By Aimee Serafin • Photo courtesy of Ga Carolina State Fair



October 18

TEEN Life Maze

Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, Aiken SC

10am – 3pm

From the City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism press release– Teen Life Maze is an interactive risk reduction experience for middle school, high school and college-aged students. The Teen Life Maze will take participants through a series of life scenarios and show them what life could be like if they made the wrong decisions. Scenarios include scenes from a courtroom, a funeral home and an STD clinic. Teen pregnancy prevention, alcohol and drug abuse and lessons on healthy relationships will be some of the topics presented.

FREE. Food, prizes, music and video game truck.

For more information, call 803.648.3456

October 18-27

Georgia Carolina State Fair

308 Hale Street

Mon – Fri: opens at 5pm

Sat – Sun: opens at 12 noon

In its 97th year, the popular Georgia Carolina State Fair brings carnival rides in a safe environment to downtown Augusta. With a number of thrill rides and family carnival games, a beauty/talent contest and a livestock competition, carnival goers often visit the fair multiple times during its stay in the Garden City. There are the usual carnival gems like deep-fried Oreos and powder-sugared funnel cakes, too!

October 17-20

Aiken City Limits Music Festival

Highfields Event Center

Visit to see a full list of events and dates/times.

October 19

The Miracle Mile Walk

Augusta Common

Pre-walk at 8am; walk starts at 9am

October 19

Buddy Walk, Aiken

University of South Carolina Aiken Campus

Registration 9am; walk starts at 10:30am

Aimee Serafin, editor of the Augusta Family Magazine.