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FOLKFabulous@theFair 2019 Day 3
October 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 8:30 pmFree with Fair Admission
Themes: Fashion Upcycling (Project Freestyle) ~ Quilting ~ Drum Circle ~International Influences ~ Indian Diya & Rangoli ~ SC State Fair Oral History Listening Booth
11:00-6:00pm – Project Freestyle leads demonstration of upcycling techniques and shares details of work with survivors of trafficking in India and South Carolina.
11:00-6:00pm – Jugnu Verma leads hands-on art making of diya and Rangoli.
11:00-8:30pm – Quilting exhibit and oral history listening booth
7:00-8:30pm – Community Drum Circle outside Rosewoods with Columbia Community Drum Circle.
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.
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