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 Friday, 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.
Southern City Film Festival : See more than 60 films at three different locations during Aiken's 2nd annual film festival.
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.
Justin Townes Earl : Gritty and raw, Justin Townes Earl's music is as authentic as it gets. This Americana, alt-country singer-songwriter-musician will have you tapping your toes and crying in your beer at this Southern Soul and Song concert at the historic Imperial Theatre.
Augusta Polo Cup : The "Sport of Kings" is built on tradition, spectacle and pure athletic ability. See for yourself when polo returns to Daniel Field for the first time in more than 80 years.
The Music of Journey : Don’t Stop Believin’ in that iconic sound of the 80s. Hear the top-selling rock music of all time as you’ve never heard it before – performed by Symphony Orchestra Augusta at the Bell Auditorium.
Almost Elton John & The Rockets Band : Craig A. Meyer is considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market, whose strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young during this fully produced celebration of the character, costumes, and charisma of the famed pianist and singer.
CanalFest 2017 : The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area hosts this full day festival of all things outdoor. Recreational activities and demonstrations throughout the day include kayaking, paddle boarding, disc golfing, and fishing. Exhibit booths 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.
Over There: Augusta and the Great War : A daylong symposium at the Morris Museum of Art featuring speakers and presentations that focus on Augusta's involvement in World War I. Participating organizations include the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area, the Augusta Museum of History, the Augusta Richmond County Historical Society, the Center for the Study of Georgia History, Historic Augusta Inc., and Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History.
Head of the South Regatta : Ready all? Row! One of the largest head races in the Southeast celebrates it’s 21st anniversary. See hundreds of boats competing on the beautiful Savannah River.
Augusta on Ice : This holiday season the Augusta Common will transform into a winter wonderland. Complete with an expansive outdoor ice-skating rink, ice slide, Augusta Express train rides, music, dancing, s'mores, hot chocolate, delectable confections from Mrs. Claus' Kitchen, twinkling lights and festive decorations, Augusta on Ice is the place for merry-making activities sure to inspire fun, magic and wonder.