ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA Oct 25 2017 – Nov 14 2017

    Wednesday October 25, 2017 to November 14, 2017

    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 –  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 October 25 –  Weekly Porch Series at Greenbriar Farms in Easley.  At this Wednesday event you’ll enjoy a mid-week break with live entertainment, festive farm to table snacks, and yard games.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/Porch-Series.

    Sundays through October –  Woodburn and Ashtabula Historic Home Tours at the house locations in Pendleton.  For more information call (864) 646-7249 or visit https://www.pendletonhistoricfoundation.org/.

    Through November 5 –  Haunted Dungeon on Old Anderson Road in Greenville.  Voted the best new haunted attraction in South Carolina so don’t miss this chance to get your holiday fright!  For more information visit http://nightmaredungeon.com/.

    Tuesdays through December 19 –  Greenville Downtown Line Dance at the Sears Rec Center in Greenville.  This is a fun way to exercise, so come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (864) 467-6667 or visit http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Greenville-DOWNTOWN-Line-Dance/27387/.

     

    October 25 – 27 –  “The Ugly Duckling” at the Gunter Theater.  Presented by the Lightwire Theater, this classic tale comes to life unlike you’ve ever seen before, so bring the kids out to see this beloved tale in a new form.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/ugly-duckling.

     

    October 26 –  Campfire Social Event at Greenbriar Farms in Easley.  This fundraiser will include live entertainment, great chef prepared foods, and breweries with proceeds to benefit Project Host which trains the homeless how to prepare food to provide them a skill to help them get a job.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/Porch-Series/59/4th+Annual+Campfire+Social+Charity+Event.

     

    October 26 – November 5 –  “Smokey Joes Café” at the Younts Center for the Performing Arts in Fountain Inn.  This Tony and Grammy nominated production includes 40 of the best songs ever recorded, great choreography, fantastic vocals, and a amazing cast, this is one performance you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 409-1050 or visit https://www.yountscenter.org/visiting-artist-series.

     

    October 26 – November 12 –  “Ghost: The Musical” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Based on the amazing award winning movie, this touching performance will not be one you will soon forget.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/ghost-the-musical/.

     

    October 27 –  Halloween Hoopla at Greer City Park in Greer.  Enjoy a stroll down Candy Lane, play a silly game, watch a movie, and just plain enjoy yourself!  For more information call (864) 977-1898 or visit https://greerstation.com/greer-sc/calendar-of-events/2017/10/29/halloween-hoopla/.

     

    October 27 – 29  –  Boo at the Zoo at the Greenville Zoo in Greenville.  Put on your costume and come out for some trick-or-treating, fun booths, and an un-scary haunted house!  For more information call (864) 467-4300 or visit https://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/event/boo-in-the-zoo/28759/.

     

    October 27 – 29 –  Wings of Freedom Tour at Runway Park at GMU in Greenville.  Here’s a chance for those who have always dreamed of flying in a B-17, or a B-25, or training in a TF-51D to have the chance of a lifetime but beware, there is an extensive cost for this opportunity!  For more information call (978) 562-9182 or visit http://www.collingsfoundation.org/event/greenville-sc/.

     

    October 28 –  “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  This is the original movie just in time for the Halloween holiday!  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/Show/Details/45.

     

    October 28 –  Tales of Union County and Beyond at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site in Union.  Enjoy an evening sitting around a campfire hearing ghostly tales and spooky legends while roasting marshmallows and enjoying hot beverages.  For more information call (864) 427-5966 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003536.

     

    October 28 –  Dancing with the Carolina Stars at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  This will be a fun event with local celebrities paired with dancing professionals and putting on a great show for you to enjoy!  For more information call (864) 335-5011 or visit http://dancingwiththecarolinastars.com/.

     

    October 28 –  Halloween at Heritage Park at Heritage Park in Simpsonville.  Here is a fun place for the kids to go for Halloween, with kids games, inflatables, kids vendors, arts and crafts, costumed characters, and of course, trick-or-treating!  For more information call (864) 963-3781 or visit http://www.simpsonvillechamber.com/programs/special-events/halloweenatheritagepark.

     

    October 28 –  Hub City Empty Bowl Soup Day at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Come see the bowls that have been made, buy one and have unlimited soup, bread, and tea with all proceeds to benefit TOTAL Ministries.  For more information call (864) 706-3739 or visit http://www.hubcityemptybowls.com/events/.

     

    October 28 –  Living History Day at the Cowpens National Battlefield in Gaffney.  You’ll have a chance to view 18th Century weapons and firing demonstrations.  For more information call (864) 461-2828 or visit https://www.nps.gov/cowp/specialevents.htm.

     

    October 28 –  Find Your Park After Dark at the Cowpens National Battlefield in Gaffney.  Join the Carolina Stargazers as they view the stars and point out the constellations.  For more information call (864) 461-2828 or visit https://www.nps.gov/cowp/specialevents.htm.

     

    October 28 –  Spinx Run Fest at Flour Field at the West End in Greenville.  You’ll have six different events to choose from: the Swamp Rabbit Marathon and Marathon Relay, the Run Town USA Half Marathon, the Greenville downtown 10K, the Big Punkin 5K run/walk, and Spunky’s 1 mile kids run.  For more information call (864) 593-0320 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/243163372834126/.

