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Pickens County Events

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February 2015

Pickens County Youth Arts 2015
Feb
28
Mar
26
Pickens County Youth Arts 2015 The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Schools of Pickens County will celebrate National Youth Arts month with an entertaining Visual Arts Exhibition. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

March 2015

CU SYMPHONIC BAND
Mar
3
CU SYMPHONIC BAND The Symphonic Band will present Steven Bryant’s Ecstatic Waters. This is music of dialectical tension. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Draw, Paint, Create with Jo Johnston
Mar
5
Apr
9
Draw, Paint, Create with Jo Johnston This class is designed for anyone who wishes to develop an individual project, jump-start a project that has been on hold, or learn some new techniques in a favorite medium. Must register by March 5th. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 12:00 pmregister now
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Clemson Little Theatre
Mar
5
Mar
8
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Clemson Little Theatre Jealous of her beauty, a wicked queen attempts to kill the fair Snow White. Location:  Clemson Little TheatreWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Mar
5
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Pickens County Youth Arts Month Opening Reception
Mar
7
Pickens County Youth Arts Month Opening Reception Elementary Schools will be celebrating from 10:00 a.m. until noon. A special “thank you” presentation to elementary schools will occur at 11:30 a.m. Middle Schools will be the highlight from Noon to 1:30 p.m. with a Middle Schools Award Ceremony at 1:00 p.m. High School kudos will cap off the day from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. with the High School Awards Ceremony taking place at 2:30 p.m. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 3:00 pmview event details
Pioneer Hearth Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth
Mar
7
Pioneer Hearth Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth Hands on class. Cook using your sense of sound and smell (no timers/no light bulbs). Manage the fire just like they did in the 19th century. This class focuses on everyday life and everyday meals in the winter in the Southern Appalachian mountains. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now
Championship Bull Riding
Mar
7
Championship Bull Riding It will feature junior, amateur and open bull riding. There will also be calf riding and mutton busting. Those who would like to compete can get booked by visiting the indoor arena on Mondays from 7-9pm. Location:  Pickens Indoor ArenaWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
SWAN LAKE: MOSCOW CITY BALLET
Mar
9
SWAN LAKE: MOSCOW CITY BALLET One of the world’s most outstanding classical ballet companies performs Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, a signature piece with exquisite choreography. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Introduction To Pastels with Erin Cronin-Webb
Mar
11
Apr
15
Introduction To Pastels with Erin Cronin-Webb Students will work on different textured surfaces, explore different methods of underpainting, and receive tips on framing and sources for the best supplies for the pastel artists. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  11:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME!
Mar
12
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME! The Reunion of Upcountry Families is a three-day event that includes speakers, computer classes and tours of local family history research centers and popular cemeteries. During the third day families will display genealogical research, pictures, Bibles, old documents and other ancestral memorabilia. Everyone is welcome. Location:  Captain Kimberly Hampton Memorial LibraryWhen:  1:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME!
Mar
13
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME! The Reunion of Upcountry Families is a three-day event that includes speakers, computer classes and tours of local family history research centers and popular cemeteries. During the main event, families will display genealogical research, pictures, Bibles, old documents and other ancestral memorabilia. Everyone is welcome. Location:  See Schedule - Some events in Pickens, Anderson, and CentralWhen:  10:00 am – 9:00 pmview event details
Exploring Watercolor – The Next Step  with Dale Cochran
Mar
14
Exploring Watercolor – The Next Step with Dale Cochran In this “next step” of his popular workshop “Exploring Watercolor”, Dale will demonstrate and guide you through the techniques of planning your compositions, mixing color and share his approach to using a layer­ing technique. This workshop is a day of painting and critique with one-on-one instruction, demonstration and class discussion Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 4:00 pmregister now
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME!
Mar
14
2015 Reunion of Upcountry Famlies - EVERYONE WELCOME! The Reunion of Upcountry Families is a three-day event that includes speakers, computer classes and tours of local family history research centers and popular cemeteries. During the main event, families will display genealogical research, pictures, Bibles, old documents and other ancestral memorabilia. Everyone is welcome. Location:  Southern Wesleyan UniversityWhen:  9:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Trapping Fish and Small Game – EarthSkills – Hagood Mill
Mar
14
Trapping Fish and Small Game – EarthSkills – Hagood Mill Time and energy conservation are two of the most important considerations in any wilderness situation where the need for high-calorie food becomes imperative. Must be 18 yr to register. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  9:00 am – 4:30 pmregister now
Third Annual BellFest at Devils Fork State Park
Mar
14
Third Annual BellFest at Devils Fork State Park Highlights of BellFest, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will include guided wildflower walks with Upstate Master Naturalists, live bluegrass music, guided boat tours of Lake Jocassee, guided woodland songbird tours, book signings by local authors, and good food. A silent auction is planned, in addition to many other events. Location:  Devil's Fork State ParkWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Mar
14
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Championship Bull Riding
Mar
14
Championship Bull Riding It will feature junior, amateur and open bull riding. There will also be calf riding and mutton busting.Those who would like to compete can get booked by visiting the indoor arena on Mondays from 7-9pm. Location:  Pickens Indoor ArenaWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
Hagood Mill's annual “KidsFest”
Mar
21
Hagood Mill's annual “KidsFest” Music starts at 12:00 noon. "Kids, come join the skiffle band with professional performer Buffalo Barfield". Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Championship Bull Riding
Mar
21
Championship Bull Riding It will feature junior, amateur and open bull riding. There will also be calf riding and mutton busting. Those who would like to compete can get booked by visiting the indoor arena on Mondays from 7-9pm. Location:  Pickens Indoor ArenaWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
CAMERON CARPENTER, organist
Mar
24
CAMERON CARPENTER, organist Described as the “extravagantly talented smasher of cultural and classical music taboos,” the imaginative and unconventional “classical organ rebel,” Cameron Carpenter, performs on a five-keyboard touring organ made exclusively for him. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop with Tradd Cotter
Mar
28
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop with Tradd Cotter An all day event. Mushroom lunch will be provided. Includes instruction a fruiting kit, and a shiitake log Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Sweet Mountain Delights (Baking) Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Mill
Mar
28
Sweet Mountain Delights (Baking) Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Mill Hands-on Hearth Cooking Class. Learn to prepare traditional southern Appalachian desserts as they were made in the mid-19thcentury. No standard measuring tools available. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now
Championship Bull Riding
Mar
28
Championship Bull Riding It will feature junior, amateur and open bull riding. There will also be calf riding and mutton busting.Those who would like to compete can get booked by visiting the indoor arena on Mondays from 7-9pm. Location:  Pickens Indoor ArenaWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details

