Community Calendar

• Hudson family

reunion set Aug. 28

The annual Hudson reunion will be held on Aug. 28 at the Moose Lodge on S.C. Highway 8, east of Easley. Lunch will be around 1 p.m. Paper goods and ice will be furnished. All friends and relatives are urged to attend.

• Gilstrap reunion planned for Sept. 10

The annual Gilstrap reunion will be held on Sept. 10 at the Antioch Baptist Church Fellowship building on S.C. Highway 11. Plates and cups will be furnished.

• Homecoming set

at Mile Creek Baptist

Mile Creek Baptist Church will celebrate 138 years on Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. There will be singing by the church choir and a special singing by the Brent Carr family. The morning message will be by Evangelist Brent Carr. Pastor Kevin Kuykendall and the church family invites everyone to join the homecoming.

• PHS Classes of ‘74 and ‘75 plan reunion

The Pickens High School classes of 1974 and 1975 will hold a joint reunion on Saturday, Sept. 3. The reunion will be held at Looper’s Barn, located at 101 Laurenwood Drive in Pickens. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. with the meal served at 12:30 p.m. Menu for the event will be BBQ, marinated chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, tea, lemonade and dessert. Cost is $20 per person. For more information, contact Chuck Abercrombie at (864) 905-2137, Eddie Talley at (864) 836-8169 or David Harper at (864) 421-4215. to let one of them know if you can make it no later than Aug. 27, and you can pay when you arrive.

• Plans set for Farm Days in Dacusville

Dacusville Heritage Association will present the fourth annual Dacuville Farm Days on Sept. 3 and 4. Admission to the event will be $5, with free parking. Gates will open at 8 a.m. each day. The parade of power will start at noon and 4 p.m. on Saturday and the again at 2 p.m. on Sunday. There will be tractor rides for kids, along with a kid zone that will feature arts and crafts, live music and shows. The event will also offer evening karaoke, food, homemade ice cream, plowing demonstrations, live antique demonstrations, classic cars, trucks, Jeeps, antique tractors and farm equipment. Dacuville Farm Days will be held at 3147 Earls Bridge Road in Easley. For more information, call (864) 423-3239 or (864) 380-3337, email or visit

• Anderson reunion set for Aug. 28

The descendants of the late J.R. Anderson and Nancy Anderson will have their annual family reunion at the Mountain Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Building on Aug. 28 at 1 p.m. Plates and cups will be furnished.

• BBQ fundraiser

set for Senior Center

The Senior Center of Pickens will be hosting a barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27. The event will run from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pickens Senior Center, located at 129 Schoolhouse St. in Pickens. Advance tickets are $8, while tickets at the door will be $10. The ticket will get you barbecue and a bun, beans, slaw and a drink. Desserts are available for $1. There will also be live bluegrass music. Tickets can be purchased in advance from 8 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday at the Pickens Senior Center. All profits will help renovate the Senior Center.