On June 21-22, there will be a free self-guided tour of South Carolina's Catawba Region's Farms and Artisans. During this weekend-long event you will have the opportunity to see first-hand where your food comes from, watch artists in action and purchase their works, dance to the melodies of bluegrass and folksongs, and learn more about rural life. For this event Historic Brattonsville will be promoting the agricultural activities of the site and hosting local artists and providing free admission to the site all weekend for visitors of all ages!
1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 1 – 5 PM
Outdoor industry leaders gathered in the State House yesterday as Governor Nikki R. Haley officially proclaimed June 2014 as Great Outdoors Month in South Carolina, joining many states across the country in the effort to recognize the outdoors and encourage their enjoyment through recreation and fitness.
The proclamation was spurred by the newly formed South Carolina Great Outdoors initiative, a statewide program of the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor that works with local communities and organizations to promote and develop their unique outdoor resources. For more information on South Carolina Great Outdoors visit www.scgreatoutdoors.org, or visit them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for constant updates.
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Get your canoe or kayak ready and take a trip South Fork of the Edisto River every 3rd Saturday now until September! Boat launch starts at 9 a.m. at the Bobcat Landing on U.S. 301 north of Bamberg. A free shuttle service will be provided but bring your own gear! The June trip will take place June 21. For more information or to help with river cleanup e-mail email@example.com or call 803-245-4427 or 803-300-1972.
Brookgreen Gardens is famous for its expansive gardens and impressive sculpture collection (it is America’s first sculpture garden after all). But looking at Brookgreen as an outdoor classroom opens up a whole new world of possibilities. This place beats any textbook out there when it comes to the nature and history unique to this region of South Carolina. Here are a few excursions that offer a deeper look into the whole story of Brookgreen Gardens: