Do a little Dance, Make a little Love, Get Down Tonight!
by Laura Perry
Get your swerve on this weekend with beer, biking and ballet. Eat some good fish for a good cause, drink your share of beer and wind down with some riverside jazz. Sounds like an excellent weekend, doesn’t it?
Friday, Aug, 24th
Augusta Green Jackets vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers
Lake Olmstead Stadium
Our GreenJackets opened up a four game series against those little Greensboro Grasshoppers on Thursday night. They’ll also see the Grasshoppers again on tonight and Saturday night at 7:05. The Grasshoppers final squashing will be on Sunday at 5:35. Tickets range from $7 to $11. Call 706-736-7889 or visit www.greenjacketsbaseball.com
Hamburg: The Forgotten Town
Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta
The last day to see the full historic exhibit of the town which flourished on the South Carolina banks near today’s Fifth Street Bridge.
Fish Fry Fundraiser for the Augusta Mini Theatre
2548 Deans Bridge Road
Eat some yummy fish and while you’re at it, help Augusta’s Mini Theatre with their mission, to provide affordable arts instruction and performances to develop the artistic and life skills for our area youths, adults and seniors.
Wine World in North Augusta
For $5 and a $2 rebate with purchase of six bottles of featured beer, quit your whining and have a good beer! 10 different brews will be featured.
Saturday, Aug, 25th
Art Rocks – 7th Annual Arts Alive
Aiken Center for the Arts
This family festival features a variety of entertainment, children’s crafts, mural painting and more!
Back to School
Headquarters Branch Library
Going back to school can’t be so bad! This is a special program by Cutno Dance Studio.
Twilight Music Series
The boat ride begins at Patriot Boat Tours behind Marriott on the Riverwalk – registration required. Participants are invited to bring drinks & dinner.
Sunday, Aug 19th
Bike for the Ballet
Not just a regular bike ride, sometimes it’s a race to see whose bike has the best tutu. The Ride leaves from Enterprise Mill and the post-ride celebration starts at noon. Ride registration is $35 and celebration tickets for non-registrants are $20.
Ever wanted the chance to do some sketching in an art gallery? The Morris Museum of Art provides the materials at no cost, so now copying the things you see is allowed!! Also enjoy the 2:00 Music at the Morris with Baroque period music featuring ASU faculty members. Active-duty military members and their families also receive free admission to the Morris through next Sunday, September 2nd, as part of the Blue Star Museum program
Garden City Jazz’s Candlelight Jazz Series= quietSTORM
At the 8th Street River Stage downtown, Garden City Jazz’s Candlelight Jazz Series is $6 and free for those 12 and under. quietSTORM soulful harmony will help you wind down from the weekend.
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