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Posted: February 19, 2013 - 3:55pm

6 p.m. Saturday; presented by Strom Thurmond Career Center’s cosmetology department; $5 in advance, $7 at the door; Strom Thurmond High School cafeteria, 1131 Columbia Road, Johnston

BETTIN’ ON THE BAYOU: 6:30-10 p.m. Friday; 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 www.artsandheritagecenter.com; $40 per person includes dinner, $20,000 in casino money and two drink tickets; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street, Augusta

DOUG AND THE HENRYS: 7-9 p.m. Saturday; The Hephzibah Opry; free; Richmond Lodge 412, 4391 Saxon Drive, Heph-zibah; (706) 755-4584

NOLA M. FALCONE SPEAKER SERIES: 10 a.m. Tuesday; featuring author Linda Copeland; $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

YARD SALE: 6 a.m. March 2; hosted by Harmony United Methodist Church mission committee; a 2005 E-Z Go Golf Cart will be auctioned, minimum bid is $1,000; Harmony United Methodist Church Mission Committee, 504 Church Street, Johnston

SEVENTH ANNUAL SHAMROCK RUN: March 16; in memory of Dr. Ned Nicholson and Dr. W.G. Curly Watson; proceeds benefit the Women's Aux of Edgefield County Hospital; entry forms available at Escape Day Spa, Edgefield Town Hall and c_www.edgefieldsc.net; (803) 637-4014

EDGEFIELD COUNTY AGRICULTURE DAY: Noon to 4 p.m. March 16; antique tractor show by Palmetto Antique Tractor Club, demonstrations by Clemson University College of Agriculture and Piedmont Technical College Agriculture Program, silent auction, Edgefield County agriculture industry display, petting zoo, equipment dealers, barbecue and drinks; presented by the Strom Thurmond FFA and the Edgefield County Young Farmers clubs; Strom Thurmond High School, 1131 Columbia Road, Johnston

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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