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Augusta Canal

Augusta Canal By LeeAnn Rhoden The Augusta Canal Discovery Center and Boat Tour has got to be one of the coolest things to do in Augusta. The Discovery Center is located in the old Enterprise Mill. You can’t miss it, it has the big Graniteville Company sign on top. The Enterprise Mill was the flour mill that closed in the 80s and saved from demolition with the redevelopment projects of the mid and late 90s. The building is now residential apartments, business offices, event center, Fat Man’s Mill Café and the Discovery Center. The Discovery Center presents the history...

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Colonial Times Living History Park

Colonial Times Living History Park By LeeAnn Rhoden Colonial Times Living History Park is a gem in downtown North Augusta. Amidst the bustling activities of a growing downtown and the new SRP Park, the Living History Park is a quiet refuge. A grand open space with a babbling creek, chirping birds and a return to the 18th century. The park was created from an overgrown abandoned waterworks by the Olde Towne Preservation Association, with permission of the city and the use of donations of money and labor. The park is now a lovely open space with a working grist...

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Stars and Strikes

Stars and Strikes By LeeAnn Rhoden Stars & Strikes is the newest addition to Augusta for fun and family entertainment. This place is awesome and there is something for everyone. Most importantly, the staff is friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and they are always smiling. Stars & Strikes has beautiful, upscale bowling lanes and video screens for high-end electronic scoring. There are VIP bowling lanes separated by curtains so your party or team can have a private event. For the little ones, there are bumpers and ramps so they can join the fun and knock down pins too. Food and drinks...

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Colton Ballet of Augusta presents Mood Swings

Imperial Theatre – Friday April 27 at 7:00 PM   Colton Ballet presents an exciting and inspiring evening of music and dance on Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at the Imperial Theatre. The evening features Colton dancers with renowned local musicians Karen Gordon, Garden City Jazz and Augusta’s favorite Russell Joel Brown. Augusta native and Ailey II dancer, Christopher Wilson, and guest artists Olivia Powell and John Deming will also be featured. Peter Powlus collaborates with these artists to create a chic jazz club milieu with a swinging, fun flare. Caitlin McCormack challenges the imagination with an intriguing,...

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Are We There Yet? Playhouse

By LeeAnn Rhoden The Playhouse opened in November of 2016 and has quickly become one of the best go-to places in the Augusta area. As an indoor play center, it’s the perfect place to take the kids on rainy days to burn off energy or on days that it’s too hot to go outside. The Playhouse is open Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 – 6:00, Friday 11:00 – 8:00, Saturday 10:00 – 8:00, and Sunday 12:00 – 6:00 and closed on Monday and Tuesday. On school holidays, they try to open so be sure to watch their Facebook page at...

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