With at least a 50% chance of rain on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, avoiding the raindrops could be a fun thing to do this weekend. If you’re not nimble enough, we’ve compiled a list of 3 things to do this weekend that will keep you indoors and dry.
There is an endless supply of fun things to do in the Pee Dee. You can visit the Florence Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website – www.visitflo.com – for a complete list of events.
Here are Morning News’ 3 things to do this weekend to stay dry and have fun.
1 Orleans is “Still the One” to be seen Friday night at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in downtown Florence, 201 S. Dargan St. The American pop rock band had great success in the mid-1970s with “Dance With Me and “Still the One”, which appeared on their albums “Let There Be Music” and “Waking and Dreaming” in 1975 and 1976. The group continued to produce albums and tour over the years. , “New Star Shining,” is out in 2021. Tickets are still available for the Orleans concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m.. You can contact the Performing Arts Center box office at 843-661-4444 or go online to order at fmupac.org/tickets/. The box office is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 90 minutes before a performance.
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2 You don’t have to go to the beach to see a shark. The 2004 DreamWorks animated film “Shark Tale” premieres at 8 p.m. Friday for Movie At The Market. The comedy will be presented at City Center Farmers Market, 200 Sanborn St. in downtown Florence. If it rains, the screening will be moved to the Barnes Street Activity Center, one block from the City Center Farmers Market. Shark Tale was released in theaters on October 1, 2004. It features the voices of Will Smith, Jack Black, Robert De Niro, Renee Zellweger, and Angelina Jolie. It tells the story of a fish named Oscar who falsely claims to have killed Frankie, the son of a shark mob boss named Don Lino. Admission and popcorn are free. Candy and drinks will be on sale for $1. Movie At The Market is sponsored by the Department of Recreation, Athletics and Sports Tourism of the City of Florence.
3 “Well, you can have your yams. You can have your collard greens, but if you want to please my little one, you better make butter beans. – The B-52s. If you want to find out why the band from Athens, Georgia wrote a song about butter beans, visit the Pee Dee State Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for the butter bean tasting. The Pee Dee State Farmers Market will feature butter beans on Saturday, including samples of this week’s recipe – butter bean hummus. While you’re at it, grab a bag of butter beans and a free recipe card. The Pee Dee State Farmers Market, 2513 W. Lucas St. in Florence, is a 45,000 square foot farm shed stocked with agricultural and horticultural products.
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