ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA 9/16 – 10/6/2015

    Wednesday September 16, 2015 through October 6, 2015

    South Carolina offers a wide array of activities. Whether you are an art buff, a food truckie or an antique collector you can find interesting things to do all around the state.

    UPSTATE:

    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.

     

    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.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Second Thursdays through December –  Spoken Word Experience at the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Come meet with other spoken word poets and learn about their art.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.php?id=1567#sthash.Fb2ggU7H.dpbs.

     

    Through November 1 –  Spartanburg’s Music History at the Spartanburg History Museum in Spartanburg.  Learn about the history of music in Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 596-3501 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/exhibits/.

     

    Second Wednesdays through October –  Yappy Hour on NOMA Square in Greenville.  Come enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and bring your dog.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://nomasquare.com/.

     

    Through September 27 –  “Mary Poppins” at the Spartanburg Little Theatre at Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Enjoy and evening of fun and singing with this world class, all time favorite, musical.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.spartanburglittletheatre.com/.

    September 17 –  “Clay Different Ways: Fired for Flowers” at the ARTS Center of Clemson in Clemson.  Local and regional potters display their vision of a traditional vessel to hold flowers.  For more information call (864) 633-5051 or visit http://explorearts.org/.

     

    September 17 – 20 –  Euphoria at various locations around the Greenville area.  Founded by Edwin McCain, who will be performing, and restauranteur Carol Sobosinksky, this event was intended to create a weekend full of fun, food, wine, and entertainment.  For more information call (864) 233-5663 or visit http://www.euphoriagreenville.com/.

     

    September 18 –  Rose Ball at the Poinsett Club in Greenville.  This black-tie event filled with 4000 roses is the longest running charity event in the area supporting a number of local charitable organizations.  For more information visit http://www.theroseball.org/.

     

    September 18 – 19 –  The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire at the Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.  Enjoy a weekend of fun activities, good food, and live entertainment.  For more information visit http://greenvilleuu.com/renfaire/pages/.

     

    September 18 – 20 –  Indie Craft Parade at the Huguenot Mill in downtown Greenville.  See some of the best artisans in the area and their handmade crafts, while enjoying good food, live entertainment, and lots of fun.  For more information visit http://indiecraftparade.com/.

     

    September 18 – 20 –  Greek Festival at the Civic Center in Anderson.  Come out and enjoy some great Greek food, refreshments, visit the vendors, and enjoy the entertainment.  For more information call (864) 260-4800 or visit http://www.the-greek-festival.org/.

     

    September 18 – 20 –  Southern Homes and Gardens Show at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  This event will provide something for just about everyone, from cooking to gardening to do-it-yourselfers.  For more information call (864)254-0133 or visit http://www.hbaofgreenville.com/southern-home–garden-show.html.

     

    September 19 –  Food for the Soul 5K at Wesley Commons in Greenwood.  For more information call (864) 227-7485 or visit http://go-greenevents.com/event/id/1587.

     

    September 19 –  Open Arms 5K to be held at the Conestee Park in Greenville.  This trail run will take you through this beautiful scenic park and across its waterways.  For more information call (864) 967-3905 or visit http://www.openarms5k.com/Details.html.

     

    September 19 –  South Carolina State Fiddling Championship at the Hagood  Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Enjoy a day filled with some of the best fiddlers in the State.  For more information call (864) 878-2936 or visit https://www.facebook.com/HagoodMill.

     

    September 19 –  Upstate Forever Preservation Ride at Strawberry Hill in Chesnee.  This bike ride will provide a choice of three different routes, all going through the beautiful upstate of South Carolina, and will include a catered lunch, free prizes and a T-shirt.  For more information visit http://upstateforever.org/2015-preservation-ride/.

     

    September 19 –  Cub Scout Recruiting Fair at the New Beginnings United Methodist Church in Boiling Springs.  Come learn cub scouting is all about while enjoying a day of fun activities.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1472251006429928/.

     

    September 19 –  South Greenville Fair at Simpsonville City Park in Simpsonville.  The day will be filled with farm animals shows, art, entertainment and fun.  For more information call (864) 358-1028 or visit http://www.southgreenvillefair.com/.

