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Send your event schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send by fax to (706) 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

MUSIC NOTES

music in the park: 7 tonight, Gm5; Maude Edenfield Park, behind North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Drive, or community center if it rains; July 19, Montana Skies; July 26, Fresh Music Latin Band and art exhibit held at Grace United Methodist Church's Wesley Center on Georgia Avenue; (803) 442-7588.

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 28; Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; $5; (706) 821-1754.

BLUEGRASS SHOW: Saturday, July 28, Maxie Branch Boys; corner of Main and College streets, Leesville, S.C.; $5; (803) 582-8479.

SUNSET MUSIC SERIES: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 9-30 and Sept. 6; Amphitheater and Memorial Garden, Evans; Aug. 9, Bragg & Hughes; Aug. 16, Livingroom Legends; Aug. 23, Fret Not; Aug. 30, Preston & Weston; Sept. 6, Vellotones; www.columbiacountyga.gov.

ONSTAGE

LUCKY STIFF: Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. July 13-14, 20-21, 26-28; Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; menu: Chicken Marsala, garlic shrimp and pasta, teriyaki London broil, salad bar, dessert table; www.fortgordon.com/theatre.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 6:30 doors open, play 7 p.m. July 19-20; St. Angela's Hall, Aiken; cash bar, $50; (803) 649-2221.

ALWAYS ... PATSY CLINE: 8 p.m. Aug. 24-25, 31 and Sept. 1; Jabez S. Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $25 adults and $22.50 seniors, students with ID; a Stage III production; (706) 868-9663.

THE BIG SCREEN

IMPERIAL THEATRE ROCK MOVIES: Tonight, The Song Remains the Same, based on Led Zeppelin's 1973 Madison Square Garden appearances; July 12, The Last Waltz; $2; happy hour 7 p.m., movies at 8 p.m.; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; imperialtheatre.com.

MONDAY MOVIES: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Flags of Our Fathers; July 23, Straight Time; July 30, Breach; Augusta Headquarters Library, 902 Greene St.; free; (706) 821-2600.

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: Gates open 6:30 p.m., movies at dusk; Goonies, July 13; Ice Age, July 20; Night at the Museum, July 27; Columbia County Amphitheater, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; $1 admission, benefits the Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center; (706) 721-4004, www.mcghealth.org/kids.

GET FESTIVE

THE FRIED GREEN TOMATO FESTIVAL: Noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 4; Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island; (803) 867-2388, www.ironhorse-barandgrill.net.

NO BOOZE FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 25; Diamond Lakes Regional Park, 4335 Windsor Spring Road; vendors, food and live entertainment to celebrate sobriety; (706) 627-8323.

GET INVOLVED

JULY JAMBOREE AND FIRST FRIDAY CAR SHOW: 6-10 p.m. Friday; Augusta Common; (706) 821-1754, www.augustaga.gov

WHITE LINEN PARTY: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 13; DoubleTree Hotel Augusta, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; hors d'oeuvres, live music and the Kutt Boyz; (706) 627-8323.

MAGIC GAME DAY: Saturday, July 14; 10 a.m. at Anime Alley, 1824 Wylds Road; 11 a.m. at Augusta Book Exchange, 1650 Gordon Highway; celebrating the Magic: The Gathering card game, tournaments and prizes; first 50 participants get chance to win tickets to the 2007 Magic: The Gathering World Championships in New York City; (706) 793-7796.

TRAVELING TROOP SESSION: 10 a.m. to noon Monday, July 16; Henry Brigham Community Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road; girls - who don't have to be Scouts but must be with an adult - will explore electricity and magnetism; free; (706) 774-0505.

AUGUSTA C.S. LEWIS SOCIETY MEETING: 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 16; Monday, July 16; The Athenaeum, 1423 Monte Sano Ave.; (706) 855-9028, www.athenaeum-info.org.

RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS: 7 p.m. July 19-21, 3 and 7 p.m. July 21, 1 p.m. July 22; USC Aiken Convocation Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; opening night: $28-$12; other nights: $28-$15; tickets available at the Etherredge Center box office, (866) 722-8877 and www.uscatix.com.

SUMMERTIME ON THE CANAL: 4 p.m. Aug. 3; Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; rubber duck race, outdoor festival and indoor craft show; free; www. columbiacountyga.gov.

GOOD SPORTS

AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: Greenville Drive, 7:05 p.m. Saturday-Monday; Kannapolis Intimidators, 7:05 p.m. July 14, 16; 5:35 p.m. July 15; Rome Braves, 7:05 p.m. July 21, 23-24; 5:35 p.m. July 22; Lakewood BlueClaws, 7:05 p.m. Aug. 8-11; Delmarva Shorebirds, 5:35 p.m. Aug. 12, 7:05 p.m. Aug. 13-15; Asheville Tourists, 7:05 p.m. Aug. 24-25; 5:35 p.m. Aug. 26; Greenville Drive, 7:05 p.m. Aug. 27-28; $1-$10; Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road; (706) 736-7889.

BMX RACE: 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday; Augusta BMX Track at Wood Street Park, Wood and Division streets; www.augustabmx.com.

