ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA Feb 14 2018 – March 6 2018

    Wednesday February 14, 2018 to March 6, 2018

     

    UPSTATE:

     

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

     

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

     

    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.

     

    Through February 22 –  The Cinderella Project Donations at several locations in Greenwood.  If you’ve got some unused formal dresses, shoes, and/or accessories you are willing to donate, this is a great place to do so, as this project is for girls who aren’t able to afford a dress and accessories for her prom or any other formal dance she may have the chance to attend.  For more information send an email to sarahahmad@sclegal.org or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/where-to-donate.

     

    Through February 27 –  “Balloonacy” at the South Carolina Children’s Theatre in Greenville.  This is a charming story of an old lady who is alone on her birthday and the unexpected friend that comes into her life at just the right moment.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/balloonacy-wee-play-theatre/.

     

    Through February 28 –  The Cinderella Project Donations at several locations in Greenville.  If you’ve got some unused formal dresses you are willing to donate, this is a great place to do so, as well as any formal shoes and accessories, as this project is for girls who aren’t able to afford a dress and accessories for her prom or any other formal dance she may have the chance to attend.  For more information send an email to elizabethmgailey@gmail.com or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/where-to-donate.

     

    Through March 22 –  The Cinderella Project Donations at several locations in Anderson.  If you’ve got some unused formal dresses you are willing to donate, this is a great place to do so, as well as any formal shoes and accessories, as this project is for girls who aren’t able to afford a dress and accessories for her prom or any other formal dance she may have the chance to attend.  For more information send an email to leslie@msslawfirm.net or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/where-to-donate.

     

    Through April 21 –  “Prince Caspian” at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.  This is one production that will absolutely leave you spellbound, so if you get the chance, don’t miss the chance to see this fantastic theatrical production!  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://www.theacademyofarts.org/events/category/prince-caspian/.

     

    February 14 –  “A Musical Valentine” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Greenville’s own Edward McCain joins the Greenville Symphony Orchestra to give you an evening of beautiful music for your Valentine’s Day.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/a-musical-valentine-1.

     

    February 14 –  “Mike Epps Platinum Comedy Tour” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than filling it with joy and laughter!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/mike-epps.

     

    February 15 –  “Brooklyn Rider” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This fantastic string quartet will create a performance that will appeal to lovers of just about all genera’s of music.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/brooklyn-rider.

     

    February 15 – 18 –  “California Dreamin’” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  Here some of you favorite 60’s tunes by a live band and several of the Upstates best singers.  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    February 16 –  “Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Enjoy a night of ballet done strictly by men that will give you a show like you’ve never seen before!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/2018-oscar-nominated-short-films.

     

    February 16 – 18 –  “Lunatics at Large” at the Oconee Community Theatre in Seneca.  This production is part mystery, part comedy and part thriller, so in other words, you won’t want to miss it!  For more information call (864) 882-1910 or visit http://www.oconeetheatre.org/shows.html.

     

    February 16 – 18 –  Kids Artistic Revue at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium.  Recognized as one of America’s favorite dance competitions, you’ll have a chance to see some of the best young dancers on their way to the top!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://dancekar.com/competition/schedule/2018/946.

     

    February 16 – 18 –  Upstate South Carolina Coin Show at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  For all you coin collectors, here is another show for you to check out!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit http://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/90/Upstate+South+Carolina+Coin+Show.

     

    February 16 – 18 –  2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Spend your weekend enjoying a variety of short films all vying for an Oscar.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/2018-oscar-nominated-short-films.

     

    February 16 – 19 –  Skating on the Big Ice at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  If you haven’t had the chance to go ice skating this year, take this chance to skate in an arena for an amazing experience!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/skating-on-the-big-ice-1.

     

    February 16 – 25 –  “9 to 5 the Musical” at the Greenwood Community Theater in Greenwood.  Based on the 1980’s hit movie set in the 1970’s will keep you laughing until the end!  For more information call (864) 388-7800 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/5246/314?curm=2&cury=2018.

     

    February 17 –  “Black Jacket Symphony presents Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon” at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  For all the Pink Floyd fans, you will certainly enjoy this show!  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.walhallacivic.com/.

     

    February 17 –  Spectrum Valentine Ball at the YMCA Adam’s Mill Program Center Gym in Simpsonville.  This is a semi-formal ball for those having or living with someone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder to have a night of fun and enjoyment in a sensory-safe environment with dancing and other activities, so grab a date and enjoy some Valentine’s fun.  For more information call (864) 963-3608 ext. 24 or visit http://scautism.org/event/ymca-spectrum-valentine-ball-2018/.

     

    February 17 –  Upstate Heart Ball at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a seated dinner and live music with over $160,000 in silent and live auction items available to make for an exciting evening benefiting the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.  For more information call (800) 242-8721 or visit https://ahagreenvillesc.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/20172018UpstateHeartBall/tabid/869200/Default.aspx.

     

    February 17 – 18 –  Tour of South Carolina West Regional Showcase Youth Wrestling Showcase  at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton.  This will include individual and team duals with participants ranging in age from 4 to 15 years old.  For more information call (864) 934-8523 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/tour_of_sc_west_region_showcase?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.Wm48rIjwayI.

