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Our new after–hours program series, hosted on the fourth Friday of each month, gives guests the chance to kick-off the weekend by grabbing a drink and exploring the museum. Join us in November at Smith Family Farm for s’mores roasting, music, and holiday–themed cocktails.
Enjoy traditional holiday carols performed by singers from the Alliance Theatre’s A Christmas Carol as you stroll to Smith Family Farm.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; free for members. Members please RSVP to email@example.com.
Get Your Drink On
Enjoy drinks available for purchase, featuring signature cocktails of Old Fashioneds and White Russians provided by Belle Isle Moonshine.
Meet blacksmith/museum interpreter Brandon Partrick as he demonstrates blacksmithing techniques in our Blacksmith’s shop.
7:00pm & 8:00pm
Join acoustic duo Unknown Lyric as they bring their holiday album An Acoustic Christmas to life!
Museum Theatre: David Drake
6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm
Travel back in time and come meet the past. Encounter the famed South Carolina potter Dave Drake. Born enslaved in 1801, Drake—who came to be known as Dave the Potter—was taught to turn large clay pots and learned to read and write, often signing much of his pottery and inscribing them with poems, revealing his literacy at a time when it was illegal for a slave to read and write.
Performance by actor/museum interpreter Jared Brodie.
Open Hearth Cooking!
Meet open hearth chef/museum interpreter Damian Lockhart as he demonstrates open hearth cooking techniques in our open hearth kitchen using harvest from our Smith Family Farm.
Complimentary S’mores and Pralines by Epting Events.
Lovies BBQ will be available for purchase on Smith Family Farm.