University Health Care System will sponsor the third annual Pops! Under the Stars at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at the Evans campus of University Health Care System, 447 North Belair Road. In case of rain, the event will be held at Abilene Baptist Church, in Martinez. Admission is free, with food and beverages available. For information, go to www.augustasymphony.org, or call (706) 826-4705.
Art in the Park
Columbia County Arts Inc., will hold the second annual Art in the Park reception and festival May 4-5 at the Columbia County Library and Memorial Gardens, in Evans. For information, go to www.columbiacountyarts.org.
The Maj. Gen. Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the private dining room of the Side Track Bar and Grill, at 4027 Washington Road. The speaker is David Moncus, the commander of the SCV camp in Waynesboro. He will discuss the Vicksburg Campaign. For information, call (706) 863-7172, or go to www.geocities.com/scv1914/home.
The Greater Augusta Stamp Club will present its annual "Stamp Bourse" from 3-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Americas Best Value Inn, 3023 Washington Road, Augusta. Admission is free. For information, call (706) 868-6769.
The CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon will hold a luncheon featuring Lt. Gen. Jim Campbell, director of the Army Staff, at noon Friday at the Doubletree Hotel. Tickets cost $25, or $200 for tables of eight. For reservations, call (706) 824-1312, or e-mail email@example.com.
North Columbia Elementary School is celebrating its 50th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, with alumni invited to attend. For information, call (706) 541-1158, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Youth Ministry of Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church will hold a "Power of the Holy Spirit Night" for ages 13-18 from 7-10 p.m. Friday, with speaker Michael James from Friendly Church of God in Christ. The Youth Ministry also is sponsoring a trip to Orlando to visit The Holy Land Experience and Universal Studios from May 25-26. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Graves Mountain, a former mine known for rare minerals, will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27-29 for the semiannual Rock, Swap and Dig event. The mountain is located off of U.S. Highway 378 between Lincolnton and Washington. For information, call (706) 359-3862.
The Grovetown Pediatric Day Treatment Center, at 444 Park West Drive, in Grovetown, will hold an open house from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday. For information, call (706) 868-6543.
The Augusta Choral Society and the chorus from Augusta Prep will present an evening of folk songs from England and the United States at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hull Performing Arts Center at Augusta Prep. Tickets are available by calling (706) 826-4713, or online at www.augustachoralsociety.org.
Vendors are being sought for Columbia County's Farmers Market and More, to be held 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and May 12 at the Evans Town Center Park. To register, call (706) 312-7192.
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