Activities Outside of the Columbia Area- Mar. 14th-Apr. 3rd

    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 March 15 –  Devils Fork Photography Workshop with Don McGowan at Devils Fork State Park in Salem.  Learn the art of nature photography with a digital camera from this professional while enjoying a stay at one of the most beautiful parks in the State.  For more information call (864) 944-2639 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004651.

     

    Through March 17 –  “The Wind and the Willows” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  Based on the children’s novel by Kenneth Grahame, is a show filled with adventure and mysticism, and is the perfect show to bring the entire family together!  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Shows.

     

    Through March 18 –  “The Color Purple” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This Tony Award Winning music revival about a young woman’s journey to love in the American South and will touch your heart unlike anything else.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-color-purple.

     

    Through March 22 –  The Cinderella Project Donations at several locations in Anderson.  If you’ve got some unused formal dresses you are willing to donate, this is a great place to do so, as well as any formal shoes and accessories, as this project is for girls who aren’t able to afford a dress and accessories for her prom or any other formal dance she may have the chance to attend.  For more information send an email to leslie@msslawfirm.net or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/where-to-donate.

     

    Through March 24 –  “The Flick”  at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  You’ll meet three blue collar workers in a rundown filmhouse in Massachusetts and how they help one another through each stage of their lives.  For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/the-flick/.

     

    Through April 21 –  “Prince Caspian” at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.  This is one production that will absolutely leave you spellbound, so if you get the chance, don’t miss the chance to see this fantastic theatrical production!  For more information call (864) 268-9342 or visit https://www.theacademyofarts.org/events/category/prince-caspian/.

     

    March 14 –  Peace Talk: “The Color Purple” at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville.  This talk with the shows’ Company will give you an in-depth look at the show and what it takes to put bring this show on stage.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/peace-talk-the-color-purple.

     

    March 14 –  “Celtic Woman Homecoming” at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  These four women with their magical voices and tremendous musical talent will create an evening you won’t ever forget!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/206/Celtic+Woman.

     

    March 15 –  Oconee Bell Nature Walk at Devils Fork State Park in Salem.  Take the opportunity to take a walk through this beautiful park while searching for this rare plant found only in this part of the State.  For more information call (864) 944-2639 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003196.

     

    March 15 – April 8 –  “Mamma Mia” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  You are on a Greek island in paradise and on the eve of a girls wedding, she requests to know the identity of her father, bringing three men who believe they could be the one in this magical tale of “love, laughter, and friendship” in this enchanting tale of Abba’s songs.   For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/mamma-mia/.

     

    March 15 – May 6 –  “The Lonely Ones” at the Spartanburg Art Museum in Spartanburg.  See the work of artists Gus Powell who is a contemporary street photographer who has capture pieces of urban and rural life and turned them into works of art. For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c3/e1979/&DateOfEvent=03/30/2018.

     

    March 16 –  Mobile Meals Land Cruise: Paris at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  Take a “cruise” to Paris at this fund raising event where you will find five food buffets, live music, dancing, auctions, and even a cruise director!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/165/Mobile+Meals+Land+Cruise.

     

    March 16 – 18 – “Applause Talent” at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  If you enjoying seeing amazing talent, either enter to join the show, or come out and be an observer, as with three different levels of competition, there will be something for everyone to enjoy!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit http://www.applausetalent.com/.

     

    March 16 – 18 –  Geico Bassmaster Classic at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This world championship of professional bass fishing on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, with daily weigh-in ceremonies at the Arena so if  you think of yourself as a champion, see if you can be the one to catch “the really BIG one!”.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/geico-bassmaster-classic.

     

    March 16 – 18 –  Bassmaster Classic Expo at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  In conjunction with the tournament, here is your chance to find all the newest and best fishing equipment and outdoor gear while you are in town.  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/2018-bassmaster-classic-expo/2018/03/16/.

     

    March 17 –  The Lucky 44 Celebration at Commerce Park in Fountain Inn.  The event will include live music, kid’s entertainment, a gold hunt, and food vendors, and put on your leprechaun outfit to win a “lucky prize”.  For more information visit https://nebula.wsimg.com/61dbe1b0fb2ecf40c0837f38294654ef?AccessKeyId=96447A167CB019102453&disposition=0&alloworigin=1.

     

    March 17 –  Bell Fest at Devils Fork State Park in Salem.  Welcome in the spring with a day at this favorite State Park with live entertainment, food, nature walks, and more!  For more information call (864) 944-2639 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10004113.

     

    March 17 –  St. Patty’s Day Dash & Bash at Flour Field at the West End in Greenville.  The event will include a 5K and a Kids Fun Run, followed by live music, a costume contest, kid’s activities, and a whole lot of fun with proceeds to benefit Palmetto Children’s Charity, so get your green attire ready for this fun event!  For more information send an email to mfields@palmettocc.org or visit https://www.stpaddysdashandbash.com/.

