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FOLKFabulous@theFair 2019 Day 1
October 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pmFree with Fair Admission
This year, our signature folklife festival celebrates South Carolina’s rich textile arts heritage, including Native American, African American, and Mennonite quilting traditions, in conjunction with the McKissick exhibition “Piece by Piece: Quilts from the Permanent Collection”. You’re invited to participate and engage with artists and cultural traditions that make the Palmetto State home! Come to the Rosewoods Building to enjoy arts displays, demonstrations and hands-on craft activities, concerts and hands-on music workshops. You won’t want to miss the chance to try your hand at making a story quilt block or contribute to our yarn-bombing display. FOLKFabulous 2019 is free with SC State Fair admission.
Themes: Yarn Bombing~ Quilting (Quilts of Valor) ~ SC State Fair Oral History Listening Booth
12:00-6:00pm – Yarn Bombers of Columbia cover Rosewood columns; host an open stitching circle; and give interview in Home Arts area
12:00-6:00pm – Quilts of Valor lead visitors in creating red, white and blue quilt blocks to contribute to one of their quilts for veterans.
12:00-6:00pm – Quilting exhibit and oral history listening booth
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