Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plants, vegetables, fresh eggs, crafts and more. Vendors welcome. Info: 706-631-5564.
Johnston Farmers Market: with seasonal fruits & vegetables, baked goods, artist’s painting, etc. is held Thursday afternoons from 4 until 6 pm.
Jewelry Sale: The Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary will have their annual jewelry sale “Everything’s $5.00 Sale” at the hospital Thursday, Oct. 16, from 8 – 6 and Friday, Oct. 17 from 7 to 3.
BBQ Cook-Off – 146 Meeting Street Road, Edgefield, $150 entry fee for those cooking; for info call Jeff Yonce at 803-480-2284, Oct. 17 &18; $10 donation at gate for live music Saturday night with Cody Webb; all proceeds go to benefit Relay for Life.
NAACP Meeting: 9:00 A.M. 3rd Saturday, October 18, Macedonia Baptist Church, 315 Macedonia Street, Edgefield.
American Legion Steak Lunch/Bake Sale: Hezzie Griffis Post #30 will have a Steak Lunch, Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Legion Bldg. on Penn St., Edgefield, with Steak, baked potato, slaw & rolls for $15 donation. Eat in or Take out. Call 803-384-0156 for tickets or info. The Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale will be at the same.
Usher Board Anniversary: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston Usher Board will celebrate their anniversary Sunday, October 19, at 4 p.m. The public is invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor.
Archaeological Lectures: Edgefield County Historical Society will have a lecture on Old Edgefield Pottery by Justin Guy at Edgefield United Methodist Church on Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. On Oct. 26 the Trinity Episcopal Church will hear Nicole Isenbarger speak on the Pottersville excavation site at 6 p.m. Receptions will follow at Magnolia Dale. The public is invited.
Auxiliary Meeting: The American Legion Auxiliary will meet on Monday, October 20, at the Sr. Citizen Council Bldg. on Center Springs Road (beside W.E. Parker School) at 3:00 p.m. Guests will be the Girls State attendees and their mothers. ALSO REMEMBER TO HAVE YOUR BAKED GOODS AT THE AMERICAN LEGION BUILDING BY 10 A.M. ON SATURDAY, OCT. 18.
Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Job References Matter”; 11 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Personality Assessment”; 3 PM “Your Skills Your Future”; Thursday, Oct. 23, 2 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You” For further info telephone 637-4029.
Annual Women’s Conference: Republican Grove Baptist Church(276 Gary Hill Road, Edgefield, S.C.) will hold their Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. Rev. Brenda Abney, pastor of Move of Faith Evangelistic Church will be the guest speaker. The public is invited. Rev. Willie Patten is pastor.
Hymn Sing: Spann Church in Ward will have their 10th annual Hymn Sing on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. Pastor John Kneece will lead the singing and Wallace Watkins will play the piano. After the program of about an hour, there will be refreshments and fellowship. Peanut butter will be collected for the Johnston Food Bank. Visitors are warmly welcome. For more info call 803-430-1314.
Board Meeting: Burton Center Board for Disabilities and Special Needs will meet at noon on Monday, Oct. 27, at Burton Center, 2605 Hwy. 72 221 E, Greenwood.
Parkinson Walk: The CSRA Parkinson Support Group Walk will be held Saturday, November 8. Registration is at 9 a.m.; the Walk is 10 a.m. at the Wilson Family Y walking track 3570 Wheeler Road Augusta, Ga. To donate or register a team visit online at www.movingdayaugusta.org or mail to: 6100 Northside Drive, N. Augusta, SC 29841