ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA June 6 2018 – June 26 2018

    Wednesday June 6, 2018 to June 26, 2018

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Every Other Wednesday –  Music Sandwiched In at the Spartanburg County Public Library.  This is a free concert sponsored by the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e113/.

     

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

     

    Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of various galleries in downtown Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

     

    Fridays –  Starry Nights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.  Enjoy a planetarium show followed by a chance to view the night sky through a telescope in the Observatory if the weather permits.  For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit https://ropermountain.org/main.asp?titleid=starrynightsnew.

     

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

     

    First Friday –  First Fridays at the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville.  Take a tour of the visual art galleries and venues in downtown Greenville with works to include jewelry, pottery, acrylics, watercolors, photography, and more.  For more information call (864) 467-3132 or visit http://www.firstfridaysgreenville.com/.

     

    Third Fridays – Contra Dancing at the First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg.  Enjoy an evening of dancing and learning a variety of cultural dances.  For more information call (864) 308-1337 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Spartanburg-Contra-Dancers-493231910812229/.

     

    Second Saturdays –  House Concerts at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This event known as Heartstrings, includes bluegrass, gospel, and traditional roots music. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This is a great day of fun making music, learning the art of blacksmithing, bowl digging, flint knapping, chair canning, moonshining, and much more!  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays –  Say What Open Mic at Coffee Underground in Greenville.  Singers, poets, musicians, storytellers, comedians, and any others who wish to come out and share their talents are welcome!  For more information call (864) 298-0494 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525128037629167/.

     

    Sundays –  Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Relax, unwind, and unplug while enjoying the galleries and live entertainment.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Saturdays and Sundays –  Historic Building Tours at Oconee Station State Historic Site in Walhalla.  You’ll get to see a 1792 stone block house which is all that remains of a military outpost that existed during conflicts between the white settlers and the Indians, and an 1805 brick house, home of the merchant who owned the outpost. For more information call (864) 638-0079 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/oconeestation/oconeestation-programs.aspx.

     

    Through May 23 –  “God of Carnage” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  This comedy is about two couples from a Brooklyn neighborhood meet to discuss the altercation between their sons, and their plans to solve the problem civilly breaks down.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/fringe-series-god-carnage/.

     

    Through June 10 –  “Dearly Departed” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  In the backwoods Bible Belt of the South you’ll meet the Turpin family who just lost their father, but other problems keep overshadowing their grief providing you with a story that is as heartwarming as it is funny!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    Through June 16 –  “GRITS The Musical” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  This production is based on the book Friends are Forevah” by author Deborah Ford where you will meet four women ages from 20’s to 60’s who tells a story about growing up in the South.  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/shows.

    Through June 17 –  The Winter’s Tale: Upstate Shakespeare Festival at Falls Park in Greenville.  Experience one of Shakespeare’s great comedies that helps us “examine how families are created, rearranged, and strengthened in our journey through life.” For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/winterstale-usf/.

     

    Through June 25 –  “A Midsummers Night Dream” at Fall’s Park in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening experiencing one Shakespeare’s most famous plays!  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/midsummer-nights-dream-upstate-shakespeare-festival/.

     

    Fridays through August 31 –  Dancing on Depot on Depot Street in Fountain Inn.  Spend your Friday night enjoying live music and the chance to get up and move the tension of the week off!  For more information call (864) 862-4421 or visit https://www.fountaininn.org/special-events.html.

     

    June 6 –  Lunch and Learn: Growing and Using Herbs at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens in Clemson.  Learn some basics on growing and using herbs.  For more information call (864) 656-2836 or visit http://newsstand.clemson.edu/south-carolina-botanical-garden-announces-lunch-and-learn-series/.

     

    June 7 –  “The High Divers” on NOMA Square in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of live music enjoying music from this bands new album!  For more information call (864) 271-5333 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1166.

     

    June 7 –  Battlefield Guided Hike at Musgrove Mill State Historic Site in Clinton.  Take a hike with a ranger and learn how the battle that occurred here was a turning point in the Colonists fight for independence in 1780. For more information call (864) 938-0100 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004161.

     

    June 7 –  “Lucas Nelson & Promise of the Real” on the TD Stage in Greenville.  You are sure to enjoy this bands blend of country, rock, and blues, with leader of the band being Willie Nelson’s son.  For more information call (864) 247-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/lukas-nelson-promise-of-the-real.

     

    June 7 – 8 –  Golden Tiger Reunion at the Madren Conference Center in Clemson.  For more information call (864) 656-7155 or visit https://alumni.clemson.edu/event/2018-golden-tiger-reunion/.

     

    June 8 –  Garden Creativity: Red, White, & Indigo at the Hanson Nature Learning Center at the South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson.  Learn about the history of indigo, how it was prized by royalty, spiritual leaders, and even slave traders, and have the chance to create 3 indigo dyed tea towels to take home!  For more information call (864) 656-7155 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/garden_creativity_red_white_indigo#.WxNqOUgvyyI.

     

    June 8 –  “Lori Solymosi” Exhibit at the Art Gallery on Pendleton Square in Pendleton.  This very talented artist who has won numerous awards has been given the honor of exhibiting her work.  For more information call (864) 221-0129 or visit https://www.artgalleryps.org/portfolio/lori-solymosi/.

