St. Matthews is located in Calhoun County
and Wateree along Highway 601 near Lake Marion
. St Matthews is the county seat of Calhoun County
and is situated south of Columbia
in central South Carolina.
St. Matthews dates back to when the railroad reached "Lewisville" depot in 1841. The railroad cut through the middle of the town was dug out with picks and shovels. The nearby town of Cameron was laid out in 1894 when a second railroad came through the area.
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01/19 Coming to The area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Spoleto Festival Charleston SC May24-June9 Spoleto Festival has firmly established itself as one of the world’s major arts festivals and as one of the most significant arts organizations in the Southeast.
Effingham Oktoberfest Effingham GA September27-28 The Effingham Oktoberfest is supported and organized by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce. The Festival is free and open to the public and parking shuttles run continuously.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.