christmas: December 2017 in Aiken SC - 11/22/17 03:32 PM
December is a magical time, and Aiken is no different!   So many things happening, check it out!
December Events:
1st:  Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting  (Newberry Street)
1st - 31st:  Festival of Trees at the Depot   
1st - 2nd:  Christmas Craft Show  (Odell Weeks)
1st - 2nd,  8th - 10th, 15th - 16th:  Aiken Community Playhouse presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
3rd: Aiken Jaycees Parade  (Downtown)
7th:  Night of 1000 lights (Downtown)
9th:   Ugly Sweater Crawl  (Downtown)
9th & 16th:  Christmas Crafts at the Market  (Farmers Market)
9th-10th, 14th - 23rd, & 26th:   Christmas in Hopelands  (Hopelands Gardens)
10th:  Aiken Symphony Orchestra presents:  Home for the HOlidays
16th:  Santa at the Depot
22nd … (1 comments)

christmas: Downtown Aiken Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2017 - December 1st. - 11/22/17 03:21 PM
It's beginning to look like Christmas here in Aiken SC!   Downtown is adorned with holly and lights, storefronts are dressed in holiday cheer, too.  
What:  Christmas Tree Lighting
When:   December 1, 2017. 
Where:   Newberry Street, Downtown Aiken SC
this pic is the Richland Ave tree,  the lighting ceremony is at the Newberry Street tree :)

christmas: Night of 1000 Lights, Aiken SC. December 8, 2016 - 11/17/16 10:46 AM

Night of 1000 Lights - Aiken SC 2016
Come on downtown and enjoy the season!  The light of 1000 luminaries shining downtown!  Come and stroll around, do some shopping, enjoy some holiday treats, see Santa and some elves!  Listen to carolers and other music makers :)  Enjoy the festivities, and have some fun!
What:  Night of 1000 Lights
When:  Thursday, December 8, 2016
Where:  Downtown Aiken
More Info:  
Aiken Downtown Development Association.
#ShopSmall and support local business this holiday season :)
Shopkeepers are staying open late to give you extra holiday shopping time!
Participating businesses:
3 Monkeys Fine Gifts
Affordables Apparel
Aiken Antique Mall
Aiken Center for the Arts
Beyond Bijoux
Caroline's Boutique
Carriage … (1 comments)

christmas: Christmas in Hopelands. Aiken SC. December 2016 - 11/17/16 10:28 AM
Christmas in Hopelands.  December 2016 - Aiken SC
Is this one of your holiday traditions? It is for me and my family! :)  If you have never been, you should visit at least once.....and maybe it will become one of your … (0 comments)

christmas: 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighing - Downtown Aiken SC - 12/03/15 10:05 PM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and after tonight it will be officially Christmas season in Downtown Aiken!   It's time for our annual Christmas tree lighting - officiated by our newly elected Mayor, Rick Osbon!   This is the 27th Annual tree lighting -  another Aiken tradition.
What:  Christmas tree lighting
Where:  Downtown Aiken,  Newberry Street festival block (between Richland and Park Aves)
Hosted by: City of Aiken, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Departments
When: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time: 6pm - 7:30
More info:  803-642-7634
Join us for the tree lighting - sing carols, have holiday snacks, crafts for the children, and see Santa and … (0 comments)

christmas: Aiken -45th Annual Christmas Craft Show - Dec 4 & 5, 2015 - 12/03/15 09:58 PM
Time for another Aiken tradition!   Come over to Odell Weeks park and check out over 100 vendors and their wares!
What:  Christmas Craft Show  (45th annual!!!)
Where:  Odell Weeks -  Whiskey Road, Aiken (across from Zaxbys/Home Depot)
When: Friday, December 4, 2015 -- and Saturday, December 5, 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm
Crafts, food, etc....   Santa will be there, too!!!
Merry Christmas!

