MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays; meeting of the Pieceful Hearts Quilting Guild; open to all ages; more than 100 women are part of the group and teach those who want to learn how to quilt; St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road; (803) 279-6456
FIRST MONDAYS: 6:30 p.m.; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71 meets at 333 E. Spring Grove Ave.; for membership, call Linda Smiley at (803) 279-5074
THURSDAYS: Noon to 1:15 p.m.; Rotary Club of North Augusta weekly meeting; featuring different speakers each week; Ryan’s Grill Buffet and Bakery, in the club meeting room, 1275 Knox Ave.; RSVP, club president Dan Rickabaugh, (803) 640-4888 or firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY: 3-7 p.m.; Pottery Open House; handmade pottery by Elizabeth Reynolds; Dirty Work by EFR, 820 Woodlawn Ave.
FRIDAY: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767
FRIDAY: 7 p.m.; California Jewels tasting seminar with Jack Larkin, Pacific Southern Wines; taste 10 wines; cheeses and French bread will be served; $15 per paid reservation; $20 per person at the door if space available; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; to reserve, (803) 279-9522
SATURDAY: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Winter Carnival and Cookies with Santa; will feature a rock wall, train ride, games, prizes, pictures with Santa Claus and vendors; $10 the day of event for unlimited inflatables and games; children who donate a new, unwrapped toy will get a free picture with Santa; Hammond Hill Elementary School, 901 W. Woodlawn Ave.; (803) 442-6170
SATURDAY: 1 p.m.; Team Boskie presents Stop the Violence rally; will feature speakers and a balloon release in memory of victims of violence; Lions Memorial Field, 619 W. Buena Vista Ave.
SATURDAY: 3-7 p.m.; Pottery Open House; handmade pottery by Elizabeth Reynolds; Dirty Work by EFR, 820 Woodlawn Ave.
SUNDAY: 6 p.m.; Hope of Christmas; featuring the combined choirs and drama ministries of Belvedere First Baptist and Clearwater First Baptist churches; Belvedere First Baptist Church, 421 Edgefield Road
TUESDAY: 6:30 p.m.; annual Christmas party for the North Augusta Artists Guild; held at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5: 4 p.m.; early release movie; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767
WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY, DEC. 5-8: 6-9 p.m. walk-through; 5:45 p.m. drive through for handicapped guests; Return to Bethlehem; visitors are guided through the tour by actors; setting is 2000 years ago in Bethlehem; Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-7525
FRIDAY, DEC. 7: 5-8 p.m.; First Friday wine tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DEC. 7-8: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8; 25th annual North Augusta Christmas Tour of Homes; sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority; tour features six homes decorated for the holidays, Hammond Hill Elementary School and Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta; $20 advance tickets until 3 p.m. Dec. 3, $25 day of tour; tickets can be purchased from Jim Bush Flower Shop, 501 West Martintown Road, CommuniGraphics, 1400 Georgia Ave., and Parks Pharmacy, 437 Georgia Ave.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DEC. 7-8: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8; Holiday Open House; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DEC. 7-8: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8; Artisans Market; artists will be on-site; Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Ave.
SATURDAY, DEC. 8: 10 a.m.; Brunch and Fashion Show featuring fashions from White House Black Market; $10; tickets must be purchased by Dec. 5; American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Pine Grove Ave.
SUNDAY, DEC. 9: 2 p.m.; North Augusta Evening Lions Club Christmas Parade; theme, Dreams of Christmas; also will be televised on Comcast channel 21, Atlantic Broadband channel 7 and Knology channel 7; $25 entry fee for commercial entries, no fee for noncommercial entries; entry deadline is Nov. 29
FRIDAY, DEC. 14: 3-5:30 p.m.; Overcoming Barriers to Employment; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767
SATURDAY, DEC. 15: 7-10 p.m.; performance by Country As Can Be, The Fields Brothers Band; Jamboree J.C. Hut, off Johnson Road, Belvedere; free; (803) 221-2449
THURSDAY, DEC. 20: 5-8 p.m.; Inshop wine tasting; Wine World, 133 Georgia Ave.; (803) 279-9522
FRIDAY, DEC. 28: 4 p.m.; LEGO Club meeting; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road; (803) 279-5767