2017-11-08 / Burke Happenings

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The Burke County Farm-To- School Program will hold its weekly Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion located on 855 Liberty St., Waynesboro. The farmers market is now accepting EBT payments.

The Burke County High School Fine Arts Department and JROTC will present a Veterans Day program in the J.D. Smith Auditorium at BCHS at 2:15 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free and special event.


Masquerade – Experience the Frenzy! A five dollar jewelry and accessories sale will be held in the front lobby of Burke Medical Center 7 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday. Proceeds will benefit Burke Medical Center Volunteers. Cash, credit/debit cards and payroll deductions will be accepted.


The women of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church will hold their fall bake sale 9-10:30 a.m. (until sold out) in the St. Michael’s Parish Hall, located at 515 Liberty St., Waynesboro. The sale will include goodies made from scratch, such as cakes, pies, cookies, appetizers, soups, and casseroles ready to bake. Come early for best selections.

The music and story of the late Ray Charles will be brought to life as the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series presents Kenny Brawner in “Ray on My Mind.” Brawner, an Augusta native, will show off vocal and piano skills in jazz, funk, R&B and the blues as he portrays Charles and demonstrates the great impact he brought to the world of music. The show, sponsored by Hawk Law Group and funded in part by The Fox Theatre Institute and Georgia Presenters, will be held at the Burke County High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available now and may be purchased at Burke County Library, www.burkeconcert.org or www.iTickets.com or at the door. For information, call 706.437.0070. Since the show falls on Veterans Day, the WBCS is offering a $15 veteran/ military ticket special with ID that will be available at the door. Regular ticket price is $25.


The Waynesboro Toastmasters will meet at 5 p.m. at 841 Jones Ave., Waynesboro. Visitors are invited to attend for education, fellowship and fun. District 14 Director John Simmons’ DTM vision “Leading Inward, Outward, Onward” will be used throughout the year as a reminder for self-development. For more information, visit D14toastmaster.org or toastmasters.org.


Free diabetic teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m. The course is designed to help diabetics learn how to better control their diabetes through healthy eating. Participants should eat before they come and are encouraged to bring along their partners or anyone who helps with food preparation. Please enter through Emergency Room waiting area. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged. Call 706.554.4435.

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