Activities Outside of the Columbia Area – October 10, 2018- October 30, 2018

    **Please note that due to Hurricane Florence some activities may have been postponed or cancelled, so please check the websites if the event is located in one of the areas of the State that were impacted. **

     

    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 October 10 –  “Ranky Tanky” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  These low country musicians create a blend of jazz, gospel, funk, & R&B to pay tribute to the Gullah culture.  For more information call (843) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/ranky-tanky.

     

    Through October 14 –  Piedmont Interstate Fair at the fairgrounds in Spartanburg.  Nothing says fall quite like a fair, so grab a sweater and enjoy some fun riding rides, eating fair foods, playing games, viewing exhibits, animals, music, and much more!  For more information call (864) 582-7042 or visit http://piedmontinterstatefair.com/.

     

    Through October 21 –  “Godspell” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  Enjoy a tale about friendship, loyalty, and love “based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew” filled with songs you know.  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit https://www.foothillsplayhouse.org/tickets.

     

    Through October 31 –  Fear the Woods at 416 Old Colony Road in Clinton.  Take a walk through the creepy woods . . . if you dare!  For more information call (864) 981-6087 or visit https://www.haunts.com/haunted-woods-sc.

     

    Through November 3 –  Nighmare Dungeon at 645 Old Anderson Road in Greenville.  Rated one of the top scary attractions in South Carolina last year, this is one “haunt” you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 905-2289 or visit http://nightmaredungeon.com/.

     

    Through November 3 –  Maworld Haunted Attraction at 147 Country Manor Road in Piedmont.  Here is another great scary haunt in the upstate so be sure to check it out! For more information call (864) 436-6307 or visit https://madworldattractions.com/.

     

    Through November 3 –  Fear Farm at 424 Ninety-Nine Island Road in Blacksburg.  Enjoy yet another scary attraction for a creepy Halloween!  For more information call (864) 839-1022 or visit http://www.scfearfarm.com/.

     

    Through November 20 –  “The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” at the South Carolina Children’s Theater in Greenville.  Back by popular demand, your little ones will certainly enjoy this wonderful show with their participation encouraged.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/teddy-bears-picnic-a-play-with-me-play/.

     

    October 11 –  Fall Bluegrass & Harvest Market at Trail Blazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Spend a relaxing evening of good music, fresh produce, baked goods, arts and crafts, with food truck vendors and beer and wine vendors on hand to make it a great evening!  For more information call (864) 607-6233 or visit http://www.trailblazerpark.com/bluegrass-and-harvest-market.html.

     

    October 11 – 14 –  Cirque Italia at the Anderson Mall.  This troupe has two different shows and this Gold performance with amazing water displays and acrobatics is one you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (941) 704-8572 or visit https://cirqueitalia.com/.

     

    October 12 – 14 –  Fall For Greenville at a variety of locations around Greenville.  Enjoy some fabulous food, good beverages, and wonderful entertainment throughout the weekend!  For more information visit http://www.fallforgreenville.net/.

     

    October 12 – 20 –  “Gilligans Island” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  Who didn’t love this show on television, and it will be more hilarious seeing these local performers as they take you on a fun and entertaining journey to their deserted island!  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/shows.

     

    October 12 – 21 –  “Night Watch” at the Electric City Playhouse in Anderson.  A beautiful and rich woman finds two corpses in the building across from where she lives, but the police aren’t able to find any evidence of their existence in this production just in time for Halloween!  For more information call (864) 224-4248 or visit http://ecplayhouse.com/event/night-watch/?instance_id=815.

     

    October 12 – 28 –  “Sweat” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  This is a Pulitzer Prize winning production that tells the story of friends who “spend their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs” while they work in a factory, they find themselves pitted against one another when the factory begins to lay off employees and is not a production you’ll want to miss!   For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/sweat/.

     

    October 13 –  “Sherwood’s Picks” at the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church in Greenville.  This performance is presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in honor and memory of Sherwood Mobley, the Orchestras former Executive Director, and his identified top 4 picks for performances!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gso-spotlight-1.

     

    October 13 –  Fall Jubilee at Lake Russell at Blue Hole Recreation Area at Lake Russell in Calhoun Falls.  This fun fall festival will include hay rides, live music, craft vendors, an apple pie baking competition, a pumpkin decorating contest, and more.  For more information call (864) 630-5771 or visit https://www.lakerussellrecreation.com/fall-jubilee/.

     

    October 13 –  U Day at Bob Jones University in Greenville.  This family friendly event is filled with fun and educational activities so bring the whole family out for a day filled with fun!  For more information call (864) 252-6363 or visit https://homecoming.bju.edu/uday.php.

     

    October 13 –  Pynkalycious at the Younts Center for the Performing Arts in Fountain Inn.  This event is a 4K Walk and Balloon Release to celebrate those who have beat breast cancer, honor those struggling with breast cancer, and in memory of those who have lost the struggle with breast cancer.  For more information visit http://www.chapmanfoundation.com/pynkalycious/.

     

    October 13 –  5K Glow Run at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness in Liberty.  Help raise money for Meals on Wheels that provides meals to homebound individuals in the area.  For more information call (864) 855-3730 or visit http://pcmow.org/event/5k-glow-run-fundraiser/.

     

    October 13 –  Pumpkin Festival at the Oolenoy Community Building in Pickens.  You’ll enjoy a fun fall day filled with a parade, music, craft vendors, food, and lots of guaranteed fun!  For more information call (864) 878-2045 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pumpkintownpumpkinfestival/.