April 2015

36th Annual Juried SC Artists Exhibition at Pickens County Museum
Apr
1
Jun
11
36th Annual Juried SC Artists Exhibition at Pickens County Museum Entries for the competition will be received starting April 1st SEE SCHEDULE in DETAILS. Prospectus available at link shown in details. Exhibition opens with reception and awards ceremony April 25th and show will continue through June 11th. Location:  Pickens Ccounty Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmregister now
Bluegrass Under the Stars Concert and Fireworks
Apr
4
Bluegrass Under the Stars Concert and Fireworks This event is planned in conjunction with the Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee. See detail listing for more information. Location:  TriCounty Technical CollegeWhen:  6:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Championship Bull Riding
Apr
4
Championship Bull Riding It will feature junior, amateur and open bull riding. There will also be calf riding and mutton busting.Those who would like to compete can get booked by visiting the indoor arena on Mondays from 7-9pm. Location:  Pickens Indoor ArenaWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Apr
7
CU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Furman University music professors and husband and wife duo, Christopher and Deirdre Hutton, perform Saint-Saëns’ delightful and inspiring The Muse and the Poet for cello, violin, and orchestra. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Apr
9
CU JAZZ ENSEMBLE The CU Jazz Ensemble, “The Jungaleers,” presents an eclectic evening of jazz from big band standards and swinging classics to funk charts and original tunes. Location:  Brooks Center for Perfoming ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
A Look Back at the Carolina Blues: at the Pickens County Museum
Apr
10
May
14
A Look Back at the Carolina Blues: at the Pickens County Museum Currently being developed: The Pickens County Museum, in conjunction with the Greater Clemson Blues Festival, is pleased to announce that “A Look Back at the Carolina Blues” will be on display during the months of April & May, 2015. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Steel Magnolias at Easley Foothills Playhouse
Apr
10
Apr
18
Steel Magnolias at Easley Foothills Playhouse This popular play concerns a group of gossipy Southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor where nobody’s secrets are safe Location:  West End HallWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Old-Timey Kitchen Gardens Class with Eliza A. H. Lord
Apr
11
Old-Timey Kitchen Gardens Class with Eliza A. H. Lord Learn hands-on about cabin homestead gardens and historic vegetables, fruits, herbs, and medicinal plants and their common uses. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Clemson BluesFest concert series opens with event at Hagood Mill
Apr
11
Clemson BluesFest concert series opens with event at Hagood Mill Hagood Mill is proud to open the Clemson BluesFest concert series by showcasing a true bluesman of great historical note, Andy Cohen. Music starts at 12:00 noon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Early Spring Mountain Hearth Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth
Apr
11
Early Spring Mountain Hearth Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth Prepare and eat some of the traditional spring greens and learn why foraging for greens was so vital in the life of mountain folk. Prepare traditional chicken and dumplings, churn butter, bake corn pone... Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now
The Basics of Homesteading with Eliza A. H. Lord
Apr
11
The Basics of Homesteading with Eliza A. H. Lord Come find out how to set up a homestead from scratch. We'll compare historical and modern methods of every aspect of a working homestead so that students can find out what it really means to be self-sufficient. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  2:00 pm – 4:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Apr
11
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Steel Magnolias at Easley Foothills Playhouse
Apr
12
Apr
19
Steel Magnolias at Easley Foothills Playhouse This popular play concerns a group of gossipy Southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor where nobody’s secrets are safe. Location:  West End HallWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details
POPS CONCERT
Apr
12
