Make sure you also check out holiday events throughout the month and Thanksgiving week events.
Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild Exhibition : See some of the Atlanta-based quilt guild's most intricate and creative work at their 4th annual exhibition at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History.
Super Awesome Story Time : Each Wednesday, The Book Tavern hosts a free morning of family fun with local readers sharing their favorite children's books, themed crafts to pair with the story and snacks by New Moon Cafe.
Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta : Learn about the people and events that shaped history during this tour of downtown Augusta that departs from the Augusta Visitors Center. Trolley tour admission also includes a self-guided tour of the Augusta Museum of History.
Oysters on Telfair : Tip back roasted and raw oysters, sip a cocktail or brew and enjoy live music in the back lawn of Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art. Pick out one (or a few) of your favorite works by local and regional artists during the silent auction and bid to take it home at the end of the night.
Handmade Fair : Shop from the amazing community of regional artisans, crafters and taste-makers of Augusta's River Region at the Handmade Fair in the Doris Building on Broad Street.
Peter Pan, The Musical : The Greater Augusta Youth Theatre brings this classic and timeless tale full of magic, warmth and adventure that's based on the original work by J.M. Barrie to the Imperial Theatre stage. Featuring an unforgettable score, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. Featuring iconic songs like "I'm Flying," "I've Gotta Crow," "I Won't Grow Up," and "Never Never Land," Peter Pan is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreams of soaring higher and never growing up.
Find Your Park Festival : The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area hosts this full day festival of all things outdoor. A ribbon cutting for the new Mill Village Trail will be followed by bike and foot races. Other recreational activities and demonstrations throughout the day include kayaking, paddle boarding, disc golfing, and fishing. Exhibit booths lining the new trail will offer information on topics ranging from bird watching to geo-caching. Food trucks, history walks with costumed characters, live music and a trolley tour of the heritage area’s mill district are also planned.
Artist Workshop: Native American Flutes : Create your own river cane flute and learn how to play with Charleston, SC storyteller Hawk Hurst at the Morris Museum of Art. This traditional Native American-style flute, keyed in the pentatonic scale, was commonly found among First Nations people throughout the southeastern United States. This type of end-blown flute is easy to learn to play and is similar to playing a Recorder.
Murder En Pointe Book Signing : Local author, Charmaine Zimmerman Brackett brings her 10th book, Murder En Pointe, to The Book Tavern for an evening of readings and book signings. With a diva ballerina waltzing through town for two sold-out performances, Grace Ward has to be on her toes to make sure the star's flowers are perfect. Her delivery goes awry when she finds the prima donna dead, and another Augusta mystery lands in her lap. Murder En Pointe follows the first book in this series, Murder Under the Magnolias, A Grace's Augusta Mystery.
Pops at the Bell: Horray Hollywood : Symphony Orchestra Augusta performs movie melodies from the biggest blockbusters. "Gone with the Wind," "The Wizard of Oz," "James Bond," and more of your favorite music from the golden age of Hollywood at the Bell Auditorium.
Grassland String Band : Sky City hosts this indie Athens-based Amerigrass band who boasts members with master’s degrees in classical organ and guitar; a jazz-influenced, improvisational live performance style; and a lead singer who’d sound as comfortable fronting a soul band as he does backed by a fiddle.
Head of the South Regatta : Ready all? Row! One of the largest head races in the Southeast celebrates it’s 20th anniversary. See hundreds of boats competing on the beautiful Savannah River.
The Art of the Love Song : The ultra-creative members of The Annie Moses band keep a classical aesthetic with archetypal love songs spanning the last century, while flavoring them with retro strings and gypsy jazz violin. See them at the Jabez Hardin Theatre.
Lunch 'n Learn : Bring a lunch to the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta for local author and professor, Dr. Tom Mack as he shares intriguing and little known people and stories from the region like: inventor James Legare, political insider George Croft, the controversial Graniteville murder of 1876 and how an abdicated king found solace in Aiken from his book, The Hidden History of Aiken.
Monday at the Museum: First Nations : The Augusta Museum of History hosts their monthly interactive and family friendly event. Children will learn about the legend of Sequoya and his alphabet system and make dream catchers to take home.