Originally created 11/12/06



JURIED QUILT SHOW: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Nov. 27; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W., Aiken.; free; donations welcome; (803) 642-2015

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 3 p.m. today; The Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway; benefits Aiken Kidney Benefit Inc.; $16; (803) 641-3305

ORGAN AND BRASS CONCERT: 4 p.m. today; St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, Aiken; with Kathleen Cartledge, pipe organ, and Barbara Rollins, brass; free, offering to be taken; (803) 649-4021

AIKEN AARP MEETING: 3 p.m. Monday; South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road; with Darren Waters, of the Diabetes and Nutrition Teaching Center; annual AARP fees $5 per household; (803) 648-9574

RED, HOT AND BLUE: 7 p.m. Thursday; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 124 Newberry St. N.W.; $37.50; (803) 648-1438, www.aikenperformingartsgroup.org

CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY'S FINAL MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; community room, building 1200-1400, Aiken Technical College, U.S. Highway 1; program will be Hydrangeas - Dressed for Any Occasion; guests welcome; (803) 644-9400, csrahydr@aol.com

U.S. AIR FORCE'S RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 7 p.m. Thursday; Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; free; sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council; (803) 803 278-1805

THE VOYAGER ENCOUNTERS: 7 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Dupont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway; $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 pupils; (803) 641-3769

OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19; 3183 Wagener Road, Aiken; view log cabin, smoke house, chicken house, confederate museum; free; (803) 648-8412


HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21; Beech Island Historical Society Meeting House and Museum, 144 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, speaker will be A. C. "Sandy" Haskell III who will speak on his grandfather's diary; free; (803) 867-3600

HISTORIC HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT TOUR: 4-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 24-25, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26; tour of the Boyhood Home of President Wilson, 419 Seventh St.; Meadow Garden Historic Home, 1320 Independence Drive; the 1797 Ezekiel Harris House, 1840 Broad St.; and Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site, 181 Redcliffe Road, Beech Island; $12 in advance, $15 tour days; pupil tickets $5 in advance and tour days; children 4 and younger free; benefits the house museums on tour; (706) 724-0436

TOUR OF HOMES: 5:30-9:30 P.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Dec. 2; features six homes decorated for holidays and the Living History Park; $15 advance, available at Jim Bush Flower Shop, Parks Pharmacy and the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; (803) 279-6036

FASHION SHOW: 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; North Augusta Country Club, 2001 Gregory Lake Road; brunch, fashion show featuring items from Tolberts; $10, must be purchased in advance from Jim Bush Flower Shop, Parks Pharmacy and North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; (803) 279-6036

CHRISTMAS FOR THE BIRDS: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; Living History Park, 299 W. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; bring apples, oranges, pumpkins, peanut butter, lard, pine cones, dried corn, popcorn, cranberries and bird seed; cider and cookies will be served and story time will be held at 10:30, 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.; (803) 279-7560

FEAST OF CAROLS: 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 4-5; lobby of the University of South Carolina Aiken's Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; renaissance festival of holiday food and music by the university's finest performers; $35; (803) 641-3305

UNIVERSITY THEATRE PLAYERS: 7 p.m. Dec. 4-5, Etherredge Center lobby; Ten-Minute Play Festival: 8 p.m. Jan. 25-27, 29 and 3 p.m. Jan. 28; The Robber Bridegroom: 8 p.m. April 26-28, 30 and 3 p.m. April 29; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 students; Feast of Carols, $35; (803) 641-3305

LITTER PICK-UP: 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9; Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson; teams will remove litter from the public roads that run through the property; free (803) 471-0291

BIG BAND: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St., Aiken; The Dick Goodwin Band; sponsored by the Aiken Woman's Club; $30; (803) 644-8837

I THINK I CAN: 7 p.m. Friday, March 30, I Think I Can; 9 and 11 a.m. March 29-30, for area schools; Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway, Playground Playhouse Productions; Aiken; $7 adults, $4 students; (803) 641-3305


Stitches From the Heart: Seeking volunteers to knit, crochet blankets, sweaters and hats for children in the hospital; donations of yarn appreciated; (866) 472-6903


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