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March 2012
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
26 27 28 29
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  Equestrian Show Jumping
  Spring Sidewalk Sale
2
  Equestrian Show Jumping
  Spring Sidewalk Sale
  Spring Class Schedule
  Women of Ireland: Celtic Goddess
  You Can't Take it with You..
3
  Equestrian Show Jumping
  Spring Sidewalk Sale
  You Can't Take it with You..
  American Heart Association March
  Car Show
  DuPont Planetarium
  DuPont Planetarium
4
  Equestrian Show Jumping
  Sunday Polo
5
6
  Story Time in Hopelands
  Exhibit Reception
7
8
  A Book Signing by Leo Twiggs and Jeff Scott
9
  34th Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
10
  34th Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
  Trail Ride
  Reptiles of Aiken State Park
  New Edition Anniversary Reunion Tour
  DuPont Planetarium
  DuPont Planetarium
11
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
  34th Annual Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
  Sunday Polo
12
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
13
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
  SRS Public Tours for 2012
  Story Time in Hopelands
14
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
15
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
  Midday Music
  US Army Signal Corps Band
16
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
17
  Aiken Triple Crown Trials
  Camellias and Companions
  Augusta Invitational Regatta
  Redcliffe Women's History Program
  DuPont Planetarium
  DuPont Planetarium
18
  Sunday Polo
19
20
  Master Gardeners Plant Sale & Clemson Days
  Story Time in Hopelands
21
  SRS Public Tours for 2012
22
  II Voce
  Aiken State Park Field Trip
  Field Trips with Aiken County PRT
23
  II Voce
  Movie Night
  I Musici de Montreal: Pictures at an Exhibition
24
  Aiken Triple Crown Steeplechase
  Canoe with a Ranger
  DuPont Planetarium
  DuPont Planetarium
25
  Sunday Polo
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27
  Bike Nite
  Story Time in Hopelands
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29
  SRS Public Tours for 2012
  "Untitled: Juried Artista of the AHCNA
30
  Aiken Horse Show
31
  Aiken Horse Show
  Cruise In
  BBQ Cook-off to Benifit Child Advocacy Center
  The Living History Park
  Aiken Triple Crown: Polo
  DuPont Planetarium
  DuPont Planetarium
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Feb 29th, 2012 (Wed) -- Mar 4th, 2012 (Sun)
8:00 AM
  Equestrian Show Jumping
Progressive Show Jumping will be held the 1st and 2nd weekend in March at Highfields 198 Gaston Rd. Aiken, SC. Come and see this spectacular event. A must see. www.psjshows.com or 803-649-3505
Mar 1st, 2012 (Thu) -- Mar 3rd, 2012 (Sat)
  Spring Sidewalk Sale
Come downtown to find the best bargins on the highest quality goods. The Aiken Downtown Development Association is sponsoring this three day event that will take place Thursday through Saturday. 803-649-2221
Mar 2nd, 2012 (Fri)
  Spring Class Schedule
Spring class registration has begun at the Aiken Center for the Arts 122 Laurens St. Aiken, SC. Classes include drawing and painting, basket weaving, wheel and slab building with clay, sculpture, batik, and painting studios, bridge and yoga and many more. Prices vary, contact Cathy Rumble 803-641-9094
Mar 2nd, 2012 (Fri)
8:00 PM
  Women of Ireland: Celtic Goddess
The best performers within the Irish musical tradition in the form of singers, dancers and musicians will perform at the Etherredge Center USC-Aiken 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC. 641-3305
Mar 2nd, 2012 (Fri) -- Mar 3rd, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  You Can't Take it with You..
The Sycamores are a large, free-spirited, and possibly insane family. When Alice, the family's only "normal" member, brings home her fiancee and his wealthy and prim parents, things get a little tense...and hilarious. Performed at The Aiken Community Playhouse 126 Newberry St. Aiken, SC 803-648-1438
Mar 3rd, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 AM
  American Heart Association March

The signature fundraising event for AHA. Activities begin at 8am and the walk begins at 9am on Newberry Street in Downtown Aiken. For more information call 706.589.0063.

