•Hear the fascinating story of the Kirkpatrick family
, from two descendants 10:30 a.m. Aug. 7 at the Four Seasons clubhouse off Gold Hill Road. The story goes back to 1860, when the family of one speaker, Dr. De Kirkpatrick, were slave owners, including the ancestors of the other speaker, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick. The event is sponsored by the Genealogy and Historic Group of Four Seasons. For more information or to RSVP, emailBRConverse@comporium.net
•Countdown to Kindergarten
, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill. Exhibitors will provide activities to encourage young learners to get off to a good start. Book mobile, giveaways and more. Free. For more information, go tochmuseums.org
or call 803-909-7244.
•Bluegrass pickers Wayne Henderson and Clay Lunsford
, perform 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte. Free, but donations appreciated. For information, go tofolksociety.org
or call 704-563-7080.
•Community sale, swap, shop and auction
, Aug. 9 at the Glennon Center in Tega Cay. The sale is 8 a.m.-7 p.m., followed by the auction at the Casual Water restaurant 7-10 p.m. Refreshments available for purchase. Booths still available for $10. Item pickup available. For more information, call 803-548-3500, ext. 232.
•Meet Carl Long
, and hear about his experiences as a Negro League baseball player during the 1950s, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at the York County Library in Rock Hill. Copies of his autobiography “A Game of Faith: The Story of Negro League Baseball Player Carl Long” will be available for purchase and signing at the program. Call 803-981-5845 to register.
•Movies In The Park,
7:15 p.m. Aug. 15 at Walter Elisha Park on North White Street, Fort Mill. Hot dogs, burgers, popcorn and drinks available for sale. The movie starts after dark. The title is TBA.
, Matt Stratford, 7 p.m. Aug. 16, at Runde Park in Tega Cay. Free. No dogs or BYOB. Concessions for sale. For more information, go totegacaysc.org
•Back to school kick off
, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 at the Fort Mill Public Library. Students in pre-K to 12th grade and their parents can learn about library resources and receive free school supplies while they last. Students must be present to receive school supplies. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the York County Library.
•The York County Choral Society and Chamber Singers
, will hold auditions 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 and 6-7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the choir room at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1220 India Hook Road, Rock Hill. The YCCS welcomes experienced singers in high school as well as adults. For more information, call 803-323-2250, email@example.com
or go toyorkcountychoralsociety.org
•Book discussion and signing
, Dr. Robert Chacon and Michael Scoggins, co-authors of “The Great Awakening and Southern Backcountry Revolutionaries,” will be at the Fort Hill History Museum 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 13. For information, call 803-802-3646, firstname.lastname@example.org
or go toFortMillHistoryMuseum.org
•The Fort Mill Farmers Market
, is open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the corner of Confederate and Monroe White streets.
•Bingo, hot food
, at Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. Call 803-547-2414.
•Fort Mill VFW Monthly Breakfast
, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month Sunday in the VFW Hall, 1442 Harris Road, Fort Mill. Coffee, scrambled eggs, grits, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits, fruit and hot cakes for $6. Open to the public and family-friendly.
, at Complete Wellness Chiropractic, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at the Complete Wellness Chiropractic Office as part of the Charlotte Yoga Club. Cost is $5 for club members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 704-899-5000.
, for adults at Fort Mill Public Library. After reading or listening to three books, adults will be entered into drawings for prizes from local businesses. For details, visitwww.yclibrary.org
•Preschool story time
, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Fort Mill Public Library. Story time and activities for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers.