Weekly Guide - July 31, 2008

Lake Wylie PilotJuly 31, 2008 


Zoar United Methodist Church sells hot dogs from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 14701 Thomas Road, Steele Creek. Along with hot dogs with all the fixings, are chicken biscuits, barbecue and homemade desserts. Eat in or take out available. (704) 588-3097


Wonderful Wednesdays Series Catawba Cultural Traditions for all ages, 11 a.m.- 3p.m. July 30, Museum of York County. Through stories and music, learn of the traditional ties between the Catawba people and the river we all share. Presented by the Catawba Cultural Preservation Project. Cost: $7, adults; $6, seniors; $5, ages 4-17. (803) 981-9182

Tega Cay Vintage Club dinner meeting, July 30, Tega Cay Golf Club Phil Glennon Community Center. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. (803) 547-6662


Lake Wylie's Friends in Business meets, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Good Samaritan Church, intersection of S.C. 49 and 274.

Each week a local business, group member speaks about what their business has to offer the area. (704) 576-2643 or (803) 831-0009


Find out how to become a Habitat homeowner, 6:30 p.m. July 31, York County Library, 138 E. Black St., Rock Hill . You may qualify if you have a need for safe, decent housing; live or work in York County; earn a steady income between 30 to 65 percent of area median and can afford to pay the mortgage; and are willing to partner with HFHYC by providing sweat equity. (803) 328-1728, e-mail habitatom@comporium.net


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


Open Mic Nite, 8 p.m.-midnight Aug. 1, Holy Grounds Cafe & Juice Bar, 510 S. Main St., Clover. (803) 222-4GOD


Friends of the York County Library Book Sale, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 1 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2, First ARP Church gymnasium, 201 E. White St., Rock Hill. Thousands of books will be for sale, priced at $1 per inch, measuring the height of the book stack. Videos, audio books and surplus library equipment will also be for sale at bargain prices. Saturday is half price day; books are 50 cents per inch, small paperbacks are 25 cent each and videos are 50 cents. (803) 981-5837


Jordan Pruitt performs, 6 p.m. Aug. 1, Paladium Amphitheatre, Carowinds. Pruitt, named one of "TV Guide's 13 Hottest Stars to Watch," was discovered at age 13. Her debut album, "No Ordinary Girl,"was released in February 2007. (704) -522-6500; ticketmaster.com


• The Downtown York Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, North Congress Street, York, through October. (704) 299-2322, (803) 684-4225.

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


River Hills Newcomer's July Social, for adults only, 7 p.m. Aug. 2, hosted by Susan and James Gauff, 65 Honeysuckle Woods. This will be a pool party with hamburgers and hot dogs provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share with 10 people. Contribution is $5 per couple, $3 individuals. RSVP by July 31. Call (803) 831-2737.


"Wild Wings Hummingbird Banding," 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Banding demonstrations will take place throughout the day. At 1 p.m., garden staff will lead a tour through the garden highlighting hummingbird-attracting plants. (704) 829-1252; DSBG.org


Children's Miracle Network and Food Lion- Lake Wylie team up to raise money, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2, Food Lion, Lake Wylie. there will be an "American Idol" contest, hot dog and bake sale, water balloon toss and more. Also, a yard sale, with parking spots costing $10.


Sights and Sounds of the American Revolution, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 5, Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells. The Plymouth Fife & Drum Corps of Plymouth, Mich.., a junior corps with youth aged 12 to 18, recall the days when fifing and drumming were used to relay commands to soldiers, direct unit movements and provide inspiration. chmuseums.org


Rooftop Gardens, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 5, Wren Rooms, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Participants will learn about the history and benefits of rooftop gardening and take home tips on how the average homeowner can be successful in creating their own patch of rooftop beauty. Participants welcome to bring a bag lunch. Free with garden admission. (704) 829-1252; DSBG.org

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