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  1. WonderWorksMB

    SC: WonderWorks Homeschool Days - Thru Feb!

    We invite you and your family to join us and take advantage of these spectacular savings! Offer valid weekdays in February. WonderWorks Homeschool Days February 2019 Cost: $12+ Tax Groups of 10 or More: $10+ Tax For your convenience. I’ve attached a flyer with details on this special offer. Cost is $12 + tax per person –Monday-Friday. You must present your homeschool membership, association card, or umbrella letter to receive the discount. Groups of 10 or more receive additional savings at $10+ tax per person. Advanced reservations are required to receive this discounted rate. 2018-2019_Homeschool_Days.pdf
  2. DSBG

    NC, SC: Home School Day- DSBG

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    We are beginning to prepare for our Spring Home School Day at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden! Due to an overwhelming response to our Fall event, we are now offering the programming over 2 days! Please find all the details below. The event is scheduled for March 27th & 28th from 9:00-12:30. Pre-registration online is required at https://www.dsbg.org/homeschool-days/. Objective: “Dig in to investigate the basics of herb and veggie gardening. Students will learn about different types of soil, plant choice, caring for and maintaining a home garden. Designed to capture curiosity and enhance the learning process.” There will be 6 stations set up throughout the Garden, each focusing on a different learning objective. 1. Garden Perfect Soil • How to prepare soil for a garden. • Students will prepare a container for seed planting at Station 3. 2. Creative Composting 3. The Zone Factor • What herbs/veggies grow best in our zone? • Students will plant a seed in the container created at Station 1. 4. Beneficial Bugs • Each student will receive ladybugs for their home garden. 5. “Bee” Protective • Why bees are important to an ecosystem. • Why bees are endangered. • How we can protect bees. 6. The Life Story of Leaves Continued Cost for this event is $8/first student, $5/each additional student and $12/adult (must be from the same household). Please register online at https://www.dsbg.org/homeschool-days/. Please register early as spots fill up quickly! Students will be given a passport which they will have stamped upon completion of the activity at each of the 6 stations. Students can bring their completed passport to the registration desk to receive a free gift! Also, families may enter a drawing for a complimentary Family Membership to the Garden. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions or need additional information! Thank you! Paula Keller Youth Programs Manager 6500 South New Hope Road | Belmont, NC 28012 Office: 704-829-1270
  3. Young Artist's Workshoop

    SC: Young Artist's Workshop

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    Do you love art? Are you, or your student or child, between the ages of 5-18? Sign them up for the Young Artist’s Workshop today! Join us, this Fall, for some excellent art making opportunities! Classes will be offered in drawing, painting, mixed media, printmaking, and more. Young artists are provided with a comprehensive art education experience, that is all about the production, appreciation, and evaluation of art. Sessions occur every Friday from September 14th - November 2nd (with the exception of Holidays) from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Spots are limited, complete an application to ensure your spot today! Deadline for applications is September 12, 2018. Cost is $100 per student *$10 discount for faculty and staff of USC employees (copy of valid USC ID required)* YAW Fall 2018 Application.pdf
  4. Elizabeth Laney

    A Day With Aunt Julia

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    A Day with Aunt Julia (August, Children’s Program) August 04, 2018 from 9:30 am – Noon Kids $5, Adults & SC Park Passport Plus Users (4 per group) FREE Bring your family for a morning of fun and games at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in honor of the estate’s third owner “Aunt Julia.” Old-fashioned games and crafts will be held throughout the morning, along with special kid-friendly tours of the historic mansion and slave cabin that will explore the lives of the children who once lived at Redcliffe. The highlight of the event will be an ice cream social and raffle held from 11:30 – Noon. Donate school supplies to enter a raffle to win a free AFTER DARK tour of Redcliffe with your family and up to six friends in Oct/Nov. See details below. Come anytime between 9:30 – Noon for games, crafts and tours but Ice Cream Social and Raffle begin at 11:30 am. Dress for the weather – hats, closed-toed shoes, sunscreen and water are highly recommended. Back to School Raffle – Donate school supplies to enter a raffle to win a private tour of Redcliffe AFTER DARK. Each item (1 pack of paper, 1 pack on pencils, 1 pack of folders) equals 1 raffle ticket (single items like a single pencil, single folder are excluded – MUST be a pack to qualify for raffle ticket). Suggested donation items include pencils, pens, 24 pack crayons, glue sticks, safety scissors, book bags, 2 inch 3-ring binders, loose-leaf lined paper, composition books and notebooks. The raffle winner will win a free AFTER DARK tour of Redcliffe for their family and up to six friends (no more than 12 people total). Park staff will consult with the family to choose the best date and time for their tour which should take place in October or November. The tour will include the historic Magnolia Lane and the first floor of the historic mansion.
  5. historiccolumbia