     

    October 28 –  Strut Your Mutt at the Gaffney Visitors Center in Gaffney.  Dress your dog up and see if he or she can beat the rest of the “mutts” for the best dressed!  For more information call (864) 487-6244 or visit https://allevents.in/gaffney/strut-your-mutt/1896914053922045.

     

    October 29 –  “The Sound of Music” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  This is the 50th anniversary of this, the most successful movie musical of all time with this celebratory new production, so don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960010.

     

    October 29 –  “Deana Carter” with Special Guest “Sweet Tea Trio” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This tremendous singer, songwriter, and producer will captivate your heart with her storytelling songs!  For more information call (864_ 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/deana-carter-with-special-guest-sweet-tea-trio.

     

    October 30 – November 1 –  “How I Became a Pirate” at the Gunter Theater.  Based on the popular book, kids and adults alike will enjoy this fun and entertaining tale along with the chance to sing along to the songs!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/how-i-became-a-pirate-1.

     

    October 31 – November 5 –  “Les Miserables” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This is the 25th anniversary of this Tony Award winning musical which will leave you awestruck.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/les-miserables.

     

    October 31 – November 8 –  “When the Rain Stops Falling” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  “A fish falls from the sky in the year 2039” and “a man named Gabriel prepares to meet his adult son after being estranged for 20 years.”  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/fringe-series-rain-stops-falling/.

     

    November 3 – 4 –  Pickens Literacy Association’s Used Book Sale at the Pickens Presbyterian Church in Pickens.  If you’re looking for books at a good price, come on out and take a look at what they have to offer.  For more information call (864) 617-4237 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1933484940233712/.

     

    November 3 – 4 –  South Carolina Appalachian Homecoming at Next School Eagle Ridge in Salem.  This is a festival celebrating the culture, dance, music, and food of the Appalachian region so come out, enjoy the changing leaves and the cooler temperatures while having a lot of fun!  For more information call (864) 557-6168 or visit https://appalachianhomecoming.weebly.com/.

     

    November 3 – 5 –  “Doubt: A Parable” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  This is a powerful story of a Sister who is the Principal of a school who suspects The Father of having inappropriate relations with one of the male students.  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit http://www.fhplayhouse.com/wordpress/production/doubt-a-parable/.

     

    November 3 – 5 –  Richland Creek Antique Fall Festival at Richland Creek Farms in Ward.  This will be a weekend filled with a myriad of activities, such as an antique tractor pull, a kids pedal tractor race, wagon rides, a swap meet, syrup cooking, blacksmithing, craft and food vendors, and much more!  For more information call (864) 445-2781 or visit http://www.richlandcreekantiques.com/.

     

    November 3 – 12 –  “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  You’ve likely seen the movie, one about a mental hospital and its patients and staff, but to see it on stage will give you a whole different perspective!  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c1/e1792/&DateOfEvent=11/12/2017.

     

    November 4 –  HOPE Relay at Hartness in Greenville.  You’ll have three relay options to choose from including a 20K relay, a 5K relay, and a 5K Boot Camp relay, so put together a team and come out for some camaraderie and fun all to benefit Project HOPE Foundation.  For more information visit https://hoperelay.org/event-details/.

     

    November 4 –  Acoustic ConneXions at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium.  This will be a fun evening filled with folk music.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.upcountrysc.com/events/Acoustic-ConneXionsFolk-Music-1559/details.

     

    November 4 –  “Project Maestro: Patrick Dupre Quigley” at the Twichell Auditorium at Converse College in Spartanburg.  The Spartanburg Philharmonic is searching for a new conductor so come help them decide if this is the one they should choose.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e1772/.

     

    November 4 –  Riverboat Casino Night at the McKissick Center in Liberty.  The dining room will be transformed to make you feel like you are on a riverboat with blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker tables with a live and silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar with all proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels.  For more information call (864) 606-3745 or visit http://www.pcmow.org/our-events/riverboat-casino-night/.

     

    November 4 –  Upstate Pride March and Festival at Barnet Park in Spartanburg.  In addition to the march will be live entertainment, kids activities, hands-on fun, and vendors.  For more information call (864) 596-2000 or visit http://www.upstatepridesc.org/events/marchfestival2017.

     

    November 6 – 7 –  “Othello” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  This is one of Shakespeare’s most thoughtful stories of inequality, deceit, and distrust.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/othello.

     

    November 8 – 10 –  “The Unknown Soldier” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  This production tells two stories, with one being from World War I and the other in modern day.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-unknown-soldier.

     

    November 10 –  American Pride: A Statler Brothers Tribute at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  This will a great evening that will take you back in time with the inspirational music of these amazing brothers.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit http://www.upcountrysc.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1591.

     

    November 10 – 12 –  Greenville Open Studios at a variety of locations around Greenville.  There will be over 145 artists presented at 93 different locations so choose the ones you want to see and enjoy the beautiful downtown area while you are there!  For more information call (864) 467-3132 or visit http://www.greenvillearts.com/mac-programs/greenville-open-studios/.

     

    November 11 –  Fall Festival and Holiday Market at the Greenville Classical Academy in Simpsonville.  There will be a wonderful variety of artisans and crafters to work on your holiday shopping list, fun activities for the kids, to include pony rides and bounce houses, and a wonderful variety of food and beverages so you can make a day of your visit.  For more information call (864) 329-9884 or visit http://greenvillefallfestival.com/.