     

    February 18 –  “Read Gainsford”  at the Daniel Recital Hall at Converse College in Spartanburg.  If you are a lover of piano, you won’t want to miss this talented pianist’s show!  For more information call (864) 596-9173 or visit https://www.converse.edu/event/read-gainsford-piano/.

     

    February 20 –  “Ain’t I A Woman?” at the Gibbs Auditorium of Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg.  This event is free and will include The Core Ensemble celebrating the lives of Sojourner Truth, Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, & Fannie Lou Hamer and their contribution to abolitionism and civil rights.  For more information call (864) 587-4000 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2042205399401470/.

     

    February 20 –  Chautauqua History Alive Talk: “Harriet Tubman” at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville.  Duff Bruce will play the character role and provide you with stories, history, and answer your questions.  For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://www.upcountrysc.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=1629.

     

    February 20 –  “Guess Who Showed Up for Dinner” at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  This hilarious stage production is about a musician trying to find his niche in life and ends up traveling to a backwoods South Carolina town to visit family and gets more than he and his traveling friend expected.  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit http://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/211/Guess+Who+Showed+Up+at+Dinner.

     

    February 20 –  “Rain – A Beatles Tribute” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This group having been together longer than the actual Beatles will give you an evening that will make you believe you are hearing the real thing!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/rain-a-tribute-to-the-beatles.

     

    February 20 – 23 –  “Dream Weaving, Gullah Stories, & Songs” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Learn about the culture of the Gullah peoples from Ron and Natalie Daise who have spent 24 years blending stories and song to show the “humor, harmony, and humanity” of this amazing culture.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/dream-weaving-gullah-songs-stories.

     

    February 21 –  “Mavis Staples” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This Grammy Award winner and Kennedy Center Honoree was a contributor of songs to the Civil Rights movement before she became a pop star with songs to include “Respect Yourself” so don’t miss the chance to see this amazing lady!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/mavis-staples.

     

    February 21 – 25 –  “The Wolves” at the Hazel B. Abbott Theater at Converse College in Spartanburg.  These girls only want to be good at soccer and happy in life in this Pulitzer Prize finalist production.  For more information call (864) 596-9724 or visit https://www.converse.edu/event/the-wolves-matinee/.

     

    February 22 –  Poetic Conversation – Pictures and Words: Motion Poems Highlight Black Poetry at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This free event in honor of Black History month will allow you to see the creations of the only poetry film company in existence.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/pictures-and-words-motionpoems-highlights-black-poetry.

     

    February 22 – 25 –  “Measure for Measure” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  Known as Shakespears’ darkest comedy, he tells the story of a nun who is faced with an impossible decision after her brother is sentenced to death, as she is propositioned to trade her virginity for her brother’s life.  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960050.

     

    February 23 –  “The Great Alphabet Adventure” at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  Take a journey to look for a treasure as you go through the alphabet and help children gain an appreciation for reading and learn the value of friendship.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.walhallacivic.com/.

     

    February 23 – 24 –  “Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” featuring “The Steep Canyon Riders” and “Jeff Babko” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  These two comedians will recall their “influences and memorable encounters” through stand-up, music, and conversations about their lives as comedians.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/a-comedy-special-taping-of-steve-martin-and-martin-short-an-evening-you-will-forget-for-the-rest-of-your-life.

     

    February 23 – 25 –  “Farndale Avenue . . . Macbeth” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  The Farndale Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramtic Society and their attempt to win the finals with their production of Macbeth will keep you in stitches!  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit http://www.fhplayhouse.com/wordpress/production/farndale-avenue-macbeth/.

     

    February 23 – 25 –  Gymnast Strong Invitational at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  Come out and see some of our Upstates finest gymnasts!  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://www.gymnaststrong.com/.

     

    February 23 – March 3 –  “The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe” at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville.  The magical tale by C.S. Lewis is being brought to light in this performance by two adults who relive their adventures in Narnia on stage.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/the-lion-the-witch-and-the-wardrobe/.

     

    February 24 –  Battle of the Nations Team USA Qualifier at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton.  HMB-USA and the Palmetto Knights will go head to head in the third national try outs to see who will get to represent the United States in the International Medieval Combat competitions in Rome, Italy in May, so come out and support them in their efforts!  For more information call (864) 656-3311 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/battle_of_the_nations_team_usa_qualifier?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.WoCHM-jwayI.

     

    February 24 –  Cabin Fever Tours at Devil’s Fork State Park in Salem.  Get out of the house and enjoy a trip on Lake Jocassee, take a short trek on the Foothills Trail to the Toxaway River suspended bridge, visit some waterfalls, and enjoy a variety of wildlife along the way. For more information call (864) 280-5501 or visit http://jocasseelaketours.rezgo.com/details/143712/cabin-fever-tours-1200-400-pm.

     

    February 25 –  “Johnny Lang” with special guest “Doyle Bramhall II” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This Grammy Award winning blues artist will wow you with his talent, as will Bramhall who is left-handed but plays a right handed guitar flipped upside down.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/jonny-lang-with-special-guest-doyle-bramhall-ii.

     

    February 26 –  “David Gonzalez’s Cuentos: Tales From The Latin World” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This extremely talented storyteller will create a vivid picture of the people and cultures of the Spanish speaking world.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gonzalez-tales-from-the-latino-world.

     

    February 26 –  “Mnozil Brass” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  This brass septet from Austria blends their music with comedy and will give you a show you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960034.

