Charleston - Festivals And Events
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Festivals & Events & MORE

Food and wine, rain or shine

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 

NOVEMBER

Camp Happy Days Heroes Of Hope Gala
11/4/2016
The 27th anniversary of the Cabot Party presented by APECS, is a fundraiser benefiting children battling cancer and their families.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
11/4/2016
A Murder Mystery...with manners.

Climb Featuring Hirona Matsuda
11/4/2016
Miniature carpentry and found objects come together to form fabricated ladders capes by assemblage artist Hirona Matsuda.

Dracula, King of Vampires
11/4/2016
"Dracula, King of Vampires" raises the stakes on the classic tale with the Prince of Darkness not only lusting for blood but after world domination as well.

James Beard Foundation's Taste America Dinner
11/4/2016
A once-in-a-lifetime culinary collaboration among top chefs will kick off Charleston's James Beard Foundation's Taste America" weekend at The Cedar Room in The Cigar Factory.

Moonshine County Line
11/4/2016
O'brother, we got trouble! A group of local riffraff help save the day as roadhouse melodies light up the night. From the innovative 34 West Theater. "Great people, great vibe, great time. It's a must see!" - Nick Fancher, photographer.

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Music Series
11/4/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2016 Loading Dock Concert every Friday from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto's former loading dock turned concert stage.

Romance Abroad: An Exhibit By Craig Nelson
11/4/2016
Join us for Craig Nelson's new exhibit, Romance Abroad, at Ella W. Richardson Gallery. Refreshments and small bites provided.

5th annual Lowcountry Hoedown
11/5/2016
It's time to dig out your plaid shirts and cowboy boots and prepare for a boot stomping' good time! Join us at the Visitor Center Bus Shed in downtown Charleston November 5 from 7:00-11:00pm.

Calligraphy Workshops
11/5/2016
Join the Charleston Museum and instructor Natasha Lawrence from 10:00am - 12:00pm. The museum will host introduction to Calligraphy from 1-3pm.

Celadon 22nd Birthday Party
11/5/2016
Celadon is celebrating its 22nd birthday with a party to honor all of the local artisans, customers and partners who have supported them over the last two decades. Live music, shopping, food trucks and more!

Charleston Farmers Market
11/5/2016
Celebrating the Lowcountry's Bounty of fresh local produce and homegrown creativity!

Charleston Symphony Orchestra
11/5/2016
The Charleston Symphony Orchestra conducted by their outstanding maestro, Ken Lam, will perform a full masterworks style concert on Kiawah Island Golf Resort at 5:00pm at East Beach Conference Center.

Fall Frolic
11/5/2016
Frolic in the Forest! The Animal Forest that is! Watch as the animals receive fall-themed enrichment that bring out their natural behavior, and even play a few games yourself.

High Cotton's Bluegrass Brunch
11/5/2016
High Cotton has a new Bluegrass Brunch occurring on Saturdays and Sundays, featuring live music from local bands, new Sunrise Sparkler Mimosa/Bellini bar and an updated Brunch menu.

Inspector Nucleu's Murder Mystery
11/5/2016
A Madcap Whodunit in the tradition of Clue!

Party For The Parks
11/5/2016
Go under the big top as Party for the Parks returns with a circus-sized extravaganza at the newly renovated Colonial Lake in downtown Charleston.

Unplugged At Palmetto Brewery
11/5/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery every Saturday night for various brews, bands, and bbq.

Lowcountry Blues Brunch with Shrimp City Slim
11/6/2016
Piano blues and original songs at a beautiful Sunday brunch downtown.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
11/6/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

Three Penny Opera (National Theatre Of London Broadcast)
11/6/2016
Join us for a night of the best in British Theatre with this intimate screening of THREE PENNY OPERA.

Tickled To Death
11/6/2016
A brand-new witty, wacky murder mystery! This time it's personal - because the next victim might just be...you!

ZZ TOP
11/6/2016
The Charleston Gaillard Center presents ZZ TOP, aka "that little ol' band from Texas"

2016 Fall Lecture Series: The Art of Taxidermy
11/7/2016
Local artist Becca Barnet, principal of Sisal & Tow, will present the final installment of the Museum's 2016 Fall lecture series.

