Originally created 10/11/05

Xtreme calendar



Wednesday

HELP OUT: The South Augusta Marching Unit show band will be at the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road. Donations will help finance their trip to Tallahassee for Florida A&M University's homecoming. Call 798-5291 for details.

Saturday

CSRA CLASSIC, featuring the Savannah State vs. Bethune-Cookman football game and the local high school Battle of the Bands, returns for its 13th year to the Butler High School's stadium, 2011 Lumpkin Road. Pee Wee football begins at 8 a.m.; the Battle of the Bands at 10 a.m. and the football teams take the field at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the gate for adults; $9 in advance and $12 at gate for students. Advance tickets are available at The Walker Group, 1143 Laney-Walker Blvd.

BACK TO THE PAST: The Colonial Times adventure A Day to Remember brings the past to the present from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta. See hornsmithing, pottery, butter churning, weaving and spinning, quilting and more; free.

Sunday

TAKE TO THE SKY: The Boshears Skyfest air show returns to Daniel Field, Highland Avenue at Wrightsboro Road. Gates open at 9 a.m. for displays, aerobatics, carnival rides and rides on helicopters and airplanes. Cost is $12 in advance (tickets available at Circle K locations), $15 at the gate, and children 2 and younger are admitted free. Skyfest also takes place Saturday. Visit www.boshears.com.

GET ARTFUL: The Columbia County Art and Renaissance Festival ends it's three-day run at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Activities include Renaissance demonstrations by the Society of Creative Anachronism, live entertainment, children's games, arts and craft vendors, food and more; free.