Activities Outside of the Columbia Area – February 27, 2019 – March 19, 2019

    ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA

    Wednesday February 27, 2019 to March 19, 2019

     

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Wednesdays –  Pickens Flea Market Jam at the Pickens Bargain Exchange Flea Market in Pickens.  Take a mid-week break to enjoy some live music and relaxation.  For more information call (864) 607-3493 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525278567921906/?event_time_id=525278697921893.

     

    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 March 3 –  “Oklahoma”  at the Greenwood Community  Theatre in Greenwood.  This production by Rogers and Hammerstein is one fun filled musical you will most certainly enjoy!  For more information call (864) 388-7800 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/theatre/main-page.

     

    Through March 3 –  “Seussical, Jr.” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  All of your favorite Seuss characters will come to life on stage in this fun and entertaining production!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/shows/.

     

    Through May 1 –  Writing Workshop with Amy Randall at the Huguenot Mill Conference Room in Greenville.  Here is a chance for you to learn to write your own life story through poetry with the help of this talented artist.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/writing-workshop-1.

     

    February 27 –  Douglas Gresham Master’s Class at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.  Here is a great opportunity to spend some time learning from the stepson of C.S. Lewis and President of the C.S. Lewis Company.  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://thelogostheatre.com/.

     

    February 27 –  Fine Arts Center: The Great American Songbook at Genevieve’s Theater Lounge in Greenville.  Part of the Fine Arts Center’s Jazz All Stars Concert Series, offers an opportunity for up and coming artists to showcase their talent in a professional setting with this show focusing on compositions by historical icons including Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Irving Berlin!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/jazz-2.

     

    February 28 –  “Romantic: Chopin and Champagne” at Genevieve’s Theater Lounge in Greenville.  This month’s free appreciation gathering will take you to Paris’s Romantic Period with the beautiful sounds of “Symphonie Fantastique” by Hector Berlioz and Casper David Fredrich’s painting, “Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog”.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/romantic-chopin-and-champagne.

     

    March 1 –  Mardi Gras Ball at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  No information is currently available about this event, so give them a call for any questions.  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/116/Mardi+Gras+Ball.

     

    March 1 –  An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp, & Jill Sobule at Genevieve’s Theater Lounge in Greenville.  Spend an evening with two of the area’s most incredible singer/songwriter/musicians and their talented guest artist with the top 20 Billboard Chart song, “I Kissed A Girl”.   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=19-CI-Sobule&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=.

     

    March 1 –  “Mike Epps: Funny As Ish Comedy Tour” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  You will surely enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with this hilarious comedian!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/mike-epps-19.

     

    March 1 –  “Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  This performance will take modern dance and add an Asian flair to provide you with one fantastic show!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/nai-ni_chen_dance_company#.XF8njzNKiyI.

     

    March 1 –  “The Three Little Pigs” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Presented by the Spartanburg Repertory Opera, this will be a show you will not soon forget!  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e2323/.

     

    March 1 – 2 –  Easy Bend IPRA Rodeo at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  You’ll enjoy seeing bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping, and bull riding.  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#.XGCOiDNKiyI.

     

    March 1 – 3 – Southern Homes and Gardens Show at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville.  If you are looking to make any changes to your home or garden this year, here is a chance to meet with a variety of vendors to get inspiration and/or professional advice, attend home improvement workshops, and even learn tricks of the trade from professional chefs on preparing meals for two or a crowd.  For more information visit https://southernhomeandgardenshow.com/.

     

    March 1 – 9 –  Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition at the Milliken Art Gallery in Spartanburg.  This exhibition was created to open a venue for young women in high school to display their talent! For more information call (864) 596-9126 or visit https://www.converse.edu/event/young-women-in-art-juried-exhibition/.

     

    March 1 – 16 – “The Wizard of Oz” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  Taken a journey with Dorothy and Toto as you meet the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they journey to Oz in this fun and enjoyable production!  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Show/Details/55.

     

    March 1 – April 27 –  “The Horse and His Boy” at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.  Take a journey to Narnia with Shasta, a servant boy, who runs away from his cruel master to take an adventure with Bree, a talking horse in this production that will include life sized puppets, beautiful sets, and an adventurous story you won’t soon forget, so bring the whole family out to enjoy this incredible show!  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://ci.ovationtix.com/35062/production/994446.

     

    March 2 –  Reedy River Rivalry at 945 South Main Street in Greenville.  This is a tailgate block party before and following the Clemson and University of South Carolina basketball game so come out for the fun rivalry!  For more information call (864) 884-2172 or visit https://www.greenvillesc.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=6932.

     

    March 2 –  Upstate Regional Drill Competition at T.L. Hanna High School Football Stadium in Anderson.  Come out and see some of the area’s best drill teams as they compete for the regions #1 title!  For more information call (864) 933-2547 or visit http://scdrills.org/.

    March 2 –  Mardi Gras in the Electric City at the Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center in Anderson.  Dress in your favorite New Orleans Fat Tuesday attire and enjoy an evening of music, dancing, great food and beverages, and a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the local Meals on Wheels program.  For more information call (864) 260-4819 or visit http://acmow.org/mardi-gras-in-the-electric-city/.

    March 2 –  The Cinderella Project at the Anderson County Library in Anderson.  This wonderful project was created to provide an opportunity for young women in need to have a place to go to put together a prom outfit at no cost to help make her special night one to remember!  For more information visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/.

     

    March 2 – 3 –  “Strauss Squared” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, you’ll enjoy an evening that blends the sounds of Johann Strauss with compositions by Richard Strauss for an evening bursting with fabulous sounds!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gso-mw-4.

     

    March 3 –  Carolina Youth Symphony Winter Concert at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of amazing chamber music with one of the Southeast’s best youth orchestras!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/carolina-youth-symphony-winter-concerts.

