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LIST YOUR STUFF: Send event information to or to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.


TOM WATSON WATERMELON FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 1, Thomson; prizes, seed spitting contest, watermelon shot-put, watermelon roll, kids zone, arts and crafts, food, historical displays, music by Atlanta bluegrass band High Cotton; (706) 595-7777,

ARTS IN THE HEART OF AUGUSTA FESTIVAL: 5-9 p.m. Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 19, noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 20; Augusta Common;

WESTOBOU FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. Sept. 17, 9 a.m. Sept. 18-26; encompassing downtown Augusta, Augusta State University, Paine College and North Augusta; featuring local, regional and nationally-recognized artists, primarily in dance, music, theater and visual arts;


TEEN TALENT SHOW: 8 p.m. today, Fort Gordon's Barton Field special events stage, across from Woodworth Library; free; bleacher seating available; coolers allowed; drivers must have vehicle registration and proof of insurance; (706) 793-8552

BELLYDANCING GALA: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; professional bellydancers, food, fashion show; $5 advance, $10 at door;

JAWBONES VS. SAWBONES (LAWYERS VS. DOCTORS) CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME: 7 p.m. Aug. 7, Augusta Christian School gymnasium; benefits Rape Crisis & Sexual Assault Services; food, hot dogs, pizza, door prizes; $5 at door with children 10 and younger free; (706) 231-4640

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BALL: 8 p.m. Aug. 7, boat house at 101 Riverfront Drive; held by Teens in Action with Goals Inc.; ages 7-18 free; 19 and older $10

BOULE ON THE BAYOU: 7-11 p.m. Aug. 28, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; Cajun dinner, dancing, music by Daddy Grace, live and silent auctions; $75, $150 per couple; if purchased by Aug. 14, tickets for couples $125; corporate tables and sponsorship opportunities available; benefits American Cancer Society; (706) 731-9900,

PERFECTLY AGED: ANTIQUES AND WINE BENEFIT AUCTION: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Saint Paul's Episcopal Church River Room, 605 Reynolds St.; wine tasting, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres, silent auction of antiques and fine wines; live auction of fine antiques, art, premium wines and entertainment packages begins at 8 p.m.; $100 ages 36 and up, $50 ages 35 and younger; benefits Historic Augusta; (706) 724-0436


HARRY S TRUMAN, OUR 33RD PRESIDENT : 7 p.m. today, Edgefield Court House, S.C.; one-man play starring actor and playwright Mims Mobley; $10; (803) 637-0600

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE WEST END HORROR: Dinner 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and July 30-31 and Aug. 1; Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre, Building 32100, Third Avenue; $37 civilians; $35 ages 65 and older, Department of the Army civilians and active duty E7 and above; $28 active duty E6 and below; and $22 for show only; (706) 793-8552,

CAPTAIN BREE & HER LADY PIRATES : 12:30 p.m. July 24, Monte Sano Elementary School, 2164 Richmond Ave.; presented by The Art Factory; (706) 731-0008


MUSIC IN THE PARK: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Maude Edenfield Park, North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave.; today, J-Man Band; July 30, concert and art show at Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta;

CANDLELIGHT JAZZ: 8 p.m. Sundays through August; Sunday, Preston and Weston; Aug. 2, Jazz Collective; Aug. 9, Mike Frost Trio; Aug. 16, GPS; Aug. 23, Playback, the Band; Aug. 30, Sounds Unlimited; $6; Eighth Street bulkhead at Riverwalk Augusta;

ROSE HILL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: July 31, Billy Scott and the Party Prophets; Aug. 14, Fantastic Shakers; Aug. 28, The Tams; Sept. 4, East Coast Party Band; Sept. 18, charity concert with Palmetto Groove Party Band; Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. N.W., Aiken; $27 each show, $12.95 buffet;

ELEVENTH HOUR: Gates open 5 p.m., show 6 p.m. Aug. 15, Monroe Kimbrel Memorial Gardens, Watson-Brown Foundation, 310 Tom Watson Way, Thomson; $10 in ad-vance, $12 at gate; $1 children 9 and younger; bring picnic basket, refreshments, blanket or lawn chair; (706) 699-1804