     

    March 17 – 18 –  “Henri – Somatic Impressions Inspired by the Works of Henri Mattise” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  The Dance Theatre of Greenville will use their talent to create a portrayal of Henri Mattise’s masterful artwork through the art of dance. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/henri-somatic-impressions-inspired-by-the-works-of-henri-matisse.

     

    March 18 –  “The Color Purple” Book Discussion at the Ramsaur Studio in Greenville.  Join the Peace Centers artist-in-residence for a discussion of this critically-acclaimed novel.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/tcpbook.

     

    March 19 – 22 – Hejaz Shrine Circus at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  The circus is in town and you won’t want to miss the fun and excitement of this exciting event for the entire family while helping the local Shriner’s raise money to help families of the Upstate!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/94/Hejaz+Shrine+Circus.

     

    March 20 –  Chautauqua History Alive Talk: Alice Paul at the Hughes Main Library in Greenville.  Dr. Melissa Walker will present as Alice Paul to talk about her work for women’s suffrage so come on out and have a discussion with her.  For more information call (864) 244-1499 or visit http://www.greenvillechautauqua.org/?event=talk-alice-paul-iron-jawed-angel&event_date=2018-03-20.

     

    March 20 –  Jazz Ensemble Concert at the Newton Hobson Auditorium at Southern Wesleyan University in Central.  Enjoy an evening filled with great jazz music!  For more information call (864) 644-5408 or visit http://www.swu.edu/event/1059499-2018-03-20-swu-jazz-ensemble-concert/.

     

    March 22 –  The Pique at the Southern Bleachery in Taylors.  Here is a chance for young professionals in the upstate to meet with other young professionals from the area to develop an interest in impacting the community.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pique-2018-tickets-42210424516.

     

    March 23 – 24 –  “Decada” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  This unique ballet presented by the Spartanburg Ballet takes classical pieces to create eclectic contemporary pieces.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e1696/&DateOfEvent=03/23/2018.

     

    March 23 – 24 –  “Miss Nelson is Missing” at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville.  This production being put on by the South Carolina Children’s Theatre will certainly create a fun evening showcasing their amazing talents.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/miss-nelson-is-missing/.

     

    March 23 – 25 –  “Farewell and Welcome Back” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, you’ll experience Hayden’s “Farewell Symphony” as each musician departs the stage, only to return to play Corigliano’s “Promenade Overture” and finish with Elgar’s “Jubilant Wand of Youth.”.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/farewell-and-welcome-back.

     

    March 23 – April 8 –  “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  This classic story set in Alabama during the Great Depression tells the story of an attorney who represents a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit and his children who watch the community begin to crumble in a battle between justice and racism.  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    March 24 –  GooseChase at Lake Conestee Nature Park in Greenville.  This is an exciting fast paced team scavenger hunt that uses an app on your smart phone with each team trying to complete as many missions as they can in 3 hours, with the top 3 teams winning prizes followed by food, beverages, and live music so don’t miss this exciting event!  For more information visit http://lakeconesteenaturepark.com/events/goosechase/.

     

    March 24 –  Cinderella Project at the Anderson County Library in Anderson.  If your child or one you know is in need of a formal dress for her special spring dance and isn’t able to afford one, here is a chance for her to choose from a large selection and to obtain any accessories she may need to compete her attire.  For more information send an email to leslie@msslawfirm.net or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/attend-a-boutique.

     

    March 24 –  Meals on Wheels Connector Run along the East West Connector in Anderson.  This is a 10K, a 5K, and a 1 mile fun run to benefit older adults in need.  For more information visit http://acmow.org/connector-run/.

     

    March 24 –  Community Easter Egg Drop at Sunset Park in Greenville.  See thousands of stuffed plastic Easter eggs fall from the sky with kids scrambling to see how many they can pick up so bring the kids out for this very exciting and enjoyable event.  For more information call (864) 335-4856 or visit http://www.cityofmauldin.org/rec/special-events.

     

    March 24 – 25 –  SC Comicon at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  This family event is for everyone who loves comics, so dress up as your favorite character and come out for a great time!  For more information call (864) 235-3488 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/2018-sc-comicon/2018/03/24/.

     

    March 24 – 25 –  Nexstar Talent at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  Young local dancers will be showcasing their skills and talents, so come out and support them and applaud their efforts!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://registration.nexstarcompetition.com/ClientData/Modules/Dance-Competition/Pdf/SPARTANBURG%202018%20web.pdf.

     

    March 25 –  WinterJam at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with a variety of Christian artists to include Skillet, KB, and NewSong, with comedian John Crist and speaker Nick Hall adding to the evenings entertainment.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/winterjam-2018.

     

    March 26 –  “Alice Cooper” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  If you are in need of a heavy dose of old rock and roll, you are sure to be filled by the time you leave this show!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/alice-cooper.

     

    March 26 –  Houston Ballet II at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  This tremendous repertoire of dancers will present some of the most famous dances from classics such as Sleeping Beauty and Copellia.  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960039.

     

    March 27 – April 4 –  Fringe Series: “Capture Now” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  In this production, two brothers from Long Island learn from each other “what it means to be cool, who they would die for, and how rock and roll can uplift even the youngest of souls.”  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/fringe-series-capture-now/.

