Charleston - Festivals And Events
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From culturally enriching performances at the nationally-known Spoleto Festival USA to experiencing Christmas in Charleston with the Holiday Walking Tour, year-round festivities are sure to keep you busy in Charleston. Why not spend an afternoon savoring delectable southern cuisine? However you decide to spend your days and nights, Charleston can keep your calendar full!

Charleston Calendar of Events


MARCH

The Foreigner presented by Charleston Stage
3/7/2014 - 3/23/14
The Foreigner is the laugh-out-loud backwoods farce that has charmed audiences since it first appeared in 1984 when it won the Obie for Best Off-Broadway production.

Evenings in the Market
3/21/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday from March through December.

Local Fishermen Fridays at Jasmine Porch
3/21/2014
Join Jasmine Porch on Friday evenings and experience the fresh catch of the day.

Unedited Black Cat Cabaret
1/23/2014
From the salons of Italy and France to the steps of Sermet's - join Unedited with Laura Ball and friends Mary Fishburne and Shelby Levine with Bassist Ben Wells as the ladies resurrect the legendary Le Chat Noir upstairs at The Mezz.

10th Annual Mardi Crawl on Shem Creek
3/22/2014
Visit Shem Creek for a day of "partying with a purpose" at MardiCrawl 2014.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra: Little Girl Blue
3/22/2014
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be performing "Little Blue Girl" on Saturday, March 22 at the Charleston Music Hall. This performance will celebrate the music of Nina Simone and will be conducted in 2 sets. Set 1: 5pm Set 2: 8pm.

Walk for Water Charleston
3/22/2014
Join thousands to Walk for Water on March 22. Water Missions International's walk symbolizes the trek that millions of women and children walk every day for water that isn't even clean.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mysters - A Classic Comic Whodunit
3/23/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

All About Drawing
3/25/2014
In All About Drawing, artist Sally Collins will teach students to work with charcoal, pencils, colored pencils, composition, still life, and photographs in this fun four week session.

2014 Old Exchange Lecture Series: Heroes and Villains of the American Revolution

3/26/2014
During this lecture series speakers will explore our traditional view points on the American Revolution's heroes and villains.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
3/26/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre! 

Krav under the Oaks at Charles Towne Landing
3/26/2014
Join Charleston Krav Maga & MMA for a four-week "Krav Under the Oaks" boot camp at beautiful Charles Towne Landing that will jump start or elevate your fitness routine! 

The Oak Ridge Boys
3/27/2014
The Oak Ridge Boys will be performing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on March 27, 2014. 

Evenings in the Market
3/28/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

The Alley Hoop Fever Challenge
3/28/2014
The Alley Hoop Fever Challenge, presented by Bud Light, returns at 7pm, with 64 two-person team gathering to compete for $700 in cold hard cash.

Spring Jam Music Fest
3/29/2014
The 2nd annual Spring Jam Music Fest presented by 105.5 The Bridge returns to Brittlebank Park for a jam-packed day of live music on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Two stages, ten bands, side-show performances, and the Arts & Goods Village will line the banks. 

The Folly Beach Sea and Sand Festival
3/29/2014
A family-friendly, dog-friendly festival & fundraiser benefiting the Folly Beach Parks & Rec and renourishment program. 

The North Charleston POPS! Philly Soul
3/29/2014
The late '60s and '70s brought the Philadelphia Sound, a style of soul music characterized by lush orchestra arrangements, featuring sweeping strings and piercing brass.

Lowcountry Active Outdoors Expo
3/30/2014
Would you like to try out and experience all of the great outdoor sporting activities that abound in the Lowcountry? Join the Lowcountry Active Outdoors Expo in March 30 to discover what the Lowcountry has to offer in sporting activities.

In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges
3/31/2014
"In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges" is being presented as a monthly series connecting musicians and CofC students to industry leaders with intimate conversations about success and experience in the music business, moderated by Mark Bryan.

Pet Fest 2014
3/22/2014 - 3/23/2014
Our pets love us unconditionally - so why not give back to our best friends by bringing them out for some fun? Pets, their owners and those in search of a pet are invited to join Charleston County Parks for a full weekend of exhibit, demonstrations, etc.

Family Circle Cup Tennis Tournament
3/29/2014 - 4/6/2014
Every spring, the City of Charleston and Daniel Island serves as a backdrop to one of the richest and most traditional events in women's professional tennis.

Pefectly Normel People
3/20/2014 - 3/30/2014
Threshold Repertory Theatre is proud to present Perfectly Normel Peoply by our 2014 Playwrights-in-Residence, Thomas and Juday Health.

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Designer Showhouse
3/20/2014 - 4/19/2014
The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League's 37th Annual Designer Showhouse at 67 Rutledge Avenue is an antebellium treature located in Harleston Village. Built in 1852, this elegant home is known for its broad porch with a gray and white marble floor.

APRIL

City Gallery Exhibit
04/3/2014 - 4/30/2014
The City Gallery Exhibit will be on display at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center April 3 - 30.

