Go Columbia: On the horizon, Aug. 19
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08/18/2014 10:20 PM
Native American culture
FOLKFABULOUS FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in front of USC’s McKissick Museum on the Horseshoe. Free and open to the public. Southeastern Native American art festival will feature musicians, storytellers, artisans and community leaders from several Southeastern tribes. Participating artists include Keith Brown demonstrating Catawba pottery, Choctaw bead artist Roger Amerman, Tuscarora music by the Deer Clan Singers and Cherokee storyteller and stonecarver Freeman Owle. Traditional food will be available from the Native American Cafe. (803) 777-2876; http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum/folkfabulous-2014
African American heritage
JUBILEE: FESTIVAL OF HERITAGE: 1-7 p.m. Saturday at the Mann-Simons Site, 1403 Richland St. Historic Columbia’s free, family-friendly event celebrates the legacies of the Mann-Simons family as well as Modjeska Monteith Simkins. This year’s festival will span the 1900 and 2000 blocks of Marion Street from the corner of Richland and Marion streets to the corner of Marion Street and Elmwood Avenue. Live entertainment, demonstrations and crafts, street fair, discounted tours and exhibits. (803) 252-1770, ext. 23; http://historiccolumbia.org
Catch the classics
OLD CAR DROP-IN: 3-7 p.m. Saturday at Fuddruckers, 1801 Bush River Road. Fun show with oldies music, trophies for Best GM, Ford, Mopar, truck, street rod, special interest and Managers Choice. Sponsored by the Columbia Classic Chevy Club, proceeds will benefit Camp Kemo and Children’s Garden. (803) 957-9737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rain date will be Aug. 30.
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