POPS CONCERT A variety of ensembles perform at the 16th annual “POPS” concert, the proceeds of which benefit the department’s scholarship fund Location:  Patrick SquareWhen:  5:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
TWELFTH NIGHT
Apr
13
Apr
18
TWELFTH NIGHT "If music be the food of love, play on…" Shakespeare's comic masterpiece is set against a background of romance and mystery. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
CU SYMPHONIC BAND & CONCERT BAND
Apr
14
CU SYMPHONIC BAND & CONCERT BAND The CU Concert Band and CU Symphonic Band present an evening of great and exciting music. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Greater Clemson Blues Festival
Apr
15
Apr
25
Greater Clemson Blues Festival We had a great time last year, and the Clemson Blues Festival is really going to kick it up a notch this year! While we get all the events for 2015 ready, check out all the fun we had in 2013 and 2014. Location:  Clemson SC and Surrounding AreaWhen:  10:00 am – 10:00 pmview event details
The Chattooga River- A Natural and Cultural History by A Program by Laura Ann Garren
Apr
16
The Chattooga River- A Natural and Cultural History by A Program by Laura Ann Garren Ms. Garren will cover a wide variety of topics about the river, including its unique biodiversity, cultural history, and its current use as a whitewater rafting and hiking destination. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  6:00 pm – 7:00 pmview event details
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES
Apr
16
CU WOMEN’S AND MEN’S GLEES The CU Women’s and Men’s Glees each perform repertoire from a variety of style periods. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Pickens Azalea Festival 2015
Apr
17
Apr
18
Pickens Azalea Festival 2015 Mark your Calendars! EVERYONE is invited. Original artwork by artists, multiple-stages where music is filling the air, Cruise-In, 5K walk/run, special activities for children, and a wide variety of food. Join in the FUN! Location:  Main Street When:  8:00 am – 8:00 pmview event details
Days of Wine and Roses at Clemson Little Theatre
Apr
17
Apr
26
Days of Wine and Roses at Clemson Little Theatre Successful Madison Avenue executive, Joe, pursues love with the beautiful, naïve Kirsten. Location:  Clemson Little TheatreWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Celebration of our Hagood Mill Volunteers
Apr
18
Celebration of our Hagood Mill Volunteers With music and folk dance we honor the many wonderful volunteers that make Hagood Mill third Saturday events happen. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
TWELFTH NIGHT
Apr
19
TWELFTH NIGHT "If music be the food of love, play on…" Shakespeare's comic masterpiece is set against a background of romance and mystery. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details
CU SINGERS
Apr
21
CU SINGERS The CU Singers is an elite, mixed-voice ensemble of selected students across all academic majors. Clemson’s premier choral ensemble performs literature from all stylistic genres. Location:  Brooks Center for the Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
CU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE & CU STEEL BAND
Apr
24
CU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE & CU STEEL BAND The percussion ensemble features contemporary drumming and percussion from around the world, as well as music for marimba ensemble. The steel band performs soca and calypso tunes, in addition to classical, pop, and Latin arrangements. Location:  Brooks Center for Performing ArtsWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Central Railroad Festival
Apr
25
Central Railroad Festival The festival features entertainment, food, music, arts and crafts vendors. Free entertainment for children will be the Fun Express, model train displays, a musical show, a balloon artist, a tractor train ride, face painting and a Thomas the Tank Engine display. Also open for free tours will be the Central Railway Museum. Location:  Downtown CentralWhen:  10:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Breakfast – Pioneer Mountain Style Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Mill
Apr
25
Breakfast – Pioneer Mountain Style Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Mill Hands-on. Enjoy a well-deserved traditional mountain breakfast of sausage gravy, grits, biscuits, freshly churned butter, baked apples and steaming coffee. Cook and clean without running water or electricity. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now