     

    June 8 –  “Split Shot” on Main Street in downtown Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of dance music by this upstate band that covers all genres of music to please everyone!  For more information call (864) 271-5333 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1195.

     

    June 8 – 10 –  Palmetto Sport Horse Spring Classic at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  This Arabian and half-Arabian event will include hunter over fences, dressage, and sport horse in hand-under saddle classes.  For more information call (828) 674-1758 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/palmetto_sport_horse_spring_classic?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.WwCMiogvyyI.

     

    June 8 – 17 –  “Crowns” at the Electric City Playhouse in Anderson.  This Gospel musical is adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry.  For more information call (864) 224-4248 or visit http://ecplayhouse.com/.

     

    June 8 – 17 –  “Arsenic and Old Lace” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  This long time comedy about several charming and innocent ladies is sure to make your day, your week, and even your month a whole lot better!  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit http://fhplayhouse.com/production/arsenic-old-lace/.

     

    June 8 – 30 –  “Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  This musical production about our seventh president “explores how our great democratic experiment works and helps us realize how the more things change, the more they stay the same”. For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/bloody-bloody-andrew-jackson/.

     

    June 8 – August 31 – Bluegrass Music and Square Dancing at Oconee State Park in Mountain Rest.  Every Friday night at the Park is a time for great fun with high energy music and lots of dancing!  For more information call (864) 638-5353 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003163.

    June 9 –  “Jake Bartley Band”  at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Spend your Saturday enjoy some food truck fare and country music for a relaxing evening under the stars. For more information visit http://www.trailblazerpark.com/music-in-the-park.html.

    June 9 –  Strides for Autism Festival at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  This event is the primary fundraiser and awareness event with funds raised helping South Carolina individuals and families, as well as help with education, advocacy, and training. For more information call (864) 750-6988 or visit http://scautism.org/strides/.

     

    June 9 –  “Toby Keith” at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Simpsonville.  Come out for a great evening of country music with one of the genres greats in a terrific outdoor setting!  For more information call (864) 296-6601 or visit http://heritageparkamphitheatre.com/.

     

    June 9 –   “What Lies Beneath” at McAlister Auditorium of Furman University in Greenville.  Experience of the lives of three couples and the challenges each individual faces in trying to find themselves.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.showtimeproductionsgvl.com/what-lies-beneath.

     

    June 9 – 10 –  Say Your Piece Poetry Slam at the Ramsaur Studio in Greenville.  If you are a poet and think you are pretty good, this might be the chance you’ve been waiting for, with a workshop on Saturday and the competition on Sunday.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/poetry-slam.

     

    June 9 – 10 –  “PAW Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Bring the kids out for what is sure to be a fantastic and exciting show!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/paw-patrol-live.

     

    June 10 –  “Harry Connick, Jr.: A New Orleans Tri-Centennial Celebration” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Come out for a great evening of music by this fantastic vocalist and pianist!  For more information call (864) 247-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/harry-connick-jr-a-new-orleans-tricentennial-celebration.

     

    June 10 –  “Wind Jammers” at the Rainey Amphitheatre of Converse College in Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 596-9000 or visit https://www.converse.edu/community/arts-music-cultural-events/.

     

    June 12 – 17 –  “Love Never Dies – The Phantom Returns” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This sequel to Phantom of the Opera is a show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 247-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/love-never-dies.

    June 13 –  “The Hired Help” on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville.  Take a midweek break and enjoy a concert on the river with this rock band.  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1280.

     

    June 13 –  Smoke and Scotch Social with Winston Churchill at the Outman Bar & Martini Bar in Greenville.  Come out and experience the humorous side of this historic figure portrayed by Larry Bounds while learning about his penchant for good cigars, and about his favorite scotch. For more information call (864) 297-4350 or visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org/?event=winston-churchill-show-2-2&event_date=2018-06-13.

     

    June 13 – 16 –  Mighty Moo Festival at Veterans Memorial Park in Cowpens.  This festival that began 40 years ago to honor the WWII crew of the USS Cowpens CVL25 and now honors those of the crew on the USS Cowpens CG63 of the current US Navy Fleet with 4 days of fun to include live music, carnival rides, a golf tournament, a parade, food and craft vendors, and more!  For more information visit http://cowpensmightymoo.com/.

     

    June 14 –  “Paramore” and “Foster the People” at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Simpsonville.  Spend an evening enjoying pop music that will have you dancing by your seat and singing to the songs!  For more information call (864) 296-6601 or visit http://heritageparkamphitheatre.com/.

     

    June 14 – 17 –  Summer on Augusta on Augusta Street in Grenville.  You’ll enjoy four wonderful days of activities and events to include a live music and dj music, food truck vendors, cold beverages, lots of kids activities, a brunch party, and even a tomato pie contest. For more information visit http://www.onlyonaugusta.com/summer-on-augusta/.

     

    June 15 – 24 –  Chautauqua History Alive Festival – Courage at Greenville Technical College in Greenville.  This Festival will include 30 shows performed by nationally acclaimed historians in costume with most being free, so come hear presentations depicting courageous events in the lives of Francis Marion, Harriett Tubman, Winston Churchill, Clara Barton, and Alice Paul.   For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org/june-festival/.