     

    March 5 –  Diamond Cheer and Dance Competition at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex in Anderson.  Come out and see some of the best cheer teams as they perform some of their best cheers, stunts, and dances.  For more information call (864) 260-4819 or visit https://www.diamondcheeranddance.com/anderson.html.

     

    March 5 –  “Cantus” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  This 8 member male vocal ensemble will serenade you with an amazing evening of music!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/cantus#.XF8veTNKiyI.

     

    March 5 – 10 –  “The Book of Mormon” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Spend some time to see one of the most wonderful musicals of all time in this Tony Award winning performance that is filled with comedy about “the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries sent half-way across the world to spread the Good Word.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=19-BW-BookofMormon&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=.

     

    March 6 – 10 –  2019 Southeastern Conference: Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  If you are a sports fan, you’ll want to come out and root on your favorite team so make your plans now to attend!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/2019-southeast-conference.

     

    March 7 –  “The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  The planetarium is closed ruining the field trip, so the school bus takes off into the solar system to explore the stars in this fun show!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1337891.

     

    March 7 – 9 –  ASAC Horse Show at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  This show will include American Saddlebred, Hackney Ponies, & Road Horses.  For more information call (704) 305-3446 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/asac_horse_show_3713?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.XHLzP-hKiyI.

     

    March 8 – 9 –  “Cinderella the Ballet” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Enjoy another beautiful ballet by the Carolina Ballet Theatre.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/carolina-youth-symphony-winter-concerts.

     

    March 8 – 10 –  Switch-A-Roos Consignment Sale at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  If you are looking to purchase items for a new little one to come or one you already have, here is a chance to get items at a reasonable discount from those you’d buy brand new including beds, car seats, toys, clothes, and more!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/51/Switch+A+Roos+Consignment+Sale.

     

    March 8 – 17 –  “Peter and the Star Catchers” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Bring the children out for an adventure to Neverland in this Tony Award winning “swashbuckling production”.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e2115/&DateOfEvent=03/08/2019.

     

    March 9 –  Oyster Roast at the Big Water Marina in Starr.  You’ll enjoy scrumptious oysters and other fare while supporting Mitchell’s Light that supports efforts for the community and families of those lost in the water providing local search and rescue groups, etc. with equipment needed to find the victims and help families with closure of their lost loved one.  For more information call (864) 844-3602 or visit https://www.mitchellslight.org/upcoming-events.

     

    March 9 – 10 –  Rainbow Dance Competition at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  You’ll have a chance to see some of the most incredible dancers in the southeast at this fun competition!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/171/Rainbow+Dance+Competition.

     

    March 9 – 10 –  South Carolina ComiCon at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville.  Put on your favorite costume and come out for a weekend filled with fun activities, vendors, collectibles, cosplay, contests, and more for “kids” of all ages!  For more information visit https://meetgcc.com/event/sc-comicon/.

     

    March 10 –  Family Fundays: Windy Watercolors at the Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg.  This drop-in workshop will show you how to use wind and watercolors to create a beautiful piece of abstract art without the use of brushes.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit https://www.spartanburgartmuseum.org/product-page/family-fundays-windy-watercolors.

     

    March 11 –  Clemson University Symphonic Band at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  Enjoy a show filled with music by composers Jennifer Jolly and Peter Meechan.  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1296966.

     

    March 11 – 12 –   Garden Brothers Circus at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville.  This exciting show will feature the racing camels, 6 motorcycles in the sphere of fear, acrobatics, aerial daredevils, and so much more!  For more information visit https://meetgcc.com/event/garden-bros-circus/.

     

    March 11 – 13 –  South Carolina’s Nonprofit Summit at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville.  This conference will help those running or working for non-profit organizations to gain insight into gaining skills to improve income, build bridges with others in the community, and other insightful workshops, as well as opportunities to explore the beautiful Greenville area.  For more information call (803) 929-0399 or visit https://summit.togethersc.org/2019/.

     

    March 15 –  “Celtic Women” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  These incredible talented women will serenade you with an incredible show you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/celtic-woman-1.

     

    March 14 –  2019 Juried Student Art Show at the Milliken Art Gallery of Converse College in Spartanburg.  Come out and see what some of the wonderfully talented students have created!  For more information call (864) 596-9181 or visit https://www.converse.edu/event/exhibition-2019-juried-student-show/.

     

    March 14 – April 7 –  “Into the Woods” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy this Tony Award winning musical will be one your kids will certainly enjoy, and so will you!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/into-the-woods/.

     

    March 15 – Mobile Meal Land Cruise: Barbados at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  Take a journey to the islands and you don’t even have to travel, unless you win one of the exciting auction items, while you enjoy fun games, live music, food and beverages, and of course, other great auction items!   For more information call (864) 573-8684 or visit https://www.mobile-meals.org/event/15th-annual-land-cruise.

     

    March 15 – 16 –  “Sesame Street Live: Let’s Party!” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Bring your kids out for a fun, interactive show!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/sesame-street-live-1.

     

    March 15 – 24 –  “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” at the Clemson Little Theatre in Clemson.  This C.S. Lewis story and live production is one the entire family is sure to enjoy! For more information call (864) 646-8100 or visit http://www.clemsonlittletheatre.com/season.htm.

     

    March 15 – 31 –  “Power of Sail” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  This powerful performance tells the story of a Harvard Professor who interviews a White Nationalist speaker to the protests of the student body in this unique storytelling approach in a production you want to miss!  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/power-of-sail/.

     

    March 16 –  Upstate National College Fair at Furman University’s Timmons Arena in Greenville.  Here is a chance for high school juniors and seniors, their parents, and even college students to visit with a variety of colleges to explore program options, housing, finances, etc. and get any questions you may have answered.  For more information call (703) 836-2222 ext. 14 visit https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/upstate-south-carolina-national-college-fair/.

     

    March 16 –  St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Depot Street in Fountain Inn.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with entertainment, cold beverages, food, and fun for the kids!  For more information call (864) 724-8044 or visit https://www.fountaininn.org/special-events.html.