     

    February 27 –  “Rodriguez” with special guest “Victory Boyd” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This singer songwriter, the subject of the 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, unnoticed by the American Culture but well loved by South African anti-Apartheid activists who opened Americans eyes to his tremendous talent!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/rodriguez.

     

    February 27 –  The South Carolina Governors School presents “Spring Sinfonia” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  You will not believe the tremendous talent you will experience so come out and support these talented young people.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/spring-sinfonia.

     

    February 27 – 3 – “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Rodeheaver Auditorium of Bob Jones University in Greenville.  The University Opera Association will present Donizetti’s “tale of love, betrayal, and madness” with guests Sarah Coburn, Yi Li, Mark Walters, and Kevin Thompson.  For more information call (864) 242-5100 or visit https://www.bju.edu/events/fine-arts/concert-opera-drama/lucia.php.

     

    February 28 – March 2 –  “Frindle” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Based on the best-selling novel by Andrew Clements, tells the story of one students creation of a unique word and a teachers battle against its use.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/frindle.

     

    March 2 –  “An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp, and Gabe Dixon” at Genevieve’s Theater Lounge in Greenville.  There is no greater fun than experiencing unique music with amazing artists in a cozy setting so come out for a relaxing evening of good music and great fun!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/an-evening-of-original-music-with-edwin-mccain-maia-sharp-and-gabe-dixon.

     

    March 2 –  Passport to the Arts at four locations around Clemson.  Enjoy an immersion into food, art, music, and creativity at this “one-of-a-kind experience”.  For more information visit http://www.clemsonpassport.org/.

    March 2 –  “Little Red Riding Hood” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  This performance is a children’s opera based on the fairy tale, so bring your children out to expose them to this wonderful form of art!  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e1842/&DateOfEvent=03/02/2018.

     

    March 2 – 3 –  Easy Bend IPRA Rodeo at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  Get out for some fun and enjoy all your favorite rodeo events!  For more information call (864) 918-7633 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/easy_bend_ipra_rodeo_1525?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.WoCG2OjwayI.

     

    March 2 – 4 –  Southern Home and Garden Show at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  Spring is just around the corner, so here is the chance to start considering those home and garden projects you’ve been talking about!  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/southern-home-garden-show/2018/03/02/.

     

    March 3 –  “The Swinging Medalions” at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  Enjoy a fun evening filled with Beach Music!  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.walhallacivic.com/.

     

    March 3 –  The Songwriter’s Workshop with Maia Sharp and Gabe Dixon at Ramsaur Studio in Greenville.  If you’ve been working on a song and have found yourself struggling, these workshops are the place to go for guidance and professional support.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-songwriters-workshop-with-maia-sharp-and-gabe-dixon.

     

    March 3 –  The Cinderella Project at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Greenville.  Let those young ladies you know in this area in need of that special dress and accessories for her prom to stop by!  For more information send an email to elizabethmgailey@gmail.com or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

     

    March 3 –  Upstate Regional Drill Competition at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson.  You’ll want to come out and support these talented individuals!  For more information visit http://scdrills.org/.

     

    March 3 –  Creative Poetry Workshop at the West Main Artists Co-Op in Spartanburg.  If you enjoy writing poetry, come out and receive some tips on enhancing your skills.  For more information send an email to jebo@bellsouth.net or visit http://www.westmainartists.org/3-3-18-poetry-j-brown.

     

    March 3 –  Whole Hog Butcher Class at Greenbriar Farms in Easley.  Learn the different parts of the hog and the art of butchery, with a farm to table lunch and take home some of the finished product.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1685455611500271/.

     

    March 3 –  “And the Gold Medal Winner Is” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This performance by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra welcomes the Gold Medal winner of the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Yekwon Sunwoo.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/and-the-gold-medal-winner-is.

     

    March 5 –  “Gina Chavez” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  This bi-lingual Latin folk-singer/songwriter and her band will give you an exciting evening of great music!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960037.

     

    March 5 –  “Willie Nelson and Family” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  With a six decade career, there is no need to identify the amazing talent of this historical country icon.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/willie-nelson-family.

     

    March 5 – 7 –  “Go Dog, Go” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Kids will certainly enjoy seeing P.D. Eastman’s famous book come to life on stage!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/go-dog-go.

     

    March 6 – 8 –  Workday Waterfall Tour at Devil’s Fork State Park in Salem.  Take a tour with a ranger to view some of the most beautiful areas of the Upstate you have ever seen and enjoy two nights in one of the beautiful villa cabins.  For more information call (864) 944-2639 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004687.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

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

    Through February 18 –  “Lend Me a Tenor” at the Rock Hill Community Theatre in Rock Hill.  It’s 1934 and a big night for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company as a world famous tenor is to perform but his arriving late is only the beginning of how things hysterically fall apart.  For more information call (803) 376-7428 or visit http://www.rockhilltheatre.org/home/starting-2018-with-laughter-and-fun-in-this-madcap-comedy-complete-with-italian-opera.

    Through February 24 –  “Not Just Another Love Story” at the NarroWay Theatre in Fort Mill.  This dinner show will take you back the joys and sorrows of WWII with classic 40’s songs, a great meal, and loads of nostalgia and inspiration!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/love-story.

