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December 2012
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  Aiken Christmas Craft Show
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
  2012 Run Through Fall 5K Race
  Christmas for the Birds
  Car Show
  Christmas Parade
2
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
  Crystal Gayle New Berry Opera House
3
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
  East Elementary Art Show
4
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
  East Elementary Art Show
  Aiken Youth Winter Concert
5
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
  East Elementary Art Show
  Return To Bethlehem Grace United Methodists Church
  SRS Public Tours for 2012
6
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  East Elementary Art Show
  Literary Structures Gingerbread Contest Exhibition
   Aiken Co. Historical Museum Free Guided Tours
7
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  East Elementary Art Show
  Literary Structures Gingerbread Contest Exhibition
   Aiken Co. Historical Museum Free Guided Tours
  Aiken's Civic Ballet's Nutcracker
  Artisans Fair North Augusta
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  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  East Elementary Art Show
  Literary Structures Gingerbread Contest Exhibition
  Aiken's Civic Ballet's Nutcracker
  Artisans Fair North Augusta
  Midland Valley Christmas Parade
  MillBrook Baptist Church Presents A Night With The King
  Jim Harrison Gallery Open House
  North Augusta Tour Of Homes
  New Ellenton Christmas Parade
  A Holly Day
  Christmas Parade
9
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  East Elementary Art Show
  Aiken's Civic Ballet's Nutcracker
  MillBrook Baptist Church Presents A Night With The King
  Aiken's Jaycees Christmas Parade
  North Augusta, SC Christmas Parade
  A Chorus Line
  Jackson Christmas Parade
  Aiken Coral Society Christmas Concert
10
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
  East Elementary Art Show
11
  East Elementary Art Show
  Mrs. Claus Christmas Readings Odell Weeks Center
12
  East Elementary Art Show
  Gingerbread Houses With Karen Tempel
13
  Night of 1000 Lights
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Christmas At The Lake
  Carolina Brass Christmas Pops
14
  Christmas In Hopelands
  A Christmas Story
  Cumberland Village Festival Of Lights
15
  Christmas In Hopelands
  A Christmas Story
  Redcliffe Plantation
  Aiken Symphony Guild
  Candy Cane Hunt Barnwell, SC
  Booksigning At Aiken Co. Historical Museum
16
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Sunday Brunch At The Willcox
  Preston and Weston @ the Willcox
  Jim Harrison Gallery Holiday Open House
17
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Rosemary Inn Fall Promo
18
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Piano Bar At The Willcox Inn
19
  Christmas In Hopelands
20
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Third Thursday In Barnwell
  Rosehill Estate Real Music
  Midday Music
21
  Christmas In Hopelands
  A Blugrass Christmas
  Book Signing At Equine Divine
22
  Christmas In Hopelands
  Book Signing At Desserves
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25
  Merry Christmas from Aiken County Visitors Center
26
  Hopelands Gardens
27
  Hopelands Gardens
28
  Lowcountry Blues Oyster Roast
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  Choral Concert South Aiken High School
31
  New Years At Rosehill
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Nov 30th, 2012 (Fri) -- Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat)
  Aiken Christmas Craft Show
This craft show will be held at the Odell Weeks Center 1700 Whiskey Rd. Aiken, SC. Come on down and see some of this areas best crafts, meet new people and make new friends. For more information call 803-642-7631.
Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat) -- Dec 10th, 2012 (Mon)
  Tom Supensky Exhibition
Tom Supensky exhibition will be displayed at the Aiken Center For The Arts from December 1-December 31.  803-641-9094. 
Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat) -- Dec 5th, 2012 (Wed)
  Aiken Co. Museum Christmas Celebration
Aiken Co.Historical Museum Christmas Celebration, Dec. 1st-Dec. 5th. Several trees will be on display throughout the museum. 433 Newberry Street , Aiken SC 803-642-2015.
Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 AM
  2012 Run Through Fall 5K Race
USC-Aiken Pacer Path, University Parkway Aiken, SC will be the begining of this 5K race. Come run on the same course as the Pacers Cross Country team. For more information call 803-642-7559
Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  Christmas for the Birds

Create decorations for the birds to eat throughout the winter! Please bring food for our 4 legged friends (dog and cats) to be given to the local pet adoptions centers. Or just bring yourself and the children to share the joy of creating and giving gifts at Christmas. Cider and cookies will be served. Lots of fun and food for all! This will take place at the Living History Park 299 W. Spring Grove Ave. North Augusta, SC www.colonialtimes.us 803-279-7560

Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Car Show
Aiken Horsepower will sponsor a Cruise-In Car Show at the Home Depot parking lot 1785 Whiskey Rd. Aiken, SC the first Saturday of each month. This is a wonderful time to check out some of Aiken's beautiful classic cars. 803-270-3505
Dec 1st, 2012 (Sat)
3:00 PM
  Christmas Parade
Come and join us for this years Graniteville Christmas Parade. This will take place on Main Street in beautiful Graniteville, SC. Bring a chair and enjoy the festivities at this special time of the year. This is sponsored by the Graniteville Fire Department.
Dec 2nd, 2012 (Sun)
  Crystal Gayle New Berry Opera House
Crystal Gayle became the first female artist in the country to achieve platinum album sales. Her signature song is "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue." Performances at New Berry Opera House 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  (803) 276-6264.
Dec 3rd, 2012 (Mon) -- Dec 12th, 2012 (Wed)
  East Elementary Art Show
The Aiken Center For The Arts is proud to display the East Elementary school Art Show in the Brooks Gallery during the month of December. The exhibit will be on display from Dec. 3rd. -Dec. 28th at Aiken Center For The Arts  which is located 122 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC. 
Dec 4th, 2012 (Tue)
  Aiken Youth Winter Concert
On Dec. 4th Aiken Youth Orchestra Winter concert will be held at the Aiken Center for the Arts. Fore more information contact Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens Street 803-641-9094. 
Dec 5th, 2012 (Wed)
  Return To Bethlehem Grace United Methodists Church
Grace United Methodists Church in North Augusta presents Return To Bethlehem on Dec. 5th at 6:00pm and Dec. 8th at 9:00 pm. A live set of the city of Bethlehem built in a field beside the church, a guide takes groups of 20 people through the scenes of the night of Jesus's birth, handicapped guests can drive through; park in front of Wesley Center no later than 5:45 pm 
Dec 5th, 2012 (Wed)
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  SRS Public Tours for 2012
In 2012, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC will once again offer a limited number of Savannah River Site (SRS) tours for the general public. Thirty tours are being offered and the check-in begins at 12:30 pm and will end at 4:30 pm. To sign up visit the SRS tour website http://www.srs.gov/general/tour/public.htm Tours vary each month and start January-December 2012. If no internet access is available call 803-952-8467
Dec 6th, 2012 (Thu) -- Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  Literary Structures Gingerbread Contest Exhibition
Aiken Center For the Arts along with the Aiken County Historical Museum will have a Literary Structures Gingerbread Contest & Exhibition from Dec. 6-8, 10am - 5pm. Exhibition Admission is Free. There is an contest entry fee for $10.00. Awards will be given in both adult and youth categories. This event will take place at the Aiken Center For The Arts on Laurens Street. www.aikencenterforthearts.org
Dec 6th, 2012 (Thu) -- Dec 7th, 2012 (Fri)
  Aiken Co. Historical Museum Free Guided Tours
The Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry Street S.W. Aiken, SC will offer free guided tours 10am on  Dec.6th, 7th, 13th and 20th. For more information visit the website at aikencountyhistoricalmuseum.org or call 803-642-2015.
Dec 7th, 2012 (Fri) -- Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  Aiken's Civic Ballet's Nutcracker
Aiken Civic Ballet's Nutcracker performance will be held at the Etherredge Center December 7-9. For more information call 803-641-3305. 
Dec 7th, 2012 (Fri) -- Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  Artisans Fair North Augusta
The Arts and Heritage Center in North Augusta is hosting a Artisans Fair on Dec. 7th from 6pm - 9pm and on Saturday Dec. 8th from 11am -4pm. This a wonderful idea to meet and greet the locally based artists. These artists are offering one of a kind jewelry, art prints, food products and so much more. For More Information contact Arts and Heritage Center, 100 Georgia Ave., North Augusta 803-441-4380.
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  Midland Valley Christmas Parade
Midland Valley will be having their annual Christmas Parade Saturday Dec. 8th at 3:00pm. US Highway 421. For more information call 803-292-2769. Come out and enjoy!
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat) -- Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  MillBrook Baptist Church Presents A Night With The King