     

    March 16 –  St. Patty’s Day Dash & Bash at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville.  This is a 5K run/walk and kids fun run followed by live music, a costume contest, food and beverages, and fun kids activities with proceeds to benefit Palmetto Children’s Charity, so pull out your favorite St. Patrick’s Day outfit and prepare for the fun!  For more information visit https://www.stpaddysdashandbash.com/.

     

    March 16 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival on North Main Street in Greenville.  Spend a day in the upstate celebrating the American Irish culture!  For more information visit https://www.gvlstpatricks.com/.

     

    March 16 – 17 –  “X – Celebrating 10 Years of Dance” at the Dance Theatre of Greenville.  If you love dance, you won’t want to miss this tremendous show!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/x-celebrating-10-years-of-dance.

     

    March 19 – “Ashland Croft” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  This finalist of The Voice will serenade you with her tremendous voice, so take the chance to see her now as she is sure to begin her climb to the top from here!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/ashland-craft/.

     

     

    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/.

     

    Thursday and Saturday –Test-n-Tune (or specialty races) at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  If you enjoy racing, whatever the vehicle type, or just enjoy watching these events, check out the schedule to see what races are scheduled.  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

     

    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 February 28 –  Drama Kids After School Drama Fun at the Aiken Community Theatre in Aiken.  Here is a chance for the kids to enjoy learning the art of acting and all that goes with theatrical performances.  For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit https://aikencommunitytheatre.org/shows-1/.

    Through March 1 –  Painting Horses with Booth Malone at the Center for the Arts in Aiken.  Here is a chance to learn from an award winning equestrian artist how to paint horses for intermediate to advanced oil painters.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/events/.

    Through March 19 – Carolina Piedmont Seminar Series: Birding ID at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  If you’ve wanted to learn the art of identifying the birds around you, here is a chance with monthly sessions followed by a field trip (after March 19th) at which time you’ll have a chance to use what you’ve learned in the outdoors.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2554/.

    Through May 25 –  Guided Horseback Trail Ride at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Spend a Saturday taking a trip through the Greenway on horseback led by one of the Greenways equestrian staff.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/guided-horseback-trail-ride.

    February 27 –  “Guy Penrod” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  If you’ve never seen this incredible inspirational Gospel singer before, take the chance to do so!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=guy-penrod.

    February 28 –  “Turtle Island Quartet” at the Etherredge Center of the USC Campus in Aiken.  This two-time Grammy Award winning group will serenade you with a pop style jazz for a wonderful evening of music!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/cultural-series-turtle-is/2019-02-28-19-30.

    February 28 –  Ink Drawing II with Marge Moody at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Continuing on from the 1st class, attendees will learn how to use ink and a variety of implements to explore using.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    February 28 –  “Buffalo Soldier” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This production is based on a heroic true story about the nation’s longest surviving Buffalo Soldier and veteran of the Spanish-American War that also tells the story of the “brave soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalries that served our Country well with little of the recognition they deserved”. For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=buffalo-soldier.

    February 28 – March 2 –  Camden Irish Fest at a variety of locations around Camden.  St. Patrick’s Day is coming up and Camden is working to get you ready with an Irish book reading, a pub crawl, a Lucky Leprechaun 5k, and the main events on Saturday in downtown Camden that will include live Irish music, dancing, foods, drinks, kids activities, a Medieval/Renaissance encampment, arts & crafts, Irish Wolfhounds, Gypsy Vanner horses, and so much more so come dressed in your favorite green attire!  For more information visit https://www.irishfestcamden.com/.

    March 1 –  “Gene Watson” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Spend an evening enjoying the classic country sounds of this historical artist!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit https://www.sumtersc.gov/operahouse/events/mainstage.

    March 1 –  “Mike Ferris and the Fortunate Few” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This 2015 Grammy Award winning artist for Best Roots Gospel Album and he will provide you with an astounding performance!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=mike-farris-the-fortunate-few.

    March 2 –  “ABACAB: The Music of Genesis” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  Here is a chance to enjoy your favorite songs by Genesis with this talented tribute band!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    March 2 –  “Heroes of Harmony” at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts in Aiken.  These four gentlemen will show you just how beautiful music can be created through incredible harmony!  For more information visit https://www.apagonline.org/seasons/2018-2019/heroesofharmony.html.

    March 2 –  Flashlight Hike at the Adventure Entrance Parking Lot of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Here is a chance to explore the nighttime forest of the Greenway and listen to the owls that live here!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/flashlight-hike.

    March 2 –  Green Gala – The Greatest Gala on Earth at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  You’ll enjoy an evening of live music and performances, dancing, scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction and limited live auction with proceeds to benefit the Greenway.   For more information call (803) 547-2741 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/green-gala-the-greatest-gala-on-earth.

    March 2 –  Seuss-a-Thon at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Bring the children out to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with fun activities based on their favorite Seuss story with creative storytelling scrapbook art, play go fish matching games, and go fishing for red fish and blue fish!  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2568/.

    March 2 –  The Cinderella Project at The Mill at Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken.  This incredible project offers the opportunity for young women in high school in a home with financial challenges the opportunity to put together a prom outfit to help make her special night absolutely amazing!  For more information visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/.

    March 2 –  The Joy of Gardening Symposium at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg.  If you love gardening, you’ll want to take the chance to attend this event that will help you take your gardening to the next level!  For more information send an email to symposium@yorkmg.org or visit http://symposium.yorkmg.org/.

    March 2 –  Safari Night for the Arts at the Fine Arts Center in Camden.  Spend an evening enjoy art and entertainment by local artists, as well as students and staff from local schools as you enjoy a buffet, cash bar, and a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the Fine Arts Center.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/events/safari-night-arts.

