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May 2, 2013 

The Black Cowboy "Man or Myth" African American Cultural Festival will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenfield Farm in Rembert.

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Cowboy Festival

The Black Cowboy Festival will be held through Sunday on Greenfield Farm in Rembert. On Thursday, there are workshops on agriculture and self-reliance and a fish fry at 6 p.m. On Friday, there’s a cowboy trail ride at 10 a.m., as well as line dance classes. At night, there’s a western dinner and dance. The fun begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, and the entertainment includes a horse competition, live music, hay ride and a petting zoo, among other attractions. Some events require reservations. Bring your lawn chair. The farm is at 4585 Spencer Road, Rembert. (803) 499-9658 or www.blackcowboyfestival.net

Five After Five

There are three concerts left in the Five After Five series that began last week. The Rival Brothers and The Casual Kings play Thursday. (Weaving the Fate on May 9 and Bryson Jennings the following week.) The free show is from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Five Points Fountain; www.fivepointscolumbia.com

First Thursdays

Here are highlights of First Thursdays on Main, the monthly art crawl on Main Street from 6-9 p.m.: Frame of Mind continues the FOM Series’ fifth anniversary celebration with work by returning artists Amanda Ladymon, Michael Krajewski, Whitney LeJeune, Jarid Lyfe Brown and Jen Phelps; mixed media works by Ladymon at S&S Art Supply; “A Way With Watercolors,” paintings by Rachel Parker, at Anastasia & Friends; and the 2013 University of South Carolina BFA Photography Exhibition at Tapp’s Arts Center. For entertainment, see a sneak preview of Town Theatre’s “Miss Saigon” and performances by Gentlemen of Distinction and the Caddy Boyz at Tapp’s. Also: John Scollon and Bitteroot will play in front of Mast General Store, the South Carolina Artists group will host an open mic at Sammi’s Deli, Todd Mathis will play in front of Wine Down on Main and DJ B in front of S&S. Follow the music, the crowd or the scent of food. You won’t get lost; www.firstthursdaysonmain.com

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