The 22nd annual HILLarity Festival in downtown Chester will be 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday.
The event features live entertainment on two stages, food vendors, pet show and contests, rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show and arts and crafts.
For information, call 803-379-1683.
• The fifth Annual Richburg Fall Festival will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct 26 at the Richburg Town Park, 116 N. Main St. The event includes food and craft vendors, children's amusements and live music. Vendors and exhibitors are welcome.
For more information, call the Richburg Town Hall at 803-789-5484 or Tommy McMinn at 803-374-7222 or go to greaterrichburgsc.com to download a vendor application.
• Spirits and Stories: Brattonsville by Twilight will be 6-9 p.m. Saturdayat Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.
Storyteller Tim Lowry will be telling chilling tales around a warm fire.
The guided ghost tours will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitors will learn the true legends that led to many popular ghost stories while walking the grounds of Historic Brattonsville at Twilight. Bring a flashlight. Suggested for age 12 and older.
Family friendly activities from 6-7:30 pm will include parlor games, corn cob toss, cooking demonstration and apple bobbing. The children’s costume contest will be at 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $6, adults; $5, seniors; $3, ages 4-17; and free for ages 3 and younger and Culture & Heritage Museum members.
• Women of Wesley United Methodist Church will have its annual clothing giveaway 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 110. W. Jefferson St., York.
Clothing and shoes will be available for women, children and men.
• Agape Senior will host a free fall festival and “Trunk or Treat” , 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 44 Ross Cannon St., York.
The event includes hay rides, face painting, balloon animals, games, door prizes and a scarecrow contest for the best scarecrow. Dress in costumes.
For information, contact Lindsay Davis, 803-684-0183, or email LDavis@AgapeSenior.com.
• OWL Book club for families with children will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday at Main Street Children’s Museum, 133 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Author Donna Earnhardt will read her book “Being Frank.”
Free with general admission and for members.
• In observance of breast cancer awareness month and in support of breast cancer survivors, Union Baptist Church and Community Family Life Center will have “Pink Sunday” at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church on Handsmill Highway.
Cancer survivors will celebrate their birthday and medical advice will be shared. Everyone is requested to wear pink.
• Medi Home Hospice of Rock Hill will host a holiday Santa Shop for residents of Magnolia Manor Dec. 12 at the nursing facility.
Wrapped donation boxes are at area businesses along with a wish list for contributions.
For information or to contribute, call Kim Matthews at 803-327-5190.
• The Clover High School Choraliers annual spaghetti supper will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the school cafeteria. The Choraliers will perform in an “open rehearsal” format.
Tickets are $7. For information, go to cloverchoraliers.com.
• “Fighting for Grayson” benefit, 2-6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris St. with entertainment, pool tournament, bounce house and a hay ride at 4 p.m. Hot dog plates will be $6.
Proceeds go to help pay medical bills for Grayson Craig, who was diagnosed with Lymphoma in August.
• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Eta Alpha Omega Chapter of Rock Hill, will host a Cancer Awareness Luncheon in observation of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at noon Oct. 26 in the Richard E. Sandifer Family Life Center of] Boyd Hill Baptist Church, 315 Glenn St.
The theme is “Pink Rocks!” There will be a guest speaker and entertainment. Cost is $15 and deadline is Friday.
For tickets or information, contact: Shari Means at 803-622-7186 or Janelle Morris at 803-412-6622.
• Early registration for the Old Town Zombie Crawl certified 5K and fun run at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 in downtown Rock Hill is due Friday. Registration is $35 to run as a human and $40 as zombie.
A zombie “survivor party” will be after the race and feature music by the Honest Tradition, Old Sun, Motel Glory and Truckstop Preachers. There will be food and beverage vendors, games, zombie makeovers and pageants and zombie weddings.
To register, go to oldtownzombiecrawl.com.
Proceeds benefit the Heart 2 Heart Foundation.
• The Shepherd’s Center will host its annual fundraiser luncheon at noon Oct. 28 at Amici’s Italian Lovin’ Oven, 2732 Celanese Road, Rock Hill.
Ed Kilbourne, known for his mix of witty comedy, folk music and storytelling wrapped in Christian humor, will speak.
Tickets are $25. Reservations are due Oct. 23. For tickets, send a check to The Shepherd Center of Rock Hill, P.O. Box 3046 CRS, Rock Hill, S.C, 29732.
• United Methodist Women and Men at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Fort Mill will host Oktoberfest, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 130 Tom Hall St.
The event includes vendors, silent auction, children’s activities, crafts and pumpkins. Food includes a bake sale, stew sale (eat in or take out), barbecue and hot dogs.
Proceeds benefit local and global missions. Free admission.
• A fundraiser yard sale for Holly Parker will be Saturday at West Marine off of Firetower Road in Rock Hill. Raffle tickets will be available for $5 for a television to be given away Dec. 15.
Parker was paralyzed in a car wreck and is confined to a power wheelchair. Proceeds will go to help buy a handicap-accessible van.
• Team Panthers and friends of St. Luke No. 1 Baptist Church of Sharon will host a yard sale, fish fry and homemade bake sale Saturday at Sharon Community Center, 3716 Woodlawn St.
The yard and bake sale begins at 7 a.m. with the fish fry and hot dog sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Proceeds to the church parking lot upgrade. For information call 803-389-6660.
• The third annual Clifton Carter Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted by Discoveries Soccer Club, will be noon Oct. 30 at Rock Hill Country Club.
The tournament is four-man Captain’s Choice with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
For information, call Al Reid at 803-899-2626 or register at discoveriessoccerclub.org.
