Great Things to Do!

March 11-13
Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show 

SC State Fairgrounds
1200 Rosewood Drive
See the FUN AFTER FIFTY crew in the Goodman Bldg at booth #412 and over 200 exhibitors with products and services for your home and garden! Educational Seminars offered daily. Register to win over thousands in prizes and discounts from exhibitors at the show. A special event this year taking place at the show: Seniors Day & Expo – Free admission for everyone age 62 and older. Enjoy a variety of exhibits at the show and a special Senior Expo in Rosewoods with special exhibits and education sessions. March 11th; 11AM-4PM.

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March 16
Moody Blues Concert

Township Auditorium
1703 Taylor Street
Called “the Sistine Chapel of popular music,” by Rolling Stone magazine, the band comes to the Township for their Fly Me High Tour in celebration of the 50th anniversary of singer-guitarist Justin Hayward and bassist John Lodge’s addition to the band.

March 19
Smokin’ at the Farmers Market: Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-Off & Festival

State Farmers Market
3483 Charleston Highway
It’s the 5th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival at the State Farmers Market! Enjoy live music, an exciting kid’s area, antique tractor exhibit, taste samples of a variety of styles of BBQ (while supplies last), and have fun with your family.

April 1-3
Capital City Shag Extravaganza VII

On April 1 & 2
Embassy Suites Hotel
200 Stoneridge Drive
On April 3
Jamil Shrine Center
206 Jamil Rd.
803.772.7577 or 803.606.3030
A huge shag event with many activities such as learning the Shag dance, a “dancing for dollars” shag team event, and delicious food buffets.

May 20 & 21
Red Rose Festival

Historic Downtown Lancaster, SC
The 2016 Red Rose Festival promises something for everyone, with live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, children’s rides and activities, festival food and fun with free admission both days. A rain or shine event!

Lauren Castillo
Lauren Castillo
Jarret Krosoczka
Jarret Krosoczka

June 4
StoryFest SC

SC State Museum
301 Gervais Street
The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce award-winning authors/illustrators Lauren Castillo and Jarrett Krosoczka will be featured at StoryfestSC 2016—the state’s summer reading kick-off event! This year’s Collaborative Summer Library slogan is On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! StoryfestSC exposes families to children’s authors and the art of story and fosters an excitement for reading, especially throughout the summer. All South Carolina public libraries participate in this coordinated summer reading program. Events include presentations and book signings by each author, storytelling for all ages, crafts, face painting, and visits from literacy friends Cocky and the Clemson Tiger. FREE to the public, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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