Northeast Area Update | June 10

By Kasie Whitener, Northeast Area Council liaison
President & CEO Clemson Road Creative, LLC

Upper East Side, Columbia, S.C. – It is summertime already and the Famously Hot Columbia is already getting some fun stuff cooking! As you plan your backyard barbecues, think about coming by the Clemson Extension Campus Farmer’s Market for fresh ingredients.

Making your July 4th plans now? Don’t forget to include Village at Sandhill’s “Freedom Festival presented by Grow Financial Federal Credit Union.” The event begins at 1 p.m. with games, rides, balloon art, glitter tattoos, and inflatable rides for the kids. Stay for the duration and see exhibits by the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, live music from 5:30 until 9:30 and the Midlands best fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

“Freedom Festival presented by Grow Financial Federal Credit Union” is totally free and open to the public.

June 11, 2013

The Farmer’s Market is getting into full swing at the Clemson Extension campus on Clemson Road. Come out and meet local growers, crafters, and artisans. There’s live music, boiled peanuts, plants for the yard as well as soaps, breads, and veggies.

The Farmer’s Market is open from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. every Tuesday through September.

June 18, 2013

Quaker Steak & Lube will host the Northeast Area Business After Hours on June 18th. Come out for snacks, networking, beverages, and a chance to win prizes from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Quaker Steak & Lube is located at 941 Spears Creek Court in Elgin.

Spotlight Available

Want to see your business highlighted in the Northeast Update? Come out to a Business at Sunrise, Business at Midday, or Business After Hours event and drop your card in the fish bowl for a chance to win. I’ll run an exclusive post detailing your business offerings, personnel, and achievements.

Have some news about the Upper East Side to share? Leave a comment or send me a note via Twitter (@ClemsonRoad) or email (


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