I've Been Bitten By The Tatting Bug
Thank you: Vicki Clarke for the tatting
and Erin Holloway for the phrase
for our Tat Days 2009 logo.

Palmetto Tatters' Palm Trees

"I've Been Bitten by the Tatting Bug!"
September 11-12
White Oak Conference Center
Winnsboro, South Carolina, USA

Site last updated August 29, 2009


CAMPUS MAP - Find parking, registration, motel rooms, classes, vending, and meals.

GREAT features about White Oak:

  • The lodging will be motel style rooms. Each has a private bath. Linens, towels, soap and cups provided. Towels changed out each day.
  • Very fresh and clean.
  • Can sleep 2 to 4 with 2 double beds in most rooms. Optional roll-away beds available, too.
  • Every room adjoins another (if you want), keeping as many as 8 friends together. All night slumber party???
  • Check-IN times: Thursday after 4:00. (Teachers may check-in between 2 and 4 on Thursday.) Friday & Saturday from 8 to Noon.
  • Check-OUT/Turn in Keys: By Sunday at 10am.
  • Roommate: Need a Roommate? Write Registrar. Specify things like light or no perfume, no snoring, like it hot, like it cold, etc.
  • Conference center is just across the parking lot from the motels. Once in the conference center, attendees will be in air-conditioned space or under a breezeway-no worries when raining-for all classes, meals, vending, tatting display, and Tat & Chat.
  • Meeting space is primarily on one level; an elevator accesses the lower floor; and ALL classrooms will have TABLES and CHAIRS!
  • Internet Cafe for those that MUST check email. SMILEClassroom building does have limited wireless internet, too.
  • Many areas inside and out to Tat & Chat with couches and rockers galore.
  • Beautiful, quiet, country setting. Fishing available-bring your own equipment.
  • Health Department policy prohibits pets.
  • No alcohol anywhere on campus, please. And smoking only in one outside designated area. Thank you.
White Oak Entrance
White Oak Conference Center Entrance

Take Exit 46 off I-77 (towards White Oak on Road 20). 7 miles to entrance on right.
Or, if you do not like interstate driving, from Columbia, Hwy 321 North, past Winnsboro to White Oak.
Take a right, and then right again. Entrance will be on your left. There are small signs to direct you to White Oak.
More Detailed Directions

White Oak Campus
Front Entrance
Left to Right: Motels (green roofs), Auditorium (tall rounded roof), Classrooms, Administration (behind the trees), Dining Hall (far right).

White Oak Campus
Motels on left. Main building on right.
Only open walk is from motels to main building.
In 2009, continue on around in front of motels to back of classroom building for Registration.

From Motels to Classroom Entrance
Looking across from Motel A to Classrooms
From Motels to Classroom Entrance
Dining Hall to left and up hill.
Registration, Classrooms, Vending, and Snacks to right.
Going towards Dining Hall
Left sidewalk up to Dining Hall. We can also get to the
Dining Hall from inside the building using elevator or stairs.
Going towards Classrooms
Right sidewalk to Registration, Classrooms, Vending, and Snacks.
First door is Vending. Second door is Registration.
First Door to Vending and Classrooms
First door on right-Vending and Classrooms.
Registration Door
Second door on right-Registration and Snacks.
White Oak Motel Room
Motel room. 2 Double Beds. All NEW furniture in May 2007.
White Oak Motel Bathroom
Bathroom in motel rooms
White Oak Classrooms
Double Classroom. (Most classes will only need a single room.)
We will have tables to work at.
White Oak Dining Hall
Dining Hall
White Oak Rockers
Many GREAT sitting areas for Tat & Chat
White Oak Campus Map
(large pdf file)

White Oak Conference Center

Emergency Numbers: Let's do HOPE no one has an emergency but just incase, here are a few phone numbers you can share with your family incase they need to contact you.
White Oak Confernce Center: 803-635-4685
Donna Thompson 803-338-1384 cell and Email: dthompson@scetv.org
Jeff Thompson 803-755-2024 home or 803-338-4349 cell

Your cell phones may or may not work out in the country at White Oak. They say, "If you hold on to the flag pole, you get an OK signal." Or there is a tree you can stand under, too. So, if your cell does not work, you may want to have a calling card available to use with the phones that are in the lobby. There will be computers that you can use to send/check email.

Tat Days 2009 (or Close this window if you were registering)

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