An event every day that begins at 4:30 am, repeating until October 5, 2018
This award-winning living history event showcases the skills and craftsmanship of 18th and 19th century pioneers. Fifteen heritage skills artisans and historical interpreters present hands-on instruction to school children in grades 2 – 5 in Anderson County, and students in the surrounding districts and homeschool students are invited to join by registration and attend for a nominal fee.
History becomes a tangible and memorable experience as students gain first-hand knowledge through interactive presentations. Presenters include a Civil War soldier, a traditional wood crafter, a luthier, herbalists, a sweetgrass basket sewer, a Native American silversmith, a quilter, a Gullah story teller, a Native American foodways exhibitor, a paper maker, a leather crafter, a decoy carver, a Catawba storyteller, an indigo dyer, and a tatter/lacemaker.
Sponsored by First Quality, Publix, City of Belton HTAX, WebbCraft Family Foundation, the SC Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, SC Humanities, Waste Connections, Anderson County, Foothills Community Foundation, Darby Metalworks, Inc., Commercial Bank, BestBuy, Anderson County ATAX, Chick-Fil-A, McDonalds, KFC, and Hardees.