Beer Yoga, Movies, Last Days of Columbia County Fair

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 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 admission specials and more details go to


Yonder Mountain String Band will perform on Friday in the Southern Soul & Song music series at the Imperial Theater.

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. It is part of the Morris Museum of Art True Music Southern Soul & Song Concert Series. Tickets start at $ 20 and can be purchased at the box office or at

Brass Transit, a Chicago tribute band.

Brass transit premieres at the Miller Theater at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. This tribute band traveled across North America playing hits by the beloved rock band Chicago. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $ 38 and can be purchased at the box office or at

The Garden city choir will present its 58th annual show “Love, What’s Barbershop Got to Do With It?” at 3 p.m. Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta. 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 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Families will be able to have fun with exhibitors located in five gymnasiums. Other entertainment will include 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

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

Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church in Augusta hosts its Harvest on the hill Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Families will enjoy inflatables, food trucks, live music and a petting zoo. 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

Several watercraft are anchored at the Augusta Riverwalk Marina along the Savannah River in this archive photo from August 20, 2011. The river will be the site of the 24th annual Head of the South Regatta this weekend.

The 24th Annual Head of the South Regatta is one of the largest in the country, according to host Augusta Rowing Club. Rowers will descend the Savannah River on Saturday, starting at Hammond’s Ferry Wharf in North Augusta and ending 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 water’s edge. Parking lots and stands for spectators are available. The winners will be posted online at during the day. For more information, visit

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. Visiting the dairy and its animals, pumpkin, games and hay has been a fall tradition for residents for years. The five acre corn maze is cut out to resemble a picture or message from an aerial view.

Jennifer Settles from Grovetown and her daughter Ryleigh, 4, meet Blaze the Horse during The Maize at Steed's Dairy in Grovetown on Sunday September 29, 2020.

Admission is $ 11 for ages 3 and up or $ 8 for seniors, military, 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 take place 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 to

Beer yoga

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 beer.

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