Local Events

January 13-20
Augusta Futurity
James Brown Arena
The largest cutting horse event east of the Mississippi. Activities include cutting competition, championship bull riding, a free family funfest, country dancing auction and western-themed vendors. (706) 823-3417, augustafuturity.com

January 16
Hay Bales and Cocktails
Julian Smith Casino
Wild West-themed fundraiser for the Golden Harvest Food Bank features wine and craft beer tasting, barbecue, bourbon bar, mechanical bull riding, raffle, dancing and live music by The Homegrown Band. 6:30 p.m. $30 each or $45 for two. (706) 922-3590, cityspintickets.com

January 17
Brown Bag History Series
Augusta Museum of History
AU historian and director for the Study of Georgia History Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell presents “An Overview of Business Development in the River Region.” Bring a lunch. 12:30 p.m. Free for members, $3 for non-members. (706) 722-8454, augustamuseum.org

In This Moment
Miller Theater
The alternative metal band performs at 7 p.m. $37-$97. millertheateraugusta.com

January 20
Dog Gone Cold 5k Run/Walk
Julian Smith Barbecue Pit
Run or walk with your canine companion. One-mile fun run ($10-$15) starts at 9:30 a.m.; 5k race ($25-$30) begins at 10 a.m. Rain or shine. Prizes awarded. hopefulhounds.org

Beethoven’s Ninth
Miller Theater
Symphony Series features Brahms, Copland and Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.” 7:30 p.m. $25-$69. soaugusta.org

January 21
Music at the Morris
Morris Museum of Art
Vonda Darr, principal harpist for Symphony Orchestra Augusta, performs solo selections. 2 p.m. Free. themorris.org

January 23
Tuesday’s Music Live
Saint Paul’s Church
Violinist Andrew Sords and pianist Eriko perform. Noon-12:30 p.m. Free. Lunch is available after the concert for $12; advance lunch reservations required. (706) 722-3463, tuesdaysmusiclive.com

January 25
The Texas Tenors
Miller Theatre
The three tenors perform a blend of country, classical, Broadway and current pop music with a touch of cowboy charm. 7:30 p.m. $35-$81. soaugusta.org

January 26
Fake It to Make It
Miller Theater
Seven participants compete in a lip sync battle to raise funds for SafeHomes. 7:30 p.m. $15-$50. (706) 736-2499, safehomesdv.org

Art at Lunch
Morris Museum of Art
Dr. Margaret O. Green discusses Lift Your Eyes to the Hills, her book of photographs taken in the North Carolina mountains. Noon. Members $12, nonmembers $16; includes lunch. themorris.org

January 26-27
Traxxas Monster Truck Tour
James Brown Arena
The nation’s most competitive monster trucks present their Destruction Tour. Features Skully, X-Maxx, Craniac, Bad to the Bone and The Champ 7:30 p.m. $10-$28. Pit Party available. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

January 27
Lightwire Theater
Hardin Performing Arts Center
Illuminated performers present “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey.” 7:30 p.m. Adults $29.50, children $16.50. Pre-show dinner also available; reservations required. (706) 726-0366. augustaamusements.com

January 28
Columbia County Music Series
Hardin Performing Arts Center
Pianist Andrew Tyson performs with Symphony Orchestra Augusta. 4 p.m. $24. soaugusta.org

February 1
“Dreams on Ice”
Hardin Performing Arts Center
Ice spectacular features dancers, singers and specialty acts. 7:30 p.m. $37.50 adults, $19.50 children under 15. Pre-show dinner also available; reservations required. (706) 726-0366. augustaamusements.com

February 2
“Cocktail Hour: The Show”
Imperial Theatre
Ballets with a Twist’s signature show reinvents the glamour and excitement of classic American entertainment with charismatic choreography, costumes and live music. 7 p.m. $20-$28. imperialtheatre.com

To have your event considered for publication, please submit materials to info@columbiacountymag.com. All listings require a two-month lead time.