     

    March 28 –  Tea and Trumpets Concert at McAlister Auditorium of Furman University in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a concert featuring music from, for, or about the British Isles.  For more information call (864) 214-5807 or visit http://www.greenvilleconcertband.us/next-concert.html.

     

    March 28 –  “Pretenders” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This New Wave legendary band that brought chart topping songs such as I’ll Stand By You and Don’t Get Me Wrong has come to town to present you with an evening of fun entertainment!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/pretenders.

     

    March 29 –  So You Think You Can Dance, Spartanburg at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  This is a fundraiser for 10 different non-profit organizations in the area so come out for what is sure to be a great show. For more information call (864) 542-2767 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e1893/&DateOfEvent=03/29/2018.

     

    March 29 –  Poetic Conversation: Women Witness the World through Words at  the Huguenot Loft in Greenville.  Patricia Starek and Sabrina Hayeem-Ladani will present some of their work for a group discussion.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/women-witnessing-the-world-through-words.

     

    March 29 – 31 –  Living Gallery 2018: “This Is My Word” at the Rodeheaver Auditorium at Bob Jones University in Greenville.  This modern play tells the story of a woman journey with cancer and her estranged relationship with her son who is changed with a blend of instrumental and vocal music selections in this Easter holiday production.   For more information call (864) 770-1372 or visit http://livinggallery.bju.edu/.

     

     

     

    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 March 16 –  Joye in Aiken at a variety of locations in Aiken.  Come out and see some of the world’s best young musicians live!  For more information call (803) 226-0016 or visit https://www.joyeinaiken.com/.

    Through March 16 –  Teachers Choice Art Exhibit at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  You’ll have a chance to see worked by some of the most talented art students in Rock Hill.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/2018-teachers-choice.

    Through March 18 –  “Savannah Sipping Society” at the Fort Mill Community Playhouse in Fort Mill.  Fate brings four southern women together and their weekly happy hour gatherings turn into a mission to renew their enthusiasm for life!  For more information call (803) 548-8102 or visit http://fortmillcommunityplayhouse.org/season.php.

    Through March 31 –  “The Fourth Cross” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This Easter production is one performance you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (803) 803-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/fourth-cross.

    March 15 –  “National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  The Havannah Symphony has been around since 1960 introducing Cuban and Latin American music to the world, and with the few performances they are bringing to America, you won’t want to miss seeing this one in a lifetime show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-natl-symphony-orch-of-cuba.

    March 16 –  “Joal Rush Kaleidoscope Emotions Tour” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  This Camden native who has traveled with numerous nationally renowned artists, such as Zac Brown Band and Edwin McCain, has returned after the completion of his new album to perform for his hometown crowd so come out and hear this extremely talented singer/songwriter/musician before he presents his work to the world.  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2018/03/16/joalrush2018/.

    March 16 –  “Beach Party Boys” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Beach Boys Tribute band will have you singing their songs for days to come!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=beach-party-boys.

    March 16 –  “Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  This Lightwire Theater show will tell a story using lights and theater to create a mesmerizing show like nothing you’ve seen before, and the kids will absolutely love it!   For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://sumtersc.gov/lightwiretheater.

    March 16 –  Bacon and Brews at the Newberry Street Festival Center in downtown Aiken.  What better way to relax that with an evening of live entertainment by Tokyo Joe while you enjoy a feast of dishes made with bacon by local restaurants, and a variety of beers and wines to wash it all down. For more information visit http://www.aikenkiwanisclub.org/aikens-bacon–brews.html.

    March 16 – 17 –  Irish Fling and Spring Fling Weekend in downtown Newberry.  Welcome spring with a weekend filled with live entertainment at various venues around town, awesome food, a fun leprechaun scavenger hunt, and more!  For more information call (803) 321-1015 or visit https://www.newberryirishfling.com/.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day on Main on Main Street in Old Towne Rock Hill.   Put on your green and come out for some Irish music and dancing, a Kidz Zone play area, lots of food and beverages to help you enjoy this fun holiday!  For more information visit https://www.onlyinoldtown.com/stpatricks.

    March 17 –  Mountain Bike Level 1 Clinic at the Adventure Road Entrance of the Anne Springs-Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  Learn the art of mountain biking or enhance your skills with this clinic so bring your bike, your helmet, and some water for this afternoon clinic.  For more information call (803) 547-4574 or visit https://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/mountain-bike-level-1-clinic.

    March 17 –  Aiken Trials at the Aiken Training Track in Aiken.  It’s that time of year again, so start backing for your tailgate party and a day filled with fun!  For more information call (803) 648-4631 or visit http://www.aikentrainingtrack.com/#trials.

    March 17 –  “Fancy Nancy: The Musical” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Based on the award winning books by Jane O’Connor, this stage production will be a fun and enjoyable family event!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=fancy-nancy.

    March 17 –  “Mark O’Connor Band” at the McCelvey Center in York.  This three time Academy Award winner creates amazing music using his violin and his tremendous composing ability.  For more information call (803) 684-3948 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2317/.