Lowcountry Cajun Festival
04/6/2014
Bringing Louisiana to the Lowcountry, Lowcountry Cajun Festival is a full-day of Zydeco music, Cajun and creole foods, children's activities and all around raging' Cajun entertainment.

Evenings in the Market
04/4/2014
This weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30 - 10:30pm every Friday and Saturday from March through December.

Explore Bulls Island - Multi-day Adventure With Coastal Expeditions
04/4/2014
Offered only 8 times a year, this is a unique opportunity to stay overnight in a National Wildlife Refuge.

Local Fishermen Fridays at Jasmine Porch
04/4/2014
Join Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island on Friday evenings and experience the fresh catch of the day.

Loggerhead Re-Opening
04/5/2014
Loggerhead Grill at The Sanctuary is open for the season! Join the opening day celebration.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
04/6/2014
Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Lowcountry Food Bank and receive a FREE breakfast with the Easter Bunny.

Heist, Heist Baby!
04/5/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

3rd Annual Charleston Honey & Bee Expo
04/6/2014
Visit this family, friendly event to learn more about bees and what you can do to help save them.

Gala of the Royal Horses
04/6/2014
For the first time ever, riding Master Rene Gasser, created and producer for "Gala of The Royal Horses" will be bringing his world-renowned equestrian tour to the North Charleston Coliseum on Sunday, April 6.

Sea Island Food Truck Rodeo at Freshfields Village
04/6/2014
Bring your appetite to Freshfields Village on Sunday, April 6 for the inaugural Sea Island Food Truck Rodeo.

"French Tea" at Magnolia's Summer Garden
04/6/2014
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens will serve a "French tea in the Lowcountry" on April 6 amid colorful azaleas and a stringed classical trio, reminiscent of a bygone Southern tradition but with a French twist.

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
04/8/2014
Come join your community and local vendors at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Vendor booths will be loaded with fresh local produce, preserves & other great treats ripe for the picking!

TEDxCharleston
04/8/2014
TEDXCharleston is an all-day immersion experience at the intersection of science, art, performance and business.

2014 Old Exchange Lecture Series: Heroes and Villains of the American Revolution
04/9/2014
During this lecture series speakers will explore our traditional view points on the American Revolution's heroes and villains.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
04/9/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise
04/10/2014
Every Thursday from April 10 - October, hop aboard the Carolina Queen for a "Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise".

Thursdays Uncorked at Southern Season
04/10/2014
Every Thursday, Lowcountry Loop Trolley's Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour will make a stop at Southern Season for an evening at our Thursdays Uncorked wine tasting.

14th Annual Kiawah Art and House Tour
04/11/2014
The 14th annual Kiawah Island Art and House Tour, sponsored by the member auxiliary group, Gibbes, etc., features five stunning Kiawah Island Homes. Billy Currington "We Are Tonight" Tour
04/11/2014
Mercury Records recording artist Billy Currington stops in North Charleston during his "We Are Tonight" Tour with supporting acts Brett Eldredge and Chase Rice.

Evenings in the Market
04/11/2014
This weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday from March through December.

Local Fishermen Fridays at Jasmine Porch
04/6/2014
Join us at Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary on Friday evenings and experience the fresh catch of the day.

Spring Concert Series at Freshfields Village
04/11/2014
Welcome a new season at Freshfields Village during its three-part Spring Concert Series on the Village Green.

Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter
04/11/2014
Ft. Sumter Tours is launching a new "Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter" beginning Friday, March 21st, and continuing on Friday evenings through October, 2014.

Easter Cupcake Decorating
04/12/2014
Grab the kids and hop on over to the Tasting Station to decorate Easter cupcakes with spring-inspired icing and sprinkles.

Easter Eggstravaganza
04/12/2014
The Charleston Museum invites families to the annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 12 from 10:00am until noon.

Fly Fishing 201 Schools
04/12/2014
Each fly fishing class is typically offered once a month for $75. They run from 9am to 3pm, and include lunch as well as any necessary tackle required for the session.

Heist, Heist Baby!
04/12/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest his this side of The Joe.

Plow to Chow at Charleston Farmers Market
04/12/2014
Join Lowcountry Local First for the 2014 launch of the Charleston Farmer's Market in Marion Square.

Special $5 Pancake Breakfast at Southerly
04/12/2014
Set your alarms for Southerly's $5 Pancake Breakfast happening event Saturday from 7:30-10am.

10th Annual Blues by the Sea
04/13/2014
Enjoy a spring afternoon and evening of world class blues at Kiawah Island. Spend the night and treat yourself to a weekend of great music and fun in the sun.

2nd Sunday on King Street
04/13/2014
Enjoy shopping and dining and surprises on King Street in Downtown Charleston.

American Red Cross Home, Garden & Art Tour
04/13/2014
Stroll through the historical and beautiful Old Village of Mt. Pleasant on a self-guided Home, Garden & Art Tour.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Blackbeard's Cove
04/13/2014
Thousands of eggs will be hidden all over Blackbeard's Cove each with a prize inside!

