What awaits you this weekend? One last chance for a wild ride at Columbia County Fairgrounds, an assortment of musical performances and fun festivals. Here are more details on these events and more to come:
Columbia County Fair
The fair runs through Sunday at the Fairgrounds on Columbia Road in Grovetown. It is open Monday to Thursday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday from 5 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from noon to midnight and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Nightly entertainment includes a magician, a petting zoo, a chainsaw master sculptor, and a water acrobatics show.
General admission costs $ 8, but is free for children 5 and under. Unlimited passes start at $ 20. Parking is free. For special offers and more details, visit columbiacountyfair.net.
Group of mountain ropes there will perform at the Imperial Theater in Augusta on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The band started in 1998 and played their unique blend of traditional bluegrass roots with a range of other styles such as punk rock and The Grateful Dead. This is part of the Morris Museum of Art’s True Music Southern Soul & Song concert series. Tickets start at $ 20 and can be purchased at the box office or at imperialtheatre.com/event/morris-museum-of-art-presents-southern-soul-and-song-series-yonder-mountain-string-band.
Brass transit will perform at the Miller Theater in Augusta on Thursday at 7:30 pm This tribute band has traveled across North America playing hits by the beloved rock band, Chicago. Doors open at 6:30 pm Tickets start at $ 38 and can be purchased at the box office or at millertheateraugusta.com/event/brass-transit-the-musical-legacy-of-chicago-2.
The Garden city choir will present its 58th annual show “Love, What’s Barbership Got to Do With It?” at Grace United Methodist Church on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta on Saturdays at 3 p.m. Tickets are free, but limited. To reserve seats, call (803) 599-4228.
Children’s jam is back at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families will be able to have fun with exhibitors located in five gymnasiums. Some of the other entertainment includes a “touch-a-truck” area, inflatables, arts and crafts, and food vendors. Admission is $ 5, with a portion of the proceeds going to the YMCA of Grand Augusta. Tickets can be purchased online at simpletix.com/e/kid-jam-2021-tickets-73875.
Junior League of Augusta is organizing its Holiday market for the 10th year. The market will be held at the Columbia County Exhibition Center on Partnership Drive in Grovetown throughout the weekend. Residents will be able to purchase a variety of gifts for loved ones, and Santa will be on hand to take photos. The market will be open on Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets start at $ 10 and can be purchased online at jlaugusta.org/support-holiday-market.
Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church in Augusta hosts its Harvest on the hill Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Families will enjoy inflatable structures, food trucks, live music and a mini-farm. Free entry. The church is located on Monte Sano avenue next to the central avenue.
The Marvin United Methodist Church in Augusta will have a lot to sell MarvinGanza Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Part of the fun includes a variety of vendors, a silent auction, bake sales and artisans. The church is located on Wheeler Road.
Head of the South Regatta
The 24th annual regatta is one of the largest in the country, according to host Augusta Rowing Club. More than 2,500 rowers will take to the Savannah River on Saturday. Competitors will depart from Hammond’s Ferry wharf in North Augusta, South Carolina, and finish just past the Augusta Rowing Club on Riverfront Drive. The Premier League starts at 8:15 am and the final launches at 3:50 pm Vendors like Bruster’s and Pearson’s Smokehouse BBQ will be selling food and other merchandise for fans watching from the waterfront. The parking lot and booths spectators are available. The winners will be posted online at herenow.com throughout the day. For more information, visit regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=7234&org_id=0.
Steed’s Dairy Fall Activities
Corn at Steed’s Dairy on Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 7 p.m. until November 28. residents for years. The five acre corn maze is cut out to resemble a picture or message from an aerial view.
Admission is $ 11 for ages 3 and over or $ 8 for seniors, military personnel, and groups 15 or older. Children under two enter for free. The farm will also host a free Military Appreciation Weekend from November 13-14 for active and retired members with ID.
Screen on green
Families are invited to an evening of movie watching at Gateway Park on Partnership Drive in Grovetown. The 2021 hit “Cruella” will be shown on the big screen and attendees will watch from the comfort of their chairs and / or blankets. Free entry.
Peach Belt Conference Soccer Championships
The six-team tournament kicked off on November 6 and will end with the final this weekend. The matches will be played at Blanchard Woods Park near Blanchard Road in Evans.
The semi-finals will start Friday at 11 a.m. Men’s teams include Young Harris College v Flagler College and Lander University v Clayton State University. Women’s teams include Columbus State University v University of North Georgia and Lander University v Flagler College.
The finals start at noon on Sunday. Tickets cost $ 10 and can be purchased at peachbeltconference.org.
Adults are invited to have flexible fun at Savannah River Brewing Co. every Saturday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Yoga classes for all skill levels are held on-site and cost $ 16, which includes a free beer.