Originally created 09/30/05

Living briefs



STUFF TO DO

Here's a look at some of your best entertainment bets for this weekend:

OLIVER HARDY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, downtown Harlem; salute to native son and 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 Laurel and Hardy movies; www.harlemga.org/ohfest.htm, 556-0401.

THE MASTER'S TABLE BENEFIT: 7 p.m. today, 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: Today-Wednesday; 10:15 a.m. today, 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; parade, 2-3 p.m. Sunday downtown Augusta, begins at Sixth Street and Reynolds, proceeds to Broad, turns right onto 11th and goes to Reynolds; 721-1869.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: Augusta Players presentation; 8 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $12-$38; 826-4707.

BIRTHDAYS

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actress Fran Drescher is 48. Country singer Marty Stuart is 47. Actress Crystal Bernard (Wings) is 44. Actor Eric Stoltz is 44. Country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 42. Actress Jenna Elfman is 34.

REACH US

Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augusta chronicle.com.