ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA for 6/22-7/12/16

     

    Independence Day brings the entire country together to celebrate the birth of our country which means lots of celebrations. South Carolina is no exception to the events.

    UPSTATE:

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

    Thursdays Through July –  Music on Main at Morgan Square in Spartanburg.  Enjoy some after work entertainment and fun.  For more information call (864) 596-2026 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main.

    Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

    Fridays –  Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown.  For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.

    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.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

    Third Saturdays –  Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

    Sundays –  Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  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.

    Through June 25 –  “Dial M for Murder” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  This Broadway mystery, produced by Alfred Hitchcock, is about an ex-golf pro who wants his wealthy wife murdered, will surely keep you on the edge of your seats.  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Shows.

    Through June 26 –  Chautauqua History Alive Festival at various locations around Greenville.  Go on some great adventures with non-stop live history and fun for the whole family.  This is an event you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://greenvillechautauqua.org/June-Festival/.

    Through June 26 –  “Mary Poppins” at the Greenville Little Theater in Greenville.  You will be thrilled with this fun and entertaining classic musical that everyone knows and loves.  For more information call (864) 233-6238 or visit http://www.greenvillelittletheatre.org/#!2015-2016-season/c1i73.

    Through June 27 –  South Carolina Festival of Flowers at the Greenwood Area Chamber of Commerce in Greenwood.  The event will include a topiary exhibit, Turtle Travels exhibit, a 5K, a golf tournament, soccer challenge, juried art show, live entertainment, and more.  The primary events will be through the first weekend, although there will be events throughout the month.  For more information call (864) 910-1595 or visit http://www.scfestivalofflowers.org/.

    Through July 3 –  “The Art of Sleuthing” at the Museum and Gallery at the Heritage Green at Furman University in Greenville.  Come experience the more “mysterious” side of the world of art.  For more information call (864) 770-1331 or visit http://www.bjumg.org/exhibition-the-art-of-sleuthing/.

    Through August 27 –  Depot PICKinn at Commerce Park in Fountain Inn.  Enjoy some good live entertainment on Saturdays in the Park.  For more information call (864) 724-8045 or visit https://www.fountaininn.org/special-events.html.

    June 23 –  Moonlight Movies: “Shaun the Sheep” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater in Greer.  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php#Main.

    June 24 –  Big Barrel Country Music Festival at the Charter Amphitheater at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  Current lineup includes Brad Paisley, Eric Church, and Tina McBride.  For more information call (864) 757-3022 or visit http://eventful.com/simpsonville/events/2016-big-barrel-country-music-festival-3-day-/E0-001-088509715-0.

    June 24 –  Main Street Fridays: “Justified” at NOMA Square in Greenville.  End your work week with some good music and dancing, and bring the kids, as there is a Kid’s Area.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/220/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

    June 25 –  Freedom Blast at the Greer City Park in Greer.  Celebrate Independence Day with live music, food, inflatables, a patriotic tribute, and of course, fireworks!  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/visit/freedom_blast.php.

    June 25 –  Aviation Expo at the Greenwood County Airport in Greenwood.  Take a ride on a plan or helicopter, see the National Acrobatics Champion, Patty Wagstaff, along with other acrobatics.   For more information call (864) 942-8557 or visit http://www.aviationexpo.net/.

    June 25 –  RJ Rockers Beer BBQ and 5K at RJ Rockers Brewery in Spartanburg.  Enjoy a 5K walk or run, and enjoy good beer and BBQ at the after party.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/Beer-BBQ-5K-RunWalks-1460361294248090/.

    June 25 –  Bluegrass Festival in Dogwood Park in Honea Path.  Enjoy some good ole’ Bluegrass and good BBQ.  For more information visit http://www.honeapath.com/events.htm.

    June 25 – 26 –  “Knuffle Bunny” at the Peace Center Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  This play is based on the book by Mo Willems, winner of six Emmy Awards.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.scchildrenstheatre.org/onstage-tickets/onstage/kb.

