Aiken County Calendar of Events

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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 […]

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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

Recurring Event Historic Trolley Tour

Historic Trolley Tour

Aiken Train Depot 406 Park Ave SE, Aiken, SC

On the tour, you’ll see and hear about... Historic Homes and Churches Equestrian Sites The Civil War’s Battle of Aiken The Live Oak Canopy on South Boundary A guided walk […]

Recurring Event Books-N-Things Fair

Books-N-Things Fair

Graniteville Marketplace 3770 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Graniteville, SC

Books-N-Things Fair is back for 2023! Instead of one big sale, there ill be a series of mini Books-N-Things Fairs this year. The first sale will be Saturday, January 28th […]

Recurring Event Ancient Sky Lore

Ancient Sky Lore

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Ancient Sky Lore will be shown on January 7, 14, 21 & 28 with showtime at 7:00pm. In this live show, the presenter points out constellations and stars while sharing […]

Recurring Event Seven Wonders

Seven Wonders

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Seven Wonders will be shown on January 7, 14, 21 & 28 with showtime at 8:00pm. Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient […]

Recognized Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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 […]

Recurring Event Tuesdays in the Park

Tuesdays in the Park

Aiken Horse Park 931 Powderhouse Road, Aiken, SC

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 […]

Recurring Event Nong Von B Art Exhibit

Nong Von B 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 […]

Up & Atom

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC

CNTA Up & Atom Series Presents... Savannah River Site: Landlord Transition from DOE to NNSA Join NNSC Principal Deputy Administrator Frank Rose and DOE Senior Advisor for Environmental Management Ike […]

Recurring Event Aiken Winter Encore

Aiken Winter Encore

Aiken Horse Park 931 Powderhouse Road, Aiken, SC

The Aiken Winter Encore will be held at the Aiken Horse Park and will take place February 2 - 5, 2023. USEF National A Rated Level 2 Jumper Free & […]

Recurring Event Black History Month Exhibit

Black History Month Exhibit

Aiken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame 135 Dupree Pl., Aiken, SC

Celebrate the contributions made by Aiken's African-American community in Thoroughbred racing. Aiken natives Wilbert "Boots" Breland, James "Pockets" Carter and others are featured in the exhibit. On exhibit February 3-20. […]

Recurring Event Aiken Antique Show

Aiken Antique Show

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

February 3-5, 2023 The Aiken Center for the Arts' Aiken Antique Show is celebrating its 23rd year. Come experience and celebrate one of the Southeast's most distinctive events. The show […]

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 […]

Camellia Seminar

Cold Creek Nurseries 398 Hitchcock Pkwy, Aiken, SC

11am-Waxing Camellia Blooms Demonstration Join camellia expert, Anna Sheets, to learn the art of waxing camellia blooms. Waxing camellias will preserve their beauty for several weeks. Participants are encouraged to […]

Schofield’s Founder’s Day Observance

Friendship Baptist Church 515 Richland Ave, Aiken, SC

Martha Schofield's Founder's Day Observance & Awards Program Saturday, February 4th at 12:00pm at Friendship Baptist Church Special Guest Speaker: Harold Y. Finigan, Educator/Historian & Member of the Darby Quaker […]

Recurring Event Habitat Earth

Habitat Earth

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Habitat Earth will be shown on February 4, 11, 18 & 25 with showtime at 6:00pm. Dive below the ocean's surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how […]

Aiken Antique Show

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

February 3-5, 2023 The Aiken Center for the Arts' Aiken Antique Show is celebrating its 23rd year. Come experience and celebrate one of the Southeast's most distinctive events. The show […]

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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

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 […]

Up & Atom

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC

Up & Atom Presenter: Fred Beranek, Director of Engineering, Fluor Nuclear Power Newberry Hall Cost: $20/person RSVP Required

Valentine’s Drop-In

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

Drop-In to the Aiken County Visitors Center for a Valentine's goodie bag. Includes: Craft, coloring page and candy (While supplies last)

CAROLINA Series – Lisa Gilyard-Rivers Exhibit

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC

Carolina Series  The Etherredge Center Friday, Feb 10, 2023 at 6:00 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Carolina Series season subscription for all […]

Aiken Community Theatre: Coffee House

Aiken Community Theatre 126 Newberry St Sw, Aiken, SC

Grab some coffee and sweets. Seating is first come, first serve. Open mic begins at 7:00 and the featured entertainment will start by 8:00. Doors open at 6:30. We look […]

Bluebird Seminar

Cold Creek Nurseries 398 Hitchcock Pkwy, Aiken, SC

Bluebird Seminar with Glen Hendry Saturday, February 11th 10am Cost $5 Join us for a talk on attracting bluebirds to your backyard. Glen Hendry, a member of the South Carolina […]

Cupid’s Vendor Market

940 Dougherty Rd., Aiken 940 Dougherty Rd., Aiken, SC

Food Truck and Vendors! February 11th 10:00am-2:00pm K & B Apparel Shop 940 Dougherty Rd., Aiken, SC 29803

Romantic Masterpieces

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC

Soloist: Cellist Jonathan Swensen Sunday, February 12 3:00pm Etherredge Center Weber – Oberon Overture Lalo – Cello Concerto Brahms – Symphony No. 2