    Hampton-Preston Reopening

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    Join Historic Columbia for the reopening of the Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens! On May 12, we will debut updated interpretation, new exhibits, hands-on interactive elements, and expanded and enhanced public gardens. We will also unveil physical improvements that have been made to the building, including a new exterior paint scheme, an entry hall painted oil cloth and more. This event will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the house’s construction and a variety of activities will be available, including house and garden tours, special presentations, children’s games and crafts, 1910s calisthenics class, quadrille dance lessons, plant sale, live music and food trucks. Tickets are $5/adult and $3/youth for members, $8/adult and $5/youth for non-members. For more information or to purchase, visit HistoricColumbia.org, call 803-252-1770 ext. 23 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.
  6. Elizabeth Laney

    Christmas in the Quarters

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    Discover the Christmas holiday as it was experienced by the enslaved families in the early 19th century. This tour of Redcliffe Plantation SHS's decorated slave cabin and mansion explores the holiday with personal stories, details of plantation life around Christmas, games, crafts and more! A different theme will be explored each Saturday: Dec 2 - Food & Feasting includes a food tasting, Dec 9 - Holydays & Free Time includes a storytime, Dec 16 - Family & Friends includes a family tree craft, Dec 23 - Song & Celebration includes a Spiritual sing-a-long, Dec 30 - Gifts & Giving includes plantation games and crafts. Tour space is limited to 30 people and is first-come, first-serve. No reservations required. $7.50/Adults, $5/Ages 6 - 16, Free for 5 & under, $5/SC Seniors. Saturday, December 30th ONLY Bring a large donation of non-perishable food items (a box or bag full) and receive free admission for 2 people. Bring 2 boxes or bags of food receive free admission for 4 people, etc. Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is located at 181 Redcliffe Rd in Beech Island, SC. For questions please call 803-827-1473 or email redcliffe@scprt.com. Learn more about Redcliffe Plantation SHS at www.SouthCarolinaParks.com/Redcliffe.
  7. Hey everyone! My name is Kerry Burns and I am the Digital Marketing Manager for the North Carolina Museum of History. We have several fun and educational programs for students happening at the museum this November. See some of them below! History Corner: Kids Vote! Wednesday, November 1, 10-11 am Link: https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/Kids-Vote How do we choose who runs our city, state and nation? Learn a bit of election history, and cast your own vote! Ages 6-9 (with adult) $5 per child; free for Museum members History Hunters: Elections 101 Wednesday, November 1, 11:15 am-12:15 pm Link: https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/Elections-101 Do you know how we choose our government leaders? Or how the process has changed over time? Find out, and see how you'd vote! Ages 10-13 $5 per child; free for Museum members Time for Tots: Early American Indian Life Tuesday, November 7, 10-10:45 am Link: https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/Early-American-Indian-Life Learn about lives of the first North Carolinians by handling objects, listening to stories, and making a paper turtle rattle to take home! Ages 3-5 (with adult) $5 per child; free for Museum members
  8. historiccolumbia

    Santa Signing Day at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills

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    To kick-off the holiday season, Historic Columbia will host their annual Santa Signing from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 at The Gift Shop at the Robert Mills House. This free, family-friendly event is the perfect opportunity to get into the holiday spirit, visit with Santa, enjoy holiday activities and begin checking off your shopping list! In addition, guests will have the opportunity to tour the historic basement at that Robert Mills House and see the elves hard at work, gingerbread cookies and goodies baked by Mrs. Claus, and wrapped gifts and hanging stocking by the fireplace. Guests will receive 30% off their entire Gift Shop purchase (some exclusions apply) and light refreshments. Registration for this free event is strongly encouraged. For more information or to register, call 803.252.1770 x 23 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.
  9. historiccolumbia

