Weekly Guide - July 15, 2008

Lake Wylie PilotJuly 16, 2008 


Blues singer Robin Rogers performs, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Longitude 81, 971 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. robinrogers.com


Open blues jams, first and third Thursday of every month, McHale's, Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill. (803) 548-2151


"The Dark Knight: The IMAX Experience," July 18-Sept. 25. Tickets: $11 for ages 14-59, $9 for ages 2-13 and 60 and older, free for children younger than 2. Concessions, including popcorn, beverages and candy are available during movie showings. "The Dark Knight" is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. This film is rated PG-13 for "intense sequences of violence and some menace." (800) 935-0553; discoveryplace.org


"The Shakespeare Project" and "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet," 8 p.m. July 18-19 and July 25-16, and 3 p.m. July 20 and July 27, by The Young Yorkville Players youth theater, adapted by James Zager. Tickets: $8 for adults, $5 for children available at the door. (866) 334-0064, (803) 980-7412; yorkvilleplayers.com


Friday Nite Jam featuring Called By Name, 8 p.m. to midnight, outside at Holy Grounds Cafe & Juice Bar, 510 S. Main St., Clover. (803) 222-4GOD


"Big Bad, Little Red Pig Show," 10:30 a.m. July 18, Lake Wylie Public Library. "That Puppet Guy," Lee Bryan, promises hilarious fun in this original puppet show that blends two classic children's stories for a family-friendly program.


"Christmas in July Sale," Saturday, July 19, Sweet Repeat, the fundraising activity for the Lake Wylie Lioness Lions Club, on S.C. 49 behind Fred's at Lake Wylie Plaza.


• The Downtown York Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, North Congress Street, York, through October. The market offers everything from local honey, fresh eggs, crafts, homemade soaps, organic pet products, herbs and more. Look for local growers to offer fresh beets, onions, squash and peaches. Customers are encouraged to bring market-cloth totes. (704) 299-2322, (803) 684-4225.

• The Fresh Market in Belmont. (704) 650-1774


Living History Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Historic Brattonsville. Step back in time as costumed interpreters bring to life the 18th and 19th centuries. Witness life in the Carolina Backcountry through activities such as farming, shearing sheep, picking cotton and military drills. Activities and demonstrations vary weekly.

Regular admission. (803) 329-2121; chmuseums.org


Auditions for Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite," 7-9 p.m. July 20 and 7:30-9 p.m. July 21, 615 Banks St., Fort Mill. The Fort Mill Community Playhouse will hold a fall dinner theater production produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. The director, Ted Delorme, has performed in several Playhouse productions and directed "Too Soon for Daisies." Up to 10 adults will be cast, though some roles may be doubled. This is an adult comedy set in the 1960s, consisting of three short plays. There are lead roles for two women and two men ages 40s or 50s and one woman and one man aged 30s or 40s. There are smaller roles for two men and one woman in their late teens or 20s and one woman in her 30s. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Rehearsals will begin the first week in August for production dates of five nights Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 3-4. (803) 548-8102; fortmillplayhouse.org


Last day to register for Shane Mickey Pottery Workshop to be held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26 at The Rock Hill Pottery Center, 201 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Mickey, noted ceramic artist, will demonstrate how handles, spouts, lids and other functional adornments, when combined on a pot, can have a greater effect as a whole than their individual effects. This workshop is a part of the Arts Council of York County's 2008 Workshop Series. Cost: $50. (803) 980-3888, (803) 328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

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