Top 5 Things To Do In Augusta This Weekend


This weekend is shaping up to be one of the most eventful of the year – and the weather is expected to cooperate perfectly!

Here are the top 10 things happening in Augusta this weekend;

#1 Aiken Bluegrass Festival

aiken bluegrass festivalThis weekend is the massive Aiken Bluegrass Festival. Today on Saturday, May 14th gates will be opening at 11am and music will go until about 10pm.

Today’s lineup will be;

Gipsy Moon Band – 1:00pm
Greg Burns and Friends – 2:30pm
Larry & Jenny Keel
Keller Williams
Vince Herman (Leftover Salmon)
Paul Hoffman (Greensky Bluegrass)
Mimi Naja (Fruition)
Keller (Williams) and the Keels – 4:00pm
Larry Keel’s Aiken Experience / Super Jam – 6:00pm
Paul Hoffman (Greensky Bluegrass)
Anders Beck (Greensky Bluegrass)
Travis Book
Jay Cobb Anderson (Fruition)
Phoffman & Anders Beck Quartet – 8:00pm
Fruition – 10:00pm

For more information click here.

#2 Spring Greek Festival

augusta greek festivalHoly Trinity Greek Orthodox Church is proud to announce the 27th Annual Spring Greek

It will be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 13th through the 15th.

Tons of volunteers will put in long hours to transform our church property (located at 953 Telfair Street in downtown Augusta) into a small Greek village, hoping to bring a little bit of Greece to many who may never see it any other way!

There will be free food, lots of fun and games for everyone.

#3 Latino Americans: A Celebration

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Enjoy a sweet ending to the Augusta University Libraries’ Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series with stories from Hispanic/Latino community members, entertainment, and dessert this coming Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This event is free, bilingual, and open to the public.

For more information, visit

#4 Southern Steel Guitar Convention

steel guitarBelvedere Jaycee Building, Belvedere, SC 29841

Steel Guitar Music, featuring Joe Turner.

Jam Session tonight from 6 pm to 11 pm

Full convention will be tomorrow from 9:30 am to 6 p.m.

Jerry Reece,

#5 Art in The Park 2016

Columbia County Memorial Garden & Amphitheater 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd Adjacent to the Columbia County Library in Evans

Join the Columbia County Arts Council for our annual Art in the Park! Artists and artisans will showcase their talents at this festival highlighting the visual and performing arts in Columbia County. This year’s event will include performances by several local performers, a
variety of arts vendors, our annual sidewalk chalk contest, demonstrations for adults, and lots of activities for kids. Art in the Park 2016 is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 14th 10am-5pm

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