KITE FLYING CONTEST & BIKE RODEO Saturday, March 7, 2015 10:00a.m. - Noon at Dillon Park The cost is FREE, Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Kite contest for “Best in show” and “Best Home made” begins at 10:00 a.m. Bring your helmet to ride in the rodeo. Bikes will be available to use only for those who are participating in the race. For Information Call: 436-2248 or 775-5006 or 774-8822
Uncommon Folk: Traditional Folk Art from the S.C. State Museum
When: Thursday, February 12th (opening reception from 5:30-7:30 pm) through April 12th, 2015 Where: Sumter County Gallery of Art, 200 Hasel St., Sumter, SC 29150 (adjacent to Patriot Hall on Haynsworth St.) Cost: If you are not a member of the gallery, there is a $5.00 charge for the opening reception. At all other times admission is free
Don’t let your beautiful Christmas tree end up buried with the ugly trash. Take your Christmas tree to a “mulch” better place. Recycle your Christmas tree with the annual “Grinding of the Greens” sponsored by Sumter County Keep America Beautiful, Clemson Extension Service, Sumter County Public Works, and City of Sumter Public Services.
Well I did it again, I talked about the nice weather with 800 temperatures in February and now it is mid- March with 400 and 500 temperatures. The Azalea blooms may not survive the next few weeks. We even had ‘snow’ one morning! We did not receive much accumulation but it sure was nice to see the big flakes falling.
Funded by a three-way partnership of Sumter County Government, the City of Sumter and the Sumter Smarter Growth Initiative, the Development Board’s mission is to increase per capita income by creating jobs and luring capital investment to our community.