ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA 7/5-7/25

    Wednesday July 5, 2017 to July 25, 2017

    UPSTATE:

    Every Other Wednesday –  Music Sandwiched In at the Spartanburg County Public Library.  This is a free concert sponsored by the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e113/.

     

    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.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of various galleries 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.

     

    First Friday –  First Fridays at the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville.  Take a tour of the visual art galleries and venues in downtown Greenville with works to include jewelry, pottery, acrylics, watercolors, photography, and more.  For more information call (864) 467-3132 or visit http://www.firstfridaysgreenville.com/.

     

    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.  This event known as Heartstrings, includes bluegrass, gospel, and traditional roots music. 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.  This is a great day of fun making music, learning the art of blacksmithing, bowl digging, flint knapping, chair canning, moonshining, and much more!  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays –  Say What Open Mic at Coffee Underground in Greenville.  Singers, poets, musicians, storytellers, comedians, and any others who wish to come out and share their talents are welcome!  For more information call (864) 298-0494 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525128037629167/.

     

    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.

     

    Saturdays and Sundays –  Historic Building Tours at Oconee Station State Historic Site in Walhalla.  You’ll get to see a 1792 stone block house which is all that remains of a military outpost that existed during conflicts between the white settlers and the Indians, and an 1805 brick house, home of the merchant who owned the outpost. For more information call (864) 638-0079 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/oconeestation/oconeestation-programs.aspx.

    Through August 11 –  Summer Music Series: “James Radford Band”  at the Amphitheater at the Tater Shed in Simpsonville.  Spend your Friday night relaxing to live entertainment!  For more information call (561) 310-3379 or visit http://www.safiarts.com/.

    Through September 10 –  “Wyeth Dynasty” at the Greenville County Museum of Art.  Regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, you’ll have the chance to see some of his most astonishing pieces, as well as some of the works of his father.  For more information call (864) 271-7570 or visit http://gcma.org/andrew-wyeth/.

    Through October 25 –  Weekly Porch Series at Greenbriar Farms in Easley.  At this Wednesday event you’ll enjoy a mid-week break with live entertainment, festive farm to table snacks, and yard games.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/Porch-Series.

    Tuesdays through December 19 –  Greenville Downtown Line Dance at the Sears Rec Center in Greenville.  This is a fun way to exercise, so come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (864) 467-6667 or visit http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Greenville-DOWNTOWN-Line-Dance/27387/.

     

    July 6 –  Ice Cream Social at Lever Beach at Clemson University in Clemson.  What better way to cool down during the summer than with ice cream!  For more information call (864) 656-0539 or visit http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/cae_ice_cream_social#.WUdOW2jyuyI.

    July 6 – 8 –  Festival of Discovery on Main Street in Greenwood.  This event celebrates the culture of the State and the City and will be a weekend filled with BBQ and Blues music. For more information call (864) 942-8448 or visit http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/sc-festival-of-discovery.

    July 7 –  Simpsonville Summer Music Series at the Amphitheater at the Tater Shed in Simpsonville.  End your week with a fun evening out while enjoying live entertainment by Elvis by Gene Styles.  For more information call (561) 310-3379 or visit http://www.safiarts.com/.

    July 7 –  First Friday Nature Walks with Dr. David Bradshaw at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson.  This will be a fun and engaging walk through the Botanical Gardens.  For more information call (864) 656-3405 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/first_friday_nature_walks_with_dr_david_bradshaw#.WUdOwWjyuyI.

    July 7 –  Hope on Horizon Walk in downtown Greenville.  Proceeds from this walk will help fund research to end Eosinophilic Disorders.  For more information call (201) 772-4607 or visit http://apfed.org/events/hope-on-the-horizon-walks/.

    July 7 – 22 –  South Carolina Peach Festival at various locations around Gaffney.  Over this two week period, you’ll have the chance to experience a dessert contest, a dog show, a 5K and 10K race, a New Talent Night, wrestling, a mud bog and more! For more information call (864) 489-5721 or visit http://www.scpeachfestival.net/.