May 2015

Sunday Dinner Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Milll
May
2
Sunday Dinner Cooking Class with Carol Bozarth at Hagood Milll Hands-on class. Come for a spring Sunday dinner with all the fixin's....fried chicken, cream gravy, creamed corn, mashed Irish potatoes, sweet potato biscuits, fruit cobbler and whipped cream. Make it all by the fire without the use of running water or electricity. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:30 am – 4:00 pmregister now
Eighteenth Annual Blue Ridge Fest
May
8
Eighteenth Annual Blue Ridge Fest The Beach Night and Cruise-In on Friday features The Largest Cruise In in the Upstate with over 500 classic cars and exceptional bands featuring Beach Music. Location:  Downtown PickensWhen:  3:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
May
9
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop Participants will learn different methods to cultivate mushrooms, designing mushroom gardens, and composting with fungi. Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Ecosystems on the Homestead with Eliza A. H. Lord
May
9
Ecosystems on the Homestead with Eliza A. H. Lord Come find out the science behind a historical homestead and marvel at the instinctive genius of these pioneers. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 12:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
May
9
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Armed Forces Celebration at Hagood Mill
May
16
Armed Forces Celebration at Hagood Mill . This is one of the favorite days at the Mill. There will be special military exhibits, vehicles, and music. Music will start at 12:00 noon Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
The Mousetrap at Easley Foothills Playhouse
May
29
Jun
6
The Mousetrap at Easley Foothills Playhouse In this play, a group of total strangers find themselves stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm Location:  West End HallWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
The Mousetrap at Easley Foothills Playhouse
May
31
Jun
7
The Mousetrap at Easley Foothills Playhouse In this play, a group of total strangers find themselves stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm. Location:  West End HallWhen:  3:00 pm – 5:00 pmview event details