    June 25 – 26 –  Ag + Art Tour at a variety of farms in Union County.  This self-guided tour will provide you an opportunity to visit such farms as a Hereford farm and a farm that uses hydroponics just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 230-2336 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

    June 26 –  Stump Jump XC Race at Croft State Park in Spartanburg.  This premier mountain bike race brings cyclists from all over the southeast.  For more information call (864) 585-1283 or visit http://spartanburgparks.org/stump-jump/.

    June 28 – July 3 –  “Riverdance” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This show will present you with some of the most fabulous dancing and dancers you’ve ever seen.  For more information clal (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/riverdance.

    July 1 –  Main Street Fridays: “Shades of Brown” at NOMA Square in Greenville.  End your work week with good music and dancing, and even an area just for the kids.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/220/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

    July 1 –  Taylors Freedom Celebration at the Peace Center in Greenville.  For more information call (864) 244-3535 or visit http://greenvillejournal.com/event/taylors-freedom-celebration/.

    July 1 – 2 –  South Carolina Festival of Stars at the Ninety Six Town Park in Ninety Six.  This event will provide you with a patriotic parade, lots of live entertainment, amusement rides, good food, craft vendors, and much more!  For more information call (864) 543-3396 or visit http://www.scfestivalofstars.com/.

    July 2 –  Clemsonfest at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center in Clemson.  Enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities, food, crafts, and fireworks!  For more information call (864) 654-1200 or visit http://www.cityofclemson.org/city/2016-clemsonfest.

    July 2 –  Last Road Bluegrass at the Pickens Amphitheater in Pickens.  For more information call (864) 878-6421 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1572/amphitheater-in-pickens/.

    July 3 – 4 –  Celebrate America Festival at the Old Market Square in Easley.  Enjoy a concert each night, vendors to shop with, carnival rides, and a fantastic fireworks display on the 4th.  For more information call (864) 423-4344 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1298/city-of-easley-gilstrap-family-dealerships-celebrate-america-festival/.

    July 4 –  Fourth of July Fireworks at Caesars Head State Park in Cleveland.  Come stand at the overlook to see the City of Greenville’s fireworks display!  For more information call (864) 836-6115 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003977.

    Fourth of July Celebration

    July 4 –  Fourth of July Celebration at the Pickens Amphitheater in Pickens.  Enjoy music by the “Jake Bartley Band” and end the evening with a beautiful fireworks display!  For more information call (864) 878-0105 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1573/amphitheater-in-pickens/.

     

    July 4 –  Easley Firecracker Frolic 5K at the Old Market Square in Easley.  Celebrate your Independence Day with a good run!  For more information http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1590/easley-firecracker-frolic-5k-28th-running/.

    July 4 –  Hillbilly Day at the Mountain Rest Community Club in Oconee.  Fill you Independence Day with live Bluegrass music, clogging contests, fiddle and banjo competitions, a greased pig chase, and much more!  For more information call (864) 718-0688 or visit http://www.mountainrestcommunityclub.com/Hillbillly_Day.html.

    July 4 –  Red, White and Blue Festival at Court and Camperdown Streets in Greenville.  There will be two stages with live entertainment, a Kidz Zone, a variety of good food and beverages, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the State.  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/246/Wells-Fargo-Red-White-Blue-Festival.

    July 4 –  Red, White and Boom at Barnet Park in Spartanburg.  Enjoy patriotic music, great food, and a fantastic fireworks display!  For more information call (864) 562-4195 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/events/red-white-boom.

    July 7 – 10 –  South Carolina Festival of Discovery in Uptown Greenwood in Greenwood.  Celebrate the history, culture, food, arts, crafts, and people that make South Carolina and Greenwood County such a great place.  For more information call (864) 942-8448 or visit http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/sc-festival-of-discovery.

    July 7 – 10 –  Greenwood Blues Cruise in Uptown Greenwood in Greenwood.  This is the musical venue for the Festival of Discovery and is filled with a lot of great entertainment.  For more information call (864) 942-8448 or visit http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/sc-festival-of-discovery/blues-cruise.

