ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA 03/18-04/07

    Wednesday March 18, 2015 through Tuesday April 7, 2015

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Through May – Super STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Saturdays at the Spartanburg Science Center in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 583-2777 or visit http://www.spartanburgsciencecenter.org/.

     

    March 20 – James Gregory: The Funniest Man in America to be at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events/.

     

    March 21 – Kidsfest at Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. Kids can learn to make and play folk instruments, paint Colonial Spanish Horses, listen to the Young Appalachian Musicians, and more. For more information call (864) 898-2036 or visit http://www.upcountrysc.com/events/Kidsfest-890/details.

     

    March 21 – Masterworks III: Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” by Foothills Philharmonic at the Greer First Baptist Church in Greer. For more information call (864) 268-8743 or visit http://www.foothillsphil.org/FoothillsPhilharmonic/.

     

    Olde South BallMarch 21 – Olde South Ball at the Marriott Hotel in Greenville. This 1860’s period event includes dancing, a silent auction, and an olde south bazaar. For more information call (864) 244-2732 or visit http://www.oldesouthball.com/.

     

    March 21 – Reidville Days Spring Festival on Main Street in Reidville. For more information call (864) 486-9614 or visit http://www.townofreidvillesc.org/.

     

    March 21 – Patriots Hall Vet Fest Fun Run at the Oconee Veterans Museum in Walhalla. For more information call (563) 349-4018.

     

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMarch 21 – Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival held at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. Rain date will be March 22. For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.SpartanburgSoaring.com.

     

    March 21 – Race for Helix benefiting the Greenville Genetic Foundation. This 5K run and 1 mile run/walk will begin at Conestee Park. For more information call (864) 388-1813 or visit http://www.ggc.org/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/675-race-the-helix-upstate.html.

    March 21 – Colors for Hope to benefit Mental Health America in Greenville. This 5K walk/run through a kaleidoscope of colors will be held at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest. For more information call (864) 467-3344 or visit https://www.mhagc.org/colors-4-hope-event-details.php.

    Cameron CarpenterMarch 24 – Cameron Carpenter at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson. He has been classified as the imaginative and unconventional “classical organ rebel”. Event expected to be a sellout. For more information call (864) 656-3043 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/Brooks/events/.

     

    March 25 – Music Sandwiched In – Daniel Z – Jazz Vibes presented by the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Event will be held in the Barrett Room at the Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters in Spartanburg. For more information call (864) 596-3503 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events/.

     

    March 25 – 27 – Clemson Literary Festival held at multiple locations in Clemson. For more information call (910) 740-4899 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/caah/english/resources/literaryfestival/.

     

    March 26 – History on Tap at Growler Haus on North Church Street in Spartanburg. Event is one in a series of lectures presented by the Spartanburg County Historical Association and will focus on Spartanburg’s Confederate Monument. For more information call (864) 596-3501 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/calendar/2015/2/26/history-on-tap-growler-haus.

     

    March 27 – Par for the Clot to be held at The Preserve at Verdae in Greenville. This golf tournament will benefit Hemophilia of South Carolina. For more information call (864) 350-9941 or visit http://www.hemophiliaofsouthcarolina.net/charity-golf-tournament-2015.html.

     

    Sweet Mountain Delights Baking ClassMarch 28 – Sweet Mountain Delights Baking Class held at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens. Learn about the method of Appalachian Open Hearth Cooking. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/vendor/61/hagood-mill/.

     

    March 28 – Spring Cultivation Workshop held at the Mushroom Mountain Farm in Liberty. For more information call (864) 855-2469 or visit http://mushroommountain.com/lectures_workshops/cultivation_workshop.asp.

     

    March 28 – AfriCari held at Tillman Hall on the campus of Clemson University in Clemson. The event will showcase a variety of African and Carribean culture to include dancing, musical performances, and a fashion show. For more information call (864) 907-1222 or visit http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/africari/.

     

    April 4 – 5 – Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee on the Village Green in Pendleton. For more information call (800) 862-1795 or visit http://www.pendletondistrict.org/jubilee/.

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    Through March 27 – SpringFest Art Show at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta. This exhibit will display artwork from regional artists. For more information call (803) 441-4310 or visit http://www.naartscouncil.org/common/content.asp?PAGE=137.

     

    Through May 17 – “Life: A Journey through Time” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill, displaying a series of photographs that span the world throughout time. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/exhibits-myco/.

     

    March 20 – 27 – 10th Annual Native American Studies Week to be held at the USC Lancaster campus’s Native American Studies Center. This will include lectures throughout the week and a festival on March 21. For more information call (803) 313-7063 or visit http://www.lancastercitysc.com/10th-annual-native-american-studies-week-2015-03-20.aspx.

