Charleston Stage Presents: To Kill A Mockingbird

Charleston Stage Presents: To Kill A Mockingbird

Starts: October 18, 2017

Ends November 5, 2017

Just visiting the historic Dock Street Theatre is fascinating – this beautiful space first opened in 1736 with a performance of The Recruiting Officer.  Seeing Harper Lee’s iconic novel brought to life in this venue is something truly spectacular. Charleston Stage, founded by Playwright Julian Wiles in 1978, is South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company. The… Continued

Experience Mrs. Whaley’s Garden with the Gentleman Gardener

Experience Mrs. Whaley’s Garden with the Gentleman Gardener

“Invite Your Soul For A Visit” – a quote by Mrs. Emily Whaley about her iconic Charleston garden, the most visited private garden in the United States. And the garden I now tend. I am Paul Saylors, Gentleman Gardener at 58 Church Street, the James Verree House, most widely known as Mrs. Whaley’s Garden. It… Continued

Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

Starts: October 26, 2017

Ends November 5, 2017

Take the short drive to Ladson, only minutes from Charleston, and find fun for the entire family. Entertainment will include not only thrilling rides for all ages, but an explosive mixture of nightly fireworks displays and nationally and internationally known performers. For more info, call 843-572-3161 or visit www.coastalcarolinafair.org.

Children’s Day Festival: Mount Pleasant

Children’s Day Festival: Mount Pleasant

Starts: October 15, 2017

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 – 5 pm at 1251 Park West Boulevard in the Park Recreation Complex. Free parking is available with shuttle service throughout… Continued

Experience the History and Beauty of Old Bethel United Methodist Church

Experience the History and Beauty of Old Bethel United Methodist Church

Charleston is known for its many historic churches, but some of the oldest are not open for public tours.  For a limited time, Old Bethel United Methodist Church is offering group tours by reservation only. Queen Atterberry, writer and founder of the African Dance & Drum Company in Charleston, leads these exciting tours which include not… Continued

Steeplechase at Charleston

Steeplechase at Charleston

Starts: November 12, 2017

Experience an exciting day at the races with a Hat Contest, Best Dressed Contest and five action packed races. Dog lovers will enjoy the terrier race at 10 am. Over 8,000 spectators are expected to attend this year’s event with 60+ horses competing for the $75,000 in prize money. Gates open at 9 am, the… Continued

Charleston Cars & Coffee

Charleston Cars & Coffee

Love cars? Motorcycles? Making new friends? Charleston Cars & Coffee is dedicated to those who love all things motor. Cars and Coffee events are held worldwide for those who want to share their passion for supercars, sports cars, collection cars and motorcycles. Seven years ago, Don Curtis set up a Facebook page and started spreading… Continued

The Fall Tour of Homes: Thursday – Sunday, October 5-29

The Fall Tour of Homes: Thursday – Sunday, October 5-29

Starts: October 5, 2017

Ends Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Preservation Society of Charleston will host its Fall Tours October 5-29, 2017. The beauty and historic charm of Charleston come alive as friends of the Preservation Society of Charleston welcome you into the private interiors of some of the nation’s most exquisite historic homes where you will experience firsthand the rich history of Southern culture,… Continued

Holidays in Charleston

Holidays in Charleston

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, 12/8 The Edmondston-Alston house, on 21 East Battery, will be open two Friday evenings,… Continued

Sunset at Fort Sumter: Behind the Scenes

Sunset at Fort Sumter: Behind the Scenes

Through October 14th, visitors have the unique opportunity to see Fort Sumter at sunset, with costumed historians providing in depth details about the Civil War and the site where the first shots were fired. Enjoy a beautiful cruise from Liberty Square to Fort Sumter, enjoy the tour by National Park Rangers and then settle in… Continued