    July 8 –  Main Street Fridays: “JAVA Band” at NOMA Square in Greenville.  End your work week with some good music and dancing, and bring the kids, as there is a Kid’s Area.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/220/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

    July 8 –  “The Lone Bellow with Aoife O’Donovan” on the TD Stage at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This indie bands unique vocals will absolutely amaze you.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-lone-bellow-with-aoife-odonovan.

    July 8 – 23 –  South Carolina Peach Festival at the Town Hall in Gaffney.  Enjoy a parade, live entertainment, a dessert contest, a peach eating contest, a 5K and 10K road race, a dog show, and so much more!  For more information call (864) 489-5721 or visit http://www.scpeachfestival.net/.

    July 9 –  Royal Color Run at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  This is a 5K family fun run filled with color!  For more information call (864) 908-6909 or visit http://royalcolorrun.com/.

    July 9 –  Hot Rods and Sparks at Whitehall Park in Anderson.  See a variety of cars, trucks and motorcycles will compete for over $3000 in prizes, with lots of other activities being included to include live entertainment, giant slides, bounce houses, and lots of food.  For more information call (864) 401-1943 or visit http://hrscarshow.com/.

     

    MIDLANDS:

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

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

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

    Saturdays 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.

    Tuesdays Through July 26 –  Time Travel Tuesdays at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Costumed interpreters will take you back to the 18th and 19th century to do the work of the Bratton family on the plantation.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1997/.

    Thursdays Through July 28 –  Windows Into the Past at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Special visitors will be on site to engage visitors in topics and activities of the past.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2005/.

    Mondays Through August –  Hopelands Summer Concert Series at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  For more information call (803) 642-7654.

    June 22 –  Fabulous Fossils at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  There will be two shoes that will allow you hands on learning about different types of fossils and take one home to start your own collection.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1980/.

    June 23 –  Windows to the Past: Collections at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Get a behind the scenes tour and learn the importance of several items in the Brattonsville collection, as well as as well as some not currently on display at Brattonsville.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/brattonsville/.

    June 23 –  Summer Concert: “Mac Davis” at Collins Park in Barnwell.  Enjoy an evening of entertainment with a variety of music to please everyone and $1 refreshments.  For more information call (803) 508-7071 or visit http://barnwellarts.com/free_concert_in_the_park.

    June 24 –  Finally Friday Free Concert Series: “Double Naught Spies” at the Shull Outdoor Pavilion in Camden.  Bring a blanket or a chair, and enjoy a relaxing end of your work week with some live entertainment!   For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/finally-friday-free-concert-series-5-27.

    June 25 –  Fire Over Aiken Fireworks Show and Carnival at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds in Aiken.  There will be carnival rides, games, concessions, and of course, a fireworks display!  For more information call (803) 508-7071 or visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=11955&PAGE=311.

    Olar Historic Society Classic Car ShowJune 25 –  Olar Historical Society Classic Car Show at the crossing of Hwy. 321 and Hwy. 64 in Olar.  See a variety of cars and trucks, from the early 1900’s to today with a $300 prize for the best in show.  There will also be other family activities, food, music, and prizes for everyone.  For more information call (919) 663-6129 or visit http://www.oldride.com/events/8210937.html.

     

    June 25 –  Ca-Wa-Ta-Ba Poker Float Poker Run at the “Revolutions” parking lot at Galleria Mall in Rock Hill.  Take a 6.5 mile float down the Catawba River, stopping off at each designated station to work on building your best poker hand, with the end of the event providing you with free meal, entertainment, games, prizes, and give-aways, with all proceeds benefiting the Carolina Dive & Rescue.  For more information visit http://www.carolinadiverescue.com/?page_id=313.

    June 25 –  Pine Needle Basket Workshop at Lee State Park in Bishopville.  Learn how to make your own longleaf pine needle basket to take home with you.  For more information call (803) 428-4988 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003719.