    SC Trunk or Treat

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    Put on your costume and join Historic Columbia as we bring the fun of Halloween to the Robert Mills House during Trunk or Treat! Children will enjoy trick-or-treating with a twist in a safe and fun environment. Community members and organizations will display decorated trunks filled with candy in the parking lot of the Robert Mills House. Awards and prizes for best costumes, best decorated trunk, and scarecrows will be given at 6:45 pm. Historic Columbia is accepting registrations for businesses, organizations and families to place a decorated vehicle at the event. This is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to promote their mission, give away branded merchandise, and hand out candy to hundreds of children at a free community event. Vehicle owners must register via email by Monday, October 23. For more information, visit historiccolumbia.org/events/trunk-or-treat. Trunk or treat is FREE & open to the public.
  10. climbupstate

    SC Community Climbing Day

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    Community Climbing Day *Indoor Event* Saturday, November 11 9A-6P Free Day Passes Free Rock Climbing 101 Classes Free Bouldering Clinics **Free Rescue Clinics by Thrifty Adventures Open to All Ages Online registration at ClimbUpstate.com Vendor Spaces Open Volunteer Belayers Needed Day Passes: Come in and out all day long and enjoy our bouldering and top roping sections! We'll have belayers there to help you! Rock Climbing 101: This 2-hour class is perfect for beginners looking to learn how to belay, and some basic climbing technique! (No pre-req's, all ages!) Bouldering Clinic: Want to up your game? Join us for an hour and a half of bouldering technique and movement! (No pre-req's, all ages!) Rescue Clinch: Hosted by Thrifty Adventures, this hour-long clinic will teach you how to belay and pick off. (*Must be 12 and older, and already belay certified at Climb Upstate to participate) Schedule of Events: 9AM - Doors Open *Day Passes welcome anytime 9AM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 9AM - Rescue Clinic by Thrifty Adventures 10AM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 11AM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 11AM - Bouldering Clinic 12PM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 1PM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 1PM - Rescue Clinic by Thrifty Adventures 2PM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 3PM - Rock Climbing 101 Class 3PM - Bouldering Clinic 4PM - Rock Climbing 101 5PM - Rescue Clinic by Thrifty Adventures 6PM - Doors Close Community Climbing Day Flyer 2.pdf
  11. historiccolumbia

    Homeschool Friday: Columbia Working Men and Women

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    In celebration of Labor Day, students will take a walking tour through the historic Olympia Mill Village where they will learn history of working men and women of Columbia’s past. There still stands two former mills, Granby and Olympia, which are now used as apartment buildings. Granby Mill was built in 1897 and Olympia opened in 1899, at the time the largest cotton mill under one roof in the world. The men and women who worked in these mills resided in nearby homes that made up the mill village. The village had its own school, churches and YMCA. All homeschool students are invited to participate in Historic Columbia’s Homeschool Friday programs on the first Friday of the month. Each month’s program is from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and includes hands-on activities while students learn and explore different themes and historic sites with Historic Columbia. Homeschool Friday programs are designed for students of elementary and middle school age levels. Homeschool Friday is open to families and homeschool groups of less than 10 students. For larger groups, we recommend arranging a separate visit to explore that month's topic. Program participants should gather at 701 Whaley Street. The cost is per student, with an accompanying adult free. Homeschool Fridays are $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members at the door. If you have questions, would like to be on our mailing list, or if you would like to register for the entire year of Homeschool Friday programs, please contact us by email or call 803.252.1770 x 26.
  12. historiccolumbia

    SC: Dollar Sunday | Hampton-Preston Mansion

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    Residents of Richland and Lexington Counties are invited to take a guided tour of one of our historic house museums for just $1! This month, visit the Hampton-Preston Mansion for Dollar Sunday. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome! The Hampton-Preston tour is available at 2:30 p.m. Other house tours are available at the regular times. Purchase admission and meet for tours at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills.
  13. Charlotte Museum