    March 18 –  Camden Community Concert Band Winter Concert in the Camden High School Auditorium in Camden.  Come out and enjoy a free event!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2018/03/18/winterband2018/.

    March 18 –  “Artrageous” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. This show that will create art right before your eyes using music and choreography, as well as audience interaction, to make this a show you won’t soon forget! For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=artrageous.

    March 18 –  “The Spirit of Romanticism” at the Etherredge Center in Aiken.  This performance by the Aiken Symphony Orchestra will include cellist, Sara Sant’Ambrogio and violinist, Sandy Cameron.  For more information call (803) 295-0313 or visit http://aikensymphonyorchestra.com/.

    March 20 –  Rise and Reign of the Mammals at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn about those mammals of the past that use to live here, but are here no longer.  For more information call (803) 818-6767 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2326/.

    March 22 –  “Gangstagrass” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This group will give you an evening of music like nothing you’ve ever heard before with their blend of bluegrass and hip hop.  For more information call (803) 514-7774 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=gangstagrass.

    March 23 –  “The Three Redneck Tenors” at the Clover School District Auditorium in Clover.  This is a show unlike any you’ve ever seen before by three very talented “rednecks”.  For more information visit https://tockify.com/yorkcountyarts/detail/219/1521849600000.

    March 23 –  “The Marshall Tucker Band” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  With a 40 year history of playing country rock music, you will certainly take a walk down memory lane when you spend an evening listening to the great music they will be playing!  For more information call (803) 514-7774 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-marshall-tucker-band.

    March 23 – 25 –  Carolina Nationals BMX Races at the BMX Track in Rock Hill.  Come out and see some of the best BMX bike riders compete for title of the best and fastest rider for a fun weekend outdoors!  For more information call (803) 326-2441 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/22741/1077.

    March 24 –  “Tedrow” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  This blues rock band from Clemson is ready to show you what they can do.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    March 24 –  “Delbert McClinton” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Come out and enjoy an evening of fantastic entertainment with this multi-Grammy Award winning artist!  For more information call (803) 514-7774 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=delbert-mcclinton.

    March 24 –  Aiken Spring Steeplechase at the Aiken Training Track in Aiken.  Nothing says spring quite like a visit to the horse racing track.  For more information call (803) 648-9641 or visit https://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/spring_steeplechase-_imperial_cup.

    March 24 –  Children’s Day on the Farm at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Kid’s will have the chance to engage in lots of hands-on activities, see demonstrations such as blacksmithing and candle dipping, see and pet the farm animals, including the newborn lambs, and enjoy a day learning some history while having fun.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2366/.

    March 24 –  “Del McCoury Band” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Come on out for some good ole’ foot stomping bluegrass with Del’s 50 years of experience behind them!  For more information call (803) 423-2616 or visit http://sumtersc.gov/delmccoury.

    March 24 & 31 –  Easter Bunny Eggspress at the S. C. Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Here is a chance for the kids (and adults) to ride the train and meet with the Easter bunny so bring the kids out for some great historical fun!  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/whistletix.html.

    March 26 –  “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Tony-Award winning Broadway musical tells the story of the day when Johnny Cash, Elvis Pressley, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis jammed together for a recording session.  For more information call (803) 514-7774 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=million-dollar-quartet.

    March 28 – April 1 –  “Rapunzel”  at the Johnson Studio Theatre at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.  The Ragtag Players, a troupe of poor traveling “Italian” actors, will present a hilarious musical based on this fairytale.   For more information visit https://tockify.com/yorkcountyarts/detail/324/1522281600000.

    March 29 –  “Little Red Hen” at the Narroway Theater in Ft. Mill.  Just for the kids this interactive show will help them to learn the value of hard work, determination and preparation.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/childrens-shows/red-hen.

    March 29 –  Sumter Disabilities Benefit Gala at the O’Donnell House in Sumter.  Enjoy an evening of wonderful food, wine sampling, and a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the children and adults with disabilities in the area.  For more information call (803) 778-1669 ext. 119 or visit http://sumterdisabilities.nationbuilder.com/.

    March 30 –  “Doug McCormick” & “Cody Webb” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  Come out and enjoy an evening of good ole’ country music!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    March 30 – April 1 –  Aiken Horse Show at Hitchcock Woods in Aiken.  Come out for this one and only fund raiser for the Hitchcock Woods Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit that supports and maintains this amazing urban woodland paradise that is open to the public for walking, hiking, biking, and horseback riding.  For more information call (803) 642-0528 or visit http://www.aikenhorseshow.org/.

    March 31 –  Carolina Cup at the Springdale Race Track in Camden.  It’s that time of year again, so start working on those tailgating plans to attend this favorite midlands spring activity.  For more information (803) 432-6513 or visit https://www.carolina-cup.org/.

    March 31 –  Herpetology of the Southeast Seminar at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  You and the kids will meet Dr. Whit Gibbons of the Savannah River Ecology Lab who will teach you about these fascinating creatures and the types found in the Piedmont of South Carolina.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2363/.