     

    March 21 – Herb Fest at the Little Red Barn Gallery in Barnwell. For more information call (803) 541-7900 or visit http://www.cityofbarnwell.com/15th-annual-spring-herb-fest-2014-03-22.

     

    Aiken Steeple ChaseMarch 21 – Aiken Spring Steeplechase at the Ford Conger Field in Aiken. For more information call (888) 648-9641 or visit http://www.aikensteeplechase.com/.

     

    March 21 – Elloree Trials to be held at the Elloree Training Center in Elloree. For more information call (803) 897-2821 or visit http://www.elloreesc.com/events.htm.

     

    March 27 – 29 – Aiken Horse Show held at Hitchcock Woods to benefit the Hitchcock Woods Foundation. For more information visit www.aikenhorseshow.org.

     

    March 27 – 29 – Carolina Regional Spring Show Pony Club Jumping Ralley at the South Carolina Equine Park in Camden. For more information call (803) 983-0366 or visit http://scequinepark.com.

     

    March 28 – Carolina Cup held at the Springdale Race Course in Camden. This is one of the midlands locals favorite events. For more information call (800) 780-8117 or visit http://www.carolina-cup.org/.

     

    A Day in the LifeMarch 29 – A Day in the Life held at the Old McCaskill’s Farm in Rembert. The event centers around sheering of the farms sheep. For more information call (803) 600-3980 or visit http://www.oldmccaskillfarm.com/.

     

    April 3 – Sarah Jarosz at the McCelvey Center in York. For more information call (803) 684-3948 or visit http://chmuseums.org/mccelvey/.

    Aiken Horsepower Assoc.April 4 – Aiken Horsepower Association Spring Fling held at the Aiken Mall off of Whiskey road in Aiken. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles will be judged and there will be food and activities throughout the day. For more information call (803) 270-3505 or visit http://www.aikenhorsepower.com/.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

     

    Through March 29 – “Through the Lens” at Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island. Offered by the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island. For more information call (843) 689-6767 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/.

     

    Through May 10 – “1920’s – 1960’s: Five Decades of Style that Changed America” at the Charleston Museum, Americas first museum, in Charleston. For more information call (843) 722-2996 or visit http://www.charlestonmuseum.org/home.

     

    Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays starting March 1 – Bulls Island Ferry Service and Eco Tour, starting at Garris Landing in Awendaw. Bulls Island is part of the Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge and can only be accessed by boat or by ferry. For more information call (843) 881-4582 or visit http://www.bullsislandferry.com/.

     

    March 17 – 21 – Charleston Fashion Week held in Marion Square in downtown Charleston. This event will feature more than 35 runway shows, the Emerging Designer Competition, the Spring Bridal Show, and the Rock the Runway Model Competition.. For more information call (843) 971-9811 ext. 319 or visit http://charlestonfashionweek.com/

     

    March 19 – April 19 – Festival of Houses and Gardens at various locations in Charleston. Enjoy a look at some of Charleston’s historical architecture and gardens and a rare opportunity to tour some of the most beautiful houses in Charleston. For more information call (843) 722-3405 or visit https://www.historiccharleston.org/Events/Annual-Festival-of-Houses-and-Gardens.aspx.

     

    March 19 -21 – Pee Dee Street Rodders Run to the Sun XXVII on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 669-3564.

     

    March 19 – Mary Brewer Women of Distinction held at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology in Florence. This event will honor 8 distinguished women who live and work in eastern South Carolina and have demonstrated qualities of outstanding leadership. Event will benefit the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina. For more information call (843) 656-9750. To purchase tickets, visit http://2015wod.brownpapertickets.com/.

     

    March 20 – 21 – WingFest at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island. There will be wings, music, and activities for the kids. For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.islandreccenter.org/vc.php?ID=414.

     

    March 20 – 22 – Charleston Antiques Show on Old Post Road in Charleston. For more information call (843) 722-3405 or visit https://www.historiccharleston.org/Events/Charleston-Antiques-Show.aspx.

     

    March 21 – “The History of the Shag Dance” at the Horry County Museum in Conway. For more information call (843) 915-5320 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/.

     

    March 21 – Derrick Law Firm Run for the Children 5K starting at Marina Park in Conway. For more information call (843) 722-7345 or visit http://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/run-for-the-children-5k-2014.cfm.

     

    March 21 – Diggin’ It Spring Garden Festival at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. For more information call (800) 849-1931 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/DigginItgardenfestival.html.

