Columbia County's Fall Fair is open daily through Saturday at the Merchants Association Fairgrounds on Columbia Road, across from Patriots Park. Call the Fair Hotline at (706) 210-3603, or go to www.columbiacountyfair.net.
United Way survey
The United Way is conducting a community assessment survey through Nov. 29. Survey forms are available on the Columbia County Web site at www.columbiacountyga.gov, or on the United Way site at www.uwcsra.org. Call (706) 724-5544, extension 131.
Nov. 20 is the deadline for entries in the 45th Annual Martinez-Evans Christmas Parade, to be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 6. Go to www.columbiacountyfair.net.
The city of Grovetown will hold a Veterans Day memorial ceremony at 10:15 a.m. today at the Memorial Wall. Call (706) 863-1867.
Gardening at Lunch
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at noon today with a program on winter-blooming plants. Call (706) 868-3413.
The Augusta Alzheimer's Association's "Docs and Dessert" will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Elmcroft Assisted Living on The Pass at Furys Ferry Road, featuring Dr. Suzanne Smith, director of the MCG Memory Disorder Clinic. The event is free. Reservations are due today by calling (706) 731-9060.
- Lakeside High School's band is taking orders through today for boxes of oranges, grapefruit and tangelos for $15. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (706) 863-0027.
- Grovetown High School's band is holding fruit sales, with 20-pound boxes for $16 and 40-pound boxes for $26. Mixed boxes are available for $19 and $30. Orders must be received by Saturday. Call the school at (706) 447-2102, or Debby Turner at (706) 556-3342.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School is seeking vendors for its Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 12. Call Wendy Smith at (706) 631-9696.
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