ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA for 7/20 – 8/9/16

     

     In South Carolina there is never a lack of entertainment. There are many wonderful events to attend such as a foot tapping concert by Hootie and the Blowfish, the 71st Highland Regiment Reenactment, and many more activities that the family will love.

     

    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 July 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/.

    Through July 24 –  “The Bridges of Madison County” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This two time Tony award winning Broadway musical, the most romantic story ever told, will be one you won’t want to miss.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-bridges-of-madison-county.

    Through July 24 –  “9 to 5: The Musical” at The Market Theatre Company at Anderson University.  Based on Dolly Parton’s movie, you will surely enjoy this fun and entertaining musical event.  For more information call (864) 729-2999 or visit http://www.themarketanderson.org/.

    Through July 25 –  Summer Shakespeare: “The Tempest” at Bob Jones University in Greenville.  “Two treacherous brothers, love at first site, a pair of clowns, and one hilarious monster” are all part of this Shakespearian island adventure.  For more information call (864) 242-5100 or visit http://www.summershakespeare.org/current-show/.

    Through July 31 –  Julius Caesar Upstate Shakespeare Festival In Falls Park in downtown Greenville.  For more information call (864) 235-9648 or visit http://warehousetheatre.com/julius-caesar-upstate-shakespeare-festival/.

    Through August 7 –  “Oklahoma” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  This classic musical will have you singing along with the cast.  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

    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.

    July 20 –  Reedy River Concert: “Taylor Moore” on  the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater in Greenville.  This Greenville native who went on to be a finalist in Thailand’s Got Talent with his amazing music and vocals will provide  you with an enjoyable evening of entertainment while enjoying good food by food truck vendors Ellada Kouzine and The Nomadic Few.  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/243/ScanSource-Reedy-River-Concerts.

    July 20 –  The Golden Years Jamboree at the Civic Center of Anderson in Anderson.  This day of celebration for seniors by seniors with the Jamboree Performers entertaining, and celebrating seniors through their songs, dance, and instruments.  For more information call (864) 231=2237 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Golden-Years-Jamboree-1756155351327186/.

    July 20 –  “MY2K Tour” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Featured Christian artists will be “O-Town”, “Dream”, and “Ryan Cabrera”. For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/event/my-2-k/.

    July 21 –  Nature Tales from Around the World at the Fran Hanson Visitor Center in Clemson.  Children will hear the tales of how the kangaroo got its tail, about fox the trickster in European folklore, and about Ananzi the spider, a common character in African tales.  For more information call (864) 656-3405 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1551/nature-tales-from-around-the-world/.

    July 21 –  Greer Moonlight Movies: “The Good Dinosaur” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater.  Fill your evening with a fun movie under the moon!  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php.

    July 21 –  Jazz on the Alley: “Mary Jane Ewing” at the Ram Cat Alley Stage in Seneca.  Enjoy an evening with this amazing vocalist.  For more information call (864) 885-2700 or visit http://www.seneca.sc.us/Events/JazzontheAlley.aspx.

    July 21 –  Nature Tales from Around the World at the South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson.  Take a trip around the globe with educator, Sue Watts, and her folktales.  For more information call (864) 656-3405 or visit http://eventful.com/clemson/events/nature-tales-around-world-/E0-001-094142598-5.

    July 21 –  Music on Main: “Marc Higgins & The Chainsaw Bears” with “Brandy Lindsey & The Punch” at Morgan Square in downtown Spartanburg.  Enjoy an evening of “roots rock” and country with these two great entertainers.  For more information call (864) 562-4195 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main/markhiggins.

    July 21 – 24 –  SCQHA Yippy Yi Yeah Summer Sizzler at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Clemson.  For those of you who enjoy horse shows, this is one you don’t want to miss.  For more information call (864) 646-2717 or visit http://www.scqhaonline.com/wp-content/themes/sc/images/Yippy-Patterns-Saturday-and-Sunday.pdf.

    July 21 – 24 –  Upstate Shakespeare Festival: “Julius Caesar” at the Falls Park on Reedy River in Greenville.  Enjoy a fun filled day on the River while experiencing this fun Shakespearian play.  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit http://warehousetheatre.com/season/upstate-shakespeare-festival/.

    July 22 –  Main Street Fridays: “The Shaun Ritchie Group” at NOMA Square in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of live jazz entertainment from this talented group under the stars.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/220/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

    July 23 –  “Mint Condition” at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  Come out and see the “greatest self-contained R&B band of our time.”  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/mint-condition-concert/.