    NC - Family Fun Day

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    Join us for a fun, creative, and educational experience as we explore the history and culture of the Carolina Backcountry. Meet Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Polk, one of the first families to live in Charlotte Town, while enjoying performances from Drums4Life, poet Queen Isis, and LATIBAH Collard Green Museum. Explore the concept of Liberty and why this led to the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and Resolves. Kids will enjoy making their own Meck Dec Book, backcountry animals, and community art. FREE and open to all. For more information, call 704-568-1774, or visit our website at http://www.charlottemuseum.org.
  14. Elizabeth Laney

    SC/GA-Children's Art Tour

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    Redcliffe Plantation SHS presents a Spring Evening Open House: Art & Architecture. This two hours event features a special children's art tour at 6:00 pm. This tour is especially designed for ages 4 - 12 to teach children about art through color, shapes, symbols, history and other clues. Families can visit throughout the evening from 5:30 to 7:30 but the children's tour will only be held at 6:00 pm. The historic plantation mansion and slave quarters will be open for informal tours, artists will be painting on the historic grounds and light refreshments will be available. Crafts and other activities will be set up around the historic site. Admission is $10 for adults, $7.50 for SC seniors & ages 6-16 and FREE for ages 5 & under. Cash and credit accepted. Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site is located two miles outside Beech Island, SC within ten minutes of Augusta, GA and 30 minutes from Aiken, SC. The address is 181 Redcliffe Rd., Beech Island, SC 29842. For more information about the program please contact the park at 803-827-1473 or redcliffe@scprt.com. No reservations required.
  15. Charlotte Museum

    NC - Backcountry Explorers

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    Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. Wagons were vital to the people of the backcountry. Join us to explore how wagons were made and what made them a unique method of transportation. We’ll build our own wagons and test them to see which is the fastest and which can carry the most cargo. $10 per child; $20 per family. Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp BC Explorers Planter + Cartwright Homeschool Listing.pdf
  16. Charlotte Museum

    NC - Backcountry Explorers

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    Become a Backcountry Explorer and journey through our region’s history! This year, we will be learning all about Colonial professions. This month we are exploring the job of a planter. Come join us to learn about all the different people who called themselves planters and put your new knowledge into action by helping to plant your own crops! $10 per child; $20 per family. Please register at http://charlottemuseum.org/Register.asp
  17. historiccolumbia

    SC: Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

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    Historic Columbia’s popular Cemetery Tours series wraps up on Thursday, September 14. Grab your flashlight and tour one of Columbia’s oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery’s acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, Historic Columbia’s Cemetery Tours are an event the whole family can enjoy. Choose from two tour options: “Secrets from the Grave Tours” and “Moonlight Cemetery Tours.” Tickets are $8/adult and $4/youth for members and $12/adult and $6/youth for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, emailreservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23. Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 p.m. –Study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in the historic Elmwood Cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 p.m. – Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.
  18. historiccolumbia

    SC: Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

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    Historic Columbia’s popular Cemetery Tours series continues on Thursday, August 10. Grab your flashlight and tour one of Columbia’s oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery’s acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, Historic Columbia’s Cemetery Tours are an event the whole family can enjoy. Choose from two tour options: “Secrets from the Grave Tours” and “Moonlight Cemetery Tours.” Tickets are $8/adult and $4/youth for members and $12/adult and $6/youth for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, emailreservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23. Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 p.m. –Study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in the historic Elmwood Cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 p.m. – Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.
  19. historiccolumbia

    SC: Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

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    Historic Columbia’s popular Cemetery Tours series continues on Thursday, July 13. Grab your flashlight and tour one of Columbia’s oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery’s acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, Historic Columbia’s Cemetery Tours are an event the whole family can enjoy. Choose from two tour options: “Secrets from the Grave Tours” and “Moonlight Cemetery Tours.” Tickets are $8/adult and $4/youth for members and $12/adult and $6/youth for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, emailreservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23. Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 p.m. –Study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in the historic Elmwood Cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 p.m. – Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.
  20. historiccolumbia