    June 25 –  Homegrown Festival & Southern Soiree at the Big Red Barn in Aiken.  Enjoy a wonderful festival atmosphere of live entertainment, food, drinks, and kids activities during the day with the barn transitioning for an elaborate Southern dinner in the evening.  For more information visit http://www.cumbeecenter.org/homegrown-festival.html.

    June 25 – 26 –  Ag + Art Tour at a variety of farms in Chester County.  This self-guided tour will provide you an opportunity to visit such farms as an equestrian farm and a Berkshire hog farm just to name a few.  For more information call (803) 230-2336 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/.

    June 27 –  Porkchop Productions “The Tortoise and the Hare” at the Clarendon County Library Clarendon.  Find out who will come out ahead in this adaptation of this Aesop’s Fable.  For more information call (803) 435-8633 or visit http://www.porkchopproductions.com/Summer-2011.html.

    June 29 –  Create-a-Saurus Art Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Use chalk, finger paint, and other art materials to create your own dinosaur and habitat.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1981/.

    June 30 –  Windows into the Past: Benjamin Franklin at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Mel Kent will portray one of the most fascinating individuals from the past, Benjamin Franklin, here his stories, and ask him questions about his life.  For more information call (803) 909-7244 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2008/.

    July 1 –  Red, White, & Blue Celebration in Manning.  This family friendly event will include live music, food, and an enjoyable fireworks display!  For more information call (803) 435-8477.

    July 3 –  Independence Day at the White Home in Rock Hill.  This event will provide the family with lots of fun games and crafts, a watermelon eating contest, a tour of the White Home, see a Marsh Tacky, and even hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence, all prior to other events in the evening.  For more information call (803) 329-1020 or visit http://historicrockhill.com/event/164/independence-dat-at-the-white-home/.

    July 3 –  Red, White and Boom in Old Town Rock Hill.  Celebrate Independence Day with live entertainment, great food and beverages, a Kids Zone, an ice cream eating contest, with the evening ending with a fabulous display of fireworks.  For more information visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/44/view/overview/.

    July 4 –  Bamberg Fourth of July Celebration at Ness Park in Bamberg.  There will be live entertainment, kids sidewalk art, karaoke, kick-ball, relay races, live entertainment, and much more!  For more information call (803) 245-5529 or visit http://www.bambergsc.com/assets/Bamberg4th-Final.pdf.

    July 6 –  Piedmont Rocks at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  The curator of Natural Science and the McKissick Museum will present on the rocks and minerals of the Carolina Piedmont.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1983/.

    July 9 –  Camden Celebration Horse Show at the South Carolina Equine Park in Camden.  This event will show progressive show jumping.   For more information call (803) 432-9841 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/camden-celebration.

    July 9 –  Jammin’ in July at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site in Camden.  This popular musical venue will present bands and solo artists playing everything from folk-American to Roots jazz to rock.  For more information call (803) 432-9841 or visit http://festivalnet.com/15458/Camden-South-Carolina/Live-Music-Concert-Events/Jammin-in-July.

    July 11 – 15 –  Arts and Sciences Summer Camp at Covenant Baptist Church in Lancaster.  This camp for kids K-6 with a snack provided each day, a t-shirt, and all supplies needed, with the kids learning while they have fun.  For more information call (803) 285-5471 or visit http://www.lccarts.net/#!arts–sciences-camp/cfyj.

    July 12 –  Summer Concert Series: “Whippoorwill String Band” at Fewell Park in Rock Hill.  For more information call (803) 329-5645 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks-facilities/fewell-park-center/fewell-park-summer-concert-series.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Fridays 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 –  Honey Horn Nature Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a tour of some of the natural areas, as well as the gardens, at this beautiful site.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=3398.

    Saturdays –  Snakes and Reptiles at Huntington Beach State Park  in Murrells Inlet.  Learn about these secretive animals while learning about their benefit in nature.  You’ll even get the chance to touch one of these fascinating creatures.  For more information call (843) 237-4440 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002642.

    Tuesday through Sunday –  Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston.  This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves quarters.  For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.