    71st Highland Regiment Reenactment

    July 23 –   71st Highland Regiment Reenactment at Kings Mountain National Military Park in Blacksburg.  Come out and learn more about this elite British unit, their weapons, and tactics.  For more information call (864) 936-7921 or visit https://www.nps.gov/kimo/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=D0DD8D37-1DD8-B71B-0B2286D5314C0695.

    July 23 –  Dabo Swinney Ladies Clinic at the Clemson Memorial Stadium in Clemson.  This event is for those ladies who are big Clemson Tiger fans who would like to spend a day with the football coaches, experience a fashion show sponsored by the football staff wives, have a chance to purchase great Tiger memorabilia, and more.  For more information call (864) 656-1911 or visit http://www.daboswinneyfootballcamp.com/Default.asp?ID=177.

    July 23 –  SCDM PAWWS Benefit at Ground Zero in Spartanburg.  Come out and support this great organization who works to raise money to benefit those animals in need of a warm bed, a bowl of food, or a flea/tick treatment.  For more information call (864) 948-1661 or visit http://eventerbee.com/event/scdm-pawws-benefit-spartanburg-sat-july-23rd,1142847062415735.

    July 23 –  Extra Mile Hunger Run at Furman University.  This is a 5K run and a family fun walk with all proceeds to benefit the Harvest Hope Food Bank of the Greenville area.  For more information call (864) 281-3995 or visit http://www.harvesthope.org/hungerrun2016.

    July 24 –  You Go Girl Triathlon at the Greenville Health and Life Center in Greenville.  This all women’s event will include a 250 meter swim, a 10 mile bike ride, and a 2.5 mile run.  For more information call (864) 631-5118 or visit http://www.setupevents.com/?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2820.

    July 26 –  “Maxwell” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Fill your evening with classic soul music with this fabulous singer. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/maxwell.

    July 26 – August 2 –  Big League Baseball World Series at the J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley.  Honored to be able to be a part of this fabulous event, you will surely want to come out and see one of the teams competing for the title of Big League Baseball World Series Champions.  For more information visit http://www.bigleagueworldseries.com/.

    July 27 –  “Gregg Allman” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This founding member of the Allman Brothers Band will provide you with an evening of good southern rock music.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gregg-allman.

    July 28 –  Greer Midnight Movies: “Inside Out” at the Greer City Park Amphitheater in Greer.  Have a fun filled evening with a movie under the stars!  For more information call (864) 968-7004 or visit http://www.cityofgreer.org/departments/moonlight_movies.php.

    July 28 –  “The Wood Brothers” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of good, soulful folk music.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-wood-brothers.

    July 28 –  Vine & Stein at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Fill your evening with live entertainment, wine & beer paired with local cuisine, silent auctions, games, and more.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/event/vine-stein/.

    July 28 – 31 –  Carolina Foothills Dog Show Clusters at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  Bring the whole family out and enjoy seeing some beautiful and talented canines!  For more information call (864) 233-6562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/carolina-foothills-dog-show-cluster-2/.

    July 29 – 31 –  Antique Bikes on Main in downtown Chesnee.  For the motorcycle enthusiasts, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to see some great bikes, and even participate in the swap meet.  For more information call (864) 590-2141 or visit http://www.antiquebikesonmain.com/.

    July 29 – 31 –  Carolina Farm Festival in downtown Chesnee.  This will be a fun filled event that includes live entertainment, carnival rides, vendors, a magic show, games, and more.  For more information call (864) 590-2141 or visit http://www.cityofchesnee.org/site/default.asp?sec_id=180013498.

    July 30 –  Summer Superhero Bash at the Anderson County Museum.  Dress up in your favorite superhero costume and come out for this fun and entertaining event!  For more information call (864) 260-4737 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1796817563885276/.

    August 3 –  “Blink-182” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This well-known alternative rock band will provide you with an energetic evening of entertainment.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/event/blink-182/.

    August 4 – 6 –  Christian Supply’s Choral Festival at the First Baptist Church of Spartanburg.  This is one of the largest and most extensive choral events in the nation.  For more information call (864) 583-7245 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2013184392240414/.

    August 5 – 6 –  24-Hour Musical at Anderson University’s Daniel Recital Hall in Anderson.  This annual musical event, created by past theatrical cast members and volunteers, is created in 24 hours and is sure to provide you with an evening of entertainment.  For more information call (864) 932-3124 or visit http://www.24hourmusicalsc.org/story.

    August 5 – 7 –  SHE: The Upstate Women’s Show at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  This will be a weekend filled with shopping, creating, learning, tasting, making, laughing, and more.  For more information call (864) 235-1073 or visit http://shegreenville.com/.