    Through February 29 –  “Makenzye Barfield” Exhibit at the Aiken County Visitors Center in Aiken.  See this month’s exhibit by this talented local artists.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/event/makenzye-barfield-exhibit/2018-02-01/.

    Through March 7 –  The Cinderella Project Donations at several locations in Orangeburg.  If you’ve got some unused formal dresses, shoes, and/or accessories you are willing to donate, this is a great place to do so, as this project is for girls who aren’t able to afford a dress and accessories for her prom or any other formal dance she may have the chance to attend.  For more information send an email to towens@scsolicitor1.org or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/where-to-donate.

    February 14 – 15 –  Book Making Workshop at the Fine Arts Center in Kershaw County in Camden.  Create an easy miniature journal that you can take with you and replicate to use as gifts for others.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/classes/2018/02/15/bookmaking2018/.

    February 15 –  “I’ve Got a Little Twist” at the Etherredge Center at USC in Aiken.  Enjoy some music by Gilbert & Sullivan as performed by some of the best New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players.  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/i-ve-got-a-little-twist/2018-02-15-19-30.

    February 15 –  Teen Science Café at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  This new event for teens will include a science speaker each month chosen by the teens with food, ice breakers, a research talk and questions and answers by a featured scientist, and cool door prizes! For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2352/.

    February 15 –  “An Irish Romance: Ciaran & Tara Nagle” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Grab your Valentine and enjoy an evening out with some beautiful Celtic music by one of the former Three Irish Tenors and his talented wife, along with other Celtic singers and dancers for a fun, romantic evening out!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ciaran-tara-nagle.

    February 16 –  Parent’s Night Out at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Here is a chance to spend some time along, so bring your children ages 3 to 7 years old by the museum for play, games, and a popcorn chicken dinner.  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2349/.

    February 16 – 24 –  “Sense and Sensibility” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  Two sisters meet two men and both are left heartbroken and force to rely on one another for comfort.  For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit http://aikencommunityplayhouse.com/shows/.

    February 16 – March 16 –  Teachers Choice Art Exhibit at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  You’ll have a chance to see worked by some of the most talented art students in Rock Hill.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/2018-teachers-choice.

    February 17 –  “Pops! Easy to Love” at the Etherredge Center at the University of South Carolina in Aiken.  This will be an evening filled with America’s favorite love songs as performed by the Aiken Symphony Orchestra, sung by the Aiken Choral Society and four talented soloists.  For more information call (803) 295-0313 or visit http://aikensymphonyorchestra.com/.

    February 17 –  The Great Backyard Bird Count at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Come to the museum early and help a scientist in counting the birds along the nature trail and at the garden feeders.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2351/.

     

     

    February 17 –  “The Steel Wheels” at the McCelvey Center in York.  This will be a fun evening of great bluegrass music!  For more information call (803) 68403948 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2316/.

    February 17 –  “Bob Eubanks and the Not So Newlywed Game Show” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Eubanks has created an up to date and modern game show that will provide you with an evening of hilarious stories from his past shows, and eight randomly selected couples from the audience will participate in this game show for some great prizes, and will guarantee those chosen and those observing a night of tremendous laughter and fun that you will remember for years to come! For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://sumtersc.gov/newlywedgame.

    February 18 –  “DINO Light” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Presented by the Lightwire Theatre, here the chance to see what you’ve seen only on Americas Got Talent, a theatrical light show live and in person.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=dino-light.

    February 20 –  Soul Food Cook-Off Fundraiser at USC Lancaster in Lancaster.  You won’t want to miss this chance to eat some of the best soul food you’ve ever had and to vote for the best chef!  For more information visit https://www.lancastercitysc.com/events/soul-food-cook-off-fundraiser/.

    February 20 –  Dinosaurs and their Kin at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn more about the Prehistoric Piedmont and the evidence that proves prehistoric animals lived here. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2325/.

    February 20 –  20th Anniversary Birthday Party at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  With a history dating back to 1881, it was 20 years ago when the community came together to restore the building to its current status as “The Entertainment Center of the Midlands” so come out and celebrate with all who love the Opera House! For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=20th-anniversary-birthday-party.

    February 20 – 22 –  Defending Carolina Civil War Battlefields Tours starting at Santee State Park in Santee.  This event will start out at Santee State Park on Tuesday, and travel to and from Rivers Bridge State Historical Site in Ehrhardt and the Congaree Creek Preserve in Columbia on Wednesday, where a historical expert will tell you the story of what the Union Army faced and how Confederate Army attempted to delay them, then returning to Santee State Park with the cost of the event including a two nights stay in a lakeside cabin.  For more information call (803) 854-2408 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004541.

    February 23 –  Observing with a Mid-Sized Telescope: Tips and Tricks at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about those items in the sky that are best seen by this sized telescope and enjoy a dessert reception following the program. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2358/.

    February 23 –  “On Golden Pond” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Based on the Academy Award winning movie that starred Henry & Jane Fonda and Katherine Hepburn, you are certain to enjoy this touching and sometimes humorous performance!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=on-golden-pond.

    February 24 –  Telescope Clinic at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Bring your telescope to this workshop and receive individual attention on how to get the most out of it.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2359/.

    February 24 –  Gospel Fest at Wood Auditorium in Camden.  In honor of Black Historic Month, you’ll enjoy several local gospel choirs singing a variety of generas and styles of gospel.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2018/02/24/gospelfest2018/.

