Aiken County Calendar of Events

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Art Exhibit: American Academy of Equine Art

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Exhibits will be on display October 27 - December 2, 2022. Drawing from their member artists across the nation, this exhibition is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures of the highest quality, with emphasis on diversity in style and subject matter. The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA) was founded in 1980, to assemble […]

Recurring Event Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market 115 Williamsburg St NE, Aiken, SC

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm (or until the farmers sell out) WE'RE OPEN YEAR ROUND Come enjoy fresh, local goodness with vendors selling produce, baked goods, honey, artisan goods, beef, eggs, and pork! A History of the Aiken County Farmers Market Williamsburg Street between Park and Richland Avenues was the site of the Aiken Cotton Platform and […]

Art Exhibit: American Academy of Equine Art

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Exhibits will be on display October 27 - December 2, 2022. Drawing from their member artists across the nation, this exhibition is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures of the highest quality, with emphasis on diversity in style and subject matter. The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA) was founded in 1980, to assemble […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Handel’s Messiah

St. Mary's Help of Christians Catholic Church 138 Fairfield St. SE, Aiken, SC

Tuesday, November 29 7:30pm St. Mary Help of Christians Church

Aiken Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series

St. Mary's Help of Christians Catholic Church 138 Fairfield St. SE, Aiken, SC

The Aiken Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series presents: Handel's Messiah At St. Mary Help of Christians Church

Art Exhibit: American Academy of Equine Art

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Exhibits will be on display October 27 - December 2, 2022. Drawing from their member artists across the nation, this exhibition is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures of the highest quality, with emphasis on diversity in style and subject matter. The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA) was founded in 1980, to assemble […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Rock Climbing at the Carolina Bay

Carolina Bay Nature Preserve Price Ave, Aiken, SC

Climb on our 1,200 square foot rock climbing facility, located near Carolina Bay on Price Ave. Our instructor is fully trained and will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Climbing routes have been designed for beginner/experienced climbers. Group rentals are available. Ages: 3 and up Drop-In Climbing Sessions: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm All […]

Rock Climbing at the Carolina Bay

Carolina Bay Nature Preserve Price Ave, Aiken, SC

Climb on our 1,200 square foot rock climbing facility, located near Carolina Bay on Price Ave. Our instructor is fully trained and will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Climbing routes have been designed for beginner/experienced climbers. Group rentals are available. Ages: 3 and up Drop-In Climbing Sessions: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm All […]

Recurring Event Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market 115 Williamsburg St NE, Aiken, SC

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm (or until the farmers sell out) WE'RE OPEN YEAR ROUND Come enjoy fresh, local goodness with vendors selling produce, baked goods, honey, artisan goods, beef, eggs, and pork! A History of the Aiken County Farmers Market Williamsburg Street between Park and Richland Avenues was the site of the Aiken Cotton Platform and […]

Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Art Exhibit: American Academy of Equine Art

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Exhibits will be on display October 27 - December 2, 2022. Drawing from their member artists across the nation, this exhibition is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures of the highest quality, with emphasis on diversity in style and subject matter. The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA) was founded in 1980, to assemble […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Night of 1000 Lights

Downtown Aiken Aiken, SC

One of Downtown Aiken’s favorite holiday nights! This festive evening will include Santa, carolers and of course, the luminaries throughout downtown.

Christmas Tree Lighting-Jackson

Jackson Town Hall 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Town of Jackson Christmas Tree Lighting Concessions will be available to purchase Skating will be open immediately after the tree lighting. December 1st Festivities begin at 5:30pm With tree lighting at 6pm Jackson Municipal Complex 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Recurring Event Skating Winter Wonderland

Skating Winter Wonderland

Jackson Town Hall 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Town of Jackson Skating Winter Wonderland Jackson Pavilion 106 Main St., Jackson, SC 12/1/22- 6pm-8pm 12/2/22-6pm-9pm 12/3/22-12pm-4pm 12/4/22-3pm-7pm Skate rentals are $3 for children under 12 and $5 for ages 12 and up Socks are required Concessions and S'mores available for purchase

