Pianist Robert Wells, a graduate student at the Eastman School of Music in New York, will perform on the Schimmel Grand Piano at Central United Methodist Church. The performance will be on January 9th at 6:30pm. Wells is a graduate of Wilson School and is working towards a Master's degree in music.
Central UMC is located at 265 West Cheves Street in Florence and the performance is free.
The Florence Little Theatre will be holding auditions for Legally Blonde in January! The auditions are for 16 and older. On Sunday, January 27th, auditions will be held at 3:00pm and on Wednesday, January 30th, at 7:30pm. Auditions will be held at the FLT and no experience is required. Production dates are April 26th through May 4th, 2013.
For more information on the auditions, please visit our calendar.
Don't miss a night of laughs with Darryl Littleton at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on February 7th. He's written for BET's Comic View and was added to NPR's list of contributing commentators in 2006. The hilarious show begins at 7:30 pm and tickets range in price from $18 to $28. For more details, please visit our calendar.
Wednesday night at The Clay Pot Coffee Shop in downtown Florence, you can hear entertaining storytellers share family tales and folk favorites! Jessica Willis and Martha Reed Johnson will get the crowd warmed up and if you are so inclined, you can share a tale or two of your own.
Admission is free and the event begins at 7:00pm. The Clay Pot is located at 165 S. Dargan Street.
Slow Food Pee Dee will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, January 6th at Victor's Bistro. The 2 featured ingredients will be rice and greens and the potluck will begin at 6:30.The monthly gatherings will be held the first Sunday of each month. For questions on Slow Food Pee Dee, check out their facebook page to learn more about the slow food movement.
Hartsville's Good Living Marketplace will return on January 5th. From 11am-3pm walk around Cargwill Way exploring produce from Ovis Hill and other local farms, crafts and artwork from local artists. There will also be a chili cookoff, so bring your appetite!
For more details, please visit our calendar or call 843.858.1600.
The Florence Area Sports Council will induct 8 athletes into the Florence Athletic Hall of Fame on January 5th. The banquet will be held at the Florence Civic Center with a social hour from 5-6pm and the banquet from 6-9pm. Athletes to be inducted include:
Coach William "Scooby" Long
Mary Jane Billheimer Weir
Coach Robert "Ears" Wilson
Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from the Florence Civic Center Administrative Office during normal business hours. You can reach the office at 843.67939417.