Genealogical group to meet
YORK COUNTY The York County Genealogical & Historical Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at Kings Mountain National Military Park Visitor Center.
A park ranger will discuss the role of local militias in the Battle of Kings Mountain on Oct. 7, 1780, and about the impact of the Patriots victory on the outcome of the American Revolution.
Community trip meeting planned
YORK A community meeting for Denise Mitchell’s and Jane Gilfillians’ 2015 summer community trip to Hawaii will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at Trinity Methodist Church in York.
The meeting will cover trip information and payment plans. For details, call 684-7311 or 684-3364.
Journeymen to perform at Allison Creek
YORK Allison Creek Bluegrass will feature Bluegrass Journeymen from Shelby, N.C., 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 the Allison Creek Church, on the corner of Allison Creek Road and S.C. 274 between Lake Wylie and Newport.
The doors open at 6 p.m., concessions are available beginning at 6:30. This is a family friendly event is open to the community.
Western county NAACP to meet
YORK The Western York County Branch of the NAACP will have their general membership meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 Galilee Baptist Church.
For more information, call Wanda Simril at 803-684-6200.
Confederate youth camp planned
CLOVER The annual York Confederate Heritage Youth Camp will be Saturday, Sept. 20 at 6198 Lake Wylie Road, Clover.
It will include cavalry, artillery and infantry demonstrations conducted by War Between the States re-enactors. Admission is free.
Participants can camp on Friday, Sept. 19. Arrive at the site around 4 p.m. A small breakfast will be served for the campers at 7:30 a.m.. Dinner will also be served on Saturday. Scout troops will have their own camping spot.
For details, contact Kirk Carter, 704-806-2941 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library book sale to be in York
YORK The Friends of the York County Library will hold a book sale 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 25 and 26 at the York library, 21 E. Liberty St.
Hardcover and paperback fiction for adults and children’s paperbacks will be priced from 50 cents to $2. Proceeds will benefit York County libraries. For more information, go to www.yclibrary.org or call 803-981-5837.
Brattonsville to host pottery festival
MCCONNELLS The South’s rich pottery heritage will be celebrated at Historic Brattonsville from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 during the Piedmont Pottery Festival.
Twenty-five traditional potters from the Carolinas and Georgia will present live demonstrations of time-honored methods.
Noted scholars will share the regional history of pottery. Dr. Stephen Criswell, associate professor of Native American Studies at USC Lancaster, will speak on contemporary Catawba Indian pottery and Jason Harpe, historic preservation consultant, will speak on the pottery regions in North Carolina.
A unique selection of traditional wheel-thrown and hand-built, functional and decorative works in clay will be sold and visitors will also have a chance to win pottery. The Piedmont Pottery Festival will include ongoing demonstrations in historic cooking and preserving methods using crocks.
Regional barbecue by Gardner’s BBQ, Hash & Fresh Country Sausage will be sold. Admission to the festival is $6 adults, $5 seniors and $3 youth ages 4 to 17 and free to CHM members and children 3 and younger.
Historic Brattonsville is at 1444 Brattonsville Road in McConnells. For more information, visit www.chmuseums.org or call 803-684-2327.
Probate workshop planned in Clover
CLOVER A workshop on the probate process will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St.
The free educational workshop will cover wills and trusts, powers of attorney, estate planning, probate and non-probate assets and guardianship and conservatorships.
Sessions will be led by Carolyn W. Rogers, York County’s probate judge. To reserve a space, contact Amy Gonzalez with the town of Clover at 803-222-9493 or agonzalez@cloverscorg.
Kings Mountain theater group plans auditions
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C . Kings Mountain Little Theatre will host auditions for “Junie B. Jones, Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 22.
Auditions will be at Central United Methodist Church in Kings Mountain, N.C. Call-backs will be Sept. 23. School performance dates are Nov. 13 and 14 and weekend performances will be Nov. 14 to 16.
The cast consist of 10 students ages 14 to 20. There will be an additional cast member required to play the role of Junie’s toy elephant, for someone age 12 to 14.
Rehearsals will begin on Oct. 6. For details, email Page Thompson at email@example.com.
Clover market open on Tuesdays
CLOVER The Clover Farmers Market is open 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays behind Clover Community Center, 120 Bethel St.
The market features local produce, breads, cheese, free-range meats, local honey and artisan crafts. For information, call 803-222-9495.
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