Barbecue and Homecooking: Food That Makes You Smile

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Barbecue and Homecooking: Food That Makes You Smile

November 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

The 2019 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Barbecue and Homecooking: Food That Makes You Smile. This documentary was made to promote folklore and folklife experiences visitors might have in the economically depressed four-counties of the Region III SC National Heritage Corridor. These counties bear primary roots to the beginnings and growth of barbecue in South Carolina. This film explores eateries where the cooks heading up the kitchens or barbecue pits have agrarian family roots and were first taught on wood stoves or by the side of heralded barbecue pit-men. They maintain today recipes with ingredients and cooking methods learned at the side of mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles or grandparents in these farming communities. Music by South Carolina roots musicians move the viewer along as they hit the road with filmmaker Stan Woodward and the folklorist from McKissick Museum as they ‘root-out’ these sites.

The film is free to the public and will be shown at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, November 27th, at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street in Conway.

The Horry County Museum Documentary Film Matinees will continue throughout 2019. For a full list of films, visit our website at For more information, call the Horry County Museum at 843-915-5320 or e-mail


November 27, 2019
1:00 pm


Museum Matinees


Horry County Museum
805 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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