Fort Mill Times

Doug Berky in Clover Nov. 3


Story time

Preschool Story Time, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, Lake Wylie Public Library. For ages 3-5 with caregiver. No registration required


Pumpkin hunt

Hayrides and a pumpkin hunt, 6 p.m. Oct. 30, York Recreation Complex, Fourth Street, York. Hayrides begins 6 p.m., and the pumpkin hunt begins at 7p.m. For ages 12 or younger. Bring a flashlight. 803-684-3742

Support group

Overeaters Anonymous, 6:45 p.m. Thursdays, River Hills Community Church, Room 116, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, Lake Wylie.


Paint pumpkin

Pumpkin painting, 4 p.m. Oct. 31, York Recreation Center, White Rose Lane, York. For ages 12 and younger. All materials and supplies provided. 803-684-3742


Give Hope Gala

Give Hope Gala, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 1, Bank of America’s Founder’s Hall, Charlotte. Includes dinner by Aria, live music by the Noel Freidline Quintet, entertainment by magician Chris Hannibal. The festivities include a Wine Pull, and live and silent auctions. Proceeds go to orphan care in southwest Haiti. Tickets:;

Bethelfields Bazaar

Bethelfields Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 1, Bethelfields pool parking lot, 2513 Ivy Creek Ford, York. Open to the public; rain or shine.


Meet author

OWL Book Club meet author Carolina Combs, 3 p.m. Nov. 2, Main Street Children’s Museum, 133 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Combs is author of “The Tale of Eco Green Dog,” a tale about saving the planet and rescuing animals. Main Street Children’s Museum presents the OWL (Our Wee Literature) Book Club for families. Combs will be available for book sales and signing immediately following the program. Rock Hill Clean & Green will provide a green treat bag for each family. Free with general admission. Registration requested: 803-327-6400.


Clowning around

Doug Berky: Foibles, Fables And Other Imaskinations, 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 S.C. 55 E., Clover. Berky is one of the nation’s best loved clowns. “I sought stories that teach, assure and lend guidance in troubled times. I found in my search, stories that not only teach, but also lead its adherents into moral, ethical, and purposeful lives. These stories compromise some of humanity’s greatest wisdom.” Tickets: $5 individual; $10 family. 803-222-8018;

At the Abbey

Two at the Organ: John Apple and Karen Hite Jacob perform, 8 p.m. Nov. 3, Belmont Abbey. Apple is organist/choirmaster at Mount Holly’s Good Shepherd Lutheran, and Abbey organist Jacob performs a variety of works. Composers featured will be Schubert and Lachner. Admission is free; donations accepted. 704-461-6813,


Clonts exhibit

Works by Luke Clonts, through Oct. 30, City Hall Rotunda Gallery, 155 Johnston Ave., Rock Hill. Clonts graduated from Fort Mill High School and graduated from Winthrop University. He lives in Charleston, which provides inspiration for his works. 803-328-2787,

Paper Sounds

Paper Sounds, display through Nov. 2, Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Christie Blizard’s exhibition is intended to display the ability of multiple digital and analog technologies to create multiple patterns from a single sound recording. Blizard’s primary focus is on the inconsistencies within the patterns amongst sensation and interpretation. An exhibition by Dustin Shores is on display concurrently in the Perimeter Gallery, and The Children’s Fall Show is exhibiting in the Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Gallery. 803-328-2787;


Film series

Climate of Fear film series: “Soylent Green,” 5 p.m. Nov. 5, Steele Creek Public Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. The film series shows a period of history or a dystopia where fear prevails. “Soylent Green” depicts a 2022 New York City where voluntary death is encouraged amid unemployment and environmental decay. For adults; free. 704-416-6800;

In concert

Rhonda Vincent & the Rage concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Rhonda Vincent & the Rage have gained popularity by playing high energy and hard driving contemporary bluegrass music at festivals and venues across the U.S., playing with artists like Willie Nelson and Daryle Singletary. Vincent has won seven consecutive International Bluegrass Music Association Top Female Vocalist Awards from 2000-2006. The band has won six Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America awards, and individual nominations and awards in each of their respective instrumental categories. Advance tickets: $45 for the general public, $40 for members of the Arts Council; or $50 at the door. 803-328-2787;

Hynde in Charlotte

Chrissie Hynde performs, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. Part of her 25-date North American tour in support of her critically and commercially hailed album “Stockholm,” which debuted in the U.S. Top 40 upon its June release on Will Travel/Caroline Records. Tickets: $37.50-$73. 800-745-3000;,