The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at Rectory Square Park. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 36th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has four concerts per year -- two in Rectory Square and two at Camden High School.
The Finally Friday Free Concert Series returns to the grounds of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday with a Camden favorite, Reflections. The concert will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the Joe and Sandy Shull Pavilion behind the Wood Auditorium. Rain location will be on the stage of the Wood. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.
The 9th Annual Clinic Classic will take place Saturday. The 5k Walk/Run is a fundraiser for the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County; it also serves to promote physical activity for both youth and adults in Kershaw County. The USTAF certified course winds through Camden's Historic district. It begins and ends at the Clinic located at 110-C East DeKalb Street, which is behind the United Way.
Christian author Jean Phillips has released her seventh book but first novel, "Light in the Darkness," a story of how the light of Jesus dispels spiritual darkness in a rural district in Zimbabwe, Africa.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will host the Spring Soiree, a fundraiser for the FAC, on April 21 at the home of Beth and Scott Warnock, located at 218 Greene Street, Camden. The cost to attend this event is $125 per person. Ensure you are on the guest list by sending in your payment by check or credit card to the FAC as soon as you can. You may also pay online at www.fineartscenter.org or by calling the FAC at 425-7676.
John Beakes, a military historian from Maryland will be the guest speaker for the Kershaw County Historical Society program Sunday at 3 p.m. in the County Council Chamber room at the Kershaw County Government Center, 515 Walnut St., Camden.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2016 through May 2017. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at Pear Tree Farm, the home of Squeaky Wangensteen. It is appropriately named after the large pear trees in the circular drive. The home has lots of windows overlooking the gardens followed by the open lush pastures with horses grazing.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will enjoy a field trip for its April meeting. The club will meet at 11 a.m. Monday at the home of Harriett Thomas, 1907 Robbin Drive, Camden. The group will carpool to Hartsville for lunch. After lunch the group will tour Kalima Gardens at Coker College.