     

    September 19 –  McCormick Gold Rush Festival in downtown McCormick.  Come out for a day of arts and crafts, food and run in this former gold rush town.  For more information call (864) 852-2835 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/McCormick-Gold-Rush-Festival/183283731726892.

     

    September 19 – 20 –  Royal Fusiliers Encampment at Kings Mountain State Park.  Learn about this special unit and the Loyalists who fought for the war.  For more information call (864) 936-7921 or visit http://www.nps.gov/kimo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=657925-245777.

     

    September 19 – 20 –  Farm Fresh Fair to be held at The Farm at Rabon Creek in Fountain Inn.  Event will include an Artisan Market, fresh food, live entertainment, and craft beer.  For more information visit http://www.thefarmatraboncreek.com/farmfreshfair.

     

    September 25 – 26 –  “20×20” and “Clay Different Ways” exhibit and sale at the ARTS Center of Clemson in Clemson.  For more information call (864) 633-5051 or visit http://www.nickmoen.com/eventspage/20-x-20-at-clemson-art-center.

     

    September 25 – 26 –  AutumnFest at the Market at the Greenville State Farmers Market in Greenville.  Come enjoy the colors and flavors of fall at this enjoyable annual event. For more information call (864) 244-4023 or visit http://www.agriculture.sc.gov/event/autumnfest-at-the-market-2/.

     

    September 25 – 26 –  BBQ Cook-Off at the Mauldin Cultural Center in Mauldin.  Enter your favorite recipe or just come out and sample those entered.  For more information call (864) 335-4864 or visit http://mauldinbbq.com/.

     

    September 26 –  Due West Fall Festival at the Robinson Intramural Field in Due West.  Event will include fire truck rides, pony rides, hay rides, crafts, bands, food, and fun.  For more information call (864) 379-2385 or visit http://www.therenaissancellc.com/whats-happening/2015/9/26/due-west-fall-festival.

     

    September 26 –  Harvest Day Festival in downtown Inman.  Event will include artisans, crafters, food vendors, children’s activities, and even local stores with sidewalk sales.  For more information call (864) 472-3654 or visit http://inmanscchamber.org/harvestday/.

     

    September 26 –  Hub City Empty Bowls Soup Day at the Chapman Cultural Center in Greenville.  For more information call (864) 621-2768 or visit http://hubcityemptybowls.com/about-empty-bowls-events/2015-events-schedule/.

    September 29 –  Southeast Crab Feast at Southside Park in Greenville.  Enjoy fresh blue crab, Low Country boil, fish and chips, and live entertainment.  For more information call (980) 202-1142 or visit http://southeastcrabfeast.com/.

    Foothills Heritage Fair

     

    September 29 – October 4 –  Foothills Heritage Fair on Hayfield Road in Westminster.  There will be livestock exhibits and judging; honey, baking, and canning competitions; a bulls, broncs, and barrels event, just to name a few.  For more information call (864) 873-8369 or visit http://carolinafoothillsheritagefair.org/.

     

    October 1 –  Signature Chefs Auction at the Marriott at Renaissance Park in Spartanburg.  Event allows participants to sample foods by some of the best chefs in the area while bidding on silent and live auction items.  For more information call (864) 551-2646 or visit https://signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org/Event.aspx?EventId=17702.

     

    October 1 – 3 –  Albino Skunk Music Festival on Jordan Road in Greer.  In addition to lots of live entertainment, there will be a beer garden, food trucks, kiddie land, and carft vendors.  For more information call (864) 233-8430 or visit http://www.albinoskunk.com/.

     

    October 2 –  Historic Firearms Show at Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck.  Event will include reenactors using authentic and replica historic firearms, and possibly learn more about that historic firearm you have and never knew anything about.  For more information call (864) 596-3501 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/calendar/2015/10/2/historic-firearms-show.

     

    October 2 – 3 –  Squealin’ on the Square in downtown Laurens.  Event will include a BBQ cook-off, rides, a petting zoo, an antique tractor show and a classic car cruise in.  For more information call (864) 984-2119 or visit http://www.mainstreetlaurens.org/archives/129.

     

    October 2 – 4 –  Symphony Tour of Homes in the North Main area of Greenville.  Tour will include several new homes, as well as tours of several of the oldest homes in the area.  For more information call (864) 370-0965 or visit http://www.guildgso.org/tour-of-homes/.

