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Summer on Augusta 2016 – Happening in July!

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SOA is back and better than ever this July, 2016! Special events will take place along Augusta Road as local businesses celebrate Summer in the South.
You'll enjoy the festivities you've enjoyed in the past like  the block parties, kids activities, southern themed events, tomato pie contest, a fiddling contest, great food, cool drinks, and live muisc. Plus we are excited to announce the SOA Fiddling Contest at Bernhardt House of Violins and look forward to celebrating this year on Sunday at South End of Augusta Shopping Center! It’s a great time on the road. Stay cool and beat the heat at Summer on Augusta.

Augusta Road Business Association Thanks the 2016 Supporting Sponsors

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SUMMER ON AUGUSTA INFORMATION

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SOA Community Shuttle

We are happy to announce that the SOA Community Shuttle is returning this year! Brought to you by Primrose School of Greenville, the SOA shuttle will work differently than last year. Instead of shuttle route stops the community will be able to use this Bus like Uber except it's free! Just text the number 864-275-6577 and your ride will come pick you up on Friday and Saturday evenings. You must be located in the Augusta Road neighborhood district and the shuttle can only be used for transportation to and from Summer on Augusta events. It will be helpful if you use the shuttle as a group to keep the waiting time to a minimum. We hope this makes coming to SOA a fun and safe experience. onlyonaugusta@gmail.com with questions and enjoy the ride!

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SOA INSTAGRAM CONTEST

Enter this years Summer on Augusta Instagram Contest and win over $700 of gift certificates for businesses on Augusta Road. Simple take a photo of your fun and memorable moments at SOA events, post to Instagram and tag @onlyonaugusta and #summeronaugusta2016. Good Luck!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, July 28, 5 to 8 pm - Block Party at Capers Place - 1803 Augusta Street

Hosted by: Moppets, Savvy, Tootsies Children's Shoes, Paws & Claws, Reedy River Dentistry, First Citizens Bank, Muncaster Financial Group and Virginia Hayes of Coldwell Banker Caine

Start SOA at Capers Place with music by West End String Band. Food provided by The Chuck truck and beverages provided by Liquid Catering. Visit each business and you'll be entered to win a Capers Place gift basket. Kids activities, face painting plus discounts and specials happening at each business.

Friday, July 29, 11 am to 3 pm - Fiddling Contest hosted by Bernhardt House of Violins - 5 Cateechee Avenue
Drop by BHV on Friday and for those of you working this is a great way to spend your lunch! Food and beverages provided by Gullah' Q Low Country BBQ. Enjoy Blugrass, Celtic, Old-time...All Fiddle Styles Welcome! If your a fiddler you can register here. Registration ends JULY 17, 2016 at 11:59pm! Contestants are encouraged to stay for the entire contest. Top prize for both categories will be announced around 2:45pm.

Friday, July 29, 6 to 9 pm - Grillin' & Chillin' at Augusta Commons - 2222 Augusta Street

Hosted by: 4 Rooms, Gage's Muse Shoe Studio, Twill, The Elephant's Trunk, Pigtails & Crewcuts, Rhodes & Associates, Southern First, Priority One Security, C. Dan Joyner Realtors

Enjoy BBQ by Rick Fowler of Hogback Mountain BBQ and music by Darby Wilcox and friends. Beer & wine by New York Butcher Shop. We'll have kids activities, face painting, and some surprise activities too!
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Saturday, July 30, 2 to 4 pm -  Tomato Pie Contest at The Pickwick Pharmacy & Soda Fountain - 3219 Augusta Street
It's a tradition in the south to make a tomato pie in the summertime and here's the best way to find the very best pie of 2016! Pies are judged based on appearance, crust, filling and overall flavor & taste. Click here for details and to enter. Send an email to info@thepickwick.net with questions or call 864-277-4180.

Saturday, July 30, 1 to 5 pm - Hound Dog Social at Augusta Village

Hosted by: Augusta Grill, Legrand Bakery, Paisley & Paper, Ponthieux's Jewelry Design Studio
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Enjoy this pet friendly event that supports The Greenville Humane Society. Live music by Louie Sagedy starting at 2pm! Specials at each participating business plus kids activities. Augusta Grill will be open for drinks and appetizers and Legrand Bakery will have delights as well. Humane Society will have adoptable pets onsite. Come one come all and bring your furry friend too!

Saturday, July 30, 5:30 to 8:30 pm - Shaggin' on Augusta - 1501 Augusta Street (next to L's on Augusta)

Hosted by: L's on Augusta, Blair Boan, REALTOR, Carolina Choice Mortgage, Carolina Shag Club, Como's Pete's, Empire Spirits, Second Time Around, Roundtowners and United Community Bank
Dance the night away with beach music by the The Shag Doctorz and BBQ by Hi-Lo Smoke Company. Shag lessons start at 5:30 and band will start at 6:00. The first ever Shaggin' on Augusta Dance Contest will take place and four couples will be working with members of the Carolina Shag Club. Every contestant wins a prize and the first place winners instructors will receive a donation made in their names to Camp Courage. The crowd will choose the winners through virtual voting on smartphones. The contest will only take 20 minutes so everyone will enjoy the band till 8:30 pm! Remember to bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the music! Click here for details & contestant information.

Sunday, July 31, 12 to 5 pm - Sunday at the South End- South End Augusta Shopping Center - 3014 Augusta Street

Hosted by: Harrison Lighting, The 05, 9 Round Fitness & Barre 3
Come on out for SOA finale at the South End of Augusta for the Sunday at South End Party. A family friendly event  with live music by Trey Francis, photo background, kids activities and great food by the Automatic Taco Truck.

We also like to thank Consantine Dental, Toledano & Associates, Palmetto Olive Oil, Blockhouse Restaurant & Oyster Bar and The Rock House Antiques for their support of this annual festival!

All photos take during Summer on Augusta events by our photographer or the media are available for us to use in future promotion. If you would like a copy of any of our photos please reach out to us at onlyonaugusta@gmail.com.