The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County cordially invites the community to attend its 2018 Arts Open House on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the FAC grounds. Hosted by the FAC Multicultural Committee, this event is free for the community. A hot dog lunch with chips, drinks and cookies will be served. This year’s sponsors include Piggly Wiggly, Blackmon’s Little Midget Restaurant, Paige and Michael DeBenedetti, Hwy. 55 Burgers & Fries, and Chick-fil-A.
The FAC welcomes special guests, the NIA Theatre Company, who will present two performances of “HOLLA!!!” described as a little music, a little storytelling, and a lot of fun! It is a delightful, interactive mash-up of music, theatre, storytelling and audience participation. Led by NIA creative director and master storyteller, Darion McCloud, the show incorporates music with improvisational sketch comedy and “bluesy” nursery rhymes.
The day will also feature entertainment from FAC teachers and students, a fun community art project, FAC Tours, a gallery exhibition showcasing the work of Dot Goodwin, facepainting, class demonstrations, including several dance number from our own KFA Dancers. In addition, members of the Kershaw County ART Association, the Camden Poet Society, the Kershaw County Music Association, and the Quilters of Kershaw County will be on hand displaying some of their work and recruiting new members. Registration for all fall classes will be available. Other community participants include the Camden Police Department, the Camden Fire Department and the Kershaw County Library.
For more information call (803) 425-7676, visit the FAC office at 810 Lyttleton St., Camden, or visit the FAC website at www.fineartscenter.org. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The FAC is a 501(c)(3) organization funded in part by grants from the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the city of Camden, Kershaw County, and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, along with donations from businesses and individuals.