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May
11
Sat
Spring Craft Market @ Anderson County Farmers Market
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spring Craft Market @ Anderson County Farmers Market | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

It’s not warm enough for tomatoes and watermelon yet but you can find fresh baked bread and cakes, handcrafted soaps and lotions, fresh local pork and beef, ornamental plants, handmade jewelry, spring crafts and more at the Spring Craft Market at the Farmers Market.

May
16
Thu
Anderson Arts Center 2013 Warehouse Wine Series @ Resort Living Wine Tasting
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – May 16 @ 9:00 pm
Anderson Arts Center 2013 Warehouse Wine Series @ Resort Living Wine Tasting

Step onto the patio of this beautiful home and feel just like you are on vacation! We will treat you to an evening of Resort Living, complete with exotic food, beer and wines. A mini vacation awaits you! Sponsored by Harris Carpets

May
17
Fri
Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament @ Pine Lake Golf Course
May 17 @ 11:00 am

Join in with the Dirty Old Men’s Club’s annual golf tournament benefiting Meals on Wheels. $70 per player. Sign up as team or individual. Great lunch from Smokin’ Pig, Mama Penn’s and The Sweetery. Cold drinks and snacks on course. Check in at 11; lunch at noon; shotgun start at 1. Call 864-225-6800 to register.

May
18
Sat
Mud Endeavor 5K Mud Run @ McConnell Hall Plantation
May 18 – May 19 all-day
5K Race and One Mile Fun Run Anderson Campus Tri-County Technical College @ Tri-County Road Race -RUN FOR THE HEALTH OF IT!
May 18 @ 8:00 am
 5K Race and One Mile Fun Run Anderson Campus Tri-County Technical College @ Tri-County Road Race -RUN FOR THE HEALTH OF IT!

Check-in will take place at the Anderson Campus of Tri-County Technical College from at 6:45 – 7:45 a.m. Late Registration is from 6:45 – 7:30 a.m. Both the 5K race and the One Mile Fun Run will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Race Awards: Awards to the top three finishers in the Open and Masters categories. Also, age group awards for the top three finishers in each five-year category beginning with 9 and under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+.

Winners in the Open and Masters categories will receive a medal and cash prizes as follows;
$50: 1st place, Open and Masters categories, male and female
$30: 2nd place, Open and Masters categories, male and female
$25: 3rd place, Open and Masters categories, male and female

All those who place 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the age divisions are given a medal.

May
21
Tue
Anderson On Tap @ The Bleckley Inn
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – May 21 @ 11:45 pm
May
25
Sat
Carly’s Lemonade Stand for the Oklahoma Victims
May 25 @ 9:00 am
Carly's Lemonade Stand for the Oklahoma Victims @ Chambersburg | Pennsylvania | United States

My daughter, 6, came up and is helping organize her first lemonade stand this Saturday in Pendleton to raise money for the Red Cross to send to the people in Oklahoma. We are trying to get the word out to see as many people as possible. She is in k-5 at Pendleton Elementary School and came up with this idea on her own when she learned that families had lost everything. The Red Cross will be there to support…Here are the details.

Carly’s Lemonade Stand for Oklahoma…Saturday May 25, 2013 at 9AM.
Location: 183 E Queen St Pendleton SC 29670.
Lemonade will be $1 per cup.
All donations will go to the American Red Cross for Oklahoma.

May
30
Thu
Classic Cinema Series: Some Like It Hot (1959) @ Anderson County Library
May 30 @ 2:00 pm
Classic Cinema Series: Some Like It Hot (1959) @ Anderson County Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Join us as we screen cinema masterpieces as part of our ongoing Classic Cinema Series every Thursday at 2pm at the Main branch of Anderson County Library. This week’s selection is Some Like It Hot (1959), from 2-4pm in the downstairs conference room of the Main Library. Audience discussion will oftentimes follow the screenings. Feel free to bring your own snacks. FREE and open to the public.

Muslim Journeys Film Screening: Koran By Heart @ Anderson County Library
May 30 @ 6:30 pm
Muslim Journeys Film Screening: Koran By Heart @ Anderson County Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Join us as we screen “Koran by Heart.” Follow three 10-year-old scholars, a girl and two boys, as they compete in the Islamic world’s oldest Qur’an memorization contest in Cairo. As part of the Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys programming meant to contribute to a greater awareness and understanding of Muslims and their beliefs. Join the Anderson County Library System on this fascinating journey!

Night for the Museum @ Historic Belton Train Depot
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – May 30 @ 9:30 pm
Night for the Museum @ Historic Belton Train Depot | Belton | South Carolina | United States

Tickets are available now for the Belton Area Museum Association’s upcoming
fundraiser Night for the Museum. The event will be held from 6:30 -9:30 PM on Thursday, May 30, at the historic Belton Train Depot. “This silent/live auction should prove to be fun and competitive with a great payoff in the end since so many wonderful items will be up for bid,” said Events Committee Chairman Paula Blake. Included in the bidding will be a signed artist proof of the 10th hole at Augusta National Golf Course painted by Wayland Moore, a La Z Boy recliner donated by Maynard’s, tickets to the Masters, weekend getaways to a Beech Mountain condo and the Evergreen Inn at Stone Mountain, dining packages, jewelry, Clemson and Carolina game day tickets with tailgating packages, antiques, and services such as salon/spa treatments, auto detailing, housecleaning,
and sporting/music lessons. Items of interest will be included in both the silent and live auction bidding. An updated list of auction items will be available at www.beltonsc.com.
Ticket outlets in Belton include the Historic Belton Train Depot, News Chronicle office,
Clinkscales Drugs, Maynard’s Home Furnishings and Nancy’s Fancies. Other locations to pick up tickets are The Cottage Garden in Honea Path and 313 Gallery in Anderson. Tickets are $20 each and include two complimentary drink tickets, heavy hors d’oeuvres, bidding card, and lots of fun competition among bidders. Proceeds benefit the Belton Area Museum Association and its programs. With over 3000 visitors to the museum each year, BAMA offers historical, cultural, and educational programs free of charge to the public. Participation in this fundraiser will help BAMA preserve, protect, and display our area’s historic treasures. The event is being presented by Wells Fargo and supporting sponsors include the Anderson Independent-Mail, Maynard’s Home Furnishings, Superior Engineering, Palmetto Insurance-The Keys Agency, BBT/Blake Holliday Insurance Co., Belton Metal Corp., Budweiser of Greenville, Bill Thomson Law Firm, Argo and Associates, SLM Inc., Town Square Chiropractic, Belton Comprehensive Dentistry, Regional Finance Corp., Nancy’s Fancies, Representative Mike Gambrell, Senator Billy O’Dell, Clinkscales Drugs/Home Care Medical Aids, Nationwide-Renee Rowland Agency, Key Plumbing and Heating, The Commercial Bank, Pickens Railway, A and D Auto Sales, Industrial Maintenance Services, Greenville and Western Railway, Tristan’s Floral, All About Travel, and Southern Burglar Alarm.

For more information, please contact Executive Director Shirah M. Smith at 864-338-7400 or beltonmuseum@bellsouth.net