Member Gathering
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

Member Gathering

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We've been busy this summer! All current Historic Rock Hill members are invited to celebrate recent improvements and a few new additions to the White Home grounds & gardens.

Please bring your favorite summer appetizer and we'll provide the beer & wine.

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Historic Rock Hill Oyster Roast
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Historic Rock Hill Oyster Roast

Historic Rock Hill presents:

The 13th Annual Oyster Roast Fall Fundraiser

at the White Home on Thursday, October 18, from 6 to 9 pm

Silent Auction & Bar Open at 6 pm
Oysters served from 6:30pm-7:30 pm

Dinner Buffet Opens at 7:30 pm

Enjoy Hudson’s famous oysters, a Southern buffet catered by Culinary Chef David Babey, homemade pound cake with fresh fruits and decadent sauces, wine and beer. Tickets are $65 per person and space is limited!

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iMAGINE STEAM Festival
Oct
27
12:00 PM12:00

iMAGINE STEAM Festival

he iMAGINE STEAM Festival in Rock Hill is a designed to showcase preK-12 education and career pathways in Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math (STEAM) through fun, hands-on learning for families from across York, Chester and Lancaster Counties. The festival will be a highly visible street festival that engages companies, schools and nonprofits in providing exciting, interactive STEAM learning exhibits for PreK-12 students and their families. The purpose of the festival is to ignite the interest of students in STEAM learning and career pathways. This exciting event will take place on October 27, 2018 from 11 am – 4 pm in Old Town Rock Hill throughout the Main Street area and Fountain Park. It will feature hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations and family-oriented STEAM entertainment. The iMAGINE STEAM Festival is an initiative of the Upstate SC STEM Collaborative managed by South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics and Science (SCCMS) at Clemson University.

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Bicycle Scavenger Hunt
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Bicycle Scavenger Hunt

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Explore downtown Rock Hill on bicycles while hunting for clues. Learn about historic sites, photograph yourself or your team with local art and characters, and get to know your community. Teams or individuals can compete and costumes (especially team costumes) are welcome! The hunt starts at the historic White Home at 258 East White Street and will cross downtown Rock Hill, through historic neighborhoods and new Rock Hill landmarks. Bring your bikes (or rent a Comporium Gotcha Bike), a phone capable of taking photographs, and be ready to have fun!

Tickets on sale Tuesday 8/28

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Spring Fundraiser - White Home Wine Trail
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Fundraiser - White Home Wine Trail

White Home Wine Trail

In partnership with grapevine Riverwalk, the gala is taking place at the White Home on Saturday, May 19 from 6-10pm. Guests will trail the world’s most popular wine regions throughout the interior of the home and on its newly restored porches to taste an array of wines that have been paired with sweet & savory hors d'oeuvres provided by Culinary Chef David Babey. Festivities include a string quartet compliments of the future Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra, a wine pull and other forms of entertainment. Dress is cocktail attire/black tie optional.

 

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Spring Member Picnic
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

Spring Member Picnic

It's that time of year again: our annual Spring Member Meeting & Picnic!  We will bring the membership up to date on what we have going on, vote on new board members, and present the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards! As always, we will provide the chicken and drinks so make sure to bring your favorite side dish or dessert!

 

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The River History Ride
May
4
4:30 PM16:30

The River History Ride

Learn about Rock Hill's river history during this two hour bike tour of the Catawba River! Historic Rock Hill is partnering with the City of Rock Hill's Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Department to provide a fun, 5-mile ride along the Catawba River. The Catawba River has a rich history, so take a tour of the beautiful river with a knowledgeable guide.

Ride your own bike or rent one from us! For tickets, visit this link or see our ticket page.

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World War I: Lessons and Legacies
Apr
21
2:00 PM14:00

World War I: Lessons and Legacies

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), the World War I: Lessons and Legacies exhibit will open to the public on Saturday, April 21 at the historic White Home in conjunction with Historic Rock Hill’s 2nd Annual Antique Car Show and the 2018 Come-See-Me festival. Admission on opening day will be included with admission to the car show. Standard admission rates will apply following the opening day.

 In honor of America's entry into "The War to End All Wars", this Smithsonian poster exhibition will explore pivotal changes WWI made in America's culture, as well as the far-reaching influence it had on the rest of the world. Designed to catch the attention of middle and high school students, the exhibit series features components of historical photographs, documents, graphics, educational text, and reflects the modernity the war’s end brought to the 20th century.

 The World War I: Lessons and Legacies exhibit will run through the month of November.

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