52nd Annual Christmas Craft Show

Odell Weeks Activity Center 1700 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, SC

The 52nd Annual Christmas Craft Show will be held Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. The show will feature vendors from all over the Southeast with items handmade by the crafters and guaranteed to set your gift-giving apart. We will have […]

Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Art Exhibit: American Academy of Equine Art

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Exhibits will be on display October 27 - December 2, 2022. Drawing from their member artists across the nation, this exhibition is a collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures of the highest quality, with emphasis on diversity in style and subject matter. The American Academy of Equine Art (AAEA) was founded in 1980, to assemble […]

Recurring Event Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us for the annual Festival of Trees at the City of Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum. The festival kicks off with a tree lighting on December 2nd at 4:00 pm. The Festival of Trees will be on display Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Downtown Aiken Christmas Tree Lighting

Newberry Festival Center Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC

Join us on Newberry Street for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The mayor will countdown the lighting and listen to festive music.

Recurring Event Skating Winter Wonderland

Skating Winter Wonderland

Jackson Town Hall 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Town of Jackson Skating Winter Wonderland Jackson Pavilion 106 Main St., Jackson, SC 12/1/22- 6pm-8pm 12/2/22-6pm-9pm 12/3/22-12pm-4pm 12/4/22-3pm-7pm Skate rentals are $3 for children under 12 and $5 for ages 12 and up Socks are required Concessions and S'mores available for purchase

Recurring Event Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market 115 Williamsburg St NE, Aiken, SC

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm (or until the farmers sell out) WE'RE OPEN YEAR ROUND Come enjoy fresh, local goodness with vendors selling produce, baked goods, honey, artisan goods, beef, eggs, and pork! A History of the Aiken County Farmers Market Williamsburg Street between Park and Richland Avenues was the site of the Aiken Cotton Platform and […]

52nd Annual Christmas Craft Show

Odell Weeks Activity Center 1700 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, SC

The 52nd Annual Christmas Craft Show will be held Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. The show will feature vendors from all over the Southeast with items handmade by the crafters and guaranteed to set your gift-giving apart. We will have […]

Jingle Bell Boutique

Sage Creek Community Park Sage Creek Blvd., Graniteville, SC

Multivendor shopping event that includes handmade items, direct sales, rummage sales & food vendors. Bounce house rented for the kiddos so bring the whole family!

Recurring Event Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us for the annual Festival of Trees at the City of Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum. The festival kicks off with a tree lighting on December 2nd at 4:00 pm. The Festival of Trees will be on display Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Recurring Event Road n’ Rails

Road n’ Rails

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us every 1st Saturday at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum for live music by Roads n' Rails (Songs n' Tales). You will hear railroad songs and a little bit of country music. Enjoy live music at the Depot select Saturdays. Bring a lawn chair and join us on the back porch. 1st […]

Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Coffee and Cars Augusta’s Toys for Tots Drive

SC

C&C AUGUSTA'S TOYS FOR TOTS CAR MEET AND DRAG RACE AT CAROLINA DRAGWAY!! 12.3.22 10am-4pm TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE - CAR MEET - DRAG RACE CALLING ALL RACERS, STREET AND TRACK!! December 3rd 2022 marks the Christmas edition of Coffee and Cars Augusta and our Toys for Tots Drive at Carolina Dragway! We are looking […]

(RESCHEDULED) Author and Book Signing Event

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

** We apologize for the inconvenience, but we have rescheduled this event for February 25, 2023 11am-2pm) **   Please join us for a book signing and a 15 minute book talk about The Awakening with author Dr. Walter B. Curry $10 Chic-fil-A gift card to the first 10 purchases of The Awakening & Gift […]

New Ellenton Christmas Parade

City of New Ellenton Main Street, New Ellenton, SC

Our annual Christmas Parade is just around the corner! If you are interested please fill out a form and return is to the City Hall in New Ellenton. Attached are the rules and regulations as well. Please contact the City Hall for questions and information regarding the parade.

