Best of the rest: Events for September 12 and beyond
9/11: STANDING FOR OUR HEROES CEREMONY: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Lexington County 9/11 Memorial. This service is a collaborative effort with members of law enforcement, fire service, EMS, officials, local pastors and community members participating to remember those who lost their lives during the September 11, 2001 attacks while also showing support for first responders who serve the residents of Lexington County at all times. A combined Honor Guard with members of the Lexington Police Department, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, Cayce Department of Public Safety, and Lexington County Fire Service will post and retire the Colors. Emergency vehicles from local law enforcement, fire service, and EMS will be on display at the event. Refreshments will be provided by Eggs Up Grill in Lexington and Lexington Florist will provide the wreath for the event. 205 East Main St., Lexington.
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“APP4THAT”: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday at The South Carolina State Museum. Explore how smartphone applications have changed the way we live in a brand new exhibit. Travel through time and learn how applications (apps) have changed the way we listen to music, how students learn, or how families interact with each other. The exhibit will even take guests on a journey over 100 years through the evolution of film. General admission, $6.95 for children 12 and under, $7.95 for seniors and $8.95 for adults. 301 Gervais St.
“MADAME MAGAR: TEXTILE ARTIST & MILLINER EXHIBIT: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday at the South Carolina State Museum. Low country artist Leigh Magar’s Palmetto Flag Quilt will be on display at the museum for the first time ever in this new exhibit. Also on display, are handmade hats created by Magar from her time studying and working in New York City and her store Magar Hatworks in Charleston. Magar’s hats have been sold across the globe from South Carolina to Japan. General admission to the museum is $6.95 for children 12 and under, $7.95 for seniors and $8.95 for adults. 301 Gervais St.
HECK THE DOLLS WITH CHARDONNAY AUDITION: 7 p.m. Monday at American Legion Post 193. Cold readings from the script written by Lou Clyde and directed by Jim DeFelice. Remember Becky and Sue and their holiday misadventures involving turkey necks and Black Friday shopping in Chapin’s original 2014 production of ’Tis the Season? Well, Chapin’s version of Lucy and Ethel are baaa-ack in Lou Clyde’s extension of their hilarious holiday adventures. Sue, now a bored, lonely resident of Aged Oaks Retirement Home, entertains her teenaged granddaughter, Emma, with raucous trips down memory lane as she recalls holidays past spent with her best friend, Becky. In the process, she reminds us all that the stresses of the holidays usually result in the best and funniest of memories of life. Roles for 8 people – 6 women, 2 men. Sue Griffin: a woman in her 70’s, living in a retirement home; younger Sue: 48-year-old mom of 2 kids; Emma Hanner: 17-year-old granddaughter of Sue; Becky Hayes: 39-year-old best friend of Sue; Bob Griffin: 49, married to Sue; Scott Hayes: 41, married to Becky and Best Buy Guy; Rhonda: 50-year-old radiation tech and Shopper #1 and Carole: Shopper #2 and Retirement Home Announcer. Show Dates: Nov. 17, 18, 19 and Dec. 9, 10, 11. 102 Lexington Ave., Chapin.