Courier Community Calendar

• Annual Ross reunion  scheduled for Sunday

The annual Andy R. and Bessie Shelton Ross reunion is planned for Sunday, Sept. 4, at Kings Grove Baptist Church near Six Mile. Plates and cups will be provided.

• 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.

• PHS Classes of ‘74 and ‘75 plan reunion

The Pickens High School classes of 1974 and 1975 will hold a joint reunion this 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, cole slaw, 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.

• Plans set for Farm Days in Dacusville

Dacusville Heritage Association will present the fourth annual Dacuville Farm Days on Sept. 3-4. 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 then 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.

• Six Mile seeks items for community sale

Clean out your garage and storage buildings — The town of Six Mile is sponsoring a community sale Sept. 3 in the Six Mile Farmers Market building.

The town is taking donations to sell to raise money for the proposed town park and Dillard House renovation.

Modern Woodmen-Fraternal Financial will match the funds raised up to $2,500.

Local residents are encouraged to start gathering stuff — whether it be furniture, clothes, books, household items or anything else they are willing to donate. Items will be accepted from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Farmers Market building, which is the former fire station.

• Songwriters series coming to Liberty

A planned Sept. 9 event is the debut of a special Carolina Songwriters Series where BMI brings a bit of Nashville to the Liberty Civic Auditorium. As part of their performances, the award-winning songwriters, Tim James, Kendell Marvel and Dylan Altman, will share the stories behind their hits. James is an American songwriter whose credits are mostly in the field of country music. Marvel penned “Buzzin” for the Blake Shelton Album and “Rum Dumb” on Kenny Chesney’s “Beaches” album. Altman likes collaborating on songs and has a long list to his credit, such as Tim McGraw’s “Watch the Wind Blow” and Jason Aldean’s “Take A Little Ride.” Tickets are $20 and are available at   or the night of the event at the box office.