The Cheraw Chronicle and Chesterfield Advertiser is your community newspaper. One of the ways we involve ourselves is by running the events and happenings of the community in our weekly calendar. Send us your event listing no later than noon the Monday prior to publication (Thursday) and we will list your event in the newspaper. There is no charge for most event listings. To list your event, email us at email@example.com or call (843) 537-5261.
ANNUAL CHESTERFIELD COUNTY CHRISTMAS PARADE
WHEN: Saturday, December 1 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Main Street Downtown Chesterfield
WHAT: The theme of this year’s parade is “Every Day is a Gift.” Churches, civic groups and businesses are encouraged to enter “homemade” floats with lighting being encouraged. Best float prizes will be awarded as follows: grand prize - $300, second place - $200 and third place - $100. The grand prize winner will also receive a trophy to keep until next year’s parade. Other entries are also welcome.
CONTACT: To enter, please call the Hospice of Chesterfield County office at (843) 623-9155. Entry forms are also available at the Hospice of Chesterfield County offices located at 700 West Blvd. in Chesterfield, 160 Second St. in Cheraw and 114 E. McGregor St. in Pageland
CHRISTMAS AT THE DILLON HOUSE
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. & Dec. 2 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
WHERE: Historic J. W. Dillon House Museum located at 1108 West Main St., Dillon
WHAT: The Dillon County Historical Society is sponsoring an open house at the historic J.W. Dillon House museum in Dillon. This is an opportunity for visitors to tour and enjoy this open house Christmas celebration.
CONTACT: For more information call 843-774-6122
GOSPEL CONCERT OF THE NICEY GROVE MASS CHOIR
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 2 beginning at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Nicey Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Kirkley Road in Jefferson
WHAT: You are most cordially invited to attend the Gospel Concert of the Nicey Grove Mass Choir. We look forward to having you come and celebrated with us on this day.
CONTACT: Sister Lennette Knight, President at 843-658-7762
RUBY CHRISTMAS PARADE
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Ruby
WHAT: The town of Ruby’s annual Christmas Parade. We encourage anyone who would like to participate to come join us! There is no charge to enter the parade. Line up will be in front of the Ruby Elementary School beginning at 5:00 p.m. All participants are encouraged to decorate their cars/trucks, golf carts, wagons, bicycles, but please no four wheelers, with festive colors and lights for the holiday season. Bring the whole family!!
ANNUAL MINISTER’S CHRISTMAS BANQUET
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (Life Center) located at 72 Chestnut Street, Cheraw
WHAT: Annual Minister’s Christmas Banquet tickets are $20 and can be purchased from any AAMA member or from Praise & Faith Gospel Shop.
CONTACT: Dr. Jerry Corbett, Pastor
BLACK-TIE CHRISTMAS GALA
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Fisher Hill Family Life Center, 3282 W. Market Street in Cheraw
WHAT: It is time to break out the glam and glitter as we celebrate the Christmas season. Please join us as Cheraw Parish presents a Black-Tie Christmas Gala, a formal event that includes diner and laughter. Our featured guest is Christian comedian and artist Nikita B, plus other entertainment to highlight the evening. Limited seating: $20 for adults and $10 for children 6-17. To obtain tickets contact Patricia Lindsey or Rev. Redonia Thomas.
CONTACT: Patricia Lindsey at 843-623-2638 or Rev Redonia Thomas at 537-5432.
ST. DAVID’S SCHOOL HOLIDAY HOME TOUR
WHEN: Sunday, December 9th from 2 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Cheraw and 140 Second Street, Cheraw
WHAT: St. David’s School 15th Annual Holiday Home Tour in historical downtown Cheraw. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of event. Tickets can be purchased for the tour at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Main Street Hair Designs, Cathy’s Stained Glass, Kevin Lear on Main-Cheraw location, or by calling the School at 843-537-0544. Take advantage of this opportunity to glimpse into beautiful, historic Cheraw through the Holiday Home Tour. This year’s tour will feature homes throughout downtown, as well as an opportunity to visit St. David’s Episcopal Church. Please join us for light refreshments at Kevin Lear on Main located at 140 Second Street, Cheraw.
CONTACT: Joette Barnhill at 843-320-1128
WHEN: Every Thursday, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Chesterfield Branch Library
WHAT: Story time for kids. No cost to attend.
CONTACT: For more information, contact 843-623-6730.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
WHEN: 2nd Thursday of every month.
WHERE: Smokehouse Grill, Hwy. 151 N., Jefferson
WHAT: Chesterfield County Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind monthly meetings.
CONTACT: 843-658-3251 for more information.
WHEN: Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Faith Temple Church, 4044 Delta Heights Road, Wallace
WHAT: There will be a bible “seed of faith” study for you and your family. Gain understanding of your purpose and your destiny.
CONTACT: For information, call 843-377-9375.
CLASSIC CAR CLUB
WHEN: 2nd Monday at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Shoney’s 905 E. 5th St., Hartsville
WHAT: If you own or have an interest in classic cars, trucks or motorcycles, please join us.
CONTACT: Mike Northcutt 843-332-5015 or 843-621-8031 or Harry Wallace 843-332-1836 or 843-229-2923.
WHEN: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Lodge located on the N. Marquis Highway
WHAT: Monthly meetings for lodge #1112 and 152. If you are interested in joining, come and enjoy a meal and entertainment before the meetings.
CONTACT: John Briggs 843-332-6570, Harry Wallace 843-332-1836, Ron Howard 843-332-0889 or Orville Anderson 843-857-8540.
AMVET MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
WHERE: Post 177, Wallace
WHAT: Membership Drive. Sign up or re-new your membership. All military branches welcome.
CONTACT: Earl Hood, 843-439-0401 or Melvin Cohoon, 843-862-5883.
GREATER PEE DEE ANIMAL RESCUE MEETING
WHEN: 6 p.m., Last Saturday of each month.
WHERE: Mary’s Restaurant, Market St., Cheraw
WHAT: Hot dog sale at Cheraw IGA the first Saturday of each month.
CONTACT: Call 843-537-5763 or 843-535-2294.
WHERE: Chesterfield County Animal Shelter.
CONTACT: Debbie Farhi at 704-451-955 or Susan Helms 704-361-3879.
WOMEN SUPPORT GROUP
WHEN: Every Thursday at 4 p.m.
WHERE: 339 N. Page St., Chesterfield
CONTACT: Sheila Awe at 843-623-7364 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GREATER CHERAW CHILDREN’S CHORUS & YOUTH CHORALE
WHEN: Remainder of the Year, Until Spots are Filled
WHAT: Auditions for the greater Cheraw Children’s Chorus and Youth Chorale. Call to Schedule a time.
CONTACT: Ms. Wilkerson at 843-601-5745
WHEN: Every Tuesday and Thursday Night at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Chesterfield Presbyterian Church, 209 W. Main St, Chesterfield
WHAT: Open Discussion Meetings
WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
WHERE: Old Health Dept., 212 Church Street, Cheraw
WHAT: Monday- Open Big Book Study at 8pm; Tuesday- Closed Discussion at Noon;
Wednesday- Closed Discussion at Noon; Friday-Open Discussion at 8pm;
Saturday- Open 12&12 Study at Noon; Sunday- Open Discussion at 8pm,
Last Sunday of the Month is a Speaker Meeting at 8pm.