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  • Writer's pictureKristen Stouffer

11 Things to do in Augusta this Weekend

Aiken Community Playhouse - Friday, Saturday - Aiken Community Playhouse presents Outside Mullingar, a tale of two adults finding their way towards happiness. Shows at 7:30 PM each night. Cost is $15 adults, $10 students.

Art Exhibition - Friday - View 3 artist's exhibitions of work starting at 9 AM at Sacred Heart Cultural Center. Free Event.

Augusta Market - Saturday - Shop local vendors, enjoy live music and walk along the riverfront at the Augusta Market from 8 AM - 2 PM on 8th Street.

Beer Fest - Saturday - The largest celebration of craft beer in the CSRA is here! Taste from local breweries, the southeast's most popular craft beers and some imported ones. Unlimited sampling with ticket purchase. 3 - 6 PM at James Brown Arena. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 day of.

E-Choco-Lipse Workshop - Friday - Antebellum Chocolate Company is offering a once in a lifetime experience of becoming a celestial-chocolatier for a night by creating your own chocolate bars and designing labels in celebration of the Eclipse. Cost is $30 per mould which makes 3 chocolate bars. 6:30 PM at Antebellum Chocolate Company in Graniteville.

Family Yoga - Saturday - Free yoga class for all skill levels presented by certified instructors from the 4-H club. 9:30 AM at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. No registration required. Free Event.

Fort Gordon Glow Run - Saturday - Wear black clothes and glow gear for a nighttime 5k at Fort Gordon. Race begins at 8:30 PM. Free Event.

Party in the Park - Saturday - Live acoustic concert from some of country music's rising stars including Ray Fulcher, Tyler Reeve and more! Great event to bring the whole family. 6 - 11 PM at Evans Towne Center Park. Free Event.

Solar Eclipse Community Symposium - Friday - Learn about the upcoming solar eclipse, the science behind it, the history of eclipses and more through a series of short presentations at Augusta University's Maxwell Theatre from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Limited number of free eclipse glasses will be available. Free Event open to the public.

Swamp Treks - Saturday - Kids 3rd - 8th grade can trek through the swamp trails and learn about wildlife. 10 AM at the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Cost is $10.

The Dam Trip - Saturday - Cole Watkins Kayak Tours is taking a 7 mile paddle starting at the bottom of Clarks Hill Lake and ending at Betty's Branch. Cost is $50 for tour and kayak rental or $15 if you bring your own equipment.

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