HARTSVILLE - The Butler Heritage Foundation’s annual Heritage Week begins at 4 p.m. Sunday with a Gospel Fest at the Center Theater, 212 S. Fifth St., in Hartsville. Admission is $5.
On Monday, Heritage Week activities move to the Butler gym on South Sixth Street in Hartsville at 6 p.m. for A Taste of Butler. The event is free and features local culinary delights.
A Community Bible Study with local ministers will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Butler gym.
Thursday is the Butler Heritage Foundation meeting in the Butler boardroom at 5 p.m., and everyone is invited.
On July 2, the T.B. Thomas Golf Tournament begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. at the Hartsville Country Club, 116 Golf Course Road. Afterwards is the Chairman’s Reception by invitation only. From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. that evening is the Heritage Week Annual Dance at the Butler gym. Tickets are $15 at the door.
The Butler Heritage Week Parade is July 3 with line up at 9 a.m. on the Butler campus. Entry fee is $10. Grand marshals are the Rev. Iva D. Hodge and Wilbert Hodge. To place an entry in the parade, contact Lawrence Manning at (843) 332-0281.
Also on July 3 is a tour of designated buildings on the Butler campus conducted from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
At 12:30 p.m. July 3 will be a basketball game in the Butler gym. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for ages 6-12. From 2 to 7 p.m. that day following the game will be Family Day Tailgating at Butler Park. Vender spots available for $75, tent, grill and car spots for $10. Call Jeanine Heatley at (843) 857-0316 to reserve a spot.
July Fourth is the annual banquet at 6 p.m. at the Hartsville High School cafeteria. There will be a roll call of classes graduating from Butler High School. Admission is a $25 donation. Banquet tickets are available at Hines Florist. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Info: Pecolia J. Gove (843) 857-9074 or Alvin T. Heatley (843) 332-4522