     

    October 2 – 7 –  Upstate Revolutionary War Weekend at multiple locations in the Gaffney area.  There will be a variety of events to include historical tours, storytelling, and reenactments.  For more information call (864) 596-3501 or visit http://rev-war-weekend.com/.

     

    October 3 –  Aunt Het Fall Festival in downtown Fountain Inn.  Event will include a 5K and kids fun run, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and more.  For more information call (864) 862-2586 or visit http://fountaininnchamber.org/web/events/annual-aunt-het-fall-festival.

     

    October 3 –  Chili Cook-Off at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Start off the fall season with some good chili.  For more information call (864) 708-0888 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Greater-Travelers-Rest-Chamber-of-Commerce-Chili-Cook-Off-359738937408611/timeline/.

     

    October 3 –  Foraging, Cooking, and Preserving Wild Mushrooms at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Learn how to identify, cook, and preserve wild mushrooms found in South Carolina. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1232/foraging-cooking-and-preserving-wild-mushrooms-eliza-a-h-lord/.

     

    October 3 –  Greer Station Oktoberfest in downtown Greer.  There will be German oompah bands, lots of German food, as well as German beers and wine.  For more information call (864) 877-3131 or visit http://greerchamber.com/events/greer-station-oktoberfest/?cfv1=greer-station-oktoberfest.cfm&cfv2=&cfv3=&cfv4=&cfv5=&cfv6=&cfv7=&cfv8=&cfv9=.

     

    October 3 –  Historical Halloween Treats at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Learn how the Scotch-Irish, who brought Halloween to the Colonies, celebrated by making a traditional turnip lantern (not pumpkin), bobbed for apples, enjoy soul cakes, listen to eerie stories, and make Irish treats.   For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1233/historical-halloween-treats-with-eliza-a-h-lord/.

     

    October 3 –  Standpipe Heritage and Arts Festival in downtown Belton.  This event will include live entertainment, historical tours, great food, kids activities, and much more.  For more information call (864) 338-7773 or visit https://www.facebook.com/BeltonStandpipeHeritageAndArtsFestival.

     

    October 3 – 4 –  Battle of Kings Mountain Anniversary Encampment at Kings Mountain National Historic Site in Blacksburg.  Living history enactors, both men and women, will be on hand to answer your questions about this annual event. For more information call (864) 936-7921 or visit http://www.nps.gov/kimo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?eventID=317322-245777.

     

    October 3 – 4 –  Festifall at Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck.  During this weekend, the Plantation comes to life as a real life Colonial Village with cooking, weaving, dancing, toy making, and much more.  For more information call (64) 596-33501 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/calendar/2015/10/3/festifall.

     

    October 4 –  Spirits of Independence Tour at the Cherokee County History and Art Museum in Gaffney.  Enjoy a covered wagon tour of British soldier graves, Col. James Williams grave, the Dogwood monument, and two Revolutionary War exhibits.  For more information call (864) 489-3988 or visit http://rev-war-weekend.com/gaffney-events/.

     

    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/.

     

    First Fridays –  First Fridays in Fort Mill at the Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill.  Come out for good music and good food.  For more information call (803) 547-5900 or visit http://firstfridayfortmill.com/.

     

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

     

    Tuesdays through October 20 –  Clover Farmers Market at the Clover Community Center in Clover.  Enjoy products from farmers, crafters and artisans.  For more information call (803) 222-9495 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/town-of-clover-farmers-market-2014-06-17/.

     

    Fourth Fridays through October –  4th Fridays on Main in downtown Sumter.  Enjoy a variety of bands throughout the summer on the 4th Friday of every month.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/fourth-fridays.aspx.

     

    Weekends September 26 – November 11 –  Corn Maze at Pim Farms in Darlington.  They also have a fairy tale trail.  For more information call (803) 983-9073 or visit http://www.pimfarms.com/home.html.

     

    Through September 27 –  “Wolves and Wild Lands” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Come learn about the struggles that wolves face in America today.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/exhibits-myco/.