     

    November 11 – 12 –  “Russian Romantics” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  This performance will include world renowned pianist, Nikolai Demidenko”.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/russian-romantics.

     

    November 13 –  Pan Harmonia Concert at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy an evening of enchanting music which will be a blend of piano, flute, and clarinet   For more information call (828) 254-7123 or visit http://www.artcentergreenville.org/listofevents/11-13-17-pan-harmonia.

     

    November 13 – 19 –  “How I Learned to Drive” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University in Clemson.  This 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama “reveals the long term effects of ignorance, sexism, pedophilia, and manipulation through the metaphor of driver’s education” so you’ll certainly want to make an effort to see this thoughtful production. For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=960047.

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    Second Mondays –  Family Climb Night at the Northside Recreation Center in Rock Hill.  Bring the family and challenge yourself by climbing the rock wall.  For more information call (803) 329-5633 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/northside-recreation-center-family-climb-nights-2015-12-14/.

     

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

     

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

     

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

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

    Through October 28 –  “Lord of Light” at the NarroWay Theater in Fort Mill.  This modern depiction of light over darkness will absolutely captivate you so don’t miss this show!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/lord-of-light.

    Through October 28 –  “Breath of Spring: A Comedy in Three Acts” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  Dame Beatrice is given a mink stole by her maid and immediately believes it has been stolen, and this humorous story continues from there.  For more information call (803) 648-1348 or visit http://aikencommunityplayhouse.com/shows/.

    Through October 28  –  Pumpkin Patch Express at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Take a ride on the train now that the weather is cool to the pumpkin patch, where children will have a chance to choose a pumpkin to take home.  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/ridethetrainpage.html.

    Through October 29 –  Western Carolina State Fair  on Highway 1 in Aiken.  This year you’ll have the chance to see alligator wrestling, a demolition derby, hypnotist and comedian Mark Yukosik, pro bull riding, a sea lion exhibit, live entertainment to include William Michael Morgan, exhibits, food, rides, and loads of fun!  For more information call (803) 648-8955 or visit https://westerncarolinastatefair.com/.

    Through October 29 –  “Millscapes” at the Arts Center in Rock Hill.  The works of Chris Evans shows how mill villages transformed over the years into bustling modern communities.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/millscapes.

    Weekends through October 31 –  The 901 Nightmare on Hwy. 901/Mount Holly Road in Edgemore.  Here is another haunted trail for those who enjoy getting scared!  For more information visit http://www.the901nightmare.com/.

    First Saturdays through October –  Chapin Farmers Market on Clark Street in downtown Chapin.  For more information call (803) 345-2444 or visit http://sc-chapin.civicplus.com/268/Chapin-Downtown-Farmers-Market.

    Through November 4 –  Kreepy Hollow at 1155 Joe Dority Road in Bishopville.  If you dare to be scared, come on out and try this haunted house!  For more information visit http://www.kreepyhollow.net/index.html.

    Through November 5 –  The Dark Knights Terror Trail at 2076 Highway Church Road in Elgin.  You can experience an escape room, or walk the haunted trail . . . if you dare!  For more information visit http://www.darkknightsterrortrailsc.com/.

    October 26 –  “John Tesh” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This long time co-host for Entertainment tonight is one tremendous pianist you will not want to miss!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=john-tesh.

     

    October 27 –  Civil War Education Day at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  Kids of all ages will have the chance to interact with reenactors and facility interpreters to learn how the Civil War impacted all individuals and will have a chance to get a glimpse of what the war was like for soldiers and civilians alike.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2273/.

    October 27 –  Finally Friday Fall Jam & Costume Contest at The Town Green in Camden.  Local bands and artists will join together to create an enjoyable night for the entire family, especially if you wear your constume!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 ext. 300 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2017/10/27/falljam/.

    October 27 –  Spirits of Hallows Eve Dinner at the Tavern at the Living History Park in North Augusta.  This will be one amazing evening you won’t forget with great food and entertainment with spirits, songs, and stories.  For more information call (803) 279-7560 or visit http://www.colonialtimes.us/hallowedeve.html.

    October 27 – 28 –  “Hotel Transylvania” at the Sylvia Theatre in York.  This fun movie is just what the kids ordered and with a costume on, you’ll get in for half price!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    October 27 – 28 –  Francis Marion Symposium at the F.E. Dubose Campus at Central Carolina Technical College in Manning.  Learn about various aspects of the Revolutionary war, including a variety of battles and life following the war.  For more information call (803) 478-2645 or visit http://www.francismarionsymposium.com/.

    October 27 – 28 –  Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee on Georgia Avenue in downtown North Augusta.  This family event will include live music with Cody Webb and the Charlie Daniel’s Band, The Future Birds, and Robert Randolph and the Family Band, as well as amusement rides, arts and craft vendors, great food, costume contests, a corn hole tournament, and much more!  For more information call (803) 441-4311 or visit http://www.jackolanternjubilee.com/.

    October 27 – 28 – “Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This is the story of Martin Luther and how his ideas 500 years ago shaped how we view life today, so celebrate the anniversary of this life changing event by seeing this enlightening documentary!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=luther-the-idea-that-changed-the-world.

    October 27 – 29 – “Bottom of the Lake” at the Ritz Theatre in Newberry.  Presented by the Newberry Community Players, this production will include ghost stories, urban legends, absurd comedy, and teen issues in a fun story!   For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ncp-bottom-of-the-lake.

