Things To Do

Three ways to celebrate Black History Month near Myrtle Beach this weekend

“African American Heritage Day,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site, 1950 Rutledge Road, near McClellanville, off U.S. 17, 16 miles south from Georgetown – with Slave Dwelling Project program on “Inalienable Rights: Living History through the Eyes of the Enslaved”; interpreters’ demonstrations on blacksmithing, cooking and storytelling; and concert at 2 p.m. by Howard African Methodist Church. Admission $15 adults or $7.50 students, including house tour. 843-546-9361 or

“Black History Fish Fry,” Saturday, opening ceremony 10 a.m., fireside chat 11 a.m., and meal noon ($8 donation requested). 834-650-2064, 843-650-2734 or

“Voices in the Village at Friendfield,” 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Hobcaw Barony, on U.S. 17, north of Georgetown, with patrons driving their own vehicles into village once occupied by emancipated slaves and their descendants until 1952. $25. Registration required at 843-546-4623 or More details at