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    Activities Outside of the Columbia Area – August 29,2018 – September 18, 2018

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    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.

     

    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 –  Starry Nights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.  Enjoy a planetarium show followed by a chance to view the night sky through a telescope in the Observatory if the weather permits.  For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit https://ropermountain.org/main.asp?titleid=starrynightsnew.

     

    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.

     

    Fridays through August 31 –  Dancing on Depot on Depot Street in Fountain Inn.  Spend your Friday night enjoying live music and the chance to get up and move the tension of the week off!  For more information call (864) 862-4421 or visit https://www.fountaininn.org/special-events.html.

     

    Through August 31 – Bluegrass Music and Square Dancing at Oconee State Park in Mountain Rest.  Every Friday night at the Park is a time for great fun with high energy music and lots of dancing!  For more information call (864) 638-5353 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003163.

    Through September 1 –  “The Princess and the Vagabond” at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.  Children will learn the story of a princess who learn the importance of being kind to others that will include a puppet demonstration that will include Rex, the dragon!  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://thelogostheatre.com/performances/the-princess-and-the-vagabond/?__hstc=2593583.56155238b6483a5951c5ee4f0b8d5f1a.1529265081249.1532879195807.1534037081381.4&__hssc=2593583.1.1534037081381&__hsfp=4058435460.

     

    Through November 20 –  “The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” at the South Carolina Children’s Theater in Greenville.  Back by popular demand, your little ones will certainly enjoy this wonderful show with their participation encouraged.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/teddy-bears-picnic-a-play-with-me-play/.

     

    August 29 –  “The Fillmore Brothers” on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville.  Take a mid-week break to enjoy some good music on the River!  For more information visit https://www.greenvillesc.gov/1327/ScanSource-Reedy-River-Concerts.

     

    August 30 –  “Marshall Tucker Band” on the TD Stage of the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  You will surely want to see this Country Rock band that started their journey to stardom in Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/about-us/contact-us.

     

    August 30 –  Finally Friday on the Square on the Main Street Square in Laurens.  For more information call (864) 984-2119.

     

    August 30 – September 9 –  Upper South Carolina State Fair at the Upper South Carolina State Fairgrounds on Calhoun Memorial Highway in Greenville.  This year’s fair will include something a little bit different, with addition of a rodeo, a Moto and BMX showdown, a demolition derby, the Flores Thrill Show and Circus, and a petting zoo with camel rides,  in addition to the fun animals, foods, crafts, and of course great rides!  For more information call (864) 269-0852 or visit https://uppersouthcarolinastatefair.com/.

     

    August 31 –  “Shade of Brown” at NOMA Square on Main Street in Greenville.  Start your holiday weekend with dancing and great music on the Square!  For more information call (864) 271-5333 or visit https://www.greenvillesc.gov/1322/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

     

    August 31 – September 1 –  “The Fatal Fifties Affair” at the Electric City Playhouse in Anderson.  This murder mystery fundraiser is sure to be an event you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (864) 224-4248 or visit http://ecplayhouse.com/.

     

    August 31 – September 22 –  “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  This crowd favorite production is back so come prepared to participate through you interaction and encouragement for a great show!  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/the-rocky-horror-show-4/.

     

    September 1 –  Frontier Encampment at the Oconee Station State Historic Site in Walhalla.  Take a journey back in time to after the American Revolution to when Oconee Station was an outpost and learn what life was like during that time.  For more information call (864) 638-0079 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002713.

     

    September 1 –  Musgrove Mills Battlefield Guided Hike at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site in Clinton.  Learn about the battle that occurred here in 1780 which was a turning point for the Colonists in the Revolutionary War.  For more information call (864) 938-0100 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004161.

     

    September 1 – 2 –  Dacusville Farm Show at Turner Field in Easley.  You’ll enjoy a weekend filled with live music and entertainment, good food, homemade ice cream and homemade lemonade, fun kids’ activities, arts and crafts, a live antique demonstration, antique tractors, cars, trucks and jeeps!  For more information call (864) 350-0483 or visit https://www.dacusvilleheritageassociation.org/.

     

    September 2 –  “SpiritFest” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of great spiritual artists such as Kirk Franklin, Bishop William Murphy, the Canton Spirituals, just to name a few.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/spiritfest-2018.

     

    September 4 – 8 –  South Carolina Apple Festival at a variety of locations around the Clemson area.  This fun festival will start out with a golf tournament, a Chattooga River float, followed by lots of fun foods especially apple themed items, contests, a rodeo, music, live entertainment, children’s activities, crafts, and so much more!  For more information visit http://scapplefestival.com/events.html.

     

    September 6 –  “Scott Bradley’s Post Modern Jukebox” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  Experience an evening that will take you on a journey through the years of music in this highly entertaining show!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293163.

     

    September 6 –  Couture for a Cause at the Southern Bleachery in Taylors.  Artists and designers will have a chance to showcase their talents with proceeds to benefit the Greenville Chapter of the American Cancer Society.  For more information call (864) 884-1786 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/711288015926716/.