    August 6 –  2nd Annual Electric City ComiCon at the Anderson County Library in Anderson.  There will be numerous authors and artists to visit with, games to play, professional cosplayers, an anime screening room, and more.  For more information call (864) 260-4500 or visit http://www.andersonlibrary.org/events/electric-city-comicon/.

    August 6 –  Southeastern Crab Feast at Southside Park in Greenville.  Come out for all you can eat blue crabs!  For more information call (980) 202-1142 or visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/southeast-crab-feast-greenville-sc-tickets-21680174987.

     

    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 –  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.

    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 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/hopelands_summer_concert_series2.

    Through July 23 –  “Freud’s Last Session” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  Dr. Sigmund Freud meets with C.S. Lewis and at the onset of World War II, they clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life.  For more information call (803) 648-1348 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_community_playhouse_presents_freuds_last_session.

    Through November 24 –  Downtown Market in downtown Sumter.  Find fresh food, produce, arts and crafts, and more.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/downtown-market.aspx.

    July 20 –  No Bone Zone at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about what lived in the piedmont during the times of the dinosaurs and how it impacts what we find here today, have a chance to create your own fossil, and visit the Naturalist Center to see marine fossils found here that are older than the dinosaurs.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1985/.

    July 21 –  Windows into the Past: Fiber Arts at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Learn about the importance of fiber art in the 19th and 20th Centuries and how modern fiber artists use these old methods to create beautiful textiles today.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2010/.

    July 22 –  Concert in the Park: “Kristi Hood & Jerry Sims“ at Memorial Park in downtown Newberry.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoying an evening of live jazz and guitar music.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    July 23 –  Annual Swallowtail Kite Outing at the Lower Savannah River Alliance Education Center in Allendale.  Join birders from all over the Southeast for this special once a year birdwatching event.  For more information call (803) 649-7981 or visit www.tbredcountry.org.

    July 23 –  Aiken Unity Day at Perry Memorial Park in Aiken.  This event is intended to create bridges of communication and relationships between community members and local law enforcement with a particular focus on children, with the day including dynamic speakers, live music, a DJ, relay races, water games, eating contests, bounce houses, prizes, and much more.  For more information call (803) 624-7589 or visit http://www.tbredcountry.org/common/content.asp?CONTENT=12005&PAGE=311.

    July 25 –  Subversive Food Substitution Cook-Off/Bake-Off at the Kershaw County Library.  Show off your cooking skills by using healthy substitutions and bring in your dish and the recipe in for the judging.  For more information call (803) 425-1508 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/subversive-food-substitution-cook-offbake.

    July 25 –  Hopelands Summer Concert Series: “Southern Meltdown” at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Bring a picnic basket, a blanket or lawn chair, and enjoy an evening of music in this beautiful park.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/hopelands_summer_concert_series2.

    July 26 –  “Jack & Kitty” at the Kershaw County Library.  This award winning folk duo from Minnesota will provide an evening of entertainment for the entire family.  For more information call (803) 669-2896 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/jack-kitty.

    July 27 –  Walking with Dinosaurs at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Enjoy a movie that will make you feel as though you are walking with the dinosaurs!  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1986/.

    July 28 –  Farmers Market in the Alley in downtown Aiken.  You will find farm fresh goods, food vendors, artisan goods, flowers, and live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 293-2214 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/farmers_market_in_the_alley.

    July 28 –  A Summer Night for Families at the Fermata Club in Aiken.  Enjoy an evening of BBQ, swimming, and live entertainment with all proceeds to benefit Nurture Home.  For more information call (803) 641-4164 or visit http://www.mha-aiken.org/newsandevents.html.

    July 29 –  Finally Friday in Lancaster: Summer Shaggin’ behind City Hall in the park in Lancaster.  Fill your evening with live entertainment and fun shag dancing!  For more information call (803) 286-1145 or visit http://www.lancastercitysc.com/new-page-6.aspx.

    July 29 –  Lake Murray Troop Appreciation Fishing Derby at Johnson Marina in Chapin.  This event is in honor of Wounded Warriors and Active Duty Soldiers. For more information call (803) 609-0066 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Lake-Murray-Troop-Appreciation-Fishing-Derby-911070115628732/.

    July 30 –  Rimfire Challenge Match at Sandhills Shooting Sports in Lugoff.  For more information call (803) 310-7977 or visit http://sandhillshootingsports.com/shooting-groups-leagues/rimfire-challenge/.

