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


AUGUST

Children's Discovery Tours
8/1/2014
The Children's Discovery Tour will offer hands-on activities to further Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to educate the public about Charleston's history.

Don't Dress for Dinner
8/1/2014
The Footlight Players, South Carolina's longest-producing theatre company, is thrilled to open our 83rd season with the smash-hit, Don't Dress for Dinner, written by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon.

Evenings in the Market
8/1/2014 - 8/31/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30 - 10:30pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Firefly Friday: Charleston Harbor Dolphin Sunset Sail
8/1/2014
Set sail for a dolphin sunset sail on the Palmetto Breeze with proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen fight against breast cancer.

Heist, Heist Baby!
8/1/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
8/1/2014
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!

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series
8/1/2014
The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series featuring traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor seating.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
8/2/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Cocktails & Cufflinks Bachelor Charity Auction
8/2/2014
Ladies, get your bidding arm ready. Ladies enriching the community will host its inaugural Cocktails & Cufflinks Bachelor Charity Auction.

Don't Dress for Dinner

8/2/2014
The Footlight Players, South Carolina's longest-producing theatre company, is thrilled to open our 83rd Season with the smash-hit, Don't Dress for Dinner, written by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon.

Lowcountry Artist Market
8/2/2014
Come shop and support all things handmade or vintage. 

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
8/2/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timey radio mystery. 

ReptiDay
8/2/2014
From 10am - 5pm, the Omar Shrine Temple will play host to ReptiDay Charleston, a one-day reptile show and sale that features live animals, pets for sale, pet products for sale, seminars, door prize raffles, demonstrations with reptiles and exotic animals. 

Summer Concert Series
8/2/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday Evenings on The Grand Lawn at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
8/3/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Fresh at the Farm Dinner
8/3/2014
Chef Stephen Thompson of Prohibition and Chef Joe DiMiao of Stars Retaurant will set the scene for a true farm-to-table experience. 

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
8/3/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in the chamber theatre style ode to the old-timey radio mystery. 

Seersucker Sundays at the Joe
8/3/2014
Supporters of preservation now have another reason to wear seersucker, discounted RiverDogs tickets!

Two Borough Larder 3rd Anniversary Celebration
8/3/2014
Two Boroughs Larder and Bittermilk join forces to host the Restaurant's three year Anniversary Celebration and the launch of the No. 5 Charred Grapefruit Tonic.

Children's Discovery Tours
8/4/2014
The Children's Discovery Tour will offer hands-on activities to further Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to educate the public about Charleston's history.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
8/4/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Freshfields Village Farmers Market
8/4/2014
Shop for Lowcountry produce, prepared foods, crafts, specialty products and more at the Farmer's Market at Freshfields Village.

Doo Wops and Beauty Shops
8/5/2014
Shboom! Sally's going to the chapel but Eds all shook up. Part theater, part sketch comedy, this show is crafted to help you relax, unwind and laugh with friends.

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
8/5/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timey radio mystery.

Stone Quarrying & Construction Technology in Ancient Egypt
8/5/2014
Join the Charleston Museum for an evening with special guest lecturer and visiting Egyptologist Amr Shahat.

Yoga Under the Oaks
8/5/2014
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.

Children's Discovery Tours
8/6/2014
The Children's Discovery Tour will offer hands-on activities to further Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to educate the public about Charleston's history.

Heist, Heist Baby!
8/6/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Hoe.

History Matters
8/6/2014
The quarterly History Matters Lecture Series, hosted by Historic Charleston Foundation, will offer fascinating topics that illustrate why History Matters!

Kid Tours: Fossil Finds
8/6/2014
Explore fossils from the Museum's collection with our Curator of Natural History.

National IPA Day
8/6/2014
To honor the holiday, Liberty Tap Room & Grill will be offering $3 IPAs (India Pale Ales) all day long, and will also be featuring an exclusive 14-tap line of IPAs on draft.

