Anyone who’s seen the movie The Patriot starring Mel Gibson as Benjamin Martin knows the prominent role South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War. The Palmetto State hosted more than 200 battles and skirmishes, the most among the original 13
Did You Know? Black History Month is celebrated every February as an homage to the achievements of African Americans who have shaped American history. The idea for a way to celebrate African American achievements started in 1915 by historian Carter G.
Valentine’s Day is the holiday where you get to splurge on your loved one. A romantic trip is just what is called for, and the Upcountry is the perfect location. First, let's talk about where to eat. Memorable Places to Eat
The folks at Laurel Mountain Inn tell us that Valentine's month begins February 1st and they are celebrating all month long. Follow the RED HEARTS to the Laurel Mountain Inn, privately located on 7 acres across from Table Rock State Park.
Hagood Mill has developed a series of Virtual Field Trips, with the first batch being available January 15, 2021. They are designed for grades Pre-K to 8. They include the following subjects: Native American Way of Life in the 1800’s (Available
Restaurant Week South Carolina is an eleven-day celebration at hundreds of participating restaurants. From fine to casual dining, participating restaurants will feature special menu items, promotions and discounts. Restaurant Week South Carolina gives local, regional and national food lovers the opportunity to enjoy
A fun family outing is to head to one of the special events or light displays in the area. Don't forget your camera! The Pendleton Christkindlmarkt Held for 4 weekends (Nov 27 - Dec 19), downtown Pendleton features homemade crafts, art, baked
Ice skating? In the Upcountry? There sure is! There are three fun and family-friendly ice rinks that are built during the holiday season (as you know, it's not very cold here). They open in late November and run into January with
‘Tis the season to be jolly and The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, The Sigal Music Museum, and The Upcountry History Museum are joining together beginning Monday, November 23, 2020, to help visitors do just that by offering a special holiday pass
Cowpens National Battlefield has launched an animated map that brings the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War to life, complete with troop movement animations, narratives, and historical reenactments. “We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.” The words of patriot General Nathanael