The Augusta Brew Haus Spring Thaw Fest will be Saturday, April 21, 2018. There will be a chili cookoff ($10) from 12 to 3 p.m. sponsored by the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce, a Mini Bier Fest ($15) which includes commemorative glass. All breweries attending are home brewers. Live music 12 to 4 p.m. by Shorty and the Two Toads. Other activities include bonfires, s’mores and special biers. Proceeds will benefit Focus Marines Foundation which helps wounded warriors.