Nickelodeon Wednesdays at the Waterpark
8/6/2014
Meet a favorite Nickelodeon character every Wednesday afternoon this summer!

Toddler Days: Fun with Food
8/6/2014
Unleash your creativity with fun foods to make a Mr. Potato Head and more.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
8/7/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Dive In Movie at Loggerhead Grill
8/7/2014
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.

Don't Dress for Dinner
8/7/2014
The Footlight Players, South Carolina's longest-producing theatre company, is thrilled to open our 83rd Season with the smash-hit, Don't Dress for Dinner, written by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon.

Doo Wops and Beauty Shops
8/7/2014
Shboom! Sally's going to the chapel but Eds all shook up. Part theater, part sketch comedy, this show is crafted to help you relax, unwind and laugh with friends.

Evenings in the Market
8/7/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 every Friday and Saturday through December.

SUP One Design Race Series
8/7/2014
Come out and enjoy friendly SUP competitions in this race series: the BIC SUP One Design Challenge.

Yappy Hour
8/7/2014
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music and beverages.

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
8/7/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

Friday Night Dinner and Wine Tasting
8/8/2014
Enjoy a special $20 Dinner Menu and wine tasting!

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

Inspector NoClue's Murdery Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
8/8/2014
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!

Live Painting Events at The Wells Gallery
8/8/2014
Visit the Wells Gallery, the premier gallery of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, for live painting events every month that feature at least one of their 20 nationally renowned artists.

Burgers and Brew
8/9/2014
A summer fundraiser, season kickoff, and arts networking event.

Step-Brothers Comedy Show
8/9/2014
Ms. Rose's Fine Food & Cocktails will present The Step-Brothers Comedy Show, featuring stand-up performances by national headlining comedians Shane McConnaghy and Stan Shelby.

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: The Pirate Mystery Show
8/9/2014
Visit the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery theatre to see this fun, family comedy.

2nd Annual Charleston Pirate Festival
8/10/2014
The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon and the Charleston Maritime Center are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Charleston Pirate Festival. This is a free family event held on the grounds of the Maritime Center.

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series
8/10/2014
Now in its 24th year, the five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series features a .3-mile swim, 12-mile bike ride and 5k run.

Hot Nights & Holy City Dinner
8/10/2014
Executive Chef Brandon Buck will pair light, fresh, grilled and sauteed meats, and vebetables from the on-site Middleton Place Organic Farm, with Holy City Brewing's best summer beers.

Mimosas & Mystery Old Time Radio Hour
8/10/2014
Volunteers from the audience are invited to play alongside the cast in this chamber theatre style ode to the old-timey radio mystery.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
8/10/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Sunday Family Funday
8/10/2014
The Center for Birds of Prey will present two special Sunday events this summer. These programs will offer families a fun day of outside activity for all ages, learning about and enjoying birds and nature together.

Children's Discovery Tours
8/11/2014
The Children's Discovery Tour will offer hands-on activities to further Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to educate the public about Charleston's history.

Freshfields Village Farmers Market
8/11/2014
Shop for Lowcountry produce, prepared foods, crafts, specialty products and more at the Farmer's Market at Freshfields Village.

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

Paint Nite Charleston
8/12/2014
Drink, hang out with your friends and paint! Paint Nite artists will lead you step-by-step.

Children's Discovery Tours
8/13/2014
The Children's Discovery Tour will offer hands-on activities to further Historic Charleston Foundation's mission to educate the public about Charleston's history.

Nickelodeon Wednesdays at the Waterpark
8/13/2014
Meet a favorite Nickelodeon character every Wednesday afternoon this summer!

Dive in Movie at Loggerhead Grill
8/14/2014
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.

Thursday Night Boogie
8/14/2014
The Mount Pleasant Pier will be rockin' with the sounds of DJ Jim Bowers spinning a variety of unforgettable oldies, beach music classic, and line dancing hits!