MillBrook Baptist Church presents A Night With The King Dec. 8th at 4pm and 7pm and Dec. 9th at 6pm. Join MillBrook for a new holiday tradition. A Night With The King is a theatrical biblical presentation that will include a large screen in which the audience will see the ministry of Jesus Christ as well as listen to some great music selections. This event is free but is encouraged to get tickets for enough seats. Call 803-641-0201 for more information or you can visit the website at www.millbrookchurch.org. Doors open 30 minutes before event . MillBrook Church is located 223 South Aiken Blvd. SE in Aiken. 
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  Jim Harrison Gallery Open House
Jim Harrison Holiday Open House will be held Dec. 8th from 11am until 3pm and Dec. 16th from 1 to 4 pm. Enjoy specials and the opportunity to have Jim personalize and sign your purchases. www.jimharrison.com or call 1-800-793-5796. Jim's gallery is located on One South Main Street, Denmark, SC 
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  North Augusta Tour Of Homes
Come and enjoy the beautifully decorated (Tour Of Homes) in North Augusta, SC on Dec. 8th from 11-4pm. Tickets are available at Bush Flower Shop,Communigraphics, and Parks Pharmacy. For More Information contact Beta Sigma Phi Sorority at 803-279-5074 or 803-279-4844, 803-279-6036.
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  New Ellenton Christmas Parade
New Ellenton Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 8th at 12:00. The parade will be held on One Main Street, New Ellenton, SC . It's Christmas time in the city so please come out and enjoy.
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
  A Holly Day
Come enjoy a festive shopping experience in Downtown Aiken. Participating shops will offer a variety of treats to put you in the Holiday Spirit. Call 803.649.2221 for more information or visit our website at www.downtownaiken.com
Dec 8th, 2012 (Sat)
3:00 PM
  Christmas Parade
Midland Valley Chamber will host this Christmas Parade. Come on down and enjoy this wonderful time of the year. Bring a chair and delight in the festivities. For more information 803-292-2769
Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  Aiken's Jaycees Christmas Parade
Come downtown to see the traditional Christmas parade sponsored by the Aiken Jaycees on Dec. 9th.  This parade will start at 2:00 pm.  For more information call 803-648-8955
Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  North Augusta, SC Christmas Parade
Come on down to the annual Lions Club Christmas Parade Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC. See some of this area's beautiful floats and get a glimpse of Santa before he makes his long journey at 3:00 pm.  For more information contact the Lions Club.
Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line. One of Broadway's longest running hits, the musical tells the story of Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line. Shows at 3 and 8 pm. Newberry Opera House. 803-276-6264. www.newberryoperahouse.com
Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  Jackson Christmas Parade
The town of Jackson will be having their Christmas parade on Dec. 9th at 3:00pm. Line-up will be behind the Jackson Middle School on SC Hwy 125 and the parade will proceed South on SC Hwy 125. Jackson Municipal Complex. For more information call 803-471-2228 
Dec 9th, 2012 (Sun)
  Aiken Coral Society Christmas Concert
Aiken Coral Society Christmas Concert is Dec. 9th at 3:00pm The program is Benjamin Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" in anticipation of the 100th Birth Anniversary . This event will be held located at Cornerstone Baptist Church Ste 118. The website is www.aikenchoralsociety.com
Dec 11th, 2012 (Tue)
  Mrs. Claus Christmas Readings Odell Weeks Center
Mrs. Claus will be reading holiday books Dec. 11th  and there will be refreshments and door prizes. Each child will be given a free book and must be accompanied by a parent. This event is for children ages 8 and younger and will be held at the Odell Weeks Center Rooms 6 and 7. Odell Weeks is located 1700 Whiskey Road.
Dec 12th, 2012 (Wed)
  Gingerbread Houses With Karen Tempel
Gingerbread Houses Art class with Karen Temple is on Dec. 12th at 5:00pm This class helps you build and decorate wonderful gingerbread houses and the fee is $30.00 for one and $10.00 for each additional family member working on the same house with a family max cost of $60.00. Fee includes materials, instructors fee and a light dinner. You will  be able to take your masterpiece home! Contact Gravatt Camp and Conference Center, 803-648-1817, 1006 Camp Gravatt Road, Aiken, SC 29805
Dec 13th, 2012 (Thu)
  Night of 1000 Lights

