Dec. 28: Events for today through Monday
David Bryan will perform at Carolina Jamboree, 98 Johnson Road in Belvedere, today from 7 to 10 p.m.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Aiken Mall Cinemas. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
Two Guys and a Jukebox host karaoke every Friday at Harry’s Local Bar and Restaurant, starting at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 221-8869.
The Aiken Center for the Arts will be offering winter art day camps today and Jan. 2-4. The camps are open to children, ages K4 and up. Enrollment is on a daily basis allowing campers to choose the days and times they want to attend. Parents may also choose between full and half-day camps. Full-day camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning camps run from 8:30 a.m. to noon and afternoon camps run from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Campers bring snacks and lunches, and the Arts Center provides all other supplies. Daily tuition is $60 for full-day camps and $40 for half-day camps. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Call Mandy Woodhouse at 641-9094.
The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, 221 Greenville St. NW, will have Oyster Roast and Lowcountry Blues with Shrimp City Slim today from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 648-1181.
Aiken Historic Tour will be held today at 10 a.m. Arrive at least 15 minutes early. Reservations were highly recommended as tours are often sold out. Departure is the site of the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum. Arrive early to view the museum prior to departure. Museum opens at 9 a.m.
The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave. will host John Vaughn from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
There will be live music with Yesterday’s Sounds from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the DAV Building, located at 2194 Columbia Highway N., today.
The Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island, will have karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today.
The Aiken High School Class of 1977 will hold a 35-year reunion from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. S.W. Tickets are $35 per person in advance and $45 per person at the door. Advance ticket requests with check payable to AHS Class of 1977 can be sent to AHS Class of 1977 Reunion c/o Mary Ward, 25 Clemson Drive, Aiken, SC 29803.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Aiken Mall Cinemas, 300 East Gate Drive. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
DuPont Planetarium in the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, will have two showings of “Tis the Season” at 7 and 8 p.m. Saturday. The RPSEC Observatory is open for public viewing after evening planetarium shows, weather permitting. For more information, call 641-3654 or visit http://rpsec.usca.edu/planetarium.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Aiken Mall Cinemas, 300 East Gate Drive. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave., will host Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday with John Vaughn.
The Willcox, 100 Colleton Ave., will host Preston and Weston from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Aiken Mall Cinemas, 300 East Gate Drive. Donors will receive a free movie ticket.
Line dance class will be held Mondays at 6 p.m. at Palmetto Ballroom. The cost is $5 per person. Call 641-4800 for more information.
All Convenience Centers and landfills will operate on their normal schedule Monday.
Famously Hot New Year in downtown Columbia kicks off at 7 p.m. on Monday. The street party includes refreshments, fireworks and a midnight countdown. The Wallflowers, Atlantic Starr, DJ Biz Markie, The Reggie Sullivan Band and Terence Young will perform live. General admission is free, though other ticket options are available. For more information, visit www.famouslyhotnewyear.com.
The Stables Restaurant’s Main House Party begins at 9:30 p.m. on Monday. Air Apparent will perform until the ball drops. The Stables Restaurant is located at 221 Greenville St. N.W.
The Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 2510 Storm Branch Road, Beech Island, will have a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball with Jason Sikes as Elvis from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Dance in the New Year with Yesterday’s Sounds. The cost is $10 per person. The band will provide drinks, paper products and New Year’s novelties. Bring a finger food or dessert. Eating will begin at 7:30 p.m. The band will begin playing all your favorite oldies, rock ’n’ roll, blues, country, shag and more at 8:30 p.m. There will be prize drawings and a cake walk. The Crystal Ball drops at midnight. No alcohol, please. The event will be held at the DAV Building, 2194 Columbia Highway N. (U.S. 1), near the Aiken airport. For more information, contact Dana Watkins at 292-3680 or Furman Redd at (706) 825-8776.