     

    March 21 – Charleston Walk for Water starting at Brittlebank Park. The walk will be approximately 3.5 miles long, the average distance women and children around the world walk for water. For more information call (843) 769-7395 or visit http://events.watermissions.org/site/TR?fr_id=1220&pg=informational&sid=1002.

     

    March 21 – Spring Swing Big Band Fest at La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River. For more information call (843) 399-9463 or visit http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Spring-Swing-Big-Band-Fest/11099/.

     

    March 21 – Beaufort Twilight Run and Oyster Roast at Habersham Marketplace in Beautfort. This is an 8K race followed by an oyster roast. For more information call (843) 321-8309 or visit http://beauforttwilightrun.com/.

     

    March 21 – Charleston Birth Place Gala held at The Southerly in Mount Pleasant. The events benefits the Charleston Birth Place Foundation. For more information call (843) 818-1123 or visit http://savecbp.org/event/cbp-foundation-gala/?instance_id=524.

     

    March 21 – Maiden Voyage: A Tribute to Herbie Hancock presented by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be held at the Charleston Music Hall. For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit http://jazzartistsofcharleston.org/event/maiden-voyage-a-tribute-to-herbie-hancock-charleston-music-hall-2/.

     

    March 22 – Baroque Concert performed by the North Carolina Baroque Chamber Players will be held at Trinity Church on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 448-8426 or visit http://www.trinitymyrtlebeach.org/event/baroque-concert/.

     

    March 22 – Charleston Bed Race held at Black Baud Stadium on Daniel Island Drive in Charleston. This event benefits Camp Happy Days for children battling cancer. For more information visit http://www.charlestonbedrace.com/.

     

    March 22 – Tibetan Cultural Pageant will be held on the Unity campus on Leeds Avenue in Charleston. This sacred event will benefit a monastery in Tibet. For more information call (843) 566-0600 or visit http://www.unitychs.org/special-event-tibetan-cultural-pagent.

    March 24 – Grand Strand TechEXPO held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 491-6060 or visit http://www.gstechexpo.org/.

     

    March 25 – Hobcaw Barony Behind the Scenes at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown. This event will provide an expanded tour of the property. For more information call (843) 546-4623 or visit http://www.hobcawbarony.org/programs.htm.

     

    March 27 – 28 – Plantation Tours of Prince George Winyah Parish at multiple locations in Georgetown County. For more information call (843) 545-8291 or visit http://www.pgwinyah.com/plantation-tours.

     

    March 27 – 29 – RenoFest Bluegrass Festival to be held on U.S. 15 in downtown Hartsville. For more information call (843) 332-5151 or visit http://www.renofest.com/.

     

    March 27 – 29 – Flowertown Festival at Azalea Park in Summerville. This event is filled with activities for everyone to enjoy and includes a variety of food and artist and craft vendors. For more information call (843) 871-9622 ext. 124 or visit http://www.flowertownfestival.org/.

     

    March 28 – Daffodil Festival at Moore Farms Botanical Gardens in Lake City. For more information call (843) 374-2261 or visit http://www.moorefarmsbg.org/events/daffodil-festival/.

     

    March 28 – Cooper River Bridge Run starting in Mount Pleasant and ending in downtown Charleston. This 10K run/walk is a regular for many due to the fabulous view from the bridge. For more information call (843) 856-1949 or visit http://bridgerun.com/.

     

    March 29 – Lowcountry Cajun Festival at James Island County Park in Charleston. This event will include good Cajun food, music and fun. For more information call (843) 795-7275 or visit http://ccprc.com/137/Lowcountry-Cajun-Festival.

     

    March 29 – Charleston Honey and Bee Expo held at Cinebarre in Mount Pleasant. This event is for the entire family. For more information visit https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonareabeekeepers/calendar/expo.

     

    April 2 – 4 – Lamar Egg Scramble Jamboree held in downtown Lamar. For more information call (843) 639-2380 or visit http://www.lamareggscramble.com.

     

    April 4 – 12 – Family Circle Cup in the Family Circle Stadium in Charleston. This is a 9 day women’s tennis tournament. For more information call (800) 677-2293 or visit http://www.familycirclecup.com/.

     

    April 4 – Race for the Inlet starting at Morse Park Landing in Murrells Inlet. There is both a 5K and an 8K run or walk. For more information call (843) 357-2007 or visit http://www.active.com/murrells-inlet-sc/running/distance-running-races/race-for-the-inlet-2015?int=.

     

    April 4 – Easter Egg Hunt at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach. For more information call (843) 280-5584.

     

    April 4 – Park Palooza at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach. This is a full day of events with activities for the entire family. For more information call (843) 238-5325 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003603.

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