For those who love to be spooked, have a passion for history or just need something to do on a Saturday, the people from Proctor Hall will have their second Haunted Legends Tour of Camden on Oct. 22 at 5 p.m.
The Midlands Women's Center Color Fun Run and Walk is Saturday. This family friendly fundraising event is held at Historic Camden, 222 Broad Street, Camden. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and start time is 9 a.m. The cost is $40 and includes a t-shirt. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds benefit Midlands Women's Center, a not for profit organization that assists women in Kershaw County who are facing unplanned pregnancies. For more information call 432-7000 or go to the website at www.midlandswomenscenter.com.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 2 p.m. The meeting will begin at Camden High School with a tour of the CHS Greenhouses and a program by Joey Hendrix, earth science instructor. Refreshments and the business meeting will follow at the home of Marietta Gordon. The theme for artistic arrangements is "Our Treasures Unfold" from a quote by Alfred Billings Street: "Nature is man's teacher. She unfolds her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, illumes his mind, and purifies his heart; an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds of her existence."
A yard sale and BBQ fundraiser will be held Saturday at the American Legion in Camden starting at 7 a.m. BBQ will be served beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is being held to support Kershaw County resident Brenda Lund who recently underwent heart surgery to implant a heart pump.
This October marks the 20th year for the award-winning Carolina Downhome Blues Festival in Camden. Produced and presented by the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, this year's event is scheduled for October 6-8 and will feature more than 22 artists in 17 venues over three days. Venues include the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County's Bassett Gallery, Shull Pavilion and Wood Auditorium, Lugoff-Elgin High School, The Town Green (downtown park,) The Venue on Broad, Gadgets of Camden, Old Towne Tavern, Books on Broad, Davis & Sons Guitar Shop, Food for the Soul, Sam Kendall's, Hifalutin, ¡Salud! Mexican ...
Just in time for all of the election fuss, the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will bring a very "timely" children's production of Duck for President to the Wood Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m. This musical production is produced and presented by Columbia Children's Theatre and is sponsored by Modern Turf. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets are on sale now on the FAC website, and at the FAC box office.
Fifth grade students Jacob Williamson, left, and Olivia Young from Ms. Frances Raab's class at Bethune Elementary School prepare to raise the flag at school. OPlivia and Jacob recently earned the job of raising the flag every day.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will start a new year 2016-2017 on Monday, Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. members and guests will meet at the Douglas Reed House at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. The theme for this year is "The Beauty of Nature." A lot of fun and educational programs are planned along with several field trips and as always good fellowship and sharing garden tips. The arrangement theme for September is "Colors of Nature." The program will include "Welcome Back," distribution of yearbooks, followed by a wonderful tour of Grace Youngs garden at 512 Greene ...