Fill your basket with local produce, homemade crafts and more

These farmer's markets are open:

• The York County Farmer's Market is open from 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the intersection of Black Street and Elizabeth Lane in Rock Hill, across from Comporium Communications.

• The York Downtown Farmer's Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. The market offers items such as local produce, homemade soaps, local honey, eggs, crafts, organic products, herbs and more. The market will open during Main Street Live! from 5 to 8 p.m. June 19. Customers are asked to bring their own bags or baskets. Vendor space is free, and the market is available during the week for any vendor that is interested in selling. For details, visit, call Signa Curry at (704) 299-2322, e-mail her at or call Jim Dickerson at 684-4225.

Walter Hautzig piano class returns to Winthrop campus

World-renowned pianist Walter Hautzig will teach his 40th annual piano master class at Winthrop University June 28 through July 3. The class is open to middle school through college-age students, as well as teachers and performers.

Recitals during the master class include an opening recital by Hautzig at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at Barnes Recital Hall. The recital will feature the works of Bach, Brahms and Chopin. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors, available at the door.

Eugene Barban, director of the master class and retired professor of music at Winthrop, will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 29 at Barnes Recital Hall, featuring selections by Liszt, Barber, Ravel, Henselt and others.

Matthew Manwarren will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 30 at Barnes Recital Hall. Both programs are free and open to the public. For details, call the Department of Music at 323-2404.

Kim Grant art display is featured at York Tech

The works of local artist Kim Grant are on display at York Technical College's Anne Springs Close Library on the campus, 452 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, through June 27. The exhibit can be viewed during normal library hours, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Grant will speak about her work at 10:30 a.m. June 20 in room L-113 of the library.

Grant teaches art at Northwestern High School and has a B.A. in art education from Winthrop University. Grant is a painter and potter.

For details, call York Technical College librarian Debbie Jones at 325-2883 or e-mail her at

The Library Club of York Technical College in conjunction with Arts4U2, the ongoing fine arts program. English instructor Martha Macdonald is presenting the works.

Rolling Thunder poker run is planned for June 21

The Rolling Thunder S.C. Chapter 1 Poker Run will be June 21. Sign-up time is 10 a.m. to noon. Starting point is at Billski Mods, 749 Red River Road, Rock Hill.

Cost to participate is $10 per single rider and $15 per double. Prize for best hand is $250 and worst hand is $150.

For details, call Doug Cruickshank at (803) 209-4590.

It's time to sign up for Gray-Y cheerleading

Gray-Y cheerleading registration for rising fifth- and sixth-graders in York County will continue through June 30 at the YMCA, 402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill.

For details, call Mike Herdon at 329-9622.

Genealogical Society to host summer workshop

The 37th annual South Carolina Genealogical Society summer workshop will be July 11 and 12 in Columbia. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. July 11, with registration, vendor set-up and a search room tour of the archives. For details on session times, topics, rates and registration, visit, or contact Bob Frieler at or (803) 309-8616.

Keystone board will meet Monday

The board of directors of Keystone, York County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, will meet at 6 p.m. June 16 at 140 E. Main St., Suite 300, Rock Hill. The meetings are open to the public.