Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market: On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. $5 per day. For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278.
Friends of the Library: (FOL) wants your support to enhance Library services. Join us for a tax-deductible $25, dropped off at the Library anytime between now and May 31. We meet at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 5PM. Join now and be entered into a raffle to be drawn at the end of May for a book-related gift! We do good work – like the new Dot Mims Children’s Area! $25 single, $50 family, $5 student, $100 sponsor, $250 patron, $1000 business.
Spring Stroll: Downtown Edgefield, Thurs., May 9 from 2-8 p.m. See the ad in this edition for locations to pick up your passports, contents of the amazing prize basket, and more details.
Second Saturday: in downtown Edgefield, Saturday, May 11: includes the Farmers Market at 8:00-noon, a genealogy class at 9:00, artisans demonstrating from 10:00 to 4:00, Willowbrook Cemetery tour 11:00 to noon, and shootout on the square at 2:00. For more info call 637-4010.
Fishing Rodeo: Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo, Sat., May 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lick Fork Lake, for children ages 12 and under; free fishing and free refreshments.
Mother’s Day Luncheon/ Program: Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Pre-Mothers Day Luncheon on Sat. May 11 at 1pm. The guest speaker will be Sis.Tashia Moyer of North Augusta. On Sun., May 12 at 11am, we will hold our Annual Mothers Day Program. The guest speaker will be Min. Daisy Butler of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Johnston.
Mother’s Day Program: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church invites you to their Mother’s Day Program on Sunday, May 12. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is pastor.
Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Edgefield, Tues., May 14, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Clarifying Your Work Values”; 11AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “High Paying Mfg. Jobs”; 3 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” For further info call 637-4029.
Wounded Warriors: Will be visiting Edgefield the morning of May 16, around 11:00. They will drive from Augusta to the square and then to the National Wild Turkey Federation for entertainment and lunch. Citizens may wish to greet them on the square.
BBQ Chicken Sale: Edgefield Boy Scout Troop 30 will have a BBQ sale on Sat., May 18 from 11-2(plates $7/whole chicken $8) Tickets are on sale in Edgefield at NAPA, Pendarvis, Edgefield Fuel, Turkey Shoppe and Crouch Hardware; in Johnston at Maxwell & Halford, Shell, Monk’s Corner and D.J.’s Corner Cuts.
Tractor Show: Palmetto Tractor Club Show in Ridge Spring, Sat., May 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; featuring antique tractors, old farm machinery, parade of tractors and trucks,racing lawn mowers, and more; for more info call Randy at 864-445-2042; Joney at 803-957-8319 or Edgar at 803-480-0187.
BBQ: Johnston Methodist Church will have their Annual Barbecue on Saturday, May 18. Pork or Chicken will be offered for $7 per plate which includes Slaw/Baked Beans/Bread. Eat-in or take-out from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from any member or the church office (275-4885).
A Tasting Fundraiser: American Legion Post #30 will sponsor a fundraiser,”taste up to 25 different dishes” Advance Tickets only, $10 Sat., May 18, 7 p.m. at the American Legion, Penn St. Edgefield, Call 637-9367 for tickets.
Homecoming: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have homecoming Sunday, May 19 at 11 a.m. featuring the musical group, “Sonrise.” The public is cordially invited.
Church Anniversary: Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 5 Rock Rd., Trenton, will celebrate their 145th anniversary, Sunday, May 26, beginning with Sunday School at 9 a.m. Rev. Calvin Robinson will bring the message. Rev. Lorenzo Williams is the pastor.
100 Women in White & 100 Men in Black: Republican Grove Baptist Church, 276 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield, invites everyone to their 100 Women in White & 100 Men in Black Program on Sunday, May 26, at 2 p.m. with guest minister, Rev. Hodges Bush and special guest Edgefield Community Mass Choir.