The Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter, in conjunction with State Society President Wayne Cousar, will commemorate the 225th Anniversary of President Washington's visit to Camden on Wednesday, May 25. The commeration starts at 11 a.m. with a wreath-laying ceremony and special dramatic reading at the 18th century town square where Washington was welcomed by Intendant Joseph Kershaw. A second wreath-laying will follow at the SAR Revolutionary War Memorial Park near the originalburial site of Baron Johann de Kalb. The South Carolina Color Guard is scheduled to provide military honors and musket volley at both locations.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at Dixie Hall Plantation, home of Patsy Topping. This will be a business meeting so there will be no guests, but the speaker will be Joan Danforth who is Chairman of the Flower Guild for the Garden Club of Columbia. Her program will be on Floral Arrangement Initiatives in Columbia.
CamdenART, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will open its spring Honors Show entitled "The Spirit Within" on Tuesday, May 17 in the Bassett Gallery with a reception from 5:30 to 7p.m. The exhibition will honor the winners of the Fall Members' Show, a juried exhibition, along with 45 pieces of artwork in many different mediums including wood, clay, canvas and cast sculptures from Camden ART members.
The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) will hold its spring concert on Sunday, May 8 at 3 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC.) An affiliate member of the FAC, the KCMA's spring concert will feature the members of KCMA along with several special guests from the community. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
The competitive dance program at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC), operated by Alexis Kelley McDonald of Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA,) and also known as the KFA Camden Crew, just returned from their last regional competition of the season. It has been a very successful season for the dance team. The competitive team traveled to three different competitions this spring bringing home numerous awards. They competed at Applause Talent in Lexington, Beyond the Stars in Supply, NC and Dance Troupe Incorporated's Challenge of Excellence in Savannah. Some of their top honors from these events include The ...
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is preparing to say farewell to long-time Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) Music Director Dr. Susan Wyatt. After 25 years of leadership with CCKC, Dr. Wyatt has announced she will retire at the end of this season. The CCKC will present its Spring Concert to honor Dr. Wyatt on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the FAC. There will be a reception for Dr. Wyatt immediately following the concert. The public is encouraged to attend and help the FAC thank Dr. Wyatt for her dedication ...
The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at Rectory Square Park. 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 four concerts per year -- two in Rectory Square and two at Camden High School.
The Finally Friday Free Concert Series returns to the grounds of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday with a Camden favorite, Reflections. The concert will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the Joe and Sandy Shull Pavilion behind the Wood Auditorium. Rain location will be on the stage of the Wood. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.
The 9th Annual Clinic Classic will take place Saturday. The 5k Walk/Run is a fundraiser for the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County; it also serves to promote physical activity for both youth and adults in Kershaw County. The USTAF certified course winds through Camden's Historic district. It begins and ends at the Clinic located at 110-C East DeKalb Street, which is behind the United Way.