A list of fun things to do in our area
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Barbecue, baked good and yard sale, Saturday, Aug. 24, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 Hwy 160 West, Fort Mill. The yard and bake sale will be 7-11:30 a.m. BBQ meals will be sold 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for $9 for an adult plate and $4.50 for a child’s plate. Soft drinks and desserts available for purchase, as well as pork for $12 per pound.
• Dancing on Air, 7 p.m. Saturday at Nation Ford High School. Tickets are $20 adults, $10 students and can be purchased at the Dance Center USA studio, 855 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill; at the door; or by going to dancecenterusa.com. Proceeds benefit Fort Mill’s middle school athletic programs.
• An indoor yard sale, will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Fort Mill High School lobby. Items for sale include clothing, books, games, toys, furniture and other household items. Individuals wishing to purchase an outdoor vendor space may do so for $25. All proceeds benefit the Fort Mill Wrestling Foundation. Contact Mary Ellen Mockridge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Learn about historical board games, noon-5 p.m. Saturday at the Fort Mill Library in Baxter Village. Games for children 8 and older to adult with a wide variety of eras ranging from the American Revolution to World War II.
• Bed Race 2013, the United Way of Lancaster County’s fundraiser 4:30 p.m. Saturday on North Main Street, Lancaster. Team entry fee is $100. Register at uwaylcsc.org or call 803-283-8923.
• Carnival, car wash and cornhole tournament, 9 am.-2 p.m. Saturday at Storage and Business Centre of Tega Cay, 2012 Hwy. 160 West. A raffle for cash prizes will also be held. Proceeds benefit a mission trip. To pre-register for the tournament, email email@example.com.
• Free garden class, 6:45 p.m. On Monday, Aug. 26, hosted by the Tega Cay Beautification Committee at the Glennon Community Center, 15083 Molokai Drive. This month’s topic is “Seed Saving” and the speaker is Janelle Dixon, a York County Master Gardener. Everyone is invited no matter where they reside. Light refreshments will be served. For more information email Jennifer Stalford at firstname.lastname@example.org call Kline Whitehead at 704-287-7432.
• Adult Crochet Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m. at The Fort Mill Branch YMCA now until Sept. 17. Registrants on the advanced level will crochet a Christmas Holly Table Runner. $40 for members and $45 for non-members (supplies not Included). Call 548-8020 to register.
• Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 121 Monroe St., at the corner of Confederate Street, Fort Mill.
• Memory Lane Cruisers cruise-in, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Barry’s Classic Grille, 683 Hwy. 9 By-pass East in Lancaster. There will be door prizes, games and 50/50 drawing. For more information, call Paul Kay at 803-804-2329 or Don Phipps 803-283-2440.
• Live music, seven local bands will pay tribute to the late musician Dave Fugman and benefit the American Diabetes Association at a memorial concert 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, hosted by The Trap bar and grill, 1923 Westinghouse Blvd., Charlotte. Admission is $10 per person, $15 per couple. Food and beverages will be available. For more information, contact John Haldenwang at 951-837-0008.
• Celebrate Van Wyck Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Vendors, food, games, music, pony rides, real gem mining and more.
• Friends Concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, presented by EMK Music and the Lancaster County Council for the Arts at 201 W. Gay Street Lancaster. Classical works by Haydn, Debussy, Manfredini and more.
• Arts and crafts fair, Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 Hwy 160 West, Fort Mill, will host an arts and crafts fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
• Rent a kayak at the Anne Springs Close Greenway to take out on 28-acre Lake Haigler. $7 for a one-person kayak, $10 for a tandem kayak for 30 minutes. To reserve, call 548-7252.
• New exhibit, thanks to W.B. (Jake) Ardrey’s quick thinking, photographs, scrapbooks and speeches from 1916-1934 are on public display at Fort Mill History Museum. Most of the letters and scrapbook information detail the brave sacrifice of Fort Mill National Guard soldiers who served in France and Belgium during the latter years of World War I. Call 802-3646 or go to fortmillhistorymuseum.org.