Upcoming Event
Event Name: Blackwater Festival 2019
Event Occurs: Once
Event Description: Friends of the Edisto (FRED) invites you to attend the Sixth Annual "Blackwater Festival" at beautiful Aiken State Park on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Schedule: 9:00 AM - Park gates open and event registration begins. (Note, Aiken State Park charges $2 for parking.) 10:30 AM - Music from Palmetto Blue (bluegrass band) begins. 12:00 Noon - Lunch with Dukes BBQ begins. News and update from DHEC regarding the Groundwater Management Plan currently being developed for the area. 3:00 PM - conclusion of event.

Aiken State Park features swimming and boating facilities, including a canoe and kayak trail along the South Fork Edisto River. There are also hiking trails around the festival area and camping grounds if you want to make a weekend of it.

We will have a home-cooked BBQ lunch with all the fixin's. Bring a cooler (no alcoholic beverages, please) and a picnic blanket for the family - well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to join. The event is free to FRED members. If you're not a member yet, you can join FRED at the event. If you want to camp at the park, please contact the Aiken State Park staff at 803-649-2857 to reserve a spot.
Event Class: General
Website Address: https://www.edistofriends.org/events/blackwater
Contact Phone: (803) 649-2857
Contact Email: n/a
Start Date/Time: 5/18/2019 9:00 AM
End Date/Time: 5/18/2019 3:00 PM
Directions: Aiken State Park
1145 State Park Rd
Windsor, SC 29856

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