ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA for 8/3 – 8/23/16

     

     In South Carolina, the Southeastern Crab Feast is the perfect chance for a seafood lover to indulge in all you can eat perfect blue crab. If that doesn’t sound like a good time to you, then the Water Ski Show is bound to amaze everyone. Whether you enjoy gazing at beautiful art at the Art Walk or challenging yourself by climbing an intimidating rock wall at Family Climb Night, these activities and events are perfect for family fun, a night for two, or a great time with friends.

    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 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 13 –  “Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrew Sisters” at the Center Stage Theater in Greenville.  This musical will tell you the story of one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit http://centrestage.org/sisters-of-swing/.

    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.

    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 3 –  Reedy River Concert: “The Hired Help” at the TD Stage in Greenville.  Food Truck vendors for this event will be The Chuck Truck and The Nomadic Few.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=579.

    August 4 –  Rock the River: “Keller Williams” on the TD Stage at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Enjoy an outdoor concert on the River with this entertaining artist.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Online/default.asp.

    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 –  Sweetheart Ball at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville.  There will be a shop & sip cocktail hour, dinner & live auction, and lots of great fun.  For more information call (864) 233-6565 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1182820561747962/.

    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 5 – 20 –  “Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  The theatrical event will be heart-warming, as well as comical.  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Shows.

    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/.

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    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.

     

     

    August 10 –  Reedy River Concert: “Two’s Enough 4 Now” at the TD Center Stage in Greenville.  Food Truck vendors will be Ellada Kouzina and King of Pops.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=578.

    August 13 –  Sassafras Astronomy Outing at the peak of Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County.  Enjoy an evening of gazing at the stars from this beautiful mountaintop, which happens to be the highest elevation in South Carolina.  For more information visit http://foothillstrail.org/events/.

    August 13 –  Salsa at Sunset on the Graham Plaza at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Fill your evening with fun music and lots of dancing, or come take a lesson and learn the art of Salsa dancing.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/225278264530541/.

    August 14 –  “Lyle Lovett and his Large Band” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This great storyteller mixes a variety of blues, country, folk, gospel, and even jazz you providing you with a captivating show. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/an-evening-with-lyle-lovett-and-his-large-band.

    August 16 –  “Train with Andy Grammer” at the Charter Amphitheater at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  This Grammy award winning group will provide you with an evening of great music while having great fun.  For more information call (864) 963-3502 or visit http://www.axs.com/events/308250/train-tickets.

    August 17 –  Reedy River Concert: “Roxy Pays the Rent” at the TD Stage in Greenville.  Food Truck vendors for this event will be The Automatic Taco and The Nomadic Few.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=577.

    August 18 –  “Karen Peck and New River” at the Liberty Civic Auditorium in Liberty.  This group was nominated for a Grammy four times and was a four time GMA Dove Award Winning Southern Gospel Group.  For more information call (864) 898-5963 or visit http://www.libertycivicauditorium.com/event/karen-peck-and-new-river/.

    August 18 – 28 –  Upstate Foodie Fest at a variety of locations in Greenville.  Enjoy specials at a number of restaurants during Greenville’s restaurant week.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/UpstateFoodieFEST/.

    August 20 –  Battle for the Crown: Battle of the Bands at the Sirrine Stadium in Greenville.  Watch the College Bands battle for the number 1 spot.  For more information call (864) 603-2455 or visit http://www.battleforthecrown.org/.

    August 20 –  “The Rolling Waterwheel Gospel Revue” at the Hagood Mill and Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This will be an old time camp style sing-a-long of all those gospel songs you grew up singing.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    August 20 –  Celebrate the 50’s and 60’s at the Laurens County Museum in Laurens.  Enjoy music from this time period, a cruise-in, dancing, and good food.  For more information call (864) 350-1365 or visit https://www.facebook.com/laurenscountymuseum/.

    August 23 –  “Seal” at the Peace Center  in Greenville.  A multigenerational artists that connects with you on a human level, who produced 9 studio albums, and who won the prestigious BRIT Award for “Best British Male” For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/seal.

     

    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.

    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 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.

