Since 2007, the Sumter Gallery of Art has been bringing the children of the HYPE program a little artistic fun.
South Carolina Jazz Festival
Jazz king John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw in 1917. Dizzy was a founder of modern jazz, an innovative trumpeter known for his bent horn and bulging cheeks. The South Carolina Jazz Festival celebrates Dizzy and his accomplishments with performances from regional artists, golf tournament, tons of kids activities and even a Bebop parade!