It’s April and time for springtime entertainment and events throughout Augusta's River Region. Whether you're visiting for golf or spring break –– you're in the right place to discover the newest adventures in our soulful, funky, historic city.

Art Exhibit: “every thIng waS something else before” by Brittany A. Fields 
Experience the art of Brittany A. Fields at "every thIng waS something else before” until April 7 at the Westobou Gallery. This is a result of Westobou's year-long Residency Program. Fields' work focuses on themes surrounding world creation, identity creation and escapism. Admission is FREE. 

Augusta Mayor's Masters Reception 
Experience the tradition of the City of Augusta Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. the Augusta Common for the Mayors Masters Reception. The Augusta Common will feature LIVE entertainment, food vendors, a fireworks show sponsored by Windsor Jewelers, and other activities. Since 1999, during Masters week, the City of Augusta has hosted the “Mayors Masters Reception.” Augusta’s River Region has long embraced the Masters® Tournament and our visiting golf patrons. Welcome. Admission is FREE. 

20th Annual Rock Fore Dough
Experience a Masters week tradition at the 20th Annual Rock Fore! Dough concert on April 9 starting at 5:00 p.m. at Evans Towne Center Park. This concert is not just a celebration of golf and music; it’s a powerful initiative to support the First Tee – Augusta golf and life skills youth development program. Over the years, renowned artists such as Darius Rucker, Hootie & the Blowfish, Lady A, Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band, Riley Green, Brothers Osborne, and many more have graced our stage to raise over $1.7 million for First Tee – Augusta. The event is rain or shine. Admission is $40 -$75. 

First Friday at Westobou 
Don’t miss an evening of music, art and fun at Westobou Gallery this First Friday, April 5 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Get a last look at "every thIng waS something else before" by Brittany A. Fields in the main gallery and Into the Hollow Earth by Mikaela Fuchs in the MICRO gallery. Enjoy music by DJ RO and Brews provided by Savannah River Brewery. Admission is FREE.

Major Rager 2024
Another Masters week tradition returns with the 10th Annual Major Rager presented by Friends with Benefits on April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Augusta Common. This LIVE concert will feature Marcus King Band, Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country, and Funk You. Coolers and outside food/beverages are NOT permitted. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Hale House Foundation. Admission is $40-120.

Laurel Canyon III
Take a new journey through the sounds of Laurel Canyon on April 27 at 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theater! This year’s show features Brooke Lundy & Friends in a tribute to vocal powerhouse Linda Ronstadt, followed by Ryan Abel & Friends providing earnest renditions of Jackson Browne, The Doors, James Taylor, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and more of your favorite Canyon melodies. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Augusta and its charitable endeavors. Admission is $35-80. 

Canal Discovery Day! 
Grab friends and family to enjoy Canal Discovery Day on April 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. as a part of the annual National Park Service week. The Augusta Canal National Heritage Area will have food trucks, games, music, speakers, artists, and $5 Petersburg Boat Rides. Admission is FREE. 

SPRING Flea Market at Fort Eisenhower
Spring is here! The Spring Flea Market on April 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Enjoy shopping, food, drinks, and activities for the kids. This market is in partnership with the Fort Eisenhower Spouses and Civilians' Club. , is one of the community's most anticipated events! Admission is FREE. Patrons planning to attend without a DoD ID card can pre-register for Gate Access by visiting here.  

David Feherty's LIVE: OFF TOUR 
Experience David Feherty's LIVE: OFF TOUR on April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster has made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. Admission is $89-189.

Garden City Festival 2024
Experience The Garden City Festival at Sacred Heart on April 26 and 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cultural Center. This festival is noted as one of the Top 20 Festivals in Georgia, the event features two celebrated soirees, garden and floral exhibits, engaging speakers, an expanded Vendor Market, pop-up demos, family-fun Seedling Saturday, and private garden tours. Festival proceeds benefit the programs and ongoing preservation of Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Admission: $20 - $75 and varies per event. 

Loomis Bros Circus 
Enjoy Loomis Bros Circus on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. and April 17 at 4:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. at the Bell Auditorium. Their big show is a traditional style circus, just like you remember as a kid. The sights of superhuman athleticism, the sounds of our singing ringmaster, the smells of fresh popcorn and cotton candy ….they’re all here. Admission is $11-33. 

Augusta Craft Beer Festival 2024
Cheers! Enjoy the Augusta Craft Beer Festival on April 27 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at SRP Park. Featuring 30+ hand-selected local, regional, and national breweries. There will certainly be something for everyone. The festival will be held in SRP Park - Home of the Augusta GreenJackets, providing an atmosphere, unlike any other beer festival! This event will benefit the Augusta Sports Council, bringing great sporting events to the Augusta River Region. ONE PRICE = 100+ Samples of Great Craft Beer. Admission is $56 - 101. 

Emo Orchestra featuring Escape The Fate 
This Spring, Emo Orchestra welcomes Escape The Fate on April 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Miller Theater. The set list includes four songs from the featured artist’s catalog in addition to 13-15 other hits from the genre. Fans will hear them perform their own hits as well as songs by Evanescence, My Chemical Romance, Good Charlotte, and many more. Admission is $50-65. 

Colton Ballet presents “Z's Last Hurrah”
Experience Colton Ballet presents “Z's Last Hurrah” on April 26 at  7:00 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre. Zanne has curated an exceptional repertoire for the coming spring. This production holds special significance for her and the company. She is retiring and this will be the last performance she will bring to the Augusta Community. Experience the excellent dancing, innovative choreography, and thought-provoking themes of Colton Ballet Company’s Annual Spring Repertoire performance. Admission is $17 -$49.

Music Cruise featuring “Chris Ndeti” 
Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxing evening on the Augusta Canal for the Music Cruise featuring Chris Ndeti on April 27 at 6:30 p.m. Reservations required, call 706-823-0440 x2.

Augusta Saturday Market at the River 
Experience the Augusta Saturday Market at the River this season, every Saturday from March 16 - November 16  from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Augusta Riverwalk. Artists and craftspeople line the 8th Street entrance to the Riverwalk. Shop unique handmade wares and mix in with local chefs and tastemakers selling locally roasted coffee, freshly baked goods and regional produce, and more. Admission is FREE. 


Sculpture Trail 
Enjoy the Augusta Sculpture Trail tour! The trail features 14 beautiful sculptures by nationally renowned artists on display in downtown Augusta. These new pieces of public art can be found along the Riverwalk, Broad Street, and the Augusta Common. This is brought to you by the Greater Augusta Arts Council.

Augusta Saturday Market at the River
Swing by the Augusta Saturday Market at the River where artists and craftspeople line the 8th Street entrance to the Riverwalk every Saturday in downtown Augusta from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. offering unique, handmade wares and mix in with local chefs and tastemakers selling ethnic fare, locally roasted coffee, fresh baked goods, and regional produce.