christmas: Christmas in July - Downtown Aiken SC - 7/20-7/2/15 - 07/20/15 04:54 AM
Tis the season.... to get some holiday shopping done early!!    It's Christmas in July, here in Downtown Aiken - my favorite time of year, haha.
What; Christmas in July   (Christmas style bargains and deals!)
When: 7/20/15 - 7/25/15
Where: Downtown Aiken SC
Participating Shoppes/Eateries: 
3 Monkeys, Downtown Dog, New Moon Cafe, ACTS Resale Store, Epona, Paisley Peacock, Aiken Antique Mall, Equine Divine, Pitter Patter, Aiken Center for the Arts, Folly, … (0 comments)

christmas: Downtown Aiken Christmas Tree Lighting - 12/5/14 - 11/29/14 10:18 PM
We've been decking the halls, streets and shop windows, now it's time to light the Christmas tree!  Our tree is located in the center of Downtown Aiken, at the intersection of Richland Ave and Laurens Street - it sits atop the fountain!  Come join the community in singing Christmas Carols and welcoming the Christmas season! See you there!    We have a new tree this year, too -    not sure why we switched trees, we used to have a snowflake metal sculpture tree, it was simply beautiful --- this years tree has a more 'real tree' look to it. I'll … (0 comments)

christmas: December Fun -Downtown Aiken. (some November stuff, too!!) LOTS TO DO! - 11/24/12 11:54 PM
Here's a list of upcoming events in Downtown Aiken-    enjoy!!  Have a holly jolly Christmas! 
Now thru December 28, 2012 - Aiken Center for the Arts -  Tis the Season exhibition.   Downtown - Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens Street.
November 27, 2012 -  Aiken Concert Band - Holiday Celebration.  At USC-Aiken, Etherridge Center, 471 University Pkwy.  8pm.    more info: 803.641.3305
November 30, 2012 & December 1, 2012 - 42nd Annual Christmas Craft Fair - Odell Weeks Activity Center.-Whiskey Road across from Home Depot.   Fri: 9am-6pm. Sat: 9am-5pm (Santa will be here on Saturday!)  more info 803.642.7631.  … (2 comments)

christmas: Christmas Tree Lighting - Downtown Aiken. Friday, December 2, 2011 - 11/29/11 11:43 AM
What: Annual lighting of the Christmas Tree
Where: Downtown Aiken - Center.   Richland Ave/Laurens Street Circle
When: Friday, December 2, 2011
More Info: 803.642.7631

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 us … (0 comments)

christmas: Christmas in Hopelands! - 11/27/11 01:51 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)

christmas: A Sight to See! Night of 1000 Lights :) - 11/27/11 01:07 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)

christmas: Aiken Christmas Parade on Sunday!! 12/12/10 - 12/10/10 05:07 AM
Who:  Aiken Jaycees proudly presents.....
What: Aiken Christmas Parade
Where:  Downtown Aiken.... Park Avenue and Laurens Street
When: Sunday, December 12, 2010
Time: 2:00pm

I wasn't born here, but Aiken sure feels like home.  Come see for yourself!  What are you waiting for?

Give us a call when  you are ready to move South :)   
Kara Casamassina, The Carolina Real Estate Company - Historic Aiken SC - 803.648.8660

christmas: Tour of Homes 2010. Saturday Dec. 11. - 12/06/10 11:17 AM
What:  22nd Annual Holiday Homes Tour

Hosted by:  Aiken Choral Society
Date: Saturday, Dec. 11
Time:  begins at 4pm - CLOSES AT 7pm
Map Pick-up - after 3:30pm at the Aiken County Historical Museum.
Tickets: $10.
More info: 803.439-0083.
This is NOT a walking tour!
Happy Holidays!     
Enjoy the tour!!
I wasn't born here but Aiken sure feels like home. Come see for yourself! What are you waiting for?!
Kara Casamassina, The Carolina Real Estate Company, 333 Park Avenue SW, Aiken SC 29801

christmas: Night of 1000 Lights. Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 12/06/10 10:50 AM
Night of 1000 Lights is truly ONE of THE PRETTIEST evenings in Downtown Aiken, SC.  
Pictures can't do it justice - you have to see it, feel it, live it, be part of it, enjoy it :)      
Downtown is aglow - the streets lined with luminaries.  Sponsoring businesses will be open late for holiday shopping, there will be food, festivities and even SANTA will be in town!! 
More Info: 803.649.2221  
Come enjoy Downtown Aiken during the Night of 1000 Lights -  say hello if you see me!
Give us a call when  you are ready to move South :)   
Kara … (0 comments)

christmas: Christmas in Hopelands 12/11/10 - 12/23/10 - 12/06/10 03:52 AM

What:  Christmas in Hopelands!  

