Originally created 12/28/06

Around the block



Continuous film

The film American Experience: The Great Transatlantic Cable will play continuously through Sunday in the History Theatre at the Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission ranges from $2-$4. Call (706) 722-8454.

Norrell collection

An exhibit titled An Unbroken Circle: Selections from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell will run through Feb. 18 at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for military, students and seniors and free for museum members and children 5 and younger. Admission is free Sundays. Call (706) 724-7501.

Toy science

The Science of Toys will be presented at 1:30 p.m. today through Saturday at Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St. Admission is $8 for ages 18-54 and $6 for ages 55 and older, active-duty military and ages 4-17. Admission is half-price after 3 p.m. Call (706) 821-0206.

Tapas and toast

A New Year's Eve party will be from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at the Modjeska, 813 Broad St. A tapas buffet, a champagne toast, a ball drop, dancing and hip hop music will be among the attractions. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door; VIP seating is $50. Call (706) 303-9700 or visit modjeskalounge.com.

Lynx to party

The Augusta Lynx will play the Charlotte Checkers at 7:35 p.m. Sunday at James Brown Arena, 605 Seventh St. Following the game, there will be a Black and Blue Bash in the arena's Lynx Den. There will be a dance contest, party favors, a midnight buffet and cash bar and prizes for best Lynx attire. Admission to the party is free with a game ticket stub.

Tickets are $11-$18 for adults, $9-$16 for seniors, military and college students, and $1 for ages 3 and younger. Call (706) 724-4423 or visit augustalynx.com.

Three tenors

Georgia's Three Tenors - Bart Black, Johnnie Green and Arthur Wilson - will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at Greene Street Presbyterian Church, 1235 Greene St. Call (706) 738-6993.

Balloon drop

A New Year's Eve bash will begin at 9 p.m. Sunday at 1102 Downtown Bar & Grill, 1102 Broad St. A balloon drop in both bars, a champagne toast at midnight and music by Pit Boss and the Nale Patterson Band will be some of the attractions.

Advance tickets are $15 per person and $25 per couple. At the door, admission is $20 per person and $30 per couple. Call (706) 364-4075.