    Through August 5 –  Cool Summer Evenings at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  After a hot day at the beach, enjoy the cool evenings with live entertainment, kids programs, and dinner at the Pavilion restaurant.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit

    Through August 9 –  Summer Jams at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with activities for the kids and the night ending with a fireworks display.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/14/summer-jams.

    Through August –  Music on Main on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/music-on-main-concert-series/.

    Through September 5 –  “Nature Connections” LEGOS Bricks Sculpture Exhibit at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  Sculptures using more than a half a million bricks were used to make this nature exhibit.  For more information call (843) 235-6000 or visit http://www.brookgreen.org/calendar_june.html.

    Through October 1 –  “The History of Fishing” at the South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown. Learn about the history of the large fish that use to be caught and how many have been caught to extinction.  For more information call (843) 520-0111 or visit http://scmaritimemuseum.org/new-exhibit-the-history-of-fishing.

    Through December 17 – Artists and Artisans Night Market at the Charleston City Market in Charleston.  Find an array of hand-crafted and original items along with music and entertainment covering three blocks of Market Street.  For more information call (843) 327-5976 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/.

    June 23 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Entertainers” at the Horseshow on Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    June 23 –  Movie Nights: “Disney Nature’s Bears” in the Park at the Shelter Cove Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    June 23 – 26 –  Carifest Caribbean Carnival at Brittlebank Park in Charleston.  Enjoy a street parade with music and costumed dancers, lots of fun live entertainment, good food, and more. For more information call (843) 557-6258 or visit http://www.charlestoncarifest.com/.

    June 24 –  Drive In Movies: “Pirates of the Caribbean” at the Island Recreational Center Pool on Hilton Head Island.  The night will begin with games and activities, and feel free to rent a float and watch the movie from the pool.  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.islandreccenter.org/community-events/pirates.

    June 24 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “The Officials” at the Crowfield Golf Club in Goose Creek.  Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy some live entertainment, with food and beverage vendors available.  For more information call (843) 797-6220 or visit http://sc-goosecreek.civicplus.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=129.

    June 24 –  Sunset Celebration: “The Headliners” in the Pavilion at the Shelter Cover Community Center on Hilton Head Island.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

    June 24 –  Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series: “Ras Bonghi Reggae All-Stars”  at James Island County Park on James Island.  Enjoy traditional old school reggae in a beautiful outdoor setting under the stars.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.

    June 25 –  Charles Towne Landing Bird Walk at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Learn about the birds that live at Charles Towne Landing during the summer.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003867.

    June 25 –  Close Encounters of a Bird Kind at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Learn about the turkey vulture and their incredible ability to eat what we cannot, among other amazing things about these birds!  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003918.

    June 25 –  To Settle a Town at Colonial Dorchester State Park in Summerville.  Learn about the colonial town of Dorchester and how influences such as location and trade encouraged the towns growth.  For more information call (843) 873-1740 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004336.

    June 25 –  Tara Hall Paddle Fest at Tara Hall Home for Boys in Georgetown.  Enjoy a day on the water while raising money for this wonderful organization that supports boys with difficult backgrounds.  For more information call (843) 546-3000 or visit http://www.tarahall.org/.

    Patriotic Concert by the Army Ground Forces Band

    June 25 –  Patriotic Concert by the “Army Ground Forces” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Show your support for our troops while enjoying an evening of patriotic music and a fun show.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/25/patriotic-concert-by-the-army-ground-forces-band.

    June 25 – 26 –  Conway Riverfest at the Riverwalk in Conway.  Enjoy lots of live entertainment, with bands such as Little Texas, Thomas Fountain, and RetroGrade, as well as artisans and food vendors, a golf cart parade, a kids zone, and a fireworks display.   For more information call (843) 248-2273 or visit http://conwayscchamber.com/riverfest-2016/.

    June 25 – 26 –  Festa Italiana at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a variety of good authentic Italian food, live entertainment, Italian wares, arts and crafts, kid’s activities, and more.  For more information call (843) 333-7059 or visit http://www.sonsofitalymb.com/festivals.html.