Mar 3rd, 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
Mar 3rd, 2012 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 3rd, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 4th, 2012 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  Sunday Polo
Sunday Polo is held every week March - June at Whitney Field Mead Ave. Aiken, SC at 3pm. This event is sponsored by The Aiken Polo Club.  Bring a chair and enjoy the games.
Mar 6th, 2012 (Tue)
4:00 PM
  Story Time in Hopelands
This is a fun event for all Children and will take place each Tuesday in Hopeland Gardens. The enterance is located on Dupree Ave. Aiken, SC. This event will run from March - May and September - October. Bring a chair or a blanket and relax and enjoy. For more information call 803-642-7631.
Mar 6th, 2012 (Tue)
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Exhibit Reception
This event will take place at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augsta 100 Georgia Ave. This reception will welcome the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council's Student Art Show. This reception is free and open to the public. For more information call 803-441-4380
Mar 8th, 2012 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  A Book Signing by Leo Twiggs and Jeff Scott
Authors Leo Twiggs and Jeff Scott will present a talk and do a book signing for their most recent books "Message From Home" (Twigs) and "Beneath the Glass Door" (Scott) on Thursday, March 8 from 6-8 at the Arts Center in the Brown Pavilion 122 Laurens St. Aiken, SC 803-641-9094
Mar 9th, 2012 (Fri) -- Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  34th Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Come visit us for the 34th annual gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry show/sale. This event will be held at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St. Augusta,Ga. Enjoy browsing the jewelry, rocks, fossils and one-of-a-kind items from around the world. Admission $3, Kids under 16 free with an Adult. Go to aikengmfs.org for a 50 cents off coupon. 706-855-7357
Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat) -- Mar 16th, 2012 (Fri)
  Julliard in Aiken Music Festival
 The week long event features public performances, chamber concerts, master classes and outreach to area schools. This projects true uniqueness and excitement is the partnership between Americas premier conservatory and Aiken, a special southern city with its own charming history. Juilliards exclusive collaboration with the Aiken community along with its utilization of Joye Cottage as a retreat for future generations of students and faculty has effectively united the school with Aiken for the benefit of many, and for many years to come. For a full schedule of events, please visit their website at www.juilliardinaiken.com.
Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
9:00 AM
  Trail Ride
Come and join us for a Trail Ride at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center & Sanctuary 4542 Silver Bluff Rd. Jackson, SC. This event starts at 9am and lunch is provided. The Fee is $25 per peson and you will need to bring your own horse. No dogs are allowed. For more information call 471-0291
Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Reptiles of Aiken State Park
Enjoy an hour with the ranger and learn reptiles that you will find throughtout Aiken State Park. Come on out, learn about coloration, body shape, and habitat. This program is designated for kids and adults. Meet at Shelter 3 in the picnic area. No registration is required. There is no fee for this program beyond park admission.
Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM
  New Edition Anniversary Reunion Tour
Tickets go on sale Saturday March 10 at 10AM at the Convocation Center Box Office for this highly influential R&B group. The concert will be held at the Convocation Center April 12 at 7:30 pm.
Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 10th, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 11th, 2012 (Sun)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  34th Annual Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Come visit us for the 34th annual gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry show/sale. This event will be held at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St. Augusta,Ga. Enjoy browsing the jewelry, rocks, fossils and one-of-a-kind items from around the world. Admission $3, Kids under 16 free with an Adult. Go to aikengmfs.org for a 50 cents off coupon. 706-855-7357
Mar 11th, 2012 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  Sunday Polo
Sunday Polo is held every week March - June at Whitney Field Mead Ave. Aiken, SC at 3pm. This event is sponsored by The Aiken Polo Club.  Bring a chair and enjoy the games.
Mar 13th, 2012 (Tue)
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
Mar 13th, 2012 (Tue)
4:00 PM
  Story Time in Hopelands
This is a fun event for all Children and will take place each Tuesday in Hopeland Gardens. The enterance is located on Dupree Ave. Aiken, SC. This event will run from March - May and September - October. Bring a chair or a blanket and relax and enjoy. For more information call 803-642-7631.
Mar 15th, 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.
Mar 15th, 2012 (Thu)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  US Army Signal Corps Band