     

    October 13 –  South Carolina Pagan Pride Day at the Maynard Community Center in Easley.  Enjoy a day of shamanic ceremonies, workshops, musical concerts, and more!  For more information visit http://scupstatepaganprideday.com/index.html.

     

    October 13 – 27 –  “Click, Clack, Boo! A Tricky Treat” at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville.  Have your kids dress up in their costumes and come out for this fun and entertaining performance!  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/click-clack-boo-a-tricky-treat/.

     

    October 16 – 17 –  “The Tempest” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This Shakespearian play takes place on an island blending what is real with the imagination identifying with themes of forgiveness, identify, and family.   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-tempest.

     

    October 17 – “Doobie Brothers” at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Simpsonville.  Take a trip back to the 70’s with one of America’s all-time favorite bands!  For more information call (864) 296-6601 or visit https://heritageparkamphitheatre.com/.

     

    October 18 –  “Renaissance: Monteverdi and Merlot” at the Huguenot Loft in Greenville.  Having performed the 2nd opera ever in 1607, this composer was pivotal to the shift from Renaissance to Baroque, so enjoy this free performance of some of his works by artist in residence, Igor Begelman.    For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/renaissance-monteverdi-and-merlot.

     

    October 18 –  Fall for Music at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of chamber music by the amazing talent of the Greenville County Youth Orchestra!   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gcyo-1.

     

    October 18 –  Oktoberfest in downtown Greenwood.  Spend an afternoon enjoying great German foods, beverages, and live music!  For more information visit http://www.uptowngreenwood.com/events/oktoberfest.

     

    October 18 – 21 –  Lander Players Playwright Festival at the Greenroom Studio and Lander University in Greenwood.  Five new one act play have been created for mature audiences only by students from the college so come out and support theier efforts!  For more information visit https://www.landerplayers.com/playwriting-festival-one-acts.

     

    October 19 –  Golden Retriever Agility Trials at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton.  Here is a chance to see some of the most well trained dogs and their handlers as the dogs navigate a variety of obstacles, something the entire family will enjoy.  For more information call (770) 967-1717 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/atlanta_golden_retriever_club_agility_trial_9914?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University.

     

    October 19 –  “The Ugly Duckling” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  Presented by the Lightwire Theatre, you and your children will enjoy a classic tale with a modern twist!  For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293170.

     

    October 19 –  Old Keowee Contra Dance at the South Cove County Park  in Seneca. If you enjoy dancing, you should come out and try contra, folk, and square dancing to the fiddle band, The Piedmont Mule Chasers!  For more information call (864) 882-5250 or visit https://oldkeoweecontradance.weebly.com/.

     

    October 19 – 20 –  Hogs and Hens BBQ Festival in downtown historic Abbeville.  You’ll enjoy a weekend filled with great food, beverages, entertainment and craft vendors!  For more information call (864) 366-9673 or visit https://abbevillehogsandhens.com/.

     

    October 19 – 20 –  New Play Festival Weekend at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Start the weekend with a reading of a new work by the playwright in residence, Johnna Adams, and the show World Builders, followed by the reading of scripts written by three finalists vying for their play to be part of the 2018-2019 series and you get to choose your favorite!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/new-play-festival-weekend/.

     

    October 19 – 27 –  “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” at the Greenwood Community Theatre in Greenwood.  What better way to enjoy the fall season than with this fun and entertaining story!  For more information call (864) 229-5704 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/theatre/main-page.

     

    October 20 –  Storytelling Festival & Liars Competition at Haygood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  Spend a day enjoying amazing stories with storytellers to include Johnny Thomas Fowler and Vixi Jill Glenn, with artisans and food truck vendors on site to enjoy as well just enjoy this beautiful place in the fall!  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/239413010067707/.

     

    October 20 –  Read Up! One Festival, Many Stories!  on the Peace Center Campus in Greenville.  In honor of Young Adult and Middle Grade books and authors, there will be book sales, author signings, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and even interactive experiences!   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/read-up-greenville-1.

     

    October 20 –  Bluegrass and Big Band at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Presented by the Greenville Chorale with guest Chuck Nation Bluegrass for an evening of amazing talent and music!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/bluegrass-and-big-band.

     

    October 20 –  Art in the Park at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Enjoy a fall day filled with visual and performing arts to include literary readings and children’s art activities with delicious food truck vendors on hand so plan to stay all day!  For more information call (864) 607-6233 or visit http://www.artonthetrail.com/.

     

    October 20 –  Hyco Memorial 5K & Doggie Dash at the Sports & Entertainment Center in Anderson.  In memory of a special K-9 who gave his life in the line of duty will be a 5K run, a 5K walk, and a doggie dash with proceeds to benefit the Hyco K-9 non-profit that benefits K-9 units across the State to cover costs not included in the budget, to include training and equipment.  For more information call (864) 356-9857 or visit https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/Anderson/HycoMemorial5k.

     

    October 20 – Euro Auto Festival at the Preserve at Verdae in Greenville. If you enjoy viewing cool cars, you won’t want to miss this awesome show and festival with over 400 European cars from all over the country!  For more information visit http://www.euroautofestival.com/.

     

    October 20 – 21 –  The NESS Fest at Fluor Field in Greenville.  This health and lifestyle festival is the first of its kind in the Country to combine the four pillars of “wellNESS, goodNESS, fitNESS, & wholeNESS” to help you create a better you with seminars, fitness classes, talk with leaders in the medical field, music, and more!  For more information visit https://www.thenessfest.com/.

     

    October 21 –  Carolina Youth Symphony Fall Concert at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Performing with the Greenville Orchestra, you are sure to have one amazing evening of chamber music!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/cys-concert.

