Things To Do In Anderson

Crystal-Digging Adventure for Four or Eight at Diamond Hill Mine (Up to 55% Off)

Diamond Hill Mine

Lake Secession

Explore 5-plus acres of dumps and spoil piles while unearthing quartz crystals and pieces of amethyst

$50 $24

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Firearms Classes at Palmetto Strategic Defense (47% Off). Four Options Available.

Palmetto Strategic Defense

Multiple Locations

Instructors with law-enforcement backgrounds and experience with SWAT teams instruct students in courses on firearms safety and training

$85 $45

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Two or Four 45-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Omega Farms Equestrian Center (Up to 53% Off)

Omega Farms Equestrian Center

Anderson

Private English balanced seat training in horsemanship, grooming, and riding on an American Saddlebred horse; ages 5 to adult

$80 $39

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One- or Three-Month Unlimited CrossFit Membership at Foothills CrossFit (Up to 52% Off)

Foothills Crossfit

Anderson

Recently opened 4,800-square-foot gym offers varied high-intensity workouts for beginners, athletes, and everyone in between

$115 $57

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$199 for a Four-Hour Fishing Trip for Up to Four from Fish Tales Guide Service ($400 Value)

Fish Tales Guide Service

Anderson

Experienced anglers help groups reel in stripers, largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish

$400 $199

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5 or 10 60-Minute Boot-Camp Classes at Chiseled Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

Chiseled Fitness

Anderson

Boot camps challenge groups of up to 15 exercisers to get in shape during 60-minute sessions

$150 $39

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Select Local Merchants

Designed in 1918 by prolific course architect Thomas Bendelow—reputed as "The Johnny Appleseed of American Golf" after designing roughly 600 courses over 35 years—Anderson Country Club's 18-hole, par 71 course stretches across 6,402 yards of lush Carolina woodlands. The emerald landscape features mostly straight-ahead fairways and favors a straightforward design in which tight tree lines provide the bulk of the challenge and most obstacles are easily identified from a distance. Four chromatically designated tee options make the course surmountable for players of all abilities, allowing scratch golfers to play alongside 10-handicap frenemies or competitively deficient alter egos.

1607 West Market Street
Anderson,
SC
US

Blue Frog Arts is an all inclusive paint your own pottery and glass studio. No extra studio time fees. No paint or firing fees. Just come on in pick out a bank, plate, mug or figurine and start painting. Lots of help for the newbees and lots of fun and relaxation by yourself or with the family.

339 Heard St
Elberton,
GA
US

A black box community theatre with a 27 year history of putting on first run plays, crowd pleasers, classic Broadway hits and stunning musicals.

514 N Murray Ave
Anderson,
SC
US

Coop's Health & Fitness Clubs guide clients to optimal health with 24-hour gym access and its exclusive Ultra Fit training program. With two months of unlimited facility access, exercisers roam free through one of the clubs' facilities, including an indoor running track, a cardio-training stage, and scores of weight-training benches alongside other exercise equipment tailored to the Ultra Fit training regimen. During personal-training sessions, Ultra Fit's certified trainers lead clients through rigorous workouts utilizing effective toning methods such as sports-training assistance, weight spotting, and distance-focused encyclopedia tosses. Trainers analyze each client's fitness goals and health history to construct regimens designed to lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and achieve predetermined weight loss without the steak-punching repetitions of traditional training programs.

219 Brown Rd
Anderson,
SC
US

At Highland Walk Golf Course, Bermuda grass fairways and greens arch over 6,407 yards of steep hills studded by tall Georgia pines for a challenging 18-hole layout. Throughout the round, the course’s dramatically undulating terrain gives way to sweeping views of the countryside as well as numerous blind shots, giving an advantage to players whose golf bags double as periscopes. Georgian course architect Denis Griffith’s creative use of the terrain is on full display at the signature 17th hole, where golfers drive the ball from terraced tee boxes and over the shadowy, intimidating depths of a ravine. Though the elevation changes place precise shot making at a premium, the course features relatively open fairways and greens, providing ample landing areas for aggressive drives and caddies airlifted in for emergency putt-reading services.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 6,407 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 71.4 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 131 from the farthest tees * Four tee options

2790 Olympic Rowing Dr
Elberton,
GA
US

Sixty-three pounds. That’s the state record weight of the heaviest fish ever reeled in from the waters of Fish Tales Guide Service’s chartered fishing trips. Angler Wayne White and his team of experienced guides take groups onto Lake Hartwell to capture stripers, largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. “I’d be surprised if anybody knows more about Lake Hartwell and catching striper then Wayne White,” wrote one participant after a day on the water.

Groups depart from Portman Marina and climb into boats outfitted with advanced electronics and fishing equipment. Guides bring along all the necessary supplies, including tackle, bait, and a cheering section that rejoices when anyone makes a catch. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks, drinks, and a cooler large enough to take home the day’s catch.

1629 Marina Road
Anderson,
SC
US