Events

Canalfest serves as an educational opportunity

The Augusta Canal Authority is recovering after their fourth annual Canalfest.

Miller Theater prepares for ‘Thriller at the Miller’

  Halloween costume safety tips

  Thousands are getting ready to head to Aiken for the Western Carolina State Fair

Columbia County Chamber of Commerce holds its 15th Annual Golf Tournament

  Grovetown dairy farm celebrates ten years of corn mazes

  The 26th Annual Border Bash is coming to SRP Park Friday

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2019 Westobou Festival is happening now

  Augusta preps for 12th annual Westobou Festival

  Ironman prepares for Sunday’s race

Organization gives Augusta woman hope

Walton Options will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Thursday

Child Enrichment Inc. prepares for last Art of Chocolate

Law Enforcement celebrates National Night Out

The Gordon Lanes Bowling Alley was filled with fun and excitement today for the Law Enforcement National Night Out.

  Hiring our Heroes will discuss local solutions for Fort Gordon’s military spouses seeking jobs

Join the Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone conversation today at 10 a.m. at Augusta Technical College

  Local artist puts life back into old, unwanted bicycle parts

Sergio Ruano's bracelets are made from recycled bicycle spokes.

September events to bring in big bucks

The Augusta Visitors and Convention Bureau estimates September events to rake in about $9 million in visitor spending and economic impact.

  Get ready for some fun in the mud: Fort Gordon’s Marine Mud Challenge is Saturday!

  Aiken’s Makin’ Anticipates Hurricane Dorian to impact attendance

  Job fair for people looking to pursue a career in U.S. Army Cyber Command

  Eviction Prevention Program offers legal representation to tenants

The Richmond County Citizen’s Police Academy is now in session

  Historical bottle collectors from across the country gather in Augusta for convention

  The City of Augusta is offering its free annual Arts Enriched Summer Youth Program at Sand Hills Community Center

Free Annual Arts Enriched Summer Youth Program

10th annual Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival kicks off

The festival runs Friday 4 - 11 p.m. and Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. and features live music from headliners Old Crow Medicine Show and Greensky Bluegrass.

  Augusta celebrates James Brown’s birthday

The Augusta Richmond County Commission approved a proclamation to commemorate May 3 as James Brown Day in the city.

  Relay for Life of Aiken County kicks off Friday

Cancer impacts every person in one way or another. Non-profits and charities raise money every day toward finding a cure for the disease.

Farmers market returns to Columbia County

The Columbia County Farmers Market returned to the Evans Towne Center Park Thursday, May 2 from 4 - 8 p.m.

Bushwood and Boots coming to Evans Towne Center Park April 11th

The Major Rager’s Bushwood and Boots event will be held at Evans Towne Center Park Thursday, Apr. 11.

Augusta GreenJackets announce 2019 booming fireworks schedule

The Augusta GreenJackets released the dates of 10 Fireworks Extravaganzas at SRP Park in 2019.

Family Emergency Ready Day coming to the Augusta Commons March 23

The Augusta Fire Department and Emergency Management Agency hold a Family Emergency Ready Day Saturday, March 23 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Augusta Commons.

Tickets now available for 2019 Pacers & Polo

Tickets are available for the 16th annual Pacers and Polo match scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 30, at 1:00 p.m., on the Powderhouse Polo Field in Aiken.

Augusta to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parade and celebration

Augusta’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration in downtown Augusta happens Mar. 16, 2019.

Local girl taking on bullies with new book

Bullying is an-ever prevalent issue in schools across the nation. That problem inspired former Boys & Girls Club member Ja’Nessa Elise Hankerson to write a book to bring awareness to the topic.

  Reflections Art Affair, an African-American history program

Reflections Art Affair proudly presents an African-American history program Fri, Feb. 22, 2019 12-2 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. at the Bec Plex 5595 Jefferson Davis Highway in North Augusta.

Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run to support Children’s Hospital of Georgia

The 13th annual Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run is set for Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.