    March 2 –  CATT Lake Wateree Qualifier 3 at Clear Water Cove Marina in Camden.  Better get to work on qualifying for the final in April! For more information call (803) 413-7521 or visit https://www.cattteamtrail.com/divisions/catt-lake-wateree/.

    March 2 –  “Paul Thorn” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy a show filled with inspirational Gospel music!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=paul-thorn.

    March 2 – 3 –  Agamacon at the Odell Weeks Activity Center in Aiken.  Come dressed as your favorite character and enjoy gaming, anime, cosplay, and meet with a variety of vendors. For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://discoveraikencounty.com/events/2019-03/.

    March 2 – April 20 –  “The Fourth Cross” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This historical story for the Easter season will give you a first-hand look at the events that took place so many years ago, and attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy an authentic Biblical meal.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/fourth-cross.

    March 3 –  “Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  They’re back and ready to provide you with another great show!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=larry-gatlin-the-gatlin-brothers.

    March 4 –  “The Magic School Bus” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  The kids will most certainly enjoy this wonderful story about kids who got lost on the way to the planetarium and how they learn to work together to find their way home.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit https://www.sumtersc.gov/operahouse/events/matinee.

    March 4 –  “Black Violin” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Using a blend of classical and hip hop music, these two talented violinists and their band will show you how they’ve broken cultural barriers to create a show like no other!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=black-violin.

    March 4 – 5 –  Indigo Dyeing Workshop at Santee State Park in Santee.  If you’ve been interested in the history and art of indigo dyeing, here is a chance to learn and take home 4 napkins you’ve made yourself!  For more information call (803) 854-2408 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004865.

    March 7 –  Wind Ensemble at the Etherredge Center in Aiken.  Enjoy an evening of wind instruments by some of the talented USC artists!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/wind-ensemble/2019-03-07-19-30.

    March 7 – 10 –  “The Phantom Tollbooth” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  This is the story of a young boy who takes his toy car through a tollbooth and is transported to The Kingdom of Wisdom and the quest that follows.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    March 8 –  “In the Spirit of Jazz”: A Community Fish Fry at the Second Baptist Church in Aiken.  Jazz musicians from the church will perform while you enjoy a tasty fish fry with all of the trimmings with proceeds to benefit the church school!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/in-the-spirit-of-jazz-a-c/2019-03-08-17-00.

    March 8 –  “Henry Cho” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of laughter this this very talented comedian!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=henry-cho.

    March 8 – 15 –  Joye in Aiken at various locations around Aiken.  This incredible event will bring in talented young artists including students from the Juilliard School, to bring the excitement of learning and the pleasure of discovery in the arts. For more information send an email to director@joyeinaiken.com or visit https://www.joyeinaiken.com/.

    March 9 –  Eclectic Necklace and Bracelet Workshop at the Center for the Arts in Aiken.  Learn how to create a knotted necklace using eclectic beads and how to create a bracelet and add a clasp in this workshop.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/education-for-adults-classes/.

    March 9 –  Copper Embossing at the Center for the Arts in Aiken.  If you’ve been interesting in the art of embossing copper, you won’t want to miss this workshop that will teach you the basics!  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/education-for-adults-classes/.

    March 9 –  Harry Potter Science Saturday at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Spend a day with your kids enjoying activities and learning information based on real science in the Harry Potter stories.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2591/.

    March 9 –  The Cinderella Project at Catch the Vision International in Orangeburg.  Here is a chance for girls in the Orangeburg area to obtain a prom dress and any needed accessories to help make their special day one to remember.  For more information visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

    March 9 –  2019 Southern Sound Series: The SteelDrivers” at the McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theater in York.  Spend your Saturday enjoying bluegrass with a blend of rock and roll with these talented musicians!  For more information call (803) 684-3948 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2587/.

    March 9 –  Basic Drawing with Brad Sabelli at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  If you’ve wanted to learn the art of drawing, this is a great place to start!  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    March 9 –  “Church Basement Ladies” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy a fun musical comedy about the men in the church and the ladies who support them.  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=church-basement-ladies.

    March 9 –  Joe Davis Run for Recovery at the Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill.  This 10K, 5K, and Fun Run is in memory of Joe Davis, a 28 year old who died from overdose, with proceeds to support Keystone Substance Abuse Services, the local alcohol and drug non-profit organization and their efforts to educate, prevent and treat those struggling from the disease of addiction. For more information call (704) 893-3800 or visit https://joedavisrun.racesonline.com/.

    March 10 –  “Drew Peterson” at the Etherredge Center in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy an evening of beautiful piano music by this very talented pianist!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/drew-petersen/2019-03-10-19-30.

    March 10 – 11 –  Watercolor Journaling at Santee State Park in Santee.  Join Charleston artist, Amelia Spade, as you learn how to create memories of your journeys through art. For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004853.

    March 12 –  Color Drawing with Marge Moody at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  You’ll learn how to use color pencils to draw in this workshop.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    March 12 –  “Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell” at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy a wonderful opera about Dido, queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, prince of Troy.  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/dido-and-aeneas-by-henry/2019-03-12-19-30.

    March 12 –  Danu: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This is the perfect group to see to celebrate your St. Patrick’s Day coming to you straight from Ireland!   For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=danu-st-patrick-s-day-celebration.

    March 13 –  Swing Dance Party featuring “Sammy Miller and the Congregation” at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy a show filled with great jazz music by this Jilliard Masters program graduate and his band.  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/swing-dance-party-featuri/2019-03-13-20-00.

    March 13 –  “The Oakridge Boys” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  They are back to provide you with another great performance!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-oak-ridge-boys.

    March 14 –  “Jessica Lang Dance” at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts in Aiken.  You’ll experience a beautiful dance performance you will most certainly enjoy!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/jessica-lang-dance/2019-03-14-20-00.

    March 14 –  “Kenny Ceteras Chicago Experience” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Spend an evening enjoying your favorite hits by Chicago with this talented group!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit https://www.sumtersc.gov/operahouse/events/mainstage.

