▪ The Museum of Western York County will host an art festival “Art Through The Ages,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on the Museum grounds, 3716 Woodlawn St., Sharon. The event includes hand woven fabrics, specialty soaps, lotions, stain glass fixtures, wood carvings of animals, handmade baskets, paintings, line drawings, pottery and clay jewelry. Food available by the Sharon Grill. Herschel Lee Brown will perform. Details: 803-658-5025 or museumofwesternyorkcounty.net.
▪ Art on Tap and Art Market, presented by the Arts Council of York County, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at the Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St. The event features art activities for all ages, live music, craft beer and shopping with the Gettys studio artists and other local artists. Participants can help artist John Dasso create three public art works to be displayed at the 13th annual Blues and Jazz Festival in October. Admission is free. Tickets to paint with Dasso are $5 and available at the event or yorkcountyarts.com. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
▪ York County is celebrating National Take a Child Outside Week Saturday and Sunday with events at the Museum of York County, Anne Springs Close Greenway and Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism will be presenting special outside activities. All outdoor programs will go on rain or shine; appropriate outdoor clothing is recommended.
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Museum of York County, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday with two live butterfly releases at noon and 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting) at 4621 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill. Meet the York County Beekeepers Association and York County Master Gardeners. Activities include a garden and trail scavenger hunt and exploring the museum’s three-quarter-mile nature trail. Free with museum admission. chmuseums.org.
Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill, drop-in 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Crafts, animal meet and greets, and guided storybook hikes. Free for members, $5 for non-members. The Greenway Nature Center is at the Lake Haigler entrance intersection of Highway 21 and Coltharp Road. ascgreenway.org.
Rock Hill Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 10 a.m. Saturday. Bring bikes and helmets and meet in the Giordana Velodrome parking lot, 1000 Riverwalk Parkway. PRT staff will go over the rules of the road before you spin away for a family trail ride. Helmets are required; a limited number of loaner bikes are available. Details: 803-817-5122 or email@example.com.
▪ Historic Brattonsville’s 13th Annual Piedmont Pottery Festival now called “Piedmont Pottery & Pickin’,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Hightower Hall. More than two dozen traditional, contemporary and Catawba Indian potters from the Carolina Piedmont will demonstrate and sell their wares. Visitors can enter a free drawing to win pottery. Red Oak BBQ food truck will be there. Live bluegrass music will be performed by Michael Scoggins, Herschel Brown and Cottonwood. Admission: adults, $8; seniors, $7; youth, $5; members and age 3 and younger, free. Details: chmuseum.org or 803-684-2327.
▪ Celebrate fall every weekend Sept. 30-Oct. 29 with the Fall Frolic on the Anne Springs Close Greenway, featuring wagon rides, a homegrown pumpkin patch, a kiddie corn maze, petting zoo, pedal carts, horse rides, face painting and kayaking. Hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $10 for members; $12 for non members; $6, seniors and active military; $10, groups of 15 or more. Admission includes wagon rides, kiddie corn maze, petting zoo, pedal carts and other kid-focused activities. Lead-line horse rides and kayaking available for $5. Major credit cards and cash will be accepted at the gate. Food trucks and beverage vendors will be on hand. Special event parking is $5 per car.
▪ York County Girl Scout Day Camp invites students in kindergarten through middle to school to attend an open house, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 1 at Bethelwoods Camp. Girls don’t have to be a scout to attend. No need to RSVP to the open house.
▪ NewKirk Baptist Church and Masters Car Club will have a benefit show and shine, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday 175 Museum Road, Rock Hill. Registration, $15. Proceeds to missions. Door prizes and awards. Free hot dogs. Details: 803-487-0948.
▪ Covenant Presbyterian Men of the Church barbecue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the church at the corner of Mount Gallant and Celanese roads. Plate, $8; sandwiches, $4.50 and $10, pounds. Reserve orders at 803-366-8223. Proceeds to church projects.
▪ Walker House for New Beginning will host a casino bus trip fundraiser, Saturday. Pick up and drop off at the former Kmart parking lot, Freedom Drive, Charlotte. Leave at 8 a.m. and return around 8 p.m. Cost: $40 with a $25 casino credit. Deadline is Thursday to get tickets. Call: 704-965-2152 or 540-319-0184.
▪ St. Mary Catholic Church community yard sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 902 Crawford Road, Rock Hill. Tables are available for $10. Anyone may participate. Food and beverages available. Details: 803-329-1008 to reserve your table.
▪ Chrysalis Autism Center’s fifth annual golf tournament and $10,000 putt contest, Monday at Rock Hill County Club. Tee-off, 9:30 a.m. The goal is to raise $60,000. Registration: $125 per player, $50 per foursome and $20 per play for the putt contest. Deadline to register is Friday at chrysalisautismctr.com. Details: 803-984-3153 or 803-792-0771. Sponsorships available.
▪ Friends of the Library fiction book sale, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Fort Mill library, 1818 2nd Baxter Crossing. Hardcover and paperback fiction for adults and children’s books are priced from 50 cents-$2. Proceeds benefit all libraries. Details: yclibrary.org.
▪ Spencer Estates Neighborhood Association, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the City Operations Center, 757 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill. Candidates for mayor of Rock Hill will speak.
▪ MaxAbilities of York County, 7 p.m. Thursday in the administration building, 7900 Park Place Road in the East York Industrial Park, off S.C. 5 in York. Open to the public.
▪ Western York County branch of the NAACP, 6 p.m. Thursday at York Chamber of Commerce. Details: 803-684-6200.
▪ Rock Hill branch of the NAACP, 9 a.m. Saturday at Bannon Hall across from St. Mary Catholic Church, 902 Crawford Road. Candidates for Rock Hill mayor and city council will be guests for a meet-and-greet and brief question-and-answer session. Details: 803-230-9574.
▪ Indian Land Sons of the American Revolution, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday for lunch and meeting in the Oak Room at Hickory Tavern, 8364 Charlotte Highway. Details: 803-228-0248.
▪ Tega Cay Vintage Club, 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Glennon Center. The theme is island/beach. Dress accordingly. Entertainment by Lou Illiano on steel drums. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ All accordion players, accordion enthusiasts and fellow musicians are welcome to join the Carolinas Accordion Group, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 30 at Jonathan’s Restaurant, 10630 Independence Pointe Boulevard, Matthews, N.C. Open to the public. Food and drinks available for purchase. Details: 863-287-1649.
York County Library
▪ York County Library in Rock Hill offers the following free programs in September. Register online at events.yclibrary.org or 803-981-5845
Drop-In Craft Time, 2-4 p.m. Saturday for age 11 and younger. Create a do-it-yourself craft.
Sweet Treats Family Storytime, 11a.m.-noon. Saturday for age 11 and younger accompanied by an adult. Register: 981-5888. Stories, songs and crafts about desserts.
Saturday Movies at the Library, noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Bring a lunch and see a PG-13 rated movie. Light refreshments will be provided. For adults 18 and older; children 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
▪ Finley High School Class of 1964, noon Saturday at Golden Corral, 1031 N. Anderson Road, Rock Hill. Details: 803-327-4547, 803-374-1090 or 704-661-7701.
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