Belton Events Scheduled Through the Summer and Early 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:
- Combo Kings: Enjoy great music and dancing….and open to the public at the Listening Room on Main. $10/person admission. The doors open at the Listening Room at 6:30 and the band plays from 7:30 until 9:45 Wine, beer, soft drinks and water are sold for $4. The band usually performs on Tuesday evenings. See the separate post on the Combo Kings for their latest schedule.
- 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.
- Belton Farmers Market-Open on the third Saturday of every month from 9:00 to 2:00. The market is located just off North Main Street near the Belton Senior Citizens Center. Purchase homegrown, homemade and healthy items. Contact Eric Lewis at 706-247-9303 or [email protected] if you would like a space or need further information.
- Belton Standpipe Heritage & Arts Festival Juried Art Show, Belton Center for the Arts-Opening reception Saturday, September 25 from 7:00 to 9:30. The show will continue during normal Center for the Arts hours through November 5.
- Hall of Fame Classic, Belton Tennis Association-September 25-26. This 2-day tournament features 8 of the state’s top high school girls teams competing for individual championships in singles and doubles as well as a team championship. This year’s field includes defending champion J. L. Mann, A. C. Flora, Christ Church, Clinton, Spartanburg, Chapman, T. L. Hanna and Belton-Honea Path. Play is scheduled to begin at 9:30 on Saturday and continue until 5:00. Sunday matches begin at 8:00, with the finals in each flight scheduled for 12:00. Matches will be played at the Belton Tennis Center and Leda Poore Park.
- Belton Standpipe Heritage and Arts Festival, City of Belton-Saturday, October 2 On The Square. Join us for one of the upstate’s best festivals featuring entertainment, art, heritage, vintage cars, vendors, fireworks and much more. Belton’s own Margaret Haynie, who is now performing in Nashville, will be on the entertainment stage from 4:00 to 6:00. Her debut single, “Girl Before the Girlfriend” is now available on all streaming platforms. Clay Page, know for his single “I’ll Be The One,” will take the stage at 7:00. The Festival will conclude with fireworks at 9:00. Contact Lori Maness at 864-617-9992 or [email protected] for more information.
- South Carolina Men’s Collegiate Championships, Belton Tennis Association-October 1-3. This tournament is played in memory of Big Jim Russell and features varsity players from state colleges and universities. Matches will be played at the Belton Tennis Center, Leda Poore Park and B-HP High School.
- South State Bank Southern Conference Men’s & Women’s Fall Tennis Championships, Belton Tennis Association-November 5-7. Players from Southern Conference schools will be vying for championships in singles and doubles. Play will begin at 9:00 on Friday and continue through the weekend at the Belton Tennis Center, Leda Poore Park and B-HP High School. The doubles finals will be played at 8:00 Sunday morning and the singles finals at 12:00 Sunday.