ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA 6/8/2016 through 6/28/2016

     

     

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays –  Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of South Carolina at the Hagood Mill State Historic Site in Pickens.  Come see these historical markings open to the public on these days.  For more information call (864) 898-2936.

     

    Thursdays Through July –  Music on Main at Morgan Square in Spartanburg.  Enjoy some after work entertainment and fun.  For more information call (864) 596-2026 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main.

     

    Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

     

    Fridays –  Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown.  For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.

     

    Third Fridays – Contra Dancing at the First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg.  Enjoy an evening of dancing and learning a variety of cultural dances.  For more information call (864) 308-1337 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Spartanburg-Contra-Dancers-493231910812229/.

     

    Second Saturdays –  House Concerts at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays –  Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Relax, unwind, and unplug while enjoying the galleries and live entertainment.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Through June 19 –  Upstate Shakespeare Festival: “As You Like It” at Falls Park on the Reedy River in Greenville.  This Shakespearian comedy “examines how families and friends are created, rearranged, and strengthened in our journey through life.”  For more information call (864) 787-4016 or visit http://warehousetheatre.com/season/upstate-shakespeare-festival/.

     

    Through June 26 –  “Mary Poppins” at the Greenville Little Theater in Greenville.  You will be thrilled with this fun and entertaining classic musical that everyone knows and loves.  For more information call (864) 233-6238 or visit http://www.greenvillelittletheatre.org/#!2015-2016-season/c1i73.

    Through June 27 –  South Carolina Festival of Flowers at the Greenwood Area Chamber of Commerce in Greenwood.  The event will include a topiary exhibit, Turtle Travels exhibit, a 5K, a golf tournament, soccer challenge, juried art show, live entertainment, and more.  The primary events will be through the first weekend, although there will be events throughout the month.  For more information call (864) 910-1595 or visit http://www.scfestivalofflowers.org/.

     

    Through July 3 –  “The Art of Sleuthing” at the Museum and Gallery at the Heritage Green at Furman University in Greenville.  Come experience the more “mysterious” side of the world of art.  For more information call (864) 770-1331 or visit http://www.bjumg.org/exhibition-the-art-of-sleuthing/.

     

    Through August 27 –  Depot PICKinn at Commerce Park in Fountain Inn.  Enjoy some good live entertainment on Saturdays in the Park.  For more information call (864) 724-8045 or visit https://www.fountaininn.org/special-events.html.

    June 8 –  Spring Porch Series at Greenbrier Farms in Easley.  Enjoy live entertainment and farm to table snacks.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/event_dates/weekly-spring-porch-series.

    June 9 –  Moonlight Movies: “Planes: Fire and Rescue” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater in Greer.  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php#Main.

    June 10 – 12 –  “Sesame Street Live! Let’s Dance!” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Enjoy an up-close, interactive experience with some of the Sesame Street characters!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/event/sesame-street-live/.

     

    June 10 – 12, 17 – 19 –  “Weekend Comedy” at the Oconee Community Theater.  A couple in their early 50’s and a couple in their late 20’s rent the same cabin for a weekend, and decide to share it . . . and what ensues will keep you in stiches!  For more information call (864) 882-1910 or visit http://www.oconeetheatre.org/shows.html.

     

    June 10 – 25 –  “Dial M for Murder” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  This Broadway mystery, produced by Alfred Hitchcock, is about an ex-golf pro who wants his wealthy wife murdered, will surely keep you on the edge of your seats.  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Shows.

    June 11 –  Carolina Supernatural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit http://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/55/Carolina+Supernatural+Bodybuilding+Championship.

     

    June 11 –  Salsa Under the Stars on the Graham Plaza at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Learn how to Salsa, if you don’t know how already, and spend the evening dancing under the stars.  For more information call (864) 631-2188 or visit http://upstateinternational.org/event/salsa-under-the-stars/?instance_id=423.

