Melon Events Calendar

Friday, June 14th

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   Opening Ceremony

7 p.m. - 9 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
 All entries must be registered at the Clemson Extension Office by noon on

Monday, June 14 - June 17,  from 1-5pm.

 

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
   Entries will be on exhibit from 

Tuesday, June 18 th  

– Thursday, June 20 th from 9:00

am – 5:00 pm at the Clemson Extension Office located at 12 Walnut Street E.

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Performance by:

Black Bottom Biscuits

Location:  

Open Arms Fellowship

402 Hoover St N

Hampton, SC

Time: 7:30pm  

Admission: $10

Sponsored by: HCWF & 

Brunson's Lions Club


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 

Judging, June 17 Th after 2 pm

 at the Clemson Extension Office located at 12 Walnut Street E.

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 Contest Display 

Display, June 18th - 19th 9am - 5 pm; June 20th 9-4 at the Clemson Extension Office located at 12 Walnut Street E.

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

Entries will be on exhibit from 

Tuesday, June 18 th  

– Thursday, June 20 th from 9:00

am – 5:00 pm at the Clemson Extension Office located at 12 Walnut Street E.

Free   Admission

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Fishing Contest 

6 am - 2 pm

Shelter #2 Lake Warren state park

Must be present to win door prizes

$5 entry fee

All fish must be brought 

for weigh in by 2pm

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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 

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Hampton County Museum

Open 2 pm - 5 pm

View Indian Artifacts

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Arts   & Crafts Contest Display

Owners pick up their entry:

Thursday, June 20th 4 pm to 5 pm

from the Clemson Extension Office located at 12 Walnut Street E.

Free   Admission

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 Carnival

6-10pm

Nevemar Site:

 1 Nevemar Place 

Hampton SC 29924

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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Crafts Contest

Owners pick up their entry:

Friday, June 21st 9 am to 4 pm

from the Clemson Ext.

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Reigning and Former Queens,

Town Queens and Invited Guests.

 Hazel Resident

 424 N Railroad Avenue

 Brunson, SC

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

 

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Hampton County Museum

Open 2 pm - 5 pm

View Indian Artifacts

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Carnival

6-10pm

Nevemar Site:

1 Nevemar Place 

Hampton SC 29924
 

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 

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Live Entertainment FORTRESS &

VFBC Praise Band @ 6 pm

Varnville 1st Baptist

Church Life Center Free Admission

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Festival 5K

Saturday June 22nd, at 8:00 AM.  

Registration is $30, price increases after June 6th. Registration will be at the HC Gazebo across from the HC Courthouse. Packets can be picked up on race day only beginning at 6:30 AM and lasting until 7:30.  Race start and finish is on Elm Street directly across from the courthouse.  Awards will take place in Nell Lightsey Park Gazebo after the race.  

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Carnival

6-10pm

Nevemar Site:

1 Nevemar Place 

Hampton SC 29924

Sunday, June 23rd

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   No Festival Mud Run this year.

(our apology, see you next year)
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Attend the church of your choice