USC AIKEN BASEBALL RODEO & BULL RIDING: July 20-21; Hippodrome, North Augusta; (803) 278-4785.

FUNDRAISERS

THUNDER OVER THURMOND: Fair: today through Saturday; local and regional music, 7 p.m. today-Friday; fair and concerts at American Legion Post 194 Fairgrounds, 1121 American Legion Road, Lincolnton; Rocking R Open Team Bass Tournament, 4:30 a.m. registration, 3 p.m. weigh-in Saturday, Dorn Fishing Facility, McCormick, S.C.; $100 per team; fireworks 9:30 p.m. July 7 over U.S. Highway 378 Bridge, Georgia-South Carolina border; benefits the American Legion; www. thunderoverthurmond.net.

GOLF TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10; Forest Hills Golf Club, 1500 Comfort Road; opportunities for hole sponsorships, raffles and individual and team participation; $80 per person, $300 per team; proceeds benefit the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; held by the Apartment Association of Greater Augusta; (706) 790-1688, www.aagaonline.com.

AUDITIONS

AUGUSTA CHORAL SOCIETY: Openings for anyone high-school age and older for the 2007-08 concert season; to schedule an audition time, call (706) 826-4713.

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA GROUP: 7 p.m. Mondays; for actors who want to do scene studies; free; (706) 364-7710.

CASTING DANNY AND SANDY IN GREASE: Finals 7 p.m. Monday, July 16; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; during second and final rounds, audience can vote on the winners; July 16 event, $10; held by the Augusta Players; (706) 826-4707, www.augustaplayers.com.

EARTH & SKY: 7 p.m. Aug. 26-28; Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; openings for three females, six males; show dates 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27 and 3 p.m. Oct. 28; 8 p.m. Nov. 2-3; (803) 648-1438.

HAPPY CAMPERS

DRAMA CAMP: Read-through, 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday; auditions, 9 a.m. to noon Monday through July 13; performance of Esther-Ordinary Faith, 7 p.m. July 13; Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta; for anyone who has completed first through fifth grade; (803) 279-7525.

AUGUSTA PLAYERS THEATRE CAMP: 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Monday through July 20; Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way; $200; for ages 6-18;(706) 826-4707.

ON YOUR TOES

FRIDAY DANCE: 8:30-11 p.m. Fridays; Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive, Evans; dance to swing, salsa, waltz, shag and foxtrot; free lesson at 8:30 p.m.; $5; (706) 854-8888, www.theballroomdancecenter.com.

ATTRACTIONS

AIKEN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken; Aiken Artist Guild Show, July 25-Aug. 24; museum hours 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 tour boat: one-hour basic tours, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday; three-hour sunset tours, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays, reservations required; $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and military, pupils and college students for one-hour tours; children 3 and younger free with paid adult/senior; $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, students for three-hour tours, weather permitting; boat tour tickets include admission to the center; center admission, $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and military, students, free for ages 4 and younger; hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5:30 p.m. Sunday; (706) 823-0440.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; Greetings from Augusta: A Postcard Exhibition, through Sept. 2; regular admission: $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; www.augustamuseum.org; (706) 722-8454.

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; $5, $4 ages 60 and older and $3 ages 6-17, free ages 5 and younger; (706) 722-9828.

GROVETOWN MUSEUM: 106 W. Robinson Ave.; information, artifacts and photographs of Grovetown, Columbia County and Georgia; 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday; $1; (706) 863-4576.

DUPONT PLANETARIUM: 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 pupils, $1 University of South Carolina Aiken students, faculty and staff; reservations recommended; (803) 641-3654.

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1840 Broad St.; 1797 house, regular hours 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; $2 adults, $1 children; (706) 737-2820.

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; The World of Giant Insects through Sept. 16; Beneficial Insects and Organic Gardening, 2 p.m. July 28; learn how to create an inviting garden for insects; 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.; (706) 821-0200.

GEORGE WALTON HISTORIC SITE MEADOW GARDEN: 1320 Independence Drive; 1792 farm home of George Walton, signer of the Declaration of Independence; 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; (706) 724-4174.

HICKORY HILL: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; former home of Tom Watson, Populist politician in the late 1800s and early 1900s; Archaeology Day Camp, Dig History: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through July 13, 23-27; five-day session, $50, includes snacks; bring sack lunch and water bottle; 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; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; (706) 556-0401.

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students; 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, (706) 724-3576.

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors, pupils and military with ID; free for museum members and ages 5 and younger, free Sundays; Patrick Blanchard 2 p.m. July 22, part of Southern Roots Music Series; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; (706) 724-7501; themorris.org.

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

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: Off Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; regular hours weekdays noon to dusk, Saturday-Sunday and holidays dawn to dusk; naturalscienceacademy.org; (706) 828-2109.

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; Growing History, 10-11 a.m. Saturday; $4 adults, $3 students ages 6-16, $2.50 seniors; 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 children; (803) 827-1473.

SACRED HEART CULTURAL CENTER: 1301 Greene St.; tours of 103-year-old former church noted for stained glass, brickwork and architecture; William Chew, Tom Swift and William Toole; regular hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; (706) 826-4700.

 
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