The Weekend Agenda
Saturday July 1st Travelers Rest
9-11AM Travelers Rest (TR) Farmer's Market
Kids Patriotic Bike Ride and Rosie the Riveter Salute! Kids decorate your bikes and enter the contest for the best patriotic display. Moms: dress up like Rosie the Riveter and be recognized for your patriotism!
10:30 AM TR Farmer's Market: Iron Disorders Institute Iron Butts and Knuckles Ride: to raise awareness about iron disorders: iron deficiency anemia and hemochromatosis, a condition of too much iron in the body. Ride with Representative Mike Burns who helped make July Iron Disorders Awareness Month in the state of South Carolina.
Don't forget to buy your Cow Patty Bingo ticket! Proceeds help fund The Lions Club FREE eye clinic.
Sunday July 2nd: 2-4PM History Mystery Tour: A Journey through history to learn mysterious facts about our communities along the Swamp Rabbit Trail: portions finished and portions planned. The Journey begins in TR at the Historical Society Museum and ends in Slater-Marietta. Details and Rules are provided at the museum. Be prepared for delays. Lots of fun planned!
Prior to the tour visit churches in the area (check websites for summer schedules):
TR United Methodist (on the Swamp Rabbit Trail) 10AM service
And plan to have dinner at one of the eateries open on July 2nd (this list will be updated)
Cafe at Williams Hardware (TR)
Whistle Stop (TR)
Big Boys Buffet (Marietta)
Monday July 3rd
Beechwood Farms Fun Day 10AM to 2PM Kids games, rides, get veggies and friendly faces.
Moon Boom Festival 7PM Across from Beechwood Farms Bring your blankets and lawn chairs! BUT: No Dogs, booze, smoking, personal fireworks or "Foul-foul-filth and Foul" Language on the field. Marietta Smiles Secret Service Team will on duty.
Contests: Miss Sweetheart, Moon Pie Eating, Frozen Tee-shirt; Tim's BBQ, cold watermelon, snow cones and corn-on the-cob; Game area for Blow Bubble Run, Tug-o-War, Football, Frizbie and Beach Ball toss. Entertainment and Fireworks!
Fireworks Sponsors: The Slater-Marietta Lions Club, Marietta Smiles and You!
Field Parking $10 carload; no charge for walkers! Lots of parking in the community.
7PM Colors presented; all contest entrants must be registered before colors arrive!
Marietta Smiles works with its neighbors to help promote activities, events and happenings in Northern Greenville County.
Let us know if you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help us with upcoming events or if you are interested in projects that enhance the appearance of Marietta's Miles!
Moon Boom! Weekend is a signature event for the communities of Northern Greenville County. The City of Travelers Rest, Slater, Marietta, and Cleveland, South Carolina join together with organizations and businesses such as The Lions Club, Beechwood Farms, The Bank of Travelers Rest to bring people to the area to enjoy a weekend of fun and learn about the offerings of these communities. Marietta Smiles and The Slater-Marietta Fire Department oversee the activities to assure compliance with codes, policies and use of logos. Proceeds of the event help fund the Slater-Marietta Lion's Club FREE eye care clinic and the Slater-Marietta Fireman's Fund. Churches in Slater, Marietta, Cleveland and TR can exhibit for free as long as they provide volunteers for set up and clean up..
If you have an interest in being a vendor, a volunteer, or a sponsor, let us know. If you have an inquiry about the organization and wish to review its financials, use the check box selection below.