Originally created 07/03/05

Events



SOUTH CAROLINA

2005 Palmetto State Pageant: Friday-Saturday, July 29-30, Center Theater, Hartsville, S.C.; open to girls to age 19, boys to age 7; a Ms. group for women 20 and older; two Grand Supreme winners to receive $1,500 savings bond, two Supreme winners to receive $1,200, 13 age-group winners will receive $1,000 savings bonds; (843) 332-0961

SOUTH CAROLINA

STATE PARK SERVICE

(803) 734-0156

RESERVATIONS FOR RENTAL FACILITIES: Camping reservations for coastal state parks should be made by telephone, mail or in person at least 14 days before occupancy dates for a minimum of four nights during the week or three nights on weekends. Call Edisto Beach, Hunting Island, Huntington Beach or Myrtle Beach state parks to make reservations; maximum stay on a campsite is 14 days; South Carolina State Parks System, 1205 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29201

NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION WILD TURKEY CENTER AND MUSEUM

Edgefield (803) 637-3106

LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking

trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

STATE MUSEUM

Columbia (803) 898-4921

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday

ADMISSION FEES: $5 adults, $3 ages 3-12, younger than 3 admitted free, $1 Sundays

FREE ADMISSION PROGRAM: Tuesday; South Carolina State Museum offers free admission to any members of a museum support group

SPACE EXPLORATION: Ongoing exhibit focusing on unmanned exploration of Mars, with a model of Mars rover

COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART

(803) 343-2216

HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays, Tuesdays

ADMISSION fees: $5 adults, $2 students, $4 seniors 60 and older

american women: Through July 10; exhibition from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery of American women who have made significant contributions to the culture of the United States

for the eyes of history: Photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe: Through July 10; Caroline Guignard Gallery

a body of work: The Human Figure from Degas to Diebenkorn: July 29-Oct. 2; features works from the museum's collection and showcases figural work done primarily in the 20th century, examining the genre's relevance in the history of art

one of our own: anna heyward taylor from the permanent collection: Through Aug. 21, BB&T Gallery

year of the renaissance: a glimpse into regional renaissance collections: Through Nov. 6; NBSC Gallery

modern and contemporary from the permanent collection: Through Dec. 31; Dawn Helfont Christopher Galleries

joseph albers' homage to the square: experiments in color theory: Through Feb. 5; SouthTrust Bank Gallery

GEORGIA

dig history!: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday July 11-15; Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; archeology camp for ages 11-17; $75 per child; (706) 595-7777

dillard bluegrass and barbecue festival: 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6; City Hall grounds, Dillard, Ga.; featuring barbecue teams competing for KCBS State Championship; $5 adults, free for ages 12 and younger; (706) 746-9936