     

    June 15 – July 1 –  “Into The Woods” at the Greenwood Community Theatre in Greenwood.  This Tony Award winning musical tells the story of how several fairy tale characters “Happily Ever After” wasn’t so happy after all and per the Theatre’s website, this production is rarely done on a community stage because of the complexity of the musicality, so you won’t want to miss this show!  For more information call (864) 229-5704 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/theatre/main-page.

     

    June 16 – “J-E-T”  at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Spend your Saturday enjoying the outdoors with good food truck fare and great music!  For more information visit http://www.trailblazerpark.com/music-in-the-park.html.

     

    June 16 –  Carolina Supernatural Bodybuilding Competition at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg. Come out and be inspired by the hard work of the men and women who enter this completion and cheer on your favorites!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/55/Carolina+Supernatural+Bodybuilding+Championship.

     

    June 16 – 24 –  “Madagascar – A Musical Adventure” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  Based on the animated motion picture, everyone in the family is sure to enjoy this amazingly fun and highly entertaining show!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/madagascar.

     

    June 19 – 30 –  “The Tin Woman” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Based on a true story, this production is about a woman who receives a heart transplant who wonders is she deserves a second chance and the family of the boy whose heart gave her back her life and their grief over his loss as fate brings the two together.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/the-tin-woman/.

     

    June 20 –  “Contra Blues Band” on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville.  Relax at the end of your hump day with some good ole’ blues music!  For more information call (864) 232-2273 or visit http://www.greenvillesc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1279.

     

    June 20 – 23 –  South Carolina 4H Horse Show at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton.  The kids have been working hard so come out and support all of the hard work they’ve put into doing this show!  For more information call (864) 656-4028 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/sc_4-h_horse_show_3837?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.WxQDOEgvyyI.

     

    June 23 –  “U-Phonic” at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Fill your Saturday night with food truck fare and rock and roll music!  For more information visit http://www.trailblazerpark.com/music-in-the-park.html.

     

    June 23 –  Brunk Auction Appraisals at the Spartanburg Regional History Museum in Spartanburg.  If you have something you would like to have appraised, here is your chance!  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e2130/&DateOfEvent=06/23/2018.

     

    June 23 –  Living History Saturday: Celebrating Independence at Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck.  Take a tour of the Plantation and learn from the South Carolina Independent Rangers about life in the backcountry during the Revolutionary War.  For more information call (864) 576-6546 or visit http://www.spartanburghistory.org/calendar/2018/6/23/living-history-saturday-celebrating-independence.

     

    June 23 –  Music In The Mansion at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site in Union.  Come out for an evening of fun in the mansions ballroom and learn about the music of the mid-1800’s that “served as a background to the Civil War” with accomplished organist, Dr. Brennan Szafron, showing you how music was used to keep the spirits of those during that time period “kept their spirits up” but seating is limited, so sign up today!  For more information call (864) 427-5966 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003427.

     

    June 23 – 24 –  Ag and Art Tours at various locations around Union and Spartanburg Counties.  Included on the tour is a distillery, a physic garden, an apiary, an equestrian farm with a soap workshop, and much more!  For more information visit http://www.agandarttour.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/.

     

    First Friday and Saturday –  Savannah River Site Museum at the former Dibble Memorial Library on Laurens Street in Aiken.  The first phase of the museum is completed and open to the public so stop in for a look.  For more information call (803) 648-1437 or visit https://www.facebook.com/srs.heritage/.

     

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

     

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

     

    Saturdays –  Hour Long Historic Train Ride at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Ride an old passenger train from the dining car, a passenger car, or even the caboose. For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/welcomepage.html.

    Saturdays weather permitting –  Aiken Trolley Tours at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.  Explore Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance with one of these two hour tours.  For more information call (803) 644-1907 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_historic_tour.

    Through July 28 –  “The Gospel According to Tennessee” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  Set in 1926, this enjoyable dinner production takes you to Tennessee where you’ll have a chance to sing old Southern songs and hear gospel truths through the eyes of Tennessee.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/gospel-tennessee.

    June 6 –  Kids Art Class: Sun, Sand, & Surf at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Children 5 to 18 will have a chance to learn the art of basic painting creating a beautiful beach scene, with the morning being for the younger kids and the afternoon for the older.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=acyc.

    June 7 –  “Next Level” at the Comporium Amphitheater of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Help wind down your week with a fun concert in a beautiful location, with great food truck vendors, and for those of you trying to get in shape, a 5K course will be set up before each concert to help you do so and even monitor your progress from week to week or try out the Sunset Yoga at the Graham Cabin instead.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-62.

    June 7 –  Savannah River Site Public Tour at the Applied Research Center in New Ellenton.  If you’ve always wondered what this facility is all about, here is a great chance to visit 22 different locations on the site starting with the Research Center.  For more information call (803) 952-8994 or visit https://www.srs.gov/general/tour/public.htm.

    June 7 – November 1 – South Carolina Hall of Fame Video Presentation at the Aiken County Historical Museum in Aiken.  Learn a little about the history of South Carolina and those who found themselves honored to be noted in the State’s Hall of Fame with each month presenting a different time period.  For more information call (803) 642-2015 or visit http://aikenmuseum.us/event/931-2/?instance_id=2670.

