Arts and crafts vendors are needed for the Columbia County Renaissance Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, and businesses are being sought for booths at Trick or Treat so Others Can Eat on Thursday, Oct. 26. For information on the events, call (706) 312-7191.
Columbia County Chief Magistrate Judge Wade Padgett will present Teenage Years 101, about the implications of being a teenager in modern society, with emphasis on laws on sex, substance abuse and driving. A session for adults starts at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at Augusta Prep's Performing Arts Center. A session for teens begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Augusta Prep. For information, call (706) 868-3316.
Oct. 16 is the deadline for taxpayers who evacuated from Hurricane Katrina to file 2004 and 2005 individual income tax returns. Call (866) 562-5227.
The 14th annual Easter Seals Ornament of Hope,depicting First Presbyter-ian Church of Augusta, is available. For information, call (706) 667-9695.
The Lakeside High School JROTC Booster Club will hold a Haunted Trail from 7:30-11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, and 7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 27, at the school. The cost is $1, with children under age 5 admitted free. Hot chocolate and popcorn will be sold, and free hay rides available.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 805 Scott Nixon Drive in Martinez, will celebrate its 110th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, with the Rev. Raford Roundtree, the pastor of Mount Pleasant and St. John Baptist churches of Jackson, S.C., in charge of services.
Eryn Eubanks and the Family Fold will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Warehouse at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, on Columbia Road at Lewiston Road. Admission is free. For information, call (706) 863-6795.
The third annual Augusta Canal Harvest Moon Cruise, benefiting the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer's Care, will be from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday at the Canal Interpretive Center at Enterprise Mill, 1450 Greene St., Augusta. Tickets cost $25, available by calling (706) 738-5039.
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