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Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival – Oct. 14

October 14, 2017

Fall, Harvest Festival, Barbecue, Craft Beer, Columbia

Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival

AuntieOct. 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate Fall with Auntie Em, Dorothy and more at the South Carolina State Museum! Explore the Museum of Oz, enjoy delicious South Carolina barbecue and craft beer, click your heels to live musical performances, meet South Caroline artists and more. Featuring:

  • Saturday in Oz fun, including: showings of The Wizard of Oz 4-D Experience™ and Skies in Oz, a chance to meet the characters, hands-on activities and more.

  • A variety of barbeque made by award-winning South Carolina pit masters.

  • Local craft beer.

  • Live performances by the Capital City Cloggers, Steam Drill, Willie Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass, West End String Band, Flatland Express and Palmetto Blue.

  • A tractor parade.

  • Demonstrations and displays from South Carolina artists, including: folk artist Herman Thompson, blacksmith Heyward Haltiwanger, woodcarver Joda Snipes, painter Rick Wells, sweetgrass basket maker Sarah Edwards-Hammond, acrylic memory painter Geraldine Smith, decoy artist Tom Boozer, luthier/guitar maker Jack Bouknight and more.

  • “Bed Turning” presentation featuring historic quilts from the collection of the State Museum.

  • An opportunity to see the new art exhibition, Eclipsing 50: The SC State Art Collection 1967 – 2017.

  • Face painting.

  • Lots more!

Auntie Em’s Fall Harvest Festival will take place in front of the museum, as well in the lobby and in areas throughout the museum. Guests are welcome to bring their own chair or blanket to enjoy some of the bands playing outside. All Fall Harvest Festival activities are included with museum general admission or membership, except for 4d and planetarium shows, food, beverages and art purchases.


October 14, 2017
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