Gwen Fowler



There’s lots of good food to celebrate this month

Posted 7/10/2013 5:15:00 PM

July is for celebrating America’s Independence, but it’s also about celebrating the bounty of South Carolina, including peaches, shrimp, watermelon, tomatoes and barbecue.

Here are some festivals planned across the state:

July 11-13: 13th annual South Carolina Festival of Discovery BBQ Blues, Greenwood.

July 11-20: The South Carolina Peach Festival, Gaffney.

July 19: May River Shrimp Festival, Bluffton.

July 19-20: Pageland Watermelon Festival

July 19-28: The 58th Beaufort Water Festival

July 20: Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival, Columbia.