Bob Doster’s Backstreet Studio: Housed in a row of former pool halls and cafes, in what was once known to locals as the “Backstreet”, are indoor galleries, a private outdoor sculpture garden with a fish pond and waterfalls, and an art studio. For more than fifty years, Bob Doster has created everything from whimsical art collectibles to monumental works of art. Studio is usually open. 217 East Gay Street | 803.285.9190
Native American Studies Center: Comprehensive center for the studies of South Carolina’s Native Americans, their history and culture. View the single largest collection of Catawba Indian
pottery in existence! Includes several individual collections, that combined, total over thirteen hundred pieces, archaeological artifacts and other Native American crafts. From November-February 2016, a Catawba basketmaker will be on site weaving baskets. Open Tues & Wed 10AM-5PM; Thurs 10AM-7PM; Fri and Sat 10AM-5PM. Free admission. 119 South Main Street | 803.313.7172
Cultural Arts Center at the Olde Presbyterian Church: Part of the community’s history since the mid-1800’s. Completed circa 1862, the present church is thought to have been the first handmade brick church in Lancaster County. Constructed in a Basilican plan, the church features a gallery that peaks in an arched pulpit apse. Designed in the Early Gothic Revival style, the church was listed in the National Register on December 16, 1977. The church is said to be acoustically ideal for concerts hosted by the Cultural Arts Center. Coming up: July 9, 2016 at 6PM, JazzFlute with Galen- $20. Designed in the Early Gothic Revival style, the church was listed in the National Register on December 16, 1977. 307 West Gay St.
Lancaster Lunch: Cafe Taylor: Highly recommended by the locals. The best cheese steak south of Philly! Creatively flavored wings like “coconut roc” and “curry”, fresh salads, burgers, and interesting sides like fresh cut chips and pizza fries. Open: Mon-Sat 10:30AM-8PM. 126 S. Main St. | 803.286.2822.
Lancaster Dinner: Charley’s Cafe: Fine dining in downtown Lancaster. Everyone raves about the homemade bread. Try the sauteed crab cakes with sweet red pepper sauce or pan-seared Mahi Mahi with tomato creole sauce. Wide selection of steaks. Wine and beer. Dinner: Wed-Thurs 5-9PM; Fri & Sat 5-9:30PM. 306 South Main St. | 803.285.1145