What’s forward for the weekend? A rodeo benefiting others, a trend present selling body-positivity and a number of other festivals selling enjoyable for households after a troublesome yr.
Outdated Frontier Professional Rodeo
Households will be capable of watch skilled rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from throughout the U.S. at The Outdated Frontier on Outdated Millegeville Street in Thomson. The rodeo on Friday and Saturday will characteristic actions like bucking horses, steer wrestling, barrel racing and bull using. Company can also take pleasure in a mechanical bull, pony rides, a youngsters actions tent and extra.
CEO Chris Smith stated funds from the occasion will go towards constructing a brand new therapeutic barn for special-needs youngsters, adults and veterans with PTSD.
Gates open at 5 p.m. with the rodeo beginning at 7:30 p.m. rain or shine. Advance tickets are $8 for ages 6 to 12 and $15 for ages 13 and older whereas gate-tickets are $12 for ages 6 to 12 and $18 for ages 13 and older. Kids 5 and below get in free. Purchase tickets at theoldfrontier.com.
Summer season Seaside Blast
Columbia County is launching summer season with an extravaganza at Evans Towne Middle Park on Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. The pageant will likely be headlined by the A1A Jimmy Buffett Buffet tribute band. Company can even take pleasure in meals vans, inflatables, water slides, a sand space, volleyball and performances by Polynesian dancers.
Basic admission is $20 and VIP tickets are $50. VIPs get entry to a particular VIP space, dinner and two beverage areas. To buy tickets forward of time, go to the Columbia County ticketing website.
Paint and Sip Limitless
Whereas Stars and Strikes is a family-fun heart, it is going to host some adults-only enjoyable this Saturday from 6 to eight p.m. Paint and Sip Augusta is inviting these 18 and older to an evening of portray and listening to throwback R&B and hip-hop music whereas having fun with limitless beer, wine and spirits. All artwork provides will likely be supplied together with step-by-step instruction for the portray.
Meals just isn’t supplied, however Stars and Strikes affords a wide range of menu choices. Masks will likely be mandated and social distancing tips will likely be in place. Company are requested to point out ID upon arrival. Tickets begin at $55 from paintandsipaugusta.com.
Second Saturday Artwork Stroll
The Higher Augusta Arts Council is organizing a free strolling tour of downtown Augusta’s sculpture path from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. There can even be reside music by the Augusta band “She N She.” Individuals will meet on the Augusta Riverwalk stage.
‘The Reunion’ Vogue Present
Curvitude Boutique in Augusta will deliver its curve-comfortable trend to the runway on Friday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion on Evans To Locks Street in Martinez. Proprietor Kimberly Beasley stated that is their tenth annual trend present, and as such, it is going to additionally function a reunion of the boutique’s buddies and supporters.
“All of my fashions are fashions which have walked for me earlier than … Ms. Monique was the primary to host my present, so I introduced her again,” Beasley stated. “A whole lot of us have not seen one another in awhile due to COVID so we’re simply excited to see one another once more and to look again on how far we have come.”
Meals and refreshments will likely be served and an after social gathering is deliberate. Tickets can be found for $25 by way of Thursday beginning at curvitude.com.
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Silent Public sale
Augusta College’s Summerville Alumni Society is internet hosting its first on-line silent public sale. Alumni engagement coordinator Mitchell Smith stated they are going to be providing a wide range of objects for bid equivalent to Atlanta Braves tickets, free dinners for 2 and a TopGolf prize pack.
“Final yr, because of COVID, we could not have the Brew-N-Que … it was, actually, our main fundraiser for Summerville undergraduate pupil scholarships … so we have been hoping to attempt to discover one thing to type of make up for all of the funds we misplaced throughout that point, and that is the place the AUction was born,” Smith stated.
The public sale begins Thursday and runs by way of the weekend. The web site for the public sale will go reside on Thursday morning and will be discovered at augusta.edu/giving/auction.php.
Youngsters Summer season Bash
4L of Augusta will supply Jumpin Beans inflatables, video games with prizes, meals and drinks starting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Henry H. Brigham Park at 2463 Golden Camp Street off Deans Bridge Street. The nonprofit group’s CEO Keithier Jones stated this free occasion is to offer households a enjoyable method to kick off summer season trip.
GreenJackets residence video games
The Augusta GreenJackets play the Myrtle Seaside Pelicans at SRP Park at 7:05 p.m. by way of Friday; at 6:05 p.m. Saturday and a pair of:05 p.m. Sunday.
Friday is Religion & Household Evening introduced by Westminster Faculties of Augusta. The evening kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with reside music from West Avenue Worship from First Baptist Church in North Augusta.
Saturday will characteristic a particular buddies ticket bundle in honor of the twenty fifth anniversary reunion of the “Buddies” tv present and, after the sport, fireworks.
Sunday is “Bark within the Park” the place followers could deliver their canines to the sport. Get tickets at greenjacketsbaseball.com.
Craft & Music Pageant
WBPI-TV 49 is inviting households to a free pageant Friday from 4 to eight p.m. exterior the station on Knox Avenue in North Augusta that includes Hopes for Hooves animals, meals, reside music and native distributors. The Christian broadcast station’s CEO Dorothy Spaulding stated the occasion is an effort to offer households some enjoyable throughout a attempting time.
“Everyone’s been tied-in so lengthy, that is only a enjoyable factor,” Spaulding stated. “Everyone can get out, eat exterior … simply have a superb time collectively as a household.”
Survivor Celebration Picnic
After taking part in Friday’s pageant, Hope for Hooves Rescue proprietor Michelle Derrick is inviting households to deliver meals and a blanket for a picnic on Saturday at 11 a.m. on the rescue’s grounds on Van Street off West Martintown Street. The picnic is to have a good time Derrick’s beating most cancers for a second time.
“I used to be mainly informed that ‘I am sorry, Ms. Derrick, there’s nothing else we are able to do for you,'” she stated. “Not all people is aware of, particularly due to the pandemic … I simply wished to have a good time what God has achieved, so it is actually a ‘to God be the glory’ type of factor.”
Households will be capable of hear Derrick’s story whereas assembly the rescue’s horses, ponies, donkeys and different animals. Whereas the occasion is free, donations are inspired to the rescue so it could proceed to its efforts to assist animals which have been abused or uncared for.
Princess Meet and Greet
Basic princesses with Fairytale Dreams Augusta will grace Evans Towne Middle Park on Saturday at 1 p.m. Proprietor Leah Jacobs stated about 5 princesses will likely be close to the playground and kids are free to return and take as many photographs as they want.
“I actually love to do free occasions as a result of, typically, individuals do not all the time have princesses at their birthday events however they nonetheless wish to meet princesses and superheroes,” Jacobs stated.