    July 30 –  “The Martian” and “The Princess Bride” at the Newberry Opera House.  Fill your day with a double feature movie.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    August 1 –  “Savannah River String Band” at Hopeland Gardens in Aiken.  These fabulous musicians will provide you with a fun evening of entertainment.  For more information call (803) 642-7654 or visit https://savannahriverstringband.shutterfly.com/.

    August 3 –  Story Time in the Park at Osbone Park in Aiken.  Children will have the opportunity to hear a story in a fun setting, and take a book home with them.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://aikenscene.com/event/story-time-park/?instance_id=4801.

    August 4 –  Farmers Market in the Alley in downtown Aiken.  You will find farm fresh goods, food vendors, artisan goods, flowers, and live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 293-2214 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/farmers_market_in_the_alley.

    August 5 – 6 –  Little Mountain Reunion at Reunion Park in Little Mountain.  Known as South Carolinas oldest folk festival, you will enjoy an old fashioned fun fight, live entertainment, food, craft vendors, and so  much more!  For more information call (803) 605-8527 or visit https://www.facebook.com/littlemountain.reunion/.

    Storks and Corks

    August 6 –  Storks & Corks at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center in Jackson.  Enjoy an evening of wine and a buffet dinner that will include about 500 storks and about 100 other wading birds.  For more information call (803) 471-0291 or visit http://sc.audubon.org/events/storks-corks.

     

    August 6 –  Southern Nights Outdoor Movie Series: “Back to the Future” at The Village at Woodside in Aiken.  Take your kids out for one last fun movie event before school begins.  For more information call (803) 617-0874 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1021235821282320/.

    August 8 –  “Smoke Signals” at Hopeland Gardens in Aiken.  This is Fort Gordon’s new Signal Corp Ensemble comprised of guitar, bass, drums and vocals, and covers music over a variety of genres including top 40’s, country, and classic rock.  For more information call (803) 642-7654 or visit http://www.gordon.army.mil/band/chamber.htm.

     

    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 July 24 –  Beaufort Water Festival at a variety of locations around Beaufort.  This event will include a Bocce tournament, a badminton tournament, a croquet tournament, a raft face, a children’s toad fishing tournament, shrimp boat tours, a teen dance, live entertainment with “Canaan Smith” and “LOCASH”, and so much more.  For more information call (843) 524-0600 or visit http://www.bftwaterfestival.com/.

    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 November 26 –  Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square in downtown Charleston.  You will find fresh produce, herbs, crafts, freshly made breakfast items, live entertainment and more.  For more information call (843) 724-7309.

    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/.

    July 20 –  “Buckcherry” at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with some good heavy metal music! For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0E0050AC1C69CACD&oid=31413.

    July 21 –  South Carolina Aquarium After Hours at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston.  Enjoy the aquarium after hours, with two aquarium show dives, hourly live animal encounters, with beer, wine, and small plates available for purchase. For more information call (843) 577-3474 or visit http://www.scaquarium.org/events/extended-hours-3/.

    July 21 –  Movie Night in the Park: “DisneyNature’s Oceans” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a movie under the moon with this educational movie.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    July 21 –  Music on Main: “Carolina Breakers” at the Horseshow in North Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with some live entertainment under the stars!  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    July 22 –  Bluegrass & Burritos at the Colleton Center in Walterboro.  Enjoy tasty burritos while enjoy entertainment by the Going to the Dogs band, with proceeds to benefit the Colleton Animal Shelter.  For more information call (843) 549-8360 or visit http://www.thecolletoncenter.org/index.html.

    July 22 –  Dive-In Movies: “Elf” at the Island Recreation Center on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy floating in the pool while watching this fun and entertaining movie.  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.islandreccenter.org/community-events/surfs-up.

    July 22 –  “Cowboy: The Ultimate Kid Rock Tribute” at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.  For all you Kid Rock fans, this is the show for you!   For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0E0050D43648E11C&oid=0.

    July 22 –  Moonlight Mixers at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  Shag the night away on the pier under the stars while enjoy beverages, food and snacks from Locklears Beach City Grill as well as the Pier Gift Shop. For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    July 23 –  Lowcountry Giga Toshou Con at the Colleton County Memorial Library in Walterboro.  Visit with amazing authors, artists, personalities, vendors, cosplay, and even Thundercade!  For more information call (843) 549-5621 or visit http://www.colletonlibrary.org/.

    July 23 –  Sweetgrass Basket Class at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Learn the art of making one of these amazing baskets and start your own basket to take home with you.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 or visit http://www.hiltonheadisland.com/events/event/sweetgrass-basket-making-classes-coastal-discovery-museum-4/.

