Anderson County, S.C. (July 15, 2020) – As COVID-19 continues to impact the normalcy of life and the CDC’s recommendation to maintain social distancing and given much consideration, Anderson County has decided to cancel the annual Celebrate Anderson community concert. 

This decision was difficult. However, we want to do our part to protect our residents’ health and safety and are taking precautions to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in our community. 

“We are counting the days to Celebrate Anderson 2021 when we will gather to celebrate our community together again,” said Tommy Dunn, Anderson County Council Chairman.


Town center will host weekly yoga, boot camp, hip hop step and other wellness activities.

To promote physical and mental well-being during this uncertain time, Anderson Mall will host a weekly Summer Sweat Series. Beginning on July 14th at 9am, 3 times a week, Anderson Mall will host local Certified Trainers from Chosen Fitness to offer free fitness sessions on the lawn beside JCPenney.  For a full schedule of session, visit

To help reinforce social distancing measures, guests should bring their own yoga mats, towel and water. Mats will be placed six feet apart while on the lawn, if you desire to wear a mask please bring one with you prior the start of class. Chalking off spots, directing people to parking spots as well as sanitization stations will be available. 

The Summer Sweat Series, sponsored by The Blood Connection, will include:

·         Self Defense Class

·         Hip Hop Step-Getting back into the groove of things

·         Bend & Brew – meditate and sample local craft brews, coffee and kombucha

·         Stretch & CBD – explore the benefits of yoga and CBD oil through sampling and information sessions

·         Body Boot Camp

·         Agelessness-Exploring tips for seniors exercise success

“In the midst of the pandemic and uncertainty we are facing, we know that many Anderson County residents are feeling both physically and emotionally exhausted,” said Chunsta Miller, General Manager. “We’re excited to offer Anderson Mall as a space where our community can come to safely relax and recharge.”

Anderson Mall remains focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. In the continued need to address COVID-19, the town center has proactively implemented additions to the Code of Conduct, effective immediately and until further notice.

These additions include the following guidelines:

  • Practice social distancing and stay at least 6 feet (2 meters) from other people.
  • Covering your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover is recommended.
  • Do not gather in groups.
  • Adhere to each individual tenant’s COVID-19 policies.
  • Adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, recommendations and mandates regarding COVID-19.

The Code of Conduct is posted at the Center and available online.

Anderson Mall’s already rigorous disinfectant and cleaning practices will also continue many times per day, including periodically disinfecting areas most susceptible to the spread of germs. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers are located in highly trafficked areas and walkways for public use.

For additional information on Anderson Mall and the Summer Sweat Series, please visit or on Facebook  @AndersonMallSC

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The Anderson Arts Center is hosting an exhibit reception on Friday, July 10, 6:30-8:30 pm for the Anderson Artists Guild Membership Show. The reception is sponsored by Knobel Investments.

The Anderson Artists Guild (AAG) is a group of aspiring and accomplished artists dedicated to celebrating and promoting the arts. The Guild offers monthly membership meetings and provides opportunities for artists to show and sell work; learn from area, regional and nationally known artists; enjoy social events, open studio activities and workshops; and become involved in community arts projects.

Approximately 120 pieces of art have been submitted for the membership show, and awards will be presented at the opening reception.

In addition to the Guild exhibit in the main galleries of the Arts Center, father and son duo, Frank and Nat Morris, will have their works on display in the Atrium Gallery. Nat Morris has served as a board member for the Anderson Arts Center, and his work has been accepted into the Arts Center’s Annual Juried Show numerous times.

The public is invited to attend the reception for both of these wonderful exhibits, and both exhibits will be open to the public through August 14. Also, please plan to peruse the Bay 3 Artisan Gallery located in the Arts Center Warehouse.

While viewing the exhibit, the Anderson Arts Center encourages social distancing, using hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting the building, and wearing face masks at your discretion.

For more information, please call 864.222.2787, visit us at, or find us on Facebook or Instagram.