Fairy Garden Tea Party
04/13/2014
Join Time Well Spent Tea Room for their First in Our Sunday Series Fairy Garden Tea Parties. On Sunday, April 13, the theme will be "In Your Easter Bonnet".

2014 Old Exchange Lecture Series: Heroes and Villains of the American Revolution
04/14/2014
During this lecture series speakers will explore our traditional view points on the American Revolution's heroes and villains.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
04/14/2014
Join Sherlock Homes for an Historical City Tour!

An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour
04/15/2014
Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist John Legend has announced dates for his 2014 North American Tour titled "An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me Tour". The tour will make a stop at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on April 15.

Circa 1886's Cocktail Supper
04/16/2014
Circa 1886's Cocktail Supper features four spirit selections from two of Charleston's newest distilleries - Striped Pig and High Wire Distilling Co.

Tides Folly Beach Presents: Movies on the Beach
04/16/2014
Watch a movie beachside every Wednesday at dusk at the Tides Hotel.

Kiawah Beverage Series
04/17/2014
This series of collective beverage dinners will be spread over the course of the year, featuring seven participating outlets that will be highlighting their seasonal flavors paired with spirited beverages.

North Charleston Farmers Market Concert
04/17/2014
The Farmers Market opens April 17 and takes place every Thursday through October 30. The market offers an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce, and features art & craft booths, food vendors, and entertainment.

Taste of the Market
04/17/2014
City Market Hospitality Association has teamed up with Charleston Culinary Tours to bring you Taste of the Market the third Thursday of every month.

The 2014 iFive:K
04/17/2014
The Innovator's 5k is a favorite of knowledge-based business professionals, running enthusiasts and visitors.

Upper King Design District Walks
04/17/2014
Enjoy extended evening hours at decor emporiums and specialty boutiques, which includes special exhibits and events.

2014 Movies in Marion Square
04/18/2014
Charleston City Paper is getting excited for this year's Movies in Marion Square!

Festival Oyster Roast and Picnic
04/18/2014
Fun for the whole family, the Festival Oyster Roast and Picnic held on Good Friday will allow you to experience the unique culinary pleasures of the Carolina Lowcountry.

"Mannequin: The American Dream" Presented by Dancefx
04/18/2014
Dancefx, will premier its latest original work, "Mannequin: The American Dream", at the College of Charleston's Sottile Theatre.

Chamber Music Charleston Ovation Concert Series Finale
04/19/2014
Chamber Music Charleston will conclude the Ovation Series with a 1920's Flapper Party.

Lowcountry Farm Tours
04/19/2014
As part of Eat Local Month, the Lowcountry Farm Tours is an all day event featuring self-guided tours to six farms on Johns & Wadmalaw Islands.

Magnolia Gardens and Terrace Theater hugging for "Bears"
04/19/2014
The Terrace Theater and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens are hugging again on April 19 for the premier of "Bears". Before the showing of the Disney film, Chris Smith, director of Magnolia's zoo and nature center, will present a display of small animals.

Paws at the Point
04/19/2014
Patriots Point is partnering with the Charleston Animal Society for Paws at the Point!

RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5k
04/19/2014
Lace up your running shoes and head to "The Joe" for the 11th Annual RiverDogs Run Forrest Fun 5k Race presented by Fleet Feet Sports.

Tea Room at St. Johannes Lutheran Church
04/19/2014
It is team time at St. Johannes Lutheran Church. Join them April 7, 11, 14 and 19 for an afternoon of tea for a great cause.

The Hat Ladies 14th Annual Easter Promenade
04/19/2014
It is Easter time in our Holy City! Time for The Hat Ladies to don their stylish Easter bonnets reflecting the charm and tradition of Charleston.

Beaches & Cream
04/20/2014
Enjoy pastries and lattes at sunrise then come back and indulge in a sundae at sundown, quick snacks or sandwiches available all day. Gift Bags are available. Stop by the shop and we will customize a gift bag for any age.

Loggerhead Grill
04/20/2014
Not your traditional Easter Sunday! Relax in a tropical ambience and enjoy gourmet sandwiches, salads and wraps, and a great selection of frozen drinks and cocktails.

The Ocean Room
04/20/2014
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary is opening up for a special Easter Sunday dinner service! Gather the family and join The Ocean Room for a memorable evening. Sushi Lounge will also be available.

Cocktail Class and Tasting focusing on Whiskey Classics
04/22/2014
Edmund's Oast Bar Manager Cameron Read and head bartender Jayce McConnell will host a special Cocktail Class and Tasting focused on the whiskey classics.

10th Annual Administrative Professionals Day
04/23/2014
Support communities in schools of the Charleston area by treating your administration staff to a special three-course lunch at High cotton.

2014 Movies in Marion Square
04/24/2014
Charleston City Paper is getting excited for this year's Movies in Marion Square!

Blue & BBQ Harbor Cruise
04/24/2014
Every Thursday from April 10 - October, hop aboard the Carolina Queen for a "Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise".

