Belton Events Scheduled for the Summer
Events and activities scheduled for Belton through the summer months, emphasizing Belton’s slogan “A Historic Heart….with a new beat!” include:
- Combo Kings-Enjoy great music and dancing….FREE and open to the public at the Listening Room on Main. Most events at the Listening Room start at 6:30. Wine and beer are sold for $2 with the proceeds to go to Belton non-profit organizations, including the Belton Alliance, the Belton Tennis Association and the Belton Center for the Arts. The spring and summer schedule is:
- August 21
- September 11
- October 2
- October 16
- October 31 (Halloween…outside, weather permitting)
- The Combo Kings will also be playing at the Celebrate Anderson event at the Civic Center Amphitheater on September 2, the Esso Club in Clemson on September 14 and at the Iva Block part on September 27.
- Seminar for Non-Profit Organizations. Monday, August 13 from 9:00 to 11:00 at Belton City Hall. Breakfast will be served. FREE! Hosted by Oracle. The seminar will provide information on financial management to fundraising, volunteers, and constituent relationship management systems and explain tech solutions to meet the unique needs of non-profits. The information is designed to empower your organization to maximize impact, improve efficiency, and innovate with limited resources. Email Michelle McCollum at [email protected] to register.
- H2O Exhibit. Now thru August 25 at the Belton Area Museum in the historic Belton Depot. Presented by the Anderson Regional Joint Water System. This exhibit will feature water-related items such as water sports equipment, artifacts relating to aquatic animals, and water powered artifacts. The exhibit will continue through August 25. Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9:00 to 2:00 and Saturdays 9:00 to 1:00, or by appointment.
- Lights, Camera, Art! Summer Art Camp. Tuesday through Thursdays in June, July & August at the Belton Center for the Arts. Kids Camps for ages 7-12 and Kinder Art for ages 3-6. These classes will be themed around the best children’s movies from the past few years. Children will watch select scenes, and make mixed media project every day related to the characters and themes of the movie of he week. The teens will have one-day workshops in alcohol ink painting, paper quilling and bullet journaling. For full details go to beltoncenterforthearts.com/artcamp.
- Carolina Scenes: Todd Baxter & Holly Glascock. This exhibit will showcase artwork which celebrates the natural beauty of South Carolina. Enjoy the work of two of the upstate’s leading landscape artists. The exhibit will continue through September 1 during regular Center for the Arts hours.
- Legendary “Funky Donnie Fritts” in Concert. Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25 7:30 to 9:30 at the Listening Room on Main. Donnie Fritts is a song writer, pianist, actor and much more. He has written songs released by Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Waylon Jennings and many other stars. Donnie was on the road with Kris Kristofferson for over 20 years performing in concerts around the world. Don’t miss this chance to grab a little bit of music history! Tickets are $20 each. Every ticket holder will have an opportunity to meet Donnie personally. Message David Jones at 864-940-3106 or email [email protected] for tickets.
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