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FESTIVALS AND FAIRS
ARTS IN THE HEART OF AUGUSTA: 5-9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; noon to 7 p.m., Sunday; Augusta Common, on the 800 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; visual, performing arts, celebrating ethnic groups, vendors; sponsored by The Greater Augusta Arts Council; 826-4702.
OLIVER HARDY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, downtown Harlem; salute to native son comedian Oliver Hardy includes parade at 10 a.m., skits, look-alike contest, food, arts and crafts, children's rides, games, drama competition and parade and screenings of classic Laurel and Hardy movies; www.harlemga.org/ohfest.htmts, 556-0401.
GREEK FESTIVAL 2005: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7-8 and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 9, Greek band and dancing troupe, Greek food, bazaar and Greek store; free admission; 953 Telfair St.; 724-1087.
2005 HISPANIC FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, Augusta Common, at the 800 block between Broad and Reynolds street; live music, dancing, Latin American food; $1 donation; 733-6233.
ARTS AND RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL AND JURIED ART SHOW: Friday, Oct. 14, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; seven art categories with total purse of $3,200; looking for food and craft vendors; 312-7194.
HERITAGE JUBILEE: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14; 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Edgefield Soccer Field Complex, on U.S. Highway 25, Business District Road; cook-off, Brasstyme Band, Jimbo Durham on Friday, arts, crafts, carnival rides, ugly dog contest, car and motorcycle show, bingo, helicopter rides for a fee; free; (803) 637-3393.
BOSHEARS SKYFEST: Air show Oct 15-16, Daniel Field off Wrightsboro Road; $12 advance, $15 at gate, 12 and younger free with adult; Circle K locations for advance tickets; www.boshears.com.
A DAY FOR AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY: Noon Thursday, Sept. 22, Augusta Country Club; alumni barbecue and celebration on Friday, Oct. 7; 667-4710.
LYNWOOD HOLMES MYSTERY GALA: Chartered bus to depart downtown Augusta at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, to a mystery location for dining, entertainment with jazz vocalist Bess Daniels, and more; $100 includes transportation, meal, concert and contribution to the Augusta Mini Theatre; 722-0598 or 855-9472
SPICE: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, Soultry Sounds Cafe and Lounge, 1035 Eilis St.; live entertainment with K. Willis and The Collection; $10; 724-1508
THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA'S LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15; Augusta Common, on the 800 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; nationwide evening fundraising walk to commemorate lives touched by cancer; $100 suggested donation; (770) 438-6006, ext. 245.
farmers market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through September, Macartan Street, between Broad and Reynolds streets and Ninth and 10th streets.
FREE MOVIES: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Main Branch Library, 902 Greene St.; Monday Stardust Memories, Monday; Five Easy Pieces, Sept. 26; free; 821-2600.
FALL FILM SERIES: Presented by Augusta State University; Intimate Stories 7 p.m. Monday; Nobody Knows 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, University Hall, Augusta State University; free; 737-1609.
SILENT MOVIE NIGHT: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; featuring Sunrise; $35 with lounge chair, refreshments, $10, cabaret seating, general seating; 826-4700.
THE SUNSHINE BOYS: Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre production; dinner at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and Sept. 23-24, and Thursday, Sept. 22, Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre; $34 for civilians, $32 for seniors, retirees, Army civilians, active-duty E7 and above, $25 for active-duty E6 and below, $20 for show only; 793-8552.
GOD'S FAVORITE: Schoolhouse Players production 8 p.m. today- Saturday and Sept. 23-24, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, Mancin Auditorium, Bartow Community Center, 1138 Academy Circle, Bartow, Ga.; $4 and $8 at door; (478) 364-3340.
COMEDY SHOW: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Barnwell Primary School auditorium, 724 Hagood Ave., Barnwell, S.C.; with comedian Willie P. Richardson; $10 advance, $15 at the door; (888)-218-6464 or www. worldwidewillie.com.
LELAVISION: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Art Theater, 2500 Walton Way; free with valid student ID: 737-1609.
ART: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, Bechtel Experimental Theater, Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St.; $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers; (803) 648-1438.
CINDERELLA: 9 and 11 a.m. Sept. 29-30 for school shows, 7 p.m. Sept. 29 public show, The Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; Main Stage; $3 for school shows, $4 students, $7 adults for evening show; (803) 641-3305.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: Augusta Players presentation; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$38; 826-4707.
MURDER AT THE CAFE NOIR: Stage III production; 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans; dinner served; $30 for Friday-Saturday, $15 for Sunday performance, with no dinner; 868-9663.
MEN CRY IN THE DARK: 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26.50-$29.50 for 3:30 p.m. performance, $28.50-$33.50 at 8 p.m.; 722-3521.
FUDDY MEERS: 8 p.m. Oct. 27-29, 3 p.m. Oct. 30, The Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; Main Stage; $7 students, $10 age 62 and older and $12 other adults; (803) 641-3305.
RUMPELSTILTSKIN: Storyland Theatre production Oct. 25-29 at Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; showtimes are 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. for school-day shows and 3 p.m. for Saturday family matinees; school performances require reservations, $4.50 per show for students, $11 for season, chaperones and teachers admitted free; matinee tickets are $12 for season or $5 per show; Saturday matinees do not require reservations; free tickets available for Saturday matinees for active-duty military and their families with a military ID; see knology.net/storyland, or call 736-3455.
ON YOUR TOES
DRACULA: Augusta Ballet production 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $17-$40; 261-0555.
THE NEW NUTCRACKER: Augusta Dance Theatre production; 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; 860-1852.
FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, O'Connell Theatre, 745 Broad St.; with Dr. Cheryl Fryer, Ezra Adams
TALES OF HOFFMAN: Augusta Opera production 8 p.m. Sept. 23-24, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $25 to $115, discounts for season tickets; 826-4710. Web site www.augustaopera.com.
D'AMORE DUO: Tuesday Music Live series concert noon Sept. 27, with D'amore Duo with guitarist William Feasley and oboist Vladimir Lande; lunch by the Boll Weevil; St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sixth and Reynolds streets at Riverwalk Augusta. Lunch is $7, reservations required for lunch; for more information or to make reservations, call the box office at 722-3463.
THE BRNO CHAMBER SOLOISTS: Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society concert 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, pre-concert program 7:15 p.m.; Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; single memberships are $65 and $120 for couples. Individual tickets are $20 adults, $5 for school-age children, free for Augusta State University faculty, staff and students. No children ages 6 and younger; 790-9274.
AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: Twilight Pops on the River, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, 7 p.m. Oct. 9, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; 722-0077.
Stitches From the Heart: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters and hats for children in the hospital; call (866) 472-6903.
FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED: Specialized Foster Home Services, a division of Managed Treatment Services for Children, seeks foster parents for children with emotional, social, behavioral difficulties from abuse or neglect; for more information, call 641-7645.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program of Child Enrichment is looking for volunteers 21 and older to advocate for neglected, abused children in juvenile court system; volunteers will work with Department of Family and Children Services and other community agencies to protect interests of children in foster care; no experience necessary; call 737-4631.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Regency Hospice seeks people to work with patients with advanced illness; roles include social contact with the patient, child care, spiritual support, running errands, house/yard maintenance; contact Sue King, 648-2117.
BORDERS BOOKS, MUSIC AND CAFE: 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; Winn Crenshaw 8-10 p.m. Friday, Paul Gordon 8-10 p.m. Saturday; 6-8 p.m. Friday, Randall Floyd to sign copies of Deep in the Heart, free; children's story time, 11 a.m. Mondays; The Enlightenment Group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays; French Club, 7 p.m. Thursdays; Cookbook Club, 7 p.m. second Mondays; CSRA Poet Society, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays; Fort Gordon OWC Book Club, 10 a.m. third Mondays; Mystery Group, 7 p.m. third Thursdays; Christian Women's Fellowship, 6 p.m. fourth Mondays; African-American Reading Group, 7 p.m. last Mondays; 737-6962.
CIVIL WAR LORE: 6-8 tonight Diamond Lakes Library, 101 Diamond Lakes Way, Hephzibah; William Rawlings Jr., E. Randall Floyd, professor emeritus Ed Cashin to participate in roundtable discussion, Myths and Legends of the Civil War; free; 738-0354.
BOOK-SIGNING: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway; Kal Rosenberg will sign copies of Sold As Is; 737-6962.
THE MUSIC MAN: Columbia County Art Council performance; 2-5 p.m. Saturday for ages 7-14; 2-5 p.m. Sunday and 7-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 for ages 15 and older, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; auditions include cold read, sing and dance from script and score of The Music Man; show dates April 29-30, May 5-6.
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 27-28, Fort Gordon Dinner Theater; parts for eight men and four women; open to all members of the community; show dates Nov. 4-5, 11-12, 17-19; 793-9552.
AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; Grand Illusions: Faux painting techniques through Sept. 25; Masks Exhibit Oct. 4-30; Pine Quilters Nov. 1-27; Carolyn Tyler Photography exhibit Jan. 3-Feb. 1; Freedom USA Feb. 7-March 26; and Southeastern Regional Sculpture Competition March 18-23; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015.
AUGUSTA CANAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 1450 Greene St., Enterprise Mill, Suite 400; 6-9 p.m. through Saturday, Sept. 24, Saturday Sunset Cruise; 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, Book Launch Party, Rock that Float, by Kathy Steele; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, Bluegrass Boat Ride, with Eryn Eubanks and the Family Fold, $27.50 a person, $50 a couple; Petersburg tour boat: one-hour basic tours, 10, 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30, 3, 4:30 p.m. Sunday; three-hour tour, 5-8 p.m. Saturday; $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, military, $6 for ages 18 and younger for one-hour ours; $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, military, $10 for students; three-hour tours, weather permitting; center admittance costs $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, military, $4 for students, free for ages 4 and younger; 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday; 823-0440 or www.augustacanal.com.
AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; regular admission costs $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children 6-18, free for children 5 and younger; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; www.augustamuseum.org; 722-8454.
BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; entry free costs $5, $4 for ages 60 and older and $3 for ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and younger; 722-9828.
EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1840 Broad St.; 1797 house, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; general admission costs $2 for adults and seniors, $1 for children; 722-8454.
FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; through Sunday, Oct. 30, dinosaurs exhibit; 2 p.m. Saturday, Discovering Archaeology, What's It All About?, free with admission; 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, Dinosaurs, with Kim Cochran, free with admission; 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Family Diggin' in the Dirt, free with admission; 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 and older, active-duty military and ages 4-17; 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; built in 1792; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Saturdays by appointment; $4 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, $3 for college students and $1 for children; group rates available; www.geocities.com/meadowgarden3; 724-4174.
GEORGIA GOLF HALL OF FAME'S BOTANICAL GARDENS: 1 11th St.; 6-7 tonight, Roots of Gardening Series, Beauty Shop, free for members, $3 for nonmembers; regular admission is $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for seniors, students and military, $3.50 for ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and younger with paid adult; $4 each for groups of 15 or more; Sunday admission buy one, get one free with Web site coupon at www.gghf.org; 724-4443.
GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; 6-8 p.m. Friday, opening reception for A Sense of Place ; Ware's Folly gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 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.
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