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FOLKFabulous@theFair 2019 Day 8
October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pmFree with Fair Admission
Themes: Quilting (hand quilting) ~ Jubilee Singing ~ SC State Fair Oral History Listening Booth
11:00-6:00pm – Quilting exhibit and oral history listening booth
12:00-2:00pm – Jubilee singing performances by Traditional Arts Apprenticeship participants Claudia Williams and Naomi Samuel, who will also lead a community singing experience.
2:30-6:00pm – Henhouse Ministry quilters lead a hand quilting activity.
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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