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March 21-22/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.


March 22


• A dance party with Tone Hollywood is held from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Pickens County YMCA. All Pickens County high school students are invited.


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 League of Women Voters hosts a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 100 Thomas Green Blvd. in Clemson. Social time is at 7 p.m. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will include Reba Cartee of Oconee Medical Center, Peter Sparks of the Clemson Free Clinic and Shirley Hanseon, a federally certified ACA navigator. Call 944-7171 for more 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 26-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


• 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.


Outside Pickens County


Anderson County


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. in Anderson. 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. 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, 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.


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


Oconee County


The League of Women Voters holds a forum for Republican candidates for the unexpired District 3 seat on Anderson County Council at 6:30 p.m. at the Gignilliat Community Center, 621 N. Townville St. in Seneca. Written questions will be taken from the floor. Call 944-7171 for more information.


The World of Energy, 7812 Rochester Highway, holds an Earth Day program on April 29 for homeschoolers in grades k4 through grade 6. Participation is free but registration is required. Visit www.duke-energy.com\worldofenergy and click on the Upcoming Events tab. Call 864-873-4600 for 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.


Pickens County amphitheater


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June 7 Derrick Dorsey Band This is a Music on Main event and will include a cruise-in.


June 14 Michael Vick Trip


June 21 Sweet Potato Pie Kids


June 28 Sweet Potato Pie Kids


July 4 Fourth of July Celebration


July 5 Katlin Owen Band This is a Music on Main event and will include a cruise-in.


July 12 The Hired Help


July 19 Itchy and the Chiggers


July 26 Sweet Potato Pie Kids


Aug. 2 The Folsom Prison Gang This is a Music on Main event and will include a cruise-in.


Aug. 9 Michael Vick Trip


Aug. 16 Jamie Wright Review


Aug. 23 City Street Band

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