Toddler Tuesday
11/8/2016
Zoos are great learning environments for young minds. Bring your toddler to the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing for "Toddler Time" and watch their eyes light up when they see the animals!

Ancient Art History with Dr. Steve Gavel
11/9/2016
This class is an eight week survey of the major artistic traditions from the beginning of human history to the coming of the Greeks. Discover Paleolithic, Near Eastern, Egyptian and Mediterranean Bronze Age art.

Drawing On Your Own Level With Else Corrigan, Ages 14 & Up
11/9/2016
Whether developing basic drawing skills or advancing existing skills, the class is adapted to the level of each individual.

Holiday Entertaining Interactive Dinner
11/9/2016
Prepare for your holiday events with a three-course meal, wine pairings and an interactive element at Mercantile and Mash!

Stomp
11/9/2016
From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation and will be at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

The Sound Of Charleston...From Gospel To Gershwin
11/9/2016
Music of Charleston's history from gospel to Gershwin.

Toddler Days: Migrate and Hibernate
11/9/2016
As the seasons change some animals head to warmer areas and some just go to sleep. Create crafts showing animals that migrate and hibernate. These classes are designed for toddlers.

Charleston Recipes Cookbook Launch Party
11/10/2016
Recently rediscovered and republished, the circa-1949 predecessor to the historic Charleston Receipts cookbook is ready for its debut.

Group Run With Blue Sky Endurance
11/10/2016
Join us for a 3 or 5 mile run through the Old Village and/or Shem Creek at 6pm on select Thursdays. All paces welcome!

Octonauts Live!
11/10/2016
Calling all Octo-Cadets! For the first time ever, The Octonauts are bringing their live stage show to the U.S. and will be at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

Pint Of Hope With Cooper River Brewing
11/10/2016
Join Lowcountry AIDS Services for Pint of Hope. Stop by Cooper River Brewing and $1 from every pint sold will be donated to Lowcountry AIDS Services.

Taste Of Hutson Alley
11/10/2016
Be wined and dined down the tucked away alleyway off of John Street with flavors from 39 Rue de Jean, Coast Bar and Grill, Michael's on the Alley, The Victor Social Club, Vincent Chicco's and Virginia's on King.

Wild Blue Ropes After School Explorers Program
11/10/2016
After School Explorer Program helps promote academic success through outdoor adventure.

Wild Game Dinner
11/10/2016
From the field to the grill, the arrival of fall means enjoying some of our favorite game meats. For this four course Wild Game Dinner, Chef Marc Collins will showcase some of his winning wild game recipes.

An Evening With Gladys Knight
11/11/2016
Spend an evening with the great Gladys Knight!

Creature Feature
11/11/2016
It's not nighttime. It's not scary. And it's not on television. No monsters here - this live Creature Feature just might make you laugh!

Eric Johnson
11/1/2016
Eric Johnson's stature as one of the premier guitar players in contemporary music is his artistic trump card, backed by a Grammy Award and five nominations, platinum album, Top 10 hits and more.

Holiday Festival Of Lights: VIP Experience
11/11/2016
Experience the Festival of Lights like a VIP: with admission, dinner, a silent auction, train rides, climbing walls, marshmallow roasting, and more!

Moon Dance - 12th Annual Membership Celebration
11/11/2016
Don't miss the popular annual membership celebration at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art.

Veterans Day Tribute
11/11/2016
The City of North Charleston will host its annual Veterans Day tribute from 10:30am - 1:00pm at Park Circle.

2016 Horticulture Symposium: A Showcase Of Garden & Home
11/12/2016
This "Showcase of Garden & Home" brings together the heritage of three premier horticultural organizations in the Lowcountry with the shared purpose of raising awareness to the unique history and importance of horticulture in our community.

Beneath The Sweetgrass Moon
11/12/2016
"Beneath the Sweetgrass Moon" is based on authentic, traditional South Carolina African-American folktales, songs, games and ghost stories.

Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind
11/12/2016
They are alien, strange, and bizarre. They eat what you and I can't. And we find them ugly and scary. But take a closer look at their lives and you might find you should really appreciate them. So let's talk turkey vulture.

Creating Cartoon Characters With Kathleen Fox, Ages 9 & Up
11/12/2016
Creating Cartoon Characters with Kathleen Fox, children will create original cartoon characters using a three panel storyboard. The focus is on funny! What makes a cartoon memorable, humorous and interesting.

