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Boat Parade July 4th

Boat Parade – Beach Party – Kids Games & Prizes – Kayak Rodeo – Oh My! The Thurmond Lake Sail & Power Squadron is back to host the Independence Day Celebration at Thurmond Lake near McCormick. It’s Bigger & Better…Again !! This 4th of July, on Saturday, will be the Annual Independence Day Boat Parade. Gathering at the Dorn Boating Facility at 10am, boats will pass the judges stand starting at 10:30. We then make […] 

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Abbeville Flower Show



ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS: Belinda Ramsey’s Community Threads (in Willington) Class Date: 4/8/15, One Day Workshop, Wednesday / 10:00 am to 1 pm No Fee. “Dropbox” donation encouraged Bill Updegraff’s Oil Painting (NEW!) Start Date: 4/13/2015, End Date: 5/18/2015, 6 Week Class, Monday / 9:00 – 12:00 $90 Members / $100 Non-Members Clint Scott’s Art Instruction Start Date: 4/21/2015, End Date: 5/26/2015, 6 Week Class, Tuesday / 1:00 to 3:30 $90 Members/$100 Non-Members Contact the […] 

Winter Dinner Dance

Winter Dinner/Dance tickets will be on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, January 20th at the RC from 10 am to 12 noon. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Tennis/Pickleball Committee. As in the past, the monies raised will be used in various ways around the courts. Last year we built the cabanas to provide shade during the summer. This year, we are hoping to add some very much needed seating, for the comfort of our spectators and […] 

New 789 Chevy

I thought you might enjoy looking at this  unusual Chevy.  It’s a 1957, 1958 & 1959 Chevy all into  ONE! This car was built by N2A motors and NO TWO ALIKE!    Unbelievable! The company is planning production  run of about 100 vehicles. It sits on a  Corvette C6 chassis, Front styled like a 57 Chevy, side like a 58, rear like a 59. Hence the designation “789.” Scroll down… Is this a hot looking car, […] 

Christmas Decorations

  Just thought you might get a few ideas for decorations for the holiday. We always have our decorations up for Thanksgiving giving us the opportunity to enjoy them throughout the season.    

Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities in McCormick Mark your calendar a plan to enjoy with the whole family! Volunteers are always appreciated. Festival of Trees – Historic Commission December 4, 5 and 6th / 5:00 – 7:00 At the Cotton Gin & Grist Mill (available for tours) McCormick Community Chorus Concert at the SLV Recreation Center December 4 & 7th Performance at the SLV RC Tickets: $6 Holiday Art Trot December 5 / 5:00 – 8:00 “Enjoy, eat […] 

Savannah Valley Trail

 Savannah Valley Trail dedicates new Frank Clayton Trestle over Mill Creek A dream was realized out in the woods this past Saturday morning when more than 50 McCormick residents gathered to dedicate the Savannah Valley Trails Frank Clayton Trestle over the Mill Creek. “Frank would be so very excited to see this,” said Verna Clayton, Frank’s widow. “Thanks to all of you for making this possible. If Frank were here, he’d probably be doing a […] 

Power Squadron Golf Group

On Wednesday 15 October twelve Power Squadron members ventured out to Monticello Golf course to play a scramble competition.  The foursomes consisted of Russ Griffith, Gary Shafer, Larry Yeaster and Lynn Yeaster in group one; Doug Chailfour, Brian gore, Gail gore and Pat O’Neill in Group two and Jerry Basch, Marianne Chalifour, Chuck Cook and Ellen Cook in group three.  The results show that the competition was fierce.  Group one scored a 40; group two […] 

Sundays at Four

Sundays at Four will open its season of five concerts with the Braidstream Quartet on October 12, 2014 at the Lutheran Church By The Lake at 4 pm.  The ensemble blends a mix of musical styles and cultures on a variety of instruments: flute, hammered dulcimer, guitar, sitar, cello, harp, keyboards and percussion.   The church is located at the intersection of Highway 378 and Twelve Oaks Drive.  Individual tickets are available for $20 on […] 

MCC Go kart racing

MCC members go kart racing  at Carolina Motorsports Park Fourteen McCormick Car Club (MCC) members car pooled up to Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC, last month to test driving skills in go karts. Ten men and four ladies raced around a twisty road course with both right and left hand turns.  The rental karts feature 10 horse power engines and can reach speeds of 50 miles per hour. “We started the day with an […]