    February 24 –  Joy of Gardening Symposium at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg.  If you love to garden or want to learn how to garden, you won’t want to miss this event filled with information!  For more information send an email to symposium@yorkmg.org or visit http://symposium.yorkmg.org/.

    February 24 –  The Cinderella Project at The Mill and Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken.  The dresses are in, so if you know of a young lady in need of a dress and the accessories in the Aiken area, have her drop by on this date to find that special dress for her prom!  For more information send an email to ahammack@aikencountysc.gov or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

    February 24 –  “James Gregory” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This show is guaranteed to help you relieve stress and make you laugh!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=james-gregory.

    February 24 –  Drawing Techniques with Dr. Bradley Sabelli at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Learn the basics of drawing including perspective, light and shadow using graphite pencils, Prismacolor, markers and color pencils in this introductory class.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=acyc.

    February 24 – 25 – “Battle of Aiken” at Confederate Memorial Park in Aiken.  History will appear to come alive with cannons, cavalry horses, and living history experts, as well as the chance to see 19th Century military encampments, see reproductions of medical facilities, and more! For more information call (888) 378-7623 or visit http://www.battleofaiken.org/.

    February 25 –  Heritage Tea at Wood Auditorium in Camden.  This annual event is offered to “celebrate diversity and showcase the myriad talents of local residents and youth”.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2018/02/25/heritagetea2018/.

    February 28 –  “TAO: Drum Heart” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  These internationally acclaimed percussion artists will astound you with their talent and their tremendous performance!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=tao-drum-heart.

    March 2 –  “Atlanta Pops featuring Chloe Agnew and Dermot Kiernan” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy an evening of Broadway, Celtic, and pop music with these extremely talented musicians!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-atlanta-pops-f-chloe-agnew.

    March 2 – 3 –  Pass It On Kidsignment at the First Baptist Church Life Center in Aiken.  If you are in need of some kids’ items, this will be the place to come to see what you can find!  For more information call (678) 859-2365 or visit http://passitonaiken2.com/.

    March 2 – 18 –  “Savannah Sipping Society” at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse in Fort Mill.  Fate brings four southern women together and their weekly happy hour gatherings turn into a mission to renew their enthusiasm for life!  For more information call (803) 548-8102 or visit http://fortmillcommunityplayhouse.org/season.php.

    March 3 –  “The Last Five Years” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  This show, which is a fundraising event, is about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love for five years, but this version has a twist so come out and enjoy the show and support the Playhouse!  For more information call (803) 648-1348 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=82438.

    March 3 –  Wild Wonder Saturday at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Kids and their parents will learn how amphibians and reptiles wake up for spring. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2361/.

    March 3 –  “Sandi Patty” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Fill your evening with beautiful contemporary Christian music with this artist with who won 40 Dove Awards!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=sandi-patty.

    March 3 – 31 –  “The Fourth Cross” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This Easter production is one performance you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (803) 803-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/fourth-cross.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

    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 February 14 –  “Guess Show Showed Up At Dinner?” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This hilarious production about a musician who decides to take a journey to his roots in the Deep South of South Carolina to find inspiration for his music and his future.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/guess-who-showed-up-at-dinner.

    Through February 19 –  Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center County Park in Ravenel.  The fairies and gnomes are short on housing so stop by the Park office to find out where to go and create a home using your imagination and all natural materials.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/141652639942900/.

    Through February 24 –  “I Got You Babe” at the Thirty-Four West Theatre in Charleston.  A small city girl finds herself working in a big city 1960’s department store in this All New “groovical” by the sellout hit “Groovy Kinda Love”.  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/i-got-you-babe.

    Through February 25 –  “Dial M for Murder” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Chosen as the number one non-musical classic, this favorite production will have you sitting on the edge of your seat as you try to figure out “who dunnit”.   For more information call (843) 686-3945 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/murder.

    Through February 25 –  “Helium” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  Mrs. Kingsley is frail and aging, but manages to keep her imagination and uplifting charm, and as her mind begins to wander, she finds colorful helium balloons that take her on a journey through her childhood, but her daughter is struggling to keep her anchored in reality.  For more information call (843) 577-7183 or visit https://www.charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/53-helium.html.

    Through February 25 –  A Renaissance Woman: “Ferdi” and the Gardens of Old Town at Charles Towne Landing Historic Site in Charleston.  A ranger will take you on a Home and Garden Tour of the Legare-Waring House and tell you about the life of Ferdinanda Legare Waring and her talents that not only included gardening but also preservation of the current Historical Site.  For more information call (803) 734-0156 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003837.

    Through February 28 –  Gullah Celebration at a variety of locations around the Hilton Head Island area.  This fun annual event will immerse you in the Gullah culture of amazing food, dance, art, and so much more, so don’t miss out!  For more information visit http://gullahcelebration.com/.

    February 14 –  “Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  For African American History Month, this outstanding production will warm your heart at the amazing feats performed by this selfless African American woman and there is an early show modified just for children.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit http://fmupac.org/event/harriet-tubman-the-underground-railroad/.

    February 15 –  Birding at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  The lowcountry has a tremendous variety of birds, so come learn the basics of how to identify birds so you can enjoy the art of identifying them in nature!  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    February 15 –  “Magic Men Live” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Ok ladies, they’re here so get your friends together and come out for an evening of tremendous fun!  For more information call (843) 549-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/magic-men-live-2.

