Aiken County Calendar of Events

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Event Series Battle of Aiken

Battle of Aiken

Battle of Aiken 1210 Powell Pond Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Come see history come alive with cannons, cavalry horses and living history experts. For two days, reenactors eat, sleep, live and fight in a painfully recreated version of the world […]

Mardi Gras

Newberry Festival Center Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

Mardi Gras Downtown Aiken Newberry St. Admission is free Saturday, February 24th 4pm-9pm For more information, please visit www.downtownaiken.com

14th Annual Black History Concert

Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center 841 Edgefield Ave., NW, Aiken, SC, United States

One song can bring back a thousand memories! The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will host the 14th Annual Black History Concert on Saturday, February 24, 2024, […]

Event Series Puffs

Puffs

Aiken Community Theatre 126 Newberry St Sw, Aiken, SC, United States

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who […]

Event Series Digistar Special Effects

Digistar Special Effects

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, United States

Digistar Special Effects Extravaganza will be shown on February 3, 10, 17 & 24 with showtime at 8:00pm. Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we […]

Event Series USCA Baseball Home Game

USCA Baseball Home Game

USC Aiken 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, United States

Come to USCA for a classic baseball game, and support our local athletes as they play against Claflin. Baseball Home Game Schedule: Date | Opponent | Time Feb 2. | […]

2024 Winter Heart Show Benefit

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

Mark you calendars for the 2024 Aiken Women's Heart Board Show. Don't miss out on this special show and your opportunity to support the American Heart Association. The show will […]

Event Series Artist of Color 2024

Artist of Color 2024

Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta 100 Georgia Ave, North Augusta, SC, United States

Please join the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta in welcoming the "Artist of Color" Exhibit. In recognition of Black History Month, they are presenting the works of a […]

Event Series Aiken County Farmers Market

Aiken County Farmers Market

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

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 […]

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Dressage Tests of Choice We also offer extended stabling, temporary stabling, winter stabling - contact us for more information.

Cultural Series: Vienna Boys Choir

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

One of the most famous choirs in the world! The Vienna Boys Choir is the world's foremost children's choral group. It is among the oldest of all musical organizations, having […]

Vienna Boys Choir

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

The Vienna Boys Choir is the world's foremost children's choral group, and is among the oldest of all musical organizations, having been founded in 1498. Throughout history, noted composers such […]

Recognized Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Full Gallop Farm - Recognized Horse Trials Choose your phases - 3 phases, CT, dressage only, Jump rounds - coaching encouraged. All Full Gallop Farm Horse Trials, Combined Tests, Dressage […]

Injustice in Focus: The Civil Rights Photography of Cecil Williams

Center for African American History, Art and Culture 120 York St. NE, Aiken, SC, United States

The Center for African American History, Art & Culture invites you to a special presentation "Injustice in Focus: The Civil Rights Photography of Cecil Williams" on Thursday, February 29 at […]

Event Series Aiken Classic Series

Aiken Classic Series

Highfields Event Center 118 Gaston Street, Aiken, SC, United States

2024 USEF Aiken Classic Series January 5-7 Aiken Winter Classic I January 12-14 Aiken Winter Classic II February 9-11 Cupid Classic February 16-18 Carolina Classic March 1-3 March Madness I […]

Event Series Monica Wells Art Exhibit

Monica Wells Art Exhibit

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

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. Visitor Center business hours […]

First Friday Pickleball & Pizza

Virginia Acres Park 1700 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

First Friday Pickleball & Pizza is a free event hosted by the Southern Pickleball Academy and is open to the public. No sign-ups are needed, just show up ready to […]

Aiken Steeplechase Oyster Roast Fundraiser

Aiken Steeplechase Racecourse 2020 Richland Avenue East, Aiken, SC, United States

Join us for the Third Annual Aiken Steeplechase Oyster Roast Fundraiser! Enjoy a fun night of oyster shucking, BBQ, and live music by Fo Daniels at the Aiken Steeplechase Racecourse. […]

Joye In Aiken: Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

The March Festival week opens in the highest of high style with the inimitable trumpet talent and vocal charm of Festival favorites Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III. The duo […]

Take-A-Hike

Hitchcock Woods South Boundary Ave, Aiken, South Carolina

Join us for a guided group hike. Learn new hiking tips & tricks and hear funny and harrowing hiking stories from experienced trail walkers. This event is free, and all […]

12th Annual March Madness

Carolina Dragway 302 Dragstrip Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Come out to Carolina Dragway for the 12th Annual March Madness Racing. $25 Spectator Fee Kids 10 & Under Free Event Schedule: Gates open - 10AM Racing - 12Noon Driver's […]

Joye In Aiken: The Joye of Jazz

The Willcox 100 Colleton Ave, Aiken, SC, United States

Joye in Aiken's signature event fills the Southeast's most elegant jazz venue with the prodigious talents of young Juilliard-trained pianist Isaiah J. Thompson (2023 winner of the American Pianists Awards […]

Aiken Horsepower Association’s Monthly Cruise-In

Petco 251 Fabian Dr., Aiken, SC, United States

The 2024 monthly cruise-ins are held on the first Saturday of the month. Come join us for our monthly cruise-in at our new location next to Petco and Popshelf on […]

