White Water Classic College Fair
Featuring several colleges and universities, military recruiters, a steppers performance and gift card giveaways. 6-8 p.m. Martin Idle Hour Park Community Center, 900 Airport Road. Free. 334-291-4719
Historic Columbus Anniversary
As part of the Historic Columbus Lunch and Lecture Series, “An Exploration of Columbus and Georgia History,” with Rabbi Beth Schwartz and panel. Noon. CB&T. Free. Lunch will be provided. Reservations required. 706-322-0756
White Water Classic Concert
Featuring R&B legends Sir Charles, Willie Clayton and special guest Cupid. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Phenix City Amphitheater. $20 advance/$25 at gate. Purchase tickets at www.whitewaterclassic.com or the Phenix City Parks and Rec. office, 1500 Airport Rd. 334-291-4719
Bikes on Broadway
15th annual event held to benefit Our House, a local orphanage for children. The two-day event boasts live music, an amazing raffle, vendors and a dice run. All day Friday and Saturday. 1100 block of Broadway. Prices vary. uptowncolumbusga.com or 706-289-5028.
Guided walk through the National Civil War Naval Museum where you’ll here stories like nowhere else. Highlights experiences and information from previous investigations. 7 p.m. Small children under the age of 8 not permitted. $10. Civil War Naval Museum, 1002 Victory Dr. 706-221-1530
Flutist Jonathan Snowden
Former principal flutist of the London Philharmonic Orchestra presents an evening of music for flute and piano. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter Legacy Hall. Free. www.columbusstate.edu/music
Join guest artist Paige Hutchinson to create your own unique work of art with wood. The Bi-City Woodturners will also be providing demonstrations on site. 10 a.m.-noon. Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road. columbusmuseum.com
The Claudettes fuse Windy City piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk, jazz-age echoes of burlesque and vaudeville, and the sultriness of ’60s pop-soul. 11 p.m. Soho’s, 5751 Milgen Road.
Columbus Eats Food Tour
Where food meets history. Discover the best local restaurants and stores in Uptown. Improved tour route. New restaurants. 11 a.m. Meeting point Country’s Barbecue, Broadway in Uptown. $45/adults; $80/pair; $25/children under 12. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to www.columbuseatsfoodtours.com.
Try a new technique for basket making-a 4-by-6 wood bottom finished with a square dip handle. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Suitable for beginning basket makers. Class limited to six participants. Callaway Discovery Center, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. $60/guest. $45/passholder. www.callawaygardens.com
Doughboy Football Season Opener
The Doughboys take on Texas A&T. 11 a.m. Doughboy Stadium, 153 Sigerfoos Road, Fort Benning. Home games are always free. www.benningmwr.com
Grandparent’s Day Celebration
Bring grandma and grandpa to the FDR State Park to play hands-on, interactive nature bingo games. 2-3:30 p.m. Meet wild animals. All ages welcome. Snack and drinks provided. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858