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Pickens County Events

Check the calendar often to see what new events and festivals are just around the corner.

May 2016

Rediscovering Fort Prince George Exhibit
May
17
Sep
9
Rediscovering Fort Prince George Exhibit The public is invited to an opening reception on June 18th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm for this Fort Prince George exhibit and the “Unseen: Street Scenes” photography show by J. Michael Johnson. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

June 2016

Unseen: Street Scenes; photography by J. Michael Johnson
Jun
18
Sep
9
Unseen: Street Scenes; photography by J. Michael Johnson Opening reception June 18th 2:00-4:00 pm. Plan on visiting the show, it will run through Sept 9th. Location:  Pickens County Museum of When:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

August 2016

Pickens Outdoors Festival
Aug
27
Pickens Outdoors Festival The City of Pickens will hold an all-day outdoor festival to highlight the Pickens area's outdoor sports offerings. Location:  Town Creek Bike ParkWhen:  8:30 am – 10:00 pmview event details
Hunt Cabin Open House: Nineteenth Century Grocery Store
Aug
27
Hunt Cabin Open House: Nineteenth Century Grocery Store This will be a fun-filled day! Location:  Hunt CabinWhen:  10:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Aug
27
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details

September 2016

Dacusville Farm Show
Sep
3
Sep
4
Dacusville Farm Show Mark your calendar for a fun-filled day! Location:  Dacusville Farm ShowWhen:  8:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Adult’s Painting Class with Renee Gillespie
Sep
6
Oct
25
Adult’s Painting Class with Renee Gillespie Each student will choose the subject of their painting and receive individual instruction at each class. Instruction will be based on the painter’s skill level and beginning painters may begin with basic painting exercises. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Youth Art Class with Renee Gillespie
Sep
6
Oct
25
Youth Art Class with Renee Gillespie Youth (ages 10-14 years) will be encouraged to develop & refine their art skills & creativity while they draw and paint items they set up in a still life. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  3:30 pm – 4:30 pmregister now
CAROLINA SONGWRITERS SERIES
Sep
9
CAROLINA SONGWRITERS SERIES As part of their performances, the award-winning song writers, Tim James, Kendell Marvel, and Dylan Altman will share the stories behind their hits.. Location:  Liberty Civic AuditoriumWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details
Full Moon Hikes - Harvest/Nut Moon
Sep
16
Full Moon Hikes - Harvest/Nut Moon Sounds and sensations of a full-moon night Location:  Discovery Center/Museum Parking LotWhen:  7:30 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
Annual South Carolina State Old Time Fiddling Championship  at Hagood Mill
Sep
17
Annual South Carolina State Old Time Fiddling Championship at Hagood Mill There will be cash prizes for competition in the senior and junior “Old time fiddle” categories, senior and junior “open” categories as well as old- time string band, old- time banjo, and guitar categories....read details. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmregister now
20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale
Sep
20
Oct
15
20x20 Invitational Clay Exhibit and Sale Clay Different Ways - Date for Gala to be determined Location:  The Arts Center of ClemsonWhen:  10:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

October 2016

 37 Annual SC Juried Art Show
Oct
1
Dec
1
37 Annual SC Juried Art Show Due to the pending repairs and upgrades to the Museum, the Juried Art Show that was to be held in October is cancelled. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
 Storytelling Festival at Hagood Mill
Oct
15
Storytelling Festival at Hagood Mill Music, Storytelling, - all makes for a fun-filled day. More details will be posted as they become available. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Full Moon Hikes - Harvest Moon
Oct
16
Full Moon Hikes - Harvest Moon Sounds and sensations of a full-moon night. Location:  Discovery Center/Museum Parking LotWhen:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
Cluster for Kids Oyster Roast.
Oct
22
Cluster for Kids Oyster Roast. Friends of Pickens County Guardian ad Litem Cordially invites you to Our 3rd annual Cluster for Kids Oyster Roast. Location:  Arran Farm – Home of Daniel & Janice LeeWhen:  5:00 pm – 9:00 pmview event details
3rd Annual Campfire Social Charity Event
Oct
27
3rd Annual Campfire Social Charity Event Greenbrier Farms hosts 3rd Annual Campfire Social Charity Event. Featuring Live Music, Multiple Chefs and Breweries! All proceeds will benefit Project Host. Location:  Greenbrier FarmsWhen:  6:30 pm – 9:30 pmview event details

November 2016

Mushroom Cultivation Workshop
Nov
12
Mushroom Cultivation Workshop This is an all day mushroom cultivation workshop, please check mushroom mountain website for exact times and to register. Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Native American Celebration at Hagood Mill
Nov
19
Native American Celebration at Hagood Mill This is one of the Mill's largest events. More details will follow soon. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

December 2016

TRIO
Dec
1
TRIO A fundraiser with Clemson Free Clinic Location:  The Arts Center of ClemsonWhen:  10:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Cultivating Edible Mushrooms Holiday Mini-Workshop
Dec
3
Cultivating Edible Mushrooms Holiday Mini-Workshop Check time on Mushroom Mountain website and to register. Need a unique present this year for the holiday? Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  10:00 am – 12:00 pmview event details
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill
Dec
17
Ed Harrison Memorial Celtic Christmas at Hagood Mill Make a visit to the Hagood Mill part of your Christmas tradition. More details will be posted as they become available. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details

March 2017

Youth Art Month
Mar
4
Mar
30
Youth Art Month We want to be able to expand the Youth Art event across a larger part of the school system. Do check back to see how these events develop as more details become available. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details

April 2017

Upstate Comics at their BEST
Apr
8
Jun
9
Upstate Comics at their BEST Gregbo Watson and five fellow published illustration artists will present an amazing show. Opening reception will be Sat., April 8th 2p-4p. Mark your calendar. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
2017 Greater Clemson Music Festival
Apr
22
Apr
30
2017 Greater Clemson Music Festival Mark your calendars - we are working on some very exciting music performances. Check back often. Location:  various places throughout Pickens CountyWhen:  10:00 am – 10:00 pmview event details

May 2017

A Smithsonian Exhibit: The Way We Worked
May
6
Jun
18
A Smithsonian Exhibit: The Way We Worked We are pleased to announce that the Humanities Council has selected Pickens County Museum to host the Smithsonian exhibit “The Way We Worked". Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details