FESTIVAL & EVENTS

AUGUST 2017

Big Daddy Fishing Event
August 5
Santee State Park
(803) 854-2408

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

Bowman Harvest Festival
Sept. 8-10
Downtown Bowman
(803) 829-2666

Trash to Treasures (Community Yard Sale)
Sept. 9
Elloree, Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Raylrode Daze Festivul
Sept. 22-24
Branchville, SC
Celebrating the history of being the oldest railroad junction in the world with a parade on the 25 at 11:00am, entertainment, live bands and a street dance, cancan girls, gunfighters, arts and crafts, a carnival and more.
Admission is free.
Tom Jennings, (803) 274-8831/8876

Garden City Music Festival – Battle of the Bands
Sept. 30
Downtown Orangeburg on the Square
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
(803) 531-6186

OCTOBER 2017

Orangeburg County Fair
October 3-8
Orangeburg County Fairgrounds
(803) 534-0358

Taste of Orangeburg
October 22
On the Square, Russell Street.
A variety of restaurants and vendors from around the city feature samples of their cuisine.
12:00 noon – 3:00 pm. Free Admission.
(803) 531-6186

Homecoming at South Carolina State University
October 28, Orangeburg
(803)536-7061

Trunk Or Treat, Bowman
October 31
Bowman Town Hall
6:00 pm
(803) 829-2666

Trunk Or Treat, Elloree
October 31
Joe Miller Park, Elloree Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Jack on the Track
October 31, Springfield
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

NOVEMBER 2017

Springfield Defends Fruitcake
November 4
Springfield, SC
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sylvia Hiers (803)258-3764

2017 Homecoming Week & Founder Day,
Orangeburg, Claflin University Campus
November 12-19
(803) 535-5751

Junior Service League Holiday Market
November 17-18
Orangeburg, The Cinema
Olivia Smith (803) 837-0964

DORA’S Christmas Program & Downtown Tree Lighting, Orangeburg
November 19
Downtown Christmas lights will be turned on after the program.
(803) 531-6186

Children’s Garden Christmas & Kid’s Walk, Orangeburg
Nov. 20 – January 1, 2018
Drive through a beautiful, animated light display at the Edisto Memorial Gardens. Enjoy a stroll through the Kid’s Walk that features interactive light displays.
No admission fee
(803) 533-6020

Eutawville Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 23, at 10:00 am
(803)492-3374

Claflin University Concert Choir
Nov. 28, presents “Messiah”
7:00 pm
Call DORA for more information at (803) 531-6186

 

DECEMBER 2017

Holly Hill Christmas Festival
December 1, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
December 2, 9:00 am -6:00 pm
Town Hall, (803) 496-3330

Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting, Norway 
December 2, 4:00 pm
Linda Childers (803) 897-3353

Orangeburg County Christmas Parade
December 3, 3:00 pm
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821

First Sunday December, Springfield
December 3
Springfield at Railroad Platform
First Sunday in December. Tree Lighting, and arrival of Santa!
Contact Sylvia Hiers
(803) 258-3764 or Springfield Town Hall, (803) 258-3152

The Nutcracker Presented by the Orangeburg Civic Ballet
December 8 – 10
Friday – School Performances
Saturday – 7:30 pm
Sunday – 3:00 pm

Small Town Christmas, Elloree 
December 9
(803) 897-2821

Christmas Parade, Elloree 
December 9
6:00 pm
(803) 897-2821

Country Christmas Supper, Springfield
December 9
Old Springfield High School, Springfield
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(803) 258-3152

Christmas at the North Pole, North
December 9
Town of North
Parade: 10:00 am
Tree Lighting: 5:30 pm

DEC. 2017, CONT.

Bowman Christmas Parade
December 14, 7:00 pm
(803) 829-2666

Branchville Christmas Parade
December 16
(803) 274-8820

 

JANUARY 2018

Grand American Hunt, Orangeburg
January 5 & 6
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821 or (800) 545-6153

Blue Grass Jamming in January, Springfield
TBA – Mid January
(803) 258-3152

MARCH 2018

Trash to Treasures, Elloree
Community Yard Sale
March TBA
Elloree, Town Hall
(803) 897-2821

Elloree Trials Thoroughbred and Quarter-Horse Flat, Elloree
March TBA
A tradition of flat racing for more than 50 years, this event features 10 to 12 races.
Admission price varies.
Elloree Training Center
(803) 897-2616

Governor’s Frog Jump, Springfield
March 31 – April 1
Held Easter weekend annually, this event features a carnival, food, crafts, a parade, entertainment, games, frog jump, egg strike and an egg hunt.
Springfield Town Hall
(803) 258-3152

APRIL 2018

6th Annual Car Show on the Square, Orangeburg
April 7
DORA, Memorial Plaza
(803)531-6186

 

 

MAY 2018

Orangeburg Festival of Roses Street Dance, Orangeburg
May 4
(803) 531-6186

Orangeburg Festival of Roses, Orangeburg
May 4-6 The weekend before Mother’s Day.
Family fun and entertainment including music, sports, races, arts and crafts, and much more!
Admission is free.
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
(803) 534-6821 or (800) 545-6153

Memorial Day Service, Norway
May 28
(803) 263-4300

JULY 2018

July 4th Independence Day Program/Picnic
Elloree, SC
(803) 897-2821

July 4th Patriotic Celebration & Fireworks
Springfield, SC
Sylvia Hiers, (803) 258-3764 or
Springfield Town Hall, (803) 258-3152

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