SMITHSONIAN EXHIBIT – CROSSROADS: CHANGES IN RURAL AMERICA will be on view at the Historic Harriet Barber House from FEBRUARY 11, 2019 through  MARCH 24, 2019. The exhibit hours are: Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until  2:00 p.m. / Saturdays:  10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Group tours available by appointment. Contact: or 803.261.5596. Admission: $4.00 Adults/$2.00 Youth. Parking is Free. 

FEB 16TH  –Strong Threads is an annual ONE DAY Festival with Music, Dancing, Workshops, Food & Entertainment. The ever popular STRONG  THREADS event is a unique opportunity to celebrate and educate the community through entertainment about African American History and culture and the rich heritage of Lower Richland County. There will be dancing, singing, live music, entertainment, performers, food and non-food vendors, workshops, youth games and more! Admission is FREE! (Crossroads Exhibit 1.7 miles near)

MAR 2ND –ORAL HISTORIES – The Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogy Society presents a screening of Kindred Connections: Sharing Our Stories ~ Oral History  Interviews: Ada Young Hopkins of Kingsville, Joe Richardson of Lykesland, Pelham Myers, Sr. (late) of Hopkins, and Sarah Shiver Green of Gadsden.  Also, local and other noted authors will participate in book signings.Admission is FREE! (Crossroads Exhibit 0.9 miles near)