Belton Events Scheduled Through the Summer:
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.
- Unexpected Careers Exhibit, Belton Area Museum Association-Suggested by BAMA’s teen board, the newest museum exhibit will open on July 11. The exhibit will feature artifacts from people in our area who have held unusual types of jobs or careers. Visitors will be able to view artifacts related to unusual careers. The exhibit will remain open through September 4.
- Mixing Oil & Water Exhibit, Belton Center for the Arts-Opening reception July 24 at 7:00. This exhibit features Belton’s finest artists, Barbara Ervin and JoAnne Anderson. Joining them will be upstate printmaker artist Ceciel Martin. The exhibit will remain open during normal Center for the Arts hours through August 27.
- Summer Camps, Belton Area Museum Association-August 3-5 from 10:00 to 12:00. Held in conjunction with the Unexpected Careers Exhibit. Campers will be able to experience amazing opportunities to learn more about unusual or different careers, practice skills related to those careers, and interact with people who are currently pursuing those careers. Cost is $40/camp for members and $45/camp for non-members. Registrations with a check may be mailed to BAMA, 100 North Main ST, Belton, SC 29627 or call 864-338-7400 to register and pay by credit card.
- Summer Camp II…Inventers (August 3-5)-Do you have what it takes to envision a new invention and see it to its completion? Are you creative nd innovative? If so, being an inventor might be the career for you!
- City Scape Winery Behind the Scenes Tour and Wine Tasting, Belton Area Museum Association. August 10 at 6:00. Cost is $30 per person. Each attendee will see production techniques of the winemaking process, enjoy tasking 8 different vintages, and take home a souvenir glass. Registration is required by August 9 by calling 864-338-7400.
- Artist Talk-Mixing Oil & Water, Belton Center for the Arts. August 17 from 6:00 to 8:00. Join artists JoAnne Anderson, Cecile L. K. Martin and Barbara Mickelsen Ervin for an evening discussing their art included in the Mixing Oil & Water exhibit. RSVP to [email protected] or call 864-338-8556.
- Special Populations Unified Doubles (SPUD), Belton Tennis Association. Originally scheduled for July 16 & 17, but postponed until October 8-9. Sponsored by South State Bank. Special athletes from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama will play doubles with unified partners in team competition. Matches will be played at the Belton Tennis Center, Leda Poore Park and Belton-Honea Path High School.