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September 9 – Homesteading Festival & Creekside VW Campout & Show
Creekside Gazebo Area, Mineral Spring Park

The 5th annual Homesteading Festival, in partnership with the Steve White Volkswagen Camp Out and Show, will be held in Mineral Spring Park on September 9th from 8 – 4. Admission, classes, children’s activities, and entertainment are free at this family-friendly event. Demonstrations include chair caning, weaving, felting and beading. Adult classes include mushroom growing; plant walk and identification; How to Grow a Garden in 5-gallon Buckets; Crystals for everyday life; and Kudzu, Weed or Wonder. Children’s activities include beading, rock painting, coloring, and games.
There will be bluegrass jam and food vendors. Vendor products include crafts; jewelry; olive oil; honey; dog treats; bird houses; wool yarn; plants and seeds; books; t-shirts; art; ducks, quail, and rabbits; handmade soaps, salves, and personal care products.
Local farmers will be on hand with locally grown, raised, and produced food products.
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September 16 – Jazz Series Event #1
Sponsored by Envision Williamston, Town of Williamston
Location: Amphitheater Stage, Mineral Spring Park
Dates: Sept 16, Oct 21, and Nov 18th
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Come on out for some great music and bring a blanket, lawn chair and cooler!
Featured Artists:

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Steve G and the Jrs

Steven G and the JRs bring you a mix of social music (jazz), soul, R&B and funk. This trio is one of the hottest in the upstate SC area. Steven G (latest Itunes Single “BREAK TIME”) is known for playing at the Inn on the Square for Saxy Wednesdays. Antonio Edwards Jr brings you cutting edge piano and vocal skills and can sing whatever is requested. Carlton J is a multi-instrumentalist and world class percussionist and producer! This band can SWING like the bebop musicians and keep you rockin’ on the dance floor. They also provide a few beach tunes in the mix and are currently recording and working on original compositions. This is an awesome band!! All three musicians have studied at the collegiate level and are influenced by John Coltrane, Outkast, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Marcus Miller, Joshua Redman, Oscar Peterson, Sonny Rollins, and so many other greats in the music industry.
Meet up at the Amphitheater in Mineral Spring Park for some great blues and jazz! This concert is a new addition to the Town’s offerings and an event not to be missed!!
What to Bring: Lawn Chair, Blanket, Friends!
This is a FREE Event! Raffle Drawing with Prizes too!!
Sponsored by the Town of Williamston and Envision Williamston
Fall Jazz Series – 

September 16 – Steve G and the Jrs (Quartet) from Greenville, SC
October 21 – James Hammel and Friends (Trio) from Asheville, NC
November 18 – Steve Watson and Band (Quartet) from Greenville, SC

October – November – Scarecrow Decoration Contest
Envision Williamston
12 W. Main Street
Williamston, SC 29697
Sonya Crandall,
Debbie Chapman
864-847-7473 or sonyacew@gmail.com
www.envisionwilliamston.com

October 21 – Jazz Series Event #Two
Sponsored by Envision Williamston/Town of Williamston
Location: Amphitheater, Mineral Spring Park
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Come on out for some great music and bring a blanket, lawn chair and cooler!

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James Hammel
October 21 – James Hammel and Friends (Trio) from Asheville, NC

October 28 – 5 pm – Boo in the Park
Mineral Spring Park

November 4 – West Allen Williams Heritage & Old Time Music Festival
Sponsored by: Palmetto Area Cultural Arts Center
Cosponsored by the Williamston Historic Commission
Time: 10 AM – 6 PM
Location: The Artory, 123 Gossett St, Williamston, SC

November 18 – Jazz Series Event Three
Sponsored by Envision Williamston/Town of Williamston
Location: Newly Renovated Municipal Center Auditorium
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Come on out for great music in the newly renovated auditorium!
November 18 – Steve Watson and Band (Quartet) from Greenville, SC

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Steve Watson

Steve Watson is a former member of the Bruce Hornsby Band. He is currently the director of Jazz Studies at The Fine Arts Center,  magnet high school in Greenville.  Watson’s works have entered the top 15 in the contemporary jazz charts for 2011 and 2012.