Gymnasts of all ages and levels in South Carolina will compete for the chance to become a SC AAU District State Champion. Performances will be held on Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, and Floor Exercise. Come and watch the excitement as each girl performs her best to try and become a state champion! Multiple sessions will be held over the course of both days. Per weekend pricing: $10 per adult, $5 for students and seniors (55+), Free for 5 years and under or $20 per family (2 adults & 3 children). Go to www.champions-gymnastics.com or contact email@example.com or 803-366-0505 for additional information including start times for each session
Local restaurants are joining forces to make a difference by participating in Appetites for Autism. A portion of their proceeds will be donated to Chrysalis Autism Center, a local nonprofit, that supports all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. Please join us for this year’s event. Go to www.chrysalisautismctr.com for a list of participating restaurants and additional information.
First Presbyterian Church, 234 East Main Street (map)
Forty-four years and still running on the first Saturday of Come-See-Me, please join us. Tickets are $6 and available at the door. Children under 5 eat free. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Fun Run (8:00am) - This gentle one-mile event is for all ages and types of entries, including parents with strollers. Free. No registration required. Rain or shine. All runners are asked to bring a pair of old athletic shoes to recycle. Medals will be awarded to children 13 and under.
5K Road Race (8:30am) – USATF certified 5K course on paved streets and bike paths passing through some of Rock Hill’s finest residential areas. Course terrain is very gentle and flat for fast times. There will be GIFT CARDS awarded for overall male & female winners, and male & female master (40 years of age and older) winners. Pre-register for $20 at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA or $25 Race Day registration from 6:30-7:30am only – no exceptions.
Register online at http://www.upymca.org/2013/01/come-see-me-road-race or download a race form here. Race t-shirt guaranteed to the first 350 pre-registered entries only. Rain or shine.
Contact 704-374-2651, 803-329-8970, Chandra.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rock Hill City Championships at the Come-See-Me Festival, Level 3: Singles, Doubles and Mixed events for adults. All draws sanctioned by USTA. Entry deadline is midnight on April 8. Enter online at www.usta.com – tournaments, ID#704108913. Free for spectators. Contact 803-326-3842 or email@example.com for additional information.
Help us raise spay/neuter awareness in our community! Leash up your four-legged friend and join us for a relaxing walk around Tech Park Lake. Dogs looking for fur-ever homes, vendors, goody bags, contests, and door prizes are just some of the things that await you at this fun & fabulous event! There is a $5 entry fee for each person/dog (one dog per person per leash). All proceeds benefit FYCAS and Second Chance Rescue. Entry forms are available at www.comporiumpioneers.com. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
For a hoppin’ good time, join us for the annual Mayor’s Frog Jump. Grab your lucky frog and head on down to Cherry Park (Field #5). Don’t have a frog? No worries – we will have one for you to borrow. Registration begins at 9:30am. Be ready to jump into action at 10:00am. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Contact 803-326-6077 or email@example.com for additional information.
Spring is in full swing and that means it is time for Historic Brattonsville’s Gulf Coast Heritage Breed sheep to get their annual haircuts. Watch our wooly flock go from shaggy to shorn during live sheep shearing demonstrations. You will appreciate the work of an old-fashioned sheep shearer, learn how raw fleece is carded, dyed with natural indigo dye and spun into wool. Admission: Adults $6; Seniors $5; Youth ages 4-17, $3; CHM members and Children 3 and younger are admitted Free. Contact 803-684-2327 or go to www.chmuseums.org/brattonsville for additional information.
Hear the tale of Orion the Hunter, including his voyages to distant lands and battles with mythological creatures. Free with Museum Admission. Museum Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Youth $3, Free for CHM members and children 3 and under. Go to www.chmuseums.org or call 803-329-2121 for additional information.
Bring the whole family out to watch, listen and experience Native Americans from all across the United States and Canada dance, drum and share their culture at South Carolina’s largest Native American Gathering. Traditional craft and food vendors will be on hand along with special guest performances by the Aztec Dancers, Hoop Dancers and Apache Dancers. The Carolina Raptor Center will have their Birds of Prey Exhibit set up at the main entrance along with music, dancing, storytelling and so much more. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $6 for adults, $4 for children 6-11 years old and free for children 5 and under. Contact 803-328-2427, ext 230 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Come visit Historic Rock Hill’s White Home and learn about one of Rock Hill’s first families through a guided tour of their house and garden. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and $3 for children. Children under 4 and Historic Rock Hill Members are free. Contact 803-329-1020 or email@example.com for additional information.
Founders Federal Credit Union, The Goddard School,
Charlotte ENT & Carolina Home Remodeling
April 13, Saturday (11:00am-7:00pm)
Cherry Park, 1466 Cherry Road (map)
Enjoy your favorite local dishes during Come-See-Me at Gourmet Gardens. Area restaurants and vendors will serve up local fare fit for our 50th Festival Celebration. Take a spin in the Nationwide Nascar Simulator or listen to great local musicians while the kids play the day away in their own special area of the park. All food and access to the play area are CASH ONLY. There will be a Founders Federal Credit Union ATM on the premises. The event will be held rain or shine. Contact 803-554-4707 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
12:00-1:30pm The Folsom Prison Gang
2:30-3:30pm The Flying Saucers
4:30-5:30 The Flying Saucers
Let your pet strut his/her stuff on the “cat” walk in this first ever Doggy Couture Pet Fashion Show and Expo. There will be 3 categories: Swimwear, Formal/Evening attire and Crazy Outfits/Costumes. Hotdogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided Free. Come win prizes and raise money for the York County Humane Society through the $5 entry fee and any donations made on site. While attending, be sure to stop by all the booths to get extra information on pets and freebies!! Contact 803-324-7585 or email@example.com for additional information.
Free. For additional information, contact 803-323-2129.
Planetarium staff will direct viewers where visible planets and moons are positioned during the week throughout this interactive seasonal update. Discover tips on how to locate constellations on your own. Free with Museum Admission. Museum Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $4, Youth $3, Free for CHM members and children 3 and under. Go to www.chmuseums.org or call 803-329-2121 for additional information.
Come show your skills at the YMCA 3 on 3 basketball tournament for ages 18 and up. There will be four age divisions: 18-25, 26-35, 36-45 and 46 & up. Players will call their own fouls. Entry forms may be picked up at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA or download form here. Entry fee is $60 per team. Contact 803-329-9622 for additional information.
A veteran will talk about the Canines for Veterans program that trains rescue dogs which are then given to our wounded warriors. See these wonderful dogs in action and support America’s heroes. Free. Contact 803-328-888 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Contact 803-323-2129 to purchase tickets or for ticket information.
April 13, Saturday (4:00-6:00pm)
Old Town Market and Market Hall, 121 Caldwell Street (map)
Let’s have fun and celebrate music! Bring your children to participate and to learn as you stroll through our City’s newest venue, The Old Town Market and Market Hall located in the heart of Old Town. Adults and children alike will enjoy a wide variety of musical experiences. Hands on music stations will thrill the children. Every child can join Glen and Glenda in the children’s Kazoo parade at 5pm which is a fun experience for all. The kids will receive a souvenir Come-See-Me kazoo to take home. Rain or Shine. Contact 803-327-5693 or email@example.com for details.