Local Events

Please check all venue websites for updated information about cancellations or postponements due to coronavirus concerns

March 31-April 5
Spring Fair 2020 – POSTPONED
Columbia County Fairgrounds
The Merchants Association of Columbia County has teamed up with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta for this new fair. Admission is $5, and children under 3 are free. Ride pass is $20. Purchased tickets online at springfairgrovetown.com

April 2
The Temptations & The Four Tops – POSTPONED
Bell Auditorium
The Motown, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy Lifetime Achievement groups perform at 7 p.m. $45-$75. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

April 3
Films on Friday
Morris Museum of Art
Featured film is biographical The Great Moment (1944), based on the book Triumph over Pain by René Fülöp-Miller. Noon-2 p.m. Admission and refreshments are free. (706) 724-7501, themorris.org

April 4
Swamp Saturday Hike
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Take a guided 2.5-mile hike through the park’s nature trails. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water to drink. No pets. Limited space; registration required. 9:30-11:30 a.m. $2; free for Friends of Phinizy and children age 3 and under. (706) 396-1426, phinizycenter.org

April 4, 18
Evans Market
The Plaza
New location, across from Evans Towne Center Park. Market features local produce, baked goods, food trucks, crafts, live entertainment and family activities. 9-1 p.m.

April 7
Rock Fore! Dough – POSTPONED
First Tee of Augusta
Masters Week concert features Train, Scotty McCreery, Jordan Davis and Whiskey Run with DJ Rock. 6 p.m. $30-$40. rockforedough.com

April 11
Easter Egg Scramble
Gateway Park
Eggs filled with candy and prizes will be scattered throughout the park. 9:30-noon. Free. experiencecolumbiacounty.com

April 16
Danny Gokey – POSTPONED
The contemporary Christian music artist presents his Better Than I Found It Tour. 7:30 p.m. $18-$79. millertheateraugusta.com

Riverdance – POSTPONED
Bell Auditorium
The Irish and international dance group performs at 7:30 p.m. $64-$87. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com 

Lakeside Wind Ensemble Concert
Imperial Theatre
The flagship musical ensemble of the Lakeside High School Bands performs at 7 p.m. imperialtheatre.com

April 16-17
Bee Gees Gold
Hardin Performing Arts Center
Tribute artists perform the music of the Bee Gees for two nights. 7:30 p.m. $39.95. Pre-show dinner also available; reservations required. (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

April 18
Grovetown Heritage Festival
Goodale Park
Annual festival includes live entertainment, food vendors, arts and crafts, lawn games, inflatables, kids activities and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. (706) 860-7691, cityofgrovetown.com

April 19
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church
The vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia performs Russian folk music and selections that share the musical heritage of the Russian Orthodox Church. 3 p.m. Free. reidchurchaugusta.org

April 24
Art at Lunch
Morris Museum of Art
Jenny Cruse-Sanders, director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, discusses the 300+ acres of land maintained as a horticultural conservancy in Athens. Noon-2 p.m. Members $12; nonmembers $16. Includes catered lunch. Paid reservations due April 22. themorris.org

The Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival – POSTPONED
James Brown Arena
Featured comedians include Mike Epps, Lavell Crawford, DC Young Fly, Jess Hilarious and Mark Curry. 8 p.m. $52-$128. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

Rodney Carrington – POSTPONED
Bell Auditorium
The comedian, actor and country music artist performs at 7 p.m. $45. Meet & Greet $195. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

April 24-25
Sacred Heart Garden Festival
Sacred Heart Cultural Center
Festival features tours of private gardens, new Derby Garden Party, new workshops, exhibitors, vendor market and speaker series. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri. and 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat. Costs and locations vary. (706) 826-4700, sacredheartgardencityfestival.com.

Library Book Sale
Columbia County Library
The Friends of Columbia County Library book sale includes fiction and non-fiction books for adults, as well as books for young adults and children. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., Sat. and Mon. and 2-5 p.m. Sun. Library foyer, Evans branch.

April 25
Augusta Craft Beer Festival
SRP Park
Festival features more than 40 local, regional and national breweries. 1-5 p.m. $21-$76. augustacraftbeerfest.com 

Cookin’ For Kids Oyster Roast
Daniel Field Airport
Fundraiser features fresh steamed and roasted oysters, non-seafood entrees and sides, desserts, beer, wine, live auction, raffle and live music. Benefits local child victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation. 6-10 p.m. $50. childenrichment.org

CSRA Fur Ball
Julian Smith Casino
The CSRA Animal Rescue Coalition presents a black-tie fundraising gala to help provide rescue animals with spay/neuter, heartworm and emergency treatment. 6-11 p.m. $75 individuals, $125 couples. Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, 2 drink tickets, dancing, silent auction and live auction. Facebook: CSRA Fur Ball Black Tie Gala

Sweet Celebrations
North Augusta Community Center
Evening features a dessert buffet, silent auction and entertainment. Proceeds help support individuals with disabilities. 6-10 p.m. $10. (803) 426-1284, therecingcrew.com

Russian Legends
Miller Theater
Augusta Symphony performs selections from Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. The winner of the 2019-20 Youth Concerto Competition also will perform with the orchestra. 7:30 p.m. $22-$69. millertheateraugusta.com

April 26
Music at the Morris
Morris Museum of Art
Bassist Travis Shaw performs original compositions. 2-3 p.m. Free. themorris.org

Darci Lynne & Friends
Bell Auditorium
Singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, Season 12 winner of “America’s Got Talent,” presents her Fresh Out of The Box Tour at 5 p.m. $30-$100. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

April 27
Blue Man Group
Bell Auditorium
The performance art company performs its new Speechless show at 7:30 p.m. $64-$87. augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

May 1
Emi Sunshine & Etta May
Hardin Performing Arts Center
The teenage singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist prodigy performs with special guest, comedienne Etta May. 7:30 p.m. $39.95. Pre-show dinner also available; reservations required. (706) 726-0366, augustaamusements.com

May 2
Black Jacket Symphony
Miller Theater
The rock band performs Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.” 8 p.m. $30-$35. millertheateraugusta.com

May 3
Chonda Pierce
Miller Theater
The “Queen of Clean” comedienne performs at 7 p.m. $36-$55. millertheateraugusta.com

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