What’s happening

September 16, 2013 

  • More information Barbecue showdown, bluegrass at the Greenway

A list of fun things to do in our area

Don’t miss this!

Fiddle n’ Pig Shindig, Sept. 20-21 at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. The greenway’s annual barbecue and bluegrass festival draws top cook teams from all over the U.S. to compete for cash prizes. This year’s event includes a chicken wing contest. For more information, call 547-1010 or go to ASCGreenway.org.

This Week

Book review and signing, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Mill Library in Baxter Village for Bobbie Harrison, author of “Country Summers.” Sign up to win a free copy of the book.

•  The Ballroom Dance Club will hold its dance from 7:30 to 10:20 p.m. Friday in the Oak Room of the Country Club Golf House, 101 Country Club Drive, Fort Mill. Dress code is dressy casual. All adult ages and skill levels are invited for social ballroom dancing to music by DJ Rich Brausch. Alcohol-free. Nonalcoholic beverages provided. For more information, call Bob at 329-5764 or Pat at 980-4000, email pathollisgrant@cs.com or go to theballroomdanceclub.com.

•  Introduction to history through gaming, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, sponsored by fortmillhistoricalgamers.com at the Fort Mill Library in Baxter. The cost is $2 to play all day. Contact Charles Cabell at wargamer1964@gmail.com or call 704-615-2113. Children 8 and up are welcome with parent.

•  Car show and fall festival, all day Saturday, sponsored by the Clover Jaycees and the Town of Clover on Main Street in downtown Clover. Registration for the auto show begins at 8 a.m. Entry fee is $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. The festival will include food and craft vendors, children’s activities and music. Vendor applications are being accepted for crafts, children’s activities, food and more. For vendor applications and auto show registration forms, go to thecloverjaycees.com. For more information, contact Annette at annetteadams1@yahoo.com or call 803-222-3227.

•  Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 121 Monroe St., at the corner of Confederate Street, Fort Mill.

Next Week

•  “ Eating Your ‘Weigh’ To a Healthier Weight,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, at Infinite Wellness Center 1698 S.C. 160 West, Suite 200 Fort Mill. Free, but seating is limited. to register, call 547-4343.

Coming Soon

•  Indian Land Rotary’s Annual Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at City of Light, 3000 World Reach Drive (U.S. 521) Indian Land. Entertainers, businesses, arts & crafts vendors as well as food vendors at this family-friendly event with a portion of the proceeds to benefit local groups. Vendors/exhibitors can call Julie Walters at 803-804-7042.

•  Dog Gone Good Time Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, hosted by the Humane Society at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill. Fun walk, vendors, pet-themed activities and attractions, entertainment, and music provided by Umbrella Events. The Kidz Zone will include bouncy houses, food and more. All proceeds benefit homeless pets. To register, go to HumaneSocietyofYorkCounty.org and click the Dog Gone Good Time Festival banner on the homepage.

•  Arts and crafts fair, Grace Presbyterian Church, 2955 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill, will host an arts and crafts fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

Every Week

•  Bingo, good eats, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. Call 547-2414.

•  Fort Mill VFW Monthly Breakfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month Sunday in the VFW Hall, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill. Coffee, scrambled eggs, grits, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, fruit and hot cakes for $6. Open to the public and family-friendly.

•  Book Clubs for Adults, at the Fort Mill Library. Join other book lovers for a monthly discussion of some great books. Choose the group that best meets your schedule and interests. Call 547-4114 to register.

•  Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fort Mill Public Library. Story time and activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers.

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