Playing at “The Joe”: Charleston Loves Baseball

Playing at “The Joe”: Charleston Loves Baseball

@ Joe Riley Stadium

Visit Riley Park or “The Joe” and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes – baseball! Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, named after the long-time former mayor of Charleston, is home to the Charleston RiverDogs and The Citadel baseball team. The former mayor is an avid baseball fan who is often in attendance having escaped the… Continued

Music and Dancing Under the Stars

Music and Dancing Under the Stars

Shaggin’ On the Cooper Live music will fill the air with local bands performing throughout the season at the Mount Pleasant Pier. All ages are invited to let loose and dance while enjoying the ocean breeze. Gates open at 7 pm, with music starting at 8 pm and food and beverages are available for purchase.… Continued

Peach Crisp

Peach Crisp

Shrimp and grits has been considered a basic breakfast for coastal fishermen and families for decades during the shrimp season

Sea Island Cotton at McLeod Plantation Historic Site

Sea Island Cotton at McLeod Plantation Historic Site

McLeod Plantation Historic Site, owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC), is a 37-acre property open to the public on James Island in Charleston, SC.  It was originally purchased by William Wallace McLeod in 1851 as a Sea Island cotton plantation. Until last year, that species of cotton (Gossypium barbadense) had not… Continued

71st Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens: Through April 21, 2018

71st Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens: Through April 21, 2018

Through April 21, 2018

There’s no lovelier time in Charleston than spring and no better way to experience the city’s charm than the annual Festival of Houses & Gardens. Step inside the private houses and gardens of some of the city’s most stunning properties, learn about Charleston’s distinctive architecture and history, and celebrate Charleston’s unique culture at luncheons, musical… Continued

Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston Tea Rooms

Church Tea Rooms offer a glimpse into how this mannerly city fetes the public through church tea rooms. Many of the receipts, or recipes to those who are from off, have been handed down and improved upon from one generation to the next. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Tea Room, one of the oldest, will be… Continued

Pit Master Bloody

Pit Master Bloody

Shrimp and grits has been considered a basic breakfast for coastal fishermen and families for decades during the shrimp season

Piccolo Spoleto: May 25 – June 10, 2018

Piccolo Spoleto: May 25 – June 10, 2018

Starts: May 25, 2018

Through June 10, 2018

Focusing primarily on artists of the Southeast region, Piccolo Spoleto is the perfect complement to the international scope of Spoleto Festival USA, its parent festival, and its 500 events in 17 days transforms Charleston into an exhilarating celebration of performing, literary and visual arts. Piccolo Spoleto’s traditional program offerings include visual arts exhibits, classical music,… Continued

2018 North Charleston Arts Fest: Free & Ticketed Events at Various Venues: May 2-6, 2018

2018 North Charleston Arts Fest: Free & Ticketed Events at Various Venues: May 2-6, 2018

Starts: May 2, 2018

Ends May 6, 2018

This year’s North Charleston Arts Fest takes place May 2-6 at various venues throughout North Charleston. The FREE Arts Fest Expo at the Charleston Area Convention Center is set for Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6. Festival offerings include concerts, theatre presentations, dance performances, film screenings, lectures, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations,… Continued