    October 28 –  Talk: Luther and The Arts at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  A reformation scholar will enlighten the audience in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=talk-luther-the-arts.

    October 28 –  “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Ritz Theatre in Newberry. Presented by the Newberry Community Players, the movie comes to life, with a cash bar available, so don’t miss out on this fun holiday event!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ncp-rocky-horror-picture-show.

    October 28 –  Jazz on Allison Creek: “David Pankey Trio” at the Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York.  Enjoy an evening of jazz with a little gospel flair!   For more information call (803) 366-1302 or visit http://allisoncreekchurch.com/event/david-pankey-trio-jazz/.

    October 28 –  Spooky Science – Mysteries of the Senses at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  This fun event will have kids using their senses and not-so-scary costumes are recommended with “special concoctions” being sold by the Museum Guild.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2287/.

    October 28 –  Family Bike Adventure at the Novant Health BMX Track in Rock Hill.  This family fun adventure will require families to complete four missions to be entered for a prize drawing, which includes a new bike!  For more information call (803) 326-2479 or visit http://www.cityofrockhill.com/departments/parks-recreation-tourism/a-l-l-outdoors/bike-rock-hill/bike-for-fun.

    October 28 –  Zombie Fest in downtown Sumter.  Start your day with a Zombie 5K, at Main and Hampton Street, then spend your evening enjoying a Monster Ball and Costume Contest at La Piazza with food, drink, and live entertainment.  For more information visit http://www.sumterchamber.com/events/details/yps-zombiefest-778.

    October 28 –  All Hallowed Eve Ghost Walk & Illusion Show at the Living History Park in North Augusta.  Walk among the ghosts of the past on a guided tour of the Park and then enjoy live entertainment in the tavern.  For more information visit http://www.colonialtimes.us/hallowedeve.html.

    October 28 –  Fall Steeplechase at the Aiken Horse Park in Aiken.  Enjoy a fall day outdoors with six steeple chase races, a carriage parade, stick horse races for the kids, a costume contest, a hat contest, trick-or-treating, and the Village of shops to enjoy.  For more information call (803) 648-9641 or visit https://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/fall_steeplechase2.

    October 28 –  Holiday Spirit: Thanksgiving and Christmas Decorations Class with Angie Clinton at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Get started making those holiday decorations with this talented artist, while you have great fun!  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    October 29 –  Pack the Porch Fall Wine Series: “The Time Pirates” at the Enoree River Winery in Newberry.  Fill your Sunday afternoon with relaxation, cool fall weather, wine, and good music!  For more information call (803) 276-2855 or visit https://www.enoreeriverwinery.com/events.

    October 29 –  South Carolina Historical Societies Fall Tour at the Aiken County Historical Museum in Aiken.  This is a self-guided tour of historical locations around the County to include Rose Hill, the Ford House, Sandhurst, the Dibble Memorial Library, just to name a few, with a barbecue lunch provided.  For more information call (843) 723-3225 or visit http://schistory.org/explore/events/fall-tour/.

    October 31 –  Family Farm Nights at Hickory Hill Farm in Edgefield.  Here’s a chance to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, a horse or mule drawn wagon ride, fresh made BBQ, homemade ice cream and a tour of the farm! For more information call (803) 275-6141 or visit https://www.hickoryhillmilk.com/.

    October 31 –  Boo Ha Ha in downtown Rock Hill.  This fun Halloween event provides a safe place for your kids to trick-or-treat with music, games, and a costume contest.  For more information visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/boo-haha/.

    November 2 – 5 –  Katydid Combined Driving Event at Katydid Farm in Windsor.  The largest show of its kind in South Carolina, come out and see a horse-and-carriage triathlon, with dressage, cross-country and obstacle driving, so come out and watch this amazing event in person!  For more information call (803) 295-6785 or visit http://katydidcde.com/.

    November 2 – 5 –  Southern City Film Festival in downtown Aiken.  Included in Film Freeways “Top 100 Best Reviewed Film Festivals”, you’ll have a chance to everything from short films, homegrown, documentaries, and more, with a new category added this year . . . a screenplay contest.  For more information sent an email to hell@southerncity.org or visit https://www.southerncity.org/.

    November 3 –  “Othello” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This is the Warehouse Theatre’s traveling production of one of Shakespears plays that portrays what happens when inequality and jealousy reign. For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=shakespeare-s-othello.

    November 4 –  Whiskey Road Race at Virginia Acres Park in Aiken.  This is a 10K, a 5K, and a 1 mile fun run all to benefit the Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons.  For more information visit http://www.cumbeecenter.org/whiskey-road-race.html.

    November 4 –  “Tales and Tails” at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  This program will include tales of animal lore followed by a hunt for some mysterious tails.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2285/.

    November 4 –  Carolina Classic All Breed Goat Show at B&S Farms in Chester.  If you’ve wanted to learn about the variety of goats available, here is your chance to see them all in action at this fun event!  For more information call (803) 487-7282 or visit http://www.greenpondacresfarm.com/carolina-classic-goat-show.html.

    November 4 –  Carolina Pine Quilters Show at the Aiken County Historical Museum in Aiken.  Here is a chance to see the work of some of the local quilters and to view their amazing works!  For more information call (803) 642-2015.

    November 4 –  “Sammy Kershaw and His Band” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Come out for a fun evening of country music with this talented artist and his band!  For more information call (803) 436-2616 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/sammykershaw.