UPDATE: Aiken County Animal Shelter extends Valentine’s Day adoption special

The Aiken County Animal Shelter will be hosting a Valentine's Day adoption event through Valentine's Day.

City of Augusta announces plans for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The City of Augusta has planned a celebration and remembrance event and parade to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Future of Augusta On Ice is uncertain

Poor weather has put a damper on business at the rink.

2018 Columbia County Christmas Parade delayed due to weather

The 2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade has been delayed due to the threat of severe weather.

iHeartmedia collecting donations for Operation Hand-warmer

You can go to Aiken Motorcycle on Whiskey Road until 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 to drop off donations. If you can't make it, there are other drop-off locations across the CSRA.

Road closures for Columbia County Christmas Parade

The annual Columbia County Merchant’s Association Christmas Parade will be happening Dec. 2 and several roads will be closed along the parade route. We’ve gathered all the closures here so you will know what areas to avoid Sunday.

  2018 Columbia County Merchants Association Christmas Parade

The Merchants Association of Columbia County will be holding he 54th Annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 2, 2018.

  Tradition continues as James Brown family gives away Thanksgiving turkeys

A family and community tradition continues as many stand in line for the annual James Brown turkey giveaway Monday morning.

Lovepup Family Fest at Steed’s Dairy

Ten shelters and rescues from across the CSRA will be at Steed’s Dairy tomorrow for Love pup family fest Saturday, Nov. 16.

Midlands Bikers Association feeds New Hope Apartments community

Midlands Bikers Association serves food at annual event.

3rd annual Hope For Augusta 5K and Fun Run happening Saturday

Hope For Augusta hosts their 3rd annual 5K and Fun Run Saturday.

Battle of the Bands returns to Butler High School

Butler High School hosts the 2nd annual Battle of the Bands Sunday, November 4, 2018.

Gabriel Iglesias coming to Bell Auditorium

Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his "Beyond the Fluffy" tour to the Bell Auditorium.

Augusta commissioners focus on bringing future events to Lake Olmstead Stadium

For the short-term improvements to the facility, the funding source would be SPLOST VII.

Western Carolina State Fair closed Friday night due to weather

The Western Carolina State Fair in Aiken will be closed Friday night due to inclement weather.

City of Grovetown hosts Autumn Festival

Grovetown hosts second annual Autumn Festival

26th Annual Hispanic Festival kicks off in Evans this weekend

The Asociación Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA) is hosting the the 26th annual Hispanic Festival this weekend at Evans Towne Center Park.

Columbia County Merchants Parade now taking applications

The Columbia County Merchants Association is now accepting applications for its 2018 Christmas Parade.

Relay for Life kickoff event scheduled at USC Aiken

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is kicking off Thursday night. The theme for this year is Olympics.

Georgia-Carolina State Fair operating normally, despite rumors

The Georgia-Carolina State Fair is addressing rumors that it will be closing early this year.

Tee off Fore Tatas postponed

A local golf tournament will be held in Columbia County to raise awareness for breast cancer. The earnings from the 12th Annaul Golf Tournament, Tee Off Fore Tatas, will benefit breast cancer research.

Conflict MMA coming to Bell Auditorium

Conflict MMA is bringing “Conflict 48” to the Bell Auditorium.

Grovetown Military Day set for November

Grovetown is hosting its Military Day event in November.

  Undeterred by Florence, Arts in the Heart goes on

Many thought Florence would force Augusta's annual Arts in the Heart Festival starting on Friday. But organizers are closely monitoring the weather as the first day  wrapped up.

  Arts in the Heart organizers plan for storms

Thousands of people are expected to show up in Augusta for the 38th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. The two and half day celebration of food, arts, diversity and culture kicks off Friday, September 14 and ends Sunday, September 16.  With thousands of people flocking the streets of Augusta, organizers want people to stay informed and stay safe if weather turns severe.

