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Red Clay Strays to share 'Moment of Truth' at Sumter Opera House on May 27

The Red Clay Strays return to the Sumter Opera House with a debut album, "Moment of Truth," in tow that is sure to have a song for everyone. Born and raised in "the red dirt clay South" of Mobile, Alabama, The Red Clay Strays described their … more

5th Dimension concert postponed until 2023; original ticket purchases to be honored

The Sumter Opera House has postponed The 5th Dimension show scheduled for May 18 until next year but will honor tickets originally purchased. The legendary music group was originally set to perform at the Opera House in February but postponed its … more

2022 Spring Garden Tour features 4 beautiful Sumter homes May 28

The 2022 Spring Garden Tour will be presented by the Sumter Council of Garden Clubs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Alice Boyle Garden Center, 842 W. Liberty St., … more

Sumter Little Theatre's 'Mamma Mia' sells out less than 2 weeks before opening night

Sumter Little Theatre's "Mamma Mia" will have a packed house opening night and every night after, as all eight showings sold out less than two weeks before its debut. "Mamma Mia,'" the musical based on songs from Swedish pop group ABBA, has been … more

Lake Marion Artisans Guild remains hopeful despite setbacks

The Lake Marion Artisans Guild found hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic and urges residents to explore their artistic side inside their gallery. The Lake Marion Artisans Gallery will host local artist Janet Michalic's "Creating Art During Covid" … more

Sumter Civic Chorale's spring concert to bring 'movie magic' to Patriot Hall

The sounds of movie magic will be on a Sumter stage near you this Mother's Day. The Sumter Community Civic Chorale will emulate movie musings this Mother's Day for its annual spring concert at Patriot Hall. Founded in January 1986, the Sumter … more

Iris Festival will return for its 80th anniversary in Sumter

Sumter's Iris Festival will bloom back into season this year after a two-year streak of cancellations. The four-day Memorial Day weekend event will kick off with an opening ceremony on Thursday, May 26, followed by the three-day festival full of … more

Sumterites spend a groovy night out with This Is The 60s

Sumterites young and old came together on Wednesday to indulge in the retro rhythms of the 1960s. The Sumter SPCA turned Patriot Hall into a scene straight out of a 1960s' classic movie for its fundraiser concert featuring This Is The 60s. … more

Sumter Community Concert Band 40th Anniversary Concert on May 1 to feature world-renowned composer Jay Bocook

For 40 years, the Sumter Community Concert Band has provided free concerts to the community to share its love and passion of music. To celebrate such a milestone, the band will host a free anniversary concert that will feature some very special … more

A uniting tune: Duke Ellington Orchestra dazzles Sumter with swinging sound at Sumter Opera House

Under the bright lights of the Sumter Opera House stage, the Duke Ellington Orchestra stole the hearts of Sumter residents with the soulful, swinging melodies that flowed from their shiny instruments. During soundcheck, the band was dressed in … more

SCETV to host live podcast at Sumter Original Brewery

Raise a pint with a South Carolina ETV reporter at the live recording of his podcast at the Sumter Original Brewery. The brewery, Sumter's first, will turn its spacious bar into a cozy studio for SC Lede, hosted by Gavin Jackson. Maryland … more

Sumter County Gallery of Art presents new exhibitions featuring 2 S.C.-based artists

The Sumter County Gallery of Art will present two new exhibitions of South Carolina-based artists whose artwork passionately and intricately reflect the realities from which they have lived, loved and learned. THOMAS THE YOUNGER Thomas … more

MicroBrew HippieFest returns to downtown Sumter May 13

Stop, sip and stroll with Sumter Senior Services' MicroBrew HippieFest in May. Sumter Senior Services has partnered with Young Professionals of Sumter and downtown Sumter for the return of MicroBrew HippieFest on May 13. Founded in 1968, … more

Casting off again after 2 years: 2-day Striped Bass Festival returns to Manning, Lake Marion for 1st time since pandemic

It's been three years. Three years since fishing lines were cast or cotton candy was spun out of sugary thin air. Since girls pageanted, musicians belted, parade floats rolled, tractors revved, food smells wafted and families and friends perused … more

Duke Ellington Orchestra coming to Sumter Opera House April 23

The soulful and elegant sounds of Duke Ellington Orchestra will fill the halls of the Opera House on April 23. As the third stop on their 2022 World Tour, the Duke Ellington Orchestra will bring style and elegance to the Sumter Opera House stage … more

Vibe out with the Sumter SPCA and This Is The 60s at Patriot Hall on April 27

Take a groovy ride back in time while listening to the best music of the 1960s. The Sumter SPCA will host a psychedelic fundraiser Wednesday, April 27, at Patriot Hall with the help of the This Is The 60s Show. The seven-person band will perform … more

Shrimp Feast returns to Sumter County Museum for 20th year

After two years of waiting due to the pandemic, the 20th-annual Shrimp Feast will make its return to the Sumter County Museum on April 14. "It's our second-biggest fundraiser behind the Oyster Roast," Executive Director Annie Rivers. "It's our … more

Sumter Community Concert Band Jazz Ensemble hosts 1st concert since COVID-19 at Patriot Hall

For the first time in two years, the Sumter Community Concert Band Jazz Ensemble is inviting residents to fill their Sunday afternoon with its smooth sounds. SCCB Jazz Ensemble will host a concert for the public at Patriot Hall on Sunday. … more

A night of jazz and art at Sumter County Gallery of Art

The Sumter County Gallery of Art turned into a jazz hall on Friday, April 1, as Queen City Jazz featuring Nicci Canada grooved with adults who filled the hall. Attendees could take a break from watching the band while still hearing them as they … more

Sumter Civic Dance Company to present 42nd-annual spring concert at Patriot Hall

Spend over an hour with local dancers as they dazzle the Patriot Hall stage at a family friendly concert this Friday and Saturday. Under the direction of Freed School of Performing Arts owner Andrea Freed-Levenson, the Sumter Civic Dance Company … more
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