     

    October 21 –  “The Haitian Orphan Choir Concert” at the Disciples United Methodist Church in Greenville.  This will be an amazing concert you’ll want to see if you have the chance!  For more information call (864) 297-0382 or visit https://mydisciplesumc.org/upcoming-events.

     

    October 21 –  Do Good with Doolittle’s Oyster Roast at Doolittle’s on Main Street in Anderson.  You’ll enjoy freshly roasted oysters, other food, and live music with proceeds to benefit the local homeless shelter for families with children so come support a great cause!  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/do-good-with-dolittles-oyster-roast-tickets-50737689796.

     

    October 23 – 28 –  “Anastasia” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Take a journey to the 1920’s where you will travel from the Russian Empire to Paris with a young woman in search of the history of her past but is pursued by a Soviet officer who is out to silence her.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=19-BW-Anastasia&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=.

     

    October 25 –  Symphonic Hollywood at the Founders Memorial Amphitorium of Bob Jones University in Greenville.  Join the Universities Symphony Orchestra as they present the works by John Williams.  For more information call (864) 242-5100 or visit https://www.bju.edu/events/fine-arts/concert-opera-drama/symphonic-hollywood/.

     

    October 26 –  South Carolina Walking Horse Championships at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  Spend a beautiful fall day enjoying the amazing talent of these beautiful horses!  For more information call (864) 598-0535 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/sc_walking_horse_championship?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.W7p4rmhKiyI.

     

    October 26 –  Garden Brothers Circus at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium in Spartanburg.  Bring the kids out . . . or bring your adult friends and your spouse for a fun circus with three rings filled with excitement with performers from 18 countries performing their amazing acts to provide you an evening you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (864) 582-8107 or visit https://www.crowdpleaser.com/calendar/226/Garden+Brothers+Circus.

     

    October 26 –  “Childhood Delights” at Greer City Hall in Greer.  Take a journey back to your childhood with songs and narratives from Wind and the Willows and Tubby the Tuba or bring the children for a chance to experience music by the Greenville Concert Band.  For more information visit https://www.greenvilleconcertband.org/next-concert.

     

    October 26 – November 4 –  “Romeo and Juliet” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  One of Americas favorite Shakespeare classics you will certainly want to see!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    October 27 –  HUB City Brewfest on West Broad Street in Spartanburg.  Come enjoy an afternoon of a variety of craft beers, good food, great music by the Grateful Brothers, providing you songs by The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers.  For more information visit http://hubcitybrewfest.com/.

     

    October 27 –  Fall for Liberty Bluegrass Festival on South Commerce Street in Liberty.  Come enjoy a day filled with great bluegrass music, a chili cook-off, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, a silent auction, and plenty of kids’ activities!  For more information call (864) 506-0737 or visit https://libertyscevents.com/fall-for-liberty-bluegrass-festival/.

     

    October 28 –  “Childhood Delights” at Mauldin Cultural Center in Mauldin.  Come enjoy a day filled with great bluegrass music, a chili cook-off, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, a silent auction, and plenty of kids’ activities! For more information visit https://www.greenvilleconcertband.org/next-concert.

     

    October 30 –  “NF Perception World Tour” with guest “Nightly” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy an evening filled with hip hop music by this talented artist!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/nf.

     

     

     

    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/.

     

    Thursday and Saturday –Test-n-Tune (or specialty races) at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  If you enjoy racing, whatever the vehicle type, or just enjoy watching these events, check out the schedule to see what races are scheduled.  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

     

    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 October 13 – “Pete the Cat” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  When Cat gets caught being up after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners and how to be a house cat.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/MatineeSeries.

    Through October 27 –  “Lord of Light” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This action packed thrilling production is a representation of what happened the three days Jesus was in the tomb.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/lord-of-light.

    Through October 31 –  Laurie Adamson Exhibit at the Aiken Visitors Center in Aiken.  Be sure to stop by the Visitors Center to see the work of this talented local artist.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit https://discoveraikencounty.com/event/laurie-adamson-exhibit/2018-10-05/.

    Through October 31 –  The 901 Nightmare at 3520 Mt. Holly Road in Edgemore.  If you like to be frightened, this outdoor attraction should be just what you are looking for!  For more information call (803) 517-6980 or visit https://www.haunts.com/haunted-woods-sc.

    Through October 31 –  Scream Acres Haunted House and Hay Ride at 1283 Old Camden Road in Bishopville.  Enjoy a good scare for Halloween, with the 28th designated as no scare trick-or-treating for the kids from 4 to 7.  For more information call (803) 428-4149 / (803) 428-5247 or visit http://screamacreshauntedhouse.com/.

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

    Through November 3 –  Kreepy Hollow Haunted House at 1155 Joe Dority Road in Bishopville.  If you enjoy getting scared, here is a haunted house for you to check out!  For more information visit http://www.kreepyhollow.net/.

    October 11 –  Test-n-Tune at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  This event open to any and all vehicles gives those who love to race the chance to and those who enjoy watching these events a chance to watch the competition!  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/2018/thursday-tnt/.

    October 11 –  “Ain’t Misbehavin’ Musical Revue” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  In this fun musical, you’ll enjoy songs from what is known as the Harlem Renaissance, songs written by African American musicians in the 20’s and 30’s.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ain-t-misbehavin-musical-revue.

    October 12 –  “Cody Webb” with “Rebel Union” at the Sylvia Theatre in York.  Having won the Carolina Songwriter of the Year for 2018, you won’t want to miss the chance to see this amazing Carolina artist!  For more information visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    October 12 –  “Gene Watson” at  the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This will be a fun show filled with this masterful artist’s music with his first country song written in 1962.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=gene-watson.

    October 12 – 13 –  “Greater Tuna” at the North Augusta High School Auditorium in North Augusta.  Presented by the Riverfront Theatre Company, you’ll enjoy a showed filled with comedy with the setting being in Tuna, Texas and is a fun portrayal of Southern life with only two actors playing the entire town’s population.  For more information call (484) 356-3173 or visit https://www.naartscouncil.org/theater.

    October 13 –  Barktoberfest at the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare in Aiken.  Come out for a fun Halloween festival filled with food, costume contests for pets and their owners, free admission to the dog park, a food contest for a mountain vacation and $200 and more so bring the whole family out for what is sure to be a fun day for a great cause!  For more information call (803) 648-6863 or visit https://www.letlovelive.org/barktoberfest.

    October 13 –  10K Endurance Hike and Tribute to the Military Concert with “Edwin McCain” at the Camden City Arena in Camden.  Being offered by the S.C. State Guard, enjoy a hike through the beautiful town of Camden, followed by a great concert by one of South Carolinas own famous musicians!  For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tribute-to-military-concert-featuring-edwin-mccain-tickets-48039520499.

    October 13 –  Fall Festival at the H.O. Weeks Activity Center in Aiken.  Spend a fall day enjoying the outdoors with activities for adults and children alike!  For more information call (803) 649-3203 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/263192394408468/.

    October 13 –  National Barrel Horse Association Show at the Jim Thomas Arena in Bamberg.  Come out and enjoy a beautiful fall day filled with barrel racing excitement!  For more information call (803) 245-2848 or visit http://nbhasc04.com/schedule/nbhasc04-show-arena-location-tbaday-show-oct-13/.

    October 13 –  Clover Auto Show in downtown Clover.  Enjoy a day filled with great cars, live music, food, kids’ activities, games, and more!  For more information call (803) 627-1050 or visit http://cloverjaycees.org/fall-festival–auto-show.html.

    October 13 –  Atomic City Festival in downtown New Ellenton.  This event will include a car show, live and DJ music, inflatables for the kids, craft and food vendors, cheerleading, dance, and karate demonstrations, bingo, and a raffle.  For more information call (803) 652-2214 or visit https://www.facebook.com/newellentonatomiccityfestival/.

    October 13 –  Wild Wonder Saturdays: Science of Trees at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Take a hike and learn how to identify local trees by their leaves and bark, learn how damaged trees are “doctored”, enjoy tree related activities, and meet someone who will teach you about wildfire prevention.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2492/.

    October 13 –  Newberry Harvest Festival at the Enoree River Winery in Newberry.  Enjoy a day filled with the chance to do some wine tasting with 6 local wineries available, as well as food trucks, 2 live bands, and arts and craft vendors.  For more information call (803) 276-2855 or visit https://www.enoreeriverwinery.com/.

    October 13 –  Test-n-Tune at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  This event open to any and all vehicles gives those who love to race the chance to and those who enjoy watching these events a chance to watch the competition!  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

    October 13 –  Hurricane Hike & Military Tribute Concert with “Edwin McCain” at the Camden City Arena in Camden.  The South Carolina National Guard is putting on this event that includes an endurance 10K, followed by a concert by one of South Carolinas favorite musicians, and food vendors on hand as well.  For more information call (864) 415-9010 or visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/hurricane-hike.

    October 13 –  Summerton Duckfest in downtown Summerton.  This fun outdoor event will include a fishing tournament, a duck calling contest, a cook-off, vendors, kid’s activities, live entertainment, and this year, an art contest for both adults and kids.  For more information call (803) 410-1067 or visit https://www.facebook.com/summertonduckfest.

    October 16 –  “It’s All In The Name” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn the art of identifying plants, the taxonomy of their naming, and keying out trees and plants in order to learn what they are. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2481/.

    October 17 –  “Damien Escobar” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This two time Emmy Award winning violinist will astound you with his talent not only for the violin, but also his use of hip hop beats to create amazing music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=damien-escobar.

    October 18 –  “Lincoln Trio” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Chicago based trio includes piano, violin, and cello to create beautiful music together!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=lincoln-trio.

    October 18 –  Beaux Arts and Masquerade Fundraiser at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken.  This fun event will give you the chance to disguise yourself if you choose and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks (2 included with the event cost), a costume contest, an auction, and live entertainment. For more information call (803) 641-9094 or visit http://aikencenterforthearts.org/beauxarts/.

    October 18 –  Fall Festival on the Circle in downtown Barnwell.  Bring the kids and explore downtown Barnwell while giving the kids a chance to enjoy a costume contest, trick-or-treating with vendors, and enjoy games!  For more information call (803) 259-3317 or visit http://www.cityofbarnwell.com/fall-fest-2018-10-18.

    October 18 –  Test-n-Tune at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  This event open to any and all vehicles gives those who love to race the chance to and those who enjoy watching these events a chance to watch the competition!  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

    October 18 – 21 –  “A Song for Coretta” at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County in Camden.  Presented by the NiA Theatre Company, you’ll hear the words of five mourners expressing their thoughts and memories of the late Coretta Scott King, the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.  For more information visit https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=NmVoN3NmYXB1NGU3bWdwaGEzMmZrZ2lkaWcgNG9pNWZha2xqYTFqdmFvZGpnanJ2OXR0ZDBAZw&ctz=America/New_York.

