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Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

The Artside: Events benefit arts venues, others

There are lots of art happenings as October ends and November begins, starting with the Aiken Center for the Arts' 16th annual A Taste of Wine and Art.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Aiken Fall Steeplechase is Saturday

With the 24th running of the Aiken Fall Steeplechase falling on Halloween, patrons will have a chance to trick-or-treat before the races.

Halloween things to do

There's still time to pick your pumpkin as Halloween events continue with North Augusta's Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee and Le Chat Noir's Black Cat Ball.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Jem and the Holograms, Rock the Kasbah, The Last Witch Hunter, Steve Jobs

M*A*S*H* concert opening acts have rock-country flavor

The three opening acts for the Kid Rock concert on Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Evans (Ga.) Towne Center Park will blend in just right with Kid Rock's own country-rock-flavored music.
By Don Rhodes

Western Carolina Fair to open for nine days of fun

The Western Carolina State Fair, opens Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Aiken Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Kid Rock, more to take stage at benefit concert

Kid Rock will headline M*A*S*H - Music* for Action* Service* Hope* on Sunday, Oct. 25, with Shooter Jennings and Waymore's Outlaws at Evans Towne Center Park in Evans. The Whiskey Gentry and Ray ...
By Diana Renee Williams

Pop Rocks: The arts, its patrons thrive because of an agreement

Each of these instruments represents that abstract idea that remains foundational to the supporting, teaching and, ultimately enjoying the arts. They represent commitment.
By Steven Uhles

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival returns

The Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival brings Native America history in focus through dances, food, music and rituals.
By Don Rhodes

Dine & Dish: Eli's American is welcome comfort food

Eli's American restaurant, which opened this past month in Evans, is pure American. Of course, it's American with a Southern spin.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Halloween things to do

There are places to trunk or treat, a Monster Mash Canal Dash and more events for the Halloween season.

Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Chile

I love the Casillero del Diablo sauvignon blanc for three good reasons. First, it tastes great. Second, it's a great bargain. Finally, it's a great Halloween wine.
By Dennis Sodomka

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Women's business conference planned

The CSRA Business League will sponsor its fourth annual Women Empowerment Conference at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St. Admission is free. Vendor ...

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Night at the Movies

New this week: Bridge of Spies, Crimson Peak, Goosebumps and Woodlawn

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Augusta symphony, Ed Turner and Number 9 to perform benefit concert

Symphony Orchestra Augusta and local classic rock performers Ed Turner and Number 9 will perform a concert of classic rock hits together in January.

Learn about life in Colonial Times this weekend

North Augusta Living History Park transforms on Saturday and Sunday into 18th century America for the annual Colonial Times: A Day to Remember weekend.
By Mike Rosier

Miracle Mile Walk expected to draw thousands

About 15,000 people dressed in pink are expected to flood downtown Augusta on Saturday for the University Health Care Foundation's 15th annual Miracle Mile Walk.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Georgia-Carolina Fair opens Oct. 16-25

The Augusta Exchange Club fair returns this Friday for a two-week run.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia Music Hall of Fame's Royal had unique voice

Over five decades, I crossed paths numerous times with singer Billy Joe Royal, who died Oct. 6 at age 73. Royal was known for hits such as "Down in the Boondocks."
By Don Rhodes

The Artside: Artists to paint live during Summerville Tour of Homes

Each year, the Summerville Tour of Homes features historic dwellings in the Summerville district. Last year, tour officials added an art element with several artists painting in some of the tour ...
By Charmain Z. Brackett
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