FALL HARVEST CARNIVAL
When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19
Where: Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 811 Telfair St.
Details: Pumpkin-carving contest, chili cook-off, costume contest, food, games, face painting, inflatables, more; vendors needed; chili cook-off $5; (706) 722-9964, icaugusta.org
COLUMBIA COUNTY SIXTH ANNUAL COLUMBUS DAY FESTIVAL & ART SHOW
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19
Where: Evans Towne Center Park,
7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Details: Demonstrations, vendors, children’s crafts; live entertainment; free; food by Italian American Club available to purchase; bit.ly/1a8nGUJ
2013 COCO WINE & CULINARY FESTIVAL
When: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19
Where: Savannah Rapids Pavilion,
3300 Evans to Locks Road
Details: More than 200 wines, international beer, culinary items; jazz by Garden City Jazz 3 p.m.; $35 advance, $40 at door; csrawinefestival.com
SPEIR’S TURNOUT FESTIVAL
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
Where: Downtown Bartow, Ga.
Details: Home cooking, arts and crafts, raffles, parade, entertainment, kid’s activities; free; (478) 232-2982
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
Where: Downtown North Augusta, Georgia Avenue
Details: Entertainment, food, arts and crafts, children’s games and rides, car show, children’s costume contest; (803) 441-4310
LAKE FOREST HILLS FALL FESTIVAL
When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26
Where: Lake Forest Hills Elementary School, 3140 Lake Forest Drive
Details: Inflatables, dunking booth, games, chicken run, fire engine, police patrol car, food, drink, prizes; $12 at the gate, ages 2 and younger free; lforest-hills.rcboe.org
COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIR
When: Oct. 31-Nov. 9
Where: Columbia County Fairgrounds, 5462 Columbia Road, Grovetown
SIXTH ANNUAL ERYN EUBANKS & THE FAMILY FOLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9
Where: The Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St.
Details: Bluegrass, country, Appalachian, gospel, celtic, rock, folk music; dancers, visual arts, crafters, vendors, $10; 12 and under free; benefits Lynndale Inc.; (706) 738-3395
OKA’CHAFFA INDIAN FESTIVAL
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10
Where: Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock and Dam Road
Details: Okefenokee Joe, arts and crafts, cuisine; living tipi village, birds of prey show, more; adults $12, ages 6-12 $6, ages 5 and under free
SALLEY CHITLIN STRUT 2013
When: Nov. 30
Where: 230 Pine St. NW, Salley, S.C.
Details: Vendor and beauty pageant information online; chitlinstrut.com