St. Mary’s Chocolate Festival 2010

Saturday, the 22nd Annual St. Mary's Chocolate Festival was held in Aiken. The event is a fund raiser for Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic School. The school grounds were covered with activities for all ages. There were carnival games, flowers, pumpkins, paint ball, live entertainment, a rock climbing wall,…

Aiken Railroad Depot Grand Opening

Saturday was the Grand Opening of the Aiken Railroad Depot. After ten years of planning and construction, many people came out to celebrate the occasion. The day started with a Transportation parade that ended at the depot. The building has been complete and two old railroadcars have been partially restored.

Aiken’s Makin 2010

Last weekend, Aiken was brimming with people and crafts at the 2010 Aiken's Makin Festival. There were arts and crafts of all kinds. Plenty of food of all kinds was available for your enjoyment. And did I mention food. My personal favorite ice cream. Lots to do and see for…

Coker Spring in Aiken

Coker Spring, a fresh water spring dating from prehistoric times, was an early source of drinking water for Aiken, South Carolina. It was also a popular stagecoach stop on the trip from Abbeville to Charleston. The spring was listed on the National Register on January 18, 1978.