ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA for 7/6 – 7/26/16

    Outside of Columbia, there are many activities that will put a huge smile on the entire family’s face. These activities range from an unforgettable  experience at Cirque du Soleii’s to a touching movie about a dolphin named Flipper.

    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 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 6 –  Reedy River Concert: “LOZ” on the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater in Greenville.  This eclectic band will provide you with a variety and melding of genres while you enjoy good food truck vendors The Chuck Truck and The Nomadic Few.  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/243/ScanSource-Reedy-River-Concerts.

    July 7 –  Music on Main: “The Zack Ludlum Band” on Morgan Square in downtown Spartanburg.  This talented native South Carolinian will provide you with an evening of fun filled country music entertainment.  For more information call (864) 562-4195 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/music-on-main/zach-ludlam-band.

    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 7 – 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/.

    July 7 – 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/.

    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 –  Blueberry Festival at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.  Event will include live entertainment, a pie eating contest, activities for children, cooking demonstrations, tour of the living history farm, visits to the butterfly garden, learn about traditional Native American foods, see beekeepers extracting honey, lots of blueberries, and visit with local farmers and other vendors.  For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit https://www.ropermountain.org/?titleid=secondsaturday.

    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/.

    July 9 –  Salsa Under the Stars at Graham Plaza at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Enjoy entertainment by a live salsa band while enjoying dancing (lessons available prior to the event) and an available cash bar.  For more information call (864) 631-2188 or visit http://upstateinternational.org/event/salsa-under-the-stars/.

    July 13 –  The Reedy River Concert: “Blues Revival” on the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of good blues music, great fun, and good food by food truck vendors Automatic Taco and King of Pops.  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/243/ScanSource-Reedy-River-Concerts.

    Cirque du Soleii's OVO (1)July 13 – 17 –  “Cirque du Soleil OVO” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  The cast of 50 performing artists from 12 countries will amaze you with amazing acrobatics acts while telling the story of a the insects of the forest awestruck by a mysterious egg that represents the enigma and cycles of life.   For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/event/cirque-du-soleil/.

    July 14 –  Cornhole Derby at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Enjoy playing cornhole while listening to live music and tasty BBQ.  For more information call (864) 331-1314 or visit http://www.handsongreenville.org/event/detail/?event_id=28894.

    July 14 –  Music on Main: “No Sweat Band” on Morgan Square in downtown Spartanburg.  Playing your typical fun, party band music, you are guaranteed to have an evening of fun entertainment with this band.  For more information call (864) 562-4195 or visit http://www.goupstate.com/article/20100602/articles/100609933.

    July 15 –  Main Street Fridays: “The Flashbacks” at NOMA Square in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars.  For more information call (864) 235-1234 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/220/Greenville-Heritage-Main-Street-Fridays.

    July 16 –  Field Day at Musser Farm at Musser Farm on South Friendship Road in Seneca.  This program will provide a tour of the farm, fruit tasting, demonstrations of machine prototypes, talks, a student poster competition, and a sponsored lunch.  For more information call (864) 656-4562 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/researchfarms/musser_fruit_farm/.

    July 16 –  “Storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin” at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  This touring adored storyteller will fill your evening with fun and laughter with his astonishing mouth noises, his hilarious heartfelt songs, and his astounding narratives.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.walhallacivic.com/events.html#p7AP3c1_3.

    July 16 –  Banjo Extravaganza: “Nitrograss with Charles Wood” at Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Enjoy some good ole bluegrass music as well as other entertainment and workshops on the makings of “old time” instruments.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1482/banjo-extravaganza-at-hagood-mill/.

    July 19 – 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.

    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 –  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 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 –  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 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 – 31 –  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/.

     

     

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

    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 8 –  Grand ole McCelvey:  “The Peasall Sisters” at the McCelvey Center in York.  This Grammy award winning trio for their work in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, from White House, TN have come together for the first time since their last performance here in 2011.  For more information call (803) 909-7313 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1996/.

    July 8 –  Concert in the Park: “Claudio Olivera and Madeline Beitel“ at Memorial Park in downtown Newberry.  Fill your evening with virtuoso piano and Broadway music.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    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 9 – 10 –  Battle of Hucks Defeat at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  This reenactment weekend will teach you about the Battle of Rocky Mount and the Battle of Huck’s Defeat, visit with the soldiers, see cooking demonstrations, children’s militia drills, camp life, toys and games, and shop with period merchants.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/1991/.

    July 11 –  Hopelands Summer Concert Series: “Parris Island Marine Band” 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 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.

    July 13 –  When Meteors Come Down at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about meteorites and see the presenter’s personal collection gathered from around the world.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/1984/.

    July 14 –  Windows into the Paste: The American Civil War at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Reenactors will share stories with you about the 1860’s that dramatically changed live forever for the Bratton’s and the nation.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2009/.

