Nov. 28: Events for today, Thursday, Friday
The Aiken Regional Medical Centers Auxiliary will hold a uniform and shoe fair from 1 to 7 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the hospital in the executive dining rooms off the cafeteria. Fashions will be provided by First Uniform Inc. of Charlotte, N.C. Proceeds will benefit the Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Programs. For more information, call Deb Campbell at 514-2745.
The USC Aiken School of Nursing will hold a memorial presentation honoring the late MaeDella Perry at 12:15 p.m. today in the USC Aiken School of Nursing lobby. A reception will follow the presentation in School of Nursing room 121. RSVPs were due by Nov. 21. For more information, call Karen Morgan at 641-3277, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Ellenton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today at City Hall to hear the final reading of a tax anticipation note ordinance. For more information, call 652-3233.
BNI Means Business will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday in Cumberland Village’s downstairs conference room. The local professionals’ networking group welcomes visitors at no charge, and lunch is included in the meetings. For more information, call Laura Gibbons at 270-3762 or email email@example.com.
“Fiddler on the Roof” will be performed at 3 and 8 p.m. today at the Newberry Opera House. For more information or for tickets, call the box office at (800) 276-6264 or visit www.newberryoperahouse.com.
The CanHope Cancer Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Aiken. For more information, call 649-5433 or 641-5389.
The Johnston Farmers and Artists Holiday Market will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday on Calhoun Street in Johnston. To take part in the event, call Anne Rauton Smith at (803) 275-4097 or Donna Livingston at (803) 275-0010.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. every Thursday in room 121 at St. John’s United Methodist Church at 104 Newberry St. N.W. All are welcome. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Tavernier, author of “Stories of the Rich and Famous: Aiken’s Winter Colony in the Gilded Age,” will sign copies of the book from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Equine Divine on Laurens Street.
A basic sock knitting class will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sassy Knitter at 942-C Dougherty Road. There will be three class sessions and the fee is $45. For more information, call the shop at 643-5648.
Tom Mack will have a talk and book signing at a meeting of the Aiken Kiwanis Club at 1 p.m. Thursday at Cumberland Village.
4 Cats in the Doghouse will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Willcox Inn.
A JobSeeker workshop, “Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship,” will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Aiken County Public Library. For more information, call the library at 642-2020.
Author Tom Supensky will have a book signing for “Looking At Art Philosophically: Aesthetic Concepts Fundamental to Being An Artist” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Aiken Center for the Arts at 122 Laurens St. S.W. For more information, call the Arts Center at 641-9094.
The Westobou Music Festival will sponsor a Holiday Art Show Thursday to Dec. 6 at 540 Telfair Street in Augusta, featuring artists Philip Morsberger, Tom Nakashima, Edward Rice, Brian Rust, Laura Spong and Mike Williams. An opening reception will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. For more information, visit westoboufestival.com, or call (706) 755-2878.
A Senior Dance will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at the Aiken County Recreation Center, 917 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville.
The 42nd Annual Christmas Craft Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The event will feature food, crafts, children’s activities and a visit from Santa on Saturday. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 642-7631.
The Aiken Community Playhouse will perform “Miracle on 34th Street” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Dec. 7 and 8 with matinees at 3 p.m. Sunday and Saturday, Dec. 8, at the URS Center for the Performing Arts on Newberry Street. For more information, call the box office at 648-1438, or visit www.aikencommunityplayhouse.com.
Single, Single Again will hold an evening of theater with a group outing to dinner and a performance of “Miracle on 34th Street” on Friday, Dec. 7. The group will meet at 6 p.m. at the Pizza Joint for dinner and attend an 8 p.m. performance at the URS Center for the Performing Arts; tickets are $13. Reservations are due by Nov. 30 to Jeanne Shanks, 648-7968, or email email@example.com; fee is due at the door.
The annual Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Laurens Street and Richland Avenue. The event will include live music, caroling, candle lighting, and special guests from the North Pole. For more information, call 642-7634.
The Baker Holiday Toy Drive’s third annual Toys For Tots Golf Event will be on Friday, Nov. 30, at Houndslake Country Club. The four-man scramble tournament will open with late registration at 8:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Fees are $60 per person plus a toy donation for Toys For Tots. For more information, call Sarah Mayson at (706) 829-2197.