Community fun all year long
Barnwell Elementary Veterans Day program
Barnwell Christmas Tree Lighting
Barnwell County Special Olympics
No matter what time of year it is, there is always something Community events special to do in Barnwell •Easter Egg Hunts County. There are festivals, Early to mid-April workshops, sporting events, •Stations of the Cross parades and special events. Good Friday Festivals include the Science, •Special Olympics Engineering, Technology and late spring Math (STEM) Festival in Williston in the spring, the Taste of Blackville •Relay for Life late spring (April 15, 2017) and Blackville Music and Arts Festival during the summer and fall months, as Christmas well as “mini” festivals on The Celebrations Circle in Barnwell. •Snelling - Tree Lighting The entire community gathers first Sunday after Thanksgiving at Veterans Memorial Park in •Barnwell - Tree Lighting Barnwell for the annual Fourth of Thursday after Thanksgiving; July celebration with fireworks. Christmas Parade - first All during the school year residents can be found cheering Saturday in December on their teams at local athletic •Kline - Tree Lighting - first events, both boys and girls, for the Sunday in December Barnwell Warhorses, Williston- •Williston - Christmas Parade Elko Blue Devils, Blackville- & Tree Lighting - first weekend Hilda Hawks or Jefferson in December Davis Academy Raiders. The recreation departments in the •Blackville - Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting city of Barnwell and towns of second weekend in December Blackville and Williston also offer several programs, such •Hilda - Christmas at the as basketball, cheerleading, Depot - December baseball and soccer, throughout the year. It’s not just local teams – Lemon Park draws Dixie Youth teams from across the state to play tournaments at the facility. On the rare occasion you can’t find a special event to attend, Barnwell County’s parks and natural resources offer a breath of fresh air. You can picnic at Kilkenny Park, take the kids to play at Lemon Park, go fishing at Lake Brown, walk around the track at Veterans Memorial Park or Snelling Town Park, or explore Barnwell State Park. Williston’s Town Park has playground and sports venues. Like to run? 5K and walk/run races are scheduled throughout the year as fundraisers or just for fun. Holidays are special times for Easter egg or Candy Cane hunts, parades, concerts, and Christmas tree lightings in every community. Additionally, non-profit organizations sponsor events such as Relay for Life, Back-to-School fairs, Mother-Son and Father-Daughter dances or workshops and much more.
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