Courier Community Calendar 8-3-16

• ‘Venture Outdoors’ set for Pickens Aug. 27

The city of Pickens will host an outdoor event — Venture Outdoors — on Aug. 27. This is an all-day event which will highlight the many outdoor activities the area has to offer. Venture Outdoors will feature workshops on fly-fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, bee keeping and kayaking at different locations around town (itinerary in the works).With the help of Upstate SORBA, the city will host an all-day mountain biking event at Town Creek Bike Park. It will also host a 4×4 Off-Road Cruise-In that will begin with the road closing at 5:30 p.m. on Main Street. Visitors can stop by the Pickens Farmers Market on Court Street that day from 4-7 p.m. Ray’s Mobile Foods and Meat’n in the Middle food truck will begin serving dinner on Main Street at 6 p.m. Awards for the mountain bike races and cruise-in participants will be announced at 6:30 p.m., followed by the musical stylings of The Hired Help live on the amphitheater stage. For more information and to register for workshops, the cruise-in and the mountain bike event, visit

• 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

• 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.

• 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.