Courier Community Calendar 6-8-16

• Mt. Tabor Baptist to host ‘Mission Market’

The Mt. Tabor Baptist Church will hold a “Mission Market” Saturday, June 11, from 7-11 a.m. Rent a table/space for $8 or just come and shop. Proceeds will benefit a different mission each month. Mt. Tabor Baptist Church is located at 4174 Dacusville Highway in Easley. For more information, call (864) 979-1546.

• Hagood Mauldin House open for tours

The Pickens County Historical Society extends an invitation to visit the Hagood-Mauldin House. This historic home was built in the 1850s in the old town of Pickens Court House on the west bank of the Keowee River. The home was disassembled and moved to its present site at 104 N. Lewis St. in Pickens in 1868, when Pickens District was divided into Pickens and Oconee counties. The house is furnished with period antiques.

The Hagood-Mauldin House is open the third Saturday of each month, April through October 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fees are $5 for adults and $1 for children and students (18 and under). Private tours may be arranged during the week by calling (864) 421-4771. Parking is available at Legacy Square, next to McDonald’s.

• PPCCDC tourney set for this Friday

Pickens Presbyterian Church Child Development Center’s fifth annual golf tournament will be held this Friday, June 10, at the Pickens Country Club. Registration is set for 9 a.m., with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. The Pickens Country Club is located at 1018 Country Club Road in Pickens.

Breakfast will be provided by Bojangles’, and lunch will be provided by Larry Looper’s BBQ after the tournament. There will be cash prizes awarded for first through third-place finishes. Awards will also be given for closest to the pin, white tees, senior tees and ladies tees, as well as men’s and women’s longest drive and a putting contest.

Entry fee is $100 per player, or $400 per team. The proceeds from the event will help the Pickens Presbyterian Church Child Development Center better serve all children, including children with special needs. For more than 30 years, the center has been a place where children with all abilities can play and learn together. Any donation made will greatly benefit the children in the center’s care, and donations are tax-deductible.

• Trotter reunion set for June 11 in Pelzer

The annual Trotter family reunion is set for noon on June 11. The event will be held at the Tabernacle Baptist Church on Smythe Road in Pelzer.
Directions to the church are take S.C. 8 into Pelzer, then turn left onto S.C. 20 at BI-LO. Smythe Road is on the right.
This is a combined reunion with the descendants of James S. Trotter, brother of George MacDuffie “Mac” Trotter.

• Nalley reunion to be held at SWU

The 102nd Nalley reunion will be held Saturday, July 9, in the dining commons of Southern Wesleyan University in Central.

All descendants of Rev. George Burdine and Emma Burns Nalley are invited and urged to attend. For more information, contact Evelyn McCollum at (864) 859-5239 or

Lunch will be served at noon; doors open at 10 a.m. Come early and visit. Cost of the meal is $18 in advance.