High Cotton's Bluegrass Brunch
11/12/2016
High Cotton has a new Bluegrass Brunch occurring on Saturdays and Sundays, featuring live music from local bands, new Sunrise Sparkler Mimosa/Bellini bar and an updated Brunch menu.

Jackie Evancho In Concert
11/12/2016
First known for her performance on NBC's "America's Got Talent", 16 year old sensation Jackie Evancho will be at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

Prisoner Wine Dinner
11/12/2016
Cannon Green 5-course wine dinner with The Prisoner Wine Dinner Company.

Rundead 5K Run And Fall Festival
11/12/2016
Charleston's zombie race, rUNdead, is back from the dead in 2016. Survive the rUNdead 5K race course by navigating your way through trails and open learnings plagued by zombies without losing your health flags.

The Darling Oyster Bar To Take Over Geechie Boy Farm
11/12/2016
The Darling Oyster Bar has teamed up with Elliott Moss out of Asheville, NC for their "Roasted and Smoked" event.

Unplugged At Palmetto Brewery
11/12/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery every Saturday night for various brews, bands and bbq.

Where The Sand Meets The Stars Astronomy Program
11/12/2016
Join the National Park Service and the Lowcountry Stargazers for a free astronomy program at Fort Moultrie starting at 6:30pm.

Yallfest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival
11/12/2016
YALLfest will be held in downtown Charleston.

2nd Sunday On King Street
11/13/2016
Come enjoy your Sunday afternoon shopping and socializing on King Street!

6th Annual Pig Roast And Bourbon Sip
11/13/2016
Poogan's Smokehouse is partnering with the Lowcountry Food Bank once again for the Pig Roast and Bourbon Sip to fight hunger in our region.

ACC Men's Soccer Championship
11/13/2016
Come watch the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men's Soccer Championship at MUSC Health Stadium. Game begins at 2:00pm.

Beneath The Sweetgrass Moon
11/13/2016
"Beneath the Sweetgrass Moon" is based on authentic, traditional South Carolina African-American folktales, songs, games and ghost stories.

Drive-By Truckers
11/13/2016
Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character, and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience.

Oysters for Autism
11/13/2016
The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their third annual event from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

Tickled To Death
11/13/2016
A brand-new witty, wacky murder mystery! This time it's personal - because the next victim might just be...you!

How We Holiday
11/15/2016
Caviar & Bananas, Croghan's Jewel Box and Hobnob Entertaining bring you an evening you won't want to miss - tastings, tips and decor!

Thought Leader Speaker Series: Creating Community + Art Reception
11/15/2016
The second annual Thought Leader Speaker Series will embrace the integration of arts and community development being explored and promoted throughout the country as an effective strategy for revitalizing and building strong, healthy communities.

Toddler Tuesday
11/15/2016
Zoos are great learning environments for young minds. Bring your toddler to the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing for "Toddler Time" and watch their eyes light up when they see the animals!

Ancient Art History With Dr. Steve Gavel
11/16/2016
This class is an eight week survey of the major artistic traditions from the beginning of human history to the coming of the Greeks. Discover Paleolithic, Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Mediterranean Bronze Age art.

Good Catch Dinner
11/16/2016
As a proud Good Catch Partner, High Cotton is pleased to partner with the S.C. Aquarium to host its Good Catch Dinner, featuring a four-course seafood-centric meal sourced from Lowcountry Shellfish with expertly paired wines.

Holland Lifelong Learning "Knot The Typical Connection: Horseshoe Crabs And Shorebirds"
11/16/2016
Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Classroom There is an interesting link between a living fossil, the horseshoe crab, and the life cycle of red knots. Learn of the importance of horseshoe crabs on South Carolina's beaches.

Jeff Koons
11/16/2016
Jeff Koons is known worldwide for his interpretation of pop-culture and banal objects, such as his iconic Balloon Dog (1994-2000) and Split-Rocker (2000). Moon's work has been shown in major galleries and institutions throughout the world.

Creating The World Orchard
11/17/2016
Dr. David S. Shields, Carolina Distinguished Professor and the McClintock Professor of Southern Letters, University of South Carolina, presents Creating the World Orchard. Lecture sponsored by Chipstone.