    October 18 – 27 –  “The Odd Couple” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  You are sure to enjoy the fun when two very close, but very different, friends move in together and if the struggles aren’t enough, one organizes a double date with two brothers and their differences come to a head.  For more information call (803) 648-1438 or visit https://aikencommunitytheatre.org/shows-1/.

    October 19 –  “Canellakis-Brown Duo” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  These two talented musicians with piano and cello will fill the House with creative and fabulous music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=canellakis-brown-duo.

    October 19 –  “Halden Vang” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  You’ll enjoy an evening of some good rock and roll by this talented band!  For more information visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    October 19 – 28 –  Western Carolina State Fair at the Fairgrounds in Aiken.  You’ll enjoy 9 days filled with fun rides, games, food, and shows to include a Sea Lion Splash and Mark Dobson to name a few.  For more information visit http://westerncarolinastatefair.com/.

    October 20 –  James R. Clark Memorial Sickle Cell Festival at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster.  This event will include live entertainment, children’s activities, a smoke house, touch-a-truck, a fashion show, a motorcycle rides, and more all to raise awareness of this horrible debilitating disease and to raise money in support of those individuals struggling with this disease.  For more information visit https://www.lancastercitysc.com/events/3rd-annual-james-r-clark-memorial-sickle-cell-festival/.

    October 20 –  “Shoot to Thrill: An All Female AC/DC Tribute Band” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  If you love AC/DC and enjoy female rock and roll, you won’t want to miss this show!  For more information visit https://sylviatheatre.com/.

    October 20 –  “Sinspiration” at the Weldon Auditorium in Manning.  Enjoy an evening of gospel music with proceeds to benefit Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center’s Haven for Rest, a domestic violence crisis shelter. For more information call (803) 460-5572 or visit http://www.jordancrossroadsministrycenter.com/.

    October 20 –  Spirits and Stories: Brattonsville by Twilight at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  This will be a day filled with lots of fun things to do for the entire family including a hay stack search, scavenger hunt, and even a pumpkin roll (roll a pumpkin with a broom) as well as lots of fun colonial demonstrations and hands on activities for the kids so be sure to make plans to attend.  For more information call (803) 818-6767 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2383/.

    October 20 –  Pumpkin Patch Express at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Hope on the train for a ride to the magical Pumpkin Patch where kids can choose a pumpkin to take home with them, all while enjoying a fun fall riding the train!  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit https://public.whistletix.com/SCRM/Listing.

    October 20 –  Southeast Gassers Association at the Carolina Dragway in Aiken.  Come out and enjoy a race of cars made in the 1960’s.  For more information call (803) 471-2285 or visit http://www.carolinadragway.com/events-schedule/.

    October 20 –  Oktoberfest at Fountain Park in Old Towne Rock Hill.  Fill your day with great German food, beers, entertainment, and kids activities.  For more information visit https://www.onlyinoldtown.com/oktoberfest.

    October 20 –  Deep in the Heart Celebration at the Adventure Center of the Anne Springs Close Greenway.  Bring out your favorite Western attire and enjoy some country music by Matt Tucker, some tasty BBQ, drinks, a raffle and silent auctions, with proceeds to benefit the Children’s Attention Home.  For more information call (803) 328-8871 or visit http://attentionhome.org/deepintheheart/.

    October 20 –  TriSumter Triathlon at the City of Sumter Aquatics Center in Sumter.  This race includes a 300 yard swim in the heated outdoor pool, a 16 mile bike course, and a 5K run.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/trisumtertriathlon.

    October 20 – 21 –  A DaY to Remember Colonial Times at the Living History Park in North Augusta.  This weekend will be filled with a variety of Colonial activities, to include reenactments and live demonstrations, including hornsmithing, pottery making, tomahawk throwing, and butter churning to name a few, meet with the Alchemist, the Tavern Keeper, the Milliner, and more, and learn some colonial dances, so bring the kids out for a fun day filled with history that will shock and amaze them!   For more information visit http://www.colonialtimes.us/coltimes.html.

    October 21 –  “Ailey II” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This dance troupe captures audience wherever they go with their ability to tell a story through dance.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ailey-ii.

    October 26 – 27 –  Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee on Georgia Avenue in North Augusta.  Celebrate your Halloween with fun activities to include live entertainment, to include music by Diamond Rio and Loverboy, amusements rides and other fun kids activities, costume contests, good food, arts and craft vendors, and more!  For more information call (803) 441-4311 or visit http://www.jackolanternjubilee.com/.

    October 27 –  Spooky Science: Face Your Fears at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Overcome your fears of creatures such as snakes, spiders, and bugs in this courage building and fun workshop! For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2491/.

    October 27 –  Pumpkin Patch Express at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Hope on the train for a ride to the magical Pumpkin Patch where kids can choose a pumpkin to take home with them, all while enjoying a fun fall riding the train!  For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit https://public.whistletix.com/SCRM/Listing.

    October 27 –  Color in Photography at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Make your photos look fabulous and Jake Francek will show you how!  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    October 31 –  “Abba the Concert” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Spend an evening of songs by Abba with this talented tribute band.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=abba-the-concert.

    October 31 – Boo-seum at the Museum at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Bring the kids out in the costumes to enjoy games, activities, crafts, and more!  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2514/.

     

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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.  It’s wash day, so learn how clothes were washed and even how soap was made from ingredients found around the farm.  For more information call (843) 365-3596 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/wash-day-at-the-l-w-paul-living-history-farm-10/.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

    Through October 20 –  Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art at a variety of locations in the Pawleys Island area.  Each weekend of this event will have musical and artistic surprises in store, so make plans to visit one the States most beautiful coastal towns for one of these weekends.  For more information call (843) 626-8911 or visit https://pawleysmusic.com/festival-events/.

