Taste of the Holidays

October 28, 2013 

Don’t miss this!

The Woman’s Club of Fort Mill presents its ninth annual Taste of the Holidays 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at The Spratt Building, 214 Main St., Fort Mill. For $15, taste a variety of foods and receive a cookbook with all the recipes. There will also be a silent auction. All proceeds support local service projects, including Boys and Girls Clubs, Fort Mill and Nation Ford high school scholarships, the Fort Mill Care Center and ESL. For more about the club, “like” them on Facebook, call 548-1751 or email salfors@comporium.net.

This Week

•  “ 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: 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.

•  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.

•  Get your fright on, The Fort Mill VFW, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill, will have a “Haunted House” 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Treat bags will be given to children. Hot dog plates will be available 6-8 p.m. on Oct 31 for $6. Call 547-5480.

•  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.

•  Shag lessons, 7:30 p.m. four-week class begins Nov. 4 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. All ages and all skill levels are invited. The course is $20 a person. Park in the White Street parking lot. Contact Pat at 803-980-4000 or pathollisgrant@cs.com.

•  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, Summer Reading Programs, the Art Program, and more. Buy a $5 ticket to this event and all proceeds immediately go to the Friends of the Del Webb Library. You also get a $5 coupon to use for purchases at any Belk store during the Charity Sale hours. Tickets are available at the front desk of the Del Webb Library in Indian Land.

Next Week

•  Bourbon & Bowties reception, Nov. 7 6:30-8 p.m. in the museum gallery to kick off the Between the Springmaid Sheets exhibit. Call 802-3646 or go to info@FortMillHistoryMuseum.org.

•  Between the Springmaid Sheets, exhibit will open Nov. 8 at the Fort Mill History Museum, 310 North White St., Fort Mill. Between the Springmaid Sheets is a look at the daring and controversial ad campaign created by Col. Elliott White Springs of Springs Industries that launched Springs Cotton Mill into the national limelight in the 1940s. The exhibit is comprised of selected original maquetttes (illustrations) by internationally famous artist and illustrators such as James Montgomery Flagg, Rockwell Kent, George Petty, and Clayton Knight. For more information, call 802-3646, email info@FortMillHistoryMuseum.org, visit them on Facebook, or stop by the museum.

•  Reduce stress, and bring out your inner artist 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Fort Mill Library with Zentangle, a meditative process of creating art that combines repetitive patterns of simple shapes and lines to make intricate, interesting artwork. Registration required. Call 547-4114.

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 be 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.

Every Week

•  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.

•  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.

•  Preschool Story Time and activities, for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers will be held on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. or Wednesdays at 10 and 11 a.m. at the Del Web Library in Indian Land. No registration is required.

•  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.

•  The Ballroom Dance Club, meets monthly at the Fort Mill Golf Club. For more information, email leopcronin@yahoo.com or go to theballroomdanceclub.com

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