Get cooking and get moving with 4-H Healthy Movers this summer!! Each week via email you will receive a short healthy lifestyles lesson, a recipe that teaches new cooking skills, and a physical activity challenge to get you up and moving! The activities will go for eight weeks. There is an option to purchase an activity tracker (similar to a Fitbit) or you can register for free. Registration is due June 16th.
Contact or with any questions!
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4-h-healthy-movers-session-2-tickets-107592568268
Laurens County Chamber of Commerce
Industry and Agriculture Tour
Mark your calendars for the Annual Laurens County Industry and Agriculture Tour! Spend a fun day learning more about the industry and agriculture thriving in Laurens County! The day starts off with coffee and donuts at the Laurens County Farm Bureau, next a tour at Alupress and then a tour of Teknor Apex before lunch at the Owing's Community Center. The afternoon will consist of a tour of Willis Farm and Windy Knolls Farm, and lastly some ice cream to cool off from a wonderful day! RSVP Required. $20 per person, or $30 per couple!
August 23 - 25
137 Fairgrounds Rd, Laurens SC 29360
The Laurens County Youth Livestock Show will be August 23 - 25, 2018 at the Laurens County Exchange Club. There is an opportunity for all 4-Hers at this show, not just livestock exhibitors. There will be a poster contest, art, dog, rabbit, meat goat, dairy, and beef show. Information on each of these shows can be found in the show packet. Entry forms must be post marked by August 10, 2018! Contact the Laurens 4-H for more information at 864-984-2514 or email@example.com.
4-H Club & Project Poster Show-August 23, 4:00 PM Youth Art Show–August 23, 4:00 PM Youth Dog Show–August 23, 5:00 PM Youth Rabbit Show- August 23, 6:30 PM Youth Meat Goat Show–August 24, 6:00 PM Youth Dairy Show–August 25, 10:00 AM Youth Beef Show – August 25, 2:00 PM.
Click here for the Laurens County Youth Show Catalog and Livestock Show entry form.
Presbyterian College, Harrington-Peachtree Amphitheater, 503 S Broad St, Clinton SC 29325
AGAware is a program that seeks to promote and educate the next generation of young, beginning, small and underserved farmers. AGAware is comprised of three divisions:
Downtown Laurens Farmer Market
June 9 - August 25, Saturday Mornings 8 AM - 12 PM
Downtown Laurens Historic Square
Support your local farmers by buying local produce, honey, meats and more! Visit the Laurens Farmers Market and Think Local! For more information, or to participate, contact the Main Street Laurens Office at (864) 984-2119.
April 27, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
April 28, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ghost Creek Gourd Farm, 2108 Ghost Creek Rd, Laurens
Gourd art for sale by artist. Classes taught by various artists. For classes, go to GhostCreekGourds.com then to Ghost Creek Gourd Fest Classes.
Laurens County AGweek
March 19 - 24
Laurens County, SC
The National Ag Day programs believes that every American should value the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a strong economy. Here in Laurens County, we celebrate a full week of agriculture to educate our community on the value of agriculture in their daily lives! Visit the AGweek section of this website, or the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Facebook page to stay informed all week!
Quarterly Great Laurens County Clean Up
Laurens County, SC
Get your bags and vests ready to help keep Laurens County Beautiful! Pick your location, call the Chamber (864-833-2716 Dianne Wyatt or firstname.lastname@example.org) and let us know where you will clean up, and how many volunteers. You can stop by the Chamber during business hours to pick up vests, gloves and bags. After, let us know how many bags of trash were collected! Tag your funniest trash picture with the hashtag #keeplaurenscountybeautiful and you could win a prize!
Laurens County Spotlight On Agriculture
March 14, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church - 410 E Carolina Ave, Clinton, SC 29325
Spotlight on Agriculture is sponsored yearly by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service Advisory Committee for Laurens County. The Purpose of the vent is to focus attention on various aspects of agriculture and related community concerns specific to Laurens County. It is also a time to pay tribute to our farmers, their families, and their contributions to our county. Contact our Laurens County Clemson University Cooperative Extension office for more information: 219 W Laurens St, Laurens SC 29360 or 864-984-2514
4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference and Camp
If you will be a rising Sophomore or Junior or 7th or 8th grader in the summer and want to make a difference in your community while enhancing your leadership skills, the 4-H Pinckney Leadership Program is for you! You do not have to be a current 4-H member to attend.
Two high school sessions on Clemson University’s campus: June 16 – 22 and July 21 – 27.
Two middle school sessions: June 23 – 28, 2019, at Camp Long- near Aiken, SC and July 14 – 19, 2019 at Camp Bob Cooper- near Summerton, SC (just off I-95)
Join the mission! Journey to Mars: A 4-H Space Adventure is an at-home STEM kit you can use to explore what it will take to get humans on Mars. Your exploration can begin by signing up for your camp kit and starting your Journey to Mars!
You do not have to be a current 4-Her to participate! Camp is geared towards youth between the ages of 9-13 but is open to all youth. Contact email@example.com with any questions!
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/journey-to-mars-a-4-h-space-adventure-virtual-camp-tickets-108918446004