    June 8 –  “Black Panther” Movie at Memorial Park in Newberry.  If you’ve wanted to see this movie, here is your chance to see it for free in a great outdoor location!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-movie-in-the-park-black-panther.

    June 8 –  Improv! Unscripted at the Ritz Theatre in Newberry.  You will certainly enjoy this show where “anything goes” presented by the Newberry Community Players!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ncp-improv-show-3.

    June 8 –  Kids Art Class: Hills of Tuscany at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Children 5 to 18 will have a chance to learn the art of basic painting, with the morning being for the younger kids and the afternoon for the older.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=acyc.

    June 8 – 9 –  I2I Yard Sale starting from I-26 exit 72 toward Whitmire all the way to I-77 toward Chester.  If you like yard sales, here is a chance to travel 75 miles and find some terrific items at a great bargain!  For more information call (803) 379-1683 or visit https://i2iyardsale.wordpress.com/about/.

    June 8 – 24 –  “The Doyle and Debbie Show” at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse in Fort Mill.  This adult musical comedy sure to provide you with a fun and comical evening!  For more information call (803) 548-8102 or visit http://fortmillcommunityplayhouse.org/season.php.

    June 9 –  Amazing Butterflies Family Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Kids will learn about the wonderful world of butterflies, see a fabulous moth display, participate in butterfly themed activities, visit the Monarch Way Station and the new Butterfly Porch, and even get the chance to see butterflies released when the weather permits it.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2409/.

    June 9 –  Pump House River Run at the Riverwalk Kayak Launch in Rock Hill.  This two-step adventure race will include a 3 mile paddle along the scenic Catawba River and a 5K run along the Piedmont Medical Center Trail with proceeds to benefit the Nature Navigators Endowment.  For more information call (803) 817-5122 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/a-l-l-outdoors/pump-house-river-run.

    June 9 –  Summer Kickoff at the Aiken County Recreational Center in Aiken.  Let the kids celebrate the beginning of their summer break with free swimming and a lot of great fun!  For more information call (803) 663-6142 or visit https://www.aikencountyprt.com/.

    June 9 –  Kids Summer Art Classes  at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Kids ages 8 to 14 will have the chance to create a 3D sculpture made with reusable recycled items.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=acyc.

    June 9 – 10 –  Ag + Art Tour in Chester, Lancaster, and York Counties.  On this tour you’ll have a chance to see an aquaponics facility with guidance on how to create your own; a cotton and grain farm that will have fresh produce for sale; a goat farm where you can purchase fresh made dairy and cheeses; see heritage breed Glouster Old Spot pigs and Gulf Coast Native sheep; mushroom growing; visit a cidery and do some sampling of the ciders; and even visit a berry farm just to name a few! For more information call (803) 981-3021 or visit http://www.agandarttour.com/farms.

    June 11 –  “Swingsation of Aiken” at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Spend an evening enjoying music by this 15 piece big band playing all your favorite oldies from the 30’s, 40’s and beyond!  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.facebook.com/AikenParksRec/.

    June 11 – 15 –  Art & Music Camp for Special Needs Children at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  Here is a chance for your special needs child to use art and music as a way to help them express themselves by using their creativity!  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/summercamp/.

    June 11 – August 17 –  Summer Adventures Day Camp at 1100 Whiskey Road in Aiken.  Kids ages 5 to 12 will enjoy fun at this camp with each week providing a different theme.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2231995010367761/.

    June 12 –  Introduction to Kayaking at the Rush Pavilion of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  If you’ve always wanted to learn the art of basic kayaking, here is your chance to learn about gear, safety, and practice on the water learning basic strokes and how to maneuver the kayak forward, backward, and how to turn.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/intro-to-kayaking.

    June 12 –  Super Hero Days at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Have your kids put on their superhero costume and come out for a day of super fun activities! For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2418/.

    June 12 –  Time Travel Tuesday: Four-Legged Farm Fun at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Come out to the farm where you and the kids will have a chance to meet the four legged animals that live here, talk with period dressed interpreters, and even help out with the “chores”.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2396/.

    June 13 – 14 –  Circus Is Alive! Tour at the Orangeburg County Fairgrounds in Orangeburg.  Presented by Loomis Brothers, you’ll enjoy elephants, clowns, acrobats, motorcycle globe of death, white tigers, and more!  For more information visit https://www.loomiscircus.com/event/orangeburg1/.

    June 13 –  Campfire Cooking at the Rush Pavilion of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Learn the art of cooking a beef and vegetable meal using a campfire. For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/campfire-cooking-1.

     

     

     

    June 13 –  Wonderful Wednesdays: Piedmont Pollinators at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Come learn from the Curator about how birds, bats, and inspects, including butterflies, help in the pollination process.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2410/.

    June 13 –  Try Pastels by Maricia Kort Buick at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  If you’ve never tried pastels, here is a chance for you to give this fun art medium a try using a variety of types and different types of paper.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    June 14 –  “Backline” at Maude Edenfield Park in North Augusta.  Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music for a relaxing evening out!  For more information call (803) 442-7588 or visit https://www.naartscouncil.org/music-in-the-park.

