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December 2010
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  Feast of Carols
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  Craft Show
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  Tree Lighting
  Celebrate Aiken!
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  Tour of Homes
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  A Christmas Story
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  Parade
  Holiday Home Tour
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  Parade
  Concert
  Parade
  Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols
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  Celebrate Aiken's Birthday!
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  Christmas in Hopelands
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  Starlight Cinema
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  Hoofbeats and Christmas Carols
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Dec 1st, 2010 (Wed)
7:00 PM
  Feast of Carols

The traditional celebration takes a leap into the 1800's! Held at The Etherredge Center 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 803-648-6851 or 803-641-2847 or visit anhogg@usca.edu

Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri) -- Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
  Holiday Event
Wagener Holiday Celebration, Downtown Wagener. Come for the fireworks, parade, crafts, buggy rides.  Call 803-564-3412 or visit www.wagenersc.com for details.
Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri) -- Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
9:00 AM
  Craft Show
Christmas Craft Show, Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Rd. Crafters from the SE and beyond come to sell their goods. Call 803-642-7631 or visit www.experienceaiken.org for more information.
Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri)
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Tour of Homes
The 23rd annual Christmas tour of Homes will be held in North Augusta on Friday, December 3rd . Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $18.00 the day of the tour.tickets can be purchased at Jim Bush Flower Shop, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Communigraphics, or Parks Pharmacy.
Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Tree Lighting

Aiken Tree Lighting Ceremony, at the center of Laurens St. and Richland Ave. in Downtown Aiken.  Come see the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, sing carols, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. For more information call 803-642-7634 or visit www.experienceaiken.org.

Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri)
7:00 PM
  Celebrate Aiken!
Feast of Carols, USC-Aiken Etherredge Center, 471 University Pkwy. Event highlights the music and history of Aiken from 1835 to the present. Call 803-641-3305 for ticket prices and more information.
Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri)
7:00 PM
  Feast of Carols

The traditional celebration takes a leap into the 1800's! Held at The Etherredge Center 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 803-648-6851 or 803-641-2847 or visit anhogg@usca.edu

Dec 3rd, 2010 (Fri) -- Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  A Christmas Story
The Aiken Community Playhouse 126 Newberry St. SW Aiken, SC 803-648-1438 Jean Shepards memoir of growing up follows nine year old Ralphie Parker's quest to get a BB gun under the Christmas Tree.
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
  Living History
Christmas for the Birds, Living History Park, 299 West SpringGrove Ave., North Augusta.  Create edible decorations for the birds to eat during the winter.  Refreshments served. Visit www.colonialtimes.us for info.
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Tour of Homes
The 23rd annual Christmas tour of Homes will be held in North Augusta on Saturday, December 4th. Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $18.00 the day of the tour.tickets can be purchased at Jim Bush Flower Shop, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Communigraphics, or Parks Pharmacy
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Car Show
Home Depot Parking Lot, Whiskey Rd., Aiken. Enjoy all makes and models of cars and motorcycles,  Call 803-270-3505.
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
2:00 PM
  The Nutcracker Tea
The Nutcracker Tea will be held on December 4th at The Aiken Historical Museum 433 Newberry St. Aiken SC. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
3:00 PM
  Parade
Graniteville Christmas Parade, Main Street, Graniteville.  Enjoy the family fun and holiday cheer at the parade.  Call 803-663-3795 for details.
Dec 4th, 2010 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Aiken Symphony Guild
Home for the Holidays with Wycliffe Gorden, Trombonist. Aiken Symphony Guild presents Symphony Augusta at The Etherredge Center 471 University Parkway Aiken SC 803 641-3305.
Dec 5th, 2010 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  A Christmas Story
The Aiken Community Playhouse 126 Newberry St. SW Aiken, SC 803-648-1438 Jean Shepards memoir of growing up follows nine year old Ralphie Parker's quest to get a BB gun under the Christmas Tree
Dec 5th, 2010 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  Parade
North Augusta Christmas Parade, Georgia Ave. in Downtown North Augusta. Enjoy the floats and holiday cheer at their annual event.  Call 803-279-2323 for more information.
Dec 7th, 2010 (Tue) -- Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
  Museum Event
Our Christmas Celebration - Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St., Aiken. An Over the Top Christmas of trees, trees and more trees decorated for the season.  Open Tues-Fri - 10a-5p; Sat-Sun - 2p-5p.  Call 803-642-2015 for more info.
Dec 9th, 2010 (Thu)
5:00 PM
  Luminary Event
Night of 1000 Lights, Downtown Aiken. Luminaries line the streets of Downtown Aiken.  Call 803-649-2221 for more information.
Dec 10th, 2010 (Fri)
  Choral Society Concert

The Aiken Choral Society Winter Concert. Enjoy the rich voices of the Aiken Choral Society in their annual Winter Concert performance. Friday, Dec. 10 at 7:30pm and Sunday Dec. 12 at 3:00pm. Will be held at the Cornerstone Baptist Church Rt 118 By Pass. New Website www.aikenchoralsociety.com

Dec 10th, 2010 (Fri) -- Dec 11th, 2010 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  A Christmas Story
The Aiken Community Playhouse 126 Newberry St. SW Aiken, SC 803-648-1438 Jean Shepards memoir of growing up follows nine year old Ralphie Parker's quest to get a BB gun under the Christmas Tree
Dec 11th, 2010 (Sat)
3:00 PM
  Parade
Midland Valley Christmas Parade, Hwy. 421 - Bath to Langley. Come and enjoy the parade.  Call 803-593-2676 or 803-593-4907  for details.
Dec 11th, 2010 (Sat)
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  Holiday Home Tour

