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March 18


The Clemson Extension Service holds a workshop that will deal with problems with wild hogs, coyotes and beavers from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Clemson DNR office. Fee is $20. Contact Pickens County Clemson Extension office at 864-878-1394, ext. 114, for more information and to register.


March 19


A Clemson Extension Service holds a workshop on pond management from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clemson DNR office. Fee is $20 or $40 for two pesticide credits. Contact the Pickens County Clemson Extension office at 864-878-1394, ext. 114, for more information and to register.


Easley Business and Professional Women meets at 12:30 p.m. at Fatz Cafe. Nicole Hemphill, adolescent services coordinator for the Rape Crisis Council of Pickens County, is the speaker. The cost of the lunch is $10.


March 25


The Brooks Center hosts a performance of LEO at 7 p.m. as part of the Family Series. LEO is a one-man, one of a kind physical theater piece that challenges the sense of gravity and reality through acrobatics and high-tech video projection. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Families are encouraged to arrive at 6 p.m. to take part in Imagination Station. Visit www.clemson.edu/Brooks or call 864-656-7787 for tickets or information.


• The Clemson Area StoryTellers Guild holds its monthly meeting at The Arts Center, 212 Butler St. in Clemson. Attend as a listener or a teller. Call 864-855-6396, send an email to clemsonareastorytellers@yahoo.com or visit www.explorearts.org for more information.


March 28


• 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.


April 16


• The Southern Wesleyan University Jazz Band performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


April 18-19


• The 30th annual Pickens Azalea Festival is held in downtown Pickens. Visit www.pickensazaleafestival.org for more information.


April 26


• The Central Railroad Festival is held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in historic downtown Central with free entertainment, free tours of the Central Railway Museum, hands-on activities for youngsters and more.


• The Derrick Dorsey Band performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


May 3


• The Southern Crescent Band performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. This is a Music on Main event and will include a cruise-in. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


May 10


The Hired Help performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


May 17


Itchy and the Chiggers performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


May 24


• The Jamie Wright Review performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


May 31


King and McCloud Band performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Pickens Amphitheater, 114 W. Main St. in Pickens. Call 864-878-6421, visit www.cityofpickens.com or www.historicpickens.com for more information.


Ongoing events


• The Arts Council of Pickens County meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at Starving Artist Cafe, 114 NW Main St. in Easley. The group is open to those wanting to build support for the arts. Visit artscouncilofpickens.wix.com for more information.


• 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


Anderson


The South Carolina Chapter of American Christian Fiction Writers meets from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 22 at North Anderson Baptist Church, 2308 N. Main St. Andrea Merrell, associate editor of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, is the guest speaker. Her topic will be Tips for Great Editing. Contact Elva Cobb Martin at 864-226-7024 or by email at elvacmartin@gmail.com for more information.


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. at Books A Million in Anderson.


Greenville County


Greenville


The Producers is staged at Centre Stage, 501 River St., from March 27 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.


Simpsonville


Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas perform at Charter Amphitheatre on May 9. The Devil Makes Three will also appear. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 7.


Oconee County


Seneca


The Oconee County Democratic Convention is held at 10 a.m. March 15 at the Gignilliat Community Center on Townville Street. New party officers and three members of the State Executive Committee will be elected. Rep. Bakari Sellers is the guest speaker.


Walhalla


The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office holds the inaugural meeting of the Oconee County chapter of Wives on Duty Ministries at 7 p.m. March 18 at Walhalla Wesleyan Church, 3210 Blue Ridge Boulevard in West Union. Gary Carr, chaplain of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, and Lisa Taylor, the wife of a S.C. Highway Patrol trooper, will present the program. Call Taylor at 864-784-4982 or Leigh Meadows at 864-710-9342 for more information. Wives of current and retired law enforcement officers are encouraged to attend.


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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