     

    Third Fridays through September 18 –  Food Truck Fridays at Fountain Park in Old Town in Rock Hill.  Enjoy a variety of food truck vendors from the area, live entertainment, and activities fot the kids.  For more information call (803) 329-8756 or visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/45/food-truck-fridays-fountain-park.

     

    September 17 –  Fall Feast at the USC Sumter Nettle Building in Sumter.  Enjoy some of the famous recipes of local cooks, restaurants, and businesses while enjoying live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 436-2640 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/fall-feast.aspx.

     

    September 18 –  “Kansas” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of entertainment by this well known 70’s band.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit www.newberryoperahouse.com.

     

    September 18 –  Catawba Archaeology of the Late 18th Century at the USC Lancaster Native American Studies Center in Lancaster.  Learn about the recent insights discovered through the archaeological finds in the area about the struggles of the Catawba Nation in the 18th century.   For more information call (803) 313-7063 or visit http://clclt.com/charlotte/2015-lunch-and-learn-series-catawba-archaeology-of-the-late-18th-century/Event?oid=3614223.

     

    September 18 – 19 –  Kidsignment at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Aiken.  A consignment sale of kids items, including clothes, toys, and equipment.  Women’s accessories will also be included in this sale.  If interested in volunteering or consigning, contact should be made September 14 – 16.  For more information call (678) 859-2365 or visit http://passitonaiken2.com/.

     

    September 19 –  Worldwide Day of Play at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  This event is to promote exercise and physical fitness among children and will include events such as hoola hoops, dancing, scavenger hunts, and more. For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1847/.

     

    September 19 –  Forrest Ray 5K at the main Sumter County Library location in downtown Sumter.  Proceeds for the event will support the library.  For more information visit http://www.sumtercountylibrary.org/ForrestRay5k.htm.

     

    September 25 –  “Shiny Pines Band” at Finally Friday in Lancaster City Hall in Lancaster.  Come enjoy this rock band of local entertainers at this free event.  For more information call (803) 289-1498 or visit http://www.lancastercitysc.com/finally-friday-2015-09-25.aspx.

     

    September 25 – 27 –  Raylroad Daze Festivul in downtown Branchville.  Enjoy lots of vendors, food, live entertainment, and even a live fun fight.  For more information call (803) 274-8831 or visit http://www.raylrodedazefestivul.com/.

     

    September 26 –  CSRA Game Day at Riverfront Park in North Augusta.  This event allows for individuals of all ages to try their hand at a variety of indoor and outdoor competitions, such as volleyball, softball, basketball, running, and more.  For more information call (762) 233-1201 or visit http://www.csragameday.com/.

     

    September 26 –  Dog Gone Good Time Festival at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill.  Come support the Humane Society of York County.  For more information call (704) 287-6475 or visit http://humanesocietyofyorkcounty.org/events/6th-annual-dog-gone-good-time-festival.

     

    September 26 –  Edgefield Heritage Jubilee in downtown Edgefield.  Event will include a motorcycle show, antique car show, history reenactments, arts and crafts, an oyster roast, and much more.  For more information call (803) 637-1800 or visit http://www.exploreedgefield.com/event/heritage-jubliee-1.

    Piedmont Pottery FestivalSeptember 26 –  Piedmont Pottery Festival at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Event will include viewing and the opportunity to purchase thrown and handmade pottery from some of the best potters in the Carolinas, to view examples of 18th century pottery cooking techniques, and to learn more about the history of pottery in the area.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1423/.

     

    September 26 –  Food Preservation and Storage for Winter at Kings Mountain State Park in Blacksburg.  Learn how frontier families managed without the modern luxuries we have today, such as refrigeration, processed food, and easy access to purchase food.  For more information call (803) 222-3209 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004391.

     

    September 26 – 27 –  National Alpaca Farm Days at Carolina Pride Farm Pastures in Pomaria.  Come learn about the raising of these beautiful animals, the sheering of their wool, see handmade products, and even purchase some to take home.  For more information call (803) 480-3750 or visit http://www.cppastures.com/.

     

    September 26 – 27 –  South Carolina Big Bass Classic at Dreher Island State Park in Prosperity.  See if you can win the grand prize of $30,000.  For more information call (803) 364-4152 or visit http://oakleybigbass.com/events/South-Carolina-Big-Bass-Classic.