The North Augusta Cultural Arts Council invites guests to attend a free concert with the fantastic US Army Signal Corps Band. Concert location is at the Arts & Heritage Center 100 Georgia Ave.North Augusta, SC 803-441-4380

Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
  Aiken Triple Crown Trials
The Aiken Triple Crown Trials will be held at the Aiken Training Track 538 Two Notch Rd. Aiken, SC. The Aiken Trials is a day of six flat races designed for horses that are just beginning their racing careers. This takes place the weekend before the Aiken Steeplechase. This is truly a wonderful event for the whole family. 803-648-4631 
Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
  Camellias and Companions

Come and see some of the most beautiful Camellias at the Riverview Parks and Activities Center 100 Riverview Park Dr. North Augusta, SC. See the most gorgeous plants from this area.

Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
  Augusta Invitational Regatta
Augusta Rowing Club will sponsor The Augusta Invitational Regatta at Langley Pond Park Langley Dam Rd. Burnettown, SC. Come on down to see some of this area's fantastic Rowing Clubs compete and enjoy a day at the pond.
Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Redcliffe Women's History Program
A new program has been added to our line-up. Saturday March 17th from 1-4 we will be presenting "Life, Love & Leisure: The women of Redcliffe." The tours of the historic house will explore stories behind the remarakable women who lived, worked and loved Redcliffe. This plantation is located at 181 Redcliffe Rd. Beech Island, SC. For more information call 803-827-1473
Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 17th, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 18th, 2012 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  Sunday Polo
Sunday Polo is held every week March - June at Whitney Field Mead Ave. Aiken, SC at 3pm. This event is sponsored by The Aiken Polo Club.  Bring a chair and enjoy the games.
Mar 20th, 2012 (Tue)
  Master Gardeners Plant Sale & Clemson Days
Mar 20th, 2012 (Tue)
4:00 PM
  Story Time in Hopelands
This is a fun event for all Children and will take place each Tuesday in Hopeland Gardens. The enterance is located on Dupree Ave. Aiken, SC. This event will run from March - May and September - October. Bring a chair or a blanket and relax and enjoy. For more information call 803-642-7631.
Mar 21st, 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
Mar 22nd, 2012 (Thu) -- Mar 23rd, 2012 (Fri)
  II Voce
II Voce, from Vancouver, Canada, puts a fresh face on the global phenomenon of the genre labled a "Classical Crossover" or "Popera." Each member has a background in opera, Broadway musicals, and the classics. This performance will take place at the Aiken URS Center for the Performing Arts 126 Newberry St. Aiken, SC 803-643-4774 www.aikenperformingartsgroup.org
Mar 22nd, 2012 (Thu)
  Aiken State Park Field Trip
Mar 22nd, 2012 (Thu)
8:45 AM
  Field Trips with Aiken County PRT
Enjoy a fun filled day in Ridge Spring / Saluda, SC. Visit the Saluda County Museum, Flat Grove, Lunch at Juniper, Shopping the downtown antique shops, and Watsonia (Peach Farm). The bus will leave Courtney Center at 8:45 am and also the Rec Center at 9:30 am For more information call Tandra @ 803- 642-7559 or Carolyn 803-564-5211. The cost is $20 per person.
Mar 23rd, 2012 (Fri)
  Movie Night

The Starlight Cinema will feature Mr. Popper's Penguins at Johnny Wood Park in Belvedere, SC. Come and see this VERY funny movie bring the whole family for a fun filled event. 