    November 4 – 5 –  Revolutionary War Field Days at Historic Camden on Broad Street in Camden.  Hundreds of reenactors from all over the country come to Camden for this event to camp, participate in battles, and celebrate, with the chance for spectators to observe battles, see campsites, observe demonstrations of Colonial skills and crafts, and hear merchants and scholars give talks about the war.  For more information call (803) 432-9841 or visit https://www.historiccamden.org/revolutionary-war-field-days/.

    November 4 – December 21 –  “The Real Christmas Story” at the Narroway Theatre in Ft. Mill.  If  you have not seen this amazing holiday performance, you will want to be sure to add it to your holiday to-do list, as this is one show that is a must see!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/real-christmas-story.

    November 5 –  Marc Hoffman Jazz Quartet at the Gettys Art Center Courtroom in Rock Hill.  This quartet will take you on a journey through the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/2017-18-concerts.

    November 6 –  Chamber Music with “Edward Arron (cello), Phillip Bush (piano), & Tara Helen O’Connor (flute)” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  These three extremely talented artists will put on a tremendous performance to close out your Monday night!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2017/11/06/chamberone17/.

    November 7 –  “Darlene Love R&B Icon” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Here is your chance to see this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee live and in person!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=darlene-love-r-b-icon.

    November 8 –  Diner en Noir at the Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta.  Dress in black and enjoy a gourmet picnic where you bring the tableware, decorations, food, and alcoholic beverages and provided will be the tables, chairs, non-alcoholic beverages, and live entertainment!  For more information call (803) 441-4380 or visit http://artsandheritagecenter.com/.

    November 8 – 12 –  “The Giver” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  Adapted from the award winning book, this amazing production revolves around people being assigned roles in society, with one 12 year old being assigned Receiver of Memories who works with The Giver when the two come up with a plan that changes the world forever, so don’t miss this wonderful production!   For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit http://aikencommunityplayhouse.com/shows/.

    November 9 –  “B.J. Thomas” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This iconic singer is back for another great show, so if you miss it before, be sure to catch this show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=bj-thomas.

    November 9 –  Chocolate Extravaganza at the Events at Manchester in Rock Hill.  If you like chocolate, you should not miss this tasty event!  For more information visit http://keystoneyork.org/subpage.aspx?id=66&pid=47.

    November 10 –  “Sister Hazel” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This 1990’s rock band from Gainesville is comprised of 5 greatly talented artists that will give you one amazing night of great music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=sister-hazel.

    November 10 –  Tribute to Veterans Ceremony at the Glencairne Gardens in Rock Hill.  Come out and support this program that honors are men and women in the military.  For more information call (803) 329-5620 or visit http://cityofrockhill.com/Home/ShowImage?id=9984&t=636434496000000000.

    November 10 – 11 –  Feis Chlobhair: Clover Highland Games and Scots-Irish Festival at Knox Street at Memorial Drive in Clover.  You’ll enjoy whisky tasting, music, dancing, and more!  For more information call (803) 222-9493 or visit http://www.cloversc.org/pView.aspx?id=16365&catid=292.

    November 12 –  Oyster Roast at Waldrop Farm on Spearman Road in Newberry.  This is the annual fund raising event filled with oysters, other entrees, hor d’oeuvres, desserts, wine and beer so come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=oyster-roast.

    November 12 –  “Dick Goodwin’s Big Band” at the Wood Auditorium in Camden.  This tremendous composer has created hundreds of works and will, as always, provide you with a wonderful evening of his famous 40’s tunes!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2017/11/12/goodwin17/.

    November 12 –  :The Coaster” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Here’s yet another Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee that will take you back in time with songs like Yakety Yak and Charlie Brown.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-coasters.

    November 12 –  Congaree Trusts BBQ and Bluegrass Fall Celebration at Bramblewood in Camden.  In addition to music and BBQ will be nature hikes, edible plant walks, scavenger hunts, and more so come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/congaree-land-trust-fall-celebration-tickets-38154847175.

     

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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.

     

    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 October 26 –  Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise at the Charleston City Marina in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise with good food and live entertainment!  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit https://fareharbor.com/charlestonharbortours/items/26278/.

    Through October 29 –  Fall Tour of Homes, History & Architecture in Historic Charleston.  Here is your chance to see up close and personal some of the most amazing historic homes and gardens in the downtown Charleston area!  For more information call (843) 722-4630 or visit https://www.preservationsociety.org/falltours/.

    Wednesdays Through October –  Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach.  Spend the day browsing the various vendors and you are sure to find something new to take home with you!  For more information call (843) 603-0009 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Edisto-Beach-Bay-Creek-Park-1412422415653753/.

    Through October –  Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant.  This is always a fun event for the entire family, with a corn maze, a giant slide tower, a hay ride, a rock climbing wall, a hay mountain, and many more fun activities!  For more information call (843) 884-4371 or visit http://boonehallpumpkinpatch.com/.

    Through November 11 –  “Love Potion No. 9” at 34 West Theater in Charleston.  You are certain to enjoy this spellbinding musical.  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit http://www.34west.org/tickets/love-potion-no-9.

    Through January 13, 2018 –  “The First South Carolinians” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Take a look at the first individuals to come to South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    Through January 20, 2018 –  Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn how this war impacted the lowcountry of South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/exhibits/.

