Tega Cay Vintage Club dinner meeting, April 30, Tega Cay Golf Club in the new Phil Glennon Community Center. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. Evening entertainment provided by Truly Blessed Gospel Group. (803) 547-6662
Zoar United Methodist Church sells hot dogs from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 14701 Thomas Road, Steele Creek. Along with hot dogs with all the fixings, are chicken biscuits, barbecue and homemade desserts. Eat-in or take out available. (704) 588-3097
PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
Bowling Green Presbyterian Church holds Parents' Night Out from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays for grades 3-5. Crafts, Bible study, music and a light supper included. (803) 222-3423, (803) 831-1020
'BIG BAD MUSICAL'
"The Big Bad Musical," 1 p.m. May 1, 2 p.m. May 2 and 6:30 p.m. May 3, Lake Pointe Academy, 3168 Hands Mill Hwy. The howling courtroom drama, adapted from a musical by Alec Strum and Bill Francouer, follows the Big Bad Wolf as he is slapped with a lawsuit by quirky storybook characters who want to get even. Free. (803) 631-5253
GOT THE BLUES
Blues singer Robin Rogers performs, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Longitude 81, 971 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. robinrogers.com
Literary Festival, 6-8 p.m. May 1, Nation Ford High School. Original poetry, plays and music performances. $3.
JAM AT MCHALE'S
Open blues jams, first and third Thursday of every month, McHale's, Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. (803) 548-2151
"The Mousetrap," a play by Agatha Christie by special arrangement with Baker Plays, 7:30 p.m. May 1-3, Fort Mill Community Playhouse, 615 Banks St., Fort Mill. Enjoy a night with drama and dessert. Directed by Sheri Marvin of Fort Mill. This mystery is known for its longest run of any play in the world since opening in London nearly 55 years ago. A story about a young couple starting up a hotel in converted Monkswell Manor has a twist ending. Every performance ends requesting the audience keep the secret. Cast includes George Weldon of Tega Cay as Major Metcalf and Tara Watts of Charlotte as Mollie Raiston, proprietor of Monkswell Manor. Tickets: $12 for adults; $9, seniors and students. (803) 548-8102; fortmillplayhouse.org
Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, Allison Creek Road, York, hosts Bluegrass Inspirations in concert, 7 p.m. May 1. Food available. Free admission, but a donation will be collected.
See the state champions in action next week when the Clover High Choraliers and Women's Ensemble present their Spring Show at 8 p.m. May 1 and May 3 and 3 p.m. May 4 at the Clover School District Auditorium. Cost: $5. Bring a canned-food item or diapers to be donated to Clover Area Assistance Center.
The Western York County Branch NAACP executive board members meets, 6 p.m. May 1, Wesley United Methodist Church, followed by a general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. (803) 684-6200, (803) 684-7124
Dazzle 'N' Denim, annual fundraiser 7-11 p.m. May 2, Anne Springs Close Greenway Dairy Barn, Fort Mill. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, music and dancing, and more. $40 per person. catawbacare.org
Carowinds is open for Friday-Sunday through May 25. carowinds.com
Kentucky Derby Party, 4-7 p.m. May 3, Anne Springs Close Greenway Dairy Barn, sponsored by the York County Community Foundation. Dress is "smart casual." Cost: $150 double ticket ($100 deductible) or $100 single ticket ($75 deductible). (800) 973-7244
The Nation Ford Chapter, NSDAR, second annual Family Picnic Meeting, 3 p.m. May 3. A short program, "The Kentucky Derby-An American Tradition," will be presented. The
chapter will be hosting potential members of the Children of the American Revolution. For location and information, call (803) 396-0634 .
RiverPointe Women's Club annual community yard, bake and plant sale, 8 a.m.-noon May 3, with 30-plus homes in RiverPointe neighborhood, near McDowell Nature Preserve on N.C. 49, Steele Creek. Bake sale, plant sale and a white elephant table of donated items for purchase, too. Proceeds benefit the needs of the community and Lake Wylie Fireworks Fund.
Stroll through the garden with Master Gardeners of York County, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3, Tega Cay. Cost: $10, picked up at any of the seven gardens on tour: 135 Shoreline Pkwy., 16005 Molokoi Drive, 7569 Thorn Creek Lane, 16126 Tana Tea Circle, 7115 Topsail, 1716 Colville Lane, Chestnut Hill Drive. (803) 981-5303
Barbecue sale, starts 9 a.m., May 3, Alpine Lodge No. 208, North Main Street, Clover. Plates cost $7, and include barbecue, slaw, buns, chips. Bulk barbecue available for $7 a pound. (803) 222-3516
Writing family history workshop, 11-11:45 a.m. May 3, Historical Center of York County McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St., York. (684) 3948
INDOOR YARD SALE
Eighth annual indoor yard sale, 7 a.m. to noon May 3, Divine Saviour Catholic Church, Herndon Avenue, York. Featuring linens, books, toys, home and hardware items, small appliances, holiday items and more. Fill a grocery bag with clothing for $2. Donated items may be dropped off at the church from 9 am. to 2 p.m. through May 2 and 5 to 8 p.m. April 30 and May 1. Proceeds go to the St. Vincent De Paul charity fund to help families in crisis.
The Original Works KidsArt Workshop, 10:30 a.m.-noon May 3, Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Instructed by Jessica Calloway, participants will create and take home notecards they decorate with their own original artwork. Cost: $10 per child; for children aged 7 and older. Registration deadline is May 2. (803)328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org
The Children's Choir, with singers from Lake Wylie and Tega Cay, performs "A Musical Tapestry," 4 p.m. May 4, First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Music includes classical, folk and contemporary repertoire. Charlottechildrenschoir.org
AT THE GARDEN
"Container Gardening," noon-1 p.m. May 6, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Wren Room, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Susie Cochran of Rountree Plantation Garden Center will teach participants how to transform ordinary objects into flourishing container gardens. Cost: free with garden admission. (704) 825-4490; DSBG.org
River Hills Newcomer's May Coffee, 10 a.m. May 8, home of Carol Green, 36 Quayside Court. Bring paper products (paper towels or bathroom tissue) to be donated to the Clover Area Assistance Center. Call (803) 831-5096 to attend. For club information, call (803) 831-0736.
"Angels in the Dust," Louise Hogarth's latest documentary, will premiere in Charlotte 7:30-9:30 p.m. May 9 at Myers Park Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road. Charlotte. The film profiles Marion Cloete, joined by her husband and two daughters, who leave their privileged suburban life to establish an orphanage supporting more than 500 South African children. Cost: $25. Tickets available at Kenya Orphanage Project office in Lake Wylie. (803) 746-5133
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will celebrate Mother's Day weekend with special treats for mom 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. May 10 and 11. Pamper mom with a free plant, massage session and picnic lunch in the garden. Massages cost $20 for 15 minutes. Capture mom's special day with a photo session with Greg Briley Photography. Photo packages will be available starting at $35. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy with your family or pre-order a picnic basket. Orders must be placed by May 2. (704) 829-1252. Menu options and prices available at DSBG.org.
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