Mar 23rd, 2012 (Fri)
8:00 PM
  I Musici de Montreal: Pictures at an Exhibition
A wonderful 16-piece string chamber orchestra accompanied by Natasha Turovsky's and Gael Hollard's delightful, award-winning film. This performance will take place at the Etherredge Center, USC-Aiken 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC 641-3305
Mar 24th, 2012 (Sat)
  Aiken Triple Crown Steeplechase
This event is the 46th running of the Aiken Steeplechase at The Ford Conger Field, Powderhouse Rd. Aiken, SC. Gates open at 9:30am the first race starts at 1:00pm. Come to see these spectacular Thoroughbreds.
Mar 24th, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Canoe with a Ranger
Take a trip down the South Edisto River with a ranger at Aiken State Park. Float down the river, observe the scenery, and talk with the ranger. The trip is 1.7 miles and the duration time is two hours. Register one week in advance by calling the park office at (803-648-2857) or email the park at Aiken@scprt.com Meet at the take out dock parking lot located at Cabin Lake. There is a $20 fee per canoe for this event with limited seating seating.
Mar 24th, 2012 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 24th, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 25th, 2012 (Sun)
3:00 PM
  Sunday Polo
Sunday Polo is held every week March - June at Whitney Field Mead Ave. Aiken, SC at 3pm. This event is sponsored by The Aiken Polo Club.  Bring a chair and enjoy the games.
Mar 27th, 2012 (Tue)
  Bike Nite
Bike Nite will take place at the Snow-Cap Drive-In 618 West Ave. North Augusta, SC. the last Tuesday of the month March - October. Come and check out some of Aiken's "Finest" Motorcycles and have a great time with other bike enthusiasts. Call 803-279-4004
Mar 27th, 2012 (Tue)
4:00 PM
  Story Time in Hopelands
This is a fun event for all Children and will take place each Tuesday in Hopeland Gardens. The enterance is located on Dupree Ave. Aiken, SC. This event will run from March - May and September - October. Bring a chair or a blanket and relax and enjoy. For more information call 803-642-7631.
Mar 29th, 2012 (Thu)
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
Mar 29th, 2012 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  "Untitled: Juried Artista of the AHCNA
A reception for "Untitled : Artists of the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta 100 Georgia Ave. will take place at the center. For more information 803-441-4380
Mar 30th, 2012 (Fri) -- Apr 1st, 2012 (Sun)
  Aiken Horse Show

This is the 96th annual Horse Show that will take place in the Hitchcock Woods and will benifit the Hitchcock Woods Foundation. Trailer and van parking will be at The Stable on the Woods 2200 Dibble Rd. Anyone entering the woods from the east side should use the Coker Spring Rd. enterance. For more information visit www.aikenhorseshow.org            or call 803-270-7331.

Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
  Cruise In
Cruise In will take place at the Snow-Cap Drive-In 618 West Ave. North Augusta, SC. the last Saturday of the month March - October. Come and check out some of Aiken's  finest cars and have a great time with other car enthusiasts. Call 803-279-4004
Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
  BBQ Cook-off to Benifit Child Advocacy Center

Located in the Newberry Street Festival Center, 20 teams will be judged by the South Carolina Barbecue Association in this fundraiser for the Child Advocacy Center. Also, plan to come downtown on Friday, March 30 as each team will be participating in a chicken wing competition. For more information, please contact Dewayne Jones at 803.507.6207.

Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  The Living History Park
The last Saturday of the month the Living History Park 299 W. Spring Grove Ave. North Augusta, SC will be open for tours and demonstrations.  Come and visit the park and see how life was during colonial times. Visit www.colonialtimes.us 803-279-7560
Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
1:00 PM
  Aiken Triple Crown: Polo
 The Triple Crown of Polo will take place at Powderhouse Polo Field  Aiken, SC. The Pacers and Polo event will start at 1:00 pm gates open at 10:30 am for more information contact www.aikenpoloclub.org or call 803-643-3611.
Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
7:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

Mar 31st, 2012 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  DuPont Planetarium

Mission to Mars will take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center USCA 471 University Pkwy Aiken, SC.You will zoom through space to Mars using NASA images and our Digistar projector. Learn about space travel and view a Martian night sky.              803-641-3654

 
 
   

 

 
 

 



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