    June 14 –  “Colby Dietz Band” at the Comporium Amphitheater of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Take an evening to unwind from your work day with great music and food truck fare, with the chance to get in a run before hand with a 5K route set up on site or even sunset yoga located at the Graham Cabin.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-63.

    June 14 –  “Boss Baby” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Here is a chance to entertain the kids with a fun movie!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/Movies.

    June 14 –  PLAYcation Camp at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Kids ages 4 to 6 will join the educators for stories, games, crafts, and even snacks while you enjoy some down time for yourself!  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2406/.

    June 15 –  Introduction to Fishing at the Scoville Dock, Lake Haigler Entrance in Fort Mill.  If you’ve always wanted to learn how to fish, here is your chance to learn about types of fish, methods of catching fish, knots, baiting, casting, hooking the fish and removing them from the hook, with rods provided for those who  need one or just bring your own. For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/intro-to-fishing-rods.

    June 15 –  Concert in the Park at Memorial Park in Newberry.  Kristy Hood & Jerry Sims will serenade you with their jazz and standards performance!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-summer-concerts-in-the-park.

    June 15 – 16 –  Circus Is Alive! Tour at the USC Aiken Convocation Center in Aiken.  Loomis Brothers will be presenting their famous show that will include elephants, tigers, talented poodles, live music, Motorcycle Glove of Death, and more!  For more information visit https://www.loomiscircus.com/event/aiken-1/.

    June 15 – 16 –  Juneteenth Rock Hill at a variety of locations around Rock Hill.  This event is to celebrate the abolishment of slavery in Texas and in general the emancipation emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South with events such as storytelling, food truck Friday, a freedom fest with a cookout, live entertainment and children’s activities, and much more!  For more information send an email to www.juneteenthrockhill@gmail.com or visit https://www.juneteenthrockhill.com/.

    June 16 –  Mountain Bike Level 1 Clinic at the information kiosk near the Adventure Road Parking Lot of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  If you’ve been using your mountain bike on flat surfaces and gravel roads and want to become better and expand to actual trails, this is the workshop for you.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/mountain-bike-level-1-clinic-3.

    June 16 –  Color Me Calm by Marcia Kort Buick at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Using soothing music and essentials oils as a backdrop, you’ll have a chance to create a beautiful piece using calming colors to paint beautiful flowers.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    June 16 – 17 –  Ag and Art Tour at a variety of locations around Fairfield County.  This self-guided tour will give you the choice of a variety of locations to choose from to include sites with unique animals to include Barbados Blackbelly Sheep, Mangalitsa Pigs, Angora Goats, as well as a Century Farm and Barclay School which is a non-traditional school that uses chickens, bees, and a vegetable garden as part of their curriculum.  For more information visit http://www.agandarttour.com/fairfield.

    June 17 –  Archery 101 For Kids at the Adventure Road Entrance of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  If your kids have shown an interest in archery, this is the workshop for them!  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/archery-101-for-kids-1.

    June 17 –  Wild West Barbecue Mystery Dinner Show at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill.  Bring the gents in your life out for a fun show with good barbecue and a fun and entertaining show!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/mystery-theater/wild-west-show.

    June 18 –  Hopelands Concert Series: “Spirit Fiddle” at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Champion fiddler Robin Warren and guitarist Brian Clancey will bring you an evening of energetic music from a variety of genres.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.facebook.com/AikenParksRec/.

    June 19 –  Time Travel Tuesday: What’s Cookin’ at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  You’ll have a chance to learn about how food was prepared in Colonial Times in the hearth, what types of foods, and even have a chance to taste whatever’s prepared by the period dressed interpreter.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2397/.

    June 20 –  Sunset Kayak at the Rush Pavilion of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Enjoy a mid-week relaxing paddle on Lake Haigler while enjoying watching the sun set.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/sunset-kayak-1.

    June 20 –  Wonderful Wednesdays: Bees A’Buzzin’ at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Beekeepers will share the roll honeybees play in the pollination process for our fruit trees, learn about the decline of our bee populations, and learn what you can do to help all bees to thrive.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2411/.

    June 21 –  “Doug and the Henries” at Maude Edenfield Park in North Augusta.  You’ll enjoy an energy filled evening of bluegrass music while you unwind from the day’s events!  For more information call (803) 442-7588 or visit https://www.naartscouncil.org/music-in-the-park.

    June 21 –  “Horsefly” at the Comporium Amphitheater of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Spend your Thursday evening unwinding with good music and food truck fare, with the chance to get in a run before hand with a 5K route set up on site or even sunset yoga located at the Graham Cabin.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/summer-concert-series-64.

    June 21 –  “Kung Fu Panda” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Get the kids out of the house for a movie at a VERY reasonable price!  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/Movies.

    June 21 –  PLAYcation Camp at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Kids ages 4 to 6 will join the educators for stories, games, crafts, and even snacks while you enjoy some down time for yourself!  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2407/.

    June 22 –  Concert in the Park at Memorial Park in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of western swing and variety music by Doug and Bunnie Williams with Jim Graddick.   For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=free-summer-concerts-in-the-park.