Sponsoring businesses stay open late. Luminaries will line the streets of Downtown Aiken; food, festivities and even Santa will be in town. Come and shop and enjoy a fun holiday evening in Downtown Aiken. Call 803.649.2221 for more information or visit our website at www.downtownaiken.com.

 

Dec 13th, 2012 (Thu) -- Dec 22nd, 2012 (Sat)
  Christmas In Hopelands
Lights, lights, and more lights! Hopelands Gardens will once again be beautifully illuminated with over ,100,000 holiday lights for all to enjoy. Refreshments will be offered. All visitors should ride the shuttle. December 13-23; 26-27, 6:00-9:30 p.m. Call 642-7631 for more information.
Dec 13th, 2012 (Thu)
  Christmas At The Lake
Please join us for our 21st annual Christmas At The Lake on Dec. 13th at 6:00 pm . We will gather beside the lake on the Aiken Regional Medical Campus for a night of holiday cheer and a special appearance from Santa. Enjoy holiday songs performed by Aiken school students, a concert by the Aiken High School marching band, free surprises for the kids plus hot chocolate and apple cider. Please bring unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army toy drive and be entered to win $50.00 Walmart gift card. Contact Aiken Regional Medical Center, 302 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.
Dec 13th, 2012 (Thu)
8:00 PM
  Carolina Brass Christmas Pops
Hear this fabulous group play such holiday favorites as White Christmas, Sleigh Ride and Bugler's Holiday. Carolina Brass is a fresh to great music of all types, engaging audiences in a vibrant, energetic and memorable musical expeirence. This event will take plce at the URS Center for the Performing Arts. For more information call 803-643-4774.
Dec 14th, 2012 (Fri) -- Dec 15th, 2012 (Sat)
  A Christmas Story
Barnwell Circle Theatre and USC Salkehatchie presents A Christmas Story live and on stage. Based on Jean Shepherd's popular Christmas Movie. A Christmas Story follows the adventures of Ralphie who is on a quest to get a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas. He'll have to use every trick in the book to convince his parents to get it for him, even if it means getting his teacher and Santa Claus himself involved. But when everyone thinks that he'll shoot his eye out with a BB gun, Ralphie's Christmas dreams are quickly fading. Evenings shows Dec. 14th and Dec. 15th at 8:00 pm. This event will take place at the Circle Theatre of Barnwell County. For more information call 803-259-7046.
Dec 14th, 2012 (Fri)
  Cumberland Village Festival Of Lights
Cumberland Village Festival of Lights will present  hayrides around our beautifully lit 38.5- acre property and be sure to join us after for a picture with Santa or fireside with roasted marshmallow and a cup of free hot chocolate. Free entry with a nonperishable food item or monetary donation. All proceeds will benefit JumpStart Ministries. The location will be 3335 Wise Creek Lane, Aiken, SC 
Dec 15th, 2012 (Sat)
  Redcliffe Plantation
Redcliffe Plantation will discuss Christmas Canceled! Christmas hardships during slavery and the Civil War are discussed. This is event is December 15 and ends at 6:00pm. For more information contact Redcliffe Plantation at 803-827-1473 Redcliffe Rd. Beech Island.
Dec 15th, 2012 (Sat)
  Aiken Symphony Guild
Aiken Symphony Guild. December Pops. 8pm. Etherredge Center, USC-Aiken. (803) 640-1297.
Dec 15th, 2012 (Sat)
  Candy Cane Hunt Barnwell, SC
Hunt Candy Canes and not eggs for our 3rd annual candy cane hunt. There will be a wide variety of candy canes scattered around Lemon Park. Each child should bring his or her own basket . This event is for children walking age up to 12. For More Information contact Lemon Park Sports Complex, 123 Park Street, Barnwell, SC. 
Dec 15th, 2012 (Sat)
  Booksigning At Aiken Co. Historical Museum
There will be a booksigning at Aiken Historical Museum, 443 Newberry Street, SW Aiken, SC on Dec. 15th from 1:00-3:00 pm. Augusta's Author Charmain Brackett will sign her fantasy books ( The Key Of Elyon and Elyon's Cipher). The books will be available for purchase at 12.95 each. 
Dec 16th, 2012 (Sun)
  Sunday Brunch At The Willcox
John Vaughn will entertain you during Sunday Brunch at the Willcox Dec.16th from 10am - 1pm. Come listen to the sweet tunes of his panio. The Willcox is located 100 Colleton Ave. SW, Aiken, SC For More Information call  648-1898. 
Dec 16th, 2012 (Sun)
  Preston and Weston @ the Willcox