    Through October 24 –  “Amadeus” at the Art Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Having captured 5 Tony Awards for Best Play and the audiences #1 choice for non-musical, and will entertain you from start to finish!  For more information call (843) 842-2787 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/amadeus.

    Through October 28 –  Fall Tour of Homes and Gardens at a variety of locations around downtown Charleston.  Here is your chance to tour some of the most fabulous homes and gardens in all of downtown Charleston.  For more information call (843) 722-4630 or visit https://www.preservationsociety.org/falltours/.

    Through October 31 –  Boone Hall Fright Nights at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant.  With 4 different scary attractions, you will certainly find one that suits your fear level!  For more information visit https://boonehallfrightnights.com/.

    Through October 31 –  Reapers Dungeon at the Colleton County Recreation Complex in Walterboro.  This attraction has moved from it’s previous location as the former burned to the ground with all of the props, etc., so these folks are trying to get their feet back on the ground to create yet another scary attraction for the coast of South Carolina so be sure to come check this out.  For more information visit http://www.reapersdungeon.com/home.html.

    Through November 10 –  “Uptown Girl” at Thirty-Four West Theatre Company in Charleston.  A Jersey girls is forced to choose between her hometown sweetheart and a rich, sensitive executive in this 80’s musical comedy.  For more information visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/uptown-girl.

    Through January 31, 2019 –  Public Art Exhibition at the Coastal Carolina Museum of History at the Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island.  Come see 20 fantastic sculptures created by sculptors from around the world.  For more information call (843) 681-9100 or visit http://cf-lowcountry.org/About/CommunityLeadership/PublicArt/Exhibition.aspx.

    October 10 –  “The Frog Prince” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Bring the kids out for this wonderful story about a spoiled lonely princess that learn the importance of promises in this story written by the Brothers Grimm.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/event/the-frog-prince/.

    October 11 – 14 – Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment at the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  Four of you and your children’s favorite Disney stories will be presented on ice with all of the fun characters we all love in this magical and artistically presented production!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/doi18.

    October 12 –  “Dirty Heads” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Take a trip to the Islands with this amazing reggae band!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D0054ECFECDA36F&offerid=87908.

    October 12 – 13 –  “Dream Dance” presented by International Ballroom at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston.  If you love ballroom dance, here is a chance to see some of the best ballroom couples in the world!  For more information call (843) 769-0440 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=1030425&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    October 12 – 13 –  Exchange Club Ghost Tours at 1006 Bay Street for carriage tours and from Cannon Park for walking tours, both in Beaufort.  Take a carriage tour or a walking tour and enjoy hearing stories of ghosts who haunt the city of Beaufort.  For more information call (843) 524-4350 or visit http://capabeaufort.org/events/ghost-tours/.

    October 12 – 28 –  “Hitchcock’s 39 Steps” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  Filled with laughter and over 150 eccentric characters played by 4 actors, this drama that has won numerous awards you will not be disappointed by this production!   For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/hitchcocks-the-39-steps/.

    October 13 –  Duck Festival in downtown Summerton.  This will be a fun filled day with a duck calling contest, a Sporting Clay tournament, a scavenger hunt, a children’s art contest, a run/walk, live music, and more!  For more information call (843) 410-1067 or visit https://www.facebook.com/SummertonDuckfest/.

    October 13 –  “The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Celebrating over 60 years of music and 28 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Legend Award, this is one show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1603405-great-wide-world-quincy-charleston/.

    October 13 –  Octoberfest Charleston at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in downtown Charleston.  Fill your day with German fun, food, and spirits. For more information call (843) 723-1611 or visit http://oktoberfestcharleston.com/.

    October 13 –  Edisto and Beyond Tour on Edisto Island.  Here is a chance to tour some of the historic plantation homes, churches, and graveyards on the Island and to learn the stories behind each of them.  For more information call (843) 869-1954 or visit http://edistomuseum.org/index.php/events-exhibits/.

    October 13 –  The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra with guest vocalist Quiana Parler, spend an evening enjoying the great much by this amazingly historical icon!  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit https://charlestonjazz.com/event/the-great-wide-world-of-quincy-jones/.

    October 13 –  Avondale 5K Run/Walk at the Triangle Char & Bar on Savannah Highway West Ashley in North Charleston.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Charles Webb Center.  For more information send an email to info@avondale5k.com or visit http://avondale5k.com/.

    October 13 –  Crowfield Plantation 5K Run/Walk at Middleton Park in Goose Creek.  Enjoy a run/walk through the woodlands of this beautiful park. For more information call (843) 572-4758 or visit http://www.crowfield5k.com/.

    October 13 –  Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K at Johns Island County Park in Charleston.  Take a run through the beautiful woodlands trails of the park enjoying the fall weather, moss-draped oak trees, and native wildlife.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1712/Lowcountry-Trail-Half-Marathon-5K.

    October 13 – 14 –  Little River ShrimpFest at the Historic Waterfront in Little River.  This fun local event will include lots of good seafood at local restaurants, 2 stages of live entertainment, street performers, over 150 vendors, fun for the kids.  For more information call (843) 249-6604 or visit http://littlerivershrimpfest.org/.

    October 13 – 21 –  Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival in Historic Bluffton.  Take a day or the whole week to enjoy some amazing seafood, as well as a variety of arts including a juried art show, music and other entertainment all while enjoying the rich culture and history of this wonderful town.  For more information call (843) 815-6278 or visit http://www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com/.