CSO Chamber Music: Summer Series
8/16/2014
Violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv returns to Charleston to perform with CSO favorites.

Endless Summer Party & Bikini Fashion Show
8/16/2014
This Saturday, Mex 1 Coastal Cantina in West Ashley will host their inaugural Endless Summer Block Party and Bikini Fashion Show.

Fly Fishing School
8/16/2014
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.

Shaggin on the Cooper
8/16/2014
Get ready for summer - Shaggin' on the Cooper is back! This popular live beach music and shag dance event series returns to the Mt. Pleasant Pier.

Summer Concert Series
8/16/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday evenings on The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island.

Swamp Safari
8/16/2014
Come celebrate swamp life at Cypress Gardens. Explore the swamp with a boat ride or swamp netting.

First Day Festival
8/17/2014
The First Day Festival is a community-wide celebration of education that encourages parents to attend school with their children on the first day, urges businesses to support parents by giving them time off to get involved in their child's education.

Seersucker Sundays at The Joe
8/17/2014
Supporters of preservation now have another reason to wear seersucker, discounted RiverDogs tickets!

Big Shrimping
8/18/2014
Join The Charleston Angler staff for an in-depth look at the art of Lowcountry Shrimping!

Zero George Cooking School: NYC Chef Ashton Keefe
8/18/2014
Zero George Cooking School will host another installment of their guest chef series by hosting a demonstration style class with Ashton Keefe, a classically trained chef from Manhattan's French Culinary Institute.

C&BBQ
8/20/2014
Join C&B for the 2nd Annual C&BBQ Barbeque Night at Caviar & Bananas. Executive Chef Scott Roule will be teaming up with Guest Pit Master Wes Sellew for a night you won't want to miss.

Toddler Days: Crazy Colors
8/20/2014
Come enjoy a day with your children to make crazy colorful creations.

Dive In Movie at Loggerhead Grill
8/21/2014
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.

I'On Village Summer Concert Series
8/21/2014
The I'On Villag'es concert series continues with CSO Gospel's Choir Ensemble preforming The Great Migration: 1915-1930 African American Southern Exodus.

Kiawah Beverage Series
8/21/2014
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.

Loretta Lynn in Concert
8/22/2014
Loretta Lynn, the "rule Breakin' record setting queen of country music" for over 50 years, continues to entertain audience worldwide with her distinctive style that broke new ground and set new standards for the music industry.

Special Needs Prom
8/22/2014
People with special needs and their families and friends are invited to a themed prom! Come dressed in your best attire and dance the night away with a live DJ playing your favorite music.

11th Annual Grape Stomp
8/23/2014
The public is invited to join in the yearly harvest and stomping of the grapes at Charleston's only winery, Irvin-House Vineyards.

Ballpark Festival of Beers
8/23/2014
Sample over 100 American + International ales, stouts, lagers, pilsners & specialty brews! Enjoy live music, food trucks, beer shakes and more.

Summer Concert Series
8/23/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday Evenings on The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary.

4th Annual Steel Pony Ride and Car Show
8/24/2014
Come enjoy a great car and truck show to help Charleston Tea Plantation's team in its mission of providing counseling and other support to our Lowcountry firefighters and their families.

Jamaica Day in the Carolinas
8/24/2014
Celebrate "Jamaica Day in the Carolinas" during the S.C. Reggae Jerk and Wine Festival at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

6th Annual Little Chef, Big Chef
8/25/2014
Four all-star kids from the Louie's Kids program will partner with four of the city's top chefs for one unforgettable evening.

Farmers Market
8/26/2014
National Farmers Market Week is the first week in August, but in South Carolina, we celebrate all of August as Farmers Market Month.

Paint Nite Charleston
8/26/2014
Drink, hang out with your friends, and paint! Paint Nite artists will lead you step by step.

Dive In Movie at Loggerhead Grill
8/28/2014
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.