    October 25 –  Wine Down Wednesday at Old Towne Creek County Park in Charleston.  This will be your last chance to enjoy this midweek outdoor event, so come out and enjoy music by Mark Schuler and pizza by Damiano’s.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://ccprc.com/1724/Wine-Down-Wednesday.

    October 26 –  “Bill Engvall” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This multiplatinum recording artist and comedian will keep you laughing through his entire show, so don’t miss it!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/bill-engvall.

    October 26 – November 5 –  Coastal Carolina Fair at the Exchange Park in Ladson.  It’s back again and better than ever with live entertainment, including Blood, Sweat, & Tears and ventriloquist Kevin Johnson, as well as tons of competitions and art shows, bull riding, a petting zoo, and lots of great games, rides, and food! For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/.

    October 27 –  “Charles Wilson’s In It to Win It” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This Grammy award nominee will serenade you with his amazing music and wonderful vocals!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/charlie-wilsons-in-it-to-win-it-concert-with-anthony-hamilton-and-la-porsha-renae.

    October 27 – 30 –  Exchange Club Ghost Tours in the Historic District in Beaufort.  Take a walk or carriage ride through the moss lined streets of this historic town and hear haunting tales as passed on through the years, and you just might catch a glimpse of a ghost!  For more information call (843) 524-4350 or visit http://capabeaufort.org/events/ghost-tours/.

    October 27 – November 5 –  Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance at several locations in and around Hilton Head Island.  This event will showcase a variety of classic motorized vehicles with wheels so come out and see which ones you think will have a chance to win!  For more information call (843) 785-7469 or visit http://www.hhiconcours.com/.

    October 28 –  “Toad the Wet Sprocket” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  These four musicians that met in high school in 1986 have continued to create great rock music ever since so be sure to check out this show! For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1493500-toad-wet-sprocket-charleston/.

    October 28 –  Ghosts on the Coast at the Grande Dunes Marina in Myrtle Beach.  Put on your costume and come out for live music, delicious food, street performers, games, a costume contest, and even a lighted boat display so come out and enjoy the holiday fun!  For more information call (877) 347-2633 or visit http://grandedunes.com/grande-halloween/.

    October 28 –  Bridge to Bridge Run on Front Street in downtown Georgetown.  This is a half marathon, a 12K and 5K race followed by a beer garden at Francis Marion Park.  For more information visit https://www.bridge2bridgerun.com/.

    October 28 –  Charleston James Island Connector Run at Cannon Park in downtown Charleston.  This is a 10K run and fun bike ride, and a 5K run and walk with a post-race party at Cannon Park with all proceeds to benefit Gavalas Kolenko Foundation that offers college scholarships to kids with disabilities.  For more information visit http://www.jicrun.com/the-race/.

    October 28 –  Ghost Walk at Hutchinson Square in downtown Summerville.  Enjoy a ghost walking tour, viewing the scarecrow displays, play festival games, enjoy delicious food, taken a hay ride, and enjoy the holiday atmosphere! For more information visit http://www.summervillejsl.com/special-events/ghostwalk/.

    October 28 –  Fur Ball at the Crystal Ballroom of the Charleston Marriott Hotel in Charleston.  As always, this will be a fun evening of great food, dancing, live and silent auctions, open bar, and live entertainment all to benefit Pet Helpers!  For more information call (843) 795-1110 or visit https://pethelpers.org/fur-ball/.

    October 28 –  Howl-O-Scream at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex in North Myrtle Beach.  This fun holiday event will include scares, non-scares, thrills, and fun for everyone! For more information call (843) 280-5673 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/special-events/howl-o-scream/.

    October 28 –  Run Like the Devil 5K at Johns Island County Park in Johns Island.  This 5K and family fun run will benefit the Charleston Collegiate School.  For more information call (843) 559-5506 or visit https://www.charlestoncollegiate.org/page/get-involved/events/run-like-the-devil-5k.

    October 28 –  Sand Dollar Horse Show Series at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center in Johns Island.  Enjoy a fall evening enjoying a variety of horse show events.  For more information call (843) 762-9965 or visit https://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=7123.

    October 28 –  Speed and Feed BBQ Cook-Off and Car Show at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington.  You’ll enjoy a variety of great BBQ, enjoy viewing some fabulous cars, and have a chance to ride in a PACE car.  For more information call (843) 395-8900 or visit http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/Events/Speed-and-Feed-BBQ-Cook-Off-and-Car-Show.aspx.

    October 28 – 29 –  “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” In Concert at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, live the magic of the music from the movie through this amazing performance!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/harry-potter-and-the-sorcerers-stone-in-concert.

    October 29 –  Second Helpings’ Hunger Games on Dataw Island in the Gazebo area in Beaufort.  Put together a team of 4 and come on out and participate in the parade before competing in the low impact challenges, or just come out and watch the event, enjoy great food, with all open to bit on silent auction items that include a trip to Costa Rica, Belize, and Africa, as well as photography packages and resort stays.  For more information call (843) 838-9756 or visit http://www.secondhelpingslc.org/news-events-2/events-promotions.

    October 31 –  Trunk-O-Ween at the Shelter Cove Towne Centre on Hilton Head Island.  The merchants and Carolina Dreamers Car Club have come together to offer a safe and enjoyable way for kids to trick-or-treat so put on your best costumes and come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (843) 686-3090 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/halloween17.

