American Legion Post 192 in Evans will celebrate Oktoberfest and hold a silent auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Bidding is from 1-7:15 p.m. For information, call 863-6549 or 863-8728.
The Metro Augusta Builders Association's annual Showcase of Homes, at River Island off Blackstone Camp Road, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds from ticket sales go to Kids Restart and Hope House.
Second-grade pupils at Brookwood Elementary School, at 455 S. Old Belair Road, will present the musical The Cheese Stands Alone, at 2:15 and 7 p.m. Thursday. For information, call Johnny Carr at 855-7596.
Contestants are being sought for the 2005 Miss Columbia County Fair Scholarship Pageant to be held Oct. 15. The pageant, sponsored by the Merchants Association of Columbia County, is for single women, ages 16-24 (17 by Jan. 15) who are residents of the area. The winner will represent Columbia County at the state pageant in Atlanta in January. For information, call Pat Becton at 863-7645, or Debbie Zapata at 863-3754.
The Laurel and Hardy Museum is seeking Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel look-alikes to compete at the 17th annual Oliver Hardy Festival to be held Saturday in Harlem. For information, call Kathy Ham at 556-0401.
In celebration of its newly extended office hours, the Evans Post Office will halve the price of passport photos from 2-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5.
Columbia County Emergency Services Division Director Pam Tucker will be the guest speaker at the 7 p.m. Monday meeting of the Democratic Party of Columbia County, to be held in Building A of the Columbia County Government Center.
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