Eutawville 5K Family Fun Run/Walk and Music Festival
8/30/2014
One of the newest events in Orangeburg County and surrounding areas, the race winds through scenic downtown Eutwville. You will join more than 250 runners and enjoy live music along the course.

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

Shrimp and Grits Cook-Off
8/30/2014
Shrimp and Grits Charleston is a chef's competition with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Charleston Animal Society.

Summer Concert Series
8/30/2014
The Summer Concert Series is a family friendly evening of music held Saturday evenings on The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary.

2nd Annual Theatre Charleston Awards Gala
8/31/2014
The Theatre Charleston Awards are the Lowcountry's comprehensive theatre awards to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production and design.

Adult Splash at The Joe
8/31/2014
The Charleston Riverdogs are partnering with GoCo Events for this epic water experience!

Doo Wops and Beauty Shops
8/31/2014
Shboom! Sally's going to the chapel but Eds all shook up. Part theater, part sketch comedy, this show is crafted to help you relax, unwind and laugh with friends.

21st Annual Fishing for Miracles
8/7/2014 - 8/9/2014
Come out and fish for a grand prize of $25,000.

SEPTEMBER

Beating the Surf
9/1/2014
Join Capt. Ben Floyd at 6:30pm at the Mt. Pleasant shop as he'll cover everything from rod & reel selection to bait and tackle to which tides work best.

How to Belay
9/2/2014
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.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
9/2/2014
Join Sherlock Homes for a Historical City Tour.

Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Fitness
9/2/2014
Meet on the water!

Yoga Under the Oaks
9/2/2014
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.

Yoga Unplugged
9/2/2014
Bask in the sights and sounds of the beach during this sunset yoga series complete with live acoustic music.

Fall Wine Strolls
9/3/2014
Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines.

Charleston Restaurant Week
9/3/2014-9/14/2014
The next installment of Charleston Restaurant Week is set for September 3-14, 2014.

Evenings in the Market
9/4/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30pm every Friday and Saturday night through December.

Heist, Heist Baby!
9/4/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

North Charleston Farmers Market Concerts
9/4/2014
Enjoy live music while shopping the market Thursday through October.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
9/5/2014
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!

Jake Owen's Days of Gold Tour
9/5/2014
Jake will celebrate with his fans on his second major nationwide headline run presented by Discover Boating.

Be Fit Charleston
9/6/2014
Take in the views of Old Towne Creek County Park during their fall fitness festival and farmers market.

Captain Blackbear'ds Sing-Off Smackdown
9/6/2014
A witty, wacky, slapstick mystery where the only solution is to join ranks with dead pirates from Charleston's history in an all-out battle for sing-a-long supremacy.

Cocktail Class
9/6/2014
The Cocktail Club will kick off football season with a Cocktail Class focused on game day drinks. Starting at noon, participants will learn how to create pre-batch craft cocktails great for football parties and tailgating.

Downward Facing RiverDog
9/6/2014
Come and enjoy some yoga at The Joe.

Evenings in the Market
9/6/2014
The weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 every Friday and Saturday through December.

Kid's Education Programs
9/6/2014
Come and enjoy an array of fun kids activities.

Pier Tournament: Cooper River Challenge
9/6/2014
Come enjoy the beautiful Mt. Pleasant Pier for a season of fishing tournaments!

6th Annual Dog Day Afternoon
9/7/2014
Dogs can splash around the 27,000-sq. ft. Big Kahuna wave pool and the Rollin' River lazy river.

Campfire S'mores & Moonrise Refuge Paddle
9/2/2014
Enjoy paddling from the edge of the Francis Marion Forest to Awendaw Creek.

Fall Wine Strolls
9/10/2014
Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines.

Heist, Heist Baby!
9/11/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

2nd Annual Chucktown Showdown
9/12/2014
This SUP race held in downtown Charleston will travel past the Battery and picturesque Civil War era forts, allowing amazing views of this historic city. Be prepared for a challenge and some stiff competition and most of all a lot of fun.

