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Local events make this a special place to call home

Published 12:03pm Friday, March 23, 2012

It never ceases amaze me how many things there are to do in our area. Last Saturday was Super Saturday in downtown Tryon. WOW – if you haven’t had the chance to visit Super Saturday in Tryon you are missing out on a great time. Although the focus is on children there was great fun to be had by all.
The streets were filled with smiling children as dragons, jugglers and musicians entertained.  Countless volunteers and local businesses put their time, money and hard work into making the event a great success. I doubt that any of them expect recognition or publicity but they deserve it.
This weekend you can enjoy Heritage Days at Harmon Field in Tryon, with a realistic Civil War encampment along the Pacolet River. In the morning soldiers will drill and discuss battle plans.  Saturday evening there is the ever-popular Tryon Gallery Trot from 5 – 8 p.m. which is open to all art lovers.  Many businesses will also be open for your enjoyment and shopping.
Still looking for something to do?  Pam Stone, who among other things writes a hilarious column that we publish each Friday, will emcee for the fashion show and luncheon benefit at Spiegel Farm, in Campobello this Saturday.  PJ’s Fashions of Landrum is sponsoring the event and proceeds will benefit the O.P. Earle Elementary Reading is Fundamental (RIF) program. For more information or tickets call 864-457-3416.
I could go on and on as there are so many things to do and see here, but in the interest of space I’ll direct you to the community calendar for more fun things to do and see.
Most of these events wouldn’t happen without all of the volunteers who make it possible. Our hats are off to all who make our area such a special place to visit and even better to call home.

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