    March 31 –  Easter Eggstravaganza at Harrison-Carver Park in Aiken.  Bring the kids out for a fun Easter egg hunt, fun games, hot dogs, drinks, and lots of candy!  For more information call (803) 593-4698 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/event/easter-eggstravaganza/.

    March 31 –  Pacers and Polo at the Powderhouse Polo Field in Aiken.  Come out and enjoy the “3rd leg” of the Aiken Triple Crown.  For more information call (803) 641-3334 or visit https://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/pacers_and_polo.

    April 1 – 30 –  “Marsha Shelburn” Exhibit at the Aiken County Visitor Center in Aiken.  Stop in and see the work of this talented local artist!  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/event/marsha-shelburn/2018-04-01/.

    April 2 – 6 –  Spring Break Art Camp at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  Kids 4K through 5th grade can enjoy a week exploring their creativity with a variety of themes, styles, and mediums to create their own masterpieces.  For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/events/.

    April 3 –  Horses ‘N’ Courses in downtown Aiken.  Enjoy an artwalk through downtown Aiken while enjoying visual and performing arts, and great food.  For more information call (803) 642-7631 or visit https://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/horses_and_courses_art_walk1.

     

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    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.  For more information call (843) 365-3596.

     

    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 March 16 –  Tea Room & Gift Shop at St. Pauls Summerville in Summerville.  The menu includes She Crab Soup and Tomato Pie, as well as homemade desserts, and the gift shop has everything from wooden crafts to jewelry. For more information call (843) 873-1991 or visit http://www.stpaulssummerville.org/tea-room-gift-shop/.

    Through March 17 –  Charleston Fashion Week on Marion Square in downtown Charleston.  This event showcases some of Charleston’s most fashionable boutiques, with designers and models from all over the country participating, and including lots of fun activities surrounding the event. For more information visit http://www.charlestonfashionweek.com/.

    Through March 17 –  “You Can’t Take It With You” at the Florence Little Theatre in Florence.  You’ll meet two families, one that is eccentric but joyous, and the other unhappy, but when young love develops between the two families, things get quite interesting, and sometimes downright hysterical!  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    Through March 25 –  “Dial M For Murder” at the Footlight Players Theatre in Charleston.  This Alfred Hitchcock thriller will give you a show that you are certain to enjoy and that will keep you guessing!  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://www.facebook.com/thefootlightplayers/.

    Through March 25 –  “Avenue Q: The Musical” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This hilarious adult musical puppet show, winner of the Tony Awards “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book is not one you should miss if you love to laugh!  For more information call (843) 577-5967 or visit https://www.charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/54-avenue-q.html.

    Through May 26 –  “Super Freak” at the Thirty-Four West Theatre Company in Charleston.  Your evening will be filled with funky 70’s music while enjoying a soap opera drama about the scandal of the soap star superfly.  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/super-freak.

    March 15 –  Story Time at the Gibbes at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  For more information call (843) 722-2706 ext. 237.

    March 15 –  America Before the Revolution at the Morris Center for Low Country Heritage in Ridgeland.  You’ll enjoy this historical program that shares about the French Huguenots that settled in Port Royal Sound, and the turn of events that prevented us from speaking French in South Carolina today.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 15 –  “Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Stated as presenting “an old tradition in a new package”, this former founder and leader of the original Wolfe Tones, he is now joined by a younger generation of Irish musicians to create something for the future of Irish music.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1624285-derek-warfield-young-wolfe-charleston/.

    March 15 –  Catch the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant.  The course will offer you the opportunity to enjoy the Cooper River Bridge, the USS Yorktown, and the Charleston Harbour, and a fun celebratory after party with live music and a “pot of gold” for the winners!  For more information visit http://www.catchtheleprechaun5k.com/.

    March 15 – 17 –  “The Avett Brothers” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This American folk rock band from North Carolina will present an enjoyable show with their touching and meaningful songs!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    March 15 – 17 –  “Anything Goes” at the Blanding Street Auditorium in Lake City.  This 1934 musical is about an ocean liner bound from New York to London, and the crazy events that occur along the way!  For more information call (843) 374-8611 or visit http://lakecitycommunitytheatre.org/WP/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/18AGScan.jpeg.

    March 15 – April 21 –  Festival of Houses and Gardens in the Old and Historic District in Charleston.  Who doesn’t love downtown Charleston in the spring, and who wouldn’t enjoy the chance to enter some of the most beautiful homes and gardens in the area, so be sure to sign up for this exciting event!  For more information visit http://www.historiccharleston.org/blog/events/category/festival-houses-gardens/.

    March 16 –  American Dream Celebration at the Golf Club of Indigo Run on Hilton Head Island.  Celebrate the Literacy Center’s students who are new American residents with heavy hors d’oeuvres, one drink per person, a cash bar, a silent auction, live music, and a chance to meet the students.  For more information call (843) 815-6616 or visit http://theliteracycenter.org/.