Dinner Theatre - The Reunion: A Lil Mo' Motown Magic
9/12/2014
The old gang gets together for a reunion two dinner theatre seasons later to find that the local senior center has lost their headliner for the weekend's Soul Cafe Cabaret.

Boston Pops Tribute
9/13/2014
The North Charleston POPS! kicks off its 2014-2015 season with a "Boston Pops Tribute" concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

Captain Blackbeard's Sing-Off Smackdown
9/13/2014
A witty, wacky, slapstick mystery where the only solution is to join ranks with dead pirates from Charleston's history in an all-out battle for sing-a-long supremacy.

Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour
9/14/2014
Join Coastal Expeditions for a tour with a local historian to view the 1827 and 1857 lighthouses on Lighthouse Island.

Dance with Dragons
9/14/2014
The 2nd Annual Dance with Dragons offers a beautiful evening of outdoor circus arts performances including hooping, acroyoga, aerial skills, slacklining and juggling playshops.

Yoga Under the Oaks
9/16/2014
Yoga is from 6-7pm and will be followed by happy hour at the Legare-Waring House from 7-8. In case of rain, yoga will be moved to Founders Hall.

Kiawah Beverage Series
9/18/2014
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 Concerts
9/18/2014
Enjoy live music while shopping the market every Thursday through October.

Le Cabaret de la Symphonie
9/19/2014
The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra are putting their top hats together to present "Le Cabaret de la Symphonie," featuring top-name entertainment, live and silent auctions, plus "extravagant" food and drink.

Live Painting Events at The Wells Gallery
9/19/2014
Visit the Wells Gallery, the premier gallery of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, for live painting events every month that feature at least one of their 20 nationally renowned artists.

2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's
9/20/2014
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to end Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

43rd Annual Scottish Games
9/20/2014
The Charleston Scottish Society presents the 48th Annual Scottish Games from 9am to 5pm.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents Buena Vista
9/20/2014
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be performing "Buena Vista" at the Charleston Music Hall. This performance will celebrate the music of the Latin culture and will be conducted in 2 sets.

Lt. Dan Weekend 5 Veteran Benefit Concert
9/20/2014
The Independence Fund is pleased to announce that Lt. Dan Weekend 5 (LDW5) featuring a benenfit concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band will remain in the South Carolina Lowcountry. This year's event is set to begin at 6:00pm at the North Charleston Colisuem.

Carolina Green Fair
9/21/2014
The Carolina Green Fair features conservation education through fun and inventive demonstrations, interactive play and music, and education shared by experts in their field.

The 2nd Annual Tri-Kiawah
9/21/2014
Currently the only intermediate distance triathlon in the Charleston area to feature an ocean swim, the 2nd Annual Tri-Kiawah will begin at 7:30am.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
9/24/2014
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!

North Charleston Farmers Market Concerts
9/25/2014
Enjoy live music while shopping the market every Thursday through October.

Captain Blackbeard's Sing-Off Smackdown
9/27/2014
Race the Landing is back from the Friends of Charles Towne Landing!

Evenings in the Market
9/27/2014
This weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Gibbes Museum Renovation Kick-Off
9/27/2014
The museum will launch its renovation with a kick-off celebration!

Heist, Heist Baby!
9/27/2014
Race the Landing is back from the Friends of Charles Towne Landing!

Pier Tournament: Folly Beach
9/27/2014
Come enjoy or participate in the Folly Beach Pier tournament!

Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop
9/27/2014
Adult participants will learn the basics of the historical art form of sweetgrass basket weaving with Trudy HIcks.

9th Annual American Music Celebration
9/28/2014
Join Freshfields Village from 3:00 to 7:00pm for the 9th annual American Music Celebration on the Village Green!

Adaptive Recreation Expo
9/28/2014
Come out for a day of sharing and exploring adaptive recreation opportunities for youth and adults with physical disabilities.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
9/28/2014
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!