Mars Through Curious Eyes: Recent Results on Martian Geology from NASA's Curiosity and Opportunity rovers
04/24/2014
Dr. Anderson, of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), will present an overview of the geological history of Mars with emphasis on the recent results from the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers.

Nickel Creek
04/24/2014
Nickel Creek will make a special appearance at the North Charleston Performing Arts on April 24th.

North Charleston Farmers Market Concert
04/24/2014
The Farmers Market opens April 17 and takes place every Thursday through October 30. The market offers an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce, and features art & craft booths, food vendors and entertainment.

The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes Spring Concert
04/24/2014
At 6:30pm, the community is invited to McAlister Field House for an opportunity to listen to The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes in concert.

Thursdays Uncorked at Southern Season
04/24/2014
Every Thursday, Lowcountry Loop Trolley's Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour will make a stop at Southern Season for an evening at our Thursday's Uncorked wine tasting.

Tides Folly Beach Presents: Movies on the Beach
04/24/2014
Watch a movie beachside every Wednesday at dusk at the Tides Hotel.

Family Seaside Buffet
04/25/2014
Loggerhead is pleased to present a true family favorite. Enjoy a wonderful array of local salads, meats and delicious desserts as the sun sets over the Atlantic. Don't forget to ask about the table side chef featured seafood.

Laura Ball and Unedited present Sing a Song It's the Piano Woman
04/25/2014
Come to the Charleston Music Hall at 7pm for a journey through time - from piano classic to classic hits - and some classical dance as well!

Party at the Point
04/25/2014
It's time for another amazing, fun-filled season of Party at the Point!

Relay For Life of Summerville SC
04/25/2014
The Relay For Life of Summerville SC is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
04/25/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter
04/25/2014
Ft. Sumter Tours is launching a new "Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter" beginning, Friday March 21 and continuing on Friday evenings through October, 2014.

7th Installment of JAIL BREAK: Optical Delusions
04/26/2014
The 7th installment of Charleston's most incarcerated music and arts festival is hosting an illusionist feat by local artists, artisans, dancers, musicians, comedians and more.

Charleston Farmers Market
04/26/2014
Come on down to Marion Square each Saturday to get a taste of what the Lowcountry has to offer!

Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents Silver Messenger
04/26/2014
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be performing "Silver Messenger" on Saturday, April 26 at the Charleston Music Hall. This performance will celebrate the music of Horace Silver and will be conducted in 2 sets. Set 1: 5pm Set 2: 8pm.

Folly Beach Wine & Sign
04/26/2014
Sip a glass of wine while meeting Lowcountry authors and artists.

Isle of Palms Annual Yard Sale
04/26/2014
Local vendors will be selling used and like new items. A great opportunity for one-of-a-kind finds!

Pinkalicious the Musical presented by Charleston Stage
04/26/2014
Adapted from one of the most beloved contemporary children's classics, Pinkalicious the Musical tells the story of a headstrong little girl who loves the color pink!

Putting for Parkinson's Golf Tournament
04/26/2014
This event was started six years ago to raise awareness of Parkinson's and to help fund research for Parkinson's in hot of Coach Tim Touchberry.

Run with the Wild Things at Caw Caw
04/26/2014
Run with the Wild Things at Caw Caw! The Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission (CCPRC) hosts its third annual on Saturday, April 26.

Shaggin' on the Cooper
04/26/2014
Get ready for summer - Shaggin' on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series returns April 26 to the Mount Pleasant pier.

The Art of Distillation
04/26/2014
Looking to learn more about craft spirit distilling? Learn from a master distiller about the process of spirit making.

The Lowcountry Artist Market
04/26/2014
Visit the Lowcountry Artist Market from 10 am - 3pm to shop unique collections from local and regional artists.

27th Annual Town of Mt. Pleasant Blessing of the Fleet
04/27/2014
On April 27, Mt. Pleasant will host its Annual Blessing of the Fleet. A safe and prosperous shrimping season is the sentiment of this community-supported benediction that dishes up fresh seafood and showcases local crafts.

5th Annual Charleston Bed Race
04/27/2014
This annual event brings the Charleston community together by racing beds to raise money for childhood cancer through the non profit organization, Camp Happy Days.

7th Annual Chef's Potluck
04/27/2014
The Chef's Potluck is one of the most popular events in the Lowcountry with more than 350 attendees in 2013.

Ladies Night for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity's Woman's Build
04/27/2014
Guerrilla Cuisine, Charleston's first underground supper club is sponsoring Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Women Build in an upcoming dinner!

In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges
04/28/2014
"In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges" is being presented as a monthly series connecting musicians and CofC students to industry leaders with intimate conversations about success and experiences in the music business, moderated by Mark Bryan.

Rush Hour Mini Concert from the Charleston Academy of Music
04/29/2014
The Charleston Academy of Music (CAM) continues its Rush Hour Mini Converts on April 29. honors Program students will perform pieces for violin and piano.

The Charleston Home + Design Show on Daniel Island
04/26/2014 - 4/27/2014
Charleston's third-annual, open-air home show will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Family Circle Stadium on Daniel Island.

