THE A LIST: MAY EVENTS IN AUGUSTA'S RIVER REGION
Arts & Entertainment
The Eyes Have It, an art exhibit at Westobou Gallery, is presented in conjunction with Augusta University's Art Department featuring four graduating seniors (Benson, Goodwin, Hogue, and Ries). The Pamplin College/Westobou collaboration provides art students the opportunity to complete a body of work and to exhibit this work in a professional gallery space.
Whether she’s jamming on her trombone or sailing through a song with her nothing-held-back multi-octave voice, Logan delivers originality to everything in music. Recently returned from an international tour with Postmodern Jukebox, she will perform jazz, soul, and classic rock with SOA.
Augusta Handmade Fair
This event was created to be a platform for vendors of hand-made goods to showcase and sell their creative, crafted items. Admission for attendees is free.
Boots, Brews, & BBQ
Rodney Atkins will perform at Evans Towne Center park with special guest Rose Falcon, presented by REC TEC Grills as a part of the Inaugural REC TEC Academy.
May 4 & 5
Downtown Loft Tour
Historic Augusta's annual event is a great opportunity to stroll through our downtown while popping in and out of private loft apartments and other historic buildings. Lofts can be toured in any order and tickets are good for both tour days.
May 4 - 13
The Gathering in the Shire
This enchanting musical is full of adventure and devotion- a tale of how God’s people desire to worship Him and the importance of fellowship and truth. The audience will laugh and cry as we take you on an adventure, getting to know the people of the Shire, and the lessons our characters learn along the way.
Attend this Kentucky Derby party, which serves as a fundraiser for Augusta Training Shop. Enjoy Mint Juleps, A silent auction and more.
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Thunder Over Evans
This is the Augusta River Region's public celebration of Armed Forces Day. The public and the military are brought together for a fun-filled day of events and a tribute to those who serve. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.
Jake Owen's "Life's Whatcha Make It" Tour 2018
Enjoy this outdoor country music concert at SRP Park featuring Jake Owen. Chris Janson and Jordan Davis will open the concert.
Sugarland | Still the Same Tour
Award-winning Country duo Sugarland announced their highly-anticipated return to the stage with the Still The Same Tour featuring guests Brandy Clark and Clare Bowen, stopping at James Brown Arena
May 25 & 26
Enjoy some of the best roots, Americana and bluegrass music you can find, tasty barbeque, a large selection of craft beer, a petting zoo, pig races, a fun playground and so much more. This event also features a Kansas City Barbeque Society Professional BBQ Cook-Off.
Soireé Sunday: Jazzcasual with John Hobbs
A film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL, a live jazz set led by John Hobbs, and a classic jazz vinyl set during the hang (curated by Dan The Man).
Ft. Gordon Marine Mud Challenge
Race to win, or just complete this challenging five-mile, off-road course. Don’t forget to bring your younger adventurers with you. There is self-contained, one-mile course with appropriately sized obstacles made just for kids. And of course, both courses have plenty of mud.
Celebrate the start of summer and the peak of paddle season! Canoes, kayaks and SUPs, come out and leisurely paddle; or compete in one of our race categories, an exciting trek down the Savannah River.
Lock to Lock Ride
Grab your bike and celebrate National Bike Month at the 26th Annual Lock to Lock Ride! Ride 37 or 18.5 miles along the scenic Historic Augusta Canal Area on hard packed dirt and asphalt roads with no hills. It's the perfect ride for all of your family and friends!
Full Moon Kayak Tour
Outdoor Augusta ushers kayakers into the river with glow sticks in tow, in search of adventure. Underneath the full moonlight, the guides will take them through paths lit by only the light of your glow sticks and the awe-inspiring light in the sky!