Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween, Part Two

I’d like to clear up a bit of confusion. The Visitors Center has recently been deluged with calls from people wanting to know…is Halloween on Saturday this year, or on Sunday?  What is the proper night for sending the kids … Continue reading

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Random Musings

These days, one has to look where one’s going when heading into the main drive of Swan Lake.  Trucks and cherry-pickers abound as City crews get ready for one of the biggest events of the year, the Fantasy of Lights.  … Continue reading

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Oompah, Oompah…

Beer…bratwurst…polka…  Tickets are flying out the door for  October 15’s first-ever Oktoberfest on Main, presented by Hamptons restaurant and with additional sponsorship by First Citizens Bank and Stokes-Craven Automotive.  From 6-10 p.m., Main Street is the place to be for … Continue reading

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“Conjunction Junction, what’s your function?”

The lobby of the Sumter Opera House seems an unlikely place for a spontaneous outbreak of nostalgia, but it has been known to happen.  I recently helped with an orientation for some new residents, and the panel included representatives from a variety … Continue reading

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