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February 24, 2021February 25, 2021February 26, 2021 (Rain Date)11:00 am to 1:30 pm$40 per personBelle Baruch enjoyed her property in the winter when camellias were in bloom and the rye grass was flourishing. She grew, propagated, and competed with many varieties of camellias that are still g…

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From fine art to unique hand-crafted goods and objects, the Makers Market will showcase the work of Southeastern artists and artisans. Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with the makers and purchase their creations. Makers Market will take place during the first weekend of ArtFie…

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Brookgreen Gardens will collect living history narratives about Gullah Geechee community members of Sandy Island, Plantersville, and Murrells Inlet that will be dramatized and complemented with digital elements. The completed narratives will be made available to the public through performanc…

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The Poetry Society of South Carolina is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2021 and will offer readings and workshops from January – May by such notable faculty as Len Lawson, Joy Priest, Leslie Sainz, Valerie Nieman, and Michele Reese. The centennial celebration will include a publication…

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Sisterhood: South Carolina Suffragists is a trilogy of documentaries to commemorate the centennial of the 19th amendment. The first installment “The Grimké Sisters Through the Civil War” will premiere on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 9:00 pm on SCETV. SC Humanities supported this programmin…

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Darlington, SC- Trinity Collegiate plans 4.4 million campus expansion.Trinity Collegiate School plans to break ground this coming spring on a 4.4 million dollar campus expansion. The plans include an International Student dormitory, an Auxiliary Gymnasium, and an Academic Classroom Building.

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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.

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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…

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Several Coastal Carolina University administrators, faculty, and staff were honored at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Sino-American Cooperation in Higher Education and Professional Development (CHEPD) 1+2+1 Transfer Articulation Program, which was broadcast virtually from Beijing, C…

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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.

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University Place Gallery, FMU’s art gallery in downtown Florence, will host an evocative exhibit from a bevy of acclaimed African American artists beginning in November.

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Kalmia Gardens of Coker University recently received a generous grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for improvements to a section of its boardwalk, making it easier for visitors to enjoy the gardens.This project will replace and raise the boardwalk using pylons that will increase the longe…

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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.

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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.

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Perhaps the most well-remembered and popular outdoor theater in Florence was known as the Circle Drive-In.

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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.

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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.

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After the cancellation of ArtFields 2020, it’s been pretty quiet in Lake City this spring and summer. We’re thrilled to be back in business with a dual gallery opening on August 21st! Join us that night from 6-8PM for the first look at the artwork. In accordance with the City of Lake City’s …

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The #FarmON Benefit Concert is the grand finale of the Farm Journal Field Days, serving as a ‘thank you’ to farmers and ranchers for their hard work and determination to keep our food system going.

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Five high school students from across the country have been chosen from among thousands of award-winning poets to serve for a year as National Student Poets, the nation’s highest honor for youth poets presenting original work.

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Since March 4, 2020, UNLADYLIKE2020 has been releasing short films and a broadcast hour on PBS American Masters profiling diverse and little-known American women from the turn of the 20th century and contemporary women who follow in their footsteps. The final, 26th, episode of the series wil…

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Below you will find a Florence Chamber COVID-19 Business Update. The latest information supplied by the Greater Florence Chamber comes from various sources including the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the State Newspaper. We hope this material is useful i…

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Two faculty members in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University are working on numerous levels to enhance the study of Asian cultures at the University.

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(New York, NY) Scholastic will publish J.K. Rowling’s The Ickabog, an original fairy tale, on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 in the US and Canada in hardcover and ebook formats, with international editions to follow soon after.  

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New York, NY – July 15, 2020 – Joanna Cole, award-winning author of the bestselling The Magic School Bus series and more than 250 books for children, died at the age of 75 on July 12, 2020. She lived in Sioux City, Iowa with her husband Phil. Along with illustrator Bruce Degen, she created t…

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The South Carolina Arts Commission, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities, McCormick County Chamber of Commerce, and Hickory Knob State Park, will offer a free virtual writing workshop in July.  The Communal Pen: Water/Ways workshop will allow participants to write to celebrate and e…

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South Carolina State Parks and The Slave Dwelling Project created a series of Facebook Live videos to explore the African American experience at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site from slavery through Reconstruction and beyond. The virtual experience was supported with a Speakers Burea…

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With Culture & Heritage Museums’ sites physically closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, summer programs are offered on a digital platform to provide fun learning opportunities for families of all ages. Created by educational teams at Historic Brattonsville, Museum of York County and Main …