Clarendon Briefs: Nov. 23, 2018


Manning Christmas Parade

MANNING - Manning's Christmas Parade of Lights will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 25.

Adult Ed Registration and Orientation scheduled

MANNING - The Clarendon County Adult Education program will hold its registration and orientation at F.E. DuBose Center, 3351 Sumter Highway, on Nov. 26 and 27. Registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. for day-program students and at 5 p.m. for evening-program students. For more information, call Lara at (803) 473-2531.

St. Matthias Christmas Days Bazaar to be held dec. 1

SUMMERTON - Crafts, food and lots more at the St. Matthias Christmas Days Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at 4 N. Dukes St. Get tickets for their famous chicken plates for $8 each.

Combined Choirs Christmas Extravaganza

TURBEVILLE - The combined choirs of the Pine Grove and Shiloh United Methodist Churches will hold their annual Christmas Extravaganza at 4 p.m. Dec. 2 in the sanctuary of the Shiloh UMC, 8705 Woods Bay Road, Lynchburg. The guest artist will be Heather Hawkins, pianist for the Manning First Baptist Church. She will begin her performance of festive Christmas music at 3:45 p.m.

Turbeville Christmas Parade set for Dec. 8

TURBEVILLE - Turbeville will hold its annual Christmas parade and tree-lighting ceremony from 4 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 8.

Alcolu Preservation Society hosting Tour of Homes

ALCOLU - The Alcolu Preservation Society will host a Tour of Homes and Tree Lighting Ceremony from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 8. Tickets are $10. The tour includes a 200-year-old home. For more information, call (803) 473-7110 or email

Summerton to hold second-annual Christmas on Main

SUMMERTON - Summerton will hosts its second-annual Christmas on Main St. at 5 p.m. Dec. 15.

Support Clarendon County Junior Golf

MANNING - The Clarendon County Junior Golf program is raising money for its youth golf program through donations of $20 for a set of M2 TaylorMade graphic shaft irons, 4-iron through gap wedge. Only 200 donations will be accepted. For more information, call Donald Hardy at (803) 473-6652 or H.B. Buddin at (803) 460-4683.

Clarendon County CDC hosts Festival of the Arts

MANNING - The Clarendon County Community Development Community will host its 2nd annual Festival of the Arts at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at Weldon Auditorium, 7 Maple St. The festival will include dancing, visual arts, a community choir and lots more. Tickets are $10. The monies raised will fund the CDC's community youth outreach program.

Jr. Chamber Gun Giveaway

MANNING - The Clarendon County Junior Chamber of Commerce's annual gun giveaway fundraiser is underway. Twenty-three guns including handguns, shotguns and rifles and one gun safe will be given away during the month of December. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, Gibbons & Company CPA or from any Junior Chamber members. All the proceeds from the fundraiser will be invested into the Junior Chamber's Clarendon County projects.