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Artsy Me
Artsy Me

4275 Washington Road Evans, Ga 30809

Cricket and Brad Willis first opened Artsy Me on December 1st, 2001. Since opening, they have had a few different homes, but since 2012 they have been a permanent landmark in Evans in the “old Brown’s feed & seed” building. In June of 2016, Artsy Me opened their second location downtown on Broad Street. [...]

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Augusta & Co.
Augusta & Co.

1010 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901

Augusta & Co. is an innovative experience center and community hub located in the heart of downtown Augusta. Through its rotating art gallery, tasting bar, curated local merchandise, and continued promotion of regional attractions and events, the space conveys the authentic flavor of Augusta.[...]

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Augusta Candle Company
Augusta Candle Company

1124 Broad Street Augusta, Ga 30901

Since opening its doors on Broad Street in May of 2018, Augusta Candle Company has become a favorite addition to any downtown outing. Enter the Augusta Candle Company and the fragrant aromas say it all. It’s an experience unlike any other. [...]

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Greater Augusta Art Council
Greater Augusta Art Council

1301 Greene Street Augusta, GA 30904

Augusta is an amazing arts destination city with an abundance of art experiences. Visitors have so much to choose from including concerts, galleries, live theater, open mics, museums, the hottest bars and finest restaurants. We have annual festivals that feature arts, music, culture, food, and literature. One of the South’s largest arts festivals is Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in September, a celebration of Augusta’s varied arts and cultural diversity [...]

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Jessye Norman School of the Arts
Jessye Norman School of the Arts

739 Greene Street Augusta, Georgia 30901

Founded in 2003 to meet the artistic needs of underserved populations in downtown Augusta, Georgia, The Jessye Norman School of the Arts has held true to its core mission and has grown to become a place for creativity, education, and selfexpression for all. In addition to the completely free after school and summer programs, JNSA hosts a number of art and culture events throughout the year ranging from professional art shows, music, dance, and theatrical performances, to homeschool classes and community programs for children adults and seniors at all skill levels. [...]

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Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History

1116 Phillips Street Augusta, GA 30901

The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History has been the cornerstone for the cultural and historical preservation of African American history in Augusta and the surrounding region. Explore the local history through museum and special tours, programs, and annual events. Experience the museum’s inspiring art exhibitions that showcase the South’s rich black heritage to locals and visitors through rotating exhibitions all year. [...]

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Morris Museum of Art
Morris Museum of Art

1, 10th Street Augusta, GA 30901

Overlooking the Savannah River in historic downtown Augusta, Georgia, stands the Morris Museum of Art— the first museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. Noted for its multifaceted permanent collection, diverse and continually changing exhibitions, as well as informative public programs, the Morris Museum is dedicated to the interpretation of Southern art in all its forms and the preservation of the region’s rich visual culture. [...]

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Naked Epicurian
Naked Epicurian

In her past life, Augusta native Ann Beth was a teacher by day and a dabbling thespian by night, soaking up her tiny portion of the spotlight playing a cynical attorney, a drunken mom, an inferior trollop, a successful hairdresser, and a failed sextherapist. Her latest stint was playing a straight (wo)man in Scrodinger’s Cat Improv Troupe. [...]

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Raysean Ricks
Raysean Ricks

Raysean Ricks is a writer for Augusta University’s Division of Communications and Marketing. He graduated from the university in 2017, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. In 2018, he began his writing own blog, Raylatable, to share his personal experiences on life—the good, bad and ugly. [...]

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Sól Himalayan Salt Cave and Spa
Sól Himalayan Salt Cave and Spa

7013 Evans Town Center Blvd Suite 201 Evans, GA 30809

Michelle Grant, owner of Sól Himalayan Salt Cave and Spa, was once riddled with allergies and allergy-related brain fog. She experienced profound healing at her first visit to a salt cave in Asheville, NC, and knew then and there that she had to share these benefits with others. Fast forward to today… [...]

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The River Golf Club
The River Golf Club

307 Riverside Boulevard North Augusta, SC 29841

Set along the banks of the Savannah River, The River Golf Club has established itself as one of the best course designs in the Southeast since its opening in 1998. The River Golf Club is a semi-private facility conveniently located across from downtown Augusta, in North Augusta, SC. The club has continued to enhance its reputation in the world of golf, and has received notable accolades, including being selected as one of the top five new courses in the nation by Golf Digest. [...]

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