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Vendors sought

Posted: April 18, 2015 - 11:13pm  |  Updated: April 18, 2015 - 11:33pm

Vendors sought

Marvin United Methodist Church Bazaar 8 a.m. Saturday, May 2, Marvin United Methodist Church, 4400 Wheeler Road, Martinez; Marvin Café for breakfast and lunch, live music from Credence; inside and outside space for crafters, vendors and yard sale; 8- foot-square space $25; call for registration form; (706) 863-0510, (706) 550-7710

Best Dam Ride

7 a.m. Sunday, April 19, J. Strom Thurmond Dam & Lake, 510 Clarks Hill Highway, Clarks Hill, S.C.; family-friendly event featuring options of 29-, 62- and 100-mile routes on surface roads as well as 15-20-, 36- and 50-mile off road course on the Bartram Trail; registration 7 a.m., ride 8:30 a.m.; benefits Southeastern Firefighters’ Burn Foundation; $35; (706) 855-2024, bestdamride.com and active.com

Trail talk

Trail Talk: Civil War Conclusions 3 p.m. Sunday, April 19, Confederate Powder Works Chimney, 1717 Goodrich St.; free, donations accepted; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.com

Garden festival

Sacred Heart Garden Festival Tea, A Southern Tea with James Farmer 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.; gardens of Patty and Dan Blanton open 4 p.m., champagne and sandwiches; tea 5 p.m., live gospel singers; $100, reservations required; (706) 826-4700, sacred-heartgardenfestival.com

Civil War

Civil War Roundtable of Augusta 6 p.m. Monday, April 20, Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road; Vince Dooley, board member of the Civil War Trust, presenting on the Col. W.G. Delony, Cobb Legion’s Fighting Bulldog; open to anyone interested in the history of the American Civil War; annual dues $25 or $40 per couple; (706) 736-2909, gfy@gwenfulcheryoung.com, bit.ly/1mQbLXI

Sierra Club

Savannah River Group Sierra Club meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Extension; free, open to everyone; cycling possibilities; learn about Southern Off-Road Bicycling Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes trail development and bike riding for the fun and fellowship of mountain cycling; gordonjudith@att.net, studio2g.com/srg/home.aspx

Night rally

Take Back the Night rally 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Apirl 23, lawn adjacent to Maxwell Theatre, 2500 Walton Way; speakers include Dr. Mark Allen Poisel, Judge Sheryl B. Jolly, District Attorney Ashley Wright and Anne Ealick Henry, candlelight campus march; The Clothesline Project and Jeans for Justice exhibits open April 20-24; (706) 724-5200, rapecrisisaugusta.org

Literary event

Under Magnolia with Frances Mayes 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 23, Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; an evening of reflections with Georgia-native and author best known for Under the Tuscan Sun; gchrl.org


Augusta Archaeological Society 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, Big Daddy’s Bar & Grill, 4045 Jimmie Dyess Parkway; University of South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Archaeologist Joseph E. Wilkinson presenting From Savannah to Santee: Looking at Early Archaic Hafted Bifaces by Raw Material and Geography; dinner (on your own) 6:30 p.m., program 8 p.m.; open to the public

Benefit sale

Wesley United Methodist Church spring yard sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair road, Evans; benefits missions

Relay for Life

Relay for Life of Columbia County noon Saturday, April 25, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; fundraiser to end cancer; relayforlife.org/columbiacountyga


Scholarship benefit featuring Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 25, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; gospel jazz concert; benefits Greater Columbia County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Louise A. Rice Scholarship Fund; expressive vocals and intricate arrangements of contemporary gospel; $30; gccacdeltas.org

Half marathon

Race 13.1; 7 a.m. Sunday, April 26, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; half marathon, 10k and 5k; race131.com/races/Race-13-1-Evans-GA


Evans Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Ambrose Wright Camp 1914, memorial service 2 p.m. Monday, April 26, Confederate Monument beside Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; open to the public

Art event

Neighborhood Art Walk and Sale 1-7 p.m. Friday, May 1, 318 Baston Road; Artists’ Guild of Columbia County, host; light refreshments; benefits the AGCC’s high school art scholarship; free admission

Bird count

Aiken County Migration Count 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2, meet at Kathwood Ponds, Silver Bluff Audubon Sanctuary, Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; looking for migrating birds; counting every bird seen, then reporting to Carolina Bird Club to be compiled for the state; all day event, bring lunch; beginners welcome, spotters needed; free; augustaaikenaudubon.org

Free shredding

Secure, Green, Free Shredding presented by Libra Organizing 8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, The Cleveland Group, CPAs, parking lot, 3740 Executive Center Drive, Martinez; dispose of sensitive papers; unlimited, onsite shredding; refreshments, organizing tips; shredding and recycling provided by Augusta Data Storage; libraorganizing.com

Pet benefit

Yard sale and pet food drive 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, Health Center Credit Union, 4339 Washington Road, Evans; benefits local homeless pet rescues; pet-themed gifts, supplies; (706) 863-2067, doxydog@att.net

Roller Derby

Low Down Throw Down Roller Derby Tournament 2015 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, Columbia County Exhibition Center, 212 Partnership Drive, Grovetown; $10 per day, $15 both days; ages 10 and under free; soulcitysirens.com

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