• The Bethel Fire Tax Board will meet 7 p.m. Monday at Station No. 1.
• The York County Genealogical and Historical Society will meet 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in Robinson Hall at First A.R.P. Church, 201 E. White St., Rock Hill.
Mike Bedenbaugh, executive director of the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, will speak. Open to the public.
• The York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in the agency’s administration building, 7900 Park Place Road in the East York Industrial Park, off S.C. 5 in York.
• The Vintage Club dinner meeting will Oct. 30 at the Phil Glennon Community Center in Tega Cay. Cocktails begin at 6:15 p.m. with dinner at 7. Cost is $22.
Entertainment provided by the Copy Cats.
Membership open to the Tega Cay residents. For Information, call Julia Rietz 803-396-0203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Newcomers Club of York County monthly luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov.13 at Applied Technology Center, 2399 W. Main St., featuring the culinary talents of the students. Lunch is $10. RSVP to Debi at 803-712-7276.
• Rock Hill Area Shag Club will host its Halloween Carnival at 8 p.m. Saturday with deejay Butch Metcalf. For information, call Candy Long at 803-324-8756.
• A workshop on “How to Start A Small Business” will 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12 in room 208 of the College of Business (Thurmond Building) at Winthrop University.
The workshop includes business basics, developing a business plan, anticipated expense and projected income, and allows for questions.
Cost is $25. Materials provided. Sign-up online at winthropregionalsbdc.org.
• A GriefShare “Surviving The Holidays” seminar will be 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 9 at Calvary Baptist Church, 830 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill.
The free two-hour seminar will help those survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again.
For information email Liz Marsh at email@example.com. Register at cbcrh.com.
• AARP Drivers Safety Program will be offered for ages 26 and older 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 31 at Cox’s Harley Davidson, 1178 Galleria Blvd., Rock Hill.
Participants get certificates at the end of the class that may reduce the insurance rate on collision and liability coverage.
Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers. Registration is required.
For information or to register call Gerald Hensley at 803-789-5810 or Donald Hunt at 803-329-4405.
• York County educators have until 5 p.m. Nov. 8 to apply for a $250 or $500 collaborative grant from Family Trust Federal Credit Union.
The credit union will give out thirty $250 grants for projects that encourage creative learning opportunities or enrich existing classroom activities. Five $500 collaborative grants will be awarded for grants involving more than one class or group of students. Bonus points will be given to grants that include a financial literacy lesson.
Applicants must be a member of Family Trust. Only online applications will be accepted. Applications can be found by clicking on Scholarship and Grants under the Financial Education tab at familytrust.org.
• North Central Family Medical Center, 1131 Saluda St., Rock Hill, will have Affordable Care counselors available to assist and answer questions regarding the enrollment process. Office hours are 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. For information, call Ron at 803-325-7744 ext. 207, Jacqueline at 803-325-7744 ext. 407, or Linda at 803 325-7744 ext 210.
• Catawba Care and the Benefit Bank of South Carolina will host a free workshop on the Health Insurance Marketplace 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday at Baxter Hood Center, Anderson Road, Rock Hill. Registration is not required.
For information, contact Latisha Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Karen Waataja at email@example.com.
• A free seminar on surgical weight loss will be 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Women’s Tower Auditorium at Piedmont Medical Center. To register call 877-228-3638.
• The York County Animal Shelter needs volunteers to help with bathing, grooming, exercising, socializing, training, providing adoption information, and assisting in follow-ups, publicity and marketing, and various other jobs at the shelter.
Volunteers must be 18 or older, and orientation and training are required. For information, call 803-628-3190 or go to the shelter at 713 Justice Boulevard, York.
• The York High School class of 1973 will have its 40th class reunion Nov. 8-10.
For information, call Gary Farris at 803-684-4361 Pam Neil Perkins at 803-818-5304 or Lily Landstreet Duncan at 803-467-0867.
• Northwestern/Rock Hill High class of 1973 40th reunion, 7 to 11 p.m. Dec. 28 at Hilton Garden Inn. Cost is $50 per person. RSVP by Nov. 20. Semi-formal dress. For information, call Debra at 803-517-0160, Brenda at 803-412-0327, Sandra at 803-370-0673, Betty at 704-281-7024 or Margaret at 803-367-3928.
• Mended Hearts, Chapter 289, will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Doctors Dining Room at Piedmont Medical Center.
Dr. Sushil Singhi, cardiologist, will talk about “Genetics and Heart Disease.” Open to the public.
• Safe Passage in Rock Hill will host a weekly sexual assault survivors support group from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at 104 Oakland Ave., next to the Varsity restaurant. Participants in the support group meeting must be 18 or older. For information, call Safe Passage at 803-329-3336.
• Alateen meets from 8-9 p.m. Thursdays at Zoar Road Club, 14701 Thomas Road, Charlotte. Meetings are for two age groups: 6-12 and 13 and older. For information, call Lisa at 803-547-2124 or Sandy at 704-904-7834.
• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Serenity Club, Rock Hill; noon Tuesdays upstairs at Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church, Rock Hill; 8 p.m. Mondays at Grace Presbyterian Church, S.C. 160, Fort Mill; and at 8 p.m. Tuesdays in the house beside First Baptist Church, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill.
• Rock Hill Gamblers Anonymous meets 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1830 Celanese Road.
• The Rock Hill Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets 10-11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at Catawba Baptist Church, 2659 Catawba Church Road. For information, contact Steve Nunn at 803-412-2266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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