     

    September 6 – 9 –  Cirque Italia at the Spartanburg Fairgrounds in Spartanburg.  Come out and enjoy this amazing water circus filled with thrilling entertainers and fantastic music!  For more information http://www.visitspartanburg.com/events/calendar.html.

     

    September 7 –  Sippin’ Safari at the Greenville Zoo in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy wine tasting with over 50 different wines, visiting with restaurant vendors, participating in a raffle, and enjoying live entertainment all while strolling through the zoo!  For more information call (864) 627-4200 or visit https://greenvillezoofoundation.org/event-2842678.

     

    September 7 –  First Friday Walk with David Bradshaw at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson.  This is the last walk for the season, so don’t miss the chance to get a personally guided talk through this fabulous botanical gardens!  For more information call (864) 656-3405 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/first_friday_walk_with_david_bradshaw_6274#.W4ISTehKiyI.

     

    September 7 – 16 –  “Keep On The Sunny Side” at the Pendleton Playhouse in Pendleton.  Presented by the Clemson Little Theatre, this is the love story that made country music famous!  For more information call (864) 646-8100 or visit http://www.clemsonlittletheatre.com/season.htm.

     

    September 7 – 16 –  “The Nerd” at the Oconee Theatre in Seneca.  This is the story of a debt owed to Rick who saved Willum’s life in Vietnam, but when Rick shows up on Willum’s doorstep, his life begins to turn upside down.  For more information call (864) 882-1910 or visit http://www.oconeetheatre.org/shows.html.

     

    September 7 – 23 –  “The Little Mermaid’ at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Bring out the entire family to enjoy a fun evening of entertainment with this Disney love story of a mermaid who wants to trade her tail for legs to pursue a human Prince.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.spartanburglittletheatre.com/2018-2019-season.

     

    September 8 –  Annual Friends of Jocassee VIP Clean-Up Day and National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event at Devil’s Fork State Park in Salem.  Nothing destroys a beautiful setting more than trash, so come out and help the staff clean up the shores and the areas in and around this beautiful Park!  For more information call (864) 944-2639 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004181.

     

    September 8 –  “John Conlee” at the Walhalla Civic Center in Walhalla.  You’ll enjoy an evening of entertainment with this talented artist!  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit https://www.walhallapac.com/.

     

    September 8 – 23 –  “Shrek: The Musical” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  The South Carolina Children’s Theatre has been working hard and are ready to perform this fun and entertaining musical production for you!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/shrek-the-musical.

     

    September 11 –  Generations: Telling Stories at the Huguenot Loft in Greenville.  Three generations of storytellers and poets are prepared to entertain you with their amazing talent!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/poetic-conversation.

     

    September 11 – “Fei Fei” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson. Here is a chance to enjoy some fabulous music by this extremely talented pianist.  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293164.

     

    September 11 – 12 –  McAfee Grief Seminars at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  If you are struggling from the loss of a loved one or are preparing for the loss of a loved one, treat yourself to these seminars to help give you inspiration and hope for the future.  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/mcafee-grief-seminars/2018/09/11/.

     

    September 13 – 15 –  SpartOberfest at the Jesus Our Risen Savior Catholic church in Spartanburg.  Included in this event will be a 10K Pretzel Run, a 5K run/walk, and a kids run, live music and other entertainment, a Christmas Market so you can get started on that holiday shopping, as well as good food and drinks.  For more information call (864) 576-1164 or visit https://www.spartoberfest.com/.

     

    September 13 – 16 –  “Aladdin Jr.” at the Greenwood Community Theater in Greenwood.  The Greenwood Children’s Theater is ready to show you their hard work with this highly entertaining Disney production.  For more information call (864) 388-7800 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/6669/314?curm=9&cury=2018.

     

    September 13 – 30 –  “Dream Girls” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Follow three young hopeful singers who find their way into the music industry in this wonderful Broadway hit musical.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/dreamgirls/.

     

    September 14 – 15 –  The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire at the Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Greenville.  Spend a day or the weekend filled with dancers, music, performers to include fire performers on Friday night, food, spirits, and lots of fun!  For more information send an email to info@theenchantedchalice.com or visit https://theenchantedchalice.com/.

     

    September 14 – 15 –  South Greenville Fair at the Simpsonville City Park in Simpsonville.  You’ll enjoy a fun weekend filled with animal shows, chalk art, an antique tractor parade, an art and flower show, live music, tasty foods, and lots of great country fun!  For more information call (864) 430-1412 or visit http://www.southgreenvillefair.com/.

     

    September 14 – 16 – Old Time Fiddling Convention at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Nothing says fall quite like fiddling, so come out and enjoy some great music by some of the best fiddlers in the southeast with cash prizes for the best senior and junior in several categories, and the entire weekend filled with music, kids activities and games, and even square dancing so don’t miss out on the fun! For more information call (864) 898- 2936 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/732383160436324/.

