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Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
416 Calhoun Street
Johnston, S.C. 29832
(803) 275-0010

8:30 am until 12:30 pm (office hours)

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Reoccurring Events For 2015!

 

February  - "Bags of Love"

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce along with the Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council put together "Bags of Love" for seniors in our community living alone and dependent on community agencies for food, socialization, and basic human contact.  What this event brings will brighten their day and warm their hearts!!  Put together a small "Bag of Love" for a homebound senior citizen and Meals on Wheels will deliver bags for Valentine's day!

Bags or monetary donations are accepted.  Deliver to the Chamber office - bags will be delivered to ECSCC before Feb. 14th. 803-275-0010

 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The Episcopal Church of the Ridge will be hosting the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 6-7:30 PM at Trinity Parish Hall in Edgefield, SC. Admissions is $3.00 per person and "carry-out" plates will be available.

 

 Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce - Oyster Roast

Saturday, March 14th - Downtown Historic Edgefield

1:00 pm $25.00 - Children 12 & under $15.00     Includes everything, oysters, chili, hot dogs, drink - Deadline for advance tickets is March 5th -                               Turkey Shoppe on Main, SRP - Edgefield Branch, Edgefield Town Hall, Edgefield County Chamber office

 

March 14th - 9th Annual Shamrock Run/Walk

Starting line: Bi-Lo, 155 Carolina Square; Finish Line: Edgefield Town Square, Courthouse Square.  Registration: 9:30 AM Entry Fees: $17.00 through March 7th; Late fee $20.00. No animals or bicycles please - No rain date.     For more information Edgefield Town Hall 803-637-4014.

 

March  6th- F. H. Wardlaw Academy - 31st Annual Patriots Pride Auction and BBQ

Silent Auction, Verbal Auction, & Raffle starts 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.  Auction 7:00 PM Tickets: Admission & BBQ: $10.00  available at Pendarvis Chevrolet, & Maxwell & Halford Drugs.  Please call the school for more information 275-4794

 

March  - 28th Annual Fine Arts Festival

held at JET Middle School Gymnasium 7:00 PM

 

 - Peach Blossom Festival Beauty Pageant

Saturday, April

Sponsored by Johnston Development Corporation.  Contact Gina Logue @ 803-637-5383 or Janice Cleveland @ 275-3241 for more information. Event will be held at Johnston Elementary School. Featuring three divisions for young ladies ranging in age from infant to 20 years of age.   Winners will be expected to participate in Peach Blossom Festival Parade on May 4th.

 

April  - Week of the Young Child

                Edgefield County First Steps.  For more information contact Candi Lalonde @ 803-275-0800.

April - March for Parks Earth Day Expo

Bettis Academy Campus  in Trenton, SC.  Sponsored by the National Parks Conservation Association to save endangered parks and historic sites.  Includes a Friday night fish fry and Saturday activities including an early morning walk, rides, concessions, entertainment and a silent auction.  Call Willa Lanham 803-649-7709 for more information.

  

April - 13th Annual  Relay For Life - Edgefield County

Held at Strom Thurmond High School football field.  For more information contact ,Sharon Fay 803-637-5331, or Lynn Rearden 803-637-9899.                                 Cancer survivors contact Lynn Rearden 803-637-9899.

 

May  - 32nd Annual Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

held first weekend in May.  A celebration held in the Town of Johnston to coincide with the blooming of peach trees.  Friday night street dance. Saturday activities include rides, games, vendors, arts and crafts, a parade, and live entertainment.  Johnston Development Association are the sponsor.  Call Melissa Cleveland 803-275-1640(arts &crafts) Roger Lamb 803-275-0438 (parade) or Debra Aston 803-275-2345 for more information.     