Charleston In-Water Boat Show
04/25/2014 - 4/27/2014
The region's major boat dealers present the Charleston In-Water Boat Show April 25 - 27 in downtown Charleston.

Tea Room at St. Phillip's Church
04/28/2014 - 5/2/2014
It is tea time at St. Phillips Church.

2nd Annual Wearable Art Competition & Exhibition
04/30/2014 - 5/20/2014
This unique exhibition showcases inspiring designs in the form of wearable art garments, ensembles, and accessories by emerging and established designers and wearable artists from across the nation.

MAY

2014 Charitable Society of Charleston Harbor Cruise
5/01/2014
Please join the Charitable Society of Charleston as they embark on their annual Harbor Cruise to celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

2014 Thursday Night 5K Race The Landing Dates
5/01/2014
Race the Landing is back from the Friends of Charles Towne Landing!

Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise
5/01/2014
Every Thursday from April 10 - October, hop aboard the Carolina Queen for a "Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise".

Gibbes Street Party 2014
5/01/2014
Meeting Street will be transformed into a multi-cultural bazaar where East meets West!

North Charleston Farmers Market Concerts
5/01/2014
The Farmers Market takes place every Thursday through October 30. The market offers an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce, and features art & craft booths, food vendors, and entertainment. Enjoy live music every 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th Thursday.

Thursdays Uncorked at Southern Season
5/01/2014
Every Thursday, Lowcountry Loop Trolley's Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour will make a stop at Southern Season for an evening at our Thursday's Uncorked wine tasting.

South Carolina Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition
5/03/2014 - 5/10/14
Fine craft artists from across the state will display inspiring objects in the media of clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, and three-dimensional mixed media in this 13th annual juried competition and exhibition.

North Charleston City Gallery Exhibit featuring Amiri Gueka Farris
5/02/2014 - 5/31/14
Amiri Gueka Farris, winner of the 2014 North Charleston Arts Festival Design Competition, will display a variety of mixed media works, including his winning design, Gullah Islander Toss.

2014 Movies in Marion Square
5/02/2014
Charleston City Paper is getting excited for this year's Movies in Marion Square!

Evenings in the Market
5/02/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
5/02/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Party at the Point
5/02/2014
It's time for another amazing, fun-filled season of Party at the Point!

Relay For Life of Georgetown, Pawleys Island, and Murrells Inlet SC
5/02/2014
The Relay For Life of Georgetown, Pawleys Island, and Murrells Inlet SC is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help.

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5/02/2014
The Relay For Life of Mt. Pleasant, SC is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight!

Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter
5/02/2014
Ft. Sumter Tours is launching a new "Sunset Tour to Fort Sumter" continuing through October, 2014.

7th Annual Charleston Dragon Boat Festival
5/03/2014
On May 3, the 7th Annual Charleston Dragon Boat Festival takes place at Brittlebank Park.

Annual Sheep Shearing at Middleton Place
5/03/2014
Middleton Place will provide visitors with a very wooly experience when the resident sheep receive their annual shearing.

Fam Jam 2014
5/03/2014
The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is turning Marion Square into a giant playground.

Heist, Heist Baby!
5/03/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Home Team BBQ's Fifth Annual All Americans Crawfish Boil
5/03/2014
Join us for the one day in the year when Home Team BBQ puts spicy Louisiana crawfish on their menu during the fifth annual All American Crawfish Boil.

Kentucky Derby Party at The Cocktail Club
5/03/2014
The Cocktail Club will open early on Saturday, May 3 to host a special party in honor of the 2014 Kentucky Derby.

Music in the Park
5/03/2014
Come out and enjoy a great day of music in the park. Local vendors, jump castles, entertainment and food.

Night at The Races presented by Junior League of Charleston, Inc.
5/03/2014
The Junior League of Charleston, Inc., is thrilled to host its annual event.

Special $5 Pancake Breakfast at Southerly
5/03/2014
Set your alarms for Southerly's $5 Pancake Breakfast happening every Saturday from 7:30 to 10am.

Listen To Your Mother: Charleston
5/04/2014
The cast of Listen To Your Mother: Charleston has been selected and was announced this week. The 90 minute show will be held at the Footlight Players Theatre (20 Queen Street).

Alice in Chains
5/06/2014
Alice in Chains live in concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center with special guest Monster Truck at 8:00pm.

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
5/06/2014
Come join your community and local vendors at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Vendor booths will be loaded with fresh local produce, preserves & other great treats ripe for the picking!

Yoga Under the Oaks
5/06/2014
Yoga is from 6-7pm and will be followed by happy hour at the Legare-Waring House from 7-8pm. In case of rain, yoga will be moved to Founders Hall.

2014 Thursday Night 5k Race The Landing Dates
5/08/2014
Race the Landing is back from the Friends of Charles Towne Landing!

The Citadel Graduate College Commencement Ceremony
5/10/2014
The central presentation for The Citadel Graduate College commencement ceremony will be give by Timothy "Scott" Case, co-founder and CEO, Main Street Genome, and founding chief technology officer, Priceline.com.

