Out & About


Oct. 12

Steppin It Up Coalition meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Cannon Memorial Hospital, 123 W.G. Acker Drive in Pickens, in the Acker Board Room. Visit www.SteppinItUpPickens.org for more information. The meeting is open to anyone interested in educating youth on the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and drug use.

Oct. 13

• The LEGO Club meets at the Powdersville Branch Library, 4 Civic Court in Powdersville, at 3:30 p.m.

Oct. 20

Pianist Lise De La Salle performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Brooks Center on the campus of Clemson University. Admission is free.

Oct. 21-Oct. 23

Death’s Door, a free ticketed event is held at 7 p.m. each night at Rock Springs Baptist Church, 201 Rock Springs Road in Easley. Call 864-859-9854 for free tickets.

Oct. 22

• The CU Singers perform at 8 p.m. in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson. Tickets are $8 for adult and $5 for students.

Oct. 27

• The LEGO Club meets at the Powdersville Branch Library, 4 Civic Court in Powdersville, at 3:30 p.m.

Oct. 29

• The National Dance Company of Siberia performs at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Clemson University. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students. Visit www.clemson.edu/Brooks or call 864-6567787 for more information or to buy tickets.

Ongoing events

• The Pickens Rotary Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Pickens Presbyterian Church.

Volunteer orientation sessions for Pickens County Meals on Wheels programs are held at 1:30 p.m. each Thursday at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness, 349 Edgemont Ave. Contact Marsha Robertson at 864-855-3770, ext. 5, send an email to marsha.robertson@pcmow.org or visit www.pcmow.org for more information.

Outside Pickens County

Anderson County

The Art Gallery on Pendleton Square, 102-A E. Main St. in Pendleton, showcases jewelry artist Barbara Rizzo from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 9.

Greenville County

The annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk is held at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at Greer City Park in Greer to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s local and national programs and its goal to reduce the annual rate of suicide 20 percent by 2025. Participants can register at www.afsp.org.

Oconee County

Carrot Tops on Keowee, a festival for redheads and all who love them, is held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at Hidden Cove at Lake Keowee, 150 Keowee Marina Drive in Seneca. The festival and parking are free. A group photo will be taken around 4 p.m. A $20 donation is required to take part in the carrot cake competition. Send an email to info@athiddencove.com for an application. Call Shelly at 864-901-5428 or send an email to shelly@athiddencove.com for more information.

The 2015 Wags and Whiskers Gala, benefiting the Oconee Humane Society, is held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 22 at The Club at Keowee Key. Tickets are $50 per person. A table for 10 can be reserved for $550. Send an email to gala@oconeehumane.org or call 864-944-8746 for more information or to order tickets.

Community Calendar items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 714 S. Pendleton St., Suite D; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at EASnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.

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