Saturday planner: Tree walking, dancing, egg-hunting and, yes, Snakes


CANOPY TRAIL: Enjoy great views from the TreeTop Canopy Trail, which is suspended 35 feet above the ground and linked to three platforms surrounding oaks, hickories and sweet gum trees. 10-10:30 a.m. and 1-1:30 p.m. Oxbow Meadows, 3535 South Lumpkin Road. $5. oxbow.columbusstate.edu

FESTIVAL BY THE LAKE/EASTER EGG HUNT: Life music, games, food, crafts for sale, cakewalk and yard sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Florence Marina State Park, Omaha, Ga. $25. 229-838-4706.

ICE SKATING: 4-9 p.m., Columbus Ice Rink, 400 Fourth St. $7 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under, $3 for skate rental. 706-225-4500 or columbusicerink.org

SONGWRITER SERIES: This new concert series will feature Tony Arata ("The Dance"), Pat Alger ("Unanswered Prayers") and Mike Dekle ("Country Must be Country Wide"). 7 p.m. The Park at 11th and Bay.

HOCKEY: The Columbus Cottonmouths host the Knoxville Ice Bears in the first round of the SPLH playoffs. (this game is an if-necessary game) 7:30 p.m. Columbus Civic Center, 400 Fourth Street. $5-$30. cottonmouths.com

DANCING: Line dancing and ballroom dancing every Saturday. 7:45-8:45 p.m. (line) and 9 p.m.-midnight. (ballroom). VFW Club, Post 665, 1824 Victory Drive. $2-$7. 706-665-6656.

LIVE MUSIC: Behold the Brave is scheduled to perform. 9 p.m. The Loft, 1032 Broadway. theloft.com


EASTER BRUNCH: This popular event feature a variety of traditional breakfast, lunch and dessert options, including a carving station, a waffle bar, chocolate fountain and more. 10 a.m. and noon. The Benning Club. $9.95-$18.95. Reservations recommended. benningmwr.com/dining