2nd Sunday on King Street
5/11/2014
Enjoy shopping and dining and surprises on King Street in Downtown Charleston.

Art in the Park
5/11/2014
The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites the Lowcountry to Old Towne Creek County Park, and to let its beauty inspire a work of art this May!

Jasmine Porch - Mother's Day Buffet
5/11/2014
Honor your mother with a special brunch at Jasmine Porch. Indulge her with the flavors of a vast presentation of regional dishes inclusive of house champagne and wine.

Mother's Day Brunch Cruise with SpiritLine Cruises
5/11/2014
Mother's Day only comes once a year. Let her know how special she is by treating her to brunch.

BBQ on the Battery
5/15/2014
Don't miss BBQ on the Battery! There will be live bluegrass from the Bluestone Ramblers, Lowcountry barbecue buffet, a beer and wine bar, bourbon tastings, and a scenic view of Charleston's harbor.

Charleston Beer Garden
5/15/2014
Charleston Beer Garden, the largest pop-up beer garden, returns to Brittlebank Park for the 3rd annual celebration of the suds!

Kiawah Beverage Series
5/15/2014
This series of collective beverage dinners will be spread over the course of the year, featuring seven participating outlets that will be highlighting their seasonal flavors paired with spirited beverages.

Taste of the Market
5/15/2014
City Market Hospitality Association has teamed up with Charleston Culinary Tours to bring you Taste of the Market the third Thursday of every month.

Explore Bulls Island - Multi-Day Adventure with Coastal Expeditions
5/16/2014
Offered only 8 times each year, this is a unique opportunity to stay overnight in a National Wildlife Refuge.

Relay For Life of Charleston County
5/16/2014
The Relay For Life of Charleston County is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society.

Fly Fishing 201 Schools
5/17/2014
Each fly fishing class is typically offered once a month for $75. They run from 9am to 3pm, and include lunch as well as any necessary tackle required for the session.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
5/17/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Second Annual Community Nature Festival
5/17/2014
The mission of the Bulls Bay Nature Festival - From the Forest to the Sea is to increase awareness, promote engagement and foster lasting connections with our unique natural places and wildlife in the Bulls Bay community.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
5/18/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
5/20/2014
Come join your community and local vendors at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Vendor booths will be loaded with fresh local produce, preserves & other great treats ripe for the picking!

A Night for Sight
5/22/2014
The Walker Foundation presents A Night for Sight featuring local artist, Becca Barnet, to benefit the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind.

Art in the Park
5/22/2014
The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites the Lowcountry to Old Towne Creek County Park, and to let is beauty inspire a work of art this May!

Charleston Waterkeeper presents the 5th Annual Water Ball
5/22/2014
The Water Ball serves as one of Charleston's most preeminent events of the year, providing citizens and local businesses an inspiring opportunity to celebrate our collective right to clean water.

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA
5/23/2014 - 6/08/2014
Considered America's premier international performing arts festival, Spoleto Festival fills Charleston, SC's historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with over 140 performances by world-renowned artists and emerging performers.

Memorial Day Weekend Concerts at Freshfields Village
5/23/2014
The unofficial start to summer in the Lowcountry is Memorial Day weekend, so celebrate with free concerts nightly at Freshfields Village.

Evenings in the Market
5/24/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 every Friday and Saturday through December.

First Flush Festival
5/24/2014
The First Flush FesTEAval is a celebration of America's own tea garden and its popular product line, American Classic Tea.

Charleston Men's Chorus To Honor Service Men and Women at Memorial Day Concert
5/26/2014
As part of the Piccolo Spoleto Events Series, the Charleston Men's Chorus will present a somber and celebratory tribute to our veterans and current armed forces members at its annual Memorial Day Concert.

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
5/31/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

Tea Room at Second Presbyterian Church
5/23/2014 - 5/24/14
It is tea time at Second Presbyterian Church. Join them May 23, 24, 30 and 31 for an afternoon tea for a great cause.

JUNE

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gum & Gin Club Mystery
5/01/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
6/01/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style olde to the old-timer radio mystery.

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
6/03/2014
Come join your community and local vendors at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Vendor booths will be loaded with fresh local produce, preserves & other great treats ripe for the picking!

Yoga Under the Oaks
6/03/2014
Yoga is from 6-7pm and will be followed by happy hour at the Legare-Waring House from 7-8pm. In case of rain, yoga will be moved to Founders Hall.

Heist, Heist Baby!
6/04/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

2014 Thursday Night 5k Race The Landing Dates
6/05/2014
Race the Landing is back from the Friends of Charles Towne Landing!

Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise
6/05/2014
Every Thursday through October, hop aboard the Carolina Queen for a "Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise".

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
6/05/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of You-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
6/05/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival
6/13/2014
Guests are invited to join Chef Marc Collins at Circa 1886 for an informal and fun 4 course Craft Beer Dinner.