     

    September 14 – 16 –  Anderson Greek Festival Plus at the Civic Center in Anderson.  Come out and enjoy a weekend filled with great entertainment, vendors, and the most important, awesome food and pastries!  For more information send an email to bill296621@yahoo.com or visit http://www.the-greek-festival.org/.

     

    September 14 – 16 –  Indie Craft Parade at the Southern Bleachery Marketplace at Taylors Mill in Taylors.  If you’ve never attended this event, you will surely want to come out and experience the awesome talent of handmade craftsmen and women from the Carolinas and beyond with a variety of fine art, fiber art, paper goods, wearable goods, and more!   For more information call (864) 406-6253 or visit http://www.makerscollective.org/indiecraftparade/.

     

    September 14 – 30 –  “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  This is a 50’s “pop hit musical” that will take you on a journey down memory lane in this off-Broadway hit!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    September 15 –  McCormick Gold Rush Festival at the Heritage Gold Mine Park in McCormick.  Home of one of the State’s former gold mines, so come out and learn the history of this former mine, while enjoying visiting with arts and craft vendors, enjoying good food, and live entertainment!  For more information call (864) 852-2835 or visit http://mccormickgoldrush.com/.

     

    September 15 –  Railfest at City Park in Greer.  This event is all about trains, to include rail safety, trackless trains, model trains, and more!  For more information call (864) 968-7005 or visit https://greerstation.com/greer-sc/calendar-of-events/2018/09/15/railfest/.

     

    September 15 –  Upstate Splash Charity Open Water Swim on Lake Jocassee at Devil’s Fork State Park in Salem.  There is no Lake quite a beautiful as the waters of Jocassee, so sign up for either a 1.2 or a 2.4 mile swim, or just come out and cheer on those who did and enjoy a day in the beautiful upstate with proceeds to benefit teaching children in need how to swim!  For more information call (864) 400-9967 or visit http://upstatesplash.org/register/.

     

    September 16 –  “Music In The Air XVI” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  Enjoy being in the outdoors and even bring a picnic while the sounds of amazing music fill the air with the 47-bell instrument performed by Linda Dzuris.  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293165.

     

    September 18 –  “Jubiland Sykes” and “Christopher Parkening” at the Founders Memorial Amphitorium of Bob Jones University in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy Skyes tremendous baritone voice with Parkening’s fabulous classic guitar to provide you with an evening of “exquisite music”.  For more information call (864) 242-5100 or visit https://www.bju.edu/events/fine-arts/concert-opera-drama/sykes-parkening/.

     

    September 18 –  “Endurance” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  The Split Knuckle Theatre Company will present the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton who kept 27 men on his ship alive for 2 years in the Artic trapped in the ice through the eyes of a Hartford insurance man who is struggling during the worst economic breakdown since the depression to save his employees jobs.   For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293166.

     

    September 18 –  “Edwin McCain: Celebrating 20 Years of ‘I’ll Be’” on the TD Stage in Greenville.  One of South Carolinas most talented artists is prepared to take you on a journey down his road to stardom. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/edwin-mccain-celebrating-20-years-of-ill-be.

     

    September 18 –  Wedding Festivals at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  If you are preparing for that perfect wedding, now is the time to get to work to make it the perfect event with vendors of all sorts to help make it a day to remember!  For more information visit https://secure.exposites.com/weddingfestivals.com/show.html?show.id=6898.

     

     

     

    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 Friday and Saturday –  Savannah River Site Museum at the former Dibble Memorial Library on Laurens Street in Aiken.  The first phase of the museum is completed and open to the public so stop in for a look.  For more information call (803) 648-1437 or visit https://www.facebook.com/srs.heritage/.

     

    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 September 29 –  “Samson – The Last Judge” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  If you’ve never seen one of the Theatre’s fantastic productions, you do not know what you are missing!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://www.narroway.net/dinner-shows/samson.

    Through November 1 – South Carolina Hall of Fame Video Presentation at the Aiken County Historical Museum in Aiken.  Learn a little about the history of South Carolina and those who found themselves honored to be noted in the State’s Hall of Fame with each month presenting a different time period.  For more information call (803) 642-2015 or visit http://aikenmuseum.us/event/931-2/?instance_id=2670.

    August 30 –  “Fantasy” at the Comporium Amphitheater of Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Pack a picnic for a fun evening out with some good music or visit with one of the food truck vendors and unwind from a day of work and/or school!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-74.

    August 30 –  “Resurrection Tour: Puddle of Mudd” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. Fill your evening with some good rock and roll with this great band!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=resurrection-tour-puddle-of-mudd.

    August 31 –  “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Help this band celebrating 50 years of music with what is sure to be a fun evening of great country music! For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=nitty-gritty-dirt-band.

    September 1 –  Tree Shaker Mountain Bike Challenge at the Field Trail Barn of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  This is a 3 hour trail ride to see who is able to ride the trail in the fastest time, so come on out and see what you can do!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/treeshaker-mountain-bike-challenge.

    September 1 – 30 –  “Brittany Starnes” Exhibit at the Aiken County Visitors Center in Aiken.  Come see the works by one of Aiken’s own artists during the month.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/event/brittany-starnes/2018-09-01/.