Recurring Event Skating Winter Wonderland

Skating Winter Wonderland

Jackson Town Hall 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Town of Jackson Skating Winter Wonderland Jackson Pavilion 106 Main St., Jackson, SC 12/1/22- 6pm-8pm 12/2/22-6pm-9pm 12/3/22-12pm-4pm 12/4/22-3pm-7pm Skate rentals are $3 for children under 12 and $5 for ages 12 and up Socks are required Concessions and S'mores available for purchase

Arts & Crafts Hangout

Aiken County Public Library 314 Chesterfield St S, Aiken, SC

Come social while working on your project! -Drawing -Painting -Crochet -Knitting -Embroidery -Origami -Etc. Feel free to bring finished works to show off! Supplies not provided.

Santa Claus is coming to Orange Otter Toys!

Orange Otter Toys 336 Georgia Ave. Suite 105, North Augusta, SC

Santa Claus is coming to the toy store! Join us for photos and a chance to not just tell Santa what you want, but show him! We will also have a Santa letter writing station so you can be sure he gets your list and checks it twice!

Christmas Cookies & Crafts

AR Workshop North Augusta 434 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC

Join us for special Cookies Cookies & Crafts class at AR Workshop North Augusta! Learn the art of Cookie Decorating with Jessica from Vanilla Bean & Ivory! This event will start with a DIY workshop to make your choice of a wooden Tray, Pedestal, or Lazy Susan. Customize your project with your choice of (non-toxic!) […]

Canvas & Cork: Deck the Halls Workshop

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

Uncork your creativity! This workshop will be a 2 session workshop which means we will paint from 4-6 then break for 1 hour dry time- then finish from 7-8! Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/eat-drink-art

Tinkergarten’s 10th Annual Lantern Walk

Gregg Park Civic Center 1001A Avenue, Graniteville, SC

The annual Tinkergarten Lantern Walk has become a magical tradition, designed to help kids, big and small, welcome the darkness of winter and learn to embrace this natural change together with joy. Our Aiken County Lantern Walk will be on December 4th at 4:30pm. It's free and open to all! Visit https://tinkergarten.com/lantern to register for […]

Mystery of the Christmas Star

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Mystery of the Christmas Star Journey back over 2000 years as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star that the wise men followed to Bethlehem. See incredible images of supernovae, comets, planetary conjunctions and other celestial phenomena. This show won five Telly Awards and is sure to charm and captivate audiences. Appropriate […]

Mystery of the Christmas Star

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Mystery of the Christmas Star Journey back over 2000 years as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star that the wise men followed to Bethlehem. See incredible images of supernovae, comets, planetary conjunctions and other celestial phenomena. This show won five Telly Awards and is sure to charm and captivate audiences. Appropriate […]

Mystery of the Christmas Star

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Mystery of the Christmas Star Journey back over 2000 years as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star that the wise men followed to Bethlehem. See incredible images of supernovae, comets, planetary conjunctions and other celestial phenomena. This show won five Telly Awards and is sure to charm and captivate audiences. Appropriate […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Jackson Christmas Parade

Hwy 125 Hwy 125, Jackson, SC

Jackson Christmas Parade P.O. Box 369 – Jackson South Carolina 29831 (803) 471-2228 Christmas is almost near, and we want to let you know that the Jackson Christmas Parade will be held December 4, 2022 on Highway 125 in Jackson. ***All entries must be decorated*** Line-up will begin at 1:00PM behind the Jackson Middle School. […]