     

    June 12 –  Lunafest at the Charles K. Cheezem Education Center in Clemson.  The six selected films for this event are for, by, and about women and will make you laugh, tug at your heart strings, and motivate you.  For more information visit https://secure.touchnet.net/C20569_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=892&SINGLESTORE=true.

     

    June 15 –  Greenbrier Farms Porch Series at Greenbrier Farms in Easley.  Enjoy live music while munching on farm to table snacks.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/event_dates/weekly-spring-porch-series.

     

    June 15 – 18 –  Mighty Moo Festival on Palmetto Street in Cowpens.  The festival will include a parade, a golf tournament, a 5K run/walk, a tug-o-war, live entertainment, rides, crafts, BBQ and so much more.  For more information visit http://cowpensmightymoo.com/.

     

    June 16 –  Moonlight Movies: “Pan” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater in Greer.  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php#Main.

    June 17 – 26 –  Chautauqua History Alive Festival at various locations around Greenville.  Go on some great adventures with non-stop live history and fun for the whole family.  This is an event you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://greenvillechautauqua.org/June-Festival/.

     

    June 18 –  Americana and Folk Festival at Hagood Mill in Pickens.  This event will highlight the memory and music of Jerry Garcia.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1481/americana-folk-festival-at-hagood-mill/.

     

    June 18 – 19, 25 – 26 –  “Knuffle Bunny” at the Peace Center Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  This play is based on the book by Mo Willems, winner of six Emmy Awards.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.scchildrenstheatre.org/onstage-tickets/onstage/kb.

     

    June 18 – 19 –  Upstate Farm Tours at a variety of locations throughout the upstate region of the State.  Tour a variety of farms on this self-guided tour with farms raising everything from produce and bees, to rabbits and pigs.  For more information call (919) 542-2402 or visit https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/uft/.

     

    June 23 –  Moonlight Movies: “Shaun the Sheep” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater in Greer.  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php#Main.

    June 24 –  Big Barrel Country Music Festival at the Charter Amphitheater at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  Current lineup includes Brad Paisley, Eric Church, and Tina McBride.  For more information call (864) 757-3022 or visit http://eventful.com/simpsonville/events/2016-big-barrel-country-music-festival-3-day-/E0-001-088509715-0.

    Aviation Expo

    June 25 –  Aviation Expo at the Greenwood County Airport in Greenwood.  Take a ride on a plan or helicopter, see the National Acrobatics Champion, Patty Wagstaff, along with other acrobatics.   For more information call (864) 942-8557 or visit http://www.aviationexpo.net/.

     

     

    June 25 –  RJ Rockers Beer BBQ and 5K at RJ Rockers Brewery in Spartanburg.  For more information visit http://go-greenevents.com/event/id/4870.

     

    June 25 –  Bluegrass Festival in Dogwood Park in Honea Path.  Enjoy some good ole’ Bluegrass and good BBQ.  For more information visit http://www.honeapath.com/events.htm.

     

    June 25 – 26 –  Ag + Art Tour at a variety of farms in Union County.  This self-guided tour will provide you an opportunity to visit such farms as a Hereford farm and a farm that uses hydroponics just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 230-2336 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

     

     

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    Second Mondays –  Family Climb Night at the Northside Recreation Center in Rock Hill.  Bring the family and challenge yourself by climbing the rock wall.  For more information call (803) 329-5633 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/northside-recreation-center-family-climb-nights-2015-12-14/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Bluegrass Series at Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville.  Add a little Bluegrass music to your month.  For more information call (803) 582-8479 or visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum in Aiken.  Join these musicians or just enjoy the music, but be sure to stop by and be entertained by these mountain instruments and those who enjoy playing them.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/the_mountain_dulcimers_of_aiken.

     

    Saturdays weather permitting –  Aiken Trolley Tours at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.  Explore Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance with one of these two hour tours.  For more information call (803) 644-1907 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_historic_tour.