    July 15 –  “The Politics of Loyalty in the French & Indian War” at the Native American Studies Center in Lancaster.  Learn about the part the Catawba Indians played in the French and Indian War.  For more information call (803) 313-3172 or visit http://usclancaster.sc.edu/NAS/lunchlearn/2016July.pdf.

    July 15 –  Concert in the Park: “Flat Out Strangers“ at Memorial Park in downtown Newberry.  Enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars with live “gypsy jazz” music.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    July 15 –  Food Truck Fridays in Old Town at Fountain Park in Rock Hill.  Enjoy food from some of the best food trucks in the area, Old Town restaurants, local beer, wine, lots of children’s activities, and live entertainment.  For more information call (803) 329-8756 or visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/45/food-truck-fridays-fountain-park.

    July 15 – 17 –  “Beauty and the Beast” at the Johnson Hall at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.  Come see this musical classic tale that follows Belle and the Beast as they find love at all odds. For more information call (704) 488-6703 or visit http://www.showtimetheatrecompany.com/buy-tickets.html.

    July 15 – 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.

    July 16 –  Touch-a-Truck at the Odell Weeks Activities Center in Aiken.  Kids will have the opportunity to climb, sit, and explore bull dozers, fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, and more.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/touch-a-truck1.

    July 18 –  Hopelands Summer Concert Series: “Mike Frost Band” at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic supper, and enjoy an evening of live entertainment in a beautiful setting. For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/hopelands_summer_concert_series2.

    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/.

    Annual Swallowtail Kite Outing (2)

    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 –  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.

     

     

    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/.

    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: “Norm of the North” at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars with this fun filled movie.   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.

    July 8 –  “Umphrey’s McGee” at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an evening of entertainment with this bluesy band.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0E005076E2226008&oid=0.

    July 9 –  Palmetto Paddle at Brittlebank Park in Charleston.  Enjoy a 3 mile fun course, or take on the 8 mile elite course that goes into Charleston Harbor with any discipline or vessel that requires 8 or less paddles eligible, with a variety of divisions based on age, gender, and vessel used.  For more information visit http://www.palmettopaddle.com/#!race/rkm1i.

    July 9 –  “Wildflowers: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreaksers” at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.  For all you Tom Petty fans, you won’t want to miss this show.   For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0E0050D11905F0C2&oid=0.

    July 10 –  “Culture Club” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This band was one of the biggest top bands of the 1980’s with the bands flamboyant front runner, Boy George, being a big part of the bands appeal.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/culture-club.

    July 10 –  “AWOLNATION” at the House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach.   Enjoy an evening of good rock music.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0E00507712A89B24&oid=31411.

    July 12 – 17 –  Junior SOS at the Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort in Myrtle Beach.  Come out and support the next generation of Shag dancers.  For more Information call (919) 682-4266 or visit http://www.juniorshaggers.com/sos.html.

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    July 14 –  Movie Night: “Flipper” at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy an evening out with the family and watch this famous classic story about a boy and a dolphin.  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/2016/6/16/summer-movies-in-the-park.

    July 14 –  Music on Main: “Tim Clark Band” on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.    Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars!  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=11.

    July 14 – 15 –  May River Shrimp Festival at Oyster Factor Park in Bluffton.  Enjoy live music, arts and craft vendors, and a food court full of delicious seafood.  For more information call (843) 757-8520 or visit http://www.bluffton.com/events/event/may-river-shrimp-festival/.

    July 15 –  Palette and Palate Stroll at a variety of galleries in historic downtown Charleston area.  Stroll through the streets of this beautiful historic city stopping at participating galleries and tasting creations from some of the best local chefs in the area.  There will be a dessert and champagne after party at the Vendue Inn. For more information call (843) 345-3275 or visit http://paletteandpalatestroll.com/.

    July 15 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “Paul Grimshaw Band”  at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=18.

    July 15 –  Friday Night Boogie on the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy a night of dancing on the Pier with DJ Jim Bowers spinning oldies, beach music, classics, and line dance hits.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1740/Friday-Night-Boogie.

    July 15 – 16 –  Pageland Watermelon Festival at Moore’s Park in Pageland.  Come to the watermelon capital of the world and feast yourself on watermelon, while enjoying live music and entertainment, amusement rides, a 5K, a parade, arts and crafts, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 672-6400 or visit http://pagelandwatermelonfestival.com/.

    July 15 – 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/.

    July 16 –  Isle of Palms Beach Run at the Windjammer on the Isle of Palms.  This event is a 5K or 10K run or a 5K walk, followed by a youth fun run.  For more information call (843) 886-8294 or visit http://www.iop.net/iop-beach-run.

    July 16 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper: “Recollections” on the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Fill your evening with shag dancing under the stars.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    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 –  Movie Night in the Park at the Shelter Cove Community Park 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.

    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 –  “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 Mixer 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 –  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 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.


     

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