Editor’s Letter: October, November, December 2019

Fall is a wonderful time to visit our beautiful city with cooler temperatures and crystal clear blue skies – walking through the city is a pleasure. Be sure to tuck this copy of Charleston Gateway in your bag before you head out for the day. In it, you’ll find a wealth of information about our… Continued

Children’s Day Festival Mount Pleasant October 20

Children’s Day Festival Mount Pleasant October 20

Adults and children will love this fun afternoon with carnival rides, giant inflatable slides, live entertainment, wall climbing, face painting and many other activities! Admission and all activities are free. The event will be held from noon-5pm at 1251 Park West Boulevard in the Park Recreation Complex. Free parking is available with shuttle service throughout… Continued

The Fall Tour of Homes

The Fall Tour of Homes

Now in its 43rd year, the Preservation Society of Charleston’s annual Fall Tours are better than ever with fresh, new programs and longtime favorites. Experience Charleston’s stunning private houses, intimate gardens, churches, and public buildings as you stroll through our historic streets. This year’s tours run from October 3 – November 2. Different properties are… Continued

Holiday Charleston

Holiday Charleston

Holiday music, magical lights and exquisite decorations are all a part of the unforgettable experience of celebrating the holidays in Charleston. You’ll find revelry and merriment throughout our beautiful city. Here are a few highlights of the holiday festivities. 12/1 The City of Charleston is proud to announce the Annual City of Charleston Holiday Parade… Continued

Holiday Theatre

Holiday Theatre

Charleston theatres are bringing the spirit of the holiday season to the stage with classic performances to delight young and old. Charleston Music Hall A Charleston tradition for over 20 years, the Charleston Christmas Special is presented at the Charleston Music Hall by Brad and Jennifer Moranz, and is popular with locals and visitors alike.… Continued

48th Charleston Scottish Games

48th Charleston Scottish Games

Starts: November 2, 2019

November 2nd

Join the fun on November 2nd at the Scottish Games and Highland Gathering at Boone Hall Plantation. There will be activities for the entire family, from Piping and Drumming competitions to Border Collie demonstrations. While you are there, enjoy Scottish food and merchandise. The music featured at this annual gathering of Scottish family clans, is… Continued

Lights of Magnolia

Lights of Magnolia

Chinese lanterns will glow for four months beginning November 15 at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, illuminating America’s oldest garden at night for the first time in its 343-year history. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens has partnered with the Zigong Lantern Group in China to present “Lights of Magnolia: Reflections of a Cultural Exchange.” The lantern festival will… Continued

What’s Cookin’

What’s Cookin’

No southern holiday is complete without a sweet potato casserole. This sweet side is delicious and sometimes eaten as dessert! To bake the sweet potatoes, wash well, prick with a knife and bake on a baking sheet at 425 degrees for about 45 minutes. You will need about 4 sweet potatoes for this recipe. Let… Continued

Steeplechase of Charleston

Steeplechase of Charleston

The Steeplechase of Charleston returns this November to close out the 2019 National Steeplechase Association Fall Racing Circuit. With deep roots in southern heritage, this Charleston tradition began in 1792 and will be ushered into its new era with the addition of The Steeplechase Gala and a weekend packed full of activities around Charleston. The… Continued