It's a party at the Willcox  when Preston and Weston entertain at the Willcox Inn, Aiken, SC. Join the fun on Sundays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The Willcox is located at 100 Colleton Ave. S.W., Aiken, SC. Contact number is 803-648-1898
Dec 16th, 2012 (Sun)
  Jim Harrison Gallery Holiday Open House
Come enjoy Jim Harrison Holiday Open House on Dec. 16th,  from 1 to 4 pm . Great way to meet the artists, mingle and have your purchased items autographed. Jim's gallery is located One South Main Street, Denmark, SC 
Dec 17th, 2012 (Mon)
  Rosemary Inn Fall Promo
Rosemary Inn (Fall Promo) in North Augusta, SC wants you to plan your fall get-a-way and experience the history and romance of their Inn . This Bed and Breakfast was rated AAA Four- Diamond. Contact information is 803-426-1546 or www.rosemaryinnbb.com
Dec 18th, 2012 (Tue)
  Piano Bar At The Willcox Inn
Join friends at the Piano Bar at the Willcox Inn every Tuesday starting at 6:00 pm. For More Information call 803-648-1898 or visit their website www.willcox.com. The Willcox is located at 100 Colleton Ave. SW, Aiken, SC. 
Dec 20th, 2012 (Thu)
  Third Thursday In Barnwell
Join the Barnwell Development Association for Third Thursdays in Barnwell on the Circle. Shops stay open later, live music, entertainment and activities for the entire family. This event is from 5pm - 7pm on the third Thursday of the month. Admission is free. Contact Barnwell Development Association 803-259-3266. 
Dec 20th, 2012 (Thu)
  Rosehill Estate Real Music
Preston, Weston and Sandra will entertain you at the Rosehill Estate featuring jazz and party music. Rosehill is on the corner of Greenville NW and Edgefield NW. This event happens on Thursday from 8 to 11pm and for more information call 803-648-1181.
Dec 20th, 2012 (Thu)
12:00 PM
  Midday Music
Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church the concert series will be held the third Thursday of each month at noon in the sanctuary at Laurens St. and Barnwell. The concert is free. Lunch is available for $9.00/person.Call 803-648-2662 to make reservations.
Dec 21st, 2012 (Fri)
  A Blugrass Christmas
Join us  Dec. 21st at the Stables Restaurant for a festive holiday celebration with music by the Savannah River Bluegrass Band from 7pm - 10pm. Contact the Stables Restaurant at Rosehill Estate. 221 Greenville Street, NW 803-648-1181
Dec 21st, 2012 (Fri)
  Book Signing At Equine Divine
Equine Divine will be hosting a book signing on Dec. 21st from 5:00-7:00pm featuring David Tavernier . His new book is stories of the Rich and Famous - Aiken's Winter Colony in the Gilded Age @ only $9.95 and makes a great stocking stuffer. 803-642-9772
Dec 22nd, 2012 (Sat)
  Book Signing At Desserves
Aiken Native J.B. McGee will be at Desserves signing copies of the book Broken On Dec. 22nd from 2-4pm. Broken is ranked in the top 50 for best sellers in Amazon's kindle eBooks for contemporary fiction. Desserves is located on 126 Newberry Street, N.W. 
Dec 25th, 2012 (Tue)
  Merry Christmas from Aiken County Visitors Center
Merry Christmas from Aiken County Visitors Center. Come on out and celebrate Christmas at the Piano Bar at the Willcox Inn located at 100 Colleton Ave. SW in Aiken, SC 29801. 
Dec 26th, 2012 (Wed) -- Dec 27th, 2012 (Thu)
  Hopelands Gardens
Lights! Lights! Lights! in Hopeland Gardens Dec. 13-Dec. 23rd and Dec. 26th  and Dec. 27th. Refreshments will be served. All visitors use the shuttle. This event will be from 6:00-9:30 pm. Call 803-642-7631 for more info. 
Dec 28th, 2012 (Fri)
  Lowcountry Blues Oyster Roast
Make your way to the Stables Restaurant for an Oyster Roast with live by  music Charleston's
own Shrimp City Slim. Parking located on the corner of Greenville St. and Edgefield Ave.
This event takes place at Rosehill Estate and for more information call 803-648-1181.
Dec 30th, 2012 (Sun)
  Choral Concert South Aiken High School
South Aiken High School Choral Concert will be held Dec. 30th from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Sanctuary of the St. John's United Methodist Church and open to the public. Aiken, SC. 
Dec 31st, 2012 (Mon)
  New Years At Rosehill
Join us for dinner in the Stables restaurant with seating @ 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Ring in the New Year with us. After dinner make your way to the main house for live music, dancing and the countdown. Please call for cost and more information. Rose Hill Estate and Stables Restaurant is located on 221 Greenville, St. NW. (803) 648-1181.  
 
 
   

 

 
 

 



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