIENT: Augusta Symphony presentation, 7 p.m. preview lecture, concert at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 24; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; featuring violinist Xue-Wei; guest lecturer Ryan Kho, Augusta Symphony concertmaster; $15-$40 adults, student tickets half off on remaining seating; 826-4705 or www.augustasymphony.org.
FREE MOVIES, AUGUSTA: The Virgin Suicides Monday, Grave of the Fireflies Monday, April 19; House of Sand and Fog, Monday April 26; Richmond County Main Library, 902 Greene St.; 821-2600.
'THE WIZ': Augusta Players production 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, Saturday, May 1, 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$35; 826-4707 or www.augustaplayers.com.
AUGUSTA CANAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 1450 Greene St., Enterprise Mill Suite 400; Petersburg tour boat 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, weather permitting, $6 adults, $5 seniors, active-duty military, $4 for age 18 and younger; extra departure times for Petersburg tour boats added for Masters Week: 1:30 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday, closed Easter Sunday; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 1, Augusta Canal Cruise and Cookout; picnic, canoeing, bicycling, kayaking, free admission to Interpretive Center; $40 canoeing, $20 bicycling, $15 kayaking, $15 picnic only; registration deadline Friday, April 30; center admittance $5 adults, $4 seniors and military, $3 youths, age 6 or younger free; Monday-Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday; 823-7089.
AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; Through Sunday, May 23, Lindbergh; with hundreds of artifacts, aviation gear from first solo trans-Atlantic flight; visitors information center offering tourist information; History Book Discussion Group, 11 a.m. Tuesday, with Tom Sutherland and the book, Berry Benson's Civil War book: Memoirs of a Confederate Scout and Sharpshooter; free; Brown Bag History Series, The Travels of Lewis and Clark, noon, Wednesday, with Lyle Glascock; free for members, $3 nonmembers; April Family Fun Day, learn about hot air balloons, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 18; regular admission $6 adults, $5 seniors, $4 children 6-18, free for child age 5 and younger; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; free second Sundays; 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 ages 60 or older and $3 younger than 18, free age 5 or younger; 722-9828.
FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; Mars Rover Project exhibit; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; $8 for ages 18-54, $6 for 55 or older, active-duty military and ages 4-17, free for members; admission half-price after 3 p.m. daily; 821-0200.
GEORGE WALTON HISTORIC SITE MEADOW GARDEN: 1320 Independence Drive; farm home of George Walton, youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Saturdays by appointment; $4 adults, $3.50 seniors, $3 college students, $1 children; group rates available; www.geocities.com/meadowgarden3; 724-4174.
GEORGIA GOLF HALL OF FAME'S BOTANICAL GARDENS: 1 11th St.; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays; $5.50 adults, $4.50 seniors, students and military; $3.50 ages 4-12; age 3 or 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.
GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; regular hours 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.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, Children's Festival, with games, arts and crafts, entertainment, food, exhibitors; $3 adults, children free; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday; $3 adults, $1 students; 724-3576.
MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; Through Sunday, May 9, Richard Jolley: Sculptor of Glass exhibit; Terra Cognita: Contemporary Artists Lecture Series, with Helen Frederick, Tuesday; $3 adults, $2 seniors, military, students, free for members, college and university student and faculty with ID; through May 30, Janos Enyedi: The American Industrial Landscape-Reconstructed; $3 adults, $2 seniors, students, military, free for museum members; www.themorris.org; 724-7501.
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