Go Columbia: On the horizon, Aug. 10

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Battle of Camden

BATTLE OF CAMDEN REMEMBRANCE DAY: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad St., Camden. Members of the Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of S.C. will demonstrate blacksmithing on the forge from 9:40 a.m.-2 p.m. and militiaman Ed Grossheim will discuss life in the Carolina backcountry and on the campaign trail. Children’s activities begin at 10:30 a.m. with a scavenger hunt, colonial games and stories. At 11 a.m., the Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Camden Battlefield on Flat Rock Road. Guided tours of the reconstructed Kershaw House will be held from 2-4 p.m. (803) 432-9841; http://historic-camden.net

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Native American art at McKissick

McKISSICK MUSEUM: “Traditions, Change and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast” showcases objects drawn from Native American Indian tribal museums, state museums, artist collections, private collections and McKissick’s own permanent collection. Up through July 25, 2015, the exhibition considers Native American traditional arts as an expression of identity and heritage. The museum is on the USC Horseshoe. Free, museum hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. (803) 777-7251

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