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Gold Mine Cruisers cruise-in 

The Gold Mine Cruisers will host a cruise-in at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 on Main Street in Kershaw. All participants will receive two meal tickets for Brenda Kay’s. For details, call (803) 273-0162. 

Marian Hagins Memorial Art Competition reception

The artists’ reception for the Marian Hagins Memorial Art Competition is 3-5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Historic Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster. The gallery exhibit and reception are free and open to the public, sponsored by the Hagins Family, LCCA and the Lancaster County Art League. For details, visit the Lancaster County Council of the Arts, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster, call (803) 285-7451 or email lccarts.net.

Author talk and reading at USCL

Lancaster native and local author Mary Ann Claud will discuss and read from her new book, “Alex Dances,” at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Meford Library at USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. The event is free and open to the public. 

Acrylic fall landscape workshop

The Lancaster County Art League will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Historic Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster. Angie Clinton will be teaching an acrylic fall landscape workshop. All supplies are provided. The workshop is limited to 12 people. Admission is $10. Registration is required. For details or to register, call (803) 285-1820. 

Big Top Circus comes to Lancaster

The Zerbini Family Circus will host the Big Top Circus Sept. 17-18 at the American Legion fairgrounds, 823 S. Main St., Lancaster, with performances at 6 each night. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and can be purchased at the door or online at www.zerbinifamilycircus.com. Children ages 3 and under go free. 

Classic car cruise-insheld monthly

Classic car cruise-ins are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month through Oct. 17 at Highway 55, 683 Lancaster Bypass East, Lancaster, weather permitting. All makes and models welcome. The next cruise-in is Sept. 19. For details, call (803) 235-5070 and leave a message.  

AJHS 50th anniversary celebration

The Andrew Jackson High School 50th anniversary celebration is Sept. 20 before the AJHS vs. North Central game at Andrew Jackson High School, 6925 Kershaw Camden Highway, Kershaw. A tailgate and mingle will start at 5 p.m. and the booster club will be selling hamburgers and hot dogs. Registration tables for each decade of alumni will be available. Prior to kick-off, there will be a March of Graduates around the track. Tickets must be purchased to march and will be available from 6 p.m. for $7 per person. Advanced tickets may be purchased at the high school the week prior to the game. 

Backyard Blues and Brews

Pam Taylor and the Flyin’ Vs will host Backyard Blues and Brews featuring Joyann Parker and Ruth Wyand & Her Tribe Of One from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Benford Brewing Co., 2271 Boxcar Road, Lancaster. The event will include food trucks, vendors, raffle, games and more. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the show. Kids under 12 go free. Tickets are available at www.paypal.me/byPam/10. 

Car show and festival Sept. 21

Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 Potter Road, Lancaster, will host its eighth annual car show and festival from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 21. Registration is from 9 a.m. - noon. The entrance fee is $10 and includes food, drinks and entertainment. 

September Fest in Heath Springs

The Rainbow Promise Enterprise will host September Fest from 2-8 p.m. Sept. 21 at 105 Badger St., Heath Springs. The free event will feature live entertainment, games, food and a car and bike show. Entries to the car and bike show are $10 per vehicle. For details, call (803) 804-4630 or (803) 804-5705. 

Tablescapes on display Sept. 21

The Van Wyck Women’s Club will sponsor “Tablescapes” from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Van Wyck Presbyterian Church, 5140 Old Hickory Road, Lancaster. 

Guests will be able to browse various themed tables and enjoy light refreshments. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or in advance from a club member. All proceeds will benefit Van Wyck’s annual Lighting of the Way. 

Finally Friday in Lancaster

The next Finally Friday concert is 6-9 p.m. Sept. 27 in downtown Lancaster, with a performance by SugarFree. Remember to bring a lawn chair. For details, call (803) 286-1145.

Pottery Tour of Lancaster County

Five local potters will open their studios to the public from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28. Admission is free, and attendees will be able to see live pottery demonstrations, meet the artists and shop. Artists include:

- Liz Lee, 2945 Aero Lane, Lancaster, wheel throwing.

- Alan Noll, 2027 Standing Timber Road, Lancaster, sculpture.

- Diane Mahaffee, 2875 New Hope Road, Lancaster, clay slabs and coiling.

- Patricia Gambino, 3024 Brandon Estate, Heath Springs, wheel throwing.

- Taylor Casey, 3118 Bentley Drive, Lancaster, wheel throwing and carving.

For details, visit potterytour.wixsite.com/lancastersc. 

James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Festival

The fourth-annual James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Festival and Family Day is noon – 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds, 823 S. Main St., Lancaster. Special guests and advocates include Akintunde, Bid Daddy Laugh-A-Lot, Angel Cilly Cell and Flipside. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the kick-off and balloon ceremony at noon. 

From 12:30-6 p.m. the free event will feature free massages and manicures, face painting, children’s games and activities, giveaways and door prizes, merchandise and food vendors, line dancing and more. Special performances will include comedy, beach music, praise dancing and poetry. A Chinese auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. will more than 50 items. Tickets are $5 for 50 tickets through 3 p.m. Sept. 28. Tickets purchased after 3 p.m. will be $5 for 25 tickets. All proceeds will benefit the James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Foundation. Remember to bring a lawn chair. 

Van Wyck Community Round Up Sept. 28 

A Van Wyck Community Round Up will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, with music, food and games for all ages. Lancaster County professionals will present information on drug awareness, church safety, domestic violence and bicycle safety. Please bring, pop-up tents, lawn chairs and picnics. For details or to find out about volunteering, call (803) 283-6787 or (704) 763-4129. 

Road to Recovery benefit concert

The Road to Recovery benefit concert for Ryan Jordan is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 28 at Benford Brewing Company, 2271 Boxcar Road, Lancaster. The concert will include live music from Justin’e Hatfield, The Marshalls, PeterPam!, Zach Fowler, Isaac McDaniel and Trans Am. Admission is $5.

S.C. Off The Grid Food Truck Festival

Horseplay Farms, 3684 Cimmeron Road, Lancaster, will host the fourth annual S.C. Off The Grid Food Truck Festival from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 5. The event will feature food trucks, craft vendors, live music, hay rides, pumpkin painting and bounce houses. Admission is $10 per person. Children ages 3 and under go free.