Family Fun - Our central location puts River Bottom Farms in easy driving distance of great family entertainment in a variety of interests! Click on the links below.
Hitchcock Woods - 1200 acre forest with hiking & biking trails. Home of the famous Sand River & Aiken Horse Show. DuPont Planetarium - 45 seat planetarium chamber houses the only known "camera obscura" in such a facility in the world. Congaree National Forest - Oldest remnant of old growth floodplain forest remaining on the continent. Nature trails & canoe tours. South Carolina State Museum - Tells the story of South Carolina through exhibits in art,cultural history, natural history, technology and science.
Area Golf Courses - Great golfing locally. 55 miles from Augusta, GA & the masters! Click on the links below.
Local Fairs & Festivals - Whether your interests lean to crafts, cars, or something in between, our area has you covered! Click on the links below.
May 1&2 - SC Reptile & Exotic Animal Show - Columbia,SC, Reptile show at Jamil Temple. Exotics and Reptiles for sale and show. - (407) 230-7217, www.repticon.com/columbia
July 4 - Lexington Peach Festival - In nearby Gilbert, SC. Great peach food and drink, vendors, crafts, music and entertainment. http://lexingtoncountypeachfestival.com
Saturdays in August - SC Railroad Museum Rides - Take the kids for a ride on a real passenger train, tour a red caboose and dining car! 803-635-4242, 803-635-9898, or www.scrm.org September 18 & 19 - Lexington Funfest - Carnival, parade, golf tournament, art show, rides and more! - (803)609-4486, www.lexingtonfunfest.com September 24 & 25 - Irmo Okra Strut - Ride, dance, music, and crafts. Plenty of foods featuring the homely okra! - www.okrastrut.com October 2 - Collard and BBQ Festival - Gaston, SC. On Friday October 4th, 2013 will be having an Auction at 7 pm., free rides for the kids and the Barbeque Competition. http://gastonsc.org/home October 13 - 24 - South Carolina State Fair - Columbia, SC, Rides, concerts, great foods, livestock and agricultural judging. - www.scstatefair.org
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