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Posted: November 7, 2013 - 9:28am

THE MAIZE AT STEED’S DAIRY: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 16, Steed’s Dairy Farm, 4634 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; last ticket sold one hour before closing; jumping pillow, hay rides, petting zoo, corn maze, pumpkin patch, more; $10; (706) 855-2948,

GRAYSTONE RANCH FALL FEST: 10 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, noon-midnight Sunday through Nov. 30; Graystone Ranch Nature Park, 1017 McManus Road; pumpkin patch, haunted forest, haunted hay rides, hay maze, more; $10;

CANHOPE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUP: 3-4 p.m. third Wednesdays, Aiken’s First Baptist Church, 120 Chesterfield St., Aiken; Cancer Survivors Helping Others through Positive Encouragement; meets third Wednesdays; Jamie Turner, executive director, (803) 649-5433,; Cathy Cole, group facilitator, (803) 641-5389,; free; savannahrivercancer

JOHNSTON FARMERS AND ARTISTS MARKET: 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street; produce, eggs, baked goods, relishes, pickles, handmade soaps, hand-knitted and felted items, prints, note cards

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John’s United Methodist Church Room 119, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken; for relatives and friends of addicts; free;

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE: Wednesday-Friday, Paine College, 1235 15th St.; Midwives and Mavericks, Architects, Artists and Critics of the Renaissance; (706) 396-8105,

GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH E-MAIL & SOCIAL MEDIA: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway; learn e-mail and social media marketing, dos and don’ts, finding and writing content, integration to drive awareness and promotional campaigns, building a mail list, sharing engaging content, measuring network growth, engagement and impact, building strong relationships that lead to more business growth; $20;

USC AIKEN FACULTY ARTIST RECITAL: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, The Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; free; (803) 648-6851,

AIKEN PERFORMING ARTS GROUP: GALWAY TO BROADWAY – CIARAN SHEEHAN AND FRIENDS: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, URS Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. SW, Aiken; evening of music and mirth from the Emerald Isle to Broadway; tickets available online or by phone; $40, students $20 (available through box office only, with valid student ID); (803) 648-1438

THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. Friday, The Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; music, dance, global food; free; presented by USC Aiken Office of International Programs;

HISTORY OF ROOTS MUSIC IN SOUTH CAROLINA WITH JOHN FOWLER: 3 p.m. Saturday, Aiken County Library, 314 Chesterfield St. SW; an overview of parallels between European, Native American and African influences which played an important role in shaping American music forms and styles, from field hollers and chants to blues and gospel; sponsored by the South Carolina Humanities Council and the Friends of the Aiken County Library; free;

EDGEFIELD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OYSTER ROAST/LOW COUNTRY BOIL/BBQ: 5 p.m. Saturday, Johnston Municipal parking lot/Warehouse Building, Calhoun Street, Johnston, S.C.; oysters, low country boil, barbecue, silent and live auction, mascot/spirit award; entertainment by Tony B of WKSX FM 92.7; tickets available at Johnston, Edgefield and Ridge Spring branches of First Citizen Bank, Regions Bank, SRP Federal Credit Union, Turkey Shoppe of Main and Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce

IN MY BACKYARD AND MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE: Backyard 7 p.m., Eye 8 p.m. Saturdays in November, DuPont Planetarium, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center 471 University Parkway; Backyard – family entertainer Fred Penner helps answer what you can see from your backyard, for young families and the young at heart; Eye – introduction to astronomy and the mysteries of out space, for ages 8 and older; includes a live sky tour, observatory open after show, weather permitting; $1-$4.50 each movie;t

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA: HAYDN’S LONDON SYMPHONIES: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University of South Carolina-Aiken's Etherredge Center, 471 University Parkway; (803) 648-6851,

PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY FOR SHIRLEY HOLSTON: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Young storm Branch Baptist Church, 325 Huber Clay Road, Warrenville; the Rev. Christ Williams, speaker

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