    August 3 –  Story Time in the Park at Osborne 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 –  ASC Greenway Summer Concert Series: “Triple Play” at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Rock Hill.  Come see the new amphitheater, enjoy cold beverages including coffee on draft, food truck vendors, and great entertainment in a beautiful setting.  For more information visit http://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-30.

    August 4 –  Countdown to Kindergarten at the Main Street Children’s Museum in York.  This event is an opportunity for families, educators, and community members to help support the children as they transition to Kindergarten.  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2092/.

    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 –  Summer Concerts in the Park: “Susan Douglas Taylor” in Memorial Park in Newberry.  End your work week with a relaxing evening of live music and fun fellowship.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    August 5 –  First Fridays in Fort Mill at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill.  End your week with live music and gourmet food truck vendors while enjoy good fun and fellowship.  For more information call (704) 999-1042 or visit https://www.facebook.com/FirstFridayFortMill/.

    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/.

    August 6 – October 29 –  “The Gospel According to Tennessee” at the NarroWay Theatre and Conference Center in Fort Mill.  This dinner theatre show is set in 1926 and is based on a true story of fun in East Tennessee.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/schedule#year=2016&month=8&day=1&view=month.

    August 6 –  VVA Annual LZ 960 Benefit Run at the Lakeview Landing on Lake Marion in Manning.  This annual benefit run is in support of veterans and two college scholarships.  For more information call (803) 460-8551 or (803) 478-4300.

    August 6 –  Roads & Rails at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum in Aiken.  Enjoy live entertainment, to include railroad songs and a little bit of country.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/roads_n_rails.

    August 6 –  “The Concert Years with Travis Powell” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  If you love Elvis, you need to see this concert.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    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.

    August 8 –  Hopelands Summer Concert: “Smoke Signals” from Fort Gordon at the Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  You will not be disappointed by this band.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/hopelands_summer_concert_series2.

    August 9 –  Summer Concert Series: “The Hinson Girls” at Fewell Park in Rock Hill.  Enjoy an evening in the park with these talented ladies.  For more information call (803) 325-2500 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks-facilities/fewell-park-center/fewell-park-summer-concert-series.

    August 11 –  Deed Day: 250 Years in the Making at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  250 years ago Col. William Bratton signed the deed to purchase 200 acres of land and the celebration of this event will include tours of the house and grounds with music and a picnic on the front lawn.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2013/.

    August 11 –  ASC Greenway Summer Concert Series: “Flute Praise” at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Rock Hill.  Prepare for the weeks end with a fun evening out while enjoying cold beverages, food truck vendors, and live entertainment in a relaxing setting.  For more information visit http://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-31.

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    August 12 –  Water Ski Show: Carolina Show Ski Team at Windjammer Beach Park in Tega Cay.  Spend a fun day watching fantastic skiing acts choreographed to music.  For more information call (980) 999-2778 or visit https://carolinashowski.org/events/water-ski-show-2-2016-08-12/.

     

    August 12 – 21 – “Hillbilly Hankerin’” at the Rock Hill Community Theatre in Rock Hill.  This new play will fill your evening with hysterical laughter.  For more information call (803) 326-7428 or visit http://www.rockhilltheatre.org/.

    August 12 –  Family Science Night at McCaas Tavern and the Lower Grounds at Historic Camden.  There will be hands on activities to learn about 18th Century medicine, medicine, surgery, astronomy, navigation, inventions, herbalism, and other discoveries.  For more information call (864) 425-6025 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events.

    August 12 –  PAL Blue Night Run at Citizens Park in Aiken.  This 5K run/walk will benefit the Aiken Department of Public Safety Police Athletic League, which was formed to provide athletic and recreational activities to kids who might not otherwise be able to afford to participate in them. For more information call (803) 642-7620 or visit http://www.active.com/aiken-sc/running/distance-running-races/aiken-dps-pal-blue-night-5k-run-walk-and-fun-run-event-2016?int=.

    August 12 –  Summer Movie: “The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1” at the Sumter Opera House.  Grab some popcorn and enjoy some relaxing time with a great movie.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sumter-opera-house.aspx.

    August 12 – 13 –  Pelion Peanut Party at the Pelion Community Center.  Come out and celebrate boiled peanuts with amusement rides, entertainment, a recipe contest, crafts, exhibitors, and of course, lots of boiled peanuts!  For more information call (803) 785-3272 or visit http://www.scpelionpeanutparty.com/.

