Melon Events Calendar

Friday, June 14th

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   Opening Ceremony

5   p.m. - 7 p.m.

Court House Grounds

Free To   Enter Contests 

 

Presentation of the festival committees
  Chair and Co-chair


Presentation   of the speaker, grand marshal, and Melon Belles and Beaus

Palmetto State Bank sponsoring hot dogs and   drinks
 

  Free watermelon slices
  will be served.

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Crafts Contest Entry
  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Clemson Extension
 

Saturday, June 15th

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Movie Night
"The Sand Lot" 

Lake   Warren State Park

Beginning at dusk


Pre-movie Wiffle Ball - (details to come)


Free Admission
Free popcorn and   drinks provided 

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Crafts Contest Entry
  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Clemson Extension


Monday June 17th

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   Youth Parade

Line-up   @ 6:45 pm
  Parade @ 7:00 pm
  Judging along parade route


Line-up at 1st
Baptist Church Varnville

Free Admission

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Crafts Contest Entry

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clemson Extension

Free Admission

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Youth Dance w/DJ and   other kiddie activities

       7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Varnville Gazebo

Free   Admission 

Tuesday, June 18th

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Children's Day in the Park 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

   Walking Trail at
  Lightsey Park 


Free Admission 

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Arts & Crafts Judging

1:00   pm 

Clemson Extension

Free Admission

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Taste of Hampton County

7:00   pm

Wade Hampton High School

Children 6 and below Free
  Age 7 and up $5.00

Wednesday, June 19th

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   Arts   & Crafts
Contest Display

10:00   am -
  5:00 pm

Clemson   Extension


Free   Admission

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4-H -   FAA
Tractor Operating   Contest
3:00 - 5:00 pm


Behind the courthuse

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Pet   Show

5:30   pm - 7:00 pm

HC   Rec Dept., Varnville


Free   Admission

Thursday, June 20th

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     Battle of the Towns

7:00   p.m.

Wade   Hampton High School Football Field


Admission $4.00 

Friday, June 21st

Friday, June 21st

    Arts   and Crafts & Food Vendors

All   Day

Court   House Grounds

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Camper Registration

Call  803-943-8059

Polk's   Muffler

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Free Melon Slices

1:00   pm - 2:00 pm

Courthouse   Square
  Fountain

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Queens Reception
(Reigning & Former   Queens
  & Town Queens)

5:00   PM - 7:00 PM 

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Orangeburg   Line Dancers

7:30   PM - 9:00 PM

Lee   Avenue
  Hampton

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 Street Dance
 9:00 PM - 12:00   AM
Lee Avenue, Hampton
 

Saturday, June 22nd

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Arts   & Crafts & Food Vendors

All   Day

Courthouse   Grounds

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Parade Lineup

8:00 AM - 9:45 AM 

Pine St., Varnville

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Melon Judging

9:00 AM

Hampton   Gazebo

Free   Admission

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Parade

10:00   AM Hwy   # 278

Varnville to Hampton

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Free Melon Slices 

 12:00 - 2:00 pm

 Courthouse Square

Free   Admission

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Dignitaries' Luncheon

1:00 PM 

  Hampton 1st Baptist Church

By Invitation Only 

Live Entertainment FORTRESS &    VFBC Praise Band 

6 pm

Varnville 1st Baptist    Church Life Center Free Admission

Sunday, June 23rd

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   Festival Mud Run

Gates open at
  10:00 AM
  Racing Begins at 1:00 PM

Yemassee Mud Pit
  27890 Pocotaligo Rd.
  Yemassee, SC 


$15.00 a person
  10 and under free
  Rail Parking $20
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