    July 9 –  YMCA Spectrum Ice Cream Social at Hollingsworth Outdoor Center in Simpsonville.  You’ll enjoy not only ice cream, but archery, a creek crawl, bouldering, and much more!  For more information call (864) 963-3608 ext. 24 or visit http://scautism.org/event/ymca-spectrum-ice-cream-social-july-2017/.

    July 9 –  Full Moon Hike: Ripe Corn Moon at the Discovery Center at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson.  For more information call (864) 656-3405 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg/events/events-calendar.html.

    July 9 –  Hot Rods and Sparks Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycle Show across from the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson.  This will be a fun event with lots of cool and amazing vehicles, as well as live entertainment, kid’s activities, and lots of food!  For more information visit http://hrscarshow.com/.

    July 10 – 14 –  Camp Broadway at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This camp for kids 11 to 16 years of age will give them a chance to learn theatrical skills in workshops on singing, dancing, and acting and will have a chance to perform highlights of “Shrek the Musical” for their family and friends. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/camp-broadway-1.

    July 11 –  “The Wood Brothers” on the TD Stage in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a great performance that is a blend of soul, folk, blues, funk, and rock. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-wood-brothers-1.

    July 13 –  “Foxygen” on the TD Stage in Greenville.  This indie rock duo describes themselves as “a cinematic, auditory adventure” so be sure to check them out.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/foxygen.

    July 13 –  Arcade Night at the Union Underground at Clemson University in Clemson.  This will be a night filled with free bowling, ping pong, pool, and more!  For more information call (864) 656-0539 or visit http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/arcade_night_6381#.WVXGkIjyuyI.

    July 14 – 16 – Feathered Horse Classic at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  A variety of classes and styles will be presented throughout the weekend. For more information call (512) 653-3635 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/garrison/calendar.html.

    July 14 – 23 –  “Xandadu” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  This fun presentation is based on the 1980 musical with Olivia Newton-John.   For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e1598/.

    July 14 – 16 –  Bastille Days Festival at various locations around Greenville.  On the 14th, you’ll have a chance to enjoy chef prepared French food (heavy hors d’oeuvres), participate in a silent and live auction, and enjoy a fashion show, with the 15th offering you a day of fun with a poodle parade, a magician, balloon artist, and  more. For more information call (864) 301-5325 or visit http://www.bastilledaysgreenville.com/festival.html.

    July 15 –  Banjo Extravaganza at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This will be a fun filled day full of a variety of banjo styles.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit https://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1639/banjo-extravaganza/.

    July 15 –  Palmetto State’s Strongest Man at Palehorse Strength and Conditioning in Boiling Springs.  Men and women alike will have the chance to compete in a variety of classes for the title of the strongest person in their class.  For more information call (989) 200-1157 or visit http://startingstrongman.com/events/palmetto-states-strongest-man/.

    July 20 –  “Kasey Chambers” on the TD Stage in Greenville.  This singer/songwriter is one of Australia’s most celebrated country artists. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/kasey-chambers.

    July 20 – 23 –  USA Karate National Championships at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This event features beginners through elite and the members of the Junior National League will be selected during this event who will then compete internationally.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/usa-karate.

    July 20 – 23 –  South Carolina Quarter Horse Association Horse Show at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  This show will include roping and cutting, as well as other classes.  For more information call (843) 607-5614 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/garrison/calendar.html.

    July 20 – 23 –  Peace Chamber Workshop at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville.  This workshop provides chamber musicians a chance to hone their skills.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/peace-chamber-adult-workshop.

    July 20 – August 6 –  “Othello” at the Warehouse Theater in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a fabulous presentation of this Shakespearian play.  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?actions=4&p=1.

    July 25 – 30 –  Region 12 Youth Jamboree at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  There will be youth clinics of all disciplines and for all breeds.  For more information call (828) 674-1758 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/garrison/calendar.html.

    July 25 – 30 –  “Finding Neverland” at Peace Concert Hall in Greenville.  This winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical is one you’ll remember for years to come. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/finding-neverland.