    March 14 –  Wheel of Misfortune Mystery Theatre at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  Enjoy an evening of laughter with comedian Jeff Allen in this part game and part show performance that will have you trying to solve the puzzle of the missing host!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/mystery-theater/wheel-misfortune.

    March 14 – 17 –  “SOS Savoy High” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  You’ll enjoy a comedy musical tells the story of two talented students who save the theatre department of their school.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/event-calendar/.

    March 15 –  Festival Finale: “Jennifer Sheehan” at the Etherredge Center in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy an evening of wonderful vocals with this award winning vocalist!  For more information call (803) 641-3305 or visit https://etherredge.usca.edu/festival-finale-featuring/2019-03-15-20-00.

    March 15 –  “Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy some of the great performances created by this professional repertory ensemble!  For more information call (803) 276-5179 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=gilbert-and-sullivan-favorites.

    March 15 – 16 –  Pass It On Kidsignment Sale at the First Baptist Church in Aiken.  If you are looking for some gently used kids toys, furniture, clothing, etc., you’ll want to come out and see what is available with Saturday being half price day.  For more information call (803) 645-1050 or visit https://passitonaiken.com/.

    March 16 –  “Don’t Throw the Rice Yet” at the University of South Carolina in Lancaster.  This murder mystery dinner performance will have you helping to figure out “who done it”.  For more information call (803) 289-1486 or visit https://www.lancastercitysc.com/events/lancaster-live-presents-the-murder-mystery-dinner-theatre-dont-throw-the-rice-yet/.

    March 16 –  Oak on the Bank at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  This acrylics class will have you painting a live oak near the river.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/education-for-adults-classes/.

    March 16 –  St. Patrick’s Day on Main on Main Street in Rock Hill.  Spend a fun day enjoying live Irish music, a photo booth, lots of food and beverages, and a kids area!  For more information visit https://www.onlyinoldtown.com/stpatricks.

    March 16 –  Aiken’s Bacon & Brews at the Newberry Street Festival Center in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy bacon themed dishes made by local providers, a variety of brews and wines, and live music by Tokyo Joe, with proceeds to benefit the local Kiwanis school programs.  For more information visit http://www.aikensbaconandbrews.com/.

    March 16 –  Aiken Trials at the Aiken Training Track in Aiken.  It’s that time of year again to come see some of the local riders, trainers and horses showcase their hard work with other fun activities including bull riding, activities for the kids, and the favorite U.S. Pony Racing Kids.  For more information visit http://www.aikentrainingtrack.com/#trials.

    March 16 –  “Joe Gransden & Francine Reed” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy a show filled with a blend of jazz, blues, and R&B with these extremely talented artists!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=joe-gransden-francine-reed.

    March 16 – 18 –  The Seasonal Landscape in Pastel with Jacob Aguiar at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  In this three day workshop you’ll learn how to use pastels to create landscapes.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    March 17 –  Level 1 Mountain Bike Clinic at the Adventure Center parking lot of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  If you’ve been wanting to learn the basics of mountain biking, this is a great chance to get started!  For more information call (803) 547-4574 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/level-1-mountain-bike-clinic-4.

    March 17 –  “Siberian Virtuosi” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Russian virtuoso of violinists will astound you with their amazing talented!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=siberian-virtuosi.

    March 18 & April 4 –  Biblical Field Trip at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This is a great chance for kids to experience exposure to Biblical characters, customs, and practices with live animals and hands on fun! For more information call (803) 802=2300 or visit https://narroway.net/childrens-shows/biblical-field-trip.

     

    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.

     

    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 February 27 –  “Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre” at the Gaillard Auditorium in Charleston.  You will experience one of the most incredible dance troupes on the circuit so don’t miss the chance to see them!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/alvin-ailey-american-dance-theater-2/.

    Through February 28 –  Gullah Celebration at various locations on Hilton Head Island.  Throughout the month will be a variety of events with everything from Gullah foods to eat and learn how to cook, to the arts, to history and beyond, so make plans to attend one or more of these fun and educational events!  For more information visit http://gullahcelebration.com/.

    Through March 1 – South Carolina Chamber Music Festival at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  You’ll have the chance to enjoy a variety of recitals and participate in masterclasses and workshops throughout the week.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/events/list/?tribe_paged=2&tribe_event_display=list.

    Through March 3 –  “Blithe Spirit” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  This fantasy comedy tells the story of how a medium is invited to hold a séance to help a writer with his latest project, but as he later finds out, she brought back his first wife, Elvira, to haunt him and creates all sorts of trouble for him with his current wife that will have you rolling with laughter in the isles.  For more information call (843) 686-3945 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/blithe-spirit.

    Through May 25 – “Sharing the Chores: Works on Paper by Jonathan Green” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  This incredible artist creates art that depicts the lowcountry and brings it to life based on his own childhood upbringing, so be sure to come see the work of this very talented artist.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    February 28 –  The Lost Hundred Years in the History of South Carolina – The Story of Santa Elena at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  If you don’t know about Santa Elena and how it shaped the history of the country, this is a great opportunity for you to learn about this significant part of American history and the impact to South Carolina archaeology.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    February 28 – March 10 –  “Mulan, Jr.” at the Main Street Youth Theatre on Hilton Head Island.  The setting is ancient China, this is the story of a girl who dresses as a boy and takes her father’s place in the Emperors Army.  For more information call (843) 689-6246 or visit https://msyt.org/shows/mulan-jr/.

    March 1 –  “Nautical Wheelers” and “Gwen Yvette” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Part of the new Backyard Concert series, end your week relaxing to enjoyable music under the old oak tree!  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 1 –  “Old Dominion: Make It Sweet Tour” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Spend your evening enjoying the music of this talented country group!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/old-dominion-make-it-sweet-tour.

