13 of the best winter events in Augusta's River Region that you won't want to miss in December. Check out our Christmas page for holiday events and family fun!


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Seeds : This annual exhibit at the Westobou Gallery showcases the work of selected local artists for $300 or less. Check out the exhibition celebration on Friday, December 1.

In/De Flation : Two of Augusta's most iconic artists, Jay Jacobs and Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman, join forces for a long overdue collaboration that seems to come from their necessity to simply work together. For this exhibition at Wolf and Finch, the pair is focusing on "a mythical figure, the harbinger of great deals and bad dance moves that has been spotted all over the world." 

Acquired and Restored : Since its founding, the Morris Museum of Art has been a very active collector. The present exhibition emphasizes work acquired in the recent past with entirely new areas of collecting interest revealed, including pottery and studio art glass.

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.

Parades & Tree Lighting Festivals : Communities across Augusta's River Region are celebrating the season with parades, tree lightings and events for the entire family. Check out our round-up for the full list.

December 1

Schrodinger's Cat : Come watch comedy get made up on the spot at Le Chat Noir as two teams of crack improvisers battle it out in the continuing quest for comedic domination.

December 2

Jingle Jam 10K : After the turkey and before the Christmas cookies, sign up to run (or walk) this fun-filled, Christmas-themed road race featuring entertainment, choirs, Santa Claus, and a costume contest.

December 5

Tuesday's Music Live : The University of Georgia Accidentals, the internationally recognized all male a cappella group, gives two performances at Saint Paul's for their annual December concert.

December 6

Rick Springfield and Richard Marx : Hear intimate solo acoustic performances with full sets from each artist during this co-headlined show at the Bell Auditorium.

December 8

A Dog's House : Le Chat Noir presents this thought-provoking play about a seemingly solid couple with a bright future who have to confront the dark truths in their relationship after their beloved pet becomes violent.

A Tribute to No One : Artist Carey Mogianesi brings clay to life by giving utilitarian objects humanistic features with subtle gestures and expressions. These wheel-thrown vessels, or pot people, become active beings rather than stagnant objects and combine Carey's southern roots with her love for travel and experiencing different cultures.

A PARTners : Gertrude Herbert hosts this exhibit by Indian painter and artist, Tara Sabharwal. She lives between India, UK, and New York making paintings and prints, showing her work internationally. A PARTners is inspired by the loss and the process of working through grief and the decisions, emotions, turbulence and leaps of faith vital to the healing process.

December 15

Suzy Boguss : See the Grammy award winning country music performer live on the the historic Imperial Theatre stage as part of the Morris Museum of Art's Budweiser True Music Southern Soul & Song concert series.


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