Yoga Under the Oaks
9/30/2014
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.

Carolina Gold Rice Harvest
9/11/2014 - 9/13/2014
Join a cusumed interpreter at the rice field overlook for hands-on demonstration of how Carolina Gold rice was harvested.

Charleston Watersports Week Expo
9/12/2014-9/14/2014
A Watersports Activates Business Exposition, featuring: sailing, swimming, kayaking, SUPs, kite boarding, surfing, water skiing/wake boarding, fishing, any and all other water related sports activity or equipment.

7th Annual Autumn of the Ashley
9/19/2014 - 9/21/2014
The Tri-County Master Gardeners will provide volunteers for the 7th Annual Autumn on the Ashley open-air craft fair at Magnolia.

30th Annual MOJA Arts Festival
9/25/2014-10/5/2014
A celebration of African-American and Caribbean Art.

Charleston Stage present You Can't Take It With You
8/29/2014-9/21/2014
Often acclaimed as the greatest of American stage comedies, You Can't Take It With You won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938 and has been delighting audiences ever since.

OCTOBER

Fall Wine Strolls
10/1/2014
Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines.

Evenings in the Market
10/2/2014
This weekly event, designed to showcase local artists, food vendors and designers, is from 6:30-10:30 pm every Friday and Saturday through December.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
10/2/2014
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!

North Charleston Farmers Market Concerts
10/2/2014
Enjoy live music while shopping the market every Thursday through October.

Special Archives Tour: Nature in the Archives
10/2/2014
Come tour special archives found in nature at the Charleston Museum.

Comedian Nick Swardson's "Taste It" Tour
10/3/2014
Every so often, a comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. Nick Swardson is one of the most exciting artists to have taken on this role.

Evenings in the Market
10/2/2014
This 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!
10/3/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Widespread Panic
10/3/2014
Tickets go on sale for Widespread Panic's highly anticipated 2014 Fall Tour.

Hogs Charleston!
10/4/2014
Hate Cancer but love BBQ, Music and some cold beverages with friends? Welcome to the Hogs family!

Indigo Dyeing Workshop
10/4/2014
Come learn the art of Indigo dyeing with this workshop taught by Tamara Golf.

Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery - A Classic Comic Whodunit
10/4/2014
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!

Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child
10/4/2014
The Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child returns. Proceeds benefit the prevention and healing of child abuse in the Charleston area.

Pier Tournament: Cooper River Challenge
10/4/2014
Come enjoy the beautiful Mount Pleasant Pier for a season of fishing tournaments!

HALOS Oyster Roast
10/5/2014
Join HALOS for oysters, beer, wine and fun times to benefit abused and neglected children in the Lowcountry!

Latin American Festival
10/5/2014
Feel the heat at the 2014 Latin American Festival!

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
10/5/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Fall Wine Strolls
10/8/2014
Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines!

A Day to Remember in Concert
10/9/2014
A Day to Remember, Parks and Devastation Tour 2014  will be at the Coliseum with special guests Bring Me the Horizon and Chiodos!

Annual Gala for the Center for Birds of Prey
10/9/2014
Migration to Memminger celebrates the profound importance of avian species who annually weave our planet together through connective flyways during migration.

Heist, Heist Baby!
10/9/2014
Join dueling banks of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Live Painting Events at The Wells Gallery
10/10/2014
Visit the Wells Gallery, the premier gallery of The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, for live painting events every month that feature at least one of their 20 nationally renowned artists.

Captain Blackbeard's Sing-Off Smackdown
10/11/2014
A witty, wacky, slapstick mystery where the only solution is to join ranks with dead pirates from Charleston's history in an all-out battle for sing-a-long supremacy.

Edisto & Beyond Tour
10/11/2014
Edisto & Beyond Tour of Historic Plantations, Churches and Graveyards.

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

Fall Festival
10/11/2014
Celebrate the arrival of cooler air in the Lowcountry by enjoying an annual Fall Festival.

