Out & About


March 17

• The Pickens County Library Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m.at the Sarlin Community Branch, 15 S. Palmetto St. in Liberty. The meeting is open to the public.

March 19

Pickens County Meals on Wheels holds a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness, 349 Edgemont Ave. in Liberty. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by emailing marsha.robertson@pcmow.org, calling 864-712-0289 or online at www.pcmow.org.

• The Pickens Rotary Club hosts a spaghetti dinner and live auction from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pickens High School, 4314 Moorefield Memorial Highway in Pickens. Tickets are $10 each. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit Y Mentor Pickens County.

March 21

Auditions for Bleacher Bums are held at 7 p.m. at Foothills Playhouse, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley. Two females and seven males will be cast. The show is part of the B Side series and will run May 13 through May15. It will be directed by Tim Spears.

March 22

Auditions for Bleacher Bums are held at 7 p.m. at Foothills Playhouse, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley. Two females and seven males will be cast. The show is part of the B Side series and will run May 13 through May15. It will be directed by Tim Spears.

Through March 31

Clemson Town Hall hosts Freshwater Veins, curated by the Palmetto Curatorial Exchange, through March 31. An opening reception is held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 6. Pieces will range from batik to and oil painting to photography.

April 9

• The inaugural Vance Bailey Memorial 5K is held at the old Liberty High School football stadium. Proceeds will be used to establish an academic scholarship for a college-bound athlete in honor of Vance Bailey.

Lawrence Chapel UMC, 2101 Six Mile Highway in Central, holds a jewelry and accessories sale and a bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 864-653-4461 for more information.

April 28-May 1

The Crucible by Arthur Miller is staged at Enrapt Arts Center, 118 W. Main St. in Pickens. Breann Griffin-Nicholson is the director. Visit www.enrapt.org for more information.

Ongoing events

• The Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at 1308 Griffin Mill Road in Easley. Meetings are not held in July or December.

• The Easley Rotary Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Tuesday at West End Hall in the Carr Center, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley.

• The Upcountry Quilters Guild meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the community room of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, 734 W. Main St. in Pickens. Visitors are welcome. Visit www.upcountryquiltguildsc.com for more information.

American Legion Post 52 meets at 7 p.m. the f0urth Tuesday of each month.

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

• The Easley Business and Professional Women’s Chapter meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Fatz Cafe in Easley. Send an email to Lynne Mathis at lmathis@marshbell.com or call 864-608-3268 for more information.

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.

• The Powdersville Water District Board of Directors meets the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the Powdersville Library, 4 Civic Court in Easley. The Executive Committee meets the week prior to the regular board meeting. All meeting times are subject to change. Call 864-269-5440, ext. 3108, for more information.

American Legion Post 52 is selling flags to support the work they do in the community. To buy a flag or have one retired, contact Paul Smith at 864-238-9144 or Bones Wilson at 864-230-4765.

Outside Pickens County

Anderson County

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 135 Reid-Bagwell Road in Piedmont, holds its seventh annual chili cook-off at 6 p.m. March 19. All chili to be judged should be at the church by 5 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for Best Chili and People’s Choice. Call 864-449-9760 for more information.

• The Pendleton Historic Foundation and the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina host “Old Farm Day” at Ashtabula from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26.

• Stephen King’s Carrie, the Musical is staged June 3 to June 5 and June 10 to June 12 at Clemson Little Theatre, 214 S. Mechanic St. in Pendleton. Jimmy O. Burdette is the director. Call 864-437-0172 or e-mail Shakespeare@wctel.net for more information.

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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