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Founders Day of Aiken County

Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 11 AM – 4 PM | Aiken County Historical Museum

Join us for our annual Founders Day to celebrate the establishment of Aiken County on March 10, 1871. This year, the Museum will host several programs on Saturday, March 7th related to Aiken County’s African American founders and their legacy. All programs are free and open to the public with no pre-registration required.

Event Schedule:

11 am – Introduction of Charleston’s International African American Museum; Speaker: Rev. DeMett Jenkins, IAAM’s Lilly Director of Education and Engagement for Faith Based Communities

1 pm – Lecture on African American Education During Reconstruction; Speaker: Lauren Virgo, Director of the ACHM

2 pm – Spoken Word Poetry, Performative Dance, and an update on Aiken’s Center for African American History, Art, & Culture; Speakers: Eva Jackson and Melencia Johnson of the CAAHAC / Performers: Willie Alma Finnie for poetry recitation and Amber Watson with A.Watt Dance Co. for dance

3 pm – Lecture on The Importance of Commemorating the Founding of Aiken County; Speaker: Wayne O’Bryant, Historian

Visit the Event Page HERE!

Pieceful Hearts Quilters Guild Quilt Show

2019 PHQG Quilt Show – Quilting on the River

Dates & Times:
Friday, November 8, 9am – 5pm
Saturday, November 9, 9am – 4pm

Location: 
Riverview Park Activities Center
100 Riverview Park Dr.
North Augusta, SC 29841

What will be there:
NACQJ Judged quilt show
Over 200 quilts on display
Vendors
Members’ Table
Buy It Now Boutique
Raffle Baskets
Previously Loved Publications Booth
Sewing Machine Drawing

Cost:
Admission is $7
Children under 12 free!

Visit the Pieceful Hearts Quilters Guild online HERE!