October 2012 Cultural Arts Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012



Summerville Walking Tours
The Summerville Dorchester Museum is offering two guided walking tours of Summerville (one of old planter Summerville and the other of West End and its railroad history).  Walks cover about a mile and take about an hour.  They are available daily by appointment.  For further information call 875-9666 or visit www.summervilledorchestermuseum.org.

The Autumn Tea Room at Bethany
October 1 - 6 and 8 - 12  11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Bethany United Methodist Church invites you to its Autumn Tea Room including a gift shop, fresh market, silent auction and lunch.
Contact information:  www.bethany-umc.com; 873-1230
Location: Fellowship Hall, 118 W. 3rd South Street, Summerville

The First Thursday Readers
Thursday, October 4  7 - 9 p.m.
The First Thursday Readers meet to discuss “The Dressmaker” by Kate Alcott. We will also discuss new books being published. The public is welcome to attend.  
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Perkins Restaurant, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Presents “An All Beethoven Concert                                                         
Sunday, October 7  4 p.m.
The Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents “An All Beethoven Concert,” featuring the CSO Ensembles Quintet for winds and a Septet. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students.   
Contact information:  CharlestonSymphony.org; 723-7529, Extension 110
Location: St. Paul’s Church, 316 W. Carolina Ave., Summerville

Friends of the Summerville Library Meeting                                                         
Tuesday, October 9  7 - 9 p.m.
The Friends of the Summerville Library meet to plan upcoming  events and fund-raising activities. The public is welcome to attend and become members.   
Contact information:  871-6440, CathysFOSL@aol.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

The Think Tank: Sharing Key Knowledge and Thoughts
Saturday, October 20  2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The Think Tank meets from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on October 20 at Atlantic Bread Company to discuss (in alternate months) ethical issues or new technology and opinion pieces from news articles or non-fiction books.  At the October 20th meeting, the group will discuss  the Presidential Candidates, Pros and Cons as portrayed in magazine articles. The alternate month, the Think Tank will read a book that makes you think. On November 17, the group will discuss “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.  The public is welcome to attend all meetings.  Please contact in advance of the meeting date so you can read the articles or the book before the meeting
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Atlanta Bread Company, Main Street, Summerville

It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club
Thursday, October 11 7:00-9:00 p.m. (NOTE: new day, we now meet on the 2nd Thursday)
It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club meets to discuss “Death Qualified” by Kate Wilhelm. Please note this book was changed from the planned one because we could not locate copies.  Upcoming publishing events will also be reviewed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Summerville Library.  Books can be picked up at the front desk of the library at no charge to the reader. If the books are all checked out, please notify the point of contact below. New members are always welcome.
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

Summerville DREAM Third Thursday
Thursday, October 18  5 - 8 p.m.
Summerville DREAM Third Thursday offers a variety of cultural events and an art walk for every interest.
Stores and restaurants remain open late to support Third Thursday.  
Contact information: (843) 821-7260 or info@summervilledream.org
Location: Downtown Summerville (Main Street, Short Central and Hutchinson Square)

The Flowertown Players Present The Hobbit
October, 25, 26 and 27  7 p.m.
October 27 and 28  3 p.m.
The Flowertown Players are performing The Hobbit on selected dates and times.
Contact information: Tickets are available for $7 for adults and $5 for children at the James F. Dean Theater Box Office or call
875-9251.
Location: James F. Dean Theater, 133 Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483

Romance Readers Book Club
Thursday, October 257:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Romance Readers Book Club meets to discuss “Carolina Home” by Virginia Kantra. You may ask for the book at the front desk of the library for the books, which are provided by the Friends of the Summerville Library.
Contact information: Anne Martell at annielzm@aol.com or Sylvia Vandertulip at sylviavsc@aol.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

The Summerville Community Orchestra Presents “From Bach to Broadway”
Friday, October 26  7:30 p.m.
The Summerville Community Orchestra will perform “From Bach to Broadway.”  Tickets are $10. All proceeds go to the SCO.
Contact information:  873-5339; www.summervilleorchestra.com
Location: Summerville Baptist Church, Summerville

The Summerville Dream Harvest Festival and Hayride
Saturday, October 27  6:30 p.m.
The Summerville Dream sponsors the Harvest Festival and Hayride. There will also be a display of seasonal
scarecrows on the square.
Contact information: (843) 821-7260 or info@summervilledream.org
Location: Downtown Summerville (Hutchinson Square)

The Singers of Summerville
Sunday, October 28  4 p.m.
The Singers of Summerville will perform an Afternoon of English Music including the Requiem by John Rutter and a chamber ensemble.  
Contact information: Tickets may be bought from members in advance, by contacting pamg@ftc-i.net, or at the door.  Tickets are $10
for adults and $5 for students.
Location: St. John the Beloved Church, 28 Sumter Avenue, Summerville 29483

Summerville Writers Guild
Monday, October 29  6:30 p.m.
The Summerville Writers Guild meets to share readings, news and to review writing in progress. Members donate $1 per meeting to support guild costs.  
Contact information:  Barbara Hill - (843) 871-7824 - hill2227@bellsouth.net
Location: Perkins Restaurant, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

The monthly Cultural Arts Calendar appears in the Summerville Journal Scene during the first or last week of the month.  Please submit cultural arts events to Sandra.baden@gmail.com by the 20th of the prior month for insertion in the Cultural Arts Calendar. You will need to separately enter your event into the Summerville Journal Scene web calendar if you want it to appear on the website or in the newspaper during the actual week of the event.


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