Get in the holiday spirit!
Thursday afternoon’s event in the Fresh Air Fest concert series at the FMU Performing Arts Center’s amphitheater has been postponed.
We’re excited to announce our next dual gallery opening on Friday, December 4th! Join us that night from 5-8PM for the first look at the artwork and to meet the artists while enjoying drinks and appetizers. We encourage guests to wear masks and maintain appropriate social distance.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today offered recommendations for a safer Thanksgiving during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, Hartsville residents can begin making plans to attend the many Hartsville for the Holidays traditions again this year. The city’s Special Events Department has worked diligently to create a plan to safely continue the events that Hartsville reside…
Francis Marion University professor of English Dr. Jon Tuttle was awarded the Governor’s Award in Humanities at a virtual ceremony Thursday night.
Francis Marion University, in collaboration with Coker University, has named FMU Professor Dr. Jo Angela Edwins the inaugural Pee Dee Region Poet Laureate.
Join us this Sundayfor an outdoor concert!"Austrian Winds" 2:30 pm & "Crazy for Brass" 4 pmThis concert is open to the public with limited seating. Call the FMU Performing Arts Centerto reserve your seat.
Do you have a BIG idea for ArtFields 2021?
Each year, we hit the road to spread the word about ArtFields and the artist opportunities that have been created in Lake City. This year is different as we reach out digitally instead, and we’re so honored to be named a top opportunity for artists by Hyperallergic and Burnaway.
The Florence Gun and Knife show is returning to the Florence Center this Saturday and Sunday! Whether your looking for a new gun or just trying to stock up on ammo, the Florence Gun and Knife show has you covered! Doors open at 9am on Saturday and 10am on Sunday! With the holidays just aroun…
Francis Marion University’s Fine Arts Department and several community arts organizations are joining forces to present a free, outdoor concert series this fall at the FMU Performing Arts Center amphitheater.
Between 1946 and 1952 no fewer than four drive-in movie theaters opened in Florence: The Florence Drive-In, The Ace (Bright Leaf), The Circle, and last but not least, the Palmetto Drive-In Theater.The Palmetto was located on the north side of the Darlington highway (US 52 / Lucas Street), ne…
The Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) presented the cash prizes to winners of the Eat Local contest on Tuesday, September 8, at the City Administration Building in Darlington. Pictured from left are Wally Boatwright, Faye Dixon, and Jean Tyner.
Perhaps the most well-remembered and popular outdoor theater in Florence was known as the Circle Drive-In.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Today, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 264 new confirmed cases and 64 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 24 additional confirmed deaths and 11 new probable deaths.
A Letter From Our Director To Artists Applying To ArtFields 2021
We’re so excited that you want to apply for ArtFields 2021! Our custom online platform, ArtBooth, will allow you to easily complete your submission. Read below for some tips on how to make submitting as easy as possible.
We want you to join us for our virtual Good Neighbor Gala but if you don't remember your Facebook login information it may make it hard for you to attend. Follow these simple steps below so you can enjoy the Gala: Click on your Facebook App Click on the Search Button Type in Lighthouse Mi…
The Children’s Services Department of the Florence County Library System will host a free prerecorded virtual program of Author/ Illustrator Will Hillenbrand from Wednesday, September 23, 2020 – Wednesday, October 14, 2020 on the library website at www.florencelibrary.org.