     

    September 29 – October 4 –  Sumter County Fair at the fairgrounds in Sumter.  Come out and enjoy great fun, food, and shows.  For more information call (803) 775-5200 or visit http://sumterfair.net/.

     

    October 1 – 3 –  Annual Carolina Downhome Blues Festival at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  Event will include artists such as Slam Allen of New York, Russell Batiste, Jr. of New Orleans, and Luckyman Beall of south Carolina to name a few. For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit www.fineartscenter.org.

     

    October 2 – 4 –  Fall Pee Dee Plant and Flower Festival at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market in Florence.  Come purchase your fall plants and flowers at this event filled with a variety of plants to choose from.  For more information call (803) 734-2210 or visit https://agriculture.sc.gov/divisions/agency-services/state-farmers-markets/plant-and-flower-festivals/.

     

    October 3 –  Oktoberfest at The Alley in downtown Aiken.  Enjoy authentic German music, food, beer and wine. For more information call (803) 649-2221 or visit http://aikendda.us/.

     

    October 3 –  Oktoberfest in downtown Newberry.  There will be lots of German cuisine, German and domestic biergartens, polka music and dancing, and much more.  For more information call (803) 321-1015 or visit http://www.cityofnewberry.com/area-attractions/annual-events/oktoberfest.

     

    October 3 –  Sassafras Festival at Sassafras Park in Burnettown.  Event will include a carnival, a pageant, an antique car show, lots of food, entertainment, and more.  For more information call (803) 593-2676 or visit http://www.burnettown.com/sassafras.htm.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

     

    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.southcarolinaparks.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.

     

    Fridays –  Party at the Point at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Mount Pleasant.  Come close out the week with some great local bands.  For more information call (843) 452-5639 or visit https://www.facebook.com/PartyAtThePointCharleston.

     

    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.

     

    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 November –  “Henrietta, the Largest Wooden Sailing Ship Ever Built in South Carolina” at the Horry County Museum in Conway.  Learn about the construction of this amazing ship and the enormous resources it took for its construction.  For more information call (843) 915-5320 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/henrietta-the-largest-wooden-sailing-ship-ever-built-in-south-carolina/.

     

    Through November 1 –  National Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy viewing the works of masters among rising starts.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/exhibitions.html.

     

    Weekends in October –  Myrtle Maze and Pumpkin Patch at the Legare Farms on Johns Island.  For more information call (843) 559-0788.

     

    Fourth Thursdays through October –  Carolina Dreams Car Club Cruise-In at the Shelter Cove Towne Center on Hilton Head Island.  Event will include awards, a 50/50 raffle, and will be a short distance from some of the areas best restaurants.  For more information call (843) 757-3019 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2015/10/22/carolina-dreamers-car-club-cruise-in.

     

    Tuesdays through Sundays through September 29 –  “Before I Die” Interactive Art Project at the S.B Chapin-F.B. Burroughs Art Museum in Myrtle Beach.  This is a mural for everyone who visits to be a part of.  For more information call (843) 238-2510 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/events.html.

     

    Through September 27 –  “The Quartet” at the Footlight Players Theater in Charleston.  The setting is a home for retired musicians and an unexpected reunion of four musicians who use to perform together.  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit  http://footlightplayers.net/.

    Through September 20 –  “Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn” at the S.B Chapin-F.B. Burroughs Art Museum in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy this American classical exhibition by one of histories most famous artist. For more information call (843) 238-2510 or visit http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Norman-Rockwell-s-Tom-Sawyer-and-Huckleberry-Finn/11761/.

     

    Daily through September –  “Life, History, and Roots of the Lowcountry: Paintings by Pat Puckett” at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library on Pawleys Island.  For more information call (843) 545-3623 or visit https://woodenboatshow.com/2015-poster-artist/.

    September 16 –  Magic Men Live at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This event is for you, ladies!  For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/#calendarsearch.

    September 18 –  “Last Will and Testament” Dinner Theater at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston.  This theatrical production by the Crabpot Players is about the death of a millionaire and their dinner in his honor, with the will being “on the menu”.  This murder mystery event will prove delightful and entertaining.  For more information call (843) 740-5847 or visit http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Arts-and-Culture/Performances/Dinner-Theatre-Series.aspx.

