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Confederate reenactors take aim during the 2011 Battle of Aiken. The annual event will be Feb. 24-26 at Confederate Memorial Park, 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken. Events begin at 9 a.m. Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; $10 ages 13 & older, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under; battleofaiken.org
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FINE ARTS QUARTET
WHEN:
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24
WHERE: Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University
DETAILS:
Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society series; $25, $7 ages 6-17, (childen under age 6 are not admitted); (706) 667-4100, www.hjcms.org

The Fine Arts Quartet returns at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, for its fifth performance in The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Series. The quartet will perform at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University. Tickets are $25, $7 ages 6-17, (childen under age 6 are not admitted); (706) 667-4100, www.hjcms.org  ALAN MAGAYNE-ROSHAK/SPECIAL
ALAN MAGAYNE-ROSHAK/SPECIAL
The Fine Arts Quartet returns at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, for its fifth performance in The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Series. The quartet will perform at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta State University. Tickets are $25, $7 ages 6-17, (childen under age 6 are not admitted); (706) 667-4100, www.hjcms.org

BATTLE OF AIKEN
WHEN:
Feb. 24-26, 9 a.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
WHERE:
Confederate Memorial Park, 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken
DETAILS:
$10 ages 13 & older, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under; battleofaiken.org

CASINO NIGHT 2012: A night of gaming presented by The Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta and Sertoma Club of North Augusta
WHEN:
7-10 p.m. Feb. 24
WHERE:
Julian Smith Casino
TICKETS:
$35 (includes buffet dinner by WifeSaver, two drink tickets, $25,000 in play money); www.artsandheritagecenter.com, at the AHCNA (100 Georgia Ave.), Jim Bush Florist, Parks Pharmacy. Proceeds benefit the AHCNA
DETAILS:
(803) 441-4380, www.artsandheritagecenter.com

ITALIAN-AMERICAN CLUB OF THE CSRA 28TH ANNUAL PASTA FESTIVAL
WHEN:
Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dinner 4:30-8 p.m. Feb. 24
WHERE: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 953 Telfair St.
DETAILS: Spaghetti, salad, rolls, iced tea; $8; take out available; benefits local charities; (706) 869-0747

FOURTH SATURDAY DANCE
WHEN:
8 p.m. Feb. 25; dance lesson (ballroom, latin or swing) at 8:30 p.m.
WHERE:
A&E Dance Studio, 116-B Pendleton St., Aiken
DETAILS:
$10 entry fee; (803) 226-0055; www.aedancestudio.com

BLAST FROM THE PAST: An exhibition to celebrate Augusta Museum of History’s 75th anniversary (including taxidermy birds and animals, rocks and minerals, ethnographic clothing and decorative arts, archaeological collections)
WHEN:
Opens Feb. 24; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday
WHERE:
Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds St.
COST:
$4 adults, # seniors, $2 ages 6-18
DETAILS:
(706) 722-8454, www.augustamuseum.org

LIVING HISTORY GUIDED RE-ENACTMENT TOURS: Third annual event led by Paine College History Club
WHERE:
Cedar Grove, historic African-American cemetery, 120 Watkins St.
WHEN:
Feb. 25; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (tours every 30 minutes)
DETAILS:
Paine College History Club advisors, Dr. Audie Holmes, (706) 821-8371, aholmes@paine.edu

SEVENTH ANNUAL AUGUSTA HOME & GARDEN SHOW
WHEN:
Feb. 24-26
WHERE:
James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.
DETAILS:
2-7 p.m. Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 26; adults $7.50, ages 14-16 $3, 13 and under free, seniors $5, military with ID $4, cash only; augustahomeandgardenshow.com

BBQ & JEANS ON GREENE: Music by The Favors, food from WifeSaver, raffle
WHEN:
7:30 p.m. March 8
WHERE:
Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.
DETAILS:
$35; raffle: 1 for $10 or 3 for $25; available at Sacred Heart Cultural Center or (706) 826-4700


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