Civil War Tours at Augusta Canal Discovery Center, $14 adults, $12 seniors, 60+, students and military. Starts at 1:30pm. Learn about Georgia’s role in supplying Southern troops during the Civil War.
Puzzle your way through the Sculpture Trail Scavenger Hunt, beginning at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center. 8am-11:50pm. Free. www.augustasculpturetrail.com
Weekdays & Saturdays
The “Public Art in Your Pocket” exhibit, curated by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, is on display until August 2nd at Augusta & Co. Free.
Experience beautiful art at The Morris Museum of Art. The museum hosts Free Sundays at The Morris. 12-5pm. Free. www.themorris.org
Monday nights during the summer, Hopeland Gardens hosts the Hopeland Gardens Concert Series outdoors. 6:30-8pm. Free. www.facebook.com/pg/AikenParksRec/events
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
Tour the Hopes for Hooves Farm to see pigs, donkeys and more at Day at the Farm. 11am-1pm. $10 per child. www.facebook.com/HopeforHoovesRescue
Sit down and read with Peanut, the pony, at Hopes for Hooves Rescue. Reading with Peanut is from 11am-1pm. Free. www.facebook.com/HopeforHoovesRescue
Veggie Park Farmers Market. Free entry. 4:30–7:30pm. Shop your favorite local produce, meat and dairy. Health screenings and heart-healthy education on site.
Tuesdays and Saturdays
Get fresh local produce, baked goods and crafts from Aiken farmers and makers at the year-round Aiken County Farmers Market. Open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:30–11:30am, or until sold out.
Wednesdays through Sundays
Visit more than 200 exotic animals at Eudora Farms Drive-Thru Safari and try the brand-new Dino Hunt. Open Wed-Sun, 10am–5:30pm. $20 per car.
Enjoy live music, art and food from local restaurants at Amp the Alley. You’re even able to stroll through the alley with your favorite drink! The Alley at Bee Lane in Aiken. www.facebook.com/ampthealley
Laney Walker Farmers Market happens every four weeks on First Fridays. 850 Laney Walker Blvd. 4:30pm-7pm. Free. www.augustalocallygrown.org
Drive in to Recteq Movie Night held at RecTec Grill. Concessions are available. Movie begins at 7:30pm and each parking spot costs $10.
Enjoy some delicious treats and fun tunes at Food Truck Fridays with Bands & Brews at the Columbia County Amphitheatre. From 6-9pm. Free admission. www.exploregeorgia.org/evans/events/culinary-food-wine-beer/food-truck-fridays-with-bands-and-brews
June 20 Dance and sing along at Baby Shark Live! Held in James Brown Arena at 2:00pm. Tickets range from $40-$70.
June 25 In Real Life Comedy Tour. James Brown Arena, doors open at 6, show starts 7pm. Tickets range from $64-$130.
June 25-26 Come celebrate Pride month at the Augusta Pride Festival from June 25-26th. Held at the Augusta Common from 10am-3pm. Free.
June 26 Participate in Relay for Life CRA at the Columbia County Amphitheatre. Supporting the American Cancer Society. 9am-12pm. Register online at www.relayforlife.org/craga
June 28 – July 2 From June 28-July 2, rising 3-5th graders can learn about coding and other projects in STEM at Coding 4 Kids. Held at the Ruth Patrick Science Center in Aiken from 9am-3:30pm each day. $150 per child. www.usca.edu/rpsec/departments/summer-programs/discovery-camps
Full day camp at the Augusta Jewish Community Center. Ages 5-13, 9am-3pm. www.augustajcc.org
July 1 Celebrate Independence Day at Fort Gordon with food, fireworks and more. 5-11pm. Free admission. www.gordon.armymwr.com/view-event/59317
July 3 Augusta GreenJackets versus Columbia Fireflies at SRP Park, North Augusta. www.milb.com/augusta
July 4 Celebrate Independence Day with a service, a BBQ cook off and games at the Faith, Family, and Freedom Celebration. There will be fun for all ages at Powell Baptist Church. 10:30am-3pm.
July 11 Have as much crab as you can eat at the Southeast Crab Feast. Held at Bluff Lock & Dam Park from 1-6pm. Kids $15 Adults $29.
July 13 Tails and Tales Story Time at Columbia County Library, ages 0-5. 11am-12pm. Tickets are first come, no more than one hour in advance. Story time will be live streamed also. www.gchrl.org
July 17 Enjoy some pizza and bowling at the Pizza Bowl event hosted by Fort Gordon at Gordon Lanes Bowling Center. From 1-5pm. For $10 a person you can have two bowling games and two slices of pizza. www.gordon.armymwr.com/view-event/55486
Kids can enjoy stories, arts and crafts and more, all while developing literacy skills at the Read & Play Day at the Kroc Center of Augusta. 9-10am. Free.
July 19-July 23
Grappling Summer Camp with Frontline Jiujutsu. 8am-12:30pm. 454 Columbia Industrial Blvd, Evans. For cost and registrations visit www.frontlinejiujitsu.com.
July 20 Wigglers & Jigglers Virtual Baby Story Time! Singing songs, reading stories and more fun with Benny and Ms. Vivian from the Grovetown Library, 10:30-11am.www.gchrl.org/features/2021/07/06/wigglers-jigglers-virtual-baby-storytime-61218
July 23 Explore nature and appreciate the beauty of the full moon on the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park Full Moon Hikes. From 9am-11pm. $10 per person.
July 25 Appreciate or even purchase some amazing art at the Augusta Posters Night at the Wow! Club at SRP Park. From 1-7pm. $10 per person.
July 30 Children can sing along and experience the character Blippi in Blippi the Musical at James Brown Arena. Show begins at 6pm. Tickets start at $23. Kids under 2 years are free.
July 31 Meet princesses and superheroes while enjoying some delicious food at the Fairytale Dreams Family Fair. Held at Vineyard Church from 10am-2pm. Free. www.facebook.com/events/474339327263575