The Colors of Charleston

The Colors of Charleston

The beautiful skies of spring, a profusion of brightly-colored blooms set against brilliant green leaves, the greenish-blue waters of Charleston Harbor – the colors of Charleston are vibrant and stunning. It’s no wonder that Charleston’s historic homes are painted to reflect the beauty found in the natural world. After the Civil War, the North donated… Continued

Spoleto Festival   May 24-June 9, 2019

Spoleto Festival May 24-June 9, 2019

Starts: April 24, 2019

May 24-June 9
@ Marion Square

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

The Piccolo Spoleto

The Piccolo Spoleto

Starts: April 24, 2019

May 24-June 9
@ Marion Square

Join some of South Carolina’s premier artists in the 40th 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

U.S. Women’s Open HELD AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF CHARLESTON May 30-June 2, 2019

U.S. Women’s Open HELD AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF CHARLESTON May 30-June 2, 2019

Starts: May 30, 2019

May 30-June 2, 2019
@ THE COUNTRY CLUB OF CHARLESTON

Nestled in James Island, the Country Club of Charleston will host this year’s U.S. Women’s Open, the premiere women’s golf championship conducted annually by the USGA. This is the first major golf event to be held in Charleston and over 100,000 spectators are expected. This will be the first U.S. Women’s Open contested on a… Continued

Discover The Market!

Discover The Market!

daily from 9:30am-6pm
@ Discover The Market!

Charleston Historic Market is one of the area’s must see attractions. Having survived a tumultuous past, the Market has outlasted tornadoes, hurricanes, a major earthquake and devastation by fires and Civil War bombardment. Over 200 years ago, a wealthy Charleston family willed land to the town of Charleston to be used as a public market,… Continued

Piccolo Spoleto May 24 – June 9, 2019

Piccolo Spoleto May 24 – June 9, 2019

Starts: May 24, 2019

Piccolo Spoleto May 24 - June 9, 2019
@ Piccolo Spoleto

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

Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston Tea Rooms

Starts: June 3, 2019

June 3-7
@ Charleston Tea Rooms Church Mouse Boutique, open from 10:30am-3pm

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

Middleton Place HANDS ON RICE PLANTING   April 27 • 10am-noon • 1-3pm

Middleton Place HANDS ON RICE PLANTING April 27 • 10am-noon • 1-3pm

Starts: April 27, 2019

April 27 • 10am-noon • 1-3pm
@ Middleton Place is located at 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Visitors are invited to take part in the centuries-old tradition of rice cultivation in the Low Country as Middleton Place plants the demonstration rice field. Costumed interpreters will instruct guests in traditional methods of planting, discuss the history of the famed Carolina Gold rice, and explain the African origins of rice and its cultivation in… Continued