Out & About in Newberry County

Nov. 12

Jasper Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites all veterans and their families to Memorial Park in downtown Newberry for refreshments following the Veterans Day parade.

Pomaria Food Bank, 138 Folk St. in Pomaria, holds an auction at 5 p.m.

Nov. 13

• The annual oyster roast to benefit the Newberry Opera House is held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Waldrop Farm in Newberry. Call 803-276-6264 or visit www.newberryoperahouse.com for more information or for tickets.

Nov. 18

Pomaria-Garmany Elementary School’s PTO holds its annual Auction for Academics at 7 p.m. Barbecue plates will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. for $13. Call 803-321-2651 for more information or to order plates.

Nov. 18-19

Pomaria Society holds a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 19. The meeting will include buying, selling and exchanging of seeds, plants, produce and gardening wisdom from the experts.

Main Street Lights celebrates the lighting of Downtown Newberry beginning at 6:30 p.m. Free homemade cookies, goodie bags, candy canes and more will be available from local organizations.

Nov. 20

Pomaria Gives Thanks is held at Pomaria-Garmany School at 5 p.m. A covered dish meal will be served.

Nov. 24

• A free Thanksgiving dinner is held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Academy (formerly Deena’s Dance Academy), 6192 Macedonia Church Road in Prosperity. The event is being sponsored by Joann Dehardt of “Heart & Hands Thrift Shop.”

Out & About items can be submitted in writing to 1716 Main St., Newberry, S.C. 29108; in person at 1716 Main St.; via fax to 803-276-1517; or via email at NBOnews@civitasmedia.com. Call 803-276-0625 for more information. Items run on a space-available basis.

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