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Carolina Backcountry Christmas 2021

Sumter County Museum
122 N. Washington St.
Sumter 29150

At our annual living history Christmas you’ll find enduring traditions, charming decorations, and a season that still warms the heart. With the traditional Hanging of the Greens near Advent the Backcountry will be decorated for the season. You'll see what it looked and felt like at Christmastide circa 1800 in our Carolina Backcountry Homestead. Blacksmithing Spinning and weaving Candle Making Colonial Crafts Cookies and Cider Chestnuts roasting on an open fire and special surprises! .... and best of all we are happy to offer this event for FREE! GUIDELINES: All upcoming programs are contingent on public accessibility during this time. Events have been modified to protect visitors and staff from COVID-19. Your health and safety are important to us. The following measures are in place: If the attendee is sick or has any symptoms please refrain from coming to the Museum. Please adhere to social distancing of 6'+ apart. Hand sanitizer will be located throughout the grounds. We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, guests, staff, and visitors. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting Sumter County Museum, utilizing the museum’s rental facilities, and/or attending an event you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 for your guests and you. *All of the guidelines listed above will be strictly adhered to until further notice.

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