Recurring Event Skating Winter Wonderland

Skating Winter Wonderland

Jackson Town Hall 106 Main St., Jackson, SC

Town of Jackson Skating Winter Wonderland Jackson Pavilion 106 Main St., Jackson, SC 12/1/22- 6pm-8pm 12/2/22-6pm-9pm 12/3/22-12pm-4pm 12/4/22-3pm-7pm Skate rentals are $3 for children under 12 and $5 for ages 12 and up Socks are required Concessions and S'mores available for purchase

Aiken Choral Society Presents “Carols by Candlelight”

Aiken's First Baptist Church 120 Chesterfield St. N, Aiken, SC

Celebrate the holidays with Aiken Choral Society singing “Carols by Candlelight”. Selections by Vivaldi, John Rutter, Berlioz, Irving Berlin, and others. Under the direction of Dr. Maureen Simpson and accompanied by David Brown at the piano. This promises to be a highlight of your Holiday Season! Free to the public, but donations are welcomed as […]

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Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Recurring Event Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us for the annual Festival of Trees at the City of Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum. The festival kicks off with a tree lighting on December 2nd at 4:00 pm. The Festival of Trees will be on display Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Aiken Youth Orchestra and Aiken Youth Ensemble Concert

Aiken Center For the Arts 122 Laurens St SW Aiken, SC 29801, Aiken, SC

Join us for a concert by the Aiken Youth Orchestra and Aiken Youth Ensemble on Monday, December 5th at 7:00pm in the main gallery. Free and open to the public. Founded in 2002 as a home for string players in Aiken County, the Aiken Youth Orchestra has grown from an eight member chamber group to […]

Recurring Event Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market 115 Williamsburg St NE, Aiken, SC

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays 8:00am-12:00pm (or until the farmers sell out) WE'RE OPEN YEAR ROUND Come enjoy fresh, local goodness with vendors selling produce, baked goods, honey, artisan goods, beef, eggs, and pork! A History of the Aiken County Farmers Market Williamsburg Street between Park and Richland Avenues was the site of the Aiken Cotton Platform and […]

Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Recurring Event Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us for the annual Festival of Trees at the City of Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum. The festival kicks off with a tree lighting on December 2nd at 4:00 pm. The Festival of Trees will be on display Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Recurring Event Coloring for Adults

Coloring for Adults

Aiken County Public Library 314 Chesterfield St S, Aiken, SC

Bring your coloring pencils and felt pens! Coloring sheets and refreshments will be provided. Sign up at the information desk on the 2nd floor! Meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Creative Lab on the 1st floor

Aiken Concert Band Christmas Concert

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC

Come out to hear this wonderful community concert band as they perform many Christmas holiday favorites. Music includes: Fantasy of Carols Ding Dong, Merrily on High Celtic Carol Christmas Intrada On Christmas Day The Polar Express and other exciting Christmas music! The Aiken Concert Band is a nonprofit 501c3 community band with over 70 dedicated […]

Recurring Event Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Karey Santos Art Exhibit

Aiken County Visitors Center 133 Laurens St NW, Aiken, SC

Come check out the Aiken County Visitors Center Monthly Artists Exhibit displaying a new local artist each month. Make sure you stop and see the talent. Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Recurring Event Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

Join us for the annual Festival of Trees at the City of Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum. The festival kicks off with a tree lighting on December 2nd at 4:00 pm. The Festival of Trees will be on display Monday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite […]

Recurring Event Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Christmas Camp ( Ages 4-7)

Art Nook School & Studio 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste. 10, Aiken, SC

‘Tis the season! This 2 day Camp is full of fun Christmas-y art! From 9:30-12:30 Monday & Tuesday! Dec 19th & 20th Tickets www.artnookaiken.com/art-classes/seasonal-camps-classes/winter-camps

Rock Climbing at the Carolina Bay

Carolina Bay Nature Preserve Price Ave, Aiken, SC

Climb on our 1,200 square foot rock climbing facility, located near Carolina Bay on Price Ave. Our instructor is fully trained and will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Climbing routes have been designed for beginner/experienced climbers. Group rentals are available. Ages: 3 and up Drop-In Climbing Sessions: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm All […]