    March 16 – 17 –  Smoke in the ‘Boro at the Coastal Electric Outback in Walterboro.  This BBQ cook-off will have your mouth watering before you ever head out the door, so be sure to mark your calendar for this tastey event!  For more information call (843) 539-1133 or visit http://walterborolive.com/2018/03/smoke-in-the-boro-coming-news-the-press-and-standard/.

    March 16 – 18 –  Charleston Antiques Show at the Gaillard Center in downtown Charleston.  If you love antiques, you won’t want to miss this chance to search for something special or just come out and see some of the most amazing antiques while enjoying the beauty of this amazing city!  For more information visit http://www.historiccharleston.org/blog/events/category/charleston-antiques-show/.

    March 17 –  Luck of the MarshWalk at the MarshWalk in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day taking a walk along the MarshWalk collecting “Gold Coins” at the local restaurants for a chance to win $1000 with live music provided, and drink specials, and a chance for you to show off your Irish dancing skills!  For more information call (704) 609-7535 or visit http://www.marshwalk.com/events/.

    March 17 –  “Good Night Moon” & “The Runaway Bunny” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Young children will really enjoy this show presented by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia.  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/goodnight-moon-and-runaway-bunny/?instance_id=698.

    March 17 –  “The Fab Four Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  For the Beatles fans out there, here is yet another tribute band to take you on a journey down memory lane.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1544834-fab-four-charleston/.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  Put on your “green” and enjoy a day filled with fun activities to include a parade, three stages of live music, children’s activities, including rides and amusements, along with arts and craft vendors, a variety of tasty foods, beverages, and a whole lot of fun!  For more information visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/festivals/st-patricks-day-parade-and-festival/.

    March 17 –  Shamrock 5K Run & Health Walk on Pope Avenue at the Heritage Plaza on Hilton Head Island.  Put on your favorite green holiday attire and start your day with a run or walk around the Island, followed by a party by New York City Pizza that will include refreshments, pizza, live music, and door prizes.  For more information call (843) 757-8520 or visit http://bearfootsports.com/shamrock-run.html.

    March 17 –  St. Patrick’s Day Parade on King Street in downtown Charleston.  What is St. Patrick’s Day without a fun parade, so come out and enjoy this fun event.  For more information visit https://charlestonstpatrickdayparade.wordpress.com/.

    March 17 –  Walk for Water at Riverfront Park in North Charleston.  Thousands upon thousands of people around the world lack the luxury of fresh, clean drinking water, so come out and support this effort to raise money to help provide this necessary resource to those in need.  For more information visit http://events.watermissions.org/site/TR?fr_id=1811&pg=entry.

    March 17 –  The Cinderella Project at John Wesley United Methodist Church in Charleston.  Here is a chance for young ladies who can’t afford to purchase a new dress and accessories for their special dance to come out and select one from those donated as well as the accessories to complete the outfit.  For more information send an email to sfragale@turnerpadget.com or visit https://www.cinderellaprojectsc.com/.

    March 17 –  Swamp Fox Adventure Race in the Francis Marion National Forest but meeting at the Town Hall in McClellanville.  If you like adventure challenges, this is the event for you, with a half a day trip across land (mountain biking 30-45 miles), swamp (trekking 10–15 miles), and water (paddling 8 miles) rarely seen by others, providing some of the most difficulty obstacles you may have ever faced, with the chance to go solo, or share the adventure with one, two, or three others.  For more information call (803) 292-1900 or visit http://www.kandoadventures.com/swamp-fox.

    March 17 –  Edisto Beach Road Race at Wyndam Ocean Ridge Recreation Center on Edisto Island.  Enjoy a 5K or a 1 mile run/walk for your St. Patrick’s Day!  For more information call (843) 869-3867 or visit https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/EdistoBeach/7thAnnualEdistoBeachRoadRace.

    March 17 –  Post Road Race Fundraising Festival at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach.  Awards will be given out, live entertainment will be provided, as well as food vendors, arts & craft vendors, and St. Patrick’s Day themed activities.  For more information call (843) 869-3867 or visit http://www.edistochamber.com/.

    March 17 –  Hunting Island Adventure Biathlon at Hunting Island State Park Nature Center & Russ Point Landing on Hunting Island.  Grab a partner or go solo for this fun event that will include a 6 mile paddle (kayak or paddle board) and a 3.6 mile run.  For more information call (843) 838-2008 or visit http://www.huntingislandbiathlon.com/.

    March 17 – 18 –  Ashley Hall Horse Show at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island Park on Johns Island.  Everyone loves a good horse show, so spend a day in the beautiful outdoors in this amazing setting.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=9002.

    March 18 –  “Matisyahu – Forest of Faith Tour” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This reggae band will provide you a faith filled and inspirational concert like you’ve never seen before!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    March 18 –  “Travis Tritt” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This event rescheduled from January brings this award winning Country artist in for what is sure to be a tremendous show!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1592306-travis-tritt-charleston/.

