Union County

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Union County Ag + Art Tour Countdown!

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Union County Ag + Art Tour Schedule

Saturday, June 22
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, June 23
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

How to Enjoy the Tour

Step 1: Choose several tour sites below to visit, being aware that you might not be able to see everything in one day.  You can start anywhere - the tour is self-guided and there is no admission charge!

Step 2: Load up your car with your friends and family and begin your tour!  Bring a cooler and pick up some fresh veggies, let your kids enjoy a hay-ride and barnyard animals, watch our artists in action and enjoy a day in the country!

Step 3: Visit our Ag + Art Tour information table at your first tour stop to sign-in.  You will be counted at each tour stop you visit but you only need to sign in at your first stop.  Be sure to use #agandarttour in all of your social media check-ins!

Step 4: Don't forget to check out farms and artisans in other participating counties!
With 10 counties over 5 weekends there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!

Union County Ag + Art Tour Map

Union County Map

Union County Ag + Art Tour Sites

U1. Belmont Farm

5851 Cross Keys Highway
Enoree, SC 29335

We raise dairy goats and hair sheep, honey bees and we are adding ducks this year. We make soaps and lotions with the goat milk and have a non-profit, Mercy and Grace Soap Company.  We also offer baked goods through our "bakery" and have a farm store located on site.  Our farm was also once a plantation owned by Judge John Grimke and where the Grimke sisters were raised as teen girls.

Special Activities

  • Hand and Machine Milking, Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 AM and 2:00 PM, Sunday at 2:00 PM
  • Sheep Introduction Saturday at 11:30 AM, Sunday at 1:30 PM
  • Cake Walk Saturday, June 22 at 1:00 PM

Prepared Food On Site

  • Gist Grill & BBQ

Artisans on Site

  • New Life Praise Band
  • The Funky Brush
  • Mercy & Grace Soap Co. and Bakery of Belmont Farm
  • Jan Scott Red Barn Art
  • Etta Mahaza’s Generation Art and Craft Store/Quilts
  • Hobby House Farm (face painting, produce, eggs)

U2. Jackson Farm

400 Foster Street
Union, SC 29379

The garden is planted on a three-acre plot of plastic-culture and is housed on the Nicholas Estate, built in the early 1900's.  We grow a large variety of vegetables including tomatoes (cherry, better boy and magic mountain), greens (kale, swiss chard, Asian turnips, mustard, collards, and mixed tender greens), onions, sweet potatoes, cabbage, okra, and more!

Special Activities

  • Nichols Family Home Tour
  • Urban Garden Tour
  • Bee Hives
  • John Deere Tractor Display (Blanchard Eq)

Prepared Food On Site

  • BBQ

Artisans on Site

  • Old Pump Soaps
  • Ryan Bullock, Painter
  • Christine’s Creations, Upcycling

U3. Piedmont Physic Garden

301 E South Street
Union, SC 29379

We are a small botanical garden that focuses on health and wellness education. Our mission is to exhibit and promote the medicinal, economic, cultural, and environmental importance of plants to the people of Union County and the surrounding Piedmont region of South Carolina.

Special Activities

  • Garden Tours each day

Artisan on Site

  • Betsy Skipper, local artist (Saturday)

U4. Six Oaks Farm

1787 Mount Tabor Church Road
Jonesville, SC 29353

Visit our farm to see our pastured pigs, market garden, market flower field and related items.

Special Activities

  • Sunflower field
  • General Store with pastured fresh pork, honey, pottery, and goat milk products
  • The Buffalo Peanut Wagon

Artisan on Site

  • Betty Lou Originals

U5. Three Horse Milling Co.

3257 River Road
Union, SC 29379

Three Horse Milling Company produces steel-cut grits and cornmeal using actual horse power to operate the mill.

Special Activities

  • Live music by Split Rail, Saturday, June 22, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Live music by Tri Country Bluegrass, Sunday, June 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Artisans and Crafters: Quilt display, quilting & crochet demonstrations and goods by the Union County FCL Patchwork Quilters and Twisted Stitches Crochet
  • Fun activities include Corn hole boards, tetherball, and hook and ring games, Saturday, June 22, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • Grits and Cornmeal Grinding, Sunday, June 23, 1:15 PM, 3:00 PM, and 4:30 PM (product available for sale).

Prepared Food On Site

  • Drinks and hot dogs for purchase both Saturday and Sunday

Artisans and Farmers on Site

  • Rusty Nail Woodworks
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Sweet Sugar Britches
  • Santuc Woodcarvers
  • Union County FCL Patchwork Quilters
  • Twisted Thread Crocheters
  • Quilt Display featuring Katy Sigmon
  • Pea Ridge Distillery Moonshine Tasting
  • Olivia’s Way Garden
  • Mike Scales – Union County Turkey Farmer

U6. Wildwood Ranch

2776 Mount Tabor Church Road
Jonesville, SC 29353

Old Wild West Town with a country store nestled in the heart of Jonesville, SC.

Special Activities

  • Bee keeping demonstration
  • Tour of historical home
  • Urban garden tour
  • New John Deere tractor on display
  • Fresh vegetables
  • Upcycling vendor
  • Musicians

Prepared Food On Site

  • BBQ
  • Kona Ice of Chester

Artisans on Site

  • Trees to Treasure
  • Saving Grace Jewelry
  • Everett Leigh Photography
  • Union Express Band
  • Sister-Sister Kustom Creations
  • Laurie Haney Beadworks
  • Soaps and Seams
  • Anastasia Elida

Union County Ancillary Tour Sites

Be sure to visit these other great Union County agriculture and art locations while on your tour!

UA1. Elle Bell Cafe

111 West Main Street
Union, SC 29379

Open Saturday June 22, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

UA2. Heavenly Arts - Ceramics and Canvas

120 West Main Street
Union, SC 29379

Saturday June 22, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Come in and paint ceramics of any kind while you and enjoy talking.  They even have the old pickup truck and campers ready for you to paint!

UA3. Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

2677 Sardis Road
Union, SC 29379

Saturday June 22, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sunday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tour of the historical site and home of where SC's 68th governor, William H. Gist.  Children activities close to era will be included.

UA4. Sanders Garden Center

101 Times Blvd.
Union, SC 29379

Open Saturday June 22, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Union County Ag + Art Tour Sponsors

Sower Sponsors

Union County

City of Union

Let's Talk Interactive

Broad River Electric Cooperative

Timken

 

Friends

Dairi-O

Town of Jonesville

P&M Fabrications

TJ's Tree Service

Smith Backhoe & Construction

Sunset Farm

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Connect with Union County Ag + Art Tour

Union County Ag + Art Tour Chairperson
Leigh Ann Arthur
Rusty Nail Woodworks
rustynailwoodworks1@gmail.com