Pet pictures with Santa to be held Saturday

The SPCA Albrect Center for Animal Welfare will host pet photos with Santa on Saturday at Cold Creek Nurseries, 398 Hitchcock Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photos are $20 and will be mailed to participants the following day. For more information, call 648-6863.

Neighborhoods council to hold yard, craft sale

The Aiken Council of Neighborhoods will hold a yard and craft sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Aiken Municipal Building in The Alley. Proceeds will benefit the City of Aiken and the Aiken Department of Public Safety’s Safer Communities Initiative. For more information or to reserve a vendor table, call 644-9716.

Dr. Shealy to lead Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods with Dr. Harry Shealy will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The group will meet at the Tea Cottage entrance on Dibble Road. The walk will take three hours. Registration is required; a donation of $20 to the Sierra Club is suggested. For more information or to register, email Chris Hall at

Annual Bonsai Open Garden to be held

Fred and Caroline Wieland will hold their annual Bonsai Open Garden event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at their home, 3933 Wood Valley Drive.

Myelinators will meet at St. Paul Saturday

The Aiken Area National MS Society self-help group the Myelinators will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. The group is open to all persons with multiple sclerosis and their support persons. For more information, call 644-1342 or email

Osteen to open log cabin this weekend

John Osteen will hold an open house at his authentic log cabin from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at his residence on Highway 302 across from Couchton Baptist Church. For more information, call (803) 507-2268.

Camera shop to host Digital Drop-in

Chris’ Camera Center will hold a Digital Drop-in Day School from 10 a.m. to closing on Saturday at the shop on Laurens Street. For more information, call 641-0501 or email

Junior Woman’s Club to hold S.H.O.P. event

The Aiken Junior Woman’s Club will hold its fourth annual S.H.O.P. event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Aiken Center for the Arts. For more information, call 507-4633 or email, or call 522-2277 or email

Local Korean War vets chapter will meet

The Sgt. Harold F. Adkison Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Chapter 255 will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bath United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall, 176 Maple St. For more information, call 819-9595.

Auditions for ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ to be held

The Augusta Players will hold auditions for a production of the musical “La Cage Aux Folles” at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Crossbridge Baptist Church, 3130 Skinner Mill Road, Augusta. For more information, visit

LBC to hold multi-class reunion on Saturday

LBC multi-class reunion will be held on Saturday at 6:30 p.m., at the Horse Creek Banquet Hall on Highway 1 next to Bobby’s Bar-B-Q. The meal will be $15 per person. Mail checks to Kathy New, 222 Patricia Drive, North Augusta, SC 29841. Make payable to LBC Multi-Class Reunion. For more information, call Kathy New at 593-9842 or email or call Anne Fulcher at 979-4476 or email

DuPont Planetarium to host shows Saturday

“In My Backyard” and “More than Meets the Eye” programs will be held at 7 and 8 p.m. on Saturday at the DuPont Planetarium at USC Aiken. Tickets are $4.50 for adults, $2.50 for grades 4K-12 and $3.50 for seniors. Those with valid college or military ID will receive a 50 percent discount. For more information or to make a reservation, call 641-3654.

Blackville Quilt Shop to hold open house

The Blackville Quilt Shop, 15070 Highway 3, Blackville, will hold a holiday Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call Alta Miller at (803) 284-2929.

Fields Brothers Band will perform Saturday

The Fields Brothers Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Jamboree Jaycee Hut in Belvedere. Admission is free. For more information, call 221-2449 or (843) 340-2800.

Woodturners to meet Saturday in Evans, Ga.

The Savannah River Woodturners will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at 144 N. Bel Air Road in Evans, Ga. The guest speaker will be Howard Moore, who will demonstrate winged vessels. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Lee Carey at (706) 627-8373 or visit