    February 15 –  “Edwin McCain” and “Maia Sharp” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This South Carolina native always puts on a great show that everyone enjoys!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1573992-edwin-mccain-charleston/.

    February 15 –  “Sonny Paladino” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  This pianist and composer who specializes in jazz, pop, and Broadway and will certainly give you one great evening of entertainment.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit http://fmupac.org/event/sonny-paladino-pianist-and-composer/.

    February 16 –  Southern Soul Valentine’s Concert at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Included in this show will be Tucka, Lacee, Nellie ‘Tiger’ Travis, Calvin Richardson, and Pokey Bear.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/southern-soul-valentines-concert.

    February 16 – 18 –  Southeastern Wildlife Expo at various locations around Charleston.  This is one of Charleston’s signature events that bring people from all over the world to display their artwork that includes some of the most fabulous sculptures you’ll ever see, as well as participate and/or observe Dock Dog competitions or a duck decoy auction, as well as have a chance to see Jack Hannah live, see a live raptor show, a Busch Wildlife Sanctuary show, chef competitions, attend educational workshops, and much, much more!  For more information call (843) 723-1748 or visit http://sewe.com/.

     

     

    February 16 – 18 –  Spring Home Show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  If you are looking to do some remodeling or upgrading of your house or yard, or maybe even looking to build, you’ll want to plan to attend this show to visit with the vendors to gain ideas, get expert advice, and maybe even find that trustworthy company you’ve been looking for to hire.  For more information call (843) 267-1359 or visit http://springshow.myrtlebeachhomebuilders.org/.

    February 17 –  Mardi Gras Party at the Hilton Head Island Beach and Tennis Resort on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy fun music, dancing, a New Orleans inspired dinner, and a live and silent auction so come enjoy the fun!  For more information call (843) 681-2200 or visit https://namilowcountry.org/mardigras/.

    February 17 –  Genealogy Workshop at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence.  This free workshop will help you learn how to discover and document enslaved ancestors.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/143919309607011/.

    February 17 –  Folly Gras at various locations around Folly Beach.  If you can’t make it to Mardi Gras, this is the next best thing, as this family friendly event will include a parade filled with folly gras costumes and decorations, live music, street performers, kids activities, local artisans, New Orleans inspired foods, and more so don’t miss this fun event!  For more information call (843) 323-5606 or visit https://visitfolly.com/folly-gras/.

    February 17 –  “Brantley Gilbert” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This amazing artist will provide you with a fantastic evening of country music!  For more information call (843) 549-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/brantley-gilbert.

    February 17 –  A Special Evening with “Stop Light Observations” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This band known for its sell out shows at the Music Farm is continuing to move on up, so don’t miss the chance to see them in this great venue!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1590742-special-evening-stop-light-charleston/.

    February 18 –  The Great Amazing Race at James Island County Park in Charleston.  This family friendly adventure will allow you and a family member or friend to enjoy a fun and exciting event where you will be challenged to work together to get through the course all to benefit pediatric cancer.  For more information visit https://www.greatamazingrace.com/charleston.html.

    February 19 –  “Colin Quinn: One In Every Crowd” at the Art Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Fill your evening with laughter with this fun stand-up comedian.  For more information call (843) 842-2787 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/colin-quinn.

    February 19 – 24 –  South Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Each day of the festival will provide you the chance to enjoy a variety of Chamber music!  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit http://fmupac.org/events/.

    February 19 – 25 –  Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival at a variety of locations around Hilton Head Island.  This will be an amazing week-long event filled with great food prepared by talented chefs, fun activities that will get you out and about and even give you a chance to learn something new, and even enjoy some great entertainment, so you won’t want to miss out on at least a day of fun at this event! For more information call (843) 384-6410 or visit https://www.hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com/.

    February 21 – 25 –  Beaufort International Film Festival at several locations around Beaufort but with most being at the Center for the Arts at USC Beaufort.  This event will begin with a filmmaker’s reception and followed by several days of film screenings, workshops, a film & digital media symposium, awards, and more!  For more information visit https://www.beaufortfilmfestival.com/.

    February 22 –  “Corsets and Crinolines” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn about the Victorian wardrobe of women in the 19th century, as well as proper etiquette of the time.   For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    February 22 –  “La Dolce Vita: Music of Italian Cinema” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  The Charleston Symphony Orchestra will play Italian masterpieces from the movie at this fundraising event.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1588843-la-dolce-vita-music-italian-charleston/.

    February 22 –  Palmetto Carriage Demonstration at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=8752.

    February 23 –  “Mavis Staples” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This talented artist who has sung a variety of genera’s in her career has released a new album and is just a good today as she was six decades ago!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/mavis-staples/?instance_id=708.

    February 23 –  “Rocketman: An Elton John Tribute” at the Music Farm.  Performed by Tokyo Joe, this tribute to the famous musician has been created to give you a show much like he would perform including many of his most famous hits!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1612763-rocket-man-sir-elton-john-charleston/.

    February 23 –  “Gabriel Inglesias” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Come out and enjoy an evening of great comedy with this talented comedian!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/gabriel-iglesias-1.

