If you would like to learn more about singing or liturgical dance, then you need to be in attendance during the Annual Springfield Missionary Baptist Singing Convention’s Annual Musical and Liturgical Dance Workshop. This event will take place at the McCormick County School Complex on Saturday, June 1 beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m.
There will be a great line-up of instructors to ensure for a productive learning experience. Areas of participation include: Hymn Raising – how to sing long, short and metered music taught by George Hatcher of Augusta, Ga.; Gospel and Contemporary Music for youth being taught by Joseph Wilson, Band Director; Praise and Worship music for adults to be taught by Tanisha Brisco of Martinez, Ga.; Gospel and Contemporary music for adults by Minister Al Bell of McCormick; Liturgical (Praise) Dance for youth to be taught by Shay Dansby of McCormick; Beginner Shape Note Music will be taught by Ervin Talbert of Edgefield and Claude Cartledge of Plum Branch and Intermediate Shape Note Music for persons with some knowledge of shape notes will be taught by Johnny Tolbert of Plum Branch and Robert Nelson of Greenwood.
Bag lunches will be available for $5 for adults and youth are free.
All participants will be exhibiting their new learned talents on Sunday, June 2 at the Cedar Spring Baptist Church at 3 p.m.
The workshop is free and open to everyone with a desire to learn.
For additional information, please contact Verda Musier at 864-443-5454 or Pat Johnson at 864-443-2612.https://www.themccormickmessenger.com/event/blueway-festival/
This free event will be bigger and better than ever. It will be held at Baker Creek State Park on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The day will start off with the Humane Society sponsoring a dog walk on the park trails, a kayak fishing tournament, and a mountain bike trail ride. The festival fairgrounds will come alive with an exciting Wakeboard Ski Show followed by several BMX Bike Stunt Shows, and Disc Dog performances. Music starts around mid-day and will continue into the evening. Craft beer from local breweries will be available throughout the event and there will be dozens of local exhibitors offering hands on activities and product trials and demonstrations. Mark your calendars for June 1 and encourage your friends and family to join us for this terrific outdoor event! See www.bluewayfestival.com or call 864-852-2835 for more information.