“Hands On” Rice Planting At Middleton Place

“Hands On” Rice Planting At Middleton Place

April 22, 2017 - April 23, 2017
@ Middleton Place

Visitors are invited to take part in the centuries-old tradition of rice cultivation in the Low Country April 22 & 23, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm (subject to change due to weather conditions) as Middleton Place plants the demonstration rice field. Costumed interpreters will instruct guests in traditional methods of planting, discuss the history of the famed… Continued

Mt. Pleasant 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival

Mt. Pleasant 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival

April 30, 2017
@ Memorial Waterfront Park

Enjoy a boat parade, savory seafood samples, live music, arts & crafts and more at the 30th  Annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival.  The event began in 1987 to honor and support local shrimpers, and has evolved into one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for seafood lovers.  Held at… Continued

Spoleto Festival USA

Spoleto Festival USA

May 26, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Since the first Spoleto Festival in 1978, excitement builds in the city each spring as world class artists fill Charleston with inspiring, uplifting performances. For 17 days and nights, Spoleto Festival USA draws people from around the world to experience the light and beauty of the arts, with renowned artists and emerging performers in disciplines… Continued

Piccolo Spoleto

Piccolo Spoleto

May 26, 2017 - June 11, 2017

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

The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Ehibit

The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Ehibit

May 26, 2017 - June 10, 2017
@ Marion Square

Join some of South Carolina’s premier artists in the 38th year of The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit, a free open air venue in downtown Charleston. More than 80 South Carolina artists set up their “art camp” for 17 days of the Spoleto/Piccolo Spoleto arts festival in Marion Square, located at the intersection of King,… Continued

2017 North Charleston Arts Fest – Free & ticketed events at various venues

2017 North Charleston Arts Fest – Free & ticketed events at various venues

May 3-7, 2017

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department proudly presents the 2017 North Charleston Arts Fest. This annual event highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, theatre, music and visual & literary arts. For more than 30 years the festival has made quality arts programming affordable and accessible to… Continued

Jewelry That’s Good for You

Jewelry That’s Good for You

While visiting the Holy City, a trip to the Charleston City Market is on nearly everyone’s list. Lowcountry Eclectic, a shop that creates beautiful, natural wood diffuser jewelry and accessories, is found in our iconic market several days a week and in the Night Market every Friday and Saturday from 7-10pm. Diffuser jewelry is used… Continued

The Battle of Charleston at Legare Farms

The Battle of Charleston at Legare Farms

April 8-9, 2017

Spend the day learning about our nation’s history! Legare Farms on Johns Island will once again be hosting The Battle of Charleston, a timeline re-enactment of American Wars on April 8-9, 2017. Living history demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend. On Saturday morning at 10:30 am there will be a Ladies Social and on Sunday morning at… Continued

Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston 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

The Hat Ladies 16th Annual Easter Promenade

The Hat Ladies 16th Annual Easter Promenade

April 15, 2017

Whatever the weather, The Hat Ladies will “reign” and shine on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in their 16th elegant Easter Promenade down Broad Street as in the days of yore.  Grab your camera and a curb side seat as The Hat Ladies and their families exit the Park next to City Hall, stroll down Broad… Continued