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BBQ BLUES & SOUL WEEKEND & FAMILY FUN DAY!
20th ANNIVERSARY RV BBQ BLUES & SOUL!
DUE TO THE HURRICANE ALERT & HEAVY RAIN WE ARE RESCHEDULING OUR FESTIVAL TO OCTOBER 21st & 22nd.
*NO TABLE SEATING THIS YEAR! - LIMITED SEATING!
* LAWNCHAIR - COOLERS - MINI TABLES ARE ALLOWED
* PLEASE SOCIAL DISTANCE & MASKS PREFERRED!
Historic Harriet Barber House & Grounds
ALL TICKETS PURCHASED AFTER SEPT. 15th CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE"WILL CALL" GATE TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE GATE. RV TICKETS CAN BE PICKED UP "UPON ARRIVAL"
116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061
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FESTIVAL: DAY TWO
FAMILY FUN DAY!
SATURDAY OCT. 22nd
Harriet Barber House & Congaree National Park
The 19th annual Congaree Swampfest celebration continues on Saturday, October 22nd @ 9:00 AM at the Congaree National Park and at 12:00 am at the festival site (THE HISTORIC HARRIET BARBER HOUSE & GROUNDS, 116 BARBERVILLE LOOP, HOPKINS, SC 29061).
This year we are bridging the gap with a wide array of major and local Gospel, R&B, Jazz, and inspirational recording artists (singers, bands, instrumentalists, and many other eclectic guests will perform. (see schedule below).
Free shuttle will carry visitors from the festival site to the national park. Activities will run throughout the day, offering a free and great opportunity for visitors to experience the rich culture of the Lower Richland Heritage Corridor. No matter the age or interest, there are activities for everyone! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a day out in Richland County.
Free parking will be available on and near the festival site, Historic Harriet Barber House & Grounds, 116 Barberville Loop, Hopkins, SC 29061, with some limited free parking in the Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Drive, off Old Bluff Road, Hopkins, SC.
*****Entertainment & Fun & Activities will be going on simultaneously*****
ENTERTAINMENT STAGE 2022
Schedule of Activities:
Site #1: CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK
Guided Tours, , Wildlife art display, & More!
Side #2: HISTORIC HARRIET BARBER HOUSE
live entertainment, Food / Drink & Craft vendors, children's carnival, Veggie Giveaway to Senior Citizens, Prize Giveaways, Shuttle Service, Golf Cart Central, & More
Join park staff for a weekend celebration of Congaree National Park and surrounding
Event will feature special exhibits, hands on activities for kids and programs to enlighten and inspire. Art contest with prizes awarded to top selections.
It’s fun and it’s free!
*All programs will meet at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center.
National Park will host a variety of programs at the park including guided hikes, living history programs, kids activities and auditorium programs. We will plan to offer walk up tours in addition to regularly scheduled tour that day. There will also be an Owl Prowl on Saturday evening . In addition to programming we will plan to have exhibits and displays (similar to past events).
The theme is to be announced. The youth art contest will be held again this year.
ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP
HOSTED BY JAMAL BATES
DEBORAH WATKINS (LIVE BAND)
SALUDA RIVER BAND
CHILDRENS ACADEMY / CHORUS
SUMTER TRIBE / CHERAW INDIANS
JARVIS JETT (LIVE BAND)
SINGING CRUSADERS OF CAMDEN (LIVE BAND)
REGINA SKEETERS (LIVE BAND)