Distinguished Speaker Series
11/17/2016
The Friends of Drayton Hall are pleased to present the 3rd season of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series. Experience a range of thought-provoking presentations related to American history and culture.

Drivin' N Cryin'
11/17/2016
Live at the Charleston Music Hall is half hour show packed full of superior song writing, award winning artists, interview segments, and scenes from the #1 destination in the world (2016 Travel & Leisure Magazine).

Heros Among Us
11/17/2016
"Heroes Among Us" will share the stories of ordinary men and women who did something extraordinary while serving in the military. Admission and parking will be free. The event will be held in the Smokey Stover Theater onboard the USS Yorktown.

Le Creuset Guest Chef Series: Cooking Demonstration And Tasting With Chef Jeremiah Langhorne
11/17/2016
Le Creuset Guest Chef Series: Jeremiah Langhorne - Cooking demonstration and tasting with Chef Jeremiah Langhorne of The Dabney, Washington, DC: Cooking demonstration, informal tastings and wine.

Sip And Stroll
11/17/2016
Join us for our monthly Sip & Stroll from 4:00 to 7:00pm! Visit participating stores for light snacks and sips while enjoying special events, sales, and promotions inside the shops.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
11/17/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

Wild Blue Ropes After School Explorers Program
11/17/2016
After School Explorer Program at Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park helps promote academic success through outdoor adventure.

Creature Feature
11/18/2016
It's not nighttime. It's not scary. And it's not on television. No monsters here - this live Creature Feature just might make you laugh!

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Music Series
11/18/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2016 Loading Dock Concert Series every Friday night from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto's former loading dock turned concert stage.

Pechakucha XXV
11/18/2016
The Charleston Music Hall & The Charleston Arts Festival teams up with Charleston Parliament to present PechaKucha.XXV.

Ballots And Brunch: A Review Of The 2016 Presidential Election And Future Of American Politics
11/19/2016
TIME magazine political columnist and The New York Times bestselling-novelist Joe Klein joins several distinguished panelists for engaging discussion, insider insights and expert commentary on this historic time in presidential politics.

Charleston Farmers Market
11/19/2016
Celebrating the Lowcountry's Bounty of Fresh Local Produce & homegrown creativity!

Fourplay: The 25th Anniversary Tour
11/19/2016
On Silver, set for release November 20, 2016 on Heads Up, a division of Concord Music Group, Fourplay celebrates that unprecedented bond with their most wide-ranging and gratifying recording to date.

Home Team BBQ Celebrates 10 Years In Charleston
11/12/2016
Home Team BBQ is celebrating their 10 year anniversary in Charleston with a special block party downtown and week-long food and drink specials at all three locations.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
11/19/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

Ultra Chili 50K
11/19/2016
After a successful inaugural year, Charleston County Parks' ultra marathon race, the Ultra Chili 50K, will return to Laurel Hill County Park for its second year.

Inspector Noclue's Murder Mystery
11/20/2016
A Madcap whodunit in the tradition of Clue!

Oh Happy Day Gospel Music Series
11/20/2016
The well orchestrated vocals, grasp the sound, emotion and message portrayed in gospel music. The Bright Family Singers are joined by an ensemble of exceptional singers, that musically navigate the concert, with powerful choral and solo renditions.

Groovy Kinda Christmas
11/22/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Shaggin Lessons
11/22/2016
Tuesday night shag continues with Hall of Fame DJ Butch Metcalfe...Come enjoy all that the Carolina Ale House has to offer on this weekly event as we shag on the rooftop under the stars or inside on the hardwood.

Steve Vai Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Tour
11/22/2016
While many musicians fit easily into a single category. Steve Vai's unique musical vision remains unclassifiable.

Toddler Tuesday
11/22/2016
Zoos are great learning environments for young minds. Bring your toddler to the animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing for "Toddler Time" and watch their eyes light up when they see the animals!

Lowcountry Blues Happy Hour With Shrimp City Slim
11/23/2016
Lowcountry blues piano/vocals at happy hour...a Charleston tradition.

Make Room For Turkey Day At Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park
11/23/2016
Make Room for Turkey while having FUN with friends & family in Charleston!

