From brushstrokes to the opera house, South Carolina’s Old 96 District has a thriving arts and culture scene. The region is home to countless ways to immerse yourself in our local artist’s creativity. There is a little something for everyone in the Old 96 District, including musicals, plays, youth productions, art galleries, pottery studios, and an opera house.
Abbeville Opera House
Originally opened in 1904, this historic theatre hosts live stage productions, comedians, and musicians throughout the year.
Address: 100 Court Square #102, Abbeville, SC 29620 | MAP
Arts Center of Greenwood
This showcase of talented local artists also doubles as the local visitor’s center.
Address: 120 Main St, Greenwood 29646 | MAP
Greenwood Community Theatre
Greenwood Community Theatre (GCT)aspires to enrich the community by creating and fostering professionalism and diversity in all its theatrical endeavors and experiences. GCT boasts a healthy offering of theatre, musical theatre, comedy, dramas, classic films, Indie films and music concerts.
Address: 110 Main Street, Greenwood, SC 29646 | MAP
Laurens County Community Theatre
The Laurens County Community Theatre is a non-profit local community theatre that has been producing quality musicals, plays, and youth productions for more than 30 years.
Address: 203 W Calhoun St, Clinton, SC 29325 | MAP
Lower Eastern Cherokee Nation of South Carolina
Home of the State Recognized Piedmont American Indian Association Lower Eastern Cherokee Nation of South Carolina. Located on 6+ acres of land at 3688 Warrior Creek Church Road in Gray Court, SC. The Tribal Grounds “Warrior Creek” include the following: Tribal House & Office, Museum & Library, White Sage Longhouse, Chief Howard White Bull Norris Living Village, and Yellow Hawk MC Shelter & Dance Arena.
Address: 3688 State Rd S-30-40, Laurens, SC 29360 | MAP
McCormick Arts Center at Keturah
This art museum features local artists, with a gift shop also featuring locally-made crafts, books, soaps, jellies, and more.
Address: 115 S Main St, McCormick, SC 29835 | MAP
Phoenix Factory’s Old Edgefield Pottery
Justin Guy, resident potter, continues the two-hundred year tradition of making and firing quality pottery made straight from the clays of Edgefield, S.C. Watch the resident potter as he revives the tradition of making Edgefield pottery. Items are available for sale. Read about the Pottery’s legacy crafted by hand.
Address: 230 Simpkins Street, Edgefield, SC 20835 | MAP
Trinity Episcopal Church
Currently being restored, this church (founded in 1842) still boasts beautiful stained glass and classic architecture. The walking labyrinth in the back invites guests to walk, rest, and pray.
Address: 200 Church St, Abbeville, SC 29620 | MAP
William Miller Bouknight Theatre
The William Miller Bouknight Theatre is located in the Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center and is the venue where the Main Street Players offer theatrical performances on a regular basis throughout the year.
Address: (Located in the Discovery Center), 405 Main Street, Edgefield, SC 29824 | MAP