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UHM – Kids Book Club

Calling all readers! Join us for the UHM Kids Book Club as Jack and Annie’s adventures take them on new adventures in history. The fun starts at 3:30 pm. Programs are free to members and free with admission for all other guests.
Tuesday, March 28 – 
Season of the Sandstorms
Register by calling 864-467-3100 or by email

UHM – War in the Persian Gulf Exhibit

War in the Persian Gulf: Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm, 1990-1991, is a special exhibition in partnership with the U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command, the National American History Museum, and private collectors. The project commemorates the legacy and history of those who served during the Persian Gulf War.
March 4 through June 4, 2017

Chautauqua – Walter Cronkite Talks


Free event and free parking.
For more info: 864-244-1499  or

Join an audience that loves talking back to history to discuss how Walter Cronkite, prototype TV anchorman shaped international journalism, led by Larry Bounds, Chautauqua Asst Artistic Director and master teacher at WHHS.

Larry Bounds will perform as Walter Cronkite in the June Chautauqua History Alive Festival. These Talks are NOT costumed performances.

  • Like daytime events? Have kids or grandkids you want to bring? – The Saturday March 18 at 2pm event is for kids and adults of all ages.
  • Prefer an evening event? – The Tuesday March 21 at 7pm is traditional Chautauqua Talk night.

The Cronkite Talks are part of Upstate International Month promoting our rich cultural diversity, heritage, and global connections through a variety of internationally themed events.

ACM – Frozen Ice Cream Party

ACM – History of Powdersville

GCLS – Southern Textile Basketball Tournament

South Carolina Room staff member Steve Gailey shares the history of “March Madness,” a basketball tournament Greenville hosted among manufacturing teams throughout the South for over 70 years. Also, hear stories from locals who participated in this tournament. Call 242-5000 x2169 to register.
Thur, Mar 30 • 7p-8p, Main – Meeting Room A

GCLS – Berea History Book Club