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Museum Job Opening- Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina

Attached is a Job Description for a position opening at the Agricultural Museum of South Carolina.  The position is Assistant Education Coordinator/Garden Manager.  Closing date for applicants is June 26th.

2015 Assistant Ed Coord Job Description

UHM – Lunchbox Learning

Spend your lunch hour at the Museum as we learn about three episodes in Civil War Medicine with Dr. Lloyd Benson of Furman University.
June 24 at Noon
Free to Members
Free with regular admission for all other guests
Don’t forget to order your lunch!
Box lunches from Chick-fil-a Cherrydale can be reserved for $7, vegetarian salads for $6, by calling 864-467-3100 or emailinginfo@upcountryhistory.org

New Hours – Roper Research Room

The hours the Roper Research Room at the ACM are open have changed to better serve our community. Beginning Tuesday, June 16 the Roper Research Room will be open on Tuesdays from 1 to 7 p.m. or by appointment. To make an appointment call the Museum Curator at 260-4737. We will not be open on Thursdays after this Thursday, June 11.
VOLUNTEER SPOT LIGHT:  The Research Room is named after the Museum’s first Curator Donna Roper. Donna has been a long time supporter of the ACM for more than 30 years. The Research Room is her pride and joy and she has worked tirelessly volunteering, cataloging artifacts and serves on our Advisory Committee. We thank Donna for her dedication to the  Research Room and the ACM mission of preserving the history and heritage of Anderson County.

Surviving the Backcountry & American Girl Camps

It’s not too late to register your children for one of our historic Summer Camps!

American Girl Camp:
Pack your American Girl Doll for a camp celebrating American Girl history! Explore the forest in search of plants familiar to Native American girls like Kaya, practice your manners for a colonial era tea party with Felicity, and learn how to swing dance like Molly at this exciting camp for modern American Girls!

June 22-26 & July 27-34

Surviving the Backcountry
Learn the skills that Native Americans, early European settlers, and Revolutionary War soldiers used to survive the wilds of the Carolina Back Country. Make fire using ancient techniques, use stone-age hunting weapons, make your own angling equipment, forage for food like a militiaman on the march and more at this camp for adventurous boys and girls!

July 13-17

For more information, including ages and prices, visit us online.

Militia Day at Walnut Grove Plantation

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Calling all patriots! Charles Moore’s c. 1767 farm was the site of a militia muster before the Battle of Cowpens in January 1781 – be there as South Carolina Independent Rangers re-create that muster for the second time this year at Walnut Grove Plantation on Saturday, June 13from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Rangers will offer tales of soldiering life in the Carolina back country, firing demonstrations, and militia drills for kids.Admission is $3 for adults and $1.50 for kids ages 5-17; or $6 for adult and $3 for kids with a guided tour where you’ll hear about loyalist partisan William “Bloody Bill” Cunningham’s deadly 1781 raid on the manor house. Tours are given on the hour with the first tour at 10 and the last tour at 4. Walnut Grove Plantation is located at 1200 Otts Shoals Road in Roebuck.

Chautauqua History Alive Festival – America at the Movies

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Friday June 12 through Sunday June 21

26 Free Shows

Daytime and Evening

Various venues in Greenville, Fountain Inn, Travelers Rest and Spartanburg

Get a front-row seat to American movie history. Bring the family and mingle with the movies’ brightest lights:

WALT DISNEY, the dreamer who built and empire and gave us Mickey Mouse
MARY PICKFORD, the first international movie star and the woman who made Hollywood
ORSON WELLES, the boy wonder behind Citizen Kane
GORDON PARKS, Hollywood’s first African-American filmmaker

And experience the backstory of the making of GONE WITH THE WIND

Info:  greenvilleCHAUTAUQUA.org or 864.244.1499

Greater Greenville June 12 – 21 (Free)

