Local Events Scheduled For The Winter and Spring Months

Belton Events Scheduled for the Winter and Spring Months

Events and activities scheduled for Belton through May, emphasizing Belton’s new slogan “A Historic Heart….with a new beat!” include:

  • Thread Head Quilt Show-Belton Center for the Arts.  The exhibit features art quilts for the members of the Thread Heads, a group of fiber artists based in the upstate, displaying a range of pieces both abstract and representational and continues through February 17.
  • Wheels On Fire-Belton Depot.  Celebrating all things with wheels that make our lives more convenient, more fun, and more exciting!  There are antique and vintage wheel-related items of all types on display, from a classic motorcycle to 1950’s roller skates, from racing memorabilia to a collection of pedal cards, from racing clothing and gear to photographs of people enjoying their wheels, from mechanic’s tolls to bicycles.  While visiting the exhibit children can make a Lego car and race it to victory, climb on a jungle gym made from tractor and truck tires, enjoy a touch and ID table of car parts, or play a game of matching hubcaps.  This free exhibit will be on display on the north end of the Historic Belton Depot through April 8 during regular museum hours, from 9 am to 2 pm Wednesday through Friday and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday.  Presented by the Belton Area Museum Association and sponsored by Anderson County ATAX, City of Belton HTAX, Baron Tire and Belton Motors.
  • Loretta Holloway, A Valentine Special, 7:30 to 9:00, Saturday, February 11-Enjoy a presentation of songs by South Carolina’s First Lady of Song at the Listening Room.  Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Belton Center for the Arts.Loretta Holloway
  • Mother/Son Date Knight-Belton Armory.  February 17, 6 to 9 pm.  $30 per couple plus $10 per extra child.  Presented by the City of Belton Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Father/Daughter Dance-Belton Armory.  February 18, 6 to 9 pm.  $30 per couple plus $10 per extra child.  Presented by the City of Belton Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Anderson School District Two Spring Showcase-Belton Center for the Arts.  Opening reception March 1, 4 to 6 pm.  The exhibit features artwork from local students and continues through March 24.  Presented by the Belton Center for the Arts.
  • Wine Down Women:  Spring Bird Houses-Belton Center for the Arts-March 9, 6 to 8 pm.  Welcome the arrival of spring!  Cover a 10″ bird house with your own masterful artwork to give unique flair to your porch or garden.  Wine and materials are provided.  $32 for members; $37 for non-members.
  • Belton Alliance St. Patrick’s Day After 5-The Listening Room.   March 17.  Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Belton.  Network with area friends and business people and enjoy free refreshments and snacks from 5:30 to 7:00.  The party continues with the Combo Kings at 7:00 featuring your favorite music with food and drinks available for purchase.
  • 5th Annual Community-wide Craft and Rummage Sale-Belton Depot.  March 18, 8 am to 1 pm.  Purchase unusual crafts and find  treasures not yet discovered.  Vendor fee is $10.  Presented by the Belton Area Museum Association.
  • Easter Egg Hunt-J. C. Ballpark.  Opening Reception April 1, 7  to 9 pm.  Time to be announced.  Free.  Presented by the City of Belton Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Mini Marvels-Belton Center for the Arts.  April 1.  The exhibit features works smaller than 12″ x 12″ and continues through May 12.  Presented by the Belton Center for the Arts.
  • South Carolina Chili Cook Off Championships-On the Square April 7 and 8.  Visit www.scchilicookoff.com for a complete schedule and information.  Sponsored by Industrial Maintenance Service and presented by the Belton Alliance.
  • Chili eating contestChili tasting
  • Grand Reopening of the Ruth Drake Museum and Spring Plant Sale-Belton Depot.  April 8 10 am to 4 pm.  Presented by the Belton Area Museum Association.
  • Entrance to the Ruth Drake Museum and the National Historical Register plaque for the Belton Depot
  • Rhythm on the Rails Concert Series-Belton Depot.  Friday nights April 14 and 28 and May 12 and 26.  Presented by the Belton Area Museum Association.  Go to beltonmuseum.com for more information.
  • Jazz:  More Than Just the Music-Belton Depot-Opening celebration April 30, 3 to 5 pm.  The free exhibit continues during regular museum hours through July 1.  Presented by the Belton Area Museum Association.
  • Relay for Life-Belton City Square.  The Belton and Williamston Relay for Life.  May 5, 6 pm to 12 midnight.  Presented by the American Cancer Society.
  • Derby Days Party-The Listening Room.  May 6, 4 to 7.  Join friends and enjoy the most exciting 2 minutes in sports…..the Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown.  Presented by the Belton Center for the Arts.
  • Belton Night with the Greenville Drive-Flour Field. May 8.  Join Belton little leaguers and family members for a night of baseball fun.  Presented by the City of Belton Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Palmetto Championships Presented by Chick-fil-A of Anderson-Belton Tennis Center.  May 26-30.  Featuring South Carolina’s top junior tennis players.  Go to www.beltontennis.com for complete information.  Presented by the Belton Tennis Association and sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Anderson.
  • The Combo Kings-Enjoy great music…beach, classic rock and show tunes.  Tuesday evenings at 7:30.  Check back for a schedule.
  • Most events are supported by funding provided by the City of Belton hospitality tax and the Anderson County ATAX.

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