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Events Elsewhere

Posted: February 5, 2013 - 12:25pm

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY: Thursday-Sunday; Fully Charged, Gold Edition; All-Access preshow party; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; tickets, www.ringling.com and www.georgialinatix.com

COMEDY TOUR: 7:30 p.m. Friday; featuring Rodney Carrington; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta; $43.75 tickets; www.georgialinatix.com, (877)-4AUGTIX, or Champion’s Box Office at the James Brown Arena

9 a.m. to noon Saturday; walking/driving tour through the constructed wetlands; $5 members, $8 nonmembers; pre-registration requested; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 1858 Lock & Dam Road, Augusta; (706) 828-2109

GENEALOGY 101: 9 a.m. Saturday; topic, Cemetery Iconology and Burial Traditions; assistance will be given after the class for research in the library until 1:30 p.m.; refreshments will be served; Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square, Edgefield

AIKEN COUNTY FIRST STEPS: 6 p.m. Monday; board meeting; Aiken County First Steps, 1 Willis Circle, Graniteville

THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES LECTURE SERIES: 7 p.m. Monday; topic, what happened on this date in 1865; Kathy Benedetto will sing songs from the period; $5 per person; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry Street, Aiken; (803) 642-2015

SENIOR LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 13; speaker, Dr. Mac A. Bowman, cardiologist at University Hospital; topic, heart health; $10, RSVP required by today; Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, 1116 Phillips Street, Augusta; (706) 724-3576

BUDWEISER TRUE MUSIC SOUTHERN SOUL & SONG CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue; hosted by the Morris Museum of Art; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St., Augusta; (706) 722-8341, www.imperialtheatre.com, www.southernsoulandsong.org

HELL ON WHEELS TOUR: Feb. 15; headliner, country music artist Brantley Gilbert; special guest, rising country artist Kip Moore; $24.75-$37; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street; www.georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX, Champion’s box office at James Brown Arena

AUGUSTA MINI THEATRE PLAY: 3 p.m. Feb. 16-17; The Parents of Tabatha Tutt vs DJ Smoke written and directed by Tyrone Butler; presented by the Augusta Mini Theatre Inc. Community Arts & Life Skills School; suggested audience is ages 11 and older; $12 adults, $10 for those ages 18 and younger, $8 youth group rate for groups of 10 or more; Augusta Mini Theatre, 2548 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta; (706) 722-0598 or www.augustaminitheatre.com

 TASTERS GUILD DINNER: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19; menu and wine list to be announced; Casa Bella Italian Restaurant, 120 Chesterfield Street, Aiken; contact Wine World for reservations, (803) 279-9522 

BETTIN' ON THE BAYOU: 6:30-10 p.m. Feb. 22; casino gaming tables, 50/50 raffle, live and silent auctions, and raffle game; casino winnings are exchanged for raffle tickets for grand prizes; benefits the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta; tickets must be purchased in advance at Parks Pharmacy, Jim Bush Florist, Arts and Heritage Center or at c_www.artsandheritagecenter.com; $40 per person includes dinner, $20,000 in casino money and two drink tickets; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta

NOLA M. FALCONE SPEAKER SERIES: 10 a.m. Feb. 26; featuring author Linda Copeland; will discuss her book Legends in the Garden co-authored with Allan Armitage; $30, reservations required; Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta; (706) 826-4700

FRIENDS & FOES: 7 p.m. Feb. 28; meet with the authors of Friends & Foes, ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray; Barnes & Noble, 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta

UNAVAILABLE: 7 p.m. March 2; play about three women who must overcome the love they once shared with men who are now unavailable; tickets start at $15; Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad Street, Augusta; imperialtheatre.com

BLOWN AWAY TOUR: April 19; Carrie Underwood tour; $1 from each ticket sold will support American Red Cross disaster relief; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh Street, Augusta; www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com

A DAY IN THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL: May 5; Augusta Riverfront Marina, 1 Riverfront Drive, Augusta; tkp@tixonline.com or (803) 279-8017

LITTLE BIG TOWN CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. May 8; tickets go on sale Dec. 14; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair Street, Augusta; tickets, georgialinatix.com, (877) 4AUGTIX, and James Brown Arena box office

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