Memorial Day Events

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SATURDAY

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

FLAG PLACEMENT: 8 a.m., Mount Olive Memorial Gardens, U.S. Highway 1, and Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2700 Deans Bridge Road; military memorial service at 9:30 a.m. at Hillcrest.

RED, WHITE AND BLUE VETERANS CELEBRATION: 7-9:30 p.m., Justice Center lawn, 640 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans; free; U.S. Army Signal Corps Band of Fort Gordon and Augusta Children's Chorale; fireworks at dusk; (706) 312-7191, www.columbiacounty ga.gov.

MONDAY

AUGUSTA CONCERT BAND: 7 p.m., Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta; free.

BARBER & BEAUTY BAR-B-QUE FUNDRAISER: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Johnson Center, behind Beulah Grove Baptist Church, 1434 Poplar St.; games, food and live entertainment with Jubba; (706) 631-3491.

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