All things cornbread
S.C. CORNBREAD FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at North Main (2800 block) and Newman streets. Cornbread cook-off contest, classic and contemporary car show, cornbread eating contest, Cornbread Classic corn hole tournament, live entertainment, Cornbread Festival pageant, karaoke, Corn Muffin play land and more. $5; ages 6-12, $3; active military with ID, age 75 and older, age 5 and younger, free. (803) 786-7232; http://sccornbreadfestival.com
>>> AUTO SHOWS
MUSTANG AND FORD SHOW: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Jim Hudson Ford, 1201 W. Main St., Lexington. Join the folks from the Central South Carolina Mustang Club for the 37th annual event featuring a raffle, door prizes, food, music and classic cars. Registration 9-11:30 a.m., $25; Pony Corral or display only, $15. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, SC.
>>> GO GREEN
RECYCLING: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Crayton Middle School, 5000 Clemson Ave. Sponsored by Richland County Solid Waste & Recycling and the City of Forest Acres, the event will offer county residents an opportunity to responsibly dispose of electronics, small appliances, scrap metal and tires; document shredding will also be available. (803) 576-2446 or (803) 782-4719
Good and for a good cause
SWEET & SAVORY: 6-9 p.m. Thursday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Fundraiser for Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter will feature local chefs competing for best savory hors d’oeuvres and best sweet treats. Advance tickets are $35; couples, $60; $40/$70 at the door. http://palmettoplaceshelter.org/sweet-savory/