Laurel Posey

Family Fun & Literacy Day at the Kaminski House Museum

Join us on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum in historic Georgetown, SC for Family Fun & Literacy Day on Saturday, October 23rd from 1-3 p.m. This event promotes literacy by presenting local storytellers. The event will also feature autumn crafts & games and spooky treats.

Laurel Posey

4th Park Circle Art Walk

The artists and neighbors of Park Circle present the 4th Park Circle Art Walk, October 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. This COVID-friendly, homegrown event was brought to life to connect artists and art-lovers alike to the community. This is a walking, biking, golf-cart-friendly event with plenty of open space to social distance. Over 60 artists will display their works in their front yards throughout the community. We’ll also have some talented artists from outside Park Circle who will set up in front of the Station, and Craft and Canvas. Plus, local delicious food vendors will be in attendance, so you can snack while you shop.

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Harvest Festival

Fall fun for all ages! Enjoy a kids' zone with games, crafts, face painting, interactive drumming, and inflatables; an artist market featuring local makers; a pop-up pumpkin patch where you can buy and decorate your gourd on-site; trick-or-treating on the street with free treat bags for kids 12 & under (4 p.m. to 6 p.m. while supplies last); costume contests with categories for youth, groups, and pets (starts at 6 p.m.); and live music by PopRockCult. Co-sponsored by Park Circle Business Collective, Park Pets, and the City of North Charleston. Rain or shine. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free Admission/Free Parking. Olde Village area of North Charleston (located on East Montague Avenue near Park Circle).

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UofSC Fall Literary Festival with Jacqueline Woodson

The 2021 University of South Carolina virtual Fall Literary Festival welcomes children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson, poet Robyn Schiff and Aminatta Forna, novelist and memoirist. Woodson will give a virtual reading Wednesday, October 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. Jacqueline Woodson is a children’s and young adult book author best known for Miracle's Boys and her Newbery Honor-winning titles Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way. After serving as the Young People's Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017, she was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2018 - 19. She was recently named a MacArthur Fellow and received the Hans Christian Anderson Award in recognition of lifelong achievement and lasting contribution to children's literature.

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UofSC Fall Literary Festival with Robyn Schiff

The 2021 University of South Carolina virtual Fall Literary Festival welcomes children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson, poet Robyn Schiff and Aminatta Forna, novelist and memoirist. Schiff will give a virtual reading Wednesday, October 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. Robyn Schiff is the author of three poetry collections: Worth, Revolver and A Woman of Property. A Woman of Property was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, named a best book of the year by The New Yorker and the Chicago Tribune and selected as an Editors’ Choice at The New York Times. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The New Republic, A Public Space, Boston Review, Black Warrior Review and elsewhere. Schiff is also co-editor of Canarium Books, a small press dedicated to the publication of books of poetry.

Laurel Posey

UofSC Fall Literary Festival with Aminatta Forna

The 2021 University of South Carolina virtual Fall Literary Festival welcomes children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson, poet Robyn Schiff and Aminatta Forna, novelist and memoirist. Forna will give a virtual reading Wednesday, October 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. Aminatta Forna is the author of four novels - Happiness, The Hired Man, The Memory of Love, and Ancestor Stones - and the acclaimed memoir The Devil that Danced on the Water. Her fiction has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award and the PEN Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and has been short-listed for the Neustadt Prize, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the IMPAC Award, and the Warwick Prize. Her work has been nominated for the European Prize for Fiction. Forna is currently a Lannan Visiting Chair at Georgetown University.

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Artisanville – A New Fine Art/Fine Craft Show

Coming to the Greenville Convention Center, November 6-7, 2021, for the second time, a unique Fine Art and Fine Craft Show – Artisanville: A Community of Artists. This two day show has been designed to appeal to a wide audience that loves true handmade and original fine art and fine craft. The promoters of the show are veterans of the art festival scene and want to bring to Greenville (known for its vibrant art appreciation) a show that is exceptional in both exhibitors and price points. Over 120 juried artists - mainly from our regional area of South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, who have not had the opportunity to present their art to this area - are scheduled to appear. Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival

It’s time to Reinvent America. At the Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can step back in time and meet five brilliant American game changers. Create a new nation with Ben Franklin. Turn darkness into light with Thomas Edison. Spark the Electrical Revolution with Nikola Tesla. Set the stage for cell phones & Wi-Fi with Hollywood’s Hedy Lamarr. And like Rosa Parks, demand your Civil Rights. There will be great story-telling, lots to laugh about, and deep secrets revealed. You’ll have questions. And they’ll be answered because It’s not just history – it’s personal. All shows outdoors and free. September 3-12 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mauldin Cultural Center Outdoor Amphitheater.

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16th Annual “Come To Leicester” Studio Tour

For the 16th year in a row, artists in the small community of Leicester, NC will open their studios to the public for the annual "Come to Leicester" Studio Tour. This free, self-guided event is held every third weekend in August, and this year’s tour dates are August 21 & 2, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Visitors choose their own tour stops using a printed brochure with a full-color map of the area, and bold signs direct to the individual studios. The tour route travels through some of the most scenic rural countryside in Western North Carolina. Along the way, visitors can view hand-crafted work and meet the artists who create it. The variety of arts and crafts includes brooms, pottery, painting, furniture, iron work, fiber art, and stained glass.

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MasterWorks Festival

MasterWorks Festival is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith. This summer, over 120 gifted students and world-class faculty from across the country will present over 20 free performances from June 20 - July 19 in Twichell Auditorium.