What To Do In Augusta in February
February is filled with love, history, entertainment, and events throughout Augusta's River Region. Whether you'd like to visit a museum, catch a comedy show, or concert or do some activities with family and friends –– you're in the right place to discover the newest adventures in our soulful, funky, historic city.
Black History Exhibit: “Pow! People of Wonder”
Experience the Black History Exhibit: “Pow! People of Wonder” at the Augusta Municipal Building now through March 1. This showcase will be a colorful and informative display of Augusta’s Black history with portraits and prints connected to the Golden Blocks Legends Comic book. Admission is FREE.
Voices of Augusta Solo Exhibit
Experience the Voices of Augusta Solo Exhibit at Augusta & Co. now through March 30. This showcase features the work of artist Francie Klopotic with works portraying Augusta's own influential, inspirational, and iconic individuals. Portraits of local musicians and performers, such as Jessye Norman and DJ Codec. Support the local art community. Admission is FREE.
Art Exhibit: “Immaculate” by Devin Lovett
Experience the art of Devin Lovett at “Immaculate” on February 3 at the Westobou Gallery at 5:00 p.m. This is a result of Westobou's year-long Residency Program. The exhibit will also include an Artist Talk followed by a reception from 6:00-8:00 p.m with DJ Coco inspired by the works on display PLUS Westobou’s MICRO Gallery. .Admission is FREE.
Rodney Carrington LIVE
Experience comedian Rodney Carrington LIVE on February 9 at the Bell Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Carrington is known for the witty and sarcastic humor that he is able to blend into various mediums of stand-up, music, and short films. He integrates his country roots seamlessly into the essence of his demeanor and writing style. Admission starts at $49.50.
Paint & Sip Party: Valentine's Day Couple's Painting
Enjoy a night of expressing your inner artist at the Paint & Sip Party: Couples Valentine’s Paint Night on February 10 at 7:00 p.m. For in-studio classes, you may bring your own sip & snacks in leak-proof containers. You must be 21 & have your I.D. in order to consume alcohol. Admission: $100.
Rickey Smiley and Friends
Get prepared for a night of laughs at the Rickey Smiley and Friends Comedy Tour hosted by Augusta Radio Personality, Selina Soul on February 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Miller Theater. Admission starts at $55 - $75.
The 20th Southern Soul and Song Concert Series
The 20th series of Southern Soul & Song concerts + the Morris Museum of Art's 30th Anniversary, series founder Kevin Grogan has assembled an all-star lineup for 2023. Enjoy music from Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives on February 10 at the Imperial Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
Tony Howard’s Motown & Elvis Revue
Experience Tony Howard’s Motown & Elvis Revue on February 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bell Auditorium. The Tony Howard Motown/Elvis Revue has been performing in front of sold-out crowds for 15 years in a row. You will experience a fresh and energetic show with songs from the legends including the Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, Bruno Mars, Tina Turner, and a special tribute to Elvis! Admission is $20
The Man, The Message, The Music: A Tribute to the Godfather of Soul
Experience “The Man, The Message, The Music”, written, directed, and choreographed by two-time published playwright, Tyrone J. Butler on February 18 - 19 at Augusta Mini Theatre. This production reinforces the local and international impact left by James Brown while teaching lessons in history, self-reliance, and the human spirit, as did Dr. King. Admission is $8 - $15.
Augusta Half Marathon
Experience Augusta’s most scenic areas for the Augusta Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K on February 25 at 6:00 a.m. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in the 13.1-mile road race, 10K or 5K. Kids can also participate in the FREE 2023 Medals for Miles on the same day. Registration for the race starts at $45 - $70.
Leanne Morgan LIVE
Experience Leanne Morgan LIVE for the “Just Getting Started,” at the Bell Auditorium on February 25. Her unique brand of comedy is grounded in her relatability and her no holds barred descriptions of motherhood, dieting, and marriage all delivered with her sweet Southern charm. Admission is $29 - $60.
Jill Scott LIVE: 23rd Anniversary Tour
Experience the Who Is Jill Scott? Anniversary Tour which kicks off in Augusta on February 28 at the Bell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of her album Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds, Vol. 1. Admission is $45 - $268 and additional VIP packages.
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. Each sculpture tells its own unique story. This is brought to you by the Greater Augusta Arts Council. Bring family or friends to participate in the Augusta Sculpture Trail Scavenger Hunt to earn badges anytime day or night.