    July 26 –  “Folkmoot: A Festival of Folk Dance and World Cultures” at the Center Stage Theater in Greenville.  Over 100 dancers and musicians from all over the globe will present a fabulous display of cultural folk dances for you to enjoy.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/special-events-2/.

     

    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 –  Hour Long Historic Train Ride at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Ride an old passenger train from the dining car, a passenger car, or even the caboose. For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/welcomepage.html.

    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.

    Through August –  Wonderful Wednesdays at the Museum of York County.  Every Wednesday throughout the summer kids, and their parents, will have the chance to learn something new and exciting about the environment and its inhabitants. For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/upcoming-events-myco/.

    Through September 17 – “Home Sweet Home” exhibit at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  This nature themed exhibit will allow kids to fish a stream, crawl through a log, climb a rock wall, row a boat, and all sorts of other outdoor related activities.  For more information call (803) 684-3948 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2255/.

    Through September 30 –  “Not Just Another Love Story” at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill.  This dinner show will make you laugh and cry with America’s greatest generation and remembrances of the days of World War II.  For more information call (803) 803-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/love-story.

    First Saturdays through October –  Chapin Farmers Market on Clark Street in downtown Chapin.  For more information call (803) 345-2444 or visit http://sc-chapin.civicplus.com/268/Chapin-Downtown-Farmers-Market.

    July 5 –  “C” how many Critters you Can Find at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  Come out and see how many critters or parts of critters you and your kids can find throughout the museum.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2219/.

    July 6 –  “The BFG” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  This movie is part of the summer movie series and is the story of an orphaned little girl who meets a giant who take her to giant country.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.

    July 7 –  Disney’s “Pixar Wall E” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Bring the kids out for an evening movie and some fun.  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=disney-pixar-s-wall-e.

    July 7 –  Summer Concerts in the Park at Memorial Park in Newberry.  Come out and see “Larry Newman” and “Steve Kemp” singing variety and country music for a fun night out.  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-summer-concerts-in-the-park.

    July 10 – 14 –  Arts and Sciences Summer Camp at Covenant Baptist Church in Lancaster.  Kids will learn about art forms, do cool experiments, and get snacks, enjoy games, and obtain health and wellness lessons during the week.  For more information call (803) 285-7451 or visit http://www.lccarts.net/arts–sciences-camp.

    July 11 –  Worms, Linstocks, and Sponges at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Learn the language of the 18th Century cannoneer and learn how these tools were used to fire his weapon.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2239/.

    July 12 –  “Big Blue Ocean”  at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about sharks, get a chance to touch a sea creature, and learn how you can do your part to protect our oceans, especially the coral reefs. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2220/.

    July 13 –  “Angry Birds” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Bring the kids out for some fun watching a movie at the Opera House and it’s only $1!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.

    July 14 –  “Back to the Future” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  In this movie Marty takes his first trip 30 years into the past and back to the future.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=back-to-the-future-i.

    July 14 –  Concert in the Park at Memorial Park in Newberry.  The Randy Lucas Trio will perform bluegrass at this concert event.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-summer-concerts-in-the-park.

    July 14 –  “Rogue One” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Here’s a chance to see this amazing movie for $1!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.

    July 14 – 16 –  “Barefoot in the Park” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  This is the tale of two newlyweds who, after returning from their honeymoon, get a surprise visit from the wife’s mother with the couple playing matchmaker but then things go wrong. For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit http://aikencommunityplayhouse.com/shows/.

    July 15 –  Baby Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting at the Cat’s Paw Winery in Rock Hill.  This event includes a yoga class with baby goats to visit with before and after class, and then wine tasting to follow.  For more information call (803) 417-6999 or visit https://www.crittercreekfarm.com/goat-yoga.html.

    July 15 –  Barbecue Dinner Train at the Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Spend your evening enjoying a train ride while savoring tasty barbecue.  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/ridethetrainpage.html.