    June 23 –  Backyard Campout at the Field Trail Barn of the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  This is a great opportunity to enjoy family time with the afternoon starting with an activity you choose, such as kayaking, archery, fort building, a scavenger hunt, even a hike, or outdoor cooking, followed by dinner, a night hike or s’mores over the campfire, and breakfast and a hike in the morning prior to departure.   For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/backyard-campout.

    June 23 –  Native Plants for Butterflies at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn what plants benefit butterflies and how soil, shade and drainage impact landscape plans.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2437/.

    June 23 –  Friends of the Edisto Blackwater Festival at Aiken State Park in Windsor.  You’ll enjoy a day on the beautiful Edisto and in this amazing State Park with live music, great BBQ, and the chance to learn about the Edisto River and the environment around it so bring a chair, a blanket, or just bring your tent and spend the weekend!  For more information call (803) 649-2857 or visit https://www.edistofriends.org/events/blackwater.

    June 23 – 24 –  Ag and Art Tour at a variety of locations around Newberry County.  This fun weekend event will give you the chance to visit an alpaca farm, an heirloom tomato and vegetable farm, grass-fed cattle farm, and although not on the tour,  you should also check out the local vineyard, orchid grower, creators of RoadKill Coffee, to name a few.   For more information visit http://www.agandarttour.com/newberry.

    June 25 –  Hopelands Concert Series: “Parris Island Marine Band” at Hopelands Gardens in Aiken.  Fill your evening with the patriotic sounds of this terrific band on this final evening of the Series.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.facebook.com/AikenParksRec/.

    June 26 –  Super Hero Days at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Kids get to dress up in their favorite superhero costume and enjoy a few hours of super fun activities! For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2419/.

    June 26 –  Time Travel Tuesday: All That Wool!  at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Meet with the interpreters in the shade where they’ll be washing, carding, and spinning the wool that was sheared off of the sheep and even help out if you’d like.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2426/.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Fourth Tuesdays –  Wash Day at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm in Conway.  It’s wash day, so learn how clothes were washed and even how soap was made from ingredients found around the farm.  For more information call (843) 365-3596 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/wash-day-at-the-l-w-paul-living-history-farm-10/.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Charleston Night Market at Market Street in Charleston.  This evening event includes 120 artists and vendors all local selling locally made items, with live entertainment to serenade you along the way.  For more information call (843) 937-0920 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/main/night-market-explore.

     

    Fridays –  Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy watching the sun set while you enjoy live entertainment on the lawn.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

     

    Fridays thru Tuesdays –  Guided House Tours at Hampton Plantation  State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Learn about the prominent Colonial families that lived in the home and about the construction of the homes of that period.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant.  Event includes crafts by local artisans.  For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.

     

    Saturdays –  Farmers Market at Marion Square in Charleston.  Start your day with a freshly made breakfast, a fresh cup of coffee, and purchase fresh produce, plants, and a variety of others items while enjoying time in this beautiful space.  For more information call (843) 724-7309 or visit http://www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com/.

     

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

     

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

     

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

    Through June 2 –  Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  Featured in the Lowcountry Zoo you’ll experience “larger than life, illuminated silks lantern sculptures in a variety of native animals, insects, and plants” with the festival also including activities, music, Chinese paper cutting, and more.  For more information call (843) 267-7443 or visit https://www.brookgreen.org/events/brookgreen-summer-lights-festival.

    Through June 10 –  Juried Craft Show at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach.  Here is a chance to see some of the most wonderful artisans around!  For more information visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/.

    Through June 10 –  Piccolo Spoleto at a variety of locations around Charleston.  With events all over the city, you are sure to find one that you would enjoy attending, so don’t miss this chance to experience some amazing talent!  For more information visit http://www.piccolospoleto.com/.

    Through June 10 –  Spoleto Festival USA  at a variety of locations around Charleston.  This extremely popular arts event will include theatre, opera, music, dance, and so much more you absolutely don’t want to miss participating in some part of this event!  For more information visit https://spoletousa.org/.

    Through June 30 –  Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours at Hampton Plantation State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Learn about the prominent families that lived here and how the house was designed and created.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.

    Tuesdays through August 14 –  HarbourFest at the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina on Hilton Head Island.  Held on Tuesday throughout the summer except the week of July 4th when it’s held on that Wednesday, with live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, great food, kids activities, and fireworks each night!  For more information visit https://www.hiltonheadisland.org/events/harbourfest.

    Wednesday through Saturday through August 19 –  Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet.  Featured in the Lowcountry Zoo you’ll experience “larger than life, illuminated silks lantern sculptures in a variety of native animals, insects, and plants” with the festival also including activities, music, Chinese paper cutting, and more.  For more information call (843) 267-7443 or visit https://www.brookgreen.org/events/brookgreen-summer-lights-festival.

    Through September 1 –  Summerfest at Barefoot Landing in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy nightly live music, comedy, and a variety of other artists including weekly reggae musicians, comedy shows, and so much more!  For more information visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/.

    Through September 2 –  Summer Nights at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach.  This nightly event will include live music and street performers with a variety of guests, kids activities, and more so if you are in town, you’ll want to be sure to stop by!  For more information visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/things-to-do/events/.