    September 18 – 21 –  South Carolina Tobacco Festival in various locations around Lake City.  Event will include carnival rides, a fishing and a golf tournament, a 5K walk/run, crafts, food, and more.  For more information call (843) 374-8611 or visit http://www.lakecitysc.org/sc-tobacco-festival.

    September 18 – 27 –  SOS Fall Migration at the Ocean Drive Resort and SOS clubs in Myrtle Beach.  This 10 day shag event is to provide shaggers one last chance to dance in the sand before the weather gets cooler.  For more information visit http://www.shagdance.com/migration.htm.

    September 19 –  Beach Sweep at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach.  Event aims to clean up the area along the beach at this beautiful State Park.  For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002653.

    September 19 –  Crady’s Mac’ n’ Cheese Bake-Off  at the intersection at Fourth and Main Streets in Conway.  Event is for those interested in showing off their culinary skills at making this favorite dish and for those who enjoying eating it.  For more information call (843) 248-3321 or visit http://cradysrestaurant.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Mac-n-Cheese-Entry-Form.pdf.

    September 19 –  Jewel City Jubilee on Main Street in Ruby.  For more information call (843) 634-5536 or visit http://cruisincarolinamagazine.com/event/19237/.

    September 19 –  “The Sting Police: A Tribute to Sting & The Police” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an evening of hearing songs from this classic band and classic singer!  For more information call (843) 272-3000 or visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/#calendarsearch.

    September 19 –  Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival at the Coastal Discovery Museum.  There will be sports inclined activities, such as stick-ball and bocce; food related events, such as a pizza eating contest and grape stomping;  and lots of cultural food and entertainment.  For more information call (412) 897-1148 or visit http://www.iachh.org/festival.html.

    September 19 –  Bluffton Boilers Boiled Peanut Festival at the Bluffton Village in Bluffton.  Event will include a boiled peanut competition, so come out and taste test to find you favorite.  For more information call (843) 757-1010 or visit http://www.blufftonboilers.com/.

    September 19 –  Aynor Harvest Hoe Down at the Aynor Town Park in Aynor.  Enjoy a day of arts and crafts, music, street dancing, and more.  For more information call (843) 358-1074 or visit http://www.aynorharvesthoedown.org/.

    September 19 –  Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering at Boone Hall Plantation in Charleston.  Come out and enjoy the games, dancing, wonderful life entertainment, crafts, and more.  For more information visit http://www.charlestonscots.org/the-games.html.

    September 19 –  Shrimp and Grits Festival at Joe Riley Stadium in Charleston.  Come out and taste test the chef’s entries to choose your favorite, and then drink and dance the night away.  For more information visit http://www.shrimpandgritscharleston.com/.

    September 19 – 20 –  Angel Voices Ever Singing . . . Music for High Voices at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul in Charleston.  Music will span history beginning with the 9th century up until the present.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/429877883803995/.

    September 20 –  Carolina Green Fair at James Island County Park on James Island.  Learn about conservation through fun, inventive demonstrations, interactive play and music, and education shared by experts in the field.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=4856.

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    September 24 – October 4 –  Moja Arts Festival at multiple locations in Charleston.  Event will include visual arts, classical music, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, just to name a few.  For more information call (843) 724-7305 or visit http://www.charlestonarts.org/about-cultural-affairs-charleston/festivals-and-special-events/moja-arts-festival/.

     

    September 25 – 26 –  Cypress Festival in downtown Pamplico.  Event will include amusement rides, local entertainment, street dances, arts and crafts, and food vendors.  For more information call (843) 687-3349 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Pamplico-Cypress-Festival-149121671837767/timeline/.

    September 25 – 26 –  Seaside Palette en Plein Air in the historic district in Georgetown.  Over 50 artists will work until midnight on the 25th and until 2:00 pm on the 26th, and then their work will be presented for sale, with the opportunity to speak with the artists.  For more information call (843) 626-8911 or visit http://pawleysmusic.com/festival-program/seaside-palette/.

    September 25 – 27 –  Atalaya Ars & Crafts Festival at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  Enjy fine arts, quality crafts, culinary creations, and live entertainment by local artists.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit https://www.scprt.com/state-park-service/atalaya_arts_craft_festival.aspx.

