Courier Community Calendar 7-3-19

• Youth cheer camp set at Pickens High

The Pickens High School varsity and JV cheerleaders are sponsoring a youth cheer camp set for Saturday, Aug. 3, in the cheer room at PHS from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $30 per child, and ages 6-12 may register beginning at 8:30 a.m. Cash or checks made payable to PHS will be accepted. There will be a showcase at 11:30 a.m., and all parents, families and friends are invited to attend. Contact or for more information.

• Soapstone set to host fundraiser

Soapstone Church invites everyone to a special fundraiser at the church, located at 296 Liberia Road in Pickens, on Saturday, July 20. The event will feature fine cooking and will be held from noon-8 p.m. Visitors will enjoy true Southern cooking, including a fish fry, barbecue and fried chicken with all the fixings right.

• ‘Hee Haw’ play planned in Pickens

A play based on popular 1970s and ‘80s TV show “Hee Haw” was a smash hit on June 8 at the Pickens Senior Center, and a an encore presentation is planned Saturday, July 13, starting at 7 p.m.
The play, written by Carol Baker, is directed by Rick and Susan Grant. Mike Waldrop is the announcer. The cast features a group of talented musicians and actors, including Lewis Pace, Carol Baker, Dale Harward, Bucky Hendricks, Mike Hayes, Lib Cowan, Earl Reeves, Margie Reeves, John Turner, Juanita Trotter, Bobby Trotter, Sarah Allison, Allan Roper, Nell McJunkin, Tony Gillespie, Suzanne Fortune, Lorraine Garner, Patsy Nix, Roger Breazeale, Frank Richey, Carl Lewis and Lucy Harward.
The cast will reenact “Hee Haw” using costumes and props from the ‘70s and ‘80s.
Those who like listening to good old-fashioned country music and enjoy comedy will enjoy watching the play.
The price of admission is  only $5, and all proceeds will go to the Pickens Senior Center, located on School House Road.
A meal including chicken salad, green pea salad, croissants, fresh fruit, cookies, tea and coffee will be served in the cafeteria from 4:45-6:45 p.m. prior to the show. The price of the meal will be $5.

• 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 Tuesdays, 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.

• Sertoma Club invites locals to meet

The Clemson Sertoma Club invites all interested local residents to attend its meetings. The club meets at noon the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Occasions at Wedgefield, located at 1551 Eighteen Mile Road in Central.  New visitors are always welcome.

• Pickens Lions plan meetings each month

The Pickens Lions Club is in need of new members. The club meets the first and third Thursday of every month at Pizza Inn in Pickens. Dinner begins at 6:40 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to anyone interested in joining the club or simply finding out more about the club and how it serves Pickens.

• Legion Post 67 seeks members

American Legion Post 67 in Liberty is accepting applications for membership from all U.S. military wartime veterans.
For more information, call (864) 787-2322.