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Today’s events for Oct. 13

October 13, 2018

TODAY

The Riverfront Theatre Company will perform “Greater Tuna” at 7:30 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of North Augusta High School, 2000 Knobcone Ave., North Augusta. Tickets are $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit naartscouncil.org/theater or call 803-646-2815.

Friends of the Animal Shelter, or FOTAS, will hold a Dog Walk from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway. Walkers are welcome with or without dogs. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 803-642-7557.

Barktober Fest will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, 199 Willow Run Road. The event will feature vendors, a cash bar, costume contests for pets and humans, free dog park admission and music from Beth Spangler. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger. Pets are admitted free with ticket holder. All proceeds will benefit the Albrecht Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit letlovelive.org.

Indie Author Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. The event will feature speakers and workshops on topics related to independent book publishing, marketing, writing and more. Local authors also will be on hand to sign and sell books. For more information, call 803-642-2020 ext. 1131.

St. Gerard Catholic Church will hold its 2018 Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The event will feature vendors, food, raffles, kids’ activities and a bake sale. For more information, email tonyd1535@gmail.com.

The Community Medical Clinic of Aiken County will hold Pilates to Light Up Aiken County at 9 a.m. today at the clinic 244 Greenville St. N.W. The cost is $10, and includes refreshments and “mocktails.” A portion of the proceeds will benefit the United Way of Aiken County and the clinic. For more information, visit the clinic’s Facebook page.

John Wesley Hightower will host a community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Jaycee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Johnny and the HayWire Band will perform. For more information, call 803-279-4063.

SUNDAY

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will hold a grand re-opening celebration for the Clifford S. Gerde Carriage Museum at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rye Patch estate, 100 Berrie Road. The museum will be open until 5 p.m. following the ribbon-cutting. For more information, call 803-642-7650 or email sradford@cityofaikensc.gov.

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