 

May - 2nd Saturday - Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo

 

May  - Edgefield Luau, SC

National Wild Turkey Federation Center.  For more information contact Cyndi Murrell @ 803-275-3061 cmurrell@nwtf.net

 

May - Annual Pottery Tour

 

June - Trenton Ridge Peach Festival

held third weekend on the Town Square in Trenton. Honors the peach industry: sponsored by the Trenton Development Association.  Features on Saturday, arts and crafts, games, homemade delicacies, peach ice cream, live entertainment, a parade and softball tournament.    Trenton Community Dev. Assoc. for more information. www.ridgepeachfestival.com

 

 

June  - Peachtree 23 Yard Sale

Held 1st Friday/Saturday in June. Come Find Your Treasure!!  From Batesburg-Leesville to Monetta to Ridge Spring to Ward to Johnston to Edgefield to Modoc -

all of Highway 23  For more information Pat Asbill  803-685-7870; Donna Livingston 803-275-0010; Mike Taylor 803-532-4339; Charlotte Cheatham 803-637-4014

 

July 18th - Edgefield Cruise-In

around the town square and Main Street, Edgefield 4 until 7:00 pm.  More information contact Beth Padgett @ 803-637-4600

 

August 21st - 22nd  - 10th Annual Sandy Oaks Professional Rodeo

    to be held at Lazy J Arena in Edgefield, SC ; Gates open 6:00 PM, performance time 8:00 PM     Contact 803-637-5369 or 803-480-0045.                                            visit www.sandyoaksprorodeo.org.

 

 

August  - Saluda, SC

Saluda Young Farmers Truck & Tractor Pull.  Call for more information 864-445-2293.

"Hottest Pull in the South"  7:30 PM @ Youth Farmer Stadium at the County Recreation Complex. Tickets: Adults $20.00, Children 6-12 $15.00, 5 & under Free; Weekend Passes: Adults $35.00, Children $25.00

 

September 18th & 19th - 4th Annual Southern Studies Showchase

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League host event with speakers and workshops and special events. A "block party" on the Courthouse Square - a catered Southern dinner, lively music, historical re-enactments.  For more information contact OEDGS at 803-637-4010 or OEDGS85@gmail.com

 

September - Gold Rush Days Festival

  Held third weekend in September. McCormick, SC  Call for more information 864-852-2835.

 

September -

 Teacher of the Year /Support Staff of the Year /  Citizen of the Year banquet - STHS cafeteria Tickets $25.00 available at Edgefield County Chamber & Edgefield County School District office or any School Principal's Office. Nominating forms for Citizen of the Year are at the Chamber office.  Deadline to nominate someone is August 24th, deadline for tickets is August 24th.

 

September 25th & 26th - 14th Annual Heritage Jubilee Festival

The Edgefield Heritage Jubilee 2015 will be on Main Street and around the beautiful Town Square.  Art, Crafts, Food Vendors, Bingo, Car & Motorcycle Show along with all day entertainment and Rides. 

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Oyster Roast, downtown Edgefield from 6 to 8 PM.  Call 803-275-00110 or email the Chamber @ info@edgefieldcountychamber.org for more information.

Call Sonny or Wanda Seawright - Chairperson's for more information 803-637-6687 or 803-637-1800, or email @ swseawright@yahoo.com

 

Trenton Flyers Annual Candy Drop

 at the Edgefield County Airport, Yonce Field in Trenton.  Planes will be on display and candy will drop from the sky at 12:00 noon for the children.  Rain or shine the candy will flow.

November

Veterans Day Celebration      

 

 

November

STHS Fine Arts Department - Play 803-275-460l 

 

December 6th

 31st Annual Historic Edgefield County Christmas Parade @ 4:00 PM

Sponsored by the Edgefield Community Development Association. Held in downtown Edgefield.  Christmas music is played on the square and the parade features floats, bands, a grand marshal and of course, Santa.  Call  Calvin Henderson at 803-480-1255 for more information.

 

All other monthly events will be distributed by email on weekly/monthly basis - to be included in this email blast, please join the Chamber as a member. info@edgefieldcountychamber.org

 

 

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
416 Calhoun Street
Johnston, S.C. 29832
(803)-275-0010