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March 28


Leadership Pickens County Class of 2014 and the Pickens County Board of Disability and Special Needs holds a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. of the new outdoor fenced recreation area at the PCBDSN, 1308 Griffin Mill Road in Easley. Hotdogs and refreshments will be served.


March 28-29


Southern Wesleyan University stages the musical production of Narnia on the Folger Fine Arts Auditorium. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday show is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for non-SWU students and seniors, $5 for children under age 12 and free for SWU students. Call 864-644-5193 for more information.


Through March 29


• The seventh annual Clemson Literary Festival is held. U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Natasha Trethewey will speak at 8 p.m. March 27 at the university’s Alumni Center. Visit www.clemson.edu/litfest for more information about the event.


March 28-March 30/April 4-April 6


The Comedy of Errors is presented at Foothills Playhouse, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students and $7 for children. Visit www.easleyfoothillsplayhouse.com or call 864-855-1817 for more information or to order tickets.


March 28


• The Auxiliary at Cannon Memorial Hospital, 123 W G Acker Drive in Pickens, holds its plant sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the front lobby. Vegetable and flower plants will be available along with seeds for spring planting.


• Country music singer Jenna Basso performs at 7 p.m. in the garden amphitheater at the S.C. Botanical Garden. Tickets are $10.


March 29


• The Pendleton Historic Foundation holds Farm Day at Ashtabula, 2725 Old Greenville Highway in Central, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the heritage of agriculture in the Upstate. Features will include antique farm equipment, old-time crafts, children’s activities and food. Admission is $10 per car or minivan and $25 for buses with up to 10 passengers. Visit www.pendletonhistoricfoundation.org for more information.


• Executive Hair holds a March of Dimes Cut-A-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


March 30


• Clemson University hosts the 24th annual International Festival from noon to 4 p.m. on Bowman Field. The event is free but food will be priced at one to two $1 tickets. Proceeds benefit the participating student organizations.


• The Central-Clemson Friends of the Library holds its annual meeting at 3 p.m. at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library. A short business meeting and election of officers will be held before the program. Dr. Donald McKale will discuss his most recent book, Nazis After Hitler: How Perpetrators of the Holocaust Cheated Justice and Truth.


April 4


• The S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson University hosts Emily Lynch in concert from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the amphitheater. Admission is free.


April 4-5


• The Pickens County Literacy Association holds its semi-annual Used Book Sale in the All Saints Hall of Pickens Presbyterian Church, 311 W. Main St. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 4 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5. Call PCLA director Everette Curl at 878-9642 for more information.


Ongoing events


• The Easley Rotary Club meets from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Tuesday at West End Hall in the Carr Center, 201 S. 5th St. in Easley.


• The Clemson Sertoma Club meets at noon the first and third Tuesday of each month at the University Inn, 1310 Tiger Blvd. in Clemson. New members and visitors are welcome. Call Randy Shaw at 864-423-5469 for more information.


Outside Pickens County


Anderson County


The Junior League of Anderson County holds its fifth annual Junior League of Anderson County Run on March 29 at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center. The event will be held rain or shine. Packet pick-ups begin at 7:30 a.m. The 1-mile race begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.go-greenevents.com for more information or to register.


Tica Tallent holds a book signing from noon to 4 p.m. March 29 at Books A Million in Anderson.


Tri-County Technical College holds its ninth annual Bluegrass Under the Stars from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 5 in the amphitheater at the Pendleton Campus. The rain location is the Student Center. Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice will headline the event, which will also feature Most Wanted Bluegrass, Tulago Holler and Mountain Faith. The evening will end with a fireworks event. Visit www.tctc.edu/bluegrass for more information.


Greenville County


The Producers is staged at Centre Stage, 501 River St. in Greenville, through April 19 on Thursday through Sunday of each week. Tickets range from $25 to $35. Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. and all other shows are at 8 p.m. Call 864-233-6733 or visit www.centrestage.org for tickets or more information.


Community Calendar items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in person at 205 Russell St.; via fax to 864-855-6825; or via email at easnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 864-855-0355 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.


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