39th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble 5K
11/24/2016
Mark your calendars for the 39th Annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble to be held on Thursday morning, presented by Earth Fare.

Charleston Grill Thanksgiving
11/24/2016
Come join Charleston Grill this Thanksgiving! Ship the hassle of cooking this Thanksgiving and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal at Charleston Grill.

Southern Style Thanksgiving Buffet
11/24/2016
Bring your family on up to the Harbourview Restaurant atop the round Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview and enjoy a scrumptious Southern Style Thanksgiving Lunch with Turkey, dressing, ham, roast beef and all the fixins!

A Motown Christmas In Charleston Starring The Motown Experience
11/25/2016
The Motown Experience is an all-star lineup of world class vocalists drawn from the ranks of the legendary groups that made many of these hits timeless classics.

Goo Goo Dolls In Concert
11/25/2016
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road this fall for their second headline run in support of their latest release Boxes featuring support from SafetySuit.

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Music Series
11/25/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2016 Loading Dock Concert Series every Friday night from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto's former loading dock turned concert stage.

Progressive Dinner
11/25/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

The Kris Kross
11/25/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue almost saved Christmas! A merry madcap mystery!

Tickled To Death
11/25/2016
A brand-new witty, wacky murder mystery! This time it's personal - because the next victim might just be...you!

Charleston Farmers Market
11/26/2016
Celebrating the Lowcountry's bounty of fresh local produce & homegrown creativity!

Church Street Daughters Of The Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
11/26/2016
a murder mystery with manners.

Close Encounter Of The Bird Kind
11/26/2016
They are alien, strange and bizarre. They eat what you and I can't. And we find them ugly and scary. But take a closer look at their lives and you might find you should really appreciate them. So let's talk turkey - turkey vulture that is!

Gracie & Lacy: Christmas On The Air
11/26/2016
You are the "Live" studio audience as National Sister act Gracie & Lacy hit the stage with the season's most popular show!

Groovy Kinda Christmas
11/26/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
11/26/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

Unplugged At Palmetto Brewery
11/26/2016
Join Palmetto Brewery every Saturday night for various brews, bands and bbq.

A Ride For A Toy Benefiting Toys For Tots
11/27/2016
Anyone who brings a new unwrapped toy will be given a free carriage ride! Tours are first come first serve, 9am - 9pm and parking is FREE!

Celadon Sunday Flea
11/27/2016
Celadon Sunday Flea - Shop local artists and makers and so much more!

Hamlet (National Theatre Of London Broadcast)
11/27/2016
Join us for a night of the best in British Theatre with an intimate screening of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Lowcountry Blues Brunch With Shrimp City Slim
11/27/2016
Piano blues and original songs at a beautiful Sunday brunch downtown.

The Kris Kross
11/27/2016
the Night Inspector NoClue almost saved Christmas! A merry madcap mystery!

WWE Live Holiday Tour
11/27/2016
You'll see Universal Champion Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Tag Team Champions New Day, Women's Champion Charlotte, Sasha Banks and many more!

Hamlet (National Theatre Of London Broadcast)
11/28/2016
Join us for a night of the best in British Theatre with an intimate screening of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Progressive Dinner
11/28/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

Shaggin' Lessons
11/29/2016
Tuesday night shag continues with Hall of Fame DJ Butch Metcalf...Come enjoy all that the Carolina Ale House has to offer on this weekly event as we shag on the rooftop under the stars or inside on the hardwood.

The Kris Kross
11/29/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue almost saved Christmas! A merry madcap mystery!

Toddler Tuesday
11/29/2016
Zoos are a great learning environments for young minds. Bring your toddler to the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing for "Toddler Time" and watch their eyes light up when they see the animals!"

Ancient Art History With Dr. Steve Gavel
11/30/2016
This class is an eight week survey of the major artistic traditions from the beginning of human history to the coming of the Greeks. Discover Paleolithic, Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Mediterranean Bronze Age art.

Beginning Acrylic and Oil Painting with Stephen Herchak, Ages 14 & Up
11/30/2016
This is an introductory level class covering the basics of composition, color theory, color mixing, blending and finishing detail.

Lowcountry Blues Happy Hour With Slim City Slim
11/30/2016
Lowcountry blue piano/vocals at happy hour...a Charleston tradition.