    Tuesdays Through July 26 –  Time Travel Tuesdays at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Costumed interpreters will take you back to the 18th and 19th century to do the work of the Bratton family on the plantation.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1997/.

    Thursdays Through July 28 –  Windows Into the Past at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Special visitors will be on site to engage visitors in topics and activities of the past.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2005/.

    June 11 –  Lake Wylie Splash Dash at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie.  This is a 5K or 10K run or walk, with wheelchairs welcome.  For more information call (803) 831-2827 or visit http://www.lakewyliesplashdash.com/.

    June 11 –  Dinosaur Revolution Maze: Family Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  There will be a Dino parade, a Dino’s Alive presentation, and Dinosaur Discovery in the Planetarium. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1978/.

    June 11 –  Grand Ole McCelvey: “Cottonwood Bluegrass Band” at the McCelvey Center in York.  This 5 piece bluegrass band is from the South Carolina Piedmont and will surely keep you  on the edge of your seat.  For more information call (803) 909-7313 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1995/.

    June 11 – 12 –  Ag & Art Tour at various locations in Lancaster and York Counties.  This self-guided tour allows you to choose from a variety of farms to visit, with choices such as a farm founded in 1773, a brewery, a peach farm, just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 981-3021 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

    June 13 –  4-H2O Camp at Lee State Park in Bishopville.  This combined effort between Lee County 4H and Lee State Park is an effort to teach kids the importance of protecting our water sources.  For more information call (803) 484-5416 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004120.aspx.

    June 15 –  Dive Into Dinosaurs at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn what is and what is not a dinosaur and why and what makes each family of dinosaurs unique.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1979/.

    June 16 –  Juried Competition Exhibition at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Enjoy this public reception where the winners of the competitions artwork will be displayed.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/.

    June 17 –  “State Fair” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  The Newberry Community Players are presenting this nostalgic and energetic production by Rodgers & Hammerstein.  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/All-Events_c_50.html.

    June 17 –  Food Truck Friday at Fountain Park in Old Town Rock Hill.  Enjoy a variety of some of the best food trucks in the area, local beers and wines, children’s activities and live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 329-8756 or visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/45/view/overview/.

    June 17 –  Southern Nights Outdoor Movie Series: “The Sandlot” at the Village at Woodside Plantation in Aiken.  Enjoy a relaxing evening of relaxing under the stars.  For more information call (803) 617-0494 or visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=11445&PAGE=311.

    June 18 –  Ridge Peach Festival at Trenton Town Park in Trenton.  It’s peach season and this event will provide you not only with the chance to get some nice, fresh, juicy peaches, but will provide you with a day of fun with a parade, entertainment, arts and craft vendors, kids activities, and more!  For more information call (706) 833-3634 or visit http://www.ridgepeachfestival.com/.

    June 18 –  Blackwater Festival at Aiken State Park in Windsor.  Enjoy nature walks, camping, music, food, paddling opportunities, presentations, wildlife demonstrations, and more.  For more information call (803) 256-4000 or visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=11491&PAGE=311.

    June 18 – 19 –  Ag + Art Tour in Lancaster and York Counties.  This self-guided tour will take you to any variety of farms in these counties, to include a farm with miniature Zebu cows, one with Barbados Blackbelly Sheep and Mangalitsa Pigs with long, curly hair, a pear tree farm, just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 230-2336 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

    June 19 –  Father’s Day at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  This day is free admission for all fathers and grandfathers.  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2061/.

    June 22 –  Fabulous Fossils at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  There will be two shoes that will allow you hands on learning about different types of fossils and take one home to start your own collection.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1980/.

