Head out to the Landing at Bogus Hill for an Independence Day Weekend of Soul event. Hosted by Jokers Comedy on Da Move and Groovetime Entertainment on July 2, the event will feature soul music by musicians Nellie Tiger Travis, Nelson Curry and more. Tickets can be purchased online starting at $25 per person. Gates open at 2 p.m. and the event runs until 10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring tents and lawn chairs. To learn more, visit the Eventbrite page.
Enjoy the long summer nights outside at Music in the Park. The summer concert series is put on by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council from May through July at Maude Edenfield Park. The free weekly event will feature Aiken Brass performing for the local crowd. Music begins at 7 p.m. and in the event of inclement weather, the festivities will be moved indoors. To learn more, visit the nonprofit website.
Enjoy a night out at the baseball diamond as the Augusta GreenJackets host the Columbia Fireflies during their home stand from June 28 - July 3. The games will feature a wide variety of promotions during the week including post game fireworks, Thirsty Thursday, White Claw pre-game concert and more. For more details on game times, tickets and promotions, visit the GreenJackets website.
Step back to the Revolutionary period at North Augusta’s Living History Park located at 299 Spring Grove Avenue. On July 4, a reading of the Constitution, as well as interactive experiences about early American settlement life, will be available to the public. The event is free to the public, with hot dogs, fudge and other snacks available. To learn more about the event, visit the nonprofit’s website.
Enjoy a drag brunch over the holiday weekend at Savannah River Brewing on July 3. The event, taking place from noon to 3 p.m., will feature performances from Gin Von Tonic, Molly Sapphire Hangover with food provided by That Greek Chef. Tickets can be purchased online starting at $10 per person. There will be a $10 cover, split to benefit a CSRA charity and performers. To learn more, visit the ticketing website.
Live music, fireworks and kiddie carnival will be at Fort Gordon during their Independence Day Celebration on June 30. Musicians Chris Jansen, Chris Lane and Julia Cole will take the stage and fireworks will end the nighttime festivities. Tickets must be purchased through the Fort Gordon DFMWR Building 28320, Lane Avenue through June 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchases made during the event will need MWR tickets. To learn more information, call 706-791-8878.
Celebrate the Fourth of July on the water at the Independence Day Dockside VIP event. Hosted by Two Dudes and a Boat, the inaugural event features a red carpet and a front porch aesthetic at One Fifth Street in downtown Augusta. The family friendly event will feature lawn games, a photo booth and river access. To learn more about the company, visit their website.
Get ready for the ho, ho, holidays with the Christmas in July 5K and 10K races in Augusta on July 2. The race benefits the Center for Hope with the Salvation Army. Participants are encouraged to wear their best Christmas gear while running along the flat race course starting at the Kroc Center starting at 7:30 a.m. To donate to the charity, visit the event website.
Enjoy the local music scene with the Aiken Music Fest series as Gabriel Flores and Blue Dogs headline the event on July 2 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aiken craft vendors, food, beer and more will be available to attendees at the Highfields Event Center. Tickets start at $15 per person and can be purchased online through an Eventbrite page. To learn more, visit the event website.
Listen to country and bluegrass music at the Roads N Rails event at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum on July 2. At the free event, people are encouraged to pull up a lawn chair and listen to the railroad themed tunes. The music goes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To learn more, visit Discover Aiken County online.