    Tuesdays through September –  Mount Pleasant Farmers Market at the Pavilion at Moultrie Middle School in Mount Pleasant.  Every item on site was raised, grown, produced, made or baked by the seller with fresh produce, raised meats, eggs and cheese, breads, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 884-2528 or visit http://mtpfm.com/.

    June 6 – 16 –  “Heathers The Musical” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  Based on the cult film, this is a story about a girl who wants to be one of the “cool girls”, but be aware that this production has explicit content so don’t bring your kids!  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/heathers-the-musical/.

    June 7 –  “Grass In The Hall” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  As part of Piccolo Spoleto, you’ll hear Chatham County Line, River Boy, & Gravel Road.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/137446013760513/.

    June 7 –  Pier Fishing at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach.  If you’ve never fished from a pier and have wanted to learn, here is your chance!  For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004143.

    June 7 – 10 –  Carolina Country Music Fest at The Pavilion Park in Myrtle Beach.  Here is a chance to see some of your favorite country artists live in an outdoor setting, to include Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, The Zac Brown Band, and Cole Swindell just to name a few!  For more information call (615) 627-7752 or visit https://carolinacountrymusicfest.com/tickets/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc_wwc&utm_campaign=ccmf_cpc_general.

    June 7 – August 31 – Surf Seining at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  This workshop offered every Thursday will identify how the surf is a hostile world and you’ll have a chance to see just what lives in the surf at this event.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002643.

    June 8 – August 10 –  Sea Turtle Patrol at Myrtle Beach State Park in Myrtle Beach.  Spend the early morning hours on Fridays watching the sun come up as you look for sea turtles or tracks that identify a next has been created.  For more information call (843) 238-0874 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003759.

     

    June 8 –  Friday Night Boogie at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  DJ Jim Bowers will be playing all your favorite tunes to dance to!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1740/Friday-Night-Boogie.

    June 9 –  “Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with great southern rock as you reminisce about the past!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    June 9 –  “The Lion King” at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston.  There is nothing quite like enjoying a movie outdoors with the family, so grab a chair, blankets, and the kids for a fun night out!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1667/Wannamaker-Movie-Night.

    June 9 –  Palm Charter High School 1st Annual Run/Walk for the Checkered Flag at the Myrtle Beach Speedway in Myrtle Beach.  Proceeds go to help fund the only motorsports high school in the nation!  For more information call (843) 903-6600 or visit https://www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/event/palm-charter-high-school-1st-annual-run-walk-for-the-checkered-flag/14783/.

    June 9 –  Shaggin’ on the Cooper at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  The Coppertones will be serenading you for the evening!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1175/Shaggin-on-the-Cooper.

    June 9 – 30 –  First Annual Gullah Camp at the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island on Hilton Head Island.  Children ages 6 to 12 will learn about storytelling, Gullah jewelry making, and basket weaving to name a few.  For more information call (678) 637-9812 or visit http://www.gullahmuseumhhi.org/.

    June 10 –  Scouts Day at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.   Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and their families get the Park all to themselves on this day to enjoy all the fun the Park has in store!   For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/928/Scouts-Day-at-Whirlin-Waters.

    June 10 –  Arts in the Park: Appalachia Ballet Company’s “Bluejeans & Ballet” at Bay Creek Park on Edisto Island.  Spend a Sunday evening enjoying this unique ballet while enjoying the music as well as the sunset.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/edistoartguild/.

    June 11 –  August 10 – Coastal Carolina University Kids Camp at the Litchfield Education Center on Pawleys Island.  Kids ages 6 to 10 will enjoy a half-day, full day, or multiple day filled with adventurous and educational activities to expand their minds and provide them with fun filled entertainment!  For more information call (843) 349-6584 or visit https://www.coastal.edu/cckc/.

    June 12 – August 25 –  “She Drives Me Crazy” at the 34 West Theatre in Charleston.  This show that is between Friends and Seinfeld with music from Celine Dion to The Spin Doctors will provide you one evening of great laughter and fun!   For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/she-drives-me-crazy.

    June 13 –  “The Illusionists” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  If you enjoy magic, you won’t want to miss this show filled with death defying stunts and plenty of moments that will “WOW” you!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/the-illusionists-1.

    June 15 –  “Bobby Bones Red Hoodie” Comedy Feat at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a fun evening filled with laughter!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1911868229130718/.

    June 15 –  Moonlight Mixer at the Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier in Folly Beach.  Enjoy a relaxing evening with DJ Jim Bowers providing the music, opportunities to dance, and the chance to watch the sunset.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    June 15 –  Paddle With A Ranger at Colleton State Park in Walterboro.  Take a ranger guided kayak trip down the Edisto River for 3 hours of fun on this great blackwater river!  For more information call (843) 538-8206 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004736.

    June 15 – 16 –  Juneteenth Celebration at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park on Hilton Head Island.  Celebrate this fun event with headliners Ranky Tanky, who have been on the #1 spot iTunes and Amazon Jazz Charts for their great music, with the weekend also including other great music artists, a fish fry, a historical reenactment, storytellers, and more!  For more information visit http://exploremitchelville.org/events/juneteenth-celebration-at-mitchelville-freedom-park.