Evenings in the Market
6/06/2014-6/07/2014
This intricate handiwork of Gullah crafts is the highlight of this cultural showcase that includes gospel songs, praise dance, rhythmic drumming and basket-weaving demonstrations.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
6/06/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Party at the Point
6/06/2014
It's time for another amazing, fun-filled season of Party at the Point!

Charleston Farmers Market
6/07/2014
Come on down to Marion Square each Saturday to get a taste of what the Lowcountry has to offer!

2nd Sunday on King Street
6/08/2014
Enjoy shopping and dining and surprises on King Street in Downtown Charleston.

The Head and The Heart
6/12/2014
The Head and The Heart will be performing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center at 8pm.

Charleston Carifest Caribbean Carnival
6/12/2014 - 6.15.2014
Caribbean Carnival is the creative and artistic expression of dispossessed people. The Caribbean Carnival has been transported to North America and Europe through the migration of Caribbean people.

Circa 1886 Craft Beer Dinner
6/13/2014
Guests are invited to join Chef Marc Collins at Circa 1886 for an informal and fun 4 course Craft Beer Dinner.

Music on the Green at Freshfields Village
6/13/2014
Friday nights will be rocking at Freshfields Village with the Music on the Green weekly free concerts on the Village Green from 6 to 9pm.

Shaggin' on the Cooper
6/14/2014
Get ready for summer - Shaggin' on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series returns to the Mount Pleasant Pier.

Kiawah Beverage Series
6/19/2014
This series of collective beverage dinners will be spread over the course of the year, featuring seven participating outlets that will be highlighting their seasonal flavors paired with spirited beverages.

Naturalization Ceremony
6/25/2014
On June 25, 2014, the U.S. government will bestow those rights on dozens of new American citizens at a Naturalization Ceremony at Middleton Place.

JULY

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
7/01/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Heist, Heist Baby!
7/02/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Nickelodeon Wednesdays at the Waterpark
7/02/2014
Meet a favorite Nickelodeon character every after this summer!

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio House
7/02/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timer radio mystery.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
7/03/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
7/03/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

8th Annual Sizzling Southern Celebration
7/04/2014
Join Wentworth Mansion and Circa 1886 in celebrating Independence Day in true southern fashion with libations and delicious 3 course "Grill" dinner, all accompanied by live music.

Evenings in the Market
7/04/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Whodunit
7/04/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Patriots Point 4th of July Blast
7/04/2014
Enjoy a professional fireworks display and shore side party with a beach music band.

Shaggin' on the Cooper
7/04/2014
Get ready for summer - Shaggin' on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series is on the Mount Pleasant Pier.

Yoga Under the Oaks
7/08/2014
Yoga is from 6-7pm and will be followed by happy hour at the Legare-Waring House from 7-8 pm. In case of rain, yoga will be moved to Founders Hall.

The 2nd Charleston NotWedding
7/09/2014
The Not Wedding is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding.

Kid Tours: Mummy Madness
7/09/2014
Get wrapped up in fun facts about ancient Egypt, mummies, and more.

Dive In Movie at Loggerhead Grill
7/10/2014
All families are welcome to float around The Sanctuary Pool while watching a family favorite movie. You won't be able to miss the show on our inflatable movie screen. 8:30pm.

Geology Rocks Workshop
7/09/2014
Do you have a rock collection? Learn to identify different rocks and minerals with fun experiments and see specimens from the Museum's collection.

The Cocktail Club 3rd Anniversary Celebration
7/10/2014
The Cocktail Club will celebrate their third anniversary with a special party starting at 8:00pm.

Yappy Hour
7/10/2014
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music and beverages.

CSO Chamber Music: Summer Series
7/11/2014
Brandon Nichols (horn), Anne Holmi (horn) and friends will perform an evening of four horns and a tuba including works from Brahms, Andante, von Weber and The Beach Boys.

Firefly Friday: Charleston Harbor Dolphin Sunset Sail
7/11/2014
Set sail for a dolphin sunset sail on the Palmetto Breeze with proceeds benefitting the Susan G. Komen fight against breast cancer.

Live Painting Events at The Wells Gallery
7/11/2014
Visit the Wells Gallery, the premier gallery of The Sanctuary Hotel, for live painting events every month that feature at least one of their 20 nationally renowned artists.

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series
7/11/2014
The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series featuring traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
7/12/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Pier Tournament: Folly Beach
7/12/2014
Come enjoy or participate in the Folly Beach Pier tournament.

Plantation Paddle
7/12/2014
Join Hampton Plantation State Historic Site and Nature Adventures Outfitters for a kayak tour of the hand-dug irrigation canals of Hampton Island, one of the main rice fields of Hampton Plantation.

SNOS Stroll
7/12/2014
Enjoy a community open house celebrating the artisanal businesses located "Slightly North of Spring".

Summer Concert Series
7/12/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday evenings at The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

Summer Saturdays at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
7/12/2014
The first is a series of Summer Saturdays at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and will have a backyard explorer program.