    March 1 –  “Aaron Lewis: State I’m In Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This multi-platinum artist will provide you with an evening filled with his great country rock music!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1797525-aaron-lewis-state-im-in-charleston/.

    March 1 –  “Completely Unchained: The Ultimate Van Halen Tribute” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Finally, a tribute band for one of the all-time rock great groups so come out and enjoy hearing some of your favorite songs!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D00562BAD164894&offerid=96401.

    March 1 – 2 –  Myrtle Beach Marathon  at a variety of locations around Myrtle Beach.  This event will include a Health Expo, a marathon, a half-marathon, a 5K, and family fun run. For more information send an email to info@mbmarathon.com or visit https://mbmarathon.com/.

    March 1 – 2 –  “Romeo and Juliet” at the Gaillard Auditorium in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, you’ll enjoy an evening of magical music!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/romeo-and-juliet-2/.

    March 1 – 3 – The Royal Hanneford Circus at the Florence Center in Florence.  With 3-rings of shows, you’ll see trapeze artists, jugglers, performing camels, a human cannonball, performing pigs, and more!  For more information call (843) 679-9417 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2019/circus.

    March 1 – 3 –  Remodeling Expo at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston.  If you are looking to do some remodeling this year, here is a chance to meet with vendors who can help you along your journey.  For more information call (843) 747-1882 or visit http://www.homeshowcenter.com/overview/charlestonhome2?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1.

    March 2 –  Where the Wild Things Run 5K at the Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel.  This event where you can run, walk or job will take you along the beautiful nature trails of this wonderful facility!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1455/Where-the-Wild-Things-Run-5K.

    March 2 –  Wild Turkey Federation Banquet at the Cultural Arts Building at Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson.  Enjoy a fun evening at this fund raising event with proceeds to support the introduction of outdoors to women, children, and the disabled. For more information call (843) 834-7779 or visit https://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/events/2019/national-wild-turkey-federation-banquet.

    March 2 –  Anime Film Festival at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston. This all day event will be filled with a variety of anime films (all will be English Dubbed versions).  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1797755-2nd-annual-anime-film-fest-charleston/.

    March 2 –  “Soul Sacrifice: A Tribute to Santana” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Who doesn’t enjoy the music of Santana, so you’ll want to be sure to check out this tribute show!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D005624C199423C&offerid=96341.

    March 2 –  Jewels and Jeans at the Country Club of Hilton Head Island on Hilton Head Island.  You’ll enjoy an evening of food and drinks, live entertainment, and wonderful auction items to benefit the Beaufort County School system.  For more information visit https://www.foundationedexcellence.com/jewels-jeans-save.

    March 2 –  Hoedown at the Oceanside Community Village in Surfside Beach.  Spend an evening enjoying a wonderful dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a raffle with proceeds to benefit the Barnabas Horse Foundation, a therapeutic horse riding program. For more information call (843) 241-3331 or visit http://www.barnabashorse.org/.

    March 2 –  Amazing Challenge Race at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach.  This 4.5 mile friendly completion will require teams of two, one being an adult, to use teamwork to work through fun but thoughtful challenges so grab and partner and come out for the fun! For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004080.

    March 2 –  Pipe-Major Sandy Jones Invitational and Charleston Indoor Games at Grimsley Hall at the Citadel in Charleston.  This Grade 1-5 indoor bagpipe contest will provide scholarship opportunities to those showing enthusiasm and dedication to their art!  For more information visit https://sandyjonesinvitational.com/.

    March 3 –  “Free Solo” Film at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This film will show you the life of free soloist climber, Alex Hannold, as he faces his dream of climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock, El Capitan in Yosemite National Park . . . without a rope.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1818654-free-solo-film-charleston/.

    March 4 –  “Sound of Music” Sing-a-Long at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This wonderful, heartwarming story is one of America’s favorites and here is a chance to sing along with others who love the film!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1800798-sound-music-sing-along-charleston/.

    March 4 –  “Joe Bonamassa” at the Gaillard Auditorium in Charleston.  Here is a chance to see one of the most incredible guitarists in the world!  For more information call (843) 725-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/joe-bonamassa/.

    March 5 – June 1 –  “Power of Love” at 34 West in Charleston.  Enjoy a fun comedy about America’s sweetheart who “hires the city’s worst detective agency”.  For more information visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/the-power-of-love.

    March 6 –  “Sesame Street Live!” at the Florence Center in Florence.  Here is another chance for the kids to see their favorite characters in this fun and entertaining show!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2019/sesame.

    March 6 – 10 –  Charleston Food and Wine Festival at a variety of locations around Charleston.  Come out and enjoy some of the best foods prepared by great local chefs and spirits from a variety of restaurants and vendors from around Charleston, as well as music, workshops, hands on classes, and excursions and the Culinary Village at Marion Square.  For more information call (843) 727-9998 or visit https://charlestonwineandfood.com/.

    March 6 – 24 –  “Steel Magnolias” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This southern comedy is one you will most certainly enjoy!  For more information call (843) 577-7183 or visit https://charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/the-shows/62-steel-magnolias.html.

    March 7 –  Salt Marsh Discovery at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  You’ll learn about the vast ecosystem of the salt marshes and the myriad of critters that live in this special environment. For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 7 –  “Puddles Pitty Party” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  One of Americas Got Talent favorites, you’ll enjoy a show filled with sadness, humor, tenderness, and one magical singing voice!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1774083-puddles-pity-party-charleston/.

    March 7 – 9 –  National Shag Dance Championships at the Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort in Myrtle Beach.  Here is a chance to see some of the most talented shag dancers across the country competing for the title as the best in the Nation!  For more information visit http://www.shagnationals.com/.

    March 8 –  “Jeanne Robertson” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  If you’ve never seen her before, you really don’t want to miss the chance to laugh until you cry with this hilarious comedian!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1683663-jeanne-robertson-charleston/.

