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FOLKFabulous@theFair 2019 Day 4
October 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 10:00 pmFree with Fair Admission
Themes: Quilting (Mennonite Quilting) ~ Bluegrass Music ~ Old-Time Music and Harvest Dance ~
SC State Fair Oral History Listening Booth
11:00am-6:00pm – Lill Stoltzfus leads an interactive hand quilting activity in the Mennonite tradition.
2:30-3:30pm – Carolina Rebels bluegrass concert at the Pepsi Place Stage (Load in at 1:00, Sound check, 1:30-2:00)
6:30-10:00pm – Harvest themed contra dance with old-time music by Andy Brooks and the Carolina Relics. Beginners lessons at 6:30 and 8:00.
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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