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Special Event: Museum, History, Film, Tour, Community Event, Talks/Lectures
Active Adult Series: The Foods We Celebrate
A lecture on the history behind some of our local foods. Join us to learn about dishes like chicken bog, hog head cheese, and chitterlings. Where do they come from, and what exactly are they?
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Tue 2/18/20 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Film, History, Museum
Museum Matinee: Born to Rebel, Driven to Excel
This 30 minute film biography tells the story of South Carolinian, Dr. Benjamin Mays. Benjamin Mays, from Epworth, South Carolina, saw the racism and forced segregation of life around him and decided to challenge it with education and religion. Against t...
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Wed 2/19/20 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Animals, Living History, Tour, Museum
Animal Day at the Farm
Learn about the different animals on the farm and their various roles. Visitors can help feed the animals from 9-9:30 by shelling corn and using it to feed the chickens. Wayne Skipper will give a presentation on the care and breeding of pigs and discuss ...
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Sat 2/22/20 at 9am-10:30am
Special Event: Living History, Tour, Museum
Blacksmith Demonstration at the Farm
Horry County Museum Director Walter Hill will conduct a blacksmith demonstration at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm on February 22nd from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Hill, who has over twenty years of experience blacksmithing, will demonstrate traditional f...
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Sat 2/22/20 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Great Decisions in US Foreign Policy 2020
Coastal Carolina University will once again host the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions program in February 2020. Each Saturday morning for four weeks, from February 1-22, presentations on current foreign policy will take place in Johnson Audito...
Coastal Carolina University – Johnson Auditorium
Conway, SC

Sat 2/22/20 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Children, Education, History, Museum
Junior Curators at the Museum
Junior Curators continues at the Horry County Museum on Saturday, February 22nd from 9 AM-10 AM. This free, family friendly, program is open to children ages 5 and older and will teach children the history and natural history of Horry County through hands ...
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Sat 2/22/20 at 9am-10am
Special Event: History, Museum, Tour, Talks/Lectures
Matthew McDonough: The Golden Age of Piracy
Matt McDonough will separate fact from fiction regarding pirates, tyrants of the seas. Dr. McDonough is a senior lecturer in history at Coastal Carolina University.
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Sat 2/22/20 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Living History, Tour, Museum
Wash Day at the Farm
Experience life on the one horse family farm in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Join us for Wash Day to see how clothes would have been washed using a scrub board and wash pot. A free, hour long, guided tour of the farm wi...
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Tue 2/25/20 at 9am-3pm
Special Event: Film, History, Museum
Museum Matinee: Makin’ a Way Out of No Way.
This film tells the story of South Carolina human and civil rights matriarch, Modjeska Monteith Simkins. This classic Carolina story is a portrait of an activist who laid the groundwork for some of the most significant civil rights cases in US history.
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Wed 2/26/20 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Gardening, Living History, Tour
Organic Gardening at the Farm
Staff will review the progress of the garden this year and will plant leafy greens. We will also sow heirloom cabbage collard seeds for transplanting later in April. These seeds will be available for visitors to take home and plant in their own garden.
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Wed 2/26/20 at 9:30am-10:30am
Special Event: History, Education, Museum, Talks/Lectures
Eric Emerson: The State Flag
Eric Emerson will give a talk on the history of the South Carolina state flag. Dr. Emerson is the director of the South Carolina Department of Archives & History (SCDAH). In the McCown Auditorium.
Horry County Museum
Conway, SC

Sat 2/29/20 at 1pm-2pm
Special Event: Farm, Children, Fun, Folklife, Living History, History, Crops, Animals, Tour, Museum, Free
Junior Farmers at the Farm
Experience life on the one-horse family farm from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Junior Farmers focuses on the traditions of an early 1900s farm family. Learn about the different types of trees that can be found in our area. Families will ...
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Sat 2/29/20 at 9am-10am
Special Event: Living History, Tour
Sawmill Day at the Farm
Experience life on the one horse family farm in Horry County from 1900-1955 at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm. Today, you can see the sawmill in operation. There were, and still are, a lot of trees being grown in Horry County for timber production. Farm...
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Conway, SC

Sat 2/29/20 at 9:30am-11:30am
    

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