    March 8 –  “Experience Hendrix” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Legendary artists have joined together to celebrate the memory of one of Americas greatest musicians and guitarists of all time in a show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/experience-hendrix.

    March 8 –  “Black Violin” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You won’t be disappointed by these two extremely talented violinists and their band playing a variety of music as their aim is to break down cultural barriers!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/black-violin/.

    March 8 –  “Dropkick Murphy’s St. Patrick’s Day Tour” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Spend an evening enjoying some good ole’ Irish rock and ballads!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D005558E2CE660C&offerid=93346.

    March 8 – 10 –  Pee Dee Outdoor Classic at the Florence Center in Florence.  Anything related to the outdoors will be premiered at this event with workshops, exhibitors, vendors, and more!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2019/peedeeclassic18.

    March 8 – 18 –  “Crimes of the Heart” at the Summerville Community Theatre in Summerville.  The Flowertown Players have been at it again and are prepared to provide you with another great performance about three sisters who return home to their father who has been hospitalized in this Pulitzer Prize winning story!  For more information call (843) 875-9251 or visit https://www.flowertownplayers.org/copy-of-crimes-of-the-heart.

    March 8 – 24 –  “Death of a Salesman” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning production that opened on Broadway 69 years ago and is still touching hearts today!  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/death-of-a-salesman/.

    March 9 –  Lowcountry Irish Music Festival at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Spend a day enjoying Irish music and dance with talented artists including Syr, Edd Carney, and Savannah Ceili Band just to name a few. For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1795253-lowcountry-irish-music-charleston/.

    March 9 –  North Charleston Pops: “Sports Madness” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  In celebration of March Madness, you’ll enjoy songs from sports themes including Rocky, Chariots of Fire, Olympic Fanfare, and more!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/north-charleston-pops-sports-madness.

    March 9 –  “Jeezy” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Spend an evening enjoying music by this talented rapper.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D00563CC4E651C4&offerid=97626.

    March 9 – 12 –  Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Come out and cheer on your favorite team!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/caa-tournament.

    March 8 – 17 –  “Crimes of the Heart” at the James F. Dean Community Theater in Summerville.  Presented by the Flowertown Players, you’ll meet three sisters and their father who spends his remaining hours in the hospital in this Pulitzer Prize winning production.   For more information call (843) 875-9251 or visit https://www.flowertownplayers.org/copy-of-crimes-of-the-heart.

    March 9 –  “Sleeping Beauty” at Magnolia Hall of Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton.  Presented by the Columbia City Ballet, you will enjoy an evening of this beautiful fairy tale story presented in an amazing ballet performance!  For more information call (803) 799-7605.

    March 9 –  Charleston STEM Festival at the Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson.  This outdoor event will give children, teens, and adults the chance to engage and interact with local STEM professional with 80 exhibitors providing hands on and interactive demonstrations, as well as live STEM oriented entertainment.  For more information send an email to chs.stemfest@gmail.com or visit http://charlestonstemfest.org/.

    March 9 –  Front Beach Festival at the front beach on the Isle of Palms.  Enjoy a day at the beach with live music, food and beverages, arts and craft vendors, and fun activities for the kids!  For more information visit https://www.iop.net/island-gras.

    March 9 –  St. Patrick’s Day Block Party and Parade on East Montague Avenue in North Charleston.  Come out for a day of live entertainment, good food and beverages, arts and craft vendors, and lots of fun activities for adults and kids!  For more information visit https://www.northcharleston.org/residents/special-events/st-patricks-day-block-party/.

    March 9 –  Low Country Irish Fest at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Enjoy a day filled with all things Irish, including music, dancing, and beverages. For more information visit https://www.lowcountryirishfest.com/.

    March 9 –  Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon Race at Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort.  This event will include a 6 mile paddle (kayak or stand up paddle board) and a 4.5 mile run through the beautiful Park, with options being a Relay Team or a Tandem Team so come out and enjoy a day filled with fun and adventure that will end with beer, chili, and fellowship!  For more information send an email to biathlon@seaislandrotary.org or visit http://www.huntingislandbiathlon.com/.

    March 10 –  “Reckoning” in the Park at the James Island County Park in Charleston.  Ok Grateful Dead fans,  the Reckoning local tribute band will brighten your Sunday with the sounds of one of world’s most iconic bands.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/3352/The-Reckoning-in-the-Park.

    March 9 –  To Settle a Town at the Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site in Summerville.  You’ll take a historical journey through the town of Colonial Dorchester and how the influences of trade and location encouraged its growth.  For more information call (843) 873-1740 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004336.

    March 9 – 10 –  Skirmish at Gambles Hotel at the Columns Plantation in Florence.  Experience a skirmish that occurred in 1865 when 500 federal soldiers marched into Florence and destroyed the railroad depot, but who were driven way by a group of Confederate soldiers and 400 reinforcements with spectators having the opportunity to walk through the encampment, speak with reenactors, cooking, blacksmithing and other demonstrations, and tour the house, with food and beverage vendors also on site, a barn dance Saturday evening, and a church service in the barn on Sunday morning.  For more information call (843) 455-2989 or visit http://www.23rdsc.com/event/index.htm.

    March 10 –  “American Girl Live” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You’ll want to bring your daughters out to see this enjoyable and inspirational show!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/american-girl-live-2/.

    March 10 –  “Celtic Women: Ancient Land” at the North Charleston Performing Art Center in North Charleston.  These wonderfully talented ladies have returned just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/celtic-woman-ancient-land.

    March 11 – 17 –  Wine and Food Festival at the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island.   This will be a week filled with fabulous food, wine, educational sessions, live entertainment, competitions, and fun!  For more information call (843) 686-4944 or visit https://hiltonheadwineandfood.com/.

    March 12 –  “Mike Gordon” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  One of the founding members of Phish, this is one extremely talented musician you should see! For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1787944-mike-gordon-charleston/.