HBCU Baseball Classic

SRP Park 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta, SC, United States

SRP Park, in partnership with Murphy Auto Group and Paine College (National Christian Collegiate Athletic Conference), is excited to host the 3rd Annual HBCU Baseball Classic on Saturday, March 2, […]

Event Series Big Bird’s Adventure

Big Bird’s Adventure

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, United States

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame […]

Event Series Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, United States

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a […]

Event Series Sunstruck

Sunstruck

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, United States

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our […]

Joye In Aiken: Sybarite5 String Quintet

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

The surprise smash hit of the 2022 season, superbly accomplished chamber ensemble Sybarite5 defies categorization as it presents its stunning reinventions of works by composers as disparate as Radiohead, Coltrane, […]

Event Series Tuesdays in the Park

Tuesdays in the Park

Aiken Horse Park 931 Powderhouse Road, Aiken, SC, United States

The Winter season gives us the chance to share Bruce's Field with our local equestrian community. Jumper and Hunter rings and a Dressage arena. Our Tuesday schooling days provide an […]

Author Talk: Dr. Michael Fowler “Calling the Fleeting Breath”

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

Author Talk with Dr. Michael Fowler "Calling the Fleeting Breath" Tuesday, March 5, 6:00-7:00pm, Main Gallery Dr. Michael Fowler will lecture on his newly published book, Calling the Fleeting Breath. […]

SRP Park College Showcase

SRP Park 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta, SC, United States

University of Georgia vs. Georgia Southern University Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Georgia Southern University will be the home team. Gates Open at 5:00pm First Pitch at 6:35pm Individual tickets will […]

Art Exhibit: Springfest ’24

Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta 100 Georgia Ave, North Augusta, SC, United States

Join the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta for the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council's (NACACs) Springfest 2024. On exhibit March 7 - 28, 2024. The opening reception will […]

Joye In Aiken: Sanctuary Concert

Aiken First Presbyterian Church 224 Barnwell Ave. NW, Aiken, SC, United States

Free to all comers, this noon concert is a perfect showcase for the extraordinary talents of Juilliard's vocal students. Here they demonstrate their lighter side, in fun selections from musical […]

Event Series Test-N-Tune/Grudge Racing

Test-N-Tune/Grudge Racing

Carolina Dragway 302 Dragstrip Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Test-N-Tune/Grudge Racing Race cars, street cars, bikes and more Drag racing | Great concession food Gates open: 6:30pm Spectators: $20 Kids 12 & Under Free www.facebook.com/thehouseofhook

Joye In Aiken: Sam Reider and the Human Hands

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

A 21st century folk music orchestra featuring a rotating cast of some of the brightest names in jazz, bluegrass, classical, and world music, pianist/accordionist/composer Sam Reider's genre-bending acoustic ensemble quickly […]

Event Series Aiken Classic Series

Aiken Classic Series

Highfields Event Center 118 Gaston Street, Aiken, SC, United States

2024 USEF Aiken Classic Series January 5-7 Aiken Winter Classic I January 12-14 Aiken Winter Classic II February 9-11 Cupid Classic February 16-18 Carolina Classic March 1-3 March Madness I […]

Boot Scootin’ For Our Kids

The Big Red Barn 187 Chime Bell Church Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

You are cordially invited to wear your finest western gear for a night of dinner and dancing at Boot Scootin' for Our Kids 2024. This fundraising event will be held […]

Joye In Aiken: Parsons Dance

Aiken Community Theatre 126 Newberry St Sw, Aiken, SC, United States

Led by Artistic Director David Parsons, "one of the great movers of modern dance" (The New York Times), this company is renowned all over the world for its youthful energy […]

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Dressage Tests of Choice We also offer extended stabling, temporary stabling, winter stabling - contact us for more information.

Triple Crown Road Race

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

The Triple Crown 10 Miler traverses a scenic course through the historic horse district of Aiken South Carolina, starting and ending at the Odell Weeks Activity Center. Flat, fast and […]

Augusta Invitational Regatta

Langley Pond Park Langley Dam Rd., Warrenville, SC, United States

The Augusta Invitational is back. Date of Race: 3/09/24 Location: Langley Pond, Aiken, SC Race Distance: multi-lane 2000 meter sprint race Event Categories: Open/College/Junior Augusta Invitational Regatta Langley Pond features […]

McGHEE’S MILE Harness Races

McGhees' Mile 620 Banks Mill Rd., SE, Aiken, SC, United States

TROTTERS and PACERS are BACK MARCH 9 2024 McGhees’ Mile Standardbred Races Tickets will go on sale the February 5th. More information coming soon! Ticket outlets Aiken saddlery Aiken county […]

Spring Open House

Cold Creek Nurseries 398 Hitchcock Pkwy, Aiken, SC, United States

Join Cold Creek Nurseries for an exciting celebration at our upcoming Spring Open House on March 9 from 10 am to 2 pm. Get ready to discover the latest and […]

