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Due to popularity of Field trips offered by Pineville Parks & Recreation, we will sign up Pineville residents for the first 2 weeks. If there are any seats left we will then open it up to non-residents.

 

 

April Field Trip

Cline's Country Antiques

Donald Cline has always had a love for old things. Living on land that has been in his family for 200 years has nurtured his love and respect for the past.  With diverse degrees from poultry science to economics, and even a time in the Navy Reserves, he wasn't quite sure what he wanted to do with his life. He enjoyed attending the many rural auctions in the area and started collecting by the truck load. It quickly outgrew his home and barn. In 1975, the family decided to quit farming. With numerous barns now empty, Don collected even more. In 1977 he opened Clines Country Antiques on the old home place in Mt. Pleasant, North Carolina. In 1980 he left his teaching career to devote all his time "junk". 

 In the 30 years that he has operated, he has been involved supplying decor and signage to many restaurants. Cline's Antiques has provided set decor and props for many major movies such as "The Color Purple."

    In 1986, he co-authored "Buying and Selling Antiques: A Dealers Inside View."  He has been featured in numerous newspaper articles, magazines such as "Our State," and on Home and Garden TV.

    Cline hates to throw anything away.  He knows that somewhere, someone may need or want that very thing. This is not a "prissy" place. Come dressed prepared to rummage and wander over acres of things.

When:  Thursday April 26, 2018

Time:  We will leave the center at 9am. We will stop for lunch and be back around 3:30pm.

Cost:  There is no cost for this trip.  Just bring money for shopping and lunch.

Come by the community center to reserve your seat, limited seating available. 704-889-2400


May Field Trip

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is the Carolinas’ Garden for all seasons, providing guests a chance to reconnect with nature and to create lifelong memories with friends and family. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, a garden store and nature trails await the visitor.

When: Thursday May 17, 2018

Time:  We will leave the Community Center at 9:30am. We will stop for lunch and be back around 3pm.

Cost:  Adult:  $13 / Senior 60+:  $12 (lunch cost not included)

Limited seating available – Come by the Belle Johnston Community Center to reserve your seat. 704-889-2400