Fort Mill Times

‘Wall That Heals’ coming to Fort Mill

This Week


Tega Cay Beautification Committee workday

, 8-10 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Living Memorial Gardens. Help plant bulbs and perform general care, trimming, cleaning and weeding. New members and workers are needed. For more information, email or call 803-802-8727.


Bonfire and barbecue sale

, Oct. 9-10 at Indian Land High School. The bonfire, including games, food and entertainment, is a pre-homecoming event that will be held 7-9 p.m. Oct. 9. It’s free and open to the public. The next day, Shane’s Rib Shack is sponsoring a barbecue sale during the Warriors’ homecoming football game. Buy barbecue by the pound ($10 a pound) or pork and chicken plates for $10. Pre-order at Shanes, or through players, coaches and boosters. Plates are eat-in or take-out. Pick up times are 1:30- 4 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m. at Indian Land’s stadium on Oct. 10.


“Is He Dead?”

a play by Mark Twain will be presented 7 p.m. Oct. 9-10 in the Northwestern High School auditorium. Tickets are $8, adult and $6, student. Go to, email or call Gerianne Coats, 803-980-4695.


Blessing of the animals

, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, bring your your dogs, cats, hamsters, fish, horses and other pets to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 238 Fort Mill Highway, Indian Land. If your pet is unable to attend, a photo of the animal can be blessed.


McCelvey’s 2015 Southern Sound Series Kick-off

with blues performer Drink Small at The McCelvey Center’s Lowry Theater, 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 14. The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact Marie Cheek at 803-909-7244 or



Fall Frolic

, every weekend on the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Horse rides, hay bale and corn mazes, pumpkin patch, farm animals and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 26. $8 per person for Greenway members and $12 for non-members. Seniors (60 and older) are $6 and kids 4 and under get in free. Groups of 15 or more receive a group rate of $9 per person.

Next Week


Halloween Safety Spooktacular,

6-8 p.m. Oct. 17

hosted by Pro Martial Arts Karate with free food, games, prizes and more at the Cross Creek Shopping Center in Indian Land.


The Wall That Heals, The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Museum

, will be in Veterans Park, White Street, Fort Mill from Oct. 16-19. The opening ceremony for the mobile museum will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 16. For information, contact The Fort Mill History Museum at 803-802-3646 or



Community Walk

, 10 a.m. Oct. 18, at First Baptist Church, 300 S. Market St., Lancaster. Proceeds will pay the cost of providing meals for 100 local home-bound seniors. $10 to walk, $25 to walk and receive a T-shirt. To register or for more information, contact Sally Sherrin at 803-285-6956, ext. 23, or

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free family movie night

showing “Monsters University” will take place at Cherry Park on Soccer Field 4 at 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.


Chamber music

, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Cultural Arts Center, 307 W. Gay St., Lancaster. Free. For more information, call 803-285-7451, email Executive Director Debbie Jaillette, at

, or go to the VMR Concerts page on Facebook.


Vendors wanted

for the holiday boutique presented by the Lake Wylie Lutheran Church Quilters. All items must be handmade or hand-embellished, no resale items please. A 10x10 booth will cost $25. Applications accepted through Oct. 20.


“Blithe Spirit,”

will be presented 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-18 in the Nation Ford High School auditorium. Tickets available at the door.


Poker run

, 1 p.m. Oct. 18, hosted by the Woman’s Club of Fort Mill in support of local veterans. The day includes a spaghetti dinner, music, karaoke, bake sale, door prizes and more than 20 raffled gift baskets. It begins and ends at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris Road, Fort Mill. For more information, contact Donna Lentell at 803-984-0370 or

or visit the Woman’s Club on Facebook.



, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18 at St. John’s United Methodist Church on Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill, Brunswick stew, home baked pies and cakes, crafts and a silent auction. Vendors and a pumpkin patch.

Coming Soon


Oyster roast

, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 8, at the Anne Springs Close Greenway, Field Trial Barn, 835 Springfield Parkway, Fort Mill. All you can eat. $30 for oysters and barbecue, $15 for barbecue only. Proceeds benefit the Nation Ford Boosters Club. Advance tickets available until Oct. 31 by contacting Theresa Law at or 803-242-3916 or by going to

Every Week


$1 dance lessons

, the Lake Wylie Shag Club offers shag lessons and line dance lessons 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Fort Mill Moose Lodge, 1676 Harris Road, Fort Mill for only $1. Line dance lessons begin at 6 p.m. and shag lessons begin at 7:30 with an open dance floor at 8. The event features a DJ and snack bar.


Rent a kayak,

at the Anne Springs Close Greenway to take out on 28-acre Lake Haigler. $7 for a one-person kayak, or $10 for a tandem kayak for 30 minutes. To make a reservation, call 803-548-7252.


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.


Preschool Story Time and activities

, for 3- to 5-year-olds and their caregivers will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays or 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Del Webb Library in Indian Land. No registration required.


Book Clubs for Adults

, at the Fort Mill Library. Join other book lovers for a monthly discussion of some great books. Choose the group that best meets your schedule and interests. Call 803-547-4114 to register.


The Ballroom Dance Club

, meets monthly at the Fort Mill Golf Club. For more information, email


Yoga classes

, 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.


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.