    September 3 –  Essential Tremor Charity Golf Classic at Woodside Plantation Country Club in Aiken.  Help bring awareness and help find a cure for essential tremors.  For more information visit http://www.diannshaddoxfoundation.org/golf-classic.html.

    September 6 –  Sunset Paddle on Lake Haigler in Fort Mill.  Unwind from your workday with this relaxing and serene paddle on the Lake as you watch the sun set.  For more information call (803) 547-1009 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/moonlight-series-sunset-kayak.

    September 6 –  “Robert Earl Keen” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of great country music with this very talented musician!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=robert-earl-keen.

    September 6 – 15 –  “The Addams Family” at the Aiken Community Theatre in Aiken.  You’ll certainly want to experience the enjoyment of this fun and entertaining production when Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents come to dinner.  For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit https://aikencommunitytheatre.org/shows-1/addams.

    September 7 –  “John Conlee” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of great country music with this Grand Ole’ Opry legend.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=john-conlee.

    September 7 –  “Patrick Davis” with Special Guests “”Joal Rush” and “Josh McCaa” on The Town Green in downtown Camden.  The evenings are beginning to cool down, so end your work week with an enjoyable outdoor concert!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    September 7 – 8 –  Aiken’s Makin’ in Historic Downtown Aiken.  You’ll enjoy a weekend filled with amazing handmade items that include crafts and edible items so take this opportunity to get started on your holiday shopping or just treat yourself to something for making it through the summer with the kids at home!  For more information call (803) 641-1111 or visit http://www.aikensmakin.net/.

    September 7 – 23 –  “Tuesdays with Morrie” at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse in Fort Mill.  This is the autobiographical story of an accomplished journalist and his former college professor based on the autobiography written by Mitch Albom, who is the main character in the story.   For more information call (803) 548-8102 or visit https://fortmillcommunityplayhouse.org/season.php.

    September 8 –  Fiddle n’ Pig Shindig at the Comporium Amphitheater of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Come out and enjoy a day filled with great music, good food and drink, and lots of family fun!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/fiddle-n-pig-shindig-2019.

    September 8 –  Glass Watercolor Workshop at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  Learn the art of painting “glass” in watercolor.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/education-for-adults-classes/.

    September 8 –  “The Fab Four” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Fill your evening with your favorite songs by the Beatles with this talented tribute band.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-fab-four.

    September 8 –  Wild Wonder Saturdays: Parts and Pieces at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Kids and their parents can learn about the various types of tails on animals and other creatures in the outdoors, to include feathers and scales, and participate in a scavenger hunt to look for tailor-made tails, followed by creating a tail to take home!  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2454/.

    September 8 –  Family Fishing Clinic at Santee State Park in Santee.  Bring the family out to learn the basics of catching a fish in this fun and educational workshop!  For more information call (803) 737-8483 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003651.

    September 8 –  Quilling Paper with Debbie Baumgart at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Here is the chance to learn the art of paper quilling as you create your own greeting card.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    September 9 –  “John Wagner & Friends” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy an evening of classical and jazz favorites by this Newberry College Professor Emeritus and his friends.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=john-wagner-friends.

    September 10 – 12 –  Watercolor On Almost Anything with Deborah King Scherer at Santee State Park in Santee.  In this weekend workshop you’ll learn the art of preparing a variety of surfaces to paint in watercolor, to include old saw blades, rusted metal, and more!  For more information call (803) 854-2408 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004766.

    September 11 – 12 –  Home School Days: Habitat Heroes at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Kids will enjoying learning about nature in this three month program, with this program including exploring the Amazing Butterflies exhibit followed by exploring the museum gardens to learn more about pollinators and the pollination process.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/upcoming-events-myco/.

    September 13 –  Cane Pole Fishing on Lake Haigler in Fort Mill.  For those who have always wanted to learn the art of fishing, or if you’ve struggled to teach someone how, this is a great workshop to do just that!  For more information call (803) 547-1086 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/moonlight-series-cane-pole-fishing-101.

    September 13 –  Contour Drawing with Marge Moody at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Attendees will learn how to create basic clean contour lines to describe a subject and achieve shape specificity.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    September 14 –  Kids Night Out at the Adventure Center of Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Give yourself and the kids a break by giving them a chance to enjoy an evening paddling on Lake Crandall followed by time around a campfire and enjoying other fun activities!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/adventure-seekers-kids-night-out-56.

    Aiken 14 –  “The Isaacs” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This multi-award winning family group will serenade you with a variety of music to include Southern Gospel.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-isaacs.

    September 14 –  Bridles and Birdies at the Aiken Horse Park in Aiken.  This event will include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres, an auction, a fun relay that includes a horse, a golf cart and an obstacle course, and ending with music and dancing with proceeds to benefit the teaching of young people about the fun of golf!  For more information call (803) 226-0053 or visit https://www.thefirstteeaiken.org/calendar/special-events/bridles-birdies/.

