Across the river


LEGEND OF BECKY COTTON HAUNTED HOUSE AND HAYRIDE: Haunted house and hayride; 8-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, starting at Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield, S.C.; $5; Jessica Carter (803) 637-1749

AIKEN STEEPLECHASE: Saturday, Ford Conger Field, Audubon Drive, Aiken; gates open 9:30 a.m.; Village of Shops opens 10 a.m.; Guarantor Tent Party 11 a.m.; first race 1 p.m.; carriage parade 1:15 p.m.; second race, 1:30 p.m.; third race 2 p.m.; fourth race 2:30 p.m.; fifth race 3 p.m.; sixth race 3:30 p.m.; general admission tickets $10 advance, $15 at gate, ages 6 and under free; general parking $10 advance, $15 at gate;

TRICK OR TREAT ON NEWBERRY STREET: 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Newberry Street Festival Center; Trunk or Treating, carnival games, food and costume contest; for ages 12 and under, must be accompanied by an adult; to participate in Trunk or Treating or make a candy donation, call Alicia Davis, (803) 642-7631


CAUSE FOR PAWS: Antiques, furniture, fashion sale; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 941 Dougherty Road, Aiken

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