    SC: Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

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    Historic Columbia’s popular Cemetery Tours series continues on Thursday, June 8. Grab your flashlight and tour one of Columbia’s oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery’s acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, Historic Columbia’s Cemetery Tours are an event the whole family can enjoy. Choose from two tour options: “Secrets from the Grave Tours” and “Moonlight Cemetery Tours.” Tickets are $8/adult and $4/youth for members and $12/adult and $6/youth for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, emailreservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23. Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 p.m. –Study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in the historic Elmwood Cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 p.m. – Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.
  21. historiccolumbia

    SC: Second Sunday Stroll | Melrose Heights

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    Explore the Melrose Heights neighborhood with Historic Columbia from 2-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 during the monthly Second Sunday Stroll presented by Seed Architecture. The guided walking tour will travel through the historic neighborhood, which was recently listed as an historic site on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Stops will include highlights of various architectural styles, kit homes popular in the 1910s and historic locations in one of Columbia’s earliest suburbs. The tour will begin at Melrose Park located at 1500 Fairview Drive. Second Sunday Stroll is free for Historic Columbia members and $8/adult and $5/youth for non-members. Space is limited. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, email reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23.
  22. historiccolumbia

    SC: Remembering Columbia | Establishment of Camp Jackson

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    Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Camp Jackson (now Fort Jackson), this Remembering Columbia lecture will focus on the city’s efforts to become the location for Camp Jackson, the early years of the fort and its long-term impact on the region. John Sherrer, author of Remembering Columbia and Historic Columbia’s director of cultural resources, will address the months of successful lobbying by Columbia’s Chamber of Commerce that led the U.S. Army in May 1917 to announce that it would establish one of 32 proposed cantonment sites for training soldiers in Columbia. This lecture is free to the public and is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities. Space is limited and guests are encouraged to reserve their spot in advance. To make a reservations, visit historiccolumbia.org, email reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23.
  23. historiccolumbia

    SC: Homeschool Friday: Arsenal Hill

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    Historic Columbia’s Homeschool Friday program continues Friday, April 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. Named for the military academy established here in 1842, Arsenal Hill includes the Governor’s Mansion and grounds, the Matthew J. Perry Courthouse, Finlay Park and a diverse residential history. Homeschool students will learn the area’s rich history, including residential, industrial, commercial, religious, educational, and governmental sites. Homeschool Friday is $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members the day-of. This Homeschool Friday will begin at Arsenal Hill Meeting Center located at 1800 Lincoln Street. To make reservations, visit historiccolumbia.org, call (803) 252-1770 x. 26 or email cgalens@historiccolumbia.org.
  24. historiccolumbia

    SC: Second Sunday Stroll | University Hill

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    Explore University Hill with Historic Columbia on Sunday, April 9 during the monthly Second Sunday Stroll presented by Seed Architecture. This guided walking tour will highlight Columbia’s University Hill neighborhood and explore how it was shaped and defined by urban renewal and the University of South Carolina’s eastward expansion. The tour will meet and begin at the Inn at USC located at 1619 Pendleton Street. Second Sunday Stroll is free for members and $8/adult and $5/youth for non-members. Space is limited. To purchase tickets, visit historiccolumbia.org, email reservations@historiccolumbia.org or call (803) 252-1770 x 23.
  25. historiccolumbia

    SC: Homeschool Friday: Historic Gardens

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    Historic Columbia’s Homeschool Friday program continues Friday, April 7 from 10-11:30 a.m. Homeschool students will learn about 19th-century gardens and planting techniques in this hands-on program. A master gardener will show students proper techniques, including planting seeds, watering them and fertilizing plants. In addition, students will learn about heritage plants, including some recently brought to Historic Columbia. They will also learn how herbs in the 19th century were used as medicine, seasoning and in other ways such as mosquito repellent. Homeschool Friday is $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members the day-of. This Homeschool Friday will be held at the Robert Mills Carriage House located at 1616 Blanding Street. To make reservations, visit historiccolumbia.org, call (803) 252-1770 x. 26 or email cgalens@historiccolumbia.org.
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