Raise De Roof, a Gospel Choir and Gumbo Cooking Competition
7/13/2014
Come out to the Joe Sunday, July 13, to list to two dozen of the area finest Gospel Choirs compete and raise their voices in thanks.

The 2014 SC-TX BBQ Invitational
7/13/2014
Come on out for the 2014 SC-TX BBQ Invitational featuring BBQ Legends John Lewis of LA Barbecue in Austin, TX and Rodney Scott of Scott's Bar-B-Que in Hemingway, SC.

Ray LaMontagne
7/16/2014
Ray LaMontagne will be playing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 16. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 14 at noon.

Heist, Heist Baby!
7/16/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Kid Tours: African Arts
7/16/2014
Explore artifacts from Africa in our latest Kidstory exhibit, Adventures in Africa.

Kiawah Beverage Series
7/17/2014
This series of collective beverage dinners will be spread over the course of the year, featuring seven participating outlets that will be highlighting their seasonal flavors paired with spirited beverages.

Dive In Movie at Loggerhead Grill
7/17/2014
All families are welcome to float around The Sanctuary pool while watching a family favorite movie. Whether you swim or lounge, you won't be able to miss the show on our inflatable movie screen, starting at 8:30pm.

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
7/17/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

9th Annual Palette & Palate Stroll
7/18/2014
In its ninth year, the Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association's Palette and Palate Stroll will present some of the most exciting restaurant and gallery paintings yet.

LeAnn Rimes
7/17/2014
Grammy Award Winner, LeAnn Rimes, will be performing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Thursday, July 17.

Evenings in the Market
7/18/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 8:30 - 10:30 every Friday and Saturday evening.

Fifth Annual Ladies Football 101
7/18/2014
All women across the Lowcountry are invited to come to the Fifth Annual Ladies Football 101 event, sponsored by The Citadel Football Association.

RiverDogs Youth Baseball Camp & Hitting Clinic
7/18/2014
Join the Charleston RiverDogs players this summer to learn the game of baseball from future New York Yankees! Kids will learn introductory skills and reinforce the game's fundamentals - hitting, catching, fielding, throwing, base-running and agilities.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
7/18/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, no making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

RiverDogs Youth Baseball Camp & Hitting Clinic
7/18/2014
Join the Charleston RiverDogs players this umber to learn the game of baseball from future New York Yankees! Kids will learn introductory skills and reinforce the game's fundamentals - hitting, catching, fielding, throwing, base-running and agilities.

Fly Fishing 201 Schools
7/19/2014
Each fly fishing class is typically offered once a month for $75. They run from 9am to 3pm, and include lunch as well as any necessary tackle required for the season.

Isle of Palms Beach Run
7/19/2014
All events are entirely on the flat, wide, hard-packed beach (near low tide) and begin and end behind the Windjammer (1008 Ocean Blvd.)

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
7/19/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timer radio mystery.

Shaggin' on the Cooper
7/19/2014
Get ready for summer - Shaggin' on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series can be found on the Mount Pleasant Pier.

Summer Concert Series
7/19/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday evenings on The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island.

Fight for Air Climb Charleston
7/26/2014
Climb 1,144 steps at the North Charleston Coliseum, proceeds benefit the American Lung Association.

Sustainable Seafood Dinner
7/27/2014
Savor the past while helping sustain the future of our coast! Middleton Place will host the South Carolina Aquarium this Sunday for a Sustainable Seafood Dinner at "America's Oldest landscaped Gardens."

Maxwell Summer Soulstice Tour
7/29/2014
MAXWELL will bring his Summer Soulstice Tour to the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 29.

The 2014 American Motors Association International Convention
7/30/2014 - 8/02/2014
Make plans today for the 2014 AMO International Convention, celebrating 60 years of AMC.

AUGUST

Evenings in the Market
8/01/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Heist, Heist Baby!
8/01/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
8/01/2014
Come see the show Atlanta audiences have been laughing at for years - Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, now making a home at Charleston's new Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre!

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
8/02/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Cocktails & Cufflinks Charity Bachelor Auction
8/02/2014
Ladies Enriching the Community, Inc. will present their inaugural charity bachelor auction August, 2nd at the Rebekah Jacob Gallery.

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
8/02/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timer radio mystery.

Yoga Under the Oaks
8/05/2014
Yoga is from 6-7pm and will be followed by happy hour at the Legare-Waring House from 7-8pm. In case of rain, yoga will be moved to Founders Hall.

Hooked on Life Fishing Tournament
8/09/2014
If you love the sport of fishing, register now for Hooked on Life catch and release tournament in South Carolina's magnificent coastal waterways from Edisto Island to Bulls Bay.

Crosby Stills & Nash
8/12/2014
Crosby Stills & Nash (CSN) will be performing live in concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on August 12.

2014 Lowcountry Jazz Festival
8/28/2014 - 8/31/2014
The 2014 Lowcountry Jazz Festival features so many award-winning, genre-crossing jazz-soul-R&B-pop artists that organizers had to add an extra day to the schedule. The sixth annual event will begin on Thursday, August 28 and continue through August 31, 2014.

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