    Ca-Wa-Ta-Ba Poker FloatJune 25 –  Ca-Wa-Ta-Ba Poker Float Poker Run at the “Revolutions” parking lot at Galleria Mall in Rock Hill.  Take a 6.5 mile float down the Catawba River, stopping off at each designated station to work on building your best poker hand, with the end of the event providing you with free meal, entertainment, games, prizes, and give-aways, with all proceeds benefiting the Carolina Dive & Rescue.  For more information visit http://www.carolinadiverescue.com/?page_id=313.

     

    June 25 –  Pine Needle Basket Workshop at Lee State Park in Bishopville.  Learn how to make your own longleaf pine needle basket to take home with you.  For more information call (803) 428-4988 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003719.

    June 25 –  Homegrown Festival & Southern Soiree at the Big Red Barn in Aiken.  Enjoy a wonderful festival atmosphere of live entertainment, food, drinks, and kids activities during the day with the barn transitioning for an elaborate Southern dinner in the evening.  For more information visit http://www.cumbeecenter.org/homegrown-festival.html.

    June 25 – 26 –  Ag + Art Tour at a variety of farms in Chester County.  This self-guided tour will provide you an opportunity to visit such farms as an equestrian farm and a Berkshire hog farm just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 230-2336 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

    Daily –  “Day in the Life of a Sailor” at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston.  Board the 17th Century sailing ketch and learn about the trade and travel of that period.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003481.

     

    Daily –  History Tours at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon in Charleston.  Learn about the history of the Old Exchange, which presents an array of relics from the Civil and Revolutionary Wars, as well as a fun tour of the Provost Dungeon while hearing stories of pirates and patriots.  For more information call (888) 763-0448 or visit http://oldexchange.org/planavisit/.

     

    Mondays –  Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy some salt water kayaking on the marsh of this beautiful State Park.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit http://www.sout hcarolinaparks.com/products/10002638.

     

    Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays  –  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/.

     

    Tuesdays through Sundays –  Guided Tours at the McLeod Plantation Historic Site on James Island.  Enjoy a tour of the last of 17 antebellum plantations on James Island.   For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1447/McLeod-Plantation-Historic-Site.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Myrtle’s Market at Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street in Myrtle Beach.  This local market is the place to get fresh produce for your vacation.  For more information call (843) 918-4906 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html.

     

    Thursdays –  “The Civil War Era” at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Learn a little about Hilton Head’s part in the history of the Civil War.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/home/discover-and-learn/site-tours-programs/.

     

    Fridays thru Tuesdays –  Guided House Tours at Hampton Plantation  State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Learn about the prominent Colonial families that lived in the home and about the construction of the homes of that period.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant.  Event includes crafts by local artisans.  For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.

     

    Saturdays –  Honey Horn Nature Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a tour of some of the natural areas, as well as the gardens, at this beautiful site.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=3398.

     

    Saturdays –  Snakes and Reptiles at Huntington Beach State Park  in Murrells Inlet.  Learn about these secretive animals while learning about their benefit in nature.  You’ll even get the chance to touch one of these fascinating creatures.  For more information call (843) 237-4440 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002642.

     

    Tuesday through Sunday –  Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston.  This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves quarters.  For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.

    Through June 10 –  Grace Church Tea Room and Gift Shop at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston.  During the Spoleto Fest the Tea Room will be serving delicious lunches with proceeds to benefit a number of outreach organizations in the area.  For more information visit http://gracechurchcharleston.org/tea-room.

    Through June 12 –  Spoleto Festival at multiple locations throughout the Charleston area.  Enjoy international theatre, opera, dance, music, visual arts and so much more at this highly acclaimed annual event.  For more information call (843) 579-3100 or visit https://spoletousa.org/.

    Through June 12 –  Piccolo Spoleto Festival at multiple locations through the Charleston area.  Enjoy local theatre, opera, dance, music, visual arts, and much more.  For more information call (843) 724-7305 or visit http://www.piccolospoleto.com/.

    Through August –  Music on Main on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/music-on-main-concert-series/.

