Today’s events for Sept. 21

September 21, 2018


Greater Aiken SCORE will hold a workshop titled Protect Your Business and Your Intellectual Property from 10 a.m. to noon today at the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce, 121 Richland Ave. E. For more information or to register, call 803-641-1111 or visit greateraiken.score.org.

The Astronomy Club of Augusta will meet at 7 p.m. today in the New Science Center Auditorium at Augusta University in Augusta. Vinya Kolar will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Ancient Indian Astronomy. Lunar observing will follow the meeting. For more information, visit angelfire.com/ga/astronomyclubaugusta.

The Aiken Standard’s seventh annual Home and Garden Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Gym No. 2 of the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Admission is $1, and will benefit the Aiken Habitat for Humanity.

A Retirement Cookout honoring Lt. Karl Odenthal will be held at noon today at Aiken Public Safety Headquarters, 251 Laurens ST. N.W. The cost is $7, and the deadline to RSVP and pay is Tuesday, Sept. 18. For more information or to RSVP, call 803-642-7661 or email mcarver@cityofaikesc.gov.

The Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road, celebration in honor of its newly repaired and resurfaced courts scheduled for today has been postponed. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. A Round Robin mini tournament will be held, and food and beverages will be available from the Fermata Grill.

The Aiken Master Gardeners will hold a lunch box lecture at noon today at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2721 Whiskey Road. Cheryl Trottier will be the guest speaker. Her topic will be Xeriscaping. Lectures will not be held on the third Friday of the month. For more information, visit aikenmastergardeners.org.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. today at the Jaycee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Georgia Rain with Ferrell and Terry will perform.

The 2018 Fall Pass It On Kidsignment Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the gym of Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St. All items will be half-price on Saturday. For more information, visit passitonaiken2.com.


Single, Single Again will meet for brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Golden Corral, 2265 Whiskey Road. For more information, email Carla Noziglia at skipncar@aol.com.

The Off the Hook Crochet Group will meet from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Aiken County Public Library, 314 Chesterfield St. S.W. The group is open to anyone interested in crochet. There is no formal instruction, but beginners are welcome. Attendees should bring yarn and a crochet hook. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

A trail walk will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary, 4542 Silver Bluff Road, Jackson. The event will feature nature stations, live owl demonstrations, a microscope table, a coloring book station and a special appearance by Burner Bob. The cost is $5 for adults and free for children 16 and younger. Water stops and energy snacks will be provided. For more information, call 803-471-0291.

A reunion for the staff of the Old Aiken County Hospital will hold its annual reunion from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newverry St. N.W. Those attending are asked to RSVP by Monday, Sept. 17 by calling 803-649-4088 or 803-648-3600.

The Carolina Jamboree will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Jaycee Building, 98 Johnson Road, Belvedere. Bill and Dave and Blues & Country will perform.

The Trucks N’ Tunes Festival will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Newberry Street Festival Center. The event will feature music by Bethany and the Southside Boys, Edward Philips and the Blue, Hyperphlyy and Cody Webb. Food vendors include Hamilton Brothers, the Feel Good Food Truck, Kona Ice, Jamaica Way, Scott Benny’s and The Chillin Cow. For more information, visit trucksntunes.com.


The Palmetto Dog Club will hold registration for its summer classes from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Palmetto Dog Club Field, 880 Banks Mill Road. Classes include Puppy Socialization, Obedience, Agility and Rally. For more information and registration forms, visit palmettodogclub.org or call 803-262-9686.

The American Red Cross Youth Board will hold a car wash fundraiser from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Red Cross Office, 1314 Pine Log Road. Proceeds will benefit Hurricane Florence Response.

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