The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County recently held its annual Heritage Tea Program, a Multi-Cultural Committee event recognizing the talents of students in the Kershaw County School District for their Black History Month projects. Grades three through eight in the district were invited to participate. Awards were given for first, second and third place winners from each grade level. The Camden High School Gospel Choir provided entertainment.
"You Gotta Have Art" is an annual exhibition that showcases artwork from grades K through 12 which were chosen by the students' art teachers for display in the Bassett Gallery. This exhibition will remain in the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County's Bassett Gallery through April 1.
The annual DAR Scholarship Luncheon was held at Springdale Hall Country Club on March 10, 2016. The purpose of this luncheon is to raise money to provide scholarships for Kershaw County area students and one scholarship for the Tamassee DAR School in Tamassee, S.C.
The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) and the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announce the winners of the 2016 KCMA Music Scholarship Competition. Nine talented Kershaw County music students participated in the Kershaw County Music Association's Scholarship Competition on February 20. The distinguished judge for the competition was Dr. Benjamin Woods, music professor emeritus at Francis Marion University in Florence. He has been a guest soloist with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, the Florence Masterworks Chorus, and Orchestra, with members of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Camden Garden Club meets March 14 at Pine Grove Plantation, the home of Elizabeth Fort. This will be the club's annual business meeting and also the election of new officers for the coming year. It will be a closed meeting so there will be no guests.
The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Winter concert on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 36th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has 4 concerts per year – two in Rectory Square Park and two at Camden High.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is gearing up for another Youth Arts Month with its annual Community Youth Production, as well as the annual Youth Art exhibition, "You Gotta Have Art", in the Bassett Gallery. This year's Youth Production, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids, a musical production that features more than 100 local children from grades first through eighth, will open in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC on Thursday. With so many children involved, Director Jami has created two separate casts, allowing all of the children to enjoy a more fulfilling experience of participating ...