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Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through March 30

North Carolina

Raleigh, March 22. YogaFest. Details: http://bit.ly/1i8VhDL.

Raleigh, March 22-23. India Fest. Details: www.nuvyug.net/events.php.

Wilmington, March 29-30 Herb and Garden Fair. Details: www.poplargrove.org/herb-garden-fair.

South Carolina

Charleston, March 17. St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Details: http://bit.ly/1ky5A8T.

Awendaw, March 15. Palmetto Swamp Fox Adventure Race. Details: http://bit.ly/Nw0mMZ.

Hartsville, March 21-23. Renofest Bluegrass Festival. Details: www.renofest.com.

Charleston, March 21-23. Charleston Antiques Show. Details: http://bit.ly/1gRmlX0.

West Columbia, March 21-22. Smokin at the Farmers Market “Commissioners Cup” BBQ Cook Off & Festival. Details: http://bit.ly/1f7lsY7.

Beaufort, March 22. Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast. Details: www.beauforttwilightrun.com.


GAFFNEY March 15-16

Backcountry Tories have their say

During the American Revolution, many Southern backcountry settlers remained loyal to the British. What were they thinking? You can get an idea March 15-16 at Cowpens National Battlefield when the Upper Broad Regiment, a Loyalist living history group, will give 18th-century weapons-firing demonstrations at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. both days, and will answer visitors’ questions. All activities are free and open to the public. Details: www.nps.gov/cowp.

John Bordsen

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