    October 14 –  HALOS Oyster Roast at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy harbor views, while savoring all you can eat freshly roasted oysters, other foods and beverages, live music, and a live auction to benefit abused and neglected children and kinship caregivers.  For more information call (843) 990-9570 or visit http://charlestonhalos.org/oyster-roast/.

    October 14 –  Latin American Festival at the Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Spend an afternoon enjoying wonderful Latin American foods, music, vendors, and more!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1699/Latin-American-Festival.

    October 15 –  SCORE Golf Tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club in Mount Pleasant.  You’ll enjoy two meals, a round of golf, and prizes.  For more information call (843) 727-4778 or visit https://charlestonsc.score.org/help-score-help-veterans.

    October 16 – 19 –  Charleston Child Trauma Conference at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston.  This conference gives front line professionals a chance to discuss with and learn from cutting edge researchers in the field of child maltreatment.  For more information call (877) 756-2121 or visit http://www.cvent.com/events/2018-charleston-child-trauma-conference/event-summary-02530fdd2f264514939da678d27765a6.aspx.

    October 16 – 21 – “Les Miserables” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This new production that won a Tony Award is more dazzling, and breathtaking than the original production in this “timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit”.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/les-miserables.

    October 17 –  “Blues Travelers: Accelerated Nation Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Putting out their 13th production on the 12th, this group is prepared to show you that they still are tremendously talented!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1715630-blues-traveler-accelerated-charleston/.

    October 17 – 28 –  “Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the Seahawk Cultural Center on Hilton Head Island.  Presented by the Main Street Theatre, you will certainly enjoy one of America’s favorite Disney stories live!  For more information call (843) 689-6246 or visit https://msyt.org/shows/.

    October 17 – November 4 –  “Of Mice and Men” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston.  This story set in 1930 California chronicles several days in the life of two migrant workers trying to make a life for themselves during the Great Depression.  For more information call (843) 577-7183 or visit https://charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/the-shows/57-of-mice-and-men.html.

    October 18 –  “Kathlene Madigan: Boxed Wine and Bigfoot” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Fill your evening with some great humor with this talented comedian!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1660683-kathleen-madigan-boxed-wine-charleston/.

    October 19 –  “Trixie Mattel: Super Bowlcut” at the Music Hall in Charleston.  This drag queen, actor, and singer is prepared to give you an evening of fun and entertainment!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1727606-trixie-mattel-super-bowlcut-charleston/.

    October 19 –  Lodges of Hope Golf Tournament at the Legend Oaks Golf Club in Summerville.  This two man golf tournament benefits the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge.  For more information visit http://www.lodgesofhope.com/.

    October 19 – 21 –  Exchange Club Ghost Tours at 1006 Bay Street for carriage tours and from Cannon Park for walking tours, both in Beaufort.  Take a carriage tour or a walking tour and enjoy hearing stories of ghosts who haunt the city of Beaufort.  For more information call (843) 524-4350 or visit http://capabeaufort.org/events/ghost-tours/.

    October 19 – 28 –  “The Crucible” at the Flowertown Theatre on 133 South Main Street in Summerville.  This Tony Award winning production by Arthur Miller is set in 1692 in the Puritan colony of Salem, Massachusetts with Ms. Abigail Williams being accused of witchcraft.  For more information call (843) 875-9251 or visit https://www.flowertownplayers.org/copy-of-next-to-normal.

    October 20 –  Edisto Fall Festival on Jungle Road in Edisto Beach.  You’ll enjoy arts and craft vendors, baked goods, and local vendors.  For more information call (843) 869-3867 or visit http://www.edistochamber.com/events.php#7.

    October 20 –  Model Building Contest at the Cokesbury United Methodist Church in North Charleston.  For those who like to put together models, the themes for this event is “the 50th anniversary of the Camaro and Firebird” with any Camaro or Firebird subject and “Rated X” experimental aircraft (any aircraft with an X designation) with some great items being raffled off. For more information call (843) 637-9099 or visit https://calendar.ipmsusa3.org/event/south-carolina-modelers-fall-contest.

    October 20 –  Loris Bog-Off Festival in downtown Loris.  You’ll enjoy a day filled with live entertainment, vendors, kids activities, lots of great chicken bog and ending the day with a beautiful fireworks display!  For more information visit http://www.lorischamber.com/loris-bog-off-festival.html.

    October 20 –  SC Yoga and Healing Arts Festival at Burry Park in Hartsville.  Meet with holistic practitioners, sample an array of healing practices, participate in one of the all day yoga classes, seminars, music, food, and beverages.  For more information visit http://scyogaandhealingartsfestival.com/.

    October 20 –  “Blessings: An Evening With Rene Marie” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This singer, composer, and theatrical performer is prepared to give you an evening of amazing jazz music!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1603393-recheduled-blessings-charleston/.

    October 20 –  Night on the Sound at the Maritime Center in Okatie.  Attendees will enjoy an evening with a presentation by American oceanographer and explorer, David Gallo, with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a fabulous dinner.  For more information visit https://www.portroyalsoundfoundation.org/home/night-on-the-sound/.

    October 20 – 21 –  Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon at different locations in Myrtle Beach.  This event will include a 5K and a 1 mile Doggie Dash on Saturday, and a Half Marathon on Sunday, followed by a post-race event at Plyler Park with live entertainment.  For more information visit https://www.runmyrtlebeach.com/.