    March 12 – 13 –  “The Sound of Music” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  You’ll not want to miss the chance to see this Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winning Broadway performance live and including all of your favorite songs!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/the-sound-of-music.

    March 13 –  Dublin’s “Irish Tenors” and “Celtic Ladies” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  The concert hall will be filled with the magical voices of these incredible talented artists!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1813166-dublins-irish-tenors-celtic-charleston/.

    March 13 – April 18 –  Festival of Houses and Gardens at various locations in Charleston.  Take a tour of some of the most fabulous houses and gardens in the Charleston area in the beautiful springtime!  For more information call (843) 722-3405 or visit http://www.historiccharleston.org/blog/events/category/festival-houses-gardens/.

    March 14 –  Oyster Roast and Learn at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn about this staple food item followed by a sampling of some tasty oysters.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 14 –  “Mercy Me’s Imagine Nation Tour” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Spend an evening enjoy the inspirational music of this Christian group!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/mercy-me.

    March 14 –  “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles – The Best of Abbey Road Performed Live” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  If you’re a Beatles fan, you won’t want to miss the chance to see this talented tribute band!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/rain-a-tribute-to-the-beatles.

    March 14 –  “Masquerade” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Dimitri Pittas and wife Leah Edwards are joining the Charleston Symphony Orchestra to serenade you with the best of opera and Broadway. For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/masquerade/.

    March 14 –  Catch the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk at the Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant.  This fun race will allow runners who can beat the Leprechaun to get a prize, with a pot of gold for the winners, and a post-race party that will include live entertainment, food and beverages.  For more information send an email to catchtheleprechaun@gmail.com or visit http://www.catchtheleprechaun5k.com/.

    March 14 – 15 –  Celtic Nights at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with World Championship dancers and All-Ireland winning musicians!  For more information call (843) 842-ARTS or visit https://ci.ovationtix.com/35023/production/996456.

    March 15 –  “Walker Hayes” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy an evening of country music with this talented artist.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D005565D2516569&offerid=93347.

    March 15 – 17  –  Charleston’s Antiques Show at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  There will be 30 different antique dealers on hand with everything from furniture, jewelry, paintings, rugs, decorative items, and more!  For more information visit http://www.historiccharleston.org/blog/events/category/charleston-antiques-show/.

    March 15 – 24 –  “Dixie Swim Club” at the Florence Little Theater in Florence.  Meet five women who were on their college swim team together and who meet every August without their families for a weekend at a beach cottage on the Outer Banks of North Carolina to catch up, laugh, and meddle in each other’s lives with the production covering four of those weekends.  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    March 16 –  Outlaws and Renegades Tour: “Travis Tritt” and “The Charlie Daniels Band” at the Florence Center in Florence.  You will certainly enjoy an incredible evening of country and southern rock with these extremely talented musicians!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2019/renegades-and-outlaws.

    March 16 –  Shamrock 5K Run and Walk starting on Pope Avenue on Hilton Head Island.  Come out and chase the Leprechaun in your favorite green attire to win a gift, with the awards ceremony being followed by pizza, refreshments, music, and door prizes.  For more information visit http://bearfootsports.com/shamrock-run.html.

    March 16 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a parade, live music on three stages, rides, amusements, crafts, and so much more!  For more information visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/festivals/st-patricks-day-parade-and-festival/.

    March 16 –  Charleston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on King Street in Charleston.  Celebrate your St. Patrick’s Day with this wonderful parade in beautiful downtown Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with fun, live music on three stages, amusement rides, food and beverages, and arts and craft vendors.  For more information visit https://charlestonstpatrickdayparade.wordpress.com/.

    March 16 –  “The Pirates of Penzance in One Act or More” at the USC Beaufort Center for the Arts in Beaufort.  Spend an evening enjoying this fun, entertaining performance!  For more information call (843) 521-4145 or visit https://www.uscbcenterforthearts.com/2018-19-schedule-1.

    March 16 –  ArtFest at the Mount Pleasant Town Center in Mount Pleasant.  Spend a day enjoying professional and amateur artists as they showcase their talents through performing and visual arts so come out and enjoy seeing some of the areas most incredible talent.  For more information call (843) 884-8517 or visit https://experiencemountpleasant.com/events/artfest/.

    March 16 –  Swamp Fox Adventure Race at the Francis Marion National Forest in Mount Pleasant.  This event for serious athletes will cover 55 to 60 miles of swamp (trekking), water (kayaking), and land (mountain biking) using UTM coordinates to locate check points which can be done either solo or in 2 to 4 person teams.  For more information call (803) 292-1900 or visit https://www.kandoadventures.com/swamp-fox.

    March 16 –  Looking Deeper at the Work of Jonathan Green at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  You’ll enjoy a look at some of the work of this amazing Gullah artist.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 16 –  “Rob Schneider” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Spend an evening enjoying some fun and laughter with this talented comedian!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1787447-rob-schneider-charleston/.

    March 16 –  “Dan & Shay” with Special Guest “Morgan Evans” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an evening of great country music with these talented artists!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/dan-shay.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Pope Avenue on Hilton Head Island.  Spend your St. Patrick’s Day on this beautiful island with a fun and entertaining parade!  For more information visit https://www.hiltonheadireland.org/.

    March 17 –  Race & Roast at Oakland Plantation in Mount Pleasant.  Event will include an optional 5K run/walk, an oyster roast and other foods, live entertainment, hay rides, nature walks, house tours, and more in an incredibly beautiful setting!  For more information call (843) 224-1849 or visit http://eastcooperland.org/race-roast-2019/.

    March 17 –  Festive Americana at St. Phillip’s Church in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Men’s Chorus, you’ll enjoy a variety of American folk tunes and those from a variety of well-known musicals.  For more information visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4065509.

    March 17 –  “Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Bring out the kids to see their favorite Sesame Street characters in this fun show they are sure to enjoy!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/sesame-street-live-lets-party.

     

     

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