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Blessing of the Hounds

November 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

The annual Blessing of the Hounds immediately precedes Aiken Hounds’ formal Opening Meet. The Blessing is held on Thanksgiving Day at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Gate in the Woods. This traditional ceremony and beloved tradition lasts about 30 minutes and the public is welcome. There is no parking at the South Boundary entrance, but attendees may park downtown. One should allow 30 minutes to walk from Laurens Street to Memorial Gate. No motorized vehicles or dogs are permitted in the Woods for this event. There is no charge.


November 28, 2019
11:00 am - 11:30 am


The Hitchcock Woods Foundation


Memorial Gate Hitchcock Woods
South Boundary Entrance
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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