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Meador Acres Fall Fest

Oct 16, 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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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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South Carolina State Fair

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

The South Carolina State Fair is a self-supported, charitable organization dedicated to educating South Carolina’s young adults and awards more than $300,000 in scholarships each year. The fair is the largest event in the state, welcoming more than 400,000 guests to the annual event each October, and features exhibitions from every county. The SC State Fair was organized in 1869 and maintains...

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Fill in the Gap

Oct 16, 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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Scarecrows in the Garden

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

Scarecrows will take over the Robert Mills House gardens! This free exhibit will feature handcrafted scarecrows made by local families, business, organizations and classrooms. On a stroll through the gardens this fall, you’ll see dozens of ghoulish, historic and colorful scarecrows.   We are now accepting scarecrow registrations to place a scarecrow on the grounds. In addition to being...

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Ice Age: No Time For Nuts 4D

Oct 16, 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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FOLKFabulous@theFair returns for its second year at the South Carolina State Fair with a calendar chockfull of musical performances, artist demonstrations, and hands-on activities. This year’s activities celebrate South Carolina’s vibrant pottery traditions, drawing on two exhibitions on display at McKissick Museum: “Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler” and...

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Helping adolescents make healthy decisions can be a challenging job. If you are a parent or any trusted adult, this workshop will improve your communication skills and provide resources for supporting young people. This training is presented by The SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and designed for adults. Parents should plan to attend without their children. Space is limited. Register...

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