    March 18 –  Race and Roast at Oakland Plantation in Mount Pleasant.  The day will begin with a trail run through the beautiful 132 acres of this fabulous plantation, followed by live music, all you can eat oysters, chili and hotdogs, wine and beer, hay rides, other fun kid activities, and a fun day in a lovely place!  For more information call (843) 224-1849 or visit http://eastcooperland.org/race-roast-2018/.

    March 19 –  “Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad Paperback Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner will share about his research and writing of the book, with each attendee receiving a signed copy of his book.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1615717-colson-whitehead-underground-charleston/.

    March 20 –  Ovation Concert Finale at the Dock Street Theater in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy some fabulous chamber music in this collaboration of the Chamber Music Charleston and the Musica en Seguara Festival in Spain.  For more information call (843) 763-4941 or visit http://chambermusiccharleston.com/th_event/prelude/.

    March 20 – 25 –  “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This production will give you a glimpse into the life of the musical star, Carole King and her climb to stardom.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/beautiful-the-carole-king-musical.

    March 21 –  Wine Down Wednesday at Old Towne Creek County Park in Charleston.  This fun mid-week outdoor activity is back with live music, plenty of wine, food truck vendors, all in a wonderful atmosphere!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1724/Wine-Down-Wednesday.

    March 22 –  “Target Tokyo Talk” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Speaker and author James M. Scott will perform a lecture that begins in December of 1941 as the impact of Pearl Harbor was being evaluated and President Roosevelt was planning his attack on Tokyo.  For more information call (843) 28409227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 22 –  “Jazz Samba: A Portrait of Stan Getz” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with the amazing sound of the saxophone!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1603354-jazz-samba-portrait-stan-charleston/.

    March 22 –  Burning of the Socks at the South Carolina Maritime Museum in Georgetown.  Come out and celebrate the arrival of spring and boating season at this fun annual event that will include a Gumbo cookoff by local restaurants and a burning of the socks worn through the winter,   For more information call (843) 520-0111 or visit https://scmaritimemuseum.org/event/7th-annual-burning-socks/.

    March 22 –  iFiveK at Riverfront Park in North Charleston.  This tech specialist’s racing event followed by a post-race party at Riverfront Park in Charleston.  For more information call (843) 579-7659 or visit https://www.ifivek.com/.

    March 23 – 24 –  WingFest at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Start your weekend with live music and a laser light show, followed by a wing competition, a chance to sample some fantastic wings, more live music, kid’s activities, and great fun to celebrate the arrival of Spring!  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit https://www.hiltonheadwingfest.com/.

    March 23 – 24 –  Prince George Plantation Tours at a variety of plantations in Geogetown County.  At one time in history, Georgetown County was known as one of the wealthiest in the nation due to its production of indigo and rice, so here is a chance for you to tour some of the most beautiful and elegant historic homes in the Country!  For more information call (843) 545-8291 or visit https://www.princegeorgeplantationtours.com/.

    March 23 – 25 –  Quilt Festival at the Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort on Hilton Head Island.  You’ll have a chance to enjoy viewing over 150 quilts, a quilt competition, a silent auction, hand crafted items, a vintage marketplace, and thirteen vendors to shop with.  For more information send an email to palmettoquiltguild@gmail.com.

    March 23 – 25 –  Saltwater Highland Games at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach.  This event will start with a Kilted 5K and doggie dash, followed by Highland games, Celtic music, whisky tasting, a Kids Glen, a Quidditch tournament, great food and beverages and loads of fun!  For more information call (843) 492-0515 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachhighlandgames.com/.

    March 23 – 25 –  “Cinderella” at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Presented by the South Carolina Dance Theatre, you’ll enjoy a tremendous display of talent and storytelling ability through dance.  For more information call (843) 661-1720 or visit http://fmupac.org/event/cinderella-south-carolina-dance-theatre-3/.

    March 24 –  “Alice in Wonderland” at the Florence Little Theatre in Florence.  Children and their parents will enjoy this fun and highly interactive show that will take them on the journey with Alice down the rabbit hole.  For more information call (843) 662-3731 or visit http://www.florencelittletheatre.org/shows.

    March 24 –  “Head Games: A Tribute to Foreigner” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Fill your evening with the wonderful songs of the past written by Foreigner!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    March 24 –  The Harlem Globetrotters at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Bring out the entire family as everyone will enjoy these entertaining and extremely talented athletes.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/harlem-globetrotters-2.

    March 24 –  Bosch 5K at Riverfront Park in North Charleston.  This certified 5K run/walk with proceeds benefiting Florence Crittenton.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bosch-5k-march-24th-2018-tickets-39620055653.

    March 24 –  “Jazz Samba: A Portrait of Stan Getz” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Having been one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, this show is dedicated to him and his extreme talent!  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit https://charlestonjazz.com/event/jazz-samba-a-portrait-of-stan-getz/.

    March 24 –  Twilight Run at 13 Market in Beaufort.  You can choose to run a 10 mile, an 8K, or a 5K, with a 1 mile youth run, or do a 5K fun walk with a ¼ mile kids fun walk, followed by live entertainment, kids activities, lots of food and great family fun with all proceeds to benefit Riverview Charter School. For more information call (843) 321-8309 or visit http://beauforttwilightrun.com/.