Aiken Choral Society's 22nd Annual Holiday Homes Tour.  Enjoy this opportunity to see some of Aiken's finest homes decorated for the holidays. Tour maps can be picked up at the Aiken County Historical Museum at 433 Newberry St. For ticket sales and tour information, call 803-649-3057 or email msimpson98@yahoo.com

Dec 11th, 2010 (Sat) -- Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas in Hopelands

Each night the garden will be illuminated with over 100,000 lights. This spectacular walk through exhibit features over 1.5 miles of lighted pathways and holiday displays. Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot located on Wiskey Rd. For more information call 803-642-7631

Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
  Parade
Christmas Parade will take place in Jackson, SC for more information call 803-471-2228
Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
  Concert

The Aiken Choral Society Winter Concert.  Enjoy the rich voices of the Aiken Choral Society in their annual Winter Concert performance. Friday, Dec. 10 at 7:30pm and Sunday Dec. 12 at 3:00pm. Save the dates - more information to come.  Visit www.aikenchoralsociety.com for information.

Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
2:00 PM
  Parade
Aiken Christmas Parade, Downtown Aiken - Park Ave. & Laurens St.  Come and enjoy the floats and holiday cheer.  Call 803-648-8955 for details.
Dec 12th, 2010 (Sun)
4:00 PM
  Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols
Masterworks (held at St. John's Methodist Church)
Dec 14th, 2010 (Tue) -- Dec 19th, 2010 (Sun)
  Museum Event
Our Christmas Celebration - Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St., Aiken. An Over the Top Christmas of trees, trees and more trees decorated for the season.  Open Tues-Fri - 10a-5p; Sat-Sun - 2p-5p.  Call 803-642-2015 for more info.
Dec 16th, 2010 (Thu) -- Dec 17th, 2010 (Fri)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas in Hopelands
Each night the garden will be illuminated with over 100,000 lights. This spectacular walk through exhibit features over 1.5 miles of lighted pathways and holiday displays. Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot located on Wiskey Rd. For more information call 803-642-7631
Dec 18th, 2010 (Sat)
  Celebrate Aiken's Birthday!
Aiken's 175th Birthday Party, USC Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert Bell Pkwy. Come to the closing event of the 175th year - a giant birthday party.  Each child receives free treats. There'll be games, a magician, etc. Cake and ice cream for all. Call 803-641-6777 or 803-644-9165 for details.
Dec 18th, 2010 (Sat)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Christmas in the Quarters
Holiday celebrations as celebrated by the enslaved residents of Redcliffe Plantation in the early 19th century to be held  @ Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site 181 Redcliffe Rd. Beech Island,SC Cost $6/adults, $3/SCseniors,$4/students 6-16, children 5 & under free. For more information call 803-827-1473 or visit redcliffe@scprt.com
Dec 18th, 2010 (Sat) -- Dec 19th, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas in Hopelands
Each night the garden will be illuminated with over 100,000 lights. This spectacular walk through exhibit features over 1.5 miles of lighted pathways and holiday displays. Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot located on Wiskey Rd. For more information call 803-642-7631
Dec 18th, 2010 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  Nutcracker
Aiken Civic Ballet production of The Nutcracker at The Etherredge Center 471 University Parkway Aiken SC 803-648-6851.For more information go to www.usca.edu 
Dec 19th, 2010 (Sun)
2:00 PM
  Nutcracker
Aiken Civic Ballet production of The Nutcracker at The Etherredge Center 471 University Parkway Aiken SC 803-648-6851.For more information go to www.usca.edu 
Dec 20th, 2010 (Mon) -- Dec 23rd, 2010 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas in Hopelands
Each night the garden will be illuminated with over 100,000 lights. This spectacular walk through exhibit features over 1.5 miles of lighted pathways and holiday displays. Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot located on Wiskey Rd. For more information call 803-642-7631
Dec 21st, 2010 (Tue) -- Dec 22nd, 2010 (Wed)
  Museum Event
Our Christmas Celebration - Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St., Aiken. An Over the Top Christmas of trees, trees and more trees decorated for the season.  Open Tues-Fri - 10a-5p; Sat-Sun - 2p-5p.  Call 803-642-2015 for more info.
Dec 21st, 2010 (Tue)
5:30 PM
  Starlight Cinema
Join us for our next showing at the Starlight Cinema. We will show "Elf" at the  Aiken County Recreation Center 917 Jefferson Davis Hwy Graniteville, SC. This is a FREE PROGRAM! So bring a chair or blanket to sit on and enjoy the movie.
Dec 22nd, 2010 (Wed)
4:00 PM
  Hoofbeats and Christmas Carols
Hatchaway Hounds of Aiken SC will be Caroling throughtout Downtown Aiken starting at Nandina, and finishing at The Wilcox. Come Celebrate with us and see our beautiful horses.  For more information call Tracy Soucy 803-257-8204
Dec 26th, 2010 (Sun)
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Christmas in Hopelands
Each night the garden will be illuminated with over 100,000 lights. This spectacular walk through exhibit features over 1.5 miles of lighted pathways and holiday displays. Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot located on Wiskey Rd For more information call 803-642-7631
Dec 28th, 2010 (Tue) -- Dec 29th, 2010 (Wed)
  Museum Event
Our Christmas Celebration - Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St., Aiken. An Over the Top Christmas of trees, trees and more trees decorated for the season.  Open Tues-Fri - 10a-5p; Sat-Sun - 2p-5p.  Call 803-642-2015 for more info.
 
 
   

 

 
 

 



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