June 2015

Les Misérables at Clemson Little Theatre
Jun
5
Jun
21
Les Misérables at Clemson Little Theatre Sing and cry your way through 19th century France with Jean Valjean as he tries to find redemption in life after being released from prison in the midst of revolution, revolt, and heartbreak. Location:  Clemson Little TheatreWhen:  8:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Growing, Preserving, and Using Edible Flowers with Eliza A. H. Lord
Jun
13
Growing, Preserving, and Using Edible Flowers with Eliza A. H. Lord We'll be using seasonal blooms to adorn pastries, garnish salads, as a stuffed entree, and even in homemade pastas. Recipes will be sampled in class. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Jun
13
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Mycoremediation Workshop
Jun
20
Mycoremediation Workshop This intensive all day ?hands on course will give participants the skill level they will need to provide mycoremediation services for devastated habitats around residential sites, arms commercial properties, and superfund opportunities. Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Singer/Songwriter Day at Hagood Mill
Jun
20
Singer/Songwriter Day at Hagood Mill Upstate of South Carolina has many talented and original songwriters who are creating the folk music of tomorrow. This is the day that we salute these wonderful musicians. Music starts at 12:00 noon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics
Jun
25
Aug
20
Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: Contemporary Cherokee Ceramics Celebrating both tradition and contemporary innovation in one of the oldest, ongoing ceramic traditions in the world, This exhibit focuses on the works of 11 contemporary Cherokee potters. Organized and curated by the Asheville Art Museum Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Surfaces and Spaces: Photography Works of Cecelia Feld & Bruce Schlein
Jun
25
Aug
20
Surfaces and Spaces: Photography Works of Cecelia Feld & Bruce Schlein Highlighting a shared interest in what people write on pavements, walls and fences; acts of mark making the images will focus on how we engage with our environment and how light sources transform that scene. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

July 2015

Paper Making Workshop with Eliza A. H. Lord
Jul
11
Paper Making Workshop with Eliza A. H. Lord This class will learn hands-on how to make paper in a variety of ways, including how the original recyclers turned old cotton cloth in to rag paper. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Jul
11
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Banjo Extravaganza with Charles Wood.at Haood Mill
Jul
18
Banjo Extravaganza with Charles Wood.at Haood Mill Banjo Extravaganza with National Champion Banjoist Charles Wood. Music begins at 12:00 noon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

August 2015

Growing and Blending Your Own Tea (Herbal & Caffeinated)
Aug
8
Growing and Blending Your Own Tea (Herbal & Caffeinated) Students will learn about dozens of plants, when to harvest them, how to process them for tea, and the best recipes for dry tea blends. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Aug
8
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Jubilee at Hagood Mill
Aug
15
Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Jubilee at Hagood Mill This event salutes our religious heritage with old camp meeting songs, shaped note hymns, and traditional gospel from both Black and White traditions in our area. Music starts at 12:00 noon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

September 2015

Third Annual Dacusville Farm Show
Sep
5
Sep
6
Third Annual Dacusville Farm Show Held yearly on Labor Day weekend in September, this event has antique farm & tractors, hayrides, kid zone, antique demostrations, food, arts & crafts, classic cars, and steam engines. All day fun for everyone!Dacusville Farm Show is sponsored by Dacusville Heritage Association. Location:  Dacusville Farm ShowWhen:  8:00 am – 6:00 pmview event details
Water Media by Jo Ann Taylor at Pickens County Museum
Sep
10
Nov
12
Water Media by Jo Ann Taylor at Pickens County Museum A signature member of the International Louisiana Watercolor Society and many others, Jo Ann Taylor says that Plein Air Painting is one of her joys but that every day she paints in the studio using her “Mind’s Eye”. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Upstate South Carolina Printmakers Atelier at Pickens County Museum
Sep
10
Nov
12
Upstate South Carolina Printmakers Atelier at Pickens County Museum An exhibition of the Upstate South Carolina Printmakers Atelier portfolio of original prints in a variety of print media including lithography, intaglio, relief, screen-print and collograph. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Surviving on the Winter Homestead Workshop with Eliza A. H. Lord
Sep
12
Surviving on the Winter Homestead Workshop with Eliza A. H. Lord This hands-on, all-day class will teach students the basics of preparing for the winter on a homestead. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Sep
12
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Annual South Carolina State Fiddling' Championship at Hagood Mill
Sep
19
Annual South Carolina State Fiddling' Championship at Hagood Mill As autumn approaches and the leaves turn their brilliant colors, it signals the time for fiddle music in the mountains. Compitition, which is for the South Carolina Fiddling Championship, starts at 12:00 noon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

