FRIDAY: World record attempt to take place on Main Street (road closure info here)

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — As part of the November 9 TR Town and Art Crawl, a world record attempt will be made in downtown Travelers Rest. Main Street will be closed from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. between Center Street and Poinsett Highway (map below) as area residents and visitors attempt to set the record for the most participants in a group instrument making lesson.

Participants will be making a harmonica and learning about the significance of the folk instrument in local blues music.

Anyone who wants to be part of the record setting attempt must be registered through Eventbrite (here) by noon on Nov. 9. If you wish to participate in the event, you must be able to stand for at least 45 minutes. It is recommended that young children not participate in the lesson.

By registering yourself or your group, you are agreeing that everyone in your group will be able to concentrate and actively participate in this instrument making lesson for the full 30 minutes needed to set the world record. Anyone who needs to leave the lesson for any reason will be subtracted from the final count of participants. More details will be emailed out to all registered participants the week of the event.

Use the below timeline as a guide for the event activities.

Nov. 9th Timeline for the World Record Event:

5:15pm Check-In for registered participants begins

5:45pm All registered participants need to be in their assigned positions. We will begin counts to certify the number of participants.

6:00pm World Record lesson begins

6:30pm World Record lesson ends

6:45pm Dismissed from event to enjoy the rest of the TR Town & Art Crawl! Don't forget to cast your vote in the Town's Best BBQ tonight as well.

The TR Town & Art Crawl activities run from 6pm to 9pm in downtown Travelers Rest on Friday., Nov. 9 with Town's Best BBQ voting, artisan instrument makers, musicians from the area, local artists, shopping and more.

Visit for the Crawl Route Map and more information.


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