Wine and roses
The third annual CSRA Wine Festival will be held 1-4 p.m. Oct. 4 at Savannah Rapids Pavilion in conjunction with the Augusta Rose Society's 46th annual rose show. Tickets to the wine festival cost $30 in advance or $35 at the door, and are available at the Vineyard Wine Shop in Evans or Toast Wine and Beverage in Martinez. For information, go to www.csrawinefestival.com.
Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church, 703 Furys Ferry Road, in Evans, will celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Rev. Robert Ramsey and Joyce Ramsey at 2 p.m. Sunday, with guest minister the Rev. Johnny R. Hatney, pastor of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Augusta. For information, call (706) 860-7091.
Writer Bill Baab will present his research on the authentication of the world-record largemouth bass at 7 p.m. Monday at the meeting of the CSRA Fly Fishing Club, at the River Island clubhouse. For information, go to www.csraflyfishers.org.
The Major General Ambrose Ransom Wright Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the private dining room of the Side Track Bar and Grill, 4027 Washington Road. For information, call John Partridge at (706) 863-7172, or David Butler at (706) 869-0586, or go to www.geocities.com/scv1914/home.
The Columbia County Choral Society will hold guest night for interested singers at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Evans For information, call (706) 650-2311, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.ccchoralsociety.org.
Crafters are being sought for Firefest 2008, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Evans Town Center Park behind Kroger. Space is limited. For information, call Kathy Watkins at (706) 860-6166.
The inaugural Sportsman's Festival at Wildwood Park will be held Sept. 27. Vendors are being sought for displays, and contestants are wanted for a wild-game cook-off and 5K run. For information, call Jeb Bell at (706) 541-3761, or e-mail jbell@ columbiacountyga.gov.
An event billed as the world's largest baby shower comes to Evans.
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