Why is it that now the leaves are finally turning to reds and yellows in Aiken, the leaves in the neighbors yards are so much better looking in the neighbors yards?
I was just walking around downtown Aiken and saw this red wall against the blue sky and white cloulds. I thought it looked kind of patriotic.
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 … Continue readingSt. Mary’s Chocolate Festival 2010
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 … Continue readingAiken Railroad Depot Grand Opening
The rain had stopped and the humidity was terrible, but the rain drops on these yellow flowers were beautiful.
In Aiken, the leaves of a few of the trees are starting to get a little fall color. Maybe this year will be a good one for fall colors.
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 … Continue readingAiken’s Makin 2010
Have a safe and fun Labor Day.
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 … Continue readingCoker Spring in Aiken
The smell of Gardinias are everywhere this weekend. This is a favorite time of year.