THINGS TO DO: U.S. Army Soldier Show returns at Fort Gordon for two performances

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U.S. ARMY SOLDIER SHOW
When:
2:30, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11
Where:
Alexander Hall, Fort Gordon
Details:
Soldiers singing and dancing, entertaining; state-of-the-art, high-resolution LED video wall featuring photographs of Army life; free, open to public; enter at Gate 1 on Gordon Highway; ages 16 years old and older must present a valid ID, and drivers must present proof of insurance and car registration

Spc. Julio Petersen III of Fort Meade, Md., leads U.S. Army Soldier Show performers in a rendition of Footloose during rehearsals at Fort Sam Houston Theatre in San Antonio. The show stops at Fort Gordon for two performances - 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. - Sept. 11.  SPECIAL
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Spc. Julio Petersen III of Fort Meade, Md., leads U.S. Army Soldier Show performers in a rendition of Footloose during rehearsals at Fort Sam Houston Theatre in San Antonio. The show stops at Fort Gordon for two performances - 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. - Sept. 11.

GARDEN CITY MEN'S CHORUS PRESENTS: AMERICAN HARMONY
When:
7:30 p.m. Sept. 8
Where:
Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theater, 2500 Walton Way
Details:
Garden City Men’s Chorus, featuring The Singing Colonels and A Mighty Wind quartet; $15 (call for group rate); (706) 210-3372, (803) 279-4198, gardencitychorus.org

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
When:
8 p.m. Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22; 3 p.m. Sept. 15-16
Where:
Aiken Community Playhouse, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken
Details:
$25; (803) 648-1438, aikencommunityplayhouse.com

OPENING RECEPTION: THE HEART OF AUGUSTA
When: 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7
Where:
Gallery on the Row, 1016 Broad St.
Details: Artworks that express facets of Augusta; meet the artists and enjoy refreshments; (706) 724-4989, galleryontherow.com

FIRST FRIDAY
When:
Family-friendly event; galleries open late; vendors, music, food, Pyroteque fire dancing, fashion show, Eastern Star Dance Theatre
When: 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7
Where:
Broad Street, 1100-800 blocks
Details:
Free; www.augustaarts.com

COLUMBIA COUNTY AMATEUR SERIES GRAND FINALE
When:
Sept. 8; preshow 4:30 p.m.; show 7 p.m.
Where: Evans Towne Center Park
Details: Free; pre-show performances by previous contestants; games, prizes, vendors; five finalists perform for grand prize

HISTORY TREAT
What:
Preserving Your Treasures: Behind the Scenes at the Augusta Museum of History
When:
1 and 2 p.m. tours Saturdays through Sept. 22
Where:
Augusta Museum of History
Details: 
Amanda Klaus, museum registrar, will escort visitors in the collection preparation area and demonstrate how the museum collects, catalogs, preserves, studies, cares for, and displays artifacts and archival collections; free with admission; space limited
More:
Regular hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturdays; $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 for children 5 and older; (706) 722-8454, www.augustamuseum.org


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