Area residents who like barbeque and bluegrass music will want to make plans to attend a benefit for the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation on Sat., Oct. 13, from 6-9 p.m. at The Farm at Ridgeway, Highway 21 South.
George King, South Carolina’s 2012 barbecue champion and pit master of Can’t Quit Smoking, will be grilling tasty barbecue with all the fixings.
“We’re planning a fun, family-friendly evening at the farm, centered around a fabulous stable,” said event chair Phyllis Nichols Gutierrez.
Among the evening’s entertainment will be bluegrass bands, Knox Station and Country Buddies, along with a silent and live auction.
“Here’s good opportunity to get a jump on your holiday shopping with some truly unique gifts,” Gutierrez said. “Besides, it will provide some good deals for a good cause.”
Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of equipment such as a treadmill for the Rehabilitation Services department at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, she said.
Tickets are available at the Blythewood Visitor Center, (Thur.-Sat); Cotton Yard Market, Ridgeway; Prices Drugs, Winnsboro; Fairfield Memorial Hospital lobby, or by mail from the FMH Foundation, P.O. Box 1156, Winnsboro, SC 29180. Tickets are $30 each or $50 per couple.
Children 10 and under are $10 and children under 6 are free. (with an adult).
Patrons should make their donation checks to FMH Foundation. The Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization.
For more information, call 803.608.5510