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.
CanalFEST 2018 : 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, live music and more.
Oysters on Telfair : Tip back roasted and raw oysters, sip a cocktail or wine and enjoy live music on 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.
SEEDS Preview Party : A special wine and cheese reception to preview Westobou Gallery's fourth annual Seeds Exhibition. The juried exhibition of small works priced at an affordable $300 or less features local and regional artists working with various media in a variety of styles. Bring your ticket to Oysters on Telfair and get into the preview party for free!
Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days : As the Imperial Theatre celebrates its 100th anniversary, it takes a deeper look into the public and private worlds of Hollywood’s first superstar. In 1918, Chaplin visited the Imperial on his birthday to sell war bonds to the delight of Augustans. Since then, he has become one of the theatre's most beloved personalities. After the symposium, see a free screening of the Charlie Chaplin film, Shoulder Arms.
The Amish Project : Theater AU presents this fictional exploration of the Nickel Mines schoolhouse shooting in an Amish community, and the path of forgiveness and compassion forged in its wake at Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre.
Exit 12 : See what the New York Times has called "an unusual union of dance and topicality..." on the Miller Theater stage. Exit12's unique approach to public performance enriches audiences with a look into the issues that affect our communities and our world as well the individuals who courageously commit to service and positive change.
Canterbury Tales : See one of the most important works of English literature brought to life at the Aiken Community Theatre. Join the characters on the road to Canterbury as outrageous stories are told, lessons are learned, and shenanigans and hilarity abound. This modern English adaptation by Lindsey Price brings Chaucer’s “story competition” brilliantly to life, and will entertain audiences of all ages while sharing a milestone literary work in a lively and accessible production.
Chatham County Line & Steel Wheels : For more than fifteen years, the Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song concert series has featured icons and rising stars in bluegrass, country, Americana, gospel, roots, and jazz. Chatham County Line and Steel Wheels join the blockbuster line-up of this year's series. See them live at the Imperial Theatre.
Art at Lunch: In Their Own Words : Editors of the book, In Their Own Words, Augusta and Aiken Area Veterans Remember World War II, discuss the creation of their book and the 147 interviews of local veterans that they completed during the process at the Morris Museum of Art.