Progressive Dinner
11/30/2016
A much beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

White Christmas
11/30/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

Holiday Festival Of Lights Fun Run and Walk
11/9/2016 - 11/10/2016
Get an up-close preview of this year's festival at the Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run & Walk.

Mindful Living, Mindful Working with Mirabai Bush
11/11/2016 - 11/12/2016
Mindfulness is a contemplative practice that quiets the mind in order to cultivate a personal capacity for deep concentration and insight in the face of the many distractions of everyday life.

DECEMBER

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/1/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Garden & Gun Jubilee 2016
12/2/2016 - 12/4/2016
December 2-4, 2016 visit the fourth annual Made In The South Weekend celebrating the best of Garden & Gun in one place.

Progressive Dinner
12/1/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

The Kris Kross
12/1/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

Wild Blue Ropes After School Explorers Program
12/1/2016
After School Explorer Program at Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park helps promote academic success through outdoor adventure.

Artwalk
12/2/2016
Experience the Charleston Gallery Association Artwork with over 40 art galleries participating.

Christmas 1860
12/2/2016
Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War. Adorned in period costumes, they reflect on the events of the day and how their lives would soon be forever changed.

Holiday Sip and Shop
12/2/2016
The charming shops of Casnnonborough/Elliotborough would like to invite the public to stroll the neighborhood from 5-8pm as we offer special events and offerings for your holiday shopping.

Melissa Etheridge's Holiday Trio
12/2/2016
Rock and roll icon performs all her hits and holiday classics.

The Sound Of Charleston...From Gospel To Gershwin
12/2/2016
Music of Charleston's history from gospel to Gershwin.

White Christmas
12/2/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

33rd Annual Spirituals Concerts
12/3/2016
For the 33rd consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in convert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

Breakfast With Santa
12/3/2016
Santa is coming to the Charleston Harbor and landing on the Spirit of Carolina!

Charleston Jazz Orchestra: Holiday Swing
12/3/2016
Armed with a roster stacked with some of the most talented musicians in South Carolina, the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, led by music director and conductor, Charlton Singleton, is set to awe and inspire with a lively and diverse 2016 season of programming.

Holiday Extravaganza
12/3/2016
From America to Scandinavia to China, people celebrate holidays with special rituals and festivities. At our newest event, families will take a tour of some holiday traditions happening throughout the year, particularly during the month of December.

Isle Of Palms Holiday Street Festival
12/3/2016
Head down to Front Beach on Isle of Palms and help bring in the holiday season island style. This free event will have live music, carnival rides, food and craft vendors and even a visit from Santa Claus!

Sea Life By Star Life
12/3/2016
A little party never killed nobody! Join us for a roaring good time at the South Carolina Aquarium's 6th Annual Sea Life by Starlight Party presented by PNC Bank.

The Kris Kross
12/3/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry madcap mystery!

White Christmas
12/3/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

33rd Annual Spirituals Concerts
12/4/2016
For the 33rd consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in concert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

City Of Charleston Holiday Parade
12/4/2016
The City of Charleston and the Charleston Fire Department will host the 2016 City of Charleston Holiday Parade at 2:00pm.

Lowcountry Blues Brunch With Shrimp City Slim
12/4/2016
For the 33rd consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in convert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

Oh Happy Day Gospel Music Series
12/4/2016
The well orchestrated vocals, grasp the sound, emotion and message portrayed in gospel music. The Bright Family Singers are joined by an ensemble of exceptional singers, that musically navigate the concert, with powerful choral and solo renditions.

The Kris Kross
12/4/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

White Christmas
12/4/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

Progressive Dinner
12/5/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

Five Finger Deathpunch & Shinedown In Concert
12/6/2016
The tour stops in North Charleston on December 6th!

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/6/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Shaggin' Lessons
12/6/2016
Tuesday night shag continues with Hall of Fame DJ Butch Metcalfe...Come enjoy all that the Carolina Ale House has to offer on this weekly event as we shag on the rooftop under the stars or inside on the hardwood.

Beginning Acrylic And Oil Painting With Stephen Herchak, Ages 14 & Up
12/7/2016
Beginning Acrylic and Oil Painting with Stephen Herchak. This is an introductory level class covering the basics of composition, color theory, color mixing, blending and finishing detail.

