Courier Community Calendar 4-17-19

• Free concert set for Old Pickens Church

On Sunday, April 28, the historic Old Pickens Presbyterian Church will be the site for a free concert. The event will feature the Seneca High School Madrigal Singers.

The music will run from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to appreciate the marvelous acoustics in this historic landmark. Old Pickens Church is located off U.S. Highway 183 just over the river near the World of Energy.

• Mile Creek Baptist to host May days

Mile Creek Baptist Church pastor Kevin Kuykendall and the Mile Creek church family will welcome all in Christian fellowship to their annual Tuesday night services in May. There will be special singing and preaching each week with services starting at 7 p.m. Those planned to be there are C.T. Townsend on May 7, Barry Spears on May 14, Eddie Davis on May 21 and Joe Arthur on May 28.

Mile Creek Baptist is located at 104 Lakeside Drive in Six Mile. For more information, call (864) 868-4612.

• Artisans’ work sought at museum

The Pickens County Museum of Art and History’s gift shop is opened for business. The shop, located inside the museum, offers many wonderful crafts and gift. The shop is now accepting new crafters. Anyone wishing to sell their handmade crafts should stop by the Pickens County Museum of Art and History at 307 Johnson St. in Pickens.

The museum is open to the public Tuedays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Housed in a 1903 jail and expanded in 2006, the Pickens County Museum of Art and History houses artifacts representing the heritage of Pickens County, from prehistory to current events. Three art galleries are changed to feature the artwork of local artists. The landscape is native gardens. A museum shop offers regional artisans’ work.

• PHS Class of 1956 plans annual lunch

The Pickens High School Class of 1956 will have its annual lunch at noon May 18 at the Gatehouse in Pickens. For reservations, call (864) 878-6101 or (864) 878-9124.

• PHS Class of 1979 planning reunion

The Pickens High School Class of 1979 is making plans for its 40-year reunion, to be held in Greenville on Oct. 5.

To make it feel more like their years of roaming the halls at PHS, the class is inviting friends from the classes of 1977-1981 to join. Details will be revealed soon, but for now, PHS alumni are urged to visit to sign in to the Roll Call area to stay informed as the plans come together.

• Last chance spring plant sale planned

The South Carolina Botanical Garden on the campus of Clemson University will hold its last chance spring plant sale this weekend.

The sale, which will be open to the public, is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. The sale will offer trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, natives and vegetables. The SCBG Nursery is located off U.S. Highway 76 and Perimeter Road in Clemson.

• Pickens Concert Choir to perform

The Pickens Concert Choir will present its third annual spring concert on Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. in the Holly Springs Center (the former Holly Springs school) at 120-B Holly Springs School Road, just off U.S. 178 north of Pickens. The concert will feature classical and contemporary selections. Tickets are $10 at the door.