Events

Holiday Tour of Homes

December 8

Save the Date!
Sunday, December 8, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Holiday Tour of Homes

More information coming soon.

Handmade Holidays Art Show

December 21

Join us for our final show of the year!
Find your perfect gift made with the loving hands by South Carolina artisans at the Handmade Holidays Art Show! Artists will be demonstrating and sharing special, one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts for all your gift giving needs.
Refreshments will be served.

Tragic Deaths & Modest Burials Tour #2

October 5

Cyrus A. Singleton Jr. was killed by a train the day before he left for college more than 100 years ago. Emma Rivers was crushed by a chimney during the Cyclone of 1879. Both were buried in Live Oak Cemetery after their deaths. Discover the stories behind these tragic deaths and others during a tour of the two sections of Walterboro’s historic Live Oak Cemetery. The tour will also discuss burial practices of more than a century ago as well as the language of tombstones.

The tour is appropriate for Adults and Kids, age 12+.

Tragic Deaths & Modest Burials Tour #1

October 5

Cyrus A. Singleton Jr. was killed by a train the day before he left for college more than 100 years ago. Emma Rivers was crushed by a chimney during the Cyclone of 1879. Both were buried in Live Oak Cemetery after their deaths. Discover the stories behind these tragic deaths and others during a tour of the two sections of Walterboro’s historic Live Oak Cemetery. The tour will also discuss burial practices of more than a century ago as well as the language of tombstones.

Maps of Walterboro & Colleton County

September 25

An 1879 map of Walterboro shows the destruction caused by the Cyclone of 1879. An 1898 map of the town shows livery stables, blacksmiths and wheelwright shops instead of auto shops. A 1953 map of the town shows the new sub-division of Forest Hills. Come explore a variety of maps with local historian, Elizabeth Laney, showcasing the history of the town of Walterboro and Colleton County including maps from the 1820’s through 1990’s – a century and a half of maps!

Fall Festival

October 26

Third Annual Fall Festival.  Events start with a 5K at 8:00 and include Arts & Crafts Vendors, Community Vendors, Food, Kid Friendly activities - face painting, pumpkin patch, maze, hayride, car show, corn hole tournament & more! More information concerning registration for all events coming.  Contact the Chamber at 843-549-9595.

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