Tega Cay Fall Festival, Halloween contest Oct. 26

October 21, 2013 

A list of fun things to do in our area

Don’t miss this!

Digging for Truth: Archeology and the Public, noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the Fort Mill History Museum, 310 N. White St., Fort Mill. For more information, go to fortmillhistorymuseum.org.

This Week

•  Night of the Living Arts, the Lancaster County Council of the Arts’ annual “after dark” arts crawl will overtake downtown Lancaster beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 25. $25. Call 285-7451 or go to lccarts.net.

•  Clean Comedy, 8 p.m. Saturday at the Dance Center, 855 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. Comedian Scott Francis performs a family friendly routine. For tickets or more information go to WorldsBestComedian.com or call 704-535-0000. Tickets can also be purchased at the Roasting Oven and Grill, 855 Gold Hill Road.

•  Halloween and hot dogs, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris St., Fort Mill. Hay ride, raffle, bounce house, music and kids photo with superheroes. All proceeds will go toward medical bills for Grayson Craig.

•  “Over the River and Through the Woods,” will be presented by the Fort Mill Community Playhouse through Oct. 26 at the Banks Street Theater. For more information, go to fortmillplayhouse.org.

•  The Tega Cay Fall Festival and Children’s Halloween Costume Parade and Contest, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Tega Cay Golf and Conference Center. Prizes and trophies will be awarded. Children should line up at 2:30 p.m. on the tennis court nearest the stage for the costume contest.

•  Fall Festival, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Osceola UMC, 6575 Charlotte Hwy., just south of Indian Land. Music by the Hinson Girls and a performance by the Sun City Cloggers. Games, food, prizes and Trunk or Treat at 6:30.

•  Free garden class, 6:45 Monday, Oct. 28, at the Glennon Community Center, 15083 Molokai Drive, Tega Cay. This month’s topic is Winter Bird Sanctuaries. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. For more information, email Jennifer Stalford at jstalford@comporium.net or call Kline Whitehead at 704-287-7432.

•  Fall Frolic, this weekend at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Features horse and wagon rides, corn maze and popular pumpkin patch, plus visitors can kayak on Lake Haigler or mine for gems in Steele Creek. Festivities run 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday. The festival entry fee is $12, $8 for Greenway members. Children 4 and under free.

•  “Skirts, Dirt and Diamonds: the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League,” is on display until Oct. 30 at Winthrop University. The exhibit contains photographs and memorabilia from three women who were extremely active in the sport: long-time Rock Hill resident Jean Faut, 1942 Winthrop graduate Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon and Sue Kidd. The archives are located at 700 Cherry Road, Rock Hill 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Mondays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. For more information, call 323-2334 or email archives@winthrop.edu.

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

Next Week

•  Halloween display and street performance, dusk to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, courtesy of The Lamb Family, 7144 Michael Scott Crossing, Baxter. Everyone is welcome.

•  Barbecue sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Riverview Presbyterian Church at Sutton and Harris roads, Fort Mill. Food will be available for eat-in and take-out. It is a project of the Ignite Youth for their mission trip to Niagara Falls, N.Y., next summer. Plates will cost $8 and come with pork barbecue and the usual trimmings: slaw, baked beans, bread and dessert. Choice of tea or lemonade is served with eat-in orders only. For more information, call 547-2581,

•  Special charity sale, at Belk’s in Pineville, N.C., to benefit Friends of the Del Webb Library Nov. 3-9. This sale offers special sales on rarely discounted brands. Anyone can participate and help fund special programs at the Del Webb Library, such as Storytime, Sumer Reading Programs, the Art Program, and more. Buy a $5 ticket to this event and 100 percent of the proceeds immediately goes to the Friends of the Del Webb Library and you get a $5 merchandise coupon to use for purchases at any Belk Store during the Charity Sale hours. Ask a Belk associate for details on reserving merchandise for pickup at a later date. Tickets are available at the front desk of the Del Webb Library in Indian Land.

Coming Soon

•  Fifth annual Van Wyck Community Development Club Christmas Parade and Candy Toss, noon, Saturday, Dec. 7, in front of Van Wyck Christmas Post Office at the corner of Old Hickory and Steele Hill Roads. It ends at the Van Wyck Community Center, where Santa will on the Van Wyck Fire Department. truck. To sign up a float, see Betty George at the Post Office or contact Pat Oglesby at 803-285-8196 or poglesby@comporium.net by Nov. 25.

•  “ Lighting of the Way,” 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Van Wyck Post Office.

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