Down the Road - Events

May 30

Abner Creek Baptist Church, Greer, and the Foothills Antique Power Association will host the 25th annual Power from the Past show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring the family to see antique tractors, hit-and-miss engines, gospel music, crafts and more. Special kids play area from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring a bounce house and games. Open to the public; admission is free.

May 31

Heath Springs Baptist Church, Heath Springs, concert by The Heritage Quartet, 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-577-7314.

June 7

Ebenezer Baptist Church, West Union, 100th anniversary, featuring homecoming and “Old Fashioned Sunday.” Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker: Ronnie Wald, pastor of Snow Creek Baptist Church and a former member of Ebenezer. Special singing and lunch immediately following the service. Friends, family, former members and former pastors are invited.

June 7-12

Red Dam Baptist Church, Hardeeville, “Camp Kilimanjaro” Vacation Bible School, 6:30-9 p.m. Open to the public. For early registration, visit or call children’s pastor Calvin Smith at 843-684-0826. Registrations received by June 1 are automatically entered into a drawing for a $10 Walmart gift card.

June 7-12

First Baptist Church, Ridgeway, community Vacation Bible School “Blast Off,” 6-8 p.m. (dinner at 5:30 p.m.).

June 7

Heath Springs Baptist Church, Heath Springs, will celebrate Founder’s Day, marking 126 years of ministry. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with a concert by King’s Cause. Guest speaker: Richard Harris, interim executive director-treasurer of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. A Legacy Walkway will be dedicated in front of the church. Friends, members, and former members are invited. For more information, call 803-577-7314.

June 15-19

First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, “Journey off the Map” Vacation Bible School, 4K-6th grade. Register at

July 6-10

First Baptist Church, Spartanburg, and Pine Cove Christian Camps are sponsoring “Camp in the City,” a summer day camp program for 5K-5th grade, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities include games, skits, climbing walls and water slides. For more information, visit