    September 14 –  Art on Tap at the Gettys Art Center in Rock Hill.  Fill your afternoon with some fun by shopping for some unique art items, participate in some interactive art activities, enjoy live entertainment, and craft beer.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://tockify.com/yorkcountyarts/detail/511/1536958800000.

    September 14 – 23 –  “The Mousetrap” at the Rock Hill Community Theatre in Rock Hill.  Based on the story written by Agatha Christie, this murder mystery is one of the longest running theatrical productions and will keep you on the edge of your seat right until the very end!  For more information call (803) 326-7428 or visit http://www.rockhilltheatre.org/the-mousetrap.html.

    September 15 –  Savannah River Colors at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/education-for-adults-classes/.

    September 15 –  Auto Show and Fall Festival in downtown Clover.  You’ll enjoy viewing amazing cars with over 40 different classes, arts and crafts, live music, kids activities, games, and more!  For more information visit http://cloverjaycees.org/fall-festival–auto-show.html.

    September 15 –  Forrest Ray 5K at the Sumter County Main Library in Sumter.  This event will honor the memory of this talented man and staunch library supporter with proceeds to benefit the updating of several of the cities libraries.  For more information visit http://www.sumtercountylibrary.org/ForrestRay5k.htm.

    September 15 –  Holistic Wellness Fair at the H.O. Weeks Activity Center in Aiken.  If you are familiar with holistic approaches for health and wellness, you’ll want to take the time to stop by and visit with some of the practitioners as they just might have something to offer you need!  For more information call (803) 640-0785 or visit https://www.facebook.com/HolisticWellnessFair/.

    September 15 – 16 –  Augusta Disc Golf Classic at Langley Pond in Burnettown.  If you enjoy participating in or watching disc golf, you won’t want to miss this PDGA sanctioned singles tournament with a prize for the best amateur and pro!  For more information call (706) 877-3415 or visit https://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Augusta_Disc_Golf_Classic_presented_by_Innova_2018.

    September 16 –  Archery 101 at the Adventure Center of Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  This program is geared for kids ages 8-13 to teach them the fun of the art of archery!  For more information call (803) 547-1086 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/archery-101.

    September 16 –  “Shelby Raye” & “ The Jake Barley Band” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  These talented South Carolina artists have come out to introduce you to each of their newly released albums in person in what is sure to be a great show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=shelby-raye-jake-bartley-band.

    September 17 –  Wild Wonder Saturdays: Parts and Pieces at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  In this program kids and their parents will explore the variety of feet animals and other creatures have in nature and how they each use their feet followed by maneuvering through an obstacle course where your own feet are necessary!  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2455/.

    September 18 –  Carolina Piedmont Seminars Series at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  A master naturalist will provide an introduction to the world of botany in this 1st workshop of the series focused on the evolution of plants, plant names, and the chance to collect some plant specimens.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2480/.

     

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    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.

     

    Fourth Tuesdays –  Wash Day at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm in Conway.  It’s wash day, so learn how clothes were washed and even how soap was made from ingredients found around the farm.  For more information call (843) 365-3596 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/wash-day-at-the-l-w-paul-living-history-farm-10/.

     

    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/.

     

    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Charleston Night Market at Market Street in Charleston.  This evening event includes 120 artists and vendors all local selling locally made items, with live entertainment to serenade you along the way.  For more information call (843) 937-0920 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/main/night-market-explore.

     

    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 August 31 – Surf Seining at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  This workshop offered every Thursday will identify how the surf is a hostile world and you’ll have a chance to see just what lives in the surf at this event.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002643.

    Through September 1 –  Summerfest at Barefoot Landing in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy nightly live music, comedy, and a variety of other artists including weekly reggae musicians, comedy shows, and so much more!  For more information visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/.

    Through September 2 –  “Lady Day at Emerson Bar & Grill” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  This is the story of Billie Holiday’s last performance in 1959, 4 months before her death at the age of 44.  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/lady-day-at-emersons-bar-grill/.

    Through September 2 –  Summer Nights at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.  This nightly event will include live music and street performers with a variety of guests, kids activities, and more so if you are in town, you’ll want to be sure to stop by!  For more information visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/.

    Through September 3 –  Forest Preserve Wagon Journey at the Sea Pines Forest Preserve on Hilton Head Island.  Learn about the animals and plant life of the preserve.  For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Forest-Preserve-Wagon-Journey/June-2018.

    Through September 3 –  Nature by Night at the Sea Pines Forest Preserve on Hilton Head Island.  Explore the forest after dark to learn about the animals and other creatures that are rarely seen or heard during the day.  Learn about the animals and plant life of the preserve.  For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Nature-at-Night/June-2018.

    Through September 3 –  Craft Cove at the Sea Pines Beach Club on Hilton Head Island.  Kids and adults will be able to find something they’d like to make to take home with them from their trip.  For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Craft-Cove/June-2018.

    Through September 3 –  Drive In Movie at the Harbour Town Pool on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy an evening by the pool or in the pool while enjoying a movie!  For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Dive-In-Movie/June-2018.

