Special Events

Light of Love

The Woman’s Club of Clayton (TWCC) will host a Lights of Love fundraiser on Saturday, February 11, 2023, 6 – 9pm, at the Clayton Town Square. Purchase a luminary in honor or memory of a loved one. Luminaries will be lit around Town Square the night of the event. There will be a Food Truck and violinist entertaining. The cost is $20 for each luminary. Funds raised from this event will be used to fund community-based projects and scholarships. To purchase one or more luminaries, call Rachel Masimore at 443-846-4315.
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Taste of Carolina

The Woman’s Club of Clayton (TWCC) major fundraiser, Taste of Carolina, will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Farm at 42 on Hwy 42 East, Clayton. The dining event showcases the best food from local restaurants, all in one location. Those attending will sample “taste-size” portions from the restaurants’ menus and participants will vote on a People’s Choice award for their favorite restaurant. In addition, culinary judges will determine awards for Most Original, Best Dessert, Best use of Local Ingredients and Best Presentation. Doors open at 6:00pm. Food will be served from 6:00pm – 8:30pm with awards presented at 8:30pm. There will be a Silent Auction, DJ, dancing, 50/50 Raffle. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Event ends at 10:00pm. The cost is $65/person.
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There are also opportunities to purchase sponsorships as follows:
Platinum Sponsor $1000 (includes 4 tickets to event)
Gold Sponsor $500 (includes 2 tickets to event)
Silver Sponsor $250 (includes 1 ticket to event)
Bronze Sponsor $100

Pay Online    or contact lmascia@twccnc.org
 

Murder Mystery Dinners 2023

Murder Mystery Dinner – The Woman’s Club of Clayton hosted two seatings of a Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser on Friday, January 13, 2023 and Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the TWCC clubhouse, 109 Church Street. The murder mystery was enacted by Clayton Theatricals and music was provided by the Claytones. Each evening the sellout crowd enjoyed a delicious meal and actively participated in determining who was the murderer.

Some of the wonderful Clayton Theatricals actors
The “Murderer” is carried away!
The Claytones from Clayton High School provided awesome music enjoyed by all
TWCC members Margaret Lee and Nancy Maynard (event Co-Chairs) and Betsy Grannis, TWCC President, present a check for $300 to Clayton Theatricals
Wine and Beer bar was managed by Brenda Gay and Sandy Nesselrode

Small Town Gala 2022

The club’s major fundraiser was held Saturday, March 19, 2022 at the Farm at 42. The event featured a catered buffet, cash bar, music, dancing, and a Reverse Raffle with a grand prize totaling $10,000.00. Additionally, many ‘second chance’ prizes were awarded throughout the evening. Funds raised from this event play an integral role in the continued success of our organization and will be used to fund community-based projects and scholarships.

TWCC President Betsy Grannis welcomes everyone and gets the Reverse Raffle started
Special guests Mayor Jody McLeod with his lovely wife and State Representative Donna White
TWCC members pull and track reverse raffle numbers with help of DJ Mike Brock
Three of four winners – Faye Brooks, Michael Grannis and Marie Monsees win $2500 each
15 awesome items were on the Silent Auction
TWCC members enjoy the evening – Dixie Brady, Maribeth Bailey, Nancy Maynard and Patti Farmer

The Woman’s Club of Clayton Events Held at Main Street Community Garden


During 2021, The Woman’s Club of Clayton, in partnership with Main Street Community Garden, transformed the Main Street Community Garden into a wonderful playground for kids during Easter, Halloween and Christmas. Thousands have visited the garden during these special events.

Easter Celebration – Kids enjoyed the chicken coupe with live chicks

Easter Celebration – Kids loved the Easter Bunny (TWCC members Nancy Maynard and Brenda Hill)

Easter Celebration – Pin the cottontail on the bunny! (TWCC members Brenda Gay and Rhonda Nielsen)

Halloween – Garden transformed into Stallings Station Graveyard full of ghosts and goblins

Halloween – Stallings Station Graveyard

Christmas – Garden transformed into Candyland and kids can play the game and get candy at the shack when complete

Christmas – Snowmen in the Garden with TWCC member Trish Perna

Christmas – Larger than life Candyland characters in the Garden

Spring Fling Brunch & Fashion Event


The Woman’s Club of Clayton held this fundraiser on March 7, 2020 at Brick & Mortar, 217 E. Main Street, Clayton. Guests enjoyed a wonderful brunch, lovely spring fashions presented by Belk’s, additional fashion displays from Dylan’s, Yellow House and Unique Gifts by Jacquelynn, silent auction, door prizes and fun! Pictured above Candace Penny, one of the models for the event. Other models are pictured below.


Betsy Grannis, Spring Fling Brunch and Fashion Show Co-chair
Mother and Daugher, Becky Stewart and daughter Kayla Davis

Dianne Carroll, Spring Fling Brunch and Fashion Show Co-chair

Sunday Penny

Sarah Brooks

Mary James

Mary Ellen Causby

Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee’s daughter Becca Nelson

Judy Ryan

Jean Barnes

Faye Brooks
Dianne Carroll and Jeanne Stewart

Small Town Gala Fundraiser 2019

Small Town Gala: Honoring Clayton’s 150 Years – A Fall Fundraiser: The Woman’s Club of Clayton hosted the first ever “Small Town Gala” which was held Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Farm at 42. Funds raised from this event play an integral role in the continued success of our organization and will be used to fund community-based projects in our town of Clayton. This year a major portion of the funds raised will go to the Clayton Community Recreational Foundation:Harmony Playground and Christmas Kids Project (a joint project of The Woman’s Club of Clayton and Clayton Civitan Club).

The event featured a catered buffet, cash bar, music, dancing, a Casino Night, Diamond Dip, and a Reverse Raffle with grand prize totaling $10,000.00. Additionally, many ‘second chance’ prizes were awarded throughout the evening. The event was very successful and we want to thank all of the organizations and individuals who purchased sponsorships.

TWCC members Margaret Lee and Brenda Hill are greeted by Representative Donna White who portrayed Clayton resident from 150 years ago, Mrs. Stallings

Mayor Jody McLeod addresses the audience
TWCC member Jo Howard looks on as Susan Johnson wins the Diamond Dip including a 1/2 carat diamond and $200 certificate from Main Street Jewelers to mount the diamond
TWCC President, Donna Steele, presents check to winner of Reverse Raffle. The top 2 decided to split the $10,000 prize
The Woman's Club of Clayton