Colonial Times High Tea

Living History Park 236 W. Spring Grove Ave, North Augusta, SC, United States

Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind afternoon with High Tea on Saturday, March 9th at the Red Barn. The event begins at 2 pm and is hosted by the Ladies of […]

Movie Night In The Park

Generations Park 700 Mack Henry Holland Dr., Aiken, SC, United States

Lights, camera, action...it's the City of Aiken's Movie Night in the Park. Come and enjoy a fun filled evening with the family at the beautiful Beverly D. Clyburn Generations Park. […]

Joye In Aiken: Paul Jacobs

St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church 125 Pendleton Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

Aiken's favorite organist brings the Festival to a thrilling finish, demonstrating once again why he is considered the world's greatest living practitioner of the instrument, and why Juilliard selected him […]

Eventing Academy Horse Trials

Stable View 117 Stable Dr., Aiken, South Carolina

An Eventing Academy comprises up to three parts: Friday, Open Schooling Cross Country only. Saturday, up to Three Phase Schooling and Sunday, Unrecognized Schooling Horse Trials, Combined Test, Stadium Round, […]

Recognized Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Full Gallop Farm - Recognized Horse Trials Choose your phases - 3 phases, CT, dressage only, Jump rounds - coaching encouraged. All Full Gallop Farm Horse Trials, Combined Tests, Dressage […]

Up & Atom

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

CNTA Up & Atom Series Presents... Dr. Kallie Metzger, Director eVinci Fuel for Westinghouse Newberry Hall Cost: $20/person RSVP Required

Schooling Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC, United States

Full Gallop Farm - Schooling Horse Trials/Combined tests Choose your phases - 3 phases, CT, dressage only, Jump rounds - coaching encouraged. We also offer extended stabling, temporary stabling, winter […]

Winter Classic Hunter/Jumper Challenge Series

Stable View 117 Stable Dr., Aiken, South Carolina

2024 Hunter/Jumper Challenge Series (Pending USEF approval) Eight Shows for National 'A' Rated Hunters & Level 4 Rated Jumpers March 14 - 17, 2024 - Stable View Winter Classic April […]

Event Series Aiken in the Alley

Aiken in the Alley

USC Aiken-Alley Location 141 Newberry St., SW, Aiken, United States

The University of South Carolina Aiken presents a new community series, "Aiken in the Alley". Sponsored by the university's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, "Aiken in the Alley" […]

Aiken Civic Orchestra

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

Aiken Civic Orchestra Pop Series 2023-24 The Aiken Civic Orchestra presents "Music of JCY" on Thursday, March 14th, 2024 at 7pm. Come enjoy an evening concert with the Aiken Civic […]

Derina Harvey Band- Celtic Rock

Amentum Center for Performing Arts 126 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

This high-energy Celtic Rock group delivers on entertainment with Derina Harvey’s soaring vocals combined with the band’s impeccable musicianship featuring guitar, bass, fiddle, and drums.

$50
Event Series Derina Harvey Band

Derina Harvey Band

Amentum Center for Performing Arts 126 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC, United States

The Aiken Performing Arts Group presents the Derina Harvey Band. The Derina Harvey Band has left many an audience out of breath and hollering from their seats. This high-energy Celtic […]

Breakfast at the Gallops

Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Road, Aiken, SC, United States

Watch Aiken's Future Racing Stars Workout. This will be an opportunity to observe juveniles who are preparing to go to the races and older campaigners, work before leaving to go […]

Carolina Series: Robyn Noelani Arnold

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC, United States

Robyn Noelani Arnold is a dancer and choreographer from upstate South Carolina who specializes in ballet, improv, and modern dance. Her new works explore how to grow as humans through […]

$20

2024 Aiken Trials

Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Road, Aiken, SC, United States

The Aiken Trials have become a time-honored tradition as the first leg of Aiken's Triple Crown. This is a fun, family friendly event. Gates Open at 10am | Opening Ceremonies […]

Playing Fore Paws Golf Tournament

Woodside Plantation Country Club 1000 Woodside Plantation Drive, Aiken, SC, United States

Join the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare for their annual Charity Golf Tournament "Playing Fore Paws". Monday, March 18, 2024 Woodside Country Club 18 Hole | 4 Person Scramble […]

Stable View Hunter/Jumper Institute

Stable View 117 Stable Dr., Aiken, South Carolina

A unique opportunity for horse and rider to jump at Stable View at the Hunter/Jumper Institute.

Event Series Over Land and Sea Art Exhibit

Over Land and Sea Art Exhibit

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

The Aiken Center for the Arts presents "Over Land and Sea" - wildlife art from the hearts and hands of internationally acclaimed artists and sculptors. Exhibition runs March 21 to […]

SRP Park High School Showcase

SRP Park 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta, SC, United States

Harlem High School vs. North Augusta High School Thursday, March 21, 2024 Gates Open at 4:30pm JV First Pitch: 5:00pm Varsity First Pitch (approx.): 7:00pm General Admission Tickets: $10 + […]

Third Thursday in North Augusta

Downtown North Augusta Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC, United States

Go Local and embrace what makes the North Augusta community so unique. Shop Local - Dine Local - Live Music - Enjoy Local. Stroll downtown or catch a ride on […]