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Curators Corner – Anderson County Museum
Saturday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Disasters of Anderson County
Natural or man-made disasters have shaped Anderson County history. The presentation will focus on these events which are still heritage memories and offer a glimpse of some of the rare photos from the ACM archival collection. The above picture shows Riverside Mill in the aftermath of the tornado that hit on April 30, 1924.
Make your plans now to join us in the charming Wyche Pavilion for our Spring Concert! Sunday, April 27 at 3:00pm we’ll present a delightful program of tunes and tales from the Upstate’s rich cultural history. As usual, we’ll be featuring a great variety of virtuoso solos, marches, rags, and novelty pieces from the golden age of the town band. Admission is always FREE, but we will be accepting donations.
Pick up your copy of the Textile Heritage Band’s first CD, Textile Tunes, for just $15. These will be on sale at the concert while supplies last! Nearly an hour of good old-fashioned toe-tapping fun featuring “King Cotton,” “Carolina in the Mornin’,” “American Patrol,” “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” “The Old Grey Mare,” and many more old favorites. Click herefor ordering information.
Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop. Tickets and a limited amount of lunches will be available at the door.
$5 ticket only
$15 ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert)
Bring the whole family to the museum for Spring Break. Investigate The World of Jan Brett and color a springtime picture in our family reading room. Visit Protest, Prayers, & Progress: Greenville’s Civil Rights Movement to learn more about the history of our town during the 1960′s. Find fun books, puzzles and puppets in the museum store to share this Easter season. Don’t forget the museum will be CLOSED for Good Fridayand Easter Sunday. Learn more
April 24, 2014 – 6:30-7:30 pm
Explore the untold stories of student activism from those who lived it, representatives of the Sterling High School Alumni Association. In addition to the conversations about activism in Greenville during the 1960′s, the evening will being with the announcement of the award winners for the Protest, Prayers, & Progress Student Art Contest. Award winning pieces will be on display throughout the evening.
Presenters: Elaine Means, Charles Gardener, Pete Lockhart & Thurmond Norris - 7:30 pm Free for members, $5 for all other guests, student discount available.rn More