The inaugural Sportsman's Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wildwood Park. Spaces for cooks in the wild game cook-off, with prizes from $200 to $500, are available, and vendor spaces also are available. For information, call Jeb Bell at (706) 541-3761, or e-mail jbell@ columbiacountyga.gov.
The annual Columbia County Cares spaghetti supper will be held 4:30- 7:30 p.m. at Marvin United Methodist Church on Belair at Wheeler roads. Tickets cost $5, or $20 for a family of four or more. Call (706) 541-2834.
The Stevens Creek Elementary School PTO is holding a fundraising raffle for a golf car, a $1,000 savings bond and pearl jewelry from Windsor Jewelers. Tickets cost $5 or five for $20, and are available until Thursday at the school, at Tudor's Cleaners on Furys Ferry Road and Shear Southern on Furys Ferry Road. The drawing will be held Friday. For information, call (706) 868-3705.
The Grovetown Lions Club annual turkey shoot will be held at 6 p.m. each Friday and Saturday starting Friday through Dec. 13 on Old Louisville Road off Harlem-Grovetown Road. For information, call Dave Deckert at (706) 556-1649.
Sharon Baptist Church, at 6262 Cobbham Road, in Winfield, will hold a barbecue chicken dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Call (706) 836-0454.
St. Teresa events
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, on Columbia Road, is holding events to mark the parish's 40th anniversary. A Mass and dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, a talent show and roast of the pastor will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, and a fall carnival will be 2-9 p.m. on Oct. 11. For information, call the church at (706) 863-4965.
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be the guest speaker at 9 a.m. Saturday at the monthly breakfast of the Columbia County Republican Party at Fatz Cafe in Evans. Breakfast costs $6. Go to www.columbiacountyrepublicanparty. org, or call (706) 955-2012.
Church of the Holy Comforter will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Memorial Gardens behind the Columbia County Library in Evans. The county Humane Society will be available for pet adoptions. Dogs must be on leashes. Call (706) 210-1133.
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