    Through September 3 –  Crabby Encounters at South Beach on Hilton Head Island.  Learn about the crabs that can be found along the shore and try your hand at throwing a cast net while out on your excursion.  For more information call (843) 842-1979 or visit https://www.seapines.com/events/Crabby-Encounters/June-2018.

    Through September 9 –  “Sex Please! We’re Sixty!” at the Shed Event Venue in Port Royal.  Don’t miss what is sure to be one hilarious night of entertainment!  For more information visit https://www.coastalstageproductions.com/.

    Tuesdays through September –  Mount Pleasant Farmers Market at the Pavilion at Moultrie Middle School in Mount Pleasant.  Every item on site was raised, grown, produced, made or baked by the seller with fresh produce, raised meats, eggs and cheese, breads, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 884-2528 or visit http://mtpfm.com/.

    August 29 –  Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park on Edisto Island.  Enjoy a day at this waterfront park enjoying the variety of items and speaking with the artisans who created them!  For more information call (843) 869-2505 or visit http://www.townofedistobeach.com/bay-creek-park-calendar.

    August 29 – September 23 –  “Mamma Mia” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This fun show filled with songs by the 70’s band Abba will lift your spirit and send you home filled with laughter and joy!  For more information call (843) 577-5967 or visit https://charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/the-shows/56-mamma-mia.html.

    August 30 –  “Tim Clark Band” on the Horseshoe in North Myrtle Beach.  Grab a beach chair and come out for a fun evening of music under the stars!  For more information visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/concerts/music-on-main-concert-series/.

    August 30 –  Darlington Car Hauler Parade & Fest at the Florence Center in Florence.  Come out and enjoy live music and entertainment, with kids activities and enjoying watching the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Teams as they make their way through cheering fans to Darlington Square and on to the Darlington Raceway.  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/dchp18.

    August 30 –  “Nitty Gritty Dirt Band” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Enjoy an evening of good country rock music with this group of talented musicians!  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/events/.

    August 31 –  Lowcountry Summerfest at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This year’s event will featuring Loose Ends, Pieces of a Dream, and more For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/summerfest-featuring-loose-ends-pieces-of-a-dream-more.

    August 31 –  “Tuesday’s Gone: A Tribute to Lynard Skynard” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with a walk down memory lane with songs created by the late, great Lynyrd Skynyrd band.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    August 31 –  Low Country Jazz Festival All White Party Affair at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This elegant affair will include a VIP all-star band that will include saxophonist Paul Taylor.  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/lowcountry-jazz-festival-all-white-party-affair/?instance_id=928.

    August 31 –  “Chase Bryant” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Also performing will be Austin Burkey, Lauren Hall, Beam, and The Blue Pick-ups.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1741105-chase-bryant-charleston/.

    August 31 – September 2 –  “Crosby, Stills, & Nash Tribute” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Seven very talented musicians who were influenced by the greatest folk/rock group of all time will perform some of the bands most well-known and love songs.  For more information call (843) 686-3945 or visit https://ci.ovationtix.com/35023/production/988387.

    August 31 – September 2 –  Edisto Beach Music and Shag Festival at Bay Creek Park on Edisto Island.  What better way to spend the holiday weekend than with enjoyable beach music and shag dancing!  For more information call (843) 869-2505 or visit http://www.townofedistobeach.com/Events/MonthView.aspx?pageid=173&mid=210&visdate210=2018-09-01T00:00:00&cats=0.

    September 1 –  Sand Dollar Show Series at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park in Charleston.  Enjoy a multi-event horse show as a start to your holiday weekend!  For more information send an email to topsailequestrian@aol.com or visit https://www.ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=8999.

    September 1 –  Defending Charles Towne at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston.  Visit this wonderful Historic Site and learn about the history that led to it’s creation.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002970.

    September 1 –  Cast-Off Fishing Tournament on the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Falls on the way and there are only a few more chances to work on winning the prize, so enjoy your Saturday on the water at this fun event.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    September 1 –  “Departure – A Tribute to Journey” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Spend an evening enjoying all your favorite Journey songs.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    September 1 –  Lowcountry Jazz Festival: Day One at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with a variety of terrific jazz musicians!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/lowcountry-jazz-festival-day-one/?instance_id=819.

    September 1 –  “Houndmouth” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Also performing will be Liz Cooper & the Stampede, Jump Castle Riot, Emma Kate McClain, and All Types of Kinds.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1729660-houndmouth-charleston/.

    September 2 –  Lowcountry Jazz Festival: Day Two at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Enjoy a day filled with amazing jazz music, with the opening act being Eric Roberson followed by other stellar performersFor more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/lowcountry-jazz-festival-day-two/.

    September 2 –  Southern 500 NASCAR Race at the Darlington International Speedway in Darlington.  There is nothing quite like a NASCAR Race so don’t miss this chance to enjoy the race for your Labor Day weekend!  For more information call (843) 395-8900 or visit http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/Events/Bojangles-Southern-500.aspx.

