Originally created 03/09/06

Applause calendar



Send your 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@augustachronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

SPECIAL EVENTS

FUNNY BONES: THE COMIC BODY LANGUAGE OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN, WITH DAN KAMIN: 7:30 tonight; Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; program includes a Chaplin short, demonstrations of physical comedy and audience participation; free; 724-7501.

MONDAY MOVIES: Augusta Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St.; 6:30 p.m. Monday Kind Hearts and Coronets; March 20, Grizzly Man; March 27, Crash; 821-2600.

TEA AND FASHION SHOW: 2 p.m. Saturday; North Augusta Community Center, 101 Brookside Drive; $10, deadline Friday; 278-0784.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION: Noon to 10 p.m. Friday, March 17; Augusta Common, Eighth and Reynolds streets; entertainment, dance, children's activities, food and beverages; music begins at 4 p.m.; 842-1754.

POLO MATCH: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1; gates open at 11 a.m., lunch served at noon; Powderhouse Polo Field, Powderhouse Road, Aiken; $55 VIP hospitality tent, includes lunch, beverages, parking and admission; tickets limited, must be purchased in advance; (803) 641-3630.

CAR SHOW: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 15; Aiken Mall, 2441 Whiskey Road, Aiken; benefits Make-a-Wish Foundation and other Kiwanis charities; $15 registration fee before show; $20 registration day of show; (803) 648-9804.

ONSTAGE

The Classical Clown with Dan Kamin: 3 p.m. Sunday; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; the Suzuki Strings of Augusta will perform at 2:15 p.m.; $6, $20 family of four; discounts available; 826-4705.

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA: 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28; Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; $7 adults, $4 students, children; (803) 641-3305.

AUGUSTA PLAYERS: The Diary of Anne Frank, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, North Augusta High School Auditorium, 2000 Knobcone Ave. (not appropriate for younger than 10), $10, $8 for students and seniors; 863-2286; Disney's Beauty and the Beast April 28-30; performances at Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sundays; $12 to $40, 826-4707; Web Site: www.augustaplayers.com.

MUSIC NOTES

JUILLIARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. S.W.; 18-member orchestra will present jazz styles from Scott Joplin and Dixieland to contemporary; $40; all seats reserved; (803) 642-3189.

JAMMIN' WITH JUILLIARD: 10 p.m. Saturday; Cafe Monet at Southside Gallery, 752 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken; $20; benefits the Aiken Performing Arts Group; (803) 649-6757.

return of the celli: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way; Daniel Lee will perform Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme, for Cello and Orchestra; the Augusta Symphony will perform Brahm's Variations on a Theme of Haydn and Schumann's Symphony No. 1; $15, $20, $30, $40; $7 full-time students if purchased the evening of the concert with a student ID; 826-4705, www.augustasymphony.org.

PIANIST SUSAN ZHANG: 4 p.m. Sunday; Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way, as part of the Reid Memorial arts series: reception after free recital; 733-2275.

FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16; Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; featuring clarinetist William Foss and soprano Martha Zakkary; $8 general public, USC Aiken students free; (803) 641-3305.

WOODWINDS AND FRIENDS: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16; Old Medical College of Georgia, 598 Telfair St.; $15; tickets for $7 full-time students, may be purchased only on concert evenings with a valid student ID; 826-4705, or www.augustasymphony.org

TUESDAY'S MUSIC LIVE CONCERT SERIES: Shall We Dance?, lunch by Roux's Catering on March 21; concert at noon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sixth and Reynolds streets at Riverwalk Augusta; lunch $7, reservations required for lunch; for information or reservations, call 722-3463.

VOICE RECITAL: 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23; St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road; featuring Keith H. Walker, baritone, accompanied by Meri Beth Hillard, piano; program will include art songs and selections from the opera and Broadway stages; free; 831-4948.

HARRY JACOBS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY CONCERTS: Pianist Marina Lomazov on April 14; performances are at 8 p.m., pre-concert program at 7:15 p.m., Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, on the campus of Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; tickets are $20 adults, $5 for schoolchildren, free for Augusta State faculty, staff and students. No children younger than 6 admitted; 790-9274.

ON YOUR TOES

La Celebration des Ballets: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; $10 students, seniors, $15 adults; (803) 641-3305.

AUDITIONS

AUGUSTA CHILDREN'S CHORALE: Openings for children in grades 3-8; training and performance choirs offer in-depth training with local, national and international performance opportunities; office hours: 1:30-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; for appointment, 826-4718.

LOVE, SEX & THE I.R.S.: Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre production; 7:30 p.m. March 13, 14; Building 32100, Third Avenue; openings for five men and three women ages 20-60; 793-8552

DEATHTRAP: Aiken Community Playhouse production; 3 p.m. March 19, 7 p.m. March 20; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St.; looking for three adult males and two adult females; (803) 748-1438, www.aikencommunity playhouse.com.

ATTRACTIONS

AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; 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; Petersburg boat tours: 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 tours; $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, military, $10 for students; three-hour tours; center admission 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.; Stitched In Time Southern quilts exhibition through April 9; 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.

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; visitors wearing green during March receive $1 off regular admission price: $5, $4 for ages 60 and older and $3 for ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and younger; 722-9828.

GROVETOWN MUSEUM: 106 W. Robinson Ave.; information, artifacts and photographs of Grovetown, Columbia County and Georgia; regular hours 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; $1; 863-4576.

DUPONT PLANETARIUM: 471 University Parkway, Aiken; Blown Away: the Wild World of Weather: 7, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 17-18; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors; $2.50 students; reservations recommended; (803) 641-3654.

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1840 Broad St.; 1797 house, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; $2 for adults, $1 children; 722-8454.

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; 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; admission half-price after 3 p.m. daily; 821-0200.

GEORGE WALTON HISTORIC SITE MEADOW GARDEN: 1320 Independence Drive; farm home of George Walton, 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.; regular admission is $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for seniors, pupils and military, $3.50 for ages 4-12; free for ages 3 and younger; $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.

HICKORY HILL: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; former home of Tom Watson, Populist politician in the late 1800s and early 1900s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, closed major holidays; (706) 595-7777 or www.hickory-hill.org.

LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem; artifacts and exhibits pay tribute to comic duo and Harlem native Oliver Hardy; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; 556-0401.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; Women's History Month exhibition through April 6, regular hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com, 724-3576.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; What Dogs Dream: Paints and Works on Paper by William Dunlap through May 7; Salmagundi Club: An American Institution through April 9; $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, pupils and military with ID; free for museum members and children 5 and younger, free Sundays; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; 724-7501; themorris.org.

MOTORIZED TOURS OF HISTORIC AIKEN: Tours leave Washington Center for the Performing Arts 10-11:30 a.m. every Saturday; reservations required; for ages 2 and older.

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: Off Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; weekdays noon to dusk, Saturday-Sunday and holidays dawn to dusk; 828-2109; naturalsciencesacademy.org.

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; regular hours grounds open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, house tours noon to 3 p.m. or by appointment; $1, house tours $3 per adult, $2 youths; (803) 827-1473.

SACRED HEART CULTURAL CENTER: 1301 Greene St.; tours of 103-year-old former Catholic church noted for its stained glass, brickwork and architecture; regular hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 826-4700; sacredheartaugusta.org.