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Cheraw Spring Festival

Event Starts: Fri, Apr 5th, 2019 10:00 am

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Entertainment, arts & crafts, great food, kids' fun & more!

Good Times!

Games & Fun Block
Second Street • Saturday, 10AM - 6PM & Sunday, 12-5PM Bring the children downtown for children's games and rides for a small fee. Craft vendors and concessions are available too. A petting zoo and pony rides will be available for a small fee near the Theatre on the Green.

Spring Arts and Craft Show and Celebration
Corner Market and Second Streets Saturday, 10AM - 6PM and Sunday, 12-5PM
Come see crafters and food vendors this year at Centennial Park, 100 Market Street and Second Street. The streets will be lined with vendors from 100 Market Street to Second Street.
From the festival's center stage at Centennial Park come fabulous live performances by local bands, gymnasts and dance students. Magic shows, juggling and clown acts round out the fun. Come join us for all-day entertainment. It's free!
Browse or buy as over 100 crafters and artists display their wonderful wares and demonstrate their art.
Add delicious foods, barbecue, homemade ice cream, baked goodies, Philly cheese steaks, hamburgers, hot popcorn, and funnel cakes, and you have the perfect way to spend the day!

Cultural Affairs!

Black Heritage Jubilation
Theatre on the Green • Friday, 6-7:30 PM
Gospel singing and lots of exciting activities for the entire family.  Free. 
Sponsor: Sanctorium Lodge #25 FAMPH.

Fine Arts Show
Cheraw Community Center • Saturday and Sunday
The Cheraw Arts Commission presents student, amateur and professional artists displaying their work in all mediums in the Burr Gallery.  Artwork will only be accepted on March 26 and 27.  No entries received after 5pm on March 27.  Applications available at Cheraw Community Center or may be emailed. The show runs through the month of April. For more info, call 843-537-8420 x12.  Free admission. Sponsored: Market Street Gifts & Gallery of Cheraw.

The Southern African American Heritage Center
125 Kershaw Street • Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM
Examine artifacts that belonged to African American families who lived in Chesterfield County, SC. 
Gift shop carries folk toys, books, jewelry, and southern food. $7 adults; $5 children (5-18)

In Good Taste!

Ham and Grits Supper and Breakfast
210 Third Street • Friday, 5-8 PM & Saturday, 7-10 AM
Cheraw Masonic Lodge #15 cooks up this all you can eat southern favorite, fine center cut ham, eggs and grits. $7.

First United Methodist Church’s Famous BBQ
113 Third Street • Saturday, 11 AM-2 PM
Take out or all you can eat buffet.

History Flashback!

Antique Fire Truck Parade
Downtown • Saturday, 10 AM
More than 20 antique fire trucks will parade down Market, Third and Second Streets. A demonstration of the old trucks will follow in the parking lot of Palmetto Family Medicine 317 Second Street, 11am - 2pm.

Down by the Riverside Living History Expo
Riverside Park, Church Street
All day Saturday and Sunday until 3 PM
The men of the 26th South Carolina Volunteers welcome callers to camp as they demonstrate life in the Confederate Army. A “skirmish” will be fought both days at 2 PM. Free.

General Sherman’s March Into Cheraw
Market Street, Downtown Cheraw • Saturday, 11 AM
Gather to watch as the Union troops enter Cheraw.

Civil War Lantern Tours
Riverside Park • Saturday Evening, begins at sundown.
Dramatic scenes of the war years unfold in the flickering light of campfires as you walk through the past by lantern light.  Tickets are available Saturday morning at Riverside Park for this popular event.  Tickets: $5.

The Lyceum Museum & Inglis McIver Law Office
Market Street • Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM and Sunday, 12-5 PM
Explore Cheraw’s rich history housed in these intimate buildings both built in the early 1800s. Free

Historic Cheraw Cell Phone Tour
Dial 843-865-3002 and discover Cheraw's unique history.

Get Movin’!

The Living Last Supper Drama 
Theatre on the Green • Saturday, 1-2:30PM
One by one, the disciples speak, expressing their innermost thoughts with brief but poignant monologues. Each portrays their incredible astonishment at Jesus' assertion that one of them would betray Him that fateful night. Drama and songs reveal the true significance of The Last Supper. Free.
Presented by Lower Macedonia Baptist Church.

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