Address: USC Horseshoe, Columbia, SC 29208
Times: From: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission: Free admission
Venue: McKissick Museum
The University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum will present the 4th annual FOLKFabulous festival in front of the Museum on USC’s historic Horseshoe. Built around the theme of the yearlong exhibition, A Compass to Guide: South Carolina Cabinet Makers Today, FOLKFabulous brings together the best of South Carolina’s wood-working artisans and musicians for a day of hands-on activities, music, and fun!
Demonstrating artisans include The Columbia Woodworkers, Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award (FHA) recipient Ike Carpenter, Mary May, Michael McDunn, Thomas Williams, and the Palmetto Woodturners.
Legendary bluesman Drink Small, a National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow and FHA recipient, will be headlining. This year’s other performing artists include FHA recipient Freddie Vanderford & Mill Billy Blues, Wilson Banjo Co., the El Shaddai Ambassadors, Grupo Frenesi Digital, Ricky McDuffie & Family, and USC Woodwinds. In addition, members of the woodworking community will be featured throughout the day on the indoor narrative stage. This event is free and open to the public!