    November 2 –  “Chris Tomlin” with guest “Matt Maher” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  Enjoy an evening of inspirational contemporary Christian music!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/chris-tomlin.

    November 3 –  “Idlewild Revival: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  In honor of the late Gregg Allman, who played at this venue last year, members of a variety of bands came together to create a band just for such a show so don’t miss out as this will be one great evening in honor of some great musicians!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/shows/.

    November 3 – 19 –  Southern Living Showcase of Homes Holiday Tours at Litchfield Plantation on Pawley’s Island.  See the showcase home with wonderful holiday ideas to spark your holiday decorating.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-southern-living-showcase-home-by-classic-homes-of-myrtle-beach-tickets-35016354860.

    November 4 –  Greatest Hits of the 60’s and 70’s at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Take yourself on a journey to the past with an evening of music from movies, musicals, and recording artists.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/greatest-hits-of-the-60s-70s.

    November 4 –  Charleston Mac Off at The Grove at Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant.  Here is a chance to taste some of the best Mac and Cheese in Charleston from over 20 different restaurants, with live music, artisan vendors, kids activities, and more! For more information visit http://themacoff.com/charleston/.

    November 4 –  Rockabilaque at Park Circle in North Charleston.  This will be a day filled with loads of live music, a classic car and vintage motorcycle show, a beard and mustache competition, a tattoo contest, a kids temporary or painted tattoo contest, and more!  For more information visit http://www.rockabillaque.com/.

    November 4 –  Wild Side at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown.  This fun outdoor event will include nature walks, boat tours, Hobcaw historic lore, live music, good food, and more with the featured speaker being naturalist Rudy Mancke.  For more information call (843) 527-0078 or visit https://scelp.org/wildside.

    November 4 –  Lowcountry Hoedown at the Visitor Center Bus Shed in Charleston.  This fun event will include lots of foot stomping bluegrass with Southern fare, BBQ, craft brews, bourbon, and moonshine so don’t miss out on the phone, but remember to bring along a designated driver! For more information send an email to hoedown@harborec.com or visit http://www.lowcountryhoedown.com/.

    November 4 –  Bluegrass Festival on Broad Street in Hemmingway.  Here’s a chance to fill your day with great bluegrass music, and to enter a chili cook-off or just plan to sample the varieties available. For more information call (843) 558-2824 or visit https://townofhemingway.weebly.com/.

    November 4 –  Harvest Festival at the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island county Park in Johns Island.  The day will be filled with bluegrass music, pumpkin painting, hay rides, penny diving, archery, BBQ, kettle corn, and much more fall fun!  For more information call (843) 762-9965 or visit http://ccprc.com/138/Harvest-Festival.

    November 4 –  South Carolina Pecan Festival in downtown Florence.  Come out and enjoy a day filled with live entertainment, over 250 food and craft vendors, amusement rides, art demonstrations, races, lots of pecan items, and more!  For more information call (843) 678-5912 or visit http://www.florencedowntown.com/downtown-events/pecan-festival/.

    November 4 –  Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Market Common at Grand Park in Myrtle Beach.  This is a two mile walk to benefit research and the families of those with this devastating disease.  For more information call (803) 509-7352 or visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/SC-SouthCarolina?fr_id=10097&pg=entry.

    November 4 – 5 –  Gun and Knife Show at the Charleston Area Convention Center in Charleston.  It’s hunting season, so come out and search for that gun that will help you get that big buck!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/south-carolina-arms-collectors-association.

    November 5 –  Charleston Coffee Cup at the Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.  This fun event is for the coffee enthusiasts, from brewers and roasters, to tasters, with other beverages available and a variety of great foods, so don’t miss this amazing event!  For more information call (843) 814-4593 or visit http://charlestoncoffeecup.com/.

    November 5 –  Oyster Roast at the McLeod Plantation on James Island.  Put on by the Charleston Horticultural Society, you’ll enjoy your fill of oysters, chili, hot dogs, and beer in a beautiful setting with live music and activities for the kids.  For more information call (843) 579-9922 or visit https://chashortsoc.org/chs-oyster-roast/.

    November 6 –  “The Lone Bellow” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This three piece band will provide you with an evening of soulful music!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1504990-lone-bellow-charleston/.

    November 7 – 8 –  “Kinky Boots” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This Broadway hit musical that will teach you that “the best way to fit in is to stand out”.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/kinky-boots.

    November 8 – 12 –  Castra Romana at Givens Ferry State Park in Ridgeville.  Reenactors will give spectators a chance to see a bit of Roman Egypt history and how Egypt influenced Roman culture.  For more information call (843) 873-0629 or visit http://rustyatrpg.wixsite.com/castraromana.

    November 8 – 12 –  Carolina Beach Music Awards at the Alabama Theatre in Myrtle Beach.  This will be five fun filled days of music and dancing so don’t miss out on the fun!  For more information call (888) 323-2822 or visit http://www.cammy.org/.

    November 9 –  “The Steeldrivers” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This band is a blend of bluegrass and rock-a-billy and will have you tapping your foot throughout the entire show!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1441408-steeldrivers-charleston/.

    November 9 –  Around the World with Windwood at the Wickliffe House in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a night of adventure with food, beverages, entertainment, and music from all over the world, including Italy, Morocco, and Japan with the proceeds to benefit the elimination of child abuse and neglect.  For more information call (843) 723-5600 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/145659106034684/.