    September 5 –  Wine Down Wednesday at Old Towne Creek Park in North Charleston.  Take a mid-week break and enjoy a little wine while enjoying music by Shane Clark and Tamashii.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1724/Wine-Down-Wednesday.

    September 5 –  PechaKutcha 31 at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  As part of the Charleston Arts Festival, you’ll enjoy a variety of different artistic presentations.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1725306-pechakucha-31-charleston/.

    September 5 –  Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park on Edisto Island.  Enjoy a day at this waterfront park enjoying the variety of items and speaking with the artisans who created them!  For more information call (843) 869-2505 or visit http://www.townofedistobeach.com/bay-creek-park-calendar.

    September 6 –  “Women and the Beatles: A Tribute to the Beatles” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  A variety of talented female musicians will take you on a walk down memory lane as they share with you their favorite Beatles songs!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1597411-women-beatles-tribute-charleston/.

    September 6 – 16 –  Greater Pee Dee State Fair at the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  Fall means fairs and you’ll enjoy rides, games, entertainment, shows, vendors, animals, food, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 385-3180 or visit https://www.florencefair.com/.

    September 7 –  “Jo Koy: Break the Mold” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Enjoy an evening filled with great comedy with this hilarious comedian!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/jo-koy-break-the-mold.

    September 7 –  The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy original Pink Floyd music while you enjoy a fabulous laser show!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D005509D361637C&offerid=88088.

    September 7 –  A Night For New Beginnings Gala at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Lowcountry’s Orphan Relief is putting on this black tie event that will include a fabulous dinner, silent and live auctions, music by Emerald Empire, and dancing with proceeds to benefit their “first responder” work to inspire hope to at risk kids and those who have been abused and/or neglected For more information call (843) 747-4099 or visit http://lowcountryorphanrelief.org/gala2018/.

    September 8 –  North Charleston Pops: Phantom, Pandolfi, & Beyond at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Enjoy this opening concert filled with great chamber music that will include pianist Thomas Pandolfi.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/north-charleston-pops-phantom-pandolfi-beyond.

    September 8 –  Bully Defense Workshop at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Kids and their parents will have fun while learning physical skills to build confidence, as well as learn strategies to deal with bullies, while protecting themselves and their friends.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    September 8 –  Discovery Spotlight Model and Talent Expo and Competition at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  If you have a talent such as singing, acting, dancing or modeling that you wish to expose to influential agents, you won’t want to miss this event!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1719070-discovery-spotlight-model-charleston/.

    September 8 –  Ride the Tide beginning at the Litchfield Plantation Marina in Pawley’s Island.  There is no better way to spend a Saturday than floating on the water, and here is a chance to do just that with this fun 4 mile float down the Waccamaw River with proceeds to benefit the Lowcountry Food Band. For more information call (843) 333-6178 or visit http://www.givingitforwardtogether.com/events.html.

    September 8 –  PEP Annual Gala at the Sea Pines Country Club on Hilton Head Island.  This semi-formal event will include a wonderful 3 course dinner, music and dancing, and a live and silent auction all to benefit adults with special needs.  For more information visit https://www.pephhi.org/2018-annual-gala.

    September 8 –  Dog Day Afternoon at Splash Island Waterpark at Palmetto Islands County Park in Charleston.  It’s been a long hot summer for your 4-legged friend, so take him or her out for some fun playing in the water.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1182/Dog-Day-Afternoon.

    September 8 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper on the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy this last event for the season shagging to The Recollections as you watch the sunset and the moon riseFor more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    September 8 –  Southern Fried Chicken Challenge at the North Charleston Riverfront Park in North Charleston.  You will not want to miss this chance to savor some of the most taste fried chicken you’ve ever had created by top local chefs, while enjoying live entertainment, and having some great fun on the water!  For more information call (843) 277-0609 or visit https://www.southernfriedchickenchallenge.com/.

    September 8 –  Black Ink – The Charleston African American Book Festival at the Charleston County Library on Calhoun Street in Charleston.  Here is a chance for local African American writers to have a platform to present their works, with Terry McMillan, one of America’s most acclaimed authors as the main speaker.  For more information call (843) 805-6882 or visit http://www.charlestonlibraryfriends.org/black-ink-book-festival/.

    September 8 – 9 –  Land of the Sky Gun & Knife Show at the Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson.  It’s hunting season, so come out and see what you that gun or knife you’ve been looking for.  For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/events/2018/2018-02-gun-show(3).

    September 9 –  Dog Day Afternoon at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark in North Charleston.  Give your dog a break from the heat and let them spend a day playing in the water with you!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1182/Dog-Day-Afternoon.

    September 13 –  “Seether – Poison the Parrish World tour” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Rock your night away with these great rock and roll musicians!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E0054C5E802C234&offerid=87896.

    September 13 –  “Steven Wright” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Fill your evening with humor with this very talented comedian!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1715569-steven-wright-charleston/.

    September 13 –  Starlight Yoga on the Mount Pleasant pier in Mount Pleasant.  There can’t be any better way to unwind after your work day than doing yoga as the stars rise in the sky with yoga instruction by Ji Hwang and live music by Danny May!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2079/Starlight-Yoga-at-the-Mount-Pleasant-Pie.

