Join us for Tuesday, November 9th from 6-7pm for a lecture by Tom Mack on his new book, 100 Things to Do in Augusta Before You Die. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP 803-641-9094.
The one-hour talk will feature highlights from the new book published by Reedy Press, including first-hand tips on dining, entertainment, recreation, cultural activities, and shopping, all from an author who has spent over thirty years writing about the Central Savannah River Area in his popular “Arts and Humanities” column in The Aiken Standard. A book signing will follow the presentation. Book summary: Augusta keeps reinventing itself: Indian trading post, largest inland cotton market in America, would-be winter resort, and hub for the health sciences and cybersecurity services. Over the years, each transformation has left its mark on the city, making it a dynamic place to live and a colorful place to visit. Consider 100 Things to Do in Augusta Before You Die as a handy guide for those who already think that they know the city well and for those who are planning a short visit. Get insider tips on where to dine and how to make the most of your restaurant experiences. Discover the most vibrant entertainment venues, and the most distinctive shops. Explore the city’s recreational opportunities on land and on the water. Dig into Augusta’s remarkable past, from the American Revolution and through the Civil War to the high-tech era, and learn more about its singular personalities.