    July 15 – 16 – The Battle of Huck’s Defeat at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Hear the story of how Captain Huck and his loyalists were defeated in this battle and how it began to change the course of the War in favor of the Patriots.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2252/.

    July 17 – 21 –  Arts and Science Camp at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Buford.  Kids will have a chance to enjoy themselves while learning, get a free t-shirt to remember the event by and make new friends!  For more information call *903) 285-7451 or visit http://www.lccarts.net/arts–sciences-camp.

    July 18 –  “Indigo: Many Shades of Blue at Historic Brattonsville in McCononells.  See costumed interpreters as they work with this plant that was an important part of South Carolina and Colonial history.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2240/.

    July 19 –  “Swamp Forest” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about the Carolina bottomlands, what makes them special, and the plants and animals that live there from a Ranger who works for the Congaree National Park.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2221/.

    July 20 –  “The Jungle Book” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Here’s a chance to see one of Disney’s best movies so bring the kids, as the cost is only $1!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.

    July 20 –  Petting Zoo and Camel Rides at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill.  Kids will have the chance to meet some of the Narroway animals and take a ride on a real live camel.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/petting-zoo.

    July 21 –  “Ghostbusters” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  End your week with a fun movie at the Opera House for just $1!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.

    July 21 –  “Back to the Future II” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  In this movie both Marty and Doc travel into the future. For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=back-to-the-future-ii.

    July 21 –  Concert in the Park at Memorial Park in Newberry.  End your work week with a fun evening in the park enjoying music performed by Kyle and Linda Collins who will be performing Broadway music for you.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-summer-concerts-in-the-park.

    July 21 –  Find a Furever Friend Friday at the Aiken County Visitors Center in Aiken.  If you are searching for a new forever friend, come out and see what is available, get a picture with your new friend, and enjoy some free popcorn with them as well.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://upto.com/e/SMACO.

    July 22 –  BMX Special Hours at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  This event is open to the families of those participating in the BMX World Championship.  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2269/.

    July 24 – 28 –  Arts and Science Camp at the First Baptist Church of Kershaw.  Here is a chance for the kids to do something constructive this summer, learn new things and have fun. For more information call (803) 285-7451 or visit http://www.lccarts.net/arts–sciences-camp.

    July 25 –  Historic Cooking at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Here is a chance to learn about the food that the Carolina colonists ate.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2241/.

    July 25 – 30 –  2017 UCI BMX World Championships at the Novant Health Supercross Track in Rock Hill.  Come out and see the best cyclists in the world and see if you can guess which one will win the title of National Champion.  For more information visit http://rockhillscbmx.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 –  Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy watching the sun set while you enjoy live entertainment on the lawn.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

     

    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 –  Farmers Market at Marion Square in Charleston.  Start your day with a freshly made breakfast, a fresh cup of coffee, and purchase fresh produce, plants, and a variety of others items while enjoying time in this beautiful space.  For more information call (843) 724-7309 or visit http://www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com/.

     

    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 September 3 –  “I Got You Babe!” at 34 West Theater Company in Charleston.  “It’s Big Bang Theory meets Mad Men in this all-new groovical from the creators of sell-out Groovy Kind of Love.”  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit http://www.34west.org/tickets/i-got-you-babe.

    Through October 7 –  “Places and Spaces: Plantation Lives” at the Charleston Pinckney National Historic Site in Mount Pleasant.  You’ll enjoy a ranger led tour of the remains of this 28 acre farm learning about the history of those who lived here.  For more information call (843) 883-3123 ext. 213 or visit https://www.nps.gov/chpi/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=37DF8B73-1DD8-B71B-0B2280A2B1224F26.

    Through October 26 –  Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise at the Charleston City Marina in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise with good food and live entertainment!  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit https://fareharbor.com/charlestonharbortours/items/26278/.

    Wednesdays Through October –  Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach.  Spend the day browsing the various vendors and you are sure to find something new to take home with you!  For more information call (843) 603-0009 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Edisto-Beach-Bay-Creek-Park-1412422415653753/.