    August 12 – 14 –  “The Emperors New Clothes” in Cameron.  This performance is filled with talented young people.  For more information call (803) 826-6531 or visit https://www.facebook.com/The-Calhoun-Players-113467818665584/.

    August 13 –  Family Outdoor City Movie: “Zootopia” at Memorial Park in Newberry.  Enjoy one last Saturday movie in the Park with the whole family before school starts with this fun and entertaining movie.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://newberryoperahouse.3dcartstores.com/.

    August 13 –  Able Club of SC: Race to the Press Box at the Lugoff Elgin High School.  This 5K walk/run will benefit two college scholarships.  For more information call (803) 466-1948 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/able-club-sc-race-press-box.

    August 13 –  Abbey Road Live Beatle Tribute at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County.  A fun journey down memory lane.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/abbey-road-live-beatles-tribute.

    August 13 – 14 –  Harmon Classic Summer Fun at the South Carolina Equine Park in Camden.  Come out an enjoy a fun filled horse show.  For more information call (803) 425-6050 or visit http://www.cityofcamden.org/events/harmon-classics-summer-fun.

    August 13 – 15 –  Palmetto Indoor Pickleball Championship at the Odell Weeks Activity Center in Aiken.  This fast growing American sport is a blend of tennis, badminton and ping pong.  For more information call (803) 642-7761 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/palmetto_indoor_pickleball_championship.

    August 15 –  Hopelands Summer Concert: “Lo Down Brown” at the Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Fill your evening with fun entertainment under the stars.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/hopelands_summer_concert_series2.

    August 17 –  “TOTO” at the Old Towne Amphitheater in Rock Hill.  With over 38 years together, this band continues to be one of the top favorite bands in the world. For more information call (803) 329-8756 or visit http://onlyinoldtown.com/do/featured/29/view/schedule/311/old-town-welcomes-toto.

    August 18 –  ASC Greenway Summer Concert Series: “Henry River Honey” at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Rock Hill.  Bring a chair or a blanket and a picnic basket, or partake in purchasable cold beverages, food truck vendors, all while enjoying a relaxing evening of live entertainment.  For more information visit http://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-32.

    August 19 –  Water Ski Show: Carolina Show Ski Team at Windjammer Beach Park in Tega Cay.  This “Broadway on Water” event will provide you with a fun and entertaining day in the sun.    For more information call (980) 999-2778 or visit https://carolinashowski.org/events/water-ski-show-2-2016-08-12/.

    August 19 –  Food Truck Friday in Old Town at Fountain Park in Rock Hill.  Enjoy food from the best food trucks in the area, as well as Old Town restaurants, local beers and wines, 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.

    August 20 –  Kick-off Carnival for Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Western Carolina State Fairgrounds in Aiken.  This carnival is in preparation of this special walk and will include games, food, and live music.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/walk_to_end_alzheimers_kickoff_carnival.

    August 20 –  Depot Jam at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.  Enjoy live bluegrass music.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/bluegrass_at_the_depot.

    August 20 –  Springdale 5K at Sunrise at the Springdale Race Track in Camden.  This run or walk event will help raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County health initiatives.  For more information visit http://springdale5k.com/.

    August 20 –  All Aboard the BBQ Dinner Train at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Enjoy a train ride through the country in an open air car while enjoying a delicious BBQ dinner.  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://scrm.org/ridethetrainpage.html.

    August 20 –  “Idlewild South: The Allman Brothers Tribute” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  Enjoy an evening of southern rock with this tribute band.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    August 20 –  Food Truck Rally & Entertainment at Runde Park in Tega Cay.  Enjoy live entertainment by “Sonic Rewind” while feasting on food from a multitude of food truck vendors.  For more information call (803) 548-3787 or visit http://www.tegacaysc.org/1339/Summer-Food-Truck-Rallies.

    August 22 –  Hopelands Summer Concert: “Swingsation” at the Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  End your Monday night with some fun entertainment in these beautiful Gardens.  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 –  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/.

    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/.