    March 24 – 25 –  The Skirmish at Gambles Hotel at the Rankin-Harwell House in Florence.  This event presents the Skirmish that took place in March of 1865 when 500 soldiers from Indiana entered the Florence area to destroy the railroad depot but were driven back by Confederate soldiers, as well as a chance to see an encampment and even learn about the weapons and ammunition that were used. For more information call (843) 667-1705 or visit http://www.23rdsc.com/.

    March 25 –  “The Harlem Globetrotters” at the Florence Civic Center in Florence. Take the kids out for a night of enjoyment presented by these extremely talented and entertaining athletes.  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2017/harlem-globetrotters-2018-world-tour.

    March 25 –  Pet Fest at Palmetto Island County Park in Mount Pleasant.  Bring those wonderful four-legged furry friends out for a day of fun to celebrate the wonderful pets they are with a day filled with entertainment, exhibits, demonstrations, experts, food, and of course, lots of furry fun!  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/139/Pet-Fest.

    March 26 –  “My Father’s Dragon” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Based on the book series by Ruth Stiles Gannett kids will enjoy the story and adventures of Elmer Elevator as he sets out to rescue a dragon. For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/my-fathers-dragon/.

    March 27 –  Butterflies and Dragonflies Talk at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn about the life cycles of these fascinating creatures and the adaptations local butterflies make in order to survive.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 27 –  “The Pretenders” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/pretenders.

    March 27 –  “The Million Dollar Quartet” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This Tony Award winning Broadway musical is the story of how Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins came together for a recording session.  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/million-dollar-quartet/.

    March 29 –  “Home Free: Timeless World Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Fill your evening with the sound of great country music.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1587131-home-free-timeless-world-tour-charleston/.

    March 29 –  “A Meal to Remember” Gala and Auction at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms.  This black-tie options affair will include signature small plates from local chefs and restaurants while you enjoy bidding for great auction items with proceeds to benefit the East Cooper Meals on Wheels program.  For more information call (843) 881-9350 or visit https://www.ecmow.org/12th-annual-meal-remember-gala-auction.

    March 29 – April 8 –  Spring Carnival at  the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  This event will include amusement rides, carnival games, good food, and a chance to enjoy the spring weather.  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/springcarnival18.

    March 30 –  “Fire & Rain: The Music of James Taylor & Carol King” at the USC Center for Performing Arts in Beaufort.  Spend an evening enjoying the songs of these two extremely talented and well-loved artists as performed by Jim Witter and Gisele Sanderson.  For more information visit https://www.uscbcenterforthearts.com/?lightbox=dataItem-jb41ootd.

    March 30 –  “Women & Petty: A Tribute to Tom Petty” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This evening will be filled by your favorite Tom Petty songs sung by some very talented local female singers, so come out and support them while taking a journey down memory lane.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1597383-women-petty-tribute-tom-charleston/.

    March 30 –  Lowcountry Paint and Sip Class at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Spend some relaxing time using your creativity with the guidance and support of artists Amiri Farris.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    March 30 – 31 –  “Viennese Expressions” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Enjoy an evening of chamber music by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/viennese-expressions/.

    March 31 –  BaconFest at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll have the chance to enjoy bacon inspired dishes created by local restaurants, bacon inspired cocktails, and live music by Tru Sol.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0&offerid=76950

    March 31 –  “On The Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Everyone loves the Eagles, so fill your evening with songs that will take you on a journey of the past.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/concert-events#/event-popup.

    March 31 –  “Chris D’Elia: Follow the Leader Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  You are in for a treat and an evening filled with tremendous laughter with this tremendous comedian.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1636962-chris-delia-follow-leader-charleston/.

    March 31 –  WWE Live Road to Wrestlemania at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  For all of the wrestling fans out there, you won’t want to miss this show that will be sure to get you fired up!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/pretenders.

    March 31 –  The Hat Ladies Easter Promenade on Broad Street in downtown Charleston.  Ladies of all ages can come out donning their favorite spring hat to honor great hats and humanity for the Easter holiday season all while having great fun!  For more information call (843) 762-6679 or visit http://www.hatladies.org/.

    March 31 –  “Stone Soup – The Musical” at Center Theatre in Hartsville.  This imaginative, high energy, and humorous story that takes the folk story to a more modern day level with a blend of rock, pop, folk, and world music with a tale that will teach you how to conquer your fears!  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/177271119546609.

    April 1 –  Project LOVE Gospel Fest at the Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson.  This family friendly event is intended to help strengthen the relationship between parents and their children, so come out for a day filled with inspiring music, fun activities, food and more.  For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/events/2018/project-love-gospel-fest.

    April 3 –  Junior Disney Dance Party at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This interactive live concert is perfect for those overly active kids so bring them out for some great fun!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/disney-junior-dance-party-on-tour/.

    April 3 –  How Does Your Garden Grow at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Children from kindergarten to 2nd grade can come enjoy learning about plants, their parts, what makes them grown, and then have the chance to plant some of their own seeds to grow.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

     

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