    Through September 5 –  “Nature Connections” LEGOS Bricks Sculpture Exhibit at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  Sculptures using more than a half a million bricks were used to make this nature exhibit.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/calendar_june.html.

    Through October 1 –  “The History of Fishing” at the South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown. Learn about the history of the large fish that use to be caught and how many have been caught to extinction.  For more information call (843) 520-0111 or visit http://scmaritimemuseum.org/new-exhibit-the-history-of-fishing.

    Through December 17 – Artists and Artisans Night Market at the Charleston City Market in Charleston.  Find an array of hand-crafted and original items along with music and entertainment covering three blocks of Market Street.  For more information call (843) 327-5976 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/.

    June 6 – 11 –  Fire-Rescue Conference at the Myrtle Beach convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (800) 277-2732 or visit http://myrtlebeachconventioncenter.com/events/sc-firefighters-assoc-private-conference/.

    June 8 – August 5 –  Cool Summer Evenings at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  After a hot day at the beach, enjoy the cool evenings with live entertainment, kids programs, and dinner at the Pavilion restaurant.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/calendar_june.html.

    June 9 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot” at the Horseshow on Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    June 9 – 11 –  South Carolina Humanities Festival at a variety of locations around Beaufort.  Enjoy lectures, films, tours, art shows, exhibits, performances, and much more.  For more information call (843) 771-2477 or visit http://www.schumanities.org/index.php?c=projects&s=humanitiesfestival.

    June 9 – 15 –  Carolina Country Music Festival at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade in Myrtle Beach.  This is a weekend filled with many of your very favorite country artists.  For more information call (843) 626-7444 or visit http://www.carolinacountrymusicfest.com/.

    June 10 –  Everyday Heroes 5K at the Buck Walter Place Greenway Trail in Bluffton.  Enjoy a trail run or walk that goes through a beautiful pine forest and along lagoons, with all proceeds benefiting Child Sexual and Physical Abuse.  For more information call (843) 524-2256 or visit http://www.hopehavenlc.org/#!5k-run-1/da7x3.

    June 10 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “David Landoe Band”  at the Crowfield Golf Club in Goose Creek.  Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy some live entertainment, with food and beverage vendors available. For more information call (843) 797-6220 or visit http://sc-goosecreek.civicplus.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=129.

    June 10 –  Friday Night Boogie at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy a variety of oldies, beach music, line dancing, and more.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1740/Friday-Night-Boogie.

    June 10 –  Movies at McLean: “PAN” at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with the story of pirates and Peter Pan under the stars.  For more information call (843) 280-5584 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/page.aspx?id=128.

    June 11 –  Beaufort River Swim at the downtown Beaufort Marina in Beaufort.  If you are competitive, try out the 3.2 mile swim, or just take a leisurely float down the river in the 1 mile fun swim.  For more information call (843) 522-9622 or visit http://www.beaufortriverswim.com/.

    June 11 –  Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  If you haven’t caught the biggest one yet, here’s another chance!  For more information call (843) 762-9946 or visit https://ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    June 11 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper: “The Sugarbees” at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy some shagging to the sunset.  For more information call (843) 762-9946 or visit https://ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    June 11 – 12 –  Art in the Park at Chapin Park in Myrtle Beach.  With over 40 artisans, you are sure to enjoy that perfect find as well as enjoying a browsing stroll.  For more information call (843) 446-3830 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/art-in-the-park/.

    June 13 – 16 –  National Underground Railroad Conference at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa on Hilton Head Island.  Explore the transition from enslavement to freedom before and after the Civil War.  The event will also honor the Mitchelville Freedom Park on the Island, a Network to Freedom site established in 1862 as the first self-governing town of former slave people.  For more information call (843) 898-4921 or visit http://exploremitchelville.org/events/National-Underground-Railroad-Conference.

    June 14 – August 9 –  Summer Jams at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with activities for the kids and the night ending with a fireworks display.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/14/summer-jams.

