Stuff to do

the beat goes on


Drumlines from North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia will face off at 7 p.m. Saturday at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Tickets to the beat-it-or-get-beaten battle are $10, available at Pyramid Music, the Paine College bookstore and the Augusta State University bookstore.

get bach

The Augusta Choral Society will present a concert featuring selections by Bach, Lotti, Monteverdi and Rutter at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St. Tickets are $22. Call (706) 826-4713 or visit

a very modern major evening

The Augusta Museum of History will present An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 560 Reynolds St. The Augusta Collegium Musicum show will feature selections from the Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado and others. Tickets are $10. See or call (706) 722-8454.

not to bragg, but ...

The annual Sandhills Writers conference will kick off with an address by reporter and columnist Rick Bragg. The event will take place at 11 a.m. today at 101 Galloway Hall, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Admission is free. Call (706) 667-1636.

cross walk

The Way of the Cross community art walk, a self-guided, interactive art walk, will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday along the 900 block of Broad Street. The walk features pieces by Augusta-area artists.

Contact Tharon A. Giddens, features editor, at (706) 823-3347, or