    Through January 13, 2018 –  “The First South Carolinians” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Take a look at the first individuals to come to South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    Through January 20, 2018 –  Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn how this war impacted the lowcountry of South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/exhibits/.

    July 6 –  Movie Night at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Showing will be the movie “Overboard” so bring a blanket and some snacks and enjoy a night out under the stars.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 5 – 8 –  MegaDock Billfishing Tournament at the City Marina’s MegaDock in Charleston.  Here is your chance to see if you can catch the big one you’ve been wanting to catch!  For more information call (843) 478-4920 or visit http://www.megadocktournament.com/.

    July 6 –  Movie Nights in the Park: “Overboard” at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Spend your Thursday night relaxing with the family under the stars with a movie!  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 7 –  Sunset Celebration at the Shelter Cove Park pavilion on Hilton Head Island.  End your week on the banks of Broad Creek with live entertainment by “Cranford Hollow” to relax you.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 7 –  “1964 The Tribute” at the Alabama Theatre in North Myrtle Beach.  Take a trip down memory lane with this amazing Beatles tribute band.  For more information call (800) 342-2262 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1755234501362206/.

    July 7 –  Moonlight Mixer at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  Enjoy an evening of dancing to classic oldies and beach music, spun by DJ Jim Bowers while enjoying the fabulous scenery.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    July 7 –  Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Towne Center on Hilton Head Island.  Grab your lounge chairs or a blanket, a picnic basket and come on out to enjoy an evening of live entertainment by “Cranford Hollow”. For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 8 –  Outdoor Movie at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Take the kids to the park for some fun and a movie, “Beauty and the Beast”.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7976.

    July 8 –  Children’s Discovery Program: Spies and Codes at the Nathaniel Russell House Museum in Charleston.  Learn about Nathaniel Russell, a merchant during the Revolutionary War, and you will need to write him a message using a secret code.  For more information call (843) 723-1623 or visit https://www.historiccharleston.org/Education/Children-S-Discovery-Tours/Archaeology-Afternoon-(15).aspx.

    July 9 –  Art in the Park at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach.  Bring your own food, drink, blanket or chairs and spend a beautiful summer evening enjoying live entertainment by “Sing America”.  For more information call (843) 869-2505 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Edisto-Beach-Bay-Creek-Park-1412422415653753/.

    July 9 –  Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series Race 3 at the James Island County Park in Charleston.  The third in a series of 5 faces, this triathlon will be a 600 yard freshwater swim, a 12 mile bike ride, and a 5k flat run.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/1507/Charleston-Sprint-Triathlon.

    July 11 –  “Washed Out” and “Dega” at the Music Farm in Charleston.  Come out and let your mind wonder with this bands dreamy music.  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1491617-washed-out-charleston/.

    July 11 –  Summer Concert Series: “Tell Scarlet” at Wilson Village in Bluffton.  This local band will certain help you wind down after a busy day.  For more information call (310) 664-8867 or visit https://www.palmettobluff.com/experience/special-events/summer-concert-series.aspx.

    July 11 –  Summer Jam at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Spend a relaxing evening enjoying live entertainment under the stars! For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit https://www.islandreccenter.org/community-events/summer-jams.

    July 11 – 15 and 18 – 22 –  Bob Bell Charleston Summer Classic at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island.  Come out and see some fabulous riding!  For more information call (843) 768-5503 or visit http://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/bob-bell-charleston-summer-classic-horse-show~8475/.

    July 12 –  “Cody Jinx” and “Paul Cathen” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Enjoy an evening of great country music with these two amazing artists!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1472580-cody-jinks-charleston/.

    July 12 –  Archery Camp at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn about the art of archery that has transcended time for 10,000 year for hunting, recreation, and fighting and learn how to use one.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/archery-camp/.

    July 13 –  “Steve Earle” and “The Mastersons” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This will be a fun evening of great country music with Earle’s 1990’s hit“Copperhead Road” and The Mastersons tremendous sound.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1475861-steve-earle-charleston/.

