National Hispanic Heritage Month

Augusta University & Community events

arts in the heart of augusta festival

The Festival features a juried Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Market, a Global Village with food from more than 20 countries, five stages stacked with live entertainment and much more. 

Dates and Times
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 - 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 - 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 - 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. 


diversity & inclusion grand rounds featuring dr. Juan walker

Topic: Religion and Education Have Always Coexisted: Examining How Pre-service Social Studies Teachers Teach World Religions

Date:  Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: University Hall 170 

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 


Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: La Tuna Universitaria de Salamanca

Date: Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Amphitheater, Summerville Campus

Sponsored by Los Amigos Hispanos (Spanish Club), FLAIR, and the English and Foreign Languages Department


hispanic festival 2017

Hispanic American Cultural Association, or Asociacion Cultural Hispanoamericana (ACHA), presents the 25th Hispanic Festival, an event with folkloric groups, musical groups, authentic food stands, arts and crafts, activities for children, and other attractions for the family. The admission fee will be $5 per day. ACHA members, active duty military with ID, and children 12 and under are free. 

Dates and Times
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 - 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 - 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 - 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.


art in the park: fall fest 2017

The Columbia county Arts Council and the citizens of Columbia County hope you can join us to make this an annual event that everyone puts on their calendar as an event of memory-making, fine art and enjoyment. Live Performances by: Columbia County Ballet, Musical Theatre Workshops, VOCE, Suzuki Strings of Augusta, Patrick Duncan, Denise Mundy, Harmony River Chorus, Augusta Youth Dance, Kelly Kane Dancers, Augusta, Jr. Players...and more! Free and open to the public. 

Date: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Columbia County Library Amphitheatre, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.