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Singer-songwriter Caroline Herring will play at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St. Call (706) 724-7501.  Special
Singer-songwriter Caroline Herring will play at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St. Call (706) 724-7501.


AUGUSTA CANAL SUNSET CRUISE: 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Canal Interpretive Center Courtyard at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St.; boats departs 7:30 p.m.; benefits Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care; catered reception by French Market Grille and wines from the Vineyard Wine Market; music by saxophonist Fred Williams; $25; (706) 738-5039

RIDE TO REMEMBER: 10:30 Sunday, begins at the Uptown Division of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, 1 Freedom Way, and ends at the Downtown Division of the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center; (803) 442-3877

MOVIES ON THE COMMON: 9 p.m. Friday, May 30, Spider-Man 3; Augusta Common, downtown Augusta; $2; (706) 821-1754,

UNDER THE CROWN: Colonial and Revolutionary War era re-enactment; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7-8; Living History Park, North Augusta; free; (803) 279-7560,

CELEBRATION OF LIBERTIES: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 25; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; with booths, speakers and door prizes; free; held by ADA AbleDisabled Group; (706) 955-7979

DOWNTOWN LOFT TOUR: 6-9 p.m. June 6, noon to 5 p.m. June 7; stops include loft homes and Union Baptist Church; map and tickets at Tour Headquarters, in front of 1002 Broad St.; $15 in advance or $20 during tour; benefits Historic Augusta, Inc.; Loft Tour Celebration, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, June 7; City Club, 724 Broad St.; with cash bar and the Joe Stevenson Band; free with Downtown Loft Tour ticket or $5 at door;


Music in the Park: 7 p.m. Thursdays through July 31, except July 3; Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Drive, North Augusta; Savannah River Winds today; Solstice, Irish Dancers May 29; North Augusta Idol Show winners June 5; Shameless Dave and the Miracle Whips June 12; Packway Handle Band June 19; Flashback June 26; A Step Up July 10; Carey Murdock July 17; Savannah River Stringband July 24; and Signal Corps Band July 31 (July 31 concert will be held at the Wesley Center, Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta);

DARLENE AND REFLECTIONS OF BLUEGRASS, PURT NEAR BLUEGRASS: 7 p.m. Saturday, The Haynes Auditorium, College and Main streets, Leesville, S.C; (803) 582-8479

AUGUSTA CHORAL SOCIETY: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; $10 adults, $5 seniors and students, $2 children; tickets available at Sacred Heart; (706) 826-4713,

CAROLINE HERRING: 2 p.m. Sunday, Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St.; (706) 724-7501

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ SERIES: Sundays through August; Eighth Street bulkhead; 8 p.m. Sunday, quietSTORM; $6; (706) 821-1754

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: Memorial Day concert 7 p.m., Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta

EVENINGS IN THE APPLEBY GARDEN CONCERT SERIES: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Irish folksinger Harry O'Donoghue; June 3, Georgia's 3 Tenors; June 10, Savannah River Bluegrass Band; Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; free but donations appreciated; (706) 736-6244

King's Brass: 7:30 p.m. June 3; St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. N.W., Aiken; Junaluska Singers July 26; part of the Under the Steeple series; free; offering; (803) 648-6891, ext. 26.

ERYN EUBANKS & THE FAMILY FOLD OLD-TIME MUSIC FESTIVAL: Saturday, June 14; Lynndale Inc., 1490 Eisenhower Drive; (706) 736-0043


Bus Stop : 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today-Saturday Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Third Avenue, Building 32100, Fort Gordon; civilians $36; seniors, active duty E6 and above, military retirees, DA civilians $34; active duty E6 and below $26; show only $20; (706) 791-4389

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET : 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and May 30-31, June 6-7; 3 p.m. June 1; Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; (803) 648-1438;

A PIECE OF MY HEART : 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29; Friday, May 30; Harlem High School, 1070 Appling-Harlem Highway, Harlem, Ga.; benefits The Vietnam Women's Memorial; (706) 556-5980 for tickets


MOUNT VERNON BOY SCOUT GOLF TOURNAMENT: 11 a.m. check-in, shotgun start 1 p.m. Monday, June 2; Mount Vintage Plantation and Golf Club, North Augusta; (706) 733-5277


CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK CELEBRATION: 8-11 p.m. May 31, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1; Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, 1446 Harper St.; benefits the medical center

THREE-WEEK SUMMER CAMP: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9-27; Monte Sano Elementary School; lunch and snacks provided; focuses on musical theater with instruction in dance and choreography, theater and set design, instrumentation, and visual art and costume design; $350 if paid before June 1; $375 after; (706) 731-0008

CSRA SHOWGIRLS AND AUGUSTA COLTS DANCE CAMP: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 14; Wilson Branch Family Y, 3570 Wheeler Road; $40; payment due May 31; includes shirt, dance and cheer instruction, lunch, ticket to an Augusta Colts game June 21, a halftime performance with the Augusta Colts dance team; (803) 215-0034

SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAM: Rising fifth-eighth graders; basketball camp 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2-6, $100; baseball camp 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9-12, $100; cheer camp 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 23-26, $100; soccer camp 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-11, $115; football camp 6-9 p.m. July 23, stadium; volleyball camp, call for information, $100; camps at Aquinas High School, 1920 Highland Ave.; Bill Tere (706) 736-5516,

BEADS, BARTERS, BLOCKADES: HISTORY CAMP 2008: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16-20; Augusta Museum of History, ; for ages 9-12; create trade sign, make trade beads out of clay, learn about wartime contraband and design money; campers will supply their own lunch; $90 museum members, $100 others; (706) 722-8454


SATURDAY MARKET ON THE RIVER: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Eighth Street Plaza; (706) 722-7245

HYDRANGEAS PLANT SALE AND GARDEN TOUR: 10 a.m. May 31; Franke Pavilion, Pendleton King Park, 1600 Troupe St.; plants from three wholesale nurseries; (706) 738-4321

RUMMAGE SALE: 8 a.m. Saturday, June 7; Pet Center, 425 Wood St.; benefits pets at the shelter; housewares, books, furniture, clothes, linens, pet items, electronics; (706) 261-7387

ART ON MAIN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 7; Warrenton, Ga.; eligible artists urged to set up booths; $20 registration for artists includes booth rental and submission for up to three pieces in the juried competition;


GREENJACKETS: South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants at home against Savannah Sand Gnats 7:05 p.m. today-Friday; Charleston Riverdogs 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday and 2:05 p.m. Sunday-Monday; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road;

AUGUSTA COLTS: American Indoor Football Association team plays Mississippi Mudcats, 7:30 p.m. Friday, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $8-$30;, (706) 828-6820


FRIDAY DANCE: 8:30-11 p.m.; The Ballroom Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Drive; $5; dance on second Saturdays, 7:30-11 p.m.; $10; (706) 854-8888

CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ORGANIZATION FOR SINGLE ADULTS DANCE: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays; Westside High School, 1002 Patriots Way; $5-$7 nonmembers, lessons 7-8 p.m.; (706) 267-8642


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-Sunday; free; (803) 642-2015

AUGUSTA CANAL INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 1450 Greene St., Enterprise Mill, Suite 400; Canal Music Cruises, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday May 30, Henry Wynn; $24 per seat; passengers may bring refreshments; center open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with one-hour boat tours at 10, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m. Sundays, with one-hour boat tours 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m.; one-hour boat tours, $12; three-hour tours, $20; Moonlight Music Cruise, $24; $6 center admission without boat tour; discount of $2 per ticket for anyone pre-K through college, seniors 65 and older, active military and dependents with ID, pre-booked groups of 20 or more; child 3 and younger free with paid adult; (706) 823-0440

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY: 560 Reynolds St.; The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown exhibit; Arrowheads and Artifacts Family Fun Day, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7; free with regular admission; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and younger; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays;; (706) 722-8454

BOYHOOD HOME OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON: 419 Seventh St.; A Wilson 150 Exhibit -- President Woodrow Wilson, through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $5 adults, $4 60 and older, $3 for 6-17 and free ages 5 and under; (706) 722-9828

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

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

FORT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER: Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; $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

HICKORY HILL: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; home of Tom Watson, populist politician in late 1800s and early 1900s; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, closed holidays; (706) 595-7777 or

LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem; exhibits pay tribute to Harlem native Oliver Hardy; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; (706) 556-0401

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY: 1116 Phillips St.; permanent exhibits: The Ebony Legacy, the Alice Davis Collection, and the Pilgrim Health and Life Exhibition; William Anderson -- Lest We Forget exhibition, through July; admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. Sundays;; (706) 724-3576

MEADOW GARDEN HISTORIC SITE: 1320 Independence Drive; 1792 home of George Walton, Declaration of Independence signer; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weeks, Saturdays by appointment; $4 adults, $3.50 seniors, $3 students, $1 children; (706) 724-4174;

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; the exhibition Something to Look Forward To: Abstract Art by 22 Distinguished Americans of African Descent, through Sunday; A. Aubrey Bodine: Baltimore Pictorialist, through July 13; Notes on the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries: Paintings by Jeffrey Kronsnoble, June 7-Aug. 10; Realist Paintings by Bryan LeBoeuf, July 26-Sept. 28; museum admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, pupils and military with ID; free for museum members and ages 5 and younger, free Sundays; regular hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; (706) 724-7501,

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: Off Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; dawn to dusk, Saturdays-Sundays and holidays; noon to dusk Mondays-Fridays; (706) 828-2109

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays, house tours 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; admission $4 adults, $3 students; (803) 827-1473

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