April Events

April 5. Moonlight Music Cruise “The Henrys.” Augusta Canal. Folk/Bluegrass, Americana Instrumentals. Pack a picnic & beverages of choice to enjoy a relaxing evening on the AugustaCanal. 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission $25 for adults, $23 for senior 60+, military, or students. Visit, www. augustacanal.com.
April 8 to 14. Masters Golf Tournament.
April 9. Rock Fore! Dough. The 15th Anniversary Rock Fore! Dough concert. Darius Rucker headlines the event which will take place at The First Tee of Augusta’s Driving Range on Masters Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Over the years the Rock Fore! Dough concerts have raised more than $1.6 Million for The First Tee of Augusta and thrilled to bring this Masters Week tradition back to the facility the event supports. Visit, www.rockforedough.com.
April 10. ParTee On The Green at Augusta Common by Garden City Jazz. A dance party with music for all ages – beach, soul, pop, jazz, house, reggae, R&B, funk. Feature performances by community dance groups, a DJ mashup, line dance finale, and live band. From 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Entry fee: $5 day of event
(free for children under 3 years old).
April 12. Taste of the Master Chefs. West Lake Country Club. One night. Fifteen incredible chefs. One cause. Enjoy an unforgettable evening with James Beard award-winning celebrity chefs, renowned musical artists and professional athletes, all coming together to raise funds and awareness to benefit hunger relief. All proceeds from TOMC benefit The Salvation Army of Augusta. The hottest social event of Masters Week. Visit, www.tasteofthemasterschefs.com.
April 18. Balsam Range at Miller Theater. Association’s Entertainer of the Year, Balsam Range, has become one of the genre’s most award-winning acts. Since forming in 2007, the group has garnered 13 IBMA awards on the heels of 8 critically-acclaimed albums. Balsam Range has left audiences spellbound while headlining major festivals from coast-to-coast, selling out venues across the nation and in multiple appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. The band collaborated with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble to record 2 albums, the second of which, Mountain Overture, debuted on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart at #5 and the Classical Crossover Chart at #6. Their previous outing, Mountain Voodoo, debuted at #4 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart and remained on that chart for 45 weeks. Visit, www. millertheateraugusta.com.
April 19. Andrew Peterson. Warren Baptist Church. Visit, www.songkick.com.
April 20. Paint and Sip – Mimosas & Brunch. Toaste of Augusta
1127 B Broad St., Augusta. Paint your own masterpiece, enjoy complimentary Mimosas, and a delicious Brunch entree while listening to some of our favorite music from the 90’s & 00’s! Relax, unwind, and unleash your inner artist. No experience needed, the instructor will walk you through each step to complete the featured painting! Visit www.eventbrite.com.
April 20. Turn Back the Block’s 8th Annual Harrisburg Clean and Green
by Turn Back The Block, Inc at Lamar-Milledge Elementary School, 510 Eve St., Augusta. Visit, www.eventbrite.com.
April 23. Cruel Intentions. Miller Theater. The 90s Musical. Visit, www. millertheateraugusta.com.
April 26. ABOUT FOUR SEASONS CHAMBERJAZZ by Garden City Jazz. Jazz-A-Ma-Tazz. A musical celebration of art in nature – is a four-event concert series, with music ranging from Latin jazz, to vocal standards, to Dixieland. Artists perform several selections representative of the season. Unitarian Universalist Church, 3501 Walton Way Ext
Augusta. Visit, www.eventbrite.com.
April 26. 2019 Craft Beer & Wine Tasting and Silent Auction. The event features a variety of local craft beers, red and white wines coupled with heavy hors d’ oeuvres and live music. The evening also includes a silent auction with a variety of brand name items, event tickets, vacation packages, etc.  for individuals who want to make a greater impact in the lives of children and families in Augusta-Richmond County. Visit, www.augustapartnership.org.
April 26. Moonlight Music Cruise- Wayne Capps. Eclectic collection of Americana, Blues, Folk, Pop, & Jazz. Bring a picnic & drinks to enjoy an evening on the Augusta Canal. Visit, www. augustacanal.com.
April 26-27. The Black Cat Picture Show is now accepting submissions. The 5th Annual Black Cat Picture Show is the CSRA’s only international independent adjudicated film festival, awarding cash and trophies. Visit, www.lcnaugusta.com.
April 26 to April 28. Garden Festival & Expo at Sacred Heart Cultural Center. This event showcases products like delectable cuisine, musical entertainment, extraordinary gardens and floral exhibits, unique plants and garden and home accessories, in the home furnishings, home textiles, horticulture & floriculture. Visit, www.sacredheartaugusta.org.
April 27. Musical Pictures with Augusta Symphony at Miller Theater. Visit, www. millertheateraugusta.com.
April 27. Kelsea Ballerini at James Brown Arena. Visit, www.songkick.com.
April 27. Earth Day at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors … We borrow it from our children. Hosted at the scenic Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, the annual Augusta Earth Day celebration is free to the community. The mission of this local celebration is to stimulate environmental awareness and promote sustainable living initiatives in the CSRA. Visit, www. phinizycenter.org.
April 28. Chicago, The Musical. CHICAGO is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history! CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to Augusta, Ga! Visit, www.augustaentertainmentcomplex.com.

 

 

 

Article appears in the April 2019 issue of Augusta Magazine.

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