What is forward this weekend? A brand new pop-up drinking water park, a likelihood to see indie motion pictures from across the globe and a place star performs in Augusta. Here are a lot more details on these and other festivities:
Masters City Minor League is starting up an once-a-year, weekend drinking water park. Wet and dry perform parts will be scattered across the league’s ball park with over 20 inflatables and games this sort of as dunk tanks, a foam pit occasion, carnival online games and drinking water slides above 20 feet tall. Project manager Anthony King stated via Messenger that this will be an prospect for households to have some pleasurable in the solar.
No outside the house foodstuff or beverages will be permitted, but treats will be out there these as Hawaiian shaved ice and cotton candy. Splash Jam is located at 1951 Phinizy Road off Peach Orchard Highway in Augusta and will run on Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight and on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
Admission is $15 for grownups, $10 for children more than 3 feet tall and small children underneath 3 toes tall get in free of charge with a compensated adult. For progress tickets and extra data, simply call (706) 592-8353 or stop by the Splash Jam web page on Eventbrite.
Black Cat Photo Demonstrate
The 7th once-a-year Black Cat Image Show movie festival is back. All weekend lengthy, Le Chat Noir in downtown Augusta will attribute over 30 brief and full-duration movies from the U.S. as very well as France, Argentina, Spain and other countries. A24 Films is also partnering with the festival to characteristic the studio’s fantasy epic “The Eco-friendly Knight.” Advertising coordinator Robb Smith mentioned via Messenger that Q&A segments will be held concerning blocks with the filmmakers.
Attendance is capped with everyday and weekend tickets obtainable. Weekend passes consist of voting for the Viewer’s Selection Award and catered foods Friday and Sunday. Vic’s Grill food truck will be parked outside Le Chat Noir all day Saturday.
Smith also stated, in regard to COVID-19 security protocols, masks will be demanded besides for when feeding on or ingesting. Social distancing will be promoted by lowered seating within and additional seating outside the house.
Friday’s films begin at 6 p.m. and operate right up until the 10 p.m. reception. Saturday’s operate all day setting up at 10 a.m. Sunday begins with brunch at 10 a.m., movies at 11 a.m. and an awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Day-to-day passes cost $27, weekend passes are $64.80. To purchase tickets or see the whole routine, go to lcnaugusta.com/black-cat-picture-display.
Cattyshack provides back cat display
Cattyshack Cat Club is bringing again its annual cat competition at Riverview Park Routines Heart in North Augusta for the 27th year. Judged courses consist of kittens, residence cats and purebred cats. Kittens and cats up for adoption will be available on web site alongside with nine suppliers offering T-shirts and pet materials. A foodstuff truck will be parked exterior to feed visitors.
Demonstrate manager Sallie Dubay said all profits from the exhibit are donated to area no-eliminate animal shelters. She reported they are recommending friends don masks and retain social distancing all over the event.
See the cats Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is $6, for lively navy and seniors it’s $5, and ages 11 and young get in free of charge. For more details, go to cattyshackcats.com.
Augusta Leisure Sophisticated is bringing again its brew bonanza for the seventh year on Saturday at 3 p.m. at James Brown Arena. Far more than 100 craft beers will be available from breweries across the Southeast like Savannah River Brewing Co. in Augusta, Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, N.C., and Terrapin Beer Co. in Athens, Ga. The occasion is limited to ages 21 and older.
Basic admission is $35 in advance and $45 at the doorway. VIP tickets are $75 and incorporate one-hour early admission, food by Mellow Mushroom, entry to a VIP lounge area and specialty beer selections. VIP tickets cannot be acquired online. Designated Driver tickets are obtainable in man or woman and at the box office environment. VIP Selected Driver Tickets are obtainable for $20 and have all the VIP perks minus becoming ready to sample alcoholic beverages.
For a lot more information and to purchase tickets on the web, go to augustaentertainmentcomplex.com/aec_occasions/augusta-beerfest-5.
Misfit Theatre Group’s “Twisted Wonderland”
For these seeking a exhibit that will get curiouser and curiouser, the Misfit Theatre Team is performing “Twisted Wonderland” at Pexcho’s American Dime Museum on Sixth Street from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday. The enjoy is an even wilder consider on the Alice in Wonderland tale and was prepared by troupe member Jezibell Anat who is portraying The Crimson Queen and is serving as assistant director/choreographer.
Anat mentioned the queen is vicious, the Mad Hatter is “entirely insane,” and Alice is additional grownup although also getting much more whimsical. There is also an LGBTQ factor to the story, a thing that is significant to the Augusta theater troupe. Anat claimed that, whilst it is an edgier show, the content would be ideal for adolescents and older.
Tickets can be acquired in progress for $25 at simpletix.com/e/misfit-theatre-team-provides-twisted-wond-tickets-74261.
Blanket Creating for Charity
The Augusta chapter of Project Linus is supplying the general public a opportunity to give back again on Saturday. Participants will master how to crochet or knit blankets that will be supplied to kids and youngsters in require by means of businesses like the Ronald McDonald Household, Augusta Dream Middle and Crimson Cross. Coordinator Christine Newby mentioned they have their own supplies, but they fortunately take donated provides as well. Newby stated they acquire around 300 blankets a day, and in 2020 they have been able to provide a lot more than 3,000 blankets by the stop of the yr.
Volunteers will meet at Platt’s Funeral Household on North Belair Street in Evans from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be supplied. For anyone who demands volunteer hours, Newby stated she would be happy to indication off on that for everyone who will help. The chapter retains a blanket-generating day just about every thirty day period. For additional information on this and upcoming gatherings, go to the Augusta chapter’s Fb page.
Food items Truck Fridays with Bands & Brews
Inhabitants are at the time all over again invited to a bash at Columbia County Amphitheater powering the Evans Library on Evans Towne Centre Boulevard on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. A variety of foodstuff and beverage vans will be parked outside with this month’s concept staying Italian foodstuff. Audio will be offered by the area rock ‘n’ roll band Interstate Exiles.