>>> VETERANS EVENTS
Thanks of a grateful nation
VETERANS WELCOME HOME AND BENEFITS FAIR : 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday at Fort Jackson’s Weston Lake Recreation Area (check in at the Community House). Free event for OEF/OIF/OND combat veterans and their families will feature gate pass, paddle boats, lunch, games, face-painting, swimming, VA benefits information and door prizes. Sponsored by the Dorn VA Medical Center, reservations are required, the deadline is Wednesday. Call (803) 776-4000, ext. 7303 or 7243
Highlights of Lower Richland
GEMS OF THE LOWER RICHLAND CORRIDOR: 9 a.m. Friday, beginning at the Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins. Five tour options — Historic Sites, Congaree National Park, Equestrian Outing, Plantation and Farms or Historic Cemeteries. Farm-to-Table Feast, 12:30-3 p.m. at Wavering Place Plantation, 427 Adams Hayne Road, Eastover. Part of FOCUS: Lower Richland, a celebration of S.C.’s Lower Richland County Heritage Corridor. Free, registration is requested. http://sercosc.org
Differing views on ‘View’
KRESS ANNIVERSARY LECTURE SERIES: Noon Friday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. Elise Effmann Clifford, head of paintings preservation at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco will discus the questioned attribution of the CMA’s “View of the Molo” by Canaletto.