    July 23 –  Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-In at the Shelter Cove Towne Center on Hilton Head Island.  Fire up that classic car and bring it out for this fun and entertaining cruise in with lots of local shopping and dining nearby.  For more information call (843) 707-7185 or visit http://www.hiltonheadisland.com/events/event/carolina-dreamers-car-club-cruise/.

    July 23 –  Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  Prizes will be awarded for the three largest catches in the Big Fish category.  For more information call (843) 762-9516 or visit http://ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    July 24 –  Lowcountry Blues Brunch at the Mills House Hotel in Charleston.  Enjoy a delicious lowcountry brunch with blues musician Shrimp City Slim.  For more information call (843) 577-2400 or visit http://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/lowcountry-blues-brunch~10792/.

    July 25 – 29 –  Charleston Museum Summer Camp at the Charleston Museum in Charleston.  Kids will travel back in time and learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history.  For more information call (843) 722-2996 or visit https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/news-events/events/the-charleston-museums-summer-camps-ages-6-11/.

    July 26 –  “Pink Martini” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  These musicians will provide you with a multilingual repertoire and will be joined by guest star “Ari Shapiro”, host of NPR’s All Things Considered. For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit http://www.gaillardcenter.com/buy-tickets/762d688d-c3d5-4e96-a31e-db4d48c4333c/pink-martini.html.

    July 26 –  “Dave Matthews Band” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  One of America’s all-time favorite bands is back again.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/dave-matthew-band.

    July 28 –  Music on Main: “Caribbean Chillers” at 202 Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an music and dancing under the stars.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/page.aspx?id=11.

    July 28 –  Movie Night in the Park: “Toy Story 3” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Bring the family out for this fun filled addition to the Toy Story movies.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    July 29 – 31 –  Craftsmen’s Summer Classic Art & Craft Festival at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  Start your Christmas shopping early by finding that one of a kind item at this fun event.  For more information call (336) 282-5550 or visit http://www.craftshow.com/.

    August 1 –  Market on Darlington Square on Darlington Square in Darlington.  Come out and purchase local produce, food, arts and crafts, and more.  For more information call (843) 398-4000 or visit https://www.facebook.com/DarlingtonMarket/.

    August 1 – 5 –  Charleston Museum Summer Camp at the Charleston Museum in Charleston.  Kids will travel back in time and learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history.   For more information call (843) 722-2996 or visit https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/news-events/events/nature-trailers-summer-camp-at-the-museum-ages-6-11/.

    August 2 –  Lowcountry Raptors at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Children will learn about raptors and the important role they play in the natural world, with several raptors from the Lowcountry Raptor Center present for viewing.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=4016.

    August 4 –  Music on Main: “The Catalinas” at the Horseshoe on South Ocean Boulevard in North Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with beach music and dancing under the stars!  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/page.aspx?id=11.

    August 4 –  Yappy Hour at James Island County Park on James Island.  Bring our your “best friend” and enjoy entertainment by “Danny Mae & The Keesh”.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1181/Yappy-Hour.

    August 4 –  Movie Night in the Park: “Grease” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy an evening in the park with this fun and entertaining musical.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    Hootie and the Blowfish

    August 5 –  “Hootie and the Blowfish” with guest stars “Sister Hazel” at the Family Circle Stadium on Daniel’s Island.  They’re back for another great performance!  For more information call (843) 849-5314 or visit http://www.familycircletenniscenter.com/concerts/.

     

    August 5 –  Reggae Summer Nights Concert Series: “Mystic Vibrations” at the James Island County Park on James Island.  Come out and enjoy the last of the Reggae concerts with this fun and entertaining band.  For more information call (843) 795-4386.

    August 5 – 7 –  Lowcountry Summer Coin Show at the Exchange Park in Ladson.  For all you coin collecting enthusiasts, come out and search for that coin you’ve been looking for!  For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.lowcountrycoinclub.com/news.

    August 7 –  Celebrating Latin Jazz at the East Beach Conference Center on Kiawah Island.  Maestro Charlton Singleton and the Charleston Jazz Orchestra are guaranteed to set the stage on fire with this show.  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit http://jazzartistsofcharleston.org/event/celebrating-latin-jazz-kiawah/.

    August 8 –  2nd Sunday on King Street at the King Street Shops in downtown Charleston.  Enjoy the great shops of King Street without the traffic!  For more information call (843) 724-7174 or visit https://www.facebook.com/2ndSundayonKingSt/.


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