Squealin’ On The Square, October 5-6, 2018, Laurens, SC

The 18th annual Squealin’ on the Square will take place October 5-6, 2018, in downtown Laurens, South Carolina.  This KCBS sanctioned event brings family fun and delicious BBQ to the Upstate.  Squealin’ on the Square is excited to participate in the Palmetto BBQ Series Championship.  This new competition series will award the best BBQ Competitor […]

Barbeque Is on The Menu in Laurens, South Carolina

Do you like good Barbeque? Then this is an event you do not want to miss! The 18th edition of Squealin’ on the Square  will be staged on October 5-6, 2018. This is an event that needs to be on your fall calendar. Squealin’ on the Square in downtown Laurens, SC, will celebrate their 18th […]

Palmetto Wine Competition May 1 in Abbeville SC

A new and fun event will be held in the Old 96 District on May 1, 2018, when the first Palmetto Wine Competition is held. Dennis and Jenni Turner, who maintain the website WineryEscapades.com, are hosting the first Palmetto Wine Competition at The Belmont Inn in Abbeville, South Carolina. The competition promises to be a fun […]

Holiday Fun In SC Old 96 District

It is December, the month filled with holiday happenings and events centered around the Christmas season. In the Old 96 District of South Carolina, we have numerous events and activities you can enjoy that will put you in the Christmas spirit. Here is a brief listing: “Miracle on 34th Street” production, Greenwood, SC “Coney Island Christmas” […]

Ring In The New Year On South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast

Now is the time to make those New Year’s Eve plans. Before you know it, the tree will be empty, the turkey will be gone, and all that will be left of Christmas is the cookies from your Mama’s recipe that always makes five dozen more than you really need. So, before you stress about […]

Holiday Spirit Is Alive in SC Old 96 District

The Holiday Season Comes Alive in South Carolina Old 96 District The Christmas decorations have long been in the stores but in the South Carolina Old 96 District, the holiday season comes alive when December 1 arrives. Lots of fun activities and events will put you in the holiday spirit. There is something for the youngsters and […]

Visitor’s View of SC Old 96 District and Greenwood SC, Final Chapter!

And if you’re already out and about in your car, it’s worth visiting some of the region’s other sites. We did a quick stop by the Benjamin E. Mays House Museum, which celebrates the contributions of the man who was a spiritual mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. and who advised three presidents –Kennedy, Johnson […]

A Visitor’s View of SC Old 96 District and Greenwood SC, Part 1

We recently spent a weekend in South Carolina’s Old 96 District, and it was pretty much a perfect trip. I’ve been to the region before, but the only part of South Carolina my husband had ever explored was the coast … so the Old 96 was full of new adventures for us. Our home base […]