Belton Events Scheduled Through the Summer & Fall:
Events and activities scheduled for Belton during the winter and early spring, emphasizing Belton’s slogan “A Historic Heart….with a new beat!” include:
Double check as some events may be cancelled or postponed due to Covid 19.
- Combo Kings: Enjoy great music and dancing….and open to the public at the Listening Room on Main. $10/person admission. Most events at the Listening Room start at 7:00 and the band plays until 9:45 Wine, beer, soft drinks and water are sold for $3. The band usually performs on Tuesday evenings. See the separate post on the Combo Kings for their latest schedule. Doors open at a 6:00.
- Artists’ Gathering, Belton Center for the Arts-Every Tuesday morning from 10:00 to 12:00. Members of the Belton Center for the Arts are offered the opportunity to use the upstairs classroom at no charge. Get inspiration or critique from other artists if you’d like, or just work independently. Depending on interest, live models may be available occasionally. Bring your own materials and no instruction is provided. Email Mary Anne Porter at [email protected] if you are interested in attending. No registration is required.
- Art Classes, Belton Center for the Arts-Classes for children and adults:
- Prayer Bowls. Groups may contact the Center for the Arts to schedule. Often we mean to think or pray for others, but forget what those needs are. A prayer bowl solves that problem by creating a space to store those reminders. Decorate ceramic bowls with alcohol inks to serve as your own “prayer bowl.”
- Expedition! A Natural History Adventure Around the World, Belton Area Museum-Take a trip around the world, coming face to face with animals, gemstones, minerals, and fossils from six of the seven continents. The museum is excited to once again put on display animals from the Finley Family taxidermy collections and gemstones from Gina Clary, owner of Diamond Hill Mine. The exhibit will be on display during regular museum hours through October 10.
- Viva Artists, Belton Center for the Arts-This exhibit will showcase works from a group of experienced local painters who work together. They will display a collection of art you don’t want to miss! Masks are encouraged in the interest of public health. The exhibit will be on display during regular Center for the Arts hours through September 3.
- Stanpipe Festival Juried Art Show, Belton Center for the Arts-Enjoy Belton’s biggest and best art show of the year. $3,500 in prizes to the artists. Opening reception Saturday, September 26 7:00 to 9:00. The show will be open to the public during Center for the Arts hours through November 6.
- Hall of Fame Classic, Belton Tennis Association-September 26 & 27. Eight top girls tennis teams will compete for individual and team honors during two days of singles and doubles competition. Matches will be played at the Belton Tennis Center and Leda Poore Park. Teams competing include defending champion J. L. Mann, Greenville, Spartanburg, Eastside, Clinton, T. L. Hanna, St. Joseph’s and Belton-Honea Path.
- Souhern Conference Men’s & Women’s Fall Tennis Championships, Belton Tennis Association-November 6, 7 & 8. Players from SOCON schools will compete for singles and doubles championships.
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