    June 16 –  Public Night Astronomy Observing at Johns Island County Park on Johns Island.  The Lowcountry Stargazers will be on hand to help those new to astronomy to view some of the amazing night objects on this moonless night, so if you are new to astronomy, this is a great chance to introduce the kids and yourself to this wonderful science.  For more information call (843) 725-9961 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=9162.

    June 16 –  “Keith Sweat” at the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  This talented country music artist is prepared to give you an evening of country music you won’t forget!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/keithsweat18.

    June 16 –  “Rumours: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with songs from one of America’s favorite rock bands!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    June 16 –  “The Revivalists” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.  Fill your evening with rock music by this great band from New Orleans!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/the-revivalists.

    June 16 –  Jim Bost Memorial Fishing Tournament at The Marina at Edisto on Edisto Island.  This billfish tournament in to honor the memory of this man who loved to fish!  For more information call (843) 631-5055 or visit https://www.themarinaeb.com/jim-bost-memorial-tournament.

    June 16 –  Cast Off Fishing Tournament at the Mount Pleasant Pier in Mount Pleasant.  If you enjoy the challenge of trying to catch the “big one” or just enjoy the chance to see what you can catch while enjoying the camaraderie of engaging with other fishermen and women, come out and see what  you can catch!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/2038/Cast-Off-Fishing-Tournaments.

    June 17 –  Charleston Spring Triathlon Series at James Island County Park in Charleston.  This is the 2nd event in the series, with a 600-yard freshwater swim, a 12 mile bike ride and a 5K flat run.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1507/Charleston-Sprint-Triathlon.

    June 18 –  “Brian Setzler Rockabilly Riot” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This will be one energy filled and fun show!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/329144890823131/.

    June 19 –  “Brit Floyd” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This Pink Floyd tribute band will play all of your favorite songs and they display their talented ability to do so!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/brit-floyd.

    June 20 – July 1 –  “Grease” at the Main Street Youth Theatre on Hilton Head Island.  You are sure to enjoy this entertaining production put on by some of the talented youth of the area!  For more information call (843) 689-6246 or visit http://msyt.org/shows/grease/.

    June 20 – July 29 –  “Saturday Night Fever” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  This show will be filled with excitement, great music, and a whole lot of tremendous dancing, so you won’t want to miss this show!  For more information call (843) 686-3945 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/saturday-night-fever.

    June 21 –  Railroads and the American Civil War at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn how the railroads impacted and benefited the Civil War.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    June 21 –  Salute the Solstice Charleston Yoga Fest at James Island County Park in Charleston.  Honor this time of change in the flow of the earth, as well as the longest day of the year, so plan to attend this event that will ignite your soul, your energy, and provide you a relaxing environment with live music in which to do so.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/3290/Salute-the-Solstice.

    June 21 – 23 –  Carifest at multiple venues in Charleston.  In celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, these 4 days will be filled with great Caribbean foods, music, fun, and even costumes to include a parade and a festival at Brittlebank Park!   For more information call (843) 557-6258 or visit https://charlestoncarifest.com/.

    June 22 –  “Paula Poundstone” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Fill your evening of great comedy with this extremely talented comedian!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/162205664494735/.

    June 22 –  Reggae Nights: “NDKA” at James Island County Park in Charleston.  Fill your evening with some great island music in a beautiful outdoor setting with food, beverages, and even souvenirs available!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1619/Reggae-Nights.

    June 22 –  Paddle With A Ranger at Colleton State Park in Walterboro.  Take a few hours out of your Friday to spend kayaking on the Edisto River!  For more information call (843) 538-8206 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004736.

    June 23 –  “John Jeselnik” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Here is yet another chance to enjoy an evening of laughter!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/570310083350923/.

    June 23 –  Dragonboat Races at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort.  This event will include three different heats, with an opening ceremony and following the race a Carnation Ceremony for cancer survivors and their families, and ending with the metal ceremony. For more information visit http://www.dragonboat-raceday.com/.

    June 23 –  South Carolina Beer Mile at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This is a race that includes beer including both group and individual events, so make your plans now to prepare!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/2018-sc-beer-mile-presented-by-rusty-bull-brewing-co.

    June 23 –  RumFest at Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.  This amazing event will include some of the best global rum distilleries with local top chefs creating amazing dishes to pair with the cocktails, with live entertainment and guaranteed loads of fun!  For more information visit https://www.charlestonrumfest.com/.

    June 23 –  Special Needs Swim Night at Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park at the Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Kids and adults with special needs and their families get the Park to themselves for an evening of great family fun!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1788/Special-Needs-Swim-Night.

    June 23 –  I Love Edisto Party and Auction at the Edisto Beach Civic Center on Edisto Island.  This event in support of the Edisto Island Land Trust will include an open bar, wonderful heavy hors d’oeuvres, and super auction items to bid on with the auction being done by Charleston News Personality, Tom Crawford.  For more information call (843) 896-9004 or visit https://www.edisto.org/main/events-details/62.

    June 24 –  Paws and Claws Cornhole Tournament at Patriots Point Links in Mount Pleasant.  Come out and enjoy some play time, and if you are looking for a dog, some will be available for adoption.  For more information call (843) 881-0042 or visit https://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/paws-and-claws-cornhole-tournament-and-pet-adoptions~13593/.

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