    February 23 –  Black and White Gala at the SiMT Building in Florence.  Proceeds from this event will benefit Care South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 378-3441 or visit http://www.caresouth-carolina.com/health/save-the-date-8th-annual-black-white-gala/.

    February 23 – 24 –  Quilt Gala at the Horry County Museum in Conway.  You’ll have a chance to see some of the most fabulous quilts you have ever seen!  For more information call (843) 915-5320 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/quilt-gala/.

    February 24 –  “Air Supply” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Having met in 1975, they started playing together, attempted to get some recordings on the air, and the rest is history, so come out and support these amazingly talented historical artists who will take you on a walk down memory lane!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/air-supply/.

    February 24 – “That’s Entertainment” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Enjoy an evening with North Charleston POPS who will be joined by Kaitlyn Llusk, the international singer who was star soloist for Lord of the Rings Symphony & Gladiator Live. For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/thats-entertainment.

    February 24 –  “K. Michelle” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This award winning R&B singer/songwriter has a voice like an angel so you won’t want to miss the opportunity to see her.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E00538DC6FE795E&offerid=75057.

    February 24 –  Pork and Pearls at the Volvo Car Stadium on Daniel Island.  Bring the family out for a fun afternoon of great food and fun with proceeds to benefit abused and neglected children helped by Windwood Farm Home for Children and Windwood Family Services.  For more information call (843) 884-0025 or visit http://windwoodfarm.org/events/.

    February 24 –  Singin’ Ella: Featuring Carmen Bradford at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Celebrating the centennials of Ella Fitzgerald, you’ll enjoy her songs as played by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra joined by this amazing vocalist!  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit https://charlestonjazz.com/event/singin-ella-featuring-carmen-bradford/.

    February 24 –  A Chocolate Affair at the Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.  If you enjoy chocolate, this black tie optional event is just for you!  For more information call (843) 740-6793 or visit http://www.thechocolateaffair.net/.

    February 24 –  Mardi Crawl at the restaurants on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant.  This fun event to benefit local charities will include visiting various restaurants for food and drinks, answering trivia questions, being entertained with live music, and enjoying the chance to dress in your favorite mardi gras attire!  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/331346254012524/.

    February 24 –  South Carolina Dressage and Combined Training Horse Show at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center in Johns Island.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=8753.

    February 24 –  African American Heritage Day at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Here is a rare opportunity to learn about the life of the enslaved that worked on this plantation and their contribution, with storytelling, specialized tours, indigo dye demonstrations, and rice processing. For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004581.

    February 24 – 25 –  An Evening with the Slave Dwelling Project at Hampton Plantation State Park in McClellanville.  Spend the night at the Plantation with members of the Slave Dwelling Project and professionals hearing stories of the enslaved who lived and worked on the Plantation and their contribution, while sitting around a fire enjoying a BBQ dinner.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004371.

    February 25 –  “Steve Martin & Martin Short” with “The Steep Canyon Rangers” & “Jeff Babko“ at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an evening hearing stories about these two famous comedians through stand-up comedy and music.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/steve-martin-and-martin-short.

    February 25 –  Sierra Club Robert Lunz Group Oyster Roast & Auction at the Bowen’s Island Restaurant at Folly Beach.  Enjoy your fill of oysters, potluck veggie and meat chili, hot and veggie dogs, and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, with draft beer available by donation, live music, and wonderful items to auction on. For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sierra-club-oyster-roast-and-auction-at-bowens-island-tickets-42553811596.

    February 25 –  Oyster Roast at the Harbour Town Yacht Basin on Hilton Head Island.  .  This event sponsored by The Outside Foundation will provide you a chance to take a boat cruise to Page Island where you’ll enjoy an oyster roast, and other foods, live music, a life and silent auction, drinks, and games for the entire family.  For more information call (843) 686-0179 or visit http://www.outsidefoundation.org/page-afternoon.

    February 25 –  “Cosmic Colors” at the Dooley Planetarium and Observatory of Francis Marion University in Florence. This fascinating show will help you better understand why we see color!  For more information call (843) 661-1381 or visit http://astro.fmarion.edu/catalog/cosmic-colors.

    February 25 – 26 –  “Porgy and Bess in Concert” at the First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island.  This performance will be performed by the Hilton head Symphony Orchestra.  For more information call (843) 842-2055 or visit http://www.hhso.org/?event=porgy-and-bess-in-concert.

    February 27 –  Djembe Workshop with Christina Randall at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  For the drum enthusiasts, you will certainly enjoy this fun and exciting class!  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    February 27 –  “Eric Johnson” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This great American guitarist won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, so will surely give you a show worth seeing!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1581117-eric-johnson-charleston/.

    February 28 – March 4 – Food and Wine Festival at a variety of locations around Charleston.  This event will provide you with a chance to learn how to shuck an oyster, beer pairing, take an eco-tour, wonderful dinners, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 727-9998 or visit https://charlestonwineandfood.com/.

    March 1 –  “Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend” at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  This is a film screening about the live and history of textile artists from a small town in Alabama.  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit https://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/quiltmakers-of-gees-bend/Event?oid=15247711.

    March 1 – 3 –  Myrtle Beach Marathon/Half Marathon/Marathon Relay/5K and a Family Fun Run at Grissom Parkway and 21 Avenue North in Myrtle Beach.  Known as the flattest race and fastest race, there is something for everyone at this event.  For more information visit https://mbmarathon.com/.

