It’s January and filled with lots of entertainment and events in Augusta's River Region. Whether you'd like to catch a comedy show, music concert, or some activities with family and friends –– you're in the right place to discover the newest adventures in our soulful, funky, historic city. 

Winter Art Showcase 
Experience the Winter Art Showcase at Augusta & Co. now through January 5. This showcase features more than 30 local artists and over 130 artworks! All are priced to sell at $200 and under (before tax). These artworks would make the perfect gift this holiday season. Support the local art community. Admission is FREE. 

Shen Yun 2022 Tour
Experience the culture of ancient China with Shen Yun on January 10 - 11 at the Bell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Enjoy a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other. Be prepared for a theatrical experience that will take your breath away! Admission $85 - $165. 

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 John McEuen and the Circle Band on January  13 at the Imperial Theatre at 7:30 p.m. This series features acts through 2023, see the upcoming concerts here. 

The Drifters & Cornell Gunter’s Coasters
Experience The Drifters & Cornell Gunter’s Coasters on January 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Miller Theater.  Spend a nostalgic evening at the Miller Theater saluting two of the world’s most beloved musical groups who were instrumental in creating the Doo Wop Rock & Roll sound. Admission is $29 - $49. 

Movies At The Miller: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory  
Experience the nostalgia of classic cinema at Movies At The Miller: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory on January 15 at the Miller Theater at 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE, but guests must RSVP.

Augusta Symphony Gala: Havana Nights 
Experience Havana Nights at The Augusta Symphony Gala on January 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Miller Theater. This black-tie affair will turn up the heat for a sultry evening infused with notes of Latin American music, food, and dance. Admission is $125 - $250. 

Legends of Comedy Tour
Get prepared for a night of laughs at the Legends of Comedy Tour with headliners Michael Blackson and Jess Hilarious on January 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bell Auditorium. The night will also feature comedians Joe Torry, Shawty Shawty, Big E and hosted by Sissy the Entertainer. Admission starts at $58. 

Heather McMahan: The Comeback Tour 
Get ready for a giggle with Heather McMahan: The Comeback Tour on January 27 at 8:00 p.m. at the Bell Auditorium. She was named one of the Ten Best Podcasts of 2021 by Entertainment Weekly. Admission starts at $38. 

Wanda Sykes LIVE 
Experience the knee-slapping laughs with Wanda Sykes LIVE on January 28 at the Miller Theater at 7:30 p.m.  She’s an Emmy, NAACP Image Award, Peoples Choices winning stand-up comic, writer, actress, and producer who has been entertaining audiences for over twenty years and ranked among Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America.” Admission starts at $49.50. 

Later Gator 5K/10K Race
Start flexing your new lifestyle with a scenic run/walk at the Later Gator 5K/10K Race on January 28 at Phinizy Nature Park at 9:00 a.m. Runners will experience running on beautiful beaten paths, wilderness surrounded by graveled trails, scenic boardwalks, vehicle roads, and a few steps up and some steps down to transition from one trail to another. 1st 100 registrants will receive a long-sleeved Later Gator shirt. Registration starts at $35 for kids and $45 for adults.