    June 26 –  Surf’s Up Beach Art & Music Event at the Dick M. Johnson Civic Center in Surfside Beach.  You’ll enjoy live beach music, beach eats, and some great pieces of artwork.  For more information visit http://www.surfsidebeach.org/surfs-up-beach-art-music-event-2016-06-26.

    June 28 –  Toddler Time at the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Kids 2 -4 years old will be read a story and then venture off to learn about the animals and their habitats that they learned about in the book.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004014.

    June 29 – July 2 –  MegaDock Billfishing Tournament at the Citys Marina MegaDock in Charleston.  Fishing is only allowed for 2 of the days from Thursday through Saturday, with the event ending at an awards dinner on Saturday night.  For more information call (843) 278-4920 or visit http://www.megadocktournament.com/.

    June 30 –  Day in the Life of a Sailor at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Learn about many of the aspects of maritime trade and travel during the 17th century.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003481.

    June 30 –  Movie Night: DisneyNature’s “Earth” in the Park at Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island.   For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/30/movie-night-in-the-park-disneynatures-earth.

    June 30 –  Music on Main: “Sound Express” and “Legacy” at 202 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with fun live entertainment.  For more information call 9843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/page.aspx?id=11.

    July 1 –  Creature Feature at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Meet Daphne who will teach you about the life of the only marsupial native to North America . . . the opossum!  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002775.

    July 1 –  Sun Fun 101 Race at the Myrtle Beach Speedway in Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a day of racing and even get the chance to meet with the drivers.  For more information call (843) 236-0500 or visit http://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/event/myrtle-beach-speedways-sun-fun-101-race/12558/.

    July 2 –  Fourth of July Boat Parade at Garden City Point in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy viewing the parade filled with patriotic colors and displays, and end the evening with a tremendous fireworks display.  For more information call (843) 652-4236 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/murrells-inlet-4th-of-july-boat-parade-fireworks/.

    July 3 –  Cheraw Independence Celebration in downtown Cheraw.  Enjoy live entertainment and end the night with a fireworks display.  For more information call (843) 537-8400 or visit http://www.cheraw.com/event_details.php?Independence-Celebration-199.

    July 4 –  Hilton Head Firecracker 5K at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  This 5K run and family fun walk, with a post-race children’s fun run, live entertainment, refreshments, door prizes, and more.  For more information call (843) 757-8520 or visit http://www.bearfootsports.com/heels_race_info.htm.

    July 4 –  Freedom Fest at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington.  There will be a cruise-in, a Kidz Zone, food and merchandise vendors, live entertainment, and more!  For more information call (843) 393-2641 or visit http://festivalnet.com/69669/Darlington-South-Carolina/Holiday-Celebrations/Freedom-Fest.

    July 4 –  4th of July Festival at the Riverfront Park in North Charleston.  Enjoy an afternoon and evening filled with lots of live entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks, craft vendors, and a huge fireworks display!  For more information visit http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Special-Events/4th-of-July-Festival.aspx.

    July 4 –  4th of July at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy live music, children’s entertainment, food and beverage, and of course the fabulous fireworks display, with those wishing to participate in the events from the on board one of the war ships, tickets will be available for purchase.  For more information call (843) 881-5984 or visit http://www.patriotspoint.org/news-and-events/event/fourth-of-july-fireworks-blast-2016/.

    July 7 –  Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park on James Island.  Bring your pooch out for some live entertainment and cold beverages.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1181/Yappy-Hour.

    July 7 –  Movie Night: “Dolphin Tale”  at the Park at Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a movie under the stars!  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/7/7/movie-night-in-the-park-dolphin-tale.

    July 7 –  Music on Main: “Marsha Morgan Band” at the Horseshow in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, and shopping until you drop!  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/page.aspx?id=11.

    July 8 –  Movies @ McLean at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars.   For more information call 9843) 280-5584 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?news=true&id=6.

    July 8 –  Reggae Nights: “Selah Dubbs”  at James Island County Park on James Island.  Enjoy some Caribbean sounds while enjoying a beautiful evening in a gorgeous setting.   For more information call (843) 795-4396 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.


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