Just because you’re stuck at home during the COVID-19 shutdown doesn’t mean you can’t explore the greater world. Here’s a sampling of virtual, and occasionally in-person, family-friendly shows, concerts, activities and other events over the next several weeks. In-person Historical Walking Tours of History Park: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. […]

TODAY Ticket sales for the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival open to the public today. For a list of events and ticket prices, visit joyeinaiken.com. Aiken Women in Black and Moms Demand Action will hold a Vigil for Peace and Nonviolence from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today. The group gathers on Hitchcock […]

TODAY The NNSA will hold a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Online candidates will be able to have one-on-one message chats with federal contractors and hiring managers. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information or to pre-register, visit app.brazenconnect.com/a/NNSA/e/PkQ07. THURSDAY Country trio Chapel Hart will […]

WEDNESDAY The NNSA will hold a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Online candidates will be able to have one-on-one message chats with federal contractors and hiring managers. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information or to pre-register, visit app.brazenconnect.com/a/NNSA/e/PkQ07. THURSDAY Country trio Chapel Hart will […]

TODAY A free COVID-19 testing event will be held from 7:30-11 a.m. today at the Clyburn Center for Primary Care, 1000 Clyburn Place. Pre-registration is recommended but not mandatory. For more information or to pre-register, visit ruralhs.org. An Introduction to Beekeeping course will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today […]

The following piece is in partnership with VISIT Milwaukee and Giving Fest. We’ve now entered that dreary phase of winter where we all need things to look forward to – especially in this year’s case with a global pandemic on top of everything. Giving Fest, a one-of-a-kind virtual festival, is designed to […]

SATURDAY An Introduction to Beekeeping course will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Jan. 23 at the Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road. A field day will be held in late March. The cost is $50 per person and children younger than 17 are free with a paid adult. […]

TODAY Beading with Dianne, a beginner jewelry making class, will be held from 1-3 p.m. today at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Learn to make one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry like earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces. The class is for ages 14 and older. The cost is $20 […]

Anacostia Riverkeeper organized the event I attended at Nash Run, which flows into Kenilworth Marsh. Before we headed out, Trey Sherard, the organization’s official Anacostia Riverkeeper, passed out fliers to a couple dozen volunteers on how to sort the trash. (This year, discarded masks and gloves have created a brand-new […]

Conway and North Myrtle Beach have canceled some group activities in response to the severe spike of coronavirus cases seen in Horry County over the past month. North Myrtle Beach canceled its youth basketball practices and games until at least Jan. 19, according to an alert from the city. Conway’s […]