Friday, Aug. 13
Rock Hill Community Theatre presents “Hillbilly Hankerin,” by Pat Cook and directed by Eva Montes, Friday-Sunday and Aug. 19-21 at the theater, 546 S. Cherry Road, Suite N (in the Apple Center behind the ROC). Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday shows at 3 p.m. Pa’s girls have a bad case of The Hankerin’. His woes only get worse with the arrival of a government man and an ongoing family feud between the Herfords and Guernseys. The production is suitable for the family. For tickets go to www.rockhilltheatre.org or call 803-326-7428.
Thursday, Aug. 18
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Allison Creek Bluegrass will host “The Charlottetown Collective” at 7 p.m. at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, S.C. 274, York. Admission is free. Doors open at 6 p.m. and food service begins about 6:30. Free parking. Easy access for anyone. Donations accepted.
The Anne Springs Close Greenway summer concert series features the Henry River Honey at 6:30 p.m. in the Comporium Amphitheater. Gates open at 6. Bring blankets, chairs and picnics. The concerts are free for Greenway members and $5 for nonmembers. Parking is $5 per car; seasonal parking passes $30 for members, $45 for nonmembers. For information go to ASCGreenway.org/Events, or call 803-547-4575.
Winthrop Welcome Week
Activities to welcome Winthrop University students back to school will be Aug. 20-28. Events include ZuZu African Acrobats, Aug. 20; Paint Party, Aug. 21; Convocation Picnic, Aug. 22; Relationships 101 with Troy Spry, LOL Comedy Show, Aug. 24; hypnotist Josh Seth, Aug. 25; Welcome Back Bash, Aug. 26; “Captain America: Civil War” movie, Aug. 27; and Neo Soul Night, Aug. 27. Most events are open to the public. Events are free with DSU all-access pass. Passes are $20 with a Winthrop ID; $25 without an ID. Individual admission is $5, with Winthrop ID; $7 for the public. The picnic and Welcome Back Bash are free.
A new planetarium show, “Did an Asteroid Really Kill the Dinosaurs?” will run through Sept. 10 the Museum of York County’s Settlemyre Planetarium. It’s part of the museum’s dinosaur-themed summer program. The show explores the possibility of a 6-mile-wide space rock slamming into the Earth 66 million years ago and wiping out 75 percent of all species, including the dinosaurs. The show will be featured at 11 a.m. Saturdays and noon Tuesdays-Fridays through Sept. 10. “Dinosaur Discovery” will run at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Admission: $8, adults; $7, seniors; $5, ages 4-17; free to members and age 3 and younger.