Now in its 35th year, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is the largest wildlife art and nature event in the nation, attracting 35,000-40,000 attendees annually. Along with featured artist, Ezra Tucker, SEWE welcomes guest artists Richard Loffler and Van Marshall. Loffler is a sculptor from Saskatchewan and Van Marshall a carver from Summerville. Hundreds of other artists will have their work on display at the Fine Art Exhibit located in Charleston Place.
This year, an exciting lineup of events. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, longtime SEWE favorite, will introduce the wonders of the natural ecosystems and give SEWE attendees an up-close look at alligators, bobcats, foxes, birds of prey, snakes and much more.
One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, the Center for Birds of Prey will be conducting free flight demonstrations at Marion Square. See amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.
Day tickets are $25 per day for Friday and Saturday, $15 for Sunday and $50 for a three-day pass. Children 10 and under are free with a ticketed adult. SEWE provides free shuttle service between venues during show hours with a ticket or badge. For more information, visit www.sewe.com or call 843-723-1748.