Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life will be held this Friday, April 25 at the
Community Arts Day
Also on Saturday, April 26, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site presents A Day of Love: The Rosedown Wedding at 1 pm. Imagine music, dancing, graceful ladies in beautiful gowns, and handsome gentlemen in formal evening dress. Love is in the air and two historic plantation houses and families are united on this day; as costumed re-enactors present the April 9, 1857 wedding of Sarah Turnbull of Rosedown to James Pirrie Bowman of Oakley. The wedding re-enactment will be held at 1 pm with the reception to follow. For more information call 635-3110 .
Tea And Sensibility
Visitors are invited to Audubon State Historic Site to experience Tea and Sensibility on Saturday, May 3. The program recreates for the public the “Age of Romance” when writers such as Jane Austin , musicians such as Beethoven, and a young artist named John Audubon lived. Visitors can try to make their own fans or bath salts. What people wore and what was etiquette of the time will be covered throughout the day. Some might like to try a taste of the tea under the shade of the oaks. The program lasts from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The $2 adult admission to Audubon SHS includes the site video history presentation, the plantation house tour and all special programs. Children (12 and under) and senior citizens (62 and older) are admitted free. For more information, call 635-3739.