Staff photo by Suzanne Stone. Vendor Susan Miller quilted between customers at the Christmas Craft Show Friday.
Colette Pieters, 5, spins her own whirlygig while waiting for the downtown Christmas tree-lighting event to begin.
Holiday display at Tea Garden Gifts.
Submitted photo. The twin living Christmas trees light up the sanctuary during last year's Christmas presentation at Millbrook Baptist Church.
Crafts fill up one of the gyms at the Weeks Center during this Christmas Craft show in 2009.
City of Aiken's annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be held on Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Photo by Phyllis Britt Mary Eleanor Smith, left, and Beverly xxxxxx check out the ornaments on a Christmas tree at the Grace United Methodist Church G.I.F.T.S. bazaar last week.
Past Feast of Carols events as in this file photo had a medieval theme; next month's benefit dinner and musical performance will feature traditional Christmas music and a class southern Christmas buffet. The event, hosted by USC Aiken's Department of Theatre and Performing Arts will be held at the Etherredge Center Dec. 1 and Dec. 3.
The Palmetto Kiwanis float was one of many in the Aiken Jaycees Christmas Parade.
North Augusta's downtown scenery gets its traditional holiday glow Monday evening, with the lighting of the community's Christmas tree, in Calhoun Park. Photo by Bill Bengtson
Submitted photo. Katie Tucker holds Baby Jesus in a scene during last year's Christmas presentation at Millbrook Baptist Church.
County residents appreciate the formal entrance of the Christmas season at the City of Aiken's tree-lighting event.
Star file photo The Christmas Store Project each year results in a sea of toys for disadvantaged children in the area.
East Aiken Elementary School students perform in a Christmas show before the holidays. The school was among those to meet federal AYP requirements in results released today.
Excited children greet Santa Claus following his arrival of the Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in downtown Aiken.
Kevin Igoe and daughter Isabel celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree downtown Friday.