Things You Can Do During Thanksgiving Break

Things to Do Thanksgiving Week

November is a fun time for family and friends. With the holidays around the corner, it also means the kids will be out of school. There are tons of things to do around town that won’t break the bank! Also, be sure to check our Christmas and Holiday Guide for additional events for the holiday season.

Things You Can Do During Thanksgiving Break

1. Have Some Fun at Your Local Library!

You can check out some free activities at these local libraries!

Wednesday, November 27th

Children Craft Class – Wallace Branch Library

Tiny Tot Story Time – Augusta Library

Make & Take Holiday Decor – Columbia County Library

Frozen Sing Along – Nancy Carson Library

2. Let Them Loose at the Park! 

Take advantage of this awesome 60-degree weather! Enjoy a local park! Here are a few our favorites…

Sassafras Park in Burnettown

Riverview Park in North Augusta

Evans Library Park in Evans

For More Parks: 
Augusta Parks
Aiken Parks
North Augusta Parks

3. Do a Holiday Craft Together! 

Turn on some Christmas music and enjoy some crafting time with the kids. Check out our Pinterest board for some ideas!

4. Take The Kids Ice Skating!

There are two options available to ice skating this year. 

Evans on Ice
Wednesday: 9am-noon (25% off!) & 5pm-9p⁣m
Thanksgiving Day: 5pm-10p⁣
Friday: noon-10pm

Wednesday and Friday: 5pm-9pm
Thanksgiving Day: 3pm – 9pm
Saturday: 12pm-10pm
Sunday: 12pm-9pm

5. Take the Kids to See Santa! 

6. Go See Christmas Lights!

There are two lights displays open this week. Christmas In Columbia County is free and open to the public. They have a walkthrough display. Then there is Lights of the South. They will be open on Thanksgiving Day. 

7. Holiday Gingerbread Houses at Augusta History Museum

Check out the holiday-themed gingerbread houses on display at the Augusta History Museum! 

8. Check Out Christmas in the Back Country

Learn how colonists observed Christmas in the backcountry. The buildings will be open for visitors to tour and there will be demonstrations. Bring the family to enjoy life in the 18th century! The Mercantile will be open with handmade gifts for sale. There will be bread and cookies from the bake oven.

Photo Credit: Living History Park


9. Bonus! Enjoy a Christmas Parade in Aiken!

The first Christmas parade of the 2019 holiday season. The Aiken Jaycee’s Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 1st. 

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