Fri        6/12        7:30p  Walt Disney, Greenville Technical College,Tent

Sat        6/13        9:00a   Walt Disney, Artists Guild Gallery, Indoor

Sat        6/13        2:00p  Gordon Parks, Greenville Tech UT Bldg 104, Auditorium

Sat        6/13        7:30p  Mary Pickford, Greenville Technical College, Tent

Sun       6/14        2:00p  Gone With the Wind backstory, Fine Arts Center, Indoor

Sun       6/14        3:30p  Gone With the Wind backstory, Fine Arts Center, Indoor

Sun       6/14        7:30p  Orson Welles, Greenville Technical College, Tent

Mon      6/15      11:30a   Walt Disney, Younts Center for the Arts, Indoor

Mon      6/15      11:30a   Gordon Parks, Phillis Wheatley Comm Center, Indoor

Tue       6/16      11:30a   Mary Pickford, Centre Stage, Indoor

Wed      6/17      11:30a   Orson Welles, Kroc Center, Indoor

Wed      6/17        7:30p  Walt Disney, Trailblazer Park Travelers Rest, Outdoor

Thu       6/18        9:00a   Orson Welles, Artists Guild Gallery, Indoor

Thu       6/18      11:30a   Gordon Parks, Kroc Center, Indoor

Fri        6/19        9:00a   Mary Pickford, Artists Guild Gallery, Indoor

Fri        6/19        7:30p  Walt Disney, Falls Park, Outdoor bring lawn seating

Sat        6/20        9:00a   Gordon Parks, Artists Guild Gallery, Indoor

Sat        6/20        2:00p  Mary Pickford, Greenville Tech UT Bldg 104, Auditorium

Sat        6/20        7:30p  Gordon Parks, Greenville Technical College, Tent

Sun       6/21        2:00p  Gone With the Wind backstory, Fine Arts Center, Indoor

Sun       6/21        3:30p  Gone With the Wind backstory, Fine Arts Center, Indoor

Sun       6/21        7:30p  Orson Welles, Greenville Technical College, Tent

Spartanburg, Headquarters Library June 15-18 (Free)

Mon      6/15        7:00p  Mary Pickford, Headquarters Library, Barrett Room

Tue       6/16        4:00p  Walt Disney, Headquarters Library, Barrett Room

Tue       6/16        7:00p  Walt Disney, Headquarters Library, Barrett Room

Wed      6/17        7:00p  Gordon Parks, Headquarters Library, Barrett Room

Thu       6/18        7:00p  Orson Welles, Headquarters Library, Barrett Room

Asheville June 15-18 Warren Wilson College, Morris Pavilion Swannanoa ($4)

Mon      6/15        7:00p  Orson Welles, Warren Wilson College, NC, Outdoor

Tue       6/16        7:00p  Gordon Parks, Warren Wilson College, NC, Outdoor

Wed      6/17        7:00p  Mary Pickford, Warren Wilson College, NC, Outdoor

Thu       6/18        7:00p  Walt Disney, Warren Wilson College, NC, Outdoor

Sign Interpreted shows (free)

Sat        6/13        2:00p  Gordon Parks, Greenville Tech UT Bldg 104, Auditorium
Mon      6/15      11:30a   Walt Disney, Younts Center for the Arts, Indoor

Sat        6/20        2:00p  Mary Pickford, Greenville Tech UT Bldg 104, Auditorium
Sun       6/21        7:30p  Orson Welles, Greenville Technical College, Tent

Hagood Mill – 2nd Saturday Music Event

Hagood Mill presents traditional roots, gospel, and bluegrass music with the “Heartstrings” on the second Saturday of each month from 12:00pm2:00pm.  Visitors will be delighted by the traditional sounds created by instruments such as the autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, stand-up bass, guitar, and mandolin.   Hagood Mill is located 3 miles north of Pickens off of Hwy 178 at 138 Hagood Mill Rd.  Admission is free.  Call(864)878-2936 or go to  WWW.VisitPickensCounty.com



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