John Beakes, a military historian from Maryland will be the guest speaker for the Kershaw County Historical Society program Sunday at 3 p.m. in the County Council Chamber room at the Kershaw County Government Center, 515 Walnut St., Camden.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2016 through May 2017. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at Pear Tree Farm, the home of Squeaky Wangensteen. It is appropriately named after the large pear trees in the circular drive. The home has lots of windows overlooking the gardens followed by the open lush pastures with horses grazing.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will enjoy a field trip for its April meeting. The club will meet at 11 a.m. Monday at the home of Harriett Thomas, 1907 Robbin Drive, Camden. The group will carpool to Hartsville for lunch. After lunch the group will tour Kalima Gardens at Coker College.
Some of South Carolina's brightest young people, including Kershaw County 4Hers, recently visited the state capital to meet with legislators and share the impact 4-H has had on their lives and their communities. Events for the day included breakfast with members of the Agriculture and Natural Resources committee, lunch with the President and CEO of the National 4H Council, and personal visits with legislators.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) recently received an $8,000 grant from Duke Energy. Through its grants, the Duke Energy Foundation supports local non-profits who make a contribution to the communities in which they live through programs, services and the economic impact they have on the community in which they serve.
The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA,) an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will present its annual Spring Instrumental Showcase on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.