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Here and There – 11-27-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street.

Pecan Sales: Festively wrapped chocolate covered, cinnamon glazed and glazed pecans will be available this year by the American Legion Post 30.  Same price as last year.  For advance ordering while supplies last call Bill or Jane Doolittle at 637-3722 or see an American Legionnaire.  Don’t miss out!

Christmas Tree Lighting: The Town of Edgefield will have their tree lighting on Friday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. Christmas carols will be sung and snow on the square is guaranteed.

Christmas Tour of Churches: The churches of Edgefield along with the Edgefield Historical Society will have the Tour of Churches at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Tour begins at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and ends with refreshments at Magnolia Dale. For more info call 637-4104.

Johnston Dvp. Corp. Tree Lighting: The Johnston Development Corporation will open the Christmas season with the tree lighting ceremony on Monday, Dec. 2, at 6pm in the municipal parking lot. Christmas music will be sung and the Christmas story will be read.

Free Workshops:  Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Job Hunting Techniques”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Holiday Budget Tips”; 3:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You”. For more info call 637-4029.

Service of Healing: Trinity Episcopal will have A Public Service of Healing on Tuesday, December 3, at 6:30pm.

Town Hall Meeting: The Democratic Party will have a town hall meeting at Macedonia Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 7 at noon. On 1-1-14 you will be asked to show one of the following ID’s at your polling place: SC Driver’s License or ID card issued by the SC DMV, SC Voter Registration with photo, Federal Military ID or US Passport. For more info call Norman Dorn at 803-480-3190.

Christmas Parade:The 40th Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 8, at 4:00 p.m.  There will be snow!  Entry forms are available at Edgefield, Johnston and Trenton Town Hall and www.edgefieldsc.net.  For more information call Calvin Henderson at 803 – 480 – 1255 or Edgefield Town Hall at 803 – 637 – 4014.

Year of Jubilee Rally: Mount Canaan Baptist Church and Pastor, Rev. George L. Brightharp invite you to the Year of  Jubilee Rally, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton. Fellowship with us as we hear and sing gospel songs with local groups. The program is dedicated to the Year of Sacrificial Giving. Please come! (803) 275-3651.

Christmas Musical: Shepherds, Sheep, and a Savior is a 30-minute musical telling the Christmas story from the shepherds’ perspective.  We would like to invite you to come and see the children at Philippi Baptist Church present the musical on Sunday, Dec. 8th at 6:30pm.

Living Christmas Tree:  The Philippi Baptist Church Adult Choir will present the cantata “Bethlehem Morning” on Sunday, Dec. 15th at 6:00pm and Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7:00pm. Please make plans to join us on these special evenings.

Mass Choir Concert: The Edgefield County Mass Choir will have their 2013 Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. at Strom Thurmond High School Gym. Tickets are $7 for floor and $3 for bleachers. For more info call J. Bibbs at 803-439-0881; D. Barley at 803-295-3253 or L. Watkins at 275-4562.

Lee Family Reunion:  to Virginia Beach, June 12-15. Cost per seat is $65, for info call Jeanette Harris, 803-384-1715, Bill Lee at 275-4854 or Arielle Thomas, 803-334-1450.