Lowcountry Blues Happy Hour With Shrimp City Slim
12/7/2016
Lowcountry blues piano/vocals at happy hour...a Charleston tradition.

Progressive Dinner
12/7/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

15th Annual Dickens Dinner
12/8/2016
Circa 1886 travels back in time this holiday season to retell a classic Christmas story.

Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea and Tour
12/8/2016
Come celebrate the Holidays with a Tea and Tour of the Historic Governor Thomas Bennett House.

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/8/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Special Needs Dance Party: Holiday Hoedown
12/8/2016
Dust off your dancing shoes and boogie the night away while enjoying your favorite music.

The Kris Kross
12/8/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

White Christmas
12/8/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

Wild Blue Ropes After School Explorers Program
12/8/2016
After School Explorer Program at Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park helps promote academic success through outdoor adventure.

Christmas 1860
12/9/2016
Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War. Adorned in period costumes, they reflect on the events of the day and how their lives would soon be forever changed.

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/9/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

King Street Holiday Shop & Stroll
12/9/2016
A ticketed event where more than 80 retailers will offer a night of shopping, holiday celebration and fun.

Progressive Dinner
12/9/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
12/9/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

The Kris Kross
12/9/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

White Christmas
12/9/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

33rd Annual Spirituals Concerts
12/10/2016
For the 33rd consecutive year, Drayton Hall presents African-American spiritual music in concert with three memorable performances by Ann Caldwell & The Magnolia Singers.

39th Annual Kiawah Island Marathon
12/10/2016
The Kiawah Island Marathon is sanctioned by the USATF and listed as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Annual Holiday Parade Of Boats & Viewing Party
12/10/2016
'Tis the season to jingle and mingle on the harbor front! Join the Rotary Club of Charleston as we celebrate the holiday season with a viewing party of the Holiday Parade of Boats at the Maritime Center.

Brunch With Santa
12/10/2016
Brunch with Santa, face painting, cookie decorating, buffet brunch and more.

Family Yuletide In The Stableyards
12/10/2016
Fresh greenery, berries and other natural items gathered from the plantation will be provided to make wreaths and other holiday decor.

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/10/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Holiday Farmers Market And Craft Show
12/10/2016
The annual Holiday Farmers Market & Craft Show combines all the goodies from our traditional food market such as locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, hot food and homemade preserves with handcrafted gifts created by local artisans.

Parade Of Boats With Spiritline Cruises
12/10/2016
The Holiday Parade of Boats is a popular and beloved annual event, and we offer the best view in town.

Progressive Dinner
12/10/2016
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the "Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner."

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
12/10/2016
Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
12/10/2016
When the Herdmans, the worst kids in town, somehow wrangle the leading roles in the local Christmas Pageant it seems everything that is sacred will be lost and yet the true meaning of Christmas is rediscovered.

The Kris Kross
12/10/2016
The Night Inspector NoClue Almost Saved Christmas! A Merry Madcap Mystery!

The Sound Of Charleston...From Gospel To Gershwin
12/10/2016
Music of Charleston's history from gospel to Gershwin.

White Christmas
12/10/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.

21st Annual Christmas Light Parade & Tree Lighting
12/11/2016
More than 100 brilliantly lit floats will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors.

2nd Sunday On King Street
12/7/2016
Come enjoy your Sunday afternoon shopping and socializing on King Street.

Governor Thomas Bennett House Holiday Tea And Tour
12/11/2016
Come celebrate the Holidays with a Tea and Tour of the Historic Governor Thomas Bennett House.

Groovy Kinda Christmas
12/11/2016
We're having a heat wave but Mona's got cold feet! With Christmas classics and 1960's tunes from the Beach Boys to Motown, you're sure to feel groovy all through the holidays.

Lowcountry Blues Brunch With Shrimp City Slim
12/11/2016
Piano blues and original songs at a beautiful Sunday brunch downtown.

War Horse (National Theatre Of London Broadcast)
12/11/2016
Join us for a night of the best in British Theatre with an intimate screening of War Horse.

White Christmas
12/11/2016
This heartwarming musical adaptation, based on the classic film featuring seventeen Irving Berlin hit songs, follows the romantic and hilarious adventures of Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis who have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.



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