    October 20 – 21 –  Wooden Boat Show on the waterfront in downtown Georgetown.  Come out and see more than 140 classic wooden boats and enjoy the children’s boat show, knot tying, maritime arts and crafts, food and entertainment, and a special favorite is the 2 man team event where they have 4 hours to create a sea worthy craft that they will then test in a rowing competition with proceeds to benefit the South Carolina Maritime Museum so don’t miss this fun event.  For more information call (843) 520-0111 or visit https://woodenboatshow.com/.

    October 21 –  “An Evening With Chris Robinson Brotherhood” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This incredible talented group will give you an amazing evening of bluesy jazz music that will amaze you!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1736118-evening-chris-robinson-charleston/.

    October 21 –  Children’s Day Festival at the Park West Recreational Complex in Mount Pleasant.  Bring your children out for a day of carnival rides, giant inflatable slides, live entertainment, face painting, more activities, and food!  For more information call (843) 884-8517 or visit https://experiencemountpleasant.com/events/childrens-day-festival/.

    October 23 –  “Emanuel AX” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  This extremely talented pianist will “wow” you with his incredible talent!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/emanuel-ax/.

    October 23 –  End Child Trafficing at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This documentary will expose the extent of child trafficking in the United State, which is the kidnapping of a child every 30 seconds for sex, labor, and even organ harvesting, so if you haven’t seen this yet, please take the chance to educate yourself, your family and friends, and especially the children you know on how to stay safe!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1756083-end-child-trafficking-premiere-charleston/.

    October 24 –  “Poetic Justice”: A Part of the Free Verse Poetry Festival at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This event will include poetry reading, as well as a viewing of the film.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1748313-poetic-justice-charleston/.

    October 24 – 28 –  Colour of Music Festival at a variety of locations around Charleston.  Experience some of the world’s most amazing black artists performing orchestral and choral works, chamber, piano, organ, and vocal recitals. For more information visit https://www.colourofmusic.org/upcoming-events/.

    October 25 –  “Patrick Davis & His Midnight Choir” (Rescheduled) at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This talented performer from Camden has rescheduled his show so he can show you that South Carolina is filled with amazingly talented artists!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1730557-rescheduled-patrick-davis-charleston/.

    October 25 – November 4 –  Coastal Carolina Fair at the Ladson Exchange Park in Ladson.  Fall is in the air, and what better way than to enjoy some outdoor fun with amusement rides, fair foods, games, shows, and entertainment to include Jo Dee Messina, James Gregory, and more!  For more information call (843) 572-3161 or visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/.

    October 26 –  “Town Mountain” Album Release Concert at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Enjoy an evening hearing this talented bluegrass bands newly release album!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1714182-town-mountain-album-release-charleston/.

    October 26 – 27 –  “Ode to America” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, you’ll enjoy a fun evening of wonderful chamber music!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/ode-to-america-2/.

    October 26 – 27 –  Atalaya Fall Festival and Haunted Castle at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  This fun Halloween event will have something for all ages and fright levels so be sure to check out this great State Park attraction!  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit https://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003985.

    October 26 – 28 & 30 –  Exchange Club Ghost Tours at 1006 Bay Street for carriage tours and from Cannon Park for walking tours, both in Beaufort.  Take a carriage tour or a walking tour and enjoy hearing stories of ghosts who haunt the city of Beaufort.  For more information call (843) 524-4350 or visit http://capabeaufort.org/events/ghost-tours/.

    October 27 –  “The Tenors: Fans Favorites Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  These incredible talented vocalists will present all of the favorite songs you enjoy!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1719959-tenors-fan-favorites-tour-charleston/.

    October 27 –  Georgetown Bridge-2-Bridge Run starting on the waterfront on Front Street in downtown Georgetown.  This event will include a half-marathon, a 12K, a 5k and a kid’s fun run. For more information visit https://www.bridge2bridgerun.com/.

    October 27 –  Charleston James Island Connector Run at Cannon Park on Bennett Street nearly Ashley Avenue in Charleston.  This challenging, but scenic event includes a 10K run/10K fun bike ride, a 5k run/walk, and a duathlon with a post race festival that will include refreshments, music, a beer garden and kids activities.  For more information visit http://www.jicrun.com/the-course/.

    October 28 –  An Evening with “Lyle Lovett” & “Robert Earl Keen” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You will certainly enjoy an evening of country music with both of these tremendously talented musicians!  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/an-evening-with-lyle-lovett-robert-earl-keen/.

    October 28 –  “Collective Soul” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This 90’s alternative rock band will take you on a journey down memory lane with all of your favorite songs!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1751002-collective-soul-charleston/.

    October 28 –  South Carolina Historical Society’s Fall Tour at a variety of locations around Georgetown.  Here is a chance to see some of the most wonderful historical sites in the area to include Chicora Wood Plantation, the Mary Man House, the Stewart Parker House, and more with a BBQ lunch at the Winyah Indigo Society Hall!  For more information call (843) 723-3225 ext. 119 or visit https://schistory.org/event/falltour/.

    October 28 –  Charleston Coffee Cup at Memminger Auditorium.  This event honoring the emerging craft coffee culture will include coffee tastings, roasting competitions, a latte art competition, brunch, artisans, live music, kids activities, and for Halloween, a costume contest!  For more information visit http://charlestoncoffeecup.com/.

    October 29 –  “Adam Devine: Weird Life Tour” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This comedian, best known for his Comedy Central’s hit show Workaholics will keep you laughing from the time he comes on stage until well after you leave!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1745319-adam-devine-weird-life-tour-charleston/.

    October 30 –  Cinneruption Live!  “Hocus Pocus” with “Jason Groce” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Enjoy a fun Halloween with this fun production about 3 witches killed in Salem that return centuries later with Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1771705-cinerruption-live-hocus-pocus-charleston/.

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