    September 13 –  Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park.  Take a break from your work week and take your 4-legged friend to the dog park while you both enjoy music by Jeff Caldwell.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1181/Yappy-Hour.

    September 13 – 15 –  South Carolina Tobacco Festival at a variety of locations around Lake City.  The weekend will start with music by The Band of Oz, followed by the Swamp Run, a catfish tournament, a pet parade, more live entertainment and music, food trucks, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 374-8611 or visit http://www.lakecitysc.org/sc-tobacco-festival/.

    September 14 –  “Bless the Rains: The Ultimate Toto Tribute Experience” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Take a walk down memory lane with some of your favorite Toto songs!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D0054F7DE4F6861&offerid=87323.

    September 14 –  “Alan Jackson: Honky Tonk Highway Tour” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Unwind from your work week with some great country music presented by this country icon!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/alan-jackson.

    September 14 –  “Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This South Carolina native is a singer, songwriter, artist, & storyteller and will provide you with an evening of great music!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1730557-patrick-davis-his-midnight-charleston/.

    September 14 –  Moonlight Mixer at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  The season is winding down, so enjoy one last evening on the pier enjoy music and dancing with music provided by DJ Jim Bowers.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    September 14 – 22 –  “12 Angry Men” at the Summerville Community Theatre in Summerville.  This production about empathy, justice, and the value of human life identifies 12 jurors who are at a deadlock as they try to decide the fate of a man charged with murder.  For more information call (843)875-5291 or visit https://www.flowertownplayers.org/copy-of-flowertown-underground-4th.

    September 14 – 23 –  “How To Succeed In Business Without Even Trying” at the Florence Little Theater in Florence.  Follow J. Pierrepont Finch as he uses the handbook How to Succeed in business Without Even Trying to climb the corporate ladder from a window washer to corporate executive.  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    September 14 – 23 –  SOS Fall Migration at the Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort in North Myrtle Beach.  For all those shaggers out there, here is your fall event at the beach!  For more information call (919) 215-6875 or visit http://www.shagdance.com/migration.htm.

    September 14 – November 10 –  “Uptown Girl” at Thirty-Four West Theatre Company in Charleston.  A Jersey girls is forced to choose between her hometown sweetheart and a rich, sensitive executive in this 80’s musical comedy.  For more information visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/uptown-girl.

    September 15 –  “Head Games: A Tribute to Foreigner” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an evening filled with all of your favorite Foreigner tunes are you reminisce about the past.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D0054F7E4606CC4&offerid=87324.

    September 15 –  Rag Quilting of the Rice, Indigo, and Cotton Plantations of the Lowcountry at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn how African Americans gained survival skills by adaptation through experiencing a rag quilting social gathering that will include narration, interpretation, exhibits, and hands on activities.  For more call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    September 15 –  Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival at Aynor Town Park in Aynor.  Fall is in the air, so what better way to enjoy it than with a fun fall festival filled with lots of entertainment including music and dancing, arts and crafts, a parade, children’s activities, good food, and loads of fun!  For more information call (843) 358-1074 or visit http://aynorharvesthoedown.org/.

    September 15 –  “Blessings: An Evening with Rene Marie” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  You will enjoy an evening of fabulous music by this extremely talented singer, composer, arranger, theatrical performer, and teacher.  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit https://charlestonjazz.com/event/blessings-an-evening-with-rene-marie/.

    September 15 –  South Carolina Beard Club’s Beard and Mustache Competition at the Common Grounds Bar in Murrells Inlet.  This annual event provides quite a lot of fun with various levels of competitions with proceeds to benefit the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.  For more information call (843) 340-6564 or visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/event/south-carolina-beard-clubs-5th-annual-beard-%26-mustache-competition/15137/.

    September 15 – 16 –  Native Sons Salt Games on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in Myrtle Beach.  This fun filled weekend event will provide you with free entertainment, good food, and lots of fun beach related events to include beach volleyball, a 5K, lifeguard games, surfing, kids’ activities and much, much more! For more information call (843) 448-0585 or visit https://www.thesaltgames.com/.

    September 16 –  “Parkway Drive – Reverence North American Tour” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy an evening of great rock and roll with this talented group of musicians!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E0054AAB1EED887&offerid=84105.

    September 16 –  “Portugal, The Man” at the Volvo Cars Stadium at the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island.  Spend your Sunday evening enjoying a fun outdoor concert performed by this talented artist.  For more information visit http://charleston.eventful.com/events/portugal-man-/E0-001-111392485-7.

    September 16 –  “Bill Burr” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You are sure to have an enjoyable evening of laughter with this amazing comedian!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/bill-burr-2/.

    September 18 –  “The Django Reinhardt Review” with the “Stephanie Wrembel Band” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This jazz guitarist, musician, and composer has been dubbed one of “the greatest musicians in the 20th Century” so don’t miss the chance to see this tremendous artist!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1718983-django-reinhardt-review-charleston/.

     

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