    August 3 –  Wild 4 Hypnosis: Fusion Family Fun at the GTS Theater in Myrtle Beach.  See Rich & Elizabeth Wylde from Myrtle Beach, perform a fun comedy act for the whole family.  For more information call (843) 765-4386 or visit http://gtstheatre.com/wild-4-hypnosis-show/.

    August 4, 11, & 18 –  “Wedding Bells for a Southern Belle” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This is a dinner theatre event where the audience becomes the wedding guests, with the reception featuring a three course Italian meals.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=&oid=31610.

    August 4 –  Music on Main: “The Mark Roberts Band” 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.

    August 4 – 21 –  “A Chorus Line” at the Footlight Players Theater in Charleston.  This Pulitzer Prize winning drama and Tony Award winning musical is one you must see.  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit http://footlightplayers.net/.

    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 –  Gullah/GeeChee Nation International Music & Movement Festival at various locations around Charleston.  Enjoy a VIP welcoming reception for filmmaker Christopher Evertt at the Scotts Grand and Reunion Day at the Charleston Maritime Center, just to name a few.  For more information call (843) 838-1171 or visit http://www.gullahgeechee.info/.

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    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 6 –  Surfers Healing FUNdraiser at Loggerheads Beach Grill in Folly Beach.  Enjoy live entertainment, lunch, a raffle and auction.  For more information call (843) 588-2365 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/281596148897698/.

    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 7 –  Sweet Reggae Sundays with “Of Good Nature” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Fill your Sunday evening with some good island music!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=&oid=32083.

    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/.

    August 11 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Chocolate Chip & Company” on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Enjoy a little Motown after work.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://www.explorenorthmyrtlebeach.com/events/music-on-main/.

    August 13 –  Sterling Silver Songs at the St. Helena Branch Library on St. Helena Island.  Come see local native, Gary Sterling, famed recording artist, entertainer, and world traveler.  For more information call (843) 521-7474 or visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_WtfFfrcK9nMU5hV1diSDJpOVU/view?pref=2&pli=1.

    August 13 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper: “Vinyl Daze” at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy a fun evening of dancing under the stars!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    August 14 –  “Colt Ford” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Come out and enjoy this Jud Kuhn free customer appreciation concert.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=&oid=32462.

    August 14 –  Movie @ McClean: Disney’s “Cinderella”  at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach.  Bring the whole family and enjoy this fun movie while enjoying a beautiful evening.  For more information call (843) 280-5584 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/Page.aspx?id=128.

    August 17 –  “Train” with “Andy Grammer” at the Family Circle Tennis Center (now Volvo Car Stadium) on Daniel’s Island.  Enjoy an outdoor concert with this popular alternative rock band.  For more information call (843) 849-5314 or visit http://www.familycircletenniscenter.com/concerts/.

    August 18 –  Music on Main Concert Series: “Blackwater Rhythm & Blues Band”  at the Horseshoe in North Myrtle Beach.  Spend a relaxing evening after work with some enjoyable live entertainment.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/music-on-main-concert-series/.

    August 19 –  “Needtobreathe” at the Family Circle Tennis Center (now Volvo Car Stadium) on Daniel’s Island.  Enjoy an evening of great heartfelt songs with this classic new band.  For more information call (843) 849-5314 or visit http://www.familycircletenniscenter.com/concerts/.

    August 19 –  Moonlight Mixer at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  Dance the night away with DJ Jim Bowers who will play all your favorite oldies and favorite beach music classics.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    August 19 –  Sounds of Summer Concert Series: “Too Much Sylvia” at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach.  Playing a variety of music, you will surely enjoy a relaxing end of your work week evening.  For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://www.myrtlebeach.com/myrtle-beach-events/show/sounds-of-summer-concert-series/.

    August 20 –  Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Folly Beach Pier in Folly Beach.  Enjoy some great fishing, beautiful views, and great fun.  For more information call (843) 762-9516 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    August 21 –  “Donovan Frankenreiter” with “John Shields” at the Music Farm in Charleston.  Enjoy some good music with a variety of flavors.  For more information visit http://www.musicfarm.com/event/1102905-donavon-frankenreiter-charleston/.

    August 21 –  Sweet Reggae Sundays with “Signal Fires” and “jJah Works” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Savor your beach vacation by adding some good island music.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=&oid=32085.


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