    June 16 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Ultimate Rock Machine” on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    June 16 –  Movie Nights: “March of the Penguins”  in the Park at the  Shelter Cove Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    June 17 –  Sunset Celebration: “Deas-Guyz” at the Pavilion of the Shelter Cover Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  Come out for a picnic on the banks of Broad Creek and live entertainment, with activities for the kids.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

    June 17 –  Moonlight Mixer at the Folly Beach Pier at Folly Beach.  Dance the night away with DJ Jim Bowers, with beverages, food, and snack vendors available.  For more information all (843) 795-4386 or visit http://www.active.com/folly-beach-sc/dance/classes/moonlight-mixer-2016-18963728.

    June 17 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “Elise Testone” at the Sandhills Bank Ampitheatre at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex.  Enjoy an evening of entertainment by this American Idol finalist.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18.

    June 18 –  Juneteenth Celebration at Fish Haul Park on Hilton Head Island.  The event will include historical reenactments, food, live entertainment to include American Idol Winner, Candice Glover, and art all to benefit the Mitchelville Preservation Project.  For more information call (843) 898-4921 or visit http://exploremitchelville.org/events/juneteenth-celebration.

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    June 18 –  Sand Sculpture Contest at the Hunting Island State Park Beach on Hunting Island.  Not only will there be sand sculpture building, but there will also be live entertainment, food, an art auction, tie-dying, and more with all proceeds benefiting the Sea Turtle Conservation Project.  For more information visit http://friendsofhuntingisland.org/.

     

    June 23 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Entertainers” at the Horseshow on Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    June 23 –  Movie Nights: “Disney Nature’s Bears” in the Park at the Shelter Cove Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    June 23 – 26 –  Carifest Caribbean Carnival at Brittlebank Park in Charleston.  Enjoy a street parade with music and costumed dancers, lots of fun live entertainment, good food, and more. For more information call (843) 557-6258 or visit http://www.charlestoncarifest.com/.

    June 24 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “The Officials” at the Crowfield Golf Club in Goose Creek.  Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy some live entertainment, with food and beverage vendors available.  For more information call (843) 797-6220 or visit http://sc-goosecreek.civicplus.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=129.

    June 24 –  Sunset Celebration: “The Headliners” in the Pavilion at the Shelter Cover Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

    June 24 –  Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series: “Ras Bonghi Reggae All-Stars”  at James Island County Park on James Island.  Enjoy traditional old school reggae in a beautiful outdoor setting under the stars.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.

    June 25 –  Tara Hall Paddle Fest at Tara Hall Home for Boys in Georgetown.  Enjoy a day on the water while raising money for this wonderful organization that supports boys with difficult backgrounds.  For more information call (843) 546-3000 or visit http://www.tarahall.org/.

    June 25 –  Conway Riverfest at the Riverwalk in Conway.  Enjoy lots of live entertainment, with bands such as Little Texas, Thomas Fountain, and RetroGrade, as well as artisans and food vendors, a golf cart parade, a kids zone, and a fireworks display.   For more information call (843) 248-2273 or visit http://conwayscchamber.com/riverfest-2016/.

    June 25 –  Patriotic Concert by the “Army Ground Forces” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Show your support for our troops while enjoying an evening of patriotic music and a fun show.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/25/patriotic-concert-by-the-army-ground-forces-band.

    June 25 – 26 –  Festa Italiana at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a variety of good authentic Italian food, live entertainment, Italian wares, arts and crafts, kid’s activities, and more.  For more information call (843) 333-7059 or visit http://www.sonsofitalymb.com/festivals.html.

    June 26 –  Surf’s Up Beach Art & Music Event at the Dick M. Johnson Civic Center in Surfside Beach.  You’ll enjoy live beach music, beach eats, and some great pieces of artwork.  For more information visit http://www.surfsidebeach.org/surfs-up-beach-art-music-event-2016-06-26.

     

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