CONCERTS IN THE PARK: City Park, Warrenton, Ga.; Aug. 20, High Lonesome; hot dogs, drinks and shaved ice; bring a blanket or lawn chair;


AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS: Greenville Drive, 7:05 p.m. July 30-31, Aug. 1 and 5:35 p.m. Aug. 2; Lake Olmstead Stadium, Milledge Road; $1-$11; $1 small beers and sodas Thursdays, $1 hot dogs Sundays, small hot dog, soda, popcorn free for ages 11 and younger Mondays, two-for-one small beers and sodas Tuesdays, baseball bingo free Wednesdays;

EXTREME FIGHT NIGHT VII: 8 p.m. Aug. 29, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; children $9; adults $24, $34;

TNA WRESTLING LIVE!: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11, James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.;


BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL: 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; bring prepared solo (accompanist provided); cold reading; performance dates Oct. 16-31; (706) 722-3322,

COMPANY AUDITIONS: 5-7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Le Chat Noir, 304 Eighth St.; bring two, 1-minute monologues (one comedic, one dramatic); (706) 722-3322,

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING : 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, 4-6 p.m. July 30, Aiken Center for the Performing Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W., Aiken; show: Sept. 16-20; $65-$85; (803) 641-9094

TOAST OF THE TOWN: 3 p.m. Aug. 30, 7 p.m. Aug. 31; St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic School, 118 York St. S.E., Aiken; vocalists, dancers, musicians, poets, gymnasts, magicians, jugglers; each act (of 10 people or less) should be less than 4 minutes; all ages and abilities welcome; held by Aiken County chapter of American Red Cross; show: Oct. 10 at Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Aiken; (803) 641-4152


COLUMBIA COUNTY BOOKFAIR: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 1-2, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrightsboro Road; musical performances by the Augusta Symphony, book signings by local authors; (706) 737-0012

STORYTIME: 10 a.m. Aug. 1, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Augusta Mall, 3450 Wrights-boro Road; with guest reader Jean Embry; (706) 737-0012


CORALINE (PG): 6:30 p.m. Monday, Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 902 Greene St.; part of the Teen Movie Series; movies free; (706) 821-2600

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEES: 1 p.m. Wednesday, special feature; Performing Arts Center, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; (706) 312-7192


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; 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.; exhibits The Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown; From Ty to Cal: A Century of Baseball; Stories and Legends: A Community That Heals; Into the Interior: A History of the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company; Voices of the Past Museum Theatre: A Petersburg Boat Pilot, 11:30 a.m., 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3, program composed of character monologues performed in museum theater format by actors; free with museum admission; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-18, free for 5 and younger; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays;; (706) 722-8454

WOODROW WILSON HOME: 419 Seventh St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; $5 adults, $4 for 60 and older, $3 for 6-17 and free ages 5 and younger; (706) 722-9828

DUPONT PLANETARIUM: 471 University Parkway, Aiken; 7 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; shows $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 students, $1 university students, faculty and staff; (803) 641-3654

EZEKIEL HARRIS HOUSE: 1840 Broad St.; 1797 house, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday by appointment; group tours by appointment, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturdays; $2 adults, $1 children; 5 and younger free; (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 ages 18-54, $6 for 55 and older, active-duty military and ages 4-17; half-price after 3 p.m.;; (706) 821-0200

LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM: 250 N. Louisville St., Harlem; tribute to 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.; $5 adults, $3 seniors, $2 children; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday;; (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. weekdays, Saturdays by appointment; $4 adults, $3.50 seniors, $3 students, $1 kids; (706) 724-4174;

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; $5 adults, $3 seniors, students and military; free for members and ages 5 and younger, free Sundays; Southern Eccentric: Paintings by Larry Connatser, through Aug. 16; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; (706) 724-7501,

PHINIZY SWAMP NATURE PARK: 1858 Lock and Dam Road; open dawn to dusk Saturday-Sunday, holidays; noon to dusk Monday-Friday; (706) 828-2109,;

REDCLIFFE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-Monday; tours 1, 2 and 3 p.m., $4 adult, $3 ages 6-16, $2.50 South Carolina seniors, free 5 and younger; (803) 827-1473

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