City of Aiken Calendar of Events

Jan
22
Fri
2021
Coffee with a Cop
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve. Coffee with a Cop is on a mission to improve trust and build relationships – one cup of coffee at a time. Join the Aiken Department of Public Safety and fellow community members for coffee and conversation at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior Youth Center, on Friday, January 22, from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. In a short time, citizens and police officers get to know each other and discover mutual goals for the communities they live in and serve.  Call 803-643-2181 for more information.

Feb
27
Sat
2021
11th Annual Black History Jazz Concert
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is set to host the 11th Annual Black History Jazz Concert.  The event will be held on Saturday, Feb 27, 2021, from 7:00 PM-9:00PM at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center, located at 841 Edgefield Ave NW, Aiken, SC 29801.

The 11th Annual Black History Jazz Concert is for ages 18 & older and will feature local CSRA favorites, Preston & Weston. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Smith-Hazel Recreation Center.

Each table provides 6 seats for family/friends to enjoy the event. Tables are priced at $54.00 (General Admission), $60.00 (Mid-Level), & $72.00 (Premium Seats). This program has a limited capacity; all participants must purchase a table during the registration period. There will be no tables or tickets sold the night of the event.

Tables will be available for purchase Jan 8th– Feb 21st, 2021. Face coverings must be worn while attending this event unless eating or drinking. Individually packaged snacks and beverages will be provided for refreshment.

Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center

Call (803) 642-7634 for more information.

Mar
12
Fri
2021
Breakfast at the Gallops
Mar 12 @ 8:00 am
Breakfast at the Gallops
Watch Aiken’s Future Racing Stars Workout

March 12, 2021             
 
8:00 a.m.
Aiken Training Track
Tickets: $20 (no refunds)
 

Featuring Special Guest Speaker Caton Bredar. Veteran thoroughbred horse racing analyst who was part of the original team to launch the first 24-hour, interactive horse racing television network (TVG). This will be an opportunity to observe juvenile thoroughbreds as they prepare to go to the races and older campaigners, workout before leaving to go to the racetrack. Local trainers will be on site to talk to participants about the various training methods used to train Aiken’s equine athletes.
 
Gates open at 7:30am. A light breakfast will be served at 8:00am. Those in attendance should wear face coverings and practice social distancing at all times. Guests may enter the Two Notch Road entrance that is closet to Audubon Drive. Vehicles must stop for all horses.
 
A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to support the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum.
 
Tickets may also be purchased at the H. Odell Weeks Center, Folly (downtown Aiken), Meybohm Real Estate (downtown Aiken), Aiken Training Track Office, and the Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum (406 Park Avenue SE). Tickets must be pre-purchased, as no tickets will be available for purchase at the gate.
 
For more information: 803-643-2121 or 803-642-7631 or email halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov.
Mar
19
Fri
2021
Family Game Night
Mar 19 @ 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm

FAMILY GAME NIGHT
Enjoy 3 games of bingo and a board game tournament with your family! Snacks and refreshments to be served. Prizes awarded to bingo winners and family winners. Registration opens on January 13. Guests will be required to wear facial coverings and will practice social distancing between family groups.
Ages: All
Friday, March 13, 5:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $18 per family (4) or $5 each/additional
Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior & Youth Center
Call (803) 643-2181 for more information.