  Job Fair to be held at Wallace Branch Library

The Wallace Branch Library will be holding a Job Fair on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 10:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m. The location of the Library is 1237 Laney-Walker Blvd in Augusta.  For Job Fair Tips and a list of employers attending, please call 706-722-6275.

Senior's Night Out at the Augusta Common

July is Park and Recreation Month and the City of Augusta is inviting the city's senior citizens to come down to the Augusta Common for an evening of fun and entertainment. Senior's Night Out will be at the Augusta Common in downtown Augusta Thursday, July 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

CSRA July 4th 2017 events

Here is a list of the July 4th celebrations across the CSRA.

Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for 5/15/17-5/21/17

Westobou hosts second annual Spring Board

Spring Board is a two night event put on by Westobou.

Ultimate Mothers Day Weekend at Evans Towne Center Park

This Mother's Day weekend, the music of Motown comes to Evans. On Friday, May 12, the Ultimate Mothers Day Weekend concert will be happening at Evans Towne Center Park, featuring The Temptations Review, The O'Jays and Dennis Edward.

2017 Sista Strut to heighten awareness of breast cancer in women of color

The Sista Strut, which takes place Saturday, May 13, will aim to heighten awareness about breast cancer issues in women of color and provide information about community resources.

Aiken celebrates National Train Day

The Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum will celebrate National Train Day this weekend. The event will take place Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 406 Park Avenue SE.

2017 Aiken Bluegrass Festival

The 2017 Aiken Bluegrass Festival is bringing some of the biggest names in bluegrass to Aiken this weekend. The two-day family-friendly event will be held at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds on Hwy. 1 in Aiken on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.

Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17

Alissa Holmes has the Weekend Blitz for 5/8/17-5/14/17: Aiken Bluegrass Festival National Train Day Sista Strut Paddle Fest Mother's Day Concert The Bloody Win Tour Stamp Out Hunger Campaign

Weekend Blitz: Events for 5/5/17 - 5/7/17

Alissa Holmes has your Weekend Blitz for the weekend of May 5 through May 8. 10th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

24th annual Blind Willie McTell Blues festival

The 24th annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival will be held in Thomson on Saturday, May 6. Thomson has a unique connection to blues music as the hometown of legendary musician Blind Willie McTell.

6th annual Dragon Boat race and Asian culture festival

The sixth annual GoodBoats for Goodwill dragon boat race and Asian cultural festival will be coming to Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday, May 6. The festival starts at 9:00 a.m. and runs through 5:00 p.m.

March for Babies kicks off May 6

The March for Babies is coming to Columbia County Saturday, May 6. The event will be held at the Columbia County amphitheater. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival returns in spite of storm damage

It's only been one month since Edgefield County was ravaged by storms. And now the community is preparing for their annual Peach Blossom Festival, which will be held on Saturday, May 6.

Aiken Kite Festival to be held Saturday, May 6

The City of Aiken will hold its annual Kite Festival Saturday, May 6. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Citizens Park III on Banks Mill Road. Festival-goers can bring their own kites or purchase one to build at the kite-making booth.

10th annual Marine Mud Challenge at Fort Gordon

The Marine Corps Detatchment at Fort Gordon will be hosting it's tenth annual Marine Mud Challenge Saturday, May 6. The run begins at 8:00 a.m. and teams will be starting throughout the morning.

Jazz Series continues at Augusta church

The Four Seasons Chamber Jazz Series celebrates the seasons of the year at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta (UUCA).The second in the series is on Friday October 17th, with jazz violinist Armen Boyajian. Opening for him and accompanying him will be pianist Josef Patchen.Boyajian is based in Charlotte, North Carolina; he is a jazz violinist with more than 35 years of performing experience. He founded Air Apparent in Washington, DC in 1978, and has played bluegrass fiddle with the Th...

Fort Gordon celebrates Oktoberfest

Fort Gordon's Oktoberfest kicked off Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Streets closing for Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival

Some streets and parking areas will be closed in the days leading up to and during the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival.