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In-Store Promotions – Refreshments – Door Prizes – Pictures with Santa – Giveaways – Entertainment
For the location of activities, pick up your map guide at participating businesses during the event
3 Monkeys Aiken Antique Mall Aiken Brewing Company AikenCenter for the Arts AikenCountyVisitorsCenter Bone-i-Fide Bakery Chris’ CameraCenter The Curiosity Shop Equine Devine Folly Lionel Smith, Ltd MB Jewelry & Beads My Aiken Body Powercuts Salon Spa & Gift Boutique Re-Fresh Return Engagement Tea Garden Gifts Vinya’s (0 comments)
I wasn't born in Aiken but it feels like home. Come see for yourself! What are you waiting for?!
Thanks for stopping by my blog - give us a call if you have any questions about the local real estate market...or if you are planning a move out of the area we can also help as a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. No matter where you are moving...call us (0 comments)
Christmas in Hopelands! - 11/27/11 09:51 AM
Yesss!!! It's just about here. I was walking in Hopelands Gardens a few weeks ago with my great niece and we could see the transformation beginning! Over 100,000 lights will be strung throughout the gardens. If you have never been - you have to go at least once..... driving by and looking just isn't the same as strolling down the garden paths, seeing the strings of lights twinkling, the old oak trees, hearing the music, sipping hot apple cider at the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum.... What: 20th Annual Christmas in Hopelands Where: Hopelands Gardens, Whiskey Road, Aiken. -- (1 comments)
While you're downtown..... - 11/27/11 09:24 AM
While you are here (downtown) experiencing the Night of 1000 Lights on December 8th.... stroll on over to the Aiken Center for the Arts for a 'Meet the Artist' event. What: Opening Reception - Meet the artists and view their exhibitions over hors d'oeuvres and wine Artists include:Elizabeth Moretz-Britt, Bea Kuhlke, Mike Carr Hartley When: Thursday, December 8th 2011 Time: 6pm - 9pm --- during Downtown Aiken's Night of 1000 Lights Where: Aiken Center for the Arts - 122 Laurens Street, Downtown Aiken More Info: 803-641-9094 --- Ready to move south? Give us a call! 803.648.8660 Carolina Real Estate Company - 333 (0 comments)
A Sight to See! Night of 1000 Lights :) - 11/27/11 09:07 AM
Absolutely beautiful, the streets of Downtown Aiken aglow with 1000 luminaries.... you have to feel and see it for yourself, photos just don't do it justice! Visit Downtown Aiken on December 8th! Shopkeepers will have their doors open late for holiday shopping. Food - Festivities - even SANTA!! What: Night of 1000 Lights When: December 8, 2011 Where: Downtown Aiken, SC . Historic Business District (while you are on Laurens Street - stop by the Aiken Center for the Arts for a 'meet the artist' event!)
poster credit: Aiken Downtown Development Association
Give us a call (1 comments)
Gingerbread Contest!! - 11/27/11 08:41 AM
What: Historic Gingerbread Contest (ALL entries are crafted after an Aiken County Historic Home or Site) Where: Aiken County Historical Museum. 433 Newberry Street, Aiken When: December 8 - 11, 2011 * WANT TO ENTER??!! Entry forms available online at www.aikencountyhistoricalmuseum.org -- must be submitted by November 30th, so hurry!!!
More Info: 803-642-2015 --- Give us a call if you have any questions about the local real estate market, and how it impacts you with your sale or purchase. (be sure to say you saw my blog, thanks!) Carolina Real Estate Company 333 Park Avenue SW - Aiken, SC (5 comments)
Thanksgiving Traditions in Aiken, SC - 11/20/11 05:04 PM
If you are new to the area you may not be aware of all the traditions for Thanksgiving. You may adopt some or all as new traditions of your own! Check it out: For over 90 years, the Aiken community has come together on Thanksgiving morning at 11am for the Blessing of the Hounds. Walk into Hitchcock Woods and meet at Memorial Gate - a wonderful way to start your Thanksgiving day. Memorial Gate - Hitchcock Woods, Aiken, SC
Check out what Bing.com travel had to say about our little tradition! For the past two years, Aiken Land Conservancy has (2 comments)
Heading to the Blessing? Stop by for Bloodies and Bagels on the way :) - 11/09/11 01:31 PM
What: Bloodies and Bagels Where: Aiken County Historical Museum. 443 Newberry St, Aiken When: 8:30am - 10:30am - Thanksgiving morning (November 24th) Who: Hosted by The Aiken Land Conservancy. photo credit Photobucket Serving as a prelude to the Blessing of the Hounds in Hitchcock Woods, this family-friendly event is the perfect way to entertain out-of-town guests --- and will soon be a holiday tradition, just like The Blessing is for many locals and visitors alike. I'll tell you all about THe Blessing in another post...coming soon!! Bloodies and Bagels will be held outside the Aiken County Museum to the left of (0 comments)
Got land? Want tax credit? - 11/09/11 10:37 AM
Got land? Why not consider putting some or all of your land into a conservation easement? It doesn't cost you anything - in fact, it puts money in your pocket with tax credits!!..but hurry, those credits may be ending soon! But most importantly, it is protecting the land now and for generations to come. We have only so much green space left on our planet - we need to take measures to keep it!! ...For me - I just can't stop thinking about America's Eagles, - while they are off the endangered list AT THE MOMENT, that could change in (0 comments)
What: St John's Apple Festival When: Saturday, November 5, 2011 Where: St John's Church. 104 Newberry Street, Downtown Aiken.
Apples, apples and more apples!!
For more info: 803.648.6891
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The Carolina Real Estate Company, Charles Blackburn (0 comments)
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