    March 2 –  “Scotty McCreery” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This winner of Season 10 of American Idol is still going strong, so don’t miss the chance to see this talented country singer live!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005437DEE07CA8&offerid=76067.

    March 2 – 3 – “A Hero’s Life” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This performance is presented by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Masterworks. For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/a-heros-life/.

    March 2 – 4 –  Oyster Roast Trail Ride Weekend at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island.  Ride over 23 miles of scenic trails by day and relax and enjoy fun, good food, and fellowship by night.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=8995.

    March 2 – 11 –  “Cinderella” at the Main Street Youth Theatre on Hilton Head Island.  This is sure to be one fantastic production, so come out and support the performers.  For more information call (843) 689-6246 or visit http://msyt.org/shows/cinderella/.

    March 2 – May 26 –  “Super Freak” at the Thirty-Four West Theatre Company in Charleston.  Your evening will be filled with funky 70’s music while enjoying a soap opera drama about the scandal of the soap star superfly.  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/super-freak.

    March 3 –  “Darren Knight’s Southern Mamma an Em Comedy Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  If you haven’t seen this comedian, you are in for a treat and a night filled with lots of laughter and humor you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1581248-darren-knights-southern-momma-charleston/.

    March 3 –  “Disney Live! Mickey & Minnie’s Doorway to Magic” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Bring the kids out for a fun evening filled with 25 of your favorite Disney characters!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/disney-live-mickey-and-minnies-doorway-to-magic-1.

    March 3 –  Give Me Shelter 5K at the Recreational Complex in Moncks Corner.  Proceeds from the race benefit the Callen-Lacey Center for Children. For more information call (843) 266-5200 or visit https://cydc.org/give-me-shelter-color-5k/.

    March 3 –  Coastal Disability Ministry Summit at Pointe North Church in Moncks Corner.  Come learn the three main ingredients that will help children and adults of all abilities to feel more included in your congregation.  For more information call (843) 452-6216 or visit https://clcnetwork.org/events/charleston/.

    March 3 –  Front Beach Fest at the Isle of Palms.  Enjoy a family fun filled street festival with live entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and craft vendors, and local restaurants to provide you with a variety of food and drink.  For more information call (843) 886-8294 or visit http://www.iop.net/island-gras.

    March 3 –  “Graham Nash” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  This will be an intimate evening of songs and stories by this talented artist.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/event/grahamnash/.

    March 3 –  Jewelry-Making Workshop: Flower Drop-Lariat Necklace at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  Create your own beautiful necklace to take home.  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/programs-events/jewelry-making-workshop-flower-drop-lariat-necklace/255.

    March 3 –  Amazing Race at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy a fun day of friendly competition as you race around to a variety of stations along the way that will challenge your athleticism, problem solving skills, and team working abilities, so grab a partner and get ready for a challenge!  For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004080.

    March 3 –  Sand Dollar Schooling Horse Show Series at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=8996.

    March 3 –  Where the Wild Things Are 5K at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel.  You’ll enjoy a scenic run/walk along the nature trails of the Center and just may see some wildlife along the way.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1455/Where-the-Wild-Things-Run-5K.

    March 4 –  Garden Bros. Circus at the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  Nothing brightens the spirits quite like a circus, so bring the children out for a fun show and create some memories!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/gardenbros18.

    March 4 –  “Lewis Black – The Joke’s On Us Tour” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This Grammy Award winning comedian is known as one of the most popular performers today, so don’t miss the chance to see him live!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/lewis-black-jokes-us-tour/.

    March 4 –  “An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories by Graham Nash” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This singer/songwriter, former of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash and is touring to give you an evening of great music and share some of his stories with you!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1568861-intimate-evening-songs-charleston/.

    March 4 –  Palmetto Bluff Marathon / Half Marathon / 10K at the Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton.  Choose your challenge that will take you along paved flat streets followed by an after party of live music, free beer, and BBQ sandwiches.  For more information call (843) 815-1718 or visit https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/SC/Bluffton/PalmettoBluffHalfMarathon10K.

    March 5 –  “Dixie Dreggs” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Steve Morse and his original band have reunited in response to demands of devoted fans, so come out and enjoy a great show!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1561083-dixie-dregs-charleston/.

    March 5 – 11 –  Wine and Food Festival at a variety of locations around Hilton Head Island.  You’ll enjoy cooking classes, wine tasting, a fried chicken lunch, competitions, and more!  For more information call (843) 686-4944 or visit http://hiltonheadwineandfood.com/.

    March 5 – 16 –  Tea Room & Gift Shop at St. Pauls Summerville in Summerville.  The menu includes She Crab Soup and Tomato Pie, as well as homemade desserts, and the gift shop has everything from wooden crafts to jewelry. For more information call (843) 873-1991 or visit http://www.stpaulssummerville.org/tea-room-gift-shop/.

    March 6 –  History of the Marsh Tacky at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn the history of these native horses that are now on the endangered species list, with only 300 documented in existence.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 6 –  “Venice Baroque Orchestra” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This extremely talented group of musicians is committed to performing masterpieces from the 17th and 18th Centuries.  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/venice-baroque-orchestra/.

    March 6 –  “Fleet Foxes” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Enjoy an evening of indie folk music with this talented band from Washington.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/fleet-foxes.

     

     

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