Thanksgiving Traditions in Aiken, SC

Real Estate Agent with International Property Management Group, LLC 91013

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, SCMemorial Gate - Hitchcock Woods, Aiken, SC

Blessing of the Hounds, Aiken SC  Blessing of the Hounds - Hitchcock Woods, Aiken, SC

Check out what travel had to say about our little tradition!

For the past two years, Aiken Land Conservancy has hosted 'Bagels and Bloodies' at The Aiken County Historical Museum - be sure to stop by ON YOUR WAY to the Blessing :) 

After the Blessing you can join your friends, family, neighbors, associates..... downtown in The Alley for Thanksgiving Dinner.  A free community event, and tradition for several years - One Table.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO COME FOR FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER! Everyone :)  Young, old, purple, green, tall, short, rich, poor, democrat, doesn't matter.  If you want to do something to 'give back', you can bring a canned food item to donate at the event.  For more info: One Table 2011


Happy Thanksgiving.  I'm thankful for every day, for every day is a gift.


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 (Charles Blackburn, BIC)
333 Park Avenue SW - Aiken, SC 29801

803. 648. 8611


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

Thanks for stopping by!



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Kara Casamassina, Broker In Charge

International Property Management Group, LLC

Downtown Aiken SC.

Thanks for stopping by - come back again! 

Give me a call if I can be of any assistance with your Aiken area property search.


I wasn't born here but Aiken feels like home. Come see for yourself!  

What are you waiting for?!!

Give us a call when you're ready to call Aiken home, too!


International Property Management Group, LLC

Aiken SC. 29801.




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Donna Paul
Keller Williams Realty Gold Coast - Dix Hills, NY
Long Island Home Specialist,All About Real Estate
Kara: that's such a great idea and giving back is just a bonus...thanks for sharing
Nov 20, 2011 09:12 AM #1
Lori Gardiner
RE/MAX River's Edge - Bristol, RI

HI Kara,

Great post...thanks for sharing.  Have a great Thanksgiving.

Nov 20, 2011 09:17 AM #2
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