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Events: The WBT Briarhoppers in York Nov. 14

The WBT Briarhoppers perform in this 2014 file photo at the Grand Ole McCelvey in York.
The WBT Briarhoppers perform in this 2014 file photo at the Grand Ole McCelvey in York. Culture & Heritage Museums

Nov. 11

Southern Christmas Show

48th annual show runs Nov. 11-22 and is themed Christmas Wonders. There will be more than 400 merchants. Tickets: $12 adults, $3 ages 6-12 at door; advance online: $10 adults; discount at Harris Teeter, $9.50 with VIC card. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, except Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. SouthernChristmasShow.com.

10 a.m.

Art exhibit

Gallery 120 will host a public reception to showcase the Catawba River Art Guild Exhibition. Gallery 120, 120 Bethel St., Clover.

6:30-8 p.m.

Nov. 12

Arrowheads and Artifacts

Chris Hendrix of the Piedmont Archaeological Society will discuss collecting artifacts and uncovering the Piedmont’s Native American past. Bring your finds to share. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

6 p.m.

Nov. 13

Live music

Principle Skinner plays songs from Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews, Gin Blossoms, Metallica and Van Halen. Lake Wylie Bowl N’ Bounce. Free admission. 803-831-2553. lwbnb.com.

9-11:30 p.m

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Nov. 14

Grand Ole McCelvey

The WBT Briarhoppers are the original band members who first came together in 1934 to fill the bill for WBT radio’s request for a hillbilly band to help promote its products. Today’s sixth version and award-winning family band continues the bluegrass tradition. Tickets: $10, available at the door or by calling 803-909-7313.McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theater, 212 E. Jefferson St., York. 803-909-7244. chmuseums.org.

7 p.m.

Trails and Tails

Join McDowell Nature Preserve staff on the trail with your dog. Must bring a 6-foot leash and Mutt Mitts. For ages 10 and older. Free. Registration required. McDowell Nature Preserve Center, Steele Creek. 704-588-5224. parkandrec.com.

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Holiday Bazaar

Third annual Nation Ford High School Theater Department event. Featuring vendors and artisans for holiday shopping. Free child care area, including photos with Santa. Holiday characters and carolers roaming. Barbecue sandwich plates for sale. Nation Ford High School commons area, Rock Hill. facebook.com/events/880881378661946/

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

PowerPoint Basics

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

11 a.m.

Online Applications

Need help applying for jobs through the Internet? Learn skills needed to successfully navigate the online application process. If possible, bring your resume saved to a flash drive, cloud or email account. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

1:30 p.m.

Fairy Festival

Enjoy a day of crafts, music, a costume parade, fairy house workshops, horse-drawn carriage rides. Author Tracy Kane will lead two workshops: build of whimsical fairy houses in Lost Hollow at 11 a.m. and the Orchid Conservatory at 1 p.m. Participants will collect and use natural supplies and build fairy dwells. Halle Russell will host two workshops at 9 a.m. and noon. Fairy houses from Halle’s workshops may be used in the holiday display and can be picked up after the holidays. Halle’s workshops are limited to 18 participants. Kids wearing fairy wings and/or outfits receive free admission. Festival is free with garden admission: $12.95 for adults, $11.95 for seniors 60 and older, and $6.95 for children 2-12. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-825-4490. DSBG.org.

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Nov. 15

Basic Flash Photography

Class covers techniques for using a digital SLR camera’s built-in, pop-up flash and the optional flash that fits on the hot shoe, as well as both TTL and manual flash. Cost: $46. Registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-829-1252. dsbg.org.

1:30-4 p.m.

Nov. 16

Peace Corps

Learn about the Peace Corps with Deborah Buckley, the field-based recruiter for Western North Carolina, and talk with returned Peace Corps volunteers. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

6 p.m.

Spanish Conversation

Practice Spanish speaking and listening skills on Mondays in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation. Audience: Adults. Registration requested. Steele Creek Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/st-adults.

6 p.m.

Nov. 17

Big Band

Vocalist John Love fronts the 17-piece Doug Burns Big Band to recreate the legendary sounds of Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie Orchestra. Songs include “Come Fly With Me,” “ I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Summerwind,” “Luck Be A Lady Tonight,” “Mac The Knife,” as well as many others. Tickets: $15. Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Highway 55 E., Clover. 803-222-8018. clover.k12.sc.us/csda.

8 p.m.

‘Hunger Games’ Party

Celebrate the final “Hunger Games” movie with fun games, crafts and food. For ages 11-17. Registration requested. Lake Wylie Public Library. 803-831-7774.

5-6:30 p.m.

Nov. 18

Microsoft Word Basics

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience, but little or no previous word processing experience. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

10:30 a.m.

Microsoft Word Intermediate

This is a follow up to the Microsoft Word 2013 Basics class. After a brief review, we’ll discuss paragraph formatting, headers and footers and more advanced topics. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

2 p.m.

Nov. 19

Steele Creek Film Club

Discuss “Quartet,” with Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly (rated PG-13). Watch on your own, then come discuss. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

6 p.m.

Nov. 21

McDowell Nature Hike

Take a 2- to 3-mile steady-paced hike while enjoying nature and meeting new people. For ages 16 and older. Dress for the weather and wear good hiking shoes. Bring bottled water. Free. Registration required. McDowell Nature Preserve Center, Steele Creek. 704-588-5224. parkandrec.com.

11:45 a.m.

Backyard Composting

Come and learn about composting from a Mecklenburg County master composter. Steele Creek Public Library. 704-416-6800. tinyurl.com/stlibrary-adults.

2 p.m.

Yoga in the Garden

This 2.5-hour workshop is complete with storytelling and yoga. Great for families and friends of all ages. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: $28. Registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-829-1252. dsbg.org.

1-3:30 p.m

Holiday Candle Making

This is a beginning candle making class making scented candles for the holidays. Bring a glass container of 8 oz. or less, optional. Cost: $50. Registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-829-1252. dsbg.org.

3-5 p.m.

Nov. 29

Holiday Wreath Workshop

Build a custom wreath from scratch and decorate it. Cost: $55. Registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. 704-829-1252. dsbg.org.

12:30-2:30 p.m.

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