This past weekend, about 30,000 shoppers came to downtown Aiken, South Carolina for the annual Aiken’s Makin arts and craft show. More than 200 vendors and exhibitors were on hand with plenty of arts, crafts, and food. This year marked the 35 Anniverary of this popular … Continue readingAiken’s Makin 2011
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
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
After a day of rain and wind at the Carolina Balloon Fest 36, at about 4:30 pm the sky opened up and the wind calmed down and the mass ascension began.
Watching ballons inflate at the Carolina Ballon Fest 2009
This weekend was the 36th Annual Carolina Ballon Fest, held at Statesville, North Carolina airport. Despite rains in the morning and high winds most of the afternoon, the ballons were able to launch about 4:30 or 5:00 and came back later at dusk for the … Continue readingCarolina Ballon Fest 36!
This year marked the 19th Annual St. Mary’s Chocolate Festival. Each year the event is held as fund raiser for the school. This year was also billed as a “fun-raiser’. I saw all kinds of events for the family this year. There were canival games, … Continue readingSt. Mary’s Chocolate Festival comes to Aiken