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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

Spring Porch Series
Jun
15
Jun
29
Spring Porch Series Every Wednesday, starting April 6th- June 29th, drop in at the farm from 5-8pm for our weekly Porch Series. Location:  Greenbrier FarmsWhen:  5:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
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
Adult’s Painting Class with Renee Gillespie
Jun
21
Aug
2
Adult’s Painting Class with Renee Gillespie Beginners or experienced painters will enjoy painting with watercolors or acrylics in an encouraging studio environment. Each student will choose the subject of their painting and receive individual instruction at each class. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 1:00 pmregister now
Childrens Summer Art Classes with Renee Gillispie
Jun
21
Aug
2
Childrens Summer Art Classes with Renee Gillispie Artistic youth (10yr-14yr) will be encouraged to develop & refine their art skills & creativity while they learn painting and drawing techniques to create their works of art. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  2:30 pm – 4:30 pmregister now

July 2016

CLEMSON FARMERS MARKET TO HOST FIRST FRIDAY
Jul
1
CLEMSON FARMERS MARKET TO HOST FIRST FRIDAY Music, vendor demonstrations, product sampling, and giant inflatable for kids! Bring a chair, relax, and enjoy the upbeat sounds of Larry Williams and Friends. Location:  Patrick Square Village GreenWhen:  3:00 pm – 6:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
2
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun!! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Easley Firecracker Frolic 5K, 28th running!
Jul
4
Easley Firecracker Frolic 5K, 28th running! Pick Up packets July 3- 5-7pm at Academy Sports - see details. To run in celebration of our freedom and liberty, one of which is the joy of running! Location:  Old Market SquareWhen:  6:30 am – 4:30 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
4
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Annual Mycoremediation Workshop at Mushroom Mountain
Jul
9
Annual Mycoremediation Workshop at Mushroom Mountain This is an intensive two-day course. Check the Mushroom Mountain website for specific details and to register Location:  Mushroom MountainWhen:  9:00 am – 5:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
9
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Great Green Adventure Camp
Jul
11
Jul
15
Great Green Adventure Camp Please register by July 1. This camp has a half day option as well as a full day: 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m. half day, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. full day. Suggested age: 6-12. Location:  Hanson Nature Learning CenterWhen:  8:00 am – 3:00 pmview event details
Banjo Extravaganza Featuring Nitrograss with Charles Wood
Jul
16
Banjo Extravaganza Featuring Nitrograss with Charles Wood Music at its best - Workshop - Milling - Demonstrators -Petroglyph Site open and lots of fun for all. Mark your calendars and plan to visit. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
16
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Full Moon Hikes - Buck/Ripe Corn Moon
Jul
19
Full Moon Hikes - Buck/Ripe Corn Moon Sounds and sensations of a full-moon night. Location:  Discovery Center/Museum Parking LotWhen:  8:15 pm – 9:45 pmview event details
Summer Art Workshops with Jo Johnston
Jul
21
Summer Art Workshops with Jo Johnston This very special class will be offered on four different dates. Select one of the dates today, register, and plan to attend. Class is offered: Thursday, June 23rd, again on Saturday, June 25th, Thursday, July 21st, and Saturday, July 23rd. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 3:30 pmregister now
Nature tales from around the World
Jul
21
Nature tales from around the World Join educator Sue Watts for a fun romp around the globe through nature-based folktales, fables and traditions. Location:  Fran Hanson Visitor Center LawnsWhen:  7:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
Making Scents of Insects
Jul
22
Making Scents of Insects Please register by July 5. Take a close-up look at bees, butterflies, and more during a garden insect investigation. Location:   Nature Learning CenterWhen:  2:30 pm – 4:30 pmview event details
Summer Art Workshops with Jo Johnston
Jul
23
Summer Art Workshops with Jo Johnston This very special class will be offered on four different dates. Select one of the dates today, register, and plan to attend. Class is offered: Thursday, June 23rd, again on Saturday, June 25th, Thursday, July 21st, and Saturday, July 23rd. Location:  Pickens County Museum of Art & HistoryWhen:  10:00 am – 3:30 pmregister now
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
23
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL WORLD SERIES 2016
Jul
26
Aug
2
BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL WORLD SERIES 2016 Again in 2016 - for one week - Easley, SC becomes the baseball capital of the World! Location:  J.B. "Red" Owens Sports ComplexWhen:  10:00 am – 10:00 pmview event details
Stroller Struts -Colors in Nature
Jul
29
Stroller Struts -Colors in Nature Begin with a story and then set off on a Garden walk. Location:  Garden AmphitheaterWhen:  10:00 am – 11:00 amview event details
Hunt Cabin Open House: Beating the Heat
Jul
30
Hunt Cabin Open House: Beating the Heat This will be a fun-filled day! Location:  Hunt CabinWhen:  10:00 am – 2:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Jul
30
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details

August 2016

Super Senses Mini- Camp
Aug
1
Aug
3
Super Senses Mini- Camp Please register by July 22. Suggested Age: 5-10 Location:  Hanson Nature Learning CenterWhen:  8:00 am – 12:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Aug
6
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Aug
13
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Nature tales from around the World
Aug
18
Nature tales from around the World Join educator Sue Watts for a fun romp around the globe through nature-based folktales, fables and traditions. Location:  Fran Hanson Visitor Center LawnsWhen:  7:00 pm – 8:00 pmview event details
Full Moon Hikes - Sturgeon/Fruit/Drying Up Moon
Aug
18
Full Moon Hikes - Sturgeon/Fruit/Drying Up Moon Sounds and sensations of a full-moon night Location:  Discovery Center/Museum Parking LotWhen:  8:15 pm – 9:45 pmview event details
The Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Revue at Hagood Mill
Aug
20
The Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Revue at Hagood Mill This will be a fun-filled day. More details will follow. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
Amphitheater in Pickens
Aug
20
Amphitheater in Pickens Come enjoy the fun! Location:  AmphitheaterWhen:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pmview event details
Stroller Struts - Butterflies Flutter By
Aug
26
Stroller Struts - Butterflies Flutter By Begin with a story and then set off on a Garden walk. Location:  Garden AmphitheaterWhen:  10:00 am – 11:00 amview event details
Garden Creativity: Garden Painting Party
Aug
26
Garden Creativity: Garden Painting Party Please register by August 22 for this fun class. Location:  Nature Learning CenterWhen:  4:00 pm – 7:00 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

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 This is an exciting day at the Mill. More details will be posted as available. Location:  Hagood MillWhen:  10:00 am – 4:00 pmview event details
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 This is a very preliminary posting to get things started on the 37 Annual SC Juried Art Show and answer some of the first questions and dates before the prospectus becomes available. Mark your calendars. 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
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