Originally created 09/29/05

Applause 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@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.


OLIVER HARDY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 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.htm, 556-0401.

GREEK FESTIVAL 2005: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 7-8, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, 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, 800 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; 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.

A DAY TO REMEMBER: COLONIAL TIMES: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; hornsmithing, pottery, butter churning, weaving and spinning, quilting, candlemaking, gunsmithing, blacksmithing.

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.


THE MASTER'S TABLE BENEFIT: 7 p.m. Friday, West Lake Country Club, 3556 West Lake Drive, Martinez; with heavy hors d'oeuvres, entertainment by Majic, ticket buyers eligible for $395 Fendi Link watch from Doris Diamonds; $50; 840-5990.

CHILDREN'S WEEK 2005: Friday-Wednesday; 10:15 a.m. Friday, kickoff celebration, Jessye Norman Amphitheater; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Bernie Ward Community Center, 1941 Lumpkin Road, activities and entertainment for foster care children and their families; 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Glenn Hills Middle School, 1701 15th St., parents, youths and providers talk about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs followed by a talent show for youths and youth groups ages 11-18; Family Festival/Education Fair, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Riverwalk Augusta, Eighth Street plaza; Children's Week Parade, 2-3 p.m. Sunday downtown Augusta, begins at Sixth Street and Reynolds and proceeds to Broad, turning right onto 11th and proceeds to Reynolds; Children's Story Time, 10 a.m. to noon, Monday-Wednesday, Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.; children will enjoy listening to four, 15-minute storytelling sessions; to register your day care, pre-kindergarten, or kindergarten, call 821-2623; for Children's Week information, 721-1869.

2005 BOYS & GIRLS CLUB GOLF CLASSIC: 8 a.m., morning round; 1:30 p.m., afternoon round, Monday, Jones Creek Country Club; $600 per team; to register, call 792-5742.

BEST OF AUGUSTA BASH: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; meet winners of annual Best of Augusta contest, sample food from winning restaurants, live entertainment and more; After Bash, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12 advance, $17 at the door; 823-3722 or www.augustamagazine.com.

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH LECTURE: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12; Friedman Branch Library, 1447 Jackson Road; From Flintlocks to Rockets: Hispanic Contributions to America by Carlos Barreras; 738-7097.

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.

28TH ANNUAL SUMMERVILLE TOUR OF HOMES: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in Augusta's historic Summerville Area; take a tour of restored homes; tickets, $20; 667-0020, 737-5947.


FREE MOVIES: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Main Branch Library, 902 Greene St.; Lenny, Monday; Razor's Edge, Oct. 10; Felicia's Journey, Oct. 17; State and Main, Oct. 24; and The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror, Oct. 31; free; 821-2600.

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.

AMERICAN DEMOCRACY PROJECT FILM SERIES: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Penland Administration Building, Room 106, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; Thelma and Louise, Tuesday; 12 Angry Men, Oct. 18; $5 general public, $2 university faculty, staff, $1 students; (803) 641-3400.


LELAVISION: 7 tonight, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Art Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; free with valid student ID; 737-1609.

CINDERELLA: 9 and 11 a.m. today-Friday for school shows, 7 tonight 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, 3 p.m. Sunday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$38; 826-4707.

LEWIS GRIZZARD: IN HIS OWN WORDS: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $15-$20; 22-8341, or imperialtheatre.com.

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. Thursday-Saturday, 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 Tuesday-Saturday, 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 matinees for active-duty military and their families with a military ID; see knology.net/storyland, or call 736-3455.


THE NEW NUTCRACKER: Augusta Dance Theatre production; 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; 860-1852.

MOSCOW BALLET'S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER: 8 p.m. Nov. 29, Bell Audiorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26-$66; 722-3521; augustaciviccenter.com.

THE NUTCRACKER: Augusta Ballet production 7 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 3-4, the Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $17 to $40, discounts available for ages 4-10; augustaballet.org, or 261-0555.


MUSIC TO THE PEOPLE CONCERT: August Symphony to perform free concerts at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. today, East Georgia College, Swainsboro, Ga.; 826-4705 or visit www.augustasymphony.org.

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.

STARDUST BIG BAND DANCE: 8-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7; Aiken's Municipal Hall, between Richland and Park avenues; Aiken Choral Society; featuring Southern Nights band; tickets available at Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Aiken Drug Company, Aiken Office Supply and Book Store and Showtime Dance and Activewear; $28 in advance, $30 at event; 643-9343.

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: Twilight Pops on the River, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; 722-0077.

JAZZ WITH THE AIR APPARENT TRIO: Tuesday Music Live concert, noon Oct. 11, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with lunch by Cadwallader's; lunch is $7, reservations required for lunch; for more information or to make reservations, call the box office at 722-3463.

ORGAN AND PIANO CONCERT: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, St. James United Methodist Church, 439 Green St.; with reception to follow; free; 855-9745.

THE RASTRELLI CELLO QUARTET: Tuesday Music Live concert, noon Oct. 25, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St.; with lunch by French Market Grille; lunch is $7, reservations required for lunch; for more information or to make reservations, call the box office at 722-3463.


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; Alex Bruce with Trend from 8-10 p.m. Friday, Brett Schieber Saturday; children's storytime, 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.

Dance Instruction

MARTIAL ARTS: 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 9-10 a.m. Saturday; Martial Arts and Dance Studio, 118 Shartom Drive; eight-week session; ages 6-10; 210-8033.

AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE FOR CHILDREN: 6.30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays; Martial Arts and Dance Studio, 118 Shartom Drive; eight-week session; ages 6-10; 210-8033.

ADULT YOGA FOR BEGINNERS: 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 9-10 a.m. Saturdays; Martial Arts and Dance Studio, 118 Shartom Drive; eight-week session; 210-8033.


AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; Masks Exhibit Tuesday-Oct. 30; Pine Quilters Nov. 1-27; Carolyn Tyler Photography exhibit Jan. 3-Feb. 1; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; regular admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 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.


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