CSRA Events: The Masters, the celebration of golf legends and live music | Community

THE MUSIC

Enjoy the Masters Tournament festivities during the annual Major Rager Concert Series at the Sharon Jones Amphitheater in North Augusta on April 9. Athens, GA headlining rock band Futurebirds will perform along the Savannah River. Doors to the event open at 6:30 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online through the event website. Blankets and chairs are allowed inside the amphitheater.

THE MUSIC

Enjoy an evening at Hammonds Ferry Pantry restaurant while listening to live music, located at 89 Crystal Lake Drive in North Augusta. Along with appetizers, drinks and food, there will be live music performed by musician One Stop Shop from North Augusta. The music starts at 6 p.m. on April 9. Restaurant Reservations can be done in advance online.

ARTS

Make and take home a Masters-themed souvenir from the CSRA region by visiting the AR Workshop in North Augusta at 434 Georgia Avenue Suite 104. The three-hour Woodworking Workshop Class on Thursday, April 7 from 6-9 p.m. allows attendees to choose a wood piece , to design and decorate it to their liking. The number of places is limited to 12 people for the event. To register, go to AR Workshop website. The price depends on the wood project of your choice.

FESTIVAL

Take a look at a variety of cars and bikes at Garden City Classic Car and Bike Show. Held outside the James Brown Arena in the 7th Street parking lot from 2-9 p.m., live music, food and more will be available. Tickets start at $10 per person and can be purchased online through a Eventbrite link.

THE MUSIC

Listen to the Nashville country artist Tanner Burch at Twin Peaks off Robert C. Daniel Parkway in Augusta Friday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. A South Georgia native and former college football player at Gardner-Webb University, writes and performs original songs about his personal life. Tickets are not required for this show.

GOLF

Celebrate the Masters Tournament and all things golf at Legends Festival presented by Golfweek. Held at Topgolf in Augusta, 437 Topgolf Way, and hosted by former PGA Golf Pro and CBS analyst Colt Knost, party the night away with prizes and golf. General admission is $200 for one person, running from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Learn more about the event and tickets in line.

THE MUSIC

Hear The Nelons on their Peace at Last Tour as they stop at Aiken Talatha Baptist Church April 8 at 7 p.m. The Atlanta-based southern gospel group has three Grammy nominations and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2016. To meet the event, visit the group’s website website.

BALLET

Watch the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company as they put on a one-night-only show at USC Aiken Etherredge Center April 7 at 7:30 pm The company, made up of rising ballet stars aged 16 to 20, presents works of classical and neoclassical ballet. Tickets start at $25 per person and can be purchased in line.

ENTERTAINMENT

Pass under the marquee at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds in Aiken to watch Circus Ma’Céo. The event, which features equine and trapeze elements, brings back the whimsy of traveling shows. The 1.5-hour show will take place from April 8-10, and ticket prices vary depending on seat location. To learn more about the event, visit Cirque Ma’Ceo website.

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Joseph K. Bennett