With its rich history, exciting activities and cosmopolitan flair, Aiken offers something for everyone. With equestrian sports, year-round recreational sports, history, the arts, shopping, hiking, fishing and a host of other ventures available, there is something that appeals to every interest. For more information on the exciting events scheduled in Aiken this year, visit the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, the City of Aiken or Equestrian Calendar of Aiken.
Sammy Hagar and the Circle
Nov. 12, 2015 from 8 to 10 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar joins forces with Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham, Vic Johnson for his “A Journey Through the History of Rock” tour. For more information, please call 706-722-3521.
A Chef’s Extravaganza – Helping Hands
Woodside Plantation Country Club
Nov. 13, 2015 from 6:30 to 10 pm
The Extravaganza is an annual event that offers a seven-course meal, fine wine, live entertainment and an extensive silent auction. The cost of the event is $100. For more information, call 803-648-3456 to speak with Melanie Hutto.
Aiken Driving Club Historic District Drive
Green Boundary Club
Nov. 14, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
A memorial drive honoring Walter Sirrenberg. For more information, please call 772-341-1226 or email
Highfields Event Center
Nov. 15, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy progressive show jumping. For more information, please call 803-649-3505.
Thanksgiving Story Time
Nov. 17, 2015 at 4 p.m.
Come out to listen to Thanksgiving stories about sharing. A free book is given to each family in attendance. For more information, please call 803-642-7631.
ACTHA Obstacle Challenge
Paradise Farm – 4069 Wagener Road
Nov. 21, 2015 from 7a.m. to 5 p.m.
For information, please call 803-640-4918 or email
Aiken Hounds – Blessing of the Hounds
Nov. 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Join the thousands of spectators and the hundreds of riders for this wonderful Thanksgiving tradition. For more information, please call 803-642-0528.
Aiken Community Playhouse
Nov. 27 and 28, and December 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7:30 pm, and Nov. 29 and Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.
Mix a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two Southern spinsters, an estranged old man, a lost cat and a Christmas hog, and you’ve got the recipe for a fun-filled and touching evening of holiday cheer. For more information, please call 803-648-1438.