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K
10/11/2014
Trail runners, mark your calendars and start training! After an excellent debut last year, the Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K returns to Mullet Hall Equestrian Center.

2014 No Kid Hungry Charleston Gala
10/12/2014
Enjoy a special multi-course gala to help end childhood hunger!

8th Annual Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival
10/12/2014
Join Freshfields for the 8th Annual Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival from 3:00 to 6:00pm to benefit the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic.

Curator Lecture Series: Unnatural Disasters
10/14/2014
Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson will discuss the impacts of pollution, human population growth, habitat disruption, and the introduction of non-native species on our environment and its local impact.

Yoga Under the Oaks
10/14/2014
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.

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
10/15/2014
Former Beatle, GRAMMY® Award-Winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ringo Star will perform one night only at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Bus Shed Bash - 11th Annual Oyster Roast and BBQ
10/16/2014
Join the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center for the Bus Shed Bash, its eleventh annual Oyster Roast, at The Charleston Vistor Center Bus Shed. Enjoy live music featuring Midnight City, prizes and a silent auction.

Hearts for Hospitality Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction
10/16/2014
The Palmetto Palace is proud to announce that it will be hosting its first Hearts for Hospitality Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction at The Charleston Music Hall.

Kiawah Beverage Series
10/16/2014
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 Concerts
10/16/2014
Enjoy live music whle shopping the market every Thursday through October.

Special Archives Tour: The Bird Illustrations of Alexander Wilson, Mark Catesby and John James Audubon
10/16/2014
The Charleston Museum is offering a 2nd archives tour of the bird illustrations!

Upper King Design District Walks
10/16/2014
Upper King Street celebrates creativity at the Fall 2014 Design Walk with receptions, refreshments and special guests.

Yappy Hour
10/16/2014
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music and beverages.

Fly Fishing School
10/18/2014
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
10/18/2014
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!

Children's Day Festival
10/19/2014
Old and new traditions meet annually at the 27th Annual Mount Pleasant Children's Day Festival presented by Bi-LO.

I'On Village Summer Concert Series
10/19/2014
The I'On Village concert series closes with a finale performed by the Colour of Music for a Virtuosi Concert Series Finale.

Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery
10/19/2014
Join Sherlock Holmes for an Historical City Tour!

Heist, Heist Baby!
10/23/2014
Join dueling bands of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

Marsalis "Well-Tempered"
10/23/2014
Renowned Granny Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award-nominated composer Branford Marsalis joins the highly celebrated Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, performing Baroque masterpieces.

Ghostly Tide Tales
10/24/2014
Bring your friends and join us on the beach for local ghost stories by the campfire.

Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents Swingelectric
10/252/2014
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be performing "Swingelectric" at the Charleston Music Hall. This performance will celebrate the swing era and will be conducted in 2 sets. Set 1: 5pm Set 2: 8pm.

rUNdead Charleston Zombie 5K
10/25/2014
Presented by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission and On Purpose Adventures, rUNdead takes place on the winding trails of Wannamaker just before sunset.

Annual Family Picnic at the Dill Sanctuary
10/26/2014
Enjoy a family afternoon alongside the banks of the Stono River with the Musuem's Annual Family Picnic.

Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun & Gin Club Mystery
10/26/2014
Enjoy this murder mystery with manners set in the Lowcountry.

Fall Curator Lecture Series: Manners Most Morbid: Funerary Practices and Traditions of Charleston's Past
10/28/2014
Downtown Charleston is speckled with historic graveyards, housing century old tombstones, markers for those place beneath.

Fall Wine Strolls
10/29/2014
Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines.

Charleston Stage presents Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
10/25/2014-11/1/2014
Nothing goes right for Alexander in this charming musical for young people, adapted from Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's story.

Charleston Stage presents Mel Brooks 'Young Frankenstein'
10/17/2014--11/2/2014
It's alive! Come out and see a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brook's classic comedy masterpiece.

 

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