Hopelands  Gardens will once again be beautifully illuminated for all to enjoy!  Stroll thru the gardens and enjoy the holiday displays - thousands and thousands of lights!!    
Be sure to visit the Doll House, Carriage House and the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Museum :)  
Where:  Hopelands Gardens - near the corner of Whiskey/Dupree
Hours:  weekends: 5:30pm - 9:30pm    weekdays: 6pm-9:30pm
Dates:  WEEKEND DATES: Dec. 11, 12, 18, 19 and 26    (5:30pm-9:30pm)

               WEEKDAY DATES:  Dec. 16, 17, 20, 21, … (3 comments)

christmas: Aiken: Christmas Craft Show!! Dec 3 -4, 2010 - 12/04/10 07:24 AM
CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW! What:  Aiken Christmas Craft showWhere: Odell Weeks Center, Whiskey RoadWhen: December 3rd and 4thMore Info: 803.642.7631 The annual Aiken Christmas Craft Show will run from 9 to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4, with vendors from all over the Southeast displaying their handmade treasures.       Come support the community and buy a fresh made wreath for your door from the local high school!! See you there!!---------------------------------------  
Buying or selling property in Aiken?  Hire a professional!!   Call The Carolina Real Estate Company - 333 Park Avenue Sw, Aiken SC 29801.

christmas: TIME TO LIGHT THE CHRISTMAS TREE! - 12/01/10 09:15 AM
What:  Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting - hosted by Mayor Fred Cavanaugh
When:  6:30pm. Friday, December 3, 2010
Where:  Downtown Aiken, at the intersection of Richland Ave and Laurens Street -- THAT'S WHERE THE TREE IS!!
Cost:  FREE!!!!   (children must be accompanied by an adult, though)
More Info:  803-642.7631
Come join us Friday for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Aiken.   The ceremony will be led by Mayor Fred Cavanaugh, with music, refreshments, singing carols, candle lighting and a countdown to the lighting of the tree :)   Even a special appearance by … (4 comments)

christmas: 'Tis the Season! Aiken area Holiday Events :) - 11/30/10 07:50 AM
Aiken area Holiday Events

12/1 & 12/3 The Feast of Carols,
University Theatre Production, Etherredge Center, Aiken. 803-641-3305 or 2847
12/01 - 12/31 An Over the Top Christmas! Trees, trees and more trees.
Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St., SW, Aiken.
Closed Mondays and holidays. 803-642-2015

12/3 - 12/5 & 12/10 - 12/11 A Christmas Story,
URS Center for the Performing Arts, Aiken.
Aiken Community Playhouse production. Box Office 803-648-1438

12/4 Christmas for the Birds,
Living History Park, North Augusta. 803-279-7560
12/4 GVW Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary Christmas … (4 comments)

christmas: Christmas in Hopelands Gardens - come see the lights! - 12/21/09 07:02 AM
What:   Christmas in Hopelands  
Where:  Hopelands Gardens / Rye Patch
                           5:30-9:30  December 17-23 & 26
More Info:  803.642.7631 - City of Aiken PRT  (please call72 hours in advance for accomodations for those with disabilities)
Shuttle service from the Goodwill Parking lot on Whiskey Road - -   no parking on Dupree Place or at Green Boundary Club

Come stroll thru the garden paths and enjoy the thousands of Christmas lights and decorations!  Sip on Hot Cocoa or Spiced Cider as you stroll!     Enjoy … (4 comments)

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