    November 9 – 11 –  Heritage Days Celebration at the Penn Center on St. Helena Island.  The weekend will include educational seminars, food, music, arts and crafts, a parade, and the chance to learn about the cultural traditions of the Gullah people.  For more information call (843) 838-2432 or visit http://www.penncenter.com/events/2017/11/9/35th-annual-heritage-days-celebration.

    November 9 – 12 –  Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and other locations in Myrtle Beach.  This national award winning event will provide you with so many vendors you can complete your holiday shopping in one fell swoop while enjoying Strolling Victorian Musicians, Punch and Judy shows, Historic Santa through the ages, and enjoy other special activities such as teas, holiday shows, and more.   For more information call (843) 448-9483 or visit http://www.dickenschristmasshow.com/.

    November 10 –  “An Evening with Randy Newman” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This tremendously talented artist is an Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner that will fill your evening with one amazing song after another!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1545337-evening-randy-newman-charleston/.

    November 10 –  “Straight No Chaser: The Speakeasy Tour” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  You will certainly be captivated by this great a cappella group!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/straight-no-chaser-the-speakeasy-tour.

    November 10 -11 –  Oyster Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  This is a weekend filled with fabulous food and a full schedule of wonderful live entertainment. For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit https://www.hiltonheadoysterfestival.com/.

    November 10 – 11 –  Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown at Lookout Pavilion at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina in Mount Pleasant.  Friday night you can sample a variety of chicken wings and Saturday will be filled with loads of BBQ, with live entertainment, a cocktail competition, and kids activities.  For more information call (843) 284-7022 or visit http://www.smokeontheharbor.com/.

    November 10 -11 –  YALLFest: Charleston Young Adult Book Festival at Blue Cycle Books in Charleston.  This is a great event to get kids more interested in reading.  For more information call (843) 722-2666 or visit http://yallfest.org/.

    November 10 – January 2, 2018 –  Holiday Festival of Lights at the James Island County Park in Charleston.  Not only will you get to enjoy the lights, but you can ride the holiday train, see the sand sculpture, ride on the Victorian carousel, shop for holiday items, and eat tasty treats!  For more information call (843) 406-6990 or visit https://www.holidayfestivaloflights.com/.

    November 11 –  Forget Me Not at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston.  This thought provoking production that entertains but also educates about the devastation Alzheimer’s has on families.  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forget-me-not-tickets-37729502959?aff=es2.

    November 11 –  Park Day on Daniel Island at Etiwan Park on Seven Farms Drive on Daniel Island.  This fun outdoor event will include live entertainment, Food Truck vendors, games, jump castles, animals, libations, and even a TV to watch the football games.  For more information visit http://www.danielislandparkday.com/.

    November 11 –  Charleston Walk for PKD at the Felix C. Davis Community Center at Park Circle in North Charleston.  Polycystic kidney disease is one of the most common and life threatening diseases, so come out and support research to find a cure, as well as help those impacted by this horrible disease.  For more information send an email to charlestonwalk@pkdcure.org or visit http://support.pkdcure.org/site/TR/Walk/WalkforPKD?pg=entry&fr_id=1823.

    November 11 –  Guy Osborne Memorial Turtle Strut 5K and 8K at the Pawley’s Island Nature Park on Pawley’s Island.  Take an easy flat run through some amazing coastal scenery.  For more information call (843) 237-1698 or visit http://www.townofpawleysisland.com/event/pawleys-island-turtle-strut-25th-annual-5k/.

    November 11 –  Shine On Shindig BBQ and Oyster Roast at the Bowen’s Island Restaurant in Charleston.  Enjoy lots of BBQ, oysters, beer, wine, and fun family activities.  For more information send an email to rinaagrissblairfoundation@gmail.com or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shine-on-shindig-oysters-bbq-benefiting-roper-st-francis-cancer-care-tickets-36309722357.

    November 11 – 12 –  Mythical & Medieval Fest at R.H. Acres in Myrtle Beach.  Dress up in your favorite renaissance attire and enjoy a weekend filled with medieval combat, a fire show, royalty, an artisan village, period foods, and much more!  For more information call (843) 602-1049 or visit http://mythicalmedievalfest.com/.

    November 12 –  “An Evening with Dawes”  at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  These talented artists have a sound that is touching and thoughtful soo check them out!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1484366-evening-dawes-charleston/.

    November 12 –  “Bon Iver” with guest “Aero Flynn” at the North Charleston Performing Art Center in North Charleston.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/bon-iver.

    November 12 –  Art on the Beach – Chefs in the Kitchen at various homes on Sullivan’s Island.  At this event you’ll have a chance to tour some of the most beautiful homes on the Island, and see art on the beach all to benefit Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services who aid those in need.  For more information call (843) 853-6456 or visit https://www.facebook.com/artonthebeachandchefsinthekitchen/.

    November 12 –  Wine, Women & Shoes at the Daniel Island Club in Charleston.  This event will include an exciting fashion show, a shoe contest, savory food, designer shopping, and wine tasting all to benefit the Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina.   For more information call (843) 722-7526 or visit http://www.winewomenandshoes.com/event/flocrit/.

    November 12 –  Chamber Music at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This show will be filled with “World Class Performers and Classical Music Masterworks.”  For more information call (843) 763-4941 or visit http://chambermusiccharleston.com/th_event/dock-street-theater/.

     

     

     

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