Crossroads Schedule of Events

From September 8, 2018 to June 29, 2019, Crossroads: Change in Rural America will travel to six communities across South Carolina. Each community is planning special programs related to their local history and culture to accompany the exhibit. This schedule lists many of these exciting events!

Union, SC – September 8 – October 21, 2018
Denmark, SC – October 27 – December 9, 2018
Newberry, SC – December 15, 2018 – February 3, 2019
Hopkins, SC – February 9 – March 24, 2019
Barnwell, SC – March 30 – May 12, 2019
Dillon, SC – May 18 – June 29, 2019

Union, SC

September 8 – October 21, 2018
The Smithsonian exhibit Crossroads: Change in Rural America will be on display at the Union County Library System (300 E South St, Union, SC 29379)
Hours of operation:
Mondays –  Thursdays – 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sundays – CLOSED
For more information contact Taylor Atkinson, 864-427-7140

Saturday, September 8 | 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Grand Opening Event
This will be the grand re-opening of the renovated and restored Union County Library as well as the opening of the Crossroads exhibit.
Ribbon Cutting
Guest Speaker: Marjory Wentworth, Poet Laureate of South Carolina
Light refreshments
Info: 864-427-7140

DATE TBD
Part 1 of “The History of Union County” with Dr. Allan Charles, Professor Emeritus of History at USC Union
Location: Union County Carnegie Library, 300 E South St, Union, SC 29379
Info: 864-427-7140

DATE TBD
Part 2 of “The History of Union County” with Dr. Allan Charles, Professor Emeritus of History at USC Union
Location: Union County Carnegie Library, 300 E South St, Union, SC 29379
Info: 864-427-7140

DATE TBD
Part 3 of “The History of Union County” with Dr. Allan Charles, Professor Emeritus of History at USC Union
Location: Union County Carnegie Library, 300 E South St, Union, SC 29379
Info: 864-427-7140

Ongoing:
Companion Exhibit at the Union County
Museum
127 W Main St, Union, SC 29379
Info: 864-429-5081

Ongoing:
StoryWalk on Main Street
In partnership with the Union County Literacy Council, Union County Library System will put up a related StoryWalk in the shops downtown on Main Street. The book will be posted in the shop windows on Main Street businesses throughout September and October – families are encouraged to walk up and down Main Street to read the story and shop locally.