    July 13 –  Movie Night at the Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Movie of the night is “Bugs Life” so enjoy a night out with the whole family. For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 14 –  Sunset Celebration at the Shelter Cove Park pavilion on Hilton Head Island.  End you week with a picnic on the creek watching the sunset and “Deas Guys” providing you with live entertainment.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 14 –  Friday Night Boogie at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy a night of fun and dancing with DJ Jim Bowers playing all your favorite dance tunes.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7143.

    July 14 –  Movies Under the Stars: “Finding Dory” at Valor Park at the Market Commons in Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 839-3500.

    July 14 – 23 –  Beaufort Water Festival in and around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort.  This event will include everything from a badminton tournament and an air show to nightly entertainment every night of the festival.  For more information call (843) 524-0600 or visit https://www.bftwaterfestival.com/.

    July 15 –  Isle of Palms Beach Run at the Windjammer at Front Beach on the Isle of Palms.  This is a 10k run and a 5k run/walk as well as youth fun runs.  For more information call (843) 886-8294 or visit http://www.iop.net/iop-beach-run.

    July 15 –  “Chevelle” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an evening of great rock and roll with this amazing band.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E00525C1259F4D3&offerid=44036.

    July 15 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper on the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Spend your Saturday night dancing to The Counts while watching the sun set and enjoying a fabulous view!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    July 15 –  Special Needs Swim Night at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark in North Charleston.  Those individuals with special needs and their families or guardians will have an evening of fun at the waterpark with no other individuals allowed in the park at this time.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1178.

    July 18 – 23 –  Junior SOS at the Ocean Drive Golf and Beach Resort in North Myrtle Beach.  This event will be 6 days of workshops, competitions, and loads of fun!  For more information visit http://www.juniorshaggers.com/jsa_jrsos.html.

    July 20 –  “Magic Men Live” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Ladies,  you don’t want to miss this amazing show!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E0052B3F2F8824B&offerid=49460.

    July 20 –  Movie Night at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Grab a blanket and some refreshments and come to the park for a fun night enjoying “The Princess Diaries”.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 21 –  Sunset Celebration at the Shelter Cove Park pavilion on Hilton Head Island.  You’ve had a long week and are ready to relax, so come out for some live entertainment with “Low Country Boil”.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/.

    July 21 –  Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series at James Island County Park in Charleston.  End your week with some fun reggae music by “Jah Works”  while enjoying refreshments and a wonderful setting!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.

    July 21 – 23 – “Let the Good Times Roll” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This spectacular variety show will provide you with everything from pop, rock and country, to Broadway.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1324305-let-good-times-roll-2017-charleston/.

    July 22 –  “On the Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  If you are an Eagles fan, you will certainly enjoy this show filled with the bands best songs!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E0052D4B946384B&offerid=49698.

    July 22 –  “Hank Williams, Jr.” at the Volvo Car Stadium on Daniel Island.  Here’s coming so get your tickets now, as this will surely be a sold out show!  For more information call (843) 849-5300 or visit http://www.familycircletenniscenter.com/page.lasso?p=content_concerts.

    July 22 –  Children’s Discovery Program: American Girl Tea Party at the Nathaniel Russell House Museum in downtown Charleston.  Children can bring their American Girl dolls and have a day of playing dress up, make a fan, tour the house, and have a fun tea party.  For more information call (843) 723-1623 or visit https://www.historiccharleston.org/Education/Children-S-Discovery-Tours/Archaeology-Afternoon-(24).aspx.

    July 23 –  “Jamie Johnson” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy a fun evening of great country music with this amazing artist.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E00528BC1E93480&offerid=46707.

    July 23 –  “Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This two time Grammy Award winner will provide you with a performance you won’t forget.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/jason-isbell.

    July 25 –  Summer Concert Series at Moreland Village in Bluffton.  Enjoy a fun evening out with live entertainment by “The Bushels”.  For more information call (310) 664-8867 or visit https://www.palmettobluff.com/experience/special-events/summer-concert-series.aspx.

     

     

     

     

     

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