Schooling Show Series

Sporting Days Farm 3549 Charleston Hwy, Aiken, SC

Sporting Days Farm Schooling Show Series Information Sporting Days Farm is excited to announce the 2023 Schooling Show Series. All shows will be SCDCTA Recognized. All show dates will offer […]

Schooling Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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 […]

Art Exhibit: Bernice Tate Reception

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

Exhibits will be on display February 16 - March 23, 2023 The Art of Bernice Tate is first and foremost a personal tribute recognizing the life and times of her […]

Cultural Series – Empire Wild

The Etherredge Center 340 Scholar Loop, Aiken, SC

Cultural Series The Etherredge Center Friday, Feb 17, 2023 at 7:30 PM (ET) Single tickets on sale August 1 Anyone interested in purchasing a Cultural Series season subscription for all […]

Mardi Gras

Downtown Aiken Aiken, SC

Save the Date!! Mardi Gras in Downtown Aiken!

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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

Recurring Event UKI Agility Trial

UKI Agility Trial

Paw Pack Training & Sport, LLC 160 Pigeon Rd, Wagener, SC

UKI Agility International Paws Pack Dog Training & Sports, LLC & Oakley Canine Athletics UKI Agility Trial February 25-26, 2023 Paw Pack Training & Sports, LLC 160 Pigeon Rd Wagener, […]

Sandlapper Dual Sport

Hollow Creek Fire Dept. 858 Hollow Creek Rd., Salley, SC

Sandlapper Dual Sport Sponsored by Columbia Enduro Riders February 25, 2023 Entry: Pre-Registration fee is $65, after 2/05/2023 post entry fee is $70 passenger $10. This is an AMA Sanctioned […]

Recurring Event Battle of Aiken

Battle of Aiken

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

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 […]

Book Signing with Dr. Walter Curry

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

Join the Aiken County Visitors Center for a book signing with Dr. Walter B. Curry for his award-winning book 'The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga, Vol 1, A Narrative History'. […]

Annual Black History Jazz Concert

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

Join us for the 13th annual Black History Concert. Enjoy an evening of lively music performed by local artists as we celebrate Black History Month. Take part in dancing, refreshments […]

Annual Aiken Oyster Roast: One Shell of a Good Time

Western Carolina State Fairgrounds 561 May Royal Dr., Aiken, SC

Join The Gifting Tree Foundation for 'One Shell of a Good Time' on Saturday, February 25th 2023. The all-inclusive event will feature roasted oysters & a low country boil (shrimp, […]

Dressage Tests of Choice

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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

Recognized Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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 […]

Recurring Event Ted Atkinson Exhibit

Ted Atkinson Exhibit

Aiken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame 135 Dupree Pl., Aiken, SC

An exhibit about the life and career of Ted Atkinson, the only jockey to ever ride the Hall of Fame and Aiken trained Tom Fool. On exhibit March 1 - […]

Recurring Event Grand-Prix Eventing

Grand-Prix Eventing

Aiken Horse Park 931 Powderhouse Road, Aiken, SC

Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce's Field Our vision for Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce's Field is to showcase the best of the sport of eventing. It will demonstrate the highest quality and […]

Recurring Event Sunstruck

Sunstruck

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Sunstruck will be shown on March 4, 11, 18 & 25 with showtime at 8:00pm. Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center […]

Recurring Event Engineering ISS

Engineering ISS

DuPont Planetarium 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC

Engineering the International Space Station will be shown on March 4, 11, 18 & 25 with showtime at 7:00pm. This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create […]

Dog Walk for Charity

Aiken Steeplechase Racecourse 2020 Richland Avenue East, Aiken, SC

The Aiken Steeplechase Association will host its Second Annual Dog Walk for Charity on Sunday, March 5, 2023. The beneficiary for the 2023 Walk is Friends of the Animal Shelter, […]

Up & Atom

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry Street SW, Aiken, SC

Up & Atom Presenter: Fred Beranek, Director of Engineering, Fluor Nuclear Power Newberry Hall Cost: $20/person RSVP Required

Triple Crown Road Race

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

There are Three Events: 5k, 10Miler, and Virtual 100 Mile Challenge. Net proceeds from all three events will benefit Great Oak Therapeutic Riding Center.

Movie Night In The Park

Generations Park Columbia Hwy North, Aiken, SC

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. […]

Recognized Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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 […]

Schooling Horse Trials

Full Gallop Farm 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC

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 […]

Breakfast at the Gallops

Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Road, Aiken, SC

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 […]

Second Annual Spring Has Sprung!

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

Aiken Small Businesses presents... Second Annual Spring Has Sprung! March 18th  9am-2pm Sage Creek Park  Graniteville, SC $25 vendor fee to help cover expenses Interested vendors please text 803-522-4752 or […]

2023 Aiken Trials

Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Road, Aiken, SC

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. Beginning in 1942, the Aiken Trials have […]

Aiken Civic Orchestra

St. John's United Methodist Church SC

Aiken Civic Orchestra presents 'Sensational Strings'. Come enjoy an evening concert with the Aiken Civic Orchestra and friends 'Under the Steeple' at St. John's UMC. $20 suggested donation