Membership News and Notes
Please review these updates about Chamber colleagues and upcoming events:
Saturday, May 1st: 8:00am - Noon
The Columbus Farmers Market will open Saturday May 1st running
8 am - Noon each Saturday through October.
Location: Courthouse St in Downtown Columbus
Saturday, May 1st: 9:00am - 5:00pm
“Quilters Rock!” is coming to Landrum, South Carolina on May 1st, 9AM to 5PM.
The businesses of Landrum, SC invite you to the first annual quilt show in downtown Landrum. Local quilters will be presenting their work throughout downtown businesses and the open-air market area. The event is free to the public and Quilters may enter a quilt at no charge. All proceeds raised from the event will be distributed accordingly between Rescue Squad 11, Landrum Fire Department and Landrum Police Department.
Please contact Landrum Area Business Association President, Angel Forrester at firstname.lastname@example.org or Robin Kaluahine at Elaine’s Attic (864) 457-1242.
Saturday, May 1st: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Tryon Arts & Crafts School -- "Art of the Flame"
AN APPALACHIAN FIELD DAY WITH
BBQ, MUSIC, CRAFT & GAMES
373 HARMON FIELD ROAD, TRYON, NC
Saturday, May 1st: 11:30am - 4:30pm
Nina Simone Plaza groundbreaking ceremony for the Nina Simone archive, and free concert on Saturday, May 1.
The festivities will begin at Nina Simone Plaza downtown at 11:30am, with the groundbreaking at 12 noon and the concert taking place from 1pm-4:30pm.
Thursday, May 6th: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Foothills Humane Society, Ribbon Cutting dedication -- followed by Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce "After Hours" member network event !
Friday, May 14th: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Carolina Chiropractic Plus and Weight loss Institute
Grand Re-opening Celebration !
· Free Spinal Evaluations
· Free Mini Massages
· Free new patient visit if scheduled during the grand re-opening
· Door prizes and more !
96 Walker St.
Columbus NC 28722
Saturday, May 15th: Noon - 9:30pm
Rock 'n' Roll Truth MusicFest 2 --
Saluda Outfitters, 435 Main St., Saluda, NC
held to benefit the Blue Ridge Humane Society.
There is no cover charge for the festival, featuring seven bands who are all donating their time and talent -- although donations are being requested to help support the cause.
Wilderness Cove Tubing and Camping will run a bus throughout the day to pick visitors up from various parking lots across town. Participants can enjoy a fun day of outdoor activity. Saluda Outfitters and Green River Eddy's food truck and tap room will provide a festival menu of food and drink. For more information, call Saluda Outfitters at 828-848-4060,
Thursday, May 20th: 2:00pm - 6:30pm
to help save lives.
The American Red Cross has the following blood donation opportunity in Polk County during the month of May:
Thursday, May 20, 2021 -- 2:00 PM-6:30 PM
Steps to Hope / 60 Ward St, Columbus, NC 28722
Save the Date:
Sunday, June 6, 5:00-10:00pm
"A Cajun Occasion"
Food, Wine, Music & Dance: A Fundraiser for
Tryon International Film Festival
at Mountain Brook Vineyards
Other Community Newsletters / Calendar Links:
Tryon Downtown Development Association: Spring 2021
Master Community Calendar for the Foothills Region
(Curated by Carol Browning):
The link below shows the Community Calendar for May2021 forward. It is filling up fast! Please check it out as you plan your events and send those events in as soon as you schedule them. If you have a web page or newsletter, please consider linking the calendar to it so no matter what web page one goes to they will be getting the same information about what is going on in the community.