Things To Do

Trinity Bazaar

Oct 21, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 2 day(s).

Join us Oct. 20th for the 70th Annual Trinity Bazaar! It's a family-friendly event featuring homemade pickles, jams, relishes, baked goods and frozen foods, handmade needlework, art, crafts, gift baskets ready for giving, plants and garden decor, new and gently used clothing, furniture, and musical instruments. Come at 9am for the coffee and shopping, take a tour of the Cathedral, stay for...

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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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Fill in the Gap

Oct 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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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