13 of the best early Spring events in Augusta's River Region that you won't want to miss in March. Be sure to check out the Westobou10 list for the month as well.

All Month

Storytime in the Gardens : Each Tuesday from March through mid-May, Hopelands Gardens offers the perfect atmosphere for an afternoon story and fun with friends.

March 1

Night at the Museum : Come experience an evening of mystery and wonder at Augusta's very own Night at the Museum, where history comes to life! After light hors d'oeuvres and drinks in the Augusta Museum of History Rotunda, guests will be guided through the darkened museum to encounter 10 historical figures from the Augusta region and listen to their stories from the past.

March 2

Elevate the Stage : Head to the James Brown Arena to catch the gymnastic teams for The University of Georgia, the University of Illinois, the University of Nebraska and Stanford University along with club teams from all over the country as they compete during the first Elevate The Stage competition in Augusta.

March 3 & 4

AgamaCon : Join in for two days of Cosplay, Anime, K-Popping, and more during the largest pop-culture convention in Augusta's River Region.

March 9

Whiskey at Ware's : Sample top-notch whiskies and plenty of whiskey based food delights, and check out artwork by local artists at Ware's Folley - home to Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art.

March 9 - 16

Joye in Aiken Festival : The 10th annual festival brings eight days of world-class performing arts to the River Region.

March 11

Art Rocks! Social Canvas : Join in the fun at the Morris Museum of Art at art-making stations, take part in the gallery scavenger hunts, and help paint a giant canvas on the Riverwalk. Live musical performances by Secret Guest, TV Jetset, and Psychic Pets.

March 17

Augusta Market on the River : Augusta's Saturday Market kicks off the season with the first event of the season. Stroll the Riverwalk and shop for fresh baked goods, local produce, and hand-crafted items.

We Are Not Troubled Guests : Artist Scott Erickson will perform his multi-media experiential piece through spoken narrative, live painting, and curated video at the Doris Building in downtown Augusta.

March 21

Banff Mountain Film Festival : One of the largest, and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world hits the road for a World Tour and stops at the Imperial Theatre this March.

March 24

Spring Steeplechase - Imperial Cup : Spend a day at the races at Aiken Horse Park for a spring morning and afternoon of stick horse races, hat contests, tailgate competitions, tent parties, an entire village of shops, and horse racing.

Character Par-TEA : Meet and Mingle with Fairy tale Princesses and other Storybook Characters while sipping tea and eating cookies at Evans Towne Center Park.

March 31

History & Brews Trolley Tour : Enjoy samples of local beer as you tour downtown like never before aboard SouthStar Trolley.