October 2015

Foraging, Cooking, and Preserving Wild Mushrooms - Eliza A. H. Lord
Oct
3
Foraging, Cooking, and Preserving Wild Mushrooms - Eliza A. H. Lord Students will learn how to use spore prints and dichotomous keys in order to be absolutely certain they are eating the correct mushroom. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 12:00 pmregister now
Historical Halloween Treats with Eliza A. H. Lord
Oct
3
Historical Halloween Treats with Eliza A. H. Lord Students will take home their turnip lanterns and a printed recipe booklet. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  1:00 pm – 4:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Oct
10
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Annual Storytelling Festival at Hagood Mill
Oct
17
Annual Storytelling Festival at Hagood Mill The hills around the Hagood Mill will echo with the whispers, howls ‘n hollers of some of the Southeast’s best storytellers sharing bits about all sorts of folks, funnies, cultures and places. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

November 2015

Wild Fermented Foods Part 1 with Eliza A. H. Lord
Nov
7
Wild Fermented Foods Part 1 with Eliza A. H. Lord Learn 2 historical mountain recipes using traditional crocks and one eastern introduction. Pound cabbage into sauerkraut, salt gherkins into sour pickles, and brew tea to make Chinese kombucha. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Wild Fermented Foods 101 Part 2 with Eliza A. H. Lord
Nov
7
Wild Fermented Foods 101 Part 2 with Eliza A. H. Lord We will continue with our hands-on fermenting class from the morning session. Apple cider vinegar was a valuable ingredient on the homestead and most people made it themselves. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  2:00 pm – 5:00 pmregister now
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Nov
14
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Feel free to bring side dishes or snacks. Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  2:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Native American Festival at Hagood Mill
Nov
21
Native American Festival at Hagood Mill This event celebrates our Native American heritage. A number of groups from Catawba to Cherokee are represented, including individuals born and raised here as well as those who have more recently made South Carolina their home. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Trapping Fish and Small Game – EarthSkills – Hagood Mill
Nov
29
Trapping Fish and Small Game – EarthSkills – Hagood Mill Time and energy conservation are two of the most important considerations in any wilderness situation where the need for high-calorie food becomes imperative. Must be 18 to register. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  7:01 pmview event details

December 2015

Jim Creal: South Carolina Coastal Lithograph Project
Dec
5
Feb
11
Jim Creal: South Carolina Coastal Lithograph Project This exhibit is dependent upon project status.His South Carolina Coastal Lithograph Project consists of original, stone-drawn, hand-printed, lithographic images devoted to capturing the mood, spirit and rich diversity of South Carolina's coastal habitats. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain
Dec
12
Table Rock State Park’s Music on the Mountain Bluegrass Jam Sessions – Table Rock State Park Lodge - Public Welcome - come enjoy the fun! Show the Holiday spirit and bring a covered Christmas dish to share! Location:  Table Rock State Park LodgeWhen:  11:00 am – 6:00 pmview event details
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill
Dec
19
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill Deep in the Appalachian soul reverbs the the lilting melodies of the Celts; the Irish, the Scots, and the Scotch- Irish ancestors of Blue Ridge Mountain folk. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details