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Join United Way of the Midlands for Caffeinated Conversations: The ABCs of Marketing to those that Serve on September 26 at 7:45 am. This interactive panel discussion is focused on providing the best ways local businesses can partner with and market their services to nonprofit agencies who are dedicated to improving the quality of life for every person in the Midlands. The panel...

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In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, the State Museum is opening a new exhibit, Saturday, Aug. 25, showcasing artifacts and fossils from its collection from the past 30 years. One iconic artifact or fossil, like the now famed Saber-Tooth Cat Skull, from each year since the State Museum’s grand opening in 1988 will be on display, some for the very first time. This 30th Anniversary exhibit...

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Meador Acres Fall Fest

Sep 26, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

We are excited to be hosting our First Annual Fall Fest on Saturday October 20 from 10am - 6pm.There will be walking tours of the Chestnut trees with an education & history of Chestnuts. Learn about honeybees and their importance to farming. Say hello to our farm ducks and chickens. We will have local vendors set up for you to shop early for Fall & Christmas and support local business. This...

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Fill in the Gap

Sep 26, 2018 - May 26, 2019

​Fill in the Gap is a unique exhibit featuring objects that have been acquired between 2013 and 2018. This addition to the State Museum's diverse collection reflects the individuality of South Carolina artists tied with elements in state history. This exhibition includes items from all disciplines represented in the museum’s collection of over 100,000 artifacts, including fossil finds,...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In the State Museum’s newest exhibit, South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 opening, Saturday, March 31, guests will explore life for South Carolinians during Reconstruction, a time of fundamental social, economic and political change. The end of the Civil War in 1865 may have given nearly 4 million slaves their freedom, but as guests will experience, the process of creating that...

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Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D

Sep 26, 2018 - May 24, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A mammoth new Ice Age branded 4D theatrical Experience, Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D, is showing Saturday, May 26 at the South Carolina State Museum 4D Theater.   This eye-popping adventure follows the beloved prehistoric squirrel Scrat on an epic odyssey in time-travel. From the Colosseum of Ancient Rome to the disco dance floor, Scrat survives everything from Excalibur to the Titanic as...

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This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Join us on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 4 PM - 7 PM for opening night for the 2018 season! We will have fantastic vendors with produce, eggs, baked goods, grits, and fresh chicken, as well as artisan vendors. Live music, food trucks, and children's activities are on the lineup as well. Follow our event for more information! Bring the family and help us celebrate spring.VENDORS INCLUDE:Murphy...

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Fall for WIP

Sep 26, 2018

Join United Way's Women in Philanthropy (WIP) on Wednesday, September 26 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the SC State Museum to officially kick off WIP's new fiscal year! Meet other WIP investors and learn about the positive change WIP is making in our community for women and children.  Meet other philanthropic women and learn how you can volunteer to make a difference. There will also be wine...

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Join Women in Philanthropy (WIP) on Wednesday, September 26 from 6 to 8:30 pm at the SC State Museum as the group officially kicks off a new year! Meet other WIP investors and learn about the positive change WIP is making in our community for women and children.  Meet WIP's Executive Committee members and learn how you can volunteer with Homeless No More, WIP's grant recipient, to...

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Award-winning photographer and chief White House photographer for President Obama, Pete Souza, will be this year's Buchheit lecturer. Souza will showcase his iconic photographs, giving us a behind-the-scenes account of his experience photographing two presidents (Obama and Reagan) and major world events.

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