    September 25 – 27 –  Taste of Charleston at Boone Hall Plantation in Charleston.  Event will include 50 of the Lowcountry’s favorite casual and fine dining establishments providing sample portions, and there will be live entertainment, and an annual waiters race.   For more information call (843) 577-4030 or visit http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/taste-of-charleston/.

    September 25 – 27 –  American Heritage Festival at Graham’s Historic Farm in Lake City.  Therre will be reenactments, canon firing, musket firing drills, early American music, vendors, and more.  For more information call (843) 374-1500 or visit http://www.visitflo.com/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=45144.

    September 25 – October 17 –  Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art at multiple locations in the Pawleys Island area.  Event will include street painting, live music, a wine and food gala, and much more.  For more information call (843) 626-8911 or visit http://pawleysmusic.com/.

    September 26 – October 31 –  Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze at the Spring Gulley Farms in Andrews.  There will be hayrides, active play and sensory learning experiences for children, a mountain of hay for the kids to slide down, a chance for them to practice roping a cow, and much more.  For more information call (843) 860-0655 or visit https://www.facebook.com/SpringGulleyFarms.

    September 26 –  “Sawyer Brown” at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Come out and enjoy this famous country band.  For more information call (843) 661-1720 or visit http://www.fmarion.edu/news/article416652c7943574.htm.

    September 26 –  Irish Italian International Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Event will include street performers, two stages of live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, dancers, and more. For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=78.

    September 26 – 27 –  Seacoast Artists Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Festival at Valor Park in Myrtle Beach.  At this event, purchase handcrafted items such as  photographs, drawings, painted arts, jewelry, and more.  For more information call (843) 232-7009 or visit http://seacoastartistguild.com/.

    October 1 – 3 –  Gopher Hill Festival in downtown Ridgeland.  Event will include a golf tournament, a parade, a pet show, a tub race, a baking contest, a talent show, and much more.  For more information call  (843) 258-4008 or visit http://www.gopherhillfestival.org/.

    October 1 – 25 –  Fall Tours of Homes and Gardens in the historic district of Charleston.  Enjoy first hand the rich culture of Charleston through up close and personal visits to some of the area’s most beautiful homes and gardens.  For more information call (800) 514-3849 or visit http://www.thefalltours.org/.

    October 2 – 3 –  Smoke on the Beach at the Sea Mist Oceanfront Resort in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a variety of BBQ’s (20 cookers in all) smoked by the Shriners, as well as an evening of “Everything Butt” the evening before the competition and plenty of refreshments.  For more information call (843) 971-0131 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachseamist.com/packages/special-event-packages/smoke-on-the-beach-bbq.aspx.

    October 2 – 3 –  Oktoberfest on the Boardwalk on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.  There will be bands, lots of great food, Beer Gardens, arts, and much more.  For more information call (843) 712-2618 or visit http://myrtlebeachdowntown.com/festivals-details?id=20.

    October 2 – 3 –  Shrimp Festival at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort.  Enjoy a variety of shrimp related products made by local restaurants (be sure to vote for your favorite), compete in the shrimp heading or peeling (children) competition, or adopt a shrimp for the Rotary Club shrimp race.  For more information call (843) 525—6644 or visit http://mainstreetbeaufort.com/beaufort-shrimp-festival/.

    October 3 –  Britfest at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.  Come view some of the most fabulous British made cars.  For more information call (843) 651-7644 or visit http://grandstrandbritishcarclub.com/?page_id=738.

    October 3 –  California Roots: The Carolina Sessions in downtown oceanfront in Myrtle Beach.  Line-up will include 311, SOJA, Steel Pulse, and Stick Figure just to name a few.  For more information call (843) 626-7444 or visit http://californiarootscarolina.com/.

    October 3 –  Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.   For more information call (843) 762-9946 or visit https://ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    October 4 –  Latin American Festival at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Enjoy Salsa and Merengue music, authentic foods and crafts, For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/1699/Latin-American-Festival.

    October 6 –  Taste of the Town at the Myrtle Beach Area Convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy tasting foods from over 50 restaurants in the area.  For more information call (843) 448-5930 or visit http://totmb.com/.

     

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