Chautauqua is more than just a performance, it's a chance to watch history come alive. Debate the constitution with our forefathers, laugh out loud with Mark Twain, get arrested alongside Rosa Parks. Chautauqua is dedicated to telling stories, and having these histories heard. We invite you to be intellectually curious and to experience the culture, conversation, and critical thought behind these incredible histories.Get ready to laugh, cry and flat out have a great time at this ten-day – two-weekend festival of non-stop live history and fun for the whole family.30 shows performed in costume by nationally acclaimed historical interpreters. And almost all the shows are FREE. Meet five courageous people – hear their stories – and ask them how they endured.
Come on over for live bluegrass bands under a shady 5000 sq ft pavilion, with arts & crafts, hickory-smoked BBQ, greased pig chase, horse-drawn wagon, sno-cones, costume contests, clogging contests, children's games, and more! Hillbilly Day was founded in 1959 and is a celebration of Appalachian mountain culture and crafts.Free admission. Parking donations accepted. Bring your own lawn chair for some traditional Appalachian music and family fun!
Labor Day weekend in Pickens County features a popular celebration of life “down on the farm” at the Robinson farm near the town of Dacusville, located approximately 25 minutes from the campground. The Farm Days features a steam engine, antique cars, wagon rides, country, bluegrass and gospel music, a peddle tractor pull, antique engines and tractors, both a saw and veneer mill, wheat threshing, country cooking, and the popular “Parade of Power” tractor parade. You can also get up close and personal with country critter at the farm animal petting zoo. Admission is charged.
"What an old fashioned country fair should be!" This is the upstate's premier agricultural fair. It features Livestock Shows, Antique Farm Demonstrations, Antique Tractor Parade, Canning, Baking and Honey Competitions, Wild West Show, Craft Vendors, Fair FOOD and much more!
Fair Admission (Carnival prices additional)
Adults: $5 Tues-Fri (Saturday $7)
Students: $3 Tues-Fri (Saturday $5)
Pre School: No Charge
Daily Discounts: Military: $3 each