Saturday, June 23
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 24
Free, self-guided tour of Union County farms and markets featuring local artisans!
Union County Tour Kickoff Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Main Street Junction
Union, SC 29379
Union County Planning Team
Open Air Celebrations
Leigh Ann Arthur
Martha Girz Smith
Where to Stay
Years Participating: 5
Welcome to Union County
Welcome to Union County...Easy to See, and Hard to Forget!
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 12 counties over 4 weekends there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!
Union County Ag + Art Tour Sites
U1. Jackson Farm Garden
garden is planted on a three-acre plot of " plastic-cultured and is housed
on the Nicholas Estate, built in the early 1900's. We grow a large vartiety 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!
The garden has several beehives during the year the honey is collected and sold with the garden's vegetables at the Union County Farm and Craft Market.
- General overview about the Nicholas Estate and garden area: Saturday, June 23, 2018, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM and Sunday, June 24, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM.
- Christen’s Creations, Upcycled Art
- LaRuchala Amyrrh Design, Fabric design and collage
- Old Pump Soaps, Handmade soaps & lotions (Sunday)
- Oodles of Doodles, Face painting
- Za’kyah Jeter & Cedric Jackson, Musicians
U2. Pea Ridge Distillery located on Hereford Hills Ranch
Only open Saturday, June 23
Enjoy tastings of our Moonshine and Specialty Spirits, which can be purchased on site. We will also give a history of Distilling in the County and a tour of our operation. We will also have food for purchase from our food trailer where we use our grass-fed beef and pastured pork that can be seen grazing in the fields of our ranch from our tasting deck. We will also have a hayride to a replica still on the creek that runs through our property where plenty of moonshine activity took place back in the day.
Artisans on Site
- Rusty Nail, Woodworking & decorative it
- Saving Grace Jewelry
- Everett Leigh Photography
- Old Pump Soaps
- Pop's Pickles, Gourmet pickles in unique flavors
U3. Piedmont Physic Garden
A small botanical garden located in the center of Union's beautiful historic district. 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.
- Guided tours, on-going
- LHC Glass Creations, Glasswork
- Vickie Shields Pottery
U4. Six Oaks Farm
Visit our farm to see our pastured pigs, market garden, market flower field and related items.
- Basic flower arranging
- Pastured/sustainable farm tour, on-going
- Jordan Lawson, Musician
- Aubrey Key, Musician
- Everett Leigh Photography
While you are in Union County be sure to check out these other great agriculture and art related locations!
UA1. Elle Bell Cafe
111 West Main Street, Union, SC 29379
Friday until 7:00 PM, Saturday until 5:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
UA2. Union County Arts Council
116 East Main Street, Union, SC 29379
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The UCAC Gallery will be open and we will be hosting a community art project
UA3. Union County Museum
127 West Main Street, Union, SC 29379
Